Financial Aid & Scholarships


Tedd Gregg Memorial Scholarship -  Due prior to May 1, 2019 - $1000.  Eligibility - Must be a PHS Senior FFA member, who plans to further their education in a post-secondary area of study.

The Scott and Dean Sisler Memorial Scholarship 2019 -  Due to Guidance by April 15th - Giving away 2 - $500 scholarships.  Eligibility - Must be a student from the Aurora area.

Xi Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship 2019 - Due April 30, 2019.  $500.  Eligibility.  Must be a full time student at PHS and will be graduating; will be attending a career/vocational/technical school.

FAFSA on the Web FastWeb Scholarships Financial Aid in a Nutshell Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP Scholarship Database   NOTE:  Click on the NAME of the Scholarship (in blue letters) to access application/websites.  Names in green are not active yet.   National Scholarships - Variety of Due Dates Student Scholarships - On this site you will find a list of scholarships that students from WV school districts are eligble.  The scholarships are (click on the words in Blue to go to the scholarship page)  NOTE:  If a link is in GREEN, that means it is an old scholarship for which no new information has been made available for update purposes.   


Financial Aid & Scholarships - Preston High School


The program is the same as it has been in recent years -- one high school senior student from each county will receive $1,000 for any field of study at any accredited institute of higher education. Six students pursuing one of 6 specific majors related to the natural gas industry (outlined in the rules and regulations) will receive up to $18,000 renewable for up to 4 years (if they keep their grades up) to be used at any accredited institute of higher education.  Due FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th!!!!



College Foundation of West Virginia -  A variety of scholarships with various due dates.

Horatio Alger Scholarships -  a variety of scholarships with a various due dates. 4 Year undergraduate scholarship is due October 25, 2018.

The Career and Technical Scholarship is due March 15.

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship - $500 - 1 award - Deadline  March 30, 2019

  • be between 16 and 25 by the application deadline.
  • submit answers to to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to March 30.
  • Have at least one year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award.
  • have a GPA of 2.5 or greater


Scholarship Awards   -Variety of Due Dates.  See website for more information

Good 360 Sustainability Scholarship - $1,000 (Deadline: October 31, 2018) Eligibility:

  • High school senior applying for college or a current college student, and you have an interest in sustainability and the environment

$10,000 Scholarship -  (Deadline September 30, 2018) -  10 - $10,000 scholarships to be given away.  Must be a resident of the U.S.  Application is online.

The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women  - $1000 -  Must be a graduating senior, must be a woman, all majors are encouraged to apply, all grade point averages will be considered. Quarterly deadlines of January 1, March 31, June 30, September 30

American Foreign Service Association Scholarship - $20,000 - 10 awards  - Due April 1, 2019.

  • See Website for eligibility requirements

Davidson Fellows Scholarships - $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 awards - Due February 13, 2019.  See Eligibility Criteria.

Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship -  $2,500 - 20 Awards -  NO NEW INFORMATION

  •   graduating high school senior enrolling in engineering or geosciences.  Upon successful completion of first year studies, the recipient may be eligible to receive a 4 year renewable awards of $5,000 annually.


Pro Best Reviews Scholarship- $500 -Due March 5, 2018  NO NEW INFORMATON.  

  • The applicant must currently be enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university
  • The applicant must have a minimum average GPA of 3.0
  • The applicant must demonstrate an active involvement in their academic pursuit


Izenda Analytics Scholarship -  NEW -  $1000.00  -  Due March 31, 2018  NO NEW INFORMATION

  • This scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • Applicants must be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident.
  • The work you submit should be entirely your own. Do not submit coursework you were assigned in a class you have taken.
  • To be eligible for the scholarship, all items must be submitted by March 31, 2018. Please note that your submission must be your own work and will become the property of Izenda, Inc.

Signet Classics Student Scholarship- $1,000 - 5 awards - Due April 15, 2019.  

  • be a student in 11th or 12th grade and be a full-time matriculated student who is attending a high school in the United States and the District of Columbia

Zenaptic Chiropractic Scholarship -  NO NEW INFORMATION -  $1000 - Due May 1, 2018.  The following people are eligible for the scholarship:

  • High school students graduating in 2018 and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, community college or design school.
  • Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, community college or design school.

