Scholarships for LWTech Students (A-N)

Local, State and National Scholarships

 

AAJCJ - African American Jewish Coalition for Justice Minority Scholarship

Deadline:

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Award:

 Up to $1500 (renewable)

Criteria

The AAJCJ Minority Scholarship Fund wants to help provide access to higher education for minority students who wish to pursue a career that will enable them to work for social and economic justice.

Preference will be extended to students who (a) may benefit from culturally sensitive or competent education, or who have previously faced challenges due to cultural or linguistic barriers; (b) students who are pursuing studies that will enable them to work for the benefit of others (e.g., those planning to enter education, human services, public advocacy, religious work, etc.); and (c) students who demonstrate, through writing a short essay, that they have a high potential for success. While it is not required, preference is also given to students who will be attending school in the State of Washington and will be available to appear periodically at Coalition events.

Students are invited to apply for renewable scholarships of up to $1,500 annually, with one-third paid out at the beginning of each quarter (provided that the student has successfully completed the prior quarter). The application process will include a short, written essay followed by an interview with the AAJCJ Scholarship Review Committee. Unless the deadline is extended by the Committee, all application materials must be submitted by June 30th for the academic year that begins in the fall. Generally, two scholarships will be granted each year.

  • Admitted to an approved undergraduate or graduate institution in the Pacific N.W.
  • Pursuing studies in human services, health care, education, public affairs or a related field
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate strong academic aptitude
  • Are considered to be a minority student, based on race, ethnicity, religious affiliation or sexual orientation
  • Successfully complete a competitive, 500-word essage on an assigned topicThe AAJCJ Minority Scholarship Fund wants to help provide access to higher education for minority students who wish to pursue a career that will enable them to work for social and economic justice.
Applications:

Contact: Don Armstrong at darmstrong@jfsseattle.org


ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:

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Award: up to $1000
Criteria:

The Abbot and Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue their scholarship program. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their website http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.

  • Must be currently registered in any accredited post secondary instituion. Also available to all high school juniors and seniors.
  • To apply, you will need to write an essay on the topic below and submit via email to:scholarships@abbottandfenner.com
  • TOPIC: What was the most difficult time in your life, and why?  How did your perspective on life change as a result of this difficulty?
Applications: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm


AES ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:

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Award: $500
Criteria:

AES Engineers is pleased to be able to renew its scholarship in the amount of $500 for the 2012-2013 school year. To be eligible, the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that can be found on their website at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm.

AES Engineers' belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason, they offer a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted

  • No application packet for this award
  • Selection based on Character as determined by evaluating 1000 or less word essay on the following topic:
  • "What impact will the Natural Disasters of 2010 have on the global economy?  How should these events affect future political, business and personal decisions?"
  • Submit essay to:  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Applications: http://www.aesengineers.com/


ALFRED G. AND ELMA M. MILOTTE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:

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Award: One year grants of up to $4000
Criteria:

The Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Trust Fund has been established for the purpose of awarding tuition scholarship awards to students who are interested in pursuing a course of study in natural history and the arts with particular interest in portraying the wilderness area in a manner to benefit the citizens of our country currently and in the future. The applicant should portray thorough photography, evidence in their interest in natural history, environmental studies, or animal behavior. Other forms of artistic expression, such as drawings or written work, which illustrates this evidence, will also be considered. More information can be found on the website at www.milotte.org.

  • High School graduate or hold GED®
  • Acceptance in trade school or two year or four year college
  • Must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Resident of Washington at least five years prior to applying
  • Are profoundly fascinated by nature, have been a careful observer of it and have successfully expressed your observations in an artisitic way that engages the every day person.
Applications: www.milotte.org/eligibility.html


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHEFS SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline:

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Award: Based on availability of funds
Criteria:
  • Applicants evaluated on a 100 point scale dependent on the criteria listed below
  • Cumulative GPA
  • Partcipation in Culinary Competitions
  • Volunteer for School and Industry Activities
  • American Culinary Federation Involvement
  • Required Essay
  • Letters of reference
  • Selection will be ased on student's overall academic progress, financial need, extracurricular activities, participation in culinary activites, competitions, and answers to essay questions
Applications: http://www.acfchefs.org/ACF/Education/Scholarships/ACF/Education/Scholarships/


AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN KIRKLAND-REDMOND BRANCH

Deadline:

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Award: Two $1000 awards
Criteria:

A scholarship is awarded annually in the spring to a woman resuming her interrupted education in a post-secondary program working toward completion of a degree. Primary emphasis in selection is given to need and relationship of student's goals with the AAUW mission.

