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CHINESE AMERICAN CITIZENS ALLIANCE (CACA) NATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 100 - 1,000
DEADLINE: Saturday, February 28, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Participants in the Contest are to compose an essay in English not to exceed 500 words, at their Chinese American Cititzens Alliance Lodge or a location designated by the Lodge on a subject regarding the Chinese in the U.S.This essay contest is open to all students regardless of their ancestry. Mail registration to C.A.C.A. Essay Contest, Portland, 2309 SW First, #142, Portland, OR 97201. NOTE: All entry forms must be completed and postmarked no later than February 28, 2015.Essay; Chinese American;
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;
SUSSLE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Saturday, February 28, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Easy scholarship that's fun! Sussle lets you discover new things about your interests by collecting the best content from people with the same interests. Please help by contributing your knowledge, and in return, we offer an easy scholarship. No application, no essay Just contribute knowledge about stuff you already know. Watch the 1-minute video to see how easy it is. Try to get the most votes by contributing good content, starting early, and posting often. Invite people to vote for your contributions. Easy as that!
SWEET AND SIMPLE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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;
JAPANESE AMERICAN COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Sunday, March 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Japanese American Community will be recognizing and honoring high school graduates of Japanese ancestry in the greater Portland area at their annual community banquet. For the past 60 plus years, they have helped graduating seniors pursue their continued education. Japanese;
WASHINGTON STATE OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Monday, March 02, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Must be a Washington state resident (as defined in RCW 28B.15.012) Must have earned a high school diploma or GED from a Washington State high school or institution by June 2015. Please note: If you graduated from high school outside of Washington State, you are not eligible. Must be pursuing an eligible high-demand major (by alphabet; by category) in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care. Must be working toward a first bachelor’s degree, (i.e. four-year degree). Must be enrolling in an eligible Washington state college or university fall term 2015. Please note: If you will be attending a public community or technical college Fall 2015 that does not offer a four-year degree in your eligible high-demand major you must be planning to transfer to one of the four-year colleges/universities referenced above by the time you have earned 90 quarter credits. Must be a high school senior, or a college freshman or sophomore at the time of application. Please note: College students who will have earned more than 90 quarter credits or more than 60 semester credits at the start of fall term 2015 are not eligible. Running Start, AP, IB and transfer credits that your college has accepted count toward that total. Must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) through fall quarter or semester 2014 of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale). Must submit the 2015-16 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov by Monday, March 9, 2015. Must apply for Federal Education tax credits if eligible.Must have a family income (adjusted gross income plus all untaxed income) less than the amount listed by family size on this chart. (Note: Unless you qualified to submit the FAFSA as an independent student, the family income amounts are those reported by your parent(s) on your 2015-16 FAFSA). Award amounts may be found at: http://www.waopportunityscholarship.org/scholarship/award-amount STEM
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;
LEADERSHIP 1000 SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,500-$5,000
DEADLINE: Monday, March 09, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is for Washington students who are planning on attending an eligible four-year college or university in Washington. It is a flexible scholarship with donor-specified criteria. *NOTE: Applications are available in January
WASHINGTON STATE GOVERNORS' SCHOLARSHIP FOR FOSTER YOUTH
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000 - $4,000
DEADLINE: Monday, March 09, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Washington State Governors' Scholarship is a scholarship program that helps young men and women who are currently in an open dependency court order in Washington State, or an open dependency tribal court order, continue their education and earn a college degree.Foster Youth; Foster Care;
EWING C. KELLY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,500
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is designed to reward students who demonstrate good citizenship while striving to attain their academic goals. Applicants will be judged on their academic merit, extra-curricular achievements - both scholastically and in their community and financial need. Applicants must have been accepted or have an application pending at a post-secondary instiution including community colleges, have an ACT score of 20 or a SAT score of 1400 and must be a U.S. citizen or have a green card. NOTE: Application must be postmarked by March 10. Citizenship; Need Based; GPA; SAT/ACT;
KOHL’S CARES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Freshman, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Up to $10,000
DEADLINE: Friday, March 13, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Do you know a kid who’s making a difference in your community through volunteering? Each year, Kohl’s recognizes and rewards young volunteers (ages 6-18) across the country for their amazing contributions to their communities. Nominate a kid NOW!Community; Service; Volunteer; Kid
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
IQ CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 2 @ $1000
DEADLINE: Saturday, March 14, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Graduating Senior must be a primary IQ Credit Union member enrolling at a community college or four-year university for the fall as a freshman. Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA, plan to enroll as a full-time student for the upcoming academic year or have the intent upon completing an academic transfer, baccalaureate or graduate program, depending upon the scholarship for which the applicant is being considered.
BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOC. (BIA) OF CLARK COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Sunday, March 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applications shall include two letters of recommendation (e.g. professors, instructors, principals, deans, employers, personal acquaintances, etc). It is highly recommended that letters of recommendation originate from academic department members or school officials. Please attach copy of college/high school transcript or most recent grade report. Unofficial transcripts issued by an educational institution are acceptable. Selection criteria for this scholarship are as follows: Financial need Academic relationship to the building industry Community Service & Extracurricular Involvement Grade point average Quality of application An original application must be submitted no later than March 15, 2015. All materials will become the property of the BIA. Applications may be: Mailed or hand delivered to: Building Industry Association of Clark County Attn: PR Coordinator 103 E. 29th Street Vancouver, WA 98663 Need based; Manufacturing
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;
CHICANO EDUCATION PROGRAM - EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: VARY
DEADLINE: Monday, March 16, 2015
DESCRIPTION: If you are planning on attending Eastern Washington University and are of Chicano or Latino descent, you are eligible for this scholarship. For more information contact Jennifer Nunuz at 509-359-2230 or email at jnunez@mail.ewu.edu. Applications are due by 5:00pm on the due date. NOTE: Mail completed application to: Eastern Washington University CEP Scholarships 526 5th Street, 203 Monroe Hall Cheney, WA 99004Chicano; Latino; EWU; Eastern Washington University;
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. Clark College; Washington State University;
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;
GILDA'S CLUB SEATTLE “IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING”– TEEN WRITING CONTEST
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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. 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. For Questions, call 866.200.2383 or e-mail lizlange@gildasclubseattle.org Essay; Cancer
COLLEGE PREP SCHOLARSHIP - QUEST BRIDGE
Grade Level: Junior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The College Prep Scholarship for high school juniors provides opportunities that help talented low-income students understand an education at a top college can be both possible and affordable - and provides resources to help them get there. Please contact your Counselor, Administrator, Teacher, or Career Guidance Coordinator for a Referral. www.questbridge.org/refer-a-studentLow Income; Referral;
BOB KALETA MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP – ROTARY CLUB OF GREATER CLARK COUNTY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 1 @ $3,000
DEADLINE: Friday, March 27, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be a graduate of VSAA, Ridgefield, Heritage, Mountain View, or Evergreen High Schools who is going to pursue a Major or Minor in music or voice performance at a post-secondary institution. Student must submit a 1000+ word essay discussing the use of your musical talent in your life goals (educational, career, and service) as they relate to the Rotary motto “Service Above Self”. NOTE: Applications are available in the Career Center; Return completed applications to the Career Center staff. Music; Essay
ELECTRONIC SECURITY ASSOCIATION (ESA) YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000 - $10,000
DEADLINE: Friday, March 27, 2015
DESCRIPTION: In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officials by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters. Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and the essay. In addition to completing the application and submitting the appropriate documentation, each student must write an essay explaining "What it means to me to have my parent or guardian involved in securing our community." WASHINGTON Executive Director Reta Waldrop ESA Washington 23607 Hwy 99 STE. 2C Edmonds, WA 98026 Phone: (425) 778-6162 Fax: (425) 771-9588 reta@mcamgmt.com ESA; Law Enforcement; Fire Service; Safety; Security; Police
ROTARY CLUB OF GREATER CLARK COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 2 @ $3,000
DEADLINE: Friday, March 27, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be a graduate of Ridgefield, Heritage, Mountain View, or Evergreen High Schools. Student must submit a 1000+ word essay discussing your life goals (educational, career, and service) as they relate to the Rotary motto “Service Above Self”. Students should reflect on past accomplishments, future attainments and how these goals will impact our world today and in the future. NOTE: Applications available in the Career Center; Return completed applications to the Career Center staff. Essay; Service
ASIAN PACIFIC COMMUNITY FUND PARTNERED W/VERIZON
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 10 @ $1,000
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Asian Pacific Community Fund partners with Verizon to financially assist students in their pursuit of higher education as they face the challenge of significantly rising costs of obtaining a college degree. These awards will support those who excel academically, are leaders among their peers and are making a positive impact in their communities. Asian Pacific
CLARK COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: To be eligible, applicants must have been actively involved in 4-H, FFA or Open Class division at the Clark County Fair. Applications must be received at the Fairgrounds Site Management Office on or before March 31, 2015. If you have any questions please contact Donna Dowdy at (360) 397-6163 or the main office at (360) 397-6180, email address: DonnaD@cceventcenter.org Agriculture;FFA;4-H;need based
