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QUESTBRIDGE NATIONAL COLLEGE MATCHThe QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. Must be top 10% and score >1310 SAT or PSAT, or >28 ACT. Apply online at www.questbridge.org9/27/2017
AES ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPOur belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Apply online at www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php
10/6/2017
HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPSThe Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need. Awards range from $6,000 to $25,000. Apply online at www.scholars.horatioalger.org10/25/2017
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION (ENF) MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The 2018 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. ENF will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants. Apply online at www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm11/27/2017
KAISER PERMANENTE HEALTH CARE CAREER SCHOLARSHIPAwards of $2000, $5000, or $10,000 to 133 seniors. At least one MMHS student will receive an award. Must be pursuing a career in an approved human health care field, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Apply online at www.kp.org/kpnwscholarship APPLICANTS MUST REGISTER FOR APPLICATION BY DECEMBER 6, 2017.
12/13/2017
AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIPThe AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Scholarship winners are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities:
ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and
community; ability to succeed in college. THE DEADLINE IS DEC. 15, BUT ONLY THE
FIRST 10,000 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. APPLY EARLY! Apply online at
www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement
12/15/2017
AMERICAN LEGION HIGH SCHOOL ORATORICAL CONTEST
SCHOLARSHIP (all high school students)
The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program aims to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Scholarships totaling $5,000 will be awarded to students taking part in the state contest. The state winner will compete in the national contest for an additional scholarship. Apply online at www.waconstitutionalspeechcontest.org/
1/31/2018
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION (ENF) LEGACY AWARDSLegacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members.
The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2018 contest. Applicants must take
the SAT or ACT by December 31, 2017. Apply online at www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm
2/2/2018
WACE NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMTo qualify for this scholarship, students must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better and apply for the 2018-19 academic year at one of the institutions listed below. Clarkston Univ, Drexel Univ, Merrimak College, Rochester Inst of Tech, Univ of NY Oswego, Univ of Toledo, Univ of Cincinnati, Univ of Mass. Lowell, Wentworth Inst of Tech. Apply online at www.waceinc.org/scholarship
2/15/2018
NCAA GUIDE FOR THE COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT-ATHLETEAccess the NCAA Eligibility Center's resource page at www.eligibilitycenter.org. You can then navigate through the resources to find helpful information.CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR DEADLINES.
COLLEGE BOUND SCHOLARSHIPThe College Bound Scholarship was established by the Legislature in 2007. The purpose of the program is to provide state funded financial aid to low-income students who may not consider college a possibility because of the cost. Eligibility for the scholarship is a two part process. First, students whose families are income-eligible must submit a complete application during grade 7 or 8, and no later than June 30 of their eighth grade year. Second, students must complete the scholarship pledge requirements and meet income- eligibility guidelines as determined by colleges using data from the student’s FAFSA or WASFA in their senior year of high school. The scholarship covers tuition (at comparable public colleges), some fees, and a small book allowance. If you are not sure if you are eligible for this scholarship, see Mrs. Peters in the Career Center. Information about this scholarship is available online at www.readysetgrad.org/college/college-bound-scholarship- programApplications must have been submitted during middle school.
FOUNDATION FOR INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS IN EDUCATION (FIRE) (juniors and seniors)
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE): Student Essay Contest 800-1000 words. First prize $10,000, second prize $5,000, and three $1,000 runner-up prizes. Application information available at www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/
12/31/2017
JFK PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST (grades 9-12)This essay contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve. Students are asked to write an original and creative essay of 700 - 1,000 words that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. First place $10,000, second place $1,000, five finalists $500 each. More information available at www.jfklibrary.org
01/04/2018
GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMGE-Reagan Foundation selects numerous recipients to receive a renewable $10,000
scholarship. Students must demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, citizenship, and strong academic performance. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Apply online at
www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation- scholarship-program
01/04/2018
RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM (RBSP)RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged African American high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship. Applicants must be Black/African American, excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities, demonstrate financial need. Application information online at www.ronbrown.org
01/09/2018
ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND (APIASF) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Requirements: Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply. Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2018. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED. Must submit a FAFSA
01/11/2018
GREATER SEATTLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (GSBA) SCHOLARSHIP FUND
GSBA awards educational scholarships to LGBTQ and straight-ally students. Scholars are chosen for their proven leadership skills, strong academic achievement and commitment to making a positive difference in the world. Scholarships range up to $13,000 annually. Apply online at www.thegsba.org
01/12/2018
WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPScholarships of $500 to $5,000 for students planning careers in government service. Application includes a one-page essay stating why the applicant is planning a career in government service. Awards will be based on understanding of career requirements, purpose in choice of a career, preparation for such a career, qualities of leadership exhibited, sincerity, and historical perspective. Information available online at www.gwcf.org/.
