2020 Western Carolina University Scholarships

Western Carolina University net price is at $13,516.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Western Carolina University. Western Carolina University awards an average of $22,010.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Western Carolina University students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Cullowhee, then those costs could be even higher.

72% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $6,464.00. Furthermore, 43% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,418.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Western Carolina University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Western Carolina University while others are open to Western Carolina University students, though not exclusive to Western Carolina University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Western Carolina University students?

There are 2 scholarships totaling $3,200.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 2 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Western Carolina University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Western Carolina University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Western Carolina University study abroad scholarships, Western Carolina University transfer scholarships, and Western Carolina University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Western Carolina University study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Western Carolina University study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Western Carolina University transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Western Carolina University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Western Carolina University transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Western Carolina University transfer scholarships.

Are these Western Carolina University scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.


North Carolina Student Incentive Grant

Sponsor by College Foundation, Inc. Location P.O. Box 41966, Raleigh, NC

Applicant must be a resident of North Carolina, demonstrate financial need, and be enrolled full-time at a school in North Carolina.

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$700.00 March 15 Apply Now

Triangle Scholarship Program

Sponsor by Greensboro College Location 815 West Market Street, Greensboro, NC

Applicant must fit into one of the following categories and criteria: (a) graduating high school senior who: plans to enroll as freshmen at any of North Carolina's post-secondary educational or technical institutions and has a minimum 2.5 GPA, (b) a working single mother who: is actively working in the Research Triangle...

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$2,500.00 March 1 Apply Now