Honors College students love to learn, engage in everything, and take risks, both inside and outside the classroom.
opportunities and resources across campus Honors College students may want to
- Getting involved in the Honors College Community. Honors College students can also extend
their work beyond the classroom by getting involved in their Honors College
Volunteering and Service – Honors College students value service to
starting their freshmen year, students from all disciplines can get involved in
undergraduate research on or off-campus through the Office of Undergraduate Research.
Opportunities on campus include:
the fall and spring semesters;
- Undergraduate Research Association (URA): URA works to develop relationships among students interested or involved in undergraduate research and to raise the profile of undergraduate research.
Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE): students research full time for 8 weeks
under the direction of a WVU faculty research mentor and a graduate or
Apprenticeship Program (RAP): freshmen and sophomore students
eligible for federal work study funds can apply for undergraduate research
apprenticeships with WVU research faculty.
helps students pursue nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships,
and/or apply to graduate and professional schools. Many scholarships and
can help students study abroad, and pursue graduate degrees. They include:
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships, Critical Language Scholarships, Fulbright,
can also apply to participate in WVU’s Peace
Corps Prep Program (PCPP), a certificate that complements any
undergraduate degree at West Virginia University and helps students prepare
broadly for global careers, and to apply for Peace Corps after graduation.
- Pre-Health – Interested in a health career? The Pre-Health Professional Development Office can help you get there. Contact this office to help prepare yourself to be a competitive applicant to pre-health professional schools, such as medical, dental, veterinary, optometry, and pharmacy school.