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Academic STARS

STARS participants in front of Seneca Rocks

STARS, Students Achieving and Reaching Success, is a program designed to help African American students build a solid academic foundation and develop leadership qualities.

Due to COVID-19, the STARS program will be different than it has been in the past but a modified program is currently being developed for the fall 2020 semester

To Be Eligible for the STARS Program

  • You must be an African American student who is carrying at least a 2.75 GPA.
  • You must also have transcript evidence of extra-curricular activities, or verifiable proof of some type of community service.
  • You will need to type and attach an essay.
  • If you are interested in participating in the Academic STARS 2020 Program, please complete the online application.

You can also call us at the WVU Center for Black Culture and Research, (304) 293-7029, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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