Application Process

Get Started on Your Application

Not sure where to get started? We’re here to help! Choose the student category that best applies to you, then click the link to learn about requirements and deadlines, and to start your online application.

Scholarship Process

Just one general scholarship application will put you in the running for hundreds of scholarships from WSU Pullman.

First-Year Student

You’re a first-year student if you’re applying to WSU for the academic year immediately following high school or haven’t attended college since your high school graduation.

Transfer Student

You’re a transfer student if you attended a college or university after graduating from high school, not including the summer immediately after graduation.

Returning Student

You’re a returning student if you previously enrolled at WSU as an undergraduate degree-seeking student at any WSU campus and have been away for more than one semester, excluding the summer semester.

International Student

You’re an international undergraduate if you are not a U.S. citizen or Green Card Holder, DACA Status Holder, Asylee, Refugee Status and you require a visa to study in the U.S. or are already present in the U.S. on a visa, such as F-1, J-1, H-1B, TN, among others.


You’re a non-degree student if you don’t intend to complete a degree at WSU and are taking coursework for a certificate, personal enrichment, to transfer to another college, or for a teaching endorsement.