Evergreen Public School District

Scholarships

     
TOP TEN LIST SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,500
DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older by the time of application, be a legal resident of the 50 U.S. or the Dist. of Columbia, and be enrolled no later than the fall of 2019 at a post-secondary institution of higher education. You must submit an online short written response to the question: "Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship". Essay;
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
Grade Level: Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $10,000
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Students who are a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident may apply. They must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words on the provided topic. The mission of FIRE is to defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities. These rights include freedom of speech, legal equality, due process, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience—the essential qualities of individual liberty and dignity.Essay
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON DIVERSITY SCHOLAR AWARD
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Total of $40,000
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This scholarship will be awarded to high-achieving underrepresented minority students, African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Hispanic, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander who will be entering the University as freshmen. *NOTE: To be considered, students should try to complete their admission applications as early in December as possible. In addition, they are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon after January 1 as possible. University of Washington;Ethnicity;
JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $10,000
DEADLINE: Monday, January 05, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Essays must describe how an elected official demonstrated political courage by addressing an issue at the local, state, or national level as described by John F. Kennedy in 'Profile in Courage'. Essay;
GE REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, iQA, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $10,000 (Renewable for 4 years)
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 08, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace and at home. They are looking for students with leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. For more information visit www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or follow on Facebook at http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships. GE; Ronald Reagan; Leadership; Citizenship; Integrity;
ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND (APIASF)
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,500 - $5,000
DEADLINE: Friday, January 09, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation's largest 501c (3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) with financial need. Based in Washington, DC, it was formed in 2003. *NOTE: Application process begins in October. Ethnicity;College-Bound;Need Based;
U.S. JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Friday, January 09, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Eash year the U.S. JCI Senate Foundation grants scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Grants must be used in the first year of full-time study. Students must be a U.S. citizen graduating from a U.S. accredited school. For questions, email: dharries@clearwire.net.
WASHINGTON NASA SPACE GRANT
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000 - $4,000
DEADLINE: Friday, January 09, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Washington Space Grant Consortium invites Washington state public and private high school seniors, Running Start and Early Entrance students to apply for a Space Grant Scholarship. This annual competition is for students who intend to study science, technology, engineering or mathematics at the University of Washington, Washington State University, Western Washington University, Seattle Centeral Community College and Northwest Indian College. *NOTE: For questions, call: (206)543-1943 or (800) 659-1943NASA;University of Washinton;STEM;
IGNATIAN LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP – GONZAGA UNIVERSITY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $24,000 ($6,000 annually for four continuous years)
DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
DESCRIPTION: For the current academic years, Gonzaga University will select twenty distinguished incoming freshmen to receive the Ignatian Leaders Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to academically talented prospective students who demonstrate a significant interest in developing their skills as leaders. NOTE: To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must have an Application of Admission on file at the University as of January 9, 2013Gonzaga; Leadership
KAISER PERMANENTE HEALTH CARE CAREER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000 , $5,000 & $10,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This program is dedicated to increasing and diversifying the region’s health care workforce. The program gives special consideration to a scholarship applicant who meets the following criteria: demonstrates financial need, are first-generation college-bound, is a member of an ethnic or racial minority group underrepresented in health professions in our area, and are bilingual. NOTE: All applications and application materials will be submitted online.Medical; Health
LGBTQ SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500,000 in scholarships available
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The GSBA Scholarship Fund awards educational scholarships to undergraduate LGBTQ and Allied students who exhibit leadership potential, demonstrate strong academic abilities, and who are actively involved in school and community organizations. Our scholars represent a diverse group of students who have dreams of making our community and the world a better place; each of them possesses the skills, talents and dedication to make those dreams a reality. Pride; LGBTQ
NATIONAL MS SOCIETY, GREATER NORTHWEST CHAPTER, SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, iQA, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000 - $3,000
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The guidelines for the scholarship from The Society’s Scholarship Program are as follows: * Have MS (Multiple Sclerosis) or have a parent living with MS. *Plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school for the first time. * Students who applied the previous year but did not receive an award may not reapply. * Applicants must enroll in at least six credit hours per semester in course work leading to a degree, license, or certificate. * Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents living in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam or any U.S. territory. An application must be completed online, as well as a personal statement on how MS has impacted the applicant’s life. *NOTE: Applications will be available on October 1st. For questions, call 260-515-4550 or email Allison. Krehbiel at Allison.Krehbiel@nmss.org. MS; Multiple Sclerosis;
SAE ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $400 - Full Tuition
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: These scholarships are available to graduating seniors who are interested in the study of engineering and related sciences. SAE International is offering many corporate and university-sponsored scholarships to qualified students. Engineering
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON APEX SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $16,000 - Over Four Years
