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Scholarships

The application period for the 2019-2020 academic year is closed. The application period for 2020-2021 will open in october.

2019-2020 Graduate/Doctorate scholarship application deadline Summer 2019 (specific dates vary by program) APPLY NOW IN MYWCU!

Western Carolina University offers numerous scholarships, both need and merit based, supporting a wide variety student types and fields of study. In addition, WCU’s scholarship support staff work to connect students with state-administered scholarship opportunities and others.

Here you’ll find resources and information about scholarships of all types. Be sure to review the important upcoming deadlines below.

WCU SCHOLARSHIPS

NON-WCU SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

FAQs AND TIPS

AWARD FORMS

2019-2020 Deadlines:

WCU Scholarship Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

FAFSA Priority Filing Deadline: January 1, 2019

  • Students who wish to be considered for need-based scholarships must file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid in addition to the scholarship application. The federal priority filing deadline is January 1.
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