Scholarships Available for Graduate Students


Students registered for less than 12 hours will receive prorated grants and scholarships.

 
 GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS A few assistantships are available for graduate students in biology, and education. Candidates applying for these assistantships should write to the respective department chairs.
 
Variable
Renewable
GRADUATE DEAN'S SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD This cash award and certificate of distinction are for graduate students with exceptional academic records.  The graduate faculties nominate recipients.




$1,360 Nonrenewable MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP.  Each student who holds a bachelor’s degree from WWU and whose cumulative grade point average (GPA) was at least 3.0 is eligible for this award.  Funds are disbursed one-fourth each quarter—fall, winter, spring, and summer—of the recipient’s first year in the program.  Recipients may also qualify for Master’s in Counseling Psychology Merit Scholarships.
  
Variable
Renewable
MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK ETHNIC DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP. In order to increase the ethnic diversity of students enrolled in the MSW program, WWU has a limited number of scholarships available to members of under-represented ethnic groups. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis and are based on the financial need of the student.



$500 to 1,000 NonrenewableMASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY MERIT SCHOLARSHIP.  This scholarship is awarded in recognition of an outstanding undergraduate grade point average (GPA).  One-fourth of the scholarship is disbursed each quarter—fall, winter, spring, and summer—of a recipient’s first year in the program.  Recipients may also qualify for Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology Departmental Scholarships.
 Undergraduate GPA Award
 3.90 – 4.00 $1,000 ($250 per quarter)
 3.80 – 3.89 $750 ($187 per quarter)
 3.70 – 3.79 $600 ($150 per quarter)
 3.50 – 3.69 $500 ($125 per quarter)
  
$1,360 Nonrenewable MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS.  Each student who holds a bachelor’s degree from WWU and whose cumulative grade point average (GPA) was at least 3.0 is eligible for this award.  Funds are disbursed one-fourth each quarter—fall, winter, spring, and summer—of the recipient’s first year in the program.  Recipients may also qualify for Master’s ion Teaching Merit Scholarships.
  
$500 to 1,000 Nonrenewable MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING MERIT SCHOLARSHIP.  This scholarship is awarded in recognition of an outstanding undergraduate grade point average (GPA).  One-fourth of the scholarship is disbursed each quarter—fall, winter, spring, and summer—of a recipient’s first year in the program.  Recipients may also qualify for  Master of Arts in Teaching Departmental Scholarships.
  
 Undergraduate GPA Award
 3.90 – 4.00 $1,000 ($250 per quarter)
 3.80 – 3.89 $750 ($187 per quarter)
 3.70 – 3.79 $600 ($150 per quarter)
 3.50 – 3.59 $500 ($125 per quarter)
  
$1,360
Nonrenewable
MASTER'S IN SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP Each student who received a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Walla Walla University and whose cumulative grade-point average (GPA) was at least 3.00 is eligible for this award. Funds are disbursed one-fourth each quarter--fall, winter, spring, summer--of a recipient's first year in the program. Recipients may also qualify to receive a Master's in Social Work Merit Scholarship.
  
$500-1,000
Nonrenewable
MASTER'S IN SOCIAL WORK MERIT SCHOLARSHIP.  This scholarship is awarded in recognition of an outstanding undergraduate grade-point average. One-fourth of the award is disbursed each quarter--fall, winter, spring, summer--of a recipient's first year in the program. Recipients may also quality to receive a Master's in Social Work Departmental Scholarships.
  
 Undergraduate GPA Award
 3.90-4.00 $1,000 ($250 per quarter)
 3.80-3.89 $750($187 per quarter)
 3.70-3.79 $600 ($150 per quarter)
 3.50-3.69 $500 ($125 per quarter)
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Last update on November 4, 2013