Scholarships
Albert Yanni Scholarship
Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to student selected by a committee of State department of Education personnel. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, must have completed a least four units in a single, approved technical concentration (at MOVTI such as nursing, drafting, etc. ) and must be planning to pursue post secondary education. Applications available in counselors office. 
WV PUMPKIN FESTIVAL SCHOLARSHIP
THE WV PUMPKIN FESTIVAL IS OFFERING THREE (3) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS ENTERING A PUBLIC WV COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY IN THE FALL OF 2015. SCHOLARSHIP IS 2000.00. APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.WVPUMPKINPARK.COM OR SEE THE COUNSELING OFFICE. 
Horatio Alger Scholarship

One Scholarship Endless Opportunities


Receive up to $22,000 for college

- See more at: https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/#sthash.s5neC8UG.dpuf
 
The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program
All High School Students The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program...A Constitutional Speech Contest....Contest is opened to All students 9th-12th Grades. More information Contact: The American Legion Dept of WV P.O. Box 3191 Charleston, WV 25332  304-343-7591...wvlegion@suddenlinkmail.com or Your Local American Legion 
OJ Stout Scholarship
OJ Stout Scholarship is a scholarship for male Senior students at SMHS...see counselor for application. Must have 2.0 GPA 
Concord University
Concord University Bonner Scholars Program. This program is bases on a four-year award that provides students with a total of $17,000 for educational expenses. The application can be found on-line at www.concord.edu/admissions/scholarships/bonner-scholars-program. Must be submitted by February 1st. 
Mark Ware Construction Education Scholarship:
Construction-related fields or professions including, but not limited to, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, masonry, painting, carpentry, architecture, or construction management.· The recipient of this scholarship will be awarded $1,000.

For more information about the Mark Ware Construction Education Scholarship, please contact me at 304-346-8791 or kryan@abcwv.org.



 
American Power Foundation

Through the generosity of the American Electric Power Foundation the Horatio Alger Association is pleased to be able to offer a state scholarship program in our state for the second consecutive year. Students who apply will be considered for both the national scholarship and the state scholarship program.

Last year six students from West Virginia were awarded $5000 each. Students should apply online at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships.  Essays are required so students need to get started ASAP.

If you have questions please contact me. My cell phone number is 304-541-0666. I am currently working as a substitute counselor for Sarah Barnes at Hurricane High. My number at Hurricane High School is 304-562-9851 ext 208.

Linda Clark,

WV Field Director

 
Italian Descent Scholarship
John and Mildred Peluso Scholarship: $1000 scholarship for student of Italian descent attending WVU

see counselor for application
 
Print and Graphics Scholarship
Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation: For students who are interested in a career in graphic communications and will enroll in college. Amount: $1,000 - $5,000. Either phone 412-259-1740 or visit www.printing.org Deadline: April 1 
Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Junior Duck Stamp Contest - U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service: For students K-12. Submit an original design which will be used to produce the Federal Junior Duck Stamp. Amount: $500 - $5,000. Either phone 703-358-1784 or visit www.fws.gov/juniorduck Deadline: March 15 
National Art Materials Trade Association Scholarship
National Art Materials Trade Association Scholarship Plan to major in the field of visual arts, such as painting, drawing, sketching, sculpture, art education or other creative art fields, excluding music, film or the performing arts. For more information, either phone 704-892-6244 or visitwww.namta.org Deadline: March 1 
Doodle 4 Google
Doodle 4 Google: A competition for K-12 students to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign Google's homepage logo using the theme: "If I could travel in time, I'd visit. . ." Amount: $5,000 - $30,000. Visit www.google.com/doodle4google Deadline: March  
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.

Undergraduate and graduate scholarships, not to exceed $5,000 per academic year, are awarded on the basis of academic qualifications and interest in teaching. The purpose of the program is to assist West Virginians interested in obtaining a teaching certificate and committed to the pursuit of a teaching career in West Virginia's public schools. Due to limited funding, priority is given to junior, senior, and graduate students.

