Private Scholarships

Many individuals and organizations have provided funds to assist students. Students are chosen based upon the requirements of the specific scholarship.

  • Carter Family Scholarship up to $1,000 per year

    • Available primarily to local West Virginia residents who attend ABC and have financial need.
    • Awarded by order of WV county with those who have met the June 15th Priority Deadline.
    • Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 to remain eligible. First-year recipients will remain eligible for the first two semesters.
  • Hoops Family Foundation Encounter Revival Ministries Sch. $1,000 per year

    • The purpose of this scholarship is to promote the training of servants of the gospel by encouraging committed leaders from the Encounter Revival Ministries (ERM) music ensemble to continue their ministry training at Appalachian Bible College.
    • Available to Encounter Revival Ministries alumni who are recommended by a director of ERM.
    • Students must be enrolled full-time and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 to remain eligible.
  • Annual Donated Scholarships up to $6,000 per year

    • The College has a number of awards available to returning students.
    • More than 20 specifically funded scholarships are awarded annually by ABC with amounts up to $6,000.
    • These scholarships are awarded on the basis of Christian character and academic achievement.
    • These scholarships are awarded to returning students by nomination and do not require application.
  • WVICU Circle of Vision Scholarship up to $6,000 per year

    • Awarded through the West Virginia Independent Colleges and Universities
    • The student must be a resident of West Virginia and demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.
    • More info: WVICU Circle of Vision Overview
    • Cannot be combined with certain ABC Scholarships.