Funding Opportunities

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Where to Start?

Funding a college education takes careful planning and often requires tapping a variety of financial resources.  Some good places to start on campus would be the UWT Office of Financial Aid and the Office of Student Fellowships and Awards, where experts can assist you with financial aid, scholarship, and fellowship options that may be open to you.

On this page, we will provide links to funding opportunities that may be especially relevant to Undergraduate students at UWT. 






Leadership 1000 Scholarship - Up to $20,000

The Leadership 1000 Scholarship provides college scholarships to students who will be attending an eligible four-year college or university in Washington state. A Leadership 1000 Scholarship can be customized around a general set of requirements requested by the donor. 

  • Annual awards range from $2,500-$5,000.
  • Most scholarships are renewable for up to four years.
  • Approximately 60 applicants selected.

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Governors’ Scholarship - Up to $20,000

The Washington State Governors’ Scholarship for Foster Youth helps young men and women from foster care continue their education and earn a college degree. The program has been supported by the current and former governors in Washington state. 

  • Annual awards range from $2,000-$4,000.
  • Renewable for up to five years.
  • Approximately 50 applicants selected.

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