SCHOLARSHIPS & OPPORTUNITIES
The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program: https://www.amazonfutureengineer.com/scholarship
Deadline: January 25, 2022
Award: up to $40,000 and a paid internship
- Must be employment authorized to work in the US. Example: Employment Authorization Document holder, Permanent Resident, or US Citizen.
- Be high school senior in the U.S. who has completed or is currently enrolled in a computer science course – dual enrollment courses also count! If you haven’t taken a formal computer science course but have learned on your own, you can opt in to take a brief assessment instead.
- Be planning to attain a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer science related field of study.
- Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
- Must demonstrate financial need
The application for the WA State Opportunity Scholarship is now open!
- The Baccalaureate Scholarship provides up to $22,500 in financial aid support and access to career-launching support services for students pursuing high-demand STEM and health care majors. This scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and other indirect costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. Funding can be used for any eligible STEM or health care degree at any eligible public or private college or university in Washington state.
- Eligibility Requirements: students that can demonstrate financial need, intend on attending a Washington four-year institution fall of 2022, have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 and are pursuing an eligible science, technology, engineering, math or health care major
- Application deadline: March 2, 2022
- Application information can be found here
Career & Technical Scholarship
- The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) supports Washington students on their path to high-demand trade, STEM and health care occupations. To be eligible, Scholars must enroll in an approved program, such as welding, manufacturing or IT, at one of Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges. Scholars are eligible to receive up to $1,500 each quarter for the duration of their associate degree, certificate or apprenticeship program. These scholarship funds are flexible and can be used to cover tuition, fees and other costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more.
- Fall quarter deadlines: TBA
- Application information can be found here
The 2022 Smart Choices Scholarship
Seniors with a 3.0 or higher that have shown excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout their high school careers should consider applying to the 2022 Smart Choices Scholarship sponsored by WIAA, Gesa Credit Union, the Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires. More information can be found here: https://wiaa.com/smartchoices.aspx Deadline to apply is April 1, 2022.
Seniors Interested in Attending EvCC
The EvCC Foundation Scholarship Application for the 2022-2023 school year is now open and runs through March 10, 2022!
The EvCC Foundation offers over 85 annual and endowed scholarships for students attending EvCC. EvCC Foundation Scholarships can be used to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and supplies while attending EvCC. You can find more information including answers to frequently asked questions on our student resources page Got questions? Email us at email@example.com.
PNACAC Student Scholarship: https://www.pnacac.org/student-scholarships
The Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC ) annually awards one-time scholarships to students planning to attend a regionally accredited college or university.
SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
- Currently enrolled student who is in their senior year of high school in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in the coming Fall - OR - Currently enrolled student who attends a two-year college in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in the coming Fall.
- Currently have a 3.00 cumulative, unweighted GPA or higher.
- Submitted the video essay application by the March 1 deadline at midnight Pacific Time.
HOW TO APPLY
- Record a video (no more than one minute in length) responding to one of the following prompts: “What would you like to be doing in 10 years, and how does college help you get there?” -OR- “How has your college/career counselor, school counselor or advisor helped you (and/or others) in finding the right college fit and what would you like to say to them?”
- Upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo.
- Fill out this application form and provide the link to your video in the field provided.
Horatio Alger Scholarship Program -- Scholarships for Juniors with critical financial need and CTE scholarships
As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.
Deadline: March 15 https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs
Sno-Isle Unit 22 School Retirees Association
The Sno-Isle School Retirees Association is offering two 42500 renewable scholarship to high school seniors with plans for career education. Sno-Isle is an affiliate of the Washington School Retirees Association and has been providing scholarships for many years to college students.
Requirements for this scholarship are:
- Scholarships are limited to students residing within Snohomish County, Camano Island and South Whidbey Island.
- Students must attend a college or university within the State of Washington.
- Students must be preparing for a career in education or working toward completion of their studies.
Application is available in the College and Career Center.