  • Post-high school women whose education has been interrupted and who has returned to school in a two or four-year college degree program at LWTC, BC CCC, UW.
  • Must reside within the boundaries of the Northshore or Lake Washington school districts
  • Primary emphasis will be placed on financial need, field of study and career goals consistent with the mission of AAUW, and leadership potential and lielihood of being successful with educational program.
Applications: http://kr-wa.aauw.net/scholarship/local-scholarship/


AMERICAN DENTAL HYGIENISTS' ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR ORAL HEALTH

Deadline:

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Award: Range from $1000 - $2000
Criteria:
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States.
  • Must have completed a minimum of one year in a dental hygiene curriculum. Students entering their first year of dental hygiene school are not eligible; students may be in the process of completing their first year when application is submitted.
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Must be a full-time student during the academic year for which you are applying.
  • Must be active member of the Student American Dental Hygienists' Association (SADHA) or the Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA).
  • Minimum $1500 financial need determined by using the FAFSA.
Applications: http://www.adha.org/ioh/programs/scholarships.htm


AMERICAN INDIAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:

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Award: Multiple awards between $500 and $2000
Criteria:

The American Indian Endowed Scholarship program helps financially needy students, with close ties to a Native American community, pursue undergraduate and graduate studies.  Scholarship money comes from interest generated through an endowment funded by private contributions and the state. Students can use the scholarships at public colleges and universities and accredited independent colleges, universities, and career schools in Washington.

The program annually awards about 15 scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000. Students are eligible to receive scholarships for up to five years.

  • Must have close social and cultural ties to an American Indian Tribe and/or community in Washington state
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student at an eligible public college in Washington by next fall term.
  • Statement of intent to use your education to return service to the state's American Indian community.
  • Requires three letters of recommendation. Two letters must verify applicant's social and cultural ties to an American Indian tribe or Native community within the state and one letter must address the applicant's character and commitment to return service to the state's American Indian community
  • High school, GED®, and/or college transcripts, as applicable
  • Must demonstrate financial need based on completed FAFSA.
  • Washington State resident.
  • Signed release of information form, as printed on the application
  • Not be pursuing a degree in theology
Applications: http://www.hecb.wa.gov/ProgramAdministration/FinancialAid/AmericanIndian


AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS

Deadline:

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Award:

$5000

Criteria:

The R. H. Thomson Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded by the Seattle Section each year to honor the accomplishments of R.H. Thomson.  A scholarship in the amount of five-thousand dollars ($5,000) will be awarded. The disbursement could be in one year or in four years, depending on the recipient's college career schedule. The aim of the scholarship program is to encourage students to pursue a course of study leading to a Bachelor or a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering or one of the specialties within the Civil Engineering discipline. It also strives to honor R. H. Thomson, a civil engineer who had a profound and lasting impact on Seattle's infrastructure.

  • Must be a currently enrolled student in good standing at a community college within the state of Washington
  • Must be a resident of the nine-county geographical area allotted to the Seattle Section of ASCE
  • Demonstrate an intent to enter into and to continue a course of study leading to a BA or MS degree in the field of Professional Civil Engineering
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Additional requirements available for viewing at scholarship website
Applications: http://www.seattleasce.org/careers/scholarships.html


AMERICAN SOCIETY OF WOMEN ACCOUNTANTS - BELLEVUE CHAPTER

Deadline:

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Award: $1000 for student attending a two year community college
Criteria:

In keeping with the mission of the American Society of Women Accountants of helping advance people in their accounting careers the Bellevue chapter annually awards scholarships of cash. The funding for these scholarships comes from donations by ASWA members and guests.

