Financial aid forms due by March 1
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - March 1 is the deadline for all high school seniors, college students and other prospective college students to apply for 1998-99 financial assistance through the West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program.
Approximately 8,300 grants are being awarded to qualified students this year through the grant program, the major state-funded source of financial aid funds available to West Virginia undergraduate students.
The program awards grants ranging from $350 to $2,348 to financially needy and academically able state residents. The funds are used toward the payment of tuition and fees.