The purpose of the “Norman W. Smith Educational Loan Trust” is to provide loans to students of Berkeley County, WV who are pursuing a minimum of a B.S. degree in the field of ministry or medicine (including nursing, pharmacy and dentistry). While priority will be given to Berkeley County, Morgan and Jefferson Counties can also be considered if resources permit. Loans are awarded on a semester basis by a selection committee consisting of four residents of Berkeley County. Members are from the Berkeley County Medical Society, Berkeley County Board of Education, Berkeley County Ministerial Assoc. and Shepherd College. Completed applications must be received for the fall semester by April 15th and the spring semester by September 15th. Applications may be obtained in the HSC Financial Aid Office, or by calling the Trust Department of Huntington National Bank (304) 348-4582.