Ridley Scholarship Fund





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The Ridley Scholarship Family of Funds seeks to attract – and retain – the nation’s most meritorious African-American students to the University of Virginia. Our mission is to uphold and promote the exemplary principles of our namesake and first African American graduate of the University of Virginia, Dr. Walter N. Ridley through:

Learning:  To contribute to a superior learning environment by providing scholarships to African American students of the highest academic caliber.

Leadership:  To represent issues of importance to African American students and Alumni.

Legacy:  To create a lasting, positive contribution to the University.