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International Scholarships

West Virginia University strives to provide its students with an inclusive educational experience. We are pleased to offer incoming, freshmen international students the opportunity to receive academic scholarships.

Current scholarship information and values pertain to incoming freshmen for fall 2020 and is not retroactive to previous classes or currently enrolled students. Students entering WVU prior to the fall 2020 semester may have been offered different scholarships and/or amounts. Future students may also have different criteria or values.

For consideration, students must be admitted to certain campuses by the deadlines listed for each scholarship. Please review all information carefully.

Automatic Consideration Based on Admission

Separate Application Required


Top Facts

  1. Scholarships offers are made on an ongoing basis beginning approximately by December for the upcoming academic year.
  2. Scholarship amounts may be affected if students are receiving additional financial aid or assistance. See our Scholarship FAQs page for information on receiving multiple scholarships and/or aid.

See our Scholarship FAQs for information on applying for scholarships, scholarship offers, summer, and more. See our Renewal Requirements page for information that institutional scholarship/grant recipients need to know about maintaining their scholarship for future academic years as well as deferral and leave of absence information.

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International Scholarships

International Scholarship Level 1

Value of Scholarship

Students initially offered this scholarship for Fall 2020 or later may receive this scholarship while attending WVU at Morgantown, Keyser, or Beckley. Scholarship values differ depending on the campus and will be adjusted accordingly as students change campuses within the WVU system. The following amounts are per year for up to four undergraduate years or completion of a bachelor’s degree – whichever comes first.

  • Morgantown: $7,000
  • Beckley: $5,000
  • Keyser: $3,000

The following amounts are per year for up to two undergraduate years or completion of an associate degree – whichever comes first.

  • Keyser: $3,000

How to Apply & Deadlines

Must be admitted to WVU as a first-time freshman by March 1, 2020.

Students who meet the admission deadline will be considered for scholarships (or increases to scholarships if applicable) based on submission of new high school transcripts if the information is updated on their WVU student record by July 15, 2020.

Eligibility

Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate scholarship eligibility.

Renewal Information

Review renewal requirements for all scholarships.

International Scholarship Level 2

Value of Scholarship

Students initially offered this scholarship for Fall 2020 or later may receive this scholarship while attending WVU at Morgantown, Keyser, or Beckley. Scholarship values differ depending on the campus and will be adjusted accordingly as students change campuses within the WVU system. The following amounts are per year for up to four undergraduate years or completion of a bachelor’s degree – whichever comes first.

  • Morgantown: $6,000
  • Beckley: $4,000
  • Keyser: $2,500

The following amounts are per year for up to two undergraduate years or completion of an associate degree – whichever comes first.

  • Keyser: $2,500

How to Apply & Deadlines

Must be admitted to WVU as a first-time freshman by March 1, 2020.

Students who meet the admission deadline will be considered for scholarships (or increases to scholarships if applicable) based on submission of new high school transcripts if the information is updated on their WVU student record by July 15, 2020.

Eligibility

Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate scholarship eligibility.

Renewal Information

Review renewal requirements for all scholarships.

International Scholarship Level 3

Value of Scholarship

Students initially offered this scholarship for Fall 2020 or later may receive this scholarship while attending WVU at Morgantown, Keyser, or Beckley. Scholarship values differ depending on the campus and will be adjusted accordingly as students change campuses within the WVU system. The following amounts are per year for up to four undergraduate years or completion of a bachelor’s degree – whichever comes first.

  • Morgantown: $5,000
  • Beckley: $3,000
  • Keyser: $2,000

The following amounts are per year for up to two undergraduate years or completion of an associate degree – whichever comes first.

  • Keyser: $2,000

How to Apply & Deadlines

Must be admitted to WVU as a first-time freshman by March 1, 2020.

Students who meet the admission deadline will be considered for scholarships (or increases to scholarships if applicable) based on submission of new high school transcripts if the information is updated on their WVU student record by July 15, 2020.

Eligibility

Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate scholarship eligibility.

Renewal Information

Review renewal requirements for all scholarships.

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