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A college education can be quite expensive. Luckily, financial aid is readily available to those willing to do the research. For example, Scholarships.com can help you find information about scholarships especially created for those living in West Virginia. The scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about West Virginia scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

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Allegheny Mountain Section Air & Waste Management Assn. Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Allegheny Mountain Section of the Air & Waste Management Association is pleased to announce its annual scholarship programs.The Allegheny Mountain Section Air & Waste Management Association awards undergraduate scholarship(s) for students pursuing an environmental career, including a career in Environmental Science, Engineering, or Law at an academic level beyond baccalaureate work. Awards [...] More

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • In order to qualify for The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Scholarships (with the exception of the "Kid's Chance Scholarship") you must be a West Virginia resident. In order to apply, you must be a full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours), demonstrate academic achievement (at least a 2.5 GPA) and have a minimum 20 ACT score. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

Jacqueline Shearer Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/11/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Jacqueline Shearer Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a deserving young adult who is either a cancer survivor or has supported a parent/guardian or sibling through their cancer experience. The applicant must be degree seeking, demonstrate financial need, and reside in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. This is only for people 15-39. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

James T. and Rose M. Perryman Family Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $25,000
  • In order to apply for the James T. and Rose M. Perryman Family Foundation Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria: be a US citizen living and studying within a 150-mile radius of Pittsburgh, PA with an overall GPA of 3.0 or above; current/intended field of study must be in technology, engineering, math, or metals for college students and Welding, Machine Shop, Mechatronics (or [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Eastern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) offers the Eastern Regional Chapter Scholarship to students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). Students who will be a full-time student at a school in one of the designated Eastern region states (Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North [...] More

The David Womack Memorial West Virginia LGBT Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The David Womack Memorial West Virginia LGBT Scholarship is available to any gay or lesbian undergraduate student who is a resident of West Virginia. The recipient is awarded in August. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Foundation manages more than 175 scholarship funds that honor family or friends, celebrate retirements, memorialize loved ones, or ensure that donor values are passed from one generation to the next. Each fund has different eligibility requirements. Applications are for students in the following West Virginia counties: Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Pleasants, Mason, Ritchie, Roane, [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded people entering a wide range of careers. However, strong preference will be given to graduate students as well as undergraduates who have completed at [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More

West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,700
  • The West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program distributes monetary awards to qualified undergraduate students who require financial assistance to attend an approved educational institution located in West Virginia or Pennsylvania. Grants may be renewed until the course of study is completed, but may not exceed an additional three years beyond the initial award. Applicants must be a United [...] More

West Virginia PROMISE Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The PROMISE (Providing Real Opportunities for Maximizing In-State Student Excellence) Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program that is designed to make college more affordable to all qualified West Virginia students.
    The program will provide each eligible West Virginia high school graduate a full tuition scholarship to a state college or university in West Virginia or an equivalent [...] More
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Last Reviewed: February 2021