L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs



Student Scholarship Deadline is Nov. 12

Applications for Wilder School undergraduate and graduate scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year are due Monday, November 12. While requirements and considerations for each scholarship may vary, students must be enrolled in the Wilder School for the Fall 2019 semester at the level required by the scholarship.

Please note that all application materials must be submitted online at https://wilder.vcu.edu/students/student-success/scholarships/ on Monday, November 12 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.  All applicants must have at least one semester completed of coursework as a VCU Wilder School student.

These scholarship opportunities are provided to current undergraduate and graduate students through the generosity of alumni and individuals.

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