Intercultural Student Scholarship Application

For students enrolling for the academic year 2024-25
Applicant Eligibility: Marshall University recognizes that a culturally diverse student body benefits and enriches the educational experience of all students, faculty, and staff. The Intercultural Student Scholarship opportunity is a valued component of the Intercultural Student Initiative, established in 2014 to increase the enrollment of underrepresented minority students.

Students are only eligible to apply for this scholarship if he/she:

  1. Was nominated by their high school AND attended/completed an Annual Intercultural Student Weekend experience at Marshall during their junior or senior year of high school
  2. Belong to one or more of the following ethnic and racial minorities: Black, African American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian, Hawaiian Native, Hispanic or Latino, and/or Pacific Islander.

For additional assistance, please contact Shaunte Polk at

All application content requirements are due by June 28th, for Fall 2024 admission.

Intercultural Students Weekend Scholarship Application

Student's Personal Information

Student Name(Required)
If you have been admitted to Marshall University this number can be found in your acceptance letter and starts with 903
Select all that apply
Home Address(Required)
Parent/Legal Guardian Name(Required)

High School Information

High School Address(Required)
Name of your High School Counselor(Required)


Scholarship Eligibility Check-Off List

Check 1
Check 2
Check 3
Check 4
All letters must be on letterhead and signed. Letters can be sent electronically or by mail to: or Shaunte Polk, Intercultural Affairs, 1 John Marshall Drive Huntington, WV 25755
Check 5
Check 6

Contact Us

Dr. Marcie Simms, Vice President

Intercultural Affairs & Student Affairs
2W38 Memorial Student Center
Marshall University
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Telephone: 304-696-4677