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William Giacomo

The William Giacomo is a Grant sponsored by Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation.

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Average: $500
Application Deadline: 15-Feb
Requirements: Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who is an active firefighter or the spouse, child, or grandchild of a firefighter on a department that is a member in good standing of the Fayette County Firefighters Association. Applicant must have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Letter of recommendation, personal essay, transcripts, and IRS form 1040 required.
Eligibility: 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

It is important to investigate available information on the grant. Getting the greatest odds of obtaining money will follow from initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. Before you even begin, be aware of the potential motivations of the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and their goals for the William Giacomo. If you are qualified, make sure there is any likelihood to obtain the grant. If you think that you have a decent shot of going on to be awarded the William Giacomo, then it is useful to use your time.

A crucial part of working toward obtaining the grant is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are long, but take the time to make sure that you fill out the application precisely and completely. Use caution to insure that you will not lose out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After filing, it's important to know when the William Giacomo confers the award and makes payment of the resources so that you can know if it is possible to count on the grant to help meet the expenses associated with school and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the William Giacomo. You might find it challenging to manage the increasing costs of education, and making use of the William Giacomo as a supplement to your own resources can be a huge help. If you are not fortunate to receive the William Giacomo, keep at it, there will be alternative grants for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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