The Baccalaureate Scholarship provides up to $22,500 in financial aid support and access to career-launching support services for students pursuing high-demand STEM and health care majors. This scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and other indirect costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. Funding can be used for any eligible STEM or health care degree at any eligible public or private college or university in Washington state. Applications run from the beginning of January until the due date.
Scholars who do not intend to earn their bachelor’s degree are not eligible for the Baccalaureate Scholarship and are instead encouraged to review the Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS). To be eligible for WSOS, a student must be a Washington resident. To qualify, applicants must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) for the relevant academic year by the application deadline, Apply for Federal Education Tax Credits if eligible, and must have a family income at or below 125% of Washington state median family income based on family size. These scholarship funds are flexible and can be used to cover tuition, fees, and other costs of attendance, such as housing, transportation, food, and more. To be eligible for WSOS, a student must be a Washington resident.