Student Programs

The Mollohan Foundation provides many opportunities for students through various scholarships and student programs. These programs provide West Virginia students with assistance for their college education. The goal of our programs is to give students an opportunity to further their education and understand the range of opportunities that are available within their home state. 

Please note that to be eligible for our student programs, all students must be attending, or planning to attend, a college, University, or post-high school degree program in the state of West Virginia as well as be a graduate, or upcoming graduate, of an in-state high school.

Deadline for 2018 Scholarship Applications:

All scholarship items must be emailed or postmarked by Saturday, March 31st, 2018, in order to be applicable for this scholarship season.

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The scholarships offered through the Mollohan Foundation vary on amounts, eligibility, criteria and application requirements. Many scholarship recipients will be eligible for paid internship opportunities within their field of study, as well as college loans that can be partially or fully forgiven if the student decides to live and work in West Virginia after their college graduation.

Please note that to be eligible for our scholarship program, all students must be attending, or planning to attend, a college, University, or post-high school degree program in the state of West Virginia as well as a graduate, or upcoming graduate, of an in-state high school.

Open the General Scholarship Application Requirements below to get started on the application process and then proceed by clicking on the scholarship you’re interested in applying for. Please be sure to read the details and application directions carefully before applying as each scholarship has different rules and requirements. For any further information or questions on the scholarship application process, feel free to contact us via email at [email protected] 

2022 Scholarship deadline will be extended to April 20th due to a technical error.

General Scholarship Application Requirements

  • All students must complete the online scholarship application by clicking on the scholarship they wish to apply for, below. Be sure to include your SAT or ACT scores if these are not included on your transcript. Make sure you include a typed resume and Letter of Intent if required by the specific scholarship.

  • Have your counselor mail us official transcripts from each school you’ve attended – high schools and colleges – including transfers. These must be sealed upon arrival with the counselor/registrar’s signature or an official seal on the back of the envelope.

  • Two evaluation forms must be submitted for each scholarship you’re applying for. One evaluation must be a teacher. Evaluations can be sent in by mail or submitted through email.

  • You must be attending a college, University, or post-high school degree program in the state of West Virginia to be eligible for all of our available scholarships.

  • Additional requirements for each scholarship (such as a Letter of Intent) may be required, but not stated in this general overview of application requirements. Be sure to read detailed instructions on the scholarship you’re applying for before submitting your scholarship.

High Technology Scholars Program

The High Technology Scholars Program offers a $500 scholarship to West Virginia high school seniors who plan on majoring in a technology-related field at a West Virginia University or college. The student applying must be from one of the following counties: Barbour, Brooke, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Grant, Hancock, Harrison, Marion, Marshall, Mineral, Monongalia, Ohio, Pleasants, Preston, Ritchie, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Wetzel, or Wood.

Mary Olive Eddy Jones Art Scholarship

The Mary Olive Eddy Jones Art Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship offered to a high school senior who is majoring in an art-related field or sophomore or junior student in attendance at a college or University in West Virginia who is currently majoring in an art-related field.

Helen Holt Mollohan Scholarship

The Helen Holt Mollohan Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship offered to a West Virginia female who is currently attending, or a senior student who is planning to attend, Glenville State College.

Carl R. Morris Memorial Scholarship

The Carl R. Morris Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship offered to Calhoun County students who are committed to education and community, and currently attend, or are planning to attend, either Alderson-Broaddus College, Glenville State College or West Virginia University. The student must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Scholarships FAQs

How will I get my scholarship money?2016-11-03T14:21:04-04:00

The scholarship check will be mailed directly to your school and will be made payable to you and the school. All scholarship checks are mailed at the end of the summer, unless prior arrangements are made. Emails will be sent out to each recipient once their check has been mailed.

What can the scholarship money be used for?2016-12-09T15:11:36-05:00

The scholarship money is sent directly to your school. Therefore, the money can be used for anything that is paid for through your school. For example, scholarship money can be used for tuition, books, room and board, or meal plans.

How will I know if I received a scholarship?2016-12-09T15:12:52-05:00

Once we receive your completed application, the Foundation will send you an email stating that we have your application on file. If you receive a scholarship, you will receive an award letter in the mail. If you have a question about the status of your application, you can always contact the Foundation at [email protected].

How much are the scholarships for?2016-12-09T15:13:50-05:00

Each scholarship is a different amount. Please look at the scholarship details to verify the amounts.

Do I have to be attending school in West Virginia to receive a scholarship?2016-11-03T14:19:13-04:00

Yes, all scholarships require you to be attending an in-state school or degree program in order to receive a scholarship.


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