Whether you’re living on the East Coast, the West Coast or somewhere in the middle, college can get expensive. Thankfully, financial aid opportunities are available to students from each state, sometimes restricted to students from that state. For example, those residing or attending college in Washington can find scholarships by just living in, or attending school in, Washington. By using a student’s location as a search criterion, Scholarships.com can help you find these awards. The scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. For additional information about state scholarships and scholarships based on additional criteria, you may conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.
Aileen Lee Scholarship
August 01, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.
Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More
Washington State Association for Justice's American Justice Essay Scholarship
March 15, Annually
As part of the Washington State Association for Justice’s (WSAJ) commitment to foster an awareness and understanding of the important role that the civil justice system plays in our society, WSAJ sponsors an annual statewide student essay scholarship program. The essay topic deals with advocacy in the American justice system and related topics. This year, WSAJ may award up to two (2) individual [...] More
Washington State Association for Justice's American Justice Video Scholarship
March 15, Annually
As part of the Washington State Association for Justice’s (WSAJ) commitment to foster an awareness and understanding of the important role that the civil justice system plays in our society, WSAJ sponsors an annual statewide student video scholarship program. The video topic deals with advocacy in the American justice system and related topics. This year, WSAJ may award up to two (2) individual [...] More
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Essay Contest Scholarship
Available ONLY in the following states:
Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington and Wyoming.
1. You must be a senior either presently or in the coming fall.
2. You must have a grade point average of 2.5.
3. You plan to attend college after graduation.
All you need to do is write an essay (600-1000 words) about a personal encounter you or [...] More
The Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation
April 30, Annually
Believing in the importance of acknowledging the fine accomplishments of high-achieving young people, the Maxwell Foundation is offering financial assistance of up to $5,000 for freshmen starting college during the current academic year. Students who plan to attend accredited independent colleges or universities and who are bona fide residents of Western Washington are urged to apply early. It is [...] More
Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. aims to recognize and reward students in grade 4-11 who have earned the highest level of academic achievement. Emphasis is placed on students' performance and desire to maintain a strong academic record, as well as humanitarian qualities that have a positive impact on society.
To be considered for nomination, students must: Be enrolled in grades 4-11, be nominated [...] More
Portland Chapter AAJA Scholarships
Each year, the Asian American Journalists Association - Portland Chapter offers a scholarship of up to $2,000 to an outstanding student at the undergraduate or graduate levels. The winner is selected by the following criteria:
-Commitment to the field of journalism
-Sensitivity to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement
-Scholastic ability [...] More
The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More
KATU Thomas R. Dargan Minority Scholarship
April 30, Annually
In the tradition of Thomas R. Dargan, dedicated and lifelong broadcaster, this scholarship is intended to encourage and assist minority students to complete their education in broadcasting or communications.
- Applicant must be a minority citizen of the United States. Minority is defined as Native American, Black, Hispanic or Asian.
- Applicant must be enrolled in the first, [...] More
ARC of Washington Trust Fund Research Grants
The ARC of Washington Trust Fund Research Awards offers stipends for upper division or graduate students who have a demonstrated interest in the field of mental retardation.
Funds are renewable as long as the student is enrolled. Applicants are invited to send a brief letter to the Trust explaining the nature of the planned proposal and how it relates to the Trust's purposes with an estimate of [...] More
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
December 01, Annually
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study fellowship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior [...] More
EMU National Scholars Program
The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.
Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.
For more information [...] More
JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More
Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Western Region
July 10, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] More
U of W Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program
July 05, Annually
The Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program has been established to enable community college students of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington. Martin Scholars will join the Honors Program at the UW, and, depending on their choice of major, will become eligible to graduate with Departmental and/or [...] More
Matsuo Bridge Company Ltd of Japan Scholarship
February 15, Annually
The Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior or senior, or a graduate student pursuing a degree in civil engineering, welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or related discipline.
All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Applicant must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
- Applicant must have a high school [...] More
NAPA Research and Education Foundation Scholarship Program
The NAPA Research and Education Foundation Scholarship Program(NAPAREF)currently provides funding for undergraduate or graduate students who are U.S. citizens and enrolled in full-time civil engineering, construction management, or construction engineering cirriculum at an accredited four-year college or university or two-year technical institution.
