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     Scholarship Bulletin

    A.G. West/Black Hills High School
    June 12th, 2018 

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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.

     

    DON’T FORGET to update your profile on theWashBoard.org.

    Many of the following scholarships can be found on the sites listed above.

    Packets with information and application for Military Academies is available in the Career Center.

      
     
    WUE
    Western University Exchange Program
    WUE is a regional tuition-reciprocity agreement that enables students from WICHE states to enroll in more than 150 participating two- and four-year public institutions at 150 percent of the enrolling institution's resident tuition.  GPA, ACT/SAT scores and program availability are part of the eligibility process.  You apply directly to your school of choice.  Please check the college website for application  date for the WUE.   Eligible students will receive this tuition waiver directly from the college.   For more information, go to http://wiche.edu/wue/advisors. 
     
     
     
     
     
    Alert Scholarship
    No deadline date.
    This scholarship is for seniors who have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and plan to attend college after graduation.  To apply, applicants must write an essay about a personal encounter they or someone they knew had with drug and/or alcohol abuse. Write an essay about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse.  Essays must be mailed with transcript, photo, school info and contact info.  For more information about this scholarship, see the Career Center or go to http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/
     
       
    Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
    June 14th Deadline
    To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com
    Topic:
    Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
    For access to this online application, go to http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php.
     
      
     
     Gene Juarez Scholarship
    June 15th 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/.
     
     
    Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
    June 15th Deadline
    1) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US no later than the Fall of 2018.
    2) Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.
    3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
    4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada.
    Application available at https://studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php#sthash.cMiVmdoj.dpbs
     
     
     
    BigSun Schcolarship
    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. 
     
     
    Careers That Work
    June 22nd Deadline

    This scholarship is available to graduating seniors attending participating technical and vocational colleges in the Pacific Northwest.  Your application must be verified by the school.  For a list of participating schools and the online application, please go to http://www.nwcareercolleges.org/scholarships/careers-that-work/.
     
     
    Filipino-American Community of South Puget Sound Scholarship
    June 30th Deadline
    This scholarship is available to and high school senior attending Thurston County area schools.  You need to attend a university, community college or trade school in the fall of 2018, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5, include an official transcript with spring term included.  Applications must be postmarked by deadline.  For more information, visit www.facsps.org. or see the Career Center.
     
     
     
    Korean American Scholarship
    June 30th Deadline
    (Scholarship open 4/1)
    Qualifications for Scholarship Eligibility:
    Will be a full time student at a school in one of the designated Western region states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming ) during the 2018-19 school year.  Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    Can demonstrate need for financial assistance.  For more information, go to http://www.kasf.org/western. 
     
     
     
    Lift Parts Express Scholarship
    June 30th Deadline
    You must be a current high school senior, expected to enroll in college inFall 2018 and complete the online application.  Go to https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10417/lift_p
    arts_express_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.FtARkXgo.dpbs.
     
     
     
    American Legion Baseball Scholarship
    July 15th Deadline
    The player must: • Attach a copy of his official high school transcript. • Have graduated from high school.
    • Be on a current roster (American Legion National Baseball Electronic Registration Form) filed with National
    Headquarters. • Be part of a team affiliated with an American Legion post. • Have three letters of testimony attached to application.  Application available at https://www.legion.org/documents/baseball/baseball_scholarship.pdf.
     
     
     
     
     
     Martin Family Foundation Scholarship
    July 6th Deadline
    The Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program enables Washington State Community College students of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington Seattle Campus. Martin Honors Scholars are encouraged to join departmental honors programs at UW, if available. 
    Applicants must:
    Be Washington State residents who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are currently attending or have attended a community college in the state of Washington.
    Have earned a minimum of 36 credits at a Washington State Community College by the time they matriculate at the University of Washington. Students who hold an associate’s degree are encouraged to apply.
    Washington State community college transfer students who are currently enrolled at the University of Washington may not have earned more than 18 UW credits by the application deadline.
    The award will depend on successful admission to University of Washington Seattle as a matriculated student.  
    For more information, go to http://expd.uw.edu/scholarships/martin/honors/. 
     
     
     
     
    Redfin Scholarship
    July 31st Deadline
    This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education.
    Eligibility
    Legal U.S. resident, Eighteen years of age or older,
    Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college,  Cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale
    For the May 1, 2018 to July 31, 2018 session, answer the following question in 300-500 words:
    How do you think Gen Z and Millennials are changing the real estate industry? What do these generations value in housing that previous generations may not have?
    This online application is available at https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship
     
     
     
     
     AES Scholarship
    Oct 6th Deadline
    The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study.
    To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
    We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.
     
     
     
    Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award
    Dec 30, 2018
    ELIGIBILITY
    A) Be between the ages of 16 and 22 on December 30th, 2018
    B) A student must also possess a GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her last academic year.
    C) A student must have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community over the last 12 months. Please ensure that you have completed this amount of hours and that a person within the organization(s) is willing to confirm that you have volunteered this amount of time. (Note that we will only contact the organization(s) in the event that you are chosen as the scholarship award winner.)
    D) A student must be a resident of Canada or the United States and must attend a school in Canada or the United States.
    For more information, to go https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10478/odenza_marketing_group_volunteer_award_scholarship.php#sthash.V4Dl2H58.dpbs.
     
     
     
     
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     Passport for Foster Youth Promise Program
    This program is available to students who spend at least one year in foster care after their 16th birthday, a Washington resident, enrolled at least half-time in an eligible college by age 21 and have nor earned a bachelor’s degree.  For more information, see the Career Center or go to http://wsac.wa.gov/sites/default/files/Passportbrochure2010update_0.pdf

     

    STEM Scholarship
    Centralia College
    If you are interested in pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math, Centralia College is offering a great opportunity with a STEM scholarship.  This scholarship provides full tuition/plus for a student pursuing degree in one of the above fields.  Requirements for this scholarship are a minimum 3.0 grade in Pre-Calculus and two high school STEM-related classes such as Calculus, physics, chemistry, biology or earth science. To apply for the STEM Scholarship, go to http://www.centralia.edu/admissions/finaid/scholarships.html or call Centralia College @ 360.736.9391, ext 261

     
     
    Southwest Washington Pipe Trades Joint Apprenticeship and Training
    This organization is accepting applications beginning Jan 6th for apprenticeship opportunities.  Depending upon employer demand, interviews for placement on the waiting list will be tentatively scheduled later in the year. 
    Must be 18, have your high school diploma, valid WA driver’s license, passed the COMPASS exam within the 12 months of applying.  Applications are available at
    Southwest Washington Pipe Trades Training Center
    8501 Zenith Court NE
    Lacey, WA  98516
    Contact them for more information.