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Graduate Studies in Business

Dan C. Sanford Scholarship
  • To apply for this $2,000 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 August.

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 Kristin R. Bertsch in the Graduate Studies in Business department at kbertsch@whitworth.edu or (509) 777-3875

  • Amount: up to a 20-percent tuition scholarship
  • Renewal: 3.0 or higher GPA in graduate studies
  • Contact Information:

    Contact Kristin R. Bertsch in the Graduate Studies in Business department at kbertsch@whitworth.edu or (509) 777-3875

MBA Alumni Society Scholarship
  • MBA Alumni understand that graduate students work hard to pay for their tuition, most of the time out of pocket without any federal or state assistance. This scholarship is meant to make a large impact on one MBA student in a big way.  MBA Alumni contribute annually to a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded to an MBA student whose desire is to utilize their graduate degree to significantly influence their community and workplace.

    Applicants must be full-ime students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Financial need is not required. 

     

  • Amount: 5000
  • More Information:

    Contact Kristin R. Bertsch at kbertsch@whitworth.edu or (509) 777-3875

MBA Community Impact & Leadership Scholarship
  • The MBA program sponsors students who demonstrate promise as community leaders through their established community involvement and impact. All MBA program applicants will be automatically considered for this scholarship at the time of admission, and will be evaluated based on material provided with the standard MBA application (including resume, references, and personal essay). This scholarship may be awarded in addition to an academic scholarship up to a maximum scholarship amount of 30% of total tuition. No separate application is required. All program applicants are automatically considrered during the admissions process.

  • Amount: 10% or 20% discount toward MBA tuition
  • Renewal: A 3.0 cumulative graduate GPA is required to maintain this award
Whitworth Military Service Scholarship
  • In support of our veterans and their families, Whitworth offers a Military Service Scholarship for veterans, or spouses of veterans, whose tuition is not fully covered by VA benefits in combination with other Whitworth tuition-driven aid. The amount of this scholarship for graduate students is 5% of tuition, up to $1,500 per academic year. To qualify students must submit proof of military service with honorable discharge (preferably Form DD-214) to the financial aid office. For more information, contact Scholarship Coordinator, Anna Nelson at anelson@whitworth.edu.

  • Amount: up to $1500
  • Contact Information:

    Anna Nelson, Scholarship Coordinator, anelson@whitworth.edu

Master in Teaching

Academic Scholarship
  • Students applying to the Master in Teaching program (MIT) are automatically considered for a tuition scholarship ranging from $1000 to $4000.

Alumni Scholarship
  • Students admitted to the Master in Teaching program who also received their undergraduate degree from Whitworth University will automatically qualify for a $1500 scholarship.

  • Contact Information:

    Ellie Powers, Assistant Director Master in Teaching Program, epowers@whitworth.edu or 509-777-3769

MIT Leadership Scholarship
  • The MIT leadership scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for those teacher candidates who have had extensive experience in leadership roles.  These candidates are recognized for their potential to make a positive impact in the classroom as a teacher as well as a leader among their peers in the program.  

Whitman College Graduate Scholarship
  • Students admitted to the Master in Teaching program who received their undergraduate degree from Whitman College will automatically qualify for a $1500 scholarship.

  • Contact Information:

    Ellie Powers, Assistant Director Master in Teaching Program, epowers@whitworth.edu or 509-777-3769

Whitworth Military Service Scholarship
  • In support of our veterans and their families, Whitworth offers a Military Service Scholarship for veterans, or spouses of veterans, whose tuition is not fully covered by VA benefits in combination with other Whitworth tuition-driven aid. The amount of this scholarship for graduate students is 5% of tuition, up to $1,500 per academic year. To qualify students must submit proof of military service with honorable discharge (preferably Form DD-214) to the financial aid office. For more information, contact Scholarship Coordinator, Anna Nelson at anelson@whitworth.edu.

  • Amount: up to $1500
  • Contact Information:

    Anna Nelson, Scholarship Coordinator, anelson@whitworth.edu

Graduate Studies in Theology

Whitworth Military Service Scholarship
  • In support of our veterans and their families, Whitworth offers a Military Service Scholarship for veterans, or spouses of veterans, whose tuition is not fully covered by VA benefits in combination with other Whitworth tuition-driven aid. The amount of this scholarship for graduate students is 5% of tuition, up to $1,500 per academic year. To qualify students must submit proof of military service with honorable discharge (preferably Form DD-214) to the financial aid office. For more information, contact Scholarship Coordinator, Anna Nelson at anelson@whitworth.edu.

