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Seattle Public Schools Scholarship List
UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES:
JUNIORS: U.S. Air Force ROTC Scholarship. More than 1000 colleges and universities have an Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps and scholarship eligibility beginning with high-school juniors. Scholarships are for three and four year college programs.
Amount: Full scholarships or tax-free stipends during the junior and senior year of college.
DEADLINE: May is the month for high school juniors to begin application process.
I’m First Scholarship for first generation students. http://www.imfirst.org/scholarship/ DEADLINE: May 23, 2014
Prior Years: Graham & Dunn Memorial Scholarship. Graham & Dunn is a Seattle law firm established in 1890. Each year, the scholarship committee awards up to $2500 to one Seattle high school senior who will apply and attend a 2 or 4 year college or university. This scholarship may be renewed for a second year. The most important qualification is the student’s ability to overcome adversity and to succeed in the face of obstacles. The application includes an essay, list of activities & awards, references, and transcript. The committee may conduct interviews and will contact the applicant if an interview is necessary. In prior years, information said to “please contact Matt Hansen at email@example.com or 206.340.9595 if you would like an application”. This year, consult website at www.grahamdunn.com . Deadline was early May.
Prior Years: Society for Marketing Professionals Scholarship. SMPS offered a $500 to students who would be Freshmen, Sophomores or Juniors at any Washington State accredited University, Community or Private College. This scholarship supports individuals who are pursuing the career in marketing or project management in the architecture, engineering and construction industry. Application includes information on grades, essay, work experience and related information of career in marketing and management. In prior years, applicants were asked to please contact Brett Stark for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425.450.6302. Application was available in the Center. Website: www.smpsseattle.org/. Deadline was early May.
Prior years: UW PanHellenic Scholarships. Two scholarships were awarded to women who would be (1) attending the University of Washington and planning on going Greek and (2) for a woman attending another Washington State school and planning on going Greek. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA, demonstrate leadership and involvement in high school and the community, include a letter of recommendation, a transcript and complete an essay. In prior years, applicants were told that applications were in their high school career centers, or applicants were told to contact Cori Hammock at email@example.com or 206.543.1810. Prior years’ deadline: May.
Prior years: Paul Wineman/Phi Kapp Psi Scholarship. Prior years’ information said applicants must be a freshman male student at the University of Washington in the fall of 2010. By applying for this scholarship, you are not committing yourself to membership in Phi Kappa Psi or any other organization. Selection will be based on the merits of the criteria requested. One $1,000 scholarship and four $250 scholarships in Career Center, or (in prior years) e-mail Ken Katzaroff at firstname.lastname@example.org. Prior years’ deadline was early May.
June, July and August Scholarship Deadlines
Edmonds Community College First Robotics Scholarship for a 2.5 or higher GPA student who has participated in STEM-focused majors and in FIRST Robotics competitions or programs. One $5,000, 3-year renewable scholarship will be awarded. opportunities: http://www.usfirst.org/about/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities
DEADLINE: June 1, 2014
Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Program. Award for a male and female high school student with B or better average who excels in academics, athletics and student leadership. Website: www.wendysheisman.comAward: First 41,000 who complete application receive Wendy’s gift card.
DEADLINE: Application opens June 9, 2014.
(Note also separate “reviewer deadline” in the FAQ section.)
Big Sun Athletic Scholarship. The Big Sun Organization is offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving student athlete regardless of which sport they currently participate in during high school. See: http://www.bigsunathletics.com
DEADLINE: June 20, 2014
Careers That Work! Tuition assistance for high school graduates pursuing an education at over 40Northwest career schools, like ITT Tech, for example. Five $1000 tuition scholarships are available to public and private high school students in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Recipients must be accepted by a participating college to validate the scholarship. For more information see www.nwcareercolleges.org
DEADLINE: June 20, 2014 (but apply earlier to receive award).
Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship for transfers to UW
The Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program enables NSCC community college students of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington, Seattle Campus. Depending on their choice of major, are eligible to graduate with Departmental or College Honors.
DEADLINE: July 8, 2014
JUNIORS ONLY: Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Questions, call 202.861.9797. http://www.hispanicheritage.org/youth_int.php?sec=193
Enter your email in the “enter email” link in order to receive more information.
DEADLINE: Prior years deadlines have been in July.
Eastern Washington University First Robotics Scholarships f or students with 3.0 or higher who have participated in STEM-focused majors and in FIRST Robotics competitions or programs. Fifteen $2000 2-year scholarships will be awarded. http://www.usfirst.org/about/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities
DEADLINE: August 31, 2014
Kids’ Chance of Washington No Deadline
This scholarship program is need-based for dependent children and spouses of workers killed or seriously disabled in a workplace accident in Washington. It is a non-profit organization funded through donations from industry and individuals. The application includes personal finances.
http://www.kidschancewa.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Revised-App-Attached-LI-Auth-Form-052710.pdf . Note; this is an old listing. It would be wise to write to the address provided in the link and ask for updated information BEFORE applying to this scholarship.
- NEW: www.TheWashboard.org specific to students from the State of Washington
- www.seattlefoundation.org link on “Applying for a Grant” and then on “Scholarship Search”
- www.collegeplan.org/cpnow/pnwguide/pnwguide.htm for Pacific Northwest – online
- www.hsf.net/Scholarships.aspx?id=426 – Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Questbridge: http://www.questbridge.org
- For engineering students: see www.students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships
- From the Accounting Career Awareness Program: www.acapseattle.org/id63.html
- www.fastweb.com , www.wiredscholar.com , http://www.nl.edu/library/scholarships.cfm
- http://lideres.nclr.org/resources/high_school_student_resources/ — website for high school students from Chicana/o Latina/o community. http://www.hsf.net
- http://www.maldef.org/pdf/Scholarships.pdf – Even w/o immigration status
- http://uncf.org United Negro College Fund
- www.MeritAid.com : free resource to find merit aid scholarships from colleges before application.