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2023-2024 General Scholarship Application

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Submission Deadline is March 1st 2023

K. Jean Ahwesh/Lawrence Kuremsky Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Incoming freshman
  • First person in his/her immediate family to attend a college or university
American Association of University Women-Fairmont Branch
  • At least second-year student
  • Preference to members of AAUW Fairmont Branch Student Affiliate if organization active on campus
  • Financial Aid may be considered
  • West Virginia resident
  • GPA of 2.75 for initial or renewal
  • Available to 2 year, 4 year, or master degree.
ANA-Tulasi & Marilyn Joshi Scholarship
  • Be of Nepalese origin
  • 500 word essay on goals and expectations
  • Provide official/attested copies of SAT or ACT and TOEFL scores.
    • The TOEFL score must be at least PB 550, CB 213, IB 79 or IELTS score at least 6.5
  • Provide official English translation of high school or college transcripts
  • Provide official/attested copies of all academic credentials
  • Provide two letters of recommendation
  • Provide a brief resume
  • Provide proof of financial support
Anthony Chevrolet Cadillac Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Financial Need
  • Preference to Marion County High Schools
  • Resident of West Virginia
  • Majoring in Business Administration or Information Systems Management
James J. Arcure Endowed Scholarship
  • FSU baseball player
  • Must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements
  • Graduate of Marion County West Virginia School System
  • If no recipient available then West Virginia resident may qualify
James & Debbie Ashton Football Scholarship
  • Preference to an entering football player(s) from Western PA
    • If a freshman is not available, upperclassmen from PA may apply
  • A student who has received the scholarship in the past may reapply but renewability is not guaranteed
  • Preference to students indicating a desire to major in business, computer science, engineering, entrepreneurship or information systems
  • Must meet MEC, NCAA and FSU academic progress
Athletic Scholarship Fund
  • Student athlete
    • Must meet NCAA eligibility
Rodney Baird Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Student athlete participating on women's volleyball team
    • Must meet NCAA eligibility
Eddie & Betty Barrett Endowed Scholarship
  • Must have completed 64 hours and be accepted to the Teacher Education Program
  • Non-traditional student (any student age 23 and older)
  • Minimum cumulative 3.4 GPA
  • Financial need
  • Non-renewable
  • Must not be receiving any other scholarship or aid from the Foundation
Eddie Barrett Athletic Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Participates in athletics
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Renewable
  • Financial need may be considered
Stanley & Mary Beafore Scholarship
  • Student majoring in Business
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable
  • Preference may be given to students of Italian American heritage as long as the award is administered per the policies and procedures of the Foundation and the Financial Aid Office.
    • Student may be required to submit a paper to the Foundation describing the influence of their heritage and culture in his or her life.
John J. Belota
  • Men's basketball player who meets all NCAA requirements
  • Preference to Marion County, WV students but may be offered to other students
  • Scholarship is renewable at discretion of AD and coach
  • Used for tuition, books, fees or room and board
Bruce F. Betts Endowed Scholarship
  • At least a sophomore Art major attending full-time
  • 2.5 GPA and 3.0 Art GPA
  • Recipient must acknowledge receipt of the scholarship in a thank you note to the Dean of Fine Arts and Mr. Betts' family.
L. O. Bickel Endowed Scholarship
  • Student athlete
    • Must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements
Bill & Mala Harker Endowed Scholarship
  • First preference to African American students
  • Second preference to students of color from Harrison County and Marion County
  • Minimum 2.5 grade point average
Billy G. Dunn Endowed Scholarship
  • Need Based
  • Any major
  • Minimum 2.5 grade point average
  • Junior level in academic standing
Grace O. and Kenneth (Mike) Birmingham Endowed Football Scholarship
  • Football players
  • Awarded by athletic director
  • Must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements.
Bobo Pallotta Endowed Scholarship
  • Students from Marion, Monongalia, Harrison, Taylor or Jackson counties
  • Enrolled in Teacher Education Program
  • Minimum 2.5 grade point average
Russell F. Bonasso Endowed Family Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Maintain 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Financial need
  • Preference to student(s) with disability
  • Full-time student
Russell F. Bonasso Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Maintain 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Financial need
  • Preference to student(s) with disability.
George W. Bowers Family Charitable Trust
  • Financial need preference
  • Enrolled four-year degree program at FSU
  • Graduate of a Marion County high school with a 2.5 GPA
  • Renewable up to three years with a 2.5 GPA
Bradley Parker Shaffer Scholarship
  • Students studying Occupational Safety
  • Preferably from Tucker county
  • Minimum 2.5 grade point average
Dorothea Poling Brand Endowment
  • Full-time student at FSU
  • Enrolled in Elementary Education
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable up to four years
Brickstreet Scholars in Honor of H. Skip Tarasuk
  • Students whose parents are from WV and have either permanent total disability or are deceased as a result of a work related injury
  • Students who are children or grandchildren of employees who have worked for the insurance industry
  • Preference given to those majoring in Math, Nursing, Safety/loss, or the insurance field
  • Financial Need
  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average
Bridgeport Rotary Club Endowed Scholarship
  • Bridgeport High School graduate with a 2.75 GPA
  • Financial need
  • Full-time student
  • Enrolled in a two- or four-year program
Will Bridges Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Two scholarships will be awarded each semester, one in Language and Literature and one in the School of Education
  • 2.5 GPA in high school if incoming freshman or for FSU returning student
  • West Virginia resident
  • Renewable but not guaranteed
  • Minority students encouraged to apply
  • Must demonstrate financial need
James David Brooks Memorial Art Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Junior or senior
  • Major: Art Education
Carl Ellis Lipson and Phyllis Fuller Lipson Scholarship Fund
  • Division of Commerce, Retail Management
Carol Diane Cook Elder Memorial Education Scholarship
  • Graduate or Undergraduate Education Major
  • Resident of WV, preference to Morgan County or eastern panhandle counties
  • Minimum 2.0 grade point average
  • Demonstrate financial need
Helmut Plant Impact Scholarship in Memory of Carol Hamrick Plant
  • Undergraduate student majoring in a foreign language
Robert L. Carroll Annual Scientific Lecture Series Fund
  • Enrolled in either the Mathematics or Physics program
  • GPA of 2.5
  • Scholarship is renewable
  • Financial need
Carson B. Drake Engineering Scholarship
  • Students from Braxton county
  • 3.2 GPA or higher for initial consideration
  • Full-time students
  • Renewable with 2.8 GPA or higher
  • Majoring in Computer Science and Computer Security, Electronics Engineering Technology, or Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Financial Need


