Scholarship Search

Most of the scholarships below for graduate students are funded by private donors with very specific eligibility requirements. Not all are available every semester. If you believe you may qualify, contact the scholarship coordinator as soon as possible.

 

BIOLOGY

Botany Scholarship/Travel Awards- Were established by Dr. Charles J. Gould for Biological Sciences majors.
CONTACT: Dr. Emily Gillespie, Biology,  304.696.6467

Huntington Junior League Garden Club and Huntington Museum of Art- $1500 award and tuition waiver for a maximum of 5 semesters to support graduate education in Botany.
CONTACT: Dr. Emily Gillespie Biology, 304.696.6467

Smith-Goodno Fellowship- A scholarship is available to Biology majors for thesis research involving macrobenthos or fish community structure and function in the Ohio River and its feeder streams.
CONTACT: Dr. Jeffery Kovatch, Biology, 304.696.3829

West Virginia Garden Club- A scholarship worth $2,000 is available to Biological Sciences majors.
CONTACT: Mr. Doug Hennig, Office of Student Financial Assistance

BUSINESS

Frank M. Deacon Scholarship- This scholarship goes to an outstanding MBA student.
CONTACT: Dr. Margie McInerney, College of Business, 304.696.2675

Chellegren Scholarship Fund- The College of Business in cooperation with the Office of Financial Assistance selects MBA students with demonstrated financial need.
CONTACT: Dr. Margie McInerney, College of Business, 304.696.2675

CITE

R. Thomas and Judith L. Plummer Scholarship Fund- Award shall be made by the Dean of CITE.
CONTACT: Dr. Wael Zatar, Dean, College of Information Technology and Engineering, 304.696.6043

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

George J. Harbold Award- The student completing the Master’s degree in Communication Disorders with the highest grade point average receives this award.
CONTACT: Dr. Karen McNealy, Chair Communication Disorders, 304.696.2979

COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Dr. William N. Denman Communications Studies Graduate Award
CONTACT: Dr. Cam Brammer, Chair, Communication Studies, 304.696.2815

COUNSELING

William A. Wallace Memorial Scholarship-
This scholarship goes to an outstanding Master’s student. Department faculty will recommend recipients.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Glenn W. Burner Memorial- Priority for this scholarship in Criminal Justice is given to returning WV graduate students.
CONTACT: Dr. Dru Bora, Chair, Criminal Justice, 304.696.3087

ENGLISH

Rosanna Blake Scholarship- The History and English departments offer a $5,000 scholarship (alternate years), to a student selected to work with the the Rosanna Alexander Blake Library of Confederate History housed in the James A. Morrow Library.
CONTACT: Dr. Jane Hill, Chair, English, 304.696.6601

HISTORY

Blake Hulse Scholarship- The History and English departments each offer a $5,000 scholarship (alternate years),  to a student selected to work with the Rosanna Alexander Blake Library of Confederate History housed in the James A. Morrow Library.
CONTACT: Dr. Dan Holbrook, Chair, History, 304.696.6780

Colonial Dames Award – This is a cash award to a student selected by the History faculty.
CONTACT: Dr. Dan Holbrook, Chair, History, 304.696.6780

Herschel Heath Scholarship- A department committee determines this merit-based award for a History major.
CONTACT: Dr. Dan Holbrook, Chair, History, 304.696.6780

Dr. Robert F. Maddox Memorial Thesis Research Award- Is for History majors.
CONTACT: Dr. Dan Holbrook, Chair, History, 304.696.6780

Shannon Ewing Sexton Memorial Scholarship – A department committee determines this merit-based award.
CONTACT: Dr. Dan Holbrook, Chair, History, 304.696.6780

JOURNALISM

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications awards a number of scholarships based on merit and need.
CONTACT: Professor Janet Dooley, Associate Dean, 304.696.2734

MUSIC

Clova and Westie Emmalene Brown Graduate Assistant  Endowment- The Chair of the Department of Music in the College of Fine Arts shall be responsible for the selection process.
CONTACT: Dr. David Castleberry, Interim Director, School of Music and Theater, 304-696-2710

Dr. Robert D. Wolff Memorial Endowment Fund- Benefits Music majors.
CONTACT:  Dr. David Castleberry, School of Music and Theater, 304-696-2710

NURSING

John F. Morton Award- For a graduate nursing student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in clinical practice.
CONTACT: Dr. Diana Stotts, Director, Graduate Nursing Program, COHP, 304.696.2623

PSYCHOLOGY

Dr. Madeleine Hoffman Feil Scholarship- Psychology students who have completed at least 24 graduate credit hours in their program may apply.  Department faculty will recommend recipients.

