Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

This opportunity is available to students who are 25 or older and attending Western full-time (12 or more credit hours). Applicants must have completed 16 credit hours with a 3.0 GPA at Western or another institution. For continuation, students must complete 12 credits each semester with a 3.0 GPA. Students who receive a Hathaway or Out of State Academic Scholarship are not eligible for this scholarship. The application period is open from December 1st to July 1st for scholarships that will be awarded for the 2024-2025 academic year. Apply before April 1st to be considered as a priority applicant.

Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) must be completed to provide calculation of cost of attendance (COA) and student must be registered for Fall 2024 semester (registration opens April 10, 2024) to be considered for this scholarship.

Supplemental Questions
  1. For consideration, provide a short personal essay that addresses:
    -Why you feel you should be a recipient of the scholarship
    -Your educational goals
    -Your future career goals