  • Amount: up to $1500
  • Contact Information:

    Anna Nelson, Scholarship Coordinator, anelson@whitworth.edu

Whitworth University Graduate Studies in Theology Scholarship
  • Through the support of our generous donors, the Graduate Studies 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 Graduate Studies in Theology program, at least half-time (3 or more credits) maintain a 3.0 grade point average. If these requirements are not met, funds may be withdrawn.


  • Application:

    To be eligible, students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. An application will be provided by the theology department in August.

     

  • Amount: Varies -based on available funds
  • Conditions: All Whitworth sponsored aid is for tuition only.
  • Contact Information:

    Whitworth University Graduate Studies in Theology Department

School of Education - Graduate Studies

Program Specific Scholarships
  • The following School of Education – Graduate Studies Program offer program specific scholarships:
    Administration and Nonprofit Leadership
    Applied Behavior Analysis
    Educational Administration
    Gifted & Talented
    Marriage and Family Therapy
    Montessori
    School Counseling
    Social Emotional Learning
    Special Education
    Teaching & Learning
     
    Starting July 1, 2021 scholarships applications will be part of the Admissions process and accessible for incoming applicants at the time of applying to a School of Education - Graduate Studies Program.
    For students enrolled in a School of Education – Graduate Studies Program prior to July 1, 2021 will be sent a link to apply for a program specific scholarship once a year if interested. The funds are awarded for the following academic year only and students will have to reapply each year throughout their program to be considered for a scholarship. For more information please contact your Program Director/Chair or your Advisor.

Whitworth Military Service Scholarship
  • In support of our veterans and their families, Whitworth offers a Military Service Scholarship for veterans, or spouses of veterans, whose tuition is not fully covered by VA benefits in combination with other Whitworth tuition-driven aid. The amount of this scholarship for graduate students is 5% of tuition, up to $1,500 per academic year. To qualify students must submit proof of military service with honorable discharge (preferably Form DD-214) to the financial aid office. For more information, contact Scholarship Coordinator, Anna Nelson at anelson@whitworth.edu.

  • Amount: up to $1500
  • Contact Information:

    Anna Nelson, Scholarship Coordinator, anelson@whitworth.edu

Master of Science in Athletic Training

Dewaine and Bertha Moore Scholarship
  • This is a donor funded scholarship that can be awarded in addition to other sources of financial aid. Students are eligible to apply after completing their first semester in the MSAT program.

  • Eligibility:

    Must be in good academic standing with the University and MSAT program. Must be enrolled in the MSAT program with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, and completed 15+ academic credits. Financial need is not a consideration. Student must display enthusiasm, leadership and dedication to the athletic training program. S/he must have a strong commitment to integrating Christian faith and service into the athletic training profession as shown by extracurricular involvement. Applicant must display excellence in clinical application, as determined by the athletic training faculty and staff. Student must be pursuing a well-rounded education, as shown through activities and other academic interests on campus or in the community.


  • Application:

    Email Anna Nelson, Scholarship Coordinator for application (anelson@whitworth.edu). 

  • Amount: $900-1800
  • Renewal: This award is not eligible for renewal
MSAT Academic Scholarship
  • The MSAT program sponsors academic scholarships for students who are admitted to the university with a strong undergraduate record. Students will be ranked based on their score on the admissions rubric; an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.25or higher is required. This award can add onto a clinical leadership scholarship, but not to exceed $3000 per student.

  • Application:

    No separate application, all program applicants automatically considered

  • Amount: $1000-2000
  • Renewal: A 3.0 cumulative graduate GPA is required to maintain this award
MSAT Clinical Leadership Scholarship
  • The MSAT program sponsors clinical leadership scholarships students who demonstrate promise as future clinical leaders within the MSAT program through their application materials (e.g. interview, resume, essage, references). Students will be ranked based on their score on the admissions rubric. This award can add onto an academic scholarship, but not to exceed $3000 per student.

  • Application:

    No separate application, all program applicants automatically considered.

  • Amount: $1000-2000
  • Renewal: A 3.0 cumulative graduate GPA is required to maintain this award
Russ J. Richardson Scholarship
  • The Russell J. Richardson Athletic Training Scholarship was established in 2018 by friends and family in honor of Russell Richardson and his leadership of the athletic training program at Whitworth University. Russ served as head athletic trainer and athletic training program director at Whitworth from 1989-2011.  During his time at Whitworth, Russ made an impact on many lives, including those of his students, patients and colleagues.  He was a leader and humble servant at the university and to the athletic training profession at the state, district and national level.

