The Martha S. Daltan Scholarship Fund

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The Martha S. Daltan Scholarship Fund

The Martha S. Daltan Scholarship Fund was established by Martha’s husband, Gerry, and children, Ashley and Michael. This scholarship will provide one renewable $6,000 scholarship each year to a student from Louisa County High School, Spotsylvania High School or James Monroe High School.

To contribute to this fund, simply click Donate Now.

Donations may also be mailed to:
The Community Foundation - The Martha S. Daltan Scholarship Fund
PO Box 208, Fredericksburg, VA 22404-0208

Please make your check payable to: The Martha S. Daltan Scholarship Fund

About Scholarship Funds

Donors help area students achieve their dreams by establishing or contributing to a scholarship fund at The Community Foundation. Scholarship funds are flexible and can be structured to benefit students at any education level, or for a specific institution. Donors often use scholarship funds to honor or memorialize a loved one.

Donors maintain an active voice in the student selection process while they rely upon The Community Foundation’s Scholarship Committee to handle the necessary paperwork and ensure that scholarships are distributed equitably.

Let us help you create the fund that works best for your charitable giving goals!

Apply for a Scholarship


Applicants to this fund must:

  • Be a graduating senior attending one of the following high schools: James Monroe High School, Louisa County High School or Spotsylvania High School. 
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Demonstrate either:
    • plans to attend an institution of higher learning, which may be a 2-year or 4-year college or university; or
    • plans to pursue a skilled trade, vocational or technical education certification or degree or similar program
  • Eligible students must be planning to study one of the following fields:
    • Health and physical education: e.g. kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, sports medicine
    • Marketing
    • Health sciences: e.g. pre-med, nursing, health professions, kinesiology
    • Pre-law
    • Engineering

Eligible Localities: City of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Louisa County 

Eligible High Schools: James Monroe High School, Louisa County High School or Spotsylvania High School

Deadline & Award Amount: Please visit the online application portal for application deadline and scholarship award amount.

How to Apply

The online application portal will walk students through our application process.

  • Students submit general information such as address and high school, as well as information about extracurricular activities or awards.
  • Students use the online application to provide the name and email address of their guidance counselor and other individuals. These contacts will receive an email requesting the student’s high school transcript or a personal reference.
  • Each of our various scholarships has its own essay guidelines, as described below.

Call 540 373-9292 or e-mail for more information.

Additional Information

Please provide the following:

  • Two letters of recommendation: one from a teacher and one either from a teacher, counselor, coach, employer or other individual who knows you well
  • A copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) summary page of your FAFSA as documentation of financial need.
  • An essay of no more than 900 words (see scholarship portal for more information).