Scholarships + Assistantships

ZGF Scholarship

The ZGF Scholarship, intended to recognize demonstrated talent and passion for architecture and allied fields including interior design, urban planning and design, and landscape architecture, will be entering its 15th year in 2018. We will be awarding one recipient $10,000 for their 2018-2019 academic year.

Eligible students must be recommended by the head of the school or a faculty member with a signed letter from the dean or chair. Highly qualified students from accredited programs – architecture (NAAB), interior design (CIDA), urban planning and design (PAB), or landscape architecture (LAAB). are eligible. Applications from students and letters of recommendation must be received no later than February 1, 2018.

The intended scholarship recipient will be chosen on or before March 1, 2018. A formal announcement of the scholarship winner will be made by the Oregon Community Foundation in April of 2018. Please direct any questions regarding the ZGF Scholarship to our site or to the attention of Liz Rhodes at

ZGF Scholarship Poster

Hart Howerton Travel Fellowship Program

We are pleased to introduce the 2018 Hart Howerton Travel Fellowship Program. Now in its twelfth year, the Fellowship provides students with an opportunity to enrich their education with both travel and office experience. The Fellowship is available to undergraduate and graduate students in planning, architecture, landscape architecture or urban design who will be entering their final year of study in September 2018. See the link below for features of the Fellowship and application process.

Fellowship Application 2018 (Applications due January 26, 2018)

WSU Alumni Association Scholarships

Apply for a scholarship from the WSU Alumni Association! We are offering over $250,000 in scholarships to full-time WSU students for the 2018-19 school year. We specifically look for students who exemplify outstanding leadership qualities and academic excellence. Applications are currently being accepted, and the process is quick and simple. Students must complete the General Scholarship Application prior to applying for a WSUAA scholarship. Applications will close on January 31, 2018.

Multiple scholarships are awarded for each area, so please encourage all WSU students to apply. For more information on scholarships, visit

Graduate School Scholarships

The Graduate School is pleased to announce several scholarships available for graduate students for spring 2016 and fall 2017. Students must be nominated by the Dean of the college and meet the eligibility requirements of the scholarship for which they are nominated. Some scholarships include awards to several students, and range from $1,000 to $4,000 per year. The nominations will be vetted by individual colleges sending the top candidates to the Graduate School. Each college will have their own internal deadlines. The Graduate School submission deadline is listed on the Graduate School scholarship website. Information can be found at

Scholarships will be awarded on the strength of the required documentation, including areas such as leadership skills, research, quality of a master’s thesis, GPA and scholarly activities. Students may request nomination for any of the scholarships.

Cost of Attendance

Estimated expenses (inlcuding tuition, mandatory fees, and room and board) are available at Student Financial Services.


General Scholarships

Students are eligible for corporate and privately supported scholarships and achievement awards offered by the School of Design and Construction and the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture.

To be eligible for scholarship consideration, complete the Washington State University General Scholarship Application by January 31. Also be sure to fill out the FAFSA by November 30 to ensure your eligibility for the widest range of scholarships and need-based financial aid.

SDC Graduate Teaching Assistantships

The application period for Spring 2018 has closed. Information about assistantships for Fall 2018 will be available by April 1.

Pullman Campus Graduate Assistantships

Click here for positions availble outside the SDC.