Last updated 2/21/17
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Scholarship Applicants: AHS Universal Scholarship Application
Deadline / Grade Level / Description
February 28, 2017 - Grade 12
NEW - Anacortes Noon Kiwanis - Grade 12+
Eligibility: Financial need & community service.
Washington State Governor’s Scholarship for Foster Youths
Amount: $2,000 to $4,000
Eligibility: The Washington State Governors’ Scholarship for Foster Youth is a scholarship program that helps young men and women, who are currently in an open dependency court order in Washington State, or an open dependency tribal court order, continue their education and earn a college degree. Eligible students must meet specific criteria.
For further information & Application: http://www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/wa/students/governors-eligibility
Washington State Leadership 1000 Scholarship
Amount: $2500 to $5000
Eligibility: Students who will be attending an eligible four-year college or university in Washington state. A Leadership 1000 Scholarship can be customized around a general set of requirements requested by the donor.
For further information & Application: http://www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/wa/students/leadership1000/eligibility
Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Amount: $2500 - $7000 renewable for 4 years
Eligibility: The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees. Students must meet additional eligibility criteria.
The application for 2016-176 is available Jan 3, 2017 on the WSOS website:
March 1, 2017 - Grade 12
Washington State PTA
Amount: (3) $3,000 and (1) $1,000
Eligibility: Financial need, academic performance, leadership/community service.
Association for Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE)
Eligibility: These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who have been actively involved in the use of technology during their high school careers and are planning to pursue studies in a technology related field.
Information & Application: http://www.acpenw.org/scholarships
Washington State School Retirees’ Association
Robert J. Handy (PEMCO-Foundation, Inc.) – 16 Scholarships
WSSR – Foundation - 8 Scholarships
Amount: PEMCO - $900 per year, renewable for four years
WSSR – Foundation grants - $1,500 one year only
Neil D. Prescott - $1500 (1)
Eligibility: Seniors committed to entering the “field of education”.
Application: www.wssra.org. Click on Forms & Files and a then in the drop down menu click on Scholarship Application.
American Indian Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $500 - $2000 Students are eligible to receive their college scholarships for up to five years.
Eligibility: Close social and cultural ties to a Native American community, financial need, Washington State resident, enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student in an eligible program.
March 3, 2017 - Grade 12
Tzu Chi Scholars 2017
Eligibility: A high school graduating senior or equivalent, demonstrate financial need for college tuition, minimum GPA 3.0, and will enroll in an accredited US college full-time for the academic year 2016-2017.
Application: Tzu Chi Scholarship
March 10, 2017 - Grade 12 +
NEW - Kiwanis Sunrisers Scholarship
Varying awards for HS Graduates and Sunriser's Return Winners who show a financial need along with a passion for community and educational advancement.
Information Link: Kiwanis Sunrisers
SVC Foundation Scholarships
Eligibility: Graduating high school students, one application for several available scholarships.
Kelly Foundation of Washington - Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship
Eligibility: Applicants will be judged on their academic merit, extra-curricular achievements (both scholastically and in their community) and financial need. Applicants must be accepted, or have an application pending, at an institution of higher learning and they must be a senior-level student at a public or private high school located within the Cascade Region. Applicants must have earned a composite score of 20 on the ACT or 840 on the SAT.
Application:Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship Application
NW Plus CU High School & Post-Secondary Scholarship
Eligibility: Limited to members who have been in good standing for at least 90 days prior to application. If under the age of 18, parent must be a member in good standing for at least 90 days.
Instructions & Application: NW Plus CU Instructions & Application
March 17, 2017 - Grade 12
NEW - SVC Firefighter’s Scholarship
Amount: Full Tuition +
Eligibility: Qualified Fire Protection Technology freshmen students beginning Fall Quarter, 2017.
Information & Application: SVC Firefighter Scholarship
March 31, 2017 - Grade 12
NEW - SAME High School Scholarship:
Amount: (1) $1500; (11) $1000
Eligibility: (SAME) Graduating High School Seniors that will be attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2017. The student must be accepted in a full time program of study towards a bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or related fields.
PSESSF Program Scholarship:
Amount: (5) $1,000
Eligibility: Student must be accepted into a full-time program of study towards a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in engineering, science, technology, or a related field, attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2017.
Instructions & Application: http://www.psessf.org/
Officer's Spouses Club of Whidbey Island
Amount: $400 - $1500
Eligibility: Must reside in Skagit or Island county, a graduating high school senior planning to attend a college or university pursuing a degree. Must also be a dependent of an active duty member, retired military personnel, or deceased service member.
Application: website at oscwi.com.
S.C.S.O.B.A Scholarship – AJ LEO Scholarship
A high school senior who resides in Skagit County and/or has a parent who is employed or has retired from a law enforcement agency within Skagit County.
Application: AJ LEO Scholarship
S.C.S.O.B.A Scholarship – Erick Valenzuela Memorial Scholarship
A high school senior who resides in Skagit County.
Application: Erick Valenzuela Scholarship
Combat Veterans International Scholarship
Eligibility: Enrolled in a degree or certificate program at a four or two-year university or at a technical school; son or daughter of a veteran of the United States military; and selected by the scholarship trust based on completed application and essay.
Information & application: CVI Scholarship
Dorothy Etter/Madrona Chapter Vocational-Technical Scholarship
Amount: 2 - $500
Eligibility: Senior student (male & female) anticipating a course of study in a two or four year vocational/technical college environment. Examples of programs eligible for this scholarship: aircraft technology, animal training & grooming, automotive technician, cosmetology, culinary arts, diesel technician, dental assistant, emergency medical technician, electrician, fashion modeling, marine technician, nursing (1 or 2 year programs), plumbing, truck driving, veterinary assisting, pharmacy technician, respiratory therapy, physical therapy assistant, instrumentation & industrial electronics.
