scholarships

Soar Awards presents $500 scholarship opportunities for future Falcons

Friday, January 11, 2019

Fairmont State University will be providing $500 scholarships to hundreds of students across the state during the Second Annual Soar Awards. Events will be held in Fairmont, Parkersburg, Winfield, Summersville, Inwood and Wheeling throughout January and February. The scholarships will help make attending Fairmont State more affordable and serve as a reminder of Fairmont State’s dedication to student success. 

Scholarships enable Fairmont State student to soar

Friday, December 14, 2018

Earlier this month, the Fairmont State Foundation announced a $1.3 million campaign aimed at closing the gap between two and four-year scholarships over the next 12 months. For students like Fairmont State Senior Samantha Tate, the "Every Gift Matters—the Scholarship Campaign" is a way to allow students to have experiences in and out of the classroom.

Jean Gotolski endows scholarship at Fairmont State University

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Jean Gotolski, a 1947 graduate of Fairmont State College has created a scholarship at her alma mater, in memory of J.T. and Carmer George. Through this endowed scholarship, Gotolski hopes that students can study their passions, regardless of their financial situations. 

The “American Dream” becomes reality through leadership gift

Monday, May 21, 2018

Born in Havana, Cuba and growing up in Madrid, Spain, Fairmont State University President Dr. Mirta Martin knows firsthand the journey to success. After immigrating to the United States, she completed her undergraduate degrees in political science and psychology from Duke University and earned a master of business administration from the University of Richmond; and a doctorate with an emphasis in strategic management and leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.  
 

Scholarships presented during inaugural Soar Awards

Thursday, April 12, 2018

This week, nearly 200 future Fairmont State students were welcomed into the Falcon family during the inaugural Soar Awards. As they shook the hand of President Mirta Martin and were cheered on by their family and friends, students were presented with an opportunity scholarship, valued at $500.

Four Impact Scholarships Created by Hart Family

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Fairmont State University alumnus Dr. William Mark Hart and his family have established four Impact Scholarships through the Fairmont State Foundation.

Schoolnic Gift Creates $2.55 Million Additional Scholarship Funds for FSU Students

Monday, January 30, 2017

A $2.55 million gift, the largest in Fairmont State University history, will support scholarships for FSU students through the Elva V. Schoolnic Trust, according to Gary K. Bennett, Trustee. 

Three High School Students Awarded Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

For the seventh consecutive year, three West Virginia high school seniors have been named as recipients of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship.

The following students have been selected as 2015 scholarship winners:

FSU Offers Scholarship Opportunities for PROMISE Scholars

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Top high school seniors in North Central West Virginia and around the state have the opportunity to compete for Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Dr. Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship. In addition, all of the state’s PROMISE Scholars are eligible for the PROMISE Beyond Scholarship.

Gift from Alumna Funds FSU Student Scholarships

Monday, August 26, 2013

The gift of a Fairmont State University alumna and former employee illustrates the significant impact possible through planned giving.

A bequest from the Mary K. Kaiser and John P. Kaiser Family Trust will provide more than $330,000 to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., that will be used for FSU student scholarships.

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