Apply for the WV Invests Grant

To apply, you must complete the FAFSA and WV Invests Grant Application every year.

1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

All applicants must complete the FAFSA at studentaid.gov/fafsa soon as possible after October 1 and before the April 15 priority deadline.

2. WV Invests Grant Application

Complete the WV Invests Grant Application before the April 15 priority deadline.

Before completing the 2023-2024 WV Invests Grant application, you must have a WVSAM* Account, which is NEW for this application cycle and you would not have had an account for prior year applications. The 2023-2024 application is for a summer 2023, fall 2023 and/or spring 2024 award.

*If you do not have a WVSAM Account, you will need to create one. After creating the account, you will be sent an email (may be in your junk/spam) with a link to create your password then to log in. Before completing the WV Invests Grant application, you will need to update (and complete) your contact information by clicking your name in the My Contact Information section. After updating your contact information, navigate to the My Applications section, click New and select WV Invests Grant then hit Next.

Electronic award letter notifications are sent on a rolling basis beginning in late March for students eligible for awards beginning with the summer term, late June for those beginning with the fall term, and November for those beginning with the spring term.