Fairmont State to Continue Requests for COVID-19 Financial Aid


FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Fairmont State University continues its efforts to help students weather the financial hardships of the pandemic.

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The university will continue its COVID-19 supplemental aid program for the spring semester. Students enrolled full-time for the spring semester will receive $ 1,500, while students enrolled part-time will receive $ 1,000.

The funds were obtained by the university through federal funding.

“It comes around Christmas time,” said Dr. Mirta Martin, president of Fairmont State University. “Now is the time to give. Now is the time to think about others rather than yourself, so now is a good time to remind students that Fairmont State University is here for them, is there to support them and is there to make sure they get it right. their diploma so that they have access to their dreams.

  • Students attending Fairmont State University for the spring semester 2022 may apply to receive funding under the COVID-19 Supplemental Aid Program based on the following criteria:
  • Be enrolled at least half-time (defined as six credit hours for undergraduates and five to eight hours for graduate students) at the time of scholarship award.
  • Be admitted as a regular student seeking a diploma.
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Students with exceptional needs will be considered first. Further requests will be considered if there are funds remaining after the award of the Exceptional Needs Fellowships.

Fairmont State students meeting the described criteria can apply here. The application review process will begin on February 1. Funds are limited and are not guaranteed for every student who requests them.


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