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The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia administers the Michell Merhige Scholarship Fund. They accept, invest, manage and distribute all funds associated with the scholarship. For information about The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, visit

To learn more about other scholarship opportunities in Fairfax County and northern Virginia, visit the community foundation’s scholarship page.

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If you are applying to the Michell Merhige Scholarship Fund, you may also want to apply to the William J. Foreman Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is designed to meet similar needs.


Fairfax County Career Connections Specialist Emily Emery supervises the application process.Fairfax logo

If you have questions after you have downloaded and read the complete application, contact her at or call 571-423-4430.