SAFETY TECHNOLOGY

Tredway Scholarship- Safety majors apply through the Department of Safety Technology.
CONTACT: Dr. Allen Stern Chair, Safety Technology, 304.696.3069

SCHOOL OF KINESIOLOGY

Richard E. “Scooter” Shreve Graduate Scholarship in Athletic Training
CONTACT: :Dr. Gary McIlvain, Chair, SOK, 304.696.2930

James A. and Virginia M. Heckman Scholarship- Masters of Science students with an area of emphasis in Athletic Training are eligible to apply for this award.
CONTACT: Dr. Gary McIlvain, Chair, SOK, 304.696.2930

Dr. Wayne G. Taylor Scholarship- SOK faculty recommends recipients.
CONTACT: Dr. Gary McIlvain, Chair, SOK, 304.696.2930

TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

SMC Electrical Products- Scholarship support in honor of Herbert L. Easton  for students in the Technology Management Program. Consideration will be given to individuals who are currently employed in manufacturing and need to expand their skills in management and technology.
CONTACT: Mr. Doug Hennig, Office of Student Financial Assistance

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Chancellor’s Scholar Program – The Office of Multicultural Affairs in conjunction with the WV Higher Education Policy Commission offers fellowships to underrepresented minority doctoral graduate students. Read more
CONTACT: Dr. Shari Clarke, VP Multicultural Affairs, 304.696.4677

Cooperative Multicultural Graduate Assistantship- The Office of Multicultural Affairs offers Graduate Assistantship opportunities for diverse graduates of Bluefield State College, Concord University, and West Virginia State College.
CONTACT: Dr. Shari Clarke, VP Multicultural Affairs, 304.696.4677

Doris Miller, Alpha Delta Kappa Award- This scholarship is awarded to a student with an interest in teaching in West Virginia.  Applicants must be pursuing a graduate degree in History, English, or Journalism. Members of ADK, a professional honorary society, receive priority consideration.
CONTACT: Dr. Montserrat Miller, Department of History, 304.696.2723
APPLICATION: Doris C Miller Scholarship

James Madison Scholarships- This program is designed for students committed to public school teaching.
CONTACT: Dr. James Sottile, .College of Education, 304.696.2870
Website: http://www.jamesmadison.com/ 

AmeriCorp- A national volunteer service program enables students to earn financial credit that can be applied toward Graduate education.
CONTACT: Mr. Doug Hennig, Office of Student Financial Assistance

Anna T. Fricke Scholarship- Applicants must be active members of Zeta Zeta Chapter, Lambda Chi Alpha, in good financial, disciplinary and academic standing, and must be enrolled in at least six hours of graduate course work during each semester of the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded.
CONTACT: Mr. Doug Hennig, Office of Student Financial Assistance

Richard Marks Scholarship- For a student who works a minimum of 20 hours per week during the day.
APPLICATION: Richard Marks Scholarship
CONTACT: Mr. Doug Hennig, Office of Student Financial Assistance

Michael J. Farrell GA for Student Leadership- Applicants with demonstrated financial need may apply through the Provost’s Office.
CONTACT: Academic Affairs Office, 304.696.6690

Martha Theubert Helbig Endowment Fund- is for students under the age of 23 without living parents.
CONTACT: Mr. Doug Hennig, Office of Student Financial Assistance

The Nate Ruffin Scholarship- Is made through the Black Alumni Association.
CONTACT:African American Students Program Office, Fran Jackson, 304.696.6705

Dr. Leonard J. Deutsch Graduate College Professional Development Fund – Provides travel funding for students to present papers or posters at conferences.
CONTACT: Graduate College, 304.696.6606
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