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School of Graduate Studies and Research

Deadline March 1 - Nonresident Tuition Waiver Fellowships

CWU graduate fellowships are open to WA State nonresidents and are awarded to exceptional graduate students who show promise in scholarship, academics, leadership, or meritorious service. Fellowships are also available for students with diversity experiences who contribute significantly to the quality of CWU's graduate
programs. The fellowships include a 50% nonresident tuition waiver for the 9-month academic term. There is no stipend provided. Fellowships are only awarded to full-time students who have been admitted into a CWU graduate program. Preference is given to newly admitted candidates; however, fellowships may be renewable for an additional year at the level and type originally funded.


To be considered for a university fellowship, applicants must be recommended by the degree program’s coordinator. A recommendation form is posted on the GSR webpage ( Please contact your coordinator to express your interest to be nominated. Students from all colleges may apply. Applications will reviewed on March 1st 2015 (and subsequently as funds are available)



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