K. Jean Ahwesh/Lawrence Kuremsky Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Incoming freshman
  • First person in his/her immediate family to attend a college or university
No Application Required
Aladdin / Pepsi Scholarship
  • Office of Admissions & Recruitment determines awarding criteria.
  • Incoming Freshman
  • Admissions file must be complete by first Monday in February.
No Application Required
American Association of University Women-Fairmont Branch
  • At least second-year student
  • Preference to members of AAUW Fairmont Branch Student Affiliate if organization active on campus
  • Financial Aid may be considered
  • West Virginia resident
  • GPA of 2.75 for initial or renewal
  • Available to 2 year, 4 year, or master degree.
No Application Required
ANA-Tulasi & Marilyn Joshi Scholarship
  • Be of Nepalese origin
  • 500 word essay on goals and expectations
  • Provide official/attested copies of SAT or ACT and TOEFL scores.
    • The TOEFL score must be at least PB 550, CB 213, IB 79 or IELTS score at least 6.5
  • Provide official English translation of high school or college transcripts
  • Provide official/attested copies of all academic credentials
  • Provide two letters of recommendation
  • Provide a brief resume
  • Provide proof of financial support
No Application Required
James J. Arcure Endowed Scholarship
  • FSU baseball player
  • Must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements
  • Graduate of Marion County West Virginia School System
  • If no recipient available then West Virginia resident may qualify
No Application Required
James & Debbie Ashton Football Scholarship
  • Preference to an entering football player(s) from Western PA
    • If a freshman is not available, upperclassmen from PA may apply
  • A student who has received the scholarship in the past may reapply but renewability is not guaranteed
  • Preference to students indicating a desire to major in business, computer science, engineering, entrepreneurship or information systems
  • Must meet MEC, NCAA and FSU academic progress
No Application Required
Athletic Scholarship Fund
  • Student athlete
    • Must meet NCAA eligibility
No Application Required
Rodney Baird Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Student athlete participating on women's volleyball team
    • Must meet NCAA eligibility
No Application Required
Eddie & Betty Barrett Endowed Scholarship
  • Must have completed 64 hours and be accepted to the Teacher Education Program
  • Non-traditional student (any student age 23 and older)
  • Minimum cumulative 3.4 GPA
  • Financial need
  • Non-renewable
  • Must not be receiving any other scholarship or aid from the Foundation
Eddie Barrett Athletic Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Participates in athletics
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Renewable
  • Financial need may be considered
No Application Required
Stanley & Mary Beafore Scholarship
  • Student majoring in Business
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable
  • Preference may be given to students of Italian American heritage as long as the award is administered per the policies and procedures of the Foundation and the Financial Aid Office.
    • Student may be required to submit a paper to the Foundation describing the influence of their heritage and culture in his or her life.
John J. Belota
  • Men's basketball player who meets all NCAA requirements
  • Preference to Marion County, WV students but may be offered to other students
  • Scholarship is renewable at discretion of AD and coach
  • Used for tuition, books, fees or room and board
No Application Required
Bruce F. Betts Endowed Scholarship
  • At least a sophomore Art major attending full-time
  • 2.5 GPA and 3.0 Art GPA
  • Recipient must acknowledge receipt of the scholarship in a thank you note to the Dean of Fine Arts and Mr. Betts' family.
No Application Required
L. O. Bickel Endowed Scholarship
  • Student athlete
    • Must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements
No Application Required
Grace O. and Kenneth (Mike) Birmingham Endowed Football Scholarship
  • Football players
  • Awarded by athletic director
  • Must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements.
No Application Required
Russell F. Bonasso Endowed Family Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Maintain 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Financial need
  • Preference to student(s) with disability
  • Full-time student
No Application Required
Russell F. Bonasso Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Maintain 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Financial need
  • Preference to student(s) with disability.
No Application Required
George W. Bowers Family Charitable Trust
  • Financial need preference
  • Enrolled four-year degree program at FSU
  • Graduate of a Marion County high school with a 2.5 GPA
  • Renewable up to three years with a 2.5 GPA
No Application Required
Dorothea Poling Brand Endowment
  • Full-time student at FSU
  • Enrolled in Elementary Education
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable up to four years
Bridgeport Rotary Club Endowed Scholarship
  • Bridgeport High School graduate with a 2.75 GPA
  • Financial need
  • Full-time student
  • Enrolled in a two- or four-year program
No Application Required
Will Bridges Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Two scholarships will be awarded each semester, one in Language and Literature and one in the School of Education
  • 2.5 GPA in high school if incoming freshman or for FSU returning student
  • West Virginia resident
  • Renewable but not guaranteed
  • Minority students encouraged to apply
  • Must demonstrate financial need
No Application Required
James David Brooks Memorial Art Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Junior or senior
  • Major: Art Education
No Application Required
James O. Carpenter, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Women's basketball
    • Criteria set by athletic department
No Application Required
Robert L. Carroll Annual Scientific Lecture Series Fund
  • Enrolled in either the Mathematics or Physics program
  • GPA of 2.5
  • Scholarship is renewable
  • Financial need
No Application Required
Gregory Cecchinelli Memorial Scholarship
  • Basketball player
    • Criteria set by Athletic Department
No Application Required
Carolyn Coakley-Hickerson Memorial Scholarship
  • Language & Literature major
  • Financial need
No Application Required
A. Joyce H. Coleman Memorial Scholarship
  • Majoring in Math or as Math Specialist in Education
  • 3.0 GPA
No Application Required
Dr. James E. Coleman/Dr. Elizabeth D. Swiger Endowed Chemistry Scholarship
  • At least a second-year student
  • Major in Chemistry
  • 3.0 GPA for initial award and renewability
  • Financial aid may be considered but is not required
No Application Required
Conley CPA Group Accounting Excellence Award
  • Major: Accounting
    • Criteria set by School of Business.