  • Eligibility:

    Applicants must be matriculated full-time students who are in good academic standing, with a preference for students admitted and enrolled in the Master’s of Science in Athletic Training graduate program.  Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and demonstrate financial need according to the Office of Financial Aid. Recipients of this scholarship should demonstrate a commitment to leadership and service within the athletic training profession. For example, this might be shown through involvement in athletic training professional organization(s) (e.g. leadership positions, club membership, attending conferences, etc.) or volunteerism.


  • Application:

    Email Scholarship Coordinator, Anna Nelson for application (anelson@whitworth.edu)

     

     

     

  • Amount: $1350-$2700
  • Contact Information:

     

     

     

Whitworth Military Service Scholarship
  • In support of our veterans and their families, Whitworth offers a Military Service Scholarship for veterans, or spouses of veterans, whose tuition is not fully covered by VA benefits in combination with other Whitworth tuition-driven aid. The amount of this scholarship for graduate students is 5% of tuition, up to $1,500 per academic year. To qualify students must submit proof of military service with honorable discharge (preferably Form DD-214) to the financial aid office. For more information, contact Scholarship Coordinator, Anna Nelson at anelson@whitworth.edu.

  • Amount: up to $1500
  • Contact Information:

    Anna Nelson, Scholarship Coordinator, anelson@whitworth.edu

Doctorate in Physical Therapy

DPT Heart and Hands Scholarship
  • The DPT program sponsors a scholarship for students who have demonstrated leadership, service and resilience evidenced through their application, including work and volunteer experience, essays, references and their interview

  • Application:

    No separate application, all program applicants automatically considered

  • Amount: $250 per semester
  • Renewal: Students must remain in good academic standing
DPT Inaugural Cohort Scholarship
  • The DPT program sponsors a scholarship for students who are part of the first incoming cohort.

  • Application:

    No separate application, all program applicants automatically considered

  • Amount: $1,750 per semester
  • Renewal: Students must remain in good academic standing
Whitworth Military Service Scholarship
  • In support of our veterans and their families, Whitworth offers a Military Service Scholarship for veterans, or spouses of veterans, whose tuition is not fully covered by VA benefits in combination with other Whitworth tuition-driven aid. The amount of this scholarship for graduate students is 5% of tuition, up to $1,500 per academic year. To qualify students must submit proof of military service with honorable discharge (preferably Form DD-214) to the financial aid office. For more information, contact Scholarship Coordinator, Anna Nelson at anelson@whitworth.edu.

  • Amount: up to $1500
  • Contact Information:

    Anna Nelson, Scholarship Coordinator, anelson@whitworth.edu

Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

Mind and Heart Occupational Therapy Scholarship
  • The Mind and Heart Occupational Therapy Scholarship is offered to all occupational therapy doctoral students as recognition of being part of our inaugural cohort

  • Application:

    No additional application is needed. All applicants automatically considered through application for admission

  • Amount: $2000 per semester
  • Renewal: Renewable if students are in good academic standing and demonstrate professionalism
Transformational Leaders in Occupational Therapy Scholarship
  • The Transformational Leaders in Occupational Therapy Scholarship will be awarded to students who are recognized for displaying excellent leadership skills and have the potential for becoming transformational leaders who will move the occupational therapy profession forward, by creating a collective vision to inspire others to perform beyond their capabilities.   

  • Application:

    No additional application is needed. All applicants automatically considered through application for admission. Limited to no more than ten scholarships per cohort.

  • Amount: $1000 per semester
  • Renewal: Renewable if students are in good academic standing demonstrate professionalism and leadership
Whitworth Military Service Scholarship
  • In support of our veterans and their families, Whitworth offers a Military Service Scholarship for veterans, or spouses of veterans, whose tuition is not fully covered by VA benefits in combination with other Whitworth tuition-driven aid. The amount of this scholarship for graduate students is 5% of tuition, up to $1,500 per academic year. To qualify students must submit proof of military service with honorable discharge (preferably Form DD-214) to the financial aid office. For more information, contact Scholarship Coordinator, Anna Nelson at anelson@whitworth.edu.

  • Amount: up to $1500
  • Contact Information:

    Anna Nelson, Scholarship Coordinator, anelson@whitworth.edu