Academic Scholarships

Candidates who meet the listed standards will be considered for these scholarships. If you qualify for more than one of these Scholarships, you will be given the award which carries the highest recognition.

ALLAN SCHOLARSHIP

$120,000 grant ($30,000/year)
For candidates with an SAT of 1400 (ACT 32) or better and a 4.0+ grade-point average.

VENABLE SCHOLARSHIP

$100,000 grant ($25,000/year)
For candidates with an SAT score of 1350 (ACT 30) or better and a 4.0 grade-point average.

PATRICK HENRY SCHOLARSHIP

$80,000 grant ($20,000/year)
For candidates with an SAT score of 1250 (ACT 28) or better and a 3.8 grade-point average.

PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP

$60,000 grant ($15,000/year)
For candidates who have either a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and at least 1100 on the SAT (or 24 composite on the ACT), or at least 1200 on the SAT (27 Composite on the ACT).

DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP

$40,000 grant ($10,000/year)
For candidates who have either a grade-point average of 3.3 or better and at least 1050 on the SAT (or 23 composite on the ACT), or at least 1150 on the SAT (25 Composite on the ACT).

ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

$20,000 grant ($5,000/year)
For candidates who show strong academic performance and who, in the opinion of Hampden-Sydney College, have exhibited outstanding leadership in their school or community through involvement in clubs, organizations, publications, Scouting, church activities, or volunteer work.

All grade-point averages stated in these scholarships are cumulative from the 9th grade through the first semester of the 12th grade. All SAT scores include the Critical Reading and Math subscores. Grant awards, unlike loans, do not have to be repaid. Additional funding beyond these awards is possible through our regular financial aid program, based on a student’s financial need as determined by the FAFSA.

For enrolled students:

MADISON SCHOLARSHIP

$20,000 grant
For enrolled students with outstanding academic records during their freshman year.

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