01/15/2018
PATHABLE SCHOLARSHIP (Women in Computer Science)
Pathable, an event website and app developer based in Seattle, is offering its second annual $1,000 scholarship to a female pursuing a career in a computer or technology-related field. Apply online at https://pathable.com/scholarship/01/15/2018
DECA SCHOLARSHIPSDECA’s scholarship program provides over $300,000 in scholarships to high school and college DECA members at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) each year. Many corporate partners of DECA provide scholarships through the DECA scholarship program. DECA Inc. administers the program based on guidelines set by the donor. DECA scholarships are strictly merit based. Apply online at www.deca.org/scholarships
01/19/2018
CANCER FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP, PACIFIC NORTHWEST SCHOLARSHIP, AND HENRY STREULI SCHOLARSHIP)
Since 1993, Cancer for College has provided hope and inspiration to cancer survivors in the form of college scholarships. Awards range from $1,000-$5,000. Eligibility:
-Open to any cancer survivor who is enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S.
-Applicant must be a resident of the U.S.
-Applicant must either be from or attending school in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho or Montana
01/31/2018
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDWSU Alumni Association offers several $5,000 scholarships. Applicants must complete the WSU general scholarship application online, as well as a supplemental essay. Apply online at www.alumni.wsu.edu/scholarships
01/31/2018
UNION PLUS SCHOLARSHIPApplicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. Amounts range from $500 to $4,000. Applicants or parents must be current or retired members of a participating Union. Apply online at www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing
01/31/2018
AMERICAN INDIAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPvApplicants must have close ties to an American Indian community in Washington and demonstrate financial need. Awards range from $500 to $2,000. Apply online at www.readysetgrad.org/college/american-indian-endowed-scholarship.
02/01/2018
DEAN FOODS COMPANY SCHOLARSHIPTwenty $1,000 scholarships offered to students pursuing a four-year degree in dairy science, livestock management, sustainable agriculture, food science and technology, or pre-vet/vet sciences. Applicants must exhibit strong leadership skills, financial need, and
have participated in community service. Scholarships available for both FFA members and non-menbers. Apply online at www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships
02/01/2018
NATIONAL FFA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMMore than 1800 scholarships available. Applicants must be current FFA members unless otherwise stated, be U.S citizen or permanent resident, plan to attend post-secondary school in the U.S., be a high school senior or currently enrolled in college, be a full-time student. Apply online at www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships
02/01/2018
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION (ENF) LEGACY AWARDSLegacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2018 contest. Applicants must take the SAT or ACT by December 31, 2017. Apply online at www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm
02/02/2018
WASHINGTON STATE EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIPS (WSECU)
WSECU offers a total of &65,000 in scholarships. Students attending four-year colleges will receive $2,500 and those attending two-year colleges or vocational schools will receive $1,500. Applicant must be a member of WSECU. Apply online at www.wsecu.org
02/21/2018
WACE NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMTo qualify for this scholarship, students must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better and apply for the 2018-19 academic year at one of the institutions listed below. Clarkston Univ, Drexel Univ, Merrimak College, Rochester Inst of Tech, Univ of NY Oswego, Univ of Toledo, Univ of Cincinnati, Univ of Mass. Lowell, Wentworth Inst of Tech. Apply online at www.waceinc.org/scholarship
02/15/2018
FAIR CHANCE SCHOLARSHIP (Washington State Fair Foundation)The Washington State Fair Foundation offers fourteen $3,000 awards. Criteria: attending an accredited two or four year college, university or trade/technical school; currently working, volunteering or involved in a school-sponsored activity at least 8 hours per month, on average; minimum GPA of 2.7; prior involvement with the Fair (4H, FFA, etc.) and financial need may be considered, though neither is a requirement. Apply online at http://www.thefair.com/foundation/projects-and-programs/scholarships
02/19/2018
GORDON A. RICH (GAR) MEMORIAL FOUNDATIONCollege scholarship money is available to offspring of those working in the financial services industry. Each GAR scholarship is worth up to $50,000 (approx. $12,500 per year) awarded to bright, hardworking high school seniors who have a financial need. 3.5 GPA, top 20% of class. Apply online at www.gordonrich.org.
