Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By State > West Virginia Scholarships > West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program

West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program

  • Website Address
  • http://wvhepcnew.wvnet.edu/index.php?option=com_co...
  • Contact
  • WV Higher Education Policy Commission
  • Address
  • 1018 Kanawha Blvd E Suite 700
  • Email Address
  • crockett@hepc.wvnet.edu
  • Application Deadline
  • Varies
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • See Description
  • Scholarship Description
  • 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. Awards may be used to pay other educational expenses for certain recipients who are also awarded the PROMISE Scholarship.

    The Higher Education Grant has residency, financial and academic requirements. You are eligible if you meet the following:
    * Are a United States citizen
    * Have been a West Virginia resident for one year immediately preceding the date of application
    * Demonstrate financial need
    * Possess academic promise
    * Both high school and college students will need a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA to be considered for the Grant
    * Enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at an approved educational institution in West Virginia or Pennsylvania
    * Provide our office with either the ACT or SAT
    * Submit your high school transcripts or GED scores to the Higher Education Grant Program
    * GED applicants will need to obtain the minimum passing score to be eligible for the Grant

    You will need to complete the Application for State Level Financial Aid Programs, which is available at http://www.wvapply.com/2, by March 1st. Paper applications are also available; please talk to your high school counselor to obtain one. (You only need to fill out the application one time once you’ve been awarded. However, if you were not awarded, you may re-apply for the Grant each year).

    You will also need to submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in order to be eligible for the Higher Education Grant. The FAFSA needs to be received by the Federal Processor no later than March 1st. Make sure you don’t wait until the last minute to complete the FAFSA, or it may not be processed before the March 1 deadline; which will jeopardize your Grant eligibility. The FAFSA can be done electronically through http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/3 or you can request the paper version

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!


Latest College & Financial Aid News

University Suspends Free Yoga Class Over "Cultural Issues"

November 24, 2015

by Susan Dutca

The University of Ottawa recently suspended their yoga class after students raised concerns that the exercises were offensive and a form of "cultural appropriation." Instructor Jennifer Sharf, who teaches the class for free, feels "people are just looking for a reason to be offended by anything they can find." The Student Federation, who also happen to be the ones to invite Scharf to the [...]

International Men’s Day Cancelled Following University Male Student’s Suicide

November 19, 2015

by Susan Dutca

According to Breitbart news, a 21-year old student at the U.K.'s University of York committed suicide 24 hours before the university's cancellation of International Men's Day. After 200 feminist campaigners, students, staff and alumni expressed their fury over a professor's comments about International Men's Day, the university decided to not observe the November 19 holiday and instead continue [...]

International Men's Day Cancelled at University After Complaints Surface

November 17, 2015

by Susan Dutca

The University of York cancelled International Men's Day (IMD) on Thursday after outraged students, staff, and alumni protested comments made by a male faculty member and requested an apology for "the manner in which it [the release] was framed." Dr. Aidan Lee of the University’s Equality and Diversity Committee stated that "[although there's focus on] raising awareness about - and removing [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed