Scholarships in Nicholas

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.

Deputy William G. Giacomo Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a law enforcement officer who works or has worked in Nicholas County, W.Va., and must be a graduate of Nicholas High School or Richwood High School. Letter of recommendation, personal essay, and transcripts required. Preference is given to applicants studying law enforcement.

McKelvey Foundation Bronze Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 5

Applicant either must have graduated from high school at least one year prior to application date and were unable to go to college because of financial considerations or had to leave college because of financial considerations. Applicant must reside on campus in a double room and must complete 25 hours of community service each year. Applicant must apply for financial aid via FAFSA each year and apply for additional scholarships.

Brooks B. Callaghan Scholarship Trust

Award: -, Deadline: February 5

Applicant must be in good academic standing and attend the Summersville Center.

  • Nicholas
  • No Restrictions
  • All Majors Eligible

Nicholas and Pocahontas Counties Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 5

Applicant must be in need of financial aid and must be in good academic standing. Applicant must have completed a high school degree or its equivalent.