02/20/2018
WASHINGTON STATE OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP (WSOS)The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible, high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and health care, and encourages recipients to work in Washington State once they complete their degrees. Annual awards of $2,500 - $7,500 are renewable based on continued eligibility. Minimum GPA: 2.75. Applicants must submit the 2017-18 FAFSA or WASFA by March 7, 2018. Applications available Jan 2, 2018. Apply online at waopportunityscholarship.org
02/28/2018
MoHUNDRED SCHOLARSHIPThe MoHundred Scholarship is intended to help young African American students continue their education and earn a college degree. Annual awards are up to $2,500 per year. Renewable for up to four years. Approximately 10 applicants will be selected this year. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Application available January 1, 2018 at
www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/wa/scholarships/
02/28/2018
LEADERSHIP 1000 SCHOLARSHIPThe Leadership 1000 Scholarship provides scholarships to students who will be attending an eligible college or university in Washington state. Annual awards range from $1,500-$5,000 per year. Most scholarships are renewable for up to four years. Approximately 70 applicants will be selected this year. Minimum 2.75 GPA Applications available online on January 1, 2018 at www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/wa/scholarships/leadership-1000
02/28/2018
WASHINGTON STATE GOVERNORS' SCHOLARSHIP FOR FOSTER YOUTH
The Washington State Governors' Scholarship for Foster Youth helps young people of care to continue their education and earn a college degree. Annual awards range from $2,000-$4,000 per year. Renewable for up to five years. Approximately 30 applicants will be selected this year. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Application available online January 1, 2018 at www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/wa/scholarships/ governors
02/28/2018
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY (ACS) SCHOLARS PROGRAMACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply. Apply online at www.acs.org
03/01/2018
ULMAN CANCER FUND (UCF) FOR YOUNG ADULTSThe Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults is committed to helping young adults continue their education after being affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. Applicants need only submit one application, which will be considered for any and all scholarships for which the student is eligible. Applicants must have been between the
ages of 15 and 39 during their own diagnosis/treatment or during the diagnosis/treatment of their parent or sibling or spouse. Scholarship winners will be awarded $2500. Each scholarship winner is obligated to organize and run a bone marrow registry drive on their campus with the support of There Goes My Hero.
03/01/2018
BERNICE McNAMARA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDThe Bernice McNamara Memorial Scholarship $2,500 award was established to support the financial needs of young adults who have lost a parent to cancer and are seeking higher education. Applicant must be a United States Citizen, age 25 or younger at time of application, young adult who has lost a parent/guardian to cancer, currently attending, or accepted to a 4-year College or University and seeking a degree in Sciences, must be degree-seeking, demonstrated leadership abilities and commitment to their community, exhibits financial need. Apply online at http://ulmanfund.org/scholarships
03/01/2018
AMERICAN LEGION LEGACY SCHOLARSHIPSince the inception of The American Legion Legacy Scholarship in 2001 following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, The American Legion has offered its support to the children of fallen post-9/11 service members through this scholarship. Beginning with the 2017 award year,
The American Legion expanded the scholarship to include children of VA-rated, post-9/11 veterans with a combined disability rating of 50 percent or higher. Apply online at www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy
03/01/2018
ASSOCIATION OF COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS IN EDUCATION (ACPE) SCHOLARSHIP
This year the Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) has allocated up to $10,000 for scholarships of up to $2,000 each for students in Oregon and Washington. These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who have been actively
involved in the use of technology during their high school careers and are planning to pursue studies in a technology related field. Apply online at www.acpenw.org/scholarships
03/01/2018
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS(NSPE) BLITMAN SCHOLARSHIP
The $5000 Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering is awarded annually to a high school senior from an ethnic minority who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university. Apply online at www.nspe.org/resources/students/scholarships
03/01/2018
WASHINGTON STATE ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE (WSAJ) PAST PRESIDENTS' SCHOLARSHIP
