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Awards & Scholarships

Thanks to the generous support of alumni and friends, future Mountaineers will be able to achieve their dreams and receive a first-class education at West Virginia University.

Awards Scholarships


The Alumni Association offers several options to help future Mountaineers fund their education. Learn more about these opportunities below.

Student holding LPEF scholarship check

LPEF Scholarship Program

For more than 79 years, the WVU Alumni Association’s Loyalty Permanent Endowment Fund (LPEF) has helped more than 4,500 deserving students realize their dreams at WVU.

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Boone County scholarship recipients posing for a picture with the Mountaineer

Chapter Scholarships

The WVU Alumni Association has more than 100 chapters and constituent groups located in 29 states plus the District of Columbia to help keep alumni and friends engaged and involved in the life of WVU.

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Each year, the WVU Alumni Association recognizes alumni, volunteers and students who have accomplished successes in the community, in their professions and in the classroom.

2019 Academy of Distinguished Alumni recipients

Academy of Distinguished Alumni

The WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni recognizes graduates who have attained national and international recognition in their professions and community.

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2019 Homecoming and Service Awards recipients

Homecoming & Service Awards

To recognize their wonderful service to our Alma mater, community, students and fellow graduates, the Alumni Association selects recipients for our service awards and honors them during Homecoming in the fall.

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