Scholarship Listing (5)
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* AAA TRAVEL HIGH SCHOOL CHALLENGE
Students can earn two types of scholarships: unrestricted scholarships for any student with great geography and travel trivia skills, and travel-specific scholarships for those interested in careers in the travel and tourism industry. Every student who enrolls can be elibgible for both.
Amount: Top prize $20,000.
*AARON PARR MEMORIAL GOLF SCHOLARSHIP CC
Eligibility: Seniors who have been involved in golf at WHS, but participation in college golf is not required. Plans to attend college.
*ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIPS
Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants are please to offer a variety of scholarships . Please see this website to find such scholarships as American Liberty Scholarships, Womens scholarships, numerous others.
*ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN
Eligibility: Students must plan to enroll at the Academy of Hair Design and pursue a career in cosmetology.
Selection: 17 years old and high school diploma or G.E.D. Academy of Hair Design, 208 S Wenatchee Ave
Wenatchee, Washington 98801
*ACPE (Association for Computer Professionals in Education)
Eligibility: Oregon and Washington seniors who have demonstrated a strong interest in computing and plan to pursue further studies in this field. Computer project(s) must be submitted.
*AES ENGINEERS (2006)
Eligibility: AES Engineers is providing a new scholarshp to be awarded to a high school senior or college student who meet the criteriea specified below. Intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of field. Based on character, personal merit and commitment. Leadership, civic anc extra curricular activites, academics and motivation to serve and succeed will be considered. Essay must be written.
Amount of award: $500.
*AFL-CIO EDUCATION DEPARTMENT (UNION)
Eligibility: Union members can obtain a free guide to their 3,000 scholarships worth over $3,000,000.
CONTACT: Scholarship Guide, AFL-CIO Pamphlet Division, 815 Sixteenth Street, N. W., Washington, D.C., 20006
Eligibility: Seniors interested in a service academy should apply for nominations with congresspersons. Most have a DEC 1st deadline. Each AFROTC detachment commander has one scholarship (4yr) that he/she can give a high school student. Minimums for AFROTC Scholarships: ACT 24, SAT 1100,GPA 3.0, Top 40 % of class.
CONTACT: WSU AFROTC personnel.
AID TO BLIND STUDENTS - WASHINGTON STATE
Eligibility: Must be legally blind and in need of financial help. Must plan to attend college within the state.
Amount: Grants available for special equipment or services required because of impairment.
CONTACT: Financial Assistance Section, Higher Education Coordinating Board, 917 Lakeridge Way, GV-11, Olympia, WA 98504
*AIRLINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION
Eligibility: Son or daughter of medically retired or deceased pilot member of the Airline Pilots Association.
Amount: 4-year scholarship awarded each year, $3,000 per year.
CONTACT: Scholarship Program Monitor, Airline Pilots Association, 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
*ALBERT LEE WRIGHT JR. MEMORIAL
Eligibility: Migrant farm worker family, student pursuing journalism, teaching journalism or political science. Academics and need will be considered in selection. An essay is required as well as a transcript and acceptance into a college program, letters of recommendation, etc.
Eligibility: Scholarships are merit-based aid and as the name implies are awarded based on achievement,recognition, and high academic standing. There are several scholarships available through the college and may be atained through the website
Amount: Full tuition for outstanding students
*ALCOA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Open to sons and daughters of Alcoa employees who have five years of continuous employment as of January 1 of the year the scholarship is awarded. (Children of deceased employees may also apply if the parent had five years service). To become a scholarship candidate, the student must either be in the upper half of senior class or have a "C" average or better at the time of applying.
Selection: Those eligible will become candidates for scholarship consideration by filling out an Alcoa Foundation Scholarship application form. Eligible students must take the initiative to complete all scholarship and testing application requirements. Scholarship winners and alternates are named by a local selection committee in April.
Eligibility: Must be a senior or will be a senior in the fall, with at least a 2.5 gpa, attending college in the fall in Washington state. There will be a Washington State and national version of this scholarship.
Selection: Write an essay (600-1000 words) on a personal experience or someone you know who has had drug and/or alcohol abuse. For more details please see the website.If selected your article will be published in ALERT Magazine.
*ALPHA DELTA PHI cc
Eligibility: Male students planning to attend the University of Washington who are well rounded, leaders, and academic. the Chapter will likely extend only 20-25 invitations for the 2008-09 year.
More information is available by contacting the fraternity through the above listed website or contact a representative at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMARANTH - GRAND COURT OF WASHINGTON
Eligibility: Must be a member of Job's Daughters, Rainbow for girls, or DeMolay for boys. For more information get application from the high school counseling office.
AMERICAN ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATION
Eligibility: Major in accounting at an accredited institution.
Selection: Based on merit only.
Amount: $2500 (40 awarded)
CONTACT: American Accounting Assoc., 5717 Bessie Drive, Sarasota, FL 34233
AMERICAN ARCHITECTURAL FOUNDATION
Eligibility: Must be a minority student pursuing a career in architecture
CONTACT: American Architectural Foundation, 1735 New York Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20006
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANT'S ENDOWMENT
Eligibility: High school graduates, good character, interest in becoming medical assistants. Must enroll at a school accredited by AMA/AAMA.
CONTACT: Scholarship Fund, American Assoc. of Medical Assistants Endowment, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1575, Chicago, IL 60606
*AMERICAN ASSOC. OF UNIV. WOMEN
Eligibility: Honors girls who excel in math, science and technology. Wenatchee schools will nominate and award this based on faculty selection.
*AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
A pamphlet, Law as a Career, which also contains financial aid information, is available by writing to:
Order Fulfillment, PC#235-007, American Bar Association, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611
AMERICAN BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICE EDUCATION
Eligibility: Must be a citizen of the United States and plan to enroll in Funeral Service Education.
Selection: Take SAT or ACT and send scores to American Board of Funeral Service.
CONTACT: Scholarship Chairman, American Board of Funeral Service Education, 201 Columbia Street, 14 Crestwood Road, Cumberland, ME 04021
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND
Eligibility: Must be legally blind and a U.S. citizen or resident alien.
Amount: $2,000 - renewable
CONTACT: American Council of the Blind, Suite 720, 1155 - 15th Street NW ,Washington, D.C. 20005
*AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ASSOCIATION ESSAY CONTEST
Eligibility: Open to high school senior nationwide who plan to further their education at a college/university or certified trade school. 700-1,000 word essay on a particular topic.
Amount: 3 local, 7 regional and 7 national awards ranging from $500 to $2,500.
AMERICAN GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTES
Eligibility: Must be racial minority, U.S. citizen and interested in the sciences with at least a 2.8 gpa.
CONTACT: American Geological Institute, 4220 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302-1507
*AMERICA'S HIGH SCHOOL IDOL
Eligibility: A non profitt organization promoting eduation, educational travel, and community service for high school homecoming queens in all fifty states. Americas's Homecoming Quyeen, selects a shomecoming queeen from each state to participate in the process. It is not a beauty pagenat but an ambassadorship. They are looking for an All American girl who wants a career.
Eligibility: Singing and performance ability. For grades 9-12. Show initiative in singing talent.
Amount: $2500, compete for further awards
*AMERICA'S HOMECOMING QUEEN
Eligibility: The purpose of the organization is to promote education and community service for high school homecoming queens in all fifty states. Young women who have shown outstanding leadership and service have an opportunity to achieve their dreams and goals. They strive to find a home town girl with the ambition to have a career. See the site for scholarship details.
* AMERICAN INDIAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Social and cultural ties to an American Indian tribe or community in Wa. Agree to use education to benefit other Indians. Need. WA resident. Enrolled or intention to enroll full time at an elibile WA college or university.
Amount: $1,000 - $1,500 each. Committee sets the number and value of awards.
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF BAKING
Eligibility: Qualified young people wishing to further their career in the baking industry.
Selection: Educational background, work experience, and financial need.
Amount: Full and partial tuition.
CONTACT: American Institute of Baking, 1213 Bakers Way, Manhattan, KS 66502
*AMERICAN LEGION - CHILDREN & YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Washington State (American Legion Auxiliary, 1913 West Second Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336)
Many scholarships listed in this website.
Eligibility: Not all require that your parent be a member of the American Legion, Dept. of Washington or its Auxiliary, living or deceased.
Selection: Applications must be signed and approved by the local American Legion Post, Post Commander and mailed to: American Legion of Washington, Attn: Dept. Child Welfare Chairman , P. O. Box 3917 , Lacey, WA 98503-0917 The below listed scholarships are some of those available through American Legion:
1.) AMERICAN LEGION - SUSAN BURDETT SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a former Evergreen Girls State Citizen.
2.) AMERICAN LEGION - MARGARITE McALPIN NURSE'S SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Washington state resident going into the nursing profession.
3.) AMERICAN LEGION - BETH PRITCHARD NURSE'S SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Pursue nurse's training.
4.) AMERICAN LEGION - FLORENCE LEMCKE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: This scholarship is for the field of arts and must be a Washington state resident.
5.) AMERICAN LEGION - MANETTE PENINSULA SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Planning to pursue special education training and teach the handicapped.
6.) AMERICAN LEGION - DOROTHY E. LANGENBACH
Eligibility: Planning on going into the nursing field.
*AMERICAN LEGION--ORATORICAL CONTEST
Each Department (State) winner who is certified into and participates in the first round of the National Contest will receive a $1,500 scholarship.
Each first round winner who advances to and participates in the second round, but does not advance to the Final Round, will receive an additional $1,500 scholarship to pursue education beyond high school.
The scholarships awarded by the National Organization of The American Legion to the three finalists, to the Department winners, and to the first round winners who are eliminated during the second round of competition may be used to attend any college or university in the United States. Funds for the scholarships awarded by the National Organization are provided by The American Legion Life Insurance Fund.
In addition to the scholarships award by the National Organization, there are several hundred scholarships awarded at the discretion of the intermediate organizations, to participants at Post, District or County, and Department levels of competition.
Eligibility: Citizen of US, junior high through high school, prepare oratory on some phase of the Constitution
Amounts: 1st place -- $18,000; 2nd place -- $16,000; 3rd place -- $14,000
AMERICAN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS
Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled or contemplate enrolling in a school accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Medical Laboratory Schools.
CONTACT: American Medical Technologists, 710 Higgins Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068
*AMERICAN MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC ACADEMY
AMDA offers students in the performing arts, scholarships for those who plan to pursue their post secondary education at one of their schools. You may come to the Career Center to receive further information concerning this scholarship nomination process. You may also look online at the AMDA site for details.
AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION
CONTACT: American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 N. Fairfax, Alexandria, VA 22314
*AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION: APA's High School Essay Contest
The APA essay scholarship contest is geared to Juniors and Seniors to encourage students to address some of the critical planning issues that are facing some of their own communities today.
Eligibility: Juniors and Seniors in public school.
Amount: $5,000 scholarship to the college or university of his or her choice with proof of enrollment.
*AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS
CONTACT: Website application at: - look for "inside ASCE", then "student chapters and clubs", then "contests and competitions".
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS AUXILIARY
Website applications at: - look for "student center" and then "scholarships"
AMVETS NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Eligibility: For graduating seniors who are sons or daughters of American war veterans planning on entering a 4-year course of study. Applicants must have high academic achievement and very high financial need.
Amount: $1,000 annually up to 4 years
Write for application and financial status statement forms: National Scholarships , AMVETS National Headquarters, 4647 Forbes Blvd., Lanham, MD 20706
*APPALOOSA YOUTH FOUNDATION
Eligibility: High school seniors expecting to graduate in current year and must be a member of Appaloosa Horse Club, Inc. and Appaloosa Youth Association.
Selection: Scholarship, leadership potential, community and civic responsibilities, plus general knowledge and
accomplishments in horsemanship.
Request application in the spring from: Appaloosa Horse Club, , P. O. Box 8403, Moscow, ID 83843
*APPLEAIRES CHORAL SOCIETY OF WENATCHEE cc
Eligibility: For students wishing to pursue music as their field either professionally or in the education field.
The Appleaires Choral Society, P.O. Box 4606, Wenatchee, WA 98807
*APPLE BLOSSOM--WASHINGTON STATE cc
Eligibility: Be at least sixteen years of age and not have reached your twentieth birthday by January 1 of your senior year. You must be a female member of the graduating class and a full-time student in the Wenatchee/Eastmont School District. You must have attended your sophomore and junior years within these districts. You must have accumulated 3.0 GPA based on a 4.00 scale. You must be able to participate in all activities of the Festival and Royalty Program. Details will be offered in the fall of the school year. Please listen for announcements and read news statements regarding this application offering. Mandatory meetings will be publicized. A DVD is available in the Career Center of your school.
Amount: Queen will receive $5,500 from the Wenatchee Applarians, and each Princes will receive $3,000 in scholarships, each of the remaining "Top 7" receive $500 scholarships. Travel, visits with state, local dignitaries, and involvement in community as a representative are all awards as well.
*ARC WELDING FOUNDATION, JAMES F. LINCOLN
Eligibility: To promote and sustain student interest in mastering arc welding skills and to recognize and reward student achievement in shop work.
Selection: Agricultural, mechanical, home and recreational skills. An official entry blank must be filled out and signed by the shop teacher and an entry written by the student describing the project.
Amount: 194 annual awards amount to a total of $17,000.
CONTACT: The Secretary, James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, P. O. Box 17035, Cleveland, OH 44117
Eligibility: Native American students preference given to applicants who plan to work among Native American people upon completion of school work.
CONTACT: Arrow, Inc., 1000 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 401, Washington, D.C. 20036
Application letters should state tribal affiliation.
Eligibility: Emerging artis in dance, film,video, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice or writing, may apply by downloading information through this website.
*ART INSTITUTE OF SEATTLE
Eligibility: For high school graduates with ability and commitment to a career in visual communications (commercial art), interior design, commercial photography, fashion marketing, fashion design, industrial design technology (3-D design), music and video business, game and art design, Baking and pastry and management in travel and tourism.
Selection: Each category has different instructions for applying.
Various scholarships are available for this school on their website. The Art Institutes main portfolio based scholarships are 8 half tuition, and 20 quarter tuition scholarships ranging in value from $9,000.00 to $72,000.00.
ASIAN-AMERICAN JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be Asian-American interested in journalism. Must have at least a 3.0 gpa.
CONTACT: Asian American Journalists Association, 333 Dexter Avenue, North, Seattle, WA 98109
*ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTANTS
Eligibility: All applications will be judged on student potential for financial/accounting fields, student financial need, and academics.
*ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA
Eligibility: High school seniors planning to enroll in a 4-year degree program in construction and/or civil engineering.
Amount: $1,500 a year, up to $6,000
CONTACT: Director of Program, AGC, Education and Research Foundation, 1957 E Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006
*ASTRAL CHAPTER ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
Eligibility: Applicants must be a member in good standing of one of the following: Wen. Assembly #4, Cashmere Assembly #29 or International Order of Rainbow for Girls, Bethel #62 International Order of Job's Daughters, Wenatchee Chapter Order of De Molay, or children, or grandchildren of member of the order of Eastern Star residing in Chelan/Do.County
*AXA ACHIEVEMENT (COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP) cc
Eligibility: US Citizen, 2-4 -yr college, motivated as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities, be recommended by an unrelated adult who can attes to the stdent's achievement.
Amount: twelve awards of $2,000.00 each.
*AXA ACHIEVEMENT (STATE SCHOLARSHIP)
Eligibility:Us Citizen, 2-4-yr. college, ambition/self drive, achievement, recommendations. A variety of AXA sponsored scholarships are offered. Each with a different set of criteria and deadlines.
Amount: One from each state, $10,000.
*AYN RAND ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: One for 9th and 10th graders. One for 11th and 12th graders. After reading an Ayn Rand selection, write an essay on one of the topics provided.