Consol, Inc. Scholarship
  • Major: Technology
    • Criteria set by College of Science and Technology
No Application Required
Timothy Cook Memorial Athletic Endowed Scholarship
  • Student athletic trainer
  • Full-time
No Application Required
Crystal-Miller-Morris Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Students in School of Education
  • Must have completed their first year with a minimum of 24 hours and GPA of 2.75
  • Renewable for years three and four if students are registered for 12 hours
Matthew S. DeVito Memorial Scholarship
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Student(s) must be working toward a degree in Chemistry, Environmental Engineering or a related field
  • Rank of junior or senior
  • Preference to students with an interest in environmental protection
No Application Required
Daniel Dicken Memorial Scholarship
  • Graduating senior from East Fairmont High School
  • Pursuing a two- or four-year Technology degree
  • Preference to students pursuing degrees in machine shop
  • Financial need
  • High school GPA of 2.5, and FSU GPA of 2.0
  • If no qualified EFHS applicants in Technology apply, then award to any EFHS student with need
No Application Required
Robert and Roseann Dillman Endowed Scholarship
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Open to all majors
  • FSU student
No Application Required
Dream, Succeed & Lead
  • FSU School of Business
  • Non-traditional student
  • Scholarship is renewable
Janet Dudley-Eshbach Book Award
  • Incoming freshman
  • Financial need must be demonstrated by FAFSA
No Application Required
Nancy Marie Duling Memorial Teacher Education Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Fully admitted to Elementary Teacher Education
  • West Virginia resident
    • Preference given to Grant County residents
  • Minimum overall 3.0 GPA
  • Junior Elementary Education major
    • Minimum 58 hours completed
Harold S. "Deacon" Duvall Football Endowed Scholarship
  • FSU football player
  • Must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements
  • Must be a graduate of a Marion County high school
  • Financial need will be considered
  • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and be making satisfactory progress toward a degree
No Application Required
Faculty Textbook Scholarship
  • Faculty textbook committee selects winners
    • Criteria set by committee
No Application Required
Fairmont Coca-Cola Scholarship
  • Financial need
No Application Required
Fairmont Concert Association Music Endowed Scholarship
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Major: Music
No Application Required
Fairmont Moose Lodge #9, Loyal Order of Moose, Endowed Scholarship
  • Must not be receiving any other scholarship or aid from the Foundation
  • Overall 3.2 GPA
  • Incoming freshman required to have an un-weighted 3.2 high school GPA and a minimum ACT composite of 24
  • Financial need
  • Full- time FSU student
  • Priority, if all other eligibility requirements are met:
    • 1) Moose Lodge #9 member
    • 2) immediate family (spouse, children or grandchildren) of lodge member
  • Recipients will be allowed to re-apply for consideration
  • Applications will only be accepted for consecutive academic years
  • Eligible for no more than eight consecutive semesters
  • Must be making good progress towards completion of degree.
