FINANCIAL AID ONLINE RESOURCES:
- School Soup: $32 Billion in scholarships available through the web – www.schoolsoup.com
- The Wash Board: Higher Education Board scholarship search – www.thewashboard.org*For more information on the Wash Board please see this article from the Seattle Times:http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2013215155_scholarships21m.html
- Scholarship Monkey: Free scholarship search through the web – www.scholarshipmonkey.com
- Fast WEB: Financial Aid search through the Web -www.fastweb.com
- Financial Aid Application Online- www.fafsa.ed.gov
- Educational Opportunity Grant -www.hecb.wa.gov/paying/waaidprgm/eog/asp
- The College Planning Network: Pacific Northwest Guide -www.collegeplan.org
- FinAid! The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid -www.finaid.org
- US News Online: Paying for College -www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/dollars/dshome.htm
- College Net Mach 25: Breaking through the tuition barrier - www.collegenet.com/mach25
- College Board Online Scholarship Search -www.collegeboard.org
- Sallie Mae’s Free Online Scholarship Search -www.salliemae.com
- Northwest Educational Loan Association - www.nela.net contact person is Lynne Asada - email@example.com
- The American Legion - www.legion.org/needalift
The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a program of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Students who are residents of WICHE states may enroll at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state at a reduced tuition rate. WICHE states include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. For more information go to: http://wue.wiche.edu/search_results.jsp?searchType=all
Need a Lift? contains extensive information on scholarships for veteran’s dependents. It gives specific information on 1,400 colleges and universities around the nation. Another section contains information provided by Scholarship Resource Network about its electronic scholarship search service. This computer search provides access to additional scholarships, grants, and loans based upon the student’s major, college selected, interests and/or hobbies. Need a Lift? is available online at www.needalift.org
High school students with top math/science scores may qualify for four-year college scholarships
Beginning with the class of 2010, low- and middle-income high school students with top math and science test scores may be eligible to apply for up to four years of free college tuition through the new GET Ready for Math and Science Conditional Scholarship program. Students must score a four on the math or science section of the high school WASL or score above the 95th percentile on the math section of the SAT or ACT. In return for the scholarships, students agree to earn a bachelor’s degree in a qualified math or science program at an eligible public or private college or university in Washington. In addition, they agree to work in a math or science occupation in Washington for at least three years after college graduation. To learn more, visit www.hecb.wa.gov/GETReady
or call 1.877.655.4097.
NELA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ALL STUDENTS REGARDLESS OF IMMIGRATION STATUS
AMOUNT: Each store will award a Store Winner a $50 gift card and over 100 regional awards of $1,000 will be given.
U.S. BANK INTERNET SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
AMOUNT: $1,000 (40 scholarships being offered)
|Robert Mulvihill Scholarship
DEADLINE: June 1st, 2013 All materials submitted.
ELIGIBILITY: 1. Be a graduating senior from a high school in Washington State, 2. Be a resident of the State of Washington, 3. Be worthy, indigent, orphan children or children having been adjudicated “dependent”, 4. Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale, 5. Demonstrate financial need, 6. Demonstrate high moral character and leadership qualities.
email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application.
|B.Davis Scholarship-Juniors and Seniors
DEADLINE: May 27, 2013
Visit http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm for information on how to apply.
|Whylie Family Scholarship
DEADLINE: Statements and an unofficial transcript are due in the THS Counseling Center by 3:00pm on May 14, 2013.
ELIGIBILITY: Students who plan to pursue a vocational career or a career in the arts. Interested students will need to submit a statement explaining what their career goals are and how they intend to reach these goals. The scholarship will be presented at Senior Awards night on May 30th. Statements and an unofficial transcript are due in the Counseling Center by 3:00pm on May 14, 2013. Questions? See Jill Jolk in the THS Counseling Center.
|Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies-For students entering U.W.
DEADLINE: Monday, May 20, 2013
ELIGIBILITY: Students have demonstrated financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and an interest in social justice and labor. Students also need to be entering the University of Washington, either as new applicants or transfer students.
