Potomac State participating in free tuition program
KEYSER, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University Potomac State College says it’s participating in a state-funded financial aid program to cover basic tuition and fees.
The legislation was passed by the West Virginia legislature this year .
The West Virginia Invests Grant Program is designed to cover the cost of basic tuition and fees for certificate and associate degree programs in high-demand field for qualifying residents. Majors in agriculture, business, criminal justice, computer information systems and journalism have been identified by the state Commerce Department as qualifying high-demand fields . The website also lists other participating schools.
Participating students must meet certain qualifications including being a West Virginia resident and passing a drug screening test every semester.