No Application Required
Fairmont State Alumni Association Scholarship
  • Child of FSU alumni
  • Full-time incoming Fairmont State freshman with cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or a currently enrolled Fairmont State student with 3.0 GPA
  • May be Renewable
Fairmont State Alumni Association Strengthening Institutions Phase I Scholarship
  • Child of FSU alumni
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • May be Renewable
  • Incoming FSU student or currently enrolled FSU student
Fairmont State Foundation Distinguished Scholarship
  • West Virginia resident
  • 3.0 GPA
  • FSU student
No Application Required
Fairmont State University Classified Staff Council Scholarship
  • Does not have to show a financial need
  • Overall GPA 2.0 or better if a returning college student
  • Must be a FSU full-time classified staff employee, a classified staff's spouse, child or step-child residing with the employee and/or is claimed as a dependent for federal income tax
  • Recipients allowed to re-apply
No Application Required
The Nicola and Carmella Fantasia Family Fund
  • A graduate of East Fairmont High School
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • High school GPA of 2.75 and same for renewability
  • Renewable up to four years
  • Each year, the Office of Financial Aid will provide for consideration by the Nicola Fantasia Family an array of possible scholarship candidates
  • The Nicola Fantasia Family will either select a recipient or elect not to have a scholarship awarded for the year
  • FSU student
No Application Required
Shirley A. Fleming Memorial Scholarship
  • FSU School of Education
  • Freshmen are allowed to apply with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Upper classmen must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need
  • Students may reapply but renewability is not guaranteed
Martha Flesher Endowed Scholarship
  • Major: Teacher Education
  • FSU student
Follette Book Scholarship
  • Office of Financial Aid determines criteria for award
No Application Required
Eleanor M. Ford Outstanding Junior Endowed Scholarship
  • Must not be receiving any other scholarship or aid from the Foundation
  • Full-time
  • Four year degree program within the College of Science and Technology
  • Must have completed a minimum of 58 hours and be eligible to enter their junior year
  • Minimum cumulative 3.4 GPA
No Application Required
Joe and Bill Ford Scholarship
  • Preference to men's basketball player
    • Must meet all NCAA and MEC eligibility requirements
No Application Required
Freshman Communication Arts Scholarship (Neely)
  • Incoming freshman enrolled in the Communications Arts program
No Application Required
The Ernest W. Frye Outstanding Student in Computer Science Award
  • Outstanding junior or senior student majoring in Computer Science
  • May be awarded for two semesters only
  • Computer Science faculty have the right to split the award between two qualified students
  • FSU student
No Application Required
Gamma Chi Chi Alumnae
  • Preference to a female student
  • Full-time student
  • Either a sophomore, junior or senior in a four-year program or a second-year student in a two-year program
  • 3.0 GPA
  • May be renewable
  • FSU student
No Application Required
Harry J. Hadley Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Awarded by the School of Education, Health and Human Performance
    • Criteria set by awarding department
Ruby and Harold Halfin Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time in Technology Education
  • Financial need
  • Active member of one student organization
  • 3.0 GPA
  • If no applicant in Technology Education then others in Technology Department may apply
No Application Required
Stuart F. Hammel Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Enrolled in the School of Fine Arts
  • Preference to debate team member or speech communication major
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Resident of WV
No Application Required
Wendell G. Hardway Award for Excellence in Teacher Education
  • Major: Education and admitted to the Teacher Education Program
  • 3.5 GPA
  • 96 hours completed
  • West Virginia resident
Glenn A. Harman Accounting Excellence Scholarship
  • Full-time junior student majoring in accounting who demonstrates outstanding promise
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 and deemed the most appropriate candidate
  • Financial need may be considered
  • Preference may be given to students from West Virginia
Howard E. and Mary A. Haught Endowed Scholarship
  • Must not be receiving any other scholarship or aid from the Foundation
  • Full- time with a minimum cumulative 3.4 GPA
  • Four-year degree program
No Application Required
The A. and L. Hawkins Graduates Student in English Award
  • Financial need is required to register in graduate program in Teacher Education with the intention of teaching at the middle or high school level
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Preference to Marion County, West Virginia students then to other West Virginia students
The Heaney Family Descendants Endowed Scholarship
  • Must be pursuing a baccalaureate (four-year) degree
  • Must not be able to qualify for any form of federal or state financial aid and should be classified as "middle class" under federal guidelines
  • Must not be receiving any other additional aid or support from Foundation
  • Full-time with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
No Application Required
Bob Heffner Endowment for Outstanding Students in Graphics Technology
  • Student must have completed first year In the Associate of Applied Sciences Program at Pierpont Community & Technical College or first year in the Bachelor of Science degree in Graphics Technology at FSU
  • Student will be asked to submit a portfolio to the dean who will make the final selection
  • Student may reapply but renewability is not guaranteed
No Application Required
Dr. Ronald G. Helms NCSS Scholarship
  • Full-time students in FSU School of Education
  • Pursuing career in teaching social studies
  • Minimum GPA of 3.4
Donald Hoylman Impact Scholarship
  • Students must have completed at least one year of study and be enrolled for classes in the FSU School of Business with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5
  • Students must declare their major as Business or Accounting
  • Renewable but not guaranteed
  • To be used for tuition/fees/books/room and board
  • Selection to be made by the Dean of the School of Business and his/her representatives
  • Preference may be given to students who have expressed interest in starting a business
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be a resident of WV
  • Must submit the Hunt-Arnold Diversity Scholarship application by March 1st of senior year in high school
  • Must submit at least two signed letters of reference  from school official, teacher, member of a community organization, or employer
  • Must submit personal essay on the topic “How do you define diversity and how can you help make Fairmont State University a more diverse campus?”
