Copy
Scholarship list and financial aid updates for WV students

Scholarship List & Financial Aid Updates

The West Virginia Promise Scholarship Application is Open for the Class of 2023!

The Promise Scholarship is a merit-based financial aid program for West Virginia residents. Students who achieve certain academic requirements are eligible to receive funds to help pay for college. Eligible high school graduates will receive annual awards up to $5,000 to cover the cost of tuition and mandatory fees at public or independent institutions in West Virginia. For more information on this program, visit The Promise Scholarship

New WVSAM System 

The 2023 Promise application and other state financial aid applications are available in the new WVSAM system. WVSAM is the new student portal to apply, edit, and check the status of the Promise Scholarship. For helpful information on the new process, creating an account, FAQ’s and tutorial videos visit West Virginia Student Aid Management.

Scholarships and Financial Aid Programs

CFWV has a database of thousands of scholarships and financial aid programs from organizations across the nation! We post several opportunities each week on Facebook and Twitter. Below are a few programs we've shared lately.
Check this one out! Federal Pell Grant
For: 12th graders; college students; adult learners
Link
: https://studentaid.gov/fafsa
Jack Kent Cookie Foundation Scholarship 
Deadline: November 18, 2022
For: High school seniors
Link: https://bit.ly/3frp52w
Image America Scholarship 
Deadline: December 31, 2022
For: High school seniors
Link: https://bit.ly/2Wi48iY  
Wealth Wise Scholarship 
Deadline: December 31, 2022
For: Undergraduate and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry
Link: https://bit.ly/2Ot8iQ5  
New! NACE Foundation Scholarship 
Deadline: January 1, 2023
For: Multiple scholarships for current college students
Link: http://bit.ly/1U4LWiT  
New! Love Your Career Scholarship
Deadline: January 10, 2023
For: Current college students
Link: http://bit.ly/2eZRSv0  
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship 
Deadline: January 28, 2023
For: Current college students
Link: https://bit.ly/2AWrtiA  
New! The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
Deadline: February 1, 2023
For: Multiple scholarships
Link: https://bit.ly/2KCJoMX  
New! Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship
Deadline: February 19, 2023
For: Students currently attending an accredited school or will be within 6 months of application
Link: http://bit.ly/2DWdF6C  
New! Civics Education Scholarship
Deadline: February 25, 2023
For: Elementary school students, middle school students, high school students
Link: https://bit.ly/2S9TXZp  
Create a Greeting Card Scholarship 
Deadline: March 2, 2023
For: High school students and current college students
Link: https://bit.ly/2pszvWe  
New! Why Diplomacy & Peacebuilding Matter Scholarship
Deadline: April 3, 2023
For: High school students
Link: http://bit.ly/2t6cbAi  
New! The Ayn Rand Scholarship
Deadline: April 27, 2023
For: Students 8th grade through 12th grade
Link: https://bit.ly/1EsCq4f  
New! Washington Scots Charity & Education Fund Scholarship
Deadline: April 30, 2023
For: Students of Scottish descent
Link: http://bit.ly/2krDaS5  
New! Pureland Supply Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2023
For: Students accepted in an accredited trade school, vocational school or community college
Link: https://bit.ly/2AWrz9W  
New! Rover Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2023
For: High school seniors, current college students, graduate students
Link: https://bit.ly/2keXJDh  
New! West Virginia Division of Highways Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2023
For: College juniors studying engineering, accounting, or a Juris Doctorate degree
Link: http://bit.ly/2AKLZiN  
New! The Spirt of Giving Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2023
For: High school seniors and current college students
Link: http://bit.ly/2FCo1Kb  
FormSwift Scholarship Program
Deadline: Varies
For: High school seniors and college students
Link: https://bit.ly/32gp0uF
Army ROTC Scholarships
Deadline: Varies
For: High school seniors 
Link: https://bit.ly/3KcErra
Horatio Alger Association Scholarships
Deadline: Varies
For: Multiple scholarships for high school students
Link:  http://bit.ly/2spAclw
Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: Varies
For: West Virginia students in Berkeley, Morgan, and Jefferson counties
Link: https://bit.ly/2OurEXn
New! SallieMae Plan for College Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
For: Current students
Link: http://bit.ly/2BqNC5H
New! Courage to Grow Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
For: High school juniors and seniors; current college students
Link: http://bit.ly/1GkOxRd
LA Tutors Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
For: High school students, college students
Link
https://bit.ly/2nHpSkK
Course Hero Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
For: Current college students
Link: http://bit.ly/28YHUHf
For more scholarship opportunities, visit CFWV.com. The site houses scholarship search tools to help you find scholarship programs across the nation!
Financial Aid Timeline for WV Students
December 31, 2022
The deadline to apply for the Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars Program.

March 1, 2023
The deadline to submit the FAFSA and complete the application to apply for the Promise Scholarship.

March 1, 2023
The deadline to apply for the WV STEM Scholarship.

April 15, 2023
The deadline to submit the FAFSA to apply for the West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program.

April 15, 2023
The priority deadline to apply for the West Virginia Invests Grant Program. Applications accepted after this date.

April 15, 2023
The Nursing Scholarship application becomes available.

June 1, 2023
The deadline to apply for the Nursing Scholarship.
Note: We provide links to outside scholarship programs to help our students connect with resources to pay for postsecondary education. However, inclusion in this newsletter does not represent an endorsement of any outside organization, program, or cause.
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest
Instagram
YouTube
Share Share
Tweet Tweet
Forward Forward
Copyright © 2022 West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, All rights reserved.


Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list