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Washington State Opportunity Scholarship- Baccalaureate Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • RESIDENCY
    • Be a Washington state resident as defined by state Legislature (RCW 28B.15.012).
    • Earn a high school diploma or GED from a Washington state institution by June of the year of application.
  • FINANCIAL NEED
  • ACADEMIC RECORD
    • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) as of application date of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale), demonstrated on either a current college or high school transcript; OR
    • A passing GED score, demonstrated on an official score report.
  • ENROLLMENT PLAN
    • Plan to pursue an eligible science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care major as defined on the eligible majors list.
    • Plan to enroll at an eligible Washington state institution for the fall term following selection as defined on the list of eligible college and universities.
    • Plan to enroll at least half-time (six or more credits) every term. Scholars are not expected to enroll in nor does WSOS fund summer term.
  • PREVIOUS EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
    • Do not yet have a bachelor’s degree.
    • Applicant must currently be a:
      • High school senior or graduate (high school equivalency)
      • College freshman or college sophomore. If the applicant has completed any college terms or college credits post high-school, they must meet either the maximum term OR maximum credit requirement stated below:
        1. Maximum Terms Completed: The applicant must have completed no more than six quarters or four semesters of college at the end of the current academic year; OR
        2. Maximum Credits Earned: The applicant must have earned no more than 90 quarter or 60 semester credits at the end of the current academic year
      • If you are still unsure, we recommend on using this credit/term eligibility flowchart to determine if you are eligible to apply.

Application Process

Interested applicants must complete the entire application process. Applicants must:

  1. Complete all application sections via the Scholarship Application Portal and click “Submit” by the application deadline.
  2. Mail a copy of your transcript or GED scores to WSOS c/o Baccalaureate Scholarship at this address: 1414 31st Ave S., Suite 302, Seattle, WA 98144.
  3. Submit the FAFSA or WASFA for the relevant academic year by the deadline on the application timeline.

The application will require approximately 60 to 90 minutes to complete. Applicants may start the application, save progress and return to complete it later up until the application deadline. Applicants should know what college they expect to attend and what major they intend to complete before beginning their application.

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Rise Marketing STEM Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be an undergraduate or postgraduate student at an accredited University.
  • Must be majoring in a STEM field.

How to Apply:

  • Student must write a short essay about themselves.
  • Additionally the student must complete the online application found on the scholarships website.

 

STEM Lights Me Up Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be a full-time or part-time student at an accredited University or be a high school student during the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Must be or planning to be majoring in a STEM field.

How to Apply:

  • Write a 1,000 word essay of the following question:
    • “What lights you up about STEM?”
  • Then make sure to visit the scholarship website and fill out the online application.

Outeraudio’s Love of Audio Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be currently enrolled as a undergraduate or postgraduate at accredited University.
  • Must have a major in the following faculties:
    • Engineering
    • Technology
    • Design
    • Medicine
    • Sciences
    • Conservation/ Environmental Studies

How to Apply:

  • Write a 700+ word article covering one of the following topics:
    • How the front-end (functional) design of audio devices have changed over the last decade
    • How the back-end (technical) design of audio devices have changed over the last decade
    • What advances we should expect in audio devices over the next decade
    • How wireless technologies are affecting the use of audio devices
    • How audio devices are used in a growing outdoor lifestyle movement
    • How brands are marketing their audio devices in a crowded marketplace
    • How audio devices are used in medical technology for hearing assistance
  • Make sure to fill out the online application found on the scholarships website.

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Mike and Jean Dragnich Endowment Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must complete the WSU General Scholarship Application by January 31 prior to the start of the academic year. There is no additional application process.
  • Graduates of Republic High School, Republic, WA.
  • Recipient shall be chosen based on scholarship and need with a preference given to those majoring in engineering and/or physical sciences.
  • If no such student in Engineering and/or physical sciences, any graduate of Republic High School may be awarded.
  • If no graduates of Republic High School are identified, the scholarship may be awarded to graduates from Ferry County.
  • The recipients of the scholarship will be encouraged to ultimately repay the monies to the fund, thus providing additional growth. There will be no legal obligation for recipients to repay funds. Repayments will be made to the Washington state University Foundation to be credited to this fund.

Arthur and Doreen Parrett Scholarship Fund

Eligibility

  • Must complete the WSU General Scholarship Application by January 31 prior to the start of the academic year. There is no additional application process.
  • Resident of Washington State.
  • Students who have completed at least their first year of higher education.
  • Full-time students majoring in Engineering, Sciences, Pre-Medicine, or Pre-Dentistry.

AACE Seattle Section Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be a WA State resident.
  • Must be majoring in Architecture, Building Construction, Business Administration, Building Construction, Building Environment, Construction Management, Computer Science and/or Information Technology, Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, all others), other relevant programs (subject to Seattle Section AACE International Board approval).
  • Must be attending a WA State College or University.
  • Must be an Undergraduate student.
  • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by March 3, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Clutch Prep Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be a permanent legal U.S. resident physically residing in the 50 United States of America and the District of Columbia.
  • Must be at least 16 years old as of the date of entry.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a 2-4 year accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Must be pursuing an engineering degree

More Details

All applications must be submitted by September 30, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.
  • Answer the two following questions (200 to 500 words):
    • What engineering degree do you want to pursue and why?
    • In your opinion, what is an engineering invention that will benefit the world within the next 10 years?

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

LedsMaster’s LED Lighting Scholarship for College Students 2018-2019

Eligibility

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students in Science, Engineering, Environment, and related disciplines.
  • Studying in College, exchange students are welcome.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.7

More Details

All applications must be submitted by September 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Write an essay (500 word minimum) on one of the following topics:
    • Advantages of using LED lights over metal halide, high pressure sodium, mercury vapor, and halogen lamps.
    • The Future trend of LED lighting for residential, commercial and industrial use.
    • Application of LED flood light (Hints: indoor and outdoor large areas).
    • Solar powered lighting nowadays (Hints: Street lighting and sports lighting).
    • Electric cars are the unprecedented invention in recent years, what other innovative measure can we take to move away from coal and fossil fuel energy?
    • What is light pollution? And how to solve it?

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

BigRentz Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Currently be pursuing, or plan to pursue, an engineering degree with a discipline related to design, construction, or operation of machinery or structures (e.g., civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, agricultural engineering, industrial engineering, transportation engineering).
  • You may be a senior in high school, an undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate student to be eligible.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by 11:59pm EST on August 3, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Write an essay (between 750 and 1,500 words) on the following topic:
    • The future of engineering: How do you see technology changing or impacting your specific discipline of engineering over the next 5+ years? What excites you most about these changes? What challenges (if any) will this create?
  • Complete the student questionnaire.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.