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Great news! As part of Western Governors University, WGU Indiana offers numerous scholarships to outstanding students.
The following scholarships are available for new WGU Indiana students, depending upon specific eligibility requirements for the particular scholarship. Students are eligible to apply for these scholarships during the enrollment process and up to 60 days after starting a degree program.
In addition to the scholarships on this page, there are a limited number of scholarships, not described on this page, available only to current students.
(To learn more about or to apply for a specific scholarship, click on the specific scholarship name below.)
WGU Loves Nurses ScholarshipIn honor of National Nurses Week, May 6 through May 12, WGU Indiana will award multiple scholarships to motivated nurses who are ready to take on the increasing challenges of today’s hospitals.
WGU Teacher Appreciation ScholarshipFor licensed and aspiring teachers who wish to earn a bachelor's or master’s degree.
Education that Works for You ScholarshipFor students with previous academic experience who can define how the WGU model will help them graduate.
Senator Earline Rogers Scholarship To celebrate Senator Earline Rogers' more than three decades of service to the Indiana General Assembly and her dedication to education, this scholarship is for new students pursing a degree in WGU Indiana's Teachers College.
WGU Alumni Master's Scholarship For WGU Indiana alums who are interested in pursuing a master's degree.
WGU Excellence in Health Informatics Scholarship For experienced IT or healthcare professionals attend college online to move into the high-demand field of health informatics.
Girl Scouts Leadership Scholarship For volunteers of Girls Scouts of Central Indiana to pursue their bachelor's or master's degree.
City of Westfield Scholarship For Westfield residents eager to go back to school to pursue their bachelor's or master's in IT, education, healthcare or business.
ACLC Leaders in Healthcare Scholarship WGU has partnered with the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative (ACLC) to provide members and partnering companies readiness in the growing need for high-performing leadership in the healthcare industry.
WGU Indiana Hire Up ScholarshipEmployIndy has partnered with WGU Indiana to offer scholarships to Hoosiers looking to pursue a bachelor's or master’s degree in IT.
WGU Indiana Community College Partner ScholarshipFor graduates and staff of WGU Indiana partner community colleges looking to earn a WGU Indiana bachelor’s degree.
WGU Indiana AmeriCorps ScholarshipWGU Indiana has partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service to help AmeriCorps alumni finish a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
Western Association of Food Chains Scholarship WGU Indiana has partnered with the Western Association of Food Chains to help employees of eligible WAFC partner institutions earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
WGU Indiana Leaders in Nonprofit ScholarshipWGU Indiana has partnered with Free For Charity to offer scholarships for professionals working in the nonprofit sector seeking a master's or undergraduate degree.
WGU Indiana NACCTEP ScholarshipWGU Indiana has partnered with National Association of Community Colleges with Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) to offer scholarships for graduates and staff of NACCTEP-affiliated community colleges to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree and obtain teacher licensure.
WGU Indiana StraighterLine ScholarshipFor motivated students who have completed at least four StraighterLine courses who wish to continue their education and earn a degree.
WGU Indiana Institutional Partner FundFor employees of WGU Indiana's partner institutions who wish to advance their education in the business, education, information technology, or healthcare fields.
WGU Indiana NEA Academy Partner ScholarshipsFor NEA Academy members who wish to attend college online to earn their teaching master's degrees.
WGU Indiana Phi Theta Kappa ScholarshipFor motivated Phi Theta Kappa members with an associate's degree who wish to continue their education and earn a bachelor's degree.
ANPD Excellence in Nursing Education ScholarshipFor ANPD members looking to earn a WGU Indiana online bachelor’s degree or master's degree in nursing or healthcare.
WGU Indiana Healthcare Partners FundFor employees of WGU Indiana's partner hospitals and healthcare organizations who wish to advance their education to become educators, managers, and leaders in vital healthcare fields.
WGU Indiana offers several scholarships for active-duty military personnel, military veterans, and their spouses. These awards may be used in addition to VA benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill® and Military Tuition Assistance. These opportunities will be listed here as they become available.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
WGU Indiana Military Appreciation Scholarship
WGU Indiana has partnered with the National Military Family Association to offer active duty, veteran military personnel, and their spouses an opportunity to advance their education.
WGU Indiana Student Veteran Organization Scholarship
WGU Indiana's chapter of Student Veterans of America has launched the WGU Indiana Student Veteran Organization Scholarship for active duty, veteran military personnel, and their spouses.
It depends upon the scholarship. In general, we award scholarships based on the
Some scholarships are also based upon evaluations of prior college transcripts and
other tests. We encourage you to apply.
WGU Indiana evaluates scholarship applications on a continual basis because we start new students in their programs every month. Often we are able to make an award decision within two to four weeks of receiving your application. In most cases, you will also need to have applied for admission and been accepted to the university. An
Enrollment Counselor can help explain the process.
No. Scholarship awards are divided into a set amount per term. This amount is credited against your tuition due for each term. The details are explained in the description for each scholarship.
Yes. You probably should apply for federal financial aid, too. Scholarship awards will only cover a portion of your school expenses, and financial aid can help pay for the rest. You can apply for financial aid while you are waiting for a decision about your scholarship application. It will not hurt your chances to win a scholarship. Click here to learn more about or apply
for financial aid.
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