L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs



Scholarships Soon Available

The Wilder School is pleased to announce that scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year will open Monday, October 1. These opportunities are provided to current undergraduate and graduate students through the generosity of alumni and individuals.

Applications for undergraduate and graduate scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year will be available October 1 - November 1, 2018. While requirements and considerations for each scholarship may vary, students must be enrolled full-time in the Wilder School for the Fall 2019 semester to be eligible to receive the scholarship award. Please note that all application materials be submitted online at https://wilder.vcu.edu/students/student-success/scholarships/ no later than Thursday, November 1, 2018 by 5:00 p.m., with the following information:

  • A completed application
  • An unofficial transcript
  • Your resume/CV
  • One reference letter from VCU teaching faculty (all letters must be submitted by the faculty member to wsscholarship@vcu.edu)
  • One 500-word essay per scholarship describing why you deserve that specific scholarship

Additional Requirements may vary per scholarship. Please check to ensure that all requested materials have been provided. Incomplete applications will not be given consideration. A complete list of scholarships, guidelines and submission instructions are included online.

For questions, email WSSCHOLARSHIP@vcu.edu or visit the Office of Student Success at:

Raleigh Building, Room 1002

1001 West Franklin Street

P.O. Box 842028

Richmond, Virginia 23284-2028