What are the requirements?

The West Virginia Higher Education Grant is available to qualified residents of West Virginia. The following criteria are used to determine student eligibility:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • West Virginia residency for at least 12 months prior to date of application
  • Be a high school graduate or have earned a TASC (former GED) or high school equivalent certificate
  • Demonstrate an established level of financial need
  • Demonstrate academic promise
  • Enroll at a participating institution in West Virginia or Pennsylvania as a full-time undergraduate student
  • Have not previously earned a bachelor’s degree