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GET: Guaranteed Education Tuition Savings Program
GET is a prepaid college tuition program to help Washington residents save for college.

Washington Student Achievement Council's Overview of Student Financial Aid Programs: Washington Opportunity Pathways These programs help tens of thousands of students annually earn college credits, certificates, and degrees.

Image: LCC Financial Aid Night PresentationDownload the Financial Aid Presentation PowerPoint Notes from the December 16, 2013, presentation by LCC's Financial Aid Director, Marisa Greear: Financial Aid: What You Need to Know

Financial Aid News: Sign up for their monthly newsletter or read their blog for previous newsletters. This website is a centralized source for info on scholarships, financial aid, loans, and other ways to pay for college.

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NOTE: Check the WHS Key Dates Calendar for when the ACT and PSAT will offered on the WHS campus in the early fall.

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One system with 34 colleges:  The WA State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
      Map of the 34 Community & Technical Colleges in WA State

Lower Columbia College (LCC in Longview): Programs of Study, Courses, and More
      The Running Start Program at LCC offers academically qualified high school juniors and seniors
      the opportunity to enroll in college classes at LCC and receive both HS and college credit.

Apprenticeship Opportunities: Apprenticeship Resources at the WA State Dept of Labor & Industries

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TodaysMilitary.com: All service branches - Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, National Guard, and Navy
Todays Military - ROTC Scholarship Programs: Reserve Officer Training Corps
Learn more about the Navy ROTC Immediate Scholarship Reservation (ISR) Program

Todays Military - The ASVAB Test (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery): The student version of the ASVAB is used for career exploration and is given in high schools and community colleges. Take practice ASVAB tests and learn how to improve your scores and learn more about how the ASVAB Test is used

NOTE: Check the WHS Key Dates Calendar for when the ASVAB will offered on the WHS campus in the fall.
 

There are 1000's of scholarships available to high school students. A recent US News article written by Scholarship America compares several of the top scholarship search engines and summarizes what they offer and their privacy policies.

There are many more websites offering searches for scholarships — just google "scholarships" — however, these 4 (which specifically state in their privacy policies that they will not share your information with thrid parties) will get you started:

WashBoard.org is a GEAR UP-recommended scholarship matching clearinghouse for Washington residents and students attending or planning to attend college in Washington.
These GEAR UP-recommended scholarships are continually being updated - so, it's important to keep checking back.
For more information on this organization and resources for planning for college, visit the WashBoard.org Resources page

In addition, the GEAR UP program offers its own GearUp website with tons of resources for transitioning students to college (such as information on campus visits, preparing for the college admission process, and navigating financial aid), and GEARUP scholarship offerings.

College Board (the testing service) offers a Scholarship Search and a comprehensive section on How to Pay for College

FastWeb.com offers tips on how to apply as well as the ability to search for scholarships based on academics, athletics, family need, or individual interests.

Scholarships.com offers searches for scholarships and colleges

Need to write an essay? ScholarshipJunkies.com provides lots of resources and FREE feedback on your scholarship essay. Submit your draft essay for review via the Scholarship Junkies website.

List of Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to the scholarship website resources listed above, this list below focuses on scholarships opportunities our District feels are among the best opportunities for Wahkiakum High School students.

We'll be updating this list regularly... so keep checking back!

Deadline   Scholarship Description   How / Where to Apply
     
2018-2019 Deadlines    
     
September/2018 - January/2019
Image Logo: College Bound Scholarships for Income-Eligible Students
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  College Bound Scholarship Students
If you're a junior or senior, it's time to start thinking about college.
 
As a College Bound Scholarship student, it's important to understand the financial aid process—what forms you need to complete and what deadlines you need to meet, in order to access the Scholarship.
 
  Know a 7th or 8th Grader?
College Bound Scholarships: Learn More and Apply by June 30
 
Here are a few links to help you get started and stay on track:
General Info About the Sign-Up Process
Tips for Juniors
Tips for Seniors
Questions? Stop by Mrs. Freeman's Office
     
NOW Through Dec 31,2018
Image: Navy ROTC Logo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Navy ROTC: Immediate Scholarship Reservation (ISR) Program
To learn more about the ISR option, read this summary letter from the Navy Recruiting District — Portland that outlines the NROTC ISR program and includes contact information to a Navy Educational Specialist.
 
Interested in ISR or have other questions? Stop by Mr. Niemeyer's Office
  Know 2nd-Semester Junior or
1st Semester Senior?

NOW is time to explore the possibility of a Navy ROTC program, including the ISR option.

To learn more about Navy ROTC, locate NROTC schools, and the scholarship application process,
visit the NROTC website
 
 
     
Summer/2019
 
NOTE:
The deadline for the 2020 Summer Camps is
Aug 30, 2019

 
Image Logo: AWSL Association of Washington Student Leaders
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  AWSL High School 2020 Summer Leadership Camps
Every summer, leadership camps are offered by the Association of WA Student Leaders (AWSL). For high school students, these camps provide an amazing opportunity to learn valuable skills and create lasting friendships.
 
Attendance at AWSL summer leadership camps are the only way for students to apply for the US Senate Youth Program and Hearst Scholarship.
 
Each AWSL camp (except Western Leaders Summit) chooses two finalists and two alternates to be forwarded to the state nominating panel, and that panel will choose two nominees and two alternates for the Senate Youth Program the following spring.
  Know a Freshman or Sophomore
Interested in Leadership?

 
Here are a few links to help current Freshmen and Sophomores learn more about registering for the 2020 SUMMER Leadership Camps:
 
AWSL High School Summer Leadership Camps
 
United States Senate Youth Program and Hearst Scholarship
 
PEMCO Emerging Leaders Scholarship
 
Summer Leadership Camp Availability
 
Have questions?
Stop by Mr. Niemeyer's Office
 
     
Jan 15, 2019
 
 
 
 
  University of Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium Scholarship
For incoming UW freshmen who study science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM)
  $2000-$5000, one year at a time, for up to a total of 4 years
NASA Space Grant Scholarships:
More Info and How to Apply

 
     
Feb ??, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Washington State Employees Credit Union Scholarship offers scholarships for WSECU members (parent or student) who demonstrate financial need to use to fund accredited postsecondary education.
$2,500 scholarships are offered to students who attend an accredited 4-year college or university or graduate school; $1,500 scholarships are offered to students who attend an accredited community college, vocational or trade school. Students must be enrolled full time in the fall immediately following their senior year.
  Washington State Employees Credit Union Scholarship:
More Info

Washington State Employees Credit Union Scholarship:
Read the FAQS and APPLY ONLINE


Application available mid-Dec
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feb 1, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  American Indian Endowed Scholars
About 15 scholarships are awarded each year, ranging from $500 to $2,000 (renewable for up to 5 years), to help financially needy students who have close ties to a Native American community pursue undergraduate and graduate studies.
  American Indian Scholars:
Overview of the Program


American Indian Scholars:
Full Details on How to Apply

 
 
 
Feb 1, 2019
 
 
 
  Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarships
Numerous scholarships are awarded annually for WA state residents
  Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarships:
Full Details on How to Apply

 
Feb 6, 2019
 
 
 
  The National FFA Scholarship Program: Numerous scholarships are awarded annually, to both FFA members and non-members.   View Full Details About the FFA Application Process, How to Apply, and How Applications Are Evaluated
 
Feb 15, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Scholarships for Military Children awards at least one $2,000 scholarship at every commissary location where qualified applications are received. The program is open to children of active duty, reserve/guard, or retired military commissary customers. Recipients must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a 4-year undergraduate college or university, accredited in the US, and they must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 basis.   Scholarships for Military Children:
More Details and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feb 19, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Washington State Fair Foundation Scholarship Program
The Washington State Fair Foundation offers a variety of scholarships through their Blue Ribbon Scholarship Program.

Students only need to submit one application for all our scholarships offered online. The application system will automatically apply students for the scholarships they qualify for.
  The program expects to award at least $100,000 in scholarships of varying amounts to students residing in Washington state.
Washington State Fair Scholarships:
Full Details on How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
 
Feb 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Washington State Governors' Scholarship for Foster Youth
Approximately 40-50 new $2000-$4000 scholarships (renewable for a total of 5 years) to high school seniors in foster care through the College Success Foundation)
  Washington State Governors' Scholarship for Foster Youth:
More Info and How to Apply


Application avail Jan 1, 2019

 
Feb 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Leadership 1000 Scholarship is available through the College Success Foundation and is open to all Washington state students who will be enrolling in college in Fall/2019 as a freshman, sophomore or junior and who meet the eligibility criteria. Awards are up to $5,000 per academic year and are renewable.   Leadership 1000 Scholarship:
More Info and How to Apply


Application avail Jan/2019


 
 
 
Feb 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS): Numerous scholarships are awarded for $2,500 - $7,500 (renewable for up to 3-5 years) to support low- and middle-income students pursue a bachelor's degree from an eligible Washington state college or university in high employer demand fields including science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and health care.   Washington State Opportunity Scholarship:
More Info and Eligibility Criteria


Application avail Jan/2019


 
 
 
 
     
March 1, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
  UFCW 21 Scholarship
$2000, $3000 and $4000 scholarships for a current member of UFCW 21 (e.g. someone who works in the grocery or retail industry), or the dependent, spouse, or domestic partner of a current member of UFCW 21
 
UFCW 21 Scholarship:
Full Details and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
March 2, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Washington State School Retirees' Association Scholarship Fund is offering a total of 25 scholarships (ranging from $900 to $2500) to graduating seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are committed to a career in education.   Washington State School Retirees' Association Scholarship:
More Details

 
Washington State School Retirees' Association Scholarship:
Access the Online Application
March 4, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) Scholarships
This year the 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.
 
  ACPE Scholarships:
More Info and Eligibility Criteria


Click Here for the ACPE Online Application
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 8, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Center for Quality Communities is offering a $1000 scholarship to each of six Washington state students who have been actively engaged with their community and/or city government. The Town of Cathlamet will be nominating one local candidate to compete for this scholarship.   Association of Washington Cities Scholarship: Detailed Information

More Info - AWC Scholarship Flyer

Click Here for Fillable PDF Application Form
 
 
 
March 10, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Kelly Foundation of Washington is pleased to offer the Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship. Applicants will be judged on citizenship, academic achievement and financial need. Each award is worth $2,500 and winners will be notified in April. Last year over 500 applications were judged and 48 scholarships were awarded.   Kelly Foundation Scholarship:
More Info and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 11, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Better Business Bureau-Northwest will be awarding several scholarships in 2019 with the goal of recognizing students who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments.   BBB Scholarship: Full Details on How to Apply
Links to Online Applications
 
High school juniors and seniors from across the Northwest and Pacific are encouraged to apply.
 
March 15, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Washington State 4-H Scholarships
Several scholarships, ranging from $500 to $3,000 each, are being offered to use at any institution offering post-secondary education in the US.
These scholarships are for current and former Washington State 4-H members who have accumulated at least two years of 4-H affiliation.
  Washington State 4-H Scholarships:
More Info and How to Apply


Applications available
starting January 1, 2019
 
 
 
 
Varies: March 1 - July
 
 
 
 
 
  The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. There are opportunities for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs.   American Legion Scholarships:
More Info and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
     
April 1, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  For the 2019/2020 academic year, the Fibre Federal Credit Union Scholarships Fund is offering (6) $1,500 scholarships and (1) $2,000 scholarship to qualifying seniors to be used at any accredited college or university.
Applicants (or a family member) must be a credit union member and will be judged on academic standing, extracurricular activities, employment, financial circumstances, and quality of application.
  Fibre Federal Credit Union Scholarships:
More Info and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
April 1, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Incight's mission is to cause success in education, employment, networking, and independence for people with disabilities. As a part of that, each year Incight awards multiple scholarships to students residing in WA, OR or CA with documented disabilities who have demonstrated outstanding service to their community, have overcome personal obstacles and are planning to attend or are attending higher education as a full-time student.   Learn more about Incight's mission
 
Incight's Scholarships:
More Info and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
April 1, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  WIAA Smart Choices Scholarships
The Dairy Farmers of WA and Les Schwab Tires, in conjunction with the WIAA, sponsor these scholarships.
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.
Smart Choices winners receive a $5,000 scholarship toward the institution of their choosing. An additional four (4) male and four (4) female finalists receive $1,000 scholarships.
 
  WIAA Smart Choices Scholarships:
More Info and Eligibility Criteria


WIAA Smart Choices Scholarships:
Online Application

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
June 15, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Horatio Alger Career & Technical Education Scholarship Programs
Each year, this organization awards 1020 scholarships up to $2,500 each to US high school seniors with a minimum 2.0 GPA, who require financial assistance to pursue and complete an accredited career or technical program (up to 2 years), and display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
  Horatio Alger Scholarship:
More Info and How to Apply

 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be sure to contact Marc Niemeyer, the WHS College and Career Specialist, if you decide to apply for these scholarships.
 