Amount: Varies from $2,000
*BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Offered to male incoming freshmen planning on attending the Univeristy of Washington. This scholarship is gen to the best qualified applicant regardless of joining any fraternity, although it is sponsored by Sigma Phi Epsilon. It is value based and is offered to help freshman in the transition to college. The process begins with a phone interview. Download the application process through the site above.
Amount: $1000 and varied others.
*BARNES/LOVEJOY SCHOLARSHIP CC
This scholarship is in honor of Jack Barnes and Jane Lovejoy who were both teachers at Wenatchee High School.
This scholarship is made possible by one of their students, in their honor.
Eligiblilty: The applicant must be planning on attending a 2 yr. Junior college program or a four year university. The applicant must have good citizenship, history of community service, academic excellence and be a Wenatchee High School student.
*BAUSCH AND LOMB SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a prospective winner of the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award in the high School which he/she attends.
Selection: Only winners of the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award are eligible to compete. Applicants must take SAT and three Achievement Tests.
Amount: Scholarships are $1,000 per year and are to be used at the University of Rochester (New York).
CONTACT: Director of Admission, University of Rochester, River Campus Station, Rochester, NY 14627
Eligibility: Established to provide tuition to Jewish students in financial need who are currently attending or entering the Univeristy of Washington. Academic achievment and community service will be considered in selection.
Contact: Hillel, the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, University of Washington, 4745 17th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105.
*BEST BUYS SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: 9-12 graders--Established to reward well-rounded students who have given back to their community. Not need based.
Contact: BestBuy.com and click on "Community Relations".
Amount: 1,000 scholarships of $1,500 each
*BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU
Eligibility: Graduating in either 2010 or 2011, 3.5 GPA, essay on ethics and integrity, recommendations
Amount: 1-$1,000 in each state--Washington, Oregon, Alaska
Eligibility: Must have been involved in high school bowling, student must be a current member of the USBC youth sanctioned league. Based on activities, goals, recommedations, transcript etc.
CONTACT: Wenatchee Bowling Association, 704 grant Rd., East Wenatchee WA 98802
*BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Elegibility: Scholarships for Explorer Scouts are available in areas of law enforcement, natural or physical sciences, communications and public speaking.
CONTACT: Boy Scouts of America, Explorer Division, 3120 Rainier Avenue, South, Seattle, WA 98144
*BIAW--BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF WA
Eligibility: The scholarship may be used to fund almost any post-secondary education. Based on transcripts, recommendations, work experience, service/activities, need, essay. Seeking career in construction industry. Renewal possible.
CONTACT: BIAW, Educational Program, PO box 1909, Olympia WA 98507
*BURGER KING SCHOLARS
Eligiblity: All eligible high school seniors and BK employees, 2.5 GPA, community service/extra curricular, financial need, recommendations, 2-or 4- yr. college, vocational etc.
Amount: Many scholarships of $1,000, $5,000 and $25,000
*BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Open to sons and daughters of full-time employees who have been employed a minimum of two years. Student must rank in the upper one-third of his/her high school class.
Selection: Achievement in high school, character, SAT scores (take November or December SAT), financial need.
CONTACT: Human Resources Department, Burlington Northern Railroad, 777 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 78102
*BYRNE, TOM cc
This scholarship is named after Tom Byrne, a long time Principal at Wenatchee High School and was created as a way of thanking him for the outstanding commitment of Tom and his colleagues to education. There are often multiple scholarships given. Some are termed, "Return on Investment", and may be less in monetary amount.
Amount: varies from $1,500 to $2,500
Eligibility: Must be a graduating senior from WHS and needing financial assistance in attending an institution of higher education.
Selection: Must have achieved academic excellence; have had significant extracurricular and/or community involvement; show great promise in using his/her life to make a significant difference in the lives of others.
Many scholarships for Brigham Young Universities can be located on this website.
Eligibility : * Students should be classified as a rising junior or senior. * Majoring in English, Mass Communications, History, Journalism, Political Science or Radio/TV/Film. * Possess a GPA of 3.0 or above. * Unmet financial need * Two nominating letters detailing student’s talents, interests, and aspirations. One letter from a faculty in your field of study; * Ttranscript(s); * Resume; * Head-shot photograph of applicant. * Type-written 300 word essay Must be high school senior and citizen of the United States. Answer competition question and fill out application form.
*CANCER FOR COLLEGE--SEATTLE CHAPTER
Eligibility: Cancer for College awards scholarships to current and former cancer patients who are currently attending either a four year accredited university, junior college and/or graduate school. Scholarships applicants must already be accepted to a university and/or attending a junior college.
Amount: Scholarship amounts vary, ranging from $100 one time scholarships to four year perpetual scholarships of larger dollar amounts.
Scholarship Deadlines: Cancer for College accepts scholarship applications all year and from all states. Please see details on website.
*CAMP FIRE USA
Eligibility: 11th and 12th graders of good moral and academic standing. 3 scholarships awarded: one in each county area - Grant/Adams, Chelan/Douglas and Okanogan.
Great Futures Start Here. Scholarship Campus Door will award $100,000 in scholarships this academic year.
Apply on line.
CAREER AWARENESS - 4-H SCHOLARSHIPS
Eligibility: Must be a 4-H member. Contact local and/or state office. Agricultural related scholarships write to: 4-H National Council, 7100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
*CASCADE ARTIST GROUP cc
Eligibility: Must be high school senior with an interest in the art field. Application and transcript.
CATHEDRAL ARTS, INC.
Eligibility: Violinists who are preparing for a concert career. Must be 18 to 30 years old.
Amount: First prize - $20,000; Second prize - $15,000; Third prize - $10,000
CONTACT: International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, 47 South Pennsylvania Street,Suite 401, Indianapolis, IN 46204
CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAS COURT WENATCHEE #255
Eligibility: Current member of the court in good standing; a son, daughter, grandson, grand-daughter, step-son or step-daughter of a current member of the court who is in good standing; a person whose guardian is a current member of the court in good standing; must have a C average or above.
Selection: Application, transcript, letter from applicant, two letters of recommendation, financial information.
Eligibility: Must pursue career in agriculture. Student must be in college to apply. Must attend Washington State University or Oregon State University.
CONTACT: Scholarship Program Director, 5500 Cenex Drive, Inver Grove Heights,MN 55075
CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - ELLENSBURG, WA
NOTE: The following are all due earlier than the college applications, so if you are planning on attending Central, be sure to apply for these by the December deadline.
1.) ACADEMIC & LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Selection: Awarded totally on leadership and academic potential. Financial need is not a requirement.
Amount: Full tuition and fees at CWU
2.) CWU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Selection: For children, grandchildren, or spouses of CWU Alumni.
Amount: Full tuition and fees
3.) HAL WOLF SCHOLARSHIP
Selection: Applicants must have attended as high school students and completed one of the week-long Business Week sessions held during the previous summer. Financial need is not a criteria.
Amount: Full tuition, fees and book allowance.
4.) CWU MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Wenatchee area high school senior planning to major in music at CWU.
Selection: Scholastic achievement, 2 letters of recommendation from persons knowing applicant's musical background and music goals; on campus audition in March.
5.) PRESIDENT'S SCHOLAR
Selection: Should have gpa of 3.5+ and have applied for admission to CWU. Requires 3 letters of recommendation. Merit scholarship and does not pertainto financial need.
6.) ACADEMIC DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Selection: Should have gpa of 3.0+ and have applied for admission to CWU.
One year full resident tuition scholarship to promote ethnic and cultural diversity on campus.
7.) GEORGE & DOROTHY CONNELL MULINSKI SCHOLARSHIP
Selection: Students with visual, hearing, mobility or other physical impairments are encouraged to apply. Must have a physical disability that is certified by a doctor.
Show scholastic promise and have financial need.
*CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP cc
This scholarship is sponsored by the Wenatchee Sunrise rotary Club.
Eligibility: Identified, nominated Sophomores who would benefit from this scholarship. Designed for students at risk of dropping out, but have the potential to be successful students. This scholarship "challenges" students to stay in school, participate in community service and enroll in post high school eduation.
CHAMPION SPARK PLUG COMPANY - LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP
Selection:Applicants must be the child or grandchild of an employed ASE certified technician. Available to high school seniors preparing to enroll in an auto mechanic program and maintain at least a 2.5 gpa.
Amount: up to $2,000
CONTACT Write to: Champion Spark Plug Co., Legacy Scholarships, P. O. Box 910, Toledo, OH 43661.
*CHAPTER CC P.E.O. ORGANIZATION cc
Eligibility: A philanthropic educational organization which gives financial aid by way of grants/loans to WOMEN who wish to attend colleges/universities with the intent of completing a path in higher education.
Amount: $500.00 one to Wenatchee and Eastmont High School female graduate
*CHELAN COUNTY CATTLEMEN'S AND COWBELL'S ASSOCIATIONS cc
Eligibility: Available to study home economics or some phase of agriculture (including horticulture), forestry, or veterinary medicine.
Selection: Needy students capable of profiting by college training will be given first consideration.
*CHELAN-DOUGLAS HOME & COMMUNITY EDUCATION cc
Eligibility: This is an affiliate of WSU Extension. A senior boy or girl residing in Chelan or Douglas County who plans on attending WVC. Based on recommendations, educational goals etc.
CHELAN-DOUGLAS COUNTY FARM BUREAU
Eligibility: For high school seniors entering college and enrolling in the field of agriculture or related field.
Amount: Four $1,000 scholarships will be offered.
*CHELAN/DOUGLAS CO. MASTER GARDENER SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibilty: This scholarship is for those students interested in horticulture or related fields such as food marketing, packaging, animal science, or ag tech .
Selection: Transcripts, essay, future plans, activities and service--points are given for each area.
Amount: Two $500. scholarships awarded
*CHICANO EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Must be from a low income Hispanic family and have at lease an accumulative "C" average. Must intend to enroll in a two or four-year college.
Selection:Two letters of recommendation and an application form
*CHS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS cc
Eligibility: Two year college bound, first-year agricultural, etc.
Amount: One of 50 $750. scholarships could be yours through this leading energy and grain-based foods company, concentrating on vibrant communities. Designated states only, including Washington.
*CIVIL JUSTICE PRESIDENTS SCHOLARSHIP/AMERICAN JUSTICE ESSAY cc
Wa State Trial Lawyers offer two scholarships for high school students. These are to foster an awareness and understanding of the important role that the civil justice system plays in our society. The Essay Scholarship topic deals with adbocacy in the American justice system and related topics. There are multiple scholarships given.
Eligibility: Overcoming of a disability, handicap or similar challenge, a record of commitment to helping people and protecting the right of injured persons, a plan toward helping people in the future. Academics, need and a WA state resident are required.
Amount: American Justice Essay=$1,000, Presidents Scholarship=average of $2,500
CIVIL AIR PATROL
Contact: any Civil Air Patrol Unit or CAP National Headquarters, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112. The local chapter (Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 424 of North Central Washington) has a yearly scholarship for a CAP cadet from the Wenatchee Squadron interested in aviation.
Eligibility: Current or potential college students in association with the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers. Based on merit, leadership and interest in the study of Enology and/or Viticulture.
Amount: $500 to $2000.
*COCA-COLA TWO-YEAR COLLEGES PROGRAM cc
Eligibility: Plan to attend a two year educational system for their degree, high school senior, self-nominate through Career Center. U.S. citizen, GPA 2.5 or higher, 100 hours of community service within the last 12 months, may not be child of Coca-Cola employee.
*COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Eligibility: Demonstrated leadership, commitment to community (100 hours of community service recently), Academic achievement by being top 5% in class, employment etc.
Amount: Varies from $4,000 to $20,000
Eligibility: Scholarship launched in partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, aiming to award educational grants to eligible Hispanic students pursuing higher education. Must be of Hispanice American heritage, a US citizen or a legal permanent resident of the US, Have a 3.0 GPA or above, pursuing or plan to pursue first undergraduate degree.
Amount: $15,000 grant or one of ten $2,500 grants.
*COLLEGE BOUND SCHOLARSHIP
College Bound Scholarship /PreparingForCollege/CollegeBound
Eligibility: The College Bound Scholarship program encourages low-income, middle school students to choose a path that will lead to educational success after high school. The program promises tuition (at public institution rates) and a small book allowance for income eligible students who sign up , work hard in school, stay out of legal trouble and successfully apply to a higher education institution when they graduate. You can apply for the College Bound Scholarship if:
*COLLEGE SUCCESS FOUNDATION
The College Success Foundation is committed to assisting Foster Care students throughout the state of Washington with the necessary resources and support to attend college. A variety of scholarships are provided through this source.
The Governors' Scholarship--www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/gs--provides $2,000 to $4,000 per year, for five years, for seniors who have or will emancipate from foster care in Washingtn State to attend college.
The Educations and Training Voucher (ETV)--Contact 1-877-433-8388--The ETV offers financial help to current and former foster youth to attend colleges, universities, vocationla or technical programs. ETV has up to $5,000 in funds available to eligible students.
Passport to College Promise Program-- www.hecb.wa.gov/passport/ --You are eligible to receive up to $6,900 for college if: you have spent time in foster care, and other criteria regarding college and residency.
College Bound Scholarship--www.hecb.wa.gov/collegebound --2.0 GPA, citizenship, eligible for free and reduced lunch, need, accepted to a college and filed FAFSA
Eligibility: Students submit the best college appliation essay that the student has used. Check out the detail online.
Amount: Wachovia and College Prowler ahve partnered to bring your students $1,000
*COLONIAL DAMES OF AMERICA
Eligibility: Applicant must have one or more lines of American ancestry prior to April 19, 1775. Such ancestry must be supplied in full from the colonial ancestor claimed to the present date, giving marriages, births and deaths corroborated by recognized genealogical references.
Selection: Awarded on the basis of unusual ability, integrity, personality, general fitness and financial need.
For further information write to: The Colonial Dames of America
Amount: Awards are from $250 to $400 and are to be applied toward tuition, board and lodging at the college designated in the application.
CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR SOCIETY
Eligibility: Children, natural or adopted, of persons who have been awarded the Medal of Honor. Children of other combat veterans also eligible when recommended by a Medal of Honor recipient.
Amount:$300 - $500
CONTACT: Chairman Congressional Medal of Honor Society Scholarship Committee, 3243 Solie Avenue, Bremerton, WA, 98301
*COMMITMENT TO AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP--IMAGINE (2005)
www.monsanto.com or www.nafb.com
Eligibility: For those students who are pursuing a career in agriculture, from an agricultural family, average or above average academics, etc.
Amount: $1,500 to 100 high school seniors
*COMMUNITY FOUNDATION of NCW cc
The Career Center provides physical, hard copy applications, as well as the website below for the most up to date listings, offered by the Community Foundation. There is one generic scholarship for many of those listed. READ the instructions before beginning their process to make sure that you are completing the proper application. Some of the scholarships will require an application that will be provided in the Career Center only, and is not in their booklet or on this website. The following is a list of the CF of NCW scholarships.
1.)*CHELAN COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT #1 SCHOLARSHIP - Applicant must be a graduating senior who is a child or grandchild of a member or retired member in good standing of the department or association for at least one year. Running Start students may apply.
2.)*MELVIN AND LYNDELL CROWDER NCW MEMORIAL AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP - $500. Applicant must be enrolled in the Tree Fruit Production program at Wenatchee Valley College or in Tree Fruit Management in the Horticulture program at WSU. Renewal possible with reapplication and acceptance
3.) *ERIC DEPERSIO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP -
$1,000. Awarded to a graduating senior of Wenatchee or Westside High School. Based upon need, potential and scholastic ability to a promising student who has demonstrated significant improvement academically and/or has overcome obstacles during high school.
4.) *FISK AND LILA GERHARDT SCHOLARSHIP -
Paid in equal installments over two years. Awarded to a graduating senior from Wenatchee High School who plans to attend a 4-year college or university. Must have at least a 3.8 GPA.
5.) *HAL NEWMAN MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP -
$2,000. Awarded to a graduating senior from Wenatchee High School for further education in the field of vocal or instrumental music.