Demonstrated academic achievement; documented need for financial assistance; a history of achievement despite injury, disability, or similar challenge; a record of commitment to helping people in need or protecting the rights of injured persons; a commitment to apply your education toward helping people. One $10,000 or two $5,000 awards. Applications online at www.washingtonjustice.org/
03/01/2018
WASHINGTON STATE ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE (WSAJ) AMERICAN JUSTICE ESSAY AND VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants will be asked to produce an essay or video with a short summary. WSAJ will award two, $5,000 scholarships, one to an essayist and one to a videographer. The prompt for both scholarships is: "How should schools and employers respond to public protests, such as protesting during the national anthem or against hosting a controversial speaker? What does the law say about these issues?" Apply online at
www.washingtonjustice.org
03/01/2018
WASHINGTON STATE SCHOOL RETIREES’ ASSOCIATION (WSSRA)WSSRA invites seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are committed to a career in education (teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist) to apply for the following scholarships:
Eight $2,500 WSSR-Foundation Scholarships
Sixteen $900 Robert J. Handy Scholarhips (renewable)
One $2,500 Neil D, Prescott Scholarship
Apply online at www.wssra.org. (click on Forms & Files)
03/02/2018
EWING C. KELLY SCHOLARSHIPThe Kelly Foundation of Washington is offering $2,500 awards for its scholarship program. Fifty-two scholarships were awarded in 2017. Applicants will be judged on their academic merit, scholastic and community extra-curricular achievements, and financial need. Applications are available in the Career Center or online at http://kellyfoundationwashington.org/
03/10/2018
RITA LOWE SCHOLARSHIP WASHINGTON STATE MATHEMATICS COUNCIL
Up to four scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded to graduating high school students. Any senior graduating from a high school in Washington State who is planning to attend a college or university within Washington to become a mathematics educator is eligible to apply. Based on academic achievement, demonstrated intent to pursue mathematics education, academic potential, and character and leadership potential. Apply online at www.wsmc.net/scholarships
03/15/2018
ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPThis renewable $1400 award is for use at Lower Columbia College. Preference given to applicants whose annual family income is below $80,000. Applications are available in the Career Center.
03/23/2018
ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
This $1000 scholarship is for students enrolling at LCC in a two-year technical program in the trades, manufacturing, or industrial fields. Preference will be given to applicants whose annual family income is below $80,000. Applications available in the Career Center.
03/23/2018
JANE KALAHAN SMITH SCHOLARSHIP ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL
This $1,000 scholarship is for a female student who has attended LCC. Student must have a genuine interest in a science field and have applied to further her education at a four year college or university. Preference will be given to applicants whose annual family income is below $80,000. Applications are available in the Career Center.
03/23/2018
RED CANOE CREDIT UNION W.C. (WALLY) OHLFS SCHOLARSHIPThe Red Canoe Wally Ohlfs Scholarship offers 18 scholarships from $1000 to $3000. Must be a graduating senior, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a Red Canoe member and have your own account. Applications available in the Career Center, at Red Canoe, or online at www.redcanoecu.com.
03/30/2018
LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FUND (LNSF)
LNESC and LULAC established the LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF) to help youth in underserved communities make the dream of college enrollment a reality. LNSF Award Criteria: Applicants are eligible for the following three types of scholarship awards.
1. National Scholastic Achievement Awards ($2,000) GPA of 3.5 or better, 29 or higher on the ACT test, or 1350 or higher on the SAT test.
2. Honors Awards ($500 to $2,000) GPA of 3.0 or better, 23 or higher on the ACT test, or 1100 or higher on the SAT
3. General Awards ($250 to $1,000) Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators of potential; however, an emphasis may be placed on the individual's motivation, sincerity, and community involvement. Applications available Feb. 2018.
03/31/2018
WASHINGTON WINE INDUSTRY FOUNDATION (WWIF) SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships of $500 - $2,000 for qualifying students pursuing an education in preparation for careers in grape and wine related industries. Apply online at www.washingtonwinefoundation.org/scholarships
03/31/2018
WIAA SMART CHOICES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMThe 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. Minimum GPA of 3.20, participation in a WIAA-sanctioned high school sport or activity during the 2017-18 school year, planning to enroll as a full-time student at a State accredited four year college or university Smart Choices winners receive a $5,000 scholarship toward the institution of his and her choosing. An
additional four (4) male and four (4) female finalists receive $1,000 scholarships.
