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The alumni organization is proud to foster education and recognize the academic achievements, community and university involvement, and outstanding potential of students by offering a variety of scholarships to qualified candidates. Make a gift to support these scholarships.

Legacy Scholarship

The Legacy Scholarship supports meritorious incoming legacy students. It is awarded to an incoming freshman who is the child or grandchild of a VCU graduate based on the following criteria:

● Applicants must be legal children, grandchildren, or dependents of an alumnus.
● Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).
● Applicants must be incoming freshmen applying for their initial fall semester at VCU or an incoming student on the MCV Campus.

VCU Monroe Park Campus Alumni Scholarship

The VCU Alumni Honors Scholarship for $600 is awarded annually to a student in the Honors College majoring in a subject that leads to graduation from the Monroe Park Campus.

MCV Campus school-based scholarships

The MCVAA sponsors seven school-based scholarships and has contributed more than $500,000 to a variety of scholarship and fellowship programs in support of all the schools on the MCV Campus. The MCVAA school-based scholars are recommended by each of their respective deans in recognition of academic excellence, leadership and/or service to the community and the university.

African American Alumni Council Scholarship

The AAAC Rodney A. Harry Leadership Scholarship and the AAAC Merit Scholarship are awarded to students based on the following criteria:

● Full time enrollment on the Monroe Park campus;
● Pell Grant eligible;
● Must demonstrate academic performance;
● Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated interest, experience and/or a
commitment to African American heritage. Examples may include (but are not limited to) academic
coursework, volunteer activity and student organization involvement.

Both scholarships are renewable until the recipient is no longer eligible to receive the award.