Student Resources


The Political Science Program works closely with our students to help them make the most of their time here at Concord. Below you can find valuable information for current and prospective students. We also provide links to various Concord University Services.


Division of Social Science Scholarships

The Division of Social Sciences offers several scholarship opportunities for Department of Social Work students. Review the descriptions of the scholarships below. If you meet the eligibility requirements, we encourage you to apply. 

Deadline for 2017-2018 Academic Year: October 3, 2017

Undergraduate Waiver (CCUS) Scholarship

  • 2 awards each of $1140.00 for In-State Resident ($3210.00 for Out-of-State Resident)
  • Eligibility: Social Sciences major, 3.0 GPA, non-renewable; student cannot have other tuition specific scholarship such as Promise, HSTA, DHHR, U564, or outside scholarships designated for tuition

Joseph Hatcher Scholarship

  • 2 awards each of $500.00
  • Eligibility: Social Sciences major, must have completed Freshman year with 24 hours and 2.5 GPA, be a Mercer County resident, and demonstrate financial need, non-renewable

Lewis E. Tierney Scholarship

  • 2 awards each of $400.00
  • Eligibility: Social Sciences major, must have completed Freshman year with 24 hours and 2.5 GPA, must demonstrate financial need, non-renewable

The Barnette Scholarship

  • 1 award of $754.67
  • Eligibility: Graduate of a West Virginia High School, Social Sciences major, current 3.5 GPA, remain in good standing with the university, must demonstrate financial need, and have an ACT of 21 or equivalent

George F. Moore Scholarship

  • 1 award of $970.35
  • Eligibility: Rising CU Junior majoring in Political Science, with a cumulative 2.5 GPA and 3.0 Political Science GPA, must participate in S.O.U.P. and SGA, community service, and have good standing with the university

To apply for any of these Division of Social Work Scholarships, download and complete the application below. Return the completed scholarship application to the Division of Social Science office (Marsh Hall 105).

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Division of Social Sciences Scholarship Application (PDF)

For additional scholarship opportunities, visit Concord University's Scholarship webpage. Don't forget, the counselors at the Financial Aid Office are an excellent resource for information about paying for college. 


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