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Honors Scholarships

Note: EWU Scholarships begin Fall quarter only. The application deadline is February 15th.

Honors offers four-year scholarships for incoming Freshmen renewable with a 3.5 yearly cumulative GPA.

Honors scholarships are Eastern's best. Honors ScholarshipsThey include:

  • The Killin - EWU Washington State resident undergraduate tuition for up to 4 years.
  • Academic Honors - $4000
  • Scholastic Honors - $3500
  • Transfer Honors (two-year scholarship) - $3500

Anne Peasley received Honors scholarship support to complete
her academic career at Eastern Washington University.

To Qualify

Incoming Freshmen:

  • 3.6 high school cumulative grade point average
  • superior SAT scores AND/OR
  • 26+ ACT comprehensive score
  • Exceptions may be made for special circumstances and talents                        

Incoming Transfers:

  • Must have an AA degree OR two full years of course work at a university
  • 3.7 cumulative GPA
  • Exceptions may be made for special circumstances and talents

To Apply

The EWU General Scholarship Application serves as the Honors Program Application. Go to Financial Aid and follow instructions. For more information about each scholarship, go to the Scholarship page. A student EWU ID is required, contact Admissions if you have questions.

One letter of recommendation, from an instructor, should be sent directly to the Honors Program,
    217 Hargreaves Hall,
    Eastern Washington University
    Cheney, WA  99004-2414

Send the Honors Program a list of all Running Start or college courses that will be completed by August 31st as well as earned & anticipated AP or CLEP test scores.

Students who will have an AA degree with Running Start do not apply to Freshman Honors because they would duplicate credits already earned.

After February 15, applicants should contact the Honors office directly by phone or email. Submit a current transcript, a statement of academic interests and goals, and one Letter of Recommendation directly to:

Honors Program
217 Hargreaves Hall
Cheney, WA 99004

Interested students are encouraged to visit EWU to learn more about the program. Applicants may phone ahead to arrange to sit in on a class and talk to faculty in their areas of interest.


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