6.) *WENATCHEE VALLEY STREET ROD'S SCHOLARSHIP - Offered to graduating seniors in Chelan County, Eastmont or Quincy School Districts who are pursuing a career in an automotive related field.
7.)*FERN COUSINEAU-DUNCAN ART SCHOLARSHIP -
Applicant must be pursuing art as a career, not just a hobby. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Must present a portfolio with at least ten items. See the art department for more details.
8.) *CLARENCE & DELLA MURRAY SCHOLARSHIP -
Paid in equal installments over two years. Awarded to a graduating senior displaying strong moral character and integrity. Based on financial need and potential scholastic ability.
9.) *WENATCHEE WOMEN'S BOWLING ASSOCIATION - Graduating seniors on the Wenatchee or Eastmont High School bowling teams may apply; however priority will be given to an applicant who has current, active participation in the Wenatchee Valley USBC youth bowling program including bowling in a sanctioned league. Must demonstrate leadership abilities, bowling achievements, scholastic achievements and citizenship. Possible renewal.
10.)*DOELL FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP -
Awarded to graduating senior of a NCW high school who will major in journalism or music. Based on need, potential and scholastic ability.
11.) *GENE "SARGE" HUBER BAND SCHOLARSHIP cc
$1,000.00. For music students graduating from WHS who have participated in one or more of: WHS Golden Apple Band, WHS Jazz Band or WHS Wind Ensemble during each and all years at WHS. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Special application form is available from the WHS Band Department.
12.) *ROY W. HILL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP -
Paid in equal installments over four years. Must be a full-time student majoring in music. Must remain a full time music major in good academic standing and perform forty (40) hours of community service in order to keep the scholarship in place the next three years.
13.) *CANCER CARE/BETSY TONTINI NURSING SCHOLARSHIP-
Awarded to a graduating senior in Chelan or Douglas County with significant financial need who plans to study nursing at Wenatchee Valley College. Applicant will have at least a 3.0 GPA and proven leadership abilities demonstrated by participation in community service and extracurricular activities. Possible renewal.
14.) *RUDOLPH AND CAROLYN CHRISTIANSON SCHOLARSHIP-
Paid in equal installments over four years. Awarded to a graduating senior who demonstrates promise and potential academically and in their career choice as well as strong leadership skills. Personal interviews are required. Financial need not considered.
15.) * MISSION SCHOLARSHIP – A travel award and not an award to be used for education. Must be used within one year of award date to travel to Latin America to provide community service through a qualified church or 501(c)(3) public charity.
16.) *WENATCHEE HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (1999) . cc
For graduating seniors from Wenatchee High School. Primarily based on a demonstration of significant financial need. Must show scholastic ability demonstrated by academic performance and formal test results. Application must include SAT scores. Possible renewal upon reapplication and acceptance.
17.) *LEE BOFTO HONORARY SCHOLARSHIP (2005)
Applicant must have participated in athletics or served the WHS athletic department in some way. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA, passed the WASL and demonstrate financial need.
18.) *JACK AND DEDE HILL WSU EXCHANGE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP (2005)
Graduating senior from WHS seeking further education at WSU. Possible renewal with reapplication and acceptance.
19.) *STELLA KNOBEL & MARY JEAN CARTER SCHOLARSHIP (2004)
Awarded to a graduating senior or nontraditional student who will major or minor in music. Applicant must be a passionate and experienced organist or pianist with an organist having priority.
20.) *WENATCHEE ROTARY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (2005)
Paid over 4 years. Awarded to a graduating senior or a student at Wenatchee Valley College. Applicant will have maintained a GPA of 2.5 throughout high school or at WVC. Must be seeking further education as a full time student. Based on need, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership and academic performance. Particular attention is paid to commitment to service to others including school, community, church and family. Once awarded, scholarship is renewed annually with reapplication and demonstrated academic success.
21.) *ANDREW YORK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2004)
Awarded to a graduating senior from a Washington state high school who has been active in their community, specifically in drug and alcohol prevention or awareness. Must be accepted into an accredited college, university or trade school. Will demonstrate financial need and involvement in community school and / or church.
22.) *KEYES FIBER CORP./ DON EVENHUS (2002)
Awarded to dependent children (up to age 26) of current employees at the Molded Fibre Plant in Wenatchee.
23.) *MARLENE & HENRY BAUER SCHOLARSHIP – Applicant must be attending a community college as a full-time student pursuing a career in business, marketing, management accounting or other business related field. Must have a 2.5 or above and demonstrate financial
24.) *NCW ITALIAN HERITAGE (Sons of Italy) SCHOLARSHIP – Awarded to a graduating senior of a Chelan, Douglas or Okanogan county high school who has been accepted as a full time student in an accredited higher education program. Applicant or a legal family member must be of Italian heritage/descent and that heritage must be addressed in the personal statement. Recommendations must be from 1) a teacher and 2) a civic leader or business person.
25.) *PAINE ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP – $10,000 paid in equal installments over 4 years. Applicant will be majoring in mechanical or electrical engineering. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Must continue to major in mechanical or electrical engineering and have a successful academic year to keep the scholarship in place the following year.
26.) *BOB AND VALERIE VALAAS HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP – Awarded to a graduating senior of Wenatchee or Westside High School who plans to enter the Health Science program at Wenatchee Valley College. Must demonstrate concern for others, have at least a 2.5 GPA and financial need.
27.) *WENATCHEE BOWLING ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP – Graduating seniors on the Wenatchee or Eastmont High School bowling teams may apply; however priority will be given to an applicant who has current, active participation in the Wenatchee Valley USBC youth bowling program including bowling in a sanctioned league. Must demonstrate leadership abilities, bowling achievements, scholastic achievements and citizenship. Possible renewal.
28.) *WENATCHEE HIGH SCHOOL, CLASS OF 1952 - JANE LOVEJOY MEMORIAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP For graduating seniors from Wenatchee High School. Applicant will have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. Personal statement must address leadership skills. Three letters of recommendation are required.
29.) *GRACE MOTTELER EKMAN WHITLEY SCHOLARSHIP – Awarded to graduating seniors from Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Manson and Tonasket High Schools. GPA must be between 2.5 and 3.25. Successful candidates will be those who, though maybe not having the highest grades, demonstrate perseverance, commitment and a determination to improve their future through education. Personal statement should focus on student’s motivation for academic improvement
Eligibility: Resident of Washington, eligible for eeither State Need or Pell Grant, Apply for admission to WSU by Jan. 31, complete the FAFSA no later than March 1, remain academic progress.
Amount: Full payment of tuition and fees
CORNISH COLLEGE OF THE ARTS
Eligibility:Interest in the Arts; i.e. dance, design, music (vocal and instrumental), performance production or theater. Send two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from instructor in your proposed area of study. Slides, tapes or videotapes are acceptable along with the application and essay. Awards are based on merit and artistic promise with some consideration given to financial need.
Amount: Four-year, full tuition
CONTCT: Cornish College of the Arts, Dean of Enrollment, 710 East Roy Street, Seattle, WA 98102-4696
*CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA
Eligibility: This scholarship is for students seeking a career in food service and hospitality industry. Not only in cooking, but in food communications, management, teaching, sales and much more.
*DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION cc
Eligibility: These scholarships are intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship in various fields of study such as nursing, history, economics, etc.. Open to all high school seniors, and college students as designated. Citizenship is not required. Dependability, service, leadership and patriotism are all considered.
Local scholarships do exist as well as regional and national. Student may access the abovefeels that they would be qualified and like to be considered, they may self nominate themselves to their teacher, counselor or the career center.
Amount: Varies from $250. to over $3,000
Eligibility: This scholarship recognizes students who have overcome significant obstacles to pursue their education. These scholars serve as a positive role model for siblings, friends and community. 300 scholarships are awarded annually based onFAFSA, 2.4 GPA, need, entering 4-yr. school, citizenship or resident, qualities, goals etc.
Amount: Dell scholars are awarded $20,000 each to complete their education over the course of six years.
*DELTA KAPPA GAMMA--ZETA CHAPTER cc
Eligibity: Outstanding female graduate who is interested in a career in teaching. Hope is for the candidate to continue in education field, but in not obligated to do so. Must be used in the next school year. Based on transcript, recommendations, activity resume, etc.
*DELTA UPSILON SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Mens undergraduate scholarship. Stress the importance of academics, leadership, and character . Based on personal merit. Need not join a fraternity. Men entering their first yar at WSU
Amount: Four offered, varying amounts.
CONTACT: Scholarship Committee c/o JR Berard, 10220 NE 151st st., Bothell, WA 98011
Eligibility: Interest in being a dental student or dental hygiene program, lab technician, dental assistant and also the minority dental student scholarship program.
Amount : $1,000 - $2,000
CONTACT: prior to June 1 for booklet: ADA Endowment and Assistance Fund, Inc., 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678
DESCENDANTS OF SIGNERS OF DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
Eligibility: Any direct lineal descendant of a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Applicant must furnish proof of descent.
Amount: $8,000 - $10,000 for 1 year
CONTACT: Descendants of Signers of Declaration of Independence, Scholarship Committee, 7997 Windsail Court, Frederick, MD 21701
Eligibility: Pays full tuition and fees for the Electronics-Engineering Technology program at DeVry Institute of Technology at Phoenix, Arizona or Los Angeles, California. Student must take SAT and/or ACT by January of senior year .
CONTACT: Devry Institute, 2201 West Howard Street, Evanston, IL 60202
Eligibility: DigiPen Institute of Technology. Must obtain all of the follwoing scores on the
WASL--Level 4 math, Level 3 in all other components, a "yes" for writing and listening components.
Amount: 50% tuition, in either two or four year programs. A maximum of 30 scholarships will be given each year.
DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS
Eligibility: Children of veterans with service connected disabilities.
Selection: Must submit SAT scores and FAFSA.
Amount: $200 - $3,000
CONTACT: DAV National Headquarters, P. O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301
DISABLED STUDENTS - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF H.E.W. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION ADMINISTRATION
Eligibility: A vocational rehabilitation program is operated in every state in the United States to prepare disabled people to work for pay. It provides counseling, medical service, job training, maintenance, transportation, and other services to persons of working age who have physical or mental disabilities which are handicaps to employment. The training may include college education.
CONTACT: Vocational Rehabilitation Dept., State of Washington, 805 So. Mission, Wenatchee, WA 98801
*DISCOVER CARD TRIBUTE AWARD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM cc
Discover Card sponsors the Tribute Award Scholarship to applaud exemplary accomplishments and to support continued education and training beyond high school.
Eligibility: JUNIORS ONLY. 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale
Demonstrates accomplishments in Leadership and Community Service and has faced a significant roadblock or challenge.
Amount: State Scholarships---up to 300 Awards, $2,500 each
Amount: National Scholarships--up to 10 Awards, $25,000 each
State and national scholarships can be used for any type of post–high school education or training—certification, licensing, two or four year trade and technical school, or two or four year college. Deadline---January 31
*DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION CLUBS (DECA)
Eligibility: Must be a member of DECA in high school and plan to attend a two-year or four-year college course in marketing, distribution of distributive education.
Amount: will vary with each scholarship. Many different scholarships are listed with varying due dates.
DOG WRITERS EDUCATIONAL TRUST
Eligibility: Interest in dogs and must have shown in dog shows.
Selection: Scholarship, leadership, financial need.
Amount:Scholarship amount varies.
CONTACT: Dog Writers Educational Trust, Kinney Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT 06794
*DO-IT (Disabilities, Internetworking, and Technology)
DO-IT serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. The website above has information regarding scholarships specific to the type of challenge.
*DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS" SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility:Wenatchee High School seniors. Scholarships will not necessarily go to the best scholars.
Selection: Awards are made on the basis of general ability, leadership, scholarship and financial need.
Amount: Usually $250, but this may vary. Although students who benefit from this scholarship will not be legally required to repay, they will understand that they have a moral obligation to repay when they can so other students may benefit as they have benefited.
DOW JONES NEWSPAPER FUND
CONTACT: Write for a free copy of The Journalism Career and Scholarship Guide from: Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, Box 300, Princeton, NJ 08543-0300, Phone (609) 452-2820
*DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ESSAY CONTEST (#99.25)
Eligibility: To encourage high school students to think critically about Dr. Kings legacy of peace and justice. Assigned topic. 750-1000 essay written in English.
Amount: $100. first prize in addition to a book award. Additional awards in cash and prizes may be given to the first prize winner, as well as honorable mention entries.
Eligibility: All high school students. Write a 700 to 1,000 word essay discussing a scientific or technological development, event or theory. Further information in the Career Center or at www.glcomm.com/dupont
Amount: National recognition and a financial grant for the school. First place--$1,500 cash reward. Plus a paid trip to Space Center Houston.
EASTMONT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION/WENATCHEE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
Eligibility: Must be a son or daughter of EEA member graduating from Wenatchee or Eastmont high school.
These scholarships are available only through the union. Please watch for the posting in your correspondence with the union.
Selection: Application, writing sample, transcript and two letters of recommendation from high school teachers.
Amount : $500
EASTERN STAR - ASTRAL CHAPTER (#22)
Eligibility: Graduating seniors from Chelan or Douglas Counties or Wenatchee Valley College students completing their first year of study there. Applicant must be a member of Rainbow, Job's Daughters, DeMolay or sons/daughters of members of Eastern Star. Student must plan to enroll at Wenatchee Valley College.
Amount: 1 year tuition at Wenatchee Valley College.
*EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - CHENEY, WA
Eligibility: Below you will find a sampling of scholarships offered at EWU. Several different types of scholarships are available, including merit and special interest. Should have a minimum gpa of 3.5 to apply. Athletic scholarship applicants should contact individual coaches directly. These applications are sometimes available at WHS counselingOffice.
CONTACT: Scholarship Administrator, Financial Aid and Scholarship Office, MS-142, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 99004
1.) BLACK EDUCATION PROGRAM - FRESHMAN PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be of African-American descent and have at least a 2.7 gpa.
2.) *CHICANO EDUCATION PROGRAM--CEP
All must have at least a 2.5+ gpa. and registered at Eastern Washington University. There are many more scholarships that apply in this category that are not listed. All may be found online at the above listed website.
a. WASHINGTON WATER POWER - $500 to college student with farm worker background;
b. ELK MOUNTAIN FARMS - $1,000 to college student with farm worker background;
c. WITTENBACH - $1,000 to student pursuing a course of study in the health sciences;
d. PRESIDENTIAL - $1,900 for selected students, must have at least a 3.0 gpa.
e. PREMIO OLIN ESSAY COMPETITION - $150, essay on contribution of women in the development of the Chicano community.
CONTACT: CEP's Scholarship Committee, Chicano Education Program, Eastern Washington University, Monroe Hall 198, MS170, Cheney, WA 99004
*ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION - MOST VALUABLE STUDENT
Eligibility: Any student in the graduating class, citizen of the United States, high academic standing, preferably 3.7+ gpa.
Selection: Scholarship, citizenship, personality, leadership, perseverance, resourcefulness, patriotism, general worthiness, and financial need. Each applicant must submit application form, personal letter, parent's letter, educational history, letter of recommendation from school authority, two or three letters of endorsement from responsible persons. Also include photocopies of awards, certificates, newspaper clippings, etc.
There is no longer an application offered locally - must go on line for the state and national application. These will be sent to the state office.
Amount: State and national awards - $500 - $10,000
*ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION--VOCATION GRANT
Eligibility: Senior high school students, or any prospective applicant under 50 yrs. of age, who plans to pursue an eligible vocational/technical school. Must be a citizen. Not for AA degree students. Other criteria on application.
Amount: See the details at the following website--www.els.org, key word--scholarship
There is no longer an application offered locally - must go on line for the state and national application. These will be sent to the state office.
*EMERGING LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP
Many websites given as access points for this scholarship. Search under Emerging Leaders.
Eligibility: For leadership camp scholarship. Selection requires self nomination or nomination by principal/advisor. For under-represented populations--socio-economic, ethnicity, etc.