Gregory Cecchinelli Memorial Scholarship
  • Basketball player
    • Criteria set by Athletic Department
Charles E. and Kathryn C. Reed Scholarship Fund
  • Demonstrate Financial Need
Charles S. Mullett Nursing Impact Scholarship
  • Nursing Students
Carolyn Coakley-Hickerson Memorial Scholarship
  • Language & Literature major
  • Financial need
A. Joyce H. Coleman Memorial Scholarship
  • Majoring in Math or as Math Specialist in Education
  • 3.0 GPA
Dr. James E. Coleman/Dr. Elizabeth D. Swiger Endowed Chemistry Scholarship
  • At least a second-year student
  • Major in Chemistry
  • 3.0 GPA for initial award and renewability
  • Financial aid may be considered but is not required
Collier and Golden Family Scholarship
  • Undergraduate student 
  • In Technology Department of the College of Science and Technology
  • Preference to students from Grafton or Taylor County
  • WV Resident
Conley CPA Group Accounting Excellence Award
  • Major: Accounting
    • Criteria set by School of Business.
Consol, Inc. Scholarship
  • Major: Technology
    • Criteria set by College of Science and Technology
Timothy Cook Memorial Athletic Endowed Scholarship
  • Student athletic trainer
  • Full-time
Crystal-Miller-Morris Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Students in School of Education
  • Must have completed their first year with a minimum of 24 hours and GPA of 2.75
  • Renewable for years three and four if students are registered for 12 hours
Daniel E. Hart and Jonathan G. Hart Scholarship
  • WV residents
  • Major in degree program in the College of Science and Technology
  • Minimum GPA of a 3.0 or higher
  • Minimum of 15 credit hours per semester for undergraduate students
  • Minimum of 9 credit hours per semester for graduate students
David and Barbara Riggleman Endowed Scholarship
  • Undergraduate students 
  • Enrolled in the College of Education, Health and Human Performance
  • Minimum 2.5 grade point average
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Preference
    • 1st-Taylor county
    • 2nd-Harrison county
    • 3rd-Marion county
David H. Gibson Fund
  • Students in School of Business
  • Demonstrate primary interest in the area of sales and sales management
Anna Louise DeVaul Endowed Scholarship
  • Need Based
  • Full-time Undergraduate, WV Resident FSU sudent in Elementary Education
  • 1st preference to Marion County, 2nd preference to Wetzet, Harrison, Taylor or Preston
  • Maintain 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable
Matthew S. DeVito Memorial Scholarship
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Student(s) must be working toward a degree in Chemistry, Environmental Engineering or a related field
  • Rank of junior or senior
  • Preference to students with an interest in environmental protection
Daniel Dicken Memorial Scholarship
  • Graduating senior from East Fairmont High School
  • Pursuing a two- or four-year Technology degree
  • Preference to students pursuing degrees in machine shop
  • Financial need
  • High school GPA of 2.5, and FSU GPA of 2.0
  • If no qualified EFHS applicants in Technology apply, then award to any EFHS student with need
Diversified Gas and Oil PLC Impact Scholarship
  • Rising Seniors earning a degree in a Natural Gas and Oil focused major
  • 3.0 overall grade point average or higher


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