Scholarships

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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
02/14/2019 Queer Foundation Scholarship

For HS seniors who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. Also eligible are friends of people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. $1,000.

02/15/2019 AFA Teens Scholarship

Scholarships for essays on the impact that Alzheimer’s disease has had on their own lives & others in their family & community.

02/15/2019 Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku Competition

For 7-12 graders. Must submit up to 3 haiku poems. All haiku must be previously unpublished, original work, & not entered in any other contest or submitted elsewhere for publication. $50. 

02/19/2019 The Christophers’ Poster Contest

Open to 9-12 graders. Must create an original poster that interprets the theme “One Person Can Make a Difference,” & illustrates the idea that one person can change the world for the better. $100-$1,000.

02/20/2019 Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship

Must have a parent or legal guardian who has a full-time career in the financial services industry. $12,500 renewable for 4 years. 

02/26/2019 Chin: Shui Kuen & Allen Chin Scholarship
  • Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university.
  • Student or parent currently/formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant
  • Any ethnic heritage
  • Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Financial need
  • No citizenship status requirement
  • Click here to download the application
02/28/2019 Washington Opportunity Scholarship

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees.

02/28/2019 Louie Foundation Scholarship

$100,000 in scholarships available especially for students w/ strong academics & whose parents are in the military or veterans of the armed forces.

02/28/2019 Leadership 1000 Scholarship

You must plan to attend, or currently be attending an eligible 4-year college or university in WA state in 2016. You must meet financial need requirements & maintain a minimum 2.75 cum. HS GPA thru fall quarter/semester, if applying as a HS senior. $1,500-5,000.

02/28/2019 National Youth Science Camp

(Camp) - The National Youth Science Camp is a residential science education program for young STEM enthusiasts the summer after they graduate from high school. Students from around the country (two are selected to represent each state and Washington, D.C.) are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on studies, and have voluntary opportunities to participate in an outdoor adventure program, gain a new and deep appreciation for the great outdoors, and establish friendships that last a lifetime.

02/28/2019 AACE International Scholarship Competition - US Schools

($2,500) - Applicants must: Have completed one year of college, be currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited university (See the scholarship application for accreditation criteria) for the fall term, and be pursuing a program in one of the following disciplines: 

  • Building Construction
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering (including Agricultural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, and Electrical Engineering)
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Quantity Surveying 

For additional rules and details please follow the link to the scholarship.

 

Opens Jan. 1, 2019.

02/28/2019 TheDream.US - National Scholarship

For DREAMers w/ DACA. Covers tuition & fees up to $14,500 for an AA & $29,000 for a BA at one of our Partner Colleges (EWU &UW). Renewable each year.

02/28/2019 Governor's Scholarship for Foster Youth

For HS seniors w/ min 2.0 GPA and plan to enroll in college fulltime in the fall. See link for add'l criteria and details. $2,000-$4,000.

03/01/2019 Create a Greeting Card Scholarship

($10,000) - Submit an original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.

03/01/2019 Washington State PTA Scholarship

Washington State PTA offers three (3) $3,000 scholarships and one (1) $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors, from Washington State public high schools with an active PTA, that will be starting college (either 2-year or 4-year) in the Fall. 

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