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Financial Support for Honors Students

Providing Honors College students with an excellent academic experience is a high priority for many alumni, friends, and programs. Their support through scholarships from the Honors College, awards from WSU, and more from several national and international organizations has a positive impact on the lives and futures of many Honors students each year.

Honors awards for Honors College students are awarded based on or to support…

  • merit for outstanding grades and achievements
  • financial need
  • study- and research-abroad, including foreign language immersion programs
  • undergraduate research
Honors College Scholarships

Many alumni and friends are dedicated to helping current students and have created Honors College awards for Honors students who are in good standing in the program. These rewards range from academic merit to financial need, as well as special grants for study abroad travel and undergraduate research. A detailed list of all the different scholarships you will be eligible for by completing the application below, please contact Honors directly.

A detailed application for Honors College Scholarships is available online. Please note the application deadline.

You must complete a WSU Scholarship Application to be considered for those awards granted by Honors. This is also the procedure you must follow to receive separate scholarships and aid from WSU. You should also fill out the FAFSA.

The WSU Education Abroad Endowment was created by Honors alumna Carolyn Ofstad) and George Hubman for study abroad.  Applications for this award are made through WSU International Programs/Education Abroad.

Distinguished Scholarships

Several highly competitive national grants, fellowships, and awards are available.  Preparing to apply for these prestigious awards begins early in your baccalaureate program. Several Honors College students and graduates have received support from awards that help fund undergraduate and graduate pursuits.

See program head Robin Bond in the Honors College office, first floor Honors Hall, for more information, or send an email to