February Due Dates

Come back to this page frequently; new scholarships will be posted as they become available.

Washington State Fair Foundation 

  • The Washington State Fair Foundation is pleased to present scholarship opportunities to local students for continuing education.
  • Criteria:
  • Attending (Fall 2021) an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or trade/technical school
  • Minimum GPA 2.7
  • Currently working, volunteering or involved in a school-sponsered activity at least 8 hours per month, on average
  • Apply at https://thefairfoundation.awardspring.com  By completing the application you will automatically be applied for all online scholarships that you qualify for.
  • Application Link
  • Deadline: February 5, 2021

Elk's USA: The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Legacy Scholarship

  • Legacy awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members.
  • Applicant must be a high school senior.
  • Applicant's must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) This has been waived for the 2021 Legacy contest.
  • Applicants can apply online only. Apply at www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm 
  • Deadline: February 5, 2021, at 11:59 AM- Central time

WSECU: Washington State Employees Credit Union

  • Every year we extend an invitation to our members who are beginning or continuing their higher education to apply for a scholarship. This year we awarded $100,000 to 37 deserving recipients. 
  • The application period runs December to February each year.
  • Recipients are selected and notified in the spring.
  • WSECU members of all ages are welcome to apply.
  • $2,000 is awarded for two-year colleges and vocational schools.
  • $3,000 is awarded for four-year undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • New this year, a FAFSA form will be required to apply.
  • Any member in good standing can apply for a WSECU Scholarship. 
  • Applicants must be WSECU members. (Go to wsecu.org and request membership).  
  • WSECU partners with Scholarship America for the oversight of the application process. To apply, please visit the Scholarship America website, where you'll find eligibility requirements, complete details on what you'll need to complete the process successfully and the application itself. 
  • Scholarship applications are available online at  www.wsecu.org 
  • Deadline: February,  2021

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

  • The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholar Program is designed to empower courageous young leaders of Hispanic heritage. The program helps ensure students achieve their higher education and career goals.
  • Every year, 10,000 outstanding students are selected as HSF Scholars. While only some will receive HSF scholarships, due to funding limitations, all Scholars have access to HSF’s full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services. HSF Scholar Support Services include mentorship, leadership development, career services, knowledge building, and wellness training. Career services include, but aren't limited to, access to internships and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners.
  • Scholarship awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.
  • It takes an average of 30 minutes to complete the Phase I of the HSF Scholar Application
  • No essays, recommendations, or document uploads are required in Phase I
  • To get started, visit https://www.hsf.net/ and log into or create your MyHSF profile to access the HSF Scholar Application
  • This application closes February 15.

Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest from Cancer Pathways (formerly Gilda's Club Seattle)

  • Cancer Unwrapped: A High School Writing Contest invites students to submit essays about their experience with cancer for the opportunity to win one of several $1,000 cash prizes.
  • Open to students from grades 9-12 to share their stories about cancer in personal essays of 500 to 1500 words. Their stories can be about their own experience of a personal diagnosis or about their experience with a diagnosis of a loved one, a schoolmate, or friend.
  • You must be a Washington State resident.
  • Submit your essay on the website: http://www.cancerpathways.org/cancer-unwrapped
  • Deadline: February 19th, 2021

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

  • The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) is available for Washington State students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, math, and health care. We provide students with up to $22,500 in scholarship funding towards a 4-year college degree and connect them with peer and professional mentors to help them achieve success from the first day on campus to their first day on the job.
  • Must be a resident of Washington State.
  • Have a Washington State high school diploma or GED.  
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average through fall quarter or semester of at least 2.75.
  • Have total family income (adjusted gross income plus all untaxed income) that does not exceed 125% of Washington state family median income based on family size
  • Intend to complete a bachelor's degree in an eligible high demand field high-demand major in STEM or health care from an eligible Washington state college or university; students may begin at a two-year public community or technical college.
  • Renewable for up to five years based on credits completed and continued eligibility.                               
  • Complete the 2020-21 FAFSA or WAFSA by February 11, 2021. 
  • Apply at https://www.waopportunityscholarship.org/
  • Deadline:  Opening  December 7, 2020 and closing February 11, 2021  

YVCC Foundation Scholarship

  • The Yakima Valley Community College foundation awards over $200,000 in scholarships annually to students attending YVCC. 
  • Applications are available online at  www.yvcc.edu/foundation/scholarships  
  • The YVC Foundation administers and awards scholarship funds from several different donors. A complete list of Scholarships & Awards is available online at  www.yvcc.edu/foundation/scholarships 
  • The Foundation staff will match recipients to the appropriate scholarship(s). Scholarships are presented at the annual awards ceremony held in June. 
  • Deadline: February 28, 2021

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

  • The College Board Opportunity Scholarships is an exciting new scholarship program. Students don’t have to write an essay, fill out an application, or have a specific GPA or test score to participate. The program gives students a simple six-step college plan and rewards students with scholarships ranging from $500 to $40,000 for simply completing the actions they need to take in order to apply to college. 4,000 students each year will earn scholarships totaling $5 million, and at least half of all the scholarships ($2.5 million) are designated for students whose families earn less than $60,000 per year. For more information, please see Scholarship Details and the Official Rules.
  • The Scholarship Program was created to celebrate and reward the effort students put into getting ready for college. The Scholarship Program seeks to clarify the complex college planning process and motivate and reward students to prepare for college with scholarships based on their efforts and action.
  • More information at https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/home
  • Deadline: February 28, 2021 

Association for Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE)

  • This year the Association for Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) has allocated $10,000 for scholarships of up to $2,000 each for students in Oregon and Washington.
  • 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. Have demonstrated some community/school involvement, preferably with a technology focus.
  • Have created a simple website describing your own technology project and including links to evidence for that project. The evidence should be accessible via a standard browser and should not require installation of any additional software. 
  • Go to the ACPE website http://www.acpenw.org/scholarships for complete criteria.  
  • To apply link to online form: https://goo.gl/forms/lAIwZ49FC8yvsOZt2
  • Deadline: 

    2021 ACPEnw Scholarships-The 2021 ACPEnw Scholarship committee begins accepting applications after the Board approves both the number and amounts of scholarships that will be available for 2021. Those final decisions are expected by the end of January. We will post an update on this page at that time. Thank you.

 

Please note: This posting includes only those scholarship applications sent directly to Cle Elum Roslyn High School from local and national organizations. There are many more scholarships available than listed here. 

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