Current Scholarships

Current Scholarships

Mountwest Community & Technical College offers a variety of sponsored scholarships based on academic achievement, leadership, community involvement, area of study and financial need.

The deadline to apply for spring 2015 scholarships is October 1, 2014.

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View the basic guidelines below or download the complete Spring 2015 Scholarship Guide.  All applications must be submitted online unless otherwise noted.  Students may apply for more than one scholarship.

Unless otherwise noted, all scholarships require students to submit the application, a copy of their unofficial student transcript and one letter of recommendation by the deadline.  All transcripts and letters of recommendation should be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Office of Student Services, Room 101.  


Sponsored Scholarships

Allied Health Scholarship

- A Mountwest student with declared major in healthcare field.  Preference will be given to students who have met all prerequisites and have been formally accepted into the technical portion of their academic program.

- In good academic standing

Cengage Learning Scholarship

- A full time Mountwest student

- Declared major of Information Technology

- Demonstrated financial need

- In good academic standing with minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Culinary Arts Scholarship

- A Mountwest student with declared major of Culinary Arts

- Show demonstrated financial need

- In good academic standing

Desiree L. Franklin Scholarship

- Recipient must be pursuing an industrial education degree.

- Preference will be given to children of coal miners.  Applicants should note this in the essay portion of their application.

Dr. Robert B. Hayes & Mr. Everett Black Honorary Scholarship

- Recipient must be a second year student at the Robert C. Byrd Institute.

- Enrolled in the CNC/Machinist Technology Program at Mountwest Community & Technical College

Karen S. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

- A cancer survivor or patient. Applicants must submit written documentation from a healthcare provider that you are a cancer patient or survivor.

- A student of Mountwest Community College, with at least one semester completed at time of award.

- In good academic standing with a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.

- Demonstrated financial need. as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.

Lisa Smith Kroening Scholarship
This scholarship provides for student expenses related to books and supplies.

- A full time student of Mountwest Community & Technical College

- Demonstrated financial need.

Mountwest Leadership Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship recognizes students for outstanding service and leadership in their school or community.  This scholarship is awarded to new and current students who have demonstrated strong leadership skills and a commitment to serving other.

Mountwest Leadership Scholarship recipients serve their community in many ways, from mentoring Head Start students and organizing youth groups to leading clean-up efforts and volunteering as interpreter.

- A 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA on 4.0 scale.

- Demonstrated participation in volunteer activities that improve the quality of life in your community.

- Demonstrated leadership in school/community service activities, clubs, organizations or extra-curricular activities.

- Submitted a Mountwest enrollment application

- Filed a Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Presidential Honors Scholarship
This scholarship is available to new and existing students who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance.  

- A 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA average on 4.0 scale.

- Submitted a Mountwest enrollment application

- Filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

William L. & Marie E. Redd Scholarship

- Full time student of Mountwest Community & Technical College.

- Enrolled in an associate degree program

- Resident of Cabell or McDowell counties, W.Va.

- African-American

Nell Elizabeth Cook Rutherford Memorial Scholarship

- First priority is given to a female student from Wyoming County, W.Va., majoring in administrative technology, preferably a student studying to become a legal secretary.

- Second priority is given to a female student from West Virginia, majoring in administrative technology, preferably a student studying to become a legal secretary.

- Third priority must be given to a West Virginia student at Mountwest Community & Technical College.

Tech Scholars Scholarship Program
This scholarship program provides opportunities for students to enroll and graduate from applied technology programs.  The purpose of this program is to support students pursuing certifications and degrees in high-demand, high-wage career fields. 

Click to view the complete set of guidelines.

Students with specific questions related to their financial aid should contact the Office of Financial Aid at 304.710.3370.

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