Generally, scholarships at Washington State University are frequently awarded based on the following: Academic Merit, Financial Need, Merit and Need, Area of Study or Group Affiliation (for example, a credit union member, fraternity or sorority member, Washington State University employee’s dependent, etc.)
Interested in studying abroad? Check out this scholarship page.
While not technically a scholarship, take a look at the main website for the National Institutes of Health loan repayment programs for researchers with a doctorate.
Outside private donor & endowed scholarships
Student Affairs occasionally receives information about privately endowed scholarships. These are posted as they are received.
AARP Foundation Women's Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to women age 50 and over. Award amount ranges from $500-$5000. Click here for more information.
This is a website for information on available scholarships, grants, bursaries and awards to assist students with funding their education. Opportunities are primarily available for Canadian students but all are encouraged to use the site. http://www.academicinvest.com »
African American Scholarships
Take a look at this page of resources for scholarships and internships for African American students: http://www.littleafrica.com/resources/scholarships.htm »
American Business Women's Association Spokane Falls Chapter
This scholarship is a one-time award in the amount of $500 dollars for students attending a college institution within 100 miles radius of Spokane. Applicants must be at least in their Junior year in the Fall Semester. Financial need, progress toward completion of degree program and contributions to community and the success of other women are considered.
Contact Information: ABWA Scholarship c/o Gretchen Hoffman 4207 N. Ash Spokane, WA 99205 509-326-7067 firstname.lastname@example.org
American Cancer Society Cancer Survivor Scholarship
College-bound or college-enrolled students who meet all of the following cirteria are eligibile to apply: Must be diagnosed with cancer befrore the age of 21. Applicants must be age 25 or younger at time of application. Graduating from high school and/or continuing college in the upcoming school year. Must be a U.S. citizen and legal resident of AK, AZ, CO, ID, MT, ND, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, or WY. Accepted without condition to an accredited university, college, community college, or vocational/technical school. Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or above. Must become a full-time student. $1000 scholarship award. Contact info: 1800-ACS-2345 For more info: www.cancer.org »
American Indian College Fund
The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian students attending tribal colleges and to fund and create awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values.
The American Indian College Fund also provides scholarships to students attending non-tribal colleges and graduate students attending all colleges. For more infromation click here ».
American School Health Association
Annual scholarships are available to full-time graduate and undergraduate students majoring in one of the areas of specialization of school health education, school nursing, or pediatric or adolescent medicine/dentistry. Applicants must be Junior or senior undergraduate and graduate students with a 3.0 minimum GPA.
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- Applicants can gain new skills and work experience.
- Applicants can pick their own program.
- Applicants get living expenses and money for college.
- There are opportunities nationwide.
- Applicants can do work that is really needed.
- Application or Contact: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps »
- Deadline: None
Arc of Washington Trust Fund
This is an award of up to $4000 maximum. Applicants should be upper division or graduate students who have a demonstrated interest in the field of mental retardation. Renewals are not automatic but recipients may re-apply. Contact Information: E-mail: email@example.com Telephone: (206) 363-2206 Address: Neal F. Lessenger, Secretary P.O. Box 27028 Seattle, WA 98125-1428 website: http://www.arcwa.org Deadline 2/28.
Army Nurse Corps Association
This is a scholarship in the amount of $3000. Eligibility Criteria: Nursing or anesthesia students who plan to enter a component of the US Army and are enrolled in a program not funded by a component of the US Army. Nursing or anesthesia students who have previously served in a component of the US Army. Army Nurse Corps officers in a component of the US Army enrolled in a baccalaureate or graduate nursing or nurse anesthesia program not funded by a component of the US Army. Army enlisted soldiers in a component of the US Army enrolled in a baccalaureate nursing program not funded by a component of the US Army. Nursing or anesthesia students whose parent(s), spouse and/or children are or have served in a component of the US Army. Scholarship criteria and application information »
Arthur and Doreen Parrett Scholarship Fund
- Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $1000, Maximum: $3000
- Requirements: Applicant must be a resident of Washington state enrolled full-time in an accredited institution.
- Eligibility: College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Other postgraduate-level study
Contact Information: You can recieve more information by contacting David Garten
Trust Account Associate
Mailing: Parrett Scholarship Foundation
c/o U.S. Bank of Washington, Trustee, P.O. Box 720
Seattle, WA 98111-0720
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Spokane Chapter
The Spokane Chapter of the ACFE offers two types of scholarships each school year. The scholarships are open to four year degree and graduate students attending a university in Central WA, Eastern WA, or Northern ID, pursuing degrees relevant to fraud and including: accounting, criminal justice, law, law enforcement, and fraud education. These scholarships are awarded to individuals whom the Chapter feels has adequately met their qualifications and selection criteria set forth in the application. All applicants will be considered based on these two items as a whole. Application and Instructions.
Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority - Spokane Regional Council
2015 Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students. Applicants need to submit an unofficial copy of their transcripts, a letter of recommendation from a faculty member in their field of study and a letter explaining, in 500 words or less, why they chose their intended profession.
A Scholarship Committee will review the applications and the recipients will be notified by phone and/or letter. Applications will not be returned.
Application packets should be postmarked no later than Thursday, April 30, 2015, and mailed in their entirity to the address below.
For scholarship applications, please see Kristie Brink, SAC 145.
Blinded Veterans Association
Six $1000 scholarships will be awarded to dependent children and/or spouses of blinded veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applications are available by mailing The Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship Program, Blinded Veterans Association, 477 H Street NW, Washington DC 20001-2694. For additional assistance, please contact Ms. Tam Emanuel, Scholarship Coordinator, at 202-371-8880, Ext. 3319; or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Catching the Dream Native American Scholarship
Available to high-achieving students who are at least 1/4 degree Native American and are enrolled members of a U.S. tribe. Student must have a high GPA, have a high ACT and/or SAT score, and be attending an accredited college or university on a full-time basis in the United States to be eligible for this award.
- Deadlines: March 15 for summer, April 15 for fall, and September 15 for winter.
- Applicable majors: All fields of study
- For more information, visit the Catching the Dream website at http://www.catchingthedream.org/Scholarship.htm »
Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington
Preference given to students majoring in history, education, or English. Two scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $750.
Applicants must be a descendent of a person establishing resident in one of these states: Washington State – during or prior to 1870, Oregon State – during or prior to 1853, Idaho – during or prior to 1863, Montana – (west of the crest of the Rocky Mountains) during or prior to 1863; 2) Resident of Washington State; 3) Full-time student in a college or university in Washington State; 4) Junior, senior or graduate student during the year of the scholarship; 5) Two letters of recommendation from school administrators or teachers; 6) Personal letter of application which describes the following - a. Education/professional goals, b. Volunteer and community activities, c. Organization memberships and offices held, d. Honors or awards received or special accomplishments, e. Your specific scholarship need; 7) High school and college transcripts.
Contact Information: http://wapioneerdaughters.org »
State Scholarship Administrator
1340 Bonanza Way
Bellingham, WA 98229
Epsilon Sigma Alpha (Gamma Epsilon Chapter)
This $750 scholarship is offered to a "woman in transition." Requirements are that the woman must be attending a community college or university in the Inland Northwest as at least a sophomore in the fall. She must be a woman returning to college who will eventually return to the work field. Application and instructions »
Executive Women International ASIST Scholarship
Scholarships provide financial support and guidance to adults in the community who are in a variety of transitional situations. Women of 18 years or older and clearly able to define career goals and objectives are eligible. Three local scholarships of $2000 will be awarded to outstanding students. Winning applications will be considered for the corporate award of $10,000. Application deadline is April 18. Click here for more information and to access application (scroll down).
For instructions on submitting application, please contact the EWI Corporate Office at 801.355.2800 or email@example.com.
Far West Agribusiness Association
Scholarships are awarded to current college students, not to exceed $1000 per student. Any full-time student from Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Utah or Nevada may apply. Applications and instructions for applying may be found at www.fwaa.org. (Click on 'scholarships' tab on the left column.)
Foley Institute Undergraduate Scholarships
The Foley Institute was established at Washington State University in 1995 to foster civic education, public service, and public policy research in a nonpartisan, cross-disciplinary setting. They have announced the availability of up to eight undergraduate scholarships. Scholarships are available to junior and senior level students and will be in the amount of $1,000. Students in all majors are encouraged to apply.
Academic excellence and a demonstrated interest in pursuing a public service career, broadly defined, will be the primary criteria used in selecting scholarship recipients. Decisions on scholarship awards will be made by the Scholarship Committee of the Thomas S. Foley Institute. Applications may be obtained from the Foley Institute, 401 Johnson Tower, or by visiting the website at http://www.foley.wsu.edu/scholarships/undergraduate.asp »
Foley Institute Graduate Fellowships
The Foley Institute was established at Washington State University in 1995 to foster civic education, public service, and public policy research in a nonpartisan, cross-disciplinary setting. They have announced the availability of up to six graduate student fellowships. These fellowships are available owing to the generous gifts of Scott and Betty Lukins, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation, and Alice O. Rice.
