West Virginia Scholarships

James Cothran KD3NI Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by The American Radio Relay League (ARRL), a noncommercial organisation of radio amateurs which operates within five pillars: Public Service, Advocacy, Education, Technology, and Membership.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Scholarship

Funded by the Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural engineering or agricultural science/technology.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or sales & marketing.

L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship provides financial assitance to radio amateurs residing in the ARRL Roanoke Division area (NC, SC, VA, WV) who wish to pursue a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Zachary Taylor Stevens Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's Zachary Taylor Stevens Scholarship provides financial assistance to eligible radio amateurs in Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia who are pursuing higher education but is financially unstable.

West Virginia PTA Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the West Virginia PTA Scholarship Auction in order to help students graduating from West Virginia High schools financially to attend post secondary institutions.

Elizabeth B. Devereaux Award

This award is offered by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation in order to help students in West Virginia to achieve a career in occupational therapy.

The Charlotte Prudich Award

This award is offered by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation in order to help students in West Virginia financially to pursue their careers in occupational therapy.

Nancy Stewart Professional Development Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by Tourism Cares for the Allegheny Branch of the Mid-America Chapter. This scholarship is meant to be used for an ASTA or Travel Institute Educational Program or for the registration fee for the ASTA International Destination Program.

AGC Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers students enrolled in ABET (link is external) or ACCE (link is external)-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs undergraduate and graduate level scholarships.

Air & Waste Management Association Scholarship

Students interested in pursuing a career in Environmental Science, Engineering or Law are invited to apply. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide scholarships to qualified students enrolled in an undergraduate program leading to a career in a field related directly to the environment.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To West Virginia

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Registered nurses Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants
Salary: $47963 $13218 $18540
# of Open Positions: 12260 11610 7990
Competition*: 1.5 1.5 1.8

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Surgeons Internists, general Family and general practitioners
Salary: $182690 $168836 $148917
# of Open Positions: 230 180 500
Competition*: 2 1.7 1.6
Job Title: Chemical engineers Medical and health services managers Education administrators, elementary and secondary school
Salary: $78880 $63287 $60308
# of Open Positions: 190 1230 240
Competition*: 2.5 1.6 1.7

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

West Virginia Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Registered nurses
Salary: $18760 $14338 $47963
# of Open Positions: 17140 16060 12260
Competition*: 1.1 1.4 1.5

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Lawyers Pharmacists
Salary: $113205 $91353 $90143
# of Open Positions: 1160 1670 1130
Competition*: 1 0.8 1.4
Job Title: General and operations managers Financial managers Medical and health services managers
Salary: $72445 $65986 $63287
# of Open Positions: 5590 1390 1230
Competition*: 1 0.8 1.6

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To West Virginia table above, which shows where jobs in West Virginia are unusually common compared to other states, the West Virginia Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.