🎓Virginia college to win $10,000 in book scholarships

RICHMOND, Va. -- Thanks to all who helped pick which Virginia college will win $10,000 in student book scholarships from the KLM Scholarship Foundation.

The winning school will be officially announced and celebrated Monday, March 23 on "Virginia This Morning" at 9 a.m. on CBS 6.

"We are truly excited about this contest. It will assist ten deserving college students and have a widespread impact on higher education in Virginia,” KLM Scholarship Foundation’s Founder Kimberley L. Martin said. “Our mission is to increase awareness about the benefits of a college education and help scholars pay for a degree. The VA $10K Scholarship Giveaway will help us do both.”

The organization’s 2020 goal is to raise a total of $30,000 and distribute thirty (30) $1,000 book scholarships. One third of that goal will fund the VA $10K Scholarship Giveaway benefiting the winning college.

How Students can Apply:

  • Students can apply for the book scholarships May 1 – June 30. The online application will be available on the KLM Foundation’s Facebook Page.
  • Then ten $1,000 book scholarships will be awarded to ten students who are attending or planning to attend the winning college.
  • Those students will be selected by the foundation’s Scholarship Committee in July of 2020 and scholarships will be distributed during August 2020.
  • Student Qualifications:

  • Graduating high school senior attending the winning 4-year Virginia college or a full-time student at the winning 4-year Virginia college.
  • Between the ages of 17-22 years old.
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or better.
  • Must be a United States citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
  • College list information from State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).


    Watch CBS 6 This Morning from 4:30 to 7 a.m.