College Information

The Herman C. and Carrie W. Watson Memorial Scholarships


The colleges designated under Mr. Watson's Will where scholarships are available for deserving Eastern Shore students are as follows:


College of William and Mary

Goldey Beacom College

University of Virginia

Virginia Military Institute

Virginia Tech


The scholarship is known as the "Herman C. and Carrie W. Watson Memorial Scholarship."  The links provided above take you to either the college's or university's "Admissions" or "Financial Aid" webpage.  Please use these links to find the Application for Financial Aid that you will need to complete in order to be considered for the Watson Memorial scholarship.


This scholarship is not received automatically; all students need to apply for the scholarship.  Students are encouraged to apply before the closing date of scholarship applications even if the student has not received an acceptance letter at that time.  The closing date is established by each college or university.


Student qualification and selection criteria are determined by the colleges and universities and not by the Trust under which these scholarship distributions are made. 

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