PROMISE Scholarship

FSU Offers Scholarship Opportunities for PROMISE Scholars

Monday, December 08, 2014

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. In addition, all of the state’s PROMISE Scholars are eligible for the PROMISE Beyond Scholarship.

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:

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.

FSU Working with Marion County Schools to Create New PROMISE Beyond Scholarship

Friday, December 09, 2011

In partnership with pilot schools in Marion County, Fairmont State University is developing an exciting new scholarship program for PROMISE Scholars in Marion County to be called PROMISE Beyond.

First-Time International Traveler Encourages Study Abroad

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Deciding to participate in Fairmont State University's Italian Exchange Program (UNICAL) was far easier than actually making the first-time trip 5,000 miles from home in Marion County, WV.  Lindsay Menas, an English major, will spend one year studying at the University of Calabria-Consenza. Through e-mails, blogs and Skype communication, she describes many of her opportunities as first-time-in-her-life experiences. Just getting to the second largest campus in Europe, with an enrollment of 40,000 students, was a unique journey for the University junior.   

PROMISE Recipients Learn How to Renew Their Scholarship

Monday, October 17, 2011

PROMISE Scholar Freshmen are invited to meet with their PROMISE Academic and Financial Aid Advisors, as well as the Director of Community Service Learning at one of two meetings scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:30p.m. in Hardway Hall (Rm) 219 and Wednesday, October 19, 2011  at 3:00p.m. in Library MMB.  The meetings should last approximately 45 minutes.  Pizza will be served.