Financial Aid and Scholarships

Welcome to the Jefferson High School Financial Aid and Scholarship Page
This page include our updated Scholarship Directory and an At-a-Glance view for easy access to due dates and qualifiers for different awards. 
Also on this page you can find information about filing your FAFSA and can actually file your students FAFSA right from the website. You can apply for the PROMISE scholarship right from our website and gain lots of other information. 
Thank you for visiting.  

 Army ROTC National High School Scholarship portal at
 is now open. Army ROTC offers both four-year and three-year scholarships that pay full tuition and fees OR $10K annually for room and board. The Simultaneous Membership Program with the Army National Guard and Army Reserve is another option to help pay for school at WVU and at other ROTC institutions. 

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year. High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Help put promising young leaders in the running to join our 10th class of Scholars. Share this news with candidates who exemplify these characteristics inside and outside the classroom and encourage them to apply.
Applications for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 3, 2020. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online

Financial Aid 101

Choosing to go to college, let alone picking the right major or selecting the best college for you is hard.  But after all of those difficult decisions comes an entirely new hurdle: paying for your education!  Until now (for the most part) education has been provided to you without an individual financial burden to you and your family.  Now you (with family support) are expected to pay for furthering your education at the post-secondary level.  This section of our website is designed to show you how to navigate this confusing and overwhelming aspect of "The College Experience" as well as provide you with scholarship opportunities at the local, state, and national levels from the private, public and collegiate sectors.

Step One: Filing the FAFSA
Step Two: Apply for Local/State Scholarships
Step Three: Apply for Promise/WV Aid Programs
Step Four: Explore National Scholarship Databases


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