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.
There are several ways to earn money with blood drives.
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/.
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
Cirkled in Scholarship
December 31st Deadline
Cirkled In is the award winning, secure, free platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. This scholarship opportunity is available to all students, 8th-12th. For more information about this organization and the application, go to https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/?ref=09292420WA
2020 HireAHelper Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarship
October 14th Deadline
You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior, or in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program, or be planning to enroll in a high school, community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program during the 2019-2020 academic program in the United States.
You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to moving services offered by HireAHelper.
For more information, go to https://www.hireahelper.com/about/scholarships/
CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest
October 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
Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship
October 15th Deadline
Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Contest
October 17th Deadline
This online application starts with giving a description on how you will change the world. Includes making a video. For more information and access to the application, go to https://www.drpeppertuition.com/
Heisman High School Scholarship
October 20th Deadline
The Heisman High School Scholarship continues a 25-year tradition of honoring high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities. The scholarship recognizes and rewards both male and female high school athletes who are community-minded and driven to use their exceptional talents for the benefit of all.
To achieve award eligibility for the 2020 Heisman High School Scholarship, students must be seniors during the 2020-20201 academic year, graduating with the class of 2021. Applicants must:
A) Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.
B) Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the international Olympic Committee in the summer and winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your school. The full list of qualified athletic events in alphabetical order includes:
Archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bobsleigh, bowling, boxing, canoeing/rowing, cross country, curling, cycling, diving, equestrian (dressage/eventing/jumping), fencing, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, ice skating (figure or speed), judo, karate, lacrosse, luge, rugby, sailing, shooting, skateboarding, skiing (alpine, biathlon, cross country, free-style, jumping), snowboard, soccer, softball, spirit/cheerleading, sports climbing, surfing, swimming (or synchronized), table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, track & field, trampoline, triathlon, volleyball (or beach), water polo, weightlifting, and wrestling. For more information or application, go to https://heismanscholarship.com/
Washington State Opportunity Scholarship for Career and Technical degrees at WA State Community and Technical Colleges.
October 22nd Deadline
The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) supports Washington students on their path to high-demand trade, health care and STEM occupations. To be eligible, scholars must enroll in an approved program, such as welding, nursing or IT, at one of Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges. Scholars are eligible to receive $1,500 each quarter for the duration of their program, as well as support services. For more information and access to the online application, go to
Lessons in Your Home Scholarship
Oct 24th Deadline
Must write a 600 word essay on why the world needs music, along with a summary of your journey in music.
To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Fulltime in school
Studying aspects of music, music business, performance, or production
Studying at a U.S. Institution
Must be 18 or older (high school seniors welcome)
Must be able to deliver all specified documents: proof of enrollment, essay and other information if necessary
For more information and to apply go to https://lessonsinyourhome.net/scholarship/
Horatio Alger Scholarship
Oct 25th Deadline
To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
*Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
*Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
*Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
*Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
*Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
*Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
*Be a United States citizen.
For more information or to apply, go to https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/
You Deserve It Scholarship
October 29th Deadline
Courage to Grow Scholarship
October 31st Deadline
You must be a junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. US citizens only please. In 250 words or less, please explain why you believe that you should be awarded this scholarship. (Note: Spelling, punctuation and grammar are important.) For more information and to apply go to, https://couragetogrowscholarship.com/
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Oct 31st Deadline
Scholarship topic: Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive. The student's written response must be written in English, with correct spelling and grammar, and it must not exceed 250 words. Must have a UNIGO account to apply. For more information and application, go to https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship
Persevering Through Injury Scholarship
Oct 31st Deadline
At Champlain Valley Law, we understand what it is like to deal with serious injuries, and we work daily with individuals who have suffered them. We believe that those who overcome significant injuries are sources of inspiration.
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior, college student or graduate student who is currently enrolled in a two- to five- year post-secondary institution or will be the semester following the scholarship deadline. Must legally reside in the United States in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia. Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher while keeping good overall academic standing within their school. Immediate family members of Champlain Valley Law employees and those living in the same household as them are not allowed to submit entries for this scholarship. To apply go to https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/16730/persevering_through_injury_scholarship_scholarship.php
Voice of Democracy Scholarship
Oct 31st Deadline
** $30,000 **
The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12 (on the Oct. 31 deadline), who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the US.
Download the Voice of Democracy entry form and brochure to submit your essay to your local VFW Post. Students should record their reading of the draft to an audio CD or flash drive. The recording can be no shorter than three minutes and no longer than five minutes (plus or minus five seconds).
For more information, go to https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program
Oct 31st Deadline
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 31th class in 2019, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $69 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. For more information and application, go to https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
Nov. 5th Deadline
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award for AiC recipients are chosen for their demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, and plans for post‑secondary education. For more information, go to https://www.aspirations.org/recognitions/AiCAward
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
November 10th Deadline
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. To be eligible, you must: be in grades 5-12, be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C., have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application submit a completed application to a school or the head of an official designated local organization by November 10th. For more information on this opportunity, please go to https://spirit.prudential.com/apply/2021 Please put Mrs. Bender down as the BHHS contact. firstname.lastname@example.org
Create Real Impact Scholarship
November 12th Deadline
Create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION or STRATEGY to end reckless and distracted driving. Distracted driving is anything that takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, your mind off your driving, or keeps you ears from being alert to your surroundings. Please read all the requirements here. https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12265/create_real_impact_scholarship_scholarship.php
Thru the Trees Video Contest
November 13th Deadline
High school students are invited to create a video that provides information about the value of a career in the forest products sector. Videos may be up to 90 seconds long and will be submitted via YouTube. Get curious about a job (or jobs!) that may interest you; then conduct research to creatively tell about it in a digital format. Examples include: storytelling, creation of a news segment, a commercial, a movie trailer, a cartoon, or a music video! For more information, go to https://www.thruthetrees.org/
James Alan Cox Student Photography Scholarship
November 15th Deadline
High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older) and should have taken at least one photography or related art class. Must be a US citizen. For more information, go to https://www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org/apply/
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
November 15th Deadline
You must be a current high school senior. High school graduates are not eligible.
You must be a citizen of the United States on the date your application is submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
*Note: You do not have to be a member (or the dependent of a member) of the Elks to qualify.
For more information, go to https://www.elks.org/scholars/news.cfm?StoryID=119242
Seattle University Sullivan Leadership Award
November 30th Deadline
The Sullivan Leadership Award application consists of three components that may be submitted using our online application. Please note that you will be given access to this application after your Common Application has been submitted and processed by Seattle University. This scholarship provides 4 yrs of undergrad tuition, housing and meals. For more information, go to https://www.seattleu.edu/sullivan/application/
10 Words or Less Scholarship
November 30th Deadline
A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2021.
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
Griswold Home Care Scholarship
November 30th Deadline
To be eligible for this award, you must currently be enrolled in a higher education program, or you must be a senior in high school with definite plans to enroll in a program next year. For more information go to https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13867/griswold_home_care_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.z8ejBzvW.dpbs
Driver Education Initiative Scholarship
November 30th Deadline
Many drivers are not aware of these startling and very scary facts, especially new drivers. The essay contest “In The Driver’s Seat” seeks to have applicants highlight the importance of being a safe and educated driver. This scholarship seeks to reward six students for his or her submission dealing with the importance of being a safe and educated driver. The application is handled in essay format. To apply, submit an essay of less than 500 words in Microsoft Word format. For more information go to https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13896/driver_education_initiative_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.yYkhqexj.dpbs
AED Superstore $1000 College Scholarship
November 30th Deadline
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurring out of hospital claims over 350,000 lives each year, but still, many people are unaware of the dangers of this condition. This essay or video submission must correlate with one of the 6 facts stated in the scholarship information. For more information about this opportunity, go to https://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html
December 1st Deadline
Calling diverse emerging leaders who love their city. Tacoma-Seattle’s only full-tuition, full-need scholarship, Act Six bring together diverse, multicultural cadres of young people who want to use their college education to make a difference on campus and in their communities. Read carefully the eligibility and details of this program. https://www.actsix.org/program-sites/tacoma-seattle/
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 and the application go to http://kellyfoundationwashington.org/. They have a fillable version as well as one you can print and manually fill in.
Multiple Scholarships available w/ multiple due dates. Go to link below to read about each one.
also, use this link for the Earn Opportunity Scholarship.
Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation
Career and Technical Education Scholarship
Application available all year
APPLICANTS MUST BE THE CHILD OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
- 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.