Explore your financial aid options at Washburn

Washburn University's Financial Aid office administers many federal, state and institutional financial aid programs.
A future Ichabod holds the #WashburnBound bowtie during a scholarship dinner at Washburn.


If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, you may be eligible for the numerous scholarship opportunities available at Washburn University. Each year, Washburn awards millions of dollars in scholarships. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to qualify for Academic Scholarships and most Departmental Scholarships.

Former Washburn student Bear Hollins received grants and scholarship. He now works as an optometrist.


Grants are free federal or state funds that you typically do not have to repay. Grants are awarded to students with high financial need based on the FAFSA.

A student smiles during a luncheon in Welcome Week.

Student and parent loans

Student loans are provided to assist with your educational expenses and require repayment six months after you have graduated or stopped attending. Your parent may also be eligible to borrow loans to help with your college costs - repayment options vary.

A Washburn student interacts with a fellow Ichabod in the Memorial Union.

Student Employment

Working at Washburn provides you with a flexible schedule so you can put your classes first, as well as helping you get connected on campus and to obtain valuable work experience.

A Washburn student in the Bennett Computer Lab.


Waivers reduce the amount of tuition you must pay. Eligibility requirements for waivers are monitored by the Financial Aid Office.


Financial Aid Office
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Ph: 785-670-1151
Fax: 785-670-1079

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