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Honors Scholarships

Providing students with an excellent college experience is a high priority for alumni, friends, and organizations associated with the WSU Honors College. Scholarship support from the university and national and international organizations has a positive lifelong impact on Honors College students each year.

Scholarships through the Honors College can help with

  • Experiential learning
    • Study and research abroad
    • Research at WSU
    • Presentations at conferences and research competitions
    • internship opportunities
  • Tuition and fees
  • Housing – Through a private gift, a housing award is provided each year to three Honors College students in any area of study, and/or students who are in the Honors and Business Innovation and Leadership Experience (HABILE)
  • Other costs of attendance

Scholarships through the Honors College may be based on

  • Merit
  • Participation in special programs such as the Business Innovation and Leadership Experience and Honors Leadership Programs
  • Academic interests/areas of study
  • Planned experiential learning
  • Financial need, based on WSU’s determination of need, which is driven by the FAFSA

In addition to scholarships awarded through the Honors College

  • Students should complete the WSU Scholarship Application, which is a requirement to be eligible for Honors College scholarships.
  • Students should complete and submit the FAFSA or WAFSA.
  • There are many scholarships available through other departments, colleges, and programs at WSU.
  • Students can apply to nationally competitive distinguished scholarships and programs.