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/. 

    Tumwater Soccer Club
    February 21st Deadline
    The Tumwater Soccer Club is offering up to a total of $4,000 in scholarships to be used for expenses for post High School education. Scholarship(s) will be awarded to the top scoring applicant(s). All candidates must meet the following requirements.
    1. The candidate must have played at least one complete soccer season with the Tumwater Soccer Club. (This will be verified by our registration records.)
    2. The candidate must be a senior attending a school within the Tumwater School District (this includes private and home schools).
    Please see Mrs. Bender in the Career Center for an application.

    Scholarship for Military Children Program
    Feb 24th Deadline
    Only dependent unmarried children under age 23 of active military duty personnel, reserve/guard and retired military members, or survivors of service members who died while on active duty (also see Heroes' Legacy Scholarship) or survivors of individuals who died while receiving retired pay from the military, may apply for a scholarship.  Applicants must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a full-time undergraduate program of study leading to a bachelor's degree at an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall term of 2020. High school applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis). College applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50. College freshmen must submit a first semester college transcript.
    For more information and online application, go to https://www.militaryscholar.org/sfmc/apply.html.

    Buck Beneschott Native American Scholarship
    February 25th Deadline
    Must be Native American and registered as tribal member. Essay topic: Please tell us a bit about yourself and how you plan to make a positive impact on the world through your career after college.
    For more information go to, https://bold.org/scholarships/buck-beneschott-native-american-scholarship/#ref=exclusive-scholarships You will need to create an account with bold.org

    Toyota TeenDrive 365 Video Challenge
    Feb 26th Deadline
    Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving. Your video's message should be one that would resonate with you and your peers. If your friends - and teens throughout the United States - were going to watch one video that made them think twice about making bad decisions behind the wheel, what would that video be? For more information and submission rules, go to http://www.teendrive365inschool.com/video-challenge.

    ACPE Scholarship
    February 28th Deadline
    Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) may allocate up to $10,000 for scholarships of up to $2,000 each for students in Oregon and Washington. These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who have been actively involved in the use of technology during their high school careers and are planning to pursue studies in a technology-related field.  Eligibility includes currently be a senior at an Oregon or Washington K–12 public or private educational institution,   have demonstrated high interest and innovative use of technology during your high school career,  have demonstrated some community/school involvement, preferably with a technology focus,  plan to pursue studies in a technology-related field to obtain the minimum of a two-year degree,  provide a description, that includes a reflection of your learning form a technology project you have completed, and provide a link that documents and demonstrates your technology project. And have completed the online Scholarship Application. Application is available at https://acpenw.org/scholarships/

    Sweet and Simple Scholarship
    Feb 28th Deadline
    Applicants must be thirteen years of age or older at the time of application, be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education and submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the topic: Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it’s the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.  Must be an undergraduate student, a graduate student or a postgraduate student, Must attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school, Must be at least 13 years old, Citizenship requirements: US, Both full-time and part-time students.  For more information and online application, go to https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/sweet-simple-scholarship-111_191000.aspx

    Military Commanders Scholarship
    Feb 28th Deadline
    Applicants to the Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund must:

    • be dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States military who hold valid Exchange & Commissary shopping privileges at the time of application,
    • be high school seniors or graduates who have not attended college yet and plan to enroll in a full time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year and
    • have a minimum cumulative 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent, at the time of application.

    For more information and access to this application, go to https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/militarycommanders/ Only 100 applications will be accepted.

    Army Engineer Spouses Club Scholarships
    Feb. 28th Deadline
    For both scholarships you must be a high school senior, must be a child of a US Army Engineer (Active Duty, Reserves, National Guard, Retired or Deceased) OR a current Department of the Army employees of the US Army Corps of Engineers and a parent must be a member of the Army Engineer Spouses Club
    Army Engineer Memorial Award
    The Army Engineer Spouses Club announces the Army Engineer Memorial Awards.  The AEMA is available to qualifying high school seniors who plan to continue their education at an accredited college, university, technical school or vocational school.
    Geraldine K Morris Award
    The awardee must be enrolled in a program leading to a nursing degree or nursing certification.  This award is renewable, based on GPA, provided a student maintains fulltime enrollment in a nursing program.
    Both these awards are based on academic and extracurricular achievement during high school, along with a written essay.  For more information and application, go to https://www.armyengineerspouses.com/

