Scholarships

My name is Erik Hill and I work with the Benenati Law Firm, a legal firm specializing in personal injury cases. Currently, we are pleased to offer the 1st Annual Benenati Law Firm Future Leaders Scholarship. 
 
Here are some of the details regarding the scholarship:
  • Scholarship is a one-time award of $2,000
  • Applications are due no later than 11:59 pm EDT on May 31st, 2018
  • Winner will be announced in July 2018
Here are the eligibility requirements:
  • You must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States.
  • You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • You or someone in your immediate family was involved in a personal injury accident.
  • Scholarship is available for high school seniors and current college students nationwide.
  • Must be attending an accredited 4-year college/university or a 2-year community college for Fall 2018.
  • A current transcript MUST be submitted for consideration.
  • A 500-word minimum essay explaining your future study and career plans and how your life experiences have influenced your goals. Special consideration will be given to members of a family that have recently been injured in a car accident.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application for consideration.
We would greatly appreciate if you could share this wonderful opportunity with your students. Please let me know if you have any questions! Thanks and have a great day!
Erik Hill
O.B.O. The Benenati Law Firm

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The following message was sent to me in an email.  I am not familiar with this organization.  If a student has been affected by addition, you might want to check this out and see if you want to aply.

I’m a team member at the Recovery Village, an organization with locations across the country, dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse into recovery. I came across your organization’s scholarship page here: https://scotthighskyhawks.com/links/ and wanted to see if you’d be willing to add the Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship to your list. We are offering a $1,000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction. We’d love if you could assist us in spreading the word!

Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

Best,

Peter Langiewicz
Awareness Advocate
The Recovery Village® | an Advanced Recovery Systems Brand

 

THE FOLLOWING 4 SCHOLARSHIPS ARE FOR SOUTHERN WV CTC

CEDAR 2018 Scholarship Application

Pardee Resources CompanyRevised Scholarship Application

CAS Revised Scholarship Application

Southern Foundation Revised Scholarship Application

 

Michael Hall WVU Scholarship

 

Boone Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

 

Class of 1957 Scholarship

 

Southern Scholarship 18-19  Due April 15th!!

 

Interested in Drone Piloting technology?  Check out the email below:

We just launched the Drone Technology College Scholarship, which will provide $1,000 for two U.S. college students to help them pay for college ($2,000 total).
There is no cost to apply, and the only eligibility requirement is that students be enrolled in a U.S. college at the time of receiving the award.
Please help us spread the word among your high school seniors by:
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·         Asking your website administrator to post this announcement on your blog, or under the relevant scholarship/resources section on your website.
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·         Forwarding this email to anyone at your school who might know of seniors interested in applying.
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Here is a short blurb about the scholarship:
The Drone Technology College Scholarship will provide two awards of $1,000 each to U.S. undergraduates who have an interest inpushing the drone industry forward, as demonstrated in an essay of 750-1,000 words. There is no cost to apply, and the only eligibility requirement is that applicants be enrolled in a U.S. college or university at the time of receiving the award. The deadline to apply is May 1st. To learn more, and to apply, visithttps://www.dronepilotgroundschool.com/scholarship/.
(If you’re having trouble viewing the announcement, just paste this link into your browser: http://bit.ly/drone-college-scholarship.)
About Our Scholarships
Our Drone Technology College Scholarship provides two awards of $1,000 each to two U.S. college students based on the quality of an essay of 750-1,000 and the strength of their letter of support. The deadline to apply is May 1st.
Our High School STEM Scholarship for Aspiring Commercial Drone Pilots supports high school students ages 16 and up who are serious about learning how to fly drones commercially by providing free access to Drone Pilot Ground School, a remote test prep course to help students prepare for the FAA’s Part 107 exam to become a commercial drone pilot. These scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis, and there is no limit to the number of scholarships that may be awarded.
About Drone Pilot Ground School
Drone Pilot Ground School has trained over 9,000 drone pilots, including employees of Intel, GoPro, NBC, and USA Today. 99% of Drone Pilot Ground School students who take the FAA’s certification exam to be a commercial drone pilot pass on the first try.
Thank you, and please don’t hesitate to email or call me with any questions you might have.
Sincerely, 
Zacc


Zacc Dukowitz
Director of Marketing
UAV Coach / Drone Pilot Ground School
(802) 829-2550

 

 

Class of 1961 Scholarship  Due date April 13!