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The University of Oregon offers this scholarship to out-of-state incoming freshmen who have a 3.65 GPA and 1150 combined critical reading and math SAT or 25 ACT score. For more information, email financialaid@uoregon.edu. University of Oregon; GPA; SAT; ACT
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON SUMMIT SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $32,000 - Over Four Years
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The University of Oregon offers this scholarship to out-of-state incoming freshmen who have a 3.8 GPA or higher and a 1200 combined critical reading and math SAT or 26 ACT. For more information, email financialaid@uoregon.edu. University of Oregon; GPA; SAT; ACT
WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $5,000
DEADLINE: Thursday, January 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This award is open to all high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. Service
The Value of the Liberal Arts Essay Contest for High School Seniors
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, iQA, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 1 @ $3000, 1 @ $2000, 1 @ $1000
DEADLINE: Friday, January 16, 2015
DESCRIPTION: We are pleased to announce the Second Annual Value of the Liberal Arts Essay Contest for High School Seniors. All Washington State high school seniors enrolled during the 2014-15 academic year are eligible to enter. The First Prize winner will receive a $3,000 scholarship to a Washington Consortium for the Liberal Arts (WaCLA) school, the Second Prize winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship to a WaCLA institution, and the Third Prize winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to a WaCLA school. Winners must be admitted to and matriculate in a WaCLA institution to receive their scholarship. Participating institutions can be viewed on the WaCLA home page. This contest is part of the WaCLA's outreach program designed to promote the power and value of the liberal arts. Numerous colleges and universities, both public and private, two-year and four-year, all across the State of Washington have come together to create a cohesive, coherent voice. The contest requires students to write an essay of no more than 500 words. essay
BBB (BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU) STUDENTS OF INTEGRITY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 1,000 & 1,500
DEADLINE: Friday, January 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be a high school senior in Alaska, Oregon or Western Washington, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, have high ethics, demonstrate leadership, perform community service, and has overall integrity. A 750 word or less essay is required on a specific topics. For questions, email bbbfoundation@thebbb.org. BBB; Better Business Bureau; Essay;
DO-IT Scholars Program
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Does not apply
DEADLINE: Friday, January 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The DO-IT Scholars program prepares young people with disabilities for college, careers, independent living, and leadership roles in society. DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) serves to increase the successful participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs such as those in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. University of Washington, Box 354842, Seattle, WA 98195-4842 Contact Info: doit@uw.edu; 206.685.3648 (Voice/ TTY) 888.972.3648 (toll free voice/ TTY) 206.221.4171 (FAX) Disability; Sophomore; Junior;Summer; Intern
HISPANIC METROPOLITAN CHAMBER
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000 - $5,700
DEADLINE: Saturday, January 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: •Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident •Applicant must be of Hispanic ancestry, permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington •Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA as evidenced by a certified high school or college transcript •Applicant must be enrolled by September in an accredited community college, 4-year college or university or an accredited graduate degree program Applicants will be evaluated based on their academic achievements, extracurricular activities in the community and a written essay. More information available at website. Hispanic
I HAVE A DREAM SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 1,000
DEADLINE: Saturday, January 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application, be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and plan to enroll in a post-secondary institution by the fall of 2019. You must submit a short written response (250 words or less) to a question about a dream you had or your dreams for the future. For more specific details visit the website. Essay;
VANCOUVER ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY VANCOUVER
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $16,000 ($4,000 per year for 4 yrs.)
DEADLINE: Saturday, January 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: If you are a Washington high school student with a 3.6 GPA and a SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 25, you are eligible for this scholarship. You must apply for admission to WSU Vancouver by January 31st. For more information, contact the office of financial aid & scholarships at 360-546-9559 or email at finaid@vancouver.wsu.edu. No separate application is required. Washington State University Vancouver; WSUV; GPA;
VANCOUVER EMBLEM CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000 Vocational, $1,000 Academic
DEADLINE: Saturday, January 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Emblem Club is a National Organization formed in 1926 by wives, daughters, mothers and sisters of Elk members. As a community service they have been giving scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors. All seniors are eligible for the scholarship, either the academic or vocational; an emphasis is placed on need as well as school ability. NOTE: For further information, call Alexandra Cooley, Scholarship Chairman at (360)891-4756 or email at ALJACOOL@comcast.net. Application is attached. Only mailed applications will be accepted. Elks Member; Community Service; Need Based; Academic; Vocational;
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY - FIRST SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $5,000 Renewable for 4 years
DEADLINE: Saturday, January 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The First Scholars Program is available to 20 incoming first-time, full-time freshmen whose parents have no more than two years of education beyond high school and no post-secondary degree. Applicants must apply to Washington State University Pullman, demonstrate financial need, have a 3.3 GPA or higher, be a U.S. citizen or qualified non-citizen, complete the FAFSA and intend to live on campus and apply for campus housing. WSU; First Generation;
AMERICAN INDIAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $2,000
DEADLINE: Sunday, February 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Washington Student Achievement council (formerly the Higher Education Coordinating Board) is accpeting applications. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, be a Washington resident; have close cultural ties to an in-state American Indian tribe. Applicant should intend to use his or her education to benefit the in-state American Indian community in Washington State. Priority is given to upper-division and graduate-level students. Application, two brief Personal Statements, Letter(s) of Recommendation and Transcript(s) are required.American Indian; Need Based
PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIP AT WARNER PACIFIC COLLEGE
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Monday, February 02, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Performing Arts Scholarships are available to students in all majors. Audition categories include Vocal, Instrumental and Drama.Music; Art; Drama; Audition
PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 1,000 to $12,000 (Renewable for 3 yrs.)
