Federal & State Grants/Scholarships
- Federal Pell Grant
This program is based upon financial need and determined by the family’s expected family contribution (EFC) as you and your parents reported on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal Pell Grant ranged from $555-$5550 for 2011-12 academic year.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
This grant is awarded by the University on the basis of exceptional need and first given to students who have Pell Grant eligibility; limited funding.
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. For eligibility requirements and service agreement please visit http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/TEACH.jsp.
West Virginia Grant
The West Virginia Higher Education Grants are awarded to West Virginia residences only. This grant is based upon financial need and a satisfactory academic progress. To be eligible for consideration you must file your FAFSA by April 15. For more information, please visit http://www.cfwv.com/.
West Virginia Promise Scholarship
Awarded by the State of West Virginia, this is based on academic achievement in high school. Students must file the FAFSA form and meet the March 1 deadline. Recipients must complete 30 credit hours per academic year and maintain a 2.75 cum. GPA freshman year and a 3.0 cum. GPA thereafter. For more information, please visit http://www.cfwv.com/.