The 2020 Scholarship Application is now available! Please read the criteria and applications thoroughly for requirements and deadlines!
The Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation (EWVCF) administers scholarship funds for Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan County residents. The majority of our scholarships are for students pursuing an education in a post-secondary setting, however, we do offer a few scholarships for younger students and encourage you to review all the information contained in the pages of our website. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2020.
Each scholarship fund has its own selection criteria, which is used to evaluate and determine scholarship awards. Please refer to the 2020 Scholarship Criteria for a list of scholarship funds and their specific criteria. Please use our 2020 Scholarship Application to apply for all scholarships except for those specified below.
For more information about the program, review our Scholarship FAQ.
If you received a scholarship from us last year and would like to apply for a renewal scholarship please use the 2020 Renewal Scholarship Application. Note: not all of our scholarships are renewable, so make sure you read the criteria and application carefully and only apply for a renewal scholarship if you received the same scholarship the year prior.
Click Below to download Scholarship Criteria and Scholarship Application
The scholarships listed below require a separate application.
Terry Lee Walker, Jr. Scholarship benefits graduating seniors from a Berkeley or Jefferson County high school or home-school, planning to attend a college or university in West Virginia. Selection is based on financial need, extracurricular activities, good conduct, and at least a cumulative 2.8 GPA, with preference given to students who are “First in the Family” and/or students seeking a degree in business and those unlikely to receive other WV scholarships such as PROMISE. Every applicant consents to have their name and school name shared with Margaret Walker (or her designee) and be presented with a “nonmonetary gift”, when possible, in a public setting.
The Overington Scholarship provides financial assistance to offset costs of K-12 private faith-based school tuition, OR, to offset costs associated with homeschool environment, such as textbooks, supplies, computer purchases, etc.
The J. Oakley Seibert Scholarship is for Eastern Panhandle residents who have earned an undergraduate degree and are planning to attend law school. Preference is given to first-year law students who express a good faith intent to return to the Eastern Panhandle to study law.
The Deborah, Leslie, and Christopher Bright Scholarships are for Morgan or Hampshire County high school students (public or homeschooled) in grades 9-12 who are interested in pursuing in-depth experiences in STEAM-based subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). Previous Bright Scholarship recipients have attended an Astronomy Camp at Alfred University, music camps, the Fallingwater Architecture Camp, pre-college courses at Brown University, and summer intensives at HARID Conservatory and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.