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Student Support Services Weekly Update

May 1-5, 2017

What’s inside this Update?

  1. Food for Finals
  2. SSS Summer Office Hours
  3. Final Exam Schedule
  4. Additional Scholarship Opportunities

1. Food for Finals The end of the semester has arrived and it’s time for final exams! We will have coffee and snacks available in the SSS office this week. If you need a study break, stop by and re-fuel on us! Tomorrow (Tuesday), we will have sausage gravy and biscuits available in the morning. Stop by and get a great breakfast before your final exam or study session! We wish everyone the best of luck on their final exams and hope you have a great summer!

2. SSS Summer Office Hours The SSS office will no longer be open late in the evenings. Our new office hours for the duration of the summer months (May to late August) are 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. We will be here all summer, so feel free to stop by if you are in town. You can also call with any questions or concerns that might come up.

3. Final Exam Schedule Final exam week has arrived. Check the schedule at the link below to find out when your exams are taking place. http://registrar.wvu.edu/current_students/finals

4. Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Course Hero Scholarship Deadline: Monthly For: current college students Link: http://bit.ly/28YHUHf

Courage to Grow Scholarship Deadline: Monthly For: high school juniors/seniors; current college students Link: http://bit.ly/1GkOxRd

The World Dances Scholarship Deadline: Last day of each month Link: http://bit.ly/1sRhqOa

Financial Poise Essay Contest Deadline: May 31, 2017 For: current college students; graduate students Link: http://bit.ly/1stC9eD

New! Mark A. Forester Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2017 For: high school seniors; current college students Link: http://bit.ly/1HAyL7g

New! The Tree Center Quarterly Scholarship Deadline: Varies; earliest is June 20, 2017 For: high school students; current college students Link: http://bit.ly/2nJGzjx

Apartment List Scholarship Deadline: September 1, 2017 For: high school seniors; college students; graduate students Link: http://bit.ly/2kuDh2o

Hit the Books Scholarship Deadline: September 30, 2017 For: current college students ages 18-25 Link: http://bit.ly/2lSyzHQ

Vive Health Scholarship Deadline: June 1, Annually Amount: $2500 Link: https://vivehealth.com/pages/scholarship

Drone Business Marketer Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2017 For: College students interested in business, marketing, econ and related fields, but all majors may apply. Amount: $500 Link: http://dronebusinessmarketer.com/scholarship-opportunity/

The Student Support Services/TRIO (SSS) program supports WVU and Undergraduate Education as a student-centered environment by providing individualized services to students who are first-generation, income eligible, and/or have a learning or physical disability. Based on their needs and goals, SSS assists them with academic accomplishments and social and cultural enrichment so they may successfully complete baccalaureate degrees.