Scholarships

If you’re an incoming freshman, you may qualify for one of our Non-Resident Merit-Based Scholarships, Resident Merit-Based Scholarships  or Metro Merit-Based Scholarships. With many generous scholarships available, be sure to explore the scholarships below to see if you meet the criteria for one of our college-specific scholarships.


Georgianna Buchanan Scholarship

  • Full-time, undergraduate nursing student in good academic standing (not applicable to incoming freshmen)
  • Resident of Lawrence County, Ohio; Cabell County, WV or Logan County, WV
  • Annual award of $1,000

  • Dora Craig Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time, undergraduate nursing student
  • Preference given to Mingo County, WV and Pike County, KY applicants, but all WV and KY students encouraged to apply
  • Annual award of $3,000 ($1,500 per semester)

  • Jane Deacon Flower Scholarship in Nursing

  • Full-time, undergraduate nursing student
  • Preference given to students participating in pre-licensure BSN program

  • Mary W. George Medical Technology Scholarship

  • Must have completed an associate’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Must be entering senior Clinical Laboratory Science courses
  • Must have minimum GPA of 2.5 for CLS courses; GPA of 2.0 overall
  • Financial need and commitment to medical technology will precede academic ability as selection criteria.
  • Annual award of $500

  • The George J. Harold & Dr. Ruth C. Garrett Awards Endowment

  • The George J. Harbold Graduate Academic Award: The recipient shall be the student who completes the master’s degree in Communication Disorders with the highest grade point average.
  • The Dr. Ruth C. Garrett Undergraduate Academic Award: The recipient shall be the student who completes the bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders with the highest grade point average.

  • Mary C. Baker Meadows and Linda A. Meadows Hodges Nursing Scholarship

  • Full-time, undergraduate nursing student who is a rising sophomore
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Preference given to West Virginia students
  • Award available for two years (4 semesters) if in good academic standing

  • Huntington Pediatric Clinic Council Scholarship

  • Formerly known as E.M. Kline Pediatric Clinic Council Nursing Scholarship
  • Full-time, undergraduate nursing students may apply

  • John E. Huxley Scholarship for Physical Therapy

  • Full-time, graduate student majoring in Physical Therapy
  • 3.0 GPA Minimum
  • Must be resident of West Virginia
  • Renewable up to 3 years (9 semesters) if in good academic standing

  • Kristin McComis Parsons Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time, graduate student majoring in Communication Disorders
  • Donor anticipates contributing $3,000 annually to fund award
  • Renewable for 2 full years (6 semesters)

  • Ruth Caraway Morris Scholarship

  • full-time, graduate student majoring in Physical Therapy
  • Must be resident of West Virginia
  • Based on merit/financial need

  • John F. Morton Nursing Award

  • Must be graduate student who has completed graduate degree in nursing
  • Must demonstrate outstanding achievement in clinical practice

  • Giovanna B. Morton Memorial Scholarship

  • Must be admitted into nursing program
  • Must demonstrate clinical excellence and leadership
  • Minimum of 3.5 GPA

  • James Angelos Papas Memorial Nursing Scholarship

  • Must be a nursing major
  • Must be married student with one or more dependent children
  • Renewable for 4 years (8 semesters) based on good academic standing

  • Jeri Stoner Memorial

  • Must be a nursing major
  • Must be junior or senior level
  • Financial need will be a consideration.

  • Jane Snyder Trainor Nursing Scholarship

  • Full-time, undergraduate student who has been accepted into School of Nursing
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Preference given to West Virginia residents
  • Renewable for 4 years (8 semesters) based on good academic standing

  • Sally Garrett Walters Memorial Scholarship

  • Must be a graduate student majoring in Communication Disorders
  • Must be West Virginia resident
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Renewable for 3 years (6 semesters)

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