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A. A. McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from Greenbrier East High School residing in the former Alderson High School attendance area that are continuing their education at a college or accredited vocational school. Students must:
  • Exhibit financial need
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5
  • Exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics



ALICE ROWAN WAUGH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award.  Amount granted varies depending on the interest rate but is typically several hundred dollars.

This scholarship affirms the value of education and encourages the recipients to persevere in the face of adversity.  It is awarded to proclaim the belief, based on the recommendations of teachers and friends, that these individuals have the qualities and abilities to meet whatever challenges they may encounter. The scholarship is available to graduating seniors enrolled at a public or private high school in Pocahontas County who are planning to continue their education.  The recipients of the award will exhibit scholarship, integrity, dedication, and commitment.

The recipients will be selected on the basis of achievement and performance as established by the following areas:
  • academic achievement as indicated by high school grade point average and scores on college entrance exams
  • participation in extra and/or co-curricular activities at school and/or participation in activities which enhance the quality of life in the community
  • character as shown through recommendations - one recommendation must be from a high school teacher discussing academics and one recommedation must be from a community member discussing community service
  • an essay of two to four pages in length entitled, "With the right breaks, I would like to..."



ANN EDWARDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
This scholarship was established in 1998 by the First Baptist Church of Fairlea to provide assistance to students committed to improve both spiritual and secular education. The scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors residing in Greenbrier County.  Preference will be given to students who are members of a church with special consideration to members of the First Baptist Church of Fairlea.  Student must demonstrate:
  • Strong academic performance during high school
  • Financial need
  • Christian service and Christian character



Appalachian Headwaters Scholarship

$1500 per year, renewable each year if GPA averages 3.0 or above
 
This scholarship supports college access in environmental careers for Greenbrier and Summers County seniors.
  • Special consideration for first generation college students
  • Special consideration for students demonstrating an interest in the environment (no specific subject area) and community service
  • Maximum of two new awards expected each year

If awarded the scholarship, the applicant must maintain a GPA above 3.0 or else the scholarship will be put on a semester length probation period for payments until GPA reaches 3.0 or higher.


Bank of Monroe Scholarship


The Bank of Monroe scholarship for students at Greenbrier East High School.  Requirements are as follows:
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • High moral character
  • Involved in school activities
Preference is given to students planning to major in business who are not receiving more than two (2) other scholarships.


BEULAH MOORE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00

Awarded to one or more students from Pocahontas County High School to attend a two or four year accredited academic institution.  The applicants must be:
  • a student in good academic standing (ranking in the top one-third of his/her class) and should possess the demonstrated abilities and skills to succeed in college work.
  • interested in pursuing a business or finance field of study
  • a person of high moral character as exemplified by the life of Beulah D. Moore.  Honesty, reliability and a good attitude toward school and community are important considerations.
The financial needs of the applicant will be considered.
 


BLUEGRASS RURITAN SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $600.00*
($300 contributed by the Bluegrass Ruritan Club; $300 matched by Ruritan National.
If the recipient attends Bluefield State or Concord, each college will match the award for a total of $1,200.00)

 
Recipients will be selected by the Bluegrass Ruritan Club based on their qualifications.

Eligibility:
  • Must have been enrolled at Mountain View Elementary/Middle School during his/her elementary/middle school years.

*subject to availability from year to year
 


BOLLING HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI AUGUSTUS TAYLOR SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00 usually given to an African-American student.
 
Eligibility:
  • Plans to attend an accredited college or place of training
  • Has at least a 3.0 grade point average
  • Participates in school, church and community activities
  • Interview may be requested
  • Candidates must be willing to return to Greenbrier County upon invitation to meet with the Bolling Alumni and most importantly speak with high school students preparing to graduate.  The purpose will be for them to share their experiences in college and encourage students to graduate and consider post high school education. This will be coordinated by the Bolling High School Aumni association. --  At least one visit required.
  •  Potential  mentor to a junior or senior high school student from Greenbrier County.
     




BRUCE R. MCGINNIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00

Scholarship will be awarded to two high school seniors graduating from Greenbrier East High School to attend college or an accredited vocational school. Students must:
  • Have a strong academic record
  • Participate in school and community activities
  • Exhibit positive personal characteristics
  • Write a short statement that shares a personal anecdote about the role that humor has played in their lives.



C.E. STROUD III MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to one female and one male high school senior graduating from Greenbrier West High School.  Students must exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics.


 


Candance J. Huffman Memorial Scholarship

A renewable award for Pocahontas County residents.

The scholarship is available to graduating seniors enrolled at a public or private high school in Pocahontas County who are planning a career in Veterinary Technology.

The recipients will be selected on the basis of achievement and performance as established by the following areas:
  • Internship in veterinary office or willingness to complete a brief internship
  • Interview
  • Recommendation from a teacher
  • Recommendation from a community member
  • Acceptance in an accredited veterinary technology program
  • An essay entitled, "How do you see vet tech fulfilling your future?"



CARILION GILES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00*
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School that are pursuing a course of study in the field of medicine. This includes those studying to become a doctor, nurse, physical therapist, anesthesiologist, radiologist, or other medical fields.  Student must:
  • Live in Monroe County and be entering a medical field
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Have completed one biology course and at least one other science course related to a medical career (chemistry, physics, etc.)

*Subject to availability of funds based on annual earnings and/or contributions
 


CARL E. & JEAN HOUCHINS CECIL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award.*
 
Scholarship will be awarded to students residing in Monroe County who are
  • pursuing higher education
  • exhibit positive personal characteristics.

