PELL GRANT A federal non-repayable grant made to students based on financial need. The current grant amount ranges from $976 to $5350.
SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT (SEOG) A non-repayable grant made to students based on financial need. The current grant amount ranges from $100 to $4000.
ACADEMIC COMPETITIVENESS GRANT(ACG) An Academic Competitiveness Grant will provide up to $750 for the first year of undergraduate study and up to $1300 for the second year of undergraduate study to full time students who are U.S. citizens, eligible for the Federal Pell Grant, graduated from high school after January 1st 2006, and who successfully completed a rigorous high school program, as determined by the state or local education agency and recognized by the Secretary of Education. Second-year students must also have maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Students must complete the FAFSA to apply for the ACG.
NATIONAL SMART (Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent) GRANT A National SMART Grant will provide up to $4,000 for each of the third and fourth years of undergraduate study to full-time students who are U.S. citizens, eligible for a Federal Pell Grant, and majoring in physical, life or computer sciences, mathematics, technology, or engineering, or in a foreign language determined critical to national security. The student must also have maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Students must complete the FAFSA to apply for the SMART grant.
W.VA. HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT A non-repayable grant based on financial need. This grant is only available to residents of West Virginia and normally has a deadline of March 1. High school seniors must also complete an application online at http://www.wvapply.com/step3.asp.
PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT A non-repayable grant based on financial need. This grant is only available to residents of Pennsylvania. Students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA as early as possible for this grant. The grant amount usually ranges from $150 to $600 for students attending West Liberty State College. Click here for more information.
HIGHER EDUCATION ADULT PART-TIME STUDENT GRANT (HEAPS) A state grant awarded to adult, part-time students who are residents of West Verginia. This grant can only be applied towards tuition and fee charges. Students must show financial need as determined by the FAFSA and must meet one of the federal criteria for being an independent student. Students must also complete a HEAPS Application Form in the Financial Aid Office in order to apply. Grant amounts are based on the student’s financial need and the student’s cost for tuition and fees. All awards are contingent upon the availability of funds. Click to print an application.
PROGRAMS FOR RESIDENTS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA There are a number of financial aid programs available to assist residents of the District of Columbia with their educational costs. For information on requirements and how to apply please visit the DC CAP web site.
For more information contact the Office of Finacial Aid:
Financial Aid Manager
West Liberty University
Title IV Code 003823
Phone # 304-336-8016
Toll Free #1.866.WEST.LIB
FAX # 304-336-8088