Scholarships FAQs

I am already receiving financial aid and/or another non-CWI scholarship. Can I still apply for a scholarship?

Yes. You can and should apply for both financial aid and scholarships. If you are awarded a CWI scholarship, One Stop Student Services will be notified and any adjustments to your current financial aid package will be made accordingly. In most cases, any adjustments result in a reduced amount of...

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 Professional Technical Education (PTE) program but it is not listed. Do I still qualify for a scholarship?

Yes, there are several scholarships available for ANY PTE program. Please select 'My program is not listed' and you will be considered for those general PTE 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 am professionally licensed in real estate or have another professional certification that is required for providing a professional service. Does this disqualify me from receiving a scholarship?

This question specifically relates to one scholarship. Students that have prior degrees or professional certifications will be ineligible for one type of scholarship but still be considered for other CWI scholarships.

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.