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Welcome to our Scholarship Site!  Please select the scholarship below that you are eligible to apply.

"I Matter" Scholarship:

The VILLA “I Matter” Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to graduating seniors enrolling in an accredited undergraduate program in the fall 2016. The recipients of this scholarship are selected based on the applicant’s demonstrated academic achievement, community service involvement, verbal communication skills, resume, and reference letter. The scholarship award will range from $1,000-$5,000.


Thursday, March 31, 2016


  • Current high school seniors attending school in a metropolitan area with a VILLA store;
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
  • Carrying a minimum 2.50 GPA at the time of application;
  • Accepted to and enrolling full-time in an accredited U.S. undergraduate program for fall 2016.


  • Submit high school transcripts.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation. Letters from relatives will not be accepted.
  • Submit a type written resume (12 point font) detailing education, work experience (if applicable), accolades, achievements, extra-curricular activities, and community service/involvement.
  • Answer each of the following essay prompts: 
​Describe the world you come from (your family, home, neighborhood, community, or school. How has it influenced the person you are today? How has it shaped your dreams and aspirations? (250-500 words)

"I Matter" is about embracing your strengths and understanding why you matter as an individual. It is about self-love, respect, and awareness. Though we are all different, WE ALL MATTER! What you do today will impact your future. Tell us why you matter. (250-500 words)

VILLA's Mission: VILLA strives to be the premier fashion retailer by fusing the best of fashion and music into a high energy shopping experience. VILLA is committed to delivering superior customer service along with financial support and volunteer service to the communities we serve. What is your personal mission? (50 words or less)


A'sforJ's Scholarship:
The A's for J's Scholarship affords any graduating student from one of the three As4Js Schools the opportunity to compete for a $2,500 scholarship. In order to qualifiy, you must (a) attend one of the three AsforJs schools; (b) be registered to participate in As4Js; (c) have submitted a permission slip to participate in As4Js; (d) be a graduating high school senior who has been accepted to a two-year or four-year college and/or university for fall 2015.  The recipients of this award are selected based on their academic achievement, essay, reference letter, and demonstrated leadership. 

One qualifying applicant from each As4Js school will receive a $2,500 scholarship, which will be sent to the college or university that you attend in Fall 2015. In order for the scholarship to be sent to the college or university, you must provide proof of enrollment.