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.

Apply for any of the scholarships below online through AwardSpring.

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

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

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

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

Martha Kelsey Shouldis First Year 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

Martha Kelsey Shouldis Graduating Student Dental Hygiene Scholarship

  • Awarded to graduating students who meet established criteria as a means to support examination and fees expenses incurred in the process of obtaining dental hygiene licensure.  Scholarships may be awarded to a maximum of 3 students for $1,000 each.
  • Contact Person: Michelle Klenk 

Homer and Marge Taylor Non-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

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: Kelly Grose

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

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: Roy Simmons

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

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