Scholarships in West Virginia

Charleston Rotary Club Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of the Charleston area who is studying business or a related field. Preference given to students having prior business or entrepreneurial experience. Minimum 2.0 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 20 required.

Diana B. Deardorff Memorial Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Riverside High School who will attend a college or university. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Geraldine Gee Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of Boone County who plans to study nursing at the start of their sophomore year. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Mary E. (Nalbach) Huseby Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of the Cedar Grove area in West Virginia who plans to major in education. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

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.

President's Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 23 or combined SAT Reasoning score of 1070, and be an out-of-state resident.

Norman S. and Betty M. Fitzhugh Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of Kanawha County. Minimum 2.5 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 20 required.

Ruth Ann Johnson Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who demonstrates academic excellence, financial need, and good moral character and is attending an accredited college or university as a full-time student in any state.

Kids' Chance of West Virginia Inc. Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be between 16 and 25 years of age and the child of a parent injured in a work-related accident in West Virginia. Applicant must be pursuing a field of study at an accredited trade, vocational school, college, or university. Preference given to applicants who demonstrate financial need, academic performance, leadership abilities, and contributions and potential contributions to school and community.

W.P. Black Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who has a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrates academic excellence, financial need, good moral character, and who is enrolled in an undergraduate program.

R. Ray Singleton Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident in one of the following counties: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Kanawha, Lincoln, or Putnam. Applicant must be attending a college or university in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

Lawrence C. Yeardley Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident attending an accredited college or university full time, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate good moral character. Selection is based upon financial need and academic excellence.

Westmoreland Coal Company Fund for Medical Students Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who is attending an accredited medical college full time. Preference given to Boone County residents. Recipient must agree to practice medicine in Boone County, W.Va., upon completion of schooling for a period of time specified in scholarship application.

Bowles, McDavid, Graff, and Love Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident enrolled as a freshman at the West Virginia University College of Law who demonstrates financial need and a strong record of academic excellence in undergraduate work.

Madeline B. McCrum Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be attending West Virginia University College of Law. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

General Nonresident Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a nonresident, demonstrate high academic achievement, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be a first degree-seeking student enrolled full time (minimum 12 credit hours per semester). Incoming freshman applicant must rank in top 3% of secondary school class. Sophomore, junior, and senior applicants must be current or previous recipients of award. Recipients must complete a minimum of 40 hours of Arizona community service off campus at a nonprofit agency during year of award.

Marie Shea Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a nonresident of Arizona and a full-time student and demonstrate financial need.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be the child of a parent who has a degree from U of Arkansas, Fayetteville and is a current member of the Arkansas Alumni Association. Applicant must be a nonresident of Arkansas and have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a composite ACT score of 24-36 (combined SAT I score of 1110-1600). Applicant must submit Arkansas Alumni Legacy Data Form and apply for and be accepted for admission.

Legacy Tuition Reduction Grant

Award: -, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must be a nonresident and the child of a parent with a degree from U of Arkansas, Fayetteville and who is a current member of the Arkansas Alumni Association. Applicant must submit Arkansas Alumni Legacy Data Form and apply for and be accepted for admission.

Non-Resident Award

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who is not a resident of Michigan. Applicant must meet Oakland admission criteria and live in university housing for two years.

President's Grant

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be the child or stepchild of a Kent State University graduate and be an out-of-state resident.

West Virginia Engineering, Science, and Technology Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: Unknown

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien who is enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an engineering, science, or technology program leading to a certificate or associate or bachelors degree at an eligible institution of higher education. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Global Tiger Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must be a non-resident International undergraduate student, with high GPA and ACT scores, 575 or above for TOEFL score. Selection is based upon leadership potentials, two letters of recommendation from a teacher of school master requested.

National Scholars Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be a non-resident or international student with a minimum admissions index score of 129.

Honors College National Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status and be eligible for admission to the Honors College.

Honors College Tuition Grant

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status and be a member of the Honors College receiving a Professional Assistantship.

Red Cedar Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status and be the dependent or grandchild of an alumni/ae.

Merit Recognition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status who is a National Merit Scholar and has listed Michigan State University as a first choice with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

University Scholars Award

Award: $8,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a domestic non-resident student who is not invited to the Honors College. Minimum 3.5 GPA and minimum composite ACT test score of 24 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1100) required.