The Apprentice School Foundation awards four $500 scholarships annually partnering with The Peninsula Community Foundation of Virginia (PCFV). A link to the application is provided below.
An individual can only apply if he/she has applied to The Apprentice School of Newport News Shipbuilding, has been made an offer and has a start date for an apprenticeship. The Foundation's Education & Scholarship Committee will review each application and scholarships will be awarded using a rubric focusing on the criteria below. Scholarship money can be used for technology (computer, notebook, tablet, etc.), school supplies, relocation expenses as well as room & board.
It is the Education and Scholarship Committee's intent to use the following process and criteria to determine scholarship awards.
- Personal Goals
- Acceptance Letter from The Apprentice School of Newport News Shipbuilding
- Financial information summary
- Financial Need
- Academic achievement
- Community, church and extracurricular activities
- Personal Essay