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Flint Scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Richard C. Flint Scholarship is Thursday, April 2, 2021.

About the scholarship

The scholarship’s namesake, Richard C. Flint, served WVU Tech as the coordinator and professor of the Health Services Administration program in the department. Flint, who was well known in Kanawha and Fayette Counties, passed away in 1992.

All student majoring in health services administration, criminal justice, forensic investigations, psychology and public administration at WVU Tech are eligible to apply for the scholarship, which is administered by the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation. The size of the scholarship varies, but will cover part, or all, of full tuition coast and may be renewable. 


A number of Flint Scholarships will be offered to students majoring in any of the baccalaureate fields in the Department of Social Sciences and Public Administration at WVU Tech.

There is no fixed amount on individual scholarships.

Applications for this scholarship are available at the time of admission into the program. The application process closes for each yearly cycle on April 1 (although a new deadline will be set for 2020 due to COVID-19 issues). Recipient decisions are made annually in the spring of each year. Amounts will vary but typically cover a significant amount of tuition and or board. Students may re-apply annually. 

Application process

In order to be considered for the scholarship, you MUST provide the following:

  1. Your completed student application to include background information, test scores, extracurricular activities and a one-page personal essay;
  2. Three letters of recommendation;
  3. and a completed grade certification form.
Applicants still in high school will need to provide the following in addition to the first three items:
  • High school transcripts
  • ACT/SAT scores
Transfer students from other institutions will need to provide the following in addition to the first three items:
  • Transcripts from previous college or university
Students who have previously received the Flint scholarhip and are reapplying will need to provide the following:
  • Unofficial WVU Tech transcript
Note: Applications missing any of the required documentation will not be considered.


Contact Mr. Thomas McGraw at 304.929.1317 or e-mail at