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Financial Aid

Institutional Gift Aid

CWU Tuition Awards and CWU Grants

Need-based institutional aid for undergraduate Washington State residents.

Eligibility Requirements:

●  Resident student with need

● FAFSA required

Annual Limits:

$300 - $2,100
Can bring institutional aid up to $3,600.

Dependents of Disabled or Deceased Fire and Police

Tuition waiver for dependent students of disabled or deceased Fire or Police.

Eligibility Requirements:

●  Document eligibility through CWU Veteran Affairs
  Office 509-963-1229

Annual Limits:

Full tuition waiver

Dependents of CWU Employees

Tuition waiver for dependent students of CWU Employees.

Eligibility Requirements:

●  Contact Human Resources
●  Admitted and seeking a degree
●  Less than 25 years old
●  2.25 GPA required
●  Limited to 12 quarters in a 5 year period

Annual Limits:

½ tuition waiver

Veteran Dependent Waiver

Full tuition waiver for dependents or spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran.

Eligibility Requirements:

●  Document eligibility through CWU Veteran Affairs                 Office (509)963-1229

Annual Limits:

Full tuition waiver

Central Veteran Grant

CWU will grant $500 per quarter to veterans who have served in Foreign Conflict

Eligibility Requirements:

●  Document eligibility through CWU Veteran Affairs
  Office 509-963-1229

●  Resident student with need

Annual Limits:

$1,500

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

The Western Undergraduate Exchange Program allows students throughout the western United States to enroll at a reduced tuition rate while seeking their undergraduate degree. Depending on the funding and the number of students interested there may be a limited number of WUE awards.

*Participating states include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Northern Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.

Eligibility Requirements:

●  Have residency in one of the participating states*
●  Transfer students must have a 2.5 GPA
●  Maintain a cumulative 2.00 GPA
●  Early Admission
●  Must not have received your first Bachelor's degree
●  Must not have received this award for more than 12             quarters or exceeded 225 attempted credits

Annual Limits:

●  2016: $9,017

 

President's Tuition Award

CWU Offers the Presidents Tuition award to incoming resident Freshman who are fully admitted by April 1st. This tuition waiver is available for two years. Requires 2.75 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Recalculated Annually
2017: 1st year: $3,000
           2nd year: $1,000

Trustee's Tuition Award

CWU offers the Deans Tuition Award to incoming resident Freshman who are fully admitted by April 1st. This tuition waiver is available for two years. Requires 2.75 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Recalculated Annually
2017: 1st year: $2,000
           2nd year: $1,000

Wildcat Waiver

CWU offers the Wildcat Tuition Award to incoming Freshmen who are admitted by April 1st. This tuition waiver is available for two years. Requires 2.75 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Annual Limits:

$1,000

Transfer Scholar Tuition Award

CWU offers the Transfer Scholar Tuition Award to transfer students with a GPA of 3.5 - 4.0 who were admitted by April 1st .

Annual Limits:

$1,000

Douglas Honors College

Requires 2.75 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Annual Limits:

$1,000

Step Waiver

Requires 3.0 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Annual Limits:

$1,000

Dean's Waiver

Awarded by Dean or designee. Requires 2.75 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Annual Limits:

To be determined

Athletic Waiver

Awarded by the athletic department

Annual Limits:

To be determined

Graduate Assistantship

Assistantship includes operating fee waiver contact Graduates Office.

Annual Limits:

Contracted through the graduate Office

Graduate State Residents

Residents with 3.0 GPA and NEED receive CWU award

Annual Limits:

$840 (will reduce grad assistantship waiver)

 

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