    Cascade Warbirds Memorial Scholarship
    Feb 29th Deadline
    Cascade Warbirds has teamed with Galvin Flight Training at Boeing Field, Seattle, WA, to provide the scholarship recipient with tuition, books and supplies, and two introductory instructional flights. The ground school portion comprises classroom lectures, visual presentations, group discussions, practical exercises, and field trips over a period of approximately 55 hours. Classes generally meet two weeknights per week for two and one-half hours and one Saturday per week for four hours over a period of six weeks. Successful completion of this Private Pilot Ground School will qualify the student to take the FAA’s Private Pilot Written Exam.  For more information on this opportunity and the application, go to https://www.cascadewarbirds.org/youth/

    American Legion Auxiliary
    March 1st Deadline
    Must be a senior in high school and a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a deceased or disabled veteran.  Application includes an essay, letter of recommendations, community service, transcript and statement of the military service of the Veteran through whom applicant is eligible. Multiple scholarships available with slightly different requirements. For more information and applications, go to https://www.alaforveterans.org/scholarships/

    Florence Lemcke Memorial Scholarship in Fine Arts
    March 1st Deadline
    The American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Washington, will award a scholarship for study in Fine Arts including painting, drawing, photography, literature, architecture, sculpture, poetry, music, dance and drama.  You must be a Washington resident, child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a veteran and a senior in high school.
    For more information go to http://walegion-aux.org/member-forms/

    American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    The Scout who best meets the qualifications outlined in the nomination application will be selected as the 2019 American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year by the National Americanism Commission.  For more information or application, please go to https://www.legion.org/scholarships/eaglescout.

    Elks Vocational Grant
    March 1st Deadline
    Any graduating Senior High School student and/or General Education student, who is a U.S. Citizen is eligible, receiving a diploma or certificate during the current program year and planning to pursue an eligible Vocational/Technical Course, above and supplemental to High School or Preparatory School, may apply. For more information and application, go to https://waelks.org/what-we-do/scholarships/

    Joan Hill Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    The Joan Hill Scholarship is available to all students regardless of their class standing but this scholarship gives preference to students that have experienced adversity outside of the classroom and have shown perseverance and determination in overcoming that adversity.  Application on: theWashbBoard. Must create an account to apply. https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx

    ESA (Electronic Security Association) Youth Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. We appreciate the contribution that police, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs offer to our communities. To show this appreciation, the program was developed to provide college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.  This is a national scholarship with state chapters awarding a 1st place ($2500) winner.  You then move to the national level with another scholarship awarded to 1st place.  For more information and application to the Washington chapter application, go to https://esaweb.org/programs/youth-scholarship/

    Wendy Jackson Hall Memorial Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    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.
    Applicant must:

    • be a graduating high school senior from a Washington state public high school
    • demonstrate artistic talent in the visual arts
    • have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher
    • show a love of the arts and a desire to encourage artistic endeavors within the general community
    • be accepted into the art program of an accredited four-year U.S. college or university and intend to enroll as a full-time student in the academic year following high school graduation
    • provide evidence of financial need.

    This online application and information is available at http://www.jacksonhall.com/.

    Nora Stone Smith Scholarship for ESL/ELL Students
    March 1st Deadline
    The purpose of the Nora Stone Smith Scholarship is to honor and to give financial support to deserving high school seniors and students who have graduated in the past year and have participated in an ESL/ELL program at some point in their lives. This scholarship is open to students who have graduated within the past year. This scholarship is available for all ESL/ELL students, regardless of their citizenship status. Application on: theWashbBoard. Must create an account to apply. https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx

    Reita Cruze Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    The purpose of the Reita Cruze Scholarship is to honor and give financial support to deserving high school seniors. Two $7,500 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a career in the business world and who intend to attend a college or university within WA state; preference however will be given to students who intend to attend one of the five universities listed here: Seattle University, University of Washington, Washington State University, Western Washington University, Central Washington University. Applicants must be the son or daughter of a Boeing employee who is on the active payroll and has been with Boeing for a minimum of five years.
    Application on: theWashbBoard. Must create an account to apply. https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx

