Please enter your phone number in the format 123-456-7890 (area code then number).
Many scholarships require full-time enrollment; List credits planning to enroll in
If you answer No, please enter your country of citizenship
The following questions are optional. Certain miscellaneous and/or departmental scholarships have special criteria. Your answers will help us determine your eligibility for these scholarships. If you do not complete these questions, you will not be considered for all scholarships for which you may be eligible.
Check all that apply. If you choose other, please describe (Example: Argentinean, Columbian, Salvadorian, Spaniard)
Single parent is defined as a single adult who provides more than 50% of the financial support for their dependent.
Answer yes if neither parent has graduated with at least a bachelor’s degree
WSU Vancouver would like to better understand your perspectives, contributions, qualifications, and diverse talents. Please address your experience in each category keeping in mind how you can contribute to the future community of excellence at Washington State University Vancouver.
Exhibit your best work in this writing sample. Answer the following essay questions using these format guidelines:
Check spelling, grammar, and punctuation for accuracy.
Limit your responses to 100 words per question. Submissions of more than 100 words will not be accepted, and you will be prompted to make changes in order to come in under the 100 word limit.
1. Leadership/Group Contributions: *
Describe examples of your leadership experience and share how you have significantly influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time. Consider responsibilities you have taken for initiatives in or out of school.
2. Knowledge in a field/creativity: *
Describe any of your special interests and how you have developed knowledge in these areas. Give examples of your creativity: the ability to see alternatives; take diverse perspectives; come up with many, varied, or original ideas; or willingness to try new things.
3. Dealing with adversity: *
Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to address this challenge. Include whether you turned to anyone in facing that challenge, the role that person played, and what you learned about yourself.
4. Community Service: *
Explain what you have done to make your community a better place to live. Give examples of specific projects in which you have been involved over time.
5. Handling systemic challenges: *
Describe your experiences facing or witnessing discrimination. Tell us how you responded and what you learned from those experiences and how they prepared you to contribute to the WSU community.
6. Goals/task commitment: *
Articulate the goals you have established for yourself and your efforts to accomplish them. Give at least one specific example that demonstrates your work ethic/diligence.
Used with permissions of Oregon State University. OSU Insight Resume. Copyrighted, trademarked. July 2007.
I certify that ALL information given on this application is true and accurate at the time this application is filed, and in my own words. I grant permission to officials of Washington State University to obtain all other information necessary for the determination of my eligibility for scholarships. I also grant permission to officials of Washington State University to release the information obtained for this application process to other scholarship awarding agencies and donors for scholarships granted. As well, I give my permission for WSU to release information to the press or public regarding details of any scholarships I am awarded.