Scholarship Opportunities – West Virginia & Ohio

AAUW Beulah Boyd Scholarship
Amount: Determined Annually
Eligibility:

  • Applicant must have completed 30 credit hours of college courses, with a minimum GPA of 2.2
  • Must reside in Brooke, Ohio, or Marshall counties in West Virginia or Belmont County, Ohio
  • Applications will be available April 17 and must be returned to the AAUW chairperson by June 16.
  • 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

Jerome B. Schmitt Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Award varies
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.

John H. & Dorothy M. Zmavec Scholarship
Amount: Award varies. The scholarship will be awarded to one female and one male student.
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
Amount: Determined annually.
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. Click here for a renewal application – renewal is not automatic. An application must be submitted for committee review.

Orrick, Herrington, Sutcliffe GOC Scholarship
Amount: Award varies.
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
Amount: $1,000 (multiple awards)
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.

Tikkun Olam Scholarship of Temple Beth Israel of Steubenville
Amount: Award varies (multiple awards)
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
Amount: Award varies (multiple awards)
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: Click here to download the application.

Rachael Worby Scholarship
Amount: Award varies (multiple awards)
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: Click here to download the application or contact the Wheeling Symphony for more information.