Amount: Will attend leadership conference as part of award. More details on www.awsp.org/SLP/slp2k1.htm
*ENGINEERING, NATIONAL SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
Eligibility: Graduating senior with a 3.5 gpa. and rank in upper fourth of high school class. Must have an SAT minimum scores of - Math 600, Verbal 500 or ACT minimum scores of - Math 29, Eng 22.
Amount : $500 - $12,000
*ESA FOUNDATION ACADEMIC YEAR SCHOLARHIP cc
Eligibility: Based on financial need and scholastic ability, leadership service. This will be used as criteria for a variety of scholarships made available by the ESA Foundation for Washington students. The amounts vary.
*ESA--ELECTRONIC SECURITY ASSOCIATION
Eligibility: Program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic systems industry and police and fire officials by providing college scholarships to their deserving sons or daughters. Student must be at least 15 years of age, not older than 20. Accepted for admission to an accreditied college. Son or daughter of police, sheriff, fire deparatment, or public safety officer or administrative staff, etc. Student academic performance, essay, activities, recommendations, will be evaluated.
Amount: $1,000 for state winners, may proceed to national level.
*EVERGREEN FOUNDATION ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIPS
Eligibility: Forty awards offered each year to cover full tuition scholarships to Evergreen State College (Olympia). Available for high school graduates who have contributed to their high school and community.
Amount: $1,000 , varying amounts for various awards given
*EWING C. KELLY SCHOLARSHIP cc
The Kelly Foundation of Washington is pleased to offer this scholarship for those in the Cascade Region. Students will be sent a letter of invitation to apply. Applications will be available in the WHS Career Center, for those who have received the invitation letter .
*EYE & EAR CLINIC OF WENATCHEE cc
Eligibility: High school senior planning on attending an accredited school of higher education. Preference to students planning to major in a medical or science-related career.
FEL-PRO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: High school senior planning to enroll in a course of study leading to automotive technician.
Amount: 250 scholarships given nation-wide, up to $500 each
CONTACT: Fel-Pro Automotive Technician Scholarship Program, CSFA, Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082. These applications are sometimes in the WHS counselingOffice.
*FIESTAS MEXICANAS cc
Eligibility: Must have a GPA of 2.5 or better, planning to or enrolled in a college, diversity, need
*FIRE--Foundation for Individual Right in Education
Eligibility: Essay on the topic of "Freedom in Academia". This scholarship is for seniors. Must include an application form, student's essay, proof of high school enrollment and senior class status.
Amount: First place $5,000, Second place $2,500.
*FIRST CAVALRY DIVISION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a child of soldier who died while serving in the 1st Cavalry Division during Vietnam or Desert Storm.
CONTACT: 1st. Cavalry Division Association, 302 North Main, Copperas Cove, TX 76522-1799
*FENDER-WEED TRUST SCHOLARSHIPS --FIRST UNITED METHODIST cc
Eligibility: Must be a graduating senior from a high school in Chelan County. Must have 3.0+ gpa. Financial need is a factor.
Amount:Two different scholarships are awarded: $2,000 for Public Education, preferably in Public Education or Tree Fruit Industry
FISONS CORPORATION (ASTHMA) (#31)
Eligibility: High school graduates who suffer from asthma, have demonstrated academic excellence and plan to attend college.
CONTACT: Fisons Pharmaceuticals, P. O. Box 1766, Rochester, NY 14603 (716) 475-9000. Also check WHS counselingOffice for application.
*FOUR CHAPLINS cc
Eligibility:Three awards availble Annual Essay Contest and Annual Project Lifesaver Scholarships (high school seniors)
Annual Art Contest (grades 9-12)
*FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA cc
Eligiblity: Awards are available in the areas of American Farmer, State Farmer, agricultural mechanics, farm and home electrification, dairy farming, soil and water management, home improvement, ornamental horticulture, safety, public speaking and agricultural leadership. You may also may see the high school FFA advisor for information.
Eligibility: Scholarships up to $1,500 for high school seniors planning to major in journalism.
CONTACT: Scholarship Administrator, Gannett Foundation, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209.
Put a note on the envelope that you are a high school senior journalism student.
*GATES MILLENNIUM cc
Eligibility: High need, minority, citizen/permanent legal resident, 3.3 GPA, college/university bound, leadership and community service, extra curricular. Preference of online scholarship application.
GENERATIONS FOR PEACE
Eligibility: Essay contest on the general subject of Peace. (not over 750 words)
CONTACT: Generations for Peace Essay Contest, 1315 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97201
*GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY, NEWBERG OREGON
Eligibility:Students who have applied to George Fox and have filled out applicable scholarship applications by February 1, are elibible to audition or interview with faculty for departmental scholarships. All auditions and interviews take place on Saturday, February 10. Selection is based on performance and applicants may compete for and be awarded several scholarships. There are approximately 416 scholarships available from different departments
To be eligible for Scholarship Competition,you must:
*Apply for admission to George Fox By Feb. 1, (postmarked). You can either apply online or download the application as a PDF.
*Register for Scholarship Competition.
*Submit Scholarship Competition application(s). You will have access to application after registering.
*GEORGE WASHINGTON FOUNDATION cc
Eligibility: Student should be in the upper 20% of high school graduating class and preferably planning to attend a community college. Selection is based on the student's need for financial assistance coupled with those personal qualities which indicate probable future use and benefit to society.
Amount: Tuition, fees, books and supplies (about $900 - Renewable)
CONTACT: James R. Sharp, Secretary, George Washington Foundation, 2581 Mapleway Road, Yakima, WA.98908
*GIRLS GOING PLACES
Eligibility: Students who demonstrate budding entepreneurship, are taking first steps towards financial independence, and make a difference in their school and communities.
Selection: Three top winners and 12 finalists each year, to further their entepreneurial pursuits.
Amount: Prizes totaling $30,000
GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENTS
Eligibility: Interest in turf management career (2 or 4 year program).
Selection: Scholarship, achievement, financial need
Amount: $500 - $1,000
*GOLF - AARON PARR MEMORIAL GOLF cc
This scholarship is in memory of Aaron Parr, a 1992 graduate from WHS. Aaron was a golf pro at the Las Vegas Country Club at the time of his death.
Eligibility: For seniors who have been involved in golf during their high school years. Participation in college golf is not required.
Selection: 2 letters of recommendation; statement about how golf has influenced your life and what your future goals will be.
*GOLF - EVANS SCHOLARS FOUNDATION
More then 800 deserving caddies attend college on tuition and housing grants from the Evans Scnolarship Foundation. To qualify,
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Washington and must attend the University of Washington. Applicant must be trained and certified as a caddie; caddie as much as possible (minimum of 15 loops a year) while being employed regularly a minimum of two years in golf related areas. Caddies must be nominated by thier club and meet four requirements: strong caddie record, excellent academics, financial need, outstanding character.
Must have completed his/her junior year in high school and rank in the upper 25% of his/her class.
CONTACT: Applications may be obtained from WSGA headquarters by writing to: WSGA, 155 Northeast 100th Street, Suite 302, Seattle, Washington 98125 or phone: (206) 526-8605
*GONZAGA UNIVERSITY - SPOKANE, WA
MANY SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE ONLINE INCLUDING:
GONZAGA MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS
Freshman students who complete the Application for Admission are automatically considered for one of several need-based scholarships.
Eligibility: Difficulty of curriculum, GPA, SAT or ACT test scores, extracurricular activities, recommendations, quality of the essay, and optional interview. Seperate application forms are not required.
Amounts: $3,000 to 10,000
1.) NATIONAL MERIT - National Merit Finalists, listing Gonzaga as first choice
Amount: $6,250 per year, increased to $7,500 if applicant demonstrates significant financial need.
Criteria: Complete FAFSA and mail no later than February 15.
2.) GIRLS AND BOYS STATE SCHOLARSHIPS- Available to selected high school seniors who list their participation in this program on the Application for Admission
3.) DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP - Awarded to outstanding students with significant Ethnic and/or Cross-cultural experiences. At least a 3.0 gpa, essay and recommendation letters.
4.) IGNATIAN LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP --This award requires a nomination from a high school counselor or teacher, yet a student who is planning to attend Gonzaga may inquire in the Career Center if they meet the criteria, to be considered for the scholarship. (must be in top of senior class, attending Gonzaga, and have proven leadership and service)
Amount : $5,000
*THE GOVERNORS SCHOLARSHIP
Elgibility: The Governors' Scholarship was established to assist Washington youth who will emancipate from state or federally recognized foster, group or kinship care to enroll in and complete degrees or certificates at eligible colleges in Washington. The College Success Foundation manages the Governors' Scholarship program.
Amount: $2,000 to $4,000 per year, for five years, for seniors who have or will emanicpate from foster care in Washington State to attend college.
GRANGE INSURANCE ASSOCIATION
Eligibility: Son or daughter of Grange member or 4-H member planning to attend college or vocational training.
CONTACT: Grange Insurance Association, 200 Cedar Street - P. O. Box C 21089, Seattle, WA 98111
GRIFFITH LABORATORIES (RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION)
Eligibility: Must plan a career in culinary arts and have at least a 3.0 or above gpa and have related work experience.
CONTACT: National Restaurant Association, 250 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 1400. Chicago, IL 60606-5834
*HACER - (HISPANIC ASSOCIATION FOR COLLEGE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES)
Eligibility: Hispanic and/or migrant graduating senior and/or GED recipients who are continuing their education. Applicant must have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage; May be used at any 2 or 4 year college or vocational school.
Amount: minimum award $1,000. Amounts vary.
HANDICAPPED - Stanley E. Jackson Scholarship for the handicapped
Multiple websites are available for this scholarship.
Eligibility: Must have handicapping disability. One scholarship is reserved for racial minority student.
CONTACT: Foundation for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091
HAGIWARA FINANCIAL AID AWARD - JAPANESE-AMERICAN
Eligibility; Must be a U.S. citizen of Japanese descent.
CONTACT: Japanese American Citizens League, 671 South Jackson, Suite 206, Seattle, WA 98104
NOTE: This organization has scholarships available in the arts, agriculture, journalism, math, science, music and politics.
HEALTH EDUCATION ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAM (HEAL)
Multiple websites may be accessed to obtain scholarship information.
Eligibility: Full-time United States citizens enrolled in eligible programs such as: medical, dental, osteopathy, veterinary, optometry, podiatry, public health, health administration, chiropractic, clinical psychology or pharmacy.
Amount: Up to $20,000 a year - Repayment begins 9 months after finishing school. Borrowers may take 10-25 years to re-pay loan.
CONTACT: Request application and information from the financial aid officer at participating health professions schools.
*HEAD START - WENATCHEE/EASTMONT cc
Eligibility: Student must have been a member of the Head Start program before he/she attended public schools. Must plan to enroll at a college or vo-tech school.
Amount: $500 local - $1,000 state
CONTACT: Wenatchee Head Start, Parent Involvement Office, 1305 Kittitas Stret, Wenatchee WA. 98801
Eligibility: Planning to attend a two or four year college, have good citizenship, history of community service, academic excellence, be involved in at least one sport and be a Wenatchee High School student.
HEINZ SCHOLARSHIP - HOTEL & FOOD SERVICE
Eligibility: Must be enrolled in hotel management or food services.
CONTACT: National Restaurant Association, 250 S. Wacker, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60606-5834
*HERFF JONES PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP AWARD
Eligibility: High school senior must rank in the top 20% of their class and demonstrate leadership.
*HERNANDEZ, DAVID CC
David was born and raised in Grandview an was a very active student in student body and sports in Grandview schools. He attended WSU in 1997 and oined the Omega Delta Phi and was a founder of the Upsilon Chapter. He was president and vice president, and graduated from WSU in 2002 with a BA in Criminal Justice. David was one who always cared for others.
Eligibility: WSU, University of Idaho, or University of Washington bound male students, community involvement, goals, unity, honesty etc.
*HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD SCHOLARSHIPS
Each may be opened independently through the HECB website for more specific information.
Many scholarships are available such as:
*American Indian Endowed Scholarship--Financially needy undergraduate and graduate students with close social and cultural ties
to a Native American community may be eligible for this scholarship. 15 students receive scholarships ranging to $2,000. Can be
used at public, two and four year colleges and career schools in Washington.
*College Bound Scholarship--see website
*Educational Opportunity Grant--To encourage financially need, placebound students to complete their bachelor's degree. Must
be placebound and unable to pursue eduation due to work, health, need, or similar factors. Grants are for $2,500 annually at four year
public and private colleges in Washington
*Foster Care Endowed Scholarship--see website
*Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan
*GET Ready for Math and Science Scholarship, Health Professionals
*Governors' Scholarship--$2,000 to $4,000 per year, for five years, for \youth who have or will emancipate from foster care in
Washington State to attend college. Download application at www.collegesuccessfoundation.org
*Passport to College Promise for foster youth
*Washington Award for Vocational Excellence --WAVE-- Three vocatinal students from each of the 49 state legislative ditricts for
outsanding achievement in vocational-technical education. Contact your school vocational administrator for nomination form or call
the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board at www.wtb.wa.gov/wave.html
*Washington Promise Scholarship--Top high school students with financial need. Applications are mailed directly to students who
*HISPANIC SCHOLARLSHIP FUND
Eligibility: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a US citizen or legal permanent resident, must be pursuing or planning to pursue their 1st undergraduate or graduate degree, must apply for FAFSA. Note: The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is a collection of funds which may have variance in requirements.
*H.O.P.E. SCHOLARSHIP--Help Our Kids Pursue Education CC
Eligibility: Must attend Wenatchee Valley College and have attended a school in the Wenatchee School District prior to High School. Service and activities will be considered as well as assigned essays. FAFSA does need to be submitted. See the application for further.
Amount: $1,000 each-- one is granted from each school within the district which has created a fund
*HORACE MANN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: For children of public school employees. Application, 250-500 word essay, transcript, two letters of recommendation and list of school and community activities. Must have at lease 23 on the ACT or 1,000 SAT and have at least a B average.
*HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION
Eligibility: Character to succeed in life, 2. GPA, critical financial need, community service and activities, and be a US citizen. May be a transfer student.
The purpose of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials is to be the leading housing and community development advocate for the provision of adequate and affordable housing for all Americans, particularly those with low or moderate incomes. The followin scholarships are offered through Pacific Northwest Regional Council: (please find all applications online)
Eligibility: Vietnamese students or Vietnamese/American students currently attending senior year in Washington State high schools. Must have a 3.8 or higher gpa.
CONTACT: The Organizing Committee of Hung Vuong Scholarship, P.O. Box 66613, Seattle, WA
Eligibility: Bound for University of Washington and accepted. Must be Pell or State need grant qualified. Must be a resident of Washington state. Must submit the FAFSA before U of WA priority deadline of Feb. 28. Must maintain academic performance while at U of WA. Pamphlets available in the Career Center.
Amount: Full tuition and standard fees
INDIAN HEALTH EMPLOYEES SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC.
Eligibility: Applicants must be of American Indian descent and have need of financial assistance. Applicants for health professions will be considered first and if money is available other professions will be considered.
Amount: Varies with need.
CONTACT: Indian Health Employees Scholarship Fund, Federal Building, Room 215, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401
INSTITUTE OF FOOD TECHNOLOGISTS
Eligibility: Students planning to enter college offering courses in food technology, food service, or food engineering.
Amount; $500 (20 scholarships) $1,000 (1 scholarship)
CONTACT: Scholarship Department, Institute of Food Technologists, 221 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60601
*INTERNATIONAL AIR AND HOSPITALITY ACADEMY
Eligibility: International Air Academy will award scholarships to high school seniors interested in pursuing an airline or travel career. Programs can include reservation and ariport services, travel specialists, culinary arts, restaurant and baking managment, etc. all within the airline industry. One letter from school administrator, counselor or teacher and one from employer.