*Subject to availability of funds based on annual earnings and/or contributions


CARRIE LYNN HOKE MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from James Monroe High School to be used for any educational training or college after graduation.  This is a needs based scholarship.  Financial need and personal characteristics will be considered.  Preference will be given to music/band students who will be continuing in the field.  Recipients will be selected by the James Monroe Scholarship Committee along with the music/band teacher.

 


CELCO ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
This scholarship is for any graduating senior from James Monroe High School entering a two or four-year college or university.  Payment will be made upon receipt of the letter of acceptance to an accredited college or university.  Recipient will be selected by the James Monroe Scholarship Committee.  The committee will consider:
  • Scholastic achievement (34%)
  • Leadersip (33%)
  • Citizenship (34%)



CHARLES AND MILDRED ALLEN SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,500.00 (subject to endowment growth)
 
Eligibility:
Awarded to a graduating senior from James Monroe High School who has participated in 4-H activities.
 


CHARLIE COFFMAN MEMORIAL OUTSTANDING FEMALE ATHLETE AWARD

A one-time award of $500.00*
 
This award is in memory of Charlie Coffman who was a teacher, coach, and friend of James Monroe High School.

Eligibility:
  • A graduating senior of JMHS of good character, citizenship, and academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Have participated in at least one female sport, but preference will be given to those who have participated in more than one
  • Show evidence of participation in other school activities
Recipient will be selected by a committee consisting of Mrs. Linda Coffman, Principal or designee, Athletic Director, coaches of female sports, and a school counselor will choose the recipient.

*Funds are subject to availability from year to year.
 


CLARK AND HELEN BRUMAGIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A potentially renewable award of $1,250.00

This scholarship will be presented to one male and one female graduating senior from Pocahontas County High School. The scholarship will be based on the following criteria:
  1. Attending a college or university of higher education for at least four years
  2. Financial need
  3. Scholastic standing.
 
Grants shall be made in eight (8) semi-annual payments based on proof of successful academic standing.
 


COACH BOB ZOPP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Scholarship shall be awarded to at least one graduating senior from Greenbrier East High School and one from Greenbrier West High School to attend an accredited institution of higher education.  Recipients must:
  • Have participated in any high school sports team for at least three (3) years
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Exhibit financial need
  • Exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics



D. K. CALES ENDOWMENT TRUST SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $2500.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to at least 4 high school seniors graduating from Greenbrier West High School or Meadow Bridge High School.  Students must exhibit positive personal characteristics.  Preference will be given to students planning to major in one of the sciences, especially those that are planning to pursue a career in dentistry or medicine.

 


DEWEY H. BROYLES FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $100.00
 
This scholarship is awarded in memory of Dewey H. Broyles, a dedicated volunteer to the Monroe County Agriculture Program, the Monroe County Technical Center, and FFA at James Monroe High Scool.

Eligibility:
  • Completed at least two years of the Agriculture/FFA program at JMHS
  • Participated in FFA activities
  • Maintained a minimum 2.75 GPA and demonstrated willingness to excel in college
  • Study agriculture or a related field in college
  • Write an essay that reveals goals for the future and how agriculture has influenced your life
  • Demonstrate financial need



ERNEST HARRIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award between $100.00 and $150.00
 
The Gap Mills Community Organization is proud to offer at least one scholarship to a graduating senior from James Monroe High School pursuing a trade at an accredited school.

 


EVA REYNOLDS LEMONS MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award.  Amount varies from year to year depending on interest earned but is typically $1,000.00. 

This scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors from James Monroe High School with positive personal characteristics who intend to pursue careers in the field of music.  It can be used for any educational training or college after high school.  This is not a needs based scholarship; however, financial need will be considered.  Two recommendations from Ruritan members are required with the application.
 
A committee made up of family members will choose the recipient.
 
This is a one-time award for a high school senior.  The recipient may reapply each year as a college student.
 


FRANKFORD RURITAN SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award from $100.00 to $1,000.00 depending on funds available
 
Eligibility:
Scholarship awarded to high school seniors from the Frankford School attendance area that are continuing their education at a college or technical school. Preference will be given to students who attended Frankford Elementary School.

Additional Requirements:
  • Letter of recommendation from a member of Frankford Ruritan Club



FREDERICK A. WALKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00

The Frederick A. Walker Memorial Scholarship Fund will present a $500.00 scholarship to a James Monroe High School student who exemplifies a strong work ethic and love for their community.
Eligibility:
  1. Applicant must be a graduating senior from James Monroe High School.
  2. Applicant must demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  3. Recipient will be selected on the basis of financial need, character and  community service activities
  4. A one-page, double-spaced typed statement about your community must accompany the application. Please include current career goals and reasons for selecting this career. 
Applicant may be asked to appear before a Scholarship Committee for a brief interview
 


GAP MILLS RURITAN SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $600.00
($300 contributed by the Gap Mills Ruritan Club; $300 matched by Ruritan National.
If the recipient attends Bluefield State or Concord, each college will match the award for a total of $1,200.00)

 
Recipients will be selected by the Gap Mills Ruritan Club based on their qualifications.

Eligibility:
  • Must have been enrolled at Mountain View Elementary/Middle School during his/her elementary/middle school years.



GAY AND BECKY SHINABERRY SCHOLARSHIP

A renewable award of $5,250.00 per year for 4 years

Scholarship will be awarded to help one young woman from the Pocahontas County High School whose parents have yet to earn a college degree. The award is renewable contingent on the student making normal progress towards obtaining a bachelor’s degree and maintaining good standing academically and socially as defined by the institution she is attending.

The Beth Buck Scholarship is a companion scholarship that provides the recipient with a one-time additional award of $1,000.00 to be spent in the first year of college for school supplies.

