Bridge of Hope Scholarship

Bridge of Hope Scholarship

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. 


Applicants must:

  • 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.


Katie Ferrell
Scholarship Program Officer

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

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