How to apply for scholarships
- Please complete the leadership scholarship essay form
High School Equivalency Diploma Scholarship
How to accept scholarships
- Go to the Scholarship Acceptance Form
- Read the instructions on the page to proceed with your acceptance
- For additional information or assistance please contact:
Chief Enrollment Officer
Conley Hall 106
Bluefield State College
219 Rock Street
Bluefield, WV 24701
Almeta H. Martin Endowed Scholarship
Preferred Education Major; if education major is not available, other majors would qualify. GPA of 3.0 or higher. Reflects potential academic promise. Must have financial need
Benjamin H. Martin Endowed Scholarship
Preferred Education Major; if education major is not available, other majors would qualify. GPA of 3.0 or higher. Reflects potential academic promise. Must have financial need.
An Academic Tuition and/or Fee Waiver awarded to entering freshmen, and transfer students based on academic excellence as determined by ACT/SAT score and GPA.
BOG Tuition Employee Dependent
Tuition and fee waivers are awarded to the spouses or dependents of full-time regular faculty and staff. Renewal of these awards is dependent upon remaining in good academic standing.
BOG Tuition Waiver Academic
An Academic Tuition and/or Fee Waiver awarded to entering
freshmen, and continuing students based on academic excellence,
exceptional talents or skills, or financial need. Pursuant to the statute,
no student may hold an undergraduate fee waiver for more than eight
BOG Tuition Waiver Athletic
An Athletic Tuition and/or Fee Waiver shall be awarded based on a student's athletic ability and shall be renewed based on the student's continued NCAA eligibility, participation in sports and contribution to the associated athletic activity as recommended by the respective coaches.
BOG Tuition Waiver Foster Care
Tuition and fees waivers for high school graduates in foster care are awarded upon presentation of legal documentation establishing foster care status. The student must be in foster care or other residential care for at least one year prior to the waiver award.
BOG Tuition Waiver Mil Depend
Tuition and mandatory fees shall be waived for a state resident that has been honorably discharged from any branch of the United States armed forces if that resident has received the Medal of Honor or a Purple Heart Medal. The amount of the waiver shall be the charges that exceed the total amount of any state and federal education benefits, grants or scholarships received by the resident.
Carl P. and Selba Meadows Boyd Scholarship
High school graduate of Tazewell County, VA or McDowell County, WV. Successful completion of 24 hours of college level course work. Minimum GPA of 2.5.Student must be in a declared major. Demonstrated financial need as determined by BSC Office of Financial Aid. Willingness to perform community service.
Broady Family Scholarship
Education Major, Demonstrated financial need, maintain a 2.5 GPA, preference to minority students. General scholarship awarded to Bluefield State College students.
Morgan C. Campbell Scholarship
Student selected to play Baseball. Graduate of Graham High School or Princeton High School. Ability to succeed in college.
Cardwell Family Endowed Scholarship
Rising junior or senior. Involvement in extracurricular and volunteer activities. GPA of 2.75 or higher.
Carter Family Foundation
Student majoring in Education, Preference given to students from Raleigh County, must have a financial need.
Cole Harley-Davidson Scholarship
Business Administration student. Individual or family income is 125% or less of the federal poverty level. Resident of West Virginia. Ability to succeed in college.
CONSOL Energy Scholarship in Engineering Technology
Full-time student in Engineering Technology. Minimum GPA of 3.0 or better. Career interest in energy fields. Resident of Virginia or West Virginia.
Stelio and Betty Tracy Corte Endowed Scholarship
Must have financial need. Met all BSC entrance criteria and qualifications.
Craddock Scholarship Award
Award is based on financial need and academic achievement. Preference to students from Appalachia pursuing a B.S. degree. Enrollment in BS program: Architectural, Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering Technology, Physical Science, or Pre- Medicine, Computer Science, Nursing, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics. Minimum 2.5 GPA, preference given to residents of West Virginia.