DEADLINE: Monday, February 09, 2015
DESCRIPTION: For exceptional students interested in studying and performing music, there is no better place that PLU. The Department of Music offers 250 scholarships each year and are available to students in a single specific area (for example - strings, voice, brass, etc.). Auditions are required and take place on campus on specific dates. You do NOT have to be admitted to PLU to audition for a music scholarship.PLU; Music;
WASHINGTON STATE EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION (WSECU) SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,500 - $2,500
DEADLINE: Friday, February 13, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be a full-time student at the time of the award; a WSECU member in good standing when the application is reviewed and the scholarship is awarded. (Membership in any other credit union does not satisfy eligibility for this program.); WSECU-elected volunteers and their family members, as well as Scholarship Committee members and their family members, are not eligible for this scholarship. NOTE: Applications are available December 15, 2014 Questions? Call 800.562.0999 and ask for Matt Wilson at x10841 or June Longoria at x10470 WSECU; Member;
JOHNSON PROGRAM in LEADERSHIP & INTEGRITY - WASHINGTON & LEE UNIVERSITY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: FULL TUITION
DEADLINE: Sunday, February 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Students who wish to be considered for a Johnson Scholarship - or any Washington and Lee merit-based scholarship - must submit a complete Common Application and the separate Johnson Scholarship application no later than Deadline. Johnson Scholarship application materials are included in W&L's Supplement to the Common Application. It is not necessary to apply under W&L's binding Early Decision I plan in order to be considered for the Johnson Scholarship or other merit-based awards. Finalists for the Johnson Scholarship will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated leadership. They will be judged on their potential to contribute to the intellectual and civic life of the W & L campus and of the world at large in years to come. Writing samples, teacher recommendations, and records of leadership, citizenship, and involvement in non-academic activities will be weighed. LEADERSHIP; INTEGRITY; WASHINGTON & LEE UNIVERSITY
BEZOS SCHOLARS PROGRAM - ASPEN INSTITUTE
Grade Level: Junior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, MVHS, UHS
Amount: PAID TRIP
DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Bezos Scholars Program selects 30 top high school students and exceptional educators to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 26-July 2. This power-packed week of seminars and informal meetings with global leaders, acclaimed thinkers and social entrepreneurs inspire students to return to their community ready to tackle a range of topics, such as poverty, literacy and health among many. To learn more contact Olita Terry at olita@bezosfamilyfoundation.org. Aspen Institute; Aspen Ideas Festival; Leadership; Community Service;
HUSKY PROMISE - UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Free Tuition
DEADLINE: Saturday, February 28, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Each year, the Husky Promise guarantees free tuition for nearly 7,000 lower-income students in Washington. To learn more and see if you qualify, talk to your school counselor and visit the website listed. University of Washington;Need Based;
SWEET AND SIMPLE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 1,500
DEADLINE: Saturday, February 28, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be 13 years or older at time of application, be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and plan to enroll at a post-secondary institution by the fall of 2021. You must submit a short written online response (250 words or less) to a question about a sweet and simple gift you received and why it meant so much to you. For specific detail visit the website. Essay;
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Saturday, February 28, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The University of Washington-Seattle has many scholarship opportunities available to our students. We provided about $19 million in scholarships to about 2700 of our undergraduate students in the past year. These scholarships cover a wide scope of academic pursuits, musical and athletic talents as well as community service and research activities. Our scholarship programs are highly competitive as we have more talented students than we have scholarship funds.UW;
WASHINGTON STATE SCHOOL RETIREES' ASSOCIATION (WSSRA) - ROBERT J. HANDY (PEMCO Foundation, Inc.) SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 16@ $900 Per Year, Renewable for 4 Yrs.
DEADLINE: Monday, March 02, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Each year WSSRA presents scholarsips to selected high school seniors who are committed to entering the teaching profession. This scholarship is renewable if grades, citizenship, self-reliance, etc. are maintained at acceptable levels. For more details and to apply visit the available link. Click on: Forms & Files and then in the drop-down menu click on Scholarship Application.
