Alumni Association Leader Scholarship

Alumni Association Leader Scholarship

Recipients of the Western Alumni Association Leader Scholarship are students who are making a difference. They are student leaders who will contribute greatly to Western and actively participate in the life of the university. Applicants must either be: a full time Western student taking a minimum of 12 credits, a high school senior intending to become a full time Western student, or a college transfer intending to become a full time Western student. Current college applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.10, and high school applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5, and all applicants must be pursuing undergraduate studies. Students must also be in attendance to receive the scholarship. Preference is given to students who have financial needs, or are active within their community, who participate in leadership building activities, provide service to others, succeed academically, and/or are relatives of Western alumni.

Award:

  • 2 @ $1,000 (2018-19)

Criteria:

  • Undergraduate student enrolled in 12+ credits, high school senior intending to become a full-time Western student, or college transfer intending to become a full-time Western student.
  • GPA 3.1 or above - college applicants, GPA 3.5 or above - high school applicants.
  • Based on leadership and overall academic merit
  • Each department may nominate one student

Guidelines:

Application guidelines will be updated soon. Thank you for your patience. 

Questions about scholarships? Contact Laquita Garbarino at (360)650-6400 or by email at laquita.garbarino@wwu.edu.

Past Recipients: 

Trevor Hargrave, 2019-20

Maya Noesen, 2019-20

Emerson Powers, 2018-19

Edwin Smith, 2018-19

Amanda Norell Bader, 2009-10

Scott Schmalz, 2009-10

Alex Nelson, 2008-09

Lich Pham, 2008-09

Sarah Polster, 2008-09