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Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating B.U.H.S. seniors

Submission note: The S.E.T.H. Project is happy to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the annual S.E.T.H. Project scholarship award.

BUCKHANNON, W.VA. – For the third consecutive year, The S.E.T.H. Project will be
accepting applications for it’s annual scholarship award.

This scholarship, made possible by Buckhannon Toyota, will allow The S.E.T.H. Project to award two graduating seniors a $2,500 scholarship each. Applications are now being accepted and will close May 6, 2024. The recipients will be notified prior to the High School awards night, where the checks will be presented.

“Buckhannon Toyota’s continued financial support of The S.E.T.H. Project has allowed us the ability to not only increase the number of recipients, but also the amount gifted to recipients. It’s a blessing that we are able to continue supporting the education endeavors of Upshur County Students,” said Sarah St.Clair S.E.T.H. Project president.

“Buckhannon Toyota has a long standing friendship with the Poling family and have been supporters of The S.E.T.H. Project since day one. We are honored to be able to make this $5,000 contribution to continue Seth’s vision for The S.E.T.H. Project, specifically the annual scholarship award. Being able to further the mission to #EndALS and support the future of graduating seniors in our community is a win-win in our eyes,” said Kip Cottrill, General Manager.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must be a Buckhannon-Upshur High School graduating senior
  2. Meet the scholastic minimum of a 3.5 GPA
  3. Be enrolled in, accepted to, or applied to a S.T.E.M. or other related career program that could impact the future of ALS at any accredited higher education school in the United States (college, university, technical school, trade school, etc.) Examples of acceptable programs include:
    • Biology
    • Pre-Med
    • Nursing
    • Chemistry
    • Biological Engineering
    • Physical Therapy
    • Policy Making
    • Any career field that could impact the future of people living with ALS
  4. Submit a short essay answering the following question: How will your future career impact development in ALS research or improve the lives of those living with ALS?
  5. Submit all requested documentation listed below.
  6. Be in need of financial assistance to meet educational expenses.

TO APPLY:

Send an email to info@thesethproject.org or with the following required information and
documentation or click here to apply online.

  1. Full name
  2. Phone Number
  3. Three references including their name, email address and/or phone number
  4. Attach the following documents:
  • BUHS transcript showing GPA
  • Resume
  • Essay answering the following question: How will your future career impact development in ALS research or improve the lives of those living with ALS?

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