Financial Aid & Scholarships

Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid (OSFA)

“The primary mission of the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid (OSFA) is to assist prospective and enrolled students and their families in securing the most suitable financial aid as the student pursues a degree or certificate at UNCW. Through our outreach efforts, we support the university's mission, including the commitment to public service and the encouragement of access to college.”

Watson College of Education

There are some financial aid and scholarship resources specific to education majors on the Watson College of Education advising website (see


Graduate Assistantships are available and are awarded on a competitive basis each academic year. Graduate assistants are chosen from among the candidates who apply by the March 15th deadline for the Summer cohort.  Students interested in being considered for an assistantship should check the appropriate box on the application form and should submit a short description of their intent in addition to the other application materials.

Additional Websites

These websites offer additional information about teacher scholarships.



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