Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the WV Higher Education Policy
Commission has approved temporary modifications to
qualify for (class of 2020 and class of 2021) and renewal (2019-20)
for WV financial aid programs.
Promise Scholarship Updates
The deadline for West Virginia high school seniors to apply for
has been extended until July 1.
ACT on-campus testing is available for seniors who
have applied for the PROMISE Scholarship. Applicants can qualify
for PROMISE for the fall semester by earning qualifying scores
through on-campus testing by the end of September.
2020 School of Excellence Award
Sissonville High School has been named a recipient of
the 2020 American College Application Campaign's 2020 School of
Champion of College Access and Success Awards
Eighteen high schools across West Virginia recognized
for strong efforts to help students plan for college.
College Decision Day
West Virginia high school seniors are taking the next step in
their education through
College Decision Day events.
The College Foundation of West Virginia provides free downloadable
materials to public and non-profit organizations
working to advance college access and success in West Virginia.
Txt 4 Success
The class of 2021 can now sign up to receive
college tips and reminders via text message. Students
can also text us at any time for college help, and a college access
advisor will respond.
This year, our goal is to hit 65 percent by April 15! Use the
dashboard to see your school's
FAFSA completion rate.
FAFSA Guardianship Booklet
A guide to the FAFSA and Guardianship Process,
provided by Legal Aid of West Virginia.
Financial Aid Webinar Recordings
Watch recordings of the the 2021-22 Financial
Aid Workshop Series.
Virtual WV College Fair Tour
Watch the virtual college exploration
programs for 2020-21.
CFWV Quick Contact Guide
Students, families, and educators: Need financial aid or
admissions contact information to one of WV's two- or four-year
colleges or universities? Check out CFWV's Quick
Value of College
In West Virginia, college is possible - and necessary. By 2020,
more than half of all jobs in the state will require a
postsecondary credential, demonstrating the importance of education
and training beyond high school. To see how higher education looks
in the state of West Virginia and in your county, click the image