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.

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, 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

ARC of Washington Trust Fund Research Grants
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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 [...] More

ASTA Pacific Northwest Chapter – William Hunt Professional Development Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 03, 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

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
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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 [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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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

Foundation for College Christian Leaders Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 09, 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 [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Western Region
Application Deadlines: July 10, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to qualified high school, college and graduate students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled full-time studying in the United States and maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit [...] More

Matsuo Bridge Company Ltd of Japan Scholarship
Application Deadlines: 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

MGMA Western Section Scholarships
Application Deadlines: 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

Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Regional Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 30, 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

Portland Chapter AAJA Scholarships
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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
-Journalistic ability
-Scholastic ability [...] More

Pride Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 16, 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

The Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation
Application Deadlines: 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

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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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

The Washington Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: 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

U of W Eleanor Davis Pinkham Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 22, Annually
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

U of W Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
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

Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE)
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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 American Indian Endowed Scholarship
Application Deadlines: 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

Washington HECB Educational Opportunity Grant
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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 Health Professional Loan Repayment and Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
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 State Association for Justice's Presidents' Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 14, Annually
The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) created the WSAJ Presidents’ Scholarship Fund in 1991. Scholarships are awarded annually, averaging $2,000. There may be one or more recipients chosen. Scholarship winners are selected based on the following criteria:

1. Demonstrated academic achievement and planned advancement toward a degree in an institution of higher learning.
2. A [...] More

Wendy Jackson Hall Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: 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 [...] More

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