Application Information: Madrona Chapter Eligibility Criteria Form
Vocational/Technical Scholarship Criteria Form
**Use the AHS Universal Scholarship Application Form. Follow the criteria listed on each of the Eligibility Criteria Form.
April 1, 2017 - Grade 12
NEW - The Mount Vernon/Skagit Rotary Charitable Assoc. Scholarships
In Memory of Wallace Sigmar
Bernadette Rozen Scholarship
Professional Technical/Vocational Scholarships
Scholarships in Honor of Club Members
Eligibility: Freshman entering college or a technical or vocational program in the autumn of the year which the application is made; and a student of a Skagit County high school and resident of Skagit County with a cumulative grade point of 3.0 if applying for a non-technical/vocational scholarship.
Dominic Manieri College Student Scholarship
Eligibility: Students residing or enrolled in or near the Anacortes School District who are active participants in the practice and performance of jazz and swing music and who are in need of financial assistance.
Application: Dominic Manieri College Student Scholarship Application
OTHER APPLICATIONS: Dominic Manieri Jazz Camp Scholarship Application
Dominic Manieri Music Teacher’s Continuing Education Scholarship Application
NEW - Skagit Farmers Supply
Eligibility: a demonstration of high standards in academic, social and leadership areas. To be considered for a Skagit Farmers Supply scholarship, applicants must be high school seniors or college students pursuing a future career in agriculture. A short letter outlining career interests and goals is to be submitted with the application
Application: http://countrystore.net/youth-awards-scholarships-and-donations/ or Skagit Farmer’s Supply
NEW - Vivant Smart Home Scholarship
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States. Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States. Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than September 30, 2017. Winner is not based on financial need. Home-schooled students may apply so long as your course of study is equivalent to a high school senior. Applicants required to submit a video (see “Make A Video” tab for details). Student must be planning on or already enrolled in one of the eligible majors listed in the Scholarship Official Rules.
NEW - Prowler Roost Educational Foundation
Eligibility: Personal statement, explain how your chosen field might apply to the mission of the Association of Old Crows (www.crows.org). Generally, favor majors in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
April 14, 2017 - Grade 12
NEW - Bette Vanbeber Memorial P.E.O. Scholarship
Qualifications: Senior female student from Anacortes or La Conner High School; have a 3.0 GPA or higher; active in their school, church, or community, and plan on attending an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university in the fall after graduation.
Information & Application: Bette Vanbeber Memorial Scholarship Application
April 15, 2017 - Grade 12
NEW - Skagit Runners
Amount: 4 - $1000; 2- $2500
Eligibility: Candidates of good character who are successful students, both athletically and academically, and will most likely pursue the sport of running during college and beyond.
April 21, 2017 - Grade 12
NEW - Merle Kirkley Merit Scholarship
Eligibility: Merle Kirkley Merit Scholarship Award is a competitive merit-based scholarship program designed to provide financial support for Washington State high school students planning to obtain a post-secondary education. Applicants must demonstrate that their intent is to major, or obtain a certificate in, a field relating to educational facility planning and design. Fields related to educational facility design include (but are not limited to): school planning, architecture, engineering, product services and construction management.
Application & Information: Merle Kirkley Merit Scholarship
April 29, 2017 - Grade 12
NEW - Larson Gross Accountants of Tomorrow Merit Scholarship
Eligibility: (1) non-renewable $750 scholarship to a Skagit, Island or San Juan County high school senior that plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in accounting, attending college in Fall 2017, demonstrates leadership & academic success, and participates in civic and extracurricular activities.
April 30, 2017 - Grade 12
Anacortes Youth Sports Coalition Award
Don Daniel Memorial Scholarship
Doyle Geer Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Financial need, for a current or recent graduate, girl or boy going to a vocational school or college who manifests good citizenship, self-reliance and positive character. Considerations will include students who are a recent graduate of a high school in this county; was an athlete in high school who is attending college or vocational school but is not attending on an athletic scholarship; has demonstrated (by actions) their involvement/concern in their community; are the best candidate, not necessarily the best athlete.
Anacortes Youth Sports Coalition Award
Don Daniel Memorial Scholarship
Doyle Geer Memorial Scholarship
May 1, 2017 - Grades 9-12
ACF Visionary Scholarship Program
Amount: $1,000 to $5000
Eligibility: Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior; and, must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen.
Application Information: www.AmericanCollegeFoundation.org
May 22, 2017 - Grades 11- 12+
B. Davis Scholarship
Application & Information: This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution. Please visit their website at: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
May 31, 2017 - Grades 12
NEW - Robinson & Henry Family Law Scholarship
Eligibility: This scholarship is reserved for high school seniors nationwide who plan on attending a 4-year college/university or a 2-year accredited community college in the Fall of 2017. This scholarship is open to applicants whose parents have gone through a divorce and plan on pursuing a career in Family Law.
Racine Olson Injury Scholarship
Eligibility: This scholarship is open to high school seniors in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington who plan on either attending a 4-year college or 2-year community college. Applicants have either been a victim of a personal injury accident or has had a parent(s) or guardian(s) who has been a victim of a personal injury accident.
Application & Information: http://www.racinelaw.net/practice-areas/idaho-personal-injury-lawyers#scholarship-application
NO DEADLINE - Grade 12
Amount: $500 (not just for Engineering students
Eligibility: Current senior in high school, average GPA of 2.5 or better, attend high school in one of the following states: AK, CO, ID, MN, MT, NE, ND, OR, SD, WA, or WY; and have plans to attend college after graduation.
Write an essay about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse.
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