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The majority of EWU's student-athletes do not have full ride scholarships, including the entirety of the football team. Out of 335 athletes from 2017-2018, 242 were on some sort of scholarship aid, while 93 received no form of scholarship aid according to the athletic department's grant-in-aid breakdown.

Breaking down EWU’s athletic scholarships

May 8, 2019

It’s no secret that most NCAA athletes, including those at EWU, receive athletic scholarships to attend school and participate in their respective sport. However,...

Donation jar set up for Giving Joy Day. Much of the money raised on Nov. 27 will go toward student scholarships.

EWU raises over $1.8 million for Giving Joy Day

November 30, 2018

EWU raised more than $1.8 million in cash, pledges and gifts for Giving Joy Day on Nov. 27. The goals for Giving Joy Day were to raise $275,000 for scholars...

Fewer than two dozen of the 350 NCAA Division I athletic departments report a profit, according to sports economist and Smith College professor Andrew Zimbalist

Pay to Play

May 18, 2017

Right now is a very quiet time for college athletics. It is the middle of baseball season, but not a lot else is happening with the school year winding do...

Sutton Hall, the home of Student Financial Services

Don’t miss an opportunity to apply for scholarships, deadline February first

October 13, 2016

Kandi Teeters, EWU Associate Director for the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office said that her goal is to get students to apply for all of the scholarships available at EWU.

Inspire Awesome campaign gives back

Inspire Awesome campaign gives back

February 28, 2016

Inspire Awesome is more than just a scholarship campaign. “Inspire Awesome is a call to action for our faculty, staff and alumni that through your gift,...

The American Indian Education center Currently houses the American Indian Studies Program.

Lucy Covington Center

October 28, 2015

The Eastern Washington University Foundation, which is responsible for all fundraising for EWU, is currently working to fund the construction of the Lucy...

Dr. Mary Cullinan speaks at the investiture in Showalter Auditorium on May 1.

Inauguration of Dr. Cullinan resonates ‘awesome’

May 6, 2015

EWU officially installed Mary Cullinan, Ph.D., as the new university president on May 1 during her Investiture Ceremony. A grand echo of Felix Mendelssohn’s...

Chicano Education Program students at the campus mall.

Eastern awarded competitive CAMP grant by US Department of Education

September 6, 2014

For the third time since 2002, Eastern was awarded a $2.125 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education on June 23 that supports freshmen...

Post-baccalaureate students not eligible for Pell Grants

Post-baccalaureate students not eligible for Pell Grants

November 22, 2013

Students who come back to Eastern to receive a second degree may have a hard time finding ways to fund their schooling, but contrary to what some may ...

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