This scholarship is for WV residents who have received a high school equivalency diploma. Students should complete the application by April 30th. For more information, visit https://wvde.state.wv.us/forms/2017/scholarship/.
Jim Bailey, past Transportation Director of Roane County Schools, was a very active member of the West Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation. He also worked on the national level to help provide the safest transportation for our children. In memory of Jim Bailey, this scholarship was established to provide assistance to students of West Virginia who attend post secondary vocational and technical programs. Since the inception of this scholarship program in 1999, the number of students to receive
assistance has grown from 1 to approximately 12 and the amount of the scholarship has increased to $600.00. The application deadline is April 15th. Click here to apply.
West Virginia Desk and Derrick Club Scholarship opportunity for seniors who are planning to attend a four year WV college or university planning to pursue a degree in engineering. The application deadline is April 1. Visit the school counseling office for an application.
The Ruritan National Foundation Educational Grant Fund is a program established to assist young men and women secure formal training beyond high school. Students must be recommended for the award by two active Ruritan Club members in order to apply. Grants are awarded based on financial need, character, scholarship, academic promise and desire by the applicant for further education and training. The application deadline is April 1. Click here for more information.
The WV Woman's Club is offering a $1000 scholarship to a male or female senior who has been a WV resident for the past three years. Recipients will be selected on financial need, scholastic information, leadership activities and community service. The deadline to apply is April 1. See the school counseling office for an application.
This scholarship contest is open to all high school seniors planning to begin a program of higher education in the fall of 2015. This scholarship is not based on financial need, and it will be paid directly to the institution where the recipient is attending. Students must read an essay and take an online test to enter this contest. The deadline to register for this scholarship contest is April 7. The top prize is $2,000. Click here to register today.
DoSomething.org offers two types of scholarships to students who are making positive contributions to their communities. There are several different campaigns in which students can get involved. Click here for more information.
Student selections, which are random, will begin for the Suntrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes on October 30, 2015. The sweepstakes is open to seniors. Enter online or by mail once every two weeks from September 14 - May 13 for a chance to win $500. Visit suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes to enter.
This scholarship is awarded to students who are seeking a certification or degree from an accredited program of no more than two years. This is a one time $600 award. The application deadline is April 15th. Click here to apply.