The Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation and its affiliates use an online scholarship application hosted by AwardSpring, for most scholarships. The deadline to apply for those scholarships has passed. In May, we will notify the students who are selected to receive those scholarships. In addition to the scholarships featured on AwardSpring, we offer several others that have their own applications, timelines, and registration deadlines. They are listed below.
Harry H. Hardie-James Rumsey Scholarship Fund (Est. Scholarship: $750) – Criteria: Recipient must be a graduate of Musselman High School, accepted to attend James Rumsey Technical Institute, based on financial need. May be renewable for one additional year. Must reapply to be considered.
Millers Electric Scholarship Fund (Est. Scholarship: $400) – Criteria: Recipient must be a graduate of a Berkeley County high school or GED program, planning to continue his/her education at James Rumsey Technical Institute seeking certification or an associate degree in Electrical or Electromechanical Technology, Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, or Culinary Arts, based on financial need. May be renewable for one additional year. Must reapply to be considered.
Download the 2021 Tech School App to apply for a Harry H. Hardie-James Rumsey Scholarship and Millers Electric Scholarship.
The Deborah, Leslie, and Christopher Bright Scholarship (Est. Scholarship: $1000) is 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). Previously Bright Scholarship recipients have attended an Astronomy Camp at Alfred University, music camps, the Fallingwater Architecture Camp, summer intensives at HARID Conservatory and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and pre-college courses at Brown University. Download the Bright Scholarship application here: 2021 Bright Application
The Overington Scholarship (Est. Scholarship: $500-$1000) benefits residents of Berkeley County currently attending a K-12 faith-based school or home-based schooling. Download the Overington Scholarship application here: 2021 Overington
The Jerry Shingleton Scholarship (Est. Scholarship: $250) supports students graduating from a high school in Hampshire or Hardy counties wanting to continue their education or training in an automotive technology field with the intent to graduate with a degree or certification. Eligible applicants must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and have financial need. May be renewable.
The East Hardy County Vo-Tech Training Scholarship (East. Scholarship: $500) Resident of East Hardy County (as defined by the Hardy County Board of Education); East Hardy County high school graduate or General Education Development (GED) with a minimum 2.0 GPA; be accepted by a vocational, technical or trade school with the intent to graduate with a degree or certification; have proven financial need. May be renewable.