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The Charlotte County APVA's annual scholarship provides financial assistance to a Charlotte County student or graduate preparing for a career related to historic preservation.  Eligible applicants include students in technical, undergraduate or graduate study intending to enroll, or already enrolled, in a program in Historic Preservation or a related field which can include, but need be not limited to, Building Preservation, History, Architecture, American Studies, Urban Planning, or Museum Studies. 


The Charlotte County APVA (Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities) was formed more than 90 years ago to preserve the rich history and heritage of Charlotte County for future generations.  Since 2006, the Charlotte County APVA has offered one-time, non-renewable scholarship up to $500 to either a high school senior or to a student enrolled full time in college.    

   To be considered for this annual scholarship the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • High school senior planning to attend college in the fall of this calendar year, or the applicant is currently enrolled student in a college/university.

  • Charlotte County resident.

  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average.

  • Submit an application.

  • Submit a typed one-page essay describing the applicant’s interest in history/preservation or related field’s along with college and career plans.

  • Willingness to be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee.

Applications are available from the guidance offices at Randolph-Henry High School, Fuqua School, or via the Charlotte County APVA’s website,  Completed applications should be mailed to Charlotte County Branch Preservation Virginia Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 104, Charlotte Court House, VA 23923 and received by April 15.  

Download the scholarship form here in pdf format for printing:
Charlotte County APVA Scholarship Application PDF

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