The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees.
WSOS scholarship will be made available to new students who will be first-year college students, sophomores or juniors fall of the 2014-15 academic year. These students will receive $1,000 renewable scholarship each year, provided they continue to meet the renewal criteria.
When students achieve junior class standing, they can apply to increase their scholarship to $5,000 per year.
The application will be open from January 6 – February 24, 2014.
The Washington State Governors’ Scholarship for Foster Youth is a scholarship program that helps young men and women from foster care continue their education and earn a college degree. Eligible students must meet specific criteria. The program has been supported by the current and former governors in Washington State. Proceeds from the Governors’ Cup – an annual golf tournament – provide funding for approximately 40 new scholars each year. Scholarship award amounts range from $2000 to $4000 depending on the college of attendance. The scholarship can be accessed for up to five years to complete an undergraduate study. Students much be enrolled full time and maintain satisfactory academic progress in order to renew the scholarship each year.
Attention Transfer Students!
Are you considering a transfer to Seattle University? If so, check out these merit based scholarships for transfer students: