West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission-Student Services/Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program

Award for West Virginia residents at West Virginia institutions pursuing teaching careers. Must have a 3.25 GPA after completion of two years of course work. Must teach two years in West Virginia public schools for each year the award is received. Recipients will be required to sign an agreement acknowledging an understanding of the program's requirements and their willingness to repay the award if appropriate teaching service is not rendered.


Award Amount $2,500 - $5,000
Number of Awards 25 - 50
Application Deadline March 1
Available to Class Level Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required 3.0
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency West Virgina
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College West Virgina
Area of Study Education
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Scholarship Coordinator
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission-Student Services
Address 1018 Kanawha Boulevard East, Suite 700
City, State, Zip Charleston, WV 25301
Telephone (304) 558-4618
Web Site Web site
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