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Dean’s Reconnection Scholarship

We believe that connecting with VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences can help support your success at VCU. As a result, we want to acknowledge your engagement during fall 2021. We invite you to enter for a chance to win a Dean’s Reconnection Scholarship.

We will be awarding three scholarships—$2,500, $1,500 and $1,000—to three students. It’s easy to apply. Keep reading for more details.

General Eligibility

  • Student must have a declared undergraduate major in VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences
  • Student must have enrolled at least part-time enrollment in fall 2021
  • Student must be registered for undergraduate classes in spring 2022 (in progress toward a degree) OR submit a graduation application for fall 2021

Submission Guidelines

In order to qualify for the scholarship drawing, current CHS students must complete the following:

  • Required: Participate in at least one non-CHS VCU Weeks of Welcome program, and take a picture of yourself at a program. You can find a full list of programming on the Weeks of Welcome website.
  • Required: Connect with your department. You may attend office hours with a faculty member or attend an event or program over the course of the semester. Take a picture of your participation.
  • Required: Chart your academic path with your adviser. Use Navigate to schedule a meeting with your adviser; upload a screenshot of your confirmation. Whether it’s virtual or in-person, get a photo to remember the meeting. Are you graduating in fall 2021? You can substitute a photo of yourself connecting with VCU Careers, by attending an in-person or virtual event, participating in a career or internship event, or visiting the office.
  • Required: Get to know VCU. Take a picture of yourself on campus. From key campus landmarks to services or offices that you use, we want to see you make VCU your academic home.

Once you have completed all four requirements, please fill out the submission form and submit your photos. The deadline for a submission is December 1, 2021.

If you’re sharing photos on social media, we invite you to tag us @vcuchs or use the hashtag #VCUCHSReconnection! *

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* Photos may be shared on the College’s social media, VCU websites and in marketing materials

Fine Print

Three (3) scholarships will be awarded to eligible students who complete the requirements listed above. Scholarship amounts are:

  • $2,500 (1)
  • $1,500 (1)
  • $1,000 (1)

Students who successfully complete all required components will be entered into a drawing where three students will be randomly selected for the three scholarships.