Scholarships

Scholarships

Last updated 3/23/17

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Scholarship Donors: If you would like to advertise a scholarship on our webpage, please complete our online
Scholarship Eligibility Criteria form and submit it to: 
dharrold@asd103.org. 

 

Scholarship Applicants: AHS Universal Scholarship Application

 

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline / Grade Level / Description

March 24, 2017 - Grade 12 + 


NEW updated deadline - Kiwanis Sunrisers Scholarship 
(please check back often as the website is being repaired)

Varying awards for HS Graduates and Sunriser's Return Winners who show a financial need along with a passion for community and educational advancement.

Criteria Information Link:  Kiwanis Sunrisers 
Website: http://www.kiwanissunrisers.com/scholarships.html


March 30, 2017 - Grade 12+


Anacortes Rotary Scholarship

Amount: One continuing $2,000 scholarship that may be renewed for up to four years.

Eligibility: Must graduate from Anacortes High School. Scholarship is needs based using the Estimated Family Contribution Number from your Student Aid Report received after completing the FAFSA.

Guidelines & Application: Anacortes Rotary Scholarship Guidelines 
Application: AHS Universal Scholarship Application



March 31, 2017 - Grade 12+

Anacortes Schools Foundation
(Deadline is NOON on the 31st. Return Applications to the AHS Counseling Office)

Amount: Varies

Eligibility for ASF scholarships is not dependent on academic achievement alone. Criteria for scholarships vary widely and may include merit, community service, career goals, and participation in extracurricular activities, personal achievements or financial need. 

There are four scholarship applications. Please see the list of available scholarships on the ASF website for more details regarding specific eligibility criteria. You should submit the:

  • General Application for most scholarships. You do not need to specify the scholarship for which you are applying. You will be considered for all scholarships for which you are eligible. (Note: Please choose the application that applies to you—either graduating senior or current college student.)
  •  Friends of the Forest Scholarship Application if you are a graduating senior or a current college student and plan to pursue a degree related to the outdoors, environment, conservation or nature.

Scholarship Information Letter

General Application (Current College Student)

General Application (Graduating Senior)

Friends of the Forest Scholarship

Greg Horak Memorial Scholarship

List of Scholarships & Information:
http://www.anacortesschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships/scholarship-applications.html


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 FOR BOTH "SAME & PSESSF": 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

Amount: $1500

 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

Amount: $1000

A high school senior who resides in Skagit County.

Application: Erick Valenzuela Scholarship

Combat Veterans International Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

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

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

Amount: Varies

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.

Application:https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000000808/en-ca/files/homepage/2017-skagit-rotary-scholarship-application/Rotary-Application-2017.pdf

 Information:  www.skagitrotary.com

Dominic Manieri College Student Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

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

                   

Skagit Farmers Supply

Amount: $1,000

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


Vivant Smart Home Scholarship

Amount: $5000

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.

Application: https://www.vivint.com/scholarship


Prowler Roost Educational Foundation

Amount: $1,500

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.

Application:  http://www.whidbeyroost.org/scholarship.html


April 7, 2017 - Grade 12

Anacortes Lions Club – Gill Hull Memorial Scholarship

Amount: 2-$1,500

Eligibility:  We wish to give recognition where it may not be apparent, therefore our selection is based upon these criteria - the students desire to add to the betterment of society via their college/ technical school education, community service to others, home responsibilities and family interaction, past employment, parents ability to assist with post-high school education, high school and extracurricular activities, recognition by high school honors and other awards and dependent upon acceptance of student to their college or technical school of their choice.

Application: Anacortes Lions Club Scholarship Eligibility Form
**Application form: AHS Universal Scholarship


April 14, 2017 - Grade 12


Bette Vanbeber Memorial P.E.O. Scholarship

Amount: $1500

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


The Janson Scholarship Fund

Amount: Varies

Eligibility:  Skagit County resident with good moral character, scholastic ability and financial need.

Application: 2017 Janson Scholarship Application


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.

Application: http://www.skagitrunners.org

April 16, 2017 - Grade 12

J&J Livestock Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Graduating senior from a Skagit County High School and continuing education by going to a two or four-year college, a vocational school, etc.

Application & Questionnaire: J&J Livestock Memorial Scholarship



April 21, 2017 - Grade 12

Merle Kirkley Merit Scholarship

Amount: $3000

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

Deadline

Grade Level

Scholarship

NEW

Apr 21, 2017

12

Anacortes Para-Educators Organization Scholarship

Amount: 2 - $300

Eligibility: Graduating senior of Anacortes High School, 2.8 GPA or better, will further education, responsible citizen and son/daughter of a para-educator will be considered first.

Application: APEO Scholarship Application

 




April 22, 2017 - Grade 12

Student-View Scholarship Program

Amount: 1-$4,000, 2-$1,000, 10-$500 

Eligibility: No essay, no minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average, no lengthy application forms, no application fees.

