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Marit Thomas Rhoads Scholarship


  • Current CWU students and incoming transfer students admitted to CWU by February 1st for the upcoming Fall Term
  • Fully admitted to the CWU Teacher Preparation Program at the time of application
  • Major in Elementary Education
  • Full time CWU student
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
Application Process: 

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


Supplemental Materials Required: 

Submit the following additional materials -- submit only one set of Additional Materials if you are applying for more than one Education scholarship:

  • 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 (1) 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.
  • Applicants selected as finalists will be required to conduct a 15-minute teaching session with the Scholarship Selection Committee.
  • Additional materials must be submitted electronically by attaching 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

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