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SCPA Scholarship

The SCPA 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 West Virginia resident whose family member is employed or has been previously employed by the coal industry within Southern West Virginia. Employee must work for a company involved in the mining and processing of coal that is located within the following W.Va. counties: Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Roane, Summers, Wayne, Webster, and Wyoming. Selection is based upon financial need.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

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

You can find out more by contacting:

Susan Hoover
Scholarship Coordinator

A good place to start is to investigate the latest information on the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of success can be attained by initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, try to recognize the driving force for the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and what they hope to achieve with the SCPA Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, you should determine if there is a reasonable chance of actually getting the scholarship. Upon determining that you have a decent shot of actually being one of the winners of the SCPA Scholarship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

An important part of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be time consuming, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out properly and thoroughly. Pay careful attention so that you won't be denied because of carelessness.

After filing, you should note when the SCPA Scholarship makes payment of the money in order to know whether or not you can rely on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and what assistance it will provide, since there might be constraints on what expenses are covered by the SCPA Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to manage the increasing costs of education, and obtaining the SCPA Scholarship to help with your financial aid can provide significant support. If you don't end up getting the SCPA Scholarship, try not to be upset, you can find different scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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