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    West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program

    Offered by CollegeforWV.com

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 2, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    Varies

    Grade level

    College Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a West Virginia resident who is enrolled/will soon be enrolled at an institution of higher education in West Virginia or Pennsylvania as a full-time undergraduate student? If so, you may be eligible for the West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program! Each year, the scholarship is awarded to multiple such students who also demonstrate financial need. In order to apply, interested students must simply submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by April 15th. If you are selected for the grant, bear in mind that it may be renewed until your course of study is completed, but may not exceed an additional three academic years beyond the initial award. If you’re a West Virginia resident who is/will be attending an in-state or Pennsylvania college or university, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About CollegeforWV.com

    CollegeforWV.com is a scholarship and grant program hub created by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia Community and Technical College System. The Commission develops and oversees a public policy agenda for West Virginia’s four-year colleges and universities and is comprised of a 10-member board, working with institutions on accomplishing their missions and carrying out state procedures. The West Virginia Community and Technical College System, on the other hand, coordinates community and technical colleges statewide – partnering with businesses to meet workforce needs and ensuring a meaningful education for West Virginia students.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Other Category

    Low Income

    State

    Pennsylvania, West Virginia

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must have (1) held West Virginia residency for at least 12 months prior to date of application and (2) enroll at a participating institution in West Virginia or Pennsylvania as a full-time undergraduate student.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    FAFSA

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact CollegeforWV.com at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program is renewable.

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