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Western Washington University's first Western Give Day will take place on June 1. Western Give Day is a 24-hour giving challenge that encourages the entire Western community to donate to their favorite department, program, scholarship, team or club on campus.

Primarily through…

A celebration to recognize those involved in this year's competition for national scholarships and fellowships will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in the Western Gallery on the Western Washington University campus.

Every year, the competition increases the visibility…

In honor of Western student Meagan Elizabeth Smith, the Liberal Studies Department at Western Washington University recently created the Meagan Elizabeth Smith Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Humanities.

Smith, a Liberal Studies major at Western, was the victim of a…

The Department of Liberal Studies and the Liberal Studies Leadership Team at Western Washington University are holding a scholarship fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at Aslan Brewery in Bellingham.

The scholarship is in memory of Meagan Elizabeth Smith (1993 - 2015), who…

Two pre-med scholarships are available for 2016-17 and will be awarded to the most qualified and eligible students.

The Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Eleanor Rinne Pre-Med Scholarship is offering two $1,500 awards. The Whatcom County Medical Society Scholarship is offering two awards of $500.…

[ Editor's note: This story first appeared in The Insider, from WWU Advancement. It is republished here with permission. ]

It was an inspiring history professor, Dr. Wil Boyd, at Valparaiso University who encouraged his then-student Tom Roehl to seek out broader horizons, an…

At Michigan State University in the heady days of mid-70s America, Jim Golden, like many other college students, fell for the mesmerizing words of the Beat poets, especially those of Gary Snyder, whose translations of ancient Chinese poetry fired Golden’s imagination. “Snyder brought…

[ Editor's note: This article first appeared in The Insider from WWU Advancement. It is republished here with permission. ]

On October 22, 2015, Western Washington University lost one of its own when Al Froderberg passed away. The Albert J. Froderberg Memorial Scholarship…

Western’s Shannon Point Marine Center was recently praised in American Scientist magazine for its efforts to diversify the field of marine sciences.

However, its chief multicultural program was cut in spring 2015 due to a lack of funding.

The Multicultural Initiative in the Marine…

Scholarship applications, especially the essay portion, can be daunting. You're trying to convince a scholarship selection committee that they should award you money to further your education. How do you write an essay that committees want to read? What if you need help just getting…

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