Mountaineer Alumni Recommendation Scholarship

Mountaineer Alumni Recommendation Scholarship

The Mountaineer Alumni Recommendation Scholarship is a one-time non-renewable scholarship and is only applicable for the student’s first year at Western. This scholarship is not available to midyear transfers or students beginning in the spring semester.

Are you an Alumni or Employee of Western and know a prospective (or incoming) student who would be a great fit at Western?  A recommendation from Alumni and Employees can support any new student and provide them a $500 scholarship their first year. (Western employees may not recommend a spouse or dependent receiving tuition benefits).

  • Any Western Alumni/Employee may nominate only one student per academic year to receive the $500 scholarship (distributed $250 per semester).
  • The scholarship is good for the first year only and is non-renewable.
  • The recommended student must be a full-time undergraduate student, attending Western for the first time.

The applicant must fill out the application form found here.  The nominating Alumni/Employee must fill out the application form and submit the required documents by June 1.  The recommended student must meet university admissions acceptance standards and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASA) (click here).