Whitman College is proud to partner with excellent college-prep programs that enable students, no matter what their background, the opportunity of a higher education.

Whitman is committed to meeting the financial need for each qualified student who is admitted to the college from our partner programs. If you have questions about our partnerships, please reach out to the Office of Financial Aid at 509-527-5178.

Meet our Partners

College Horizons is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to increasing the number of Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students succeeding in college and graduate programs.

Rainier Scholars located in Seattle, Washington, offers a pathway to college graduation for low-income students of color by providing access to transformative educational opportunities. Their scholars engage in a proven, 12-year model that brings together the academic preparation, leadership development and personalized support they need to graduate from a four-year college and become career professionals and leaders in their communities.

YES Prep Public Schools increases the number of students from underserved communities in Houston, Texas who graduate from college prepared to lead. YES Prep is living proof that different outcomes are possible when students from low-income communities are given access to high-quality educational opportunities to develop the gifts and talents of each child.

Say Yes to Education is a nonprofit that revitalizes communities by helping them give every public high school graduate access to college. Say Yes has chapters in New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. In 2018, Whitman College became the first institution in the Pacific Northwest to partner with Say Yes to Education.

Davis United World College Scholars (UWC) — Philanthropist Shelby M.C. Davis founded the Davis UWC Scholars program in 2000 to, "advance international understanding through education." The Davis UWC Scholars Program has grown over the past decade into the largest international scholarship program for undergraduates in the world. In order to receive a Davis Scholarship, UWC graduates must choose one of the designated Davis partner schools and be accepted into the school on their own merits.