Scholarships | BridgeValley




BridgeValley Foundation has scholarship opportunities available to students in a variety of disciplines including technology, healthcare and business. General scholarships are also available to those who qualify.

Alberta Anderson Endowed Scholarship

  • Two scholarships in the amount of $500 are awarded twice a year.  Recipients must be in a B.S. or A.S. degree granting program and have a 2.7 GPA in second year of enrollment.  Recipients must demonstrate interest in seeking employment after graduation in either teaching or business.
  • Contact Person: Kelly Grose
  • Application Required: No

Bill and Brenda Casto Civil Engineering Technology Endowed Scholarship

  • Recipient must be a U.S. citizen, incoming freshman who is enrolled full-time in Civil Engineering Technology, preference given to veterans; can be renewed for up to four years as long as a 2.5 GPA is maintained.
  • Contact Person: Kristi Sarrett
  • Application Required: No

Dr. SK Mathur Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time student with at least one year in Civil Engineering Technology with a 2.7 GPA, financial need, leadership characteristics as indicated by participating in student/civic/professional associations.  Applicants must submit a completed application form; provide transcript; provide evidence of financial need; and submit an essay describing their qualifications, leadership activities, and career goals in the Civil Engineering field.  One $1,000 and one $500 Scholarship awarded each summer for sophomore fall semester.
  • Contact Person: Kristi Sarrett
  • Application Required: Yes

Ralph and Jo Eary Printing Scholarship

  • Full-time student enrolled in Printing Technology or Printing Management with overall 3.0 GPA; awarded one time in fall semester; recipients may reapply.
  • Contact Person: Bob Hayton
  • Application Required: No

Martha Kelsey Shouldis Dental Hygiene Scholarship

  • Awarded to first year Dental Hygiene student judged by his/her peers to have made the most significant improvement as a Dental Hygiene student during the academic year.  The award is to be used to assist in meeting the cost of textbooks, dental hygiene instruments, testing fees and/or uniforms required for the program of study and/or licensure.  This scholarship is awarded annually in the amount of $500.00.
  • Contact Person: Michelle Klenk
  • Application Required: No

Homer and Marge Taylor Endowed Scholarship

  • Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in an Engineering Technology or Printing Technology degree program.  Recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA with preference given to WV residents with financial need.
  • Contact Person: Bob Hayton
  • Application Required: No

Diesel Technology Scholarship

  • Awarded to students in the Diesel Technology program.  Applicants must complete the Whayne CAT-Walker CAT Scholarship application.  Recipients must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and may receive up to $1,500 per year for program tuition and books ($750 per Fall and Spring semester for two years).  
  • Contact Person: Ron Rogillio
  • Application Required: Yes

Digital Design and Printing Scholarship

  • Textbook Scholarship—Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Digital/Graphic Design and Print Communication with a 3.0 average to be eligible for a $200 scholarship.  Student must complete a 500 word essay on how this scholarship will assist them.
  • Contact Person: Bob Hayton
  • Application Required: Essay Required

Roy and Martha Griffin Scholarship

  • First-time freshman minority student from Kanawha County, enrolled full-time with a GPA of 2.75.Award amount $1,500 per year to be paid in two installments of $750 fall semester and $750 spring semester.
  • Contact Person: Alicia Syner
  • Application Required: No

Engineering Technology Scholarships

  • Awarded to two A.S. Engineering Tech students in the second year of enrollment, 2.7 GPA, and a family member that has worked in the mining industry.
  • Contact Person: Norm Mortensen
  • Application Required: No

Poffenbarger Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship

  • The Poffenbarger Scholarship is awarded each semester to 6 nursing/allied health students who have completed at least 15 credit hours at BridgeValley, is active in institutional and/or community service, and has maintained at least a 3.25 institutional GPA.  The award is to be used for tuition and fees, textbooks, and/or other required materials for the chosen program of study in the Health Division.  The amount awarded to each of the 6 students is $1,500.
  • Contact Person: Suzette Breeden
  • Application Required: Learn More