Applications

The deadline to apply for the Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship is March

go secure.cfwv.com to apply
 
Settlers Bank
Settlers Bank Marietta College Scholarship. The scholarship is in the amount of $2,000 per year and may be renewed for an additional three years. Students must be accepted for enrollment at Marietta college. Please see a counselor of go to www.settlersbank.com for application 
WV Wesleyan
Scholarships for New Students Enrolling go to www.wvwc.edu 
Alton and Bettie Smith Scholarship
A scholarship for any SMHS student continuing education through Technical School, 2-4 year college; apprenticeship or work program.  Please see attached application or your guidance counselor 
1,000 A GPA Isn't Everything

$1,000 "A GPA Isn't Everything" Monthly Scholarship!

Apply now and be eligible for the $1,000 "A GPA Isn't Everything" scholarship. Act now as the deadline for this scholarship is November 30th, 2013.

visit http://www.cappex.com for more information
 
2,000 Student-Athlete Scholarship

$2,000 Student-Athlete Scholarship

The $2,000 CaptainU Student-Athlete Scholarship is open to all student-athletes (Freshmen – Seniors + Junior College) who plan to attend a 4 year college.

Requirement :Students must be currently enrolled in high-school or junior college

visit: http://www.captainu.com

 
$2,000 No Essay College Scholarship

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship

NEXT DEADLINE:

November 30th
at 11:00 p.m. EST

Winner notified by December 15th
Be sure to apply every month!
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go to: https://collegeprowler.com
 
Free Christian College Scholarship

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By completing the request form you will receive the FREE Christian college and university information you request and be entered in the $2,500.00 Christian college scholarship drawing. For drawing details, you may review the drawing rules page.

Once you have completed this request form and reviewed the schools of interest, you may take advantage of the FREE Christian College Scholarship Search. The participating schools provided over $150 Million in scholarships and grants to students last year alone!

http://www.christianconnector.com
 
$7,500 Scholarship

Enter for free by creating a SALT account! go to:
http://smackdown.valorebooks.com

SALT,™ the free non-profit-backed resource for tackling your student debt, is combining powers with ValoreBooks to help you pay way less for your education-$7,500 less, to be exact! That's $7,500 in student loan payments you can use to get debt-free faster.

 
Glenville State College
Glenville State College is now recruiting students for the GSC honors Program for Fall 2014. Glenville State College is looking for students who are academically motivated and interested in becoming in GSC's academic culture. Students interested please see your school counselor. 
WV STATE SCHOOLS OF CHARACTER APPLICATION
WV STATE SCHOOLS OF CHARACTER APPLICATION IS NOW AVAILABLE. PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK HTTP://WWW.MARSHALL.EDU/COE/WVSSOC/INDEX.HTML TO ACCESS INFORMATION RELATED TO THE APPLICATION AND THE AWARD. 
HIGH SCHOOL BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION
HIGH SCHOOL BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

PRIZE 1: $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP

SEE COUNSELOR FOR MORE INFORMATION
 
EQT STUDENTS OF EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP
EQT STUDENTS OF EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP; ONE STUDENT FROM EVERY COUNTY IS ELIGIBLE TO WIN A 1,000 OR WIN A FULL RIDE SCHOLARSHIP WORK $18,000 A YEAR. 

To learn about the scholarship or to nominate a student, go to http://www.statejournal.com/category/244479/students-of-excellence-2012-nomination-form.

Self-nominations are accepted.

To learn about the scholarship or to nominate a student, go to http://www.statejournal.com/category/244479/students-of-excellence-2012-nomination-form.

Self-nominations are accepted.

 
PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP

PROMISE Scholarship

The PROMISE Scholarship is a merit-based financial aid program for West Virginia residents. Students who achieve certain academic goals 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.

GO TO CFWV.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
 
Fairmont Sate University Scholarship
The Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship is Fairmont's State's premier academic scholarship and is awarded to three of the state's top high school seniors.  to apply go to www.fsuforme.com/mcclain 
WV PTA Scholarship
WV PTA has scholarships opportunties for Seniors at SMHS...please see counselor for Rules and Regulations and application packet 
Daughter of the American Revolution
The Daughters of the American Revolution scholarships are available online at www.dar.org 
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Prudential Spirit of Community Award is available online at http://spirit.prudential.com Deadline is Nov. 5th 
Coca-Cola Scholarship
Coca-Cola Scholarship is available. For more information and application, visit http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants. Deadline is Oct. 31 
West Liberty University
For a complete list of available West List University scholarships, please visit http://www.westliberty.edu/financial-aid/ 
18th Annual WV Lions Youth Camps
Winners receive: At least two applicants will receive $1500 travel grants. Others will be awarded if funds are available. 
Scholarships for WVU students
WVU awards numerous academic scholarships to incoming freshmen. Please see the below listed scholarships for WV residents who are attending WVU. 
Mining Engineering major at WVU scholarship
Scholarship for $2,000 per school year for upper classmen who have declared Mining Engineering as their major. 
Marietta College
Scholarships for Marietta College 
Marietta College
Information regarding Marietta College Scholarships 
SunTrust Scholarship
SunTrust off to college scholarship sweepstakes 
$2,000 Seniors and Technology Scholarship

$2,000 Seniors and Technology Scholarship. 

