WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The Heather Heyer Foundation was created to honor Heather Heyer, who was dedicated to promoting equal rights for all people. A scholarship program has been created to provide financial assistance to individuals passionate about positive social change and have already shown themselves to be involved and active in creating positive social change.
WHO MAY APPLY
For 2021, $1,000 scholarships are offered to the following categories:
One scholarship each for :
- Albemarle County High School in Charlottesville, Virginia,
- Charlottesville High School in Charlottesville, Virginia,
- Fluvanna County High School in Palmyra, Virginia,
- Monticello High School in Charlottesville, Virginia,
- Western Albemarle High School in Crozet, Virginia,
- William Monroe High School in Stanardsville, Virginia,
One scholarship for a High School student from a United States location other than those listed above.
One scholarship for an Adult in College for a school in the United States
Preference is given to those seeking a degree or professional certification in, but not limited to law, paralegal studies, social work, social justice, and education, and who intend to promote positive social change using their professional skills.
All Scholarship recipients must live within the United States.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for 2020 were open from October 1, 2020 through January 15, 2021.
Recipients will be announced online in May 2021.
Scholarship applications will be reopened in the Fall of 2021.
If you have any questions, please contact us at .
The Heather Heyer Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion or gender.
The Heather Heyer Foundation is a Virginia not-for-profit corporation, that is an IRS 501 (c)(3) Tax Exempt Organization. Gifts and contributions are tax deductible.
Pictured from left to right: Alfred Wilson, Co-Founder HHF; Alex Pappas, recipient from William Monroe HS; Amaya Wallace, recipient from Monticello HS; Susan Bro,Co-Founder HHF. Not pictured Emma Hale recipient from Charlottesville HS
Pictured from left to right: Alfred Wilson, Co-Founder HHF: Heather Pieno from Fluvanna County HS; Rajaah Alagib from Albemarle County HS; Eleanor Su-Keene, Adult-in-College from West Palm Beach, Florida; Morgan Childress of Monticello HS; Daniel Szabo of Charlottesville HS; Alexis Davidson of William Monroe HS; Susan Bro, Co-Founder HHF. Side photo 1- Zyahna Bryant of CHS; Side photo 2 - Hallie Lane of Lane of Paxton, Massachusetts.