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Non-Departmental Scholarships

The university offers a number of scholarship programs that are not restricted to a specific major or department. This section includes a description of these scholarship opportunities. Most scholarships require separate applications.

American Association of University Women Scholarship

This scholarship supports the AAUW's goal of "providing educational and lifelong learning opportunities that provide women an opportunity for success."

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be a female who has completed at least 90 credits prior to the start of fall 2018 or is a graduate student.
  • Must have completed winter quarter 2018 at WWU.
  • Selection is based primarily on academic achievement. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.


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.


Graduate Tuition Waiver

The university offers a number of scholarship programs that are not restricted to a specific major or department. Awards of $1,000 are made by the Dean of the Graduate School to students of superior ability admitted to a Master's degree program. Students do not apply but are nominated for these awards by advisors of graduate programs and should contact advisors for more information. Recipients must enroll for a minimum of 8 credit hours per quarter.



Contact Information:

For more information about this tuition waiver please contact the Graduate Office at (360) 650-3170.


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.


Susan Brown Advancing Technology Education Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes the growing need for support of students interested in teaching technology to faculty and students.

Qualifications:

  • Recipient can be either an undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing.
  • Must have completed winter quarter 2018 at WWU.
  • Preference given to students who volunteer through the Student Technology Center.
  • Applicant must show a demonstrated commitment to advancing technology education.


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.


Talitha E. Carleton Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship honors Talitha Carleton, a gifted teacher whose strength of character, humanity and lively mind inspired many. This scholarship is intended for a student with an "inquiring mind who is altruistic, socially responsible, highly principled and shows promise of future achievement."

Qualifications:

  • WWU student, continuing graduate or undergraduate, in the liberal or fine and performing arts.
  • Must have completed winter quarter 2018 at WWU.
  • Academic achievement. In general, only students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in their major need apply. However, other criteria, such as financial need, leadership qualities and activities will also 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.


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