DATA PROCESSING MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION / PORTLAND CHAPTER (DPMA/PC) SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from any high school in the Oregon or Clark County Washington area who is looking to enroll in a major directly related to the Information Technology industry (i.e. CL, CIS) at any accredited institution in the states of Oregon or Washington. Selection is based upon financial need, previous experience/interest in information technology, and completeness, neatness, and presentation of application. *NOTE: Application and related information should be mailed to DPMA, P.O. Box 61493, Vancouver, WA. 98666IT; Technology; DPMA/PC;
DAVE CHAMBERLAIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Students selected to receive this scholarship must be graduating seniors from a high school in the Evergreen School District who plan to continue their post-secondary education full-time during the upcoming school year.Preference will be given to students planning to enter the fields of communication or technology.Communications;Technology
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;
KYLE COMEAU MEMORIAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: "This scholarship is being provided privately by the parents, sister and countless friends in loving memory of our Kyle. He was an avid artist, be it music or airbrush, he was a master taken in his prime." This scholarship is to be applied for further education in the arts at any college or accredited trade school. Art;
Attachments:
Kyle Comeau Scholarship.pdf    
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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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
YOUNG AMERICAN CREATIVE PATRIOTIC ART AWARD
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $10,000
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Art must be on paper or canvas. Water color, pencil, pastel, chardcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen-and-ink, or oil may be used. NO DIGITAL ART. More details attached to scholarship.Art;
ACF (AMERICAN COLLEGE FOUNDATION) VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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
IMAGINE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Freshman, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $100 –$1,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: How would you imagine tomorrow? Demand for clean energy, the threat of global warming, and the question of how to transition to an economy based on alternatives to fossil fuels are concerns for everyone. These tough issues demand focused research and a commitment that spans individuals, communities, governments, and industries. But the best solutions start with great ideas—like yours. That’s what this high school energy competition is all about. If you’re a resident of Washington, Idaho, Montana, or Oregon, are in grades 9 through 12, and attend a high school or middle school within your state, you qualify to participate. Home-schooled students are also encouraged to participate. Energy; Environment
MASON NOLAN SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Scholarship recipients must: Be a child of an employee of The Columbian in Vancouver, WA, be a high school senior, high school graduate, or current undergraduate student, have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, and continue their education full-time at an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school for the following school year. Preference will be given to applicants who are planning to attend, or who have attended, Clark College or a similar educational institution. Renewable
SMART CHOICES COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $5,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires in conjunction with the WIAA proudly present the Smart Choices Scholarship Program. This annual program recognizes one male and one female graduating senior from among the WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout his and her high school career. Athletics; Activities; Community
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
LAKE OSWEGO CRAFTS & ART LEAGUE WOMEN'S ART SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $9,000
DEADLINE: Saturday, April 04, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Local 14 is a group of 55 women artists whose goal is the promotion of women artists iin the Northwest. To further this goal, they have a annual juried exhibit and sale of art. This scholarship is open to all full time women students who will be enrolled as art majors in an accredited college art program in the fall and is based on merit rather than need.Female; Art
FRED G. LEE SCHOLARSHIP – Chinese American Citizens Alliance
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000 - $4,000
DEADLINE: Saturday, April 11, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The applicant must have at least one parent/guardian who is a member of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Portland Lodge), be actively involved in school and community activities, hold a 3.50 GPA or better and be a member of the graduating class of an Oregon or Clark County (State of Washington) high school or its related equivalent.Chinese American;
TIFFANY WANG ARTS SCHOLARSHIP – Chinese American Citizens Alliance
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 2 @ $500
DEADLINE: Saturday, April 11, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The applicant must be at lease ¼ Chinese, be a student of Oregon or Clark County (State of Washington) high school or its related equivalent; and have at least one parent/guardian who is a member of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Portland Lodge), demonstrate financial need and a talent in the fine or performing arts. NOTE: For questions call 503-221-8773.Chinese; Clark County; Arts
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;
JASON MOE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS
Amount: $1000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Go Big or Go Home - Live Life to the Fullest. Bring your "A" game to everything you do. Jason Thomas Kaipo Moe was a graduate of Evergreen High School. He played on the varsity basketball team and loved the game. Eligibility: Graduating Senior male EHS Basketball team member. Applications are available in the Career Center.
