2021-2022 Scholarships

We are no longer accepting applications for 2021-2022 Honors scholarships. Thank you to all who applied!

ADAMS Honors Scholarship

This award will be made to an upper-level Honors student (>100 credits and completed the First-Year Sequence) on the basis of academic merit and response to the following prompt: “How my Honors education has benefitted me to this point and how I might use it in the future.” Responses may not exceed 750 words. To be eligible students must have completed at least 90 quarter college credits by the end of Spring Quarter 2021 and be in good standing with WWU Honors. The award is for $1028 and will be made for the 2021-2022 academic year. A student need not be enrolled for the entire academic year to receive this award. Applications must contain your Western student ID# and must be submitted to honors@wwu.edu by noon on Monday, May 10, 2021.

GASTELLUM Honors/College of the Environment Scholarship

This award will be made to an Honors student in a College of the Environment major on the basis of academic merit, one letter of recommendation (from someone who can speak to your experience with environmental issues), and response to the following prompt: “My commitment to the solution of an environmental problem is demonstrated by….” Responses may not exceed 750 words. To be eligible students must have completed at least 90 quarter college credits by the end of Spring Quarter 2021 and be in good standing with WWU Honors. The award is for $1336 and will be made for the 2021-2022 academic year. A student need not be enrolled for the entire academic year to receive this award. Applications must contain your Western student ID# and must be submitted to honors@wwu.edu by noon on Monday, May 10, 2021.

LANG Memorial Scholarship

The Emily Lang Memorial Scholarship will be made to a female Honors student going into their second year at Western, based on academic merit and response to the following prompt: “My passion for the outdoors and community service is demonstrated by...” Responses may not exceed 750 words. The award is for $1476 and will be made for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applications must contain your Western student ID# and be submitted to honors@wwu.edu by noon on Monday, May 10, 2021.

MARIZ Scholarship(s)

The Frank and Reba Mariz Scholarship is for Honors students whose economic precarity has endangered their ability to get the most from their college experience.  Applicants must be in good standing with WWU Honors and provide an electronic response describing how your financial need has impeded your ability to participate in the Honors community.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need, as determined by information submitted on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). Responses should not exceed 750 words. There will be three awards of $1,500 made for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applications must contain your Western student ID# and be submitted to honors@wwu.edu by noon on Monday, May 10, 2021.

Honors SENIOR PROJECT Scholarship(s) 

Honors students who are engaged in their Senior Projects may apply for the Honors Senior Project Scholarship. There will be one award tuition waiver of $1,800 or two of $900 and will be made for the 2021-2022 academic year. A student need not be enrolled for the entire academic year to receive this award. Applicants must provide an electronic submission describing the work envisioned in the project, the project’s final product, the schedule on which project-related work will be done, and the project’s significance in its field and beyond. Applications must contain your Western student ID# and be submitted to honors@wwu.edu by noon on Monday, May 10, 2021.