Washburn University has numerous scholarship opportunities available to undergraduate students who have not completed a first baccalaureate degree. Each year Washburn University awards millions of dollars in scholarships. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher to qualify for Academic Scholarships and most Departmental Scholarships.
A grant is a type of financial aid that is generally not repaid and whose source could be through federal, state, or university funds. Grants are typically awarded to students with financial need. File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year as early as possible after October 1.
A loan is a type of financial aid that generally requires repayment. Loans can be need-based on non-need-based, so financial need may not be required for some loan programs. File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year to be considered for federal loan programs.
Federal Work Study is a type of financial aid that is designed to promote part-time employment of financially eligible student to help avoid excessive debt while in school. If you are awarded work study funds, you are responsible for finding your own job and meeting hiring requirements. Student employment is also available to those not awarded federal work study. To search on-campus job postings, visit our searchable listing of openings. File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year by Washburn University's November 15th priority date to be considered for federal work-study funds.
Waivers reduce the amount of tuition a student must pay. These waivers count as a resource for financial aid purposes and eligibility requirements for each waiver will be monitored by the Financial Aid Office staff.