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Larry L. Pinnt Scholarship


General Scholarship

  • Incoming freshman/transfer students admitted to CWU by February 1st for the upcoming Fall Term
  • Parent, grandparent, step-parent or step-grandparent must be alumnus of CWU, Central Washington State College, or Central Washington College of Education
  • Demonstrated improvement in studies and/or overcoming challenges to excel academically
  • Demonstrated leadership potential
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Must be ineligible to receive a Pell Grant and Washington State Need Grant
Application Process: 
  1. Complete the General Scholarship Application through your MyCWU Account. by February 1st and have your FAFSA filed no later than February 1st.
Supplemental Materials Required: 

Two letters of recommendation from former faculty/teachers addressing the following:

   1. A challenge faced by the student
   2. How the student overcame the challenge
   3. A description of the student's academic improvement
   4. The student's potential as a leader

All supplemental materials need to be attached electronically to the GSA by February 1st.


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
Scholarship Tags: 
Incoming Freshman or Transfer

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