Scholarship Funds

Scholarship Funds can be structured to benefit students at any education level, or, eligibility may be available only to students attending a specific institution or studying a single subject. A scholarship fund can be established to honor a loved one. The Community Foundation staff and Board will handle all the necessary administration to ensure that scholarships are distributed equitably.

Adkerson-Dodson Special Education Scholarship (‘12)

To provide scholarships for deserving Danville/Pittsylvania County graduates who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree or licensure in special education.

William E. Barr Scholarship Fund (‘13)

To provide scholarships for Danville-Pittsylvania County graduates attending Hampden-Sydney College.

Bennett-Bushnell-Jones-Kaufmann Scholarship (‘08)

To provide scholarships to second-year nursing students at Danville Community College.

Deputy Frankie Lynn Betterton Scholarship Fund (‘12)

To provide scholarships for deserving Danville/Pittsylvania residents who have a financial need and who are pursuing a law enforcement career.

James W. Bryant, Sr. and James T. Collie Scholarship Fund (‘05)

To provide scholarships for Pittsylvania County graduates, preferably in the fields of education or nursing.

Bernard C. Calvert Scholarship Fund (‘04)

To provide scholarships for deserving Tunstall High School graduates, preferably students who attended either Brosville or Stony Mill Schools.

John Watson Daniel Scholarship Fund (‘97)

To provide scholarships for graduates in Danville, Pittsylvania or Caswell County with a preference for descendants of employees or retirees of John W. Daniel Construction Company.

Steven Bruce Daniels, Jr. Scholarship Fund (’14)

To provide scholarships for Danville-Pittsylvania-Caswell graduates attending either NC State University or Virginia Tech and plans for studying in the field of agriculture or with a high school varsity athletics background.

Danville Academic Boosters Scholarship Fund (‘03)

To provide scholarships for top graduates of Danville Public Schools.

Danville Lions Foundation Scholarship Fund (’16)

To provide scholarships to Danville-Pittsylvania and Caswell County High School graduates who are pursuing a health-related profession, with a preference for those in a graduate level of study, especially those studying sight and speech/hearing professions.

Danville Regional Medical Center Auxiliary/Volunteer Scholarship (‘07)

To provide scholarships for Danville Regional Medical Center employees and volunteers and their immediate families who are studying in a medical field.

Roy L. and Mary G. Doss Scholarship (‘10)

To provide scholarships for Danville-Pittsylvania County graduates.

Susan L. Edwards Scholarship (‘12)

To provide scholarships for students who are pursuing the field of radiologic technology, with nursing students as a secondary preference.

John R. and Betty B. Eggleston Scholarship Fund (‘02)

To provide scholarships for Danville, Pittsylvania or Caswell County graduates.

First Responder-Hero Education Scholarship Fund (‘13)

To provide scholarships for Danville-Pittsylvania-Caswell County High School graduates whose parents are armed force members or veterans, law enforcement officers, or fulltime or volunteer firefighters, with a preference for graduates whose parents were killed or wounded while performing their duties.

Margaret Spruce Floyd Scholarship Fund (‘03)

To provide scholarships for female graduates of public and private schools in Pittsylvania County.

Gantsoudes Scholarship Fund (‘08)

To provide scholarships for George Washington High School graduates who attend Virginia or North Carolina colleges.

George Washington High School Class of 1957 Scholarship (‘07)

To provide scholarships for graduates of George Washington High School.

Roy G. and Joan F. Gignac Scholarship Fund (‘00)

To provide scholarships for area graduates pursuing technical fields of study, preferably attending attending Illinois Institute of Technology.

Diane Marie Gross Scholarship Fund (‘13)

To provide scholarships for Danville-Pittsylvania County graduates attending either Washington and Lee University or the College of William and Mary.

John B. Grubb Scholarship Fund (‘07)

To provide scholarships for Danville-Pittsylvania County graduates.

Gail and Walter Gunn Scholarship Fund (‘15)

To provide post-secondary educational scholarships to local African American students with a preference for those studying business or with an entrepreneurial interest.

Ray M. Harris Scholarship Fund (‘04)

To provide undergraduate and graduate scholarships with preference given to graduates from high schools in Pittsylvania County.

Stuart Harris Drama Scholarship Fund (‘03)

To provide scholarships for Danville Public Schools graduates who are outstanding drama students.

Douglas Sager Hayes and Mildred “Mickey” Hayes Scholarship (‘14)

To provide scholarships for Danville-Pittsylvania graduates studying art.

Eliza Patterson Hines Memorial Scholarship Fund (‘15)

To provide scholarships for local graduates pursuing a career in teaching, preferably in grades 1-7.

Hokie Bird Scholarship Fund (‘13)

To provide scholarships Danville-Pittsylvania County graduates attending Virginia Tech.

John L. Hurt, Jr. Scholarship Fund (‘02)

To provide scholarships for Gretna High School graduates with a preference for those who attended John L. Hurt, Jr. Elementary School.

Memorial Scholarship Fund (‘03)

To provide scholarships for Danville-Pittsylvania-Caswell graduates.

Robert and Bernice Milam Scholarship Fund (‘10)

To provide scholarships for members of Third Avenue Congregational Christian Church.

Onnie H. & Bertie W. Milloway Scholarship Fund (‘98)

To provide scholarships for local graduates attending Averett University.

Patrick H. Musick Scholarship Fund (‘01)

To provide scholarships for deserving Averett University students who have a tennis-playing background.

North Main Baptist Church Scholarship Fund (’16)

To provide scholarships to members who are studying or planning to enter ministry-related fields, and have actively participated in North Main Baptist Church or college-related ministries.

Arnold B. Porter and Elizabeth J. Porter Scholarship Fund (‘06)

To provide scholarships to members of Fairview United Methodist Church
who demonstrate a reasonable need for financial aid.

Elizabeth Whitlow Reith Price/R.N. Whitlow Family Nursing Scholarship (’16)

To provide scholarships fro graduates of Bartlett-Yancey High School who are pursuing nursing or health related professions at an associate, bachelors’ or graduate degree level study.

Irene L. Pritchett Scholarship Fund (‘01)

To provide scholarships for black graduates of Danville/Pittsylvania County high schools and the Children‘s Home of Virginia Baptist, Inc.

Alger Pugh Scholarship Fund (‘00)

To provide scholarships for George Washington High School athletes.

Richard Ramsey Scholarship Fund (‘10)

To provide scholarships for top Gretna High School students.

Riddle-Francis Scholarship Fund (‘05)

To provide scholarships for Tunstall and Dan River graduates.

Rotary Club of Yanceyville Scholarship Fund (‘13)

To provide scholarships for Bartlett Yancey High School graduates.

Percy and Velna Scearce Scholarship Fund (‘00)

To provide undergraduate or graduate scholarships for area students who actively support their religious convictions, are merited and have financial need.

Skenderis Scholarship Fund (‘99)

To provide scholarships for Danville and PittsylvaniaCounty  graduates who have overcome a hardship.

Eileen and Joseph Stendig Scholarship Fund (‘05)

To provide scholarships to Danville Public Schools graduates who have demonstrated a need for financial support.

Louise P. Surles Scholarship Fund (‘98)

To provide scholarships for local graduates attending the University of Virginia.

Florence P. Wagner and Jennie Lee Wagner Scholarship (‘08)

To provide scholarships to Pittsylvania County high school graduates.

Andy Warren Scholarship Fund (‘00)

To provide scholarships for George Washington High School athletes.

Woodlawn Academy Scholarship Fund (‘14)

To provide scholarships for former Woodlawn Academy students and immediate family of former students.