Applications to GHA 2021 Not Available until January 15
The application process is two-pronged. Part I which is submitted on line, via the link at the bottom of this page, and Part II, a paper document that is completed as a pdf fillable form.
All applications are submitted to the student's school by the date announced by the school counselor. A committee from each school reviews the applications and forwards them to the county coordinator. A county-wide selection committee then selects one male and one female as superintendent's choices and submits names and applications of other worthy students to the statewide selection team.
GHA 2020 Application, Part IThis section of the application, which will take about five minutes to complete, must be completed by the time you are to submit your application to the school counselor.
GHA Application Part II
Part II is to be submitted to your guidance counselor by the date set at the school.
Class Descriptions for 2019 The descriptions of the classes from 2019 can give you a hint of the kinds of courses that will be offered in 2020.
Faculty applications are due January 10; Residential applications are due February 12.
Faculty Application 2021 Resident Director/Resident Assistant application 2021
For schools and county coordinators
County coordinator responsibilities
Principal or counselor responsibilities
Inform all qualifying students of their eligibility. Speak with students about the merit of GHA. If a student from your school attended last year, have him/her speak to prospective students. Inform students that the application is available at govschools.wv.gov, and guide them to it.
Principal's Selection Form
Superintendent's Selection and Recommendation Form