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Science Education

College of the Sciences

Scholarships and Funding

What should I apply for if:

YOUR SITUATIONSCHOLARSHIPS (see below for information)
I am a freshmanWA Opportunity, TEACH
I am a sophomore

WA Opportunity, Elliot Family, Howard FamilyAFCEA, TEACH

I am a junior or transfer student with AASOLVER, WA Opportunity, Elliot Family, Howard FamilyAFCEA, TEACH
I have financial NEEDWA Opportunity, SOLVER, Howard Family, any others
I am from an underrepresented group in STEMSOLVER,
I want teaching experience 
I want research experienceSOLVER, summer research internships
I am willing to teach in a low-income school after graduationTEACH
I am going to be in Ellensburg in the summer 
I plan to be a physics teacherPhysics teaching scholarship

Updated Fall 2014, Scholarships are subject to change.  Please email if information is incorrect.


CWU Scholarships

General Scholarship Application

The General Scholarship Application (GSA) is open October 1 and due March 1 through My CWU each year. The scholarships listed below are for Science Education majors.  Other scholarships may be available within your science department (e.g., chemistry) or in education. Contact that department for more information. For further scholarship information in general, please visit or contact the Scholarship Office at (509) 963-1611.

Elliot Family Scholarship

Howard Family Scholarship


Full Tuition Scholarships




Washington State Scholarships


Washington State Opportunity Scholarship


National Scholarships

Grants and Scholarships


AFCEA Educational Foundation STEM Teaching Scholarship

Physics teaching scholarship (Barbara Lotze Scholarship for future teachers)

PAID Summer Research Programs

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Program at Department of Energy National Laboratories

Loan Forgiveness

Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

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