Share this stat with friends and you’ll be entered for the scholarship. That’s it! No essay or minimum GPA


 
$4,000 Save a Life Scholarship
Organize an event for people to join the bone marrow donor registry and you'll be entered to win a $4,000 scholarship.
 
$4,000 Cell Phone Donation Scholarship
Donate an old cell phone, we'll turn it into funding for domestic violence survivors, and you'll be entered to win a $4,000 scholarship.
 
$4,000 School Lunch Scholarship
Snap a picture of your school lunch, upload it, and you'll automatically be entered to win a $4,000 scholarship.
 
$2,000 Secondhand Smoke is a Killer Scholarship
$2,000 Secondhand Smoke is a Killer Scholarship

Spread awareness on the dangers of secondhand smoke, and you’ll be entered to win a $2000 scholarship. Secondhand smoke kills over 46,000 nonsmokers every year. Crazy, right? Share this stat with friends to enter for the scholarship. That’s it! No essay or minimum GPA required.
 
$3,000 Anti-Bullying Scholarship
Create your anti-bully army. Invite friends to play The Bully Text and you'll automatically be entered for a $3,000 scholarship. 
Everyone Deserves a Birthday Scholarship
Make a homemade birthday card for a child experiencing homelessness to qualify for Everyone Deserves a Birthday Scholarship. 
National Co-Op Scholarship Program
If you graduating Senior and plan to attend one of the following colleges:
*Clarkson University
*Drexel University
*Johnson and Wales University
*University of Massachusetts Lowell
*Rocerster Institute of Technology
*The University of Tolego
*Wentworth Institute of Technology

Please visit www.waceinc.org for Scholarship appliction
 
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship, National Awards for Outstanding 12th-Graders. This scholarship is designed to help highly capable students with financial need, those chosen will receive support up to $30,000 per year for four years to cover educational expenses.  
Parkersburg Area Foundation
Do you live in one of the following Foundation service area counties: Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Pleasants, Mason, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt, Wood (West Virginia); or, in Washington County, Ohio? Please check out Parkersburg Community Foundation website for a list of scholarships. 
Quest Scholar
Online Application is due September . Free to apply, this scholarship connects outstanding low-income high school seniors with admission to full four year scholarships. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED YOU MUST COME SEE COUNSELORS. 
Survivors and Angels Scholarship Fund

 "Survivors & Angels" Scholarships will be offered to graduating seniors.. The will be for the amount of $5000.00.


 
#crossmyheartRED Scholarship
What do you cross your heart and hope to give? Your inspiring actions can spark a nation of do gooders into action and we know that! So tell us what you cross your heart and hope to give. Is it a life saving pint of blood? A better tomorrow? A hot meal after a disaster? Tweet us your answer in a 30-60 second video at (@redcrossGAR) and include the hashtag #crossmyheartRED. Click the link to find out more. 
Marshall University

The scholarships in the link that relates to Pleasants County students will be the WV Resident Category on pages 1-5. This is information from last year, but it doesn't change much. Check later for updated information. 

 
Lions Seek WV Students for Youth Exchange Scholarship Contest-Begins Sep 1st Ends Nov 15th
Students can win a travel grant of $1500 for a cultural exchange to Finland, Japan, Italy, Peru or Australia. For the contest rules and entry form click the links below.  Contest Rules Entry Form  
WV High School Business Plan Competition - Deadline Nov 15th

Check out the WV High School Business Plan Competition which is open to all public and private high school juniors and seniors. The deadline is November 15 and the student must write a 3 page (max) business summary, register online at http://wvde.state.wv.us/hsbpc and will become elgible to win a 10,000$ scholarship.

 
Pleasants Community Foundation
The Pleasants Community Foundation Scholarship Application Form must be completed and submitted by the first day of April. This application is available at the Foundation Office at 309 Second Street, St. Marys; at the SMHS guidance office; or here.
 
