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West Virginia Residents

Residents of West Virginia may apply for various scholarships administered by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Visit

Note: Students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by visiting

Merit-based West Virginia PROMISE Scholarship

Before March 1, students must:

  • File for FAFSA.
  • Complete a State-Level Financial aid application through the College Foundation of West Virginia at

High school graduating seniors must take the ACT by June 12 or the SAT by June 5.

Need-Based Higher Education Grant

Students must file for FAFSA before April 15.


For assistance with completing these scholarship applications, call West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Office of Financial Aid and Outreach Programs at 1-888-825-5707 or 304-558-4614. 

Contact Information

Financial Aid Office
University of Charleston
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
FAX 304-357-4769 

Beckley Student Solutions Center


University of Charleston
School Code: 003818 

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