    C.E. Boucher Memorial Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    Be attending the School of Engineering at the University of Washington, Washington State University, University of Oregon or Oregon State University.
    Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better.
    Be an Oregon or Washington State resident
    Be prepared to use the award in the next academic year to continue at the School of Engineering at the University of Washington, Washington State University, University of Oregon or Oregon State University. Application on: theWashbBoard. Must create an account to apply. https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx

    Microsoft disability Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    The disAbility Scholarship at Microsoft delivers on the mission of Microsoft’s cross disability employee resource group to empower and enable people with disabilities. To be considered for the Microsoft disAbility Scholarship, you must:
    Be a current high school senior living with a disability (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disability.
    Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school’s eligibility).
    Declare an approved major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
    Demonstrate a passion for technology.
    Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
    Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    Require financial assistance to attend college.
    Enrollment status must be full-time or half-time. 
    For more information on how to apply and the application, go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx

    Lambeth Family Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    The purpose of the Lambeth Family Scholarship is to honor and to give financial support to a deserving student pursuing a degree in engineering, natural sciences, mathematics, computer science or business.  Application on: theWashbBoard. Must create an account to apply. https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx

    Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarsip
    March 1st Deadline
    Ina Goodwin Tateuchi and her late husband, Atsuhiko Tateuchi, both came from hard-working families and were taught to appreciate and respect education. They wish to provide $5000 scholarships for students from the Pacific Rim states (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington) who demonstrate hard work, dedication and sincerity. Students must have financial need, academic merit and be of Japanese or other Asian ancestry, including multi-ethnic Asians. Students from middle income families are encouraged to apply. This scholarship will be renewable for up to four years. Application on: theWashbBoard. Must create an account to apply. https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx

    Anne D. Maloof Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    To honor and financially assist graduate, professional or undergraduate students in Island, Kitsap, Jefferson and Thurston counties. Must demonstrate financial need. This is a one-time scholarship for $3,000 dollars. Application on: theWashbBoard. Must create an account to apply. https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx

    Centralia College Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    If you are planning on attending Centralia College in the fall you can apply for this scholarship!
    You must apply for admission, you will need your student identification number and a Centralia College student email address and password. For more information go to http://www.centralia.edu/funding/scholarships.aspx

    Tall Clubs International and TCI Foundation Present the
    Kae Sumner Einfeldt & Virginia Linquist Winker & Robert Rader Academic Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    The scholarships are open to all qualifying high school seniors who will be attending their first year at a two or four year accredited institution of higher learning in the fall of 2020.  All applicants must also meet the minimum height requirements of TCI; 5’10” for women and 6’2’ for men. (measured in stocking feet) This is an academic scholarship for tall students. Please see Mrs. Bender in the Career Center for an application.

    Robert J Handy, WSSR-Foundation and Neil D Prescott Scholarships
    March 1st Deadline
    The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) invites senior students of your school who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply for the above scholarships. These awards are given to students who wish to have a career in the "field of education". Their degree could be in one of these majors: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist.  The forms must be filled-out online, printed and mailed to the WSSRA District Representative for the student's area. The District Representative's name and address will be displayed once the student has entered the zip code where requested for his/her school.  For more information and application, go to https://wssra.org/index.php/foundation/scholarships

    Marine Corps Scholarship
    March 3rd Deadline
    The Foundation’s scholarships support children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen pursuing a post-secondary education at any accredited school—whether that be a career training or trade school, community college, or four-year university.  The scholarships are need-based and are awarded to every eligible applicant! For more information on this opportunity, go to www.mcsf.org/apply.

    Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest
    March 3rd Deadline
    Teens from grades 9-12 are invited to share their stories about cancer in personal essays of 500 to 2000 words.  Essays can be about their own experience of a personal diagnosis or about their experience with the diagnosis of a loved one, schoolmate or friend.  For more information on this opportunity, go to http://cancerpathways.org/cancer-unwrapped/

    Sound Credit Union
    March 6th Deadline
    Eligibility Requirements: You must be an active member of the Credit Union, include a Current high school transcript, Information regarding participation in school, community, and/or work activities, Parent/Guardian’s occupation and employer, Parent/Guardian’s 2016 and 2017 gross annual income before taxes, Names of colleges currently attended by children in your family (if any)
    Personal statement (one page maximum, double spaced) on the following topics:

    • What are your goals for your education?
    • How will your college experience help you achieve your future goals?
    • What activities/experiences have made you the person you are today and what impact did they have in your life?

