If your son or daughter has expressed interest in attending any post secondary education for the Fall of 2021 but has not completed the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), Wirt County High School is committed to offering assistance in helping students and parents complete this important application.

The FAFSA is the key that opens the door to financial aid.  It serves as the application for most of the financial aid from federal and state programs and from colleges and universities.

Students planning to attend college in the Fall of 2022 must complete the FAFSA by March 1 to be eligible for the WV Promise Scholarship.  The Promise Scholarship is up to a $4,750 award tp WV students who meet certain academic requirements.

To be eligible for the WV Higher Education Grant, students need to complete the FAFSA by April 15.  The grant awards WV students up to $2,900 per year and is based on financial need.  It is designed to ensusre WV students with financial need are given an opportunity to pursue post-seconddary education.  The grant may be renewed until the student's course of study is completed, but may not exceed an additional three academic years beyond the initial award.  Awards are based on demonstrated financial need and generally may be used in conjunction with other forms of state, federal and institutional financial aid.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment time, please contact Mr. Myers at (304) 275-4241 or by email at don.myers@k12.wv.us