  • Must submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1st of senior year in high school
  • Must apply for admission to Fairmont State University by March 1st of senior year in high school
Benjamin Harrison and Kathryn Guthrie Ice Scholarship
  • Preference will be given to students from Mannington, W.Va., district
  • Financial need is required
  • No student who participates in any unlawful activity against FSU or any other school of higher learning will be eligible
  • Renewable up to eight semesters
No Application Required
Mary Esther and Dr. Byron Jackson Endowed Scholarship
  • Membership in Sigma Tau Delta
  • Awarded by Department of Language & Literature
No Application Required
Mary B. and Edgar N. Jaynes Endowed Scholarship
  • Major: Business four-year degree program
  • Financial need
  • FSU
Margaret H. Robinson Kalb Class of 1931, Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Incoming freshman, with overall un-weighted 3.5 GPA and ACT composite of 27 or SAT of 1200
  • Preference given to residents of Monongah or Thoburn, Marion County
  • Financial need
  • Full-time student
  • 3.0 GPA for renewal
  • Renewable up to a total of eight semesters
  • Maximum annual scholarship limited to $2,500 per student
  • FSU student
No Application Required
Edward Kaprelian Memorial Scholarship
  • Preference will be given to a full-time male or female student with financial need who has demonstrated a mature sense of ethics, honesty and concern and willingness to help others
No Application Required
L. Roger Kennedy Endowed Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • High academic ability
  • FSU student
No Application Required
Blanche Kinney Fine Arts Endowed Scholarship
  • Major: Drama, Speech, Music and/or Art
No Application Required
Dr. Deborah M. Kisner Endowed Nursing Scholarship
  • Non-traditional student
  • Completed 24 hours of course work and admitted to FSU Nursing Program
  • GPA of 3.0 for initial award and renewability
  • Yearly progress report is required
No Application Required
Harry and Margaret Lamb Endowed Nursing Scholarship
  • Full-time nursing student in either the two- or four-year program
  • Financial need or scores in the top 25 percent on Nursing admission scores
  • GPA of 3.0 for renewal
  • Preference to Marion County students then West Virginia students
  • Candidates will be considered who are non-traditional or second-degree nursing students
  • FSU
No Application Required
George E. Lambert Family Endowed Fund for Education
  • Full-time student
  • Financial need preference
  • Enrolled in four-year accounting program and in their second, third or fourth year
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Renewable up to three years
William C. Larew Sr.
  • First preference to a freshman
  • Second to a post graduate of Integrity Christian School (ICS), preferably from South Preston
  • Graduate of Preston High School preferably from the Newburg area
  • GPA of 2.5
  • Major of Math or Science
  • FSU student
No Application Required
James A. LaRue Mathematics Award
  • Major: Math
  • Graduating senior
  • Outstanding academic performance
  • Cash award
  • FSU student
No Application Required
The LeDonne Family Accounting Scholarship
  • Graduate from a high school located in Marion or Monongalia County in West Virginia
  • Financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid
  • Enrollment in the School of Business with primary preference given to incoming freshman who has declared Accounting major
  • 2.5 high school GPA minimum and combined SAT score of 1020 or ACT composite score of 22
  • Renewable with maintenance of 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Preference given to student who received award the previous year
  • Intent to provide a four-year scholarship to one student
  • Must maintain 3.0 GPA at FSU and be on track to graduate in four years
  • Award must be used to cover tuition or room and board
Mary Reitz Leeming Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Major: Nursing
  • Criteria set by awarding department
  • FSU student
No Application Required
Mont and Edith Levine & Jack and Clara Stern Endowed Scholarship
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need and where federal guidelines limit access to federal funds
  • FSU student
No Application Required
Marjorie R. Hoult Lough Endowed Scholarship
  • Must not be receiving any other scholarship or aid from the Foundation
  • Full-time student
  • Four-year degree program
  • Major: Teacher Education
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 3.4 GPA
Margaret MacLuckie Scholarship
  • An undergraduate Math Education major who in the late junior/senior year decides to pursue a graduate education degree to teach math (M.A.T. program)
  • An applicant for the M.A.T. program to pursue a match certification
  • An undergraduate Elementary Education major who is seeking a match endorsement
Jo S. Mallamo Memorial Scholarship
  • Two-year associate degree in Nursing
  • Full-time having completed the first year
  • GPA 3.0
  • Renewable
No Application Required
Manchin Family Endowed Scholarship
  • North Marion High School graduate with cumulative high school 2.5 GPA
  • Four-year degree program
No Application Required
Senator Joe & Gayle Manchin Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Financial need
  • Graduate of a Marion County high school in West Virginia
No Application Required
Frank Mangano New Student Orientation Counselor Endowed Scholarship
  • Second-year counselor
  • Community service
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Full-time student
No Application Required
Marco and Griff's Can-Am Endowed Scholarship
  • Student athlete
    • Must meet NCAA eligibility requirements
  • Member of FSU men's golf team
No Application Required
Marion County Little Theatre Endowed Scholarship
  • Exclusively for Theatre purposes
  • Awarded by School of Fine Arts Theatre Department
No Application Required
The Gilbert & Lenora Martin and James & Lena Dabato Athletic Endowed Scholarship
  • FSU student athlete
    • Must meet NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility
  • Financial need
No Application Required
Nola A. Matthew Endowed Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • 3.0 GPA
  • West Virginia resident
No Application Required
Nola A. Matthew Nursing & Allied Health Administration Endowed Scholarship
  • Presented by the School of Nursing and Allied Health Administration
  • Criteria set by awarding department
No Application Required
Sergeant Todd May Memorial Scholarship
  • Preference is given to (1) nieces/nephews of Sergeant May who attend either FSU or Pierpont; (2) law enforcement officers in Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department majoring in Criminal Justice at FSU; (3) employees and their children of law enforcement officers in Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department; (4) sworn law enforcement officers of Monongalia County
  • Selection may also be made by May Scholarship Committee in consultation with Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Director of Criminal Justice Program at FSU
  • Other factors considered in selection include full time enrollment status, junior status with minimum overall GPA of 2.5, financial need
  • Scholarship can be renewed but is not guaranteed
  • To be used for tuition, books and fees
No Application Required
  • Be a PROMISE Scholarship recipient.
