Every student should have the chance to experience the genius of Jefferson’s Monticello. Thanks to the generous support of corporate, foundation and private donors, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation is gratefully able to provide the following scholarship opportunities:
Supported by the Mitford Angel Fund
Classes with students who receive free or reduced lunch may request individual admission scholarships. Scholarships will be available as funds allow. Teachers will need to submit a written request stating how many students are in need of scholarships.
Class Scholarships for Virginia Schools
Supported by the Charles Angel Fund
Teachers or administrators in Virginia schools may apply for a full class scholarship, including transportation costs, by completing and submitting an application. Special consideration is given to schools in districts with higher-than-average poverty levels, Title 1 schools, and classes with a high percentage of students receiving free or reduced lunch. Applications for class scholarships, to be used in March of 2015, must be received by December 31, 2014.
Charlottesville City Public Schools’ “My Monticello” Program
Supported by the Wells Fargo Foundation
All third grade students will visit the historic home in their back yards to learn about Jefferson, Monticello, and Virginia’s prominent role in American History. An exhibition of student art, created in response to their onsite experience, will be on view in the Hunter J. Smith Visitor Center classrooms during weekends in January, 2013.
Contact us to learn about ways you can support Monticello’s school programs.