The Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications; Deadline February 28

DANVILLE, VA- The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region is currently accepting applications for 48 different scholarships. Area students who are interested may apply online through the Foundation’s web site at The deadline for all applications is February 28, 2018.

Students who are graduating seniors or former graduates from a high school in Danville or Pittsylvania County, Virginia or Caswell County, North Carolina may apply. Each scholarship may also have specific eligibility criteria that were defined by the donor. The online application system will determine your eligibility for each scholarship.

Last year the Foundation awarded 100 scholarships totaling more than $195,000 to area students. Since its formation in 1996, The Community Foundation has awarded 1,052 scholarships totaling more than $2.3 million.

The Community Foundation is a fully tax-exempt organization. Individuals, businesses or organizations may establish their own scholarship or endowment fund or may contribute any amount to existing funds. The Community Foundation may be contacted at 541 Loyal Street, VA 24541, (434) 793-0884 or