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Scholarships and Aid

Through scholarships, we are able to fund the next generation's innovators and leaders of applied human sciences.

Undergraduate Application Graduate Application Transfer Application

Application Requirements

All CAHS scholarship applicants are required to fill out a designated CAHS scholarship application.

  • All applicants are required to be an admitted student in the WVU College of Applied Human Sciences
  • In order to apply for scholarships requiring financial need, a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) MUST be completed. FASFA forms are available online and at the WVU Financial Aid Office. Please visit the WVU Financial Aid Office for more information about FASFA.
  • In order to submit a scholarship application, students are encouraged to upload an activities summary along with their resume.
  • All other requirements are listed within the criteria for each scholarship.

Application Deadlines

Undergraduate scholarships: January 31, 2022
Graduate scholarships: March 31, 2022
Transfer scholarships: June 30, 2022

Activities summary specifications

An activities summary will need to be submitted in the format outlined below and should highlight any information not already listed in your resume:

  • Academic Background
  • Honors/Awards
  • Leadership Experience
  • Academic and Extracurricular Activities
  • Community Service
  • Work Experience
  • Any other information that you would like for us to know

Please give the dates you were involved, and any leadership roles you had, in each activity you list.

WVU Student Financial Services

available Scholarships

The following scholarships are available for the 2021-2022 academic year through the general application pool.

Need More info, or Interested in Graduate Assistantships?

WVU Undergraduate Scholarship Office

Each year, the Undergraduate Scholarship Office awards over $34 million in scholarships to over 7,000 first year students from West Virginia and around the world. The criteria for scholarship awards are based on your high school GPA from your transcript at the time of application, and the test scores from the ACT or SAT.

Undergraduate Scholarships

WVU Financial Aid Office

The West Virginia University Financial Aid Office website has plenty of tools and information available to those trying to figure out how to pay college expenses. Estimate Costs & Aid, learn about types of aid, and how to apply.

Financial Aid Office

Graduate Assistant Positions

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Graduate Assistantship Positions

Other Funding Resources


The Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $1,880 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.


College Foundation of West Virginia

Apply for financial aid and search over 20,000 scholarships in our database to help reduce your college costs.

College Foundation of West Virginia