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Helen Virginia Chadwick Irons Scholarship

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The Helen Virginia Chadwick Irons Scholarship was endowed by Kate Fife, Thomas Greenstreet, and Virginia Wilson to assist a female student attending New River Community and Technical College.

Criteria for Selection

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours.
  • The student must maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
  • Applicant must be a female.
  • The applicant must demonstrate financial need.

Babe and Sidney Louis Hyatt Scholarship

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The Babe and Sidney Louis Hyatt Scholarship was established for students who share the Hyatt brothers’ interests, which included agriculture, business, religious fidelity, reading, respect for family and community traditions, and self-improvement.

Criteria for Selection

  • Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students taking at least 12 semester hours.
  • The student must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.
  • High School seniors, adult students, and GED holders are invited to apply.

Essay Requirement

  • “Tzedakah” is the Hebrew word for acts of charity. Like the Hyatt brothers, most Jews carry out tzedakah by donating to charitable institutions or needy people. Write an essay that discusses why it is important to be charitable. Include examples of charitable people who have served as role models for you and ways in which you try to help others

Hollowell Scholarship

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The Hollowell Scholarships were established by the Board of Directors of the Hollowell Foundation to promote and enhance the quality of life for citizens of the Greenbrier Valley. Multiple scholarships are available and may be used towards tuition, laboratory fees, and books.

Criteria for Selection

  • Applicants must be enrolled as full-time and taking a minimum of 12 semester hours.
  • The student must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.
  • Applicants must demonstrate moral character, personal integrity, scholastic success, leadership, and community service.
  • Hollowell Scholars may be graduating high school seniors and college students.

 Essay Requirement

  • Applicants must type a one-page letter describing a past accomplishment that makes them proud and an explanation of their future goals.

Herkness Mathematics Scholarship

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The Herkness Mathematics Scholarship was endowed by Mr. and Mrs. Wayne and Eleanor “Muffy” Herkness to assist students studying mathematics curriculum.

Criteria for Selection

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours.
  • The student must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.
  • The student must be enrolled in mathematics curriculum.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need and household income 125% below the federal poverty guideline.

Jeanne and Lawson Hamilton Scholarship

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The Jeanne and Lawson Hamilton Scholarship was established to assist student attending New River Community and Technical College.

Criteria for Selection

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours.
  • The student must maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need and household income 125% below the federal poverty guideline.

Madlyn E. Fort Health Sciences Scholarship

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The Madlyn E. Fort Health Sciences Scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Kyle and Ann Fort as a perpetual memorial to Dr. Fort’s mother, Madlyn E. Fort. One full-time scholarship and four part-time scholarships will be awarded.

Criteria for Selection

  • Full-time scholarship applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.
  • Part-time scholarship applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours.
  • The student must maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
  • The student must be enrolled in accredited health science courses.
  • The applicant must submit high school or college reports showing achievement in health science courses, employment or other volunteer work in health sciences, along with three written references verifying the applicant’s interest in health sciences from a person engaged in a health sciences career.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need and household income 125% below the federal poverty guideline.

Benjamin Fort Teacher Scholarship

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The Benjamin Fort Teacher Scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Kyle and Ann Fort in honor of Dr. Fort’s father in an effort to encourage and enable students who aspire to teaching careers

Criteria for Selection

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours.
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in accredited education/teaching related courses.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need and household income 125% below the federal poverty guideline.

D. Reginald and Nelle C. Dixon Scholarship

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The D. Reginald and Nelle C. Dixon Scholarship was endowed to support and aid students who are attending courses on the Greenbrier Valley campus.

Criteria for Selection

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours.
  • The student must maintain a 2.7 grade point average.
  • Preference will be given to students studying courses in arts, finance, horticulture, and hospitality.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need and household income 125% below the federal poverty guideline.

Gail C. Collins Memorial Scholarship

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The Gail C. Collins Scholarship was established by Victor and Catherine Jost and friends of Gail C. Collins.

Criteria for Selection

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours.
  • The student must maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
  • The first preference will be given to residents of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia; second preference will be given to students who are currently employed, associated with, or pursuing a career in the hospitality industry.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need and household income 125% below the federal poverty guideline.