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War Orphans Education Program

Sponsored by: West Virginia Division of Veterans Affairs

Applicant must be the child of a veteran who died during wartime service or from an illness or injury resulting from wartime service. Applicant must be between ages 16 to 23, a West Virginia resident, attend a state-supported school in West Virginia, and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.


Application Deadline Third Monday in July (fall); first Monday in December (spring)
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Tuition Waiver
Number of Applications 28
Award Coverage Maximum award: Full tuition and fees, plus $500 grant
Awarded every year? yes
Recipient must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA to retain scholarship.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max 40
Average 30
Min 28

Contact Information

Susan E. Kerns
West Virginia Division of Veterans Affairs
United States

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