Scholarships

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.


WSU scholarships and awards

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.

Learn about more WSU scholarships and awards.


Scholarship Opportunities

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Are you a Washington state resident, who graduated from high school in Washington, who will be a full-time college student, who has at least a 2.75 GPA, who is majoring is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or health care? This scholarship opportunity is for you! Awards range from $2,500 to $7,500 per year and this scholarship is renewable for up to 5 years. Application deadline: 5 p.m. (PST) Feb. 28, 2017.

Application form

Leadership 1000 Scholarship

Are you a Washington state resident, who has at least a 2.75 GPA, who will be attending a college or university in Washington as a college freshman, sophomore or junior in fall 2017? This opportunity is for you! Awards range from $1,500 to $5,000 per year and this scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years. Application deadline: 5 p.m. (PST) Feb. 28, 2017.

Application form

Washington State Governors’ Scholarship

Are you a Washington state high school senior who is on track to graduate with at least a 2.0 GPA, who plans to enroll in college full-time in fall 2017, who was in foster care guardianship? This scholarship is for you! Awards range from $2,000 to $4,000 per year and this scholarship is renewable for up to 5 years. Application deadline: 5 p.m. (PST) Feb. 28, 2017.

Application form

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Are you a member of an under represented ethnic group who is a full-time student with at least a 3.0 GPA and is majoring in a field of study that has an emphasis on advertising, marketing or public relations? This $2,500 opportunity is for you! Application deadline: Feb. 28, 2017.

Application form

LAGRANT Foundation Graduate Scholarship

Are you a member of an under represented ethnic group who is a full-time student with at least a 3.2 GPA and is majoring in a field of study that has an emphasis on advertising, marketing or public relations? This $3,750 opportunity is for you! Application deadline: Feb. 28, 2017.

Application form

P.E.O Up Up and Away Scholarship

Are you a female who is a resident of SW Washington or Portland Oregon, who has at least 3.00 cumulative college GPA? This $2,500 scholarship is for you! Application deadline: March 1, 2017.

Application form (PDF)

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Are you a Pell grant eligible student who is planning to study abroad? This award is for you! Application deadline: 11:59 p.m. (CST) March 7, 2017.

Application form

Clark County Fair Association

Have you been actively involved in 4-H, FFA, or Open Class at the Clark County Fair? If so, this scholarship is for you! Application deadline: March 17, 2017.

Application form (PDF)

KMR Group Foundation Scholarships

Are you a graduating high school senior from Clark or Cowlitz County, who will be attending WSU Vancouver or Clark College in fall? These scholarships are for you! Application deadline: March 31, 2017.

Application form

WSU Vancouver Scholarships

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student on the WSU Vancouver campus? Apply for over 100 scholarships with a single application! Application deadline: March 31, 2017.

Application form

Scottish Rite Foundation

Are you a Washington state resident and a US citizen with at least a 3.0 GPA who will be attending full time as a college junior or senior in fall 2017? This opportunity is for you! Application deadline: March 31, 2017.

Application form

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.

Application form

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.

Application form

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.

Application form

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.

Application form

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.

Application information

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.

Application information

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!

Application information

Boren Scholarship

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!

Application information

Goldwater Scholarship

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.

Application information

Truman Scholarship

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!

Application information

Udall Scholarships

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!

Application information


theWashBoard.org

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.

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