Your Promise of a Bright Future Starts Here. The Promise Scholarship will pay $5,500 per year or the cost of tuition and mandatory fees, whichever is less, at any eligible institution.

Gov. Justice has suspended the FAFSA requirement for the 2024 Promise Scholarship for the 2024-25 academic year. Students must still complete the Promise application by September 1, 2024, and meet all other established requirements to qualify for an award. CLICK HERE to request a waiver of the 2024-2025 FAFSA requirement.

Graduating high school with a 3.0 GPA or better? You may be eligible. Cash in on all your hard work with the Promise Scholarship – and get thousands of dollars every year to pursue your college dream in West Virginia.

The Promise Scholarship is a merit-based financial aid program for West Virginia high school graduates planning to attend one of the state’s public or independent two- or four-year institutions.

Students who achieve certain academic requirements can receive up to $5,500, starting with the 2024-2025 academic year, in annual awards to cover tuition and mandatory fees. Awards are contingent upon annual funding of the program by the West Virginia State Legislature.

How to Apply

Apply by completing the Promise Scholarship application and FAFSA by the extended September 1, 2024, deadline.

Contact Information

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Send us a message and we’ll put you in touch with someone who can help. Promise@wvhepc.edu

Call us to speak to a financial aid advisor!
Phone: (304) 558-4618
Toll-free: (877) 987-7664

Need to send documents?
Fax: (855) 292-1415

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