Taking leadership to the MAXX. This scholarship is provided in conjunction with the ASCWU BOD and US Bank to recognize student leadership involvement at CWU.
Applicant must have completed at least 36 CWU credits
Must be in good academic standing
Must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before the Financial Aid Office's priority deadline of January 21.
Preferred leadership experiences (preference will be provided to students that have served in leadership roles during their time at CWU in one of the following areas; however, all students both undergraduate and graduate with significant leadership experience are eligible to apply):
University Standing Committees, Department Committees, ASCWU-BOD Committees, Club Senate, Student and Activities Committee, Student Academic Senate, Union Advisory Board, Recreation Advisory Board, Sport Club Council, Equity and Services Council, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, and Washington Student Association Chapter officers.
Complete the General Scholarship Application through your My CWU Account by February 1st and complete your FAFSA by January 21st.
Additional materials must be attached electronically to the GSA by February 1st.
- Provide two letters of recommendation: (1) Faculty and (1) non relative that can speak to your leadership experience.
- Required Essay: Applicant must address the following (500-1000 words max):
a. Who you are and how this scholarship will make an impact in your life
b. Personal definition of leadership
c. Applicant experience as a leader
d. Explain why you are qualified for the scholarship
Optional Release of Information for promotional purposes
CWU Financial Aid Office
400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7504
Phone: (509) 963-1611
Fax: (509) 963-1788