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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 next Fall or is a graduate student. Must be enrolled for at least one quarter prior to the application deadline.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 or better.


Contact Information:

The application deadline for 2017-2018 has passed. Please check back in spring 2018 regarding availability for the 2018-2019 academic year.


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.


Phonathon Legacy Scholarship

This fund was established to provide financial support for an outstanding Phonathon caller and to help honor the important work that Phonathon callers do for all members of the university community. Preference will be given to students with financial need who have also shown high levels of achievement and dedication during their time with the WWU Foundation Phonathon.

Qualifications:

  • Both full-time undergraduate and graduate students at WWU employed by the WWU Foundation Phonathon Call Center are eligible to apply.
  • To receive this scholarship, you must remain in good academic standing and remain employed by the WWU Foundation Phonathon for the duration of the award.
  • Priority will be given to those students who demonstrate financial need. Financial need is based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


Contact Information:

The 2017-2018 Phonathon Legacy Scholarship will not be available. Please check with the Scholarship Center in spring 2018 regarding the availability for the 2018-2019 academic year.


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 be enrolled for at least one quarter prior to the application deadline.
  • Preference given to students who volunteer through the Student Technology Center.
  • Applicant must show a demonstrated commitment to advancing technology education.


Contact Information:

The application deadline for 2017-2018 has passed. Please check back in spring 2018 regarding availability for the 2018-2019 academic year.


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 be enrolled for at least one quarter prior to application deadline.
  • Academic achievement. In general, only students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in his/her major need apply. However other criteria, such as financial need, leadership qualities and activities will also be considered.


Contact Information:

The application deadline for 2017-2018 has passed. Please check back in spring 2018 regarding availability for the 2018-2019 academic year.


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