SC Communication Resources

Example social media posts

GEAR UP Social Media Content:

West Virginia GEAR UP Social Media Graphics

[School name] is a proud West Virginia GEAR UP school! Did you know GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs #GEARUPworks

Did you know you can get FREE college access counseling through Txt 4 Success? Get updates on important deadlines and text with a REAL college access expert! Sign up here:

WV GEAR UP aims to serve more than 17,000 students across Boone, Clay, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Nicholas, Roane, Wayne, Webster, and Wirt counties by 2028. #GEARUPworks

Last year, WV GEAR UP students spent more than 7,400 hours exploring college campuses. #GEARUPworks

In 2021-22, WV GEAR UP students spent over 9,500 hours participating in advising, academic planning, and counseling services. #GEARUPworks

During its first year, 87% of WV GEAR UP students participated in at least one activity. #GEARUPworks

Over 350 WV GEAR UP middle school students participated in the 2022 STEM Bootcamp. #GEARUPworks

WV GEAR UP students spent over 20,000 hours participating in learning activities in 2021-22. #GEARUPworks

The GEAR UP program operates on seven-year cycles. The WV Higher Education Commission is administering its third consecutive GEAR UP grant, which began in 2021 and will conclude in 2028. #GEARUPworks

The goal of WV GEAR UP is to help more students pursue their dreams of earning a college diploma or skillset certificate. #GEARUPworks

WV GEAR UP provides many free activities and services to help students and their families plan, apply, and pay for education and training beyond high school. #GEARUPworks

GEAR UP students can use CFWV to access FREE ACT and SAT prep, explore careers, browse West Virginia colleges and universities, and find scholarships and financial aid. Check it out!

It is never too early to start thinking about your future goals. West Virginia GEAR UP helps students map out their education and career goals and gives them the tools they need for success. #GEARUPworks

Promise Scholarship Social Media Content:

Promise Scholarship Social Media Posts

To qualify for the Promise Scholarship, current seniors must apply and fill out the FAFSA! 2023 graduates have until July 31, 2023 to qualify on the ACT or SAT exam. Application & full eligibility requirements available at

Don’t forget to apply for the Promise Scholarship! This merit-based scholarship provides eligible students up to $5,000 to cover the cost of tuition and mandatory fees at higher education institutions across the state. Visit to learn more!

Get FREE money for college with the West Virginia Promise Scholarship. Students who meet the requirements can earn up to $5,000 to cover the cost of tuition and mandatory fees for schools across the state. Go to to learn more.

West Virginia Invests Social Media Content:

West Virginia Invests Social Media Graphics

With West Virginia Invests, you can go to college tuition-free! Invests covers the cost of tuition, mandatory fees and academic program fees for certificate or associate degree programs in specific high-demand fields. Learn more at

With 3/4 of jobs in the current economy requiring postsecondary education or training, West Virginia Invests is designed to help you earn the credentials you need to land a rewarding career right here at home by giving you a degree for FREE! Learn more at

Start your career in West Virginia with tuition-free post-secondary training! Apply now for the WV Invests grant program by visiting

Higher Education Grant Social Media Content:

HEAPS Social Media Graphics

Seniors: Don’t forget to fill out the FAFSA by April 15 to qualify for the state’s Higher Education Grant! This is a need-based financial aid program designed to ensure West Virginia students with financial need are given an opportunity to pursue post-secondary education.

Planning for college? Grant funds are available! April 15 is the deadline to complete the FAFSA to see if you’re eligible for the WV Higher Education Grant. Fill out the FAFSA at, and learn more about the grant at

West Virginia Nursing Scholarship Social Media Content:

Thinking about becoming a nurse? Submit an application for the West Virginia Nursing Scholarship program between April 15 and June 1. Learn more at