For more information visit http://depts.washington.edu/pcls/ or get copy of flyer in the Career Center.
|Scholarships offered through ScholarshipExperts.com
All About Education $3,000 Scholarship (Deadline: April 30)
*Apply at: http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx
CollegeWeekLive $1,000 Monthly Scholarship (Deadline: April 30)
United Realty Students $10,000 Scholarship (Deadline: May 1)
*Apply at : http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/notes/urp.jsp
Fifth Month $1,500 Scholarship (Deadline: May 31)
*Apply at : http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx
WiseChoice $2,500 “Find the right College” Scholarship (Deadline: May 31)
Do-Over $1,500 Scholarship (Deadline: June 30)
*Apply at: http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx
|Washington Wine Industry Foundation-College bound students planning to study viticulture and/or enology
AMOUNT: Scholarships range from $500 to $3,000
DEADLINE: June 1, 2013
ELIGIBILITY: College bound students planning to study viticulture and/or enology. For more information and application forms visit http://www.washingtonwinefoundation.org
DEADLINE: May 1, 2013 by 3pm (pacific)
ELIGIBILITY: Live and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack, have at least 2.7 GPA, volunteer or particiapte in community service or extracurricular activities, plan on attending an accredited college or university during all four years, and plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college.
Visit Nordstrom.com/scholarship for all the details and application.
|Bryan A. Kornswiet Scholarship- Male student registered to attend U.W. Seattle
AMOUNT: $2,500 split between top 5 candidates
DEADLINE: August 25, 2013
ELIGIBILITY: Male students registerd to attend the University of Washington-Seattle for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Application available in the Career Center.
|Eastside Republican Club Announces 2013 Scholarship Essay Program
DEADLINE: Monday, April 22
ELIGIBILITY: Open to high school students graduating in 2013, and freshmen and sopomores in an accredited college or university. Students must live in King County or attend a public, private or home school located in King County. Essays must be no more than 500 words in length, and must be submitted to the Club by email no later than Monday, April 22nd. For more information and detailed program rules, visit http://www.EastsideRepublicanClub.org/scholarship
The topic of the essay is “What is the best way to stop gun violence without infringing on the rights protected by the Second Amendment?”
|Delta Upsilon Scholarship-Washington Chapter of Delta Upsilon-Men’s Undergraduate Scholarship
AMOUNT: 4 Scholarships: $1,000, $750, $500, and $250.
DEADLINE: Postmarked by July 31, 2013
ELIGIBILITY: Open to only to men entering their first year of study at the University of Washington. Application available in the Career Center.
|University of Washington Alumnae Board (UWAB) Scholarship-Scholarship opportunity for WA resident students applying to the UW
AMOUNT: Full-tuition one-year scholarship that celebrates one student’s scholastic achievements, leadership, community service and strong work ethic.
DEADLINE: March 29, 2013
All hard-working students who are residents of Washington state and meet the other requirements are encouraged to apply. Application form and additional information available online at http://www.washington.edu/alumni/meet/groups/uwab/scholarships.html questions to email@example.com
|Nordstrom Cares-Scholarship for Juniors
AMOUNT: $10,000-4 installments of $2,500
DEADLINE: Application period is through May 1,2013 (by 3pm Pacific)
ELIGIBILITY: High School Juniors who: (parial list of criteria) have at least a 2.7 GPA throughout high school, volunteer or participate in community services or extracurricular activities, plan on attending an accredited four-year college or university during the four years over which the scholarship is distributed, and plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college. For more information visit http://www.nordstrom.com/scholarship. FAQ’s http://www.act.org/nordstrom/faq.html
|Healthy Choices Scholarship-$500 Deadline April 30th, 2013
Visit http://www.chiropractorkelowna.ca/ for application and eligibility criteria.
Scholarship by Design Award-$500 Deadline May 1, 2013
Black and Lee Scholarship-2-$500 Deadline: May 15th, 2013
Caretenders Scholarship Program-$500 Deadline May 31, 2013
LM Scholarship Program-$1000 Deadline May 31st 2013
Visit http://www.forklifttrainingsaskatoon.com for more information.
Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship-$500 Deadline June 1st 2013
Sedary & Associates Scholarship-$500 Deadline June 15th, 2013
Visit http://www.westvancouverlawyers.ca for more information.
Lift Parts Express Scholarship-$1,000 Deadline June 30th, 2013
For more information, eligibility criteria and applications visit the websites.
|I-90 wildlife Bridges Coalition – Bridging Futures Academic Scholarship
AMOUNT: one $1,500 scholarship to one high school student planning to attend college in the next two years and a $500 scholarship to the runner-up.