Elberly College Scholarships-for WV residents
Students majoring in any undergraduate arts and sciences degree program may contact Brenda Riggle in 201 Woodburn Hall or call her at 304-293-4611 to... 
FIND A LAW SCHOLARSHIP--DUE AUGUST
FIND A LAW SCHOLARSHIP WHICH AWARDS 500$ SCHOLARSHIP WHO COMPLETE THE ONLINE FORM AND SHORT QUESTIONS BY NO LATER THAN AUGUST; APPLICATIONS CAN BE FOUND BY GOING TO
http://WWW.ATTORNEYSINPHOENIXARIZONA.COM
 
ODENZA MARKETING GROUP SUMMER SCHOLARHIP-DUE AUG 30TH
PLEASE GO TO WWW.ODENZASHOALRSHIPS.COM TO APPLY. SUBMIT ANSWERS TO THE ESSAY QUESTIONS, WHICH CAN BE FOUND ON THE APPLICATION PAGE, PRIOR TO AUGUST 30TH.
http://www.odenzascholarships.com/
 
Wendy's High School Heisman- DUE OCTOBER 2
Be nationally recognized as one of the male and female winners from EVERY school! Apply online only at wendysheisman.com !!! 
SCHOLARSHIPS GALORE!
The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation has created an amazing resource! Go to http://www.morescholarships.org/ to see an abundant amount of scholarships for SMHS students!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
Great Website for Scholarships
CHECK OUT THIS WEBSITE FOR INTERESTING SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES. THERE IS STILL TIME TO APPLY!!!!!

http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/unusual.phtml
 
http://www.studentscholarships.org/

Other Scholarships

  • AES engineers scholarship with deadline of Oct. 5th follow the link to apply: ($500.00)

http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

  • Mollohan Scholarships-- Mult. scholarships with differing criteria see Mollohan info. packet below.
  • WV Scholar Competition is now available please see the following website for additonal info. (this is a full scholarship to WV Wesleyan): www.wvmagic.com
  • ELKS Most Valuable Student Scholarship is now available with details atwww.elks.org/enf/scholars
  • Horatio Alger Scholarship- www.horatioalger.org/scholarships to apply must have a critical financial need- $50,000 or less, is preferred, involvement in co-curricular and community activities, minimum GPA of 2.0, be a US citizen. Deadline Oct. 25, 2013
  • The Greater Kanawha valley Foundation on-line Scholarship application will be available Nov. 1 at www.tgkvf.org the application deadline is Jan. 15, 2014.
  • Please check out www.studentscholarships.org to find great scholarship opportunities..deadlines vary so please do not delay.
  • United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship for Students from West Virginia-Application is online at www.usicisenate.org with a deadline of no later than Jan. 5, 2015... It is a $1,000 scholarship for a high school senior from the state of WV that is going on to college, universities, or vocational schools.
  • BIG SUN Scholarship- $500 award to continue to assist young athletes in thier academic pursuits, all student athletes are eligible for this award. Deadline June 20, 2015, apply athttp://www.bigsunathletics.com
  • American Red Cross Scholarship--


    1. TWEET...
    What do you cross your heart and hope to give? Your inspiring actions can spark a nation of do gooders into action and we know that! So tell us what you cross your heart and hope to give. Is it a life saving pint of blood? A better tomorrow? A hot meal after a disaster? Tweet us your answer in a 30-60 second video at (@redcrossGAR) and include the hashtag #crossmyheartRED.

    2. RETWEET... share your inspiring actions by having everyone you know retweet your video! Share it on Twitter, display it on a bulletin board, draw it with chalk around town! Do whatever it is that will help you share your video and your inspiration. Tell everyone you know how they can retweet your video. More retweets, more of a chance you'll win!

    3. WIN... if your video receives the most retweets by December 31st at noon, you win the scholarship! We want to THANK YOU for inspiring others to be just as awesome as you. So go get those retweets! You deserve them (and a scholarship!)

