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Del. Wright Legislative scholarship

The Delegate Tommy Wright Legislative Scholarship is once again being offered.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of its offering.

The scholarship is a $250 one-year scholarship for graduating seniors who live in the 61st Legislative District and attend one of the eight high schools in the 61st House District. The criteria set for the award is as follows:

The applicant’s parents or guardian must have established Virginia residency by having paid state income tax for at least the previous year.

The applicant must be a resident in the 61st Legislative District and be a graduating senior.

The applicant must have a 3.0 or better scholastic average.

The applicant must have a transcript and a letter of reference from a teacher or a guidance counselor mailed with the application to the scholarship committee.

The applicant must include a one-page letter explaining why this scholarship is important to them.

The recipient must have been accepted to and must matriculate in a Virginia college or university.

The transcript, application, and a letter of support must be mailed by Saturday, March 28 to Tammy Brankley Mulchi, The Delegate Tommy Wright Legislative Scholarship Committee, PO Box 1323, Victoria, VA 23974.

Anyone needing additional information should contact Delegate Wright’s office at (434) 696-3061.