    Notice: Please be prepared to complete the application in one sitting. There will not be an option to save and return later. For more information and application, go to https://www.soundcu.com/scholarship/

    Patricia Fisher Endowed Scholarship
    March 6th Deadline
    Established by the Seattle Association of Black Journalists, the Scholarship fund will help students of color who are from or attending college in Washington State and who are pursuing college careers in journalism. The scholarship was established to honor Patricia Fisher, a Puget Sound native, journalist, educator and role model for her support of young people and her contributions to the community. Awards are based on scholastic achievement, financial need, community service and a serious interest in print, photo, broadcast journalism or multimedia/ online. Scholarships range from $500-$2,500.  Application on: theWashbBoard. Must create an account to apply. https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx

    National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Foundation Scholarship
    March 9th Deadline
    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.
    Eligibility Criteria: You must (1.) Be classified as a high school senior during the current 2019-20 school year and legally reside in one of the 4 regions on application. (2.) Have maintained an outstanding academic achievement record as reflected by an official high school transcript; and (3.) Demonstrate an aptitude for college work as measured by SAT or ACT scores.  Transcript, SAT/ACR scores and letters of recommendation are required.  For more information or application, go to https://www.niada.com/foundation_scholarship.php

    Ewing C Kelly
    March 10th Deadline
    The Kelly Foundation of Washington is offering $2,500 awards for its scholarship program, the Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship.  This award is named in honor of Ewing C. Kelly, a longtime radio and television broadcaster.
    Eligibility:  1) Applicant must be accepted, or have an application pending, at an accredited institution of higher learning, public or private and including community colleges; 2) must be a senior-level student at a public or private high school (or home school); 3) must have a composite score of 20 on the ACT or a composite score of 1030 on the recently revised SAT if planning to attend a 4-year school (no test scores required for 2-year school); 4) must be a U.S. citizen or have a green card.  For more information go to http://kellyfoundationwashington.org/ or pick up an application in the Career Center

    Doodle for Google Scholarship
    March 13th Deadline
    This scholarship is open to all students in grades kindergarten to grade 12! This competition allows applicants to explore their imagination. Fro this year, Google asks Doodlers about how they show kindness. For more information go to https://scholarships360.org/scholarship/doodle-for-google-scholarship/

    The Nathan Lee Hovde Memorial Art Scholarship
    March 13th Deadline
    Must reside in Lewis or Thurston County, be graduating high school in 2020, planning to attend any higher education institution in the fall of 2020 and pursuing an art-related career. Stop by the Career Center for an application.

    Fort Lewis Family Member Scholarship
    March 16th Deadline
    You are eligible to apply if you:  Have a valid military ID card -AND- Are the immediate family member (child or spouse) of an active duty Army soldier assigned to and residing within a fifty mile radius of JBLM -OR- Are a surviving family member of an Army soldier residing within a fifty mile radius of JBLM -OR- Are a family member of a retired Army soldier residing within a fifty mile radius of JBLM. You will need a transcript, letter of recommendation and an essay.  For more information and application, go to https://www.fortlewisscholarship.com/

    Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarship
    March 16th Deadline
    The ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY, INCORPORATED - Eta Mu Zeta Chapter Scholarship Committee will award book scholarships to students from selected high schools in the Thurston and Pierce County areas. The book scholarships are for qualifying high school seniors for financial assistance to cover the cost of books at an accredited college and university and will be in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500) each.
    Available to graduating High School Seniors graduating in either Pierce or Thurston Counties.
    Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 2.7 or higher.
    Planning to attend an accredited university, college, or technical institution.
    For more information, see scholarship application in Career Center.

    BBB Foundation Students of Integrity Scholarship
    March 16th Deadline
    Applicants will submit a 500-word essay for BBB’s online magazine Torch Talk on one of the following topics:
    *When researching a company or charity online, how do you make sure that you are dealing with an organization you can trust?
    *The latest BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report shows that consumers ages 18-24 have the highest susceptibility for falling victim to scams. Knowing this, what changes would you make to protect yourself and your friends from falling victim?
    The essay should be 500 words or less—typed and double-spaced. Please include your name and high school’s name in the header of every page. All components of the application must be submitted at one time. All essays become property of BBB. No mailed applications will be accepted.
    For more information and application, go to https://bbb-scholarship.org/scholarships/

    Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship
    March 20th Deadline
    Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship. Domestic, international, online and undocumented students are welcome to apply.
    Applicants need to submit a written piece exploring their personal relationship with sleep heath and the impact it’s had on their education in an 800-1000 word essay. It should quote research from recent studies in this field and explain what resources are available to reduce poor sleep health. For more information go to https://www.mattressadvisor.com/sleep-scholarships/

    Griffin School Foundation
    Cody Brown Memorial Scholarship
    March 20th Deadline
    Griffin School Foundation Scholarship
    April 15th Deadline
    Key Criteria: Applicant must have been a Griffin School student who attended a minimum of two years at Griffin School, and currently be a high school senior in a public or accredited private high school in Thurston County as of September of the application year. Application available at: https://griffinschoolfoundation.org/

    Thurston Climate Action Scholarship
    (Community Foundation Scholarship)
    March 20th Deadline
    For Junior or Seniors from a public high school in Thurston County planning to attend a post-secondary institution full-time in the academic year following award application year – pursuing studies related to climate action. For scholarship information, go to https://www.thecommunityfoundation.com/available-scholarships. Click here for other scholarships offered by the Community Foundation. https://www.thecommunityfoundation.com/available-scholarships

    The Learning Seed Scholarship
    (Community Foundation Scholarship)
    March 20th Deadline
    The Learning Seed Scholarship Fund was established by the Learning Seed Foundation to assist high school seniors in Thurston and Pierce County in obtaining a higher education. This scholarship is designed to benefit primarily students of color who have overcome significant obstacles and demonstrate a commitment to others.  For scholarship information and the online application, go to https://tcfsps.wufoo.com/forms/s1axe3ok16790jp/. Click here for other scholarships offered by the Community Foundation. https://www.thecommunityfoundation.com/available-scholarships

    Next Step Scholarship
    (Community Foundation Scholarship)
    March 20th Deadline
    The Next Step Scholarship fund was established to assist students planning to pursue a trade, vocation, or a career in a specific profession*. The scholarship has the potential to be renewed for an additional year, re-application is required.
    *Examples of career/vocations include (but are not limited to): dental hygenist, construction, truck driver, beautician/barber, nursing, legal secretary, culinary arts, IT. The following career paths are excluded from consideration: physician, architect, veternarian, attorney, and CPA.  For more information and online application, go to https://tcfsps.wufoo.com/forms/zz6nrt40q89vyr/. Click here for other scholarships offered by the Community Foundation. https://www.thecommunityfoundation.com/available-scholarships

    L & E Bottling Company Scholarship
    (Community Foundation Scholarship)
    March 20th Deadline
    The L & E Bottling Company, Inc. Scholarship Fund was established to assist graduating seniors in Thurston County in obtaining a higher education. This scholarship has the potential to be renewed for up to an additional three years of undergraduate education. Re-application each year is required.  For more information and online application, go to https://tcfsps.wufoo.com/forms/r111jnlm195t4fs/. Click here for other scholarships offered by the Community Foundation. https://www.thecommunityfoundation.com/available-scholarships

    Dan R Montgomery Scholarship
    (Community Foundation Scholarship)
    March 20th Deadline
    The Montgomery family established the Dan R. Montgomery scholarship fund to encourage young women and men to pursue higher education and law enforcement careers. For more information and application, go to https://tcfsps.wufoo.com/forms/p1kd656r1it793p/. Click here for other scholarships offered by the Community Foundation. https://www.thecommunityfoundation.com/available-scholarships

    One Move Ahead Chess Scholarship
    March 23rd Deadline
    This scholarship is open to chess players of all educational levels. You must create an account with bold.org and answers the following questions with a 500-1000 word essay. What is your history as a chess player? How did you begin playing? What have you learned from chess that you apply elsewhere in your life? What are your life/career goals, and how have they been influenced by your experience playing chess? For more information and to apply go to https://bold.org/scholarship/one-move-ahead-chess-scholarship/

    EWI Scholarship Program
    March 27th Deadline
    The Executive Women International Scholarship Program is an annual, competition-based program which awards college scholarship money each year to qualifying high school seniors.  Judges select winning students based on their scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, good citizenship and extra-curricular activities.  EWI believes that the EWISP Program will positively impact the personal life, employment, family, and community of the applicant.  Must be a High School Senior enrolled in a public, private, charter or parochial school located within the boundaries of a participating EWI Chapter, or students who are homeschooled, who:

    • Plan to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution.
    • Have a demonstrated financial need
    • Have a minimum 3.00 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Have contributed to their community as demonstrated by their involvement in extracurricular activities, employment, civic or volunteer activities.
      For more information go to https://ewiconnect.com/ to apply got to https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/ewisp2020

    High School Social Leaders Scholarship
    March 28th Deadline
    The High School Social Leaders Bi-Annual Scholarship will award $1000 every 6 months to students who are focused on solving critical social issues either in their communities or at a global scale. The scholarship is open to any high school students who plan on pursuing higher education. To apply, students must be actively involved in organizations working to solve key social issues that we face today. For more information and to apply go to https://bold.org/scholarship/high-school-social-leaders-bi-annual-scholarship/

    2020 TwinStar Community Foundation High School Scholarship
    March 31st Deadline
    TwinStar Foundation is awarding 15 college scholarships to graduating seniors.  You must be a member in good standing with the credit union.  Transcript is required.  Visit https://www.twinstarcu.com/content/high-school-scholarship-applications-now-available and download the application.

    Sigrid Hardy Memorial Scholarship
    April 1st Deadline
    The Sigrid Hardy Memorial Scholarship was created in April 2019 with a goal of helping Thurston County high school graduates impacted by cancer pay for college expenses. Students who have or have had cancer or whose parents or siblings have or have had cancer are encouraged to apply.  For more information and application, go to https://maydayfoundation.org/sig-hardy-memorial-scholarship-application/.

    WIAA Smart Choices College Scholarship
    April 1st Deadline
    The WIAA, Dairy Farmers of Washington, and Les Schwab Tires are pleased to announce the eighth annual Smart Choices College Scholarship which will recognize one female and one male high school student for their achievements in athletics/activities, the community, and the classroom with $5,000 college scholarships to the college or university of their choice.  Eligibility requirements include a minimum GPA of 3.2, consume dairy products,  plan on attending a 4yr college, and participate in a WIAA sanctioned high school sport or activity during the 2019-20 school year.   For more information, go to http://wiaa.com/SmartChoices.aspx

    AFSA Scholarship
    April 1st Deadline
    The American Fire Sprinkler Association created the college scholarship program to help with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. In addition, AFSA wants to educate the public-at-large about the life-saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers. So, if you meet the contest requirements and want to learn a little during the process, please enter and good luck! For more information and application, go to https://www.afsascholarship.org/

    The 2020 WSADA Bright Future Scholarship Students enrolling or currently enrolled in an automotive technology program in Washington State are eligible to apply for this scholarship. In addition, high school seniors who are an employee of a WSADA-member dealership, or an immediate family member of a WSADA-member dealership employee are also eligible. Visit http://www.wsada.org/community/scholarships for more information. Submissions must be postmarked by April 17, 2020.

    Washington Center Anacker Scholarship for the Arts
    April 3rd Deadline
    A one academic year or longer resident of Thurston County, who is graduating in 2020 as a senior of a Thurston County high school or homeschool, and who has enrolled or will be enrolling in a course of study focused on the arts and intending to pursue a career in the arts. Application is available at https://www.washingtoncenter.org/creative-connections/anacker-scholarship-for-the-arts/

    UW Nikkei Alumni Scholarship
    April 15th Deadline
    This scholarship is offered to students of Japanese ancestry who attend the University of Washington. 
    Scholarships are based on financial need, academic achievement and community service, especially to the Asian-American community.  For more information and application, go to www.uwnikkeialums.org.

    Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship
    April 15th Deadline
    Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.
    Eligibility Criteria:
    Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
    Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2020
    Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
    Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
    Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
    Be under the age of 30
    Be a United States citizen
    Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient. This online application can be found at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/.

    CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest
    April 15th Deadline
    CJ Pony Parts is proud to offer two scholarships each year, each worth $500, to students who are enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester.
    Who’s eligible? Any current student who is a U.S. resident and will be enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester is eligible for this scholarship. This is open to all fields of study and is not exclusive to automotive or related degrees. For more information got to https://www.cjponyparts.com/cj-pony-parts-scholarship-video-contest

    Thurston County Bar Association Law Day Speech
    April 17th Participation Deadline
    The Thurston County Bar Association and West Olympia Rotary will be hosting their annual Law Day Speech contest on April 21st.  This year’s topic is “Climate Change and Youth Standing to Litigate”.
    In 2015, under the Obama administration, 21 young citizens ranging in ages 8 to 21 filed suit against the federal government in the case of Juliana v. United States of America. The suit alleges that the Federal Government’s permitting, authorizing, and subsidizing of fossil fuels violate plaintiffs‟ Constitutional rights.
    Information on this topic as well as tips for your speech can be found in the career cener. 
    This speech contest is open to all high school students attending high school in Thurston County.  DEADLINE: You must notify the Thurston County Bar Association (TCBA) of your intent to participate in the speech contest no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 17, 2020.  Please e-mail your intent to participate with your name, grade, school, and contact information to tcba.info@gmail.com.  There is a cash prize to the top 4 speeches.

    LendEDU Scholarship
    April 19th Deadline
    We are excited to offer our very own scholarship again this upcoming spring. The LendEDU Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship award. Our scholarship can be used to cover any and all costs related to your education including tuition, textbooks, room and board, and even living expenses. The LendEDU Scholarships will be awarded to 2 students this spring. For more information go to https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/

    Tumwater Hill Elementary
    April 20th Deadline
    Completed application must be delivered to THE by the deadline.  You must have attended THE at some time during elementary school, include a transcript, community service verification and at least one letter of recommendation.  For application, come to the Career Center.

    Washington Pointe Pest Control Scholarship
    April 29th Deadline
    For this scholarship, do something good for someone else and include a note telling them to pass it on. Bonus points are awarded for including pictures. We want to hear what good deed you did to help your community.  For more information and access to the online application, go to https://pointepest.com/washington-scholarship-application/.


    Crossword Hobbyist Crossword Scholarship
    April 30th Deadline
    Open to current or incoming undergraduate students who will be enrolled for the Fall 2020 semester. This scholarship is rather unconventional to apply for, which is half the fun!  While the selection committee wants to know about you in a 250 word response, the main focus is on crossword puzzles. For more information, go to https://scholarships360.org/scholarship/crossword-hobbyist-crossword-scholarship/

    10 Words or Less Scholarship
    April 30th Deadline
    A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2020.
    B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:
    Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:
    In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.
    Before or After writing your Answer you will also need to "Like" our Facebook page. Note we will only read the answers provided from people that have "Liked" our page.
    For more information or scholarship applications, go to https://studentscholarships.org/easy.php#sthash.EjdIF6r9.haYbZnqi.dpbs

    Review It Scholarship
    April 30th Deadline
    To be eligible students must: be attending college or university no later than September of 2020, have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year, be attending or planning to attend a school in the US and submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline. For more information go to https://studentscholarships.org/review.php#sthash.YM6TsNkp.dpbs

    I-5 Toyota Senior Scholarship
    May 1st Deadline
    I-5 Toyota will award scholarships to graduating seniors who have made a significant contribution to their high school and/or their community and have a desire to pursue post secondary education/training. Be Bold. Be Kind. Be Awesome.® For more information go to https://www.i-5toyota.com/scholarship.htm

    Cameron Impact Scholarship
    May 22nd Deadline
    This is for the graduating class of 2021! Make sure you read all of the eligibility requirements. Click here for more information. https://scholarships360.org/scholarship/cameron-impact-scholarship/

    B. Davis Scholarship
    May 22th Deadline
    This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.  There is no age restriction.  Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next.  This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.
    To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:
    Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com
    Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.  For more information, go to http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

    Distracted Driving Scholarship
    May 31st Deadline
    Premier Law Group is excited to announce its new scholarship, The Distracted Driving Scholarship that is available for high school seniors and college freshman from the state of Washington.

    • Scholarship MUST be submitted by 05/31/20, no exceptions.
    • MUST have a minimum 3.0 GPA to apply.
    • MUST be a resident of the state of Washington.
    • This is a 1-time scholarship for $1,000.
    • MUST submit an infographic or vlog talking about or showing the dangers of driving while distracted.
    • A winner will be announced on July, 15 2020.

    For more information go to https://plg-pllc.com/distracted-driving-scholarship/

    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.