Staunton, VA Area Scholarships

Staunton (/ˈstæntən/ STAN-tən) is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,746. In Virginia, independent cities are separate jurisdictions from the counties that surround them, so the government offices of Augusta County are in Verona, which is contiguous to Staunton.

Staunton is a principal city of the Staunton-Waynesboro Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2010 population of 118,502.

Staunton is known for being the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th U.S. president, and the home of Mary Baldwin University, historically a women's college. The city is also home to Stuart Hall, a private co-ed preparatory school, as well as the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind.

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Staunton, VA Area Scholarships

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Grace H. "Arky" Vaughan Memorial Scholarship

Slippery Rock University

Up to $1,500 Varies See Details

Grace H. "Arky" Vaughan Memorial Scholarship

Slippery Rock University

award

Up to $1,500

deadline

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Lawrence Transportation Systems Scholarship

Blue Ridge Community College

$500 April 15, 2020 See Details

Lawrence Transportation Systems Scholarship

Blue Ridge Community College

award

$500

deadline

April 15, 2020
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Charles Fred Wonson Scholarship

University of Virginia

Varies Varies See Details

Charles Fred Wonson Scholarship

University of Virginia

award

Varies

deadline

Varies
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Schools in and around Staunton, VA

Mary Baldwin University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $30,690 average out-state tuition; $30,690 average in-state tuition
Staunton School of Cosmetology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit