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West Virginia Scholarships

Contact:
Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Program
Type of Award:
Scholarship
Intended use:
For full-time freshman study at vocational, 2-year or 4-year institution in United States.
Eligibility:
Applicant must be high school senior. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in West Virginia.
Application requirements: T
ranscript, proof of eligibility, nomination by high school, SAT or ACT scores.
Additional information:
Students should apply through their high school counselor.
Amount of Award:
$1,500
Application deadline:
March 1
Contact:
West Virginia Higher education Policy Commission
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
1018 Kanawha Boulevard East, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301-2800
Phone: 314-558-4618

West Virginia Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship
Type of Award: Scholarship

Intended use: For full-time junior, senior, or graduate study at 4-year postsecondary institution.

Eligibility: Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in West Virginia.Application requirements: Essay, Proof of eligibility.
Additional information: Undergraduate applicants must have cumulative 3.25 GPA; graduate students must rank in top 10 percent of class or have 3.5 GPA.
Amount of Award: $5,000
Application deadline: March 1
Contact:
West Virginia Higher education Policy Commission
Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program
1018 Kanawha Boulevard East, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301-2800
Phone: 314-558-4618

Ruth Ann Johnson Scholarship
Greater Kanawha Valley foundation

P.O. Box 3041
Charleston, West Virginia 25331
PH: (304) 3246-3620
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who demonstrates academic excellence. Must attend a two or four year college or university and have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

West Virginia War Orphans Educational Assistance
Type of award:
Scholarship, renewable
Intended use: For undergraduate, graduate or non-degree study in United States.
Eligibility: Applicant must be U.S. citizen residing in West Virginia. Applicant must be at least 16, no older than 25. Applicant must be dependent of deceased veteran who served in the Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard or Reserves/National Guard. Applicant's parent must be veteran who was killed while on active duty during wartime or who died of injury or illness resulting from wartime service.
Application requirements: Proof of eligibility.
Additional information: Award is waiver of tuition and registration fees for West Virginia residents attending a West Virginia school.
Amount of award: Full tuition
Application deadline: July 1, December 1
Contact:
West Virginia Division of Veterans Affairs
1321 plaza East, Suite 101
Charleston, WV 25301-1400
Phone: 888-838-2332
Fax: 304-346-3662

Promise Scholarship
Type of award:
Scholarship, renewable
Intended use: For undergraduate study at 2-year or 4-year institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in West Virginia.
Application requirement: FAFSA
Additional information: Merit-based scholarship; all eligible applicants will receive award. Minimum 22 composite ACT, with scores of at least 20 in math, science, English, and reading, or 1020 SAT (Math and Reading) with minimum 480 Math and 490 Reading. Miminum 3.0 GPA.
Amount of award: $4,372Full tuition
Application deadline: March 1
Contact:
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 kanawha Boulevard East, Suitye 700
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 877-987-7664
Phone: 304-558-4417
Fax: 304=558-4622

Greater Kanawha Valley Scholarship Program
Type of award:
Scholarship, renewable
Intended use: For full-time undergraduate or graduate study at 4-year or graduate institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be residing in West Virginia.
Application requirements: Recommendations, transcript, First page of parent' federal income tax return.
Additional information: Minimum 20 ACT score.
Amount of award: $1,000
Application deadline: January 15
Contact:
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
P.O. Box 3041
Charleston, WV 25331
Phone: 304-346-3620

American Legion West Virginia Oratorical Contest
Type of award:
Scholarship
Intended use: For undergraduate study at postsecondary institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled in high school. Applicant must be residing in West Virginia.
Additional information: Competition/talent/interest in oratory/debate, based on language style, voice, diction, delivery, originality, logic, breadth of knowledge, application of knowledge about topic, and skill in selecting examples and analogies.
Amount of award: $200-$500
Contact:
American Legion West Virginia
State Adjutant
2016 Kanawha Blvd. E, Box 3191
Charleston, WV 25332-3191
Phone: 304-343-7591
Fax: 304-343-7592

American Legion West Virginia Auxiliary Scholarship
Type of award:
Scholarship
Intended use: For undergraduate study at postsecondary institution. Designated institutions in West Virginia.
Eligibility: Applicant must be no older than 22. Applicant must be residing in West Virginia. Applicant must be dependent of veteran.
Application requirement: Proof of eligibility.
Application deadline: March 1
Contact:
American Legion West Virginia Auxiliary
Secretary/Treasurer
RR1 Box 144A
Proctor, WV 26055-9516
Phone: 304-343-7591
Fax: 304-455-3449

William F. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Type of award:
Scholarship
Intended use: For full-time freshman study at postsecondary institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be residing in West Virginia.
Application requirements: Essay, transcript.
Additional information: Applicant must submit copy of transcript from first college semester to receive award.
Amount of award: $1,000
Contact:
American Legion, Department of West Virginia
State Adjutant
2016 Kanawha Blvd. E, Box 3191
Charleston, WV 25332-3191
Phone: 304-343-7591
Fax: 304-343-7592

Herschel C. Price Educational
Foundation Scholarships

P.O. Box 412
Huntington, West Virginia 27508
PH: (304) 529-3852
Eligibility Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of West Virginia and attending a two or four year West Virginia college or university.

W. P. Black Scholarship Fund
Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

P.O. Box 3041
Charleston, Vest Virginia 25331
PH: (304) 346-3620
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled at a two or four year college or university and reside in West Virginia. Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

William C. Campbell Scholarships
One Huntington Square, 16th Floor
900 Lee Street, East
PO BOX 3041
PH: (304) 346-3620
Eligibility Requirements: This award is open to residents of West Virginia who played golf in the state as an amateur for recreation or competition or have been employed in West Virginia as a caddie. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at a accerdited university.

AACE International Competitive Scholarship
209 Praire Avenue , Suite 100
Morgantown, WV 26501

Eligibility Requirements:
Scholarship given to full-time students pursuing a degree in engineering, construction management, quanity surveying and related fields. Scholarship for use in freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years.

Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship
Type of award:
Scholarship, renewable
Intended use: For full-time junior or senior study at accredited 2-year, 4-year or graduate institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be residing in West Virginia or Maryland.
Application requirements: Recommendations, transcript, essay, resume, faculty referral form.
Additional information: Minimum 2.7 overall GPA and minimum 3.0 in major. Must have junior standing in four-year curriculum or senior standing in two-year curriculum.
Amount of award: $2,000
Application deadline: May 31
Contact:
Horticultural Research Institute
1000 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005-4914
Phone: 202-789-2900
Fax: 202-478-7288

Southern Nursery Organization Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship
Type of award:
Scholarship
Intended use: For full-time junior, senior, master's or doctoral study at accredited 4-year or graduate institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be U.S. citizen residing in West Virginia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Maryland, Arkansas, Texs, Missouri, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Oklahoma or Alabama.
Application requirements: Major/career interest in horticulture.
Additional information: Must be enrolled inornamental horticulture or related discipline in good standing. Minimum 2.25 GPA for undergraduates, 3.0 for graduates.
Amount of award: $2,500
Application deadline: May 31
Contact:
Southern Nursery Organization
2498 Jett Ferry Road, Suite 201
Atlanta, GA 30338
Web: www.sna.org/education.cfm

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