Scholarships

****WV has adopted a new program called WV Invests. We know it as “free community college.” If you are interested, please complete the application. There are some details to this program such as drug testing and grade requirements for each session completed. Go to www.wvinvests.org

****VFW Scholarship for $1,000 is available below. Deadline May 1, 2020.

vfw 2020

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****The Scott High School graduating classes of 1957 and 1961 are below!!
class of 57   

class of 61

 

THE 2018-19 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION WILL NOT BE DELETED BELOW.  I WILL UPDATE THE ATTACHMENTS AS THEY COME IN TO MY OFFICE.  

NEW FOR 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR

****A scholarship for Boone  County students majoring in teaching need to apply for the Delta Kappa Gamma scholarship.  Please adjust the due date for May 17,  2020.  Also email completed application to Carrena Rouse crouse@k12.wv.us   

Delta Kappa Gamma

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Michael David Hall WVU Memorial Scholarship is available.  Due April 1st.  For WVU students only.

wvu michael hall 2020

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If you’re going to a 4 year college to major in the energy industry, apply for the WV Desk and Derrick Club Scholarship.  Due April 1st.  All instructions are in the attachment.

WV Desk & Derrick Club 2020

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Majoring in Health Care Administration? 

The Joshua Tuck Scholarship has been created specifically to reward the outstanding scholastic achievements of high school seniors who plan to enter the healthcare management field.Complete eligibility rules and forms can be found on the “WVAOE Members” tab at www.wvos.com. Applicants (1) must be West Virginia high school seniors; (2) must enroll in Bluefield State College, Fairmont State University, Marshall University or WVU Tech; (3) major in a healthcare management program; and (4) submit a 300-500 word essay answering the question: “Describe your community’s issues with opioids and explain how you would reduce the problem.”

WVAOE will accept applications and accompanying essays postmarked between January 13, 2020 and March 31, 2020. From all the applications received, the WVAOE Board of Directors will select a single one-time only $2,500 scholarship recipient in April 2020. The winner will be announced at their high school awards assembly or commencement program.

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Studdents who have taken 5 or more WV Learns classes may qualify for this scholarship due March 16th!!  Hurry and get it done!

FUTURE OF SCHOOL scholarship

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****Students attending Concord University in 2020-2021 and majoring in Business Administration may apply for the BB&T Bank Scholarship attached below.       Due March 31, 2020

BB&T Concord Scholarship

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****Boone County Friends of Marshall Scholarship–Please use the attached form even though the date is 2019.  Everything else is the same.  Simply change the year to 2020.  

boone friends of marshall

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****The 2020 White Foundation Scholarship is now available.  One link is the directions, the other the application.  Deadline April 1!

2020 White Foundation application cover              2020 White Foundation application

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****WV Division of Rehabilitation Services offers $1500 to a WV student with a documented disability.  

https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/6306-Your-Community-Foundation-of-North-Central-West-Virginia-inc

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****Buster Bynum Scholarship–Due to our County Transportation Department on May 20th!!

2020 Buster Bynum Scholarship Application

****Boone Retired School Employees Scholarship–Due March 4th!

retire school employees scholarship

****Boone Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship due March 29th. 

Boone Memorial Auxillary Scholarship 2020

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****WVU Scholarship for $1,000.  Due date March 1st!

WVU $1,000 scholarships

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****The Little General Scholarship Application for 2020 is available below.  Deadline March 1, 2020.

Little General scholarship 2020

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****Would like to inform you Derrick Law Firm also provides a $1000 car & truck accident injury scholarship to any high school or university student in the United States, which will be beneficiary for students.

I would like to invite you to check out the scholarship they just rolled out and would be interested in listing on your scholarship page.

  • https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm

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****Scholarship opportunities available for students at Scott High School who wish to attend Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

·       Appalachian Regional Commission

·       Carrie Anne Scott Memorial

·       CEDAR

·       Logan Regional Medical Center Auxiliary

·       PARDEE Resources Company

·       Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Foundation

Here is the link for more information and to download applications: https://www.southernwv.edu/southern-foundation/scholarships/

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Do you have Italian ancestry?  The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival offers scholarships ranging from $100 – $1,000.  Deadline is February 1, 2020.

Italian Heritage Scholarship

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The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Scholarship applications are available starting November 15, 2019.  It’s all online at the following address  www.tgkvf.org  Deadline is January 15, 2020

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Here’s a different scholarship…it’s for sophomores and juniors to travel!!  All the details are on the link:

travel scholarship for 10-11 grade

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“Through the generous support of donors and the West Virginia PTA Scholarship Auction held annually, West Virginia PTA is proud to offer scholarships to graduating seniors from West Virginia’s public high schools. This year, West Virginia PTA is awarding several $500 scholarships.”
 
The Scholarship Fund is also supported through the purchase of a West Virginia PTA Honorary Life Membership. To honor a special individual, please visit the Honorary Life Membership page.
 
Deadline for scholarships: December 31, 2019
 
 
 
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National Scholarship!!  GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship awarded over $1 million last year.  Apply at 

www/ge-reagan@scholarshipamerican.org

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To receive monthly scholarship opportunities available to WV students, go to www.studentscholarships.org  

A list of scholarships for September, October, and November can be found at the link below.

student scholoarships sept, oct, nov

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The Imagine America Scholarship can be used at WV Junior College.  If you’re interested, click below:

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The Schoolhouse Connection Youth Scholarship Program is available to any student who have experienced homelessness in the past 6 years.

schoolhouse connection scholarship

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THE HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship.  It provides $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters!!! Click on the information below.

Hagan Scholarship

ALL 2018-19 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION 

****If you have a 2.5 GPA or higher, apply for the Boone County Retired School Employees Scholarship worth $500.  Due March 30th.

