Virginia Mae Midkiff Scholarship

The Virginia Mae Midkiff Memorial Scholarship

The Virginia Mae Midkiff Scholarship honors the memory of a beloved mother and Norfolk Christian teacher. It also leaves a legacy by encouraging students to pursue high academic achievement and embody Matthew 5:16.
“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16

Virginia Mae Midkiff served as a teacher of business education courses at Norfolk Christian High School in the 1960s. She embraced Christian education and high academic achievement and embodied Matthew 5:16. She prayed daily that anyone, from students to strangers, who encountered her, would see Jesus in her life. In 2014, a college scholarship was established in memory of Virginia Mae Midkiff by her daughter and alumna, Carolyn Midkiff Strahl ‘69.

Who is eligible to apply

Any graduating senior at NCS who possesses a GPA of at least 3.5, who plans to attend a four-year college or university, and who demonstrates a life that lives out Matthew 5:16.

What does the scholarship cover?

The 2021 scholarship funds of $750 will be sent directly to the student’s college or university tuition account.