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A prestigious, national scholarship networks you with people who share your vision to make our planet a better place to live.
Boren / Fulbright / Gates Cambridge / Gilman / Goldwater / Hollings / Marshall / Mitchell / NSF GRFP(tooltip: NSF GRFP|National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program) / Pickering / Rhodes / Schwarzman / Truman / Udall
We will help you. Our program will provide you with mentoring by professional staff who partner with campus experts to guide students in the preparation and application process for national distinguished scholarships.
What We and Our Students Have Accomplished
WSU Engineering Senior Named Schwarzman Scholarship Finalist
Washington State University electrical engineering senior Maximillian Obasiolu has been named a nationally competitive Schwarzman Scholar award finalist, said April Seehafer, director of the Distinguished Scholarships Program. “Maximillian is an exceptional student who identifies his goals and tailors—or creates—opportunities to reach them,” said Seehafer. “He has an entrepreneurial spirit and an awareness of emerging trends that align not only with his personal educational and career plans but also with the Schwarzman Scholar program. We are pleased and proud that Maximillian represented WSU.”
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WSU Students Land 3 Goldwater Awards to Support STEM Research
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation has announced that Washington State University juniors India Dykes, Haley Morris, and Gunnar Sly have each received $7,500 awards for the coming year, said April Seehafer, director of the WSU Distinguished Scholarships Program. “Our three newest Goldwater awardees are outstanding science researchers who are working to advance knowledge in their fields. Receiving a Goldwater Scholarship acknowledges their dedication to pursuing an education and accomplishments in their area of specialization.”
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- WSU Senior Patrick Robichaud Finalist for National Truman Scholarship #Truman
- WSU Senior Headed to Wales on a Fulbright to Study Human Impact on Marine Ecology #Fulbright
- WSU Sophomore Wins National Goldwater Scholarship for Junior, Senior Years #Goldwater
- WSU Senior Vanessa Giramata Recognized as First Schwarzman Distinguished Scholarship Finalist #Schwarzman
Our Latest Annual Event
Distinguished Scholars Celebration
Watch the 2020 Distinguished Scholars Celebration on YouTube. The Celebration is our annual, fall networking event where we recognize all WSU students who received a distinguished scholarship within the last year.