Office of Financial Aid

Find Help with Filing Your 2017-2018 FAFSA This Week

Monday, October 31, 2016

Don’t let the process of completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) scare you. Staff from the Fairmont State University Office of Financial Aid have planned several times this week to meet in person with students and their families on campus.

Find FAFSA Help on FSU Campus or at College Goal Sunday

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

West Virginia students can get free help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other college financial aid forms during College Goal Sunday on Sunday, Feb. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 25 locations across the state, including the Gaston Caperton Center, 501 West Main St., Clarksburg.

2014 McClain Presidential Scholarship Winners Announced

Sunday, April 13, 2014

For the sixth consecutive year, three West Virginia high school seniors have been named as recipients of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship.

The following students have been selected as 2014 scholarship winners:

Gaston Caperton Center to Host 2014 College Goal Sunday

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg will be one of 25 locations throughout the state to host the annual College Goal SundaySM event on Sunday, Feb. 9, presented by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

The College Foundation of West Virginia (CFWV), the West Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and several other college access programs including TRiO and GEAR UP work together to coordinate the event.

Gift from Alumna Funds FSU Student Scholarships

Monday, August 26, 2013

The gift of a Fairmont State University alumna and former employee illustrates the significant impact possible through planned giving.

A bequest from the Mary K. Kaiser and John P. Kaiser Family Trust will provide more than $330,000 to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., that will be used for FSU student scholarships.

Scholarship Advice: "Don't Limit Yourself; Just Apply and Go for It"

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Apply for any scholarship for which you think you may be eligible, advises Cynthia Hudok, Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships for Fairmont State University.

“Don’t limit yourself,” she said. “You just apply and go for it and put your name out there.”

Hudok said there are two keys to a successful scholarship application: apply early and make sure all of your information is filled out correctly.

Top High School Seniors to Compete for Presidential Scholarship

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Top high school seniors in North Central West Virginia and around the state have the opportunity to compete for Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Dr. Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship.

PROMISE Beyond Offers New Opportunities for PROMISE Scholars

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

West Virginia students who qualify as PROMISE Scholars can take advantage of a new scholarship program called PROMISE Beyond that aims to cover the full cost of tuition at Fairmont State University.

The scholarships awarded through this program would be a four-year commitment by the University, and students receiving these scholarships would be required to maintain a minimum GPA once enrolled at FSU.

Fairmont State University Offers High Quality, Affordable Programs

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

While a college education is undeniably a valuable investment, paying for college can be challenging for most families. Fairmont State University, which delivers high quality academic programs at an affordable cost, continues to meet students' needs for financial aid and to provide a unique learning environment close to home in North Central West Virginia.

Scholarship Honors Lifetime of Robert L. Heffner Jr.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The Robert L. Heffner Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Graphics Arts was created in June 2012 by his family and friends as a way to honor his lifetime of dedication to Fairmont State University, Pierpont Community & Technical College and the community.

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