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Experiential Learning Scholarship

Jacklyn W. and William R. Jones, Jr. Experiential Learning Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the Jacklyn W. and William R. Jones, Jr. Experiential Learning Scholarship, which recognizes students who engage in experiential learning opportunities. One awardee each semester will be selected to receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,000. 

 Eligibility: VT undergraduate student in any major who is participating in guided experiential learning opportunity at Virginia Tech including, but not limited to: study abroad, unpaid internships with nonprofits or NGOs, undergraduate research opportunities, etc. Preference will be given to students whose experience combines more than one mode of experiential learning, such as research abroad.

*Important note: students will need to complete the new General Application, a brief application housed in USFA, before they will be able to complete supplemental apply-to scholarship applications.


Fall deadline: August 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021
Spring deadline: November 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021
Summer deadline: April 1, 2021 - April 30, 2022

Apply at Scholarship Central

Scholarship Awardees

Spring 2019
Awardee: Sydney Buck, Construction Engineering & Management
    Honorable Mention: Carlos Prieto, Chemical     Engineering

Fall 2019
Awardee: Stephanie Flear, Electrical Engineering
    Honorable Mention: Valeria Martinez Rodriguez,     Biological Systems Engineering

Spring 2020
Awardee: Saket Bikmal, Computational & Systems Neuroscience
    Honorable Mention: Julia Pimentel, Materials Science     & Engineering