CHS Scholarship Contacts

Caitlin Hanbury

Caitlin Hanbury
Assistant director of community affairs
(804) 827-0862
cshanbury@vcu.edu

Elaine Innis

Elaine Innis
Scholarship administrator
(804) 827-3994
ecinnis@vcu.edu

Scholarship administration for the College resides in the Development Office.

Some of our duties include:

  • Maintain existing and new scholarship offerings in Blackbaud Award Management
  • Set the processing due dates relative to the scholarship opportunities
  • Advertise the availability of online scholarships and due dates via email, the College website and social media channels as well as provide printed materials to the academic advisory committee, encouraging students to apply
  • Coordinate with department delegates to advertise, support and run reviews
  • Receive and track the progress of online scholarship applications and alert the department if more applicants are needed for a specific opportunity
  • Assist the review committees as needed with the online reviews, rankings and selection process
  • Confirm eligibility of the awardees
  • Administer award notifications to the students
  • Issue disbursement requests to our Finance Office for award processing by the Office of Financial Aid
  • Coordinate stewardship of the College‚Äôs scholarship donors including sharing student thank you notes with donors and scholarship recognition events
  • Publicize, as appropriate, the selected students and their scholarship donors