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Gold Scholarship

Gold Scholarships are awarded to select applicants with strong academic credentials based on a number of factors, including GPA, ACT scores and undergraduate application materials. 

Award for incoming freshmen - Fall 2016

The Gold Scholarship is valued at a minimum of $5000 per year for four consecutive years — a total of $20,000.

Gold scholars will receive nominations to the Irvin D. Reid Honors College. Invitations will be sent out separately by the Honors College in the fall. To compete for a seat in the Honors College and additional scholarship funding, you must participate in Scholars Day. Learn more about the Irvin D. Reid Honors College.

Award requirements

  • A completed WSU admissions application containing all required documents must be received by December 1, 2015.
  • This award will be offered to the top admissions applicants based on GPA and ACT scores.
  • Average student profile: Awarded to students with average ACT scores of 26 (or SAT scores of 1190) and an average GPA of 3.7.
  • If you submit updated ACT/SAT scores you will be considered for upgraded scholarship opportunities if funds are available, provided you have met the application deadline.

To retain your award

  • You must complete a minimum of 12 credits for fall and winter semesters and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.3.
  • If you earn a bachelor's degree in less than four years, your scholarship will terminate at that time.