virginia reads one book scholarship

The Virginia Reads One Book scholarship may be available to Virginia schools who meet the eligibility criteria, participate in the Virginia Reads One Book 2025 program, and complete the scholarship application by November 15, 2024.

We are also pleased to partner with the Virginia Banker’s Association to help provide sponsorship dollars to schools from banks in their communities. Schools will first receive any available sponsorship dollars from local banks before being reviewed for Read to Them scholarship funds.

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We look forward to kicking off Virginia Reads One Book in March 2025 with The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies.

Before starting an application, please secure your non-binding, program quote. If you have not done this yet, please visit our REQUEST A QUOTE page.


Scholarship Application Window Opens 

Scholarship Application Window Closes

Schools Matched to Sponsoring Banks, if available

Scholarships & Sponsorships Announced

Sunday, July 14, 2024

Friday, November 15, 2024

Friday, November 22, 2024

Tuesday, December 10, 2024


Eligibility to receive bank sponsorship funds requires that schools be designated as Title 1 schools. However, scholarship funds from Read to Them only require that schools:

  • Have at least 25% of the student population from low income families*
  • Be at or below their state’s average for reading test scores*
  • Be capable of funding 25% of the total program cost

* Eligibility criteria must be provided by the school and be based on the data found at

Before starting an application, please secure your non-binding, program quote. If have not done this yet, please visit our REQUEST A QUOTE page.

Applications will only be received if submitted via the provided Google Form. However, if you would like a Microsoft Word version of the application for your own use, click here.

Schools should only submit one application. If more than one application is received for an individual school, the first application received will be used. All application responses should be for individual schools and not districts.

Sponsorship and scholarship funds can only be used for the Virginia Reads One Book 2025 program.