In 1990, the Regional Research Institute established the Outstanding Alumni Scholar Award which recognizes former graduate students of West Virginia who have made important contributions to regional research.

Attila Varga

Attila Varga, 2011
University of Pecs, Hungary

John Blair

John Blair, 1995
Wright State University

Douglas Brown

Douglas Brown, 1993
Georgetown University


Frank Giarratani

Frank Giarratani, 1990
University of Pittsburgh