In 2013, the Foundation embarked on a new mission by forming a Corporate Advisory Board, including members of the Chamber of Commerce. Their mission is: Establish a scholarship program through the Foundation, partnering with surrounding educational centers and Chamber businesses to develop and improve mid-career employee skill levels and benefit the various workforce needs of the region.
High School Scholarship Recipients
Mid-Career Scholarship Winners
The Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 student scholarships. They are Taylor Jae Guilliams and Austin Dickson, both of William Byrd High School in Roanoke County. Each student received a $2,000 scholarship to be used toward their education. The scholarships are awarded based on career goals, strong work ethic, community involvement, and financial need.
The first 2018 recipient of a $1,000 scholarship to be used toward additional education is Leon Vinci of Comfort Suites. The deadline for the second scholarship has been extended to December 1st, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Click on the "Mid-Career Training Scholarship Program" below to complete the application.