college scholarships

National Science Foundation awards nearly $1 million to Randolph’s SUPER program for mental health, inclusion initiatives

Randolph College banner in front of Main Hall

This is the third time the College has received a grant from the NSF in support of SUPER. In 2013, Randolph was awarded a $600,000 grant that helped expand the program, followed in 2016 by $1 million that funded it through 2021.... READ MORE >>

Beacon of Hope extends deadline for Stay Close, Go Far Scholarship

Lynchburg Beacon of Hope is reopening the application process for its Stay Close, Go Far Scholarship, which is available to local students who plan to attend Randolph or one of the nonprofit’s other local college or technical school partners. Citing the uncertainty surrounding the college planning process due to COVID-19, the nonprofit has set a... READ MORE >>

Randolph education student wins VACTE scholarship

Taylor Murphy '21

Taylor Murphy ’21 has received one of three scholarships recently awarded by the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (VACTE).... READ MORE >>

A Legacy of Service: $1.25 million gift honors Mamie Jolley Bruce ’44

Mamie Jolley Bruce

A new $1.25 million grant will establish an endowment fund enabling the College to expand its Community Fellows program, Randolph President Bradley W. Bateman announced this week. The funding is the result of gifts from the Jolley Foundation, Jolley Bruce Christman ’69, and her brother, James McDuffie “Duff” Bruce, III. The grant will establish the... READ MORE >>

‘The Greatest Gift is to Give’: Brit LeCompte supports students by funding scholarship

Britt LeCompte

The first time Brit LeCompte saw Virginia was during a vacation with his family to the Front Royal area. “My uncle decided to take the skyline drive to Staunton,” LeCompte said. “I got in this little yellow plane, and we flew over the ridge and saw the Shenandoah. It was so beautiful.” Decades later, after... READ MORE >>

Meet a Randolph admission counselor: Q&A with Corey Brown ’16

Corey Brown '16 in front of Randolph's Admission Welcome Center

Corey Brown ’16 is an admission counselor for Randolph, and last week he answered questions and shared some advice for prospective students on Randolph College’s Instagram story. Here’s what he had to say: Tell us about yourself and what you do? I am an admission counselor here at the College and I cover the Tidewater... READ MORE >>

Randolph receives national recognition for first-year financial aid

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Randolph was recently ranked #178 in the nation by LendEDU for providing need-based financial aid to incoming students. To compile its rankings, LendEDU analyzed over 1,000 colleges to uncover which schools provided the most need-based grants and scholarships for incoming first-years. On average, Randolph provided $34,868 to each incoming first-year who needed financial aid. Read... READ MORE >>

Randolph ranked 14th nationally for merit scholarships

Randolph College recently ranked 14th in MONEY magazine’s “46 Best Colleges for Getting Big Merit Scholarships,” and is the only higher education institution in Virginia on the list. Randolph and the other schools were ranked by a combination of the percentage of students who receive aid, the size of the average grant, and the affordability... READ MORE >>

Money magazine lists Randolph among ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

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Money magazine has named Randolph one of its “Best Colleges for Your Money 2017.” The ranking was based upon educational quality, affordability, and alumni success. In its profile of Randolph, Money touts the high percentage of students who receive scholarships and financial aid. It also includes information about student life, as well as the College’s... READ MORE >>

Students present research for Symposium of Artists and Scholars, thank donors

Yolanda Cobblah '17 presents her research during the Symposium of Artists and Scholars

On Thursday and Friday, Randolph students presented the results of various research projects during the 2017 Symposium of Artists and Scholars. They also used the opportunity to thank the generous alumnae and other donors who have helped fund their research and other college experiences. The Symposium of Artists and Scholars luncheon honored scholarship benefactors and... READ MORE >>