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Scholarships for Transfer Students Enrolling in Fall 2023

Whitworth scholarships are available to cover Whitworth tuition costs only.

2023-24 University Scholarships: $16,000 to $30,000

For transfer students enrolling at Whitworth in fall 2023.

Whitworth offers generous scholarships ranging from $16,000-$30,000 per year, based on students' academic achievement and personal background. These scholarships are offered after a holistic review of your admissions application and are renewable up to four years toward an undergraduate degree. Explore additional financial aid resources at whitworth.edu/undergraduateaid.

2022-23 University Scholarships: $12,000 to $27,000

For transfer students enrolling at Whitworth in spring 2023.

Whitworth offers generous scholarships ranging from $12,000-$27,000 per year, based on students' academic achievement and personal background. These scholarships are offered after a holistic review of your admissions application and are renewable up to four years toward an undergraduate degree. Explore additional financial aid resources at whitworth.edu/undergraduate-aid.

Other Resources

Visit Scholarship: $1,000 (one-time)

Offered to students who complete a qualifying Whitworth admissions visit program during the academic year prior to enrolling at Whitworth. For more information and to see a list of qualifying visit programs, visit whitworth.edu/visit-scholarship

Campus Housing Grants: $4,000

Offered automatically for 2023-24 incoming transfer students living on campus to cover tuition.

Pirate Pathways Scholarship: $1,500

Offered to students from Washington State Community Colleges and North Idaho College who sign up for the Pirate Pathways Program. Click here to learn more.

Whitworth Bound Promise: Up to Full Tuition

Offered and renewed to Washington residents who are eligible for the College Bound Scholarship and have a 3.0 or higher cumulative college GPA. For more information, visit whitworth.edu/college-bound

Whitworth University Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

To be eligible for a $1,500 PTK scholarship, a student needs:

  • To be newly admitted to Whitworth University, planning to enroll full time for the next academic year, and pursuing a first bachelor's degree.
  • To be enrolled in PTK for a minimum of one full-time academic school year (or the equivalent of three full-time quarters).
  • An advisor of the PTK chapter at the local community college to write an email detailing the student's active participation in the PTK chapter during that time frame.

Recipients of the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship are not eligible for the American Honors Scholarship. This scholarship is renewable. Contact Transfer Admissions at admissions@whitworth.edu or 509.777.4786.

Whitworth University American Honors Scholarship

Transfer students graduating from an American Honors program with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher who enroll full time at Whitworth to pursue a first bachelor's degree are eligible to receive a $1,500 American Honors Scholarship. The scholarship is renewable. Recipients of the American Honors Scholarship are not eligible for the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship or the All-Washington Academic Team Scholarship. Contact the admissions office at admissions@whitworth.edu or 509.777.4786.

Whitworth University All-Washington Academic Team Scholarship

Whitworth University offers $1,500 scholarships to All-Washington Academic Team members who enroll at Whitworth. This scholarship is renewable. Recipients of the All-Washington Academic Team Scholarship may receive the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, but are not eligible for the American Honors Scholarship. For information, contact Vice President for Admissions & Financial Aid Greg Orwig at gorwig@whitworth.edu or 509.777.4580.

Talent & Participation Scholarships: $1,000+

Offered based on audition or application to students who participate in art & design, forensics (speech and debate), media, music, theatre or Young Life at Whitworth. Click here for more information about these scholarships and the audition/application process.

Military Service Scholarship: Up to $1,500

Offered to veterans (including their dependents), active-duty members of the military (including their dependents) and ROTC cadets whose tuition is not fully covered by veterans benefits. Click here to see an extensive list of outside scholarship/grant opportunities for military-connected students. 

Outside Scholarships

Scholarships from local, regional or national organizations can usually be stacked on top of Whitworth scholarships and grants.