Community Scholarship

The 2019 HCSS Scholarships applications are now available!

HCSS is giving out TWO $500 scholarships to 2019 graduating seniors!

*Students receiving the 2019 HCSS Scholarship must meet the following requirements

– GPA of a 3.0 or higher

– Be a Hanover County Resident

– Attend a Hanover County Public School (i.e. Atlee, Hanover, Lee-Davis or Patrick Henry High School)

– Have community service or work experience with people who have developmental disabilities, mental health challenges, and/or substance use disorder

– Plans to pursue a degree in one of the following: Special Education, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Early Intervention, Adapted Physical Education, Speech-Language Pathology, Therapeutic Recreation, etc.

Click Here to download the 2019 Scholarship Application!

Congratulations to the two recipients of the HCSS 2018 Scholarship!!



Maddie Swecker attended Atlee High School. She is passionate about serving those with disabilities and has volunteered for many years with Challenger Sports, a sports league for children with disabilities, God’s Song at Mechanicsville Christian Center and the Virginia Home. In the fall, she will attend Radford University to pursue a combined program leading to a baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Development with a minor in Sign Language and a Master of Special Education.









Jessica Faulk attended Atlee HS and will be attending Longwood University for Nursing in the Fall of 2018 and running Cross Country. Jessica currently participates in National Honor Society, Math Team, Beta, 7th Up Club, Emerging Leaders, Varsity Cross Country, Varsity Indoor Track and Varsity Outdoor Track. Jessica has volunteered for Challenger Basketball for three years, 10th, 11th and 12th grade. Additionally, Jessica has also been a buddy for Night to Shine RVA for the past two years.