Each year the Short Pump Ruritan Club awards scholarships to several deserving graduating seniors from local High Schools.


In 2021, eight (8) scholarships were awarded in the amount of $1,000 each.  The number of scholarships may vary from year to year based on available funds. Scholarships can be used for Academic or Vocational studies.

Eligibility Requirements


You are eligible to apply even if you attend a private school or home school.  Students must be planning to attend a university, college, or technical school.  You must live in the service area of the following high schools:

  • Deep Run

  • Douglas Freeman

  • Glen Allen

  • Hermitage

  • J. R. Tucker

  • Mills Goodwin

How are Scholarship Recipients Chosen?


Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Short Pump Ruritan Club based on the following three criteria:

  • Academic Achievement

  • Financial Need

  • Leadership and Community Service

Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing by the Short Pump Ruritan Club and will be invited along with their parents to be special guests at our June awards meeting (fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m.).


Scholarship applications and required information must be postmarked before April 1 in order to be considered.  Applications postmarked April 1 or after will not be considered.  In addition, forms may scanned and emailed by April 1 to Click the link below to see the application form for printing:

2021 Scholarship Applications Closed

If you have any questions regarding the requirements or application, you may contact the Chair of the Scholarship Committee by email: