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    Check out the Sept & Oct Scholarship Bulletin
    is designed to be a one-stop-site; it is a free, student-centered, online clearinghouse for Washington students seeking college scholarships. This user-friendly site allows students to search and apply for verified scholarships that are specific to their academic interests, college or university, or other criteria. And it is advertising and spam-free. Scholarship providers will benefit from the increased exposure, reduced paperwork, and access to statewide scholarship data.
    The Coalition is a public/private collaboration of the Higher Education Coordinating Board, The Seattle Foundation, and Independent Colleges of Washington, the Northwest Education Loan Association, Washington Spark,College Success Foundation, and the College Planning Network.

    Western Undergraduate Exchange is the Western Undergraduate Exchange, a program of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Through WUE, students in western states may enroll in many two-year and four-year college programs at a reduced tuition level: 150 percent of the institution's regular resident tuition. WUE tuition is considerably less than nonresident tuition. For more information please visit

    Private Scholarships

    ACE Mentor Program – offers the opportunity to participate in sessions held in offices, construction sites, and at other sites in the Seattle area. For more information please visit

    The Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) - offers scholarships of up to $2,500 to 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. Visit and for additional application information, contact

    Alliance for Young Artists and Writers
    – offers the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. For more information please visit

    American and Canadian Scholarships -Student awards helps Canadian high school, college and university students get ahead.

    American College Foundation – offers the Visionary Scholarship award. For more information please visit

    American Legion offers the High School Oratorical Scholarship Program “A Constitutional Speech Contest”. For more information please visit or email:

    American Legion has published a152-page book that lists scholarships, grants and loans for which students may quality. It is called “Need a Lift?” It is also available at

    American Musical and Dramatic Academy – announces its audition dates for admission and scholarships. For more information please visit

    American Architectural Foundation offers minority scholarships AIA/AAF Scholarship program. Applications available online at:

    Army ROTC Scholarships offers 2, 3, 4-year scholarships for army nurse corps, reserve and the National Guard. For more information please visit

    Athnet Sports Recruiting is offering a $1000 scholarship to a full-time undergraduate (at a 2 or 4-year college) who was an athlete in high school. Applicant need not be an athlete at the college level. Visit for the application and more information.

    AXA Achievement Community Scholarship
    –  For more information please visit

    BigSun Scholarship -is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Please visit our website at to learn how to apply. 

    Cheerleaders-check these out: 

    American Cheerleader: 
    Varsity Spirit Corp:

    Coca-cola Scholarships awards 250four-year scholarships for use at accredited colleges and universities within the US. Rewards leadership and excellence as exemplified through academic achievement and extracurricular activities, including commitment to community service. Well-rounded seniors should visit the website

    College Scholarships provides resources and information on a variety of scholarships, grants and loans.

    College Success Foundation offers the following scholarships:
    Washington State

    Washington State Achievers Scholarship Program
    Chateau Ste. Michelle Scholarship Fund
    Costco Scholarship Fund
    Governors’ Scholarship for Foster Youth
    Leadership 1000 Scholarship Program

    Tacoma, Washington
    College Bound Scholarship

    Washington State Partnerships
    The following scholarships are offered by the state of Washington through the Higher Education Coordinating Board. The College Success Foundation assists these state-based scholarship programs.

    College Bound Scholarship
    Passport to College Promise

    District of Columbia

    DC Achievers Scholarship Program
    DC Leadership 1000 Scholarship Program

    For more information, please visit

    Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science is sponsoring an international science essay competition for high school students. Visit

    Davis Law Group – offers the Scholar Athlete Award Program. The award includes a $100 scholarship and the chance to be considered for a $1000 scholarship given to one male and one female athlete. For more information please visit

    Filipino American Educators of Washington offer a scholarship to graduating High School seniors. Please email for the application.

    First Freedom Student Competition.This national essay and video contest offers 9th - 12th grade students an opportunity to compete for $2,500 awards as they examine the history and implementation of freedom of religion and conscience in American democracy and the world today. Visit 

    Golden West Publications, LLC offers an award for $500 scholarship to the graduating senior who writes the best drug and/or alcohol abuse prevention essay. For more information please visit

    Governors’ Scholarship – offers the Washington State Governors’ Scholarship for Foster Youth. For more information please visit

    Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) was created by the state Legislature which allows parents to buy GET college tuition units today now for use in the future. For more information please visit

    Horatio Alger Association – offers the Horatio Alger Scholarship.For more information please visit

    Japanese American Citizens League (Seattle Chapter) - offers a variety of scholarships to deserving young adults. Visit their site for more information and applications:

    Kaplan Pre-College Test Prep - You can win $3,000 for college expenses by entering Kaplan's Why College? Essay competition. Go to this link for more details:

    Kelly Foundation of Washington
    – offers the Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship. Each award is worth $2,500. 

    KIRO Radio Standout Student Awards get teacher to nominate you. Scholarships include either $1,000 or $10,000. Visit

    National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Seattle offers up to $2,500 to encourage promising Asian American students seeking higher educational opportunities. Visit

    North Seattle Community College Education Fund is offering the Persistence Scholarship, a merit-based scholarship for H.S.seniors who wish to attend North Seattle Community College. Please download and review a full description and the application process, and contact nscceducationfund@seattle if you have further questions.

    Peters Family Foundation
    – will offer scholarships annually. For more information, please visit

    Pride Foundation and the Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) Scholarshipsoffers $2.7 million in scholarships to lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender, questioning, and straight-ally (straight and supportive ofLGBT issues). For more information please visit

    Prudential Spirit of Community Awards – offers a $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. For more information please visit

    The Rotary Club of the University District
    will award up to eight (8) $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from Seattle public high schools seeking to attend community college in King County.

    SAE International is offering a number of scholarships to qualified students who areinterested in the study of engineering and the related sciences. These scholarships are made possible by the support of corporate and academic communities. For more information please visit – offers free scholarship matching service. For more information please visit

    Scholarships & Resources for Minority Students/STEPS - links to many scholarship opportunities: 

    Seattle Swedish Community – offers the following awards:

         Bert Hagg Awards #1 & 2 – two awards for $3,500 each

         Erik Strand Awards #1, 2, 3, & 4 – four awards for $3,500 each

         Fern and Sven Halgrean Award – one award for $3,500

         Josef Oscarsson Award – one award for $1,500


    Seattle World School is offering scholarships to anyone who has attended the SBOC/Seattle World School since 2007. up to $1,000 per school year. Visit  

    Shire ADHD Scholarship Program This Scholarship is for students who are accepted to or attending an approved college,university, vocational school, or technical school as an undergraduate student who has been diagnosed with ADHD and is under the care of a licensed health care professional for ADHD. Visit

    SimpleTuition – offers smarter bucks with a $1,000 scholarship. Contests run from September 24 to November26. For more information please visit

    Sisters of Samoa - awards an eligible High School senior $700 for college expenses. Applications are due

    S-Trip! – Offers a $1,000 tuition scholarship every 4 months Apply now - the first winner will be announced December 2nd! For more information please visit – offers free resources for students. For more information please visit

    Sussle Scholarship $1000 monthly scholarships. Sussle collects the best content by topic. There is no application or essay. Visit Deadline: Last day of each month

    U.S. Bank’s Internet Scholarship Program continues the tradition through our Internet Scholarship Program. U.S. Bank will award 40 $1,000 scholarships. For more information please visit

    USA Funds Access to Education will award up to $3.2 million in new scholarships to qualified students who demonstrate financial need. USA Funds will offer two scholarship programs. USA Funds will be accepting application. For more information please visit

    Washington Alliance of Black School Educators -is granting two $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who have been accepted to a two or four year accredited institution of higher learning. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, and selection will be based on community service, leadership, financial need and written communication skills. The link for this is

    Washington Society of Professional Engineers will offer a scholarship. Please come to the counseling office to get the information, which is in our Scholarship Binder. 

    Got Twins? Look here:

    Special Section for Hispanic Students

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund:

    HCF: Hispanic College Fund

    Colleges & Universities

    Barbizon International, LLC offers scholarships valued up to $100,000. For more information please visit or

    Boston University – offers the Trustee Scholarship Competition with a four-year, full-tuition scholarship. For more information please visit

    Carlton College – offers the Tuition Refund Plan. For more information please visit

    Chaminade University offers Merit-Based Scholarships and Grants. For more information please visit

    Clark University Clark University has several different merit- and achievement-based scholarships, outlined below. Every domestic applicant to Clark will be considered for these scholarships. No separate application is required, except where noted.Visit

    Colby College offers the Ralph J. Bunche Scholars Program. For more information please visit

    Colorado Mesa University – offers the WUE Tuition Program. For more information please visit

    Davidson College offers the John Montgomery Belk Scholarship. Each of the eight scholars will receive two special study stipends (up to $3000 per stipend). For more information please visit

    Davidson College offers the Bryan Scholars and Davidson Scholars Program Scholar-Athlete Nomination and the John Montgomery Belk Scholarship. For more information please visit

    Emory University invites nominations for the Emory Scholars Program. Emory College of Arts and Sciences and Goizueta Business School offer scholarships based on academic merit toincoming first-year students as part of the Scholars Program. Emory Scholars and Goizueta Scholars represent an impressive array of academic, cultural, and extracurricular interests and achievements.Almost all recipients have won distinction beyond the classroom,including national awards in music, languages, science, mathematics, or other fields. Scholarship selection is based entirely upon a student’s merit; financial need is not considered. Scholars awards are renewable for four years of undergraduate study, provided recipients maintain high standards of personal and academic excellence. For more information please visit

    Gonzaga University offers the Ignation Leaders Scholarship and several merit scholarships. For more information please visit .

    Gustavus Adolphus College – For more information please visit

    Lawrence University – offers the following merit scholarships

    Academic scholarships and music scholarships

    • Warch Scholarship ($20,000 per year)
    • Trustee Scholarship ($18,000 per year)
    • Presidential Scholarship ($16,000 per year)

    More Light! Scholarships ($1,000 to $7,000 per year)

    • Community Engagement Scholarships
    • Environmental Leadership Scholarships
    • Global Perspectives Scholarships

    Other Scholarships (amounts vary)

    For more information please visit

    Marist College – in joint effort with the National Science Foundation (NSF) is awarding full scholarships to highly talented students majoring in Computer Science or Information Technology and Systems. For more information please visit

    Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) offers International Scholarships. For more information please visit

    Montana State University offers the 2013 Presidential Scholarship competition. For more information please visit 

    New College of Florida offers a number of scholarships including a $15,000/yr. scholarship. Visit

    New York University offers the Martin Luther King, Jr Scholars Program. For more information please call (212) 998-4554 or visit

    Northwest Culinary Institute There area variety of scholarships available to qualifying students. You can be nominated for either a $1,000 or $2,000 scholarship. Visit

    Ohio Wesleyan University offers the following merit awards: Presidential Scholarships, Trustee Scholarships and the Faculty Scholarships. For more information please visit

    Presbyterian College offers scholarships based on academic achievement rather than financial need. For more information please visit

    Randolph College offers the Presidential Scholars Program. For more information please visit

    Richmond the American International University in London:Students need not request consideration for a scholarship award.However, preferential consideration will be given to those students who submit a completed application within the annual deadlines.(Presidential and Dean’s scholars, and University grants) Go to:

    Robertson Scholars Program provides full tuition, room and board, and mandatory fees for scholars at Dukeand UNC-Chapel Hill, for four years. Scholars receive a laptop and have access to three summers of generous funding. Additionally, they support scholars in studying abroad for up to two semesters during their four years as undergraduates.

    Santa Clara University Candidates are selected from the early decision, early action, and regular admission application pools. No separate scholarship application is required.

    Savannah College of Art and Design SCAD administers a number of scholarships for entering students.

    Scripps (The women’s College – Claremont) offers the Scripps New Generation Scholarship. For more information please visit

    Seattle University offers the Sullivan Leadership Award is a full four-year scholarship. For more information please visit

    St. Lawrence offers the Presidential Diversity Scholarship, which awards scholarship to students of African American, Asian American, and Hispanic American or Native American heritage. For more information please visit

    Susquehanna University – offers renewable scholarships in the amounts up to full tuition/. For more information please visit

    The College of Wooster offers man merit scholarships based upon academic achievement, writing ability, recommendation, extra-curricular involvement and leadership.For more information please visit

    The Culinary Institute of America offers the CIA Scholarships just for National Student Organization Members. For more information please visit

    University of California San Diego – offers scholarships for African Americans. Please visit

    University of Dayton – offers the Leadership in Service Scholarship. This scholarship is worth $10,000($2,500 per year for four years). For more information please visit admission.

    University of Missouri offers a number of resident and non-resident scholarships. The George C. Brooks Scholarship guarantees $7,500 for school year along with an out-of-state waiver. The Mark Twain non-resident awards are $5,000 to $10,000. For more information please visit

    University of Notre Dame – offers the Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program, a merit-based scholarship. For more information please visit

    University of Southern California – offers several scholarships. For more information please visit

    University of Utah – offers the nonresident freshman scholarships. For more information please visit

    University of Washington Alpha Rho Alumni Association is offering their Helping Hand Scholarships, which provides merit-based awards to incoming UW male students. For more information and an application, visit their website.

    University of Washington Regents
    has approved a wonderful initiative called the Husky Promise. Here is the website for you and your students: a nutshell, the Husky Promise guarantees that grant or scholarship support will cover full tuition at all three UW campuses for lower-income students who are Washington residents.

    University of Washington's Center for Labor Studies is offering the Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes Scholarship, for incoming UW students who qualify for financial aid and have an interest in social justice and human rights. For more information, please visit the website.
    Willamette University – offers Music Scholarship auditions. The university will award over $300,000 in scholarships to music majors and non-majors annually. For more information please visit

    Freshmen to Senior & Contests

    Ayn Rands offers many scholarships for 11th and 12th graders. Please visit

    Gilda’s Club Seattle’s –offers “It’s Always Something” teen writing contest for teens from grades 9-12 share their stories about cancer. For more information please visit

    Hugh O’Brian (HOBY) Your Leadership offers three or four-day leadership seminars. One RHS 10th grader will be selected. You pay your own fees, registration lodging, means and travel.For more information please visit

    Prudential Spirit of Community Awards – awards $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. For more information please visit or


    Many of these scholarships go unused. So it is worthyour while to look and apply. A few may be repeats and are placed herefor your convenience. Other websites you will want to explore are listed here.

    1. Adventures in Education
    2. AFROTC High School Scholarships
    3. Aid &Resources For Re-Entry Students
    4. Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
    5. Alpha Kappa Alpha Awards
    6. AmeriCorps
    7. American Association of School Administrators
    8. American Fire Sprinkler Scholarship Contest
    9. American Legion Scholarships
    10. American Psychological Association (APA) Scholarships and Fellowships
    11. American Assoc. of University Women
    12. Art and Writing Awards
    13. Asian American Journalists Association
    14. Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
    15. Baptist Scholarships
    17. Black Excel Scholarship Gateway
    18. 100 Black Men
    19. Brand Essay Competition
    20. Burger King Scholars (Annual Awards)
    21. Christian Connector – Free Christian college information service as well as $2500 scholarship drawing.
    22. Civil Air Patrol Scholarships
    23. Coca Cola Scholarships
    24. College Board Scholarship Search
    25. College-Bound High School Seniors – Scholarships
    26. College Connection Scholarships
    27. College Fund/UNCF
    28. College Net Scholarship Search
    29. College View's Scholarship Search
    30. Collegiate Inventors Competition
    31. Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
    32. Congressional Hispanic Scholarships
    33. Coveted National Scholarships
    34. The David and Dovetta Wilson Scholarship Fund
    35. Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships
    36. Easley National Scholarship Program
    37. Ed Fund offers Fund Your Future financial aid publication series. For more information please visit
    38. College Scholarships for Engineering Majors
    39. FastWEB Scholarship Search
    40. Federal Scholarships and Aid
    41. Federal Student Aid Portal
    42. Findaid: Minority Scholarships 
    43. FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid (scholarships)
    44. Gateway to 10 Free Scholarship Searches
    45. Guaranteed Scholarships
    47. HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world)
    48. Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    49. Historically Black College & University Scholarships
    50. Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
    51. INROADS internships
    52. International Students Help and Scholarships
    53. Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships
    54. Jewish Scholarships
    55. LULAC - National Scholastic Achievement Awards
    56. Marine Corps Scholarships
    57. Maryland Artists Scholarships
    58. McDonald's Scholarships (Annual)
    59. Methodist Scholarships
    60. Microsoft Scholarships
    61. Minority Scholarships
    62. The Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship Program (architecture)
    63. Minority Scholarships (All levels)
    64. 100 Minority Scholarship Gateways
    65. Music For The Blind
    66. National Black Nurses' Assoc. Scholarships
    67. National Black Police Assoc. Scholarships
    68. National Merit Scholarships
    69. National Scholarships at All Levels
    70. Nursing Scholarships 
    71. Orphan Foundation of America
    72. Paralegal Scholarships
    73. Presidential Freedom Scholarships
    74. Princeton Review Scholarships & Aid
    75. The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
    76. Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
    77. Scholarships Based on Ethnicity
    78. 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel
    79. Scholarship Database (Alphabetical Listing)
    80. Scholarship Experts
    81. Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities
    82. can help you find money for college. Please visit
    83. Scholarships For Hispanics
    84. Scholarships List and Search
    85. Scholarship News
    86. Scholarships On The Net (1,500)
    87. Scholarships Pathways Contains detailed information on over 3,000 colleges and universities
    88. ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
    89. Siemens Westinghouse Competition
    90. Sports Scholarships and Internships
    91. STATE FARM INSURANCE Achievement Scholarships
    92. STATE FARM INSURANCE Hispanic Scholarships
    93. Students of Color Scholarships
    94. Student Inventors Scholarships
    95. Student Video Scholarships
    96. Super College Scholarships
    97. Target Scholarships - The deadline for applying for any of Target’s regional or national scholarships is November 1st.
    98. Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
    99. Tylenol Scholarships -
    100. Undesignated Scholarships (Engineering)Applications accepted September 1 through December 15 of the student's senior year of high school.
    102. War Memorial Fund 
    103. Wells Fargo Scholarships
    104. Wired Scholar Free Scholarship Search
    105. Xerox Scholarships for Students
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