Scholarships for Washington residents
Completing the WSU scholarship application puts you in the running for these major scholarships. We'll consider you for all the awards that fit your qualifications. And you could end up winning more than one.
University Achievement Award
For Washington high school students who meet certain GPA and SAT/ACT requirements: $2,000 and $4,000 awards are available; renewable for one additional year.
Four years of full tuition and required fees for eligible students who have financial need.
Regents Scholars Program
Competitive merit scholarship for Washington high school students who meet certain GPA and SAT/ACT requirements. High school educators and Native American tribal councils nominate students for these awards.
Future Cougars of Color
Outstanding students (of any and all colors) are selected to compete for these scholarships at a unique on-campus event that blends scholarship activities with opportunities to explore WSU.
Access and Opportunity Award
For incoming freshmen from participating Washington high schools who have a minimum 3.5 GPA and demonstrate leadership skills, commitment to volunteer work, and community service.
Academic Achievement/Diversity Scholarship
Based on academic strength, demonstrated leadership skills, commitment to volunteer work and community service, and a high level of financial need (must complete FAFSA by Feb. 15 priority date).
National Merit Corporation Scholarship
Glenn Terrell Presidential Scholarship
Based on good grades and exceptional performance on standardized tests.
WSU Alumni Association (WSUAA) Leadership Awards
For incoming freshmen who demonstrate leadership potential. See the Alumni Association scholarships page for details on requirements.