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Welcome to Western Carolina University's Scholarship Application and Search Website!


We have many scholarships available based on a variety of criteria including academic achievement, financial need, county of residency, program of study, and community service.  You are welcome to explore our list of scholarship opportunities at any time.

WCU scholarship applications are available in MyWCU.  You must be admitted to a degree-seeking program in order to be considered for scholarships.  You are welcome to submit your application once you receive your MyWCU login credentials.  Note:  The apply button below will redirect you to MyWCU.  Please click the link next to the purple paw labeled "apply for or accept scholarships" in the financial aid block.

2019-2020 Undergraduate scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2019.

2019-2020 Graduate/Doctorate scholarship application deadline Summer 2019 (specific dates vary by program).



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If you have any questions about the scholarship application process, please contact the Financial Aid Office by calling (828) 227-7290 or via email at finaid@wcu.edu.