2020 Fairmont State Scholarships

Fairmont State net price is at $8,550.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Fairmont State University. Fairmont State awards an average of $22,000.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Fairmont State students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Fairmont, then those costs could be even higher.

73% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $7,045.00. Furthermore, 49% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,457.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Fairmont State University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Fairmont State while others are open to Fairmont State students, though not exclusive to Fairmont State University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Fairmont State University students?

There are 19 scholarships totaling $11,750.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 19 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Fairmont State University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Fairmont State University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Fairmont State University study abroad scholarships, Fairmont State University transfer scholarships, and Fairmont State University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Fairmont State study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Fairmont State study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Fairmont State transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Fairmont State University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Fairmont State transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Fairmont State transfer scholarships.

Are these Fairmont State scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Gustavus B. Capito Fund for Nursing Education

Sponsor by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Location 900 Lee Street East, 16th Floor, Charleston, WA

Applicant must be a Charleston, WV resident enrolled as a full time student in an accredited nursing program in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

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- January 15 Apply Now

Dr. Joseph C. Basile II Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Location 900 Lee Street East, 16th Floor, Charleston, WA

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident enrolled at any college or university in West Virginia and studying in the field of education. Financial need must be demonstrated.

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Kamm Family Fund Scholarship

Sponsor by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Location 900 Lee Street East, 16th Floor, Charleston, WA

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Nicholas County High School who is planning to attend a state-operated school in West Virginia. Applicant must be able to demonstrate academic performance, leadership ability, and contribution to school and community. Minimum 2.0 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 20 required.

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Ernest and Iva Mearns Scholarship

Sponsor by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Location 900 Lee Street East, 16th Floor, Charleston, WA

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who is a graduating senior of Nicholas County High School. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

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$2,500.00 January 15 Apply Now

Mary T. Price Scholarship

Sponsor by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Location 900 Lee Street East, 16th Floor, Charleston, WA

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Logan High School who plans to enroll in a field of study in registered nursing from an accredited college in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

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$1,200.00 January 15 Apply Now

Charleston Rotary Club Scholarship

Sponsor by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Location 900 Lee Street East, 16th Floor, Charleston, WA

Applicant must be a resident of the Charleston area who is studying business or a related field. Preference given to students having prior business or entrepreneurial experience. Minimum 2.0 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 20 required.

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- January 15 Apply Now

Mary E. (Nalbach) Huseby Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Location 900 Lee Street East, 16th Floor, Charleston, WA

Applicant must be a resident of the Cedar Grove area in West Virginia who plans to major in education. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

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- January 15 Apply Now

AIA West Virginia Scholarship

Sponsor by American Institute of Architects - West Virginia Chapter Location Executive Director, Charleston, WV

Applicant must be a student enrolled at Fairmont State University in a four-year non-professional B.S.Arch. program.

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$1,500.00 May 30 Apply Now

R. Ray Singleton Scholarship

Sponsor by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Location 900 Lee Street East, 16th Floor, Charleston, WA

Applicant must be a resident in one of the following counties: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Kanawha, Lincoln, or Putnam. Applicant must be attending a college or university in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

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$1,000.00 January 15 Apply Now

Coleman Murphy, Jr. Memorial Grant

Sponsor by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Location 900 Lee Street East, 16th Floor, Charleston, WA

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Nicholas County High School with plans to attend a college or university in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

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$550.00 January 15 Apply Now

Hunt-Arnold Undergraduate Scholarship

Sponsor by Fairmont State University Location 1201 Locust Avenue, Fairmont, WV

Applicant must be a minority from Marion, Harrison or Monongalia counties with outstanding academic criteria.

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- February 1 Apply Now

FS Outstanding International Scholarship

Sponsor by Fairmont State University Location 1201 Locust Avenue, Fairmont, WV

Applicant must be an international student with outstanding academic criteria.

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Anthony and Josephine Pitrolo Endowed Scholarship

Sponsor by Fairmont State University Location 1201 Locust Avenue, Fairmont, WV

Applicant must be a full-time Business major. Preference given to Marion County high school graduates.

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- February 1 Apply Now