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award - due June 15, 2019

  • be currently attending or planning to attend a post secondary institution in Canada or the US by no later than the fall of 2016.
  • submit a short story.  Detailed instructions can be found on the application page
  • have a GPA of 2.5 or greater

Profisee Computer and Information Systems Scholarship -  $1000 - Due November 1, 2018

  • High school students who graduate in 2018 and have been accepted into a college or university.
  • Students currently enrolled in a college or university.
  • Students who are seeking or plan to seek a degree in Information Systems and Technology, Computer Science or related degree.

Izenda Ebedded BI and Analytics Scholarship-   $1000 -  Complete the application and complete a 500 word or less essay on how data will be important in your future career.  Due May 31, 2019


Scholarships due in December 2018

Foot Locker Scholarship - Due December 14, 2018 - $20,000

Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship - Due December 15, 2018 - $1,000

SP Scholarship- Due December 18, 2018  - Easy to fill out - $10,000

VIP Scholarship - Due December 18,2018 - $5,000

Odenza Marketing Goup Volunteer Award - Due December 30, 2018 - $500

Harris Poll Scholarship - Due December 31, 2018 - $1,000

Imagine America Scholarship- Due December 31, 2018 - $1,000

Over Achievers Student Grant - Due December 31, 2018 - $12, 500

Thiel Fellowship - $100,000 - Due December 31, 2018

Crosslites Scholarship - $4,000 - Due December 31, 2018

$2000 Get a Boost Scholarship -  Must complete an online application and submit an essay discussing smoke-free world ideas. - Due December 31, 2018.
PTA Scholarship Application - Due December 31, 2018 - $500
Scholarships Due in January 2019
MIT THINK Scholars Program - Due January 1, 2019 - $500
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship- (national scholarship, receive $10,000 renewable scholarships up to $40,000) - due January 4, 2019
Ron Brown Scholarships Program - Due January 4, 2019 - $40,000
NASA Scholarship - Due January 10, 2019 - $2,900
United States JCI Foundation Scholarships - Due January 11, 2019 - 20 awardsw - $1,000
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation-  Opens November 1, 2018.  Due January 15, 2019
WV Junior Chamber International Senate 2019 -  $1000 Grant.   Given to incoming freshmen to help offset education related expenses.  Due January 5th, 2019.   Winner will be notified on or about April 5, 2019.
Scholarships Due in February 2019
Hotsinpiller ScholarshipApplication 2019- Awarded to one or more high school seniors with a 3.0 GPA who have been accepted to a West Virginia College or University, and intend to major in criminal justice or a related field and pursue a career in law enforcement. If your application is ranked for possible selection you will be called for an interview.  - due February 1, 2019
WV Garden Club 2019 -  Due February 1, 2019 -   $500 awarded to a high school senior majoring in Horticulture or Environmental studies and is planning to attend college, in or out of state.

Bezos Scholarship -   12 high school juniors and one educator to become Bezos Scholars teams.  Successful student candidates are ambitious young people who bring academic achievement, energy, excellence and a desire to create positive change in their community.  The program kicks off with an all expenses paid scholarship to the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado (June 23 -29, 2018).  The application is online - Due February 8, 2019

To be eligible for a scholarship opportunity, you must meet the lineup of requirements, complete an online application, and submit an essay discussing your smoke-free world ideas.
Scholarships Due in March 2019
Life lessons Scholarship Program- For students who have lost a parent - Applications accepted online from February 1 - March 2, 2019  Grand prize is $20,000.  Other awards are also given.  See website for details.
Fellowsville Alumni & Ruritan Scholarship 2019  (Fellowsville attendance area) - Due March 1
State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship Program -    For those students who have a "financial need" -  Due March 31, 2019
Parkersburg Area Community Foundation -  Scholarship title is the Douglas E. Cochran Scholarship.  This scholarship is for dependent students of former or current employees of the businesses that comprised the former Ames company and its subsidiaries prior to 1999.  The application must completed online using the link above. - due March 1, 2019
WV Association Conservation Districts Revised Applicationmust attend a college or university in West Virginia and must major in an agriculture related field as described in section III. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA per section IV.  - Due the first Monday of March (March 4, 2019)
WV Italian Heritage Festival 2019 Scholarship -  Must be of Italian descent, pay $10 registration fee -  Due March 1, 2019
Saunya Regina Sines Memorial Scholarship-NEW!!!!  - $250 - for students planning on enrolling in a college, junior college, or vocational technical school.  Must have a 2.5 GPA for all courses taken in high school.  Must also submit an essay on the impact that drugs and alcohol can have on the family of a victim that has fallen prey to these addictions. - Due March 15, 2018
WV Desk and Desk and Derrick Club Scholarship 2019-   - 1 scholarship available.   See application for further details on criteria.  Preference given to applicants entering an energy related field) - due March 22nd