DEADLINE: Mail or email application and all enclosures no later than May 3, 2013
ELIGIBILITY: High School student in Washington state planning to attend an accredited institution within the next two calendar years (present through Dec. 31, 2014). Complete all portions of application and mail in by deadline.
For complete information visit http://i90wildlifebridges.org/bridging-futures-2013
|Green River Community College Foundation Scholarships
AMOUNT: $500 -$3,000 each used towards tuition, fees, and required books and supplies at Green River Community College
DEADLINE: All application materials are due no later than 5pm on April 30, 2013
For more information visit http://www.greenriver.edu/foundation_scholarships
|University of Dayton-What’s Your Point?
1st place $40,000 2nd place $6,000 and 3rd place $4,000
Go to udayton.edu/apply for details
|Visit TheWashBoard.org and check out the following scholarships:
Alpha Omicron Boule Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to support African-American young men from the Puget Sound region who are attending community, vocational, or 4-year postsecondary institutions.
Nora Stone Smith Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to support deserving students who have participated in an ESL/ELL program at some point in their lives.
Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship supports students of Asian ancestry who demonstrate hard work, dedication, and sincerity.
Bobbi McCallum Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is given to support aspiring female journalism students.
Patricia Fisher Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship supports students of color from the Puget Sound region who wish to pursue a career in journalism.
|Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars
Numerous Scholarships listed. One specifically for a Tahoma High School Senior.
|Big Sun Scholarship
DEADLINE: June 21, 2013
ELIGIBILITY: The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
Visit http://www.bigsunathletics.com for more information and to apply.
|Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
DEADLINE: June 14, 2013
PROCEDURE: Students submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm Visit the website for all the details.
|Gilda’s Club Seattle-It’s Always Something Writing contest for grades 9-12.
AMOUNT: First place winner in each category will be awarded $1,000 and secondary prizes will be awarded to runners up.
DEADLINE: May 1, 2013
Submit essay on website by visiting https://www.gildasclubseattle.org/contactUs/WritingContest.php
Flyer posted on Scholarship board outside library.
|Gene Juarez Academy Scholarships-The following scholarships can all be used for Gene Juarez Academy
1. Gene Juarez Academy Scholarship-
Deadline- Completed Applications by June 14, 2013
Procedure: Visit genejuarezacademy.com for eligibility information and application packet.
2. Imagine America Scholarship- $1,000 scholarships are awarded to five graduating seniors by your high school counselor. Visit the Imagine America website and follow the Scholarships for Education link to apply online. You will need to complete an online information session. Visit www.imagine-america.org for all the information. You may apply online beginning January 1, 2013.
3. Careers That Work! Scholarship
$1,000 scholarships are awarded to five graduating seniors by your high school counselor. To apply and for more information visit www.nwcareercolleges.org and follow the Scholarships link. The award deadline is June 2013 and students must be accepted in a program by July 2013.
Gene Juarez Academy packets are available in the Career Center or online.
|Montana State University Fall 2013 Non-Resident Freshman Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded automatically to non-resident freshman applicants if they meet test score parameters. Visit www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships.shtml for the most up to date scholarship award parameters for fall 2013 freshman.
DEADLINE: July 1 each year
PROCEDURE: If you would like to be nominated for this scholarship, please contact the career center in 401 computer lab. Also visit www.nw-rei.com for more information.
|University of Dayton-Servant leadership video contest
Amount: Substantial scholarship to the University of Dayton. Visit www.facebook.com/universityofdayton/ for more information.
|Seattle University Fostering Scholars Program
AMOUNT: Scholarship covers various costs.
ELIGIBILITY: Students who meet the following minimum eligibility criteria: must be highly motivated to attend and succeed in college, be between 17-25 years old at time of application, must be or have been until emancipation a dependent youth in state, tribal, or federally recognized foster, group, or kinship care, must reside in Washington State and have been offered admission to Seattle University as either a freshman or transfer student.
To receive more information about the Fostering Scholars Program, call 206-296-2260.
Various scholarships available. http://www.scholarshipexperts.com
|B Davis Scholarship
DEADLINE: May 27, 2013
PROCEDURE: Please visit http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about the organization and apply.