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

Ajia Matthews Educational Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
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

ARC of Washington Trust Fund Research Grants
Application Deadlines: August 15, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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
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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

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

BBB Foundation's Students of Integrity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 14, Annually
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

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
Application Deadlines: January 08, Annually
The Carson Scholars Fund awards college scholarships to students in grades 4 through 11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Students must attend an accredited K-12 school in the United States.

An interested student must be nominated by his/her school to be able to compete for a Carson Scholarship. It is up to a school how to determine its nominee. The minimum [...] More

Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] 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

ESA Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20
-He or she must be a [...] More

Grieg Lodge Academic Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
Founded in 1976, our mission is to develop the pursuit of the intellect and education in all areas of life by providing student loans and scholarship grants, to encourage studies of the cultures of Norway and the United States by providing the opportunity of exchange of students between both countries, and to provide the incentive for the advancement of literary, musical, artistic, and historical [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant
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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 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 Deadlines: April 30, Annually
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.

Previous awardees are also eligible, regardless of location of legal residence.

The value of the scholarship is [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit (503c), volunteer-managed organization established to:

-Provide scholarships to the Korean American students (and also to non-Koreans if funds are available) studying in the United States
-Encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership development
-Nurture the sense of pride and confidence in Korean [...] More

Leon Bradley Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 29, Annually
The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program is established to encourage more minorities or persons of color to enter the field to teaching and school leadership. AASPA believes that it is of benefit for all students to experience diversity among the educators who serve as role models for our students. Thus, the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) will annually award up to two [...] More

Marsden Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
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

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.

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

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
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 Deadlines: May 31, Annually
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

Northwest Technology Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
This our 20th year of providing scholarships to an Oregon or Washington graduating senior enrolled at an Oregon or Washington college or university majoring in a technology-related curriculum.

We also provide a Continuation Scholarship for a student maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA and continuing in the technology curriculum for each remaining year they [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Pride Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 11, 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

Robert J. Meyer Organic Farming Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
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 Deadlines: October 22, Annually
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 work [...] More

Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
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

Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards
Application Deadlines: February 26, Annually
Tesoro Industries is providing twenty $2,500 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:
-High school seniors graduating in 2016 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Tesoro does business: Alaska, [...] 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 Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
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 Deadlines: April 01, 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, equine or racetrack marketing and/or [...] 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 07, 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

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program
Application Deadlines: June 23, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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 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 - American Justice Essay and Video Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
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 video scholarship program. WSAJ awards two scholarships, one to an essayist and one to a videographer. The video scholarship winner’s piece will be posted on WSAJ’s [...] More

Washington State Association for Justice - Past Presidents' Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) created the WSAJ Past Presidents’ Scholarship Fund in 1991. Two $2,000 scholarships are awarded annually. Winners must have:

1. Demonstrated academic achievement and planned advancement toward a degree in an institution of higher learning.
2. A documented need for financial assistance.
3. A history of achievement despite having been a [...] More

Washington State Association for Justice High School Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) is proud to offer two distinct scholarship programs, each with two recipients, for high school seniors. The two following scholarships are:

1. American Justice Essay and Video Scholarship: which echoes WSAJ's commitment to fostering awareness and a strong understanding of the role of the civil justice system in our society. This year's prompt [...] More

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 29, Annually
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 [...] 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 visual [...] More

WTS Legacy Scholarship for Graduates
Application Deadlines: October 21, Annually
The Leadership Legacy Scholarship provides a $3,500 award to a young woman pursuing a career in transportation. Eligible candidates are pursuing graduate degrees in transportation or a related field and demonstrate leadership skills and an active commitment to community service. For this year's award, focus is on women who demonstrate leadership in bringing ideas, innovation and new approaches to [...] More

Last Edited: December 2015

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