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2024-2025 Graduate Scholarship App is OPEN!

The Undergraduate Application for 2024-2025 has closed. The Graduate/Doctorate scholarship application deadline is August 1, 2024 (specific dates vary by program)

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Western Carolina University offers numerous scholarships supporting a wide variety student types and fields of study. In addition, WCU’s scholarship support staff work to connect students with state-administered scholarship opportunities and others.

Here you’ll find resources and information about scholarships of all types. Be sure to review the important upcoming deadlines below.



How to apply for WCU Scholarships

  • Log into myWCU 
  • Click the Scholarships tab in the My Financial Aid Status box
  • Click Apply for or Accept Scholarships
  • Complete the General Scholarship Application 
  • Check your myWCU account for any additional tasks (i.e. supplemental responses, essays, letters of recommendation, etc) 
  • Based on the information provided in the application, you will be placed in the applicant pool for each scholarship for which you are eligible.
  • Scholarship committees will review applications for each pool and select scholarship recipient(s)
  • Undergraduate decisions are typically made between March and June 30

Dates and Deadlines

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