July 2-22, 2017
The Governor's Honors Academy is returning to the campus of West Virginia University for the 2017 session, and we couldn't be more excited. Dr. Ryan Claycomb and his staff are busy making plans for an unforgettable for 185-200 students.
Make GHA a part of your life---forever! Read about the opportunities afforded students who attend GHA by following the links on the menu on the left.
The Governor's Schools of West Virginia offer outstanding students the opportunity to live and study with like-minded students, growing intellectually and socially as they prepare for the future. The Governor's Honors Academy, originating in 1984, is based on the premise that West Virginia's brightest and highest-achieving rising seniors deserve special learning opportunities in order for them to realize their full potential.
Talk to your guidance counselor or students in your school who attended GHA at Fairmont State University in 2016. Every minute at GHA presents new opportunities--opportunities that you won't want to miss!
Visit the GHA Facebook pages to get a glimpse of what an outstanding summer you can experience: https://www.facebook.com/FSUGHA/?fref=ts
October 25--Faculty applications will be available on the website. See "Teacher Resources" on the link to the left on this page.
November 28--Faculty applications due
November 30-December 10 Information will be sent to school principals, counselors, 11th-grade honors and AP English, math, science and social teachers, and the sponsor of the National Honor Society.
December 1 GHA applications will be available
January 15 RA applications will be published (See main Governor's Schools page--'Prospective Faculty and Staff" link at bottom right of page.
February 10 Postmark deadline for GHA Superintendent recommendations
February 28 RA Applications due
March 1-10 Selected students will be notified by a letter from the Governor.
All of West Virginia's Governor's Schools are provided at no cost to the students or their parents.