Multi WV county Scholarships

Multi WV county Scholarships

Multi WV County Scholarships

Larry D. and Margaret D. Brown Scholarship
 Graduating high school seniors who reside in Lewis, Gilmer, Braxton, Upshur, Harrison, Randolph, or Ritchie Counties in WV, with preference to Gilmer or Lewis County residents.
 Grade point average between 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
 Financial need; award not intended for student receiving other significant scholarship support.
 Planning to attend accredited institution of higher education or vocational studies full-time.
 Preference may be given to students who are dependents of employees associated with Wes-Jak, Inc.

Dave Couch Memorial Scholarship
 Resident of Wood, Wirt, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Mason, Calhoun, Gilmer, or Doddridge in WV or Washington County, OH.
 Pursuing a course of study involving massage therapy or physical or occupational therapy with preference to be given to students pursuing the study of massage therapy. 
 Selection based on personal commitment to service for individuals whose lives are affected by ALS or other neuromuscular or disabling disease as evidenced by volunteer or community service.
 Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Fostering Hope Scholarship Fund
 Actively or previously enrolled in the foster care system or emancipated minors who are WV residents, with preference given to residents of Wood County, WV. 
 Admission to a course of study at a post-high school educational institution for the upcoming year. 
 Selection based on academic promise, good character, good citizenship and financial need.
 Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Hino Motors Scholarship
 Graduating senior from Wood, Wirt, Jackson, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge, Calhoun, Gilmer, Roane, or Mason in WV or Washington, Noble, Athens, or Meigs, in OH.
 Must be seeking at least an associate’s degree in a program related to manufacturing, transportation, logistics/distribution systems (or related program) at an accredited post-secondary institution located in the state of WV or within a 75 mile radius of the Hino manufacturing plant in Williamstown, WW.
 Must have 2.5 GPA and a minimum 19 on ACT (requirement may be waived for seniors who have completed a technical course of study in a manufacturing related program with a minimum 2.5 GPA in the course work required for the chosen technical program).
 Selection based on academic achievement and promise, leadership activities, and interest in the fields of business and manufacturing. Financial need is not primary.

Rev. John L. and Lucille E. Holbert Scholarship
 Must be a resident of Wood, Wirt, Jackson, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge, Calhoun, Gilmer, Roane or Mason County in WV or Washington County, OH.
 May be graduating high school senior, presently enrolled post-secondary student, or adult student who has returned or is planning to return to post-secondary education.
 Must be studying ministry or Christian mission/Christian education or, alternatively, a health care field such as nursing or medicine, with first preference to those interested in serving others through ministry.
 Selection based on good moral character, service. Financial need may be considered in the case of a tie.
 Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Dewey Wilson Hoye Scholarship
 Must be a WV resident.
 Must be attending West Virginia University Institute of Technology; may be incoming freshman or currently enrolled student.
 Must have GPA of 2.5 or above. 
 Must be majoring in Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Engineering, Nursing, Health Services Administration or Public Service Administration.
 Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

June Keeper Scholarship
 Applicants must be members in good standing of the Mountain Heritage Federal Credit Union
 Selection based on GPA, school activities, noteworthy achievements, special talents/circumstances, community and personal activities and awards and recognition.
  NOTE: Apply on June Keeper Scholarship Application Form
 Susan Kraybill Roberts Memorial Scholarship

 Must be a resident of the Chicago Metropolitan Area (defined as Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties in Illinois) or the Foundation’s service area (Wood, Wirt, Pleasants, Jackson, Ritchie, Roane, Calhoun, Mason, Gilmer, or Doddridge Counties in WV or Washington County, OH).
 Must be pursuing a degree in library science, including programs for library technical assistants or undergraduate or graduate programs in library science.
 Selection based on demonstrated scholarship, talent, and potential in pursuing a career as a library professional and financial need for assistance.
 Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.