 


GFWC WV PETERSTOWN WOMAN'S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250*
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School or Ballard Christian School.  Student must:
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Participate in school and community activities
  • Preference will be given to applicants whose mothers or grandmothers are active members fo the Peterstown Woman's Club
The scholarship committee of the GFWC WV Peterstown Woman's Club will select the recipient and an alternate.  The check will be presented after the recipient's completion of the first semester of college work immediately following graduation.  The recipient must present his/her first semester transcript to the President or Treasurer of the Peterstown Woman's Club to receive the check.  If the transcript has not been received by January 31 of the following year after graduation, the alternate will be contacted.

*Subject to availability from year to year.  Determination will be made by the interest rounded off to the closest lower amount in increments of $50.00.
 


Greenbrier 4-H Visual Presentation Scholarship

An active 4-H’er in Greenbrier County who is a senior in high school, or between the ages of 18-21 and still in 4-H, is eligible for a $500 one-time education scholarship to an accredited trade school or college. 
The 4-H'er must have participated for a minimum of 4 years in the county visual presentation contest.
The 4-H'er must have given a visual presentation (illustrated talk / demonstration or public speaking) for at least 2 years out of the 4 years.
 


GREENBRIER COUNTY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Two one-time awards of $500.00
 
Eligibility:
  • The applicant must be a graduating senior of GEHS or GWHS
  • One parent must be a member of Greenbrier County Education Association (GCEA)
  • It is the student's responsibility to provide proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution
Additional Requirements:
Applicant's one-page essay must include evidence of financial need, general information about the student, and educational aspirations

 


GREENBRIER COUNTY SCHOOLS FOUNDATION, INC. DAVID YARID MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A recurring award totaling $2,000.00
 
This scholarship, awarded by the family of David Yarid, who graduated from Greenbrier East in 1977, is for a minimum of $2000 to be given in $500 increments for 4 years. It is awarded annually to a graduating senior of GEHS who demonstrates outstanding achievement in the field of business in high school and who plans to pursue a college education in business. The recipient in chosen by the faculty in the Business department at GEHS. It is also noted that the recipient must be present at the awards program in order to receive the scholarship.

Eligibility:
  • Graduating from GEHS
  • Must demonstrate outstanding achievement in the field of business while in high school
  • Must attend the scholarship awards program



GREENBRIER COUNTY SCHOOLS FOUNDATION, INC. STEPHEN BALDWIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
This scholarship, established by Charlotte Baldwin in memory of her late husband Steve, the former superintendent of Schools for Greenbrier County, will be awarded annually to one or more high school seniors in Greenbrier County. Recipients must attend an accredited college or vocational school and display positive personal characteristics and strong work ethic. A scholarship committee will select recipients.

Eligibility:
  • Graduating from a Greenbrier County high school
  • Must attend an accredited college or vocational school
  • Must have positive personal and academic characteristics and a strong work ethic



GREENBRIER MILITARY SCHOOL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

A renewable award of $3,000.00 per year for 4 years

Scholarship will be awarded to at least one graduating senior from both Greenbrier East High School and Greenbrier West High School. Students applying for the scholarship must fulfill three requirements: 1) read a book on leadership selected by GMSAA and the Greenbrier County School District; 2) visit the Greenbrier Military School Museum; 3) complete short answer and essay questions responsive to the leadership book, the visit to the GMS museum, and the students’ general understanding of leadership qualities.

 


GREENBRIER VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250.00

Presented to at least one student from each of the public high schools in Greenbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas Counties. Recipients shall be the students who most enrich the community, either at the high schools or in the community at large, through the students' attitudes and actions. Especially important are students who are self-less and help others. These students should be the one about whom others would say “our community is a better place because he/she has been here.”

 


GREENBRIER VALLEY HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

A recurring award of $1000.00
 
A $500 cash scholarship will be awarded each semester. The eligible student must be continuing in a post-secondary education building construction certification or degree program. The scholarship will be dispersed in two cash awards: The first $500 beginning the first semester and the second $500 beginning the second semester. It is the responsibility of the student to provide the Homebuilders Association proof of registration in an eligible certification or degree program.

Criteria considerations include financial need, academic achievement, school and community involvement, and character. Applicants must express serious commitment to the pursuit of a career in building construction and must be prepared to meet with the Homebuilders Association for an interview.

Eligibility:
  • Student of Greenbrier East High School
  • Student must complete the four Core Courses in Building Construction
  • Student must pass the four EOC Tests for each core course
  • Student must be entering a building construction certification or degree program

 


GREENBRIER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER ALLIED HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP

 A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
This scholarship will be awarded upon successful completion of one semester in an allied health track at an accredited college or university. The GVMC scholarship can only be applied towards tuition expenses or the purchase of textbooks.

Eligibility:
  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Greenbrier East, Greenbrier West, James Monroe, or Pocahontas County High Schools
  • Applicant must demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  • Recipient will be selected on the basis of financial need, character, community service activities, and the expressed desire to pursue a career in the allied health field particularly in West Virginia



Greenbrier Valley Medical Center Medical Staff Memorial Scholarship in honor of Dr. Phillip Light

 A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
This scholarship will be awarded upon successful completion of one semester in an allied health track at an accredited college or university. The GVMC scholarship can only be applied towards tuition expenses or the purchase of textbooks.

Eligibility:
  • Must be a student-athlete
  • Must be pursuing a career in the healthcare field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Acceptable attendance record
  • Accepted to an accredited college or university


 


GREENBRIER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER VOLUNTEER AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00

This scholarship is strictly for tuition. In the event tuition is wavered or the recipient receives other scholarships beyond the required tuition fee, this scholarship is void and the money will be awarded to an alternate candidate.

