Federal or University Funded Scholarships
The TEACH Grant
The Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $1,880 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.
NSF Noyce Teach WV
This scholarship is offered through Eberly College under the Women’s Studies Program. The Noyce program is designed to address the need for highly-qualified science and math teachers by encouraging science and math majors to go into K-12 teaching in West Virginia. This scholarship application as well as more information about the scholarship can be obtained through the following link: http://stewartphysics.com/wvuteach-noyce/index.html
Osher Re-entry Scholarship
The Osher Reentry Scholarship will award up to $5,000 for full-time enrollment and partial scholarships may also be awarded to students who plan to enroll part-time. This program is intended to support nontraditional students who are beginning or resuming their first undergraduate college degree. Guidelines for the Osher Reentry Scholarship include: Students who are newly matriculating as freshmen, returning to, or transferring to WVU at the undergraduate level and pursuing their first baccalaureate degree; have experienced a cumulative gap in their education of five or more years; anticipate participation in the workforce for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation and are ideally between the ages of 25 and 50. Students must demonstrate financial need; show academic promise and a commitment to obtaining their degree. The Osher Reentry Scholarship is NOT intended for students who are exclusively enrolled in online courses or for international students who are visiting the US. Scholarship awards must be applied to student tuition fees exclusively. Application deadline is June 15th.
Underwood-Smith Teacher Education Scholarship
The purpose of the program is to assist West Virginians interested in obtaining a teaching certificate and committed to the pursuit of a teaching career in West Virginia’s public schools. Due to limited funding, priority is given to junior, senior, and graduate students.
WV Association of Retired School Employees Scholarship
Information on the WV Association of Retired School Employees scholarship can be located at http://wvarse.org/scholarships.html
Additional University Scholarships Available to CEHS Students
Many of these scholarships are awarded through the WVU Undergraduate Scholars Program and the WVU Financial Aid Office. They are listed here because of their special relevance to students in the College of Education and Human Services. To receive priority consideration for these and other university-wide scholarships, students must complete the admissions process to WVU by February 1. This includes submitting a completed undergraduate admission application along with a high school transcript and ACT and/or SAT scores. For more information about these scholarships and university-wide scholarships, be sure to visit the Undergraduate Scholarship Office website at undergradscholarships.wvu.edu.
Please follow the link below to review a list of additional scholarships available to CEHS students through other colleges and programs: