West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Online Services

The State of West Virginia provides students with a number of online services to assist you with applying to higher education institutions, to researching career options, to searching for scholarships online, etc. The following services are intended to save you time and energy as you work on completing your educational goals.

Apply for admission to West Virginia, Universities, Colleges, Technical Schools etc. through this easy to use online application hosted by the West Virginia Mentor.
There are numerous resources available online to help you learn how to pay for education and training beyond high school. This website provides a good overview of the the available resources such as grants, scholarships, student loans and work study, etc.
Not sure what career path is right for you? Try using this online tool to help get some career ideas based on your current interests and education goals.
Use this service to help give you some career ideas based on your interests, skills, values and personality.
The college navigator offered by the National Center for Education Statistics will allow you to find colleges based on location, programs, tuition, distance learning, evening courses, and more. You can even save and compare up to four colleges.
View WV High School Classifications for 2008-2009 thru 2011-2012
Check a team's schedule or view information about each sport.
It's never to late to start planning for your higher education path whether it be attending a technical school or a university. Use this website to get important information to help you create a higher education plan.
This online resource provides a comprehensive search for scholarships available to West Virginia Students. Search by keyword or based on personal information.
This online resource provides a comprehensive search for scholarships available to West Virginia Students. Search by keyword or based on personal information.
Online calendar to view either the WVSSAC, High School, or Junior High School Calendars.
This is the online application for West Virginia's merit-based PROMISE Scholarship and need-based Higher Education Grant Programs.
This is the online application for West Virginia's merit-based PROMISE Scholarship and need-based Higher Education Grant Programs.
Online form for to submit a request for an event. It will send an email to the appropriate person for consideration.