To renew institutional scholarships for subsequent academic years, all scholars are
required to maintain specific cumulative grade-point averages and to earn a minimum
of 30 credit hours during the academic year. Renewal criteria for students
entering WVU during the 2017-2018 academic year can be found under the scholarship
information for their page (i.e.
Academic standards exist for each level of scholarship awards and are measured at
the end of the spring semester of each academic year. Students are notified in
writing at the end of the spring semester if appropriate progress has not been
attained, and summer school may be used in attempt to make up deficiencies. Students
failing to meet renewal requirements by the end of the summer school session will
not have their scholarship renewed. Students whose first enrollment is the spring
semester or have deferred their scholarship for one or more semesters may be on
a different review cycle where academic progress is measured after the fall semester.
Students can submit the "Scholarship Exception Request Form" available on the
Forms section of our website if they can document extenuating circumstances
such as a family, medical, or personal event which adversely affected their academic