Grant Information for West Virginia Colleges


Keeping in mind the picturesque landscapes of West Virginia, getting the opportunity to study in this state is no less than a dream come true. To make this dream possible not only for the residents of this state but also for the out-of-state residents of West Virginia, the Virginia state government administers several grants and scholarships to alleviate your education costs.

Here are a few prerequisites you need to fulfill for each of these grants and scholarships.

  1. W.P. Black Scholarship Fund: High school seniors who can demonstrate both financial need and a strong academic record can apply for this $1000 award. Under this award facility, the students require to attend a 2 or 4-year college or university of the state and present a relevant essay.

  2. Bernice Pickens Parsons Fund: This need based grant is essentially for the students interested in pursuing specific fields as, library science, nursing, paraprofessional training in law, etc. Submitting an essay with the application can fetch you this $1000 grant award.

  3. West Virginia Higher Education Grant: This is one of the most popular grant facilities for the undergraduate students attending either a public or a private West Virginia or Pennsylvania state college. In order to be eligible for this grant, the students should demonstrate accute financial need and should be a resident of the state for at least one continuous year.

  4. West Virginia Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Scholarship Program: Varied number of undergraduate students, attending state colleges and majoring in aerospace science, are awarded thisĀ  $1000 to $2000 grant money.

For More Information visit : Grants by State