  • Applicants must be full or part-time students attending colleges, universitites, vocational or technical schools and pursuing a degree in accounting
  • Must have taken at least basic courses in ccounting and intend to have accounting as a major
  • Applicant must be a student in the Puget Sound area
  • consideration based on academic or financial need
  • Awarded without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disbailities, religion, sexual preference, or marital status
Applications: http://www.aswabellevue.org/


AMERICAN SOCIETY OF WOMEN ACCOUNTANTS - SEATTLE CHAPTER

Deadline:

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Award: $2000 - $5000 awards
Criteria:

The ASWA Seattle Chapter is pleased to provide access to two sources of scholarship funds - the ASWA Seattle Chapter Scholarship Fund and the ASWA Educational Foundation (ASWAEF). Each scholarship fund has its own deadline date, application form and set of criteria.

  • Applicants must be pursuing either an associate's of applied science, bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or an equivalent designated post-baccalaureate certificate of accounting at an accredited community college, college, university or professional school of accounting located in Washington state.
  • Completed a minimum of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours within four weeks of the application deadline.
  • Maintained a minimum GPA of 2.05 overall and 3.0 in Accounting
Applications:  http://www.aswaseattle.org/scholarships.cfm


AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline:

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Award:

Varies by scholarship

Criteria:

The future of the welding industry depends upon preparing the next generation to meet the challenges ahead through education. The Foundation offers educational programs to foster the growth, stature and professionalism of the welding industry. AWS Foundation opportunities include the following programs:
Engineering Your Future
District Scholarships Program
National Scholarships Program
International Scholarships
Graduate Research Fellowships

  • Must be enrolled in a welding-related educational program and hold a high school diploma or GED®
  • School must be located in the U.S. or territories
  • Financial Aid statement required - see application for more information
  • Official Scholastic records or grade transcripts required
  • Personal statement required
  • Awards selected at district level
Applications: http://www.aws.org/w/a/foundation/index.html


ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Deadline:

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Award: APIASF scholarship awards can only be used to cover the cost of attendance. This may include tuition, fees, books, supplies, living expenses, and meals. The cost of attendance is calculated differently per college.
Criteria:

The APIASF's vision is to see that all Asian American and Pacific Islanders have access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal and professional success regardless of their ethnicity, national origin or financial means.

Their mission is to make a difference in the lives of AAPI students by providing them with resources that increase their access to higher education which serves as the foundation for their future success and contributions to a stronger America.

  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States
  • Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
  • Be enrolling in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2011
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 or have earned a GED®
  • Must apply for FAFSA by February 15
  • Submit one letter of recommendation
Applications:

http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html


ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF SEATTLE

Deadline:

Ongoing

Award: Tuition and Books
Criteria:

Each year, Assistance League of Seattle provides scholarships for tuition and books to Greater Seattle area community colleges. The goal of these scholarships is to help students in need who seek an education but may not qualify for traditional scholarships.

Since 1967, Financial Aid for Education has funded over 900 students in various fields: Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Nursing, Dental Assistant, Culinary Arts, Graphic Arts, and more.

  • Resident of King County
  • Must not be receiving any similar aid
  • Must carry a minimum of ten hours per quarter
  • Must maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Complete application, secure two recommendations, write a brief personal statement of circumstances and goals, and, if a continuing student, submit a transcript of grades.
  • Personal interview required
  • Student may not have advanced degrees
Applications: http://www.seattle.assistanceleague.org/ps.projects.cfm?ID=977


ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS - STUDENT AND STAFF AWARDS

Deadline:

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Award: $1200
Criteria:
  • Completed or will complete associate degree during the year they are being considered for the scholarship.
  • Admitted into a four-year college prior to receiving the scholarship stipend.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Sincere desire to teach/administer at a community or technical college.
  • Additional criteria can be viewed at Association web site.
Applications: http://www.theassociationctc.org/

 

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN COMPUTING/PUGET SOUND CHAPTER

Deadline:

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Award: $1000
Criteria:
  • One year membership included for recipients
  • Currently a full time student and re-enrolling for the summer or fall quarters.
  • Enrolled in a computer-related degree program
  • Presently completing or already completed 15 credits in the program
  • Current GPA 3.0 or above
  • Must attend an awards meeting in June
Applications: http://www.awcps.org/scholarships


B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:

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Award: $1000
Criteria:
  • Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all currently registered in any post secondary institution
  • There is no age restriction
  • Include name and school you are or will be attending
  • This is not an acadademic scholarship but there is an interest in learning where you are going now and what your future academic plans are
  • No transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time
  • Must write an essage of less than 1000 words on the topic:  Discuss in less than 1000
Applications: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm


BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON

Deadline:

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Award: Ten awards of $500
Criteria:
  • Currently pursuing a career in the construction industry or; intending to pursue a career in the construction industry or; have work experience in the construction industry
  • Evaluation criteria will be judged based on:
    • 20% Academic record
    • 20% Work experience
    • 15% Community service/School activities
    • 15% Recommendations
    • 15% Financial need
    • 15% Essay
Applications: http://www.biaw.com/


COBALT MORTGAGE DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS

Deadline:

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Award: Amounts vary
Criteria:
  • Offered to students who are under 25 years of age
  • Students who are attending or planning to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution.
  • Brief essay and information about extracurricular activities, achievements, community service, awards and leadership positions, along with financial information from FAFSA filing.
  • Based on Academic merit, financial need, community service and extracurricular activities, hardship and unusual circumstances
Applications: http://www.cobaltmortgage.com/dfs/


COLLEGE SUCCESS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline:

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Award: Various scholarships
Criteria:
  • Leadership 1000 Scholarship (planning to attend an eligible four-year college/university for the fall of 2011
  • City of Destiny Scholarship (Tacoma Resident)
  • Washington State resident
  • Enrolling as a college Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior in fall 2011
  • Complete FAFSA
  • Income requirement
  • Maintaining a 2.75 cumulative high school/college GPA
  • Planning to enroll or enrolled full-time as a college student
Applications: http://www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/Page.aspx?pid=377


DEGREE DIRECTORY

Deadline:

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Award: $500 award for each scholarship listed below
Criteria:
  1. Online Associate's Degree (to provide financial assistance to full-time or part-time students who are interested in pursuing an online associate level degree)
  2. Computer Technology and Information Systems Associate's Degree (to provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing associate level degrees and certificates related to Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Networking, Computer Software, Database Technology, and Information Security)
  3. Art and Design Associate's Degree (to provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing associate level degrees and certificates related to Art, Computer Aided Design, Fashion Design, Visual Communications, Interior Design, and Computer Graphics)
  4. Nursing and Medical Assisting Associate's Degree (to provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing associate level degrees and certificates related to Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology, Physical Therapy, Veterinary Technology, and Radiologic Technology)
  • Based on Academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history
  • Financial need is not considered
Applications:
(1)  http://degreedirectory.org/pages/Online_Associates_Degree_Scholarship.html         
(2)  http://degreedirectory.org/pages/Computer_Technology_and_Information_Systems_Associates_Degree_Scholarship.html          
(3)  http://degreedirectory.org/pages/Art_and_Design_Associates_Degree_Scholarship.html         
(4)  http://degreedirectory.org/pages/Nursing%20and%20Medical%20Assisting%20Associates%20Degree%20Scholarship.html


DOROTHY YOTHERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:

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Award: Amount not published
Criteria:
  • Female over 25 years of age who plans on pursuing an eligible Vocational/Technical course in Washington State.
  • Must be citizen of U.S.
  • Not intended for women seeking Bachelors or post graduate degrees.
  • Grant may be used for tuition and fees, books and supplies.
Applications: http://www.waelks.net/scholarships.htm

 
EDMONDS FLORETUM GARDEN CLUB

Deadline:

See Financial Aid Office (W209)

Award: $1500
Criteria:
  • High school graduate, community college students or individuals who plan to pursue a career in a horticulture field
  • Interest in horticulture, floral design, landscape design, botany, forestry, or a related field
  • Financial need
  • Legal residency
  • Activities and achievements in school and community
Applications: Inquire at the Financial Aid Office; or contact Horticulture Program Instructors; or contact joycejohnson310@comcast.net


ELECTRICAL GENERATING SYSTEMS ASSOCIATION DAVID I. COREN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:

