West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission-Student Services/Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars Program

Award at West Virginia institutions pursuing teaching careers in designated high need fields. Only first-time freshmen can apply. Must have a 3.25 GPA and college ready ACT or SAT scores. Must maintain 3.0 cum GPA to renew. Must teach five years in West Virginia public schools in designated high need field. 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 Information

Award Amount
$5,000 - $10,000
Number of Awards
25
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Not reported

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
West Virgina
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Education
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Senior Director of Financial Aid
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
E-mail
brian.weingart@wvhepc.edu
Website
Website

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