Come back to this page frequently; new scholarships will be posted as they become available.
American Indian Endowed Scholarship Application
Have demonstrated financial need (per FAFSA, as determined by the college financial aid office)
Be a Washington state resident
Have close social and cultural ties to an American Indian tribe or community in Washington State
Be enrolled full-time by fall term 2022 at a participating college or university in-state
Intend to use his or her education to benefit the American Indian community in this state
Have not received a total of five years of this scholarship
Application at https://wsac.wa.gov/american-indian-endowed-scholarship and click "How do I apply?"
Deadline: March 1, 2022
WACTA An Association of Career & Technical Education Administrators
The Washington Association of Career and Technical Administrators awards up to ten scholarships each in the amount of $1,000 for graduating Washington State high school seniors.
The WACTA Scholarship application form is also available at https://washingtonacta.org/groups-committees/scholarship-committee/
The student must be a senior graduating from a Washington State high school in 2022.
Students who have distinguished themselves in Career and Technical Education during high school.
Deadline: March 1, 2022
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 2023-24 FAFSA or WAFSA by March 2, 2023.
Deadline: Opening December 5, 2022, and closing March 2, 2023
Cancer Unwrapped Writing Contest
Learning about a cancer diagnosis – your own or that of a loved one – can cause a storm of emotions, and everyone experiences it differently. We want to know what this experience was like for you.
Did you feel angry, sad, lonely, or maybe something you didn’t expect? What happened in your life, and did it change you or your perspectives?
We invite you to submit a short essay about your experience with cancer for the opportunity to win cash prizes. Since the contest began in 2006, we have received over 7,000 submissions and handed out over $200,000 in prize money to teens.
Over the years we have received stories of triumph and stories of great loss, stories written in times of turbulence, and stories written in times of quiet reflection. Each one has been honest, heartfelt, and unique.
Explore our website Here for details about eligibility and essay guidelines, tips and tools for writing, and to read winning essays from previous years. Submit your essay below!
Deadline: March 3, 2023
Microsoft Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and target a career in the technology industry. The scholarships are renewable – each winner who continues to meet the criteria is eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship.
To be considered for the Microsoft Disability Scholarship, you must:
Be a current high school senior living with a disability (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disability.
Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school’s eligibility).
Declare an approved major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
Demonstrate a passion for technology.
Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Require financial assistance to attend college.
Enrollment status must be full-time or half-time.
Get more details at this webpage https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx
Deadline: March 15, 2022
The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) Scholarships
Washington Apple Education Foundation/Universal – Students raised in families with direct ties to Washington’s tree fruit industry are eligible to apply. Ties to the industry are created through an immediate family member or personal employment in an apple, cherry or pear orchard or warehouse in Washington, immediate family ownership of an apple, cherry or pear orchard or warehouse in Washington or immediate family employment in a company directly serving the apple, cherry or pear industry in Washington. Employment must be current and to have been ongoing for a minimum of 12 consecutive months. Additionally, students with a desire to work for Washington’s tree fruit industry may also qualify. Individual scholarships may each have more specific qualifications. Students meeting this criteria and planning to attend a community college or university, use this application link – WAEF Universal Scholarship Application
Washington Apple Education Foundation/Vocational – Washington state high school seniors or current college students from Washington are eligible. The path of study should align with potential work in the tree fruit industry. Types of appropriate courses include refrigeration, electrical, IT, computer applications, HVAC, machine technology, and others. Student must be pursuing a vocational trade at an accredited trade, technical or community college. Use this application to apply – Vocational Technical Application
Get more information at www.waef.org
Deadline: March 1, 2023
In 2022, the AWS Foundation will award more than $1.5 million in scholarships!
If you are currently enrolled, or will soon enroll, in a welding program or a related field, then consider applying for our scholarships.
Scholarships are available for students attending trade schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. An AWS Foundation scholarship can be the extra push that helps you fulfill your goals!
AWS Foundation Scholarships are for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for the course of instruction. Scholarship awards will be sent directly to the academic or training institution.
Applications open for 2021-22 Scholarships
Apply online at scholarship.aws.org
WSSR (Washington State School Retirees’ Association) Scholarships
(Robert J. Handy/WSSR Foundation/Gene Forrester Memoriall Scholarships)
The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) invites high school seniors to apply for the Robert J. Handy and WSSR Foundation scholarships. These awards are given to students who plan to pursue a career in education.
Statewide sixteen (16) WSSR – Foundation Scholarships and sixteen (16) PEMCO/ Robert J. Handy Scholarships will be awarded to students whose degree would be in one of these areas: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, social worker or school psychologist.
For the WSSR-Foundation, one $3,000 award and one $1,000 award will be granted in each of the eight WSSRA regions.
