WSU scholarships and awards

WSU General Scholarship Application

The WSU General Scholarship Application, due Jan. 31, lets you apply for many scholarships systemwide at once, including more than 100 scholarships for WSU Vancouver students only. 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.

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WSU Vancouver scholarships

More than 100 scholarships are available for WSU Vancouver students only. Apply by submitting the WSU General Scholarship Application each year.


WSU Vancouver award programs

If you qualify, the following scholarships are automatically awarded when you are offered admission to WSU Vancouver:

Cougar Commitment Award

The Cougar Commitment Award promises to pay the balance of full-time tuition not covered by either the Pell Grant or Washington State Need Grant.

Vancouver Academic Achievement Award

The Vancouver Academic Achievement Award recognizes select Washington resident high school students who demonstrate academic excellence.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

With the Western Undergraduate Exchange, an out-of-state student may receive a $10,000 award, renewable for up to an additional three years.

Vancouver Transfer Achievement Award

The Vancouver Transfer Achievement Award recognizes exceptional incoming transfer students who are Washington state residents with scholarships of up to $4,800 over three years.

Community College President's Award

The Community College President's Award program offers transfer students significant support toward their college education at WSU Vancouver.

Regents Scholars Programs

If you were nominated by your high school for the Regents Scholars Programs, contact Student Financial Services for more information.

International academic and admission scholarships

Multiple international award programs are available to international students.