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Stars That Shine is offering Scholarship opportunities to girls in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia who are participants in our programs. These funds are providing monetary resources for girls in our programs seeking higher education. 

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Creating opportunities for girls in our programs to achieve higher education through scholarship funding. 



Scholarship Opportunities

Available Funding For Program Participants 

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The Judy Yates-Rideoutt Memorial Scholarship

Sponsored by Leslie Rideoutt Summers

The Judy Yates-Rideoutt Memorial Scholarship is presented in honor of Judy Yates-Rideoutt by her daughter Leslie Rideoutt Summers. This scholarship is to honor the memory of Leslie's mother, Judy, who didn’t have the opportunity to attend college.


This scholarship is funded to provide resources to girls from West Virginia who are enrolled in a trade school or college and need a monetary supplement to help achieve educational goals.


Must be a current or prior participate in 1 or more of Stars That Shine's Programs.

Must be accepted or currently enrolled in a University, Community College or Trade School.

Must be "in-need" of monetary assistance for tuition, books, school supplies, housing, meal plans or food assistance.

Application Deadline: July1st , 2023

One special recipient will be chosen to receive the Judy Yates-Rideoutt Memorial Scholarship for the amount of $500.


The Scholarship will be distributed to the recipient's school or University for the Fall semester of 2023.

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