Ritchie County Scholarships

Ritchie County Scholarships

Scholarships for Ritchie County High School Graduates

Harrisville Lions Club Scholarship
Resident of Ritchie County.
Must be pursuing vocational, technical, or trade related education.
Minimum 2.0 GPA if a graduating senior or presently enrolled in school.
Preference given to students with financial need.

Nellie Grimm Sheppard and Paschal Grant Sheppard Scholarship
Ritchie County residents who plan to attend a post-high school educational institution for a Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) or Registered Nursing (RN) program; if there are no applicants in these degree programs, applicants pursuing other health-care related degrees will be considered.
Selection based on academic promise, good character, and good citizenship.
Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

“Sig” and Kate Barker Memorial Scholarship
Ritchie County High School graduating senior and Ritchie County resident.
Must be enrolled at an accredited vocational, technical or trade school.
Must have a 2.0 GPA.
Selection based on financial need and academic promise.
If no students apply who are pursuing vocation, technical or trade school, then Ritchie County High School graduating seniors who apply for other Foundation scholarships may be considered.

Cairo High School Alumni Scholarship/Alexander D. II and Blanche L. Dulaney Scholarship
Ritchie County High School graduating senior.
Selection based on academic promise, good character, and good citizenship.
For Dulaney Scholarship, preference to student who has participated in scouting or to a student who plans to pursue studies in nursing or education.
Previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consideration with new applicants.

Thomas F. Cowan Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ritchie County High School graduating senior and current resident of Ritchie County.
Must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and have participated in high school athletics for four years and have received an athletic letter for at least three of the four years.
Applicants must be a full-time student pursuing a four-year degree at an accredited college or university.
Selection based on academics, athletic achievement, and financial need.

H.G. Hardbarger Science and Mathematics Award
Graduating senior from Ritchie County High School who has demonstrated achievement in fields of math/science.

Harrisville High School Alumni Scholarship Fund
Ritchie County High School graduating senior.
Selection based on academic promise, good character and good citizenship, and financial need.

Gregory Linn Haught Citizenship Award
Ritchie County High School graduating senior.
Selection based on academic achievement, good moral character, service to others, and service in religious activities and endeavors.

Harry Moats Scholarship
Ritchie County High School graduating senior.
Selection based on academic achievement or potential, honesty, good moral character, service to the community, and financial need.

Pennsboro Alumni Scholarship Fund
Ritchie County High School graduating senior.
Selection based on academic promise, good character, good citizenship, financial need.

Herschel Pifer Memorial Scholarship
Ritchie County High School graduating senior.
Preference to student not already receiving substantial scholarship support through the WV Promise Scholarship or other significant scholarship funding. Selection based on financial need, academic achievement, and activities.

William Reaser Scholarship
Ritchie County High School graduating senior.
Must be planning to pursue post-secondary education in a technical or vocational field.
Selection based on academic achievement or potential in the area of vocational/technical studies, honesty and good moral character, community service, and financial need.

Wayne-Meador-Elliott Scholarship
Ritchie County High School graduating senior; minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be enrolled as a full-time student to attend an accredited four-year college or university.

Preference to students planning to major in the fields of education administration, music, geology/petroleum engineering or education. Selection based on ability to overcome obstacles, strong work ethic, interest in community service and leadership, and financial need

Addie Deem Westfall Scholarship
Ritchie County High School graduating senior who plans to pursue an associate’s degree or four-year college degree.

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