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Award: Up to 8 - $2500 awards
Criteria:
  • Merit based awarded to qualified students who plan on pursuing a career in the "On-Site Power Generation Industry (this may include Diesel Technicians
  • High School graduate (or GED® equivalent)
  • Enrolled or accepted as a full-time student at a Vocational-Technical School or a two-year or four-year educational institution.
  • Have a declared major related to On-Site Power Generation industry subjects
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Academic and personal achievements (merit) will be used as the primary basis for the award. Financial need may be evaluated as a secondary consideration.
Applications: http://www.egsa.org/EducationbrCertification/ScholarshipProgram.aspx

 

EMERALD CITY BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN FOUNDATION

Deadline:

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Award: $2000
Criteria:
  • Women students seeking continuing education
  • Living in King, Kitsap, Pierce or Snohomish County
  • Entering or continuing an educational program in the field of study that will advance her career goals
  • Be in need of financial assistance
  • Demonstrated a high scholastic ability
  • Complete and submit the application and all required materials by deadline date
Applications: http://www.ecbpwfoundation.org/content/scholarship/scholarship.asp

 

EXECUTIVE WOMEN INTERNATIONAL (ASIST) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline:

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Award: $1500
Criteria:
  • Assistance for adults in King and Snohomish County communities
  • Financial need
  • Socially, physically and economically disadvantaged adults
  • Heads of households with small children
  • Displaced homemakers
  • Two Letters of Reference must accompany application (a) one letter from employer, teacher, guidance counselor, or other schoool administrator (b) second letter must be completed by an individual of the student's choice from a religious affiliation, volunteer organization, or personal acquaintance.
  • Applications must be submitted to LWTC FINANCIAL AID COORDINATOR (room W209) (Cherie Bonnington)
Applications: http://www.ewiseattle.org/

 

 FMA (FABRICATORS & MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION)

Deadline:

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Award: up to $3000
Criteria:
  • Must be full-time student
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Enrolled in an engineering or manufacturing-related course of study that will lead to a career in manufacturing; or
  • Must become a member of FMA, TPA or OPC if no active membership-affiliation exists
  • the employee of a member company; or
  • Awards may be used to defray the cost of tuition, school fees, or books.
  • SEE WEBSITE for more information
Applications: http://www.fma-foundation.org/Scholarships.cfm


FAMILIES OF FREEDOM SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Deadline:

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Award: Minimum $1000 - up to four years
Criteria:
  • Must be reigstered with the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund
  • Created to provide education assistance for post-secondary study to financially needy dependents - children and spouses - of those killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and during the rescue activities relating to those attacks.
Applications: www.familiesoffreedom.org

 
FOUNDATION OF THE NATIONAL STUDENT NURSES' ASSOCIATION

Deadline:

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Award: $1000 - $2500
Criteria:
  • See NSNA website for more information regarding scholarships
  • Must be U.S. citizen or student with an Alien Registration number currently enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing in AAS or higher degree.
  • Based on academic achievement
  • Financial Need
  • Involvement in nursing student organizations and community activities related to health care.
  • Additional criteria may be required by some sponsors.
Applications: http://www.nsna.org/FoundationScholarships/FNSNAScholarships/UndergraduateScholarship.aspx


GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS

Deadline:

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Awards: Various Scholarships
Criteria:
  • Established in 1999 to provide outstanding, low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose.
  • Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States
  • GPA of 3.3 or higher, or have earned a GED®
  • Will be enrolling for the first time at a U.S. acredited college or university as a full-time, degree seeking, first-year student in fall of this year
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
  • Meet the federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria
  • Complete and submit all three required forms (Nominee Personal Information Form, Nominator Form, and Recommender Form by the deadline
Applications: http://www.gmsp.org/default.aspx


GLOBAL AFTERMARKET AUTOMOTIVE SYMPOSIUM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline:

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Awards: Various Scholarships
Criteria:
  • Must be a graduating high school senior or recent graduate (2 years or less) enrolled in a college-level automotive technical program. Exception made for military or religious service
  • Must be enrolled in a college-level program
  • Priority if given to students who plan a career in the automotive aftermarket, or who are sons and daughters of families who are in the automotive aftermarket.
  • Applications are made on-line
Applications: http://www.automotivescholarships.com/


GM WOMEN'S RETAIL NETWORK

Deadline:

