2020 West Virginia Scholarships
West Virginia is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for West Virginia universities is a whopping $9,629.00 and the total cost of attendance is $24,268.00. 65% of student graduates in West Virginia graduate with an average debt load of $30,014.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in West Virginia turn either to scholarships or student loans.
These WV scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in West Virginia, and any West Virginia resident regardless of their interests or background. West Virginia scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of WV students or WV residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!
While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for West Virginia residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for WV residents?
There are 232 scholarships totaling $524,519.00 available to West Virginia residents. You can easily browse through all 232 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in West Virginia?
Moms in West Virginia are eligible for all the same scholarships as WV residents. Therefore, the 232 scholarships worth $524,519.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.
How many scholarships are available for college students in West Virginia?
232 scholarships worth $524,519.00 are available for college students in WV. In addition, we encourage current college students in West Virginia to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in West Virginia for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in West Virginia:Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Hawaii Pacific University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Iowa State University
Eastern Michigan University
Michigan State University
Western Michigan University
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in West Virginia?
232 scholarships totaling $524,519.00 are available for high school seniors in WV. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.
Do I need to be a resident of WV to apply to these scholarships?
Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for West Virginia residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to WV students and residents, as well as others across the country.
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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
We love this scholarship because the name doesn't lie - it's easy money. Many scholarship applications make you jump through hoops and require tons of essays and questionnaires. This scholarship application could not be more simple and straightforward.
Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...Learn More
West Virginia Higher Education Grant
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who has been a West Virginia resident for a minimum of 12 months prior to date of application. Applicant must be a high school graduate or have earned their GED diploma and be able to demonstrate an established level of financial need and academic promise....Learn More
Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.Learn More
Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.Learn More
Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).Learn More
Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship
Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.Learn More
Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship
Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.Learn More
Health Sciences Scholarship
Applicant must be a fourth-year medical student entering a primary care internship/residency in West Virginia, be enrolled in the final year of a nurse practitioner, or an undergraduate physician assistant educational program at a West Virginia school.Learn More