Merit Scholarships

Scholarship Programs

Bishops Scholarship  

VES’ prestigious merit scholarship for domestic boarding students

Designed to attract prospective boarding students ready to fulfill the VES mission of striving Toward Full Stature across academic, ethical, spiritual and personal growth, this prestigious award will be granted each year to two students entering ninth or tenth grade. The top recipient will receive a scholarship that covers 85% of tuition costs. The student receiving our second place award will receive an award that covers 50% of tuition costs. Partial merit awards may be given to additional top-ranking students.

Candidates must be nominated by an individual who is not a family member. To nominate a qualified student, please complete this form. Nominations must be submitted by January 15 with the student's application.

To apply for the scholarship, students need to complete the Bishops Scholarship Application & Essay.

Sparkman Scholarship

VES' top merit scholarship for day students

Virginia Episcopal School awards two Sparkman Scholarships each year to new day students entering ninth or tenth grade. The first-place award-winner receives 50% off of the current day student tuition and the second-place award-winner receives 25%. These scholarships are renewable each year as long as the student maintains an 85 academic average and remains in good standing with the school. To apply, please download the application and submit by January 6. Students return to VES for final interviews with the scholarship board on January 21 or 22. From the time the scholarship offer is made, families have one week to accept this merit award.
A College Preparatory, Independent Boarding and Day School for Students in Grades 9-12
400 VES Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503 • 434.385.3600