Washington Scholarships

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.

Ajia Matthews Educational Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Aija Matthews Education Scholarship Fund is in memory of Ajia Da'Shae Matthews, who passed away in 2009 at a young age due to a medical condition. AMESF scholarships for Washington State high school graduates in pursuit of a higher education. Criteria for these awards include academic performance, school involvement, character, leadership, and employment history and community service. [...] More

APIASF/United Health Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/11/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the United Health Foundation have partnered to provide financial assistance to Asian and Pacific Islander students who plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career in the health field.

    Eligibility:
    -Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
    -Be a citizen, national, or legal [...] More

AQHA Region One Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The AQHA Region One Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship is for students who reside in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon, or Washington, and have been a member of AQHA or AQHYA as well as one of the above AQHA state affiliates for at least one year. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at any accredited college or university. Recipient must maintain a [...] More

ARC of Washington Trust Fund Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: 8/15/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Since 1950 the Arc of Washington Trust Fund has promoted research on the causes, prevention, and treatment of intellectual disabilities and its personal, social, and legal consequences. The Trust provides grants to researchers in the states of Washington, Oregon, Alaska or Idaho and in British Columbia. Because the Arc Trust Fund is small compared to public funding sources, preference is given to [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
    -Tuition or room and board support
    -Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
    -A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
    -Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
    -If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

BBB Foundation's Students of Integrity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/13/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarship to recognize high school seniors who personify high ethics, as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic accomplishments. A scholarship will be awarded to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon or Western Washington. High school seniors from across the [...] More

Boise State WUE Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $42,000
  • High school students in Washington have an extended deadline of March 15 to apply to Boise State University in order to be considered for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) award. Applications received beyond March 15 are not guaranteed to be considered for the WUE award.

    WUE recipients receive a savings of approximately $10,500 per year, for four years.

    Once you've applied for [...] More

Cancer for College Henry Streuli Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • This scholarship will be in honor of Henry Joseph Streuli, who heartbreakingly passed away from Burkitt's Lymphoma on July 3 2015 at the young age of 14. The honoree scholarship will be awarded to a student who will use their education to advance a world that is filled with Henry's love of life. Henry loved everyone, from babies to seniors. Henry was passionate about Jesus and his values of [...] More

Cancer for College Pacific Northwest Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Since 1993, Cancer for College has provided hope and inspiration to cancer survivors in the form of college scholarships. Applicants are not discriminated against based on sex, race or religious belief. Community college applicants are eligible for the minimum scholarship level. All remaining applicants will be eligible for other one-time awards. Awards range from $1,000-$5,000. Scholarship [...] More

Celebrate The West High School Art Competition

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2017
  • Amount: $1,200
  • The Western Governors' Association is proud to announce "Celebrate the West", a regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. The competition is open exclusively to high school students. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Students must be in a school in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, [...] More

Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The State Association of the Daughters of Pioneers of Washington grants two (2) $1,500 scholarships annually. In order to qualify for this scholarship you must be all of the following:

    1. A descendant of a person establishing residence in one of these states:
    a. Washington State during or prior to 1870
    b. Oregon State during or prior to 1853
    c. Idaho State during or prior to [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest challenges students to create prom outfits using Duck Tape and wear them to prom for a chance to win scholarship cash. Legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Maryland, Vermont, Colorado and the Province of Quebec, who are at least 14 years of age or older can apply. You must also attend a high [...] More

Education First Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Education First has been providing college scholarships to low-income high school seniors for over 20 years. In each of our chapter cities, we select two to three partnership high schools. Students from these schools then compete for the scholarship awards for their city. This offers a better chance to be selected for an interview and ultimately a scholarship award.

    Awards can be used for [...] More

Eleanor Davis Pinkham Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/22/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The purpose of the Eleanor Davis Pinkham Scholarship is to recognize an academically talented Roosevelt High School senior and to provide financial assistance during his or her first year at the University of Washington. This scholarship is given in honor of Eleanor Davis Pinkham, a 1926 graduate of Roosevelt High School. Eleanor studied philosophy at the University of Washington and graduated in [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $15,000
  • 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 [...] More

Grieg Lodge Academic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Grieg Lodge Scholarship Fund gives out a minimum of three academic scholarships each year. Additional academic scholarships will be awarded as funds allow. Grieg Lodge Scholarship Fund ("GLSF") was founded, in part, to "develop the pursuit of the intellect and education in all areas of life by providing scholarship grants, to encourage studies of the cultures of Norway and the United States, [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Henry & Joyce W. Sumid Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Henry and Joyce W. Sumid Scholarship is available to high school seniors and college students interested in studying theatre arts and whose legal residence is within these states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

    You must be able to demonstrate financial neediness to be eligible for a Sumid Scholarship.

    Requirements:
    -Please submit a [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Western Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 7/8/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

Marsden Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $7,500
  • Marsden Scholarships are intended primarily for high school graduates who demonstrate a distinct promise of academic excellence pursuing a baccalaureate degree on a full-time basis, to help them attend higher-rated colleges or universities which might be too costly without the scholarship.

