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WSSU Merit Scholarships

*WSSU Merit Scholarship application deadline extended to December 15, 2023.

WSSU is now accepting applications for Chancellor and Provost Scholarships (Merit Scholarships). 

  • Chancellor Scholarships | fully-covered tuition, fees, and on-campus room and board 
  • Provost Scholarships | $7,000 per year

Scholarships are awarded up to the direct cost (tuition, fees, and on-campus room and board). 

New first-time freshmen with a minimum GPA of 3.75 who have been accepted to attend Fall 2024 may apply for WSSU Merit Scholarships. You must have already been accepted to WSSU and received your offer of admission.

To apply for WSSU Merit Scholarships, applicants must:

  1. Have been accepted to WSSU as a first time freshman for fall 2024
  2. Hold a GPA of 3.75 or greater
  3. Complete the Merit Scholarship Application 

Submit your scholarship application no later than December 15, 2023. 

*Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, we have extended the Fall 2024 Merit Scholarships scholarship application deadline to Friday, December 15, 2023. This extension ensures that all deserving applicants have sufficient time to submit their applications.


If you have not yet started or completed your application to attend WSSU, please create or login to your RamAdmission portal account now and complete the application steps.


WSSU Institutional Scholarships

WSSU offers scholarship assistance to admitted students currently enrolled in degree-granting undergraduate and graduate programs of study. The Institutional Scholarship Application helps us identify scholarships for which you may qualify. Scholarship award amounts may vary annually. Application for fall 2024 will open spring 2024. 


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