bank of Botetourt "taking care of you" community Scholarship

Information and Essay Guidelines

Deadline:             March 31, 2019

Available to:       High school seniors and existing college students currently relying on Bank of Botetourt to provide their banking services.

  • Maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Maintains an active checking account
  • Award Amount:  $500.00

Essay Topic: “How has Bank of Botetourt been able to take care of your banking and financial needs?” 

Essay should be limited to 2 pages, 1.5 spacing at 12-point font, and margins at 1-inch.
Include a title page (separate page within the Word document containing your essay, not a separate document) with the following information:

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Phone number
  • School’s name
  • Date submitted
  • Brief statement about your college plans
  • Title of essay
  1. Please do not include your name or any personal information on any page other than the title page.
  2. Please include proof of enrollment in your school and GPA verification. A letter from your guidance counselor stating your GPA is sufficient as opposed to a full transcript is acceptable.
  3. Bank of Botetourt employees and their immediate family members are not eligible for the scholarship.
  4. Questions can be submitted to the Bank Education Team representative, Sheila Feltis – or (540) 591-5021.
  5. All scholarship submissions can be submitted as follows:



By mail:
Bank Education Team
ATTN: Sheila Feltis
5462 Lee Highway
Troutville VA 24175

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