PLEASE NOTE: Scholarships associated with academic programs usually have a specific scholarship application form that can easily be obtained by contacting that academic program's office or visiting that academic program's web page.

If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid office at 970.943.3085 or 800.876.5309.

 Alumni Association Scholarship

Any child or grandchild enrolled at Western is eligible to receive the Future Alumni Scholarship. This is a one-time scholarship of $1,000. Only one Future Alumni Scholarship will be awarded per academic school year. Applicants must fill out the application form and submit the required documents by April 1. An Alumni selection committee will review applicants and select an awardee by June 1.  


 Alumni Legacy Program

Alumni Legacy Program

Do you have a son or daughter looking at college? Have they considered attending Western? As an alumnus/alumna of Western, your son, daughter and/or grandchildren are eligible for certain benefits including:

  • An $1000 scholarship
  • Half-price orientation ($45 value)
  • Admission application fee waiver ($30 value)


  • 3.0 or higher high school or college GPA.
  • Legacy applicants must be an incoming freshman or new transfer.

The Legacy Scholarship is a one-year, non-renewable scholarship and is only applicable for the student's first year at Western.


 Mountaineer Alumni Recommendation Scholarship

Mountaineer Alumni Recommendation Scholarship

Are you an Alumni of Western and know of a prospective (or incoming) student who would be a great fit at Western?

If the student enrolls, they'll receive an extra $500 in aid their first year—all because of your recommendation.

Deadline is June 1, 2019.


 Prospective Student Referral

At Western, we believe alumni are absolutely the most qualified people to refer prospective students. After all, who knows the magic of this place better than our alumni?

If you know a prospective student who you think would love Western as much as you did, please let us know through the Recommend a Future Mountaineer form. 


We Keep the Mountaineer Spirit Strong.

Alumni Relations invites all members of the Mountaineer family to connect with the Western community through special events, social media and annual publications.

Here, you'll find information about Ski Weekend, Homecoming, reunions and all things alumni!

Take a look around and update your contact info. Go Mountaineers!