CONTACT: International Air Academy, Alumni Scholarship Committee, 2901 East Mill Plain Boulevard, Vancouver, WA 98661 Phone 1-800-868-1816 Ext. 319
*IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING WRITING CONTEST CC
Eligibility: Personal essays from students in the 9th through 12th grades. Honest essays, regarding you and your experience with cancer as a patient, friend, do you have a story to tell concerning cancer? (500 to 2,000 words) Washington State residents.
JACK IN THE BOX - PHOTO AND ESSAY CONTEST
Eligibility:The purpose is to encourage students to pursue a college education and to reward creativity without emphasizing scholastic achievement. Must be senior in high school; submit essay and photograph.
CONTACT: Jack In The Box Essay & Photo Scholarship Competition, 3 Corporate Plaza, Suite 200, Newport Beach, CA 92660. Application may also be obtained from the counselingOffice.
*JAIME KRAUSSE CAMPBELL MEMORIAL--07 cc
This scholarship is in memorial of Jaime Krausse Campbell who perished while piloting her Blackhawk helicopter in Iraq. This memorial scholarship is to commemorate her service, duy, honor and love of her country.
Eligibility: Must be seeking military career,(ROTC, OCS, Officer Candidate School) must be a graduating senior or a past graduate of a school in Chelan, Douglas or Okanogan Counties, etc.
Amount: minimum of $300.
JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZENS' LEAGUE
Eligibility: Students of Japanese ancestry who are continuing their education.
CONTACT: Japanese American Citizens' League, National Administrative Director. 1765 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
*JET PRO AUTO WASH SCHOLARSHIP (08) cc
Eligibility: College bound, intended major, activities, paid jobs, hobbies and recreational activities, essay.
Amount: Amount not given in paperwork
JOB SERVICE EMPLOYER
Eligibility: To high school students who will be continuing their education in a vocational curriculum, maintain a 2.5 gpa or higher, transcript and letter of recommendation.
Amount: Two $500 scholarship to be awarded
*JOHN FARMER cc
Established in 2007
Eligibility: Need, planning to enroll in a WSU- 2 or 4 year program on viticulture or enology. May be graduating and pursuing this type of degree or currently enrolled in such a program. Requires essay, references transcripts.
Amount: Six scholarships varying from $500 to $2,000
*JONES, WILDER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Seniors who have been involved in music classes at WHS (vocal or instrumental). Music major not required. This scholarship is awarded in memory of Wilder Jones, deceased Wenatchee music instructor.
*KCPQ-TV - EWING C. KELLY cc (see note below under eligibility)
Eligibility: Students will receive a letter of interest in their applying. High school seniors - judged on citizenship and academic achievement. Must have a minimum score of 20 on ACT or 840 on SAT. Financial assessment form required along with three letters of recommendation, scores and transcript.
Amount: 50 awards of $2,500 each
*KELAWANI KIWANIS CLUB cc
This is a community service scholarship awarded by the Kelawani Kiwanis Club of Wenatchee.
Eligibility: Graduating senior from WHS will be attending Wenatchee Valley College in the fall. Minimum overall GPA of 2.5 and community service
*KFC SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Graduating senior who is US citizen or permenent resident and has maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Must plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public, in-state college or University, must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
KIWANIS FOUNDATION OF WENATCHEE cc
Eligibility: Selection based on student's need for financial assistance, be a Key Club member at WHS, dependent of a Kiwanis Club member or an affiliated Kiwanis Club, scholarship acheivement, and coupled with personal qualities that indicate probable benefit to society.
Selection: Application, photograph, letter of recommendation, personal letter, transcript.
Amount: $1,500 (2 scholarships)
*KOHL'S KIDS WHO CARE cc
Eligibility: Students will be divided into two groups: 6-12 and 13-18 yr. olds. The young persons's actions must be described in detail and should document efforts that are above and beyond what is normally expected of a child his or her age. Volunteer efforts should have made a positive impact on others , occuring in the last 12 months. Not to solely benefit a family member.
Amount: 2,000 store level winners are expected to receive a $50. gift card. More than 190 regional winners are expedted to be awarded $1,000 scholarships toward theri post-secondary education. Ten national winners will receive $5,000 scholarships and Kohl's wil donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on their behalf.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS EDUCATIONAL TRUST FUND
Eligibility: Scholarships are available from the Educational Trust Fund to the sons and daughters of Knights who were killed or became totally or permanently disabled as the result of military service during Vietnam.
Amount: Scholarships are for four years and include allowance for tuition, board and room, books, laboratory fees, and other incidental charges at a Catholic college or university.
CONTACT: Director of Scholarship Aid, Knights of Columbus, Drawer 1670, New Haven, CT 06507
Eligibility: Students must qualify by taking the PSAT-NMSQT in their junior year. Available to sons and daughters of Lamb/Weston employees. Obtain application from Lamb-Weston office.
Amount: up to $1,500
*L AND T ENTERTAINMENT cc
Eligibility: GPA 2.5, WVC full time next yr., two scholarships available, personal statement, recommendations, etc.
Amount: Two scholarships available of $500. each.
*LANHAM FOUNDATION cc
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Chelan County. The purpose for the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to worthy students with financial need.
Amount: Varies with financial need. Usually $500 - $2,000
*LEADERSHIP 1000 cc
Eligibility: WA resident, attending public or pprivate college next year, FAFSA, demonstrated high potential, 2.75 min. GPA, full time college plan, not eligible if you are pursuing a foreign exchange or international student, based on need. Numerous scholarships given. See website for details.
*MARSDEN (2008) cc
Dorothy Marsden wanted to help outstanding students who are pursuing higher education. The scholarship is funded through the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, but you do not have to be a member of that church to participate. Opportunity was her focus.
Eligibility: Academics , accepted into college, activities, essays, etc.
Amount: Was not discussed in the paperwork
*MCKELVEY FOUNDATION ENTREPRENEURIAL SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Graduating senior, own and operate a business for at least 1 yr., have one employee, provide documentation of above, this is not based on need or academics, but solely on demonstration of entrepreneurial spirit.
Amount: Up to $10,000
*METALLURGY - MINING
Eligibility:Available for career study in chemical, metallurgical, mining, and geological engineering and geology.
Amount: $1,000 - summer employment with mining companies is often available to Mackay School of Mines students.
CONTACT: Mackay School of Mines or University of Idaho, University of Nevada College of Mines, Reno, NV 89507 Moscow, ID 83843
*MEXICAN-AMERICAN BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Mexican-American planning a career in business.
CONTACT: Mexican American Business & Professional School Assoc., P.O. Box 22292, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Eligibility: Scholarships will be awarded to six first-year students admitted to the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. Recipients must be pursuing degree in engineering. Scholarships are renewed for four years or until graduation whichever comes first.
*MIGRANT FARMWORKER "ALBERT LEE WRIGHT JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP"cc
Eligibility: Recent history of movement for agricultural employment, scholarship achievement, Financial Need
CONTACT: Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship, Angela Branz-Spall, Chair, Office of Public Instruction, P.O. box 202501, Helena, Mt. 59620
MIGRANT FARMWORKER "BACCALAUREATE SCHOLARSHIP"
Eligibility: FOR GRADUATES - This scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate degree without being encumbered with substantial debt.
MIGRANT FARMWORKERS " BERRIEN FRAGOS THORN ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS"
Eligibility:This creative arts scholarship has been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Must have an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following art areas: visual, performing, media, literary or crafts.
MIGRANT FARMWORKER "FRANK KAZMIERCZAK MEMORIAL"
Eligibility:Scholarship assistance to a migrant farmworker student who wishes to pursue a career in teaching.
MIGRANT CHILDREN "GLORIA & JOSEPH MATTERA NATIONAL FUND " (#49.6)
Eligibility:This scholarship is to assist financially those migrant farmworker youth who have the potential and desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals. Recipients are determined on the basis of background in migrant farmwork, financial need and potential of the youth.
MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART, U.S.A.
Eligibility: Sons, daughters, grandchildren of members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
CONTACT: Military Order of the Purple Heart, USA 5413-B, Bauklick Road, Springfield, VA 22151
MILOTTE ART SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: It is recommended that applicants who apply should have an interest in photography of natural history, the arts or a related field, such a environmental or ecology or animal behavior related field of study, which will portray our wilderness areas in a manner to benefit our citizens. Must be a resident of Washington and have a cumulative gpa of at lest 3.0. Two letters of recommendation and copy of transcript must accompany application.
Amount: College tuition
*MISS EASTERN CASCADE cc
Eligibility: For girls 17-24 yrs., senior or above, further from Chelan/Doug./Kittitas/Okanogan Co., excellent student, activities, etc. This program is part of the Miss Washington competition on the local level. Skills will be taught in communication, poise, health, etc. See the website for further information.
*MISS WASHINGTON USA cc
Eligibility: Fourteen to Nineteen year old girls compete to promote personal and career goals. There is no performing talent in the competition. Judging is based on personal interviews, swimsuit and evening gown, goals for the future, representitive of school and community. The girls should be the most outstanding young women of our state.
Amount: Progressive awards, experiences, ultimately $7,500 if the top winner
*MONSANTO SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Comitment to agriculture, high school senior, not related to anyone associated with Monsanto Company, ACT composit score a minimum of 18, or SAT combined verbal and math score of a least 850.
Selection: Inpartial committee of agriculture educators and agribusiness industry selects recipients beginning in March by first evualating the applicants meet eligibility requirements, then considered are academic acievement, leadership, and work experience
Amount: One time award of $1,500
CONTACT: Program Administrator, Commitment to Agriclture Scholarship Program, c/o National FFA Organazation, Scholarship Office, P.O. Box 68960, Indanapolis, IN 46268-0960
*MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Eligibility: Students applying to Montana State U will be made eligible for awards when they are admitted and have submitted their test scores. Presidential Scholarships are an example of many availble through Montana State University.
*MUSIC THEATRE OF WENATCHEE cc
Eligibility: Graduating senior from Chelan/Douglas County who will be attending a college or university offering majors in the performing arts.
Selection: 3 letters of recommendation and application. Interview required.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS
Eligibility; Sons or daughters of active, retired, or deceased letter carriers. Take SAT in November or December
Amount; $800 per year
.CONTACT: Scholarship Competition, National Association of Letter Carriers, 100 Indiana Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
*NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL MORTGAGE WOMEN cc
Eligibblity: For an individual who will be attending Wenatchee Valley College or Central Washington University and interested in a career in general business. Open to both male and female.
Amount: $1,000 per year
*NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE DIRECTORS OF MIGRANT EDUCATION (NASDME)
To honor a migrant farm worker student--preferably someone interested in a career in journalism, teaching of it or in political science. This is geared toward a student who has been mobile and attended more than one school in agricultural related work.
Eligibility: Recent history of seeking agricultural employment,scholarship achievement, need
*NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Eligibility: Must attend on of the following colleges: Antioch, Drexel, Ketterin, Northeastern, Wentworth, Rochester, Johnson and Wales, U of Cincinnati, U of Toledo, Pace. GPA of 3.5 or better, complete application.
Amount: Merit based scholarships totalling $3,500,000 for 175 given.
*NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
Eligibility:Must be legally blind. Physically challenged.
Amount: $6,000 - renewable
CONTACT: National Federation of the Blind, 814 Fourth Avenue Suite 200, Grinnell, IA 50112
*NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL RODEO
Eligibiliy: High school seniors who qualify for and participate in the NHSRA Finals Rodeo the year after they graduate from high school. Money is used for study at any college or trade school. Must apply with application published in the NHSRA Times - May & June issues.
Selection: Interviews, goals and reasons for wanting to attend college.
Amount: $500 (70-90 scholarships available)
*NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY cc
Eligibility: Member of local National Honor Society. Only two students from Wenatchee High School may apply. Chapter advisor decides on application procedures.
Deadline:December 1 - Please check with Honor Society Advisor at WHS.
Amount: $1,000 (200 scholarships available nationwide)
*NATIONAL ITALIAN-AMERICAN COMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a journalism or communications major and of Italian descent. Submit essay and writing samples.
CONTACT: National Italian-American Foundation Scholarship Program, 666 - 11th Street, NW #800, Washington, D.C. 20001-4596
*NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP CORPORATION
Eligibility:About 3,100 merit scholarships awarded annually, based upon PSAT/NMSQT scores from tests taken in junior year. There is no application form other than taking PSAT and achieving a high score.
*NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY--O'Donnell Family MS Scholarship
www.MSwashington.org (click on Financial Support under Programs and Services)
Elgiblity: Open to anyone with multiple sclerosis or a child of someone with MS, who will be attending an accrecited post secondary school for the first time. Must live in Washington State.
Amount: $1,500-$3,000, possible renewable , possibility of national award.
NATIONAL SCIENCE OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
Many websites availabale for various nationalities in engineering
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors. Must enroll in an engineering program at an accredited university. List of activities and honors, at least a 3.0 gpa, essay and transcript.
*NATIONAL SCIENCE SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Eligibility: Must be a senior in high school and have declared a major in either the physical sciences, life sciences other than the medical and allied health professions, computer sciences, mathematics or engineering.
Selection: Application, essay, three letters of reference, list of academic and community accomplishments.Two students from each of Washington's eight Congressional districts will be awarded scholarships.
Deadline: Postmarked no later than due date on each year's application which is usually mid-June.
*NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS
Eligibility: NSBE provides various scholarships to our members. Scholarships promote academic achievement and not all have a GPA requirement, so we strongly encourage all members to review the listing of scholarships available for application below. All scholarships will be available for ONLINE APPLICATION via your NSBE Online account.
Amount: Individual scholarships range in value from $500 to $5,000
NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP
Many sites available for online applications
Eligibility: Must be at least 1/4 American Indian and affiliated with a tribe.
CONTACT: Adolph Van Pelt Foundation, 245 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1801, New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Students pursuing HVC, electrical contractor, plumbing etc., either through a technical, community or four year college or an apprenticeship.
Amount: See the website for further details
*NEW FRONTIER--NORTH ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP cc
The North Rotary of Wenatchee offers this scholarship for students who choose educational goals that will take them beyond conventionsl expectations to "New Frontiers". The awards are accessible to all types of students in all fields of study. Specifics of this scholarship can be reviewed by viewing the application in the Career Center.
Eligibility: WHS graduates who will become full time students attending a higher education or vocational institution that is eligible foor FAFSA funding.
Amount: $1,200 each
*NFIB YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD
Eligibility: outstadning student, demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit or initiative.
Amount: 400 senior entrepreurs will receive a $1,000 . One outstanding student will be selected to receive a $10,000
The Nordstrom Scholarship will be awarded to five students in the Wahsington /Alaska region.
Eligibility: Juniors. Eligible students must have a a GPA of 2.7, demonstrate need.
Amount: Each $10,000 scholarship will be paid over four years in equal installments of $2,500.
*NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE cc
Eligibility: senior in high school, gpa of 2.5 or higher, must attend 2 or 4-year College, Vocational Institution, or University in the fall of graduation year.
CONTACT: c/o NCCU 477 Grant Road , East Wenatchee, WA 98802
NISEI WOMEN'S AUXILIARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
For the following applications write to: Nisei Women's Auxiliary Club, 1212 South King Street, Seattle, WA 98144
1.) NISEI VETERAN'S COMMITTEE
Eligibility: Must be Japanese/American high school senior, directly related to NVC member. At least a 3.2 gpa. Send application, transcript, recommendations, essay and financial need information.
2.) NWA SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a Japanese woman with senior standing in high school. Submit application, transcript, essay recommendations and financial need information.
3.) NISEI STUDENT RELOCATION COMMEMORATIVE FUND
Eligibility: Must be of Southeast Asian descent whose family resides in the state of Washington. Must be a graduating senior who plans to attend college the following fall. Must have financial need. Academic achievement, goals, community service, potential to succeed and essay questions.
*NUMERICA CREDIT UNION-MURIEL WENZEK cc
This scholarship is in honor of Muriel Wenzek who was the first full time employee of Numerica, formerly known as North Central Credit Union. She was also manager for 27 years as well as serving on their board for 12 years.
