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WWU Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students

 

 

Other WWU Scholarships

Please check with the designated department for more information. We will continue to update this site when additional information is available.

Facilities Management Scholarship

This fund was established through a gift from the National Association of College and University Business Officers in recognition of an innovative and cost saving floor-care program instituted by Western’s Physical Plant. Preference will be given to spouses, sons and daughters of Western employees within the Facilities Management Department.

Qualifications:

  • Full-time undergraduate student at Western Washington University
  • Entering freshmen must have graduated from a Whatcom or Skagit County high school; this does not apply to currently enrolled students or transfer students.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to recognize merit, however, financial need may be considered.


Contact Information:

The 2018-2019 scholarship application is now closed. The 2019-2020 scholarship application will be available by the end of March 2019. Please contact the Scholarship Center with any questions.


Fairhaven College Entrance Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to freshmen and transfer students who are new to both Western Washington University and Fairhaven, this scholarship is based on financial need and academic ability. Scholarships are approximately $500 per academic year.

Contact Information:

Information is available by contacting Fairhaven College at 360-650-3680.


Forensics (Debate) Alumni Scholarship

A scholarship equal to in-state tuition for one quarter is awarded to an entering freshman with demonstrated success in high school forensics who plans to participate in Western's forensics program.

Contact Information:

Information is available by contacting the Communications Department at 360-650-3870.


Jolene Sanchez Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to support tuition, books or other academic needs for students who have had or are dealing with major medical problems or physical disabilities.

Qualifications:

  • Recipient must have had or be dealing with major medical problems or physical disabilities.


Contact Information:

The 2018-2019 scholarship application is now closed. The 2019-2020 scholarship application will be available by the end of March 2019. Please contact the Scholarship Center with any questions.


Learning Without Borders Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes the achievements of students who are undocumented immigrants.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an undocumented student


Contact Information:

The 2018-2019 scholarship application is now closed. The 2019-2020 scholarship application will be available by the end of March 2019. Please contact the Scholarship Center with any questions.


Nabhi Ram Joshi Scholarship

This scholarship was established by one of Western’s most devoted patrons, Miriam Snow Mathes, in memory of Nabhi Ram Joshi, a foreign student who passed through the University over 90 years ago.

Qualifications:

  • Full-time undergraduate Western Washington University students. Incoming freshmen and transfer students are eligible to apply. 
  • Scholarship applicants must either have been born in India or have a parent or grandparent born in India.
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership qualities as well as high academic merit.


Contact Information:

The 2018-2019 scholarship application is now closed. The 2019-2020 scholarship application will be available by the end of March 2019. Please contact the Scholarship Center with any questions.


Whatcom Educational Credit Union (WECU) Scholarship

Four $1,500 scholarships offered by Whatcom Educational Credit Union (WECU) will be awarded to Western Washington University students for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Qualifications:

  • Full-time students (taking a minimum of 12 credits), pursuing a degree with at least 90 credits completed prior to the start of fall 2018. Transfer students who are entering with 90 credits or more may apply.
  • Minimum accumulated GPA of 2.75
  • Student must demonstrate financial need. The 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be used to determine financial need.
  • Applicant must be a member in good standing at WECU for a minimum of one year. Previous recipients are not eligible to apply.


Contact Information:

The 2018-2019 scholarship application is now closed. The 2019-2020 scholarship application will be available by the end of March 2019. Please contact the Scholarship Center with any questions.


Woodring Future Scholars Program

Students demonstrating outstanding academic achievement in high school and desire to pursue a degree in the Woodring College of Education are invited to participate in enriched first-year activities to make connections with faculty and academic opportunities in Education. Recipients are identified through admission application materials; no separate application is necessary.


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