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If you check ACCEPT complete the following offer checklist and submit form
I understand that the Yellow Jacket Scholarship may vary based on the total financial aid package awarded with scholarship and grant funds. I understand that the total award will not exceed the cost of attendance at West Virginia State University.
I understand that if I am a recipient of additional scholarships, grants (federal or state) and other financial aid other than loans that this scholarship is subject to a reduction to ensure I am not over awarded as determined by the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
I understand that the Yellow Jacket Scholarship is limited to a maximum of eight (8) undergraduate semesters excluding Summer of attendance at West Virginia State University. The Scholarship funds may not be used to pay for summer school expenses.
I understand that successful completion of a minimum of 30 undergraduate semester credit hours annually from West Virginia State University evaluated at the end of each Spring semester and maintenance of a 3.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) is required to retain this scholarship.
I understand that if I have not meet the criteria to retain the Yellow Jacket Scholarship and the scholarship was cancelled, that under extenuating circumstance I can initiate an appeal for consideration to have the scholarship reinstated.
I understand that Satisfactory Academic Progress will be verified at the end of each Spring semester.
I understand that the Yellow Jacket Scholarship is only awarded for the Fall and Spring semesters and excludes the Summer sessions.
I understand that I must complete the Free Application for Federal student Aid each academic year to be considered for this scholarship. Visit WVSU school code: 003826.
I understand that I may be required to participate in student support services and programs to ensure success (e.g. honors program, academic, mentor and time management workshops, etc.).
I understand that the final awarding of this scholarship is contingent upon verification of my final high school grade point average for New Freshmen and the overall college cumulative grade point average for Transfer Students.
I authorize West Virginina State University to release information about me regarding this scholarship in accordance with the Family Educational Rights in Privacy Act (FERPA) guidelines while protecting the confidentiality of personal information.
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Free Tree Planting in Your Community

West Virginia State University and Diversified Energy are partnering to help re-green communities in the state of West Virginia, one resident at a time. Much of our cities’ green space is in our own backyards, and WVSU Extension Service is here to assist you with everything from assessing your planting site to picking the right tree and planting it!

Extension Educators will come to your home, talk to you about your yard, what you would like to accomplish with your tree, purchase the tree and help you plant it! We are offering shade trees, flowering trees, fruit and nut trees ­— any tree to suit your needs!


March 1: Deadline for applications

March 15–31: Extension educators visit individual properties and conduct site assessments to select the right tree

May 1–31: Plantings

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