These fellowships each carry a $1,000 stipend and the opportunity to be involved in the programmatic activities of the Foley Institute. All full-time graduate students in good standing at Washington State University are eligible. Academic excellence and a research agenda which addresses some public policy issue or problem, broadly defined, will be the primary criteria used in selecting Fellowship recipients. Preference may be given to students who have not previously received a Foley fellowship.
Applications may be downloaded from http://www.foley.wsu.edu/scholarships/graduate.asp »
Completed applications must be returned to the Foley Institute in Pullman by March 29, 2010.
Gates Millenium Scholarship
- Eligibility: Minority students admitted to or enrolled in an accredited college
- Application: Nominated
- Amount: Varies
- Renewal: Renewable
- Deadline: Online Application is now open for 2013.
Contact Information: Gates Millennium Scholars c/o United Negro College Fund 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive PO Box 10444 Fairfax VA 22031 website: http://www.gmsp.org »
1,000 scholarships are awarded each year to minority students who demonstrate high financial need. The scholarship makes up the difference between tuition and the financial aid package offered by the college.
Gerald L. Saling Memorial Rotary Scholarship
The Rotary Club of Spokane North will award two $1,500 scholarships to students who will be (or are) enrolled in an accredited college or university. This may be used for tuition, board, room or any other required school fee. The applicants shall be evaluated based on the established guidelines, without discrimination because of race, creed, gender or national origin. Eligibility: -Be a high school graduate by the end of this school year. Two scholarships will be awarded, one to a relative (spouse, son, daughter, grandchild, niece or nephew) of a Spokane North Rotary Club member or if, there are no qualified applicants, to any qualified relative of another Rotary Club. The second scholarship will be awarded to the most deserving candidate regardless or Rotary relationship. -Have an overall 3.00 GPA -Have applied to or are enrolled in an accredited post secondary educational program. -Students may reapply each year.
Contact Information: Dr. James E. Minkler E. 2812 14th Avenue Spokane, WA 99202 firstname.lastname@example.org
Application document available here ».
Health Professional Scholarship Program
Eligible professions are medical doctor, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, nurse (LPN or RN), midwife, dentist, registered dental hygienist, pharmacist, and nurse faculty.
- Must have completed all prerequisite coursework
- Must be enrolled or applied for eligible program
- Awards are not need-based
- May attend less than full-time
- In return for scholarship funds, recipients must agree to a minimum three-year service obligation in a Washington State designated shortage or underserved area as a licensed primary care provider.
Since 2010, program funding for scholarships has been reduced and new scholarships are not being awarded at this time. Current participants will continue to receive funding and will continue to complete their service obligation.
Details and the application are available at http://www.wasac.wa.gov/ »
Contact 360-236-2817 or email@example.com »
A renewable $4,000 award. Applicants must be residents of Spokane County; 2) Worthy young men—preference given to orphans & financially needy; 3) Completion of at least one year at an accredited college. Deadline 4/30.
Return Application to: Trust Department (H.O.S.) Washington Trust Bank P.O. Box 2127 Spokane, WA 99210-2127
Contact Information: Return Application to: Trust Department (H.O.S.) Washington Trust Bank P.O. Box 2127 Spokane, WA 99210-2127
Hispanic Business/Professional Association Scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded to full-time college students, with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who can demonstrate involvement in the Hispanic/Latino culture and community. Awards are up to $2000 per academic year.
Click here for eligibility requirements and the application.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
This website has information on scholarships available to Hispanic high school seniors, undergraduate students, graduate students, and community college transfer students: http://www.hsf.net/ »
Indian Health Service Scholarship Program
Sponsored by the US Department of Health and Human Services, these scholarships are for American Indian and Alaskan Native students working on undergraduate or graduate degrees in the health professions. More information.
Deadline:accepting applications for the 2013 – 2014 academic year in December 2012. See link above for details.
Inland Northwest Business Alliance
INBA awards scholarships to Eastern Washington students who are active in the GLBTQA community. More than $7000 in scholarships and a paid internship have been available in the past. More information »
Inland Northwest Community Foundation
INCF provides scholarship support through a number of funds to students pursuing post-secondary education in full-time undergraduate college and vocational program. Many of these scholarships are designated for graduates of Spokane or eastern Washington high schools. More information »
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program awards scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who work hard, demonstrate a strong will to succeed, and have financial need.