Boone Retired School Employees


****The Department of Environmental Protection has a scholarship for $10,000!  See the criteria and application for details.  Scott does have a Youth Environmental Program, so our students qualify.

Scholarship criteria

Scholarship form


****If you’re going into the health care field, apply for the Boone Memorial Scholarship.  

Boone Memorial Scholarship


****Click below for the WV Pumpkin Festival Scholarship

Pumpkin Festival Scholarship 2019 Application Final


****If your family has had a loved one with mesothelioma, there is a scholarship opportunity for you. Copy their web address below into your web browser.

www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship  


****West Virginia Desk and Derrick Club is offering a scholarship for those seeking employment in the energy industry.

 WVDDC Scholarship


    

**** Going to Marshall University???  Click on this link  Boone Friends of Marshall Scholarship  


 

****Jackson-Newcomb-Scholarship-Application-2019-2020  Deadline is March 31, 2019!!!  


****NEW SCHOLARSHIP!! Scott High School Class of 1968 

SHS Class of 68 Deadline is April 3, 2019.  $1,000. Download the application.


****Take a 15-20 minute survey for a chance at a random drawing for scholarships ranging from $500-$4000.  Go to www.student-view.com


****The Little General Scholarship Application is available!  Postmark by March 15th!  Get busy!


****The Maier STEM Educator Scholarship.

 The scholarship was created to increase the number of highly qualified STEM middle school and high school teachers in West Virginia. Four students will be chosen for the 2019-20 academic year, and renewed for the following 3 years. The annual scholarship will be $15,000 for tuition, housing and other costs; a stipend of up to $1,500 for a laptop; and funding for a study abroad or student exchange experience.

 A total scholarship package of $71,000 maximum over a four-year period will be awarded. This amount may be adjusted based upon other financial aid opportunities.   

PRINT AND COMPLETE THE FORM:  1920 Maier Stem Educator Scholarship Ext Deadline 01212019[3]



****If you are interested in studying healthcare management, check out the WV Association of Orthopedic Executives Josh Tuck Scholarship.  Due date is March 31, 2019. 

Complete eligibility rules and forms can be found on the “WVAOE Members” tab at www.wvos.com. Applicants (1) must be West Virginia high school seniors; (2) must enroll in Bluefield State College, Fairmont State University, Marshall University or WVU Tech; (3) major in a healthcare management program; and (4) submit a 300-500 word essay answering the question: “Describe your community’s issues with opioids and explain how you would reduce the problem.”


****If you are attending Southern WV CTC in the fall, all of their scholarships can be found at the following address:  http://www.southernwv.edu/foundation/node/819  


****January 1st the Boone Community Foundation Scholarships opened!!  Go to their website and get busy, seniors!

www.boonecountyfoundation.org  


****If you are interested in attending Bethany College, you may qualify for their Tri-State Connect Scholarship worth $15,000.  Contact Laura Doty for more information at Ldoty@bethanywv.edu or at 304.830.2894.


****If you are interested in joining ROTC in college, there is a scholarship available to pay for 4 years of college.  Please contact:

John Dowling

Recruiting Operations Officer (GS-11)

COL (USAR, Ret.), MPM

P.O. Box 6767, 20 Stansbury Hall, Morgantown, WV 26506-6767

O: (304) 293-7546 / C: (304) 894-6641

john.dowling@mail.wvu.edu / john.j.dowling4.civ@mail.mil


 

****Do you have Italian ancestors?  Click on the link for instructions and the application form.  Italian Heritage Scholarship


****Click the link for the following scholarship.   ARMY ROTC National Scholarship Process


****Majoring in Environmental Studies:  Horticulture, Landscape Design, Forestry, Botany, Conservation, Land Management, Environmental Concerns, Geology, or related subjects

Apply for the WV Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship.  Deadline February 1, 2019          WV Garden Club


****Go to StudentScholarships.org and create an account to receive tons of scholarship information.  https://www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php


****US Junior Chamber International Senate has scholarships available.  $1,000 each.  Click on the link for the letter and paper application that you may print and submit.

WV JCI Senate scholarship


****A scholarship that looks at the impact of distracted driving and explores ways to address this growing problem. In order to apply, students must submit an essay on the topic.

You can view the scholarship here: www.mkhlawyers.com/scholarship


****The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program  “A Constitutional Speech Contest”  I am attaching the brochure for further instructions.

****Click on this link to find the scholarship information.  Application open from September 13, 2018 through January 15, 2019.

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****The following web address contains information on the GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP.  Copy and paste it into your browser to get the information.  FYI–$40,000 should motivate anyone to apply! Deadine is January 4, 2019.

https://mailchi.mp/linkforcounselors/college-scholarships-for-student-leaders?e=5d86b9cbbf

****Enter the following web address to see a list of scholarships:    https://mailchi.mp/wvhepc/wv-scholarship-list-and-financial-aid-updates?e=182ed2ebdb

     

The brochure above is from the Hagan Scholarship Foundation, a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt free.  622 Hagan Scholars from 37 states currently attend 236 colleges and universities.  Each scholarhip provides up to $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters and includes a $15,000 Schwab Investment Account and fully paid Study Abroad Award.  (THIS IS AMAZING, EVERYONE!  PLEASE APPLY!)    Log in to www.hsfmo.org  the deadline is November 15th.

****The Tug Valley Mining Institute Scholarship is based on need, leadership, and scholarship.  Due date is March 29, 2019.  $8,000 award over 4 years.  Click the link below for the application.

tug valley mining institute scholarship

****Click on the link below for the details on applying for applying for the scholarship.  For senior athletes with great character.  You can win school, state, or national awards!

Wendy’s Heisman

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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, 2018.  Students can click on Scholarships and obtain the following:

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

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

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

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