Designate your gift to benefit one of our four schools

Nursing & Allied Health

The School of Nursing and Allied Health is one of the most respected in the state. With its move to the Medical Arts Center, there are multiple opportunities to build on its strengths and help Bluefield State meet the demand for certified health care professionals.

Craddock Scholarship Award

This scholarship is based on financial need and academic achievements and presented to students from Appalachia, with a preference for residents of West Virginia, who are pursuing Bachelor of Science degrees. These include: Architectural, Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology, Physical Science of Pre-Medicine, Computer Science, Nursing, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.

Prema Natarajan Krishnan Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a West Virginia student from a rural county in her or his second or subsequent year in the nursing program. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Taylor Family Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student who is the mother of one or more children. A minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and/or a minimum college GPA of 3.0 is required.

Mae Jerolee White Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a West Virginia student from a rural county in her or his second or subsequent year in the nursing program. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

The School of Nursing & Allied Health has moved to our new home at the Medical Arts Center. Because we’re growing we need help outfitting classrooms, upgrading labs and other parts of our School.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Our S.T.E.M. students benefit from several school-specific scholarships. You may support these with your gifts.

CONSOL Energy Scholarship in Engineering Technology

This scholarship is presented to a full-time West Virginia or Virginia student expressing a career interest in energy fields. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Craddock Scholarship Award

This scholarship is based on financial need and academic achievements and presented to students from Appalachia, with a preference for residents of West Virginia, who are pursuing Bachelor of Science degrees. These include: Architectural, Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology, Physical Science of Pre-Medicine, Computer Science, Nursing, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.

Douglas F. Crickmer Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student enrolled in mining engineering technology or a similar engineering technology program. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.

Thomas and Christina Deskins Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student from McDowell County enrolled in engineering technology, with a preference given to civil engineering.

George Joseph Featherstone II Annual Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student with financial need and enrolled in mining engineering technology. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Frank Hart Endowed Scholarship in Engineering Technology

This scholarship is presented to a student from West Virginia or Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

William S. Height Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student with financial need and a major in engineering technology or computer science.

Tom Joyner Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to an African-American student with financial need who has completed 24 credit hours successfully. He or she must have a declared major in education, science, technology, engineering or mathematics. She or he must also demonstrate a willingness to perform community service.

Massey Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a full-time student (minimum of 15 credit hours per semester) who is enrolled in an engineering technology program and committed to a career in the mining industry within southern West Virginia, southwestern Virginia or eastern Kentucky. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required and the student must advance a grade level each year.

Pocahontas Electrical and Mining Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a first-generation student majoring in mining, civil, electrical or mechanical engineering technology. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Roy Pruett, Jr. Scholarship for Electrical Engineers

This scholarship is presented to a student from West Virginia enrolled in electrical engineering technology, whose family income is 124% or less of the federal poverty level, and meets qualification standards for the NIP.

Taylor Family Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student who is the mother of one or more children. A minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and/or a minimum college GPA of 3.0 is required.

The School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is located in Dickason Hall. Because we’re growing, we need help outfitting classrooms, upgrading labs and other parts of our School.

W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business

From the basics of accounting to the opportunity for global travel, students at the Cole School of Business are exposed to the principles and practicalities of the business world. Your gift can help develop the next generation of independent businesspeople, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders.

Cole Harley-Davidson Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a West Virginia student who demonstrates an ability to succeed in college, is enrolled in business administration, and whose family income is 125% or less of the federal poverty level.

Nannie Pearl Walls Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student majoring in business administration and who demonstrates financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

W. Paul Cole, Jr. Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student majoring in business administration, accounting, marketing or management. He or she must be in their 3rd or 4th year of study.

Phillip Imel Scholarship (PROPOSED)

TBD

The W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business is located in historic Mahood Hall. The building is named for state Senator William Mahood who wrote the sponsoring legislation that created the forerunner to Bluefield State College. Because we’re growing, we need help updating classrooms and other parts of our School.

Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

For generations Bluefield State graduates have impacted classrooms and communities across our nation. As teachers, attorneys, public servants and more, they represent the best that binds us together and keeps us working towards even better futures. Your gift will build on that legacy.

Almeta H. Martin Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student with a demonstrated financial need. Preference given to education majors, but others will qualify if an education major is not available. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Benjamin H. Martin Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student with a demonstrated financial need. Preference given to education majors, but others will qualify if an education major is not available. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Broady Family Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student with a demonstrated financial need. A preference is given to minority students. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.

Carter Family Foundation

This scholarship is presented to a student with a demonstrated financial need. A preference is given to students from Raleigh County.

Tom Joyner Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to an African-American student with financial need who has completed 24 credit hours successfully. He or she must have a declared major in education, science, technology, engineering or mathematics. She or he must also demonstrate a willingness to perform community service.

John and Elisabeth MacClarence Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a resident of West Virginia or an out-of-state bordering county. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.

Billy G. Moore Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to an African American student with financial need and who has lived in Appalachia for at least five years.

Dr. Patricia A. Mulvey Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student who is a resident of Bluefield, WV. He or she must be a member of Pi Gamma Mu National Honor Society with plans to attend graduate school. Scholarship may be used to defray costs associated with the Graduate Record Exam or Miller Analogies Test.

The School of Education, Humanities and Social Science is located in Brown-Gilbert Basic Science Building.

Because we’re growing, we need help updating classrooms and other parts of our School.