To be eligible for the program, students must be nominated by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Faculty Representative at their two-year institution. Students cannot apply directly to the Foundation.
More information »
Japanese Government Scholarships
The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle is now accepting applications for 2013 Japanese Government Scholarships for studying in Japan. US citizens living in the states of Washington, Montana, Alaska, and Northern Idaho are eligible to apply. Application forms. Deadline: June 13, 2012
Research Student Scholarship
- Covers a one and a half-year to two-year period of graduate research at Japanese universities. The study area must be the same field as the applicant studied or is now studying.
Scholarship Benefits (details may be subject to change)
- Monthly stipend (172, 000 yen for Research Student Scholarship)
- Travel expenses to and from Japan
- Arrival allowance of 25,000 yen
- Exemption of school fees for entrance examination, matriculation, and tuition
- Assistance with finding housing
- Subvention for medical fees
For questions, contact:
Consulate-General of Japan
Phone: 206.682.9107 ext.135
Jeannette Rankin Scholarship
Scholarships are awarded to low-income women age 35 and over.
The application cycle for 2012 is now closed. The 2013 application cycle will open on November 1, 2012.
Contact Information: http://www.rankinfoundation.org/ »
John Gyles Education Fund
- Be of full Canadian or American citizenship
- For all areas of post-secondary study
- Be a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 2.7
- Criteria other than strictly academic ability and financial need are considered in the selection process
- Applications »
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
This scholarship for $2000 or more is available to students attending school in the Western United States, who have at a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.
For more infromation click here »
The College Success Foundation awards scholarships to Washington state residents who are currently in high school or their freshman or sophomore year of college at the time of application and meet certain family income criteria. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and be planning to enroll full-time at Washington public or independent college. Scholarships are $5000 per year for up to four years.
Lilac City Business and Professional
- Awards a scholarship of $500 to any needy woman attending an accredited college or business school in the Spokane area. Must be a mature, non-traditional undergraduate and must demonstrate intention to complete her course of study.
- Application and instructions available in the WSU Spokane student services office.
- Application must be received by April 15, 2012.
Major General James Ursano Scholarship Fund
Dependent children, stepchildren or legally adopted children of Army soldiers on active duty, retired or deceased while on active duty or after retirement. The children of Grey Area Reservists/National Guard are also eligible. Must be unmarried for the entire academic year and under the age of 22. For more infromation click here »
- Amount: range from $900 to $1900
- Deadline: 3/1
- Contact Information:
- Call: Kasey Phillips (703) 428-0035
- E-mail: Kasey@AERHQ.ORG
- Mail: Army Emergency Relief MG James Ursano Scholarship Program 200 Stovall Street, Room 5N13 Alexandria, VA 22332-0600
Margaret McNamara Grant Opportunity for Women Students from Developing Countries
Since 1981 the Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) has awarded educational grants to outstanding women from developing countries, who are completing degrees at US/Canadian universities and are committed to improving the wellbeing of women and children in developing countries. Individual MMMF educational grants are between $12,000-$15,000 and must be used during the 2012-2013 academic year.
- For eligibility criteria and application requirements, visit their website here
- Deadline: January 17, 2012
Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation
This scholarship can be awarded to any student who is the child of a former or active duty Marine, Marine Reservist, or U.S. Navy Corpsman. Senior in high school, graduate of high school, undergraduate student, or a student at a post high school accredited vocational/technical school. With a family income of $77,000 or less (unless there are multiple children in college) Visit their
- Amount: $1,000-$12,500
- Deadline: 3/3, 4/15
- Contact Information: Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Inc. Post Office Box 3008 Princeton, NJ 08543-3008
Martinez Foundation Scholarships for Master in Teaching Students
Five $15,000 scholarships will be awarded to WSU Spokane and Pullman students in the Master in Teaching program in an effort to increase the number of under-represented students in the teaching profession. Applicants must be a student from a diverse ethnic or cultural background and be accepted into the MIT program at the WSU College of Education. Click here for more information.
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is proud to award $4,000 to one student each semester whose life has been impacted by cancer.
