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College of Business

CB Scholarship Information & Instructions

CWU Business Scholarships Application due February 1, 2017!

The minimum requirements for College of Business scholarships are:
1. Must be admitted to Central Washington University;
2. Pre-majors are eligible, but recipients must be a full-time Business Administration, Economics, or Accounting students who have applied and will be admitted to a CB major by Winter quarter 2018;
3. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 major (or pre-major) and cumulative CWU/transfer combined (Academic Requirements Report/formerly known as CAPS);
4. Must have at least three quarters of full time enrollment remaining at CWU beginning Winter 2018 and use the scholarship funds by Spring Quarter 2018; and
5. Must maintain full-time status and meet all award criteria each quarter receiving funds.
6. An uploaded essay, 1000 words or less (which will be evaluated for written communication skills), addressing any or all of the following:
A)  Honors, awards, civic and extra-curricular activities during college;
B)  Educational goals;
C)  Other goals and aspirations;
D)  Significant work experience; and
E)  Special considerations relevant to the evaluation committee’s decision;
7. A copy of current resume


1) Students receiving awards will be required to submit electronically a short biographical summary, a thank you letter, and a photo to the sponsoring organization. 

2) Students awarded these scholarships must maintain full-time status (12 credits) and meet all award criteria for the period of time they receive the scholarship. 

3) Scholarship funds are available for use fall quarter 2017 through spring quarter 2018.

4) Students receiving awards must attend the May 6, 2018 Honors Banquet at the CWU-Ellensburg campus.

5) By initialing and submitting this application, students indicate their understanding of, and agreement to, the above conditions and affirm that all information provided is correct to the best of their knowledge.

Those selected will be notified by the first week in April and those not selected soon thereafter.

Be aware that once you start the process, you must complete the process, otherwise you will have to start over.  Because of that, we show you here what you need to complete the process. Be aware that the materials to be uploaded are NOT SECURE so DO NOT include anything like social security numbers, etc., that may be a security risk.

To apply to the GSA, sign on to your MyCWU page and click on the Student tab at the top of the page. The Scholarship Application is under the Financial category in the Navigation column on the left side of the screen.

If you are confident you have all of the requested information, along with your documents for submission you may proceed to the Online Application Form.  No information is saved in the online form, so once you leave it, you'll need to start over from the beginning.


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