Grants & Scholarships

Vance International, Inc. Scholarship Fund

Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William

The Vance Scholarship was established by Chuck Vance, a former United States Secret Service agent and founder of a private security firm in Oakton, VA. The scholarship is for men and women who seek a career in law enforcement or private security including studies in the administration of justice.


$500-$2000 (2 scholarships/year)


  • Must be a resident of Northern Virginia pursuing careers in law enforcement or security including the administration of justice.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.
  • Students may attend accredited universities as full-time or part-time students.
  • Applicants must complete an online application and submit transcripts from all high schools attended.


This scholarship will open for applications in 2024, with the following schedule:
January 8, 2024 Online application opens
March 14, 2024 Online application due
June, 2024 Scholarship recipient(s) notified
August, 2024 Scholarship payments sent to recipients College/University


Jennifer Cochran