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
STUDENT- VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 12 @ $500-$4,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Student Insights is a market research firm helping colleges and universities communicate more effectively with high school seniors. This scholarship is for high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. No minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA, No Essay required, No lengthy application forms, No application fees. Simply log on to the website listed and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.
EVERGREEN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (EEA) - FRED ENSMAN/VIRGINIA OLIVER
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Friday, April 24, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be a dependent of an Evergreen Education Association (EEA) member. EEA;
GAINING AWARENESS & NETWORKING FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS (GANAS)
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $3,000
DEADLINE: Friday, April 24, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The GANAS program is for first-generation, low-income, first-time students at Portland State University. This is a year-long support/mentor program designed to help new Latino students transition to PSU from high school. Applicants must apply to PSU and must be taking a minimum of 12 credits.Latino; PSU;
HARMONY ELEMENTARY PTA SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 2 @ $500
DEADLINE: Friday, April 24, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The applicant must have attended Harmony Elementary at some point, but it is not necessary to have been there all six years. For questions, applicant may contact the Scholarship Committee Chair, Candace Wright, at 260-2714 or via e-mail: wrights13@comcast.net. The applications are available in the Career Center.
AYN RAND “FOUNTAINHEAD"
Grade Level: Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $700
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The student selected to receive the scholarship award must: Be a graduating senior from a high school in Clark, Cowlitz, or Skamania counties must have been enrolled in any accredited Fire Cadet program in Southwest Washington during high school, have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0, continue their education full-time at an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school during the upcoming school year. Students who enlist in the U.S. military and provide proof of their deployment date may have their scholarship award deferred for up to four years.Fire Science
ANGELA SVENDSEN MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2000
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The student selected to receive this scholarship must: Be a graduating senior from a high school in Clark County, have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0, continue their education full-time at an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school during the upcoming school year, and plan to pursue a degree in either music education or music performance. Music
BETTY & GLEN TRIBE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Scholarship recipients must: Be a graduating senior from a high school in the Battle Ground or Ridgefield school district OR be a current student at Clark College or Washington State University,continue their education full-time at Clark College or Washington State University during the upcoming school year, and pursue a Mechanical Engineering Degree. Renewal applicants must apply each year. Preference will be given to previous scholarship recipients. CLARK COLLEGE; ENGINEERING
BEVERLY CANALE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Silver Star Elementary)
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The student selected to receive this scholarship must: Be a graduating senior of a high school in Clark County, WA and be a graduate of Silver Star Elementary in the Evergreen School District, Vancouver, WA, have attended Silver Star Elementary a minimum of two full school years, have a high school minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA and continue their education full-time at an accredited college, university, career or technical school during the upcoming school year.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Scholarship Recipients must: Be current members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington, have graduated from high school or received their GED, have at least a cumulative high school GPA of 2.0, and be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time at an accredited public or private post-secondary educational institution (including two-year community colleges, four-year colleges and universities, and vocational, trade, technical or career schools) located in the United States. Renewal applicants must submit an application each year.