Eligibility:
  • Must have a "B" average or higher for the Junior and Senior years of high school
  • Must have an acceptable school attendance record
  • Must have been accepted in an accredited school
  • Must have a monetary need



GREENVILLE RURITAN SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $300.00 from the Greenville Ruritan Club which will be supplemented by Ruritan National*
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School based on academic achievements, community service, other accomplishments, and future courses of study.  Recipients will be selected by a scholarship committee composed of members of the Greenville Ruritan Club.



*amount of supplement depends on available funds.  If the recipient attends Bluefield State or Concord University, each school will match the scholarship.  Please note that scholarship funds are subject to availability from year to year.
 


JAMES JOSEPH " J.J." O'BRIEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $5,000.00*
 
The J.J. O'Brien Memorial Foundation Scholarship was established to honor J.J.'s desire to see everyone achieve dreams and live life to the fullest.  The recipient will be chosen solely by the J.J. O'Brien Memorial Foundation Scholarship Committee and shall be interviewed by this committee.  Student must:
  • Be a high school senior graduating from Greenbrier East High School
  • Have been accepted at a West Virginia university, college, or vocational school 
  • Exhibit financial need
  • Write an essay about something that he/she is particularly interested in and especially passionate about.

*Two payments will be disbursed by the scholarship committee - one payment at the beginning of each semester of the student's first year.  Checks will be sent to the student's school of choice at which they have proof of acceptance.

 


JUDITH ANNE O'CONNOR WESTERIK SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00

Scholarship shall be awarded to a graduating student from Greenbrier East High School who is planning to pursue higher education in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Student must have taken Advanced Placement classes in at least one of the sciences and earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Special consideration will be given for students who exhibit financial need.

 


LANDON M. LOWE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of at least $500.00

This scholarship was established in the winter of 2017 to honor the life of Landon Lowe and to continue his legacy of faith, generosity and service.  The Landon M. Lowe Memorial Scholarship will be an annual, merit based scholarship, that focuses on rewarding ambitious, goal-oriented individuals with a background of civic involvement, community service, athletic activities and participants of faith based activities or events.  Financial need is considered however, all James Monroe High School seniors are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility
  • Be a James Monroe High School Senior
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Plan to attend full-time, an accredited 2 or 4-year college/university in the United States, an accredited technical college or similar post-secondary educational facility.
  • Three (3) references from non-family member such as teachers, coaches, counselors and/or community leaders. 
  • Submit an essay describing your life experiences, values, religion and/or people have molded you into who you are today.
Show Evidence Of
  • Past & current volunteer endeavors
  • Outstanding civic involvement, including leadership opportunities, in both present and future.
  • Compassionate character, including integrity, steadfastness, self-discipline and judgment
  • Charitable endeavors, in both community and academic settings



LEONA LYNCH KESSEL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award.*
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School pursuing higher education that exhibit positive personal charactersistics.

*Subject to availability of funds based on annual earnings and/or contributions

 


LEWISBURG BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

A potentially renewable award that shall cover the cost of six hours of credit per semester for two semesters.

Scholarship will be awarded to a female student attending the public college in Lewisburg, WV and carrying at least six hours per semester. Preference shall be given to students that are non-traditional (students who are not immediate high school graduates).

Distributions shall be made in two installments. Recipients may reapply but scholarships are not automatically renewed.

 


LEWISBURG ELKS LODGE SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Eligibility:
  • Financial need
  • Will consider academics, leadership, and community service
  • 3.0 or above GPA
  • Special consideration given to children of Elks member
  • Documentation of acceptance by a college or vocational school

 


LEWISBURG HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00

Scholarship awarded to graduating students of Greenbrier East High School who reside in the former Lewisburg High School attendance area and will be attending the Greenbrier Valley Campus of New River Technical and Community College. Students must:
  • Be involved in extra-curricular activities at GEHS or in the community
  • Show evidence of leadership or responsibility
  • Demonstrate the potential to succeed in college

 


LEWISBURG LIONS CLUB J. BRIGHT HERN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
Eligibility:
  • The Lewisburg Lions Club will be awarding a scholarship in memory of J. Bright Hern to a student from GEHS and be in the Lewisburg Lions service area (we do not compete with other club areas).
Additional Requirements:
Applicant's essay must be about his/her major in college, why it was chosen, and future plans.

 


LEWISBURG ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
The Lewisburg Rotary Foundation raises funds to present approximately eight scholarships each year. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from Greenbrier East High School who are continuing their education at a college or accredited vocational school based on need, academic performance, and community involvement. Students must excel in the areas of character, service to others, as well as scholastic success and promise.  Selected students will be asked to participate in an interview process.

 


LINDSEY N. RAINES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating area high schools.  Student must:
  • Have participated in school or community activities
  • Exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics

 


LITTLE GENERAL STORE, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors who are continuing their education at a college or accredited vocational school and exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics.

 


Lucille Lemons and Mary Allen Eastern Star Scholarship

A one-time award of $350.00.  Amount may be divided among qualified candidates. 

This scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors residing in Monroe County who are deemed most qualified by the OES Education Committee of Union Chapter 122.  This committee will be appointed by the Worthy Matron each year.  If there are no qualified applicants in any year, or if a selection cannot be made for other reasons, there will be no scholarship awarded that year.

Eligibility:
  • This scholarship shall be open to the immediate families of current members or deceased members of Union Chapter 122 Order of the Eastern Star.
  • The applicant must reside in Monroe County
  • The applicant must be qualified to graduate as a high school senior from Monroe County
  • The applicant must demonstrate Financial need
  • The applicant must have been accepted to college or trade school

 


Marguerite Givens Memorial Scholarship

A one time award subject to availability of funds based on annual earnings and/or contributions.

