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Graduate Studies in Business

Dan C. Sanford Scholarship
  • To apply for this $2,000 scholarship, the applicant must be admitted to the Whitworth MBA program with at least one semester completed, have a minimum GPA of 3.25, and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA form. Scholarship applications will be distributed to eligible students in August.

Graduate Studies in Business Academic Scholarship
  • Whitworth Graduate Studies in Business (GSB) sponsors scholarships for students who are admitted to the university with a strong undergraduate record. Students entering with a minimum 3.5 undergraduate GPA and a GMAT score are automatically eligible for up to a 20-percent tuition scholarship. In order to remain eligible for this scholarship, students are expected to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA during their graduate studies. To apply for this scholarship, students should submit a request to the Assistant Director of Graduate Studies in Business.
  • Eligibility: 3.5 Undergraduate GPA; GMAT score
  • Application: Contact the Graduate Studies in Business office - (509) 777-3283
  • Amount: up to a 20-percent tuition scholarship
  • Renewal: 3.0 or higher GPA in graduate studies
  • Contact Information: Contact the Graduate Studies in Business department at (509) 777-3283 or http://www.gsb@whitworth.edu
Graduate Studies in Business Grant
  • Whitworth Graduate Studies in Business sponsors tuition grants in the range of 10 percent to 30 percent for students with exceptional financial need. Applicants for this grant must have a current FAFSA application on file. Receipt of a GSB tuition grant may influence a student’s total eligibility for other sources of federal and state aid, so it is important for the recipient to review eligibility with a financial aid representative. Satisfactory academic progress is necessary to maintain eligibility for this grant. To apply for this grant, students should submit a request to the Assistant Director of Graduate Studies in Business.
  • Eligibility: Financial need-see Description
  • Application: Contact the Graduate Studies in Business Office - (509) 777-3283
  • Amount: 10-30 percent

Master in Teaching

Academic Scholarship
  • Students applying to the Master in Teaching program are automatically considered for a tuition scholarship up to $3000.

Diversity Grant
  • Students with significant ethnic or cross cultural experience may be eligible for a $3000 grant.

Support Grant
  • Students enrolled in the MIT Program with exceptional financial need as determined by the FAFSA may be eligible for a tuition grant of up to $3,000. Student must be a US citizen.
  • Application: Contact the Master in Teaching Program office (509) 777-3769.

Master of Arts in Theology

Whitworth University Master Of Arts In Theology Scholarship
  • Through the support of our generous donors, the M.A. in Theology program is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships each year.  These scholarships are awarded prior to the start of fall term, and typically will cover 25% of tuition each term, limited to three courses/nine credits.  Awards are made, first, on the basis of financial need, second, on the basis of academic progress.

  • Eligibility:

    Must be matriculated within the MA in Theology program, at least half-time (3 or more credits) maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Where these requirements are not met, funds may be withdrawn


  • Application:

    In order to apply, please complete the FAFSA www.fafsa.gov  and the following

    Application will be available during awarding period in August.

     

  • Amount: Varies -based on available funds
  • Contact Information:

    Whitworth University Master Of Arts in Theology Department

School of Education - Graduate Studies (Administration, Counseling and Therapy, Teaching)

Community Leadership Scholarship
  • The Graduate Studies in Education (GSE) Community Leadership Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship designed to recognize and reward students who demonstrate innovative and initiative-driven leadership that impacts their communities and enhances their academic experience at Whitworth University. The goal of this scholarship is to promote innovative thinking and commitment to addressing the needs in our communities.

  • Application:

    Apply

    Deadline Dates for 2016-17:
    Fall Semester- July 15, 2016
    Jan Term and Spring Semester - December 5, 2016
    May Term & Summer 2017 - April 20, 2017

     

  • Amount: 25% of tuition
Diversity Scholarship (Ethnic and Disability)
  • Whitworth Graduate Studies in Education (GSE) sponsors scholarships for students who are admitted to the university and come from an underrepresented racial or ethnic population or who have lived in a culture outside their own where they experienced being in the significantly underrepresented population for more than a year. This scholarship may also be awarded to individuals who have a permanent disability.

  • Application:

    Apply

    Deadline Dates for 2016-17:
    Fall Semester and Jan Term - July 15, 2016
    Spring Semester - December 5, 2016
    May Term & Summer 2017 - April 20, 2017

     

  • Amount: 25% of tuition
Gifted Education Specialty Endorsement Scholarship
  • This scholarship is for students who are admitted to the university and are pursing Gifted Education Specialty Endorsement. Students maybe pursing the endorsement only or as part of the M.A.T. Gifted & Talented or M.Ed. Teaching & Learning degree programs.  

  • Application:

    Apply

    Deadline Dates for 2016-2017

    Fall Semester - July 15, 2016
    January & Spring Semester - December 5, 2016
    Summer 2017 - April 20, 2017

  • Amount: 25% of tuition on courses required for the Gifted Education Specialty Endorsement.
  • More Information:

    Applicants must also submit the following documents by email (gifted@whitworth.edu):

    • One letter of recommendation in support of the applicant’s commitment to the field of gifted education and potential for leadership.
    • Resume - If you have applied to the M.A.T. Gifted & Talented or M.Ed. Teaching & Learning program, you may include the same resume you submitted for your degree program application.
GSE Support Grant
  • The Graduate Studies in Education department may award support grants to eligible students upon application. Support grants are intended for students who demonstrate financial need that is hindering their ability to afford a graduate education.

  • Application:

    Apply

    Deadline Dates for 2016-17:
    Fall Semester - July 15, 2016
    Jan Term and Spring Semester - December 5, 2016
    May Term & Summer 2017 - April 20, 2017

     

  • Amount: 10%, 15% or 25% of tuition
John Knox Scholarship
  • Whitworth GSE sponsors scholarships for students who serve in K-12 private Christian schools, churches or nonprofit organizations.

  • Application:

    Apply

    Deadline Dates for 2016-17:
    Fall Semester- July 15, 2016
    Jan Term and Spring Semester - December 5, 2016
    May Term & Summer 2017 - April 20, 2017

  • Amount: 25% of tuition