The Mission West Virginia Scholarship Program awards scholarships to help youth in their senior year of high school or older who experienced a foster care placement for 12 months, OR youth who had a parent incarcerated for 12 months during their childhood. Students meeting this criterion can utilize the funds for any post-secondary education or training program, including two or four year degree programs, vocational training or certificate program. The scholarship helps to pay for tuition and fees, room and board, books, supplies, transportation or computers.  These scholarships are funded by private donors and the Giving Back with HeART Art Auction. When another scholarship application is available, it will be posted here and on our Facebook page. 

The Mountaintop Foundation Scholarship  The application process for this scholarship is changing.   All applications and winner selections with be handled by  PSU-E or WVUF.  Details to come.  Preston High will be contacted when new information becomes available. 
WV Pumpkin Festival Scholarship - (2.5 or better GPA, financial need, community service, and will attend a pubplic WV college or university - due March 31

Your Community Foundation Scholarships - this website has a variety of scholarships. All applications are to be completed online - Open January 7th and are due March 25 each yearNOTE: You must scroll down to the section for Preston County.  Available Scholarships are:

  • Jim Dunn Memorial Scholarship - $1000 scholarshipo available to any WV High School student planning to paricpate in cross country and/or track at the collegiate level
  • The Jean and Laurence S. DeLynn Scholarship - $5,000 per year to high school graduates who are children or grandchildren of current or retired full-time employees of Mylan Pharmecueticals, living and/or working in the greater Morgantown, WV area.
  • Mountain Loggers Cooperative Association (MLCA) Scholarship - $750 - must be nominated by an MLCA member
  • Roy and Frances Valentine Family Scholarship - must be the son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter of a member of I.O.U.E, Local #132
  • Angela Shahan Memorial Scholarship - $500 - must be a Preston County shool graduate pursuing studies in the areas of agriculture, engineering, construction, electrical, or related fields.
  • Dr. Leo Kotchek Memorial Scholarship - $500 - Preston high graduates intending to study veterinary medicine and practice as a veterinatarian in WV.
  • John T. and Joann C. Wills Music Educators Scholarship - $500 - Preston High graduates pursuing music education, instrumental, or choral/vocal studies in a university or college.
  • Jocelyn A. Ayersman Memorial Scholarship - Graduating senior from Preston High who is a resident of Rowlesburg and has a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • KHS Class of '59 Scholarship - $500 - Preston High graduate enrolling in a 4 year college or university.  Must have a 2.5 GPA and pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics.  Must also have documentation of community service.
  • Terra Alta Presbyterian Church Scholarship -  Annually provides one scholarship to a graduating senior from Preston High School, who is enrolled full time at an accredited college, university, technical or trade school for the upcoming year. Applicants who display a financial need will be given priority. Scholarship recipients must remain in good standing at the selected institution.

Mollohan Foundation Scholarship -   NEW DUE DATE OF MARCH 31.   Two scholarships are available from this site.  The High Technology Scholars Program - $500 - for students majoring in a technology related field and the Helen Holt Mollohan Scholarship - $1000 for any female student planning to attend Glenville state.  You must download and complete the application.   