    Please visit the following for more information....http://www.redcrossblood.org/crossmyheartRED Deadline December 31

Our Community’s Foundation

2015 Description of Scholarship Funds and Eligibility Criteria

The following provides a list of scholarships available through Our Community’s Foundation – the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and the Regional Affiliates of Doddridge, Jackson, Mason, and Ritchie Counties and the Little Kanawha Area (Wirt and Calhoun) and the eligibility for all scholarships. Unless otherwise noted, students may apply for all of these scholarships through the Foundation’s online general application form, available on our web site at www.pacfwv.com. Students must review this list to determine scholarship for which they meet the eligibility criteria, and then check these scholarships off on the application form. A few scholarships have separate, paper application forms; these are noted below. Please note that a student is not eligible to apply for a scholarship for which they are directly related to the individual/s who established the scholarship fund.

MULTI- COUNTY

Larry D. and Margaret D. Brown Scholarship

  • Graduating high school seniors who reside in Lewis, Gilmer, Braxton, Upshur, Harrison, Randolph, orRitchie Counties in WV, with preference to Gilmer or Lewis County residents.
  • Grade point average between 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Financial need; award not intended for student receiving other significant scholarship support.
  • Planning to attend accredited institution of higher education or vocational studies full-time.
  • Preference may be given to students who are dependents of employees associated with Wes-Jak, Inc.

Dave Couch Memorial Scholarship

  • Resident of Wood, Wirt, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Mason, Calhoun, Gilmer, or Doddridge in WV or Washington County, OH.
  • Pursuing a course of study involving massage therapy or physical or occupational therapy with preference to be given to students pursuing the study of massage therapy.
  • Selection based on personal commitment to service for individuals whose lives are affected by ALS or other neuromuscular or disabling disease as evidenced by volunteer or community service.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Fostering Hope Scholarship Fund

  • Actively or previously enrolled in the foster care system or emancipated minors who are WV residents, with preference given to residents of Wood County, WV.
  • Admission to a course of study at a post-high school educational institution for the upcoming year.
  • Selection based on academic promise, good character, good citizenship and financial need.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Hino Motors Scholarship

  • Graduating senior from Wood, Wirt, Jackson, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge, Calhoun, Gilmer, Roane, or Mason in WV or Washington, Noble, Athens, or Meigs, in OH.
  • Must be seeking at least an associate’s degree in a program related to manufacturing, transportation, logistics/distribution systems (or related program) at an accredited post-secondary institution located in the state of WV or within a 75 mile radius of the Hino manufacturing plant in Williamstown, WW.
  • Must have 2.5 GPA and a minimum 19 on ACT (requirement may be waived for seniors who have completed a technical course of study in a manufacturing related program with a minimum 2.5 GPA in the course work required for the chosen technical program).
  • Selection based on academic achievement and promise, leadership activities, and interest in the fields of business and manufacturing. Financial need is not primary.

Rev. John L. and Lucille E. Holbert Scholarship

  • Must be a resident of Wood, Wirt, Jackson, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge, Calhoun, Gilmer, Roane or Mason County in WV or Washington County, OH.
  • May be graduating high school senior, presently enrolled post-secondary student, or adult student who has returned or is planning to return to post-secondary education.
  • Must be studying ministry or Christian mission/Christian education or, alternatively, a health care field such as nursing or medicine, with first preference to those interested in serving others through ministry.
  • Selection based on good moral character, service. Financial need may be considered in the case of a tie.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Dewey Wilson Hoye Scholarship

  • Must be a WV resident.
  • Must be attending West Virginia University Institute of Technology; may be incoming freshman or currently enrolled student.
  • Must have GPA of 2.5 or above.
  • Must be majoring in Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Engineering, Nursing, Health Services Administration or Public Service Administration.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

June Keeper Scholarship

  • Applicants must be members in good standing of the Mountain Heritage Federal Credit Union.
  • Selection based on GPA, school activities, noteworthy achievements, special talents/circumstances, community and personal activities and awards and recognition.
  • NOTE: Apply on June Keeper Scholarship Application Form

Susan Kraybill Roberts Memorial Scholarship

  • Must be a resident of the Chicago Metropolitan Area (defined as Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties in Illinois) or the Foundation’s service area (Wood, Wirt, Pleasants, Jackson, Ritchie, Roane, Calhoun, Mason, Gilmer, or Doddridge Counties in WV or Washington County, OH).
  • Must be pursuing a degree in library science, including programs for library technical assistants or undergraduate or graduate programs in library science.
  • Selection based on demonstrated scholarship, talent, and potential in pursuing a career as a library professional and financial need for assistance.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Louise Mason Scholarship

  • Nursing students, with preference to applicants who have an affiliation with Camden Clark Medical Center, including the Memorial Campus and the St. Joseph’s Campus, in Parkersburg, WV.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Parkersburg Chapter, West Virginia Society of Professional Engineers

  • Graduating seniors from Belpre, Calhoun County, Fort Frye, Frontier, Marietta, Parkersburg Catholic, Parkersburg, Parkersburg South, Ravenswood, Ripley, Ritchie County, St. Marys, Tyler Consolidated, Warren, Waterford, Williamstown, or Wirt County High Schools or Wood County Christian School.
  • Must be pursuing an education in an engineering related field.

