Elyse C. Alper Scholarship Application

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants must be planning to engage in international study at an institution endorsed by their academic department and have a GPA of 3.3 or higher.

  2. Attach an essay (up to 1,500 words) that describes the university outside the United States where you plan to attend, how this will enhance your degree program, and why you think that you are a strong candidate for international study.

  3. Attach unofficial copies of your WWU transcript.

  4. Arrange for letters of recommendation from two faculty members. Please copy the CHSS Scholarship Recommendation form link into an email and send it to the faculty who will be submitting your letters of recommendation.


Personal Information

Local Address

Educational Background

Current Class Standing
Did you enter Western as a transfer student?
Graduation Term
Graduation Year

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Colleges and Universities Attended

Please list the colleges and universities you've attended, including Western, and your GPA for each school in the table below.

Required Attachments

Essay should be 1,500 words or less.
One file only.
16 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
One file only.
16 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
To obtain a pdf copy of your unofficial transcript, navigate to your Unofficial Transcript (Academic History) in the Student Records portion of Web4U. Select "Print" from your browser and change the printer from the default setting to print a pdf document, which can be saved and uploaded to this application.

Certification of Accuracy

By submitting this form, you are certifying that the information contained in this application is true and correct to the best of your knowledge, and you grant permission to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to share information contained in this application with the Scholarship Committee members.

Western Washington University (WWU), in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.