Scholarships

Copy the address below for application.  We’re offering a $1,000 scholarship to eligible HS seniors, current college and graduate students in an effort to give back and also promote sleep awareness. Deadline May 1st!

https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship

VFW Scholarship $1,000 Deadline May 1st.

Boone County Community Foundation

Scott High Class of 1961 Scholarship  $1000!  Deadline April 14th.  PAPER COPIES ARE AVAILABLE IN COUNSELOR’S OFFICE.

http://www.onlinembareport.com/  Copy the web address for the application.  “Aspiring Business Professional” Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.

http://www.animationcareerreview.com/   Copy the web address for the application.  “Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

Boone county retired school employees scholarship  $500 Deadline April 1st!

The Lawyers at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship for a qualifying individual.  Deadline is July 31, 2017.  Please go to the following website for qualifications and application.

www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/

 

White Foundation Scholarship Deadline April 1st!  

Saint Francis Auxillary Scholarship 5 scholarship of $1,000 each for students going into the nursing field.  Deadline April 3rd.

Scott Class of 1957 Scholarship  Deadline April 14th.  $1,000

Boone county friends of Marshall scholarship 2017 Deadline March 31st.  $500

GFWC Scholarships $1,000    General Federation of Women’s Clubs of WV.  Deadline April 1st

 

Service Award 2017 $400  For seniors who have a relative who is a service employee of Boone County Schools.  Deadline April 12th.  

 

Michael David Hall WVU Memorial Scholarship  Deadline April 1st!!

Student Scholarships 1-17-17    Click this document to find 10 scholarships of varying amounts.  Some with deadlines on January 31st!

 

Interested in a 2-year degree after graduation?  Apply below to the Jim Bailey Scholarship.  

Jim Bailey Scholarship Information Letter 2017

Jim Bailey Scholarship Application 2017

 

WV Pumpkin Festival scholarship application – Deadline is March 1st.

Little General scholarship application – Deadline is Friday, March 24th.

WV Dept of Env Protection Scholarship application  Download the scholarship application!  Deadline April 15.  $2,500 for four years!  Total $10,000!

H&R Block Budget Challenge.  Win a college scholarship by learning about personal finance.  You could win one of ten $20,000 scholarships!  View the webpage at:  pull.xmr3.com/cgi-bin/pull/DocPull/5635-EB8C/142605414/view-as-webpage.html.

mensa-scholarship-announce-email-2016  Deadline is January 15, 2017!  For additional questions, email anne-fishkin@hotmail.com

 

cedar-swvctc-scholarship  Southern WV Community and Technical College Scholarship for $1,000.  Deadline is April 19, 2017!  Download the application

2017-aclu-wv-foundation-yas-application-form-1  ACLU of WV Foundation, William Denman Youth activist Scholarship Application = $1,000

umwa-scholarship  The UMWA will award 2 Scholarships for the 2017-1018 academic year, each $2.500.

 

Most of the scholarships have an on-line application.  The on-line addresses of the scholarships that we are made aware of will be on this page.  All of the Counselor Newsletters and the Scholarships page will be deleted at the end of the school year.

More and more scholarships are to be completed online.

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, 2016:   Interested students should complete a 2015-2016 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 November 1, 2015.

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.


US Senate Youth Program, Washington Week March 4-11, 2017
ELIGIBLE TO ANY STUDENT GOVERNMENT, STUDENT COUNCIL, OR OR LOCAL CIVIC OR EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION OFFICER OR REPRESENTATIVE
2 high school juniors or seniors per state are selected as delegates to represent WV in the 55th Annual Washington Week.  The William Randolph Hearst Foundation sponsors this program.  In addition, a $10,000 college scholarship will be awarded to each of the the 2 delegates.  Additional program information can be found on the US Senate Youth Program website at  http://wvde.state.wv.us/socialstudies/senate-youth.html  If you have further questions, please contact Allegra Kazemzadeh (akazemzadeh@k12.wv.us) at 304-558-5325.

 

WVU, WVDE, and RESA sponsored Business Plan Competition
Launch your business plan and you could win a $10,000 Scholarship!  Visit wvde.state.wv.us/hsbpc/ to find out more.  DEADLINE NOVEMBER 18!!

 

SIEMENS SCHOLARSHIP-$100,000–18 AWARDS (DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 20, 2016)
To be elibible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be in high school (grades 9-12) in the US
Applications can be found by going to :  https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12038/siemens_scholsrship_competition_scholarship.php

 

YOU DESERVE IT SCHOLARSHIP-$1,000- 1 AWARD (DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 29, 2016)
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A)You must be a resident of the US
B) You must be 16 or older
Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12809?you_deserve_it_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

SCHOLASTIC ART AND WRITING SCHOLARSHIPS-$10,000-75 AWARDS (DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2016)
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be in a public, private, parochial, or home-school in the US in grades 7-12
Applications can be found by going to: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10927/scholastic_art_and_writing_awards_scholarship.php

 

10 WORDS OR LESS SCHOLARSHIP-$500-1 AWARD (DEADLINE DEC 1, 2016)
To be eligible a student must:
A) Between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in Fall 2016
B ) High School students who are enrolled by September 2016 are considered eligible
Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

POINTS SCHOLARSHIPS-$10,000-10 AWARDS (DEADLINE DEC 15, 2017)
To be eligible a student must:
A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US
B) A legal resident of the US
Applications can be found by going to: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarships/13776?points_scholarships_scholarship.php

 

GLOBAL LIFT EQUIPMENT SCHOLARSHIP-$500-1 AWARD (DEADLINE JUNE 15, 2017)
To be eligible a student must:
A) Be attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in the US no later than the Fall of 2017.
B) Submit a short story.  Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.
LIFT PARTS EXPRESS SCHOLARSHIP-$500-1 AWARD (DEADLINE JUNE 30, 2017)
To be eligible a student must:
A) Current senior in high school
B) Freshman or sophomore in college
C) Enrolled or expected to enroll by Fall 2017
Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php

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

 

FOODLAND SCHOLARSHIP—A $1000 Scholarship is awarded from your local Foodland. Pick up your application today at Customer Service.

 

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 $710000 to $80000 a year .Students may contact Bill Ryan at 1-304-292-1982 or wrryan16@frontier.net.

 

FOOTLOCKER SCHOLAR ATHLETES–Apply to win a $20,000 scholarship for college!  Open to students who are current high school seniors entering an accredited, four-year US college or university in the Fall of 2017; currently members of a high school sports tem or are involved in after-school sports (intramurals, martial arts, etc.); have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade; are US Citizens; are NOT Foot Locker employees or immediate family members of a Foot Locker employee.  Visit footlockerscholarathletes.com  to start your application!

 

GREATER KANAWHA VALLEY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP–It’s that time again! The application is available ON-LINE only.  Visit the website www.tgkvf.org on November 1, 2016.  Students can click on Scholarships and obtain the following:

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

The deadline is January 15, 2017!