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Metro Traditions Scholarship

Effective 2024-2025 Academic Year

Fairmont State University wants to reward students who are from our SIX surrounding states by providing the Metro Traditions scholarship, in addition to the already discounted tuition and required fees.  If you are from Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, or the District of Columbia (DC) this scholarship is for you.  The scholarship is awarded at the time that you apply to Fairmont State University, no additional application required.  The Metro Scholarship in addition to other scholarships cannot exceed the base tuition and required fees for any student. Students who are admitted by 'exception' are not eligible for the scholarship.  

To Be Considered for the Scholarship You Must

  • Be an undergraduate student from PA, OH, KY, MD, DC, and VA
  • Be entering Fairmont State University as a first-time freshman (no prior college beyond high school)
  • Complete your Fairmont State admissions file (general application, high school transcript) by August 1st. Applications completed after August 1st will be considered based on available funding.

How Do You Qualify?

Level GPA Award
Victory Bell Scholarship 4.0 (+) $4,500 Annually
Columns Scholarship 3.75 $3,000 Annually
Kestrel Scholarship 3.5 $2,250 Annually
College on the Hill Scholarship 3.25 $1,500 Annually
Maroon & White Scholarship 3.0 $750 Annually

How Do You Renew the Scholarship?

  • Recipients must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 at the end of each academic year.
  • A minimum of 30 credit hours must be obtained each academic year of enrollment (fall, spring, and summer).
  • It can only be awarded up to eight semesters.