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James S. Kessel Scholarship

The James S. Kessel Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $1000
Application Deadline: 15-Feb
Requirements: Applicant must be a Jackson County, W.Va. resident and a graduate of Ripley High School. Applicant must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need and attend an accredited college or university. Letter of recommendation, personal essay, transcripts, and IRS form 1040 required.

Sponsorship provided by:

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 3041
Charleston, WV 25331
Email Address:
Phone Number: 304 346 3620
Fax Number: 304 346 3640

You can find out more by contacting:

Susan Hoover
Scholarship Coordinator

You should always carefully examine the background of the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of success comes from initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to seek to understand the reason for involvement of the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and what they hope to achieve with the James S. Kessel Scholarship. If you are qualified, figure out if there is a reasonable chance of actually getting the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot of going on to be a recipient of the James S. Kessel Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

A crucial detail of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Occasionally the process can be drawn-out and boring, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out precisely and in its entirety. You don't want to be bumped as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After filing, figure out the timeframe regarding when the James S. Kessel Scholarship actually dispenses any funds in order to know whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, since there might be constraints on how you can use the James S. Kessel Scholarship. You might find it challenging to find ways to handle the expenses associated with school, and obtaining the James S. Kessel Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can make things much easier. If you don't end up getting the James S. Kessel Scholarship, keep at it, you can find different scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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