Eligibility for an award is limited to a teacher or counselor in a high need area in West Virginia. The following is a list of subject areas of critical need and the geographic areas of the state in critical need and are eligible to apply for 2024-2025. Click here for map.

Counselor: Berkeley, Wood, Wyoming
Elementary: Berkeley, Mineral, Taylor
Special Education: Berkeley, Cabell, Clay, Fayette, Hardy, Jackson, Jefferson, Lewis, Lincoln, Marshall, McDowell, Mineral, Mingo, Raleigh, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wood, Wyoming
Math: Raleigh, Taylor