  • Submit a completed Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship application and essay.
  • Complete your FSU admissions file (general application, high school transcript, test scores) prior to deadline.
  • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Have ACT composite of 26 or higher or SAT composite of 1190 or higher (excluding writing score).
  • Participate in on-campus interviews.
Robert W. McCollum Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • General athletic scholarship
  • Recipient selected on an annual basis
  • FSU student
No Application Required
McCutcheon & Raikes Tennis Scholarship
  • West Virginia high school graduate
  • Current or prospective member of tennis team (male or female)
    • Must meet all NCAA requirements
No Application Required
The Meredith Family Scholarship
  • Graduates of Monongah Middle School, North Marion High School or Preston High School who are a residents of the Valley District
  • Financial need
  • Not receiving any other scholarship from the Foundation
  • Full-time student
  • Renewable for eight continuous semesters
  • Selection by Meredith Scholarship Committee
No Application Required
Sharon Weaver Messmore Endowed Scholarship
  • Applicant must be a Fairmont Senior High graduate attending FSU with a sound academic record
  • Preference to an Education major, but not limited to that field
Dr. David and Sharon Moffa Endowed Scholarship
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • HS GPA of 2.5
  • Renewable up to four years with a 2.5 GPA
No Application Required
Shari Roberts Muriale Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Candidate must be selected by FSU men's head basketball coach
    • Candidate's eligibility must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements
No Application Required
Mildred Haney Murray Endowed Scholarship
  • Major: Health or Physical Education
  • Plans to coach women's sports
  • Female athlete
    • Must meet NCAA eligibility
  • Full-time student
Mathew M. & Alberta R. Neely Endowed Communication Arts Scholarship
  • Major: Fine Arts
No Application Required
Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship
  • Total family income must be at or below 125 percent of National Poverty Guidelines (available online at school's web site)
  • Must have GPA of 2.5 for consideration
  • FSU students only
No Application Required
Mildred Mason Newcome Endowed Scholarship
  • West Virginia resident
  • Financial need
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Major: English (who plans to teach in West Virginia)
No Application Required
Emily Leaf Nichols Alumni Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • GPA 2.5
  • Major of Business
  • Renewable
Len Nossokoff & Sons Athletic Endowed Scholarship
  • Student athlete
    • Meet NCAA requirements
  • Financial need
No Application Required
  • Be a graduating senior who will be a first time freshmen in the fall
  • Be a first-time freshman.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Live outside of West Virginia.
  • Complete your FSU admissions file (general application, high school transcript, test scores).
  • If you meet these requirements, our staff will combine your ACT or SAT score with your GPA to confirm that you qualify as a high achieving student.
Vince Palmer Endowed Scholarship
  • Monongalia County resident
  • Major: Criminal Justice
  • 2.5 GPA
  • American citizen
  • Preference to deputy sheriff and/or immediate family
  • Non-renewable
No Application Required
Participation Enhancement Grants
  • Students can be awarded $250 per semester for participation in Fine Arts or Athletics
  • Criteria set by awarding departments
No Application Required
T.J. & Madge Herndon Pearse Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Major: elementary or science education
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need
  • Full- time student West Virginia native
  • Limited to tuition and fees
Juanita "Fletch" Pearson Memorial Scholarship
  • Non-traditional West Virginia student from pursuing a two-year associate degree in Nursing
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
No Application Required
Salvatore, Anne, Thomas, James, and Giovanni Peluso Scholarship
  • Student majoring in Language & Literature with preference given to a student interested in Folklife studies
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable
  • Preference may be given to students of Italian American heritage as long as the award is administered per the policies and procedures of the Foundation and the Financial Aid Office
    • Students may be required to submit a paper to the Foundation describing the influence of their heritage and culture in their life
No Application Required
The PEO Endowed Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • Non-traditional student with a preference to a Marion County resident
  • The award, if from time to time deemed appropriate by the PEO Sisterhood Scholarship Committee, may be given throughout their college career
  • Students entering college for first time or re-entering college after a time away need not have minimum GPA
  • For returning students the minimum GPA is 3.2
No Application Required
Dr. William E. Phillips Leadership Marion Scholarship
  • Completed one academic year at FSU
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Marion County high school graduate
  • Student must complete a scholarship application and submit an official transcript
  • Student must write an essay explaining why deserving of the scholarship, demonstrating qualities and characteristics of leadership, scholarship and service by May 31
No Application Required
The Walter F. Phillips, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
  • Engineering student
  • Overall 3.0 GPA
No Application Required
The Anthony J. and Josephine Pitrolo Endowed Scholarship
  • Must not be receiving any other scholarship or aid from the Foundation
  • Full-time
  • Major: Business and Economics
