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Guidance Information 

Scholarship Information 

The following is an in exhaustive list of the scholarships available to PCHS students each year. All students are not eligible for all scholarships as the scholarship donors set the criteria for their candidates. GPA, Program of College study, Class Rank and Finances are the most commonly used criteria to select candidates. Students will need to look at the application or ask the counselor about the eligibility criteria. Remember, the majority of aid for college comes from the federal and state governments along with monies from the colleges themselves.

In addition to the following list of scholarships, students are encouraged to do scholarship searches such a cfwv.com., fastweb.com or studentaid.ed.gov.

Scholarship Listing:

(Scholarships will be listed as groups with approximate month of their announcement)

 

November

Toyota Community Leaders – must to considerable community service

Mollohan Foundation Scholarships – multiple scholarships at state institutions

 

December During the 1st week of December, 12th grade students will apply for Promise Scholarships and get pin numbers for the Free Application For Federal Student Aid. This will be accomplished by taking English 12 and 12th grade Ap Lit students to our computer lab overseen by the counselor.

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship – must be a member

Great Valu Scholarships – 2 scholarships (all students & employed students)

FFA students and Agricultural Majors check with Mr. Hudson on Scholarships

 

February 

Virginia Poultry Growers- must have industry connection Albert Yanni – Business Education State Scholarship

Engineering Science Technology – State Scholarship

Promise Application Due (this was completed by all students in Dec)

FAFSA due – basis for all Federal, State and Institutional aid.

 

March

Pendleton County Fire Association – member or child of member

Pendleton County Emergency Rescue – medical education

Pendleton Community Care – medical education

Spruce Knob/Seneca Rocks Tel-communications – must be customer

South Fork Ruritan Robin Howard Memorial* – live in S. Fork. Area

Jason Scott Simmons Memorial – GPA, Rank, Recommendations

Cheryl Dahmer Mills Memorial – pursing teaching

Byrl Law Memorial

Pendleton Committee for the Arts- Art Major

Franklin Ruritan Club – Franklin area

 

April

H. Pink Bowers Memorial – Education Majors

Pendleton Manor –Nursing

Jefferson R. Byers Memorial* – Character, Teacher Recommendations

John M. Dice Memorial *– Top Academic Student

Brandon Waggy Memorial* – awarded through FFA

Walter B. Judy Memorial* – Band/ Music Major

Ken Price Memorial* - selected by committee

St. John’s Scholarship* – descendant of a St. John’s Academy student

American Legion Post 30

Spruce Mt. Ruritan Club – live in North Fork area

WV Professional Educators – Education Major

Dixie CEOS* – selected by their membership

Loyal Order of the Moose* – selected by their membership

Grant County Nursing Home – nursing Grant Memorial Hospital – medical education

Upward Bound – selected from their student members

*denotes no application process

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Click on any of the following for helpful information.

FastWeb: Scholarships, Financial Aid & Colleges

The Career Key

Career InfoNet

Career Assessment & Planning

Financial Aid

SENIOR TIMELINE 

A Helpful Tool to Keeping on Track!

August - December

  • Compare Colleges & Make Campus Visits

  • Submit Admission Applications (along with test scores & transcripts)

  • Take ACT or SAT

January - February

  • Apply for Financial Aid

  • Complete FAFSA (after January 1st)

  • Make Note of ALL Financial Aid Application Deadlines 

  • Research All Sources of Aid

March - May

  • Make Final Decisions (Confer with Parents & Counselors)

  • Submit Final Transcripts

MILITARY OPTIONS & RECRUITING OFFICES

United States Army

Tygart Valley Mall

Elkins, WV 26241

United States Air Force

200 Rt 98 West

Medwood Plaza Suite 304

Nutter Fort, WV 26301

United States Coast Guard

USCG Recruiting Office

7206 McKnight Rd Suite 104

Pittsburgh, PA 15237

United States Marine Corps

Braddock Square Mall Suite 11A

Lavale, MD 21502

United States Navy

200 Rt 98 West

Meadowbrook Plaza Suite 307 

Nutter Fort, WV 26301

WV Army National Guard

79 Robert C. Byrd Dr

Moorefield, WV 26836

Pendleton County Middle/High School

PO Box 40 | 409 Maple Avenue

Franklin, WV 26807

Phone (304)358-2573 | Fax (304)358-7701

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