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
The Bridge of Hope Scholarship Fund provides an opportunity for persons in recovery from a Substance Use Disorder to pursue a postsecondary or vocational education.
This scholarship is applicable to those who live in all West Virginia counties, Ohio counties of Jackson, Gallia, Pike, Athens, Vinton, Hocking, Meigs, Lawrence, and Scioto as well as Boyd and Carter counties of Kentucky.
- Be in recovery from substance use disorder
- 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.
*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)
*Use this link if you have started an application and used the “save and finish later” feature
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.