Your Community Foundation (YCF) is accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-‘19 academic year.

YCF oversees 36 scholarships, with a wide variety of recipient criteria, most of which are available to students in north-central West Virginia. Scholarship applications are due March 25. Recipients will be announced in May during high school awards ceremonies. Applications can be accessed at YCF’s website:

“YCF appreciates the opportunity to administer scholarships on behalf of our donors. We are committed to helping students further their education,” said YCF President Patty Showers Ryan.

During the current academic year, YCF awarded scholarships to 82 students valued at $268,080. YCF will award more than $300,000 in scholarships for the 2018-‘19 academic year to students seeking additional education after high school.

YCF’s mission is to promote philanthropy and build endowment funds to benefit communities. Through financial resources, YCF extends many forms of assistance to qualified people, programs, and projects. Primarily serving north-central West Virginia, YCF’s underlying goal is always to enhance the quality of life for those the organization serves.