Scholarships can help you pay for college
Scholarships can be an important part of paying for a college education. For the 2016/17 school year, the Vancouver campus awarded more than $2 million in scholarships and tuition waivers to more than 600 students. The average award was $3,300.
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WSU Vancouver students are eligible for both WSU university-wide scholarships and WSU Vancouver-specific scholarships.
Complete both applications every year to maximize your WSU scholarship opportunities. You might qualify for some of these funds based on your academic record and grades, financial need, group affiliation or a combination of the three.
If you qualify, the following scholarships are automatically awarded when you are offered admission to WSU Vancouver.
- Vancouver Academic Achievement Award
- Vancouver Nonresident Academic Achievement Award
- Transfer Achievement Award
Learn about more WSU scholarships and awards.
SW Washington Contractors Association Foundation
Are you pursing higher education in a construction related field? If so, this opportunity is for you! SWCA will be awarding $20,000 worth of scholarships with a minimum amount of $500 per student. Application deadline: April 28, 2017.
Betty and Glenn Tribe Scholarship
Are you pursuing a mechanical engineering degree as a full-time student at Washington State University or Clark College? These scholarships are for you! Application deadline: April 30, 2017.
Jack and Carol Kelly Scholarship
Are you pursing a course of study leading to a career in business and have graduated from a Clark County WA high school? This opportunity is for you! Application deadline: April 30, 2017.
Jay and Diane Zidell Scholarship
Are you a resident of Clark County WA, who will be working a minimum of 10 hours per week, while attending school? This award is for you! Application deadline: April 30, 2017.
Roy F. Mather Scholarship
Are you a resident of Clark County WA, with a minimum GPA of 3.5, who is pursuing a degree in engineering? This scholarship is for you! Application deadline: April 30, 2017.
Building Futures Foundation Scholarship
Are you pursuing a career in the building industry? The Building Futures Foundation will be awarding multiple scholarships totaling $14,000 to students for the 2017-2018 school year. Application deadline: May 5, 2017.
NURSE Corps Scholarships Program
Are you a US citizen who is enrolled—or accepted for enrollment—in a professional nursing degree program with classes beginning no later than Sept. 30? This scholarship is for you! The NURSE Corps scholarship pays for tuition, fees, books/supplies and a monthly stipend of $1,334. Application deadline: May 11, 2017.
WFAA Ethnic Awareness Scholarship
The WFAA scholarship is designed to make higher education more accessible to promising students of diverse ethnic backgrounds. This award is a one-year scholarship to attend a WFAA member college or university. WSU is a WFAA member university! Three students will be awarded scholarships up to $1,500. Application deadline: Sept. 15, 2017.
Passport to College
Are you a Washington resident who has spent at least 1 year in foster care in WA state after your 16th birthday and are enrolled at least half-time in college? This scholarship is for you! Maximum award per year is $4,500.
Air Force Doctorate of Nursing Scholarship
Are you a U.S. citizen who is accepted into an accredited D.N.P program? This HPSP can pay for all of your tuition, books, supplies, lab fees, and provide a monthly stipend of $2,178 for living and personal expenses while you’re attending the program.
Application information (PDF)
Air Force Health Professions Scholarship
Are you a U.S. citizen who is accepted into a graduate health professions program (physician, dentist, nurse, nurse anesthetist, or allied health professional) and under 39 years of age? This opportunity pays for tuition, books, and most fees, as well as provides a monthly stipend for living expenses while you attend your school of choice.
Application information (PDF)
Army Health Education Scholarships
Are you a U.S. citizen with a baccalaureate degree, who is enrolled in or accepted to an accredited graduate program in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, psychiatric nursing, optometry or psychology? This opportunity will pay for your tuition, books, equipment, most academic fees and a monthly stipend of over $2,000.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Are you a Pell grant eligible student who is planning to study abroad? This award is for you!
Navy Health Professions Scholarship
Are you a U.S. citizen and already in or plan to attend school to be a physician, dentist, podiatrist, optometrist, clinical psychologist or physician assistant? The HPSP can provide tuition assistance for up to four years of school (two years for PA master’s degree) and provide you with a monthly stipend paid directly to you of $2122. In addition, all professional school required fees and expenses, books and equipment are paid by the Navy.
Application information (DOCX)
Navy Nurse Candidate Program
Are you a U.S. citizen and working on your BSN? NCP can provide $1,000 a month stipend plus a signing bonus.
Application information (DOC)
Health Services Collegiate Program
Are you a U.S citizen and are enrolled in or accepted in a HCA, entomology, pharmacy, industrial hygiene, podiatry, audiology, or physician assistant program? The HSCP can provide up to $4,347 a month plus comprehensive medical and dental coverage for you and your dependents.
Application information (DOC)
P.E.O Program for Continuing Education Grant
Are you a female student enrolled in an undergraduate or Master’s degree program, who has had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in your adult life, and are within 24 months of completing your program of study? This $3,000 grant opportunity is for you!
Are you a US citizen who wants to study abroad in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean or the Middle East? This scholarship is for you!
Are you a WSU sophomore or junior currently and plan on pursuing a research career in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering? This opportunity is for you! Awards range up to a maximum of $7,500 annually, covering eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board.
Are you a US citizen who is full-time junior who is committed to a career in government, non-profit or advocacy sector, education or other public service? This opportunity is for you!
Are you a WSU sophomore or junior who is interested in a career related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care? This $5,000 opportunity is for you!
If you’re a student searching for local scholarships and plan to attend college within the State of Washington, or if you are a potential donor, you can search for many scholarship opportunities in one place. Check out theWashBoard.org.
- College Success Foundation
- Foster Care Resources
- Free Scholarship Searches (Click on Outside Scholarships)
- Private/Donor Scholarships (Click on Outside Scholarships)
- Prestiguous National Scholarships
- Undocumented Student Scholarships (PDF)
- Washington State Aid Programs