Fairmont State University will host a record number of future Falcons and their families for Fall Campus Visitation Day on Saturday, Nov. 8.
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:
Fairmont State University alumni and friends are invited to attend a stop in the five-city tour planned by the Fairmont State Alumni Association and the Office of Admissions this spring.
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.
“So many times we receive an application that is not complete and then we can’t award the students, and that is a situation we would like to avoid,” she said.
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.
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.
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.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has proclaimed Oct. 1 through 5 as “College Application and Exploration Week” in the Mountain State in an effort to assist more students in preparing for education and training beyond high school. More than 70 middle and high schools, colleges and universities, and community organizations across the state will host events and activities designed to help students and families in exploring and applying to higher education programs.
For the fourth 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 scholarship winners:
For students of all ages deciding where to continue their education, Saturday, March 24, offers an exciting opportunity to experience campus life at Fairmont State University through Campus Visitation Day.