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Awards: Up to $5000
Criteria:
  • Women pursuing undergraduate, graduate or non-traditional continuing education programs in automotive retail areas
  • Acceptance and full-time enrollment in an accredited automotive program or institution providing automotive retail and/or service management degrees or certificates
Applications: http://www.gmsac.com


GREATER SEATTLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION AND PRIDE FOUNDATION

Deadline:

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Award: For a complete list of scholarships visit www.pridefoundation.org/scholarships
Criteria:
  • Must be a resident of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or Alaska who demonstrates commitment to human and civil rights for all people.
  • See GSBA Prid Foundation website for residency definitions
  • Preference is given to self-indentified LGBTQ students, members of LGBTQ families, or straight-allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBTQ community.
  • All scholarships emphasize demonstrated commitment to human and civil rights for all people.
Applications: http://www.pridefoundation.org/


HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND

Deadline:

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Award: Multiple scholarships ranging from $500 - $10,000
Criteria:
  • Must be of Hispanic background
  • Maintain a 3.0 Grade Point Average
  • U.S. citizen or have graduated from high school in the U.S. after attending at least 3 years (by June 11)
  • Reside in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate, and in some cases graduate, program for the 2011-2012 academic year at an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Demonstate financial need
Applications:  http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org


HISPANIC DENTAL ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION

Deadline:

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Award: Multiple scholarships ranging from $500 - $10,000
Criteria:
  • Website provides links to various scholarships that support students pursuing degrees in Dental programs.
Applications: http://www.hdassoc.org/site/epage/8351_351.htm


HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Deadline:

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Award: 200 Awards of $1250 and $2500
Criteria:
  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Must be currently enrolled part-time or full-time at a community college
  • Must have plans to transfer and enroll full-time at a four year, U.S. accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must apply for feral financial aid using the FAFSA
Applications: http://www.hsf.net/


INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline:

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Award: Benefits vary
Criteria:
  • Applicants must meet both the general requirements and the specific requirements listed for the individual scholarship program they are applying for.
  • Citizen of U.S.
  • BIA Certification of Tribal membership
  • See Application Handbook at website below
Applications: www.scholarship.ihs.gov


JEANNETTE RANKIN FOUNDATION

Deadline:

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Award: Not published
Criteria:
  • Woman age 35 or older
  • US Citizen
  • Pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate's degree, or a first bachelor degree
  • Low-income according to government guidelines
Applications: http://www.rankinfoundation.org/


KIDS' CHANCE OF WASHINGTON

Deadline:

Open

Award: To be determined by organization
Criteria:
  • Need-based
  • Dependent children or spouses of Washington workers who are permanently or catastrophically injured or deceased.
  • Requires L&I Claim Number - if claim is not under Washington's worker's compensation system, list the state or federal agency administering the claim and the claim number
  • Mut provide copies of high school and college transcripts (if attended)
  • FAFSA print out, if applicable
  • Letter of Recommendation is suggested
  • Proof of enrollment must be provided prior to receiving any scholarship monies
Applications: http://www.kidchancewa.org/


KIRKLAND ROTARY SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline:

See Financial Aid Office (W209)

Award: Multiple awards of $1000
Criteria:
  1. Rotary Scholarship
    • Have financial need
    • Have academic promise
    • A record of school or community service
    • Currently enrolled at Lake Washington Technical Academy (graduating in 2011) OR Lake Washington Institute of Technology
  2. Charles O. Morgan Communications Scholarship
    • Plan a college major in Communications, i.e. Journalism, Theater Arts, English Literature or Public Relations & Advertising
    • Have financial need
    • Have academic promise
    • Have promise of societal contribution
Applications: Available at Financial Aid Office (W209)

 
KITSAP QUILTERS' QUILT GUILD

Deadline:

Visit donor website for application deadline

Award: $1500
Criteria:
  • Fiber Arts Scholarship
  • Washington State resident
  • Graduated from high school at least four years prior to application for scholarship
  • Completed course work above the 100 level
  • Enrolled in an accredited Washington state technical institution, college, or university
  • Enrolled in a Fiber Arts program
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
Applications: http://www.kitsapquilters.com/

 
KOREAN AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Deadline:

Visit donor website for application deadline

Award: $2000 or higher
Criteria:
  • Will be a full time student at a school in one of the designated Western states
  • Must have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be able to demonstrate need for financial assistance
  • Additional requirements available at KASF website
Applications: http://www.kasf.org/western

 
LINDA HOWARD SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Deadline:

Visit donor website for application deadline

Award: $1500 award
Criteria:
  • Must be a graduate of a Seattle School District high school
  • Must have completed the first year of college classes (45 credits) prior to the ucomping academic year classes.
  • Anticipates enrollment for upcoming academic year classes as a full-time student in a Washington State college or university.
  • GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Financial need
Applications: http://www.collegeplan.org/cpnow/pnwguide/onlineaps/lhonap.htm

 
MASTER GARDENER FOUNDATION OF WASHINGTON STATE

Deadline:

See Financial Aid Office (W209)

Award: $1000 award
Criteria:
  • Must be sponsored by a Washington State County Master Gardener Program
  • Accepted by a recognized accredited college/university
  • Planning a course of study in hortiucltural, botanical, or strongly related fields
  • Official transcripts required
  • At least two letters of recommendation
Applications: Available at Financial Aid Office (W209)


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN

Deadline:

Visit donor website for application deadline

Award: Partial Tuition - quarterly basis
Criteria:
  • Financial need / extenuating circumstances.
  • Academic achievement.
  • Jewish and general community involvement.
  • Essay.
  • Special aptitudes, skills and interests.
  • Washington State resident
  • Maintain minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Two letters of recommendation required
  • Official Transcripts required
  • Tax information
Applications: http://ncjwseattle.org/programs/college_scholarships.html


NATIONAL  FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

Deadline:

Visit donor website for application deadline

Award: 30 awards of up to $12,000
Criteria:
  • To be eligible, a student must meet the following criteria
  • Legally blind in both eyes
  • Reside in the U.S., Washington, D.C., or Puerto Rico
  • Plan to enroll in full-time, postsecondary education for teh 2011 academic year
  • Participate in NFB's national convention (each scholarshp winner will receive financial assistance to attend the event)
Applications: http://www.nfb.org/nfb/scholarship_program.asp


NATIONAL  RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

Deadline:

Visit donor website for application deadline

Award: Range of awards
Criteria:
  • High school or GED® graduate
  • See scholarship website for additional eligibility requirements                 
Applications: http://www.nraef.org/scholarships/

 


NATIONAL  SOCIETY OF ACCOUNTANTS

Deadline:

Visit donor website for application deadline

Award: $500; $1000; $2000 - amount determined based on available funding at the time of the awards.
Criteria:
  • 32 awards will be granted each year, according to local and national requirements for the program
  • Undergraduate enrolled part-time or full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States - majoring in accounting
  • Have a 3.0 or better GPA
  • BE a U.S. or Canadian citizen                
Applications: http://www.nsacct.org/Education/NSAScholarshipFoundation/ScholarshipApplicationGuidelines/tabid/7273/Default.aspx


NEWH (THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY NETWORK)

Deadline:

Visit donor website for application deadline

Award: Amount varies by chapter
Criteria:
  • Must have completed half the requirements for a degree or certification program in which enrolled.
  • Must have real financial need.
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Must have a career objective in the Hospitality Industry.
Applications: http://www.newh.org/about-scholarships


NORTHWEST BAKERS' ASSOCIATION

Deadline:

See Financial Aid Office (W209)

Award: Not provided
Criteria:
  • Must be employed in a retail bakery or pastry shop or have been students of baking program for a minimum of 6 months
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours per quarter
  • Resident of Oregon or Washington
Applications: Available at Financial Aid Office (W209)


NORTHWEST PERENNIAL ALLIANCE

Deadline:

See Financial Aid Office (W209)

Award: $1500 (based on 2010 award information)
Criteria:
  • Must be enrolled as a matriculated student pursuing further education in horticulture, botany, landscape design, landscape architecture, or environmental science.
  • Requires two letters of recommendation, transcript/grade record/ essay
  • Must be US citizen or permanent resident, residing in the Puget Sound region
Applications: Available at Financial Aid office (W209)