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Diversity Scholarship

West Virginia University strives to advocate for an inclusive, diverse, and accepting community. In addition to our current scholarship programs, we are pleased to offer incoming freshmen to the Morgantown campus the opportunity to apply for our Diversity Scholarship. This program is designed to award exceptional and talented students who have been traditionally underrepresented on college campuses, and who are culturally, ethnically, or racially diverse.

Program Requirements

For consideration, students must:
  1. Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.00 and an ACT super score of 21 or a new SAT 1070 (Evidence-based reading score and Math score only) or old SAT 990 (Critical Reading score and Math score only). Please note that SAT scores have been adjusted to reflect test results from the new SAT test, first given in March 2016.
  2. Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  3. Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to WVU by March 1 during their senior year of high school.
  4. Be admitted to WVU by July 3, 2017 during their senior year of high school for the upcoming academic year.
  5. Submit the WVU Diversity Scholarship Application by July 3, 2017 during their senior year of high school for the upcoming academic year.

Scholarship Awards

Additional Information