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Graduate Studies in Business

Dan C. Sanford Scholarship
  • To apply for this $1,000 scholarship, the applicant must be admitted to the Whitworth MBA program with at least three courses completed, have a minimum GPA of 3.25, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA form. Scholarship applications will be distributed to eligible students in December.
 
Graduate School of Business Grant
  • Whitworth Graduate Studies in Business sponsors tuition grants in the range of 10 percent to 30 percent for students with exceptional financial need. Applicants for this grant must have a current FAFSA application on file. Receipt of a GSB tuition grant may influence a student’s total eligibility for other sources of federal and state aid, so it is important for the recipient to review eligibility with a financial aid representative. Satisfactory academic progress is necessary to maintain eligibility for this grant. To apply for this grant, students should submit a request to the Assistant Director of Graduate Studies in Business.

  • Eligibility: Financial need-see Description

  • Application: Contact the School of Global Commerce & Management 777-3283

  • Amount: 10%-30%
 
Graduate Studies in Business International Student Grant
  • As international students are not eligible for U.S. federally funded financial aid, Graduate Studies in Business offers tuition grants in the range of 10 percent to 30 percent to eligible international students who demonstrate high academic performance and financial need. To apply for this grant, students should submit a request to the Assistant Director of Graduate Studies in Business.

  • Eligibility: Financial need-see Description

  • Amount: 10%-30%
 
The ELA Scholarship
  • ELA Scholarships are available only to women graduate students with physical disabilities who are enrolled in a college or university in the United States.

    These scholarships are awarded on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis.


  • Eligibility:

    Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:



    (1) The student must be a woman with a physical disability.



    (2) The student must be currently accepted to a graduate program working towards a Masters degree or above in an accredited college or university in the United States.



    (3) The student must be active in a local, state, or national disability organization - either in person or electronically - which is providing services and/or advocacy for people with disabilities.



    (4) The student must be willing, as an ELA Scholar, to network with the ELA Board of Directors and previous ELA Scholarship recipients on our listserv. This will enhance the ELA Scholar's support base in professional and advocacy arenas.



    (5) The student must be willing, as an ELA Scholar, to update the ELA Foundation with an annual letter on September 1st of each year on her progress in her academic and/or working career.



  • Amount: 500-2000

  • Contact Information:

    exectutivedirector@ela.org

    626-398-8840

 
Whitworth Graduate Student In Business(GSB) Academic Scholarship
  • Whitworth Graduate Studies in Business (GSB) sponsors scholarships for students who are admitted to the university with a strong undergraduate record. Students entering with a minimum 3.75 undergraduate GPA and a GMAT score of 550 or higher are automatically eligible for up to a 20-percent tuition scholarship. In order to remain eligible for this scholarship, students are expected to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA during their graduate studies. To apply for this scholarship, students should submit a request to the Assistant Director of Graduate Studies in Business.

  • Eligibility: 3.75 Undergraduate GPA; 550 GMAT score

  • Application: Contact the Graduate Studies in Business office - (509)777-3222

  • Amount: up to a 20-percent tuition scholarship

  • Renewal: 3.0 or higher GPA in graduate studies

  • Contact Information: Contact the Graduate Studies in Business department at 509-777-3222 or http://www.gsb@whitworth.edu
 

Master in Teaching

Federal TEACH Grant
  • For students enrolled in coursework necessary to begin a career in teaching in a high-need field such as Math, Science, Foreign Language, Bilingual Education, English Language Acquisition, Special Education, or Reading Specialist. Eligibility: Must meet certain academic achievement requirements.

  • Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen, or eligible non-citizen and complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Students do not need to demonstrate financial need but must be admitted to the Education program (typically during sophomore year) pursuing a major or minor in one of the high-need subjects listed above. Must be willing to repay the grant as loan with interest if fail to meet the four-year service requirement.

  • Application: Application is online. For more information, please contact the Whitworth Financial Aid Office.

  • Amount: Award amounts are up to $4,000 a year.
 
MIT Academic Scholarship
  • Students applying to the Master in Teaching program are automatically considered for a tuition scholarship up to $2000.

 
MIT Diversity Grant
  • Students with significant ethnic or cross cultural experience may be eligible for a grant up to $2000.
 
MIT Grant
  • Students enrolled in the MIT Program with exceptional financial need as determined by the FAFSA may be eligible for a tuition grant of up to $2,000. Student must be a US citizen.

  • Application: Contact the Master in Teaching Program office (509) 777-3769.
 

School of Education - Graduate Studies (Administration, Counseling and Therapy, Teaching)

Diversity Scholarships
  • Whitworth Graduate Studies in Education (GSE) sponsors scholarships for students who are admitted to the university and come from an underrepresented racial or ethnic population or who have lived in a culture outside their own where they experienced being in the significantly underrepresented population for more than a year, or who have a permanent disability. To apply for this scholarship, students should submit the GSE Diversity Scholarship Application to the Graduate Studies in Education office. The scholarship covers 25% of tuition costs for courses that are charged at the standard GSE rate and may not be used in conjunction with other Whitworth-sponsored aid.


  • Application:

    Application is made in the Graduate Studies office


  • Amount: up to 25% of tuition costs
 
GSE-John Knox Scholarship
  • Whitworth GSE sponsors scholarships for students who serve in K-12 private Christian schools, churches or nonprofit organizations. To apply for this scholarship, students should submit the GSE John Knox Scholarship Application to the Graduate Studies in Education office. The scholarship covers 25% of tuition costs for courses that are charged at the standard GSE rate and may not be used in conjunction with other Whitworth-sponsored aid.
 
The ELA Scholarship
  • ELA Scholarships are available only to women graduate students with physical disabilities who are enrolled in a college or university in the United States.

    These scholarships are awarded on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis.


  • Eligibility:

    Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:



    (1) The student must be a woman with a physical disability.



    (2) The student must be currently accepted to a graduate program working towards a Masters degree or above in an accredited college or university in the United States.



    (3) The student must be active in a local, state, or national disability organization - either in person or electronically - which is providing services and/or advocacy for people with disabilities.



    (4) The student must be willing, as an ELA Scholar, to network with the ELA Board of Directors and previous ELA Scholarship recipients on our listserv. This will enhance the ELA Scholar's support base in professional and advocacy arenas.



    (5) The student must be willing, as an ELA Scholar, to update the ELA Foundation with an annual letter on September 1st of each year on her progress in her academic and/or working career.



  • Amount: 500-2000

  • Contact Information:

    exectutivedirector@ela.org

    626-398-8840

 




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