2021 Past Presidents Scholarship Application


The VFDA Foundation is offering a $750 scholarship to future funeral directors and those in the funeral profession to be used toward tuition, books/supplies or National Boards exam fees. Scholarship(s) will be awarded each year based on the amount previously approved by the Past Presidents Council. Applicants will receive consideration without discrimination of race, creed, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin or handicap. Tell your friends! Apply today!

Qualifications for the Scholarship:

  1. Virginia resident
  2. Employed and endorsed by a VFDA member firm in good standing
  3. Supporting documents
  4. 2.0 grade point average (on 4.0 scale)
  5. Short paragraph: “Why I Chose Funeral Service as My Profession.”
  6. Submit the online form below by May 14, 2021.
  7. If you prefer, you may download a paper copy (PDF | Microsoft Word), complete it and then scan/email to info@vfda.net by May 14, 2021.
  8. Send any supporting documents to info@vfda.net by May 14, 2021.

Scholarships will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Scholarship Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Funeral Directors Association Foundation based on the evaluation of the above named items.

  • Applicant Contact Information

  • Applicant's College Information

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  • Applicant's Employment Information

  • Applicant's Other Information

  • Tell us why you chose the funeral service profession (2,000 characters max)
  • I certify that to the best of my knowledge the information contained in this application is correct and complete. It is my intention to continue my Mortuary College Education and to enter the field of Funeral Service upon successful completion of professional education, examination and licensure.
  • If you have additional supporting documents you would like to submit, please check YES and email your documents to info@vfda.net by May 14, 2021.