The GHRoW Foundation

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GHRoW Scholarships encourage excellence, service, leadership and philanthropy in SVA students.

100% of donations go to fund scholarships.

Over $500,000 awarded to 145 SVA students.

Over $150,000 endowed for scholarships.

Scholarships for SVA students since 1991.

What the GHRoW scholars are saying…

Amber… “Without GHRoW I would not be at SVA, if I was never at SVA, I would never have been baptized,… I really appreciate it and hope to be able to do what you have done for me …”


Meredith…  “I enjoyed going out to eat pizza and ice cream with GHRoW and my friends!! It was great fun and I really appreciate all you do.”


Andrea… “My family and I very much appreciate your help. SVA has been good for me. I will never forget the memories and friends from SVA. Thank you for making this possible.”

Madeleine… “I am very grateful. Your generosity has inspired me. One day I want to be able to help kids obtain a Christian Education. Thanks again!”


Recent Events

GHRoW Scholars at Sal’s

Every Spring since 2013 the GHRoW scholars have been meeting up with members of the GHRoW board for pizza. Also, every year SVA vice-principal Mrs. Dodge has joined us. And on many occasions others from the SVA faculty and staff...

R. Scott Handel Scholarship

R. Scott Handel Scholarship

Earnings from the endowed scholarship created in memory of Scott Handel are awarded each year to an outstanding student leader at Shenandoah Valley Academy. In 2018, the 9th annual leadership scholarship ($2,000) was awarded to Senior Class President Hannah Sloan. In...

GHRoW Merit Scholarships

GHRoW Merit Scholarships

Since its inception in 1994, the GHRoW Merit Scholarship has been awarded to SVA students in the middle of their sophomore year. That timing, and a few other details, changed this year with input from SVA leadership. Financial need, extracurricular activities,...