According to the press release, the Southern West Virginia and Community College Foundation recently received a $5,500 check from the Bureau of the Virginias toward a scholarship for students on the Wyoming/McDowell campus.
The scholarship was established in 2000 by the Bureau to assist students in obtaining a degree, certification, skill, or trade. The students must reside in Wyoming or McDowell counties. The applicant's high school GPA must be within the range of 2.0 to 3.0.
The scholarship award can be used for tuition, textbooks, and/or fees. Students must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for this scholarship and be in good academic standing (GPA of 2.0 or higher) to be eligible.
The priority deadline to apply is August 1st for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester. The Credit Bureau provides six $1,000 scholarships yearly.