Scholarships due in April 2019

Allen Pretzel Memorial Scholarship Application 2019- $1000 scholarship being given to Preston High graduating seniors.  Recipients must be planning to further their education in either a agricultural or vocational field (either a 2/4 year degree or a Trade School.  Applicants must have maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA during their High School Career -  Due April 1, 2019.
General Federation oof Women's Clubs 2018 Scholarship -  This  scholarship is for a man or woman who is a U.S. citizen and has resided in WV for at least 3 years prior to applying.  Completed applications must be submitted to : Connie Leuliette, 107 Arbutus Drive, Clarksburg, WV, 26301 - Due April 1.
Colombo Law Distracted Driving Scholarship -  Must be a graduating senior, have a 3.0 or higher overall GPA, follow all rules in application - Due April 1.
Kyle H. Metheny Scholarship - (athletic) - due April 1
Bruceton High School Alumni Association - (Bruceton attendance area) - due April 1
ROWLESBURG PTO SCHOLARSHIP Application- (Rowlesburg Attendance Area) - due April 1

2019-2020 ALBERT YANNI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION  $2000.00 scholarship. - Due April 5, 2019. Eligibility requirements are:

    • Each applicant must be a secondary student currently enrolled in a public school in the state of West Virginia who will have completed all graduation requirements by the end of the current school year.
    • Each applicant must have a cumulative (9-12) attendance rate of 85% AND a cumulative (9-12) minimum GPA of 3.0.
    • No applicant may have a final semester grade below a C in grades 9 – 12.
    • Each applicant must have completed or be on track to complete no less than the four required courses for a state approved CTE program of study in accordance with WVBE Policy 2520.13.
    • Each applicant must be planning to pursue postsecondary education in a career field related to his/her secondary career technical program of study.
    • Each applicant must be registered with, or accepted by, an accredited post-secondary institution or technical center in a technical certificate or degree program.
    • Each applicant must have completed at least four units in a single, approved career technical program of study.
    • Each applicant must be planning to pursue postsecondary education in a career field related to his/her secondary career technical program of study.
    • Each applicant must be registered with, or accepted by, an accredited post-secondary institution or technical center in a technical certificate or degree program.
    • Each applicant must have taken the TASC and passed with a minimum score of 550 AND provide a copy of said score.


