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Elk's USA: The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Legacy Scholarship
Legacy awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members.
For the 2023 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2020, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2020, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2023. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.
The applicant must be a high school senior.
Applicants can apply online only. Apply and get more information at https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/legacy.cfm
Deadline: February 6, 2023, at 11:59 PM- Pacific 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 38 deserving recipients.
The application period runs from 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.
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 https://wsecu.org/scholarships
Deadline: February 14, 2022
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.
Successful candidates are selected on the basis of academic achievement, personal strengths, leadership, and extracurricular accomplishment.
The selection process for the HSF Scholar Program is based on merit. HSF does not consider financial need during the selection process. However, for Scholars who are selected to receive a scholarship, financial need will be taken into consideration to determine the amount of the award.
HSF Scholarship award amounts range from $500-$5,000, based on the student’s total financial aid package.
The initial application is a short questionnaire that should take no more than one hour to complete.
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 opens January 1, 2022 and This application closes February 15, 2022
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. 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 a friend.
Essay length should not exceed 1,500 words.
Not eligible: poems, essays about a pet, or fiction.
Cash prizes of $1,000 will be awarded to the winners (winners will be asked to fill out an IRS W-9 form).
Winners will be invited to a virtual reception and asked to read their essays
Submit your essay on the website: http://www.cancerpathways.org/cancer-unwrapped
Deadline: March 4, 2022
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 22, 2022
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: 500 Complete the FAFSA scholarships will be awarded in October, November, and December.
Scholarships are awarded every month from January through June 2022. A new eligibility window starts on the first day of each month and ends at midnight on the last day of the month. The drawing occurs on the first day of the following month.
Association for Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE)
Each year, ACPE awards up to $10,000 in scholarships for Oregon and Washington graduating seniors who plan to pursue technology in higher education.
Successful applicants have studied and used technology in innovative ways throughout their high school career, and can demonstrate their work through a project. The project itself can take many forms, including but not limited to a web site, app, video, podcast, webcast, etc., produced sometime during their high school years.
Applications open Dec. 1 and close at 5 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2022. Applicants will be notified on April 15, 2022.
Go to the ACPE website http://www.acpenw.org/scholarships for complete criteria.
Application link: acpenw.org/2022scholarships
Deadline: February 21,
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.