  • Preference will be given to Marion County high school graduates, but recipients need not be exclusively from the county
Andee Pollastrini Scholarship
  • Non-traditional Nursing student in either the two- or four-year program
  • May be renewable
  • Family request that the recipient be informed of the origin of the scholarship, and that the recipient tell Andee's story to the class so more people will know about domestic violence
No Application Required
Woodrow A. Potesta Scholarship of Accounting
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • High school GPA of 2.0
  • Accounting major
  • Renewable up to four years with a maximum 2.0 GPA (up to 2.5 if need be)
  • Preferable but not required that the recipient be a resident of the western portion of Green County, Pa.; Monongalia County or Marion County, W.Va. If no student is eligible from these counties, a student from West Virginia must be selected for the scholarship
  • Be a WV student resident
  • Be a PROMISE Scholarship recipient
  • Complete your FSU admissions file prior to deadline
  • High school senior
No Application Required
Frank Pulice, Jr., Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Applicants should be members of the Theta Delta Chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
  • Eligibility may be extended to the Theta Delta Alumni and their immediate families
  • If for any reason there are no qualified applicants from the aforementioned, the Scholarship Committee may open the award to any FSU student who qualifies
  • Based on financial need
  • Applicants must maintain a 2.5 overall average and be making normal progress toward degree completion
  • Good moral character
No Application Required
Quota International of Fairmont Endowed Scholarship
  • Full- time student
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Ranked as a sophomore or junior
  • Financial need
  • All other qualifications being nearly equal, preference shall be (1) hearing impaired (2) Marion County resident (3) Major: Special Education
No Application Required
Claude and Stacie Morris Rader Nursing Endowed Scholarship
  • Health careers
  • GPA 3.0
  • Can renew for four or eight semesters, based on degree program
No Application Required
John and Nancy Raley School of Business Scholarship
  • Awarded by the School of Business
  • Criteria set by awarding department
The Victor and Mary Carr Rancinger Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Elementary Education major
  • Financial need
  • Qualification or disqualification for federal financial aid shall not affect applicants for this scholarship
  • Preference to students who are West Virginia residents
Joseph "Jo Jo" Retton Endowed Scholarship
  • Men's basketball team
  • Must meet NCAA and FSU eligibility
No Application Required
The Haddon and Nettie Morgan Rhodes Endowed Scholarship
  • Freshman student(s) recipient must declare themselves as Elementary or Secondary Education majors and complete the necessary coursework to be accepted in the Elementary Education Program at FSU as sophomores
  • Recipient must have a minimum ACT score of 21 or a SAT equivalent of 990
  • Preference to West Virginia high school graduate
  • High school 3.0 GPA or better
  • Must maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA as a freshman and a 3.0 GPA or better
  • Renewable
  • Financial need may be considered
Alva J. Rice Endowed Scholarship
  • Overall accumulative 3.4 GPA
  • Successfully completed 94 hours toward a baccalaureate degree
No Application Required
Charles L. & Ethel W. Righter Endowed Scholarship
  • Lincoln High School graduate with 2.0 GPA
  • Financial need
  • 2.0 college GPA
No Application Required
Rogers' Family Endowed Scholarship
  • High school graduate of East Fairmont, Fairmont Senior or North Marion
  • Financial need must be considered
  • Renewable with a GPA of 2.0
No Application Required
Madge Rogers Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Major: Nursing
  • Either two- or four-year program
  • Must have completed one year of study within designated program
  • Cumulative 3.5 GPA
  • Must not be receiving any other aid from the Foundation
No Application Required
Frank and Florence Sansalone Scholarship
  • Student majoring in Business
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable
  • Preference may be given to students of Italian American heritage as long as the award is administered per the policies and procedures of the Foundation and the Financial Aid Office
    • Students may be required to submit a paper to the Foundation describing the influence of their heritage and culture in their life
Vincent & Catherine Sansalone Scholarship
  • Student majoring in Science or Mathematics
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable
  • Preference may be given to students of Italian-American heritage as long as the award is administered per the policies and procedures of the Foundation and the Financial Aid Office
    • Students may be required to submit a paper to the Foundation describing the influence of their heritage and culture in their life
No Application Required
Lundix & Angela Saverino Scholarship
  • Student majoring in Fine Arts or Teacher Education in a Fine Arts area
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable
  • Preference may be given to students of Italian American heritage as long as the award is administered per the policies and procedures of the Foundation and the Financial Aid Office
    • Students may be required to submit a paper to the Foundation describing the influence of their heritage and culture in their life
No Application Required
Louis Schoolnic Endowed Scholarship
  • West Virginia resident
  • Business major
  • Junior
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Full- time student
  • Must not be receiving any other scholarship or aid from the Foundation
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship
  • Awarded by College of Science and Technology
  • Criteria set by awarding department
No Application Required
John Shaw Award
  • Renewable for three additional years
