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Teach STEM

Congratulations to our 2019-20 Academic Year Scholarship Awardees! We'd like to thank the Howard and Elliot Families for their continued support of science educators. 


Funding opportunities -- scholarships, grants, loans, internships -- each play a role in your undergraduate education. Take advantage of them! Questions should be directed to the Scholarship Office at (509) 963-1611.

Your Situation Scholarship Opportunity
I am a freshman/sophomore WA Opportunity, TEACH, BluePay
I am a junior/senior or transfer student with an AA degree WA Opportunity, TEACHScholarship Central (Elliot and Howard), BluePay
I have financial NEED WA Opportunity, any other CWU need-based via Scholarship Central
I am from an underrepresented group in STEM WA Opportunity, Information available via Scholarship Central
I want research experience Information available via Scholarship Central
I am willing to teach in a low-income school after graduation TEACH
I am interested in teaching science Elliot Family, Howard Family    *HINT!!! If you are in TeachSTEM, apply for this scholarship!!
I am interested in chemistry Information available via Scholarship Central
I am interested in biology Information available via Scholarship Central
I am interested in math Information available via Scholarship Central
I am interested in Middle Level Math NCTM Middle School Math Teacher
I am interested in computer science Information available via Scholarship Central
I am interested in physics Barbara Lotze
I am a graduate student interested in teaching science AFCEA
Be sure to investigate opportunities outside of the Scholarship Central application that may apply to you. Find a list of them here: http://www.cwu.edu/scholarships/outside-scholarships


Scholarship Central Database

The Scholarship Central database is open October 1 through February 1 each year. Contact your department(s) for specific scholarship information. For further scholarship information in general, please visit http://www.cwu.edu/scholarships or contact the Scholarship Office at (509) 963-1611.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

  • Supports low- and middle-income students pursuing high-demand majors in science, technology and math
  • Encourages recipients to work in Washington State once their degree is complete
  • Award amounts will vary
  • Must be a WA resident who graduated from a WA high school
  • DUE: February
  • For more information: https://www.waopportunityscholarship.org/students/applicants/baccalaureate/


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Elliott Family Scholarship

Howard Family Scholarship

Barbara Lotze Scholarship

  • Supports future physics teachers up to $2,000 per year
  • Applications will be accepted at any time and those received by the December 1 deadline will be considered for that year
  • DUE: December 1 
  • For more information: http://www.aapt.org/programs/grants/lotze.cfm

BluePay STEM Scholarship

AFCEA Educational Foundation STEM Teaching Scholarship (Graduate Students)

NCTM Prospective Middle School Math Teacher Course Work Scholarship

Washington Student Acheivement Council Scholarships

  • Supports paraeducators to earn a teaching degree
  • Supports certified teachers to add a high needs certification
  • For more information: https://www.wsac.wa.gov/teachers

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