How to Apply

2023-24 application period has ended. The 2024-25 applications will be posted near the end of 2023. Please check back in mid-November for those. To see the needed documentation for the applications, please view the SAMPLE application below.

Two Ways to Apply:

  1. ONLINE Application
    This option will allow you to complete your program application 100% online. Once you complete the online application you will still be required to send your $25 application fee along with securing your 3 Student Recommendations by sharing the link provided below.
  2. PRINT Application
    This option will continue to be an option for those who choose to utilize it. You will need to print off the form to complete and return prior to the deadline with all other required documentation, the $25 application fee, and all 3 sealed Student Recommendation Forms. Print applications should be mailed to:
    Country Roads Program, 959 Hartman Run Road, Morgantown, WV 26505

Sample Application Here

*Alternate formats of the application form are available upon request.

Program Documents:

The following are the documents that will be important during your application process.

Required Forms:

If applying online, you will need to download and complete these forms and upload the completed versions with your application.

Other Available Forms:

These forms are not required, but are available as a resource if needed in your application process.

Admission Checklist

Once your completed application has been submitted, you will be notified of receipt of completed application by letter.

NOTE: Applications will not be considered until ALL requested information is received.

  1. Student Application ☑
  2. $25 application fee check payable to West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities ☑
  3. Release and Exchange of Information Form ☑
  4. Medical History/Medical Insurance/Physical Examination Form ☑
  5. Official High School Academic Transcript ☑
  6. Behavior Records (if student has no record, send a letter from high school stating there is no record) ☑
  7. Current or most recent IEP and any postsecondary program record(s) ☑
  8. A documented comprehensive and individualized evaluation that includes: ☑
    • Psychological evaluation, including IQ testing within the past three years (as of March 15, 2023)
    • Adaptive behavior scores within the past three years (as of March 15, 2023)
    • Social-emotional functioning within the past three years (as of March 15, 2023)
  9. Letters of Recommendation - Letters of Recommendation should be submitted by three persons who have known the applicant for one year or longer. The recommendations should represent each of the following areas: ☑
    • Education
    • Vocational/Employment
    • Community Involvement
    • Perceived independent living skills

Letters must be submitted using the Recommendation Forms included in this packet and must be returned with the application packet in sealed envelopes as directed on the form.

Don’t Forget:

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed every academic year a student is interested in federal financial aid. Please note some state aid and scholarship programs require the student to have a valid FAFSA. For more information on this process please go to:

This will allow you to access the WVU Financial Aid page to get information about the FAFSA process the deadline for many WV scholarships is March 1st of each year. Please apply for FAFSA even without knowing whether or not your application has been accepted. If you have specific questions about this process, talk to your high school counseling office or call the WVU Financial Aid Office at 304-293-1988 and tell them you are applying for the Country Roads Program.

For any help during your application process, please email or call Kayla Richard at 304-293-4692