Featured News: 2017 PROMISE Award Ceremonies: A note from the State Director of Financial Aid

As the season for high school award ceremonies nears, I wanted to make you aware of a few changes in the way the State coordinates the PROMISE Scholarship awards. In years past, representatives from the Governor’s Office or the Higher Education Policy Commission’s financial aid office have attended each school ceremony to announce the new class of PROMISE Scholars.

This year, we are asking local communities to play a greater role in coordinating this effort. Instead of relying on a state official to attend and announce the PROMISE Scholars for your school, we ask that you find a local representative to recognize PROMISE-eligible students during your ceremonies. […]

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AS OF JUNE 30
63%
OF WV SENIORS HAVE COMPLETED A FAFSA