The WVU John and Mildred Peluso Italian American Scholarship is a $1,000 dollar scholarship available to West Virginia University students, with Italian heritage, who demonstrate scholastic merit and pride in their heritage. This scholarship was established by Dr. Carolyn Atkins in honor of her parents, John and Mildred Peluso. Please visit the Peluso Family Bios page to learn more about John and Mildred. The application deadline is May 10, 2018.
The West Virginia Association of School Business Officials is pleased to announce the following scholarship opportunity. Last spring, after his passing, TRA School Software Solutions contributed $1,000 in memory of longtime WVASBO member Jody Lucas. This contribution was matched by WVASBO in the amount of $500 to create a scholarship for 2018 in the amount of $1,500.
Please see the scholarship information and application here for this year's Jody Lucas Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship deadline is May 7. If you have any questions about the scholarship, please contact Laura Matheny at (304) 372-7300 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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/2018/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.
MetroNews believes that education is the key to a successful future! They are proud to announce the 2018 West Virginia Scholar Program. The application deadline April 15th. MetroNews in partnership with West Virginia Wesleyan will award a full scholarship which includes four-years of tuition, fees, room and board to one lucky student . This scholarship is valued at $160,000 and will be awarded to a student in West Virginia who is currently a member of their junior class in high school. All juniors are invited to go to WVMETRONEWS.COM and apply today!
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 1. The top prize is $2,000. Click here to register today.
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.
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 West Virginia Pumpkin Festival is offering three scholarships to current seniors entering a public West Virginia college or university in the fall of 2016. The amount of each scholarship is $2,000. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or above and must have completed the required community service. Visit www.wvpumpkinpark.com and click on the "applications and entry forms" tab on the left for an application. The application deadline is March 15.
The West Virginia Association of Conservation Districts awards nine $500 college scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan on majoring in an agriculture related field. Students must submit applications to the WVACD Office at 742 Airport Road, Sutton WV 26601 by the first Monday in March. Recipients will be notified in May. Click here for an application.
Applications must be submitted on the most recent form revised 01/16/2018.