WASHINGTON STATE SCHOOL RETIREES’ ASSOCIATION (WSSRA) FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP & ONE NEAL D. PRESCOTT SCHOLARSHIP (rotated yearly to one of the eight WSSRA Districts)
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 8 @ $1,500 & 1 @ $1,500 rotated yearly
DEADLINE: Monday, March 02, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Each year WSSRA selects outstanding high school seniors who are committed to entering the teaching profession (e.g., classroom teacher, school counselor, school nurse, communication disorder specialist, school physical therapists, school psychologist, reading specialist, librarian, etc.) to receive these scholarships. Complete instructions and the application are available online. Click on: Forms & Files and then in the drop-down menu click Scholarship Application. Teaching;
WASHINGTON STATE ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE (WSAJ) PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000
DEADLINE: Friday, March 13, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The WSAJ President's Scholarship first awarded in 1991, was established to support and encourage the efforts of high school students who have overcome obstacles to achieve academically and socially. Past recipients have included cancer survivors, auto accident victims and teenagers with physical challenges. Competition for the scholarship has increased each year. Mail to: WSAJ American Justice President's Scholarship, Susan West, 1809 7th Ave. #1500, Seattle, WA, 98101. Scholarship awards will be made directly to the recipient’s chosen institution of higher learning, to be applied toward tuition, room, board, or fees. WSAJ; Need; Disibility; Obstacles;
WASHINGTON STATE ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE (WSAJ) VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 2 @ $2,000
DEADLINE: Friday, March 13, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The American Justice Video Scholarship established in 2013, is a statewide student video scholarship program. Each year a new video topic will be chosen, based on WSAJ’s mission statement ideals and dealing with advocacy in the American justice system, and related issues. Mail to: WSAJ American Justice Video Scholarship, Susan West, 1809 7th Ave. #1500, Seattle, WA, 98101. Scholarship awards will be made directly to the recipient’s chosen institution of higher learning, to be applied toward tuition, room, board, or fees. Video
MICROSOFT DISABILITY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $5,000
DEADLINE: Sunday, March 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The mission of DisAbility Scholarship at Microsoft is to empower and enable high school students with disabilities to (a) go to college, (b) realize the impact technology has on the world, and (c) target a career in the technology industry. For applicant criteria visit the attached website. Disabilities; GPA; Essay; Microsoft;
KMR GROUP FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000 - $3,500
DEADLINE: Monday, March 16, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The KMR Group Foundation scholarship is available to any senior graduating from a high school in Clark County and planning to attend Clark College or Washington State University Vancouver for undergraduate studies. The scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,500 per a school year and may be renewable for up to four years, provided the recipient conforms to the requirements set forth in the award. ELIGIBILITY: • Applicant must be a senior graduating from a Clark County high school. • Applicant must be currently enrolled or will be enrolled in Clark College or Washington State University Vancouver beginning fall term or semester. • Applicant must attend college full-time (12 credits or more) for the entire academic year. • Applicant must be considered a student in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a permanent resident ID card or current passport. • Applicant must be in need of financial assistance.
“IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING”– TEEN WRITING CONTEST
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Friday, March 20, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The “It’s Always Something”- Teen Writing Contest is an annual event sponsored by Gilda’s Club Seattle. This essay writing contest is for any teen in grades 9 through 12, in Washington State, who has been touched by cancer either through a personal diagnosis or that of a family member or friend. Essays should be at least 500 words, but no more than 2000 words long. Please submit them on our website by clicking the link below. Finalist essays are read by a panel of celebrity judges. The grand prize winners will be chosen from the finalist group. They are looking for honest essays, with an authentic ability to move readers. They want to hear about your experience. If necessary, submissions can be made by mail. Mail submissions must be printed in a double-spaced, 12 point font. The author's name, high school attending, current grade, name of English teacher, address, phone number and email address must be included in the body of the essay. Submissions must be postmarked by March 15, 2014. For more information and an application form, call Marlene Diskin, 206.709.1400 or e-mail marlenediskin@gildasclubseattle.orgCancer
AYN RAND “ANTHEM” – Essay Contest
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $30 - $2,000
DEADLINE: Friday, March 20, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Essay must be no fewer than 600 and no more than 1,200 words in length and double-spaced. (One entry per student) Essays will be judged on both style and content. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Anthem. Essay;
HEARTHSTONE HOUSING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $5,000
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be 16-25 years of age, reside in a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property or is a resident in a county where a Hearthstone property is located - (To view the list of eligible counties visit, www.hearthstonehousing.org) Attend college/university, trade school, professional/leadership maintain at least a 3.0 GPA, must be available for a phone interview. For questions, email Larissa Medellin at larissa@hearthstonehousing.org. Hearthstone Housing;
MILOTTE SCHOLARSHIP FUND - Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: TUITION
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be fasinated by nature, have been a careful observer of it and have successfully expressed their observations in an artistic way. Those that apply must be a high school graduate or have a GED, have an GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a resident of Washington State for at least 5 years prior to applying and be accepted to a trade school, 2-4 year college or university. NOTE: Samples of your work will be returned but the application will not. Art; Nature; GPA;
SUPERPOWER SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 2,500
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application, be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and plan to enroll in a post-secondary institution by the fall of 2019. You must submit a short online response (250 words or less) to the question "Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?" For more details visit the website.Essay;