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education. If you’ve battled a form of cancer yourself, or witnessed a loved one receiving treatment, we want to hear your story. More information »
Military Education Scholarship
The VA Mortgage Center offers five bi-yearly $1500 scholarships to applicants who are current or prospective ROTC students OR active-duty military personnel OR honorably discharged veterans of the US military OR son or daughters of veterans or active-duty military. More information »
National Council of Jewish Women
This organization awards scholarships to needy male and female Jewish undergraduate students. Applicants must be Washington State residents. More information and applications are available in the Student Affairs office.
Applications must be postmarked by May 31st to be considered.
National Federation of the Blind
This organization awards scholarships to legally blind students. Most are for full-time students, but one is available for a part-time student who is also employed full-time. Several scholarships are restricted in some way, such as by field of study or gender, but many are not.
The National Federation of the Blind of Washington also awards two scholarships for state residents. The application form is available in the Student Affairs office (SAC 130). Due date: September 10
Non-Documented (non-citizen) Scholarships
College-bound students who are not citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States are not eligible for State or federal financial assistance because of their immigration status. In addition, they are generally classified as international students and therefore are required to pay higher tuition and fees. However, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), has compiled a list of scholarships that are open to undocumented students.
The following are further scholarship listings for non-documented scholarships:
Deadline is April 16, 2013
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute »
Applications for 2013-2014 are opeing in Spring of 2013
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities »
- PEO Scholars Awards: A woman is eligible if she is a citizen of the United States or Canada and is pursuing a doctoral degree or postdoctoral research.
- PEO Program for Continuing Education: This program was established in 1973 to provide need-based grants to women in the United States and Canada whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and/or their families.
- PEO Educational Loan Fund (ELF): This fund was established in 1907 and makes loans available to qualified women who desire higher education and are in need of financial assistance.
- PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund: This fund was established in 1949 to provide scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada.
Point Foundation Higher Education Scholarships
Scholarships of up to $31,000 will be given to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students of merit who are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs. Click here for more info.
Pride Foundation provides post-secondary educational scholarships and grants to current and future leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and straight ally community from or studying in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Washington.
Since the program began in 1993, donors and volunteers have helped Pride Foundation award nearly $5.4 million to more than 1,100 scholars – making it one of the largest LGBTQ scholarship programs in the country. In collaboration with our scholarship partners at the Greater Seattle Business Association, we are proud to support LGBTQ and straight ally students! Together, we offer over 50 different scholarships, but only one application to complete.
Online Application Process Opens mid-October!
For more information: http://www.pridefoundation.org/scholarships/ »
Public School Employees Scholarship
Applicants must be:
- dependents of a Public School Employee of Washington (PSE)
- pursuing an academic degree
- listed as dependents on the parent's most recent IRS return
- Applications for these $1,000 scholarships are available in the Student Affairs office (SAC 130).
Rachel Royston Permanent Scholarship
- be a resident of Washington State
- be a woman educator (or in training to be an educator) pursuing graduate level work or advanced study at an accredited institution of higher learning
- meet reasonable standards of health, scholarship, professional service, and other evidence of potential for future service in education
- Complete the application process with a postmark of Nov. 26, 2012 or earlier
Application packets are available here online »
Or applications can be requested from:
Annamarie Lavieri, Secretarial Assistant
Rachel Royston Permanent Scholarship Foundation
PO Box 183
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
Rotary International Foundation offers three types of scholarships to help defray the cost of international study. Applicants will be evaluated based on (among other things) strong academic background and objectives that will have long-term impact on their home community upon their return home.
- Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships provide a flat grant of $25,000 for one academic year of study in another country.
- Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships help fund two years of degree-oriented study in another country of $12,500 each year.
- Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships help finance either three ($12,000) or six ($17,000) months of intensive language study and cultural immersion in another country.
More infromation available on their website »
Sallie Mae American Dream Scholarship Program
$500-$5000. Open to African-Americans with financial need. Students must be US citizens and have a minimum GPA of 2.5
Sallie Mae First in my Family Scholarship Program
$500-$5000. Open to Hispanic students who are the first in their family to attend college and have financial need. Students must be US citizens and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Sallie Mae Fund Unmet Need Scholarship Program
$1000-$3800. This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate a financial need of more than $1000 without loans, has a combined family income less than $30,000 and has a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
More Information visit Sallie Mae's website »
Scottish Rite Undergraduate Scholarship
The applicant applying for the first time must be:
- A U.S. Citizen
- A Washington State resident
- Entering third year (Junior), fourth year (Senior) or (if required for degree) fifth year undergraduate (5th year requirement must be verified by college/university).
