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Each year, the Undergraduate Scholarship Office awards over five million dollars of scholarships to over 2500 first-year students from West Virginia and around the country. West Virginia high school students may also be eligible for the PROMISE Scholarship, which is awarded by the State of West Virginia. Around 1300 students in the current freshman class are PROMISE Scholars. An additional 2500+ PROMISE scholars are returning for their sophomore, junior, and senior years.

The criteria for scholarship awards are based on your high school GPA through the junior year of study, and the test scores from the ACT or SAT. Please note that West Virginia University does not mix and match sub scores from different test dates for admissions and scholarship consideration. Only the best composite score is used in determining eligibility.

Scholarship awards, combined with financial aid grants, loans, or work study opportunities can offer the student an opportunity to further their study at West Virginia University.

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Are you a resident of West Virginia?

Requirements for Priority Scholarship Consideration

  1. Complete Undergraduate Admissions Application
  2. High School Transcript
  3. ACT / SAT Scores

If funding is available, students applying after the priority deadline date may receive scholarship consideration. Some scholarships may have earlier dates, so please review all deadlines for the various scholarships carefully.

The WVU Undergraduate Scholarship Office offers over $ 5 million of scholarships to over 2500 first-year students from West Virginia and around the country.