Nick Anderson Astronomy Scholarship

Requirements/Eligibility of all applicants:
Scholarship award for 2016 is $1200

  • Must be a graduating senior going to a 2 or 4 year college or university in the fall of 2014
  • Must take an Astronomy course in one of Virginia Beach's high schools as a junior or senior.
  • Earn an A or a B in Astronomy
  • GPA of at least 3.0 at the time of application
  • Must be a student in Good Standing
  • Mail Application and Essay to:

    VBCPS Planetarium
    3080 South Lynnhaven Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452

    Or Pony application and essay to Charles Dibbs at Plaza Middle School

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY May 20, 2016

  • Scholarship award is sent directly to the winning recipient's college or university.
  • Astronomy teachers of the finalist will be contacted by the planetarium director.
  • Letters of Recommendation are accepted, but not required.
  • Winner is determined based on applicant's demonstrated academic success, demonstrated interest in Astronomy, participation in extra-curricular activities, and response on essay.

Last Updated: April 4, 2016