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Scholarships

Presidents' Scholars Scholarship

Description: 

This scholarship covers in-state tuition for four years for an incoming freshman.  The scholarship is automatically renewed for up to four years, provided the recipient maintains a 3.500 GPA at CWU.

Requirements: 
  • Admitted to CWU by March 1st to enroll for the upcoming Fall Term
  • Entering Freshman
  • Completed a college-prep curriculum that includes:
    • Four years of English language, literature, and writing
    • Three years of math, including first-year algebra, and two additional years of college prep math, such as geometry, advanced algebra, trigonometry, analytical geometry, calculus, or probability & statistics
    • Two years of a single foreign language
    • Two years of science, including a year each in two fields of college prep science, such as biology, chemistry, physics, or earth & physical science.
  • GPA of 3.500 or higher among the required college prep courses and must maintain 3.500 GPA during the academic year and during renewal years.
  • Score in the 90th percentile or greater on the SAT or ACT
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities and academic potential
  • Preference given to Washington State residents
Application Process: 
  1. Complete the General Scholarship Application through your MyCWU Account.
  2. Submit the following additional materials:
  • A statement from your high school counselor certifying that you have completed a college prep curriculum, including the courses described above. DO NOT SEND A TRANSCRIPT. Failure to provide a complete statement from your school counselor outlining your college prep curriculum will result in the disqualification of your application.
Supplemental Materials Required: 

A statement from your high school counselor certifying that you have completed a college prep curriculum, including the courses described above. DO NOT SEND A TRANSCRIPT. Failure to provide a complete statement from your school counselor outlining your college prep curriculum will result in the disqualification of your application.

Contact: 

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

Award Amount: 
Award amount to be determined
Deadline: 
October 1 - March 1
Department: 
Open to Any Major
Scholarship Tags: 
Incoming Freshman or Transfer
Open to Any Major
Type: 
GSA