Carl R. Morris Memorial Scholarship
April 15, 2023
- Scholarship Description
The Carl R. Morris Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship offered to Calhoun County students who are committed to education and community, and currently attend, or are planning to attend, either Alderson-Broaddus College, Glenville State College or West Virginia University. The student must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. The late Carl Morris was a man who believed in his community and in education. To honor his dedication to both, his family has established the Carl R. Morris Memorial Scholarship.
Carl Morris was born and reared in Calhoun County and graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in geology and a minor in mathematics. A World War II veteran, he worked in the oil and gas industry, owned the Calhoun Chronicle, and was the first real estate broker in Calhoun County. Recipients of the Carl. R. Morris Memorial Scholarship will receive an initial $1,000 scholarship that will be made payable directly to the student’s college in their fall semester. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.