Available Scholarships


WVU Parkersburg offers a variety of scholarships for new, continuing, transfer and adult students. By submitting one online scholarship application, you can be considered for multiple donor-based scholarships funded through the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation. For more details, use the scholarship directory below.

Students need only to complete one application each academic year to be considered for most scholarships.

Note: The WVAFCS $500 Higher Education Undergraduate Scholarship for the Child Development program requires a separate application, which can be downloaded here.

Business/Business Technology

Bell Family Memorial Scholarship Fund

Bell Family Scholarship Fund In memory of Carol Bell Withum, Hortence Bell-Butler, H. Paige Bell & Dr. David & Bobbie Bell

Charles W. & Barbara S. Morgan Memorial Scholarship Fund

Computer Science & Mathematics

Computer Science Student Scholarship


Abels Memorial Scholarship

Harrisville Lions Club Scholarship

Wayne- Meador-Elliot S. Memorial Ritchie County


Allan F. and Doris B. Gates Scholarship

Nancy Hickel Memorial Scholarship Journalism/Graphic Arts


Irene Conaway Nursing Scholarship Ritchie County

Robert & Susan St. Jean Nursing Endowment

Minnie B. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Calhoun County

Minnie Keller Nursing Endowment

Debra Law McIntosh Memorial Scholarship

Virginia McGarr McIntosh Scholarship PCHS Graduates

Penny Ayers Moellendick Nursing Scholarship

Bernice Pickens Parsons Scholarship Jackson County

Political Science/Law

William P.A. Nicely Memorial Scholarship Parkersburg Area High School Graduates

Social Work

Betsy Adams Memorial Scholarship

Technical or Science

Abels Memorial Scholarship Pleasants County

Technology (Industrial, Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Welding)

A+ Construction and Remodeling Scholarship

Tri-State Roofing and Sheet Metal Company Scholarship


Kilian Conlon Memorial Scholarship Tyler, Wetzel, surrounding Co.

Mark Davis Memorial Scholarship

Welding Educator Honorarium

Demonstration of High Civic Involvement

American Legion Post 15

Parkersburg Rotary Club Scholarship

Parkersburg Rotary Club “Sour Mash” Scholarship

Veterinary Medicine

Ruth Hornbrook Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships with other specific criteria

 Arthur & Judy Campbell Scholarship Residents/ Grads of WV High Schools in the Mid-Ohio Valley

Mary M. “Mickey” Welch Scholarship Under 21 or parent of young child

WVU at Parkersburg Alumni Association Scholarship Children/ Grandchildren of WVU-P/PCC Alumni

Eramet Scholarship Children of Employees

Jackson County Developmental Center Scholarship Endowment

Douglass Adams Memorial Scholarship United Bank Employees and Families

Wayne-Meador-Elliot Memorial Music, Geology, Petroleum, Engineering

Wendy’s Foster and Adopted Children Scholarship

General Academic Scholarships based on academic performance (most require full-time enrollment)

American Association of University Women

J. Douglas Ayers and Beatrice Pennybacker Ayers Memorial Scholarship Non-Traditional- Aged Man with Children

Birdie DeVaughn Scholarship

GE College Bound Scholarship PSHS

Carol H. Hamill Memorial Scholarship

Tom and Iowana Brady Hillyard Scholarship

Harrisville Lions Club Scholarship Non-Traditional Aged Students Ritchie County

Edna D. Hamilton Pleasant County

Thomas and Betty Harris Memorial Scholarship

Neva and Charles M. Harrison Memorial Scholarship Wood County

Little Kanawha Regional Council Perm. Education Endowment

Loretta G. Miller Memorial Fund

Louise and Frank Culina Memorial Scholarship

James & Rebecca McCutcheon Scholarship Married/Working

Ruth Melton Memorial Scholarship

Parkersburg Automobile and Truck Dealers Association

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Members

Ritchie Family Endowment

Harry A. Ross Scholarship

Simonton Window Scholarship Employees

Shanti Memorial Scholarship

Trinity Episcopal Church/Nancy Frye Memorial Scholarship

Lloyd Vandale Memorial Scholarship

Vienna VFW – Post 8127 Scholarship

Mrs. Delsie Sinclair Mellinger/Walter Scholarship

Sarah Jane (Mrs. Roy) Way Memorial Scholarship

Frank R. Yoke, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Scholarships

The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF) manages over 160 scholarship funds which are available to high school graduates, students whose undergraduate degree program is already underway, returning students and those pursuing graduate-level education.

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