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The WWU Scholarship Center is available to assist students and their families as they search and apply for scholarships. The awarding of a scholarship represents not only a significant source of financial assistance, but recognition of your special achievements and an investment in your potential. Please feel free to contact us as you proceed through the scholarship process.

Passport to Scholarship Success The Passport to Scholarship Success is a way for you to build your scholarship skills AND earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship from Western!

Currently enrolled WWU students can pick up their Passport at the Scholarship Center (Old Main 285) or print your own from our website. Complete at least 5 out of the 8 activities and turn in your Passport to the WWU Scholarship Center by the deadline for your chance to win. Don't forget to share your passport experience on Facebook and Instagram using #wwuscholarships!

Official Rules:

  • To be entered for a chance to win, students must be currently enrolled in winter quarter 2018
  • Applicants must submit a completed Passport to Scholarship Success to the Scholarship Center in Old Main 285
  • A Passport is completed when at least 5 activities have been completed with a signed self-certification and/or approved stamp from a partner office or event

Due Date: April 13th at 4pm, Old Main 285


WWU Scholarship Workshop!

More than $8 million in scholarships was received by WWU students this year! To help you get a piece of the pie, the WWU Scholarship Center is excited to announce our fifth annual Scholarship Workshop. Experts from around campus will be available to help you cash in on the numerous scholarship opportunities available.

During this drop-in workshop, you will have the opportunity to visit different tables and work on different parts of the scholarship application process. We will also provide information on where to find scholarships and how to apply. There’s no need to register, just drop in at any time. Come and get some pizza and treats, work on your applications, get your questions answered, or just learn where to find scholarships in the first place!

Thursday, March 8, 4-5:30pm
Viking Union 565

Featured Scholarship

Featured Scholarship announcement

Washington STEM
Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship helps low and middle-income Washington State residents earn first bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and health care.

More than 1,800 scholarships will be awarded to new students this spring. These students will receive a renewable scholarship each year, provided they continue to meet the renewal criteria, to help in their pursuit of four-year degrees.


  • Must be a Washington State Resident
  • Must be pursuing an eligible STEM or health care major
  • Must be working towards first bachelor's degree
  • Must have completed six or fewer quarters by fall 2018

Please visit the link below to review the full list of eligibility requirements for this scholarship.

Deadline: 02/28/2018
Amount: $2,500-$7,500

Application Location: Click Here

Washington Opportunity Pathways
Open 9am - 4pm Monday - Friday | Old Main 285 | 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9007
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