February 16, 2023

Application Window Now Open for 2023 Tuthill Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors or college undergraduates in Virginia Beach who are studying agriculture, natural resource conservation or environmental protection are eligible for the $2,000 award.

The Virginia Beach Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the Bartley E. Tuthill Memorial Scholarship Program. The purpose of the scholarship is to help support the education of a graduating high school senior or college undergraduate who is a resident of Virginia Beach and is interested in or studying technical fields associated with agriculture, natural resource conservation, or environmental protection.

Individual applicants for the $2,000 award must be full-time students who are enrolled in or have applied to a college undergraduate-level curriculum.

Completed application forms must also contain the following attachments:

  1. The applicant's most recent official high school or college transcript listing their anticipated major (transcript should also contain the applicant's student number)
    1. A photocopy of a school transcript will not be accepted
    2. Incomplete applications will not be accepted
  2. Three letters of reference
  3. Essay of approximately 250 words

Previous recipients of the scholarship are eligible to reapply for scholarship consideration in ensuing years.

Application forms may be obtained on the Virginia Beach City Public Schools Scholarship Central site at https://www.vbschools.com/familes/student/scholarship-central/search. Search for "Bartley E. Tuthill Memorial Scholarship."

Completed Applications should be submitted to:

Virginia Beach Department of Agriculture
Attn: Jody Davis, Administrative Specialist II
2449 Princess Anne Road
Municipal Center, Bldg. 14, Room 224
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

The deadline to submit applications is Friday, May 5, 2023 by close of business.

For additional information or questions, contact the Virginia Beach Department of Agriculture at (757) 385-5775.

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