Awards and Scholarships

ASWSU Global Student Excellence Award

The Global Campus student government (ASWSU Global) has established awards for new or continuing students seeking their degree online from WSU. The ASWSU Global Student Excellence Award provides $1,000 a semester. These are awarded in the fall for one academic year (fall and spring semesters), in the spring for spring semester, and in the summer for the summer term.  


Academic year (fall and spring)Spring onlySummer
July 1November 1March 15

Apply for the ASWSU Global Student Excellence Award

ASWSU Global Internship Award

The Internship Award provides $1,000 a semester to encourage Global Campus students to gain experience by participating in unpaid internships. To be eligible, students must pay Global Campus S&A fees, and work in an internship that carries WSU credit.

Criteria considered include the student’s written essay and financial need. Documentation of the unpaid internship must be provided with completed application.

Three $1,000 awards will be awarded each semester.


Fall semesterSpring semesterSummer semester
August 25December 1March 15

Apply for the ASWSU Global Internship Award

University Scholarships

You may be eligible for more than 700 different scholarships offered through WSU. Scholarships are based on financial need, academic merit, talent, and/or community involvement. For early consideration, apply and fill out the WSU General Scholarship Application every year before the January 31 deadline on the WSU Scholarships site.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Check with your academic college or department, within your community, and on the Internet for other scholarship opportunities. In addition, the WSU Student Financial Services (SFS) Search for Scholarships website can help identify scholarship opportunities for which you may qualify. If you have questions, call the SFS staff at 509-335-9711 or email