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The Tingen & Williams Undergraduate Scholarship

This $600 scholarship is dedicated to helping the scholarship winner pay for their undergraduate degree.


This scholarship is open to any U.S. citizen or permanent resident who will be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at a Virginia college or university for the 2010-2021 school year. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to apply.

Scholarship Deadline and Award:

All scholarship applications must be received by 11:59 PM EST on May 29th, 2020. The winner will be announced on or before June 29th, 2019, and will receive a one-time award of $600.

Judging Criteria:

This scholarship will be judged and awarded based on (1) prior academic achievement, and (2) a written essay of no more than 1,000 words that responds to the essay prompt below.

While not required, applicants are also encouraged to submit at least one letter of recommendation from an individual who is knowledgeable about their academic merit, as well as a resume or CV if they have work experience.

How to Apply:

Each applicant must fill out the form on our application page. This process will include the submission of an essay of no more than 1,000 words which responds to the following prompt:

“First time drug offenders should be sentenced to treatment programs and community service instead of jail.” – Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?

If you have any questions about this scholarship, or would like to confirm that we received your application, please fill out the form on our Contact Us page. Thank you!

You can also read about the 2020 winner, Elijah Michel, and the 2019 winner, Cindy Ly, on our Founder’s Blog!