North Preston Farmers Club Scholarship -$500.  Eligibility Requirements: reside in the Grant or Pleasant District, maintain a "C" grade point average (must provide proof), have no children, have never been expelled, cannot be married, must be available for an interview, must submit an essay on "What Agriculture Means to Me?" (must be at least 500 words), participate in some North Preston Farmers Club activities, be available for parade appearances, and cannot be a previous  North Preston scholarship recipient -  Due April 5, 2019.
Tucker Community Foundation Scholarship 2019(all students) - due April 5, 2019  This is a fillable pdf form
Metro News West Virginia Scholar 2019 $125,000 Scholarship sponsored by MetroNews and West Virginia Wesleyan.  This scholarship includes four years of tuition, fees, room and board to one lucky student. Due April 12, 2019.
Abbie  V.Rheumatology Scholarship - For students living with rheumatologic diseses (RA, JIA, PA, AS) - due April 3
Dr. John W. Trenton Scholarship - Medical/Paramedical Scholarship - Due April 15
The Arts Council of Preston County Post- Secondary Scholarship - $250 per year scholarship.  Please see first page of scholarship application for more details - Due April 15.
Alpine Lake Scholarship - (all students) - due April 15
American Association of Drilling Engineers 2017 Scholarship Application  - Eligible students must have an overall GPA of 3.5 or above; scored a minimum 27 on the ACT, or a minimum of 600 in Math and 600 in Critical Reading on the SAT; be enrolled in an accredited college in PA, WV, or OH; be a citizen of the US.  Due April  15
The Scott and Dean Sisler Memorial Scholarship - Due April 15.  Must be from the Auora, WV area.
AURORA PTO SCHOLARSHIP application - (must be from Aurora attendance area) - due April 15
James "Jim" Bailey Scholarship- - (1 or 2 year technical school after graduation) -  due April 15
Kingwood Women's Civic Club Scholarship 2019 - (all students) - due April 15
KHS/CPHS Alumni Scholarship- (Live in the Kingwood/Central Preston attendance area) - due April 15
Leora and Mildred Larue Education Scholarship- (education major) - due April 15
Mary Agnes Borgman Scholarship - (elementary education major) - due April 15
The Mary Virginia Fairfax Memorial Scholarship - (business major) - due April 15
Mikey Hart Memorial Scholarship - (fire sciences and/or paramedics) - due April 15
Newburg High School Alumni Scholarship - (live in the Newburg High School attendance area) - due April 15
Preston County Association of Retired School Employees Scholarship 2018 - Eligible student must be graduating from Preston High School, must be planning post high school training (college, university, career/vocational/technical school.  Additional considerations are on the basis of community service, strong academic background, curricular/extracurricular activities, and financial need.  - Due April 15.
Preston County Bar Association Scholarship - Two $500 scholarships awarded annually.   Eligible students are those planning to enroll in any accredited post-secondary school, be in need of financial assistance, etc.   Due April 15.
Reidler-Dahlberg Scholarship- (old Tunnelton attendance area) - due April 15
Kingwood Rotary Club Scholarship - (all students) - due April 15
VALLEY DISTRICT PTA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION- (must have attended Valley Elementary) - due April 15
Valley Alumni Association Scholarship Application - (must have a relative as an alumni of Valley High School or West Preston High School) - April 15 WV Wesleyan Scholarship Application-Kingwood_Parish - Due April 15
Descendants of Henry Wolfe and Barbara Ellen Knotts Scholarship - (must be from the Fellowsville enrollment area) - due April 15
Monica Chroussis Scholarship_mc 2013- (preference given to students studying in the medical field and/or teaching - due April 19
Sara Chroussis Memorial Scholarship - (preference given to students studying art and/or teaching - due April 19
QUOTA INTERNATIONAL OF PRESTON_COUNTY Scholarship Application - (deaf, hard of hearing, speech-impaired, or pursuing that study) - due April 20
2018 Student View Scholarship Program -  $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  The following scholarship amounts will be given: one $4,000 scholarship, two $1,000 scholarships, ten $500 scholarships.  Simply log into the website and complete a 15 - 20 minute application survey about colleges in  your area.  Due April 22, 2018.
Robert F Miller Memorial Scholarship -Sponsored by the Preston County Employees Credit Union.  Eligible students must attend a 4 year college, have a financial need, and provide documentation of community service - due April 26
Preston County Education Association Scholarship -(must be the child of a Preston County Education Association member) - due April 26
WEPCO Scholarship-  Must be a member of the WEPCO Federal Credit Union an pland to attend college; submit application; submit high school treanscript; writer a summary of your aspirations and goals, as well as why WEPCO should select you -  $1000 -  Due April 27
EAST PRESTON SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION- (must be from the East Preston High School attendance area) - due April 29
Frank Brown Everhart Memorial Scholarship_application- (must be a member or have attended Wesley United Methodist Church) - due April 30
Preston Memorial Hospital Memorial Foundation Scholarship - Healthcare related field.  Must have a 3.0 GPA.  Due April 30
WV Hospitality and Travel Association Scholarship -  See application for details - Must be postmarked by April 30.
Scholarships due May 2019
Susi Miller Memorial Scholarship - (Albright Elementary attendance area/community service and church attendance preference) - due May 1
Patricia R. Jenkins Sanders Memorial Scholarship - (East Preston attendance area students) - due May 1.
Preston County School Service Personnel Scholarship Application - (must be attending a 2 - 4 year college, preference given to students whose parents/grandparents are members of the Preston County School Service Association, but all applicatns will be considered) - due May 1.  
Lady of Agriculture Electronic Application 2018 - Must be a junior at PHS, have attended PHS for at least 1 full year, be an active participant in Preston County FFA or 4-H for one year prior to completing the application, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for 9th, 10th, and 11th grades, enroll in a post secondary course of study.  Winner receives a $1000 scholarship; 1st and 2nd runners up receive $200 each.  Due May 5th
Brad "Baldy" Ridenour Memorial Scholarship-  Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and be in good standing behaviorally; must be from Fellowsville, Newburg, or Tunnelton area; must be enrolled to attend a fully credited college or university in fall of 2018; must apply for finanical aid and has been approved; must demonstrate involvement in school activities such as extracurricular clubs/activitiesw, or team membership - Due May 10, 2018
OSIA Scholarship Application 2019 -  OSIA Scholarship Cover Letter 2019 - Must be of Italian heritage, be in the 2018 graduating high school class.   Due May 15, 2019.   

Izenda Ebedded BI and Analytics Scholarship-   $1000 -  Complete the application and complete a 500 word or less essay on how data will be important in your future career.  Due May 31, 2019


Scholarships due July 2019
Fittous Scholarship  - $500 Scholarship - due July 31, 2017.