Parkersburg Chapter, West Virginia Society of Professional Engineers
 Graduating seniors from Belpre, Calhoun County, Fort Frye, Frontier, Marietta, Parkersburg Catholic, Parkersburg, Parkersburg South, Ravenswood, Ripley, Ritchie County, St. Marys, Tyler Consolidated, Warren, Waterford, Williamstown, or Wirt County High Schools or Wood County Christian School.
 Must be pursuing an education in an engineering related field. 

Parkersburg-Marietta Contractors Association Scholarship in Honor of Rose Stemple
 Must be a resident of Jackson, Ritchie, Pleasants, Wirt or Wood County, WV or Washington County, OH.
 Must be actively engaged in the pursuit of study or training involving the following occupational trades: carpentry, millwright, sheet metal work, welding, electrical work, plumbing, painter, operating engineer, laborer, building construction, or other closely-related trades.
 Applicant must be newly entering the trade or field. Funds may be used for educational studies or to purchase tools and equipment required to enter the trade.

S. Byrl Ross Memorial Scholarship Fund
 Graduating senior of Wood or Ritchie Counties who is pursuing a major in music or a music-related field at a post-high school educational institution. 
 Selection based on financial need, academic achievement, potential, and character.

Estella Marie Schaber Scholarship
 Resident of Calhoun, Gilmer, Doddridge, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Mason, Wirt or Wood Counties in WV or Washington County OH.
 Preference to the most deserving and financially needy student and to those not already receiving significant educational aid in the form of the WV Promise Scholarship or other significant scholarships.


St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Scholarship
 Resident of Wood, Ritchie, Wirt, Calhoun, Jackson, Gilmer, Mason, Roane, Pleasants, or Doddridge in WV or Washington County, OH.
 Must be planning to attend an accredited college/nursing school to become a RN. 
 Financial need and a minimum of 2.0 GPA. 
 Recipients must be willing to make a written pledge attesting to their intention to return to the area covered by the service region of the Foundation to practice for at least two years.

Whitaker-Minard Memorial Scholarship
 Graduating high school senior admitted to attend college or currently enrolled college student.
 Pursuing associate or bachelor level degrees in any field specializing in services for individuals with disabilities. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
 Resident of Wood, Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt, Gilmer, Calhoun, Jackson, Roane and Tyler Counties, West Virginia or Washington County, Ohio. 
 Preference given to applicants who are willing to volunteer/participate or have previously volunteered/participated in one of Wood County Society’s programs (e.g. Camp ECHO) the year the scholarship is received or the following year.

Wood County Bar Association Memorial Scholarship
 Students attending an accredited law school in the United States.
 Students must have a connection to Wood, Jackson, Ritchie, Wirt, or Pleasants Counties in WV.
 Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Bob Zide Memorial Scholarship
 Must reside in Washington or Noble counties in OH or Wirt, Wood, Jackson, Pleasants or Ritchie Counties in WV. 
 Priority to students with a strong commitment to athletics - whether as a team player, equipment or team manager or scorekeeper – and who show leadership in the school community. Minimum 2.0 GPA.
 Athletes for whom all expenses are covered by other scholarships are not eligible.

IOGAWV Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements
 1. Applicant must be a West Virginia high school senior.
 2. Applicant must be a dependent of an employee of an IOGAWV member company in good standing.
 3. Applicant must plan to enroll in a four year West Virginia college or university.
 4. Applicant must compose a 500 word essay answering the question: “Who is the one person who has influenced you the most and why?” 
 5. Application must be signed by the high school counselor.
 6. The completed application (including the AP and Honors Courses, Extracurricular Activities, and Community Service and Other Activities forms) along with the student’s essay, transcript and ACT scores must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 22, 2017.
 Essays will be judged on grammar, spelling, syntax, structure and ability to hold interest. Scholarships will be awarded by the Committee based on its review of the total information provided in the application: essay, academic achievement, extracurricular activities and financial need. Awards will be made on a one time only basis and will be mailed directly to the respective winning applicant's college or university.
 See the link below to apply:

Foodland Scholarship program: Applications can be picked up at the Plum Street Foodland in Parkersburg. 

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