TWINSTAR CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 18 - $1,000 ea.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant’s High School must be located in Pierce, King, Lewis, Thurston, Grays Harbor, Clark Cowlitz, or Mason County service areas. Applicant must be a member of Twin Star Credit Union in good standing.They must be mailed or turned into any TwinStar CU branch. For questions, please call 360-923-4587 or 1-800-258-3115 Ext. 4587. NOTE: Applications available on January 1st.TwinStar; Credit Union; Clark County
ACF (AMERICAN COLLEGE FOUNDATION) VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a high school and be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels may apply. All awards are non-renewable, one-time awards to be used for the first year of higher post-secondary education.Essay;
AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Read the “Fire Sprinkler Essay” for automatic fire sprinklers and take a ten-question multiple-choice test online. This is an open book test and for each correct answer your name will be entered to win a $2,000 scholarship.Fire; Essay; Drawing
VANCOUVER WILDLIFE LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 or $1000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Vancouver Wildlife League, founded in 1929, is an organization of outdoor enthusiasts and conservationists. These scholarships will be awarded to deserving Clark County seniors or college students who are interested in pursuing careers in fields related to conservation, the environment, or fish and wildlife management. *NOTE: For questions, call Jerry Larson at 360-693-3337 or email at Jerry.Larson2@comcast.net.Conservation; Environment; Fish; Wildlife
AMERICAN LEGION LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: VARY
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be children of active duty personnel of the U.S. Military or National Guard or Military Reservist who died on active duty on or after Sept. 11, 2001. Applicants must also be enrolled full-time in undergraduate study at an accredited institution of higher education.American Legion; Military Children;
UW NIKKEI ALUMNI ASSOC. SCHOLARSHIP – UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 5 @ $2,000 - $2,500 Scholarships
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The UW Nikkei Alumni Association Committee offers awards to students based on their financial need, academic achievement and community service, especially to the Asian-American community. In addition, one award may be granted to an individual who has the potential for college success, but who has not yet distinguished himself academically. It is a core belief of the Association that a student may, through hard work, overcome the circumstances that have initially kept him from succeeding. Japanese;Need based;Community service
AYN RAND “FOUNTAINHEAD"
Grade Level: Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $50.00 - $10,000
DEADLINE: Sunday, April 26, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length and double-spaced. (One entry per student) Essays will be judged on both style and content. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Anthem. Essay
ALL ABOUT EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 3,000
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be 13 years or older at the time of application, be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, plan to enroll at a post-secondary institution by the fall of 2019 and complete an online scholarship search profile at ScholarshipExperts.com. You must submit an online short written response (250 words or less) to the question "How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?"Essay;
ANDREW J. SHIELDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The student selected to receive the scholarship award must be a graduating senior from a Southwest Washington high school. During high school they must have been enrolled in any accredited Fire Cadet program in Southwest Washington. Applicant must have a min. cumulative 3.0 GPA, and be registered, part or full-time at an accredited two or four-year college, university, career, technical, trade or vocational school beginning in the Fall . The only exception to this timeline is for students who enlist in the U.S. military and provide proof of their deployment date. In those cases, scholarships may be deferred for up to four years.Fire Science
MAKE ME LAUGH SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,500
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Take a break from the boring application routine. We don't want to know why you deserve money or how great your grades are, we simply want to laugh. Write a 250 word essay describing an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh. Applicant must be 13 year of age or older at the time of application, be a legal resident of the fifty U.S. states or the Dist. of Columbia and plan to enroll no later than the Fall of 2019 at an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.Essay;
JEAN OSBORNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, MVHS
Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The applicant must be a graduating senior of the Evergreen School District with a current cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above. Applicant must plan to enroll as a full-time student in an accredited community college, college or university. The criteria for selection are: Academic Courses, Community Involvement, Work Experience, Leadership Potential, and School Activities/Awards. Applications are available in the Career Center. This must be turned into the Career Center by deadline. Community Service;Leadership
ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOLARS AWARD – UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $3,000 - $6,000
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: University of Wyoming provides financial support annually for non-resident students based on their cumulative GPA and composite ACT / SAT scores. Students are provisionally awarded scholarships by the UW Admissions Office shortly after being admitted. Final awards are made upon receipt of all final academic records. A student's scholarship award may go up or down based on final cumulative GPA and test scores. To ensure consideration, applicant must submit all of their admission application materials by the deadline.University of Wyoming
SARINA SLAID MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: MVHS
Amount: 2 @ Up to $3,000
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This scholarship was established to provide college tuition assistance to deserving high school graduates or graduates to be, of an accredited High School in Clark County. Annually, two awards of approximately $3,000 will be given; one to a graduating senior at Mountain View High School; and another to a graduating senior who is a member of the Junior Volunteer Program with Southwest Washington Medical Center. Applications are available in the Career Center. This must be turned into the Career Center by deadline for the Scholarship Committee to review. Medical
SkillsUSA Alumni & Friends Scholarship
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 2 @ $500
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The SkillsUSA Alumni and Friends Association is offering two annual merit-based $500 scholarships to qualifying students. The $500 scholarships will recognize the unique qualities of SkillsUSA students including leadership, commitment to community service, and advocating for career and technical education. If you have questions, please contact Heidi Walsh at (703) 737-0615 or hwalsh@skillsusa.org
B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Monday, May 25, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. The generosity of our site sponsors have allowed us to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site.
FIFTH MONTH SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 1,500
DEADLINE: Sunday, May 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be 13 years or older at the time of application, be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and plan to enroll at a post-secondary institution by the fall of 2019. You must submit an online short written response (250 words or less) to the question "May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here's a high five to you for being original." For more specific details visit the website. Essay;
LM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Sunday, May 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is for a deserving student who currently is enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2yrs of length or greater) by September. Additionally, to be eligible a student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the deadline.Essay
MT. HOOD MASONIC LODGE NO. 32 SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Sunday, May 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Mt. Hood Masonic Lodge No.32 Scholarship program purpose is to provide tuition assistance to those incoming first year undergraduate students who are in need, are deemed good citizens, and who plan to support their community.Need based;community service
ATHNET SPORTS RECRUITING SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Monday, June 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Athnet Scholarship committee will award the scholarship to the student whose 400-500 word essay best demonstrates how the lessons they learned through sport have positively impacted them as they pursue their college education. NOTE: Submit your essay and required information to scholarships@athleticscholarships.net. Applications are due by 12:00pm PST on the due date.Essay; Sports; Athletes;
ABBOT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Monday, June 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay between 500 and 1000 words answering the following question: What have you done outside the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by the post secondary institution that you are hoping to attend? Also, which of these qualities means the most to you? Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com Essay
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN & YOUTH (NAEHCY)
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: VARY
DEADLINE: Monday, June 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This fund provides scholarship assistance for post-secondary education to students who are homeless or have experienced homelessness during their K-12 education, and who have demonstrated average or above average academic achievement. Homeless;
DO-OVER SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,500
DEADLINE: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: What if you had the chance to 'do-over' a moment in your life? What would it be? How would it affect you and your future? Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: "If you could get one 'do-over' in life, what would it be and why? Applicant must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application, be a legal resident of the U.S. or Dist. of Columbia, and plan on enrolling (no later that the Fall of 2019) at an accredited post-secondary institution. Essay;
LIFT PARTS EXPRESS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: To be eligible for this scholarship you must be either a current Senior in High School or a Freshmnan or Sophomore in College/University. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Canada, enrolled or expecting to be enrolled in the Fall. Go to website for details.
AIRLINE SCHOLARSHIP – INTERNATIONAL AIR & HOSPITALITY ACADEMY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Each high school in the Northwest is given one $1,000 tuition scholarships to award to students who are planning to attend the International Air & Hospitality Academy. Applicant must be a graduating high school student. For nomination purposes, please speak to your CCTE Career Specialist in the Career Center.International Air & Hospitality Academy
NORTHWEST CULINARY INSTITUTE - HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 2 @ $2,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Northwest Culinary Institute offers all high schools in the United States two $2,000 scholarships to be awarded to high school seniors. The scholarship is valid for the Culinary Arts Program only.*NOTE: Please contact your high school counselor or Career Specialist for a nomination. Culinary;
NORTHWEST RENEWABLE ENERGY INSTUTUTE - HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 3 @ $1,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Northwest Renewable Energy Institute offers each high school in the United States three $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to graduating high school seniors. Scholarships are for tuition only and for students interested in pursuing the Wind Turbine Technician Program. For questions or additional materials, call 1-800-868-1816. *NOTE: If you would like nominated for this scholarship please contact your high school counselor or your Career Specialist. Wind Turbine; Technician;
WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF SEWER AND WATER DISTRICTS SEWER/WATER UTILITY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $1000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts is pleased to offer scholarships to individuals interested in pursuing a career in the industry represented by our membership. Sewer and Water District across the state provide a valuable service to our communities and we recognize the need for educational advancement at all levels. BASIC INFORMATION REGARDING SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants must be: Employee’s, Elected Officials or Immediate family member of WASWD Members, OR any Washington State Resident. Course work must be related to the sewer and/or water industry. Scholarship Recipients receive the award after July for use in the subsequent Fall quarter. Based on registration/acceptance in a school, Scholarships funds are forwarded directly to the educational institution. Applicants are encouraged but not required to be sponsored by a Sewer and/or Water District in the area of their residence. Additional Minimum Requirements: o Full or Part-time student o Attendance at an accredited college, university or technical school o Pursuit of a degree; Associates, Bachelors, Masters or DoctorateEssay
SHOUT IT OUT SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 1,500
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be 13 years of age at time of application, be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and plan to enroll at a post-secondary institution by the fall of 2019. You must submit an online short written response (250 words or less) to the question "If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?" For more details visit the website. Essay;
ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 1,500
DEADLINE: Saturday, October 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application, be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and plan to enroll in a post-secondary institution by the fall of 2019. You have to submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for a question about zombies invading your school. For specific details visit the website. Essay;
NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500, Laptop, Trip & Award
DEADLINE: Monday, November 02, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Calling all creative coders, hackers, designers and technical young women. Making a Difference – Girls, Technology, and Social Change . Apply for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing! Women;Technology
SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL/EDUCATIONAL AWARD
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Saturday, November 14, 2015
DESCRIPTION: For girls who attend or have been accepted to attend an undergraduate program in an accredited college or vocational/skills training program. Residents of Camas and Washougal will be given priority. May not be a Soroptimist member or an immediate family member of a Soroptimist. Applicant must submit a completed application accompanied with two character references to: Soroptimist International of Camas Washougal Post Office Box 621 Camas WA 98607 Attn: Awards Committee NOTE: For additional information, please call Jan at 360-210-4002Technical; Teaching
EDUCATION MATTERS SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 5,000
DEADLINE: Monday, November 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be 13 years or older at the time of application, be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and plan to enroll in a post-secondary institution no later than the fall of 2019. You will have to submit an online short written response (250 words or less) to the question: "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?" For specific details visit the website. Essay;
AIR FORCE ROTC HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: VARY
DEADLINE: Tuesday, December 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Submit your online application between June 1, 2015 and December 1, 2015. After you complete the online application, you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to download, electronically complete and submit/upload the required forms. ROTC; Air Force;
JOHNSON OPPORTUNITY GRANTS - WASHINGTON & LEE UNIVERSITY
Grade Level: Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000 - $3,000
DEADLINE: Tuesday, December 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The grants support projects that contribute to the development of student leadership.The grants are awarded on a competitive basis and will provide funds to cover travel, living expenses, and other costs associated with the proposed project or summer activity. Students need to find, describe and justify a worthwhile summer (or spring option) project. It might be an unpaid internship on Capitol Hill or a State Department internship in a foreign capital. It might involve participation in a national or international student conference. It could include research travel that will help you become a leader in your chosen field of study. Or it might be a service project that will demonstrate your commitment to community leadership. The possibilities are broad and the criteria for evaluation of applications will include both your academic accomplishments at Washington and Lee and the potential for leadership development that your project makes possible. Though we anticipate that Johnson Opportunity Grants will be for rising seniors, in the initial pilot program summers, applications will be accepted from both rising juniors and rising seniors. Washington & Lee; Leadership; Integrity;
PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $22,000 (Renewable up to 4 years)
DEADLINE: Tuesday, December 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The PLU Presidential Scholarships recognize academic, co-curricular and leadership achievement in the incoming first-year class. The eligibility requirements for this competitive scholarship are a 3.8+ GPA or 1250+ SAT score (combined critical reading and math scores only) or 28+ ACT score.Pacific Lutheran University;leadership;service
IMAGINE AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 5 @ $1,000
DEADLINE: Thursday, December 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This award is available to recent high school graduates who are pursuing postsecondary education at a career college across the United States. Applicants who meet the following recommended guidelines should apply: •Likelihood of successful completion of postsecondary education •High School grade point average of 2.5 or greater •Financial need •Demonstrated voluntary community service during their senior year Applications are available starting January 1st. NOTE: Contact your counselor for high school registration. GPA;Need Based;Volunteer
ALERT SCHOLARSHIP - ALERT- The Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Magazine
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be a senior, live in Washington state, have a 2.5 GPA and plan to attend college after graduation. The essay must be about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse. In your essay explain how the situation was dealt with, what you learned from it, what others can learn from the experience, and what was right or wrong (in your opinion) about the way the incident or problem was handled. No application is needed and there is no deadline.Drug & Alcohol Abuse; Prevention; Essay;
ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Please see the list of additional scholarships available to Asian Pacific & Islander students at website.Asian; Pacific Islander
COLLEGE OF IDAHO HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Full Tuition (Renewable for 4 Years)
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must have a 3.85 GPA through the first six semesters of high school and minimum 31 ACT composite or 1380 SAT score. To compete, students must complete an application, be accepted to the College of Idaho, write a 750-1000 word essay, and send their FAFSA information to the college. For more information, visit: www.collegeofidaho.edu or call 208-459-5305. GPA;Essay;SAT;ACT;College of Idaho;
COLLEGEWEEKLIVE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: This scholarhship will reward students who are working hard to research, apply and choose a college. Winning is easy - all you need to do is login to CollegeWeekLive and visit 3 colleges that interest you. One lucky winner will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship every month.
