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WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program


 These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of our Partner Institutions listed on the Scholarship Partners tab.

To qualify for this scholarship, students must:

  • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Apply for admission for the 2020-2021 academic year at institution(s) you select on the scholarship application
  • Meet other merit scholarship criteria as established by the institution(s) selected on the application

 The WACE encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) to apply for this merit co-op scholarship.



Please complete the National Co-op Scholarship Program Online Application including the essay (No more than 200-words) describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program.

For General Questions, please contact: Michelle Hansford at

We do not require transcripts or recommendations.


Application: CLICK HERE

Application Deadline:  February 15, 2020