Eligibility: GPA 2.0, member of Numberica credit union, recommendations, etc.
Amount: One $1,000 and two $500.
NURSING, SCHOOL NURSE ORGANIZATION OF WASHINGTON
Eligibility: Graduating senior interested in a school nursing career.
Amount: $400, varies
*O'DONNELL FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND cc
Eligibility: Washington State students with multiple sclerosis or anyone who is the child of someone with mltiple sclerosis and planning to attend post secondary school for first time.
Selection: High School senior or GED graduates of any age who have MS or who are children of people with MS.
U.S. Citizen, undergraduate, planning to enroll in two-or-four -year college, university, or vocational-technical school.
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000.
*OIL CAN HENRY'S cc
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors planning to enroll the next year in a full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- four- year university, or vocational/technical school. A transcript and writing a 300 word essay on "What trust means to me" , leadership participation in school, community activities and work experience will all be considered.
Amount: $1,000 awarded for each Oil Can Henry's service center.
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY - CORVALIS, OREGON
1.) OSU-INDUSTRY NUCLEAR ENGINEERING & RADIATION HEALTH PHYSICS SCHOLARSHIPS
Eligibility: Senior in high school must plan to enroll at OSU and major in Nuclear Engineering or Radiation Health Physics.
Selection: Financial need, recommendation letters, scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities, career goals and candidate's written statement.
Amount:Worth approximately $20,000
PACIFIC NORTHWEST NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION - JOURNALISM
Eligibility: Must major in journalism at institutions in Washington, Alaska, Oregon, Idaho or Montana.
CONTACT: Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association, P. O. Box 11128, Tacoma, WA 98411
PARKE-DAVIS - (EPILEPSY) cc
Eligibility: Seniors with epilepsy who have overcome the challenge of having epilepsy, either personally, socially or academically.
Selection: Written essay on what epilepsy means to you, transcript, letter of acceptance to college or confirmation of enrollment, two letters of recommendation. One must be from your physician.
CONTACT: Parke-Davis Epilepsy Scholarship Award, c/o IntraMed, 1180 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036 or check at counselingOffice for application
PELL GRANTS (FEDERAL)
Eligibility: Apply for a Pell Grant, even when you know that you are not eligible. Colleges and the states expect you to do so and won't consider you eligible for other awards unless you have been turned down for a Pell Grant.
You cannot apply for the grant until after the end of a calendar year. Pick up the Financial Aid Form from the counselingOffice after November 15. The form is mailed to the Federal Government for processing by February 15.
Amount: $200 - $4,000 These are grants and there is no repayment.
NOTE: In most instances, your parents will need to produce copies of their income tax forms to validate the Pell Grant application.
*P.E.O - cc
Amount: Approximately $1,000.
CONTACT: Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri 64772. This is a small, private 2-year liberal arts college, approximately 350 students. The Washington State Chapter of P.E.O. Sisterhood sponsors scholarships within the state of Washington and locally. Student must take SAT or ACT to apply.
PEMCO FINANCIAL CENTER
1.) PEMCO/AWSP TEACHER PREPARATION SCHOLARSHIP (#61)
Eligibility: Graduating seniors who plan to follow a program leading to teacher certification. Personal characteristics of citizenship, character, intellectual capacity, leadership and self-reliance. Must have a responsible motor vehicle driving record.
Selection: Application, transcript, 3 letters of recommendation, essay on why you want to become a teacher and state personal interests.
Amount: $600 per year for 4 years
2.) *PEMCO/WAEOP GOOD CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (#62)
Eligibility: Graduating seniors who plan to earn a college degree in a recognized program of self-improvement. Applicants must manifest positive character, loyalty, citizenship, intellectual capacity, leadership and self-reliance. Must have responsible motor vehicle driving record.
Selection: Must have at least a 3.25 gpa, student activities, community involvement, special recognition, awards, honors, essay.
Amount: $600 per year for 4 years
3.) PEMCO NORTHWEST ALL-SPORTS CLINIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (#63)
Eligibility: Graduating seniors with plans to enroll in teacher-coach preparation programs.
Selection: Based on gpa, three letters of recommendation (two must be from coaches) and essay.
4.)* PEMCO "21st CENTURY" EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP (#64)
Eligibility: For any high school senior in Washington state who has a 3.25 accumulative gpa who exhibits leadership in a wide variety of activities and intends to pursue an educational career.
Amount: $1,000 per year for 4 years
5.) *PEMCO - ROBERT J. HANDY MEMORIAL cc
This scholarship was established in memory of Robert J. Handy who founded the Washington State Teachers Credit Union which was later expanded to PEMCO.
Eligibility: Must be entering the teaching profession, school counselor, school nurse, school librarian, school psychologist or school physical therapist.
Amount: $600 per year - renewable for up to 5 years.
*PEPSI-COLA COMPANY - MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS
Eligibility: Pepsi-Cola has a variety of scholarships for employees children.
Selection: Academic excellence and leadership potential, school and community involvement, must maintain at least a 3.0 gpa during the course of the award year, essay, transcript, two letters of recommendation and employment history.
Eligibility: Must be United States citizen and must need money to attend college.
Amount: May borrow up to $4,500 total for a 2-year program or $9,000 for a 4-year program. Repayment begins six months after school is completed. 5% interest and payment may extend over a 10-year period. Interest does not begin until after schooling is completed. Loans may be canceled for teachers who teach 5 years in schools classified as low income or handicapped programs.
*PHI DELTA KAPPA - (TEACHING)
Eligibility: Must plan to become a teacher. Application includes essay, two letters of reference, transcript and application.
PHOTOGRAPHY - REID BLACKBURN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility:Senior in high school with intent to major in photography.
CONTACT: National Press Photographers Foundation, 2759 Knollwood Dr., Cameron Park, CA 95682
Eligibility: Freshman entering WSU
*PNY TECHNOLOGIES "SENIORS HELPING SENIORS"
Elibility: Seniors who attend public high schools, U.S. residents, to plan/perform a project to enhance the lives and meet needs of seniors in community using computer technology. This intergenerational experience provides students a venue to connect learning, life and work while providing a service to their community.
Amount : involvement in helping others as well as the opportunity to win scholarship money for continuing their education, and prize of technology.
POSTAL WORKERS UNION
Eligibility: Son or daughter of active or deceased member of American Postal Workers Union. Must take ACT or SAT.
Amount:$1,000 per year
CONTACT: E. C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship Committee, American Postal Workers Union, 1300 L Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005
*PRIDE FOUNDATION cc
Eligibility: For those with an alternative life styles.
See application for details
*PSE OF WENATCHEE cc
Eligibility:Applicants must be dependents of a current dues paying Wenatchee Association of PSE member. Must be graduating senior and listed as a dependent on the parent/guardian's most recent IRS tax teturn.
Selection: Statement of personal goals, gpa, letters of recommendation and appearance of completed application.
*PTA FINANCIAL GRANT cc
Eligibility: The committee will give primary consideration to financial need, academic performance and communiy service.
Amount: $2,000 will be allocated to each grant recipient entering a four year college or university
$1,000 willl be allocated to each grant recipient entering a community college, vocational-technical or other accredited
*PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES (PSE) OF WASHINGTON
www.pseofwa.org or www.pseclassified.org
Eligibility: There are several different PSE State scholarships--One for Dependents and one for Members. They have different criteria and deadlines. Please check out the website for further details.
NOTE: Teachers are not members of PSE, usually school secretaries and para-professionals would be members.
Amount:$500 to $1,000
*PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES--LOCAL cc
Eligibility: This is one of several Public School Employees scholarships that is available for those who are Dependents of PSE members. They have different, yet similar criteria and deadlines. Please check out the website and hard copy applications for further details.
*RITA LOWE SCHOLARSHIP - MATH cc
Eligibility: Must be a Washington resident who is either a high school senior or a college undergraduate, enrolled in a math curriculum at a college or university in Washington state.
*ROBERT C. BYRD
Eligibility: Students are invited by OSPI to apply for the Byrd Scholarship. It is not an open application process. Those who are invited to apply are the top 3% of students who receive the Washington State Honors Award. High School seniors are nominated for the Honors Award by their high school counselors.
*ROBERT J. HANDY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP cc
The PEMCO Financial Center grants these scholarships (16) in memory of Robert J. Handy who founded the Washington State Teachers Credit Union.
Eligible: This scholarship is based on character, leadershp, purpose, citizenship, outlook, scholastics
Amount: $600.00 each, renewable for a total of five years if grades, citizenship, self-reliance, etc., are maintained.
Students accessing the application onlin: Please contact the WSSTA office at 800-544-5219 or 360-413-5496 to obtain the name and mailing address of the WSSRA District Rep to return your application to. Do Not mail your application to the WSSRA office.
*RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES
Eligibility: One parent of Hispanic heritage, 2-4 yr. college or university, US resident
(INCLUDED FOR YOUR INFORMATION ONLY)
Purpose: Awarded to outstanding students for one academic year of undergraduate study abroad. Recipients must maintain an excellent academic career and serve as a bridge of friendship and understanding between the peoples of his/her home and host countries.
A scholar is expected to make as many contacts as possible with the people in his/her study country and upon returning home at the end of the scholarship year share the experiences as widely as possible with the people of his/her own country.
Terms of the Award: A candidate for the scholarship must be unmarried, between the ages of 18 and 24. SEE YOUR COUNSELOR FOR MORE INFORMATION.
*SAE INTERNATIONAL - VISION 2000 (ENGINEERING) cc
Eligibility: Plan to study engineering, gpa. of 3.5 for 10th and 11th grades, score in the 90th percentile range on both verbal and math on the SAT or ACT. Certain universities are specified. See application form.
Amount: up to $10,000
*SAMMY AWARD PROGRAM cc
America's Milk Processors and USA TODAY are pleased to bring you the annual "Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year" (SAMMY AWARD) The program recognizes outstanding scholar atheletes in grade 12. There will be 25 winners. Teachers, coaches, principals etc., may nominate students, or students may nominate themsleves!
Criteria: Academics, athletics, leadership, community experience etc.
Amount: $7,500 college scholarship etc.
SCHERING LABORATORIES - ASTHMA ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Eligibility: to award scholarships to high school seniors who have asthma and have managed the condition a
nd have excelled at academics and athletics.
Amount: 10 awards of $3,500 and 5 awards of $1,000
CONTACT: Allergy Respiratory Marketing Dept., K-5, B-2, Schering Corporation, 2000 Galloping Hill Road, Kenilworth, NJ 07033 or check counselingOffice. SCRIPPS - HOWARD
Eligibility: Major in newspaper, radio, and television journalism. Must have at least a 3.5 gpa with high ACT/SAT scores.
Selection:Based on application letter and recommendations.
Amount: Up to $3,000ONTACT: Scripps Howard Foundation, P. O. Box 5380, Cincinnati, OH 45202
*SHOUT IT OUT SCHOLARSHIP
*SEATTLE CHAPTER--ASSOC. OF US ARMY AND RECRUITING (#55.7)
Eligibility:: Write a persuasive essay on "What it Means to be an American"--originality and persuasiveness
Amount:$500 savings bond
*SEATTLE MARINERS WOMEN'S CLUB - BEV AND WES STOCK SCHOLARSHIP cc
igibility:This scholarship will be presented to a graduating hig school senior who is planning to pursue an athletic-related career and will be attending a college or university in the coming academic year. This scholarship is based on merit, GPA, curriculum, and community service. One year non renewable.
*SEA MAR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS cc
Eligibility: The student must be from a latino Farm Worker background, financial need, school and community participation, at least a 2.0 gpa and will be attending a college in Washington state.
SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY (#75)
1.) UNIVERSITY SCHOLAR AWARD
eligibiliyAwarded to students with outstanding academic performance.
Amount:$1,400 - Renewable if gpa of 3.8 is maintained.
2.) VALEDICTORIAN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: given to any new freshman who graduates as the valedictorian of his/her high school class.
3.) FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS MERIT SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: for excellence in art, drama and music.
Amount: $500 - $2,000
SEATTLE UNIVERSITY MERIT SCHOLARSHIP
Offered to African-American, Native American and Hispanic (Puerto Rican and Mexican) students.
Must be a U.S. citizen with minimum gpa of 2.7, two letters of recommendation and a current year's FAFSA and have it on file with Seattle University's Financial Aid Office.
*SOROPTIMIST --VIOLET RICHARDSON AWARD
Eligibility: 14 to 17 yrs., community service, initiative in identifying a problem and solving it
Amount: Step by step awards including: 28- $1,000 will be given, 1- $2,500
*SEMI FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Senior must intend to pursue a degree in a high technology related curriculum, minimum cumalative GPA 3.0, pursuing major in Mathmatics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Phusics, Mechanica Engneering or Chemical Engineering. Have a work history, financial need, volunteer activities, leadership experience in civic or professional associations.
Amount: Three $2,000.00 scholarships
*SHOUT IT OUT SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: All students, 13 years and older, who are legal residents of the US are eligible. Essay regarding the topic: If you were given a 60-second commercial spot on television that would air repeatedly during the presidential debates, what message would your shout out to America?
*SIGMA PHI EPSILON cc
*SILAS H. RHODES
SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICISTS
Eligibiliy: Student must intend to pursue a college course directed toward a career in geophysics. Must have an interest in and an aptitude for physics.
Selection: SEG Foundation selects the recipients. Students may attend any college or university that offers courses of study in geophysics or a closely related field. Student must need financial assistance.
Amount: $750 to $1,500 per year. Most awards are for $1,000.
For further information and application write to: SEG Foundation, P. O. Box 702740, Tulsa, OK 74170
SOROPTIMIST FOUNDATION CITIZENSHIP AWARD (#77)
Eligibility:Candidates must be of good moral character and have shown a genuine interest in family, community, national and world affairs.
Selection: Judged on the basis of service, dependability, leadership and clear sense of purpose. Application includes several short essays.
Amount:One national award of $2,500 Regional and local awards of $300 - $600
SUB CONTRACTORS & SUPPLIERS - BO ENGSTRUM SCHOLARSHIP - EASTERN WASHINGTON DIVISION
Eligibility: Parents of applicants must belong to the association.
CONTACT: Subcontractors & Suppliers Assoc., Eastern Washington Division, East 9209 Trent, Spokane, WA 99206
*SULLIVAN LEADERSHIP AWARD
Eligibility: Must attend Seattle University. Strong in leadership, academics, service, social justice, community and international awareness.
SURVIVORS' AND DEPENDENTS' EDUCATION PROGRAM (FORMERLY JUNIOR GI BILL)
Eligibility: Students whose parents have died or who are permanently and totally disabled from disease or injury received in the U.S. Armed Forces. Students are eligible at age 18 and/or graduation from high school and ends with 26th birthday. Request application from Veteran's Administration.
Amount: Maximum of 45 months of training with payments of $376 per month.
SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GRANTS (SEOG)
Eligibility: Students of exceptional financial need who, without this grant, would be unable to continue their education.
Amount: Up to $4,000 a year.
CONTACT: - College Financial Aid Officer and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
TEAMSTERS - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS
Eligibility: Must be sons or daughters of teamster members. Take November SAT test.
Must rank in top 25% of class and have high SAT or ACT scores. Take November SAT or ACT.
Apply: Secure application from parent's union or get application from summer issue of International Teamster magazine.
Amount; $1,500 per year (total of $6,000)
*TOP TEN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: All students 13 years and older who are legal residents of the US.Essay on topic of 'Top Ten List' of the things you want to accomplish in your lifetime' .
Amount: Five stuents will be selected as $1,000 scholarship winners.
*TOYOTA COMMUNITY SCHOLARS cc
Eligibility: Renewable. Plan on attending a four year college/university, academic performance, community service -- nomination by school. For schools over 600 graduating seniors, three may be nominated, if less than 600 there is one nomination.
Amount: 100 Renewable, at $10,000 or $20,000 over four years
TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior and pursue transportation as a career.