This is a need-based scholarship given to a student from Gap Mills or Union who is 
  • first-time college student
  • studying agriculture or vocational education



MAXWELTON RURITAN DOUBLE YOUR DOLLARS SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of up to $600.00 per one student per year
 
Eligibility:
  • Selected students must reside within the Maxwelton Ruritan Club boundaries. These boundaries are as follows: Bounded on the south by the northern boundary of the City of Lewisburg; bounded on the east by the Greenbrier River; bounded on the north by the southern boundary of the Renick town limits; and bounded on the west by Fairview Road and Unus Route. Eligible children of Maxwelton Ruritan Club members living outside of these boundaries may also be selected.
  • Candidates for selection must plan to enroll or be accepted for enrollment in a recognized and approve four-year college or university after graduation.
  • Candidates for consideration may pursue any college discipline leading to an AB or BS degree.
  • Candidates are considered and selected for a scholarship by the Maxwelton Ruritan Club on the basis of faculty recommendations, scholastic achievement, financial need, community volunteer activities, and participation in school activities.
Additional Requirements:
Scholarship recipient, family member, or other representative must work four shifts at our fair concession per year or the scholarship will become void.

 


MAXWELTON RURITAN HENRY LINDSEY SCHOLARSHIP

An award of $3,000 scholarship paid out over 4 years ($375 per semester) as long as the requirements are maintained

Eligibility:
  • Selected students must reside within the Maxwelton Ruritan Club boundaries. These boundaries are as follows: Bounded on the south by the northern boundary of the City of Lewisburg; bounded on the east by the Greenbrier River; bounded on the north by the southern boundary of the Renick town limits; and bounded on the west by Fairview Road and Unus Route. Eligible children of Maxwelton Ruritan Club members living outside of these boundaries may also be selected.
  • Candidates for selection must plan to enroll or be accepted for enrollment in a recognized and approve four-year college or university after graduation.
  • Candidates for consideration may pursue any college discipline leading to an AB or BS degree.
  • Candidates are considered and selected for a scholarship by the Maxwelton Ruritan Club on the basis of faculty recommendations, scholastic achievement, financial need, community volunteer activities, and participation in school activities.
Additional Requirements:
Scholarship recipient, family member, or other representative must work four shifts at our fair concession per year or the scholarship will become void.

 


MICHAEL J. PORTER STEM SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from Pocahontas County High School that are pursuing a course of study and a career in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field.

 


MITSY MCKEE SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
The Mitsy McKee Scholarship is provided by Mitsy's Wings Charitable Organization, a nonprofit corporation. The Mitsy McKee Scholarship offers a grant-in-aid to a high school senior whose goal is to enter college in the field of Early Education. The scholarship is for $500. The $500 will be distributed in two $250 distributions in the first and second semester of the Freshman year.

Eligibility:
  • Applicant is a senior in good standing at GEHS
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must attend an accredited institution of higher learning in the state of WV
  • Must major in education with the intent of becoming a teacher
  • Must have a written description of how the funds were used
  • Participates in school, church, and community activities
  • Selection process will include an interview

 


MONROE COUNTY CATTLEMAN'S ASSOCIATION

A one-time award from $500.00 to $1,500.00 depending on the number of applicants and funds available
 
Eligibility:
  • Recipient will be from a farm family in Monroe County whose primary income is derived from the farm.
  • If this choice is not possible, other factors considered would include partial income derived from farm, part-time or summer work on a fram or agribusiness, agriculture related courses taken by the recipient, participation in FFA, agriculture related 4-H activities, or family history of farming.
  • Scholastic grades will be considered but will not be a major consideration.
  • A college major in agriculture is not a requirement.
  • Applicant must provide proof of college admission with the scholarship application
  • Applicant must show a need for financial help.  Reasons that might be considered include cost being a hardship for a family, expenses not met through other means, or not enough financial aid awarded through other sources.
The JMHS school selection committee will narrow the field of applicants to three.  The final selections committee, comprised of Monroe County Cattleman's Association members, will interview applicants.

 


MONROE COUNTY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (MCEA) SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $300.00
 
Eligibility:
  • Two scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from James Monroe High School.  One scholarship will go to a child of an MCEA member and the other will go to one other senior.
  • Recipients must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA throughout their high school careers.
  • Recipients must plan to further their education by attending a college, university, or trade school.
Additional Requirements:
  • An essay of no more than 500 words entitled, "Why I Want to Further my Education."
 


MONROE COUNTY EDUCATION FOUNDATION CARILION GILES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award*
 
Eligibility:
  • Citizens of all ages who live in Monroe County and are in pursuit of higher education: college, vocational, or post-secondary training.
  • All applicants under consideration will be interviewed.
  • Funds may be used for tuition, room and board, books and laboratory fees, and/or other expenses deemed necessary by the institution for student's success.
  • Funds may not exceed the student's total cost of attendance.  If a recipient receives funding from other sources that pay 100% of the student's expenses (for example:  WV Higher Education Grant, Federal Pell Grant, etc.), the foundation's scholarship monies will be forfeited and used to increase the awards to other students who have unmet needs.
 *Amount depends on funds available


 


MONROE COUNTY SCHOOL PERSONNEL ASSOCIATION (MCSSPA) SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250.00*
 
Eligibility:
  • Maintained at least a 2.0 GPA throughout their school career.
  • Show work experience or be employed part-time.
  • Demonstrate financial need
The MCSSPA scholarship committee will select the recipient(s).  At least one scholarship will be awarded to a child or grandchild of an MCSSPA member (if there are applicants).  The remaining scholarships will be distributed as determined by the scholarship committee.

