Thank you for your interest in Headwaters’ scholarships. Our scholarship season has closed for the 2022-23 school year. Our next scholarship cycle will open in December 2022. If you are a student and in need of funding to pursue an educational endeavor outside of our scholarship season, check out our Student Enrichment Grants or email email@example.com.
Headwaters is proud to award the following scholarships and awards to local students:
Berley Jo Riley Award
Provides financial support to a special-needs preschooler at Child Care & Learning Center.
Emily Jane Hilscher Passion Award
Given to an exceptionally passionate, creative, spirited young person who lives in Rappahannock County. This can go to a graduating high school senior or a young person that wants to pursue a unique educational opportunity (camp, conference, etc.) to further their passion. This award is by nomination only.
Flanagan Scholarship Award
Goes to two motivated RCHS seniors who have shown the greatest level of improvement in the final months at RCHS. This award is by nomination only.
Friends of Headwaters Scholarship
Goes to an RCHS senior with financial need enrolling in a trade or technical school.
Gladys Reid Bowie/Grace Bradley Reid Memorial Scholarship
Graham Hackley Scholarship
Given in memory of the late E. Graham Hackley, beloved owner of Hackley’s Store in Amissville. It goes to seniors with financial need going to a four-year college. Preference is given to those with volunteer involvement, a strong work ethic, and an intent to major in business, veterinary science, environmental science, or agriculture. Preference to RCHS senior, but all may apply.
Headwaters Outstanding Achievement Award
Jane Bowling-Wilson Leadership Award
Jeff MacNelly Art Award
Given in memory of former Rappahannock resident and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Jeff MacNelly. It goes to a graduating high school senior at RCHS that is passionate about art in some form – drawing, cartooning, dancing, photography, writing, woodworking, welding, etc. Students must plan to attend a 2-year, 4-year, trade school, or training/certification program.
Joseph Horning Scholarship
Larry and Kathleen Grove Scholarship
Liz Tole Educational Excellence Award
Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community (RAAC) Scholarship
Provides support to an RCHS senior who demonstrates interest in pursuing a career or advanced study in the arts, including fine arts, drama, music, film, writing & literature, dance & movement.