Horizon Grant

In order to participate in the following grants, students should contact the Financial Aid Office. The college will not discriminate in the administration of these programs against any individual on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, or handicap.

  • Horizon Grant -- Eastern Gateway has established a tuition grant program for Jefferson County residents in their pursuit of higher education. The grant provides two years of tuition for graduates starting their studies at Eastern Gateway by the fall immediately following their graduation from state-chartered, public, and private schools, and approved home school programs. The high school graduate must be a Jefferson County resident and have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or better. The applicant must apply and use all federal and state financial aid before this grant. The grant will cover tuition charges for credit courses for four successive (full-time summer enrollment counts as one semester) semesters of full-time attendance, provided the student enrolls full time. The grant does not cover books, supplies, or lab fees. Full-time summer enrollment counts as one semester.
  • Upper Ohio Valley Grant -- Eastern Gateway has established a tuition grant program for Jefferson County high school graduates. Grants for the coming academic year will be awarded to residents from the Upper Ohio Valley counties bordering Jefferson County and West Virginia reciprocity counties, who graduate from a Jefferson County high school or have successfully completed a program offered by the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School and enter Eastern Gateway in the fall immediately following high school graduation. Recipients must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or better. The applicant must apply and use all federal and state financial aid before this grant. The grant covers tuition charges for credit courses for four successive semesters of attendance (Full-time summer enrollment counts as one semester).