*depending on funds available

 


MONROE HEALTH CENTER SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School who are interested in pursuing higher education in the field of Nursing. Students must:
  • Have immediate plans to continue post high school education to pursue a career in Nursing
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Have an acceptable school attendance record

 


MOORE FAMILY PHILANTHROPIC SCHOLARSHIPS HONORING GREENBRIER MILITARY SCHOOL

A one-time award of $1,500.00

The students must exhibit academic achievement, financial need, and humanitarianism. The award is weighted more heavily on academic achievement and all Greenbrier Valley students are eligible to apply.  In addition, all of the students must visit the Greenbrier Military School Museum and submit an essay.

For more information, please visit www.greenbriermilitaryschoolscholarship.com

 


MRS ROBERT LAREW SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,500.00
 
This scholarship was established through the Ruritan Foundation in memory of Mrs. Robert Larew by the four youngest of her ten children.  The scholarship is need based and can be used for any post high school education including university, four year college, community college, and vocational or technical school. The recipient must:
  • Be a graduating senior from James Monroe High School
  • Be financially eligible for a Pell grant
  • Submit recommendations from two current Ruritan members

 


NARROWS JR. WOMAN'S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School that are continuing their education at a college, university, business, or accredited vocational/trade school. Student must:
  • Rank in the top 25% of the graduating class.
  • Exhibit leadership qualities
  • Initiative to seek part-time employment is desireable but not required



NOBLE C LEGG MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award; amount determined each year
 
The Noble C Legg Music Scholarship is awarded in memory of Mrs. Legg. Mrs. Legg was a band and choral director in Greenbrier County for over 30 years and dedicated her life to educating students in the appreciation of music.

Eligibility:
  • GEHS senior who intends to major in music
  • Attend a West Virginia university or college
  • Documentation of acceptance



NORTHERN GREENBRIER HEALTH CLINIC SCHOLARSHIP

Academic scholarship for students from the greater Williamsburg/Frankford area.

 


NORVAL E. WAUGH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating senior from Pocahontas County High School.  The student must:
  • be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 during high school and 3.0 for the senior year
  • be of good moral character
  • be accepted and enrolled in an accredited four year college with preference for those students attending public colleges in West Virginia
  • demonstrate financial need
  • plan to pursue a degree in the field of public education and complete a short essay on the following topic: "Describe your personal educational goals and why you are interested in pursuing a career in public education."



O'Connor-Westerik Go-Global Interact Scholarship

A one-time award of $100.00.

Presented to members of the GoGlobal-Interact Club at Greenbrier East High School who have exhibited exceptional dedication and service to the club.

 


OLD STONE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN HONOR OF PHILIP FIFE SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award totaling $1,000.00 ($500 per semester)
 
The Old Stone Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a scholarship in honor of Philip Fife, the Director of Music at the Church since 1976 and a lifelong music educator in Greenbrier County. It will pay $500 per semester for one year to a graduate of GEHS who shows academic achievement. Recipient will be chosen by a committee of the Church.

 


OPAL JONES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250.00

In order to continue Ms. Jones’ legacy of educating, caring for, and inspiring children, this scholarship will assist with the costs of higher education for a student who attended Alderson Elementary School.  Like Ms. Jones, the recipient should be someone who is self-less and devoted to helping others.

 


Patricia and Clayton Tyree Scholarship

A one-time award depending on fund earnings

Presented to at least one student from Greenbrier East and Greenbrier West High School. Students must be planning to earn a degree in either nursing or train as an electrician.

 


Patriot Motorcycle Club Scholarship

Scholarship awards are a one-time gift of $500.00 each.

The Patriot Motorcycle Club offers a scholarship to two (2) students at Greenbrier East High School & two (2) studens at Greenbrier West High School. Students must meet the following criteria:

1.  Continuing Education at a college or accredited vocational school.
2.  Exhibits positive personal & academic characteristics.
3.  Exhibits financial need.

 


Paul William Hughes Scholarship Fund

The Paul William Hughes Scholarship is given to a graduating senior in Greenbrier County who plans to pursue a career in the United States Coast Guard.

Eligibility:
  • Preference given to academically strong candidate
  • Preference given to Greenbrier East graduate



PENDLETON COMMUNITY BANK BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING, AND FINANCE SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from Pocahontas County High School who plan to pursue careers in Business, Accounting, or Finance.  The recipient will be one whose character commands the respect of students and teachers in such matters as leadership, dependability, integrity, responsibility, honesty, and consideration of others.

This Scholarship is intended to be paid in full the first year of post high school learning. However, it shall be left to the discretion of Pendleton Community Bank, as to how each year’s scholarship fund will be distributed, should they deem a multi-year distribution more advisable than a lump-sum distribution in certain instances.

Pendleton Community Bank’s team members’ family members are not eligible to apply.

 


PEO SISTERHOOD CHAPTER O MEMORIAL EDUCATION FUND

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Chapter O, PEO Sisterhood, has funds available for continuing education for women. The purpose of the Fund is to give women an educational opportunity by providing financial and emotional support that they might not receive otherwise.

Eligibility:
  • Female students graduating from either Greenbrier East or Greenbrier West high schools who intend to pursue higher education at an accredited school.
  • A minimum of two letters of recommendation required.
Additional Requirements:
A one-page description of how you plan to continue your education; goals you have set; your reasons for requesting financial aid; and the amount needed. Finalists may be asked to meet with the Committee for a brief personal interview.

 


PETERSTOWN ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School who have plans to enroll at an institution of higher education in the fall following their graduation. Students must have attended elementary and middle school in the Peterstown schools.

 


PETERSTOWN RURITAN SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School who have plans to enroll at an institution of higher education in the fall following their graduation. Students must live in the service area of the Peterstown Ruritan Club and exhibit financial need.

