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Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
2
Deadline
April 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • 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 1863
    d. Montana State–west of the crest of the Rocky Mountains-during or prior to 1863
    2. A resident of Washington State
    3. A full-time student in an accredited college or university in Washington State
    4. A college junior, senior or graduate student during the year of the scholarship

    Preference will be given to students majoring in History, Education or English. The following must be submitted when applying for a scholarship:
    1. Proof of pioneer status and descent documentation showing that you are a descendant of a person qualifying as stated above.
    2. Genealogical chart filled out so that your line of descent from the qualifying ancestor is clear and uninterrupted.
    3. Two letters of recommendation from school administrators or teachers.
    4. A personal letter of application which describes the following:
    Education/professional goals
    Volunteer and community activities
    Organization memberships and offices held
    Honors or awards received or special accomplishments
    Your specific scholarship needs
    5. High school and college transcripts – copies acceptable

    For further information and how to apply, please visit the provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Anita Chandler
  • 13210 Prairie Circle East
  • Bonney Lake, WA 98391
  • dpwa@hotmail.com

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