Scholarships FAQs

I am enrolled at both CWI and another institution of higher education. Am I a dual credit student?

No. 'Dual Credit' on the scholarship application refers to high school students taking college credits while in high school....

I am enrolled in a Career & Technical Education (CTE) program but it is not listed. Do I still qualify for a scholarship?

Yes, there are several scholarships available for ANY CTE program. Please select 'My program is not listed' and you will be considered for those general CTE scholarships....

I am not an honor student, will I still be considered for a scholarship?

Yes. Many CWI scholarships do not require a specific grade point average (GPA). However, it's important to remember that all scholarships are competitive. CWI has established a universal requirement that all applicants who are currently enrolled at CWI must meet or exceed CWI academic...

I am not sure what to do on the 'Supplemental Questions' page.

This page is where you would complete your essay for that particular scholarship to be read and scored by the scholarship committee. This will need to be completed in order to fulfill the requirements for that particular scholarship. ...

I applied for a scholarship that I was eligible for but received a denial letter. Can I appeal this decision?

No. The decisions of the Scholarship Committee are final. Scholarship funds are limited and the applicant pool is competitive. Please reapply for scholarships next year.

I applied for scholarships last year; do I need to reapply?

Yes. Scholarship applications are reviewed and awards are determined on an annual basis. Prior applications are not retained for evaluation in later years.

I completed the scholarship application and it did not result in any recommended scholarships. Why?

The scholarship application and questionnaire are designed to identify students who qualify for certain scholarships. Many of the scholarships are an auto match, meaning you will be matched to scholarships that you qualify automatically and are sent directly to the Scholarship Coordinator....

I do not have a student ID. What should I do?

Scholarship applicants are required to have a student ID before completing the online scholarship application. This will ensure that we are able to correctly identify you as we evaluate your application. Please exit the online scholarship application and refer to the CWI website for instructions...

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