 


POCAHONTAS COUNTY TOURISM SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

A potentially renewable award of $1,000

Granted annually to a Pocahontas County High School senior entering a 2 or 4-year college or university as a freshman. Only students with the intent to pursue a career in travel and tourism will be considered.  Higher education fields of study include, but may not be limited to: Hotel/Restaurant/Hospitality Management; Business Management; Marketing/Advertising; Forestry; Parks & Recreation; and Culinary.  A 500 word applicant-written essay on the importance of tourism to Pocahontas County is required along with a statement of future career goals as they relate to the tourism industry.

The $1,000 scholarship award will be paid in two $500 increments for two semesters.  Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the school the recipient is attending.

Award recipients qualify for this scholarship for up to 4 consecutive years provided they:
  • remain in the original field of application or a field related to the tourism industry (may need to notify the board when changing fields)  
  • provide transcript copies for the previous year of enrollment supported by the scholarship
  • provide proof of enrollment for the upcoming semester prior to scholarship distribution
 A maximum amount of $4,000 can be awarded from the Pocahontas County CVB to any one individual over a four year period.

 


Renewal Application

The renewal application for multi-year scholarships.


Renick Ruritan Club Scholarship

This scholarship award is for students attending Greenbrier East from the greater Renick area.

 


RENICK SCHOOL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award; amount varies
 
Eligibility:
  • This scholarship is for any student that resides in the Renick area with a 24966 zipcode.



RICH CREEK LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School  that are continuing their education at a college or accredited vocational school and exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics.

 


ROE WALKER FAMILY FUND/JANICE WALKER POGUE SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS COMMUNITY

A potentially renewable award of $1,000.00

Scholarship awarded to one or more graduating seniors who reside in White Sulphur Springs who will be attending a college or accredited vocational school. Student must:
  • Exhibit financial need
  • Exhibit positive personal characteristics
Preference is given to students who have lived in White Sulphur Springs their entire lives.

 


ROLAND P. SHARP FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00

Students must:
  • Graduate from Pocahontas County High School
  • Plan to pursue a career in dentistry, teaching, or agriculture
  • Demonstrate financial need.



ROWE-JONES POST 145 AMERICAN LEGION HONORS SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00*
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School. Student must:
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Have completed at least one higher level math course and one higher level science course
  • Show evidence of possessing a strong desire to excel
  • Display strong character
*Subject to availability from year to year


 


ROY DEAN PATTERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to assist high school seniors graduating from Greenbrier County who are continuing their education at a college or accredited vocational school. Like Roy Patterson, these students must exibit integrity, patience, a strong work ethic, and love of family. Student must:
  • Be a member of 4-H
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Participate in school, church, and/or community activities
  • Exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics



Russell & Virgie Wise Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student in Greenbrier, Monroe, or Pocahontas counties. 
  • Non-traditional students returning to or starting college after joining the workforce will be considered. 
  • Students pursuing a trade school will be considered.



SHERRY JONES BAKER

A one-time award
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School that are continuing their education at a college or accredited vocational school. Student must exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics.  Preference will be given to students pursuing careers in the field of education who exhibit financial need.

 


SHREWSBURY HUMANITARIAN SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Humanitarian is defined as concerned with the interests of all mankind.  It is for that reason we (the Shrewsbury family) have chosen to establish this scholarship.  "We are seeking out those hard working, dedicated individuals who are truly concerned with the interest of all mankind and show genuine care and concern for their fellow man."

Requirements - the recipient must:
  • Have maintained at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Be of good character, possess genuine care, concern, and respect for their teachers and fellow students
  • Show no partiality to anyone based upon their social status



STATE FAIR OF WEST VIRGINIA SCHOLARSHIP

A award of $1,000.00 a year for four years
 
In association with corporate, civic and individual contributors, and with support from the State Fair Endowment, five scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who have participated in one or more of the following areas at the State Fair:
  1. State Fair Junior and Open Livestock Shows – market animals, purebred animals and dairy.
  2. Equine Programs – State Fair’s Open Horse Show or Junior Horse and Pony Show.
  3. 4-H and FFA Youth Exhibit Program – 4-H and FFA Underwood Youth Center.

Applicants must be residents of the State of West Virginia, be pursuing a vocational trade, associate or bachelor degree, and have participated in the junior and/or open livestock shows, equine show and/or 4-H and FFA Youth Exhibit Program within the previous five (5) years.

Applications must obtain one recommendation from the following list:  his/her high school principal, guidance counselor, college advisor, or teacher

and

one character reference from a 4-H leader, 4-H agent, FFA advisor, or other individual who can attest to the student's work in the above stated areas.

Applicants may be required to participate in an interview with representatives from the State Fair of West Virginia.

Recipients of the scholarship will be announced in May and recognized at the annual State Fair.  Award will be paid to the post-secondary educational institution where the student is planning to attend or currently enrolled.

Questions should be directed to the Fair Office at 304-645-1090. 




Taylor Mack Robertson Memorial Sportsmanship Award

A one-time award of $1000.00
 
This award honors the memory of Taylor Robertson, a former student athlete at JMHS.  Taylor exemplified the term student athlete, he was in the Top 10 of his class, and a standout athlete in both football and basketball.  He used that same high character and integrity throughout his life, most notably as a husband and father.

Recipients of this merit-based award must exhibit a positive attitude, sportsmanship, and humble character.

Eligibility:
  • James Monroe senior with a minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Student Athlete, with preference going to multi-sport athletes
  • Written account of sportsmanship from a former coach

Additional Requirements:
  • Letter of recommendation from a former coach



TERRI ANN JONES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School based on:
  • Participation in curricular and extracurricular activities
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Participation in community activities and/or service
  • Special awards and honors
  • Need, if after consideration of the above criteria, a tie exist 

 


THE BANK OF MONROE RALPH MANN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award, subject to availability of funds based on annual earnings and/or contributions.
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School pursuing higher education that exhibit positive personal charactersistics.


