W.F. Teel Scholarship Fund

River Valley Community Foundation

This scholarship was established to benefit students from Auburn High School planning to attend any two or four-year college, any university, or trade or technical program. Students pursuing study in the field of business or agriculture at a community college, Virginia Tech or Radford University are preferred. Applicants must demonstrate strong academic achievement, high moral standards and have a documented financial need.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Applicants from Auburn High School only
  • Financial Need:
  • Character Traits:
    Strong academic achievement and evidence of high moral standards.
  • School:
    Applicants from Auburn High School only
  • College:
    Applicants pursuing post?secondary education at any college (2 or 4 year), any university, or trade or technical program.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Please tell us about yourself. Be sure to include all of the following information:A brief biographical sketch (tell us your story)An experience that deeply influenced youYour educational goals and aspirationsThis scholarship requires an additional essay of no more than 500 words addressing one of the following topics:Discuss the advantages of smaller governmentDiscuss the advantages of forced union states as compared to right to work states
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation are submitted directly by the people you ask to write them. In the space below, you will be asked to provide contact e-mail addresses for two writers. Examples of writers include teachers, principals, coaches, employers, etc...Writers cannot be family members. At least one letter must be from a teacher or professor!
  • Other Materials:
    A completed online application;Student Aid Report.

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