SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR VOCATIONAL & TECHNICAL STUDENTS

Parkersburg, WV – The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates (PACF) announces the availability of vocational/technical scholarships for students from throughout the Foundation’s service area (Wood, Calhoun, Gilmer, Doddridge, Roane, Wirt, Ritchie, Jackson, Mason, and Pleasants Counties in West Virginia and Washington County, Ohio). Students can access information about scholarships by visiting the Foundation’s website at   www.pacfwv.com/scholarships

The Foundation uses one consolidated online application for most scholarships. To access the application and apply, visit   www.pacfwv.com/applications-forms   and select the PACF’s General Online Scholarship Application Form. The application deadline to apply is March 3, 2016.

The Foundation administers more than 175 scholarship funds, some of which include vocational/technical scholarships. The following scholarships are offered to include students seeking a vocational or technical degree:

• Dave Couch Memorial Scholarship
• Hino Motors Scholarship
• Parkersburg-Marietta Contractors Association Scholarship
• Dr. David Monroe Ritchie Scholarship
• West Virginia Nurses Association District #3 Scholarship
• Mary K. Smith Rector Scholarship
• Harrisville Lions Club Scholarship
• William Reaser Scholarship
• Chester H. Bruce Scholarship
• Robert Storck Scholarship
• “Sig” and Kate Barker Memorial Scholarship
• Dave Elmo Memorial Scholarship
• Little Kanawha Area Community Foundation Scholarship
• Marcus McPhail Memorial Scholarship
• Marbie McCartney Smith Memorial Scholarship
• Nancy C. Barton Scholarship
• Doddridge County Vocation Scholarship
• Andrea Bailes Honary Scholarship

For additional information, please contact PACF’s Regional Scholarship Officer, Rachel Brezler, at 304-428-4438.