Organization Name: Les Hommes Education Foundation, Inc.

Eligible Grade Level(s):

  • 12

Deadline: May 15, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

School(s) Eligible:

  • Jamestown
  • Lafayette
  • Warhill


Eligibility Criteria





Letter of Instructions



The Les Hommes Education Foundation Inc., (LHEF) has established need based, merit scholarships to promote academic excellence among students in Tidewater Area Public Schools. Scholarships are to be awarded on a competitive basis to graduating seniors who:

  1. Have a good to excellent academic record
  2. Possess strong leadership qualities
  3. Have involvement in school and community activities
  4. Demonstrate sufficient financial need.


Who is Eligible:

All June 2022 high school graduates attending Tidewater Area (defined as Hampton, Newport News, York County, Gloucester, and Williamsburg-James City, Virginia) Public Schools and who are not in the immediate family of Les Hommes Civic & Social Club members are eligible for a scholarship award. In addition, they must satisfy the following criteria:

  1. Possess a minimum of 2.5 GPA
  2. Submit a completed application including a 500 word essay
  3. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation
  4. Submit a list of school and community activities
  5. Submit an official high school transcript (with their respective High School seal)
  6. Matriculate in an accredited four-year college or university and be enrolled full-time
  7. Attend an interview if requested


How the recipients are chosen:

  1. Recipients are selected on the basis of their academic or vocational excellence, school and community involvement, letters of recommendation, an essay, and financial need.
  2. The Les Hommes Education Foundation Scholarship Committee will select the recipients.

Amount of Scholarship:

The Les Hommes Education Foundation, Inc. will award scholarships up to one thousand ($1,000) dollars. The Foundation can change the amount and the number of scholarships to be awarded, contingent upon available funding.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline for scholarship awards is May 15, 2022.


Where to Mail the Application:

All applications are to be mailed to the following address by the application due date:


Les Hommes Education Foundation, Inc.

  1. O. Box 83

Yorktown, VA 23690-0083


Awarding of Scholarships:

The Les Hommes Education Foundation scholarship recipients will be advised of their selection by US mail.  Then upon the verification of full-time enrollment of the scholarship recipient from the Registrar of the accredited four-year college or university as requested by the recipient and sent to the Les Hommes Education Foundation, Inc.; the LHEF will forward the monetary award to the home address of the recipient identified in this application. The Chairman

of the Scholarship Committee will coordinate with the Treasurer to ensure that this is accomplished in a timely manner; scholarships are awarded for one year only. The Board of Directors of the Les Hommes Education Foundation, Inc. reserves the right to determine not to award or limit the number of scholarships given based on the quality of the applications.


Where to find an electronic version of the scholarship application:

An electronic version of the scholarship application may be found on the
Les Hommes Education Foundation, Inc. website located at http://LesHommesFoundation.Org.

The application may be downloaded to your computer by clicking on the “Program” tab and then navigating down to the scholarship subpage.

*Scholarships offered by organizations other than WJCC are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Williamsburg-James City County School Division, School Board, or Superintendent.