Robert Finch Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Virgin Islands Association, DC Robert Finch Memorial Scholarships are designed to assist recent high school graduates entering their first-year of an undergraduate or vocational program. Students must be graduates of a high school in the U.S. Virgin Islands or be a high school graduate and child of a member of the Virgin Islands Association, DC.

Three (3) awards in the amount of $1,000 each, will be awarded in 2019.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Be a graduate of a high school in the U.S. Virgin Islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix or St. John) OR be a child of a VIA-DC member.

  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME in an undergraduate program or a vocational program during the 2019-2020 academic year.


Imani Marley-Husbands Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Virgin Islands Association Imani Marley-Husbands Scholarship is designed to assist current college students enrolled at the University of the Virgin Islands, with an award amount of $250, per calendar year.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be enrolled full-time at the University of the Virgin Islands

  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Be pursuing a degree in English, Communications, Mass Media, Linguistics or Library Science. (English Education i.e. Teacher is not included in this criteria)

  • Complete an application and follow the scholarship guidelines as set forth by the Virgin Islands Association of the District of Colombia.

**If no student is found to be eligible for this award in the specified calendar year, it shall roll over to the next academic year; until a candidate is deemed eligible. This scholarship will not be granted to a student outside of the specified course of study as specified in bullet three. No one student shall receive more than the allotted $250.00 per calendar year.




Beverly Scatliffe-Matlock Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Virgin Islands Association, DC Beverly Scatliffe Scholarship is designed to assist two (2) current college students with an award amount of $250 each.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be enrolled full-time at a U.S. accredited 4 year institution and provide proof of continuing enrollment

  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in any course of study

  • Complete an application and follow the scholarship guidelines as set forth by the Virgin Islands Association, of the District of Colombia.

**If no student is found to be eligible for this award in the specified calendar year, it shall roll over to the next academic year; until a candidate is deemed eligible. No one student shall receive more than the allotted $250.00 per calendar year.