Scholarships through Marshall University for SVHS Students

17-18-Ceredo-Kenova-Memorial-Youth-Scholarship-Application – For students graduating from Spring Valley High School who have attended Ceredo or Kenova Elementary Schools. Deadline is March 1, 2017

17-18-Chuck-Felty-Jr.-Memorial-Scholarship-Application – For students who have attended Ceredo or Kenova Elementary or C-K Middle School  and will attend Marshall University. Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and have participated in athletics. Deadline is March 1, 2017.

17-18-Geneva-Lewis-Agee-Scholarship-Application – This scholarship seeks to honor Mrs. Agee, a former teacher at Buffalo High School. This $1,000 scholarship may be renewed for four years if a 2.5 GPA is maintained. The applicant must major in English or English Education at Marshall University. Deadline is March 1, 2017

17-18-Greg-Ferguson-Memorial-Scholarship-Application – The recipient shall be a graduating senior from Spring Valley, who shall be a full-time, undergraduate student at Marshall University during the upcoming academic year.  This scholarship was created in memory of Greg Ferguson, a resident of Wayne Co., WV who attended Marshall University.  Deadline is March 1, 2017

17-18-Keith-Albee-Scholarship-Application -For students from Cabell or Wayne counties in West Virginia or Lawrence County in Ohio with financial need. Recipients for this renewable award shall be full-time students who have graduated in the top third of their high school graduating class.  Deadline is March 1, 2017

17-18-Lyle-F.-and-Edith-Plymale-Memorial-Scholarship-Application – For full-time, incoming freshmen who are graduating in 2017 from Spring Valley High School in WV with a 2.5 GPA or above. Applicants shall have shown interest in science and math in high school and demonstrate qualities of character building.
Mr. and Mrs. Plymale were both dedicated Math and Science teachers in the Wayne County School System for many years. Deadline is March 1, 2017

17-18-Major-Christopher-T.-LeMaster-Scholarship-Application –
For students who attended Roane County or Spring Valley High Schools in WV.  First preference given to students who participated in JR ROTC in high school and/or plan to join ROTC at Marshall University. This scholarship is in memory of Christopher LeMaste, a long-time service member who served multiple tours overseas. Deadline is March 1, 2017

17-18-River-Cities-Marshall-University-Alumni-Scholarship-Application –  The recipient shall be a graduating senior who is a child or a grandchild of a Marshall University alumni and be a resident of the River Cities area (Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln, or Logan counties in WV; Lawrence County, OH or Boyd County, KY. The recipient shall have financial need and an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.  Deadline is March 1, 2017

17-18-Shewey-Family-Scholarship-Application -For full-time students who have at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need. First preference shall be given to students who have participated in programs of the Shewey Research and Learning Center in Mingo County. Second Preference shall be given to qualified students from Mingo, Logan, McDowell or Wayne counties in WV and Martin County in KY. Recipients are required to live on campus during the full term of the scholarship. Deadline is March 1, 2017

17-18-Vinson-Alumni-Scholarship-Application – For students graduating in 2017 from Spring Valley High School who have average grades and might not otherwise receive financial assistance. The recipient will be a full-time,   undergraduate student at Marshall University. Deadline is March 1, 2017

Below is a link to Marshall University’s website with additional information and applications for other scholarships.

http://www.marshall.edu/sfa/forms-applications/

First-time freshmen students who are charged the West Virginia “in-state” tuition rate may qualify for one of the scholarships listed below: 1718-merit-chart-wv-web

The incoming freshman’s high school grade point average (GPA) and official admission test scores are used to determine merit-based scholarship eligibility at Marshall University. Only official test scores from ACT® or SAT® are used to consider incoming freshmen students for merit-based scholarships. Marshall University takes the highest ACT composite or SAT combined Math and Evidenced Based Reading & Writing Score to determine scholarship eligibility for its scholarship programs. Marshall University also combines the highest sub-scores from different test dates (from the same test) to create a superscore total or composite for eligibility determination of the scholarships listed in the chart above.

The aforementioned scholarships are awarded for four academic years (fall and spring semesters) as long as the student is pursuing his or her first baccalaureate degree and maintains full-time enrollment at Marshall University. In addition, the student must meet the following renewal criteria:

  • Successfully complete at least 30 credit hours each academic year
  • Earn at least a 2.75 GPA at the end of freshman year and a 3.0 GPA by the end of the sophomore and junior years

Incoming Freshmen Honors College Scholarship

In addition to a freshmen merit-based scholarship, students who meet the following criteria and agree to accept admission into the Marshall University Honors College qualify to receive an additional scholarship award.

Scholarships Admission Criteria for Eligibility Academic Year Award
Honors College

HS GPA >=3.5 & ACT >=26 or Equivalent

$500

Superscores are not used to determine eligibility for the Honors College Scholarship.

The Honors College Scholarship is awarded for four academic years (fall and spring semesters) as long as the student is pursuing his or her first baccalaureate degree, remains in the Honors College, and maintains full-time enrollment at Marshall University.  In addition, the student must meet the following renewal criteria: 

  • Successfully complete at least 30 credit hours each academic year
  • Earn an overall 3.3 GPA