Marquita Aguilar

Virginia’s Caring University Scholarship

Walkathon Registration and Scholarship Application

Walkathon registration open and Scholarship application available

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Each Spring, the VCU Staff Senate sponsors the Annual Marquita Aguilar Walk-A-thon to raise funds for the Virginia’s Caring University Scholarship, an undergraduate award for juniors and seniors in financial need with a grade point average of 2.7 or better. To date, the scholarship has helped over 90 undergraduate students continue their education at VCU by raising more than $110,000.

University Student Commmons
907 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
11:30 – 2:00 pm


11:30 - 12:00 pm

Check-in and late registration

University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave.

12:00 - 12:15 pm

Dr. Michael Rao, President (keynote speaker)

University Student Commons, Plaza

12:15 - 12:30 pm

Warm-up exercises*

12:30 - 1:00 pm


1:00 - 2:00 pm

Luncheon and raffle **

* in case of rain, an exercise program will be held in the Richmond Salons

** must be pre-registered to attend luncheon

Volunteer opportunities available

Make a difference!

Virginia's Caring Scholarship was created to help students with a financial need make their dream of graduation come true. This effort is led by Marquita Aguilar, VCU Staff Senate and many other who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. Consider giving some of your time and talent to make a difference in the lives of VCU's best, our students!

Thank you for volunteering for Virginia's Caring University Scholarship Walkathon.
Your availabilty has been submitted.

Please feel free to email your name, phone number and availability to
Please put 2016 Walkathon in the subject line.

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Please note - if you are having trouble with the volunteer form, please feel free to email your name, phone number and availability to
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Our Sponsors

Holiday Inn Express
You Fit Health Club
Richmond Region Tourism
Graduate Richmond
Cheesecake Factory
The Jefferson Hotel Embassy Suites
Sam's Club
Omni Hotel
Sweet Mo's Minis
Old Dominion SGMP