2019 Scholarship Applications Available

The C. Waldo Scott Center for H.O.P.E. is proud to offer two different scholarships to residents of Newport News seeking higher education. You can read about each scholarship and download an application below.

Board of Trustees Scholarship

Applications Due March 8, 2019

The Board of Trustees scholarships are need based, merit scholarships to promote academic excellence among students in Newport News, Virginia. Scholarships are to be awarded on a competitive basis to students seeking a post-secondary education who have a good to excellent academic record; strong leadership qualities; strong involvement in school and community activities; and are enrolled in the Newport News Public Schools.

Scholarships are geared to provide assistance to those who plan to attend a four-year program at an accredited college/university.

The Lylton L. and Augusta Inettie B. Edwards Vocational Scholarship

Applications Due March 8, 2019

The Lylton L. and Augusta Inettie B. Edwards Vocational Scholarship is a scholarship opportunity for youth and adult residents of the Southeast community of Newport News, Virginia who are interested in pursuing vocational education.

Mrs. Augusta Inettie B. Edwards was a long‐time resident of Newport News, Virginia and retiredas a teacher in the Newport News Public Schools. Mrs. Edwards and her husband, Lylton, both had a strong belief in not only education in general, but also in job training‐‐vocational education.

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