Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest - This writing contest encourages teens to write about their experience with cancer for the opportunity to win one of several $1,000 cash prizes. Please click here for more information.
Various Due Dates: Seattle Foundation Scholarships - This site is run by the State of Washington. It will create profiles for students and will instantly match them with the scholarships for which they are eligible and then they can apply all through this portal. Click here for more information. www.thewashboard.org/login.aspx
Various Due Dates: Costco Scholarship Fund - Costco has joined forces with the University of Washington and Seattle University to create scholarships for underrepresented students. Our goal is to fill the financial gap and offer access for many deserving students to attend these universities. The Costco Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to highly qualified underrepresented minority students who wish to attend Seattle University or the University of Washington. Click here for more information.
No Deadline: ALERT, The Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Scholarship - All eligible high school seniors (see requirements below) may enter the Alert college scholarship essay contest. With each edition of Alert magazine, Golden West Publications awards a $500 college scholarship to the writer of the best drug and/or alcohol abuse-related essay that we receive for that state/region. Click here for more information.
Due: February 21, 2017: CBC Foundations Scholarship - For more than 25 years, the CBC Foundation has helped deserving students with scholarships. We do this because lack of money is the number one reason students give for not completing their degrees. Student success drives our mission and benefits our community. The amount we award has grown from five students for a total of $5,000 in 1986 to 445 students receiving over $1 million for the 2015-2016 academic year! Our incredible donors make this achievement possible, and we are deeply grateful and humbled by their generosity. Click here for more information.
Due: Feburary 24, 2017: Washington Masonic Charities Scholarship - Washington Masonic Charities is proud to offer scholarships for deserving youth throughout the state of Washington. Masons believe strongly in investing in the education of young people - tens of thousands of dollars a year in scholarships are provided to youth by Masonic Lodges across the state. Click here for more information.
Due: February 28, 2017: Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS)
The Washington State Opportunity (WSOS) Scholarship is awarded to 1,850 students per year in Washington State. The Scholarship can total $22,500 over 4 years for students majoring in STEM or Healthcare related fields. There are several requirements for eligibility for this scholarship so please read carefully. Use this website for ELIGIBILTY and APPLICATION.
Due: February 28, 2017: The Leadership 1000 Scholarship is a scholarship program funded by individuals, foundations or businesses to provide college scholarships to students who will be attending an eligible four-year college or university in Washington state. A Leadership 1000 Scholarship can be customized around a general set of requirements requested by the donor. Scholarships awarded will range from $1,500 to $5,000. Click here for more information.
Due: February 28, 2017: GESA Credit Union - Ten $2,000 scholarships and one $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to entering college freshmen. Five $2,000 scholarships and one $5,000 scholarships are now available for current college students. Application deadline is due February 28, 2017. Click here for more information.
Due: February 28, 2017: The Washington State Governors’ Scholarship for Foster Youth is a scholarship program that helps young men and women who are currently in an open dependency court order in Washington State, or an open dependency tribal court order, continue their education and earn a college degree. Eligible students must meet specific criteria. The program is supported by Governor Jay Inslee, The Honorable Chris Gregoire (former Governor), The Honorable Gary Locke (former Governor), and other former governors of Washington. Click here for more information.
Due: February 28, 2017: Chateau Ste. Michelle Scholarship - The Leadership 1000 Scholarship is a scholarship program funded by individuals, foundations or businesses to provide college scholarships to students who will be attending an eligible four-year college or university in Washington state. A Leadership 1000 Scholarship can be customized around a general set of requirements requested by the donor. Scholarships awarded will range from $1,500 to $5,000. Click here for more information.
Due: March 1, 2017: ACPE Scholarship - For 2016, the Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) has allocated up to $10,000 for scholarships of up to $2,500 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. Click here for more information.
Due: March 1, 2017: State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship - This scholarship does not require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need.
Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1) Be a 2017 graduating high school senior, 2) High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, 3) Plan to enroll full-time for the 2017-18 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school, and 4) Must be a U.S. citizen. Click here for more information.
Due: March 1, 2017: Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) Scholarship - Last year, the Washington Apple Education Foundation awarded over $1,000,000 to students. The deadline for new applicants to submit scholarship applications to WAEF is March 1st, 2017. Qualified applicants for WAEF scholarships have a tie to the tree fruit industry. Click here for more information.
Due: March 1, 2017: SCAD, The University for Creative Careers - This is a great opportunity for students to achieve a premier education in art and design. To be considered, students must be recommended by a teacher, professor or school counselor. This scholarship is applicable toward tuition to attend SCAD in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah or online via eLearning, and may be renewed annually, provided the recipient is enrolled and maintains a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Click here for more information.
Due: March 1, 2017: Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation - Students who are the children of anyone who has served or is currently serving in the Marine Corps or as a Navy Corpsman with the Marines are eligible for our scholarships. The application period is from Jan 1 – Mar 1 of this year. In addition to four-year college scholarships the Foundation provides scholarships for students focused on Career and Technical Education. If the CTE program is less than one year they can apply throughout the year but if the program is longer the application period is Jan 1 – Mar 1. Click here for more information.
Due: March 1, 2017: Washington State School Retirees' Association, $1,500 - The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) invites senior students of your school who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply for the above scholarships. These awards are given to students who wish to have a career in the "field of education". Their degree could be in one of these majors: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist. Click here for more information.
Due: March 1, 2017: Washington Student Achievement Council, American Indian Endowed Scholarship, $500 - $2000 - American Indian Endowed Scholarship applications are now available for the 2017-18 academic year award cycle. Click here for more information.
Due: March 7, 2017: Washington Opportunity Scholarship - The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees. Click here for more information.
Due: March 11, 2017: National Management Association (NMA) Leadership Speech Contest - The Leadership Development Organization proudly presents its Leadership Speech Contest as one of the nation’s leading competitions among high school age students. Its primary purpose is to promote better understanding of Leadership and the unique role it plays in today’s world. The top prize is $4,000 cash! High School Speech Contestants to deliver 4 to 6 minute speech on Leadership. Prizes will be awarded by the Chapter; 1st Place - $300; 2nd Place - $200; 3rd Place - $100. Top Chapter finisher advances to Council Level Contest on April 1, 2017 in Richland for chance to win top monetary prize of $400. Click here for more information.
- Speech Contest Student Entry Form
- NMA Leadership Speech Contest Chapter 2017 Flyer
- Speech Contest Consent and Acknowledgement of Rick Form
- Speech Contest Information Packet
Due: March 15, 2017: Washington Wine Industry Foundation, $30,000+ in Scholarship Funding - The Washington Wine Industry Foundation (WWIF) facilitates scholarships on behalf of Washington’s wine industry for qualifying students pursuing studies in viticulture, enology, and other wine-related studies. These scholarships are made possible through generous gifts from donors who care about the future of Washington’s wine industry. Click here for more information.
Due: March 30, 2017: Hispanic Scholarship Fund - HSF General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to: Graduating High School Seniors, Community College Transfer Students, Undergraduate Students, and Graduate Students. Click here for more information.
Due: March 30, 2017: Lourdes Health, Six $1,500 Scholarships - Requirements are: 1) Have a permanent address in Benton or Franklin Counties or Burbank, WA, 2) Are pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing or another healthcare related field. (Six $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to those pursing healthcare related degrees and one nursing student will receive the $500 Sandbank-Stanke Memorial Scholarship.) Special consideration will be given to those who express financial need, demonstrate academic rigor and/or possess a strong background in community service/volunteerism. Click here for more information.
Due: March 31, 2017: Tri-Cities Girls Fastpitch Softball Association. Click here for more information.
Due: March 31, 2017: Tri-City Constructon Council Scholarship, $2,000 - Must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in college or vocational school. The Committee will select scholarship winners based upon the following criteria: 1) Academic achievement, 2) Community and school involvement, 3) Financial need, 4) Leadership potential, 5) Relationship of the student’s field of study to the construction industry (not required). Click here for more information.
Due: March 31, 2017: The George and Dorothy Marsden Scholarship - The George and Dorothy Marsden Scholarship Fund was established by Mrs. Marsden to help academically promising students from the Inland Northwest maximize their potential at the world’s best colleges and universities. Up to two new Marsden Scholars are named each spring from high school seniors whose permanent legal residence is within the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, and a number of scholarships are renewed. Click here for more information.
Due: March 31, 2017: The Scottish Rite Scholarship - The Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington scholarship program was designed for undergraduate college students that are attending a college or university in the State of Washington and are also a resident of Washington. Every year, numerous awards of $3000 each are given to university students going into their third, fourth, and even fifth year of college. Click here for more information.
Due: April 10, 2017: The Miss Tri-Cities Scholarship Program - The Miss Tri-Cities Scholarship Program is an official preliminary to the Miss Washington and Miss America Pageants. The Miss America Organization awarded more than $45 million in scholarships during the past year. As Miss Tri-Cities you will have the opportunity to receive up to $12,000 in scholarship money, $2,500 wardrobe provided and owned by the Miss Tri-Cities Scholarship Program, and more than $5,500 in other prizes. Click here for more information.
Due: April 14, 2017: Trey Scott Memorial Scholarship **LOCAL Opportunity Only** - This $1,000 scholarship is for a hard-working student who has struggled with neurological or physical health difficulties in life. Applicants must have plans to attend a post high-school, accredited vocational, technical or academic institution. Applications are to be returned to Mr. Jelinek in the Career Center. Click here for the Application
Due: April 14, 2017: Dr. Richard Semler Superintendent's Scholarship **LOCAL Opportunity Only** Applicants must be current seniors in the Richland School District and plan to begin study in the fall of 2017 leading toward a bachelor’s degree in math, science or the arts (visual or performing) This $1200 award will be given based upon completion of high school courses connected to math, science or the arts, outside activities, and the student’s strong desire to be a future leader. Click here for the Application
Due: April 14, 2017: George and Esther Alkire Math and Science Memorial Scholarship **LOCAL Opportunity Only** Applicants must be current seniors and plan to begin post-secondary education in a math or science degree program at an accredited institution in the Fall of 2017. This award is a merit-based award that considers academics, commitment to a math or science career and participation in school and community. Click Here for the Application
Due: April 14, 2017: Elsie M. Fleming Memorial Scholarship **LOCAL Opportunity Only** This $1000 scholarship is for a hard-working student who has struggled with neurological or physical health difficulties in life. While academic achievement will be considered the primary consideration is evidence of strong work ethic while facing physical challenge. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited vocational, technical or academic institution in the state of Washington in the Fall of 2017. Click Here for the Application Click Here for the Teacher Nomination Form
Due: April 14, 2017: Fran Rish & J.D. Covington Memorial Scholarship via Bomber Boosters **LOCAL Opportunity Only**
The Bomber Booster Club is proud to sponsor several scholarships
Due: May 1, 2017: WA Career Counseling Employment Readiness Association Career Centers - WA-CCER will award one $500 scholarship to qualified graduating seniors. The scholarship shall be used for tuition and other direct school expenses at an accredited two-year community or technical college or four-year college or university for the 2017-18 school year. Click here for Discription and Application.