Undergraduate

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Marvin (Bucky) Bolyard Scholarship

For a Preston County, West Virginia, resident enrolled as an undergraduate pre-major or major in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences. 

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Doris Dorinzi Memorial Scholarship

For a Physical Education Teacher Education major of junior or senior standing who has a) graduated from a West Virginia high school, (b) demonstrated need for financial assistance, and ( c) demonstrated academic promise as determined by appropriate officials of the West Virginia Office of Student Financial Aid and the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

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Melinda and John Hale Endowed Scholarship

For undergraduate students with first preference going to direct admit students from Mineral County and second preference going to students transferring from Potomac State College. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate interests and participation in community services and/or professional/campus organizations. A student who is a recipient one year is eligible for consideration in any other year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria outlined above.

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Robin L. Hayhurst Sport Management Scholarship

For a full-time undergraduate student majoring in sport management with good academic standing of a 2.5 GPA or higher who demonstrates financial need and is involved in a community youth sports organization.

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Eleanor Lantz Scholarship

For a College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences major demonstrating a very strong academic background and financial need.

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Hope Loar Memorial Scholarship

  • First Preference – Pendleton County
  • Second Preference – Hardy, Grant or Pocahontas Counties
  • Third Preference – All Other West Virginia Residents

The recipient must be an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need. Student must be a junior or senior in one of the following College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences disciplines (Athletic Coaching Education, Athletic Training, Physical Education Teacher Education, or Sport and Exercise Psychology). Recipients shall demonstrate good academic standing by maintaining a GPA of 3.0. The recipient must be a resident of the State of West Virginia. First preference will be given to residents of Pendleton County, West Virginia; second preference will be given to residents of Hardy, Grant, or Pocahontas counties, West Virginia, and third preference will be given to other West Virginia state residents. 

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John Semon Memorial Scholarship

For an academically qualified West Virginia resident undergraduate student with an overall GPA of 2.8 or higher, majoring in Physical Education Teacher Education and planning to teach in West Virginia.

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Bob & Jean Wilson Memorial Scholarship

For a full-time undergraduate female student enrolled at the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences with good academic standing and displaying financial need. 

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C. Peter Yost Memorial Scholarship

For a regularly enrolled student of at least sophomore standing who has been accepted into a program of study in the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, a graduate of a West Virginia high school whose grade point average at WVU is 3.2 or higher and has demonstrated interests and participation in community services and campus organizations.

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