Parkersburg-Marietta Contractors Association Scholarship in Honor of Rose Stemple

  • Must be a resident of Jackson, Ritchie, Pleasants, Wirt or Wood County, WV or Washington County, OH.
  • Must be actively engaged in the pursuit of study or training involving the following occupational trades: carpentry, millwright, sheet metal work, welding, electrical work, plumbing, painter, operating engineer, laborer, building construction, or other closely-related trades.
  • Applicant must be newly entering the trade or field. Funds may be used for educational studies or to purchase tools and equipment required to enter the trade.

Estella Marie Schaber Scholarship

  • Resident of Calhoun, Gilmer, Doddridge, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Mason, Wirt or Wood Counties in WV or Washington County OH.
  • Preference to the most deserving and financially needy student and to those not already receiving significant educational aid in the form of the WV Promise Scholarship or other significant scholarships.

SDR Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a dependent or grandchild of an employee, a dependent or grandchild of a retiree, or an employee of SDR Plastics, Inc. or its subsidiaries (Star Plastics & SDR Technologies).
  • Recipients must have graduated (or be graduating) from a high school with at least a 2.0 GPA and be admitted to a post-high school educational institution, such as a college, university, technical/trade/vocational/business school.
  • Selection based on financial need; preference given to students with a strong record of community service.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Simonton Windows Scholarship

  • Applicants must be dependent children of employees of Simonton Windows or SimEx.
  • Selection based on financial need, academic achievement, and leadership abilities and activities.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Scholarship

  • Resident of Wood, Ritchie, Wirt, Calhoun, Jackson, Gilmer, Mason, Roane, Pleasants, or Doddridge in WV or Washington County, OH.
  • Must be planning to attend an accredited college/nursing school to become a RN.
  • Financial need and a minimum of 2.0 GPA.
  • Recipients must be willing to make a written pledge attesting to their intention to return to the area covered by the service region of the Foundation to practice for at least two years.

Whitaker-Minard Memorial Scholarship

  • Graduating high school senior admitted to attend college or currently enrolled college student.
  • Pursuing associate or bachelor level degrees in any field specializing in services for individuals with disabilities. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Resident of Wood, Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt, Gilmer, Calhoun, Jackson, Roane and Tyler Counties, West Virginia or Washington County, Ohio.
  • Preference given to applicants who are willing to volunteer/participate or have previously volunteered/participated in one of Wood County Society’s programs (e.g. Camp ECHO) the year the scholarship is received or the following year.

Wood County Bar Association Memorial Scholarship

  • Students attending an accredited law school in the United States.
  • Students must have a connection to Wood, Jackson, Ritchie, Wirt, or Pleasants Counties in WV.
  • Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Bob Zide Memorial Scholarship

  • Must reside in Washington or Noble counties in OH or Wirt, Wood, Jackson, Pleasants or RitchieCounties in WV.
  • Priority to students with a strong commitment to athletics - whether as a team player, equipment or team manager or scorekeeper – and who show leadership in the school community. Minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Athletes for whom all expenses are covered by other scholarships are not eligible.

MENSA Scholarship--

  • Vandalia Mensa is participating in the Mensa Education and Research Foundation's local scholarship program. We invite applications for scholarships in this year's program.

    The only eligibility requirements are that the applicant will be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited American institution of post-secondary education in the 2014-2015 academic year, and that the applicant is a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States. For the general awards, the applicant need not be a member of Mensa nor qualified for Mensa. The general awards are unrestricted as to age, race, gender, level of post-secondary education, or financial need.

    Awards will be made on the basis of an essay of fewer than 550 words, which describes the applicant's career, vocational, or academic goal toward which the scholarship is to provide aid. Entries will be judged and awarded at three levels: local, regional, and national. Awards are made in amounts ranging from $200 to $1000.

