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.
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
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
This Fund was established by Jacqueline’s family to honor her amazing strength and to carry on her legacy. Jacqueline was diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of 11 and fought her battle with this terrible disease for 11 and ½ years. She demonstrated incredible courage, grace and dignity throughout her fight. She touched many lives along the way and has left a lasting impression on everyone [...] More
In order to apply for the James T. and Rose M. Perryman Family Foundation Scholarship, undergraduate degrees must be BSN, Engineering, Math, Metals or Technology. Typical scholarship awards are between $10,000-$15,000 per year.
For trade school applications, programs should be in the areas of: LPN/LVN, ADN, RN (18-24 month programs) or science, technology, engineering and mathematics. [...] More
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 is available to any gay or lesbian undergraduate student who is a resident of West Virginia. The scholarship applies to attendance at any institute of higher learning in the United States. The scholarship is awarded in August for the upcoming school year.
An essay and proof of college attendance/acceptance is required by June 30th. The [...] More
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
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
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
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.
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
College is a big commitment and burnout is easy if you don’t pace yourself. That said, taking a semester off is a normal thing to do while pursuing your degree. Whether you need a quick break for personal reasons or exciting opportunities, like a once-in-a-lifetime trip or work experience, here’s what you need to know about your scholarship money before taking time off.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid — more commonly known as FAFSA is the key to funding your college education. Not only can the FAFSA connect you to grants, scholarships, and work-study opportunities, but filling out the form is
also the first step to applying for federal student loans. Even though filling out the FAFSA is simple and straightforward, several misconceptions still fly around it. Here are the top FAFSA myths you need to stop believing. [...]
Everyone wants to win a full-ride scholarship and enter their freshman year without financial stress. However, the reality is that you have a greater chance of winning smaller scholarships to aid your degree goals. Get a head start on your scholarship game this summer, so that you can head into your senior year closer to funding your college goals. [...]