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Back Bay Amateur Astronomers Scholarship

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who reside in one of the following cities in Virginia: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton, or Newport News. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have demonstrated an avid interest in astronomy. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university, have GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have an SAT score of at least 1650 or an ACT score of at least 26. Applicants must have attained a grade of B or higher in a formal high school astronomy course, or if not such course was available, demonstrate knowledge, enthusiasm, and aptitude in the field of astronomy.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: May 1
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $1,500
Awards Granted: 1


GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.0
SAT: Is this you?
  • 1650
ACT: Is this you?
  • 26
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • Virginia
Location: Is this you?
  • Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton, or Newport News
College Major: Is this you?
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
  • Astrophysics
  • Planetary Astronomy and Science

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