Featured scholarship search engines:
theWashBoard.org connects Washington students of all types with Washington scholarship providers. It is a free, web-based scholarship matching clearinghouse for Washington residents and students attending college in Washington.
GoodCall Scholarship Search Engine is one of the largest databases of scholarships on the web. No personal information is required and it's free to use.
(The following scholarship opportunities were not found on theWashBoard at time of listing)
Educational Service District 101
Complete 300 hours of community service in your senior year.
This award is good for 7 years and can be used to pay student
loans or be applied directly to educational expenses.
Contact: Mark Altmar at (509) 535-1613
Student must have a documented disability. Criteria include
outstanding merit in giving back to community and
overcoming obstacles in order to pursue higher education.
Various scholarships with varying deadlines.
Essay on drug and/or alcohol abuse, GPA 2.5+
Center for Talented Youth Rural Connections Scholarship Program
Rural Connections is a new three year CTY initiative funded by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to support bright 7th – 9th graders from families living in rural communities nationwide. This initiative is designed to deepen and expand gifted rural students’ access to and participation in CTY’s challenging summer programs, and to reach a group of underserved students that CTY has not specifically targeted in the past. Letter and flyer here.
Several scholarships available for high school graduates and GED recipients.
U.S. Bank Student Scholarship
Get rewarded for learning about important topics like managing student loans and creating a budget.
Amount: $5,000 - $20,000
Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation Internet Challenge
Online quiz tournament. Answer 15-question quiz each month, Sept. – March.
Amount: $250 – $2500
Various scholarships, visit website to access the Nursing Scholarship and Financial Aid Guide.
Western Undergraduate Exchange Program
Academic scholarship at participating schools in the 16 Western States. Contact specific school to determine their qualifications, deadlines and restrictions. You pay 150% of in-state tuition rather than out of state tuition. Eligibility is based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores.
Amount: Out of state tuition discount
International Air and Hospitality High School Scholarship
Scholarships are available for the Airline/Travel Specialist, Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Restaurant Management programs. Contact your school’s Career Specialist for information on the nomination process.
Amount: $500 (3); $1,000 (1)
Casey Family Programs
College scholarship (75) for students from foster care for undergraduate study and career/technical training at accredited institutions and programs. Scholarships include support services.
Amount: $1,500 – $6,000
Deadline: Check back for next year’s deadline.
Sussle collects the best content by topic. This is not your usual scholarship. There is no application or essay, and it’s actually fun. By participating, you will be posting your knowledge for the benefit of others, and in return, the best contributor will win the scholarship.
Eligibility: High school seniors, or current full-time undergrad or grad students at an accredited college or university in the United States. US citizen or legal permanent resident.
How to enter: Use Sussle.org to contribute knowledge about your interests.
Scholarships available: 1 every month
Deadline: Last day of each month
Washington State Association for Justice Scholarships
The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) is proud to offer two distinct scholarship programs, each with two recipients, for high school seniors. The first is the American Justice Essay and Video Scholarship, which echoes WSAJ’s commitment to fostering awareness and a strong understanding of the role of the civil justice system in our society. This year’s prompt focuses on the role of the civil justice system in government and personal accountability in the wake of the events in Ferguson, MO. The second program is the Past Presidents’ Scholarship,which is awarded to high achievers who are committed to helping others, and who have been victims of injury or who have overcome a disability or handicap.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Scholarships available: 2 every year
Deadline: March 13, 2015