  • Recipient(s) must agree to abstain from using tobacco and alcoholic beverages while receiving the award
No Application Required
B. J. O'Dell Sherman Endowed Scholarship
  • Major: Theatre
  • GPA 2.0
  • Freshman Theatre major or Oral Communication (Speech and Theatre) as a first teaching field
  • Advisor will be a Theatre or Oral Communication advisor, a faculty member of the Speech Communication & Theatre Department within the School of Fine Arts
  • Scholarship is renewable
No Application Required
Ted A. & Catherine L. Shriver In Memory Of James R. Shriver Endowed Scholarship
  • Student must demonstrate financial aid need and should be a junior or senior undergraduate student in Electronics Engineering Techology or Architecture who has a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • If such a student cannot be identified, this will be awarded to a senior undergraduate FSU student in any major who has a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Ideally, the student receiving the scholarship will be conducting research, independent study, or comparable type of project with a FSU faculty member
No Application Required
Shurtleff-Toothman Endowed Scholarship
  • North Marion High School graduate
No Application Required
Ruth Marie Skaggs Award
  • Pursuing a baccalaureate Family and Consumer Sciences degree
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must have successfully completed at least 26 hours
  • Financial need
  • Not available to students whose parents and/ or spouse are/is an employee of FSU
No Application Required
Datha Gene Smith Foundation Scholarship
  • Resident of Marion County
  • Most needy student who applies from FSU
  • Renewable up to four years
  • High school GPA of 2.0
  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Full-time FSU student
No Application Required
Delbert Smith Endowed Scholarship
  • FSU student
  • Committee selects students
No Application Required
Rev. Donal "Jack" Squires Endowed Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • Recognized member of FSU football team
  • If no qualified applicants the eligibility may be extended to members of FSU men's basketball Team, FSU women's basketball team or FSU baseball team
    • Must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements
  • Priority to graduate of Marion County School System
No Application Required
Leah and Franc Stern Women's Athletic Scholarship
  • Female athlete at FSU
    • Must meet all NCAA, MEC and FSU eligibility requirements
No Application Required
Bill Stewart Football Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Awarded to a senior member of the FSU football team who demonstrates the moral character and leadership skills of Coach Bill Stewart
  • Scholarship recipient selected by football coaching staff and AD
No Application Required
Christiane Buck Sweeney Scholarship
  • French or French Education major
  • GPA 3.0
  • May award to freshman or returning student
  • Renewable
No Application Required
J. Lyle Tatterson Charitable Trust
  • West Virginia resident
  • Graduate of West Virginia high school
  • Two- or four-year program
  • Sound character
  • Financial need
  • GPA of 2.5
  • May be renewable with 2.0 GPA after the first year and then a 2.2 GPA thereafter
No Application Required
TBI Turley-Wallman Endowed Scholarship
  • Member of Tau Beta Iota fraternity
  • Eligibility will also be extended to the Tau Beta Iota alumni and their immediate families
    • Immediate family is defined as a parent, brother, sister, child or grandchild of any member of TBI Fraternity
  • If no qualified applicants in any academic year, no disbursement will be made
  • Must maintain a 3.0 overall average and be making normal progress toward a normal four- or two-year degree completion and considered a full-time student
  • Good moral character
  • Demonstrated willingness to serve the college and the local community
  • Participation in functions and activities of TBI fraternity
  • Participation in extracurricular activities
No Application Required
John Teahan Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Student majoring in English (literature)
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need will be a consideration
  • Scholarship award may be renewed if student remains academically eligible
No Application Required
Adna Irl and Mary Jo Thomas Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Preference to East Fairmont High School graduate
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA for initial award
  • 2.5 GPA for renewal consideration
  • Commitment to community service
No Application Required
Robert (Buck) Thompson Family Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Major in the School of Business
  • Men's basketball player
  • Renewable up to four years
Glenn & Elsie Toothman Endowed Scholarship
  • Preference given to incoming freshmen but upperclassmen may also apply
  • Award amount divided evenly between the School of Education and the College of Science and Technology
Cooper Joseph Towns Memorial Scholarship in Nursing
  • Student will be required to provide an essay that relays an applicant's interest in Pediatric Nursing as a career choice
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 entering into their sophomore year
  • Preference is for a sophomore student in good standing enrolled in the FSU Associate of Science in Nursing degree program who is a WV student of current residency and demonstrates financial need
  • Scholarship is renewable to an A. S. student possessing a minimum GPA of 2.5 who is enrolled as a full-time student in the Bachelor of Science Degree Nursing Program
  • Award is permissable to students receiving other financial assistance or scholarship from the Fairmont State Foundation only where that financial assistance provided does not exceed the demonstrated need according to the Financial Aid Office
No Application Required
Beatrice Trotto Endowed Scholarship
  • East Fairmont High School graduate with a high school 2.0 GPA
