The Bridge of Hope Fund is a Scholarship Fund at The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation.

Scholarship Application is Available

March 1 – May 15
September 1 – November 15 2021

New Bridge of Hope Online Application

*Use this link if you are a new applicant to the Bridge of Hope Scholarship (i.e. you are accessing the online scholarship application for the first time)

Returning Bridge of Hope Online Application

*Use this link if you have started an application and used the “save and finish later” feature

This scholarship opportunity is for a person in addiction recovery who is interested in pursuing a training or education program. This scholarship is for undergraduate studies.


Applicants must:

  • Be in recovery from addiction
  • Have completed a recovery program and demonstrate good standing in regards to the recovery program’s after care requirements
  • Actively participate in a mutual aid group or alternative peer support group.

Each application will be reviewed on an individual basis to determine merit.


Applications will be accepted from  March 1– May 15 and September 1 – November 15

Applications must be submitted via The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation’s online application system

The Bridge of Hope Committee will review applications, make scholarship funding recommendations, and announce awards by letter no later than June 22 and November 22, respectively

Checks will be mailed directly to the education institution.


Susan Hoover

Scholarship Program Officer


For more information or to make a gift to this fund, please contact