STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WV STUDENTS
PROMISE Scholarship - West Virginia PROMISE (Providing Real Opportunities for Maximizing In-State Student Excellence) is a merit-based scholarship program designed to make college affordable to all qualified West Virginia students. The program provides West Virginia high school graduates meeting certain requirements, a full tuition scholarship to a state college or university in West Virginia or an equivalent amount to an in-state private college. Click here for more information.
ACT'S Financial Aid Need Estimator!
College Net Scholarship/Financial Aid Search
CollegeScholarships.org: This website offers pre-college students a resource to search for offered scholarships (athletic, minority, by state, etc.) in addition to essay-writing tips, money-saving tips, and grants and student loan information. Click here for more information. West Virginia-Specific Scholarships
http://www.fastweb.com/ has a massive scholarship database and search bar with incredible matching technology.
John and Mildred Peluso Scholarship: $1000 scholarship for student of Italian descent attending WVU.
Mark Ware Construction Education Scholarship: Construction-related fields or professions including, but not limited to, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, masonry, painting, carpentry, architecture, or construction management.· The recipient of this scholarship will be awarded $1,000.
McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship - The McKelvey foundation has 100 scholarships that are worth $40,000 each for high school seniors that own their own business. Last year (2008) they were able to give out only 52. If you own you own business, meet the qualifications and would like to apply, click on the link below to download the application by January 25. Click here for more information.
$4.5 Million Available in Co-op Scholarships: The National Commission for Cooperative Education, dedicated to the advancement of high-quality, college-level, cooperative education announces its eighth annual national co-op scholarship program. The program, for high school seniors and community college transfer students, will award 100 $6,000 merit co-op scholarships, most of which are renewable for up to $20,000-$25,000. Application deadline is Feb. 17, 2012. Learn more.
Student Athlete Awards Program: The National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign, in partnership with USA TODAY, announces the 13th annual Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) Award Program, which recognizes 25 outstanding high school senior student athletes. Winners receive a $7,500 college scholarship, attend an awards ceremony in June 2010 and have an opportunity to be pictured in a special Milk Mustache ad. Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM ET Friday, March 5, 2010. More information.
SAT’S Loan Search Program
SAT’S Scholarship Search
www.scholarships.com: You can look for scholarships based on a major. The good thing is, too, that you don't have to sign up or register to just look. You can go to the bottom of the home screen and click on "scholarships by major". I know there is a $10,000 create a greeting card scholarship.....this is just an example.
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Scholarship Program -TGKVF offers many and various ways for you to acquire a post-secondary education. Some scholarships are designated for graduating seniors of certain schools. Others are awarded for specific fields such as nursing or law. Numerous Foundation Scholarships are based on financial need and not academic achievement, but all applicants must complete a current application and submit it within the indicated time frame in order to be eligible for review. Click here for more information.
The Smart Student’s Guide to Financial Aid
Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program
West Virginia Rural Health Education Partnerships - West Virginia is pioneering new approaches to educating medical and other health professions students in rural settings through the West Virginia Rural Health Education Partnerships. The goal of these community-based training programs is to increase the number of primary care providers in rural West Virginia.To further these efforts, the state is targeting financial incentives and support to primary care and rural practice. Scholarships, loans, and loan repayment are offered. Click here for more information.
WVU Scholarship Office - Click here for more information.