    More information and the online application can be found at:http://www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships/

    All entries must be submitted online by January 15, 2015. If you have questions, contact Anne S. Fishkin, Ph.D., anne_fishkin@hotmail.com, Scholarship Chair, Vandalia Mensa PO Box 489, Charleston, WV 25322-0489

  • American Legion Scholarship- For more info. visit: www.legion.org/needalift

  • Burger King Scholarship--- The BURGER KING Scholarship program can help! High school seniors, employees, their dependent children spouses or domestic partners are eligible to receive up to $50.000 in scholarship awards for the 2014-2015 school year. Don’t miss your chance to become a BURGER KING scholar. Apply today: www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram The application period for the 2014-2015 school year begins on Nov. 15, 2014 and ends on Jan. 10, 2015.

  • National Honor Society Scholarship-- Go to https://aim.applyists.net/NHS, create an account using your e-mail address. If you are prompted for a Program Key, enter NHS. You can log in to your account to make changes until January 28, . The student portion of the form will be read-only after January 28. Complete the nomination form. On the recommendations tab, enter the name and e-mail address of your NHS adviser (or guidance counselor) for the correspondingverification, recommendation, and electronic signature request. ISTS will send an automated e-mail to them with instructions and a code to complete the verification, recommendation, and electronic signature. Enter the name and e-mail address of your principal in the correspondingrecommendation and electronic signature request. ISTS will send an automated e-mail to him or her with instructions and a code to complete the recommendation and electronic signature.Before February 4, confirm that both your adviser and principal have completed cheir portions. You can log in to your account at anytime to check the status of your form.

2014 APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED For the IOGAWV Scholarship
January 2, 2015 THROUGH March 22
Eligibility Requirements
1. Applicant must be a West Virginia high school senior.
2. Applicant must be a dependent of an employee of an IOGAWV member company in good standing.
3. Applicant must plan to enroll in a four year West Virginia college or university.
4. Applicant must compose a 500 word essay answering the question: “Who is the one person who has influenced you the most and why?”
5. Application must be signed by the high school counselor.
6. The completed application (including the AP and Honors Courses, Extracurricular Activities, and Community Service and Other Activities forms) along with the student’s essay, transcript and ACT scores must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 22, 

Essays will be judged on grammar, spelling, syntax, structure and ability to hold interest. Scholarships will be awarded by the Committee based on its review of the total information provided in the application: essay, academic achievement, extracurricular activities and financial need. Awards will be made on a one time only basis and will be mailed directly to the respective winning applicant's college or university.

See the link below to apply: http://www.iogawv.com/scholarship.aspx

  • Foodland Scholarship program: Applications can be picked up at the Plum Street Foodland in Parkersburg. The application must be postmarked by March 1, it is a $1,000 scholarship.
  • Gene Haas Foundation Donates $1 Million to the SME Education Foundation for Machining and Manufacturing Scholarships -http://www.vcstar.com/news/2013/aug/20/gene-haas-foundation-donates-1-million-to-the-sme-/#ixzz2coJrDcbX. Gene Haas Foundation Board Chair Bob Murray presented a check to Kathy Burnham of the SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) Education Foundation, which will administer the scholarship fund. The application process is online and opens on September 1, 2014. The SME Education Foundation expects to award 950 to 1,000 scholarships this year, exhausting the $1,000,000 grant. To be eligible, applicants must be pursuing an associate’s degree or technology certificate and have a high school diploma or GED certificate
  • John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest- it is a essay contest in which students can win up to $10,000 in scholarship money. Check it out at http://jfklibrary.org
  • EQT Student of Excellence-- please see the following website for more info. the deadline is Oct. 28, 2014 http://www.statejournal.com/category/269572/eqt-students-of-excellence-20132014.
  • Sun Trust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes: $1,000 scholarship given out every two weeks from Oct. 25th to May 9th. Visit offtocollege.info to enter
  • NFIB yef 2014 young entrepreneur award for more information visit www.NFIB.com/YEAapply from Oct. 1- Dec. 18, 
  • Global Lift Equipment Scholarship- 1 Award of $500 deadline Oct. 25, visithttp://www.usedforkliftswashington.com
  • Horatio Alger Scholarship- this is for $21,000 with 50 or more awards being given out-- visithttps://www.horatioalger.org Deadline of Oct. 25, 2014
  • Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award- 1 $500 award- more information can be found athttp://www.studentscholarships.org/volunteer.php the deadline is Nov. 29, 
  • Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship- 1 award of $500, for more information visithttp://www.studentscholarships.org/college.php the deadline is Dec. 30,
  • Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship- 1 award of $500, for more information visithttp://www.mortgagebrokerscoquitlam.com the deadline is April 1, 
  • Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship- 1 award of $500, for more information visithttp://www.peterboroughdensitst.com the deadline is May 30, 
  • AXA Achievementsm Scholarship- in association with U.S. News & World Report, A winner in every state, Washington, DC & Puerto Rico, Scholarships of $10,000 and $25,000, Apply by: December 15, 2013, Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. APPLY EARLY! www.AXA-achievement.com
  • AXA Achievementsm Community Scholarship-Up to 375 winners nationwide, Scholarships of $2,000, Apply by: February 1, 2015, Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. APPLY EARLY! www.AXA-achievement.com
  • Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship for High School Seniors
    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. It is our privilege to award over $3 million annually in scholarships to these young leaders.

