Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships

College Credit Plus Teacher Scholarship

Currently employed high school teachers in Ohio school districts who are pursuing credentials to teach College Credit Plus courses are eligible to apply for the Wright State College Credit Plus Teacher Scholarships. These scholarships provide full tuition dollars (18 graduate credit hours) for teachers enrolled in one of Wright State's six (6) credential programs.  Interested teachers must be admitted as CC+ Credential program graduate students and must be pursuing a course of study designed to meet the State of Ohio standards for College Credit Plus teachers.

Who is eligible? Currently employed high school teachers in Ohio school districts who are pursuing credentials to teach College Credit Plus courses are eligible to apply for the Wright State College Credit Plus Teacher Scholarships

What are the timelines? The Wright State College Credit Plus Teacher Scholarship is awarded on an ongoing basis each semester.

What is the application process? The student must submit the Wright State CC+ Teacher Application as well as transcript showing a master’s degree.

Graduate Council Scholarship

This program recognizes outstanding new graduate students with a fellowship or enhanced assistantship award consisting of a stipend and tuition scholarship. The fellowship includes tuition remission for fall, spring, and summer semester and a minimum stipend of $13,000.

Who is eligible? New Wright State graduate students who have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.3.

What are the timelines? The Graduate Council Scholarship is awarded in the spring and can be used for tuition remission for the following academic year. 

What is the application process? Students must be nominated for this award by their individual program.

Graduate Tuition Scholarships

Each of Wright State’s colleges has a limited number of scholarships that can be awarded each year. The scholarships are competitive and are awarded to individuals who have demonstrated academic potential. 

Who is eligible? New and current Wright State graduate students who maintain a 3.0 graduate GPA.

What are the timelines? Graduate Tuition Scholarships are awarded on an ongoing basis for each semester.

What is the application process? Each program has its own process for awarding these scholarships so students should contact their program directly for details.

WPAFB Scholarship

This scholarship provides up to $7,500 of tuition support per year ($2,500 per semester for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters) for qualified WPAFB employees and their family members (spouse and dependent children) pursuing master’s or doctoral degrees at Wright State. WPAFB employees whose official duties do not substantially affect the interests of Wright State University (as determined by appropriate WPAFB authorities) may be authorized to apply for and accept the offered scholarships.

Who is eligible? Current and new Wright State graduate students who are employed by the United States government as civilian or active-duty military personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), and their spouses and dependents, who wish to pursue graduate degrees at Wright State University.

What are the timelines?  The WPAFB scholarship is awarded on an ongoing basis for each semester.

What is the application process? Once the student has been admitted in provisional or regular status, they must submit the WPAFB Scholarship Application.  

Wright Fellowship Program

According to Wright State University’s Vision Statement, the university is to be “known and admired for our diversity.” Consistent with that vision, the Graduate School has established the Wright Fellowship Program aimed at attracting high quality underrepresented minority graduate students to the WSU campus.

Who is eligible? New Wright State graduate students who are a member of an underrepresented minority group in their field and are either US Citizens or permanent residents.

What are the timelines? The Wright Fellowship is awarded in the spring and can be used for tuition remission for the following academic year.

What is the application process?  Students must be nominated for this award by their individual program.

Wright State Ohio National Guard Scholarship

This scholarship provides up to $7,500 of tuition scholarship per year ($2500 per semester) for qualified personnel who are pursuing graduate certificates, master’s or doctoral degrees or a Psy.D. at Wright State.

Who is eligible? Students who are members in good standing of the Ohio National Guard who wish to pursue graduate degrees at Wright State University are eligible to apply to the Wright State ONG Graduate Scholarship program.

What are the timelines?  The ONG scholarship is awarded on an ongoing basis for each semester.

What is the application process? Once the student has been admitted in provisional or regular status, they must submit the Wright State Ohio National Guard Scholarship Application.

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