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Study Abroad Scholarships


About the Program

The Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship is one of the benefits offered to Honors students

The Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship will be awarded to help Honors students fund credit-bearing study abroad programs. To be eligible, an applicant must be meet the following criteria:


  • Be a current Honors Foundation or EXCEL student in good standing.
  • Be a current WVU student in good standing who successfully completed the Honors Foundations Program.
  • Be preparing for a credit-bearing study abroad program approved by WVU’s Education Abroad Office.
  • Have demonstrated financial need.
Study abroad scholarship students posing for a picture at the Great Wall of China making 'WVU' with their arms

How to Apply

Eligible students can use the information below to help them apply for this scholarship

To be considered for this scholarship, students must submit an application below by the corresponding deadline for their desired term of study abroad scholarship. See the review cycles listed below to know when the appropriate deadline will be. The Honors College will award 10 scholarships valued at $500 each.


  • The fall deadline for the spring 2024 semester is Oct. 16, 2023.
    • For winter 2023 or spring 2024 programs, including those happening over spring break, apply by the October deadline
  • The spring deadline for summer and fall 2024 is March 18, 2024.
    • For summer and fall semester programs, apply by the March deadline.

Review of applications will occur immediately after each deadline. Decisions will be based on application merit and financial need. For questions, please contact the ASPIRE Office at