VanName Anderton Scholarship offered
Middlesex County residents who are graduating high school or have graduated in past years may make application for the VanName Anderton Scholarship.
This scholarship is available to those who are pursuing a higher education, have exhibited a potential for becoming a self-supporting and productive citizen, and are in need of financial assistance to make this possible.
The VanName Anderton Scholarship was created in order to honor John Gayle Anderton of Saluda and in memory of Dr. A.L. VanName, two longtime members of Urbanna Masonic Lodge.
The VanName Anderton Scholarship generally provides two $1,000 scholarships each year, and is judged equally in scholastics and need. All applicants must be submitted as one package to the Middlesex High School guidance office or mailed to The VanName Anderton Scholarship, c/o Urbanna Masonic Lodge #83 A.F. and A.M., P.O. Box 1120, Urbanna, VA 23175, no later than May 22.
Generic scholarship applications are available at the MHS Guidance office or by calling Lance S. Shores, Worshipful Master, at 758-0298. Current recipients must re-apply each year.