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 61-79 of 79 scholarships
View Details Adam S. Burford Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 900
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • Organization: Beta Theta Pi Fraternity (Organization)
  • School (College): Attend |West Virginia University (WV)|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Kiser Orthodontics Scholarship Fund River Valley Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|Floyd, VA|Pulaski, VA|Radford, VA|Tazewell, VA|Wythe, VA|Bland, VA|Mercer, VA|McDowell, VA| as a |Mongomery, VA|
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|Academic Achievement|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students from the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Tazewell , Wythe, and Bland, Virginia and the counties of Mercer and McDowell, West Virginia and the City of Radford. Applicants must demonstrate ability and strong commitment to better themselves and have a documented financial need.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Thalheimer Family Supplemental Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 4 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Fayette, WV|Boone, WV|Kanawha, WV|Putnam, WV|Lincoln, WV|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Clay, WV|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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This scholarship is to assist a student in purchasing goods and services which otherwise would not allow them to attend college. Applicants must be a resident of Kanawha, Putnam, Boone, Clay, Fayette or Lincoln counties and must be planning to attend any college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Stemple Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Calhoun, WV|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduating High School Senior|
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This scholarship is open to all resident of Calhoun County who is a high school graduate and planning to enroll in any college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Raleigh, WV|Fayette, WV|Boone, WV|Kanawha, WV|Putnam, WV|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Clay, WV|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Four-year|
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Kanawha Valley Mining Institute, Inc. Scholarship is provided to high school graduates of Boone, Clay, Fayette, Kanawha, Putnam, and Raleigh. The scholarship fund of $2,000 is given to a student who plans to pursue a degree in engineering.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Higher Education Adult Part-Time Student (HEAPS) Grant Program West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (College): |Community College|Independent Institutions|State College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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This program was established to support West Virginia students to continue their post-secondary education on a part-time basis. Eligible applicants must be residents of West Virginia and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Lois and Charles Jeffrey Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (K-12): |Clay County High School, Clay, WV|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
  • Major: Study |Teaching|
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This scholarship was established for the purpose of encouraging and assisting students interested in obtaining a teaching certificate and committed to the pursuit of a teaching career in West Virginia's public schools. Applicants must be West Virginia residents. Recipients of this scholarship must agree to teach at the public pre-school, elementary, middle or secondary school level in West Virginia for two years for each year of scholarship assistance.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Kenneth & Mildred Ward Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (K-12): |Clay County High School, Clay, WV|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The scholarship is designed to honor Kenneth & Mildred Ward. It is open to all graduating senior of Clay High School who demonstrate academic excellence and must be planning to pursue a career in the field of Engineering, Sciences or Mathematics in any college or university in West Virginia.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Erin Marie Keener Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Marion, WV|
  • School (College): |West Virginia University (WV)|North Central, WV|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College senior|
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This scholarship is open to a fourth-year nursing student at West Virginia University with a 3.0 GRP or greater from Marion County (if possible) or from North Central West Virginia.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details West Virginia Higher Education Grant West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
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  • 2,600
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |Eligible College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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This grant was established to support high school graduates from West Virginia pursuing a post-secondary education at a participating institution in West Virginia or Pennsylvania. Applicants must demonstrate academic promise and financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Catherine Flynn Morrison Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (K-12): |Hhigh School|Harrison, WV|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution of Higher Education|
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The Catherine Flynn Morrison Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from Harrison County high schools. Applicants must be pursuing major in elementary education and demonstrate a financial need
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Riverside Math & Science Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,400
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (K-12): |Riverside High School, Belle, WV|
  • Major: Study |Mathematics|Science|
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This scholarship fund was established to benefit a graduating senior of Riverside High School pursuing a degree in Math or Science at any college or university in West Virginia. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details R. Ray Singleton Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
key information
  • 1,000
  • 5 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Fayette, WV|Boone, WV|Kanawha, WV|Putnam, WV|Lincoln, WV|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Clay, WV|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies in any West Virginia college or university. Applicants must be residing in Kanawha, Boone, Clay, Putnam, Lincoln, or Fayette Counties. This scholarship is renewable.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Charlotte and Mary Gail Koen Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Marion, WV|
  • Military: |U.S. Armed Forces|
  • School (College): |Vocational Training|Technical training|
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This scholarship is open to residents of Mannington District of Marion County, West Virginia, and nearby areas, for educational purposes with emphasis on, but not limited to, technical or vocational training. Eligible individuals must have successfully completed a high school diploma, obtained an equivalent General Educational Diploma or be honorably discharged from any branch of the United States Military Service with at least one full year of active duty.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Kanawha, WV|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Charleston (WV)|Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit students attending Washington & Lee or University of Charleston. Applicants must be residing in Kanawha County. This scholarship is renewable.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Jacob David Bower "Bower Power" Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Marion, WV|
  • Athletics: |Varsity Sports|
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
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Established in memory of Jacob David Bower, this scholarship is open to graduating seniors from a Marion County high school. Applicants must have demonstrated a strength of character and high academic promise, must have participated in at least one varsity sport and must have exhibited commitment and leadership qualities through involvement in school and community activities.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Joycelyn A. Ayersman Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Rowlesburg, WV|
  • School (K-12): |Preston High School, Kingwood, WV|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
background
The Joycelyn A. Ayersman Memorial Scholarship graduating high school senior from Preston High School. Applicants must be resident of Rowlesburg and with minimum of 2.5 PGA
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Stollings Engineering Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
key information
  • 1,000
  • 4 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Boone, WV|
  • School (K-12): |Scott High School, Madison, WV|
  • School (College): Attend |West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV|West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Montgomery, WV|
background
The Stollings Engineering scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors from Boone or Logan County pursuing a degree in Engineering at West Virginia University or WVU Institute of Technology. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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