Albert Yanni Scholarship

PURPOSE: The Albert Yanni Scholarship provides high quality career and technical education (CTE) students an opportunity to pursue advanced education and/or training related to their career aspirations.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Scholarships of $2,000.00 each will be awarded to students selected by a committee of West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) personnel.  Applicants selected must present proof that they have maintained their eligibility requirements before awards are presented.

The APPLICATION must be postmarked no later than March 30, 2018. Application can be mailed, faxed, emailed, or hand delivered to:

USPS Mail Address:

Ms. Eydie Payne
Office of Innovations, Perkins and Technical Support
WV Department of Education, Bldg. 6, Rm. 221
1900 Kanawha Blvd., E.
Charleston, WV 25305

Fax Number: (304)558-3946 (Subject: Albert Yanni Scholarship)
Email Address: or (Subject: Albert Yanni Scholarship)

Beckley Area Foundation Scholarships

The Beckley Area Foundation provides oversight for scholarship funds established by local individuals, firms, and organizations. Many of the scholarships managed by BAF are designated for use by students pursuing a particular field of study, attending a specific school, or for graduates of certain high schools. The deadline to apply is March 23, 2018. Click on this LINK and follow the steps listed below:

1. Watch the instructional video before applying.

2. Set up an account on the BAF online portal.

3. Take the Eligibility Quiz.

These three steps can all be accessed by clicking on the link above.

Josh Tuck Scholarship

The West Virginia Association of Orthopaedic Executives (WVAOE) established this scholarship to help support a student studying healthcare management. At the time of his death in 2017, Josh was the practice manager for the Charleston Area Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; in addition he was vice president of WVAOE. This is a $2,500 scholarship, with preference going to a Raleigh County student. The APPLICATION must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2018.

Jim Bailey Scholarship

Jim Bailey, past Transportation Director of Roane County Schools, was a very active member of the West Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation. He also worked on the national level to help provide the safest transportation for our children. In memory of Jim Bailey, this scholarship was established to provide assistance to students of West Virginia who attend post secondary vocational and technical programs. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2018. Up to 12 awards given. The award is $600.00. Click on this LINK to apply.

Other Important Dates to Remember for High School Applicants

  • March 30, 2018 Deadline to submit the FAFSA to be considered for the PROMISE Scholarship
  • April 15, 2018 Deadline to submit the FAFSA to be considered for the West Virginia Higher Education Grant



Academy of Careers and Technology
390 Stanaford RoadBeckley, WV 25801
PHONE 304-256-4615 - FAX 304-256-4674 - EMAIL

Raleigh County Board of Education - WV Department of Education- School Closings