Annie Henderson Wood was a charter member of Rho Eta Omega Chapter. Professionally, she was employed by the Richmond Public Schools where she worked as a Media Specialist. Through this career, she dedicated her life to educating youngsters and encouraging them to learn to read and enjoy it. Wood was an inspiration and a role model for all her students, inspiring them to reach their highest potential.

Eligibility Criteria


The applicant MUST:


  • Be an African-American male or female high school senior who graduated in the Winter of 2019 or will graduate in the Spring of 2020.
  • Have a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average.
  • Be a resident of and attend a high school in the Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico or Richmond School Systems.
  • Plan to enroll full time in a vocational/technical school, a two-year college or four-year college/university for the 2020-2021 academic year.


 We thank you for applying for the Annie Henderson Wood Memorial Scholarship.  As a result of COVID-19, the date of   notification of awards has changed from May 2, 2020 to the week of May 11 – 15, 2020.

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