The West Virginia Association of Orthopaedic Executives (WVAOE) has established the Joshua Tuck Scholarship to help support a student studying healthcare management. At the time of his death in 2017, Josh was the practice manager for the Charleston Area Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; in addition, he was vice president of WVAOE. 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.org. 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 450-500 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 February 11, 2021 and April 15, 2021. From all the applications received, the WVAOE Board of Directors will select a single one-time only $2,500 scholarship recipient in April 2021. The winner will be announced at their high school awards assembly or commencement program, or a COVID-19 appropriate method.
Bold.org just announced a new $10,000 scholarship in partnership with NFL Star JuJu Smith-Schuster and the JuJu Foundation. All current high school and undergraduate students studying in the US who face financial challenges in paying for their education are welcome to apply. You can find more information about the award here: https://bold.org/scholarships/juju-scholarship
Pleasants Community Foundation: The deadline for submitting scholarship applications is extended to April 8, 2021. All St. Marys High School graduating seniors going on to college are encouraged to apply. https://pleasantscommunityfoundation.com/?fbclid=IwAR3plzozwDxKKh56xPuPz5y87gIiNEQEMLEf88hOTohbqvsOrcc8Gr02YTA
Washington County Fish and Game scholarship. Please fill out the scholarship application (https://5il.co/qw6c) for a chance at 1 of 3 $500.00 scholarships. All applications must be completed in it's entirety. Applications are due by April 30,2021 and need to be emailed to email@example.com. Winners will be notified by email and will be announced on May 14, 2021.
The West Virginia Disability History Essay Contest is back for 2021! The deadline has been to Monday, March 29, 2021. This contest is designed to provide high school seniors with an opportunity to showcase their writing skills, share what they have learned about the Disability Rights Movement, use their ability to form and express opinions, and perhaps to earn some money to help them into them future! All WV high school seniors are invited to submit an entry. http://www.wvsilc.org/essaycontestapp.htm
The deadline to enter this year's We the Students essay contest is April 15, 2021, less than a month away. This essay prompt this year is: What is the relationship between equality and justice? The sixteen student winners will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarship prizes. More details including rules and regulations can be found on our website. https://billofrightsinstitute.org/we-the-students-essay-contest
First2 Network has scholarship and internship opportunities for first-generation, female, and other students who are underrepresented in STEM across WV. Please save the date February 25th, 10 - 10:45 AM, to join First2 Network in a webinar and Q and A for all high school teachers, school counselors and high school students interested in college, particularly any who may have interest in a STEM major. This presentation will give a quick reminder of how to pay for college, including completing FAFSA and applying for PROMISE. Next, representatives from universities and partner sites including Marshall, WVU, WVSU, UC, WVU Tech, Fairmont, WV School of Osteopathic Medicine, Green Bank Observatory, and High Rocks will give a quick look at paid summer internships for graduating seniors intending to major in a STEM field and will share the benefits of joining the First2 Network on campus. There will be time for Q and A following the presentation, and university faculty as well as WV undergraduates majoring in STEM fields will be on hand to answer questions. Register here: http://bit.ly/First2Network2021