Application: www.student-view.com  (Complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area)

April 28, 2017 - Grade 12

Serenity Thomas Memorial Scholarship

Amount: (2) $2000

Eligibility: Created in memory of AHS student Serenity Thomas, who died at age 16 in August 2015 of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. A one-time award to be given to residents of Anacortes over the age of 18 who are going into the fields of Special Education or related services. Of consideration - time spent in activities with special needs community, commitment to bettering the lives of people with special needs, involvement in the arts (esp. drama or music), home responsibilities and family interaction, high school and extra-curricular activities.  Two $2,000.00 one-time scholarships will be awarded.

Application: Serenity Thomas Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
**AHS Universal Scholarship

April 29, 2017 - Grade 12

Cascadia Eye Excellence in Education Scholarship

Amount: $1, 000

Eligibility:  Students with a G.P.A. of 3.25 or better that are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. The scholarship is not limited to physician and nursing programs but includes training for medical receptionists, coders, medical administrators, medical technicians or assistants, etc.

Application: Cascadia Eye Scholarship Application


Larson Gross Accountants of Tomorrow Merit Scholarship

Amount: $750

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.

Application: http://larsongross.com/careers/college/scholarships/


April 30, 2017 - Grade 12

Anacortes Youth Sports Coalition Award

Amount: $1000

 Don Daniel Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Doyle Geer Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1000

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.

Applications:

Anacortes Youth Sports Coalition Award

Don Daniel Memorial Scholarship

Doyle Geer Memorial Scholarship

Deadline

Grade Level

Scholarship

NEW

May 1, 2017

12

Rick Epting Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated a passion and talent for some type of creative artistic endeavor during their high school experience and plan to continue working in the arts. The arts in this context can be visual arts, ceramics, glass, dance, theater, music, creative writing.

Application: REFA 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

Deadline

Grade Level

Scholarship

NEW

May 8, 2017

12+

Conway Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship

Eligibility: To qualify for the Conway Volunteer Fire Department Student Scholarship, the applicant must be a graduate of the Conway School District and be a current graduating senior. The recipient must apply the scholarship proceeds towards educational expenses at a technical/vocational, community college, university, or certified educational program.

Application: Conway Fire Scholarship

NEW

May 15, 2017

12

MRK Matheson Scholarship

Amount: 2 - $5,000 and $2,500

Eligibility: Good citizenship, community involvement, at least a 2.8 GPA, financial need, and a desire to improve oneself beyond the educational experience.

Application: Matheson Scholarship & Eligibility Criteria

 




May 22, 2017 - Grades 11- 12+

B. Davis Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

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

Amount: $1000

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.

Application:  https://www.robinsonandhenry.com/denver-divorce-lawyer#scholarship


Racine Olson Injury Scholarship

Amount: $500

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

Deadline

Grade Level

Scholarship

NEW

June 1, 2017

12

CGTrader Scholarship

Amount: (1) $2,000; (2) $500

Eligibility: Each semester our company challenges students to dig into the field of technology by writing different essays on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. For the following Spring semester the topic is:“The future of technology in education”.

 

Information & Application: https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships

 


Deadline

Grade Level

Scholarship

NEW

June 1, 2017

12

Aspiring Animation ProfessionalScholarshipProgram

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

Application & Information: http://www.animationcareerreview.com/(on the right side of the page)

NEW

June 1, 2017

12

AspiringBusiness ProfessionalScholarship.

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Scholarshipthat will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.

Interested students can visit this linkhttp://www.onlinembareport.com/and find thescholarshiplocated at the right side of the page and click on it.

NEW

June 30, 2017

12

2017 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Eligibility: Open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Students should show a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics; and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.

Information & Application: www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com

 

NEW

Aug 1, 2017

12

Hanson Injury Law Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Matt Hansen and the other attorneys at the firm are proud to offer a scholarship for individuals whose lives have been negatively impacted by a car crash, bicycle accident or other events leading to personal injuries. To qualify for this scholarship:

  1. You must currently be enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a college or university in the United States.
  2. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA in the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended.
  3. You must have been negatively impacted by a car crash, bicycle accident or other events leading to personal injuries.

Scholarship Information & Application: https://www.hanseninjurylawfirm.com/scholarships/

 

NEW

Nov 15, 2017

12

Fisher & Talwar Legal Inspiration Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Students currently pursuing or plan on pursuing a college degree.

To qualify for this scholarship:

1.Must be a U.S. citizen.

2.Must be a full-time student who is currently attending (or planning to attend full-time) an accredited institution of higher education.

3.Must provide proof of current enrollment or plans to enroll in an accredited institution of higher education. If you have not received acceptance, you may still apply, but be sure to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment for the scholarship to be released.

4.Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

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Qualifying students can apply here:

http://www.fishertalwar.com/scholarship/

 

NEW

Dec 31, 2017

12

Driving-Tests.org has an annual safe driving video contest

Amount: $2500

Create a Safe Driving Video

Information: http://driving-tests.org/scholarship

 



NO DEADLINE - Grade 12

Alert Scholarship

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.

For Information & Instructions: www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php

 

ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH PROGRAMS

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