Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.waopportunityscholarship.org/
  • Contact
  • Vickie Rekow
  • Address
  • 1605 NW Sammamish Rd. Suite 200
  • Issaquah, WA 98027-5388
  • Email Address
  • info@waopportunityscholarship.org
  • Application Deadline
  • February 29, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $7,500
  • Scholarship Description
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -High school diploma or GED must be from a Washington State high school or institution
    -Must be a Washington State resident
    -Pursuing a STEM degree
    -Must be enrolling in an eligible Washington state college/university full-time
    -Minimum 2.75 GPA
    -Submit all transcripts and certificates from your school or program
    -Complete and submit your FAFSA by March

    Scholarship values are eligible for an increase based on credits. For more information and to apply, visit the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship website.

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