Soar Awards

Annual Soar Awards Event to Provide Financial Assistance to First-Time Freshmen

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

First-time freshmen admitted to Fairmont State University for the 2021-2022 school year are eligible to receive a $500 annually renewable scholarship to help offset their educational costs.  

The financial assistance opportunity is part of the University’s annual SOAR Awards event, which was established in 2018 as an institutional commitment to student achievement and success. 

Fairmont State to award scholarships to newly admitted first-time freshmen

Thursday, May 21, 2020

As the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, Fairmont State University has seen an influx of students rethinking their college plans and choosing to attend a regional institution like Fairmont State that is smaller or closer to home.

Future Falcons have $500 scholarship opportunity at Soar Awards

Monday, January 13, 2020

Fairmont State University will be providing $500 scholarships to hundreds of students across the state during the Third Annual Soar Awards. 

Events will be held in Fairmont, St. Albans, Parkersburg, Oak Hill, Inwood, and Wheeling. The scholarships will aid in attending Fairmont State even more affordable and serves as a reminder of the Unviersity’s dedication to student success. 

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.

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