DEVRY UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: DeVry University is committed to helping you achieve the goal of a college education by offering a generous array of scholarships to ease the financial requirements of qualifying students.DeVry University; Technical
EASTERN ADVANTAGE (EA) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,500
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be a first-generation college bound student (neither parents hold a 4-year degree), Washington resident and have less than 45 college credits earned at the time of high school graduation. Eastern provides academic advising, career counseling and other assistance, along with a year-long mentoring program, as well as a summer program that introduces you and your family to the EWU campus community. Students who are interested should contact Anna Brown at abrown3@ewu.edu. First-generation; Eastern Washington University; EWU;
EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Students must apply and be accepted to Eastern Washington University to be eligible for the various scholarships available. Eastern Washington University;
HEALD COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Pursue a career in Healthcare, Business, Legal or Technology. Complete the Scholarship Application (includes essay and two letters of recommendation). Enrollment in Heald College is not required to apply; however, it is required to receive a scholarship. (Contact: Local Admissions Advisor)Heald College;Medical;Business;Legal;Technology
HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: AMOUNTS VARY
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Visit this website for a list of scholarships available to students of Hispanic heritage. Click on 'Graduating High School Seniors' to access the list. Requirements and due dates vary from scholarship to scholarship, as well as award amounts. Hispanic; Latino;
ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: VARY
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must apply to ITT Technical Institute and scholarship amounts vary according to need. To find out more about the Opportunity Scholarship call 1-800-ITT-TECH.ITT;
LE CORDON BLEU COLLEGE OF CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: VARY
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts offers a variety of scholarships and grants. Please visit the website for details. Culinary; Chef;
MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY - FRESHMAN ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000-$15,000 (Renewable for 4 years)
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: The Freshman Achievement Awards is simple to apply for. All you need to do is apply for admissions to MSU and have your ACT or SAT scores sent to MSU (ACT school code is 2420 & SAT school code is 4488). Remember, funds are awarded until they are gone so make sure you apply and have tests scores sent as soon as possible. For questions, call Rhonda Russell at rrussell@montana.edu.Montana State University; MSU;
NO ESSAY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: The $2,000 "No Essay" Scholarship is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced on Facebook. One entry per person, but you can come back each month to try again.
O WINES OPPORTUNITY FOR SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 8 @ $20,000 ($5000 Renewable for four years)
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: The O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship supports low-income, capable young women so they can achieve their greatest potential through education. Applicants must be female, have a GPA of 3.2 or higher and have filed for FAFSA. Student's family income cannot exceed 50% of the median family income in the state they live, they must be a U.S. citizen and plan on enrolling full-time at a post-secondary institution. For questions, call 877-898-2048. NOTE: Applications will be available in March 2015. Females; Need Based; GPA;
SCAD Challenge Scholarship Competition
Grade Level: Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Tuition
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: The Scad Challenge Scholarship offers high school students an international stage upon which to exhibit their work. SCAD seeks the next generation of talented artists and designers. The deadlines vary in each category, such as Film & Animation, Photography, Comic Book, 2-D, Poster, and Fashion so check the website.Art; Film; Animation; Photography; Comic Book; Poster; Fashion;
U.S. ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY- DR. GEORGE A. STEPHENS FOUNDER AWARD
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $10,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: It is the sole purpose of the United States Achievement Academy Scholarship Foundation to help worthy students in grades 5-12 by cash grants that help cover the rising cost of tuition and expenses they will face when continuing their education. The Foundation seeks to enhance the intellectual and personal growth of students who demonstrate a genuine interest in learning. The USAA Scholarship Foundation has established a $10,000 cash grant to honor its founder, Dr. George A. Stevens, and his commitment to student recognition. All USAA members are eligible to compete for this grant. NOTE: Contact your teacher, counselor, coach or administrative staff for nomination. Nomination;
VOLTA (Vocational Outside Line Training Academy) SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Tuition, Materials/Books & Equipment
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Attention Women! Interested in Utilities Careers? Gain competitive skills and earn a scholarship at the same time! VOLTA is a 10 week, 400 hour pre-apprenticeship located in Warrenton, Oregon. Applicants must be 18 years or older, have a high school diploma or GED, have a Commercial Driver's Learner's Permit and be able to maintain living expenses for the duration of the pre-apprenticeship. Scholarship covers tuition, materials/books and equipment. Apprenticeship; Utilities Career; Women;
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Grades, talent, financial need, leadership, ambition – any one of these could get you a scholarship. Fill out a scholarship application and see what happens. For a complete list of scholarships available at WSU, visit: www.admission.wsu.edu/scholarships, Click on Washington State Residents. DEADLINE: Vary Washington State University;
WESTERN UNDERGRADUATE EXHANGE (WUE)
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Students who are resident of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming are eligible to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating two and four year college programs outside of their home state. The WUE reduced tuition rate is not automatically awarded to all eligible candidates. Many institutions limit the number of new WUE awards each academic year, so apply early!WUE
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Many scholarships are available through Western Washington University. For a complete list, visit: www.admissions.wwu.edu/tuition/t_scholarship.html. DEADLINE: Vary Western Washington University;
WHITMAN COLLEGE – WALLA WALLA WASHINGTON
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Scholarships are available to students who have one or more of the following qualities: excelled academically, are talented in the fine or performing arts or humanities, have contributed to increasing diversity awareness, are musically talented, and/or are in financial need. Several scholarships are being offered ranging from $500 – $Full Tuition. For details contact the Office of Admission. (877) 462-9448 Private; Need Based; Arts
All applications for financial assistance programs, i.e., student loans, work compensation, grants, scholarships, special funds, subsidies, prizes, etc, will be considered by Evergreen High School, Heritage High School, Mountain View High School or Union High School without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, or disability.