 

2018 White Foundation application cover

2018 White Foundation application

 

Higginbotham Scholarships

Jackson-Newcomb Scholarship Application_2017-2018_fillable  Due March 31st!!!

My name is Erik Hill and I work with Sattiraju Law Firm, PC located in Princeton, New Jersey. I’m pleased to announce the Sattiraju Employment Law Scholarship.  This scholarship is now available to any student who will be attending an accredited college or university by Fall 2018 and have plans of attending law school in the future.

Deadline: May 31, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Application: The application can be found toward the bottom of the page at: http://www.sattirajulawfirm.com/#scholarship-application

Would you consider adding this scholarship to your scholarship page to help spread the word around to your current students?  If so, please add our scholarship application which is located just above.  Here you can see our other eligibility requirements and also any other pertinent information.

I look forward to hearing back from you on this scholarship!

Thank you again for your time and have a great day!

Erik Hill
OBO Sattiraju Law Firm, PC

Due date March 30th.  $500 Open to all graduating seniors from Boone county Schools, 2.5 GPA and above.
WV Italian Heritage Scholarship  If you have Italian ancestry, send this one in!!  Deadline March 9th
Pumpkin Festival Scholarship Due March 15th!!  GPA requirement is 2.5
Little General Scholarship Due MARCH 24TH!!
Boone County Community Foundation Scholarship attached below:  Due April 6th!
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR 3 PAGES OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR VARIOUS AGES OF STUDENTS!!
2018 West Virginia PTA Scholarship
 
The West Virginia PTA is proud to announce that five scholarships were given to graduating seniors in 2017 and each scholarship was in the amount of $500.  This year, five (5), $500 scholarships will be presented to all winners at the 2018 West Virginia PTA convention in Bridgeport. The attached letterrules and requirements, and application provide additional information. Applications must be received by December 31, 2017.

 

Scholarship details
The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Plus, a $1,000 grant will be made to every scholarship winner’s school. Learn more about the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship. +

Deadline for MENSA Scholarship is January 15th!  $300-$1000 click link below.

MENSA Scholarship announce email 2017

Juniors and Seniors with a great business idea can apply for a scholarship for $10,000 to get that business going.  See Mrs. Passero for details and click the link below.

business scholarship

 

The due date for EF’s Global Citizen Scholarship is almost here! Have your students apply by November 1 for a chance to earn an international educational opportunity in Berlin, Germany next July.

http://www.eftours.com/global-citizen

 

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation  Click on the link!  Opens November 1st.  Deadline is January 15, 2018.

WV Garden Club Scholarship  Click on the link to access description, deadlines, and application.

 

More than $1 million of student scholarships are available through the StudentScholarships.org website.  You can download the newsletters at the following address:

www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php

DEADLINE 10/18/17 – For grades 9-12! $100,000 – 20 awards.  Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Scholarship  available at  www.studentscholarships.org

 

Deadline: 12/12, 2017 – The Maryida Mosby Travel Scholarship for current 10th and 11th grade students!  $1,000 awarded for educational travel in the US or foreign country.

Maryida Mosby Travel Scholarship

 

Deadline:  11/20/17  Shine Bright Scholarship

http://diamondstorereviews.com/shine-bright-scholarship/

 

H & R Block Budget Challenge:  Win a $20,000 scholarship!

hrblockdollarsandsense.com

 

GoodCall Scholarship Engine requires no personal information and it’s free to use. You can check it out here: http://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/

Go to www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm for a searchable list of scholarship opportunities.

Go to www.studentscholarships.org/scholarships.php for a list of scholarships that students from WV school districts are eligible for.

For lists of scholarships that students from WV school districts are eligible for. Go to www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php for a list of scholarships and deadlines. Deadline: Deadlines vary.

