The Virginia Press Women Foundation honors student excellence in communications through our annual scholarship program.

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Who We Are

The Virginia Press Women Foundation honors student excellence in communications through our annual scholarship program. We raise money for and award scholarships to outstanding college and graduate students who wish to pursue careers in journalism, public relations and other related fields. We’re a nonprofit corporation that’s affiliated with Virginia Professional Communicators.

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Peyton Kennedy 
James Madison University 
2020 Agnes Cook Scholarship Recipient 

Testimonials

“The VPWF scholarship not only enabled me financially to purchase my first personal camera, but it also provided me with the necessary equipment to earn my degree and pursue my passions of loving and serving others. The scholarship was an answered prayer, and I am sincerely grateful.”

— Kayla Robbins, Virginia Intermont College, 2012 recipient

“The VPWF scholarship not only enabled me financially to purchase my first personal camera, but it also provided me with the necessary equipment to earn my degree and pursue my passions of loving and serving others. The scholarship was an answered prayer, and I am sincerely grateful.”

— Kayla Robbins, Virginia Intermont College, 2012 recipient

“The VPWF scholarship not only enabled me financially to purchase my first personal camera, but it also provided me with the necessary equipment to earn my degree and pursue my passions of loving and serving others. The scholarship was an answered prayer, and I am sincerely grateful.”

— Kayla Robbins, Virginia Intermont College, 2012 recipient