[BEAVER, W.Va.] The New River Community and Technical College Foundation is hosting informational sessions in February and March to assist those interested in receiving a scholarship to help pay for college with the application process.

The Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications online and plans to award nearly $100,000 in scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 for the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters.

“As a direct result of the generosity of our donors, New River CTC Foundation scholarships will help deserving students achieve their goals and pay for the cost of college,” said Foundation Executive Director Michael Green.

The information sessions will provide step-by-step instructions about the application process, such as how to write an effective personal statement and scholarship essay, requesting letters of recommendation, submitting the online application, and how scholarship funds affect state and federal financial aid.

The events have been scheduled at the following New River CTC campuses and locations:

Advanced Technology Center, Ghent
Monday, February 25, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room T300
Thursday, March 7, 3 to 4 p.m., Room T300

Greenbrier Valley Campus, Lewisburg
Thursday, February 28, 4 to 5 p.m., Room 306
Wednesday, March 6, 10 to 11 a.m., Room 306

Mercer County Campus, Princeton
Tuesday, February 26, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 119
Thursday, March 7, 5 to 6 p.m., Room 119

Nicholas County Campus, Summersville
Thursday, February 21, 4 to 5 p.m., Room 105
Wednesday, February 27, 10 to 11 a.m., Room 119

Raleigh County Campus, Beaver
Wednesday, February 20, 10 to 11 a.m., Room 130
Tuesday, March 5, 4 to 5 p.m., Room 131

Scholarship applications are due by March 15. The online application and list of available scholarships are posted online at www.nrctcf.org.

For more information on scholarships through the New River CTC Foundation, call 304-929-6734 or email foundation@newriver.edu.

For information on the application process and registering for classes at New River CTC, visit www.newriver.edu, call 1-866-349-3739 or email admissions@newriver.edu.

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver).

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