(Up to $500) – Awarded to first-time freshmen with ACT Composite Score between 26 and 29 (SAT Score between 1170 and 1320 CR+M) and a 3.5 H.S. Grade Point Average who accept admission into the Honors College by May 15.
Students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov and apply for WV Promise Scholarship atwww.cfwv.com by March 1 during their senior year of high school to receive this scholarship.
Students who are selected to receive the WV Promise Scholarship will receive a $500 Mary Willis Honors Scholarship that may be applied to tuition, fees and any other educational expenses.
Students who are not selected to receive the WV Promise Scholarship will receive a $1500 Mary Willis Honors tuition waiver scholarship, which may only be applied to Marshall University tuition charges; it may not be applied to charges for on-line courses. This scholarship waiver does not cover tuition charges from St. Mary’s Center for Education and other consortium colleges and universities.
This is a 4-year scholarship that is renewable. The renewal criteria are as follows:
- Maintain good standing with the Honors College
- Successfully complete at least 26 credits each academic year
- Earn at least a 3.2 cumulative Grade Point Average by the end of freshman year
- Earn at least a 3.5 cumulative Grade Point Average by the end of sophomore and junior years
Mary Willis Honors Scholarship recipients also qualify to receive the Presidential Scholarship.