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Scholarships for Adult Degree Students

Courage to Continue Scholarship for Adult Learners

In support of adult learners, the School of Continuing Studies is pleased to offer a limited number of non-renewable scholarships each semester to students who are enrolling at Whitworth University for the first time.

Scholarship deadlines:

  • Aug. 1 for students beginning classes in May or August
  • Sept. 1 for students beginning classes in September
  • Dec. 1 for students beginning classes in January
  • Feb. 1 for students beginning classes in February

Eligibility: Must be matriculated within the School of Continuing Studies at least half-time (6 or more credits) and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Students must apply via the online scholarship application to be considered.

Amount: Varies based on available funds, from $500-$1,500. This scholarship is meant to help close funding gaps at the beginning of a student's time at Whitworth.

Apply: Courage to Continue Scholarship

Contact Information: Whitworth University School of Continuing Studies |

Outside Scholarships

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