The C. Waldo Scott Center for H.O.P.E. is pleased to offer two (2) scholarships for educational pursuits.
- The Lylton L. and Augusta Inettie B. Edwards Scholarship is youth and adults who reside in the Southeast community of Newport News, VA and has a desire to enroll in a vocational educational program beyond the high school level.
2) The Board of Trustees\’ Scholarship is for Newport News Public School high school seniors who have applied for college admissions.
Review scholarship applications for eligibility information. Applications due Friday, April 11, 2014.
The C. Waldo Scott Center\’s Board of Trustees\’ provide high school graduates of the Newport News Public School System and Scott Center members with the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to assist with their efforts to continue their education. The Board has awarded over 37 scholarships to eligible students, based on their academic performance and goals, and community involvement. The Center recently awarded $5,000 in scholarships for the 2013 school year.
The 2013 scholarship recipients are:
|Scholarship Recipient||Scholarship Received
|Tiara L. Booker||Board of Trustees\’ Scholarship||Coppin State University|
|Samantha L. Haynes||Board of Trustees\’ Scholarship||Norfolk State University|
|Trista E. Smith||Board of Trustees\’ Scholarship||Virginia Commonwealth University|
|Shai A. Sumpter||Board of Trustees\’ Scholarship||Norfolk State University|
|Sierra K. Thomas||Board of Trustees\’ Scholarship||University of North Texas|
|Corey Whitaker||Inettie Edwards Vocational Scholarship||New Horizons Regional Education Center|
From left to right: Tiara Booker, Larry Orie, Samantha Haynes, Trista Smith, and Corey Whitaker.