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Financial Aid

Whitworth's knowledgeable financial aid staff is available to assist you. Please call our financial-aid staff at 509.777.3215 or visit the Whitworth Financial Aid webpage for more information.

Financial aid is available to Whitworth students to support their investment in their doctoral education. Students do not have to be in a low-income category to qualify, but they do need to apply to be considered for financial aid. The Whitworth Financial Aid Office (509.777.3215) is eager to assist you in determining the best way to fund your education.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Students participating in the 2022-23 Doctorate in Occupational Therapy program will need to complete the 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid at In order to complete the FAFSA, you will need to have or create an FSA ID at Financial aid will be awarded for nine semesters over three academic years. Students will need to complete a FAFSA each academic year that they wish to receive aid (2022-23, 2023-24, 2024-25). List Whitworth University on the FAFSA along with Whitworth's Title IV code, which is 003804. Only domestic and permanent residents are eligible for financial aid through the FAFSA.

Scholarships and Grants

Whitworth University is committed to a robust scholarship program to support student education in the doctoral programs. Applicants will be eligible to apply for these scholarships at the time of their interview in Spring 2022. Find more information on the Whitworth Financial Aid webpage.

Assistance for Veterans

The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, which offers federal benefits, is designed to provide substantial educational benefits to servicemen and women. It covers a large part of the cost of a Whitworth degree. Visit the veterans webpage to learn more about the veteran education benefits available to you.

Whitworth's VA certifying official (509.777.3601) can assist you in determining your eligibility. The Whitworth Financial Aid Office will then work with you to ensure that you receive the proper assistance.

Payment Options

Payment options are available, including monthly payments with a minimal set-up fee. For information, contact the Whitworth Student Financial Services Office at