Eligibility

College/University: Any
Financial Need: Yes
Renewable: Yes

Specific preferences:

  • Children ( ages 16 – 25) of West Virginia’s workers who have been seriously, catastrophically or fatally injured in an on-the-job accident, who due to lack of financial resources resulting from the accident, would not otherwise have the opportunity to pursue further schooling.
  • To verify eligibility for the scholarship, applicants must attach a copy of the order or letter from the workers’ compensation carrier granting a disability award or dependent’s benefits. If the applicant does not have a copy of the order or letter granting benefits, a copy may be obtained from the workers’ compensation carrier.

2015

Average grant amount: $4,000
Number of Grants: 2