The institution selected by the student must [...] More
Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Regional Scholarships
May 31, Annually
The Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation provides scholarship support for second-, third- and fourth-year students from the Northwest (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington) attending any accredited osteopathic medical school in the United [...] More
Pride Foundation Scholarships
January 31, Annually
The Pride Foundation offers more than 50 different scholarships, though there is only ONE application to complete! Scholarships are available to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight-ally (straight and supportive of LGBT issues) students as well as students from LGBT families. Students must either be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington (but may study [...] More
Foundation for College Christian Leaders Scholarships
May 22, Annually
The purpose of the Foundation is to assist Christian individuals with identified leadership history, high academic achievement and financial need with academic, vocational and ministry training to further the Kingdom of Jesus Christ.
The following are the minimum guidelines that must be met before a candidate will be considered for scholarship:
1. Christian testimony, and verifiable Christian [...] More
Washington State Need Grant
The State Need Grant program helps the state’s lowest-income undergraduate students pursue degrees, hone skills, or retrain for new careers. Students can use the grants at public two-year and four-year colleges and universities and many accredited independent colleges, universities, and career schools in Washington.
To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:
* Have a [...] More
Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE)
The Washington HECB Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE) program honors students for outstanding achievement in vocational-technical education. Annually, three vocational students in each legislative district receive the grant. The award is for no more than two academic years (4 semesters or 6 quarters) and may not exceed the annual undergraduate tuition and fees at public research [...] More
Washington HECB Promise Scholarship
The Washington Promise Scholarship provides college scholarships to students in recognition of their academic achievement in high school. Students must come from low- or middle-income families and meet the program’s academic requirements. Students can use the grants at public two- and four-year colleges and universities and accredited independent colleges, universities and career schools in [...] More
The Washington Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship
February 28, Annually
The Washington State Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship is available to Washington state residents OR students attending a Washington school from any background wishing to pursue a career in pre-veterinary medicine (equine practice only), equine science, racetrack management, equine business management or pasture management as it pertains to horse farms and other related fields. Deadline to [...] More
Wendy Jackson Hall Memorial Scholarship
March 01, Annually
The Wendy Jackson Hall Scholarship Fund has been established in Wendy's memory to support others whose creativity and love of the arts leads them to pursue an education in the visual arts and to share this love with the larger community.
To be eligible, an applicant must:
- be a graduating high school senior from a Washington State public high school
- demonstrate artistic talent in the visual [...] More
U of W Eleanor Davis Pinkham Scholarship
May 03, Annually
This award is made in honor of a Roosevelt High School graduate who went on to graduate from the University of Washington.
The scholarship will be awarded to a Roosevelt High School graduate entering the University of Washington as a freshman. Selection will be made based on academic achievement, extracurricular involvement and financial need.
Application includes: a [...] More
Washington HECB Health Professional Loan Repayment and Scholarship Program
This program encourages eligible health care professionals to serve in shortage areas by providing financial support in the form of conditional scholarships to attend school, or loan repayment if the participant renders health care service in medically underserved areas or professional shortage areas in Washington State, for no less than three years and no more than five years.
For more [...] More
Washington HECB Educational Opportunity Grant
This program provides $2,500 grants as an incentive to financially-needy place bound residents, who have completed the first two years of college or an Associate of Arts degree, to complete their upper-division study at eligible institutions which have existing enrollment capacity.
For more information and to download the application, please go [...] More
Washington HECB American Indian Endowed Scholarship
February 01, Annually
This program provides scholarships to students who have close cultural and social ties to an American Indian tribe and/or American Indian community in Washington State. The endowment fund is comprised of monies contributed by the state and matched by private donors. Donors include individuals, corporations, and tribes. The interest earnings are used each year to award scholarships to financially [...] More
MGMA Western Section Scholarships
May 01, Annually
To be eligible for the MGMA Western Section Scholarships, applicants must be residing in MGMA Western section states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming) who are current MGMA members and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice [...] More
ASTA Pacific Northwest Chapter – William Hunt Professional Development Scholarship
November 01, Annually
Tourism Cares will award up to $500 in ASTA Pacific Northwest Chapter - William Hunt Professional Development Scholarships to be applied to the cost of an ASTA or The Travel Institute Educational Program, or the registration fee only for the ASTA International Destination Expo. To be eligible, applicants must be permanent U. S. residents, with a minimum of two years of experience in the travel [...] More
Washington HECB Washington Scholars Program
January 01, Annually
Washington Scholar candidates are nominated to the HECB by their high school principals in late autumn. Each public and private high school in the state is encouraged to submit nominations equal to one percent of the graduating senior class. All nominations are reviewed by a committee comprised of representatives from public and private high schools, state educational agencies, and administrators [...] More