CHARLES ANDERSON SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Community Foundation for Southwest Washington’s purpose is to provide tuition assistance as a reward for academic excellence. Applicants must be a lineal descendant of a life member of Mt. Hood Masonic Lodge #32 or the child of a member of the First United Methodist Church in Vancouver, WA. For any questions, please contact: Anne Digenis, Donor Services and Grants Officer at 360-694-2550 or Anne@cfsww.org Masonic Temple; First Methodist Church;
COLUMBIA VISTA CORPORATION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies, multiple scholarships may be awarded.
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Scholarship recipients must: --Be either a child of Columbia Vista Corporation employee or a child served by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington --Be currently enrolled or plan to enroll at a private elementary or middle school, private or public high school or an accredited public or private college, university, career or technical school, in the United States. --Have a minimum 2.5 GPA, if they are a graduating high school senior or current college student; all other first-year applicants must be in good academic standing at their current school Renewal applicants must submit an application each year.Essay
EDMUND F. MAXWELL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $5,000 (Renewable up to 4 years)
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be seeking a degree at an accredited private institution, be a resident of Western Washington, have submitted a FAFSA (Free Application For Student Aid) form and have a combined math and reading SAT score of over 1200 or equivalent ACT score. NOTE: Applications are only online.Private; Western Washington;
EDUCATION AND TRAINING VOUCHER (ETV)
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Up to $5,000
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The ETV offers financial help to current and former foster youth to attend colleges, universities, vocational or technical programs. ETV helps students in their own efforts to secure financial aid to enroll in post-secondary programs. *NOTE: Applications are available between Jan. 1 – April 30. Foster Youth;
FRANCES TRIBE
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Scholarship recipients must be accepted into the Nursing Program at Clark College or currently be enrolled in the Nursing Program. Recipients must also have completed all prerequisites prior to being accepted into the Nursing Program. This scholarship may be awarded for each of the two years of the nursing program, and is based on satisfactory academic progress and successful achievement of course requirements. Preference will be given to previous recipients Nursing; Clark College
HOKULANI WASHINGTON FUND SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must: --Be residents of Washington State, with preference given to residents of Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties. --Be either (1) a graduating high school senior from public or private schools within the state of Washington or the Greater Portland, Oregon Metropolitan Area OR (2) a current student continuing their undergraduate education. Preference will be given to students who are the first member in their family to attend an accredited college or university. --Have a cumulative GPA of 2.95 – 3.45. --Continue their education full-time beginning Fall 2014 at an accredited private four-year college or university anywhere on the mainland United States (not in Hawaii, Alaska, or other U.S. territories). The school must focus on the liberal arts and sciences, but may have professional schools if such schools are integrated into the liberal arts focus. Student population must range from 2,000 – 4,000 students. Example of a school that meets the criteria: Pacific Lutheran University. In order to receive additional awards, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5. RenewableClark County; GPA; Essay;
HUMANIST OF GREATER PORTLAND SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: "Humanism is a rational philosophy informed by science, inspired by art, and motivated by compassion. Affirming the dignity of each human being, it supports liberty and opportunity consonant with social and planetary responsibility. Free of theism and other supernatural beliefs, humanism thus derives the goals of life from human need and interest rather than from theological or ideological abstractions, and asserts that humanity must take responsibility for its own destiny." Essay must be 750 - 1000 words on "How I Formed My Moral Compass Without Religion or Dogma" Further details found at website. Essay
JACK & CAROL KELLY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Established in 2012, this scholarship awards to students from Clark County, Washington who plan to return and support their community after they finish their education. It is important that applicants plan to pursue a career in business. Requirements: Students selected to receive this scholarship must: --Have graduated (or be on track to graduate) from a high school located in Clark County, Washington OR be children of employees of Instrument Sales & Services, Inc. --Continue their education full-time at an accredited college, university, career to technical school. Preference will be given to students intending to pursue a course of study leading to a career in business. Renewal applicants must complete an application each year. RenewableEssay
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;
PEOPLE OF PRAISE
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Varies
