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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 one semester 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 Studies in Business 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 3.5 undergraduate GPA and a GMAT score 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: 3.5 Undergraduate GPA; GMAT score

  • Application: Contact the Graduate Studies in Business office - (509) 777-3283

  • 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) 777-3283 or http://www.gsb@whitworth.edu
 
Graduate Studies in 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 Graduate Studies in Business Office - (509) 777-3283

  • Amount: 10-30 percent
 

Master in Teaching

Academic Scholarship
  • Students applying to the Master in Teaching program are automatically considered for a tuition scholarship up to $3000.

 
Diversity Grant
  • Students with significant ethnic or cross cultural experience may be eligible for a $3000 grant.
 
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.
 
Support 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 $3,000. Student must be a US citizen.

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

Master of Arts in Theology

Whitworth University Master Of Arts In Theology Scholarship
  • Through the support of our generous donors, the M.A. in Theology program is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships each year.  These scholarships are awarded prior to the start of fall term, and typically will cover 25% of tuition each term, limited to three courses/nine credits.  Awards are made, first, on the basis of financial need, second, on the basis of academic progress.


  • Eligibility:

    Must be matriculated within the MA in Theology program, at least half-time (3 or more credits) maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Where these requirements are not met, funds may be withdrawn



  • Application:

    In order to apply, please complete the FAFSA www.fafsa.gov  and the following

    Application will be available during awarding period in August.

     


  • Amount: Varies -based on available funds

  • Contact Information:

    Whitworth University Master Of Arts in Theology Department

 

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

Community Leadership Scholarship
  • The Graduate Studies in Education (GSE) Community Leadership Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship designed to recognize and reward students who demonstrate innovative and initiative-driven leadership that impacts their communities and enhances their academic experience at Whitworth University. The goal of this scholarship is to promote innovative thinking and commitment to addressing the needs in our communities.

  • Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be admitted to the university prior to applying for this scholarship. Precipients of this scholarship must achieve a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all courses taken as part of an approved graduate degree. Students must also meet all satisfactory progress requirements set forth by the financial aid office.

  • Application:

    Application is made in the Graduate Studies in Education office.


  • More Information: The scholarship may cover up to 25% of tuition costs for courses that are charged at the standard GSE rate and may not be used in conjuction with other Whitworth-sponsored aid.
 
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 in Education office


  • Amount: 25% of tuition costs
 
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.
 
Support Grant
  • The Graduate Studies in Education department will award support grants to eligible students upon application. Support grants are intended for students who demonstrate financial need through their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


  • Eligibility:

    The Graduate Studies in Education department will award support grants to eligible students upon application. Support grants are intended for students who demonstrate financial need through their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).



  • Application:

    Application is made in the Graduate Studies in Education office.


  • Amount: Students may be awarded up to $5000