2020 WGU Scholarships

WGU net price is at $9,862.00 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 Governors University. WGU awards an average of $12,500.00 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, WGU 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 Salt Lake City, then those costs could be even higher.

N/A% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $N/A. Furthermore, N/A% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $N/A.

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

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

There are 2 scholarships totaling $0.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 2 scholarships below.

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

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Western Governors 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 Governors University study abroad scholarships, Western Governors University transfer scholarships, and Western Governors University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for WGU study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward WGU 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 WGU transfer students?

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

Are these WGU 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.


T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan

Sponsor by Utah State Office of Education

Applicant must be a Utah high school senior and plan to attend a Utah college or university. Selection is based upon ACT or SAT scores, GPA, ethnicity, and criticality of area in which student wishes to teach.

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StraighterLine Partner College Scholarship

Sponsor by StraighterLine, Inc. Location 1201 South Sharp Street, Baltimore, MD

Applicant must complete four StraighterLine courses in order to be eligible for award. Award may be used at one of the following schools: Concordia University - Saint Paul, Excelsior College, Liberty University Online, Colorado State University Global Campus, or Western Governors University.

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- May 15 Apply Now