Scholarships in Jackson

SCPA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident whose family member is employed or has been previously employed by the coal industry within Southern West Virginia. Employee must work for a company involved in the mining and processing of coal that is located within the following W.Va. counties: Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Roane, Summers, Wayne, Webster, and Wyoming. Selection is based upon financial need.

James S. Kessel Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of Jackson County, WV who is a graduating senior of Ripley High School. Minimum 2.5 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 20 required.

Bernice Pickens Parsons Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of West Virginia; preference will be given to Jackson County residents. Applicant must be planning to major in the fields of library science, nursing, or para-professional training in the legal field. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

Kanawha Valley Grant

Award: $7,000, Deadline: February 1 (priority)

Applicant must be from Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Putnam, Raleigh, Roane and counties.

Shepherd Family Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln or Putnam County. Applicant must be attending the University of Charleston pursing a degree in nursing. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

Albert J. Woofter Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 5

Applicant must be worthy, talented, industrious, and needy. Applicant might not otherwise be able to receive a college education.