Washington Scholarships

Scholarships for students Washington. Some scholarships specifically open to Washington students, and others give preference to students in Washington.

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship
Sponsor: The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are of Hispanic ancestry and are permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington.

InspirASIAN Scholarships
Sponsor: InspirASIAN
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.4) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2019. Applicant must be residents of an area with a APCA chapter (Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Ohio, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, or Washington D.C. metro area). Applicant must submit completed application, reference, and personal essay.

Leadership 1000 Scholarship
Sponsor: College Success Foundation – Washington State
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who plan to attend, or are currently attending, an eligible four-year college or university in Washington State and whose family income does not exceed the amount listed by family size (available on website).

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Sponsor: Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Washington state residents and will be pursuing an eligible high-demand major in science, technology engineering, math, or health care.

Wendy Jackson Hall Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Wendy Jackson Hall Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $15,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who attend a Washington state public high school. Applicant must demonstrate artistic talent in the visual arts and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit five pieces of artwork.

#BBB5K Video Scholarship
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau Northwest
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic achievements. Applicant must reside in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, or Western Wyoming. Applicant must create a 90-second video that on the topic “Why BBB and Trust are Important to Local Businesses and Communities.”

BBB Torch Talk Scholarship
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau Northwest
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an institution of higher education who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic achievements. Applicant must reside in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, or Western Wyoming. Applicant must submit an essay on “Why BBB and Trust are important to local businesses and communities.”

Education First Scholarships
Sponsor: Education First
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from select high schools in the following U.S. cities: Austin, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland (OR), San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle.

Independent Colleges of Washington Scholarships
Sponsor: Independent Colleges of Washington
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate students who are attending a Washington Independent College. In addition to general scholarships, there are specific scholarships open to Business, STEM, and History or Political Science majors.

Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Cathay Bank Foundation | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 27, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, or Washington and plan to attend a college in one of those states. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have a household income at or below the Low Income Level.

Washington Wine Industry Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Washington Wine Industry Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending Washington colleges who are pursuing studies in viticulture, enology, and other wine-related studies.

Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship
Sponsor: The Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates and G.E.D. holders who have acceptance at a trade school, art school, two-year or four-year college or university for either undergraduate or graduate studies. Applicant must have been a resident of the State of Washington for at least five years prior to application. Student must be profoundly fascinated by nature, have been a careful observer of it and have successfully expressed their observations in an artistic way that engages the everyday person.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are graduating high school seniors and live in a state serviced by BNSF (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington). Applicant must be planning to study Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

Steven R. Nelson Native Educator Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Education Northwest
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington and are a member or descendant of a federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated American Indian tribe. Applicant must be accepted to or enrolled in a master’s program in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington and studying education policy, leadership, technical assistance, research, or a related field.

Incight Scholarship
Sponsor: Incight
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must be a resident of Washington, Oregon, or California and have any documented disability as defined by the ADA, DSM-V, IDEA, or other governing body.

Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students who desire to study illumination as a career. Applicant must be a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited four-year college or university located in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon or Washington.

Tanner Electric Cooperative Scholarships
Sponsor: Tanner Electric Cooperative
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who are a full-time dependents of a Tanner Electric Cooperative Member (Washington state).

Celebrate the West High School Art Competition
Sponsor: Western Governors’ Association
Amount: Up to $1,200
Closing Date: April 28, 2019
Description: Competition is open to high school students (grades 9-12) in public, private, charter, and alternative schools. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Student must be in a school in a WGA member state: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Applicant must submit a two-dimensional art piece on what their state means to them.

EFWA Scholarships
Sponsor: The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate level. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students who attend school in the state of Washington, women returning to school after raising children, and minority students.

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