    Current high school seniors with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA may apply using the following link through October31: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants
  • WVUP Foundation Scholarship-- Deadline March 28, 2015 see attached below.
  • Buick Achievers Scholarship Program- visit buickachievers.com for program details and the online application. Deadline for applications is February 28,  @ 5:00pm
  • The OJ Stout Scholarship- Deadline March 31,  see application below for further info
  • Little General Store, Inc. Scholarship Program- Deadline March 14, , see attached application below for further info.
  • Jim Bailey Scholarship- for students planning on attending a vocational or technical program after graduation. Deadline is April 15,  see application below for further info.
  • WV Pumpkin Festival Scholarship-- students must be attending a public school in WV, it is a $2000 scholarship with a due date of March 31, . See application below for further info.
    2014-15 Albert Yanni Scholarship-- this scholarship is for students who are in a career and technical program in high school and are planning on obtaining further training at a post secondary institution or technical center. Amount $2000 Deadline is March 31, . See application below for further info.
  • "Aspiring Pharmacy Technician" Scholarship Program. 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 a pharmacology career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website,http://www.pharmacytechnicianreview.com/to find eligibility information along with the online application link/form that is found on the right side of the page. The deadline for application is June 1, 
  • "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. Again this is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link http://www.fashion-schools.org/ and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page. The deadline for this application is June 1, 
  • "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 3rd annual 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. We ask that you have interested students visit our website,http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page.
  • B.Davis Scholarship - visit the website athttp://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to provide your students with an opportunity to apply for our scholarship. It is $1,000 and the deadline is May 26, 
  • Jack Kent Cook Foundation Scholarship- this scholarship provides assistance with college planning and up to $40,000 a year to attend a 4 yr. institution- Application deadline is Nov. 4th -find the application at http://hubs.ly/y069kG0
  • Shire ADHD Scholarship- http://www.shireadhdscholarship.com/ -- see site for further details
  • The American Fire Sprinkler Association $20,000 Online Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors and is not based on financial need. Deadline to enter is April 1, 2015. Learn more.
  • The Mission West Virginia Scholarship Program will provide at least two scholarships this year to help youth who experienced a foster care placement for 12 months OR youth who had a parent incarcerated for 12 months during their childhood. The scholarship will help pay for tuition and fees, room and board, books, supplies, transportation or computers.
    • Applications are due March 1, 2015
    • Recipients will be notified by April 15, 
    • Financial awards will be distributed by August 1, 
    To download a copy of the application, visit our website: http://missionwv.org/frameworks/scholarship/
  • WV PTA Scholarship- Deadline is Dec. 31,  @ 11:59pm Please accesshttp://www.westvirginiapta.org/scholarshipfor more information.
  • Noble Energy Petroleum Tech Scholarship-- for students enrolling in Pierpont this fall..See application below.
  • The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship does not require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need.

    Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Be a 2015 graduating high school senior.
    • High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Plan to enroll full-time for the 2015-16 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen

    See link for application: http://osixy1.com/p/?_3616-6296/1WYTOH3WG-3/_1._ct&_olinkid_=dd312c95-32bb-4d83-8c6f-a1d2d460998b

  • Foodland Scholarship- available at any Foodland with a postmark deadline of March 1, 


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