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Timeline and Recipient Requirements

DEADLINE EXTENSION 5/12/2020

DUE TO COVID-19, SCHOLARSHIP OFFER LETTERS FOR THE 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR ARE DELAYED. SCHOLARSHIP OFFER LETTERS WILL BE EMAILED TO RECIPIENTS BEGINNING IN MID-APRIL AND CONTINUING THROUGH MID-JUNE. PLEASE REFER TO THE DEADLINE INDICATED IN YOUR OFFER LETTER REGARDING THE REVISED THANK YOU LETTER DEADLINE.

DEADLINE EXTENSION 3/26/2020

DUE TO COVID-19, SCHOLARSHIP OFFER LETTERS FOR THE 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR ARE DELAYED. SCHOLARSHIP OFFER LETTERS WILL BE EMAILED TO RECIPIENTS BEGINNING IN MID-APRIL AND CONTINUING THROUGH MID-MAY. PLEASE REFER TO THE DEADLINE INDICATED IN YOUR OFFER LETTER REGARDING THE REVISED THANK YOU LETTER DEADLINE.

Notification of Scholarship Offers

  • Scholarship offer letters will be emailed to recipients from the CAS scholarship coordinator beginning in mid-March and continuing through mid-April. Students who are not selected will not receive notification.
  • Applicants are responsible for checking their WSU email regularly as all scholarship communication will take place via email.
  • For incoming student scholarship recipients who do not yet have a WSU email address, offer letters will be emailed to the address provided on the CAS scholarship application.

Notification of Fellowship Offers

  • Fellowship offer letters will be emailed to recipients and follows a separate process and timeline from the scholarship offer letters. The timeline is determined by each department or school. Students who are not selected will not receive notification.
  • Applicants are responsible for checking their WSU email regularly as all scholarship communication will take place via email.

Accepting a Scholarship of Fellowship Offer

  • Recipients must officially accept or decline all scholarship or fellowship offers no later than April 15, unless indicated otherwise in the scholarship or fellowship offer letter.
  • Thank you letter(s) to the donor(s) of each scholarship or fellowship are required and are due no later than April 15, unless indicated otherwise in the scholarship or fellowship offer letter.
  • If the accept/decline form and thank you letter(s) are not received by the stated deadline, the scholarship or fellowship offer(s) will be rescinded, and the scholarship(s) or fellowship(s) will be offered to another student.
  • If you are offered a scholarship or fellowship and experience extenuating circumstances that prevent you from meeting the deadline, please contact the CAS scholarship coordinator by the deadline.

Check out the thank you letter instructions for guidelines and requirements.

Scholarship & Fellowship Recipient Requirements & Expectations

  • Complete & return the accept/decline form
  • Write a thank you letter to the donor(s)
  • Expected to attend department/school award ceremony each Spring semester
  • Expected to wear business casual or nice Coug attire to the award ceremony

Turning in Your Accept/Decline Form

Email completed accept/decline forms to cas.scholarships@wsu.edu

Turning in Your Thank You Letter

Email completed thank you letter(s) to cas.scholarships@wsu.edu

Questions?

Contact the CAS scholarship coordinator
Lauren Jasmer
cas.scholarships@wsu.edu
509-335-8997