The Division of Student Affairs offers several scholarships and awards to help Western's undergraduate students reach their educational goals. A list of the scholarships and awards are listed below with a brief description of each. Applications are available on this site or at the Student Affairs Office, 114 East Scott. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Student Affairs Office, 828.227.7234, or e-mailing Shawna Young (firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline for all applications is March 15, 2013.
For additional information on scholarships, please see the Office of Financial Aid’s scholarship information website .
Dean Plemmons Scholarship Apply
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support for returning students who are
active or were past participants in at least three of the following organizations
- A campus social organization (fraternity or sorority)
- A civic or campus service organization
- A campus academic honor society
- A campus organization that promotes WCU (athletic team, EnTOURage, band, etc.)
- Grade requirement of 3.0 GPA
Jacob Spencer Medford Leadership Scholarship Apply
The Jacob Spencer Medford Scholarship is intended for student leaders with an interest in continuing their leadership development and involvement in civic engagement. Students must be enrolled full-time; have a 3.0 GPA; be involved in active civic engagement; participate in a campus leadership position in a club, group or organization; and actively participate with a staff mentor.
Graduate students seeking financial assistance should contact:
109 Cordelia Camp Building
Notification of Award
Award recipients are sent an email which includes the amount of the award and an agreement
form outlining the criteria of the scholarship. Students are asked to sign the scholarship
agreement form and return it to the Office of Student Affairs. Students may be required
to send a thank-you not to the donor. The scholarship award will be posted to the
student's account after the signed agreement form and thank-you letter (if required)
are sumbitted to the Office of Student Affairs.