  • Financial need
No Application Required
William and Linda Ullom Music Education Scholarship/ Nursing Scholarship in Memory of Susan Ullom Waronicki
  • Student pursing a B.A. in Education with the comprehensive (K-12) Music Major in the School of Fine Arts
  • Strong preference to resident of West Virginia who demonstrates financial need and is making suitable academic progress
  • Renewable up to four years but renewability is not guaranteed
  • For Nursing students may be actively pursuing the B.S. degree in Nursing in the FSU School of Nursing
  • Strong preference will be given to a resident of West Virginia who demonstrates need and is making suitable academic progress
  • The scholarship can be renewable over the course of years up to four years, but any award in one year does not guarantee the award in succeeding years
No Application Required
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US Post 629 Endowed Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • Recipient must not be receiving any other scholarship or aid from the Foundation
  • Incoming freshman
  • Full-time student
  • Must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA for renewal
  • West Virginia high school graduate with 2.0 GPA or combat veteran with GED
  • Priority: (1) members of Post 629 (2) spouse, children or descendant of Post 629 (3) U.S. Veteran of Foreign Wars (4) spouse, children or descendants of a veteran of foreign wars
  • Renewal for a maximum of eight semesters
  • Must meet criteria and making progress toward degree
No Application Required
Helen Romano Viggiano Elementary Education Endowed Scholarship
  • Full-time student
  • Pursuing a degree in Elementary Education with a lifelong commitment to classroom instruction
  • Must have entering GPA of 3.0 and is recommended to maintain same to seek renewal
  • May be eligible to renew the scholarship for a maximum of eight semesters
  • Primary, but not exclusive, consideration will be given to students with demonstrated financial need as determined by FSU Financial Aid
Julius "Julie" Viglianco Memorial Athletic Endowed Scholarship
  • Men's basketball team
    • Must meet NCAA eligibility
No Application Required
Virginia P. & Richard P. Wellock Music Endowed Scholarship
  • Major: Music
  • Academic performance
  • Musical capabilities
  • Financial need
No Application Required
WesBanco Bank Fairmont, Inc. Endowed Scholarship Award
  • Preference shall be given to student from Harrison, Marion, Monongalia, Preston or Taylor counties of West Virginia
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Major: Business & Economics
  • Full-time student
  • Financial need
WesBanco Business Graduate Degree Endowed Scholarship
  • Graduate of Harrison, Marion, Monongalia or Preston county high school
  • Preference to graduates of FSU but others may apply
  • College/university GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need may be considered
  • Scholarship is renewable
  • Enrolled in the MBA program
West Virginia Society of Washington, D.C., Book Scholarship Fund
  • Incoming freshman
  • Legal resident of West Virginia or the child of a native West Virginian
  • Financial need must be demonstrated by FAFSA
  • Selection will alternate annually male/female until a time when the fund can support two annual scholarships
No Application Required
William White Scholarship

 

  • Renewable for one year
  • Criteria set by awarding department
Stark A Wilmoth Outstanding Student Teacher Award
  • Outstanding student in teacher education who has demonstrated the skills and potential necessary for strong leadership in the classroom
W. R. "Squibb" Wilson Athletic Endowed Scholarship
  • Men's baseball team
    • Must meet NCAA eligibility
  • Financial need
No Application Required
Women of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Scholarships
  • Scholarships for non-traditional students are awarded by the FSU President and Pierpont President
  • Amounts determined by funds donated by the Women of Fairmont State and Pierpont
No Application Required
Betty Jo Wright (Class of 1941) Social Work Scholarship
  • Student must be of junior class standing pursuing a four-year degree in Sociology or Psychology within the College of Liberal Arts
  • Renewable for senior year but renewability is not guaranteed
  • If award is made at the senior class level, no award will be made at the junior class level
  • Preference to student who shows a commitment to pursuing a career in professional social work or post-graduate
  • Preference to student with financial need
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Student must express an interest in obtaining an MSW
No Application Required
WVCEOS Nursing Scholarship
  • $500 per year
  • West Virginia Community Educational Outreach Service - This scholarship is available to West Virginia students (sophomores and above) enrolled in Fairmont State University.
    • Other schools apply, see brochure for more information.
  • Application Deadline: April 1
  • WVCEOS Scholarship Brochure
No Application Required
Joe & Louise Zasloff Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Marion County High School graduate
  • Men's football team
  • Must meet NCAA eligibility
No Application Required

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Contact Info

Office of Financial Aid
Turley Student Services Center
Room 303
Phone: (800) 641-5678, Opt. 2
(304) 367-4141
Fax: (304) 367-4789
FinancialAid@FairmontState.edu

School Code
When filling out your FAFSA, use 003812 as the school code

Office Hours

  • Monday - Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

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Fairmont State is pleased to provide this student aid calculator to assist you in estimating your costs to attend FSU.  Results are based on 2015-2016 Cost of Attendance figures and student aid eligibility requirements which are subject to change.  These results should assist you in determining an estimate of your out-of-pocket expense to attend Fairmont State.