- Attending an accredited, four year college or university in Washington State as a full time student for the full academic year. Please Note: Distance Learning and/or on-line classes will not be considered when determining your full time status.
- Maintaining a college level GPA (or equivalent) of at least 3.0
Recipients are eligible for one renewal. More information »
Scottish Rite Graduate Speech Pathology Fellowship
The Scottish Rite Foundation offers Sam and Millie Hilburn Scholarships for use toward tuition costs, books and school fees, are in the amount of $5000.00 per year for a maximum of two years, or upon earning a graduate degree in the field of Childhood Language Disorders, whichever is sooner. The total number of awards given each year may vary, dependent upon funds available.
The objective of this scholarship is to aid worthy graduate candidates to become specialists in the field of Childhood Language Disorders. Successful applicants will be those who are best qualified by dedication, ambition, academic preparation, financial need and promise of outstanding performance at the advanced level.
More information is available on the Scottish Rite website »
Soroptimist Fellowship Award for Post-Graduate Study
The Soroptimist Northwest Region Fellowship Award is presented to a woman living in the Northwestern Region of Soroptimist International of the Americas who is continuing her education with a post graduate (Masters or Ph.D) program. This woman must be established in business or one of the professions and must meet the criteria set forth in the application form. The Spokane club has budgeted $1,000 for the winner of the local award. Additionally, that winner will be forwarded to the Northwestern Region for a possible additional award of $4,000 if the Spokane winner is judged higher than the candidates from the other clubs.
Susan G. Komen Scholarship Award Program
This program offers college scholarships of up to $10,000 a year over a four-year period. The application is available online at www.komen.org/grants. The following ACCESS KEY is required to complete your online application: Komen. Requirements are:
- Have lost a parent to breast cancer.
- Be a high school graduate, a high school student who will graduate by June 2008, or have received the equivalent of a high school diploma. Current college students are eligible.
- Plan to attend a state-supported college or university in the state where they permanently reside.
- Have a college GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale (if already attending college).
- Be no older than 25 years old by June 2008.
- Be a U.S. citizen, or documented permanent resident of the U.S.
- Never at any time have been subject to any disciplinary action by any institution or entity, including, but not limited to, any educational or law enforcement agency.
Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund
- Be women currently residing in the United States or Canada;
- Be women who have earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 2000.
- Be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full- or part-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States or Canada;
- Application deadline: Closed for 2011-12.
- Information and application »
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
This National College Scholarship Program was established to support the financial needs of young adults (defined as ages fifteen to forty) whose lives have been impacted by cancer and are seeking higher education or professional school training. These $1000 competitive awards are offered through four different scholarship categories, which are selected based on differing criteria.
Applications for the 2013-2014 school year are now available here »
USDA Public Service Leaders Scholarship Program
This program offers a full-time tuition scholarship and internship to qualified Hispanic individuals. More information may be found at
Washington State Governor's Scholarship for Foster Youth
This scholarship was created to assist youth who emancipate from state, tribal or federally recognized foster, group or kinship care to enroll in and complete degrees or certificates at eligible colleges in Washington. It provides up to $5,000 per year and can be renewed for up to four additional years for students continuing to make satisfactory academic progress.
Washington State Employee Credit Union Scholarship Program
This scholarship is for students who are members of the WSECU. Twenty $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students attending a four-year college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies. Students must solely be members of WSECU. Click Here for more information.
Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
3000 scholarships are available for currently enrolled college students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics AND health care fields. Students must low- or middle-income Washington State residents working toward their first bachelor's degree. Click here for more information.
Washington State University Graduate School Scholarships
Click here for more information.
Yakima Valley Hearing and Speech Center
This $2000 scholarship was created to encourage applicants with hearing loss and/or communication disorders to further their education. Scholarships will be awarded based on the following criteria:
- Documented hearing loss and/or communication disorder
- Academic performance
- Community involvement/leadership
- Student essay
- Financial need
Click Here for more information.
For questions regarding the completion of this application, contact Sally Rodgers at 509-453-8248 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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WESTERN REGIONAL GRADUATE PROGRAM
Residents of the following states are eligible to enroll in the Washington State University Spokane graduate program in Health Policy and Administration (HPA), at Washington resident tuition rates:
HPA membership in the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) makes this possible.
Eligible students who have fulfilled undergraduate prerequisites should apply for admission to the program through the regular admission process and identify themselves as WICHE WRGP applicants. Part-time students are eligible to participate in WRGP if they have been admitted to a WRGP program.