West Virginia PROMISE Scholarship
The PROMISE Scholarship is a merit-based financial aid program for West Virginia residents. Students who achieve certain academic requirements are eligible to receive funds to help pay for college. Eligible high school graduates will receive annual awards up to $4,750 to cover the cost of tuition and mandatory fees at public or independent institutions in West Virginia. Awards are contingent upon annual funding of the program by the West Virginia State Legislature.
West Virginia Engineering, Science and Technology Scholarship Program
West Virginia Engineering, Science and Technology Scholarship Program is a student financial aid program designed to enable and encourage academically talented individuals to pursue careers in the fields of engineering, science and technology. Scholarships, not to exceed $3,000 per academic year, are awarded on the basis of academic qualifications and interest in the fields of engineering, science and technology. Priority is given to West Virginia residents. Awards are contingent upon annual funding of the program by the West Virginia State Legislature.
Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program
Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program is a student financial aid program designed to enable and encourage students to pursue teaching careers at the pre-school, elementary, middle or secondary school level.
West Virginia Higher Education Grant
The West Virginia Higher Education Grant is a need-based financial aid program designed to ensure West Virginia students with financial need are given an opportunity to pursue post-secondary education. The grant may be renewed until the student’s course of study is completed, but may not exceed an additional three academic years beyond the initial award. Awards are based on demonstrated financial need and generally may be used in conjunction with other forms of state, federal and institutional financial aid. Awards are contingent upon annual funding of the program by the West Virginia State Legislature.
Higher Education Adult Part-Time Student Grant Program
The goal of the Higher Education Adult Part-Time Student Grant Program is to encourage and enable West Virginia students that demonstrate financial need to continue their education on a part-time basis at the post-secondary level.
Medical Student Loan Program
The purpose of this program is to enable needy medical students to obtain loan funds to pursue a degree of Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D. O.) at Marshall University School of Medicine, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine or West Virginia University School of Medicine.
West Virginia Health Sciences Service Program
The Health Sciences Service Program is a recruitment incentive program (not a financial aid scholarship) for health professions students interested in practicing in underserved communities in West Virginia. The program allocates approximately 15 awards each academic year to students in the state’s higher education system.
West Virginia Nursing Scholarship Program
The mission of the West Virginia Center for Nursing is to improve health and healthcare for all West Virginians through strategic nursing workforce planning and development. In partnership with the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, the Center provides a range of scholarship/loan opportunities to assist current and future West Virginia nursing professionals with their education. Nurses benefit from financial assistance and in return agree to work or teach in West Virginia to fulfill the service obligation specific to their degree and avoid repayment.