young men and women into skilled citizens and future leaders for Appalachia and the Nation. Our core values are to develop a sense of integrity in everything our Fellows do;to instill an ingrained belief in service-before-self; and to guide them to strive for character, leadership, and technical excellence.
* Be a graduating high-school senior.
* Must complete the FASFA forms. (on-line www.fafsa.ed.gov)
* Have at least a 3.2 grade point average (GPA). ALEF scholarships will be awarded to deserving students whose academic credentials fall within an average range to above average range.
* Have exhibited character and leadership skills through academic or athletic extracurricular activities.
* Express an interest to remain in West Virginia following graduation.
* Be accepted by one of the participating college/universities (Concord, Shepherd or Marshall)
To apply visit http://alefwv.org/apply_files/scholar_app_new.pdf . The application deadline is March 1.