2019 Alumni Association for Undergraduate Students - Mid-Year Scholarship
Submission Deadline02/08/2019

The Western Alumni Association is proud to offer Western students the opportunity to receive The Alumni Association Leader Scholarship. Recipients of this honor are students who are making a difference in their communities, and contributing greatly to Western by actively participating in the life of the university.

Western Alumni are world leaders, and many credit this success to their Western experience. We know that as a Western student you are destined to join this successful alumni community, so the graduates of our university want to help you succeed...and one way is through student scholarships support.

There will be 5 scholarship awards given in the amount of $1,000 and will be allocated spring 2019 quarter.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must be one of the following:
    • Full time Western student (taking a minimum of 12 credits)
    • High school senior intending to become a full-time Western student beginning Winter 2019
  • College transfer intending to become a full time Western student beginning Winter 2019
  • GPA minimum cumulative
    • Currently in college - GPA of 3.10
    • Currently in high school - GPA of 3.50
  • Applicants must be pursuring undergraduate study
  • Applicants must be admitted to Western to receive the scholarship
  • Applicants must submit FAFSA for scholarship consideration (international or undocument students, follow the instructions under the Financial Aid section)
  • Applicants need not be related to or know any WWU alumni to apply


  • This is a need-based scholarship to fill need, not exceed it.

Priority Consideration

  • Preference will be given to those with financial need.
  • Active students within their community, who participate in leadership building activities, provide service to others, and succeed academically.


  • Supplemental Information and Questions: Complete the application and additional questions.
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    • You can either upload the letters or you can send a direct request to your reference and to do so follow the instructions in the application when you get to that section.
    • Obtain two current* letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation must be submitted with your completed application. Letters of recommendation not received with the completed application will be considered incomplete and will not be accepted. You could have 1 letter that is academic related and 1 letter that is personal. Or you could have 2 letters that are academic.
      • Letters must be signed by the individual writing the letter (and it can't be a typed signature)
      • If the letter can be printed on letterhead (recommended)
      • The date must be on the letter
  • Transcripts: Submit your college or high school transcript showing your cumulative GPA. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Transcripts not received with the completed application will be considered incomplete and will not be accepted.
  • Documents must be either PDF or Word (PDF is preferred)

*Current meaning the letters must be dated since September 2018

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