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Hampshire High School Scholarship Guide

ATTENTION - The deadline for new applications for the Herriott Scholarship has been extended from April 1 until July 31.  July 31 is also the deadline for renewal of the Herriott Scholarship by current awardees.  This extension is for the Marion D. Herriott Scholarship ONLY. 
The deadline for applications for the Bobby Hott Scholarship has been extended from April 1 to April 15. 

The deadline for applications for the Romney Rotary Scholarship has been extended from April 1 to May 15.

ALSO - State higher education systems provide financial aid flexibilities for student amid ongoing campus changes related to COVID-19

See the 2020 Hampshire High Scholarship Guide for the latest scholarships available at HHS and other important information about applying for and paying for college.  Be sure to pay attention to the deadlines and requirements.

George Sloan Arnold Scholarship - apply online - due April 1
Mildred Zirk Scholarship - due April 1 (Word version
Brian Brick Scholarship - due April 1 (Word version)
Katie DeRosa Scholarship - due April 17 (Word version)
WVSSAC Scholarship - due March 20

 (For any questions, see Mr. Nichols)

Other sites of interest:


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Promise Scholarship

Notice:
Seniors who are eligible for the Promise Scholarship need to create a free account and fill out the online application at CFWV.com. You must fill out this application to be considered. All students with a 3.0 GPA or above should apply. 
The priority deadline for FAFSA and Promise Scholarship Application (on CFWV.com) are both due March 1st 2020! 



Promise Scholarship Information   

For other scholarship and college information please check with the guidance office.
Applications can be obtained from the Guidance Office for most scholarships.

As applications become available they will be listed here.

Check out these links and the ones on the left for more information:

Financial Aid (FAFSA) Info (see below) - FAFSA form required for all scholarships - (https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/about/announcements/fafsa-changes)

College Admission Info - requirements & school information searches

College Raptor  - free college search

Tuition Funding Sources - private search site for national scholarships

Important Steps:

  1. Find schools/colleges that interest you.  Start the application process and research their financial aid information.  Most schools will have the information online or in a brochure that you can request to be mailed to you for free.
  2. Complete the FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid)  - SEE FAFSA INFO BELOW
  3. Apply for local and national scholarships.  Most of the local scholarships will be listed in the guide or on our guidance website.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Pay careful attention to deadlines and instructions.  Each scholarship will have a variety of different requirements. SEE THE HHS SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE ABOVE
  4. All students should create an account on CFWV (College Foundation of West Virginia) http;//www.cfwv.com.  This website is a fantastic resource for career planning, interest inventories, college searches, and scholarships.  There are over a million scholarships available to West Virginia students that can be accessed from this site.  It has an easy to use search feature to help you narrow down the information that is most relevant to you.

Financial Aid Information

FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid) - http://www.fafsa.ed.gov available Oct.1. This Federal form is required to be completed before applying for most types of financial aid. It will now be based on the income tax return you filed 2 years prior.  (Example - Filing the FAFSA for 2020-21 can be done after Oct. 1, 2019 based on the 2018 tax return.)
The priority deadline for FAFSA and Promise Scholarship Application (on CFWV.com) are both due March 1st 2020! 

Types of Financial Assistance Available from filling out the FAFSA:
    
    GRANTS:

        Federal Pell Grant
        TEACH Grant Program
        Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
        Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG)
        Institutional Grants
        Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant
    
    
LOANS:
        Direct Stafford Loans
        Direct Subsidized Loans
        Direct Unsubsidized Loans
        Direct PLUS Loans for Parents
   
    WORK PROGRAMS:

        Federal College Work-Study



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Hampshire County Schools
111 School Street
Romney, WV 26757
Jeffrey Pancione
Superintendent
Phone: (304) 822-3528
Fax: (304) 822-3540