Scholarship Opportunities – West Virginia

Aaron Davies Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Weir High School
  • Applicant must have been a member of WHS basketball team at least two years (grades 9-12)
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 with plans to attend a four-year college

Applicant must have good character, demonstrate good sportsmanship and leadership on the court and in the classroom.

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Donivon E. Adams Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $250
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating Tyler Consolidated High School senior
  • Applicant must exhibit high moral character
  • Must reside in Tyler County, West Virginia

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Beulah Meyer Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Weir High School or Weirton Madonna High School
  • Must have resided in Weirton, West Virginia for four years or more
  • Must have maintained a 3.0 GPA
  • Applicant must exhibit financial need

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Bradley Miller Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (Awarded in the second semester pending adequate academic progress)
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from John Marshall High School
  • Must have maintained a 3.0 GPA
  • Applicant must exhibit financial need

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Buzz Rocchio Award Fund
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Brooke High School
  • Applicant must have demonstrated outstanding musical qualities

How to Apply: Contact Brooke High School guidance staff.

Carl Rollyn “Pop” & Grace B. Sullivan Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Ritchie County High School
  • Must rank in the top 50% of graduating class and score in the top 50% of college entrance exams

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Pat Bland Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Magnolia High School
  • Must plan to study education at a four-year college or university in West Virginia
  • Must plan to become a teacher, administrator, or guidance counselor

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Edwin “Bud” Weigle Memorial Trade School Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (Awarded in two installments of $500 per semester.)
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Must be accepted and plan to attend full-time an accredited technical or trade school
  • Must provide proof of involvement in school, church and community

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Frances & Stephen Pritchard Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Must have demonstrated the most scholastic improvement from the sophomore year to the senior year
  • Must have maintained at least a 3.2 GPA
  • Not a current recipient of significant scholarship assistance, with the exception of a state or federal program

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Frank Ferguson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior at Brooke High School
  • Must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Applicant must be of high moral character

How to Apply: Click here here to download the application.

Fraternal Order of Police Association Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (with a one-time renewal option)
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior
  • Applicant must have a parent or legal guardian who is an active or retired Wheeling Police Officer, Ohio County Sheriff’s Deputy or WV State Trooper (working in Ohio County)

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Friends of MarkWest Liberty Midstream & Resources Scholarship – New Scholarship for 2018!
Amount: $1,000 (awarded to one recipient at each eligible school)
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Cameron High School, Valley High School or Doddridge County High School
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be planning to pursue a bachelor’s or associate degree, certificate or diploma in a field related to the oil and gas industry or a science, technology, engineering or math area of study

How to Apply: Applications will be available here starting December 1

Gene DeProsperis Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior at Wheeling Central Catholic High School
  • Must have been active in multiple sports
  • Must plan to attend West Liberty University

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

George Zatezalo Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior at Weir High School
  • Must intend to major in physical sciences or education
  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • Must have completed four years of higher math or three years of chemistry

How to Apply: Contact Weir High School.

Glenda K. Follett Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Valley High School
  • Must plan to pursue a degree in education, with the aspiration of becoming a teacher

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Helen Biery Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of an Ohio County, West Virginia high school
  • Must plan to pursue a degree in healthcare, with the aspiration of becoming a nurse

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Howard Corcoran Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Awards and amounts will vary.
Eligibility:

  • Student must attend an OVAC school located in West Virginia, but athletic involvement is not required
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application
  • Student must plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year college or university following graduation
  • Student must demonstrate a significant contribution to his or her community through volunteering or other types of community service

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Jack & Mary Burgbacher Carpenter Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Must be pursuing a degree in science or engineering

How to Apply: Contact Tyler Consolidated High School.

