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The application deadline for the Stamps Scholarship is January 10, 2024. No extensions will be given, so plan ahead!  Access the application through Scholarship Central.

It is strongly recommended that students apply Early Action (November 15th) in order to gain access to the scholarships.

In 2006, Penny and Roe Stamps created merit scholarship programs for undergraduates at their alma maters, The University of Michigan and Georgia Tech. Since then, the Stamps Scholars community has grown into a national network of visionary colleges and universities. Virginia Tech has partnered with the Stamps Scholars Program to award multi-year scholarships that help driven and talented student leaders achieve their education and life goals.

Stamps Scholars pursue their educational interests while developing their leadership skills with merit-based financial aid, including enrichment funds, that can be used for study abroad, cultural exchanges, research projects, and other educational experiences. Stamps Scholars also join a community of more than 2,875 current and alumni Scholars around the world with whom they network and share their experiences.

Virginia Tech Stamps Scholars receive funding for four years for estimated cost of attendance which includes tuition, fees, room, and board. Because these students are among the strongest in the university community, we expect great things from them. Each scholar will receive a generous enrichment fund for experiential learning opportunities, which could include undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, academic and co-curricular conferences, or a combination of opportunities. One fully-funded enrichment option is the Presidential Global Scholars program, an interdisciplinary study abroad program based in Switzerland for some of the university’s most outstanding undergraduates.

Stamps Scholars will live in student-led Honors communities with other high-achieving peers pursuing similarly rigorous courses of study, service, and personal development. All Honors residents enjoy increased individual contact with faculty and participate in enriching co-curricular functions such as dinners with award-winning faculty and guests.

Freshmen applicants to Virginia Tech who have indicated an interest in the Honors College on their undergraduate application may apply for the Stamps Scholarship. Applicants will need to complete the Stamps Scholarship application on VT’s Scholarship Central by the posted deadline each year. The Honors College will contact selected candidates for a virtual interview with the faculty scholarship committee. Finalists will have another virtual interview with a representative from the Stamps Scholars Program.


Virginia Tech Stamps Scholars:

Ethan McCarney, Finance
Kyle Morrison, Accounting & Information Systems
Alejandro Rios, Engineering/Computer Science
Ayati Aggarwal, Business Information Technology
William Collins, Biomedical Engineering
Humza Ahmed, Architecture
Zachias Noble, Computational, Modeling, & Data Analytics
Reagan Boyd, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise


Lia Corning, Neuroscience
Samanvitha Dammalapti, Neuroscience
Rebecca Donovan, Engineering
Anna Gomer, Biology
Julia Hocker, Engineering
Jessica May, Engineering
Lea Padden, Engineering
Kate Paff, Animal & Poultry Sciences
Summer Vander Kooi, Animal & Poultry Sciences
Kyle Walker, Engineering

Alyssa Bishop, Architecture 
Aiden Buckner, Hospitality 
River Hamme, General Engineering
Madilyn Herskovitz, Human Development
Lauren Pitonyak, General Engineering
Casper Rao, Biology
Ella Reitmeier, Pyschology
Christina San-Marina, Political Science
Olivia Thacker, Architecture
Yanna Willett, General Engineering

Samantha Corduan, Agricultural Sciences
Krish Ganotra, Engineering
Addison Glozer, Physics
Rupabali Samanta, Neuroscience
Jacob Tatum, Meteorology
Samantha “Lainie” Thompson, Marketing Management
Diego Antonio Valencia, Mathematics
Nicholas “Nick” Wagner, Engineering

Zachary Abdo, Biology
Garrett Asper, Aerospace Engineering 
Mia Hagood, Computer Science
Cameron Hogge, Aeronautical Engineering
Olivia Kastor, Architecture
Trevor Niles, Geosciences
Teresa Thomas, Computer Science
Waverly VanGundy, Biology
Rachael Wennermark, English

Andrew Perry, General Engineering
Ashley Barlow, Business

Abina Baral, Clinical Neuroscience & Psychology
James Burke, Material Science Engineering
Justin Chacko, Mechanical Engineering
Natasha Doshi, Clinical Neuroscience and Biology
Sengal Ghidewon-Abay, Electrical Engineering

Casey Jung, Mechanical Engineering; Member of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets
Grant McMillan,  Biological Systems Engineering
Dana Mulligan, Crop & Soil Science

Grant Briers, Finance
Anna Broshkevitch, Biochemistry & Microbiology
Aimee Maurais, Mathematics, Physics & CMDA
Jake Norton, Industrial Systems Engineering
Rebecah Storms, Mathematics & Music Performance

Galina Belolipetski, Computer Science & Music Composition
Jessica King, Communications & International Studies
Wolfe Glick, CMDA & Economics
Moira Miller, Physics & Spanish