Our Annual Scholarships

With the investment of our community donors, the C. Waldo Scott Center for H.O.P.E. is proud to offer two different scholarships annually to residents of Newport News seeking higher education. Read below for more information on each scholarship.

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

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.

Board of Trustees Scholarship

CLOSED for 2022 Award Year

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.

Our 2022 Scholarship Recipients

We thank our donors for their support to help our community youth reach their educational goals. Over the past 24 years, the Scott Center has awarded $110,621 in scholarships!

Congratulations to our 2022 Scholarship Recipients: