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To browse paper copies, stop by the counseling office. Remember to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Filling out this application is sometimes a prerequisite for scholarships. If you qualify for federal student aid it may be the largest grant you receive. Here are a couple of links to help you learn about FAFSA:
Start your scholarship search here:
- Washington Scholarships: thewashboard.org
- SHEF Scholarships https://public.dollarsforscholars.org
- Largest national, free scholarship searches: https://www.scholarships.com/
US News & World Report - 10 Sites to Kick Off Your Scholarship SearchFederal Student Aid - You Are America's Smartest InvestmentCollegeBoard - Opportunity ScholarshipsSpecific to the PNWWashBoard - Smarter Scholarship MatchesLewis McChord Family Scholarship Fund - https://jblmscholarship.org/
Washington Opportunity Scholarship - We Champion Washington Students for Washington JobsCurrent Scholarship OpportunitiesMarine Corps Scholarship Foundation - Career & Technical Education ScholarshipsSeattle Foundation Scholarships
TwinStar Community Foundation Scholarship
Deadline March 31, 2021
Website: www.twinstarCU.comSHEF Scholarship
Deadline April 15, 2021
Deadline May 31, 2021
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The Career & Technical Scholarship (CTS) offers $1,500 per quarter for Scholars pursuing a certificate, apprenticeship or associate degree in a high-demand trade, STEM or health care field.
- CTS Fall will open April 14, 2021, and close June 4, 2021.
The Rural Jobs Initiative (RJI) provides an additional $2,000 in the first quarter, $1,000 in the second quarter and $500 per quarter for the remainder of the program for eligible rural CTS applicants.
- No extra steps are required for CTS applicants to be considered.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR
Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship
This $5,000 renewable scholarship is available to students from the Pacific Rim states of California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii. Preference will be given to students of Japanese or other Asian ancestries, including multi-ethnic Asians.
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) Scholarship
The mission of BAM African American Heritage Scholarship is to encourage and enable Black high school students to go to college, realize the impact technology has on the world, and target a career in the technology industry.
Greater Seattle (WA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Scholarship
The Greater Seattle (WA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated was established in 1955 with a commitment to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the economic survival of African-Americans and persons of African descent. Scholarships will be awarded to qualified high school seniors of residing in King, Snohomish, Kitsap, Clallum and Jefferson counties. Scholarship awards up to $15,000.
Nora Stone Smith Scholarship (application on theWashBoard.org)
The Nora Stone Smith Scholarship honors and gives financial support to immigrant high school seniors and students who have graduated in the past year and have participated in an ESL/ELL program at some point in their lives. Undocumented students are encouraged to apply. This scholarship ranges from $1,000 - $2,000 renewable for 2 or 4 years.
Patricia Fisher Endowed Scholarship (application on theWashBoard.org)
Established to honor Patricia Fisher, a Puget Sound native, journalist, educator and role model, this scholarship was established by the Seattle Association of Black Journalists to support students of color who pursue college careers in journalism. This one-time scholarship ranges from $500-$2,500.
Paula Moore Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the Paula Moore Memorial Scholarship is to honor and to give financial support to graduating African American high school seniors currently enrolled in high schools located in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties in Washington State. Scholarship awards up to $2,500.
Yuri and Tatsuo Nakata Scholarship (application on theWashBoard.org)
The purpose of this scholarship is to honor and to give financial support to students of Asian heritage currently enrolled at Roosevelt, Cleveland, or Franklin High School in Seattle, WA. This $2,500 scholarship can be used for public and private universities and colleges across the country.Be Careful!Unfortunately, there are many "scholarship scams." Ask questions and read information carefully before submitting an application. If you have any questions about the legitimacy of a program please ask a counselor. The information we provide here is for your convenience, and is not endorsed by the school or district in any way. As such, we highly recommend that families and students exercise their due diligence before submitting information to any individual agencies or services.