 


UNION AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250.00, subject to availability from year to year.
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School based on the following criteria: character, financial need, scholarship, citizenship.

The check will be presented to the student upon proof that said student has been accepted in a college or institution of advanced learning.  The student will also provide the Union Chamber of Commerce with proof of textbook purchases within 45 days or this scholarship must be returned immediately.


 


UNION LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School that are continuing their education at a college or accredited vocational school. Student must exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics

 


VERNON AND CAROL KITTLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from Monroe County High School who will be attending West Virginia University.

 


VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE US POST NO. 6000 LADIES AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School that are continuing their education at a college or accredited vocational school. Students must:
  • Have a family member who serves or has served in the US military
  • Exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics.

 


VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE US POST NO. 6000 SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $250.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School that are continuing their education at a college or accredited vocational school. Students must:
  • Have a family member who serves or has served in the US military
  • Exhibit positive personal and academic characteristics.

 


VIRGIL AND MACEL HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award.  Amount granted varies depending on the interest rate but is typically several hundred dollars.

Awarded to qualifying seniors at Pocahontas County High School who are planning to attend accredited two or four year post secondary schools.  Applications will be reviewed by a committee composed of local community members and the recipient of the scholarship will be announced during the Awards Program at PCHS. 

 


VIRGIL W. HANSHAW ORPHAN’S SCHOLARSHIP

A potentially renewable award of $750.00

Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has lost both parents to death, or is a student of a single-parent household, or is a student exiting the foster care system. The student must:
  • Be a native of (born in) West Virginia and attend a West Virginia public school.
  • Demonstrate financial hardship.
  • Major in the field of business with students entering the field of insurance receiving first preference
  • Earn a portion of their tuition, room and board and fees by working at least part-time in the public or private sector including work study programs and internships while attending college. The student may substitute volunteer community service work for this scholarship requirement.

 


VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF STEVE COOKE AND BOB BAKER

A one-time award of $1,000.00
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from Greenbrier East and Greenbrier West High Schools who are continuing their education at an accredited vocational school.  Preference shall be give to students pursuing degrees in the fields of auto mechanics, auto-body, or drafting.

 


W.A. WOLFE, JR AND PHYLLIS P. WOLFE FOUNDATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award - amount depends on need.
 
Scholarships are available to qualifying individuals from the counties of Mercer, McDowell, Monroe, and Wyoming in West Virginia and Giles, Bland, Tazewell, and Buchanan counties in Virginia.  Grants of scholarships will be awarded in June and will be based primarily on:
  • Scholastic achievement (minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0)
  • College test scores
  • Financial need
  • Recommendations from teachers
  • Applicant's motivation, character, ability, and potential
After initial screening of applications, an appointment will be arranged to interview likely candidtaes for scholarships from the Foundation.

 


WALLACE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $1,000.00, $500 awarded each semester of the first year
 
Lucille Keeling and Robert Randall Wallace, life-long residents of Monroe County, dedicated their lives to church, community, and civic organizations.  This scholarship was created in their memory and their contributions to the students and citizens of Monroe County.

Reuirements:
  • Graduating senior at James Monroe High School
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are planning to pursue a career in education
  • Preference will also be given to applicants who are actively involved in a church or cummunity service organization

 


WANDA LEWICKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award subject to availability of funds based on annual earnings and/or contributions
 
Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from James Monroe High School pursuing higher education that exhibit positive personal charactersistics.

 


WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS LIONS CLUB KAREN BELT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
The Karen Belt Memorial Scholarship is awarded in the memory of the daughter of Burgess Belt, a deceased Lion who always did more than his share to make our community a better place to live. His daughter, Karen, was and would have continued this family involvement. We hope that the recipient will follow in their footsteps.

Eligibility:
  • Check is payable the second year of college. The money will be awarded the summer before he/she begins the second year.
  • Applicant must be a current resident of White Sulphur Springs with zip code of 24986.
  • More needs based. Community service is a plus.

 


WOODMEN OF THE WORLD LODGE #315 SCHOLARSHIP

A one-time award of $500.00
 
Woodmen of the World is a life insurance society that supports local causes and promotes patriotism by giving flags to public places.  This scholarship was established to continue the growth of patriotism by finding it in aspiring youth.

Requirements:
  • Graduating seniors from James Monroe High School planning to further their educations by attending colleges, universities or trade schools
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  • Write an essay answering the question of what patriotism means to them and how they exemplify patriotism
For specific questions about this scholarship, please call 304-753-4227.

 


z - Appalachian Headwaters Scholarship

$1500 per year, renewable each year if GPA averages 3.0 or above
 
This scholarship supports college access in environmental careers for Greenbrier and Summers County seniors.
  • Special consideration for first generation college students
  • Special consideration for students demonstrating an interest in the environment (no specific subject area) and community service
  • Maximum of two new awards expected each year

If awarded the scholarship, the applicant must maintain a GPA above 3.0 or else the scholarship will be put on a semester length probation period for payments until GPA reaches 3.0 or higher.


ZELLA G. CLARK & EMMETT P. CLARK MEMORIAL EDUCATION TRUST

A scholarship renewable for up to 4 years with a completed application each year - amount varies based on need
 
Eligibility:
  • The applicant must be a graduating senior of JMHS, GEHS, or GWHS
  • Must have maintained a minimum GPA
Additional Requirements:
Applicants must provide copies of the SAR report from their completed FAFSA and submit an essay about an event or experience that prepared them for the challenge of furthering their education.