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Resources & Opportunities


The Honors College looks to support its students however possible.

Providing resources and opportunities through the college and its partners is just one of the ways that the Honors College shows up for the success of its students.

At the Honors College, we want students to take intellectual risks, make discoveries, explore the world around them, participate in exciting cutting-edge research projects, engage in community-based learning, and find their passions.

Learn more about the many academic resources and student opportunities available to you. Locate various resources and opportunities using the links below or get in touch with your Honors Advisor to see what they might suggest for you as an Honors student.

Discover Resources & Opportunities

Learn more about the resources and opportunities available for Honors students.

Honors Program Handbooks

Find in-depth information about each Honors Program by year. Get details about what the program has to offer students, how each program works, and how to maintain good academic standing.

Health Professional School Preparation

Are you interested in pursuing a career in healthcare? The Pre-Health Professional Development Office can help you plan your next steps.

Independent Study/ Research

Interested in conducting research? Learn about the different opportunities available and how you can get Honors credit for your research.


The Honors College encourages students to gain expertise in their field of study by taking part in internships. Learn about the ways Honors credit can be earned through an internship.

Leadership Opportunities

Find various ways to get more involved with the Honors Community through leadership in Honors Hall Council, or Resident Assistantship.

Study Abroad Scholarships

The Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship will be awarded to help Honors students fund credit-bearing study abroad programs.

testWELL Tutoring

The testWELL Learning Center provides free tutoring services available to all West Virginia University undergraduate students. All testWELL tutors are certified and members of the National Tutoring Association.

Volunteering & Service

Honors College students love to get involved and help others through volunteering and service. In the 2016-2017 academic year, Honors students logged 14,611.03 hours with iServe, an online system at WVU that helps students find volunteering opportunities.

Bucklew Scholarship

The Bucklew Scholarship is a scholarship valued at $10,000 per year for up to four years that first-year students can apply for. Hear about recipients' stories and learn how to apply.