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History

Fairmont State University’s roots reach back to the formation of public education in the state of West Virginia. The first private normal school in West Virginia was established to train teachers in Fairmont in 1865 by John N. Boyd, the school’s first principal.

Education

Fairmont State University is a comprehensive, student-centered, state-supported institution offering dozens of certificate and degree programs at the associate, bachelor, and master levels via 41-degree programs and over 90 fields of study.

Career

Students may apply online for positions available campus-wide. Student hiring managers from various areas on campus post their vacant positions, interview and select employees. The goal is to make the hiring process as seamless as possible while creating a student work experience similar to the "real world." We encourage you to visit the website regularly to check for new job postings.

Services

Housing services

Fairmont has on-campus housing which includes an international living-learning community in the honors residence hall. Off-campus housing can also be facilitated for international students. Meal plans have multiple options that adhere to dietary restrictions.

Library services

The Ruth Ann Musick Library on the campus of Fairmont State University provides access to scholarly resources, provides spaces for collaboration and study, and works with faculty and students in the discovery, use, and management of information in order to support the curriculum and facilitate lifelong learning.

Medical services

The Mission of the Student Health Service is to enhance the educational process by modifying or removing health related barriers to learning and by promoting an optimal level of wellness. Our goal is not only to treat illness and injury, but also to provide educational programming in Health Promotion. 

Student Life

Campus life

FSU's main campus is located in Fairmont, West Virginia, a friendly city of 19,000. The campus is home to the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center. FSU features a branch campus in Clarksburg, which is called the Gaston Caperton Center. You'll find our campus is currently experiencing a renaissance. In addition to our classic historical buildings such as the iconic Hardway Hall, you'll also see brand new academic buildings such as the Engineering Technology Building. 

Sports facilities

The Club Sports Program promotes participation in a wide variety of activities, complementing the University’s Intramural Sports Program and Varsity Athletic Program. Sport Teams participate in extramural collegiate games and practice with or without the support of a recognized coach. Club Sports are designed to help students develop leadership, financial, and organizational management skills through the opportunity to create, organize, and run their own club. The club itself will determine the length and type of game schedule to participate in, as well as the amount of scheduled, organized practices.

Student clubs

Active Minds, Alpha Eta Rho (Aviation Fraternity), Alpha Phi Alpha (Social fraternity), Alpha Phi Omega (Service Fraternity).

Accreditation

The University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Fairmont State University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for Fairmont State University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Merit-based

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SHAPE America
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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SETC
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
Need-based

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CouponBirds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Support Creativity
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zolve
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Fairmont State University, visit our scholarship search.

Fairmont, West Virginia, United States

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