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Students selected to receive this scholarship must: Be a member OR dependent child of a member of “The People of Praise” (Vancouver, WA/Portland, OR branch), an ecumenical Christian community, be currently attending or planning to attend either a Christian elementary school, a Christian high school, or an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school during the upcoming school year and remain in good academic standing. Renewable
ROY F. MATHER SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,500 Renewable
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be residents of Clark County, plan to register at an accredited college, university, technical or career school, pursue a degree in engineering and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, including a GPA of 3.5. NOTE: Application is due on due date at 11:59 PM PDT.Engineering; Clark County; GPA;
SHARON MELTON MYERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Through a donation from the Sharon Melton Myers Memorial Fund, SkillsUSA and the McMinn County Vocational Center SkillsUSA Alumni Association are offering a $500 scholarship to a SkillsUSA student in memory of Sharon Melton Myers. The Sharon Melton Myers Memorial SkillsUSA Scholarship fund will provide graduating SkillsUSA members the opportunity to continue their education in college or technical school.If you have questions, please contact Christen Battaglia (703) 737-0627, cbattaglia@skillsusa.org
BEROL-SCHINDELL SCHOLARSHIP – UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Partial Tuition
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The scholarship was established by the late Joseph J. Berol and Ruth and Milton Shindell to assist undergraduate Jewish students in financial need who plan to attend, or are currently attending, the University of Washington. Mr. Berol was forced to forgo his studies at the University of Washington to help provide for his family’s welfare. Must be postmarked by deadline. If you have questions you may call 206-527-1997Jewish;Need based;UW
FIRST PLACE COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS
Amount: $250
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Graduating Senior at Evergreen High School GPA 3.0 or better Commitment to and involvement in community or volunteer service. Plan to enter a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school following high school graduation. Applications are available in the Career Center and must be turned in to the Career Center no later than 3:00 pm on May 1, 2015. Community Service
GRIMM ENTERPRISE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HHS, MVHS
Amount: $2,000
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is to provide tuition assistance to a deserving student .The application includes GPA, special recognitions received, job experience during high school, and more specific questions related to need and future college plans. NOTE: Applications are available in the Career Center. This must be turned into the Career Center by deadline for the Scholarship Committee to review.
INCIGHT SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 100 @ $500 - $2,500 (Renewable Up to 4 Yrs.)
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Each year Incight awards up to one hundred scholarships to students with disabilities, who have demonstrated outstanding merit in giving back to the community and overcoming obstacles in order to pursue higher education. Incight remains a valuable resource for our scholars throughout their college years, during the transition from high school to college, while seeking accommodations, and preparing students for post-graduate life entering the employment sector. Contact us with any questions you may have. Incight 310 SW Fourth Ave., Suite 630 Portland, OR 97204 ph. 971-244-0305 questions@incight.org Disability
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
Mandy Zoe Lathim "LIVE WITH PURPOSE"Memorial Scholarship
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: MVHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is in honor of Mountain View's 2012 ASB Vice President, Mandy Zoe Lathim. Mandy graduated in 2012 and loved her school. She served on leadership all four years, was a four year varsity gymnast, a prolific writer, and a friend to everyone she came in contact with. Mandy believed that everyone's life is destined to serve a greater purpose. She was dedicated to serving her community, especially children and homeless. This scholarship is open to all seniors who share Mandy’s vision of living a life of purpose. If you are planning to attend a Trade School, 2-Yr or 4-Yr University or Speciality Institute for Schooling; you are eligible to apply.Essay
NORDSTROM
Grade Level: Junior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 80 @ $10,000
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Nordstrom is excited to award $10,000 scholarships to 80 outstanding high school students to help them achieve their dreams of going to college. The Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement. Deadline is 3:00 PM PST on date stated.Junior; Community Service
ORGANIZATION FOR AUTISM RESEARCH
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $260,500 in Awards
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: OAR is pleased to invite applications from persons with an autism diagnosis (DSM IV or later criteria) pursuing full-time, post-secondary, undergraduate education or vocational-technical training in any of the following: 1. Four-year undergraduate college or university 2. Two-year undergraduate college 3. Trade, technical or vocational school 4. Cooperative life skills programs For the first time, the OAR Scholarship Program will have two options: 1. The Schwallie Family Scholarship for higher-functioning students on the spectrum, and 2. The Lisa Higgins Hussman Scholarship Program that supports students with more severe autism diagnoses. Autism;
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
