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Scholarships for Non-Washington Residents

To be considered for these scholarship programs—and many more—complete the WSU General Scholarship Application by January 31.

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WUE/Cougar Award for Fall 2019

$10,000 PER YEAR

With the Western Undergraduate Exchange or WUE (here we call it the “WUE/Cougar Award“), an out-of-state student may receive a $10,000 award, renewable for an additional three years. Qualified students receive the award automatically, and are notified upon their offer of admission to WSU. To qualify, your admissions packet must be complete with all required transcripts submitted by the end of your first term of attendance. No additional action or forms are required for consideration.

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Awarded to admitted freshmen with a minimum 3.0 unweighted high school grade point average (GPA).

To receive the award, you must also:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Be a resident outside the state of Washington and charged non-resident tuition
  • Enroll at the Pullman campus as a freshman for fall 2018

This scholarship cannot be combined with the National Merit award.
Terms and Conditions

WUE/Cougar Award for Transfers for Fall 2019

$10,000 PER YEAR

With the Transfer Western Undergraduate Exchange or WUE (here we call it the “WUE/Cougar Award for Transfers“), an out-of-state transfer student may receive a $10,000 award. Qualified students receive the award automatically, and are notified upon their offer of admission to WSU. To qualify, your admissions packet must be complete with all required transcripts submitted by the end of your first term of attendance. No additional action or forms are required for consideration.

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Awarded to admitted transfer students with 27+ transferable semester credit hours with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

If you don’t have 27 transferable semester credits, you must have a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 AND a cumulative minimum transfer GPA of 3.0.

To receive the award, you must also:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Be a resident outside the state of Washington and charged non-resident tuition
  • Enroll at the Pullman campus as a transfer student for fall 2018

The award is renewable for an additional three years or until attainment of first Bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first.

This scholarship cannot be combined with the National Merit award.
Terms and Conditions

Cougar Award

$7,000

 

With the Western Undergraduate Exchange or WUE, an out-of-state student may receive a $7,000 award, renewable for an additional three years. Qualified students receive the award automatically, and are notified upon their offer of admission to WSU. No additional action or forms are required for consideration.

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To receive the award, you must also:

  • Have an unweighted high school grade point average (GPA) between 3.0 and 3.39.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. outside the state of Washington
  • Enter the Pullman campus as a freshman for Spring 2020 or Fall 2020
  • Be charged non-resident tuition

This scholarship cannot be combined with the National Merit award.

Terms and Conditions

WUE/Distinguished Cougar Award

$11,000

 

With the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Distinguished Cougar Award, an out-of-state student may receive a $11,000 award, renewable for an additional three years. Qualified students receive the award automatically, and are notified upon their offer of admission to WSU. No additional action or forms are required for consideration.

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To receive the award, you must also:

  • Have an unweighted high school grade point average (GPA) between 3.4 and 4.0.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. outside the state of Washington
  • Enter the Pullman campus as a freshman for Spring 2020 or Fall 2020
  • Be charged non-resident tuition

This scholarship cannot be combined with the National Merit award.

Terms and Conditions

WUE/Cougar Award for Transfers

$11,000

 

With the Transfer Western Undergraduate Exchange or WUE (here we call it the “WUE/Cougar Award for Transfers“), an out-of-state transfer student may receive a $11,000 award, renewable for an additional three years. Qualified students receive the award automatically, and are notified upon their offer of admission to WSU. No additional action or forms are required for consideration.

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Awarded to admitted transfer students with 27+ transferable semester credit hours with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
If you don’t have 27 transferable semester credits, you must have a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 AND a cumulative minimum transfer GPA of 3.0.
To receive the award, you must also:

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Be a resident outside the state of Washington and charged non-resident tuition
  • Enroll at the Pullman campus as a transfer student starting in Spring 2020 or fall 2020

This scholarship cannot be combined with the National Merit award.

Terms and Conditions

National Merit Scholarship

Full tuition

Four years

WSU offers generous scholarships to National Merit Scholarship finalists and semifinalists.

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