Applications available
starting March 15, 2019
     
Varies: March 1 - July
 
 
 
 
 
  The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. There are opportunities for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs.   American Legion Scholarships:
More Info and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
     
2017-2018 Deadlines Not Yet Updated for 2018-2019
     
Feb 23, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Albert Lee Wright Memorial Migrant Scholarship For students whose parents work in the migrant-agriculture industry
 
 
 
  Albert Lee Wright Memorial Migrant Scholarship:
Download the Application


Info about NASDME, the National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education
     
March 1, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Lower Columbia School Retirees' Association (LCSRA) Scholarship Fund is offering three (3) $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors in the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum area with a GPA of 3.2 or higher who are interested in a career in education or seeking vocational training.   LCSRA Scholarship Fund:
More Info and How to Apply


LCSRA Scholarship Fund:
Download a PDF with More Info and the Application

 
 
March 1, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Washington State PTA offers three (3) $3,000 scholarships and one (1) $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors from Washington State public high schools with an active PTA that will be starting college (either 2yr or 4yr) Fall 2018.
These scholarships are awarded on the basis of: 1) financial need, 2) academic performance, and 3) leadership and community service.
  Washington State PTA Scholarships:
More Info and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 21, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Sub Pop Loser Scholarships
Sub Pop Records in Seattle, WA is offering three scholarships — one for $7,000, one for $5,000 and one for $3,000. As longtime and proud losers ourselves, we’re exceedingly happy to be able, in some small way, to help further the education of art-enthused misfits from the NW.
Applicant must be a WA or OR resident, and a graduating senior on your way to full-time enrollment at an accredited university or college.
  Sub Pop Loser Scholarship:
More Info and How to Apply

 
We are looking for applicants who are involved and/or interested in music and/or the creative arts in some way. However, you do not need to be pursuing an education in the arts.

Application typically available late January
 
 
 
March 31, 2018
 
 
 
 
  Washington Wine Industry Foundation Scholarships offers several scholarships ranging from $500 - $5,000 for students in the fields of viticulture and enology.   Washington Wine Industry Scholarships:
More Info on How to Apply to the Different Scholarships

 
     
April 2, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholarship offers awards ranging from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.
 
  Hispanic Scholarship Fund:
More Info and How to Apply

 
Other Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship Programs
Application typically available early January
April 6, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
  Friends of St. John (and the PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center Scholarship Committee) are offering $2,000 and $1,000 scholarships to students who intend to pursue a health career career or profession.   Contact Marc Niemeyer, WHS Graduation Specialist, for how to obtain an application
 
 
 
April 10, 2018
NOTE: Confirm this deadline with Friends of Willapa
 
 
 
  Friends of Willapa National Wildlife Refuge Scholarship is offering at least one $1,500 scholarship to a student pursuing a career in fish and wildlife management, environmental studies, conservation or related fields in Pacific and Wahkiakum Counties with a minimum GPA of 3.0.   Friends of Willapa National Wildlife Refuge Scholarship:
More Info and How to Apply

NOTE: Be sure the application you are completing has a deadline date of April 10, 2018
More Info about Friends of Willapa
 
April 15, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Lower Columbia College awards over $250,000 in scholarships every year, ranging from $500 to $5,000 each. The online process lets current and future students apply for multiple LCC scholarships with a single application. There is no cost to apply.   Lower Columbia College Scholarships:
More Info and How to Apply


Application available Feb/2019
 
 
April 16, 2018
 
 
 
 
  The Windermere Foundation Scholarship offers one $1,000 scholarship for use at any college in Washington State for the 2018-2019 school year.   Windermere Foundation Scholarship:
More Info and How to Apply

 
 
 
April 17, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Nutter Family Scholarship
This Local Private Donor $7,000 Scholarship (renewable up to 4 years) is specifically for Wahkiakum High School seniors ONLY.
Applicants must meet at least the following criteria: possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, been enrolled at WHS for at least two years, and plan to attend an accredited college or university or qualifying technical school.
  Nutter Family Foundation Scholarship: More Info, Application and Instructions (Opens a Fillable PDF)
Submit completed application and related materials to:
Marc Niemeyer
WHS Graduation Specialist
 
 
 
 
April 30, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Sea Mar Community Health Centers offers several scholarship opportunities, including $1,000 scholarships to students from seasonal or migrant farm worker families in Washington State.

Application typically available early January
 
  Sea Mar Community Health Centers Scholarships:
More Info and How to Apply


About the Sea Mar Farm Worker Scholarship
About Other Sea Mar Scholarships
OR send an email to:
Scholarship@SeaMarCHC.org
 
April 30, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Washington Counties Scholarship Fund awards five (5) $3,000 scholarships to eligible children of county employees and county elected officials.
Awards are given in the form of Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) credits.
  Washington Counties Scholarship Fund:
More Info and How to Apply


Washington Counties Scholarship Fund:
Direct Link to the Application Form

 
April 30, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Robert and Margaret Pulliam Scholarship Fund awards one $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors from each of six local high schools, including Wahkiakum High School (for a total of $6,000 in awards). This scholarship was established to encourage and reward academic excellence and community service. Recipients must also continue their education at an accredited college, university, career or technical school during the following academic year. Academic achievements and voluntary community service will be considered.   Pulliam Scholarship Fund:
More Info and How to Apply

 
Info about the Community Foundation of Southwest Washington
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
May 1, 2018
3:05pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Dollars for Scholars - Wahkiakum Chapter
This is a Local Private Donor Scholarship specifically for Wahkiakum High School seniors ONLY.
Dollars for Scholars - Wahkiakum Chapter offers a number of scholarships each year to Wahkiakum High School seniors pursuing a post-secondary education, based on information provided in an application and during an in-person interview.
 