    To be eligible, the applicant must have a permanent legal residence within the Episcopal Diocese of [...] More

Martin Honors Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/7/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program enables community college students of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington, Seattle Campus. Martin Scholars are encouraged to join the Honors Departmental Program at the UW and, depending on their choice of major, are eligible to graduate with departmental or [...] More

Matsuo Bridge Company Ltd. of Japan Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be 18 years or older
    -Must have a high school diploma
    -Enrolled at least part-time at an accredited college/university in the U.S. [...] More

MGMA Western Section Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2017
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

    -Region I: [...] More

Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • Investing in the future of osteopathic medicine in the Pacific Northwest begins by supporting today's osteopathic medical students. The Foundation's Scholarship Program helps defray some of the cost of osteopathic medical school. Scholarships are awarded primarily to students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington who are committed to practicing osteopathic medicine in the Pacific [...] More

NSHSS Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards

  • Application Deadline: 2/26/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Tesoro Industries is providing college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities.

    Eligibility requirements include high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Tesoro does business: [...] More

Pride Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/13/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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

Robert J. Meyer Organic Farming Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship is intended to grant college tuition funds and supplement college costs to local individuals, who have a similar interest in organic and sustainable agriculture, as did Robert J. Meyer. In addition, applicants should have a commitment, the disposition and passion for gaining the knowledge, skills, and business & the technical aptitude that will result in making a contribution to [...] More

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/21/2017
  • Amount: $3,500
  • This scholarship in the amount of $3,500 is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field and honors Sharon D. Banks, chief executive officer of AC Transit in Alameda-Contra Costa County, California during most of the 1990's. She led the agency in a pioneering effort to introduce cultural and organizational changes aimed at motivating the public transit [...] More

Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Seattle Public Library Foundation is pleased to host the Stimson Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship Competition. High school seniors and undergraduate students who live, work or attend school in Seattle are invited to participate. The competition asks students to write an essay about an individual or group of individuals from Washington state who have demonstrated civic courage on an issue of [...] More

Sub Pop Loser Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2018
  • Amount: $7,000
  • Sub Pop Records in Seattle, WA is offering a grand total of $15,000 worth of college scholarship money to three eligible high school seniors. There are three scholarships - one for $7,000, one for $5,000 and one for $3,000. As longtime and proud losers ourselves, we're exceedingly happy to be able, in some small way, to help further the education of art-enthused misfits from the NW.

    Applicants [...] More

The Bill & Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship, which is administered through Equity Foundation, provides financial assistance to third-year and fourth-year law students who wish to advance equal rights and justice for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender individuals. Those who demonstrate this goal through the selection process and meet the criteria of eligibility will be considered for [...] More

The Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP)

  • Application Deadline: 5/27/2017
  • Amount: $75,000
  • The Health Professional Loan Repayment Program encourages licensed primary care health professionals to serve in Washington's critical shortage areas. The program provides financial assistance through either conditional scholarships or loan repayment. The loan repayment portion of the program provides educational repayment assistance to licensed primary care health professionals. Applicants agree [...] More

The Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington proudly awards numerous scholarships each year to undergraduate students in the State of Washington. The scholarship is purely merit-based to promote and foster dedicated students in their path to success.

    ??To apply for an undergraduate scholarship from the Scottish Rite Foundation of Washington you must be able to substantiate the [...] More

The Washington Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • 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, equine or racetrack marketing and/or [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 2/23/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving and you could win a grand [...] More

Tukwila City of Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The City of Tukwila Scholarship Program was established in 2014. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to high school seniors enrolled for undergraduate study in community colleges, colleges, trade schools and universities. The City of Tukwila Scholarship Program principally targets two and four-year academic programs; however, certificate/licensing programs are also [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2017
  • Amount: $1,500
  • U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Washington Federal-State Loan Repayment Program (FSLRP)

  • Application Deadline: 3/11/2018
  • Amount: $70,000
  • The Health Professional Loan Repayment Program encourages licensed primary care health professionals to serve in Washington's critical shortage areas. The program provides financial assistance through either conditional scholarships or loan repayment. The loan repayment portion of the program provides educational repayment assistance to licensed primary care health professionals. Applicants agree [...] More

Washington HECB American Indian Endowed Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • A highly-educated American Indian population is vital for improving the economic sufficiency and prosperity of American Indian communities located within the state of Washington. To this end, Washington State, in collaboration with the American Indian Community and other private sector partners, established the American Indian Endowed Scholarship (AIES). This program provides educational [...] More

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2018
  • Amount: $7,500
  • 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. Students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and plan to enroll in an eligible Washington state college or university. [...] More

Wendy Jackson Hall Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a graduating high school senior from a Washington State public high school
    -Demonstrate artistic talent in the visual arts
    -Have a [...] More

Wozumi Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/11/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Pride Foundation's scholarship program is committed to supporting LGBTQ and allied students that:

    -Show leadership potential either within the LGBTQ community and/or within their field of study
    -Lack a broader LGBTQ community support system
    -Face additional barriers to educational access, including students who are financially, racially, socially, geographically, or politically [...] More

WSAJ American Justice Essay & Video Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/17/2018
  • Amount: $3,750
  • 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 and video scholarship program. For 2017, WSAJ will award two, $3,500 scholarships, one to an essayist and one to a videographer. The video scholarship winner’s [...] More

WSAJ Past Presidents' Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/17/2018
  • Amount: $7,500
  • The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) created the WSAJ Past Presidents' Scholarship Fund in 1991. Winners must have:

    -Demonstrated academic achievement and planned advancement toward a degree in an institution of higher learning
    -A documented need for financial assistance
    -A history of achievement despite having been a victim of injury or overcoming a disability, handicap, or [...] More

Last Reviewed: April 2017

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