Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in West Virginia has a budget of $2,962,121,802.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in West Virginia schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in West Virginia, over 82.80% have high school diplomas, over 17.30% have post secondary degrees, and over 6.70 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in West Virginia is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in West Virginia need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in West Virginia. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $44,424.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with West Virginia's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $45,422.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for West Virginia Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in West Virginia ensures all eligible residents in West Virginia can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in West Virginia, contact West Virginia financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in West Virginia are browsing from the following cities: Williamson, Delbarton, Arthurdale, Newburg, Burnsville, Bruno, Oak Hill, Scarbro, Ridgeley, Institute

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Announcement for proposals to provide Technical Assistance for Conservation Objectives in West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS MULTI WV 20 NOFO0001017
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $450,000
Outreach Funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 – WEST VIRGINIA (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS WV MULTI 20 NOFO0001016
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $200,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall and Wetzel Counties, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R03 1715
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $6,529,786
West Virginia Funding Opportunity Announcement (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS WV MULTI 19 GEN0010179
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $450,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Mercer and Summers Counties, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R03 1425
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $3,617,198
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Webster, Randolph, Taylor, Marion, Barbour, Preston, Pocahontas, Monongalia, and Tucker Counties, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R03 1406
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $7,139,472
Head Start Grantee -- Braxton County, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R03 1399
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $854,201
Aquatic Resources Data Stewardship and Analysis for the New River Gorge National River, Gauley River National Recreation Area, and Bluestone National Scenic River in West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: NPS 18 NERO 0152
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $89,602
Announcement for proposals to provide Technical Assistance for implementing Conservation Objectives in West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS WV 18 01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $450,000
Head Start Grantee - Nicholas County, West Virginia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2018 ACF OHS CH R03 1375
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $900,633

 

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