Find more opportunities at: https://gearup.wa.gov/educators/scholarships and our list of scholarship search engines and databases.
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- College Board Opportunity Scholarships. Seniors who strengthen their college list will earn a chance at a $500 scholarship!
- Campus Pride Social Justice Mini-Grants for Activism . Grant Awards: Up to $600 to individuals, student organizations, or campuses. Priority consideration: Efforts that focus on 18-26-year-old young adults. Advocating for LGBTQ awareness, programming, and initiatives within a social justice lens addressing intersections of ethnicity, race, class, ability, faith/spirituality, etc. Rolling deadlines.
- Summer Health Professions Education Program. Free 6-week summer program to help students prepare for health careers like dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, or physical therapy. Due Feb. 5.
- WSECU Scholarships. WSECU members of all ages are welcome to apply. $2,000 is awarded for two-year colleges and vocational schools. $3,000 is awarded for four-year undergraduate and graduate programs. Due Feb. 14.
($8,000) – For WA students in LGBTQ+/Ally community who exhibit leadership potential, demonstrate strong academic abilities, and are actively involved in school and community organizations.
For outstanding HS juniors for their academic, personal, and service achievements. Includes a 3-year, no student cost program that helps students get into college, transition to college, succeed while in college and transition to the post college world.
For HS seniors. No citizenship required. History of LGBTQ+ leadership &/or allyship. Seeking candidates w/ high academic performance.
($32,000)- Must be of Cuban descent, have min. 3.5 GPA, & be financially needy.
($2,500-$20,000)- For APIA students with a special focus on those in financial need and first-gen. and have placed a strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement.
For HS sophomores or juniors with disabilities. Program prepares students for their transition to college—which includes exploring careers, independence, self-advocacy, and leadership.
Selected applicants awarded scholarships through a highly competitive national selection process, and receive full tuition, books stipend, educational fees and other financial benefits at many of the country's leading colleges and universities. Upon graduation, midshipmen are commissioned as officers in the unrestricted line Naval Reserve or Marine Corps Reserve.
WA will award $5,000 in scholarships to the top 4 finishers.
Provides full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food science, natural resource science, or a related academic discipline at one of 35 federally recognized tribal colleges and universities.
Scholarships are awarded annually and must be used at one of the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Each award provides full tuition as well as room and board.
This essay contest is for K12 students – in grades 3 thru 12 (ages 8-18). To apply, applicants must write an original essay on a given topic related to engineering.
($28,000)- For outstanding HS graduates who plan to earn a BA from an accredited 4-year college or university. Additional fellowships are given to JRF Scholars to pursue opportunities to work and study abroad, and for post-graduate education.
($500-$5,000) - For students ages 18 -35, pursuing a profession in visual arts & be skilled & devoted to the classical or conservative tradition.
($20,000) - Three scholarships are presented annually for the best original songs.
For HS seniors who plan to go to a 2- or 4-year college or university. Must have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage, have a min. 3.0 GPA, and be a legal resident.
($2,000-$4,000)- For young adults who have been involved in foster care.
For HS seniors attending eligible high schools and who are planning to enroll in a WA state college or university. Scholars receive guidance and networking opportunities to ensure students graduate and achieve success.
($12,500) – For HS students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial services industry.
Open to 9-12 graders. Must create an original poster & illustrate the idea that one person can change the world for the better. $100-$1,000.
One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given to graduating HS students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.
($2,000) - For seniors who plan to study technology. Successful applicants have studied and used technology in innovative ways throughout their high school career and can demonstrate their work through a project. The project itself can take many forms.
For qualified American Indian and Alaska Native students who plan to enter or are pursuing degrees in the health profession.
Open to the class of 2022 students in the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. territories, regardless of citizenship status.
Free residential journalism and college preparatory program for high-achieving current juniors from low-income backgrounds interested in journalism. All program expenses, including meals, housing, and transportation covered.