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November is National Scholarship Month!

We’re celebrating National Scholarship Month and we want YOU to help us!

We’d love to help more students apply for scholarships. Have YOU ever received a scholarship? Do you want an opportunity to share your best tip? If so, we invite you to submit a short video (approximately 20 seconds) answering one of the following questions:

  • Where do you search for scholarships as a college student?
  • What is your best scholarship application tip?
  • Describe the impact that scholarships have had on your education. Why are you thankful for your scholarship(s)?

Submit your video by November 26 for your chance to be featured on our Facebook and Instagram pages. The creator of the video with the MOST LIKES at the end of November will receive a Crunch Week Survival Kit! More information and official rules.

Take a (short) break from studying and join the Scholar-Ship Scavenger Hunt! We have placed “Scholar-Ships” in more than 20 offices or departments around campus in departments that award or can assist with applying for scholarships. Find at least 10 “Scholar-Ships” and complete this form to be entered into a drawing for the second Crunch Week Survival Kit! Watch our social media (Facebook and Instagram) all month long for location hints. More information and official rules

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Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

Western Washington University is offering a scholarship program for non-traditional students. This scholarship is funded through the WWU tuition waiver program and will be awarded for winter and spring quarters of the year it's offered.

The Non-Traditional Scholarship (in combination with other tuition waivers) cannot exceed the cost of tuition on a quarterly basis. This tuition waiver can only be applied to state-supported programs. It cannot be applied to Extended Education coursework, including, but not limited to, online, self-paced, TESOL, RN to BSN, recreation courses, and study-abroad, including faculty-led programs.


  • Be a Washington State resident
  • Demonstrate financial need as defined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA)
  • Be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits)
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • In addition, students must meet one or more of the of the following non-traditional student criteria: Displaced Homemaker, Dislocated Worker, Delayed College Enrollment, Students with Dependents, Students with Disabilities, Foster Youth, and/or Non-Citizen Students with HB 1079 Status

Deadline: 11/28/2018

Application Location:
Financial Aid - Your Opportunity Pathway: The State of Washington provides significant financial resources to students seeking higher education. Click on the Washington Opportunity Pathways logo for details.