Scholarships for West Virginia Residents

If you’re one of West Virginia’s 1.8 million residents, then you’re already familiar with the Appalachian Mountains, the Ohio River and the Seneca Caverns. Another wonderful thing you might not be familiar with is the fact that your West Virginia residency may qualify you for a number of college scholarships. Many of those scholarships are provided by nonprofit foundations, such as the College Foundation of West Virginia, the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation. Others are available through individual colleges and universities, including West Virginia University, Marshall University, Fairmont State University and BridgeValley Community & Technical College. Applying students may be required to display financial need, provide official transcripts, meet a minimum grade point average or demonstrate academic achievement. If you live in West Virginia and you’d like to learn more about scholarships for West Virginia residents, read on.

Showing 41-60 of 79 scholarships
View Details Dale C. Bailey Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (College): |Four-year|West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WV)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship aims to assist selected WVU Institute of Technology students with at least 2.5 GPA in obtaining a college education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship Horticultural Research Institute, Inc.
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • May-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|West Virginia|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
background
In 2002, the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, Inc. established a scholarship in honor of Mr. Akehurst which aims to help students pursue a career, degree or profession in the nursery and landscaping field.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Kanawha, WV|Putnam, WV|
  • Major: Study |Accounting|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Jim Dunn Scholarship /Friends of Track and Field Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Athletics: |Track and Field|Cross-Country|
background
This scholarship was established in memory of Jim Dunn, was a Special Olympics coach and volunteer with many youth sports activities in the local Morgantown community. The scholarship aims to benefit graduating West Virginia high school student planning to participate in cross-country and/or track and field at the collegiate level. Applicants must demonstrate excellence, commitment and leadership through involvement in school and community organizations and academic ability.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Stuart & Lucille Armstrong Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|
background
Stuart & Lucille Armstrong Scholarship is one of the various offerings of The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation. The program is offered to individuals who continues to be an Episcopalian in the Diocese of WV. Preference are given to applicants from St. Christopher, Charleston.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details David Andrew Hood Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Nitro, WV|Cross Lanes, WV|
  • School (K-12): |Nitro High School, Nitro, WV|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Elizabeth S. Johnston Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Charleston (WV)|
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Richard (Dick) Green Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 500
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (K-12): |Hurricane High School, Hurricane, WV|Poca High School, Poca, WV|Nitro High School, Nitro, WV|
  • Athletics: |Soccer|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (College): Attend |West Virginia University (WV)|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Medicine|
background
The scholarship provides a $2,000 financial assistance to a West Virginia resident pursuing a medical (M.D.) degree or students in medicine or undergraduate pre-majors or majors in engineering as full-time students at West Virginia University.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Cavalier-Nichols Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (College): Attend |West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WV)|
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,250
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • Major: Study |Law Enforcement|
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 10 awards
  • Apr-30-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|West Virginia|Pennsylvania|District of Columbia|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|Maryland|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Scottish|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to college juniors and seniors or graduate students who are Scottish descent and a U.S. citizen residing in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (College): Attend |West Virginia University (WV)|
  • Major: Study |Law|
background
Bowles, McDavid, Graff and Love Scholarship is one of the various offerings of The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation. The program is offered to students who is pursuing a program at West Virginia University College of Law. The fund awards and average grant amount $2,000 to 2 individuals.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Burns Memorial Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,700
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (K-12): |Sissonville High School, Charleston, WV|
  • School (College): Attend |West Virginia University (WV)|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details William Giacomo Firefighter Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details West Virginia PROMISE Scholarship West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
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  • 4,750
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school|
  • School (College): Attend |West Virginia University (WV)|West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WV)|University of Charleston (WV)|Bluefield State College (WV)|Concord University (WV)|Fairmont State University (WV)|Glenville State College (WV)|Marshall University (WV)|Potomac State College of West Virginia University, (WV)|Shepherd University (WV)|West Liberty University (WV)|West Virginia State University (WV)|Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (WV)|BridgeValley Community and Technical College (WV)|Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College (WV)|Mountwest Community and Technical College (WV)|New River Community and Technical College (WV)|Pierpont Community and Technical College (WV)|Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (WV)|West Virginia Northern Community College (WV)|West Virginia University at Parkersburg (WV)|Alderson Broaddus University (WV)|Appalachian Bible College (WV)|Bethany College (WV)|Davis and Elkins College (WV)|Ohio Valley University (WV)|West Virginia Wesleyan College (WV)|Wheeling Jesuit University (WV)|
background
This scholarship was established to provide assistance to high school graduates to help them pay for a college education at public or independent institutions in West Virginia. Applicants must be a resident of West Virginia for at least twelve consecutive months preceding the PROMISE Scholarship deadline.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details The Albert H. Hix, W8AH, Memorial Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • Organization: American Radio Relay League (ARRL) (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |Post-secondary School|
background
The scholarship is available for ARRL general class or higher members who are residents of WV Section and those attending school in the WV Section planning to attend any post-secondary accredited institution.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Philip A. Haddad Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
key information
  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • Organization: Associated with the |Saint George Orthodox Cathedral, Orthodox Church of West Virginia|
  • Religion: |Orthodox Christian|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Robert D. Ashworth Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 6 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • Organization: Associated with the |Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Charleston, WV|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
background
The scholarship was established for members of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Charleston, WV or their immediate family memberto support their education.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Charles & Lucia James Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • Organization: Associated with the |First Baptist Church|
  • Religion: |Baptist|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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