The Virginia Tech Alumni Association’s Richmond Chapter is offering five $2,000 scholarships that will be awarded to worthy high school seniors in the Richmond area – including the counties of Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, Powhatan, Goochland, New Kent and Charles City – who are enrolling at Virginia Tech in the fall of 2010, according to information from the chapter.
One of the five scholarships will be awarded to a qualified student entering the Corps of Cadets. Selections for all five scholarships will be based on academic achievement, essay responses, extracurricular involvement, community service and financial need.
Any Richmond area high school seniors who accept admission to Virginia Tech and are interested in applying can visit www.richmondhokies.org/scholarships  to download the scholarship application and review the requirements. The deadline for postmarked submission is May 1. Questions may be directed to Paul Louie, scholarship committee chairman, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 741-1156, ext. 519.