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.
Award: $7,000, Deadline: February 1 (priority)
Applicant must be from Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Putnam, Raleigh, Roane and counties.