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    Review the published SPS Seattle Public Schools Scholarship Bulletin opportunities as well as the posted scholarship information listed below. Students remember to check out the Career and College Opportunities Bulletin Board in the school hallway outside the CounseliHallway College Board with postersng Center and visit this page OFTEN for the most current scholarship information.



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    VIEW THE CURRENT SPS SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN



    BREAKING NEWS

    Student Scholarships.org | BHS Senior Families view a list of 15 Scholarship Programs pdf icon that will give out more than 556 Individual Scholarship Awards during the 2018-2019 school year. If you have any question contact Helen Maynard in the BHS Counseling Office hbmaynard@seattleschools.org


    Blacks At Microsoft ( BAM ) Deadline March 8, 2019
    Scholarship from BAM (Blacks At Microsoft) for black seniors with a 3.3 or higher GPA and financial need. Must plan to attend a 4-year college and pursue a degree in the technology field. Link: https://seattlefoundation.smapply.org/prog/blacks_at_microsoft_scholarships/
     - Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).
     - Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community. Email scanned documents to scholarships@seattlefoundation.org by March 8, 2019. 

    Bellevue College Foundation
    is pleased
    to announce that applications for the BC Foundation Scholarship are now being accepted! Below you will find an overview of the scholarship program, along with the application timeframe. The online scholarship application along with transcript and recommender materials must be submitted by the Monday, March 4, 2019 deadline.

    Overview – Applicants will complete one application to be considered for more than 150 scholarship opportunities. Approximately 170 scholarships were awarded to BC students for the 2018-19 academic year totaling over $350,000.
    · Funds applied to tuition, fees, and books & Annual awards $1,000 - $3,000 per year & Students can apply each year they attend BC & Approximately 150-200 applicants will be selected

    Eligibility Criteria – To be considered for a BC Foundation Scholarship, students must:
    · Plan to attend, or currently be attending Bellevue College & Maintain a minimum 2.00 or above cumulative high school GPA through fall quarter/semester Learn More: https://www.bellevuecollege.edu/foundation/scholarships/


    AKI KUROSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Amount $3,000; Application deadline March 1, 2019 http://seattlejacl.org/scholarships/aki-kurose-memorial-scholarship/

    Applicant must intend to enroll in a publicly funded school in Washington state, such as a community college, public technical school, or Washington state university. Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

    CHERRY AND MAS KINOSHITA SCHOLARSHIP – Amount $3,000; Application deadline March 1, 2019 http://seattlejacl.org/scholarships/cherry-and-mas-kinoshita-scholarship/
    Must be of Japanese descent, pursuing studies and/or a career in political science, law, education, journalism, Asian American Studies, or other field leading to service to the community.

     DR. SUSUMU SHIMOKON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Amount  $5,000; Application deadline March 1, 2019 http://seattlejacl.org/scholarships/dr-susumu-shimokon-memorial-scholarship/
    · Applicant must be accepted and enrolled in an accredited medical, dental, nursing school or other post graduate health studies professional school for the fall of 2019.
    · Applicant must be of Japanese ancestry, or an individual member of the Seattle JACL, or who are active with the Japanese American community.

    ELAINE REIKO AKAGI SCHOLARSHIP - Amount $3,000; Application deadline March 1, 2019 http://seattlejacl.org/scholarships/elaine-reiko-akagi-scholarship/
    · Applicant should have a declared major in education or a field related to education, i.e. educational psychology or occupational, physical or speech therapy with the intent of working in a school district at the time of application.
    · Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
    · Consideration will be given to applicants from Western Washington

    Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
    Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 12th year. We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. Scholarship Deadline - June 14, 2019. Application Process - Students will submit an essay (500 to 1000 words) on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm Full details are available on our site.
    *The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
    2019 Cathay Bank Scholarship Program - www