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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.

Soma Weight Loss Health & Wellness Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • No minimum GPA requirement.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Resident.
  • Must be an Undergraduate or Graduate Student.
  • Must be a major in any of the healthcare fields that promote achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

How to Apply:

Please write a 500-1000 word essay explaining the following:

  • Why are you studying the your chosen field and what good health means to you?

 

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

 

 

Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Prove full-time enrollment during the spring and/or summer semester with a school transcript no older than January 1.
  • Intend to continue a full-time enrollment status in the fall semester. Proof of enrollment or acceptance to new school must be provided.
  • Currently have a minimum 3.5 GPA at a university or college.
  • Be seeking a degree in a health- or science-based program, with an interest in pursuing a career in health care.
  • Have an active .edu email address for the university or college they attend.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by June 15, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay on the assigned topic:
    • What do you feel are the three most critical issues facing the health care industry today and what ideas would you put into place to help address them?
  • Email your official transcript, essay, signed application and the terms and conditions (found online) to scholarship@laserspineinstitute.com

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

How to Build That Body Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Any college/university undergraduate or postgraduate in the areas of Nutrition and Dietetics or any Health and Fitness related courses.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by October 20, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Write an essay between 1,000 and 2,500 words about the following topic:
    • How to prevent obesity with diet and exercise- You are expected to basically write how to prevent obesity with a diet and exercise based on research.

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

WR Public Health Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be a part-time or full-time student (first year or current),
  • Must be majoring in public health, health sciences, dietetics, nutrition, nutrition education, psychology, or physical education at a college or university based in the United States, Canada, or the United Kingdom

More Details

All applications must be submitted by December 31, 2017. Winner will be announced January 31, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Submit a minimum 2-page essay on “What Are the Biggest Challenges Facing Public Health in the Coming Years?” and answer at least one of the following questions:
    • How can you personally help people facing these challenges?
    • How does your area of study help solve the issues you mentioned?

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