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Financial Aid

Merit Tuition Awards

These awards are awarded on merit, but the FAFSA is still required before aid can disburse. Minimum 2.5 cumulative gpa.

President's Tuition Award
Trustee's Tuition Award
Freshman Scholar Tuition Award
Transfer Scholar Tuition Award
Douglas Honors College
Step Waiver
Dean's Waiver
Athletic Waiver
Graduate Assistantship
Graduate State Residents

President's Tuition Award (FAFSA required)

CWU Offers the Presidents Tuition award to incoming resident Freshman who are fully admitted by February 1st and how have an Admission Index (AI) of 80 or more. This tuition waiver is available for one year only.

Recalculated Annually
2012: up to $2,700

Trustee's Tuition Award (FAFSA required)

 

CWU offers the Deans Tuition Award to incoming resident Freshman who are fully admitted by February 1st and who have an Admission Index (AI) 55 to 79. This tuition waiver is available for one year only.

Recalculated Annually
2012: up to $1,800

Freshman Scholar Tuition Award (FAFSA required)

 

CWU offers the Wildcat Tuition Award to incoming Freshmen who are admitted by April 1st and have an Admission Index (AI) of 45-59. One year only. Requires 2.5 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Annual Limits:

$1,050

Transfer Scholar Tuition Award (FAFSA required)

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:

$1,050

Douglas Honors College (FAFSA required)

Requires 2.5 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Annual Limits:

$1,200

Step Waiver (FAFSA required)

 

Requires 3.0 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Annual Limits:

$1,200

Dean's Waiver (FAFSA required)

 

Awarded by Dean or designee. Requires 2.5 cumulative GPA (checked quarterly).

Annual Limits:

To be determined

Athletic Waiver (FAFSA required)

Awarded by the athletic department

Annual Limits:

To be determined

Graduate Assistantship (FAFSA required)

Assistantship includes operating fee waiver contact Graduates Office.

Annual Limits:

Contracted through the graduate Office

Graduate State Residents (FAFSA required)

 

Residents with 3.0 GPA and NEED receive CWU award

Annual Limits:

$840 (will reduce grad assistantship waiver)