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Evelyn Berry Scholarship

The Petersburg (VA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will award four scholarships to students who have exemplified academic excellence and extraordinary involvement in extracurricular activities and community service. Mrs. Evelyn Berry was an outstanding educator in the Petersburg City Public Schools and several years ago, donated funds for the very first scholarships offered by the chapter.  It is in her honor that our scholarship offerings are named. Four scholarships will be awarded:

  • Award for Academic Excellence- $1,500.00
  • Historically Black College or University Award- $1,500.00
  • Graduate of Petersburg High School planning to attend Virginia State University- $1,500.00
  • Community Service Award- $1,500.00
  • The Evelyn Berry Scholarship Contest is open to graduating seniors in the following high schools:  ARGS, Dinwiddie, Hopewell, L. C. Bird, Matoaca, Meadowbrook, Petersburg, Prince George, Surry, Sussex and Thomas Dale.  

Contest Dates: March 1- March 29, 2019
Winners will be announced: Dates determined by the announcement of Senior Awards Assemblies at the winners' schools.

For more information contact: Mrs. Ernestine Wilson at
Click Here to complete online scholarship application