Financial Aid

Scholarships for Continuing Graduate Students

There are dozens of scholarship opportunities for UWest students, ranging in value from a few thousand dollars up to full tuition. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, service, and talent. Unlike loans, scholarships do not have to be repaid.

From scholarships administered by UWest, to state and federal scholarships, we want to make sure that you have access to every opportunity to fund your education.

  • President’s Scholarship – An annual award for degree-seeking students with a minimum 3.5/3.75 GPA (undergraduate/graduate) who also demonstrate outstanding leadership characteristics. President’s scholarship recipients will have the full cost of tuition waived for up to 15 undergraduate or 12 graduate units per semester.
  • Dean’s Scholarship – The Dean’s Scholarship is an annual award for students with a minimum 3.2/3.5 GPA (undergraduate/graduate) who demonstrate exceptional leadership ability. Recipients will have the tuition of up to 7.5 undergraduate or 6 graduate units waived each semester.
  • UWest Scholarship – Up to $1,000 per semester to full-time, degree-seeking students who show academic merit, leadership, integrity, service and exceptional value to the University.
      • Golden Benefactor Awards – These scholarships are awarded by individual donors to stand-out undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate financial need, and require a separate application in order for a student to be considered.
    Hongde Scholarship Foundation Mr. Henry Dieu Memorial Scholarship
    Mr. Ching-Sui Hu Memorial Scholarship Mr. Ben N. Hsu Memorial Scholarship
    Mr. Ray Kuo Scholarship Mrs. Pao Hua Yeh Hsu Scholarship
    Mr. Aric Wu Scholarship Ms. Rachel Wu Scholarship
    Mr. Eugene Quan Scholarship Mr. Shuh-Min Wang Memorial Scholarship
    Frederick V. and Bernice M. Johnston Scholarship Venerable Dr. An Hue Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Ms. Liyu Lash Scholarship Female Leadership Scholarship
    Mr. Tai-Fei Bob Shui Memorial Scholarship Edward Yip Scholarship
    Winston Victor Wu Scholarship I Kuan Tao Scholarship
    Ken Locke Scholarship Mr. Bor Lun Yu (余博倫) Memorial Scholarship
    Ms. Ching Hua Wang (王金華) Scholarship Steven C. Yu Scholarship
    Lancy Pi-Yun Yu Scholarship Ellen Fu-Chi Yu Scholarship
    Vic Wu Scholarship Mr. Wen Seng Yu Memorial Scholarship
    Chung, Po Po Scholarship Lee, Shin Scholarship
    Mr. Victor Lau Scholarship Buddha Nature Scholarship
    Mr. Griffin Link Scholarship Mr. Christopher Link Scholarship
    Ms. Regina Siu Pui Yi (蕭貝圯) Memorial Scholarship Siu Hing Ming Joseph Memorial Scholarship
    Eric Chan Memorial Scholarship Camilla Lou Scholarship
    Christina Siew Scholarship Mrs. Chetty N Thammana Memorial Scholarship
Outside Scholarship Search Engines:

The following web sites may assist with your search for outside scholarship opportunities. Before you begin your search, however, we suggest that you review the useful information from the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Education to learn how to avoid scholarship and financial aid scams. - Free College Scholarships

Disclaimer: The above outside scholarship search engines are offered by organizations and/or companies NOT affiliated with University of the West. UWest cannot guarantee the validity of each scholarship offer or web site. Students should exercise judgment and research such opportunities. We encourage students to avoid any scholarship offer that requires an up-front payment by the student.