Scholarships in Washington

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

Washington State PTA Financial Grant Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a graduate of a Washington state public high school. Selection based on academic performance, community involvement, and financial need.

Out of State Fee Waiver

Award: -, Deadline: Fall

Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200, and be an incoming freshman student or transfer student.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a legal resident of Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming, have a minimum 3.4 GPA, rank in top quarter of secondary school class, have a minimum composite ACT score of 24 (combined SAT I score of 1100), and submit essay, transcript, and letter of recommendation.

Grange Insurance Group Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be Grange Insurance Group policy holder or the children of a policy holder, and must be a resident of California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, or Wyoming. Selection is based upon: academic ability, community, church, and school involvement and financial need.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be nominated by his/her high school to become a candidate for this scholarship. Applicant must be attending a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington, be a U.S. citizen, and be planning to attend college in the state of Washington. Applicants majoring in music, sculpture art, interior decorating, and domestic science are not eligible. Selection based on financial need, academic record, college test scores, school and community activity.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a Native American with proof of tribal enrollment or a certificate of Indian blood, plan to attend a four-year, accredited educational institution full time, and live in one of the states served by the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Pacific Corp. and its affiliated companies.

Scholarship for Accounting Majors

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must be studying to become a CPA at a Washington State college or university. Selection is based upon community activities, work history, personal statement, and two letters of recommendation.

Fisher Communications, Inc. Minority Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be involved in broadcasting, broadcast technology, marketing, or journalism courses. Applicants must be of non-white origin and must be at least a sophomore (by fall term of scholarship year) enrolled in the following: a broadcast, broadcast technology, marketing, or journalism curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree at an accredited four-year college or university. A broadcast curriculum at an accredited community college, transferable to such a four-year baccalaureate degree program. A broadcast curriculum at an accredited vocational-technical school. If you are a permanent resident of the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, or Montana tuition may be applied to an in-state or out-of-state school. If you are not a permanent resident of the above-mentioned states, tuition must be applied to a school in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, or Montana.

Accounting Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a community college, vocational school, or transfer student planning to complete his or her education at a Washington State school. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon campus activities, community activities, accounting preparation, work history, personal statement, and two letters of recommendation.

Central Investment Fund Scholarship

Award: $2,739, Deadline: January 7

Applicant must be a Washington resident who is enrolled in a college-prep curriculum with a minimum 3.0 GPA and is able to demonstrate leadership abilities and academic potential.

DPMA/pc Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Oregon or Washington state who is attending an Oregon or Washington state university or college with a major in an information technology-related curriculum. Selection based upon academic performance, information technology-related career goals, recommendations, previous experience/interest in information technology, and financial need.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31; April 30; July 31; October 31

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the United States (award not open to residents in Florida, New York, Rhode Island or other states/territories). Applicant must be a nursing student. Response to why the applicant decided to pursue a nursing career is required.

Halton Foundation/Caterpillar Matching Grant

Award: $4,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be employed by the Halton Company.

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

Nonresident Incentive Tuition Waiver

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1 (priority)

Applicant must be a nonresident of Oklahoma, have high GPA and ACT scores, and be the child or grandchild of OSU alumni/ae.

James Michael Haskell Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 5

Awarded to the most outstanding students from Washington state who also demonstrate financial need. Separate application is not required.

Sun Devil Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Award: $9,400, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Award: $5,300, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

Amigo Scholarship

Award: $14,815, Deadline: February 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 high school GPA with minimum composite ACT score of 23 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1070) or have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA with a minimum composite ACT score of 26 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1170). Applicant must not be from New Mexico.

George T. Welch Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Walla Walla County, WA, high school and demonstrate financial need.

UA Scholar

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

University President's Club Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident high school senior who will be an entering freshman. Selection will be based upon GPA and ACT/SAT scores, as well as proven leadership abilities, activities, and accomplishments.

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.

State Need Grant

Award: $10,868, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a Washington state resident who has a family income of equal or less than 70% of the state median (see Family Income Chart on sponsor's site). Applicant must be pursuing a first bachelor's degree, certificate, or associate's degree, enrolled with a minimum of three credits. FAFSA is required.

Washington Scholars

Award: $10,248, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Washington state who will be graduating from a Washington public or private high school in the current award year and who will enroll at an eligible in-state college or university following high school graduation.

American Indian Endowed Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have close social and cultural ties to an in-state American Indian tribe or an American Indian community in Washington State. Applicant must be a Washington State resident who is enrolled as a full-time student at an eligible Washington college or university by the fall term of the award year. Financial need is required.

MGMA Western Section Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a MGMA Western section member for two years. Applicant must submit a letter stating goals and objectives, a resume showing employment history with a brief narrative describing specific employment responsibilities in the health care field, and three letters of recommendation. Reference letters should address performance, character, potential to succeed, and need for scholarship support. Send for an application with a self-addressed, stamped, business-size envelope.