Credit Bureau of the Virginias
Eligible students reside within a nine-county area surrounding the College. Focuses on financially needy students with minimum GPA of 2.0.
Douglas F. Crickmer Memorial Scholarship
Mining Engineer Technology student or similar Eng. Tech program. Support needs of the mining industry. 2.5 GPA or higher.
Dalton Family Scholarship
Individual or family income is 125% or less of the federal Poverty level. Resident of West Virginia Ability to succeed in college
Brian A. Delp Humanitarian Athletic Scholarship
Full-time enrolled student-athlete (fall/spring); NCAA certified Completed second season of participation at BSC 2-year letter man at BSC, currently participating in athletics at BSC. Rising junior who has completed sophomore year. Minimum GPA of 2.5.
Brian A. Delp Service Award
Graduating senior in Baccalaureate degree program. Displayed community service involvement while a student at BSC.
Thomas and Charlotte Deskins Scholarship
Student form McDowell County. Major in Engineering Technology, preferably Civil Engineering
Dorothy Ann Surface Endowed Scholarship
Individual or family income is 125 percent or less of the federal poverty level. Resident of West Virginia. Ability to succeed in college.
George Joseph Featherstone, II Annual Scholarship
Student majoring in Mining Engineering. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Must have a financial need, as determined by BSC Financial Aid Office.
Bluefield State Foundation Scholarship
Academic excellence, based on highest GPA’s of eligible candidates.
Fred Gilbert Endowed Scholarship
Student demonstrated financial need. Student who has 2.5 GPA or better
Grants Supermarket Endowed Scholarship
Individual or family income is 125% or less of federal poverty level. Resident of West Virginia. Ability to succeed in college.
Hamilton Hatter Alumni Endowed Scholarship
Underrepresented student who is aspiring to have a career in research. Parents are BSC Alumni. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Frank Hart Endowed Scholarship in Engineering Technology
Resident of West Virginia or Virginia. Maintaining 3.0 GPA
William S. Height Scholarship
Financial need. Major in Engineering Technology or Computer Science.
Health Science Waiver
Health Sciences and Technology Awards (HSTA) may be awarded to
students certified by the state HSTA coordinator as completing the
required curriculum in high school. The award shall be a Tuition
Waiver, the amount determined by the tuition component of the fees
charged to in-state students. Recipients shall maintain at least a 2.5
grade point average and pass at least 30 semester hours in an
academic year for renewal.
Tom Joyner Scholarship
As permitted by law, an African-American student who has
successfully completed 24 credit hrs.
Must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Fulfillment of admissions
requirements of BSC Admissions’ Office. Declared a major in
Education, Science, Technology, Engineering or
Mathematics. Must have financial need as determined by BSC
Office of Financial Aid. Willingness to perform community service.
Prema Natarajan Krishnan Scholarship in Nursing
Non-traditional student in the second or subsequent year of the nursing program. West Virginia resident from a rural county. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Krotseng Annual Scholarship
Rising senior or 5th year student Economic hardship verified by Financial Aid GPA in major and overall GPA of 2.0 or higher that would meet graduation requirements. Within 30 hours of completing degree.
Krotseng Go For Graduation
Rising senior or 5th year student, economic hardship verified by Financial Aid. GPA in major and overall GPA of 2.0 or higher that would meet graduation requirements. Within 30 hours of completing degree.
This scholarship is awarded to students from southwest Virginia who have financial need and show academic ability to succeed. Students transferring from Wytheville Community College to BSC, Full time student with at least 15 credit hours, Maintain minimum 3.0 GPA, must advance a grade level each academic year.
Central Area of the Links, Inc. Scholarship
Demonstrated financial need. Minimum 3.0 GPA
Rhonda Grace Linkous Endowed Scholarship
Individual or family income is 125% or less of the federal poverty level. Resident of West Virginia. Ability to succeed in college, students majoring in Education.
John and Elisabeth MacClarence Scholarship
Declared major in the School of Education. Minimum GPA of 3.2. Resident of WV or an out-of-state bordering county.
