WSU Honors College Scholarship

Who is eligible?

  • Incoming freshmen students who are fully admitted as degree-bound students to WSU 
    -- and --
  • Have been accepted into the WSU Honors College

NOTE: This scholarship may be combined with the Freshmen Merit Scholarship if you qualify for both.

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What does the Honors College Scholarship Cover?

  • Up to $2,000 over four years ($500 / year)

The scholarship will only be applied to tuition and student fees.

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What is the length of the Honors College Scholarship?

  • This scholarship is awarded for a total of four consecutive academic years (excluding summers) – or – to the point where the student earns the first bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first. 
  • The student must also maintain awarded academic standing within the Honors College to remain eligible for this scholarship award.

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What are the requirements to receive the Honors College Scholarship?

  • Eligibility for the Honors College is based on cumulative high school GPA or composite ACT (SAT conversion score)
    • For students entering WSU with fewer than 24 college credit hours: a minimum high school GPA of 3.7 -- or -- a composite ACT score of 27 (SAT conversion score of 1220).

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What are the renewal requirements for the Honors College Scholarship?

  • Remain in good standing in the Honors College by:
    • Maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and take at least 3 Honors credits each year -- and --
    • Enroll in and successfully complete at least 12 credit hours each semester (fall and spring)

NOTE: If students have fewer than 24 hours remaining in their degree program, enrollment exceptions may be granted on an individual review based on a written request.

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