CONTACT: Women's Traffic & Transportation Club, Puget Sound Freight Lines, P. O. Box 24526, Seattle, WA 98124
TYLENOL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Applications are located in various stores usually in the Pharmacy area,
CONTACT: TYLENOL Brand Scholarship Fund, Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, Inc. 1505 Riverview Rd., P. O. Box 88, St. Peter, MN 56082
UFCW 21 is the largest private-sector union in Washington, with over 35,000 members working in grocery store, retail, health care, and other industry jobs. UFCW 21 is a chartered member of UFCW International with over 1.4 million workers in North America.
2 Family Scholarships--$2000--to first generation applicants to attend college.
1--Four-Year Scholarship--$4,000 awarded for 4 years of tuition.
*ULMAN CANCER FUND CC
www.ulmanfund.org (look for: univsersity outreach/college scholarship program)
Eligibility: Students who have been impacted by cancer themselves or through someone in close association may apply. Several scholarships are available, each with their own requirements of application.
*UNICEL HIGH SCHOOL HEROES CC
Unicel is awarding scholarships to students who have given of themselves for others, making our towns and cities better places to live. If you are a high school senior and have volunteered through school and community you may apply for this scholarship.
UNITED DAUGHTERS OF CONFEDERACY
Eligibility: Must be lineal descendants of Confederate Veterans or descendants who are members of the organization. At least one letter must come from the applicant's hometown or chapter.
Amount: $400-$800 - Renewable
CONTACT: United Daughters of the Confederacy, 4616 Guilford Road, College Park, MD 20740
*UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ESSAY CONTEST--SEATTLE
Eligibility: Recruiting battalion of Seattle offers a scholarship based on an essay regarding the topic "What it means to me to be an American".
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR - BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
Eligibility: Members of an Indian tribe or Alaskan Native descendants. Must be 1/4 or more degree of Indian blood of a tribe served by the bureau. Must demonstrate financial need.
CONTACT: Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of Interior, Indian Education - Code 522, 1951 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20245 or contact your Indian tribe.
UNITED STATES SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM
Eligibility:Two students from each state and District of Columbia are eligible. Any high school junior or senior student who is an elected student body officer may apply. Students must be permanent residents of United States. Amount: Students are selected from each state in September and recipients receive a 1-week paid trip to Washington, D.C. and a $2,000 scholarship from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. See your leadership teacher or counselor to determine procedure to apply.
CONTACT: United States Senate Youth Program, 90 New Montgomery St., Suite 1212, San Francisco, CA 94105. Phone: (415) 543-4057
*UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO - MOSCOW, IDAHO
1.) NASA SPACE GRANT*
Eligibility:Well rounded highly motivated students with at least 3.0 gpa and a high ACT math score and interested in enrolling in Engineering, Math, Science . (This scholarship will be available through various colleges such as U of I, U of WA, WSU)
Amount: $1,000 each year
2.) U of IDAHO “Sweet Deal Visitation Scholarship”
Eligibility: U of Idaho Agricultural & Life Sciences program, complete specific visitation etc.
Contact information available in the Career Center
*UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON - SEATTLE, WA
Whenever possible, the Office of Financial Aid seeks to offer undergraduates with substantial financial need, a combination of "gift-aid" (grants and scholarships) and "self-help" (loan or work). Please submit FAFSA.
1.) ALPHA ZI DELTA - SORORITY
Eligibility: For a young woman who demonstrates strong academic achievement , community service, extracurricular activities and leadership. Must attend the University
2.) ALPHA TAU OMEGA, FRATERNITY - "TRUE MERIT"
Eligibility: For a young man entering the U of W as a freshman who qualifies as an outstanding individual. "True Merit" is an ideal set forth by our Founding Fathers who, as the Civil War came to a close, recognized the need for honorable and virtuous men to reunite the country. This award is given in honor of a man who demonstrates the notion of "True Merit". Darren Williams, the first President of our organization dedicated his life to the areas of scholarship, leadership and community involvement.
Amount: Two $500 to two male freshmen who best exemplify the character of Darren Williams.
3.) ALUMNAE BOARD
Eligibility: Must attend University of Washington and have demonstrated strength in scholarship, leadership, servicand financial need.Selection:Letters of recommendation, application, goal statement.
Amount: Full tuition for 1 year (35 are awarded)
4.) *ALPHA PHI
Eligibility: Female senior with a GPA of 3.3 or higher who will be attending college. (at U of W=$400, not U of W=$200)
5) DELTA TAU DELTA - FRATERNITY
Eligibility: Well rounded, shows excellence in both curriculum and achievement. School and community involvement, athletics as well as forensics, drama or speech. Do not have to join fraternity.
Selection: Not based on financial need. Application, essay questions, transcript, test scores and one letter of recommendation.
6.) KAPPA ALPHA ORDER - GENTLEMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Well rounded senior in high school. Send application, list of activities, leadership, community service and transcript. You are not under any obligation to join the fraternity.
7.) PHI KAPPA SIGMA - FRATERNITY
Eligibility: Must be a male and plan to attend the U of W during the next school. year. Must have at least a 3.0 gpa in high school and be a member in good standing in the community.
Selection: Complete application and include examples of honors, awards in school and community, essay, transcript.
8.) PI KAPPA ALPHA - CORNERSTONE SCHOLARSHIP - FRATERNITY
Eligibility: Must be a male entering the U of W as freshmen in the fall of next school year. Must be a well-rounded student excelling leadership, athletic participation, civic involvement and scholarship.
Selection: Transcript, one letter of recommendation and a one page essay.
Amount: $500 towards housing costs.
9.) PI KAPPA PHI - FRANK WOLLASTON SCHOLARSHIP - FRATERNITY
Eligibility: Scholarship, leadership and good citizenship. Male students entering as freshmen.
Selection: Transcript, list of honors and awards and 200 word essay.
Amount: $300 and $150
10.) PULP & PAPER SCIENCE
Eligibility: Students wishing to enroll in a study of Pulp and Paper Science at the U of W. Involves math, chemistry and engineering.
Amount: Approximately: $600 (20 offered each year)
11.) SIGMA NU FRATERNITY -
This scholarship is intended to promote the advancement of leadership and communty involvement, balances with academic and athletic excellence.
12.) SIGMA PHI EPSILON - BETA CHAPTER - FRATERNITY
Eligibility: Must be a male student and attend U of W in the fall after high school graduation.
Selection: Athletics, gpa, community and school involvement.
13) UNIVERSITY STUDENTS CLUB, INC. or NIKKEI ALUMNI ASSOC.
Eligibility: Students male or female of Japanese ancestry who plan to attend the U of W full time. Based on financial need, academic achievement and community service.
14.) WASHINGTON NASA SPACE GRANT cc
Eligibility:The Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium annually invites Washington state public and private high school seniors, to apply for a Space Grant Scholarship to study a mathematics, science or engineering discipline at the U of W. Recipients are selected based on their gpa, test scores, essays, recommendations and academic goals. See application for more information.
15.) *BEROL-SHINDELL SCHOLARSHIP-
Eligibility:Established to provide tuition to Jewish students in financial need who are currently attending or entering the U. Academics and community service will be considered.
16.) *DELTA UPSILON FRATERNITY
Eligibility: for males at the University of Washington. The scholarship will be based on personal and academic qualities. SAT/ACT test scores, and an essay will also be required.
*USAA ALL AMERICAN SCHOLAR PROGRAM
Eligibility: 3.3 cumalitive GPA on a four point scale, nominated by a teacher, exhibit balance between academics and extracurricular activities.
Selection: GPA, extracurricular activities, leadership, class rank, honors and awards.
Amount: Four $10,000 scholarships and two hundred fifty scholarship awards up to $1,500.
*US BANK ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Two or Four year college full time. Random drawing.
VERIZON--Verizon Scholarship Program
Eligibility: Verizon scholarship grants are for children of Verizon employees who plan to attend four-year colleges and universities. Scholarships are highly competitive and are based on financial need, academic performance and extracurricular leadership activities. Applications are reviewed and evaluated by Scholarship America, which also selects the winners.
VICA - PHOENIX INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Eligiblity: Any high school student who is a member of Vica Club is eligible to compete for a full-tuition scholarship in the statewide final VICA Skill Olympic contest held each year.
Amount: The first place winner of each skill-related contest in Architectural Drafting & Design, Electronics (radio or TV), or Automotive Mechanics will receive a full-tuition scholarship to:
Phoenix Institute of Technology, 2555 East University Drive, Phoenix, Arizona, 85034
CONTACT: Local VICA advisor.
*VOICE OF DEMOCRACY (VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS) (#96)
Eligibility:A nationwide speech competition for high school students. Contestants write and orally deliver a brief broadcast script on a patriotic theme.
Amount: Local - $50; State - $1,500; National - $10,000
*WALKER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP cc
Established in 2007 by Eagle Group in honor of company owners Mike and JoAnn Walker. The Eagle Group is a diverse group of eleven companies.
Eligibility: Any type of higher education will deem a student eligible. Those whose family have Eagle Group affiliation will be given priority, as will the pursuit of a career in Automotive Technology, Business Information Technology or Agriculture.
Amount: $500 to $2000 per scholarship . The amount of scholarships given and the amount will vary from year to year.
Eligibility: graduating senior, not a Walmart employee or child of one.
*WAEGM - (Washington State Educational Grants Managers) cc
Eligibility: Recipient shall have received special assistance from Chapter 1, Chapter 1 Migrant, LAP, Bilingual or Indian Education.
Selection: Must be a member of senior class,verification of program, two letters of recommendation, essay and transcript.
Amount: one $2,500 award
*WASHINGTON STATE AUTO DEALERS ASSOCIATION
Eligibility: Only Seniors enrolled in a Washington State public or private high school, as well as home schoolers are eligible. Letters of recommendation, visual portion, written portfolio, are a portion of this application. The recipient may choose to use their scholarship at public, private, vocational or community colleges.
Amount: Up to four scholarships totaling $10,000 will be awarded. Scholarships are renewable.
*WASHINGTON APPLE EDUCATION FOUNDATION cc
Many scholarships fall under this category!
Eligibility: Parent or guardian of applicant must be commercial grower of Washington apples/fruit and student must intend to pursue a 4-year major in agriculture-related programs, including forestry. Also available to children whose parents are employed by a local orchardist.
Selection: Academic, leadership, financial need. Personal interview required.
Amount: Varies - approximately $1,000
*WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS cc
21st Centrury Educator Scholarship
Eligibility: For High School seniors planning to pursue education who have a cumulative GPA 3.0, exhibits leadership.
Amount: Three $1,000 scholarships per year of school based on student in good standing
*WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF SEWER AND WATER DISTRICTS cc
Eligibility: For those interested in pursuing a career in the utility industry of sewer and water districts. As a student you must be a child of a parentwho work for the Washington Association of Sewer and Water District. You also must be pursuing a utility career of this nature, expressing this in essay form. You should also include a recommendations, a resume containing your employment history etc.
Amount: Three scholarships are generally given ranging from $500-$1,000
*WASHINGTON ASSOCIATIOIN OF WINE GRAPE GROWERS cc
Eligibility: Students must plan to study Viticulture and/or Enology. Available to high school graduates or current college students. Based on academic merit, leadership and interest in specific studies listed. Must
complete an application, write an essay, provide letters of recommendation and transcript.
Amount: $500. to $2,000
*WASHINGTON BURGLAR & FIRE ALARM cc
Eligibility: For children of law enforcement and fire service personnel
Amount: $500 and $1,000
*WASHINGTON CATTLE FEEDERS ASSOCIATION cc
Eligibility: For high school graduates or those already attending college in the cattle industry or pertaining to it, or family history of the industry. Academics, leadership, activities and personal accomplishments will also be taken into account.
Amount: $1,000 --more than one scholarship given
*WASHINGTON COLLEGE BOUND SCHOLARSHIP
This four-year scholarship covers the cost of college tuition, fees and books for low-income students who sign a pledge in seventh or eighth grade, promising to graduate from high school and demonstrate good citizenship. This program provides hope and incentive for students and famillies who otherwise might not consider college as an option because of cost.
Eligibility: NEW for 2008 only--9th graders are eligible to apply also. Generally only 7th and 8th grade students whose families are eligible for free or reduced-priced lunches may apply. The pledge to graduate from high school with at least a 2.0 GPA and demonstration of good citizenship is required.
*WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION cc
Eligibility: Interested in a career in government service. Must take SAT.
Selection: Leadership, career interest, sincerity.
CONTACT: President, Washington Crossing Foundation, P. O. Box 1976, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania 18977
*WASHINGTON NASA SPACE GRANT cc
Eligibility: WA state seniors, Running Start and Early Entrance students may apply if they intend to study math, science or engineering at the University of Washington.
Amount: Ranges from $1,000 to $5,500
*WASHINGTON SCHOLARS PROGRAM - HIGHER ED BOARD
Eligibility:Three high school seniors from each legislative district who are representative of the top one percent of their class will be chosen by their principals. Recipients must enter a college or university within three years of high school graduation and maintain at least a 3.30 gpa. Washington Scholars receive a waiver of tuition for up to 12 quarters at state universities and community colleges and must attend college in Washington State.
Amount: approximately $2,000
*WASHINGTON SOFTWARE ASSOCIATION
1.) WASHINGTON SOFTWARE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility:This scholarship is available to graduating seniors who are residents of Washington State. It is a partnership between Washington Software Association, WSA member companies and four participating universities in Washington State. The purpose is to encourage talented students to pursue careers in software. Must plan to enter U of W, WSU, Seattle University or PLU.
Selection: The student's potential to be a productive member of the software industry, demonstrated ability to use computer technology in innovative ways, and the student's academic achievement. Send in application with 500 word essay, example of a creative use of software related technology and transcript.
Amount: Begins with a $2,000 cash grant and will provide another $2,000 of assistance each year. Selected students will receive $8,000 in tuition support over a four-year period, providing academic requirements are met.
2). GARVEY SCHOLARSHIP - COMPUTER SOFTWARE
Eligibility: African-American graduating senior interested in a career in the software industry. Priority given to students with financial need.
Amount: $4,000 in tuition assistance over two years.
CONTACT: Washington Software Association, 10940 NE 33rd Place, Suite 206, Bellevue, WA 98004
*WASHINGTON SPACE GRANT--NASA
Eligibility: For incoming freshmen and community college transter students planning to attend the University of Washington. Student who plan to study science, techonolgy, engineering or math are eligible. The awards are based on academics, test scores, essays, recommendations, and future promise.
Amount: $1,000 to $5,000. Revewal opportunities for up to four years for incoming freshmen and two years for transfer students.
*WASHINGTON STATE COUNCIL OF COUNTY & CITY EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
Eligibility: Graduating senior within the state of Washington whose parent(s) are members of AFSCME, AFL-CIO, and who plans to enroll at a college or trade school during the academic year following the award.
Amount: $1,000 (2 awarded)
Selection: Applicant completes application, goal statement and transcript.
Obtain application by writing to: Scholarship Committee, P. O. Box 6519, Lynnwood, WA 98036
*WASHINGTON STATE EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION cc
www.wsecu.org /ed/scholarships or www.applyists.net Key: WSECU
Eligibility:Any member or member's dependent child may apply. The student must be attending post secondary education on a full-time basis and pursuing their first degree, may not defer the scholarship.
Amount: twenty $2,000 for students who will attened for-year or graduate schools, seven $1,000 for students who will atened a two-year or vocational degree or certificate.
*WASHINGTON STATE OPPORTUNITY GRANT
Eligibility: Washington State Opportunity Scholarship for STEM (science, technology, engineerging, math) students. High school seniors through college seniors who plan to attend colleges and universities in Washington State--begun 2012. FAFSA, transcript=2.75 min., email address, college/univers. bound, selected programs of study, income table etc. No essays or recommendations required.
Amount: These scholarships are $1,000 per year which will be renewable for up to five years for entering college freshmen. Renewal of the scholarship will depend on class standing and meeting renewal criteria.
