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Second Chance-A New Beginning


General Scholarship

  • Incoming freshman, transfer student, or current CWU student
  • Incoming freshman/transfer students must be admitted to CWU by March 1st for the following Fall Term
  • Full time enrollment
  • Applicant must have been out of high school for at least three years
  • Applicant must have a final cumulative high school GPA of no higher than a 2.5, or have earned a GED
Application Process: 

Complete the General Scholarship Application through your MyCWU Account by March 1st and complete your FAFSA no later than February 21st.

Supplemental Materials Required: 
  • An essay describing why you believe you are now capable of quality performance and achievement.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation: one academic and one non-academic.
  • Attach your additional materials electronically to your online scholarship application or submit to the Scholarship Office by March 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