Woodring Scholarships For Prospective Woodring Students
Avis J. Stewart Scholarship
Award: Ten awards of $2000 each
Applicants must be a sophomore or junior for the upcoming fall quarter (from WWU or transferring into WWU) intending to apply or working toward a degree in education through Woodring College of Education. Recipient must be in good academic standing in accordance with Western Washington University guidelines.
Future Teachers of Color Promise Scholarship
Award: $2000, may be renewed with good standing
Woodring College of Education will award several Future Teachers of Color Promise Scholarships for the next academic year to selected students of color whose career goal is to become a classroom teacher. Open to students who will have sophomore or junior status for the upcoming fall quarter (from WWU or transferring into WWU).
NOTE: If you are applying for admission to Woodring any time in the upcoming academic year, you should also apply for other scholarships listed on this website.
Mildred M. Bain Memorial Scholarship
Award: Full tuition for fall, winter, spring quarters
Applicants must be from historically underrepresented groups interested in pursuing a career in P-12 teaching. Eligible underrepresented students will include men intending to enter the Elementary, Early Childhood, and/or Special Education profession(s), first generation college students, and/or students of color. Prospective and current teacher education candidates are eligible. Students who will be transferring to Western in the Fall of 2014 for a Woodring College of Education teaching program are also eligible. Please provide a one-paragraph statement of financial need.
Select applicants may be invited to an in-person interview with Woodring faculty/staff.
The scholarship recipient(s) will receive support and mentoring from Woodring College of Education. Scholarship recipients will be asked to:
- Meet with a faculty mentor as requested
- Meet with an assigned academic advisor and/or check-in with the scholarship coordinator periodically
- Attend special Woodring events
Please check with Western's scholarship and financial aid offices for other options.