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Financial Aid Resources - Grants

Federal TEACH Grant
  • Description: For students enrolled in coursework necessary to begin a career in teaching in a high-need field such as Math, Science, Foreign Language, Bilingual Education, English Language Acquisition, Special Education, or Reading Specialist. Eligibility: Must meet certain academic achievement requirements.

  • Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen, or eligible non-citizen and complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Students do not need to demonstrate financial need but must be admitted to the Education program (typically during sophomore year) pursuing a major or minor in one of the high-need subjects listed above. Must be willing to repay the grant as loan with interest if fail to meet the four-year service requirement.

  • Application: Application is online. For more information, please contact the Whitworth Financial Aid Office.

  • Amount: Award amounts are up to $4,000 a year.
Graduate School of Business Grant
  • Description: 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 School of Global Commerce & Management 777-3283

  • Amount: 10%-30%
Mazamas Research Grant Funding
  • Description: The Mazamas, a 3,000 member Oregon mountaineering organization headquartered in Portland OR, is soliciting research grant proposals from scientists and their graduate students. Our organization supports research projects in keeping with the Mazamas’ goals of conserving and increasing the understanding of mountain environments (particularly relating to the Pacific Northwest), and enhancing the enjoyment and safety of mountain recreation. The Committee evaluates each proposal and awards grants to selected applicants in the spring of each year.

  • Amount: $1,500-$3,500

  • Deadline: 1/28

  • More Information: Mazamas Research Committee Email: Web:
MIT Diversity Grant
  • Description: Students with significant ethnic or cross cultural experience may be eligible for a grant up to $2000.
MIT Grant
  • Description: 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 $2,000. Student must be a US citizen.

  • Application: Contact the Master in Teaching Program office (509) 777-3769.