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Scholarships

Potomac State awards over $600,000 in scholarships annually.

WVU Potomac State College rewards your hard work with a variety of scholarships to qualified students, including academic and athletic awards.

Available Scholarships:

WVU Potomac State College offers many scholarships that recognize your achievements and skills. As soon as you are admitted, we evaluate you for our WVU-integrated scholarships which continue if you change campuses to Morgantown. Many institutional scholarships are available and students are automatically reviewed to see if you meet any of the criteria to be offered an institutional scholarship. We also offer athletic scholarships in many sports so talk to our coaches about opportunities.

Scholarship Application Process:

We do not have a separate application for most scholarships so it could not be easier to apply!

To receive priority consideration, please complete the admissions process to Potomac State by May 1. This includes submitting your completed application for admission along with your high school transcript and your ACT/SAT test scores. 

If funding is available, students applying after the priority deadline will receive scholarship consideration.  

Check out available scholarships below:


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Awards based on academic merit, financial need and academic ability

West Virginia Residents Scholarships 

Are you a resident of West Virginia? These scholarships – which are stacked on top of the WV PROMISE Scholarship are for you.

View WV Resident Scholarships

Metro Residents Scholarships

If you live in one of the following counties, we have you covered. Maryland: Allegany; Pennsylvania: Bedford, Fayette and Somerset; Virginia: Frederick

View Metro Resident Scholarships

Residents of Other States Scholarships

If you live outside WV and our metro counties, these scholarships are for you. That includes international students too.

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Athletic Scholarships

We are looking for student-athletes. Contact our coaches to learn more

View Athletics Website

Transfer Student Scholarships

Are you transferring from another institution to Potomac State College? See how we can help you today. 

View Transfer Student Scholarships

Leadership Scholarships 

Have you achieved the highest level of honor at a nationally acclaimed organization? WVU Potomac State College may have scholarship opportunities just for you.

View Leaderships Scholarships

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Scholarships requiring a separate application:

  • Moore-Church Scholarship: Scholarship awarded to graduates of Keyser High School, Fairmont High School and East Fairmont High School. 
  • Verso Scholarship: Scholarship awarded to children and spouses of Verso employees 
  • Dominion Resources: Scholarship awarded to dependent children of Dominion Resources employees 
  • Chessie Federal Credit Union Scholarship: Recipient must be a member in good standing of the Chessie Federal Credit Union or have a family member who is a member in good standing 
  • Mountainside Marines Detachment 1071 Scholarship: Recipient must be child or grandchild of an active, fallen, or retired Marine and reside in Allegany or Garrett counties in Maryland, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, or Hampshire or Mineral counties in West Virginia 
  • Hot Stove Baseball Scholarship: First Preference to Hot Stove Baseball League participants in the tri-state area, (WV, MD, PA) 
Additional information and applications may be obtained from the Office of Enrollment Services.

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