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Virginia Funkley-Ward Education Scholarship

Description: 

Requirements: 
  • Current CWU students and incoming transfer students admitted to CWU by March 1st for the upcoming Fall Term
  • Fully admitted to the CWU Teacher Preparation Program at the time of application
  • Demonstrate financial need -- Must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before the Financial Aid Office's priority deadline of March 15th. 
Application Process: 
  1. Complete the General Scholarship Application through your MyCWU Account.
  2. Submit the following 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 postmarked or submitted to the scholarship office no later than March 1st. 

Supplemental Materials Required: 

 

  • 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
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: 
Education
Scholarship Tags: 
Financial Need
Type: 
GSA