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Scholarships

The Foundation manages 60 scholarship funds that honor family or friends, memorialize loved ones, or ensure that donor values are passed from one generation to the next. Each fund has different eligibility requirements. Many awards are restricted to students graduating from certain high schools; others to students pursuing particular fields of study, or attending a specific university. Most existing scholarships are limited to students who are graduating high school seniors. Only a few are available whose undergraduate degree program is underway or who are “non-traditional” students.

If you live in one of the counties served by the foundation it is possible you may be eligible for one or more scholarships. Those counties include:  Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Tyler and Wetzel in West Virginia; and Jefferson and Belmont in Ohio.  Please review our Scholarship Opportunities to identify scholarships for which you may apply. Applications are available online, unless indicated otherwise. All applications are due to the CFOV (1310 Market Street, Suite 1, Wheeling, WV 26003) by March 6.

For general questions about scholarships, please see our FAQs or contact Vicki Smith, vicki@cfov.org.

Scholarship Calendar
Date Event
January 1 Applications available at www.cfov.org and/or associated schools guidance department
March 6 Deadline to submit applications
June 1 All applicants are notified of status
July 1 Scholarship Agreement Forms due to the CFOV
July 1 – August 1 Scholarship payments are mailed to the recipient’s school
October 1 Scholarships not claimed by this date are forfeited

 

Community Foundation
For The Ohio Valley, Inc.

1310 Market Street, Ste. 1
Wheeling, WV 26003

Phone: 304-242-3144
Fax: 304-234-4753
info@cfov.org


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