2020 Western Washington State College Scholarships

Western Washington State College net price is at $15,957.00 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 Washington University. Western Washington State College awards an average of $19,413.00 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 Washington State College 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 Bellingham, then those costs could be even higher.

67% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $6,500.00. Furthermore, 22% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,427.00.

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

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

There are 38 scholarships totaling $88,660.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 38 scholarships below.

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

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

Are these scholarships for Western Washington State College study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Western Washington State College 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 Washington State College transfer students?

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

Are these Western Washington State College 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.

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Multicultural Achievement Program Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Washington University

Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to multicultural issues and activities.

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$2,000.00 April 5 Apply Now

President's Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Washington University

Selection is based upon superior academic ability.

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$500.00 April 5 Apply Now

Alumni Board Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Washington University

Applicant should have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA, show a strong desire to succeed, and demonstrate a diverse background in school and community activities. Financial need is considered.

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$3,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Northwest Indian College Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Washington University

Applicant must be a graduate of Northwest Indian Coll and demonstrate financial need.

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$3,000.00 April 5 Apply Now

Donald H. Cole Graduate Fellowship

Sponsor by Western Washington University Location 419 Parks Hall, Bellingham, WA

Applicant must be a student in the Master's Business Administration program.

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$3,000.00 April 5 Apply Now

Paul and Jeannette Woodring Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Washington University

Applicant must have pre-college test scores in the top ten percent, have at least 30 college credits, and be preparing for a career in public school teaching at the elementary or secondary school level.

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$3,100.00 April 5 Apply Now

Patrick L. Monahan Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Washington University Location 217 Arntzen Hall, Bellingham, WA

Applicant must demonstrate promise of significant professional contributions.

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$3,000.00 April 5 Apply Now

U.S. Bank Minority Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Washington University Location 419 Parks Hall, Bellingham, WA

Applicant must be a declared major in a College of Business and Economics program, have a permanent residence in a community served by U.S. Bank, and demonstrate strong academic merit and potential. Applicant must be an African-American, Native American, Hispanic-American, or Asian/Pacific Islander.

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$2,000.00 April 8 Apply Now

Presser Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Washington University Location 273 Performing Arts Center, Bellingham, WA

Applicant must be nominated by the music department faculty.

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$3,000.00 April 5 Apply Now

Knapman Chemistry Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Washington University Location Chemistry Building 270

Applicant must have completed or be currently enrolled in Chemistry 353. Selection is based upon superior talent and achievement in chemistry or biochemistry.

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$2,000.00 April 5 Apply Now

State Need Grant

Sponsor by Washington Student Achievement Council Location 917 Lakeridge Way, SW, Olympia, WA

Applicant must be a Washington state resident who has a family income of equal or less than 70% of the state median (see Family Income Chart on sponsor's site). Applicant must be pursuing a first bachelor's degree, certificate, or associate's degree, enrolled with a minimum of three credits. FAFSA is required....

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$10,868.00 None Apply Now

Washington Scholars

Sponsor by Washington Student Achievement Council Location 917 Lakeridge Way, SW, WA

Applicant must be a resident of Washington state who will be graduating from a Washington public or private high school in the current award year and who will enroll at an eligible in-state college or university following high school graduation.

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$10,248.00 February 1 Apply Now

American Indian Endowed Scholarship

Sponsor by Washington Student Achievement Council Location 917 Lakeridge Way, SW, Olympia, WA

Applicant must have close social and cultural ties to an in-state American Indian tribe or an American Indian community in Washington State. Applicant must be a Washington State resident who is enrolled as a full-time student at an eligible Washington college or university by the fall term of the award year....

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$2,000.00 March 1 Apply Now