 
Dollars for Scholars:
Click Here to Apply Online


Learn more about the Wahkiakaum Chapter of Dollars for Scholars
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May 1, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
  Dollars for Scholars Student Volunteer Award (SVA)
Each year, 2 students are nominated from each chapter.
Upon notification from the DFS chapter, applications are due May 1, 2018
  Learn more about the Wahkiakaum Chapter of Dollars for Scholars
 
 
 
 
May 1, 2018
3:05pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Mary A. Lang Memorial Scholarship offers a $1,000 scholarship for 2 years.
This is a Local Private Donor Scholarship specifically for Wahkiakum High School seniors ONLY.
 
  Download the instructions and application. When completed, turn your application packet into Joyce Wilson in the WHS Library.

Mrs. Wilson will forward your application to the appropriate committee.
May 4, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) Education Program Scholarship will offer at least $10,000 in scholarship awards to Washington state students pursuing a degree in the construction industry, PLUS an additional $10,000 for scholarships designated specifically for Technical and Trades students. Selection criteria include academic record, work experience, community service/extracurricular activities, financial need, and quality of application submitted.   BIAW Education Scholarship:
More Info and How to Apply

 
BIAW Education Scholarship:
Download the Application

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
2018-2019 Deadlines Already Passed
     
Oct 25, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs
Each year, this organization awards a number of scholarships at the state and national level (ranging from $6,000 to $25,000) to US high school seniors with a minimum 2.0 GPA, who require financial assistance to attend a college, and display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
  Horatio Alger Scholarship:
More Info and How to Apply

 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be sure to contact Marc Niemeyer, the WHS College and Career Specialist, if you decide to apply for these scholarships.
 
Oct 31, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The ACT Student Champion Award offers a $500 non-renewable scholarship to one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.
Specific requirements include having a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale.
  ACT Champions:
More Info and How to Apply

Scroll all the way down on that page to the Student Champion Application Section

NOTE: If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this information release form in addition to the application.
 
Oct 31, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Through several scholarship programs, Coca-Cola supports more than 1,400 college students each year with a variety of award levels. More specifically, 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive a $20,000 scholarship.
 
  Coca-Cola Schlolars:
More Info and How to Apply

These are achievement-based scholarships awarded to graduating HS seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.
     
Nov 15, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
  Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Awards 500 four-year scholarships (ranging from $1,000 - $12,500 per year) to the highest-rated applicants each year.
  Elks Scholarship:
More Info and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
Nov 30, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  WSU Regents Scholars Program
The WSU Regents Scholars Program recognizes Washington's best HS students for their hard work and academic accomplishments.
HS educators and administrators are invited to nominate their two most gifted seniors for the Regents Scholar Program. All eligible nominees will receive a four-year Regents Program scholarship and have the opportunity to compete for a Distinguished Regents Scholar Award.
  How the WSU Regents Scholars Application Process Works
NOTE: This is a 2-step process

Step 1 by Oct 19, 2018: If you are interested, contact Marc Niemeyer, the WHS College and Career Specialist, ASAP.
Step 2 by Nov 30, 2018: Apply to WSU and submit scholarship application
More Details About the WSU Regents Scholars Program
     
Dec 1, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Dell Scholars Program offers scholarships to GearUP Program participants, with a 2.4 minimum GPA, with a demonstrated need for financial assistance, and who plan to enroll full-time in a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution.
Dell Scholars receive a $20,000 award (along with a laptop, textbook credits and ongoing advisory support) to help them complete their higher education over the course of six years.
  Dell Scholars Program: More Info
 
Dell Scholars Program:
Detailed Eligibility Criteria and How to Apply

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dec 15, 2018
  5pm PST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship Program Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 are awarded annually to at least one qualified senior at EACH of the 139 public high schools in the Kaiser Permanente Northwest service area.
 
 
 
  Kaiser Permanente Scholarship:
General Info and Link to Application


Kaiser Permanante Scholarship:
Full Details on How to Apply

NOTE: Application registration will close on December 8, 2018 and students are strongly recommended to register and begin working on their applications and all required tasks well ahead of this date.