West Virginia Invests is a "last-dollar-in" financial aid program designed to cover the cost of tuition and fees for certificate or associate degree programs in specific high-demand fields, as determined by the West Virginia Department of Commerce, at a participating West Virginia public two- or four-year institution.  With 3/4 of jobs in the current economy requiring postsecondary education or training, West Virginia Invests is designed to help more West Virginians LIKE YOU earn the credentials you need to land a rewarding career right here at home.

West Virginia Invests was created by the Legislature during the 2019 regular session and will begin helping hardworking West Virginians pay for college in the 2019-20 academic year.

The program is managed by the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education.


Learn about what it takes to qualify, what programs
are eligible, and how to apply!


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high-demand field by searching our program inventory!