Apply online at www.wiaa.com/smartchoices
04/01/2018
FIBRE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIPSOne $2,000 and six $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to Fibre Federal members. Awards are based on quality of application, financial planning/need, academic standing, and extra curricular activities. One award also considers leadership qualities. Applications available at any Fibre Federal branch or online at www.fibrecu.com/about_fibre/scholarships.aspx
04/02/2018
LONGVIEW POLICE BENEFIT ASSOCIATIONThe Longview Police Benefit Association is offering a $500 scholarship to one graduating senior from each Longview high school based on improvement of GPA since freshman year, community involvement, and financial need. Applications available in the Career Center.
04/13/2018
EDMUND F. MAXWELL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPThe Maxwell Foundation is offering financial aid of up to $5,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable. The scholarships are designed to provide assistance to those who have shown ability, aptitude and a promise of useful citizenship and also have a financial need. Open to Western WA students who plan to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited private college or university. Minimum 1200 SAT score. FAFSA required, Apply onine at www.maxwell.org
04/30/2018
ROBERT B. MCMILLEN FOUNDATION ART SCHOLARSHIPSThe Robert B McMillen Foundation will hold a scholarship competition for students entering or attending institutions of higher education in the states of Washington and Alaska and majoring in the area of Visual Arts. Renewals will continue to be awarded according to performance. Applicants must intend to seek a degree or certification at Art Institute
Seattle, Cornish College of the Arts, DigiPen Institute of Technology, or Northwest College of Art & Design; demonstrate outstanding performance in the areas of visual arts; and demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA. Apply online at
http://mcmillenfoundation.org
05/04/2018
B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP (juniors and seniors)This $1,000 scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. Applicants for this scholarship will write an essay of less than 1000 words on this topic: "Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel they are developed in an individual." Go to www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to learn how to apply.
05/22/2018
ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIPS (juniors and seniors)The Abbott and Fenner Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors. Award value is $1,000. Submit a 500-1000 word essay.
Information available at www.abbottandfenner.com
06/14/2018
HORATIO ALGER NATIONAL CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
This scholarship program offers 1020 awards up to $2,500 each to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree. Eligibility Criteria: will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2018; exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution; demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA); demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity; be a United States citizen. Applications will open March 15, 2018. Deadline is approximate based on 2017 deadline. Apply online at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/
06/15/2018
WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF SEWER AND WATER DISTRICTS (WASWD) WALT CANTER SCHOLARSHIP
The Washington Association of Sewer & Water Districts is pleased to offer scholarships to individuals interested in pursuing a career in management or technical training in water or wastewater industry. Scholarships awarded vary in range: $500-$3,000 amounts have been awarded in the past. Apply online at www.waswd.org/
06/30/2018
ALERT SCHOLARSHIPWith each edition of Alert magazine, Golden West Publications awards a $500 college scholarship to the writer of the best drug and/or alcohol abuse-related essay that we receive for that state/region. You must currently be a senior in high school, your high school must be located in one of the following states: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington or Wyoming, you must have a grade point average of 2.5 or better, you must have plans to attend college after graduation (the college you will attend can be located in any state). Information available at www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php
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AMERICAN LEGION HIGH SCHOOL ORATORICAL CONTEST
SCHOLARSHIP (all high school students)
The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program aims to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Scholarships totaling $5,000 will be awarded to students taking part in the state contest. The state winner will compete in the national contest for an additional scholarship. Apply online at www.waconstitutionalspeechcontest.org/
12/20/2020
NCAA GUIDE FOR THE COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT-ATHLETEAccess the NCAA Eligibility Center's resource page on its website at www.eligibilitycenter.org You can then navigate through the resources to find helpful information.
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COLLEGE BOUND SCHOLARSHIPThe College Bound Scholarship was established by the Legislature in 2007. The purpose of the program is to provide state funded financial aid to low-income students who may not consider college a possibility because of the cost. Eligibility for the scholarship is a two part process. First, students whose families are income-eligible must submit a complete application during grade 7 or 8, and no later than June 30 of their eighth grade year. Second, students must complete the scholarship pledge requirements and meet income- eligibility guidelines as determined by colleges using data from the student’s FAFSA or WASFA in their senior year of high school. The scholarship covers tuition (at comparable public colleges), some fees, and a small book allowance. If you are not sure if you are eligible for this scholarship, see Mrs. Peters in the Career Center. Information about this scholarship is available online at www.readysetgrad.org/college/college-bound-scholarship- program
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