The John W. Barco Alumni Chapter was organized under the administration of Dr. John Ellison. The Chapter was named for the late Dr. John W. Barco, a member of the VUU Class of 1902, Vice President of VUU, 1929-1947, and Co-Founder of the CIAA. Wilbert Bellamy was a Barco member who worked tirelessly to recruit students from the Richmond metropolitan area to Virginia Union University. This $1,000 Scholarship is named in his honor and is awarded in two installments of $500 per semester.
Seeking eager Virginia Union University undergraduate classified students (sophomore, junior or senior) who exemplify commitment to academic excellence. We have 4 - $1,000 scholarships to award. First Come – First Served!
Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or better.
Applications Now Available!
Virginia Union University is a Historically Black University devoted to academic excellence. The University seeks to maximize the potential of individuals from varied backgrounds within the context of a challenging and nurturing academic environment. The University offers the opportunity for students to excel as leaders and scholars. The John W. Barco Alumni Chapter Scholarship is designed to enhance growth in young men and women through financial assistance for academic success.