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.

ARC of Washington Trust Fund Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: 8/3/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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

BBB Foundation Students of Integrity Video Scholarship - Northwest

  • Application Deadline: 3/23/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarship to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. A scholarship will be awarded to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Washington, or Western [...] More

Boise State WUE Award

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $51,544
  • To be considered for the WUE Award, you must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and have a permanent residence within one of the following participating states/U.S. territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Guam, and Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI). WUE recipients [...] More

Celebrate The West High School Art Competition

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • 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

Eleanor Davis Pinkham Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/15/2020
  • 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 their first year at the University of Washington. Eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a 3.3 GPA, and be a US citizen. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Grieg Lodge Educational Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To be eligible for the Grieg Lodge Educational Scholarship, applicants must reside in Multnomah, Clackamas, Columbia,
    Washington, and Yamhill Counties in Oregon, or Clark County, Washington. Preference will be given to applicants with a connection to Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) heritage, culture and/or activities. Preference may be given to new applicants and [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Western Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • To qualify for the Korean American Scholarship - Western Regional Chapter, students must be of Korean heritage studying in the United States, regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). Full-time enrollment at a school in one of the designated Southwestern region states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington) is required. A [...] More

Marsden Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The George and Dorothy Marsden Scholarship Fund was established to help academically promising students from the Inland Northwest maximize their potential at the world’s best colleges and universities. Up to two new Marsden Scholars are named each spring from high school seniors whose permanent legal residence is within the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, and a number of scholarships are renewed. [...] More

Matsuo Bridge Company Ltd. of Japan Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior, senior, or a graduate student pursuing a degree in civil engineering, welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or related discipline. Must be enrolled at least part-time at an accredited college/university in the U.S. and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Priority is given to residents of California, [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation promotes the academic growth of youth throughout the United States and awards scholarships annually at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Convention. The Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. Applicants must be high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic [...] More

Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Northwest Osteophatic Medical 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 Northwest. Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be student [...] More

Pride Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/13/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Pride Foundation offers scholarships to support LGBTQ+ and allied students living in the Northwest. Students must either be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington (but may study anywhere) or be attending school in one of those five states. Applicants must also be pursuing a post-secondary education of any kind. Current college students and those individuals planning to [...] More

Robert J. Meyer Organic Farming Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Robert J. Meyer Organic Farming Scholarship is intended to grant college tuition funds and supplement college costs to local individuals who have an interest in organic and sustainable agriculture. Applicants must be current residents of the Washington counties of Thurston, Lewis, or Mason or lives in or attends high school in Elma or Montesano, intend to enroll in an education institution or [...] More

The Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP)

  • Application Deadline: 5/27/2021
  • 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: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington proudly awards numerous scholarships each year to undergraduate students in the State of Washington. To apply for an undergraduate scholarship, you must be able to substantiate the following qualifications: be a U.S. citizen; be a Washington State resident; entering junior, senior, or 5th year (if required) of an undergraduate program; [...] More

The State Association of the Daughters of Pioneers of Washington Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • 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: a descendant of a person establishing residence in one of the following states: Washington State during or prior to 1870, Oregon State during or prior to 1853, Idaho State during or prior to 1863, Montana State - west of the crest of [...] More

The Washington Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Washington Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship is available to a student attending a college or university in Washington state, pursuing a career in pre-veterinary medicine (equine emphasis) equine science, racetrack management, equine business or pasture management and equine marketing and/or communications as it pertains to racetracks, horse farms, and other related fields. To be eligible [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 2/26/2021
  • Amount: $15,000
  • You have the power to prevent distracted driving among teens. Make a 30-60 second video that inspires your peers to drive safely, and you'll be entered for a chance to win one of 15 great prizes. Approach your video submission as your chance to find a message that would resonate with you and your peers. If your friends - and teens throughout the United States - were going to watch ONE video that [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2020
  • 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 HECB American Indian Endowed Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • 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

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Last Reviewed: June 2020