Scholarship Opportunities – West Virginia & Ohio

AAUW Beulah Boyd Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must have completed 30 credit hours of college courses, with a minimum GPA of 2.2
  • Applicant must be an undergraduate student
  • Must reside in Brooke, Ohio, or Marshall counties in West Virginia or Belmont County, Ohio
  • Applications will be available April 17, 2019 and must be returned to the AAUW chairperson by June 8, 2019.
  • Applications must be requested by mail. Please contact CFOV for instructions (jess@cfov.org or 304-242-3144).

How to Apply: Contact the Wheeling AAUW Branch or CFOV.

EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must reside in Belmont County, Ohio (this scholarship is based on residency, not school)
  • Applicant must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicant must be planning to pursue a field supportive of the fossil fuel industry
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in academic performance, community involvement, extra-curricular activities and leadership

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.  Students seeking to renew should click here for instructions.

Jerome B. Schmitt Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Must have graduated from a high school community in which there is a WesBanco Branch
  • Must have maintained a 2.5 GPA
  • Applicant must attend West Liberty University, majoring in a degree from the School of Business
  • Applicant must exhibit financial need

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.  Students seeking to renew should click here for instructions.

John H. & Dorothy M. Zmavec Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Must have graduated from a high school in Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel or Tyler counties in West Virginia or Belmont or Jefferson counties in Ohio
  • Must be a graduating high school senior
  • Applicant must plan to major in education (primary or secondary)
  • Must have maintained a 2.5 GPA
  • Scholarship awarded based on financial need, grades, and involvement in extracurricular activities

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Ken Dennis Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of an Ohio Valley high school, with preference given to Martins Ferry High School students
  • Must pursue a degree in mathematics, science, or engineering
  • Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree from Miami University (Ohio) or The Ohio State University

How to Apply: Click here to download the application. Students seeking to renew should click here for instructions.

Orrick, Herrington, Sutcliffe GOC Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior from an Ohio Valley high school
  • Must have maintained a 3.5 GPA
  • Applicant must plan to major in a business field – emphasis on business management, accounting, or information technology

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Polish American Patriot Club Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Must be a resident of Ohio or Marshall County in West Virginia or Belmont County in Ohio
  • Must be a graduating high school senior
  • Must have maintained a 3.0 GPA

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Rachael Worby Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior from the Upper Ohio Valley or a participant in Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra for at least two years
  • Applicant must pursue a degree in music in the fall following high school graduation

How to Apply: Contact the Wheeling Symphony for application details.

Tikkun Olam Scholarship of Temple Beth Israel of Steubenville
Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior attending Steubenville High School, Indian Creek High School, Weir High School or Brooke High School
  • Applicants must plan to pursue a healing profession. The principle of Tikkun Olam challenges individuals to heal a broken world.
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 is required and applicants must demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.

Upper Ohio Valley Italian Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Must be a resident of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Tyler or Wetzel counties in West Virginia or Belmont or Jefferson counties in Ohio
  • Must be a graduating high school senior
  • Must have maintained a 2.5 GPA; minimum ACT composite score of 18 and/or a total SAT of 800
  • Scholarship awarded based on character, leadership, academics, community services, financial need, and participation in school activities

How to Apply: Visit here for an application.

The Warren, Mary & Debbie Bennett Scholarship
Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior or enrolled college student from the tri-state area with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Must plan to attend a two-year or four-year college, trade school or certificate program
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are current, baptized members of a Church of Christ located in the tri-state area
  • For the purposes of this scholarship, tri-state area is defined as areas of West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania generally considered to be located within a reasonable distance from Weirton, WV

How to Apply: Click here to download the application.