2020 West Virginia University Scholarships

West Virginia University net price is at $11,206.00 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 West Virginia University. West Virginia University awards an average of $24,001.00 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, West Virginia University 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 Morgantown, then those costs could be even higher.

79% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $8,964.00. Furthermore, 28% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,683.00.

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

How much total award money and scholarships are available for West Virginia University students?

There are 33 scholarships totaling $32,250.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 33 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for West Virginia University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the West Virginia 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 West Virginia University study abroad scholarships, West Virginia University transfer scholarships, and West Virginia University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for West Virginia University study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward West Virginia University 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 West Virginia University transfer students?

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

Are these West Virginia University 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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Mountaineer Scholarship

Sponsor by West Virginia University Location P.O. Box 6410, Morgantown, WV

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is a West Virginia resident.

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$1,500.00 February 1 Apply Now

University Merit - Resident Scholarship

Sponsor by West Virginia University Location P.O. Box 6410, Morgantown, WV

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who has been named as a finalist by the National Merit Corporation and who designates West Virginia University as their school of first choice by the National Merit Corporation's deadline date.

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$5,500.00 February 1 Apply Now

Steven Engineering Scholarship

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

Applicant must be studying engineering. Preference given to students attending West Virginia University Institute of Technology or West Virginia University. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

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$500.00 January 15 Apply Now

Achievement Award

Sponsor by West Virginia University Location P.O. Box 6410, Morgantown, WV

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident.

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$1,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Blue & Gold Level 1 Scholarship

Sponsor by West Virginia University Location P.O. Box 6410, Morgantown, WV

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is a not a resident of West Virginia.

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$3,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

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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- January 15 Apply Now

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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- January 15 Apply Now

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

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