Scholarship Resources


Student Outreach Services, working with the Western Washington University Scholarship Center and other programs throughout the state, provides information about scholarships and opportunities to help students afford the financial burden of tuition, housing, and dining.

AMP Scholars

The All Nations Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ANSLAMP) is funded by the National Science Foundation, with the goal of increasing the number of Native American students successfully completing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Students may apply throughout the year.

Bill Reed Family Scholarship

The Bill Reed Family Scholarship is a renewable annual award based on merit and need. The scholarship provides support exclusively for African American undergraduate students who have been admitted to Western. Please see the scholarship application for more information about the eligibility and application requirements. The application deadline has passed for 2021.

Womxn of Color Empowerment Scholarship

The Womxn of Color Empowerment Scholarship was established in February 2007 to provide financial assistance and educational opportunities for Western students.  This $1000 scholarship is available to students who demonstrate support for or experience with the issues and concerns of womxn of color at Western. Please see the scholarship application for more information about the eligibility and application requirements. The application deadline is June 1, 2021 by 11:59 PM for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Womxn of Color Empowerment Scholarship 2021-2022

WWU Undergrad Research Grants

The objective of this program is to provide encouragement for undergraduate students to engage in scholarly/creative work in their disciplines and to provide funds which may make it possible for them to do so. The program budget is $15,000, divided equally among the three quarters. Grants will normally be awarded in the range of $100 – $500 per project. For more information, please visit the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs website.


Other Scholarship Resources

Washington Scholarship Coalition (the WashBoard)

The Washington Scholarship Coalition is a partnership of public and nonprofit agencies coming together to build an online scholarship marketplace and provide a trusted source of scholarships. It exists to create connections and ensure scholarship funds are reaching those in need.

The Washington Scholarship Coalition’s website, the WashBoard, provides students with a in-depth database of numerous scholarships available to students and allows users to create a profile that matches scholarships with an individual’s identity, academic and career goals and region/locality. Please visit the WashBoard by by clicking on the link below.

Western's Scholarship Center

Western's Scholarship Center is available to assist students and their families as they search and apply for scholarships. The awarding of a scholarship represents not only a significant source of financial assistance, but recognition of your special achievements and an investment in your potential.