For additional scholarships for West Virginia colleges and universities log onto: www.campusexplorer.com/scholarships/west-virginia

 

Scholarship and Financial Aid Information

FAFSA –  www.fafsa.ed.gov

Financial Aid – www.finaid.org

WVHEGP – www.cfwv.com

College Board –  www.collegeboard.com

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence –  www.ed.gov/free

PROMISE – www.cfwv.com

PROMISE ELIGIBILITY—Minimum High School Grade Point Average Requirements are 3.0 Core GPA and a 3.0 Cumulative GPA. Minimum Test Score Requirements are:

ACT (national test only)                                 SAT (reasoning test only)

Composite 22                                                 Combined Score 1100

English       20                                                 Critical Reading   540

Math           20                                                 Math                     510

Science       20

Reading     20

The 2016 core course listing is posted on the PROMISE Scholarship Program website, www.cfwv.com. You will notice that the requirements for Math have changed. Students must have MATH I and 3 mathematics classes that are higher than MATH I.

Students may use either their 7th or 8th semester high school grade point average to meet the core and overall requirements. Students meeting the grade point average qualifications at the end of the 7th semester must maintain the required 3.00 core and overall grade point average through the 8th semester to remain eligible for the scholarship. June 11, 2016: Last date to take the ACT (national test only). Act scores will not be accepted for any ACT tests taken after this date. June 4, 2016: Last date to take the SAT. SAT scores will not be accepted for any SAT tests taken after this date. ACT/SAT scores cannot be combined from multiple test administrations.

Promise Deadline: March 1, 2018:   Interested students should complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) AT www.fafsa.ed.gov. State Level Financial Aid Programs are included on the FAFSA. Students apply for the Promise at www.cfwv.com by the deadline date stated. Students can begin applying for the Promise scholarship and FAFSA October 1, 2017.

PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS—This scholarship will automatically be renewed if the student has a minimum overall 2.75GPA at the end of the first twelve-month period on completed college coursework. Thereafter, a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required. A student must also earn thirty credit hours over a twelve-month period to be considered for scholarship renewal. A student may use subsequent summer sessions (at his/her own cost) to complete the thirty-hour requirement. Any college credits earned (as well as the GPA for those credits) prior to fall semester enrollment as a degree seeking student do not affect negatively or positively the student’s eligibility for renewal of the scholarship. Only those credits and grades earned while the student is a PROMISE Scholar count for purposes of determining renewal eligibility. Please remember that students who lose the PROMISE Scholarship will not be able to regain it at a later time.


Heaps Grant—encourages and enables needy students to study part-time, achieve educational goals and improve the workforce in WV. Deadline—rolling application process. Contact www.cfwv.com.

 

Engineering, Science & Technology Scholarship—attracts talented students to pursue degrees in Engineering, Science or Technology. Assists WV in retaining a highly skilled workforce. Contact www.cfwv.com.

 

Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship—program enables and encourages outstanding students to pursue teaching careers in WV. Deadline—March 1. Contact www.cfwv.com.

 

Academic Common Market—cooperative tuition agreement among states in the Southern Regional Education Board. Deadline—arranged prior to enrollment. Contact—www.sreb.org.

 

Medical Student Loan—provides loans to medical students with designated academic standards. Deadline—determined by medical school. Contact www.cfwv.com.

 

Health Sciences Scholarship—provides an incentive for students to become Rural Practitioners or Nursing Faculty in WV. Medical students and students in graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant programs are eligible. Contact www.cfwv.com.

 

BOONE COUNTY-WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY ALUMNI AND FRIENDS SCHOLARSHIP—application for WVU or its affiliated institutions. Applications are on-line at www.wvuboonealumni.com

 

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY—Department of Mining Engineering—According to the Occupational Handbook, the demand for Mining Engineers will increase 12% thru 2020. Our scholarship opportunities are the greatest of any Engineering program at WVU. Our students receive a $2000 yearly scholarship after their freshman year by maintaining a 2.75 GPA. Companies in the industry offer summer employment to our students with salaries from $18 to $22 an hours. The starting salaries range from $71,000 to $80,000 a year .Students may contact Bill Ryan at 1-304-292-1982 or wrryan16@frontier.net.

 

GREATER KANAWHA VALLEY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP–It’s that time again! The application is available ON-LINE only.  Visit the website www.tgkvf.org on _________.  Students can click on Scholarships and obtain the following:

  • Scholarship Information
  • List of Available Scholarships
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Submitting an Application On-Line