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Scholarships for Washington Residents

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

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University Achievement Award

$2,000 or $4,000

Two years

Eligibility:

  • Automatically awarded to students with minimum 3.4 high school GPA and qualifying SAT or ACT test score

See if you’re eligible

For renewal criteria please visit our Terms and Conditions page.

Crimson Transfer Award

$2,000

Two years

Eligibility:

  • Transfer with at least 27 semester or 40 quarter credits at time of application
  • Have a minimum transfer GPA of 3.2
  • Be a resident of the State of Washington
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Attend WSU Pullman

For renewal criteria please visit our Terms and Conditions page.

Regents Scholars Program

Distinguished Regents Scholar

Full tuition and mandatory fees
Four years

Regents Scholar

$4,000
Four years

High schools in Washington are invited to nominate two of their top students for this scholarship program. All nominees who complete the application process are eligible for the $4,000 Regents Scholar award. The top nominees (usually 10 recipients) are competitively selected for the Distinguished Regents Scholar award.

See the Regents Scholars website for information on eligibility and nominations.

Regents Scholars Program

National Merit Scholarships

Full tuition

Four years

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

Eligibility and renewal

Cougar Commitment

Full tuition and fees

Renewable up to four years

Eligibility and renewal

Experience WSU

$1,000

One-time award (non-renewable)

Experience WSU is both a scholarship program and a campus visitation event.

Eligibility:

  • Apply for admission by January 31 and accept admission offer
  • Attend the entire visit event
  • Each student can receive only one campus visit award.
  • Distinguished Regents and National Merit awardees are not eligible for this award.

Attend the event

Future Cougars Embracing Diversity

$1,000

One-time award (non-renewable)

Future Cougars Embracing Diversity (formerly Future Cougars of Color) is both a campus visitation event and a scholarship program.

Eligibility:

  • Apply for admission and scholarships by January 31
  • Accept admission offer to Pullman campus
  • Attend the entire event
    (space may be limited, and registration is first-come first-served)
  • Each student can receive only one visit award

Attend the event

All-Washington Academic Team

$2,000

One-time award (non-renewable)

Each year, WSU will award scholarships to 10 current year All-Washington Academic Team members who transfer to any of the university’s campuses.  If more than 10 team members enroll to WSU, the university will determine who receives the scholarships.

We encourage interested members to notify us as soon as possible by contacting scholarships@wsu.edu or calling our office.

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