Students who are currently in the tenth grade are eligible to apply for the GSA, which is scheduled for June 15-July 6 at West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown. Eleventh grade students are eligible to apply for the GHA, which is set for June 29-July 20 at Marshall University in Huntington. The GSMS will be at WVU from July 23-August 1 for seventh graders, and July 6-18 for eighth graders. Anyone interested in applying for one of the academies or wishing more information should visit the academies' website at http://www.wvgovschools.org.
The application deadline varies for each academy. Faculty applications for all academies are due by November 27; GSA student applications are due by December 13; Resident Director and Resident Assistant applications for all academies are due by January 28; GHA student applications are due by February 15, and GSMS applications are due by March 1.
Students are responsible for mailing their own applications for the School for the Arts. Governor's Honors Academy and Governor's School for Math and Science applications are to be submitted to the school counselor according to local timelines.
For more information, contact Sherry Keffer, Coordinator for the West Virginia Governors Schools with the Office of Special Education, at 304-558-2696.