For Handy, two $900 scholarships (redeemable for four years) will be awarded in each of the eight WSSRA regions by PEMCO.
In addition, two (2) Gene Forrester Memorial Scholarships at $2,000 each will be awarded to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and who will major in Agricultural Education at Washington State University.
Also, in each of WSSRA's eight regions, local WSSRA units may award additional scholarships.
WSSRA collects and distributes applications to readers in our eight regions who will select the recipients.
Applicants will be notified by May 15, 2023, if they have been chosen.
Deadline: March 1, 2023
Kelly Foundation of Washington Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to reward students who demonstrate good citizenship while striving to attain their academic goals.
Applicants will be judged on their academic merit, extra-curricular achievements—both scholastically and in their community—and financial need.
The Kelly Foundation of Washington is not asking for ACT/SAT test scores until there is a broad change by colleges back to them.
Paper applications are in the career center. Or download a fillable application.
Link to the 2022/23 Manual Form (to print, then handwrite answers, and mail in): https://kellyfoundationwashington.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Official-Ewing-C-Kelly-Scholarship-Application-10-03-2022.pdf
Link to the 2022/23 FillableForm (can type directly in the document, then print, and mail in):
Please read the application carefully. It contains 3 information pages, 2 financial assessment pages, a checklist, and a page including tips for letters of recommendation. It must be accompanied by a transcript, a personal statement and 3 letters of recommendation. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
All materials must be submitted by the applicant and postmarked by March 10.
Deadline: March 10, 2023
The Rita Lowe Washington State Mathematics Council (WSMC) & PSCTM Scholarship-High School Division
Description and Eligibility
This scholarship is endowed by the estate of Rita Lowe, a former Renton mathematics educator, WSMC board member, and PSCTM president.
Up to four scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded in 2022 to graduating high school students.
Any senior graduating from a high school in Washington State who is planning to attend a college or university within Washington and is planning to major in Mathematics Education and pursue teaching certification to become a mathematics educator is eligible to apply.
In selecting the recipients, the committee will give consideration to academic achievement, demonstrated intent to pursue mathematics education, academic potential, and character and leadership potential.
The application form may be accessed online at www.wsmc.net.
Deadline: March 15, 2022
WIAA/Dairy Farmers of Washington/Gesa Credit Union/Les Schwab Tires Scholarship
Now accepting applications for the 2023 Gesa Credit Union, Dairy Farmers of Washington, Les Schwab Tires Smart Choices College Scholarship Program which will award three (3) $5,000 scholarships and 12 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout their high school careers.
Applicants are required to fill out an online application that includes an essay question. Judging is based on the following criteria:
Athletic/Activity Excellence (30%)
Academic Achievement (30%)
Citizenship/Community Service (10%)
Originality/Creativity of the Essay (5%)
Financial Need (5%)
Applications can be submitted online at wiaa.com/smartchoices
Deadline: March 15, 2023
Swauk Teanaway Grange Agriculture Scholarship
To be eligible, you must be a high school senior or enrolled in a home school program in Kittitas County and be graduating in 2021.
An agricultural background or history of participation in agricultural activities (4-H, FFA, farming, ranching, etc.)
Community involvement, including volunteerism, community service, church, service groups, civic groups, etc. Includes work experience.
Applications are in the Career Center and are also available on our website www.SwaukTeanawayGrange.com
Deadline: March 15, 2022
Swauk-Teanaway Grange Trades-:Related Scholarship
The Grange supports the preparation of high school graduates in Kittitas county for employment in trades such as plumbing, construction--electrical, plumbing, sheetrock, ironwork, graphics, culinary.
Qualifications for applying for this scholarship are:
An interest in developing job preparation skills for a trade upon graduation
Graduation from a high school or home-school program in Kittitas County
Community, volunteer, and/or school involvement, including leadership experience
Plans to enroll in a trades-related program in the fall
Applications in the Career Center or www.SwaukTeanawayGrange.com
Deadline: March 15, 2022
The Cle Elum Roslyn High School Class of 1954 Scholarship
The Class of 54 continues to offer a scholarship to CERHS graduates.
Applications are available in the Career Center.
Deadline: March 16, 2022
Rotary Club of Upper Kittitas County
The Rotary Club of Upper Kittitas County is accepting applications for its Scholarship Award Program. Scholarships are made available through the generosity of others through Rotary’s community-based fundraisers and in partnership with our neighbors who live in Suncadia, Central Washington University Foundation, and The Shoemaker Foundation.
All students attending Cle Elum-Roslyn (CE-R), Easton and other Upper Kittitas County high school programs, including home-school programs, are eligible. Applications from students to attend a certified or accredited vocational, technical, 2-year, or 4-year program are acceptable.
