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Important Updates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the WV Higher Education Policy Commission has approved temporary modifications to qualify for (class of 2021) and renewal (2021-22) for WV financial aid programs.

Promise Scholarship Updates

The deadline for West Virginia high school seniors to apply for Promise Scholarship has been extended until July 1.

ACT on-campus testing is available for seniors who have applied for the PROMISE Scholarship. Applicants can qualify for PROMISE for the fall semester by earning qualifying scores through on-campus testing by the end of September.

2020 School of Excellence Award

Sissonville High School has been named a recipient of the 2020 American College Application Campaign's 2020 School of Excellence Award.

Champion of College Access and Success Awards

Eighteen high schools across West Virginia recognized for strong efforts to help students plan for college.

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CFWV Resources

College for West Virginia provides free downloadable materials to public and non-profit organizations working to advance college access and success in West Virginia.

Txt 4 Success

The class of 2021 can now sign up to receive college tips and reminders via text message. Students can also text us at any time for college help, and a college access advisor will respond.

FAFSA Completion

This year, our goal is to hit 65 percent by April 15! Use the dashboard to see your school's FAFSA completion rate.

FAFSA Guardianship Booklet

A guide to the FAFSA and Guardianship Process, provided by Legal Aid of West Virginia.

Financial Aid Webinar Recordings

Watch recordings of the the 2021-22 Financial Aid Workshop Series.

Virtual WV College Fair Tour

Watch the virtual college exploration programs for 2020-21.

CFWV Quick Contact Guide

Students, families, and educators: Need financial aid or admissions contact information to one of WV's two- or four-year colleges or universities? Check out CFWV's Quick Contact Guide.

Value of College

In West Virginia, college is possible - and necessary. By 2020, more than half of all jobs in the state will require a postsecondary credential, demonstrating the importance of education and training beyond high school. To see how higher education looks in the state of West Virginia and in your county, click the image below.

Higher Education at a Glance

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Stay up to date with the Community Calendar to learn about upcoming events, including counselor trainings and college fairs.