The Claude V. Simmons Scholarship Fund was established to support graduating high school seniors who are planning to attend a 4-year college or university and are qualifying members of the Church of Francis de Sales in Mathews County, Virginia. This is a 4-year renewing scholarship.
Current recipients and new applicants must submit their electronic application for the 2021-2022 Academic Year to the Community Foundation by March 02, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Supporting documents are required as outlined in the application form contained on the Community Foundation website. Please note that new applicants must complete a Student Financial Information Form as instructed in the application to include Page 1 of the FAFSA Student Aid Request as well as a statement of reflection on personal growth and faith as a parishioner of the Church of Francis de Sales.
The Community Foundation website is:
Ms. Margaret Nost of the Community Foundation is available to answer any questions regarding the scholarship and to assist in submitting the application. Ms. Nost can be reached by calling 804-436-1600 (Kilmarnock Office) or 804-725-3454 (Mathews Office).
Recipients will be selected on the basis of greatest financial need.
Should you have additional questions, please contact Michael Henig at 804-725-7750 or Chuck Dawson at 804-725-2776.