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$5,000 in Education Scholarships

Citizens Bank of West Virginia is proud to invest in students pursuing higher education.  We annually award $5000 in scholarships to students based on their accomplishments in and out of the classroom.  Students must demonstrate good moral character, service to their school and community and/or involvement in extracurricular activities and academic success.

Educational scholarships are offered to high school graduating seniors who reside in communities located within Citizens Bank’s primary market area.  Five (5) scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1000.00 each.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Submit a completed application form
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior in the current Fall/Winter term
  3. Must attend a West Virginia college, university or school
  4. Must have a cumulative 3.0 G.P.A.

Must be submitted no later than April 1.

  1. Must be filled out completely.
  2. Must be typed or neatly printed.
  3. Must include an attached essay to tell us why Citizens Bank should designate a Citizens Scholar Award to you. Your answer should be limited to no more than 300 words (typed and double-spaced).

Applications will be reviewed and winners selected by the Citizens Bank Scholarship Committee. Finalists may be asked to meet with the Committee for an informal interview.


Scholarships will be paid directly to the recipient at the respective school’s award ceremony.

  • Applicant Name
  • Name of Parent or Guardian(s)
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY