Parents and Students
Board of Education
You can't get scholarships without completing the FAFSA!
FAFSA Application: Planning for college? Grant funds are available! April 15 is the deadline to complete the FAFSA to see if you’re eligible for the WV Higher Education Grant. Fill out the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov, and learn more about the grant at collegeforwv.com
Questions? email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-987-7664
Promise Scholarship Application: High school seniors in the class of 2023: Don't forget to apply for the Promise Scholarship by this March! This merit-based scholarship provides eligible students up to $5,000 to cover the cost of tuition and mandatory fees at higher education institutions all across the state. Be sure to fill out the FAFSA and the application. Visit www.collegeforwv.com/programs/promise-scholarship/ to learn more!
College and Financial Aid Counseling: Sign up for text alerts from the College Foundation of West Virginia (cfwv) here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/P7VJ8F5
Need help? Contact your child’s school counselor, or call West Virginia’s financial aid hotline: 1-877-987-7664, or email them here: https://secure.cfwv.com/home/help/talk_to_us.aspx
Want to see how we're doing? You can track your school's FAFSA Completion Rate! Tell your friends; let's get this done! https://www.cfwvconnect.com/financial-aid-outreach/fafsa-completion-rates/
The College Foundation of West Virginia has a free service to provide students with college and financial aid counseling through text messages. Students who are thinking of enrolling in college in 2021 may sign up to receive the texts. Text messages will provide reminders about important deadlines. Plus, students can text our number at any time to receive free help from a college-planning professional! SIGN UP TODAY!
WV Higher Education Policy Commission PowerPoint (for download): wvhepcfinancialaid101-aeddy.pptx
See your school counselor for more information on other scholarships, including:
Scholarships specific to the school you plan to attend