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Charles W. Wright Scholarship


Education Scholarship

  • CWU sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of application
  • Admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program
  • Cumulative 3.40 GPA or higher
  • Demonstrate potential for becoming an excellent teacher
Application Process: 

Complete the General Scholarship Application through your MyCWU Account. by February 1st and complete your FAFSA by February 1st

Supplemental Materials Required: 

* A one page essay expressing why you want to become a teacher

* Three (3) letters of recommendation: Two (2) from CWU faculty in two different academic disciplines and one from a previous college advisor qualified to evaluate your character and potential for becoming an excellent teacher

* Unofficial transcripts from any college or university you attended before CWU

Supplemental Materials need to be attached electronicall to your GSA by February 1st.

*Applicants selected as finalists will be required to conduct a 15 minute teaching session with the Scholarship Selection Committee


CWU Financial Aid Office
400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7504
Phone: (509) 963-1611
Fax: (509) 963-1788

Award Amount: 
Award amount to be determined

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