Lillian A. Devison Scholarship

$500Award Amount
1Number of Awards
3/4/2023Submission Deadline

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Lillian A. Devison Scholarship is an annual scholarship in honor of the memory of the late Lillian A. Devison, who was a long-time employee of the FICC.

The scholarship is sponsored by Your Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, a foundation with a mission to promote philanthropy and build endowment funds to benefit its communities.

The non-renewable scholarship is open only to graduates of an accredited four-year college or university.

Key Information of Lillian A. Devison Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

Any

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

Postgraduate

Award Amount

$500

Number of Awards

1

Lillian A. Devison Scholarship Timeline

January 2023

Application Open Date

Application usually opens for submission of entries.

March 4, 2023

Submission Deadline

Applications will no longer be accepted from this date.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Graduate – Postgraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: West Virginia
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • * None

How to ace the Lillian A. Devison Scholarship

1

Be enrolled in a graduate program

Show proof of your acceptance in a graduate program at a university or college in the state of West Virginia.

2

Be academically exceptional

Make sure you have at least a 3.0 GPA on a scale of 4.0. submit your academic transcript for assessment of your academic background.

3

Submit a résumé/activity list

Submit your résumé detailing your work experiences and involvements in community services.

4

Be hard-working, dedicated, and creative

You stand a higher chance if you demonstrate personal attributes of hard work, high moral character, dedication, and creativeness.

How the Lillian A. Devison Scholarship is Judged

The scholarship application will be judged on the academic transcript, résumé, and geographical eligibility.

Why We Love the Lillian A. Devison Scholarship

1

The scholarship offers special consideration

The scholarship gives special emphasis to candidates displaying personal attributes of hard work, high moral character dedication, and creativeness

2

Applicants with financial hardship stand a great chance

The scholarship bears in mind the financial or personal hardship of some applicants and also makes special consideration to that effect.

3

The scholarship encourages hard work and dedication

With its special consideration for personal attributes of hard work, dedication, high moral character, and creativeness, the scholarship encourages applicants to imbibe these attributes in their personal life.

5 Facts ABout the Lillian A. Devison Scholarship

01.

The scholarship program started in 2001

The scholarship fund was created in 2001 by the Fairmont Industrial Credit Corporation (FICC), to honor the memory of the late Lillian A. Revision, a long-time employee of the FICC.

02.

Winners will be selected by three-member board

The scholarship chairman will name a grant committee composed of three members of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation to review the applications.

03.

The scholarship is non-renewable

The scholarship is non-renewable; interested applicants must reapply during the next scholarship cycle if they wish to be considered again.

04.

The scholarship is sponsored by YCF

The scholarship is sponsored by Your Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc. (YCF), a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

05.

YCF offers over forty scholarships

William Charles Davis and Dorcas Regina Davis Educational Scholarship, Lillian A. Devison Scholarship, Brenda B. Hellwig Vocational Development Scholarship, Brandi Kay Bowen Scholarship, etc, YCF offers these scholarships as part of its commitment to giving back to the society.

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