Member Scholarships

Email Carol, Professional Development Chair to Apply!

GRAVA is a membership organization devoted to providing educational opportunities for, promoting the professionalism of, and strengthening the leadership of volunteer organizations and programs in the Richmond region.  For this reason, the GRAVA Board is excited to offer scholarship funding and has established the following guidelines:

  • Scholarships are available to members in good standing
  • Scholarship funding is to be utilized for professional development with priority given to courses, trainings, conferences, etc., related to volunteer management
  • Scholarships will be awarded up to $100 and are contingent upon available funds
  • Scholarship recipients must present a verbal report at a GRAVA meeting and write a synopsis for the newsletter sharing what they learned and how the scholarship helped
  • Scholarships will be awarded as a reimbursement
  • A small amount of funds are available to help cover the increase in membership dues to those who are facing hardship
  • Limit 1 scholarship per member per membership year

Application Cycles

There are three application cycles for a GRAVA member scholarship.

Cycle 1:
Applications accepted: January 1- March 31
Notification: by April 30

Cycle 2:
Applications accepted: April 1 – June 30
Notification: by July 31

Cycle 3:
Applications accepted: August 1 – October 31
Notification: by November 30

Apply here.

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