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Appalachian Scholarship

Beckley Area Foundation

This scholarship is for high school graduates who are from Appalachian coal fields in West Virginia. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must plan to enroll in an engineering program at a technical college or university such as Carnegie Mellon, Georgia Tech, MIT, Cal Tech, Colorado School of mines, or the engineering schools of Virginia Tech and Texas A&M. Applicants will be selected based on their academic potential. Students who plan to attend an engineering school not listed above must contact the Beckley Area Foundation office to determine whether it is a donor-approved program. Sign Up to Start Applying
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Deadline Rolling Deadline
Number of Awards Granted1

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Eligibility Requirements

Enrollment LevelsHigh school senior, College freshman
Eligible MajorsEngineering, General, Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Biomedical/Medical Engineering, Ceramic Sciences and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Physics, Engineering Science, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining and Mineral Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Systems Engineering, Textile Sciences and Engineering, Materials Science, Polymer/Plastics Engineering, Construction Engineering, Forest Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Research, Surveying Engineering, Geological/Geophysical Engineering, Paper Science and Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Engineering Chemistry, Biological/Biosystems Engineering, Engineering, Other