WASHINGTON STATE PTA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000 - $2,000
DEADLINE: Friday, May 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Washington State PTA is awarding scholarships to graduates of Washington State public high schools beginning their freshman year of post-secondary education in the United States. Awards are based on financial need, academic performance and leadership/community service. For questions, call 1-800-562-3804. Need Based; Leadership; Service
CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOUNDATION (CDF) SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 2 @ $1,500
DEADLINE: Friday, May 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA, be a resident of Clark County, be enrolled at least 6 credit hours to receive the stipend, show proof of financial need, file for FAFSA and show a copy of your SAR report. Essay topic: Your Educational and Career Plans in your field of study. For questions, call 702-646-2615.Essay; Diversity; Clark County; GPA; Need-Based
FIND A LAW SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Friday, May 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicant has to answer the short question: What is the craziest law you have heard of? The Find a Law Scholarship will award one student a $500 scholarship for finding the craziest law still on the books in the United States (Federal, State, or Local). NOTE: For questions, email ryan@studentscholarships.org.Law;
WASHINGTON WINE INDUSTRY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $3,000
DEADLINE: Friday, May 15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Scholarships may be used by a high school senior or graduate who is enrolled, or is planning to enroll, in a college or university viticulture and/or enology program. Recipients are selected without regard to race, sex, color, ethnic origin, religious belief, marital status or physical handicap. Recipient is expected to maintain good academic standing during scholarship award period. Scholarship funds will be paid from the Washington Wine Industry Foundation to the educational institution which the student is, or will be, attending. Payment of funds requires enrollment in the major or accepted area in the college or university stated in student’s application. Previous scholarship winners do qualify to apply again.
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.
Quest Bridge - National College Match
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: Full Tuition
DEADLINE: Monday, May 25, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Through the single College Match application, students can apply to our partner colleges for the early College Match or Regular Decision. Recipients receive full four-year scholarships to the college that they "Match" with, which covers the cost of tuition, room & board, travel expenses, supplies and more. Our 35 partner colleges are among the country;s best, and include Amherst, Emory, MIT Stanford, and Yale. Feel free to contact us at educators@questbridge.org Need
HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $5,000
DEADLINE: Saturday, May 30, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage, have a 3.0 GPA, plan to enroll full-time in an accredited not-for-profit 4 year university or graduate school during FALL of scholarship cycle year, be a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA, complete the FAFSA and complete state Dream Act financial aid application (if applicable). This is a merit-based scholarship available to undergraduates and graduate student. All majors and graduate fields are accepted with an emphasis on STEM majors. Hispanic; STEM; Need-Based; Merit-Based; Science; Technology; Engineering; Math;
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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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;
ELAINE MCCONKEY - WASHINGTON FLORICULTURAL SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500- $2,000
DEADLINE: Monday, June 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The WaFlora Scholarship & Research Charitable Fund (WSRCF) offers this memorial fund in the name of Elaine McConkey. Applicants must be interested in obtaining post-secondary education in the floriculture or horticulture field of study. WSRCF; Floriculture; Horticulture;
Proofreading Services.com High School & University Writing Scholarship
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 3 @ $100 - $500
DEADLINE: Monday, June 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Make a bold prediction about something in the year 2025 that, to the best of your knowledge, no one else has made a prediction about. Convince us this will come true. Must be a High School Senior enrolled in a U.S. High School (you do not need to be an American Citizen) . Must have a minimimum 3.2 GPA to be eligible. Your response to this year's writing prompt (see above) must be between 750 and 2,000 words (including your MLA Works Cited page). Please make sure you respect the minimum and maximum word counts. Our panel of educators will judge your writing's clarity, grammar, organization, and creativity. Good luck! Essay;
STUCK AT PROM CONTEST - DUCK BRAND DUCT TAPE
Grade Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500 - $5,000
DEADLINE: Monday, June 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Applicants must make their high school prom attire out of Duck brand duct tape. submit one photo of themselves - as a single entry or as a couple entry - in their duct tape prom attire. They must be 14 years of age at time of entry, be a legal resident of the U.S. or Canada, including the District of Columbia (see websites for exclusions) and be attending a school-sanctioned prom. For more details visit the website. NOTE: Entry opens March 10th.Duct Tape; Prom Attire;
BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP – OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: VARY
DEADLINE: Wednesday, June 10, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is offering the scholarships to men who are planning to attend Oregon State University in the fall. Applicants should excel in the fields of academics, athletics, leadership and community service. At Sigma Phi Epsilon, they strive each day to live up to the ideals of the Balanced Man.Oregon State University;Leadership;Community Service
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;
BIGSUN SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Friday, June 19, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in and are planning to attend a post-secondary institite. Simply send in a short essay answering a three part question. Athletes; Sports; Essay;
CAREERS THAT WORK! SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: 5 @ $1,000
DEADLINE: Friday, June 19, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Each high school in the Northwest is given five $1,000 tuition scholarships to award to students who want to attend one of the participating career colleges. Applicant must be a graduating high school student pursuing post-secondary education at select private career colleges in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Applications must be submitted by or in cooperation with your high school counselor. For more information and a list of participating schools , go to: www.nwcareercolleges.org Nomination
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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500
DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Each high school in the U.S. is offered three $500 scholarships for students interested in the airline industry. Your counselor awards this scholarship. If you would like nominated, please contact your Career Counselor. NOTE: Applicants must apply to the International Air & Hospitality Academy.International Air & Hospitality Academy; Airline Industry;
CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP - INTERNATIONAL AIR & HOSPITALITY ACADEMY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $2,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Northwest Culinary Institute offers each high school in the U.S. one $2,000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school senior. Scholarships are awarded by your high school counselor or teachers. If you would like to be nominated for this scholarship, please contact your Career Counselor. NOTE: Applicant must apply to Northwest Culinary Institute. Culinary;
HOTEL, RESTAURANT & EVENT MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP - INTERNATIONAL AIR & HOSPITALITY ACADEMY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Each high school in the U.S. is offered one $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school senior. Your counselor awards this scholarship. If you would like to be nominated, please contact your Career Counselor. NOTE: Applicant must apply to the International Air & Hospitality Academy. Hotel Management; Hospitality;
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;
RAIL OPERATIONS TRAINING PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP - INTERNATIONAL AIR & HOSPITALITY ACADEMY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Northwest Railroad Institute offers each high school in the U.S. three $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to graduating high school seniors. Your counselor awards this scholarship. If you would like to be nominated, please contact your Career Counselor. NOTE: Applicants must apply to Northwest Railroad Institute. Railroad;
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
WIND TURBINE TECHNICIAN SCHOLARSHIP - INTERNATIONAL AIR & HOSPITALITY ACADEMY
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $1,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
DESCRIPTION: Northwest Renewable Energy Institute offers each high school in the U.S. three $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to graduating high school seniors. Your counselor awards this scholarship. If you would like to be nominated, please contact your Career Counselor. NOTE: Applicants must apply to Northwest Renewable Energy Institute. Wind Turbines; Energy;
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;
IMAGINE AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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
CLARK COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS (Various)
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: VARY
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Visit the Clark College website for a variety of scholarships available.
COLLEGEWEEKLIVE SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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
ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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 - FUTURE CHEF OF AMERICA COMPETITION SCHOLARSHIP
Grade Level: Senior | Schools: EHS, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, MVHS, UHS
Amount: $500-$5,000
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 09, 2099
DESCRIPTION: Hungry to test your culinary capabilities against other cooks your age? Start by filling out the application and then write and submit a short essay entitled "Why I Want To Be the Next Future Chef of America." If you take first place at the Local Competitions, you'll be invited to compete in the Nationals against the best of the best across the country. Chef; Cooking Competition; Essay;
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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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, HeLa, HHS, iQA, Legacy, 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.