Fairmont State University will continue the annual SOAR Award ceremony events to provide incoming first-time freshmen with a $2,000 scholarship. Fairmont State University began the SOAR Awards in 2018 to reduce educational costs as an institutional commitment to student success and accomplishment.
Fairmont State University will continue its annual SOAR Award events to provide first-time freshmen admitted to the University a $500 annually renewable scholarship for up to four years. The SOAR Award opportunities were established in 2018 to assist students offset their educational costs as an institutional commitment to student achievement and success.
As the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, Fairmont State University has seen an influx of students rethinking their college plans and choosing to attend a regional institution like Fairmont State that is smaller or closer to home.
Fairmont State University will be providing $500 scholarships to hundreds of students across the state during the Third Annual Soar Awards.
Events will be held in Fairmont, St. Albans, Parkersburg, Oak Hill, Inwood, and Wheeling. The scholarships will aid in attending Fairmont State even more affordable and serves as a reminder of the Unviersity’s dedication to student success.
This week, nearly 200 future Fairmont State students were welcomed into the Falcon family during the inaugural Soar Awards. As they shook the hand of President Mirta Martin and were cheered on by their family and friends, students were presented with an opportunity scholarship, valued at $500.
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