*WASHINGTON STATE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
Eligibility: Financial need, first time freshman, etc.
Amount: $2,000 to those attending vommunity college, vocational school, university
*WENATCHEE HIGH SCHOOL--CLASS OF 1952 LEADERSHIP (1999)
This scholarship is now , 2007, a part of the Community Foundation of North Central Washington offerings.
*WASHINGTON STATE FARM BUREAU
Eligibility: Children or legal dependents of members who plan to enroll in the field of agriculture-related careers. Must be high school senior and/or students enrolling in college for the first time.
Selection: Applicants must first be screened by the County Scholarship Committee and have application sent to state committee.
Amount: $800 (3 awarded)
CONTACT: Washington State Farm Bureau Office, P. O. Box 2009, Olympia, WA 98507
WASHINGTON STATE GRANGE
Eligibility:: Applicant must be a Grange member in good standing of a Subordinate Grange for at least one year prior to application.
Amounts: Home Economics $500; Vocational Scholarships $250; Agriculture $500
CONTACT: Office of the Master, Washington State Grange, 3104 Western Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
WASHINGTON STATE PTA FINANCIAL GRANT FOUNDATION (#106)
Eligibility: To help any person who will graduate from high school and who needs financial help in order to begin their education beyond high school.
Amount: $1,000 to enter a 4-year college $500 to enter community or voc-tech college
*WENATCHEE SUNRISE ROTARAY SCHOLARSHIP CC
This scholarship is targeted for students who are at-risk of dropping out, but have the potential to be successfu. students. The scholarship"challenges" students to finish high school, participate in community servce, and enroll in post high school education. It may be applied toward two years of education post high school.
Eligibility: Students applying and their counselor, each have one page of application to fill out. Transcripts and attendance records will need to be attached. Essay questions will need to be completed.
*WASHINGTON STATE SCHOOL RETIREES ASSOCIATION
The Washington State School Retirees Assocaition is please to invite senior students to apply for one of their eight scholarships. Recipients of this scholarship will be selected from the first alternates for the Robert J. Handy Scholarships.
Eligible: This scholarship is based on outstanding high school seniors who are committed to entering the teaching profession. Please also see information below and a separate listing for the Robert J. Handy scholarship.
Amount: $600.00 each, renewable for a total of five years if grades, citizenship, self-reliance, etc., are maintained.
Students accessing the application onlin: Please contact the WSSTA office at 800-544-5219 or 360-413-5496 to obtain the name and mailing address of the WSSRA District Rep to return your application to. Do Not mail your application to the WSSRA office.
*WASHINGTON STATE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
Eligibility: Graduating senior from a Washington State Public High School.
Amount: $2,000 allocated to recipient entering a four-year college or university.
$1,000 allocated to recipient entering a community college, vocational - technical or other accredited post-secondary school.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY - PULLMAN, WA
1.) AGRICULTURE & HOME EC.
Eligibility: Must plan to major in the agriculture or home economic career fields. Financial need is a factor.
CONTACT: Agriculture & Home Economics Scholarship Committee, Room 423, Ag Science Building, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164
2.) ALUMNI FOUNDATION LEADERSHIP AWARD
Eligibility:Designed to award academic excellence, 3.2+ gpa to apply.
3) COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Eligibility:Seniors planning on attending WSU in the field of engineering or architecture.
Selection: Based on academics, intent on major in either engineering or architecture, gpa, class rank, letter of recommendation.
4.) ENGLISH DEPARTMENT - BASIL & ELLA A. JERARD ENDOWMENT FUND
Eligibility: Major in English at WSU and have outstanding merit in field of English. Must have 3.0 gpa to apply.
5.) GLENN TERRELL PRESIDENTIAL
Eligibility: Senior who plans on enrolling at WSU in field of engineering or architecture.
Selection:Based on financial need, 3.5+ gpa, interest in engineering or architecture.
Amount: Depends on financial need.
6.) GRAIN TERMINAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility:Must be an incoming freshman from rural areas who plans to major in agriculture at WSU.
CONTACT:Secure applications forms directly from: Agriculture Scholarship Committee, Room 423 Ag. Science, Phase II, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164
7.) METALLURGY SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: To explore careers in metallurgy and/or physical metallurgy. Women and minorities are urged to apply.
Amount: $100 - several available
8.) MINORITY SCHOLAR'S PROGRAM
Eligibility:Must be ethnic minority students with a 3.0+ gpa to be eligible to apply.
Criteria: Minimum of 3.0 gpa. Awarded on basis of merit, regardless of financial need. Must send official transcript, SAT or ACT scores. Include essay of 1,000 words, describing educational background, significant achievements, leadership, creative talent and career goals. Must be United States citizen.
Amount: $1,000 - $2,000
CONTCT: Minority Student Recruiter, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-1032
9.) NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS - WSU (#113)
Eligibility:All semifinalists in the National Merit (PSAT) testing program are awarded a WSU Recognition Scholarship.
Amount: Full tuition and fees, renewable if gpa of 3.75 is maintained at WSU.
10.) RANGE MANAGEMENT - FRANK & ETHEL LENZIE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility:Freshmen entering WSU and planning to major in range management.
CONTACT: Dept. of Forestry & Range Management, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164
11.) PAUL BENDER - FRESHMAN PHYSICS SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Must major in physics in freshman year at WSU.
Selection: Essay, transcript, two letters of reference (one from physics teacher and other from math or science teacher)
12.) VALEDICTORIAN & SALUTATORIAN (DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS AWARD) (#115)
Eligibility:The valedictorian and/or salutatorian (Rank #1 and #2) from each high school is automatically awarded a scholarship if he/she applies to WSU.
Amount: $500 - Renewable if 3.75 gpa is maintained during freshman year.
13.) WASHINGTON FARM HOUSE
Eligibility:Must be a member of Washington Farm House Fraternity.
14.) WASHINGTON STATE CHAPTER - ACACIA FRATERNITY (#117)
Criteria: High academics and community leadership. Scholarship is not contingent upon membership in the fraternity.
*WASHINGTON STATE TRIAL LAWYERS cc
Eligibility: Several scholarships are available including: Presidents Scholarship, and American Justice Essay Scholarship. Academic achievement and commitment to helping people despite unusual circumstances, need, residency, essays etc.
CONTACT: Most years the application is available at the high school counselingoffice or
write to: Washington State Trial Lawyers Association,1809 - 7th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
WASHINGTON STATE WILDLIFE CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL SPORTSMAN'S EXPOSITIONS
Eligibility: For outstanding high school senior with an interest in wildlife conservation. For use at an accredited four year university or college.
*WA STATE FOSTER YOUTH cc
Eligibility: Foster youth in Washington State--many options available including the Educational Training Voucher, Seattle U Fostering Scholars, Governors Scholarship, Passport to College, Treehouse Coaching to College etc.--see application for details—
*WAVE POSTER COMPETITION cc
Eligibility: Open to high school juniors and seniors to promote the WAVE scholarship program and appeal to the peers. Any medium may be used to produce to poster--it will need to be reproduced on paper. The winning entry will become the WAVE poster for 2008 and be circulated at scools, skill centers, and community and technical colleges across the state.
* WAVE SCHOLARSHIP Washington Award for Vocational Excellence cc
Eligibility: Three outstanding vocational education students in each legislative district are selected by high school vocational departments. Must attend college in Washington State and keep at least a 3.0 gpa the first year to be eligible for the second year waiver. Recipients are entitled to a waiver of tuition for a maximum of four semesters or six quarters.
Amount: You will receive a monetary grant award, based on availability of funds that provides six quarters or four semesters of undergraduate, postsecondary education. The amount is based on the tuition and fees in effect at the state-funded research universities.
*WENATCHEE APOLLO CLUB cc
Eligibility: Vocal music scholarship to male students. Someone who is involved in music in the schools. May be a senior or a college student majoring in music related area.
CONTACT: Wenatchee Appollo Club, 324 NE 11th East Wenatchee WA 98802
Eligibility: Seniors whose parents are teachers in the Wenatchee School District. The prime criteria is academic achievement. The relative difficulty of completed course work shall receive consideration as well as the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally. The family's financial status shall not be considered.
Amount: Two or more first place winners - $500. Scholarships of $100 to finalists.
*WHS CLASS OF 1952 LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP cc
This scholarship is now, 2007, a part of the North Central Washington Community Foundation offerings.
Eligibility: Leadership that helped WHS and its students, that has built a stronger sense of community within WHS, has a demonstrated pattern of leadership, GPA of 2.5 or better and taken challenging academic courses, and has support from references from faculty, administrators, counselors etc.
Amount: $1,500 toward advanced learning for tuition and fees. Not specific to four year schools.
*WENATCHEE HIGH SCHOOL HONOR SOCIETY--DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS cc
Eligibility: A complete transcript of your high school career, GPA and class rank, statement of your future plans for education and accomplishments, why you want scholarship and your qualifications, recommendations, will all be considered.
Amount: The amount varies from year to year due to the financial source
*WENATCHEE HIGH SCHOOL PANTHER BOOSTER CLUB cc
Eligibility: Applicant must have gpa of 3.0 or above, must have lettered in one varsity sport during high school, financial need is not a requirement.
Selection: Submit form stating athletic sport which applicant participated in, copy of transcript required, complete outline essay of his/her years as a sports participant.
Amount: $500 - 2 awarded - 1 male athlete and 1 female athlete
*WENATCHEE KIWANIS FOUNDATION cc
Eligibility: Involvement in Key Club, academic achievement, need, personal qualities, a dependent of a Kiwanis member, all are criteria considered.
Amount: Two $1,500 scholarships will be awarded
*WENATCHEE NORTH ROTARY CLUB cc
Eligibility: Graduating senior from Wenatchee High School planning on attending accredited school of higher education.
Selection: Based on community service, school activities, and academic achievements. Financial need will not be a consideration.
Amount: $500 (approximately 6 awarded)
*WENATCHEE MASONIC EDUCATION COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP cc
Eligibility: Will attend WVC, scholastic acheivment, community service, citizenship, etc. Also known as Senior Boy and Senior Girl by the Wenatchee Masonics.
WENATCHEE POLICE WORK STUDY (#126)
Eligibility: Men and women high school seniors, bilingual English/Spanish with interest in Law Enforcement career field.
Selection: Must attend Wenatchee Valley College as a full time student. Application form, transcript, two letters of recommendation.
Amount: Two work-study scholarships - tuition and books paid directly to WVC, 20-hours work per week at minimum wage paid directly to student.
*WENATCHEE RIVER SALMON FESTIVAL cc
Purpose of this scholarship is to financially assist a local high school student in obtaining education beyond the high school level in the field of natural resources or science related field.
Eligibility: Senior standing, 2.5 gpa, acceptance for admission to a two or four-year college by the time scholarship is awarded.
Selection: Transcripts, one-page personal essay, application form and two recommendations.
Amount: Two $1,500 scholarships are awarded
*WENATCHEE VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL MORTGAGE WOMEN cc
Eligibility: Individuals involved in professions related to the real estate industry (such as realtor, banking, insurance, title officer, escrow agent, appraiser. Must attend Wenatchee Valley College and be a resident of Chelan or Douglas County for the past five years.
*WENATCHEE VALLEY CONCERT ASSOCIATION MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP cc
Criteria: Those students from Wenatchee, Eastmont, or Cashmere High schools, are eligible to apply. Students must be planning to attend a college majoring in performing arts, preferably in a music related field. GPA minimum of 3.0. Students may pick up an application in their career center.
Amount: Two $1,000 scholarships
WENATCHEE VALLEY TRAFFIC ASSOCIATION (#128)
Criteria: Must be a resident of NCW and plan to enroll in a college program related to the tree fruit industry and plan to return to work within this 4-county area.
Amount: $500 - $1,000
CONTACT: Wenatchee Valley Traffic Assoc. or phone 662-2138
*WENATCHEE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER cc
Eligibility: Academic merit and plan to major in a science related field. Financial need is also a consideration.
Selection: Application, essay, transcript and letters of recommendation.
*WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE cc
(click on "quick jump" menu at the top/center of the page, select "financial aid" and then "scholarships")
Over fifty scholarships are available through the Wenatchee Valley Collge Foundation and Wenatchee Valley College-- see the complete list and criteria online. When you complete the application you are considered for all scholarships that you qualify from that list.
Wenatchee Valley College encourages you to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
by March 1.
WENATCHEE WORK SOURCE EMPLOYERS' COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP (#136.1)
Criteria: Student must maintain at least a 2.5 apa, pursue vocational education (2 year program) at Wenatchee Valley College
*WESTERN CULINARY INSTITUTE
Future Chef of America High School Culinary Scholarship Competition. Food service and hospitality industry.
Eligibility: Essay, transcript, attending Western Culinary
*WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - BELLINGHAM,WA
1.) ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS SCHOLARSHIP (#136)
Eligibility: Plan to attend Western Washington and have 3.8+ gpa , academics, school and community activities and career goals.
Amount: Six(6) full tuition and fees
2.) MINORITY ACHIEVEMENT MERIT SCHOLARSHIP (#137)
Eligibility: Racial minority, United States citizen or permanent resident, 2.5+ gpa, demonstrated leadership in school and community activities. Must attend Western Washington.
3.) *MULTICULTURAL ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM
Eligibility: Multicultural and/or diversity demonstrated and ongoing, academic record, financial need may be considered.
Amount: $500 to $2,000
4.) *MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Eligibility: Those who are interested in managing business operations with networking , creatiave, innovative and highly autonomous , hands-on critical thinking
WESTINGHOUSE SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH
Eligibility: Student must complete a science research project and the project must be certified by student's science teacher. A detailed application form is required along with SAT, ACT and Achievement Test scores and grades.
CONTACT: Science Service, 1719 N Street, NW , Washington, D.C.
*WHEATLAND BANK (NEW 2008) cc
Eligibility: Customer of Wheatland, GPA 3., accepted into college, community involvement and/or activities, leadership, need.
Amount: Five tests in the amount of $1,000
*WHS ALUMNI FOUNDATION cc
This scholarship is now, 2207, a part of the North Central Washington Community Foundation offerings.
Eligibility: Current seniors and past graduates of Wenatchee High School.
Criteria: Leadership, scholarship industry, character, financial need, community college, technical college, or university or 4-year college.
WHITMAN COLLEGE - WALLA-WALLA, WA-- PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Awards are made to a highly select group of entering students in recognition of exceptional talent in either academic or in a performance area, including art, athletics, debate, drama or music.
Selection: Scholarships are awarded to meet 100% of the student's demonstrated financial need, if the student qualifies for a Presidential Scholarship.
Amount: $500 minimum
CONTACT: Chairman, Board of Admissions, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA 99362
*WILL TO WIN ASTHMA SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: US citizen, acceptance into an accredited college, asthma student who has been involved in one of the following: Performing Arts , Community Service, Athletics, Science, 3.5 minimum, etc.
Amount: two awards given in each of the following areas $5,000 each.
*WOMEN'S COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Son, daughter or legal dependent of a Farm Bureau family in good standing. Must be accepted by accredited college or university and must be entering the agriculture field.
Selection Submit transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, financial statement to show need, prepare a college budget for upcoming year, submit a statement addressing the categories on the judging card and an interview.
Amount: $800 (3 scholarships awarded)
This program is available at most college campuses (including WVC) and provides the student with a part-time job while attending school. If found to be eligible, you may be employed for as many as 40 hours a week. Jobs may be as faculty aides, laboratory or library assistant, or in off-campus jobs such as health, welfare, recreation, or other community projects. In general the salary you receive is at least equal to the current minimum wage per hour.
For further information: Contact the financial aid office of the college you plan to attend and be sure to complete the FAFSA .
*ZETA CHAPTER OF DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SOCIETY cc
Eligibility: Open to girls from the North Central Washington area who are interested in a career in teaching.
Selection: Selection is made by the scholarship committee of Delta Kappa Gamma.