We are looking for students who can demonstrate a quality of community service that meets the Rotary Standard of Service Above Self.
While we accept all qualified applicants regardless of preferred school, recognizing that unique programs of study may require out-of-state programs, preference is given to applicants who will attend in-state public schools.
Central Washington University Foundation will match up to $2,500 per year of UKC Rotary scholarship awards to students attending CWU, for up to four years. CWU ranks well in rankings measuring economic impact on graduates (value for the money). At a time when college grads often have high debt, the foundation's match brings the dream of a college education with little to no debt, well within reach.
Must complete the Application Form and include all of the required items with their submission; transcript, service activities, extracurricular activities, future plans, objective(s) and goals, and essay. All work submitted must be the applicant's own work.
While all students attending CWU will be eligible for the CWU Foundation match, qualifying students may be given a four-year Tuition Full-Ride Scholarship that covers up to 100% of CWU published cost of tuition for full-time in-state students. These scholarships are funded by a collaboration between Rotary Club, Rudy ad Patti Hein Memorial Scholarship and the CWU Foundation. The collaboration could work in many different ways, but the end result is the same--a tuition Full-Ride Scholarship. Applicants for this award must apply to both the Rotary club and the Hein scholarship.
Applicants for a scholarship must attend a UKC Rotary Club meeting either virtually or in person by March 15, 2023.
Applications are available in the high school Career Center.
Deadline: March 10, 2023
Marjorie Heron Memorial Scholarship
The Marjorie Heron Scholarship in the amount of $1000.00 will be awarded to a graduating Cle Elum Roslyn High School Senior who reflects the most representative graduating senior of the class based on scholarship, outstanding character, integrity, morals, trustworthiness, honesty, respectfulness, community service, and extra-curricular activities.
Applications are available in the Career Center
Deadline: March 30, 2023
The George and Dorothy Marsden Scholarship Fund
The George and Dorothy Marsden Scholarship Fund was established by Mrs. Marsden to help academically promising students from the Inland Northwest maximize their potential at the world’s best colleges and universities. Up to two new Marsden Scholars are named each spring from high school seniors whose permanent legal residence is within the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, and a number of scholarships are renewed.
To be eligible for consideration an applicant must:
Have a permanent legal residence within the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane (the state of Washington east of the Cascades and the state of Idaho north of the Salmon River)
Have submitted a completed application or current year online form by March 31
Have arranged for all references to be submitted by March 31
Be a high school senior
NOTE: You do not have to be a member of an Episcopal church or any faith community
For more information visit http://stjohns-cathedral.org/marsden-scholarship
Deadline: Open February 1, 2022 and Closes March 31, 2022
Washington State Snowmobile Association Scholarship (WSSA)
The applicant must be a member of the Washington State Snowmobile Association.
The applicant must submit the completed WSSA application form.
The applicant must submit a resume detailing his/her involvement in snowmobiling as well as extra-curricular activities.
The applicant must include an essay (see the subject in the current application). The essay should be a minimum of 2 pages double-spaced and typed. Keep in mind that a well-researched, comprehensive essay will undoubtedly be significantly longer and we certainly encourage that.
For a copy of the application go to https://www.wssa.us/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=431529&module_id=64921
Deadline: March 31, 2022
Washington Masonic Charities
Washington Masonic Charites provides higher education scholarships exclusively for high school seniors who are deserving members of our Masonic family or Masonic Youth Orders to pursue college, university, or vocational/technical education after high school. These scholarships are not open to the general public.
Masonic Legacy Scholarship – $3,750 each--Washington Masonic Charities is proud to offer four $3,750 regional scholarships for high school senior–aged children, grandchildren or dependents of a Washington Mason in Good Standing.
Masonic Youth Order Scholarships – $3,000 each--Supporting our Masonic Youth is a priority of Washington Masonic Charities. Washington Masonic Charities is pleased to provide one $3,000 scholarship each for a Washington resident youth member of Rainbow, Job’s Daughters or DeMolay
The application is online at www.washboard.org.
Enter Washington Masonic Charities in the search bar.
Deadline: March 31, 2022
P1FCU will award fifteen (15) $1,000 scholarships for the 2022-2023 school year. We will honor those students who demonstrate academic excellence and exhibit outstanding contributions to their community and school. A selection committee consisting of a P1FCU board member, executive management, and employees will review each application and score-based application criteria as well as the quality of resume, cover letter or video.
2022 high school graduate with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Acceptance as a full-time student at a college or university (must provide acceptance letter or other proof.
P1FCU primary member in good standing.
The 2022 P1FCU scholarship application is now available online at https://www.p1fcu.org/scholarship-program
Deadline: March 31, 2022
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.