Jan Mayhew Graham Scholarship
Amount: Awards and amounts will vary. Awards are renewable for undergraduate studies upon confirmation of adequate academic progress.
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a college-bound high school senior or enrolled college student pursuing undergraduate studies
  • Applicant must also be an active member or regular attendee of one of the following churches in upper Hancock County – Trinity Presbyterian, Westminster Presbyterian or New Cumberland First Presbyterian Church

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

John & Becky Wright 1st Generation Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Must represent the first generation in his/her family to attend college
  • Must have maintained a 3.0 or above GPA

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

John Racer Athletic Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Must have participated in a varsity sport
  • Must have been involved in the community

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

John Marshall High School Scholarships
Amount: Determined Annually – Multiple Awards
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from John Marshall High School
  • Applicant must exhibit financial need, academic achievement, and commitment to school and community

How to Apply: Contact John Marshall High School

Joseph J. Krivak Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Award varies
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must meet criteria for academic excellence
  • Applicant must participate in extra-curricular activities
  • Must demonstrate involvement in the community
  • Applicant should demonstrate strong interest in receiving a Catholic education
  • Award to benefit students at Weirton Madonna High School

How to Apply: Contact Weirton Madonna High School to apply.

Joseph M. & Annale R. Wells Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (Recipients may apply for renewal with yearly application, though renewal is not automatic.)
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduate of a Wetzel County High School and/or a resident of Wetzel County, West Virginia
  • Applicant must be or plan to be a full-time student attending any accredited college or university who is pursuing an associate degree, bachelor’s degree, or postgraduate degree
  • All fields of study will be considered
  • Must prove financial need based on family income level
  • Must demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale, evidence of leadership in the community, and evidence of service to others in the community

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Kathleen Simmons Batalion Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,500 (Awarded sophomore year. Recipient must provide transcripts to CFOV.)
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Must pursue a degree in nursing

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Leora & Mildred LaRue Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Award varies.
Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be graduating seniors of Preston High School
  • Must pursue a degree in education from Fairmont State University or West Virginia University

How to Apply: Contact Preston High School

Lisa Cockayne Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from John Marshall High School

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Mike G. Dotson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Must plan to pursue a degree in sports medicine, athletic training, or physical education

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Mulholland Futures Scholarship – New Scholarship for 2018!
Amount: Award varies
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a youth from West Virginia pursuing any type of post-high school education (degree, licensure, certification)
  • Applicant must be a current graduating senior or have obtained a high school diploma or GED/TASC within previous five years
  • Preference extended to a youth in recent care at Youth Services Systems, Inc. (within previous five years), a youth of a current YSS employee
  • Preference extended to applicants from the northern panhandle of West Virginia (Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Tyler or Wetzel counties)

How to Apply: Applications will be available here starting December 1

N. Elizabeth Elbin Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $5,000 – Multiple Awards (Awarded $1,250 per year for up to four years of study. Recipient must submit transcripts to CFOV.)
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior at Cameron High School
  • Applicant must exhibit financial need, academic achievement, and commitment to school and community

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Ohio County Bar Association Scholarship
Amount: $500 – Multiple Awards
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior and a resident of Ohio County, West Virginia
  • Must have maintained a 3.0 GPA
  • Must exhibit financial need

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Patrick Clutter Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Award varies.
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Wheeling Park High School
  • Must plan to pursue a degree in communications

How to Apply: Contact Wheeling Park High School

Pat Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wheeling Central Catholic High School
  • Must plan to pursue a degree in engineering at West Virginia University

How to Apply: Contact Wheeling Central Catholic High School

Ruth & William Gilligan Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Applicant must exhibit financial need and motivation to complete college degree

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Sylvia Archer Scholarship of Sistersville Lions Club
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Tyler Consolidated High School
  • Must have maintained at least a 2.81 GPA
  • Applicant must exhibit financial need

How to Apply: Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Joy Cox Nursing Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Award varies.
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Wheeling Park High School
  • Must plan to pursue a degree in nursing

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church South Wheeling Scholarship
Amount: $4,000 payable over four years for a bachelor’s degree or $2,000 payable over two years for an associate degree
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Wheeling Park High School
  • Must have attended Wheeling Middle School
  • Must have maintained a 2.0 GPA (minimum)
  • Must exhibit financial need

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Tyler County High School Athletic Boosters Scholarship
Amount: $500 awarded to one boy and one girl
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Tyler County
  • Must have participated in a sports program
  • Must exhibit financial need

How to Apply: Contact Tyler Consolidated High School

Wheeling Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 12 Scholarship
Amount: $500
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of an Ohio County, West Virginia high school
  • Must have a parent or legal guardian who is an active or retired Wheeling Professional Fire Fighter
  • Must have maintained at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Must score at least a 21 on the ACT or 1000 on the SAT

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.