Enrolled in Engineering Technology programs, devoting career to coal mining area of Southern West Virginia, South Western Virginia, or Eastern Kentucky. Full time student with minimum of 15 credit hours per semester, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA each semester. Must advance a grade level each year.
McConnell Family Scholarship
Resident of West Virginia. Individual or family income of 125% or less of federal poverty guideline, demonstrated ability to succeed in college.
Martha and Mark Oblinger Scholarship
Awarded to students from Tazewell County, Virginia, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are active in their local Christian church. Must have financial need.
Billy G. Moore Scholarship
Student pursuing a career in teaching, minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need. Appalachian area residency for at least 5 years or must have financial need. African American descent.
Dr. Patricia A. MULVEY Scholarship
Resident of WV living in Bluefield, WV. Member of the Pi Gamma Mu National Honor Society. Must be a student in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences. Must be one of BSC’s best students who is interested in attending graduate school. Must show need for support to continue on to graduate school. The scholarship could help defray the expenses associated with students taking tests to apply to graduate school, particularly the cost associated with taking the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test.
Nannie Pearl Walls Endowed Scholarship
Student majoring in business. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must have financial need.
Neighborhood Investment Scholarships
Awarded to students based on financial need. Individual or family income is 125% or less of the federal poverty level, resident of West Virginia, ability to succeed in college. Must be a student with a documented disability or seeks through his/her studies to identify and remove barriers affecting persons with disabilities.
W. Paul Cole, Jr. Leadership Scholarship
Student in his or her 3rd or 4th year of the business program. Major in Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing, or Management.
Pocahontas Electrical and Mining Scholarship
Major in Mining, Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology. GPA 3.0, first generation college student.
Roy Pruett, Jr. Scholarship for Electrical Engineers
Must meet qualification standards for the NIP for the state of WV. Individual or family income is 124% or less of the federal poverty level. Resident of West Virginia. Ability to succeed in college. Must be a student in the Electrical Engineering program or a student athlete
John J. & Sheila Belcher Rinehart
Must meet qualification standards for the NIP for the State of West Virginia; Individual or family income is 125% or less of federal poverty level.
Akhtar Safder Scholarship
Must have financial need. Must maintain minimum 2.0 GPA. Student must perform some community service.
June Oblinger Shott Scholarship
Baseball student athletes at the discretion of Head Baseball Coach Scholarship awarded for no more than eight semesters
Greg Shrewsberry Memorial Scholarship
A graduate of Bluefield High School, student demonstrates good character by participation in school and community activities, helping and being a friend to others. The applicant’s grade and standardized test scores must meet the requirements of Bluefield State College
Taylor Family Scholarship
Female student majoring in Nursing or Engineering. Mother of one or more children. Minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and/or minimum College GPA of 3.0
MacClarence Teacher Testing Scholarship
Graduation from a high school in Mercer or contiguous county, minimum 3.0 GPA. Must have financial need. Passing score on each test, enrollment in BSC School of Education.
Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship
Must attend a 4-year HBC or University. Must be in good standing at the college/university. Must be in 3rd, 4th, or 5th year of study leading to an undergraduate degree. Must have financial need.
Bartlett – Welcker Scholarship
Woman over 25 years of age. West Virginia resident. Successful Completion of 1 year of college; minimum 24 credit hours and GPA 2.0. Beginning second year as a full time student with minimum of 12 credit hours.
Book scholarship. Minority students who show great academic promise.
Mae Jerolee White Scholarship
Non-traditional nursing student in the second or subsequent year of the nursing program. Must be a WV resident from a rural county. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
West Virginia Society of Washington DC Book Scholarship
Freshman student; alternating one male and one female. Legal resident of WV or the son or daughter of a native of West Virginia. Must have financial need. Must have high academic promise.
For additional information on scholarships, contact the Institutional Development and Advancement Office at (304) 327-4501.