How to Apply

Scholarship Applications are Open!

If you are not yet a Woodring student but expect to be admitted fall, winter, or spring quarter during the 2022-23 school year, you need to apply for scholarships this Spring.

This application process is only for Woodring College of Education Scholarships.

Students who are eligible to apply are:

  • Currently enrolled and will be continuing through the 2023-2024 Academic Year, including alt route
  • Not yet admitted to Woodring, but have applied or will apply for admission to any quarter of the coming 2023-2024 Academic Year (fall, winter, spring)
  • Completing a program anytime during the 2023-2024 Academic Year (fall, winter, spring, summer). 
  • Students applying to Woodring who are Future Woodring Scholars, Maestros, or another pre-admission status 

What you need to apply:


2. TRANSCRIPTS: Official transcripts are not required.  You may submit photocopied PDFs of your WWU or previous college academic history.

3. RESUME: Please include any experiences you've had, paid or unpaid, that contributed to your field of studies, e.g. volunteering or working with community or youth organizations or in school classrooms, etc. May include awards or recognition for such service. List length and dates in chronological order. May include very brief descriptions. 

4. ESSAYS: All applications require an essay. If you have been a Woodring student for two or more quarters, please refer to specific classes or course content that especially contributed to your understanding of your future profession. The more specific you can be about your own unique learning path, the better. 

  • 2023 Essay Question: 

    Vision Statement: Woodring College of Education fosters community relationships and a culture of learning that advances knowledge, honors diversity, and promotes social justice.

    Reflect on this vision statement and what it means to you. How have you supported this vision and how will this vision be reflected in your future career path? (include Woodring course experience, if applicable) 500 words max.

5. IMPACT STATEMENT (optional):  How would receiving a scholarship from Woodring impact you? (250 words)


Once you have created an account for Reviewr, please select the application for the Woodring Department you are currently enrolled in, or intend to enroll in, listed below. 

If you would like to submit multiple applications, select "add another submission" once you complete your first application. 

Woodring Teacher Education Scholarships

  • Alt-Route (WIETS & WMTF)
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Elementary Education
  • ELL / Bilingual Endorsement
  • Exceptionality and Disability
  • Master in Teaching
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Master in Teaching

Woodring Health and Community Studies Scholarships

  • Adult & Higher Education
  • Human Services
  • Nursing
  • Palliative Care Minor
  • Rehabilitation Counseling

Woodring Equity & Diversity Scholarships

Cyndie Shepard Compass 2 Campus Lead Mentor Scholarship

  • For students who are, or will be, serving their second year as a lead mentor for the Compass 2 Campus program 
  • Preference is given to applications who demonstrate financial need and show exceptional leadership in, and contribution to the C2C program

Woodring College of Education Alumni Association Leader Scholarship

  • Open to anyone enrolled in a Woodring program who demonstrates community-based leadership skills

American Indian / Alaska Native & Indigenous Student Scholarships

  • Open to current and prospective Woodring students who are American Indian/Alaska Native or Indigenous.
  • Post-bac and graduate eligible to apply.