In Memory of Keisha D. Sawyer-Roberts





Majoring in Education or English 

Good Academic Standing  

Minimum 2.75 GPA*

Must be a graduating Virginia H.S. Senior** attending Virginia State University full-time Fall 2021

Complete Application/Attach Essay***


*GPAs will be submitted on the honor system, but verified prior to scholarship award payout.

** H.S. Senior located in the State of Virginia-Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Franklin, Southampton County, Petersburg.

***Essay 250-500 Maximum Words, Single-Spaced, 12 Font, Times New Roman.

Failure to adhere to all terms/criteria will result in disqualification.

Writing Prompt

Who/what event influenced your decision to further your education? How do you plan to impact the world or community with your education? 

Contact E-mail:  
City of Residence:  
Name of High School:  
Guidance Counselor Contact:  
Your GPA:  
2.75 or higher GPA?  
Are you planning to attend Virginia State University Full-time for Fall 2021?  
Field of Study (English or Education):  
Attach Essay Here:  

Questions before you submit?

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