Scholarship Bulletin

    A.G. West/Black Hills High School
    September 24th, 2019 

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    Most scholalrship applications require the student to write essays, acquire letters of recommendation, attain official transcripts, etc. 
    Please allow adequete time to tcomplete the necessary steps for each application.

    BloodWorks NW Scholarship
    To receive a tuition award, a student must:
    Be at least 16 years old.
    Organize a community blood drive between December 1-19th 2019 and January 5-20th 2020.
    Be enrolled in high school or an accredited educational institution.
    If you’d like to host a community blood drive, you’ll be partnered with one of our local donor recruitment representatives who will help you every step of the way. Your representative will help you identify a site, choose a date, and develop an overall strategy. We’ll even provide the juice and cookies that you’ll supply the donors! For more information, go to https://www.bloodworksnw.org/donate/host-blood-drive/scholarship-drives.

    Washington State Education and Training Voucher
    Jan. 1- April 30th
    The ETV Program is a national program for youth who qualify and are likely to age out of the foster care system.
    ETV offers financial assistance to eligible youth to attend an accredited college, university, vocational or technical college.  You may be eligible for ETV if you meet any one of the following:
    You are 16 to 20, are currently in a dependency action in a Washington State or Tribal Court, are in the care and custody of the Department of Social and Health Services or Tribal Child Welfare agency, and in foster care.
    You are 18 to 20 and exited state or tribal foster care because you reached the age of majority.
    You were adopted or entered a relative guardianship on or after the age of 16 to 20.
    If you participated and received ETV funds prior to 21, you are eligible to the age of 23.
    For more information and the online application, go to http://independence.wa.gov/programs/etv-program/. 


    10X Digital Marketing Scholarship
    June 1st Deadline
    Are you a high school graduate or undergraduate who is looking to offset the cost of your business, tech, marketing, or communications degree? Do you have a few ideas about trends in digital marketing? If so, apply for the 10X Digital Marketing Scholarship! This is a great opportunity for creative forward thinking students to help finance their education. For more information go to https://scholarships360.org/scholarship/10x-digital-marketing-scholarship/

    Gene Juarez Scholarship
    June 27th Deadline
    Gene Juarez Academy awards graduating high school seniors $1,000 per Cosmetology program applicant and $500 per Manicuring program applicant who meet the following requirements.  Application can be found at http://genejuarezacademy.edu/paying-for-school/scholarships/gj-academy-high-school-scholarship/.

    College Scholarship Essay | Towel Supercenter
    June 15th Deadline
    The Towel Supercenter scholarship will be available for all students who will be attending college for the first time the semester after they apply. For example, if you’ll be a freshman in the fall, apply for your scholarship before the deadline in the spring.
    How to apply
    Write a 500 word essay on one of the following topics:

    • What is something you’ve done in the past that made a difference in your community?
    • How will your college education contribute to society?
    • What’s the most positive thing that this generation will be remembered for?
    • How can you exhibit leadership without being in an official leadership position?
    • What impact would this scholarship have on your education?

    Your essay should have a serious tone and be written at a college level.  The correct usage of grammar and punctuation is a must.  Any article submitted must be your own work.  You may cite sources, but do not put any quotes longer than two sentences.  We are looking for your own thoughts, ideas, and experiences. Please include the question you picked to answer at the top of your essay. For more information, go to https://www.towelsupercenter.com/scholarship.html

    BigSun Scholarship
    June 19th Deadline
    The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
    Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ to learn how to apply.

    OppU Achievers Scholarship 
    June 30th Deadline
    To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question below. For an idea of what our review committee is looking for, take a look at the scholarship essay examples from past recipients located on the website.
    Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response. Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.
    To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must:
    Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
    Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
    This online application can be found at https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

    El Dabe Ritter Scholarship
    June 30th Deadline
    In order to apply for this scholarship, we request you write a 500+ word essay on why having a higher education is important. We’d like to learn more about you as a student, and how you’ve persevered and fought to get the education you want. Tell us about one challenge, and how it has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student. For more information, go to https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship

    WISE (Women in STEM Excel) Scholarship
    July 24th Deadline
    The WISE Scholarship is open to female Washington residents pursuing education in a STEM field. Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Student must be a female Washington resident;
    • Student must be pursuing a degree/career path in a STEM-related field* at an institution of higher learning;
    • Applicant must submit one letter of recommendation with valid contact information;
    • Student must complete application form and provide original essay answers.

    This application must be downloaded and saved to your computer prior to filling it out. For more information about this opportunity and a list of STEM eligible majors, go to https://www.andersonsobelcosmetic.com/wise-scholarship/.

    Redfin Scholarship
    July 31st Deadline
    Legal U.S. resident
    Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
    3.0 GPA or above
    How to Apply:
    In 800 words or less, answer the following question: When the population of a city grows, low-income people are often forced to move to more affordable areas outside of the city. Many initiatives have been proposed or implemented to keep affordable housing within city limits. Identify one such initiative and discuss its pros and cons.  This online application is available at https://www.tun.com/blog/redfin-scholarship/.

    Althea Lute Scholarship
    July 31st Deadline
    Applicants must be a member or immediate family member of a WFSE/AFSCME member, graduating senior, participating in community service, satisfactory scholastic standing and be in financial need.  For access to the application, go to https://wfse.org/scholarship-info#althea

    Alert Scholarship
    No deadline date
    You can help others become more alert by speaking out against the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. All eligible high school seniors (see requirements below) may enter the Alert college scholarship essay contest. With each edition of Alert magazine, Golden West Publications awards a $500 college scholarship to the writer of the best drug and/or alcohol abuse-related essay that we receive for that state/region. 

    • You must currently be a senior in high school.
    • Your high school must be located in one of the following states: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington or Wyoming.
    • You must have a grade point average of 2.5 or better.
    • You must have plans to attend college after graduation (the college you will attend can be located in any state).

    For details on essay requirements and admission instructions, go to http://www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php

    Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation
    Career and Technical Education Scholarship
    Application available all year

    • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine*
    • A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
    • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine unit*
    • A Navy Corpsman attached to a Marine unit that was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy

    *Veterans must have received an honorable discharge. A discharge status of other, general,  under honorable conditions, dishonorable, etc. are not eligible for an award.
    Additionally, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

    • GPA of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
    • Family adjusted gross income for the 2018 tax year that does not exceed $100,000. Non-taxable allowances are not included in the adjusted gross income
    • Attending or planning to attend a college or career training school listed on the National Center for Education Statistic’s College Navigatorwebsite in the 2019-20 academic year.

    *Applicants and awarded scholars attending a Federal Service Academy or a school not listed on College Navigator are not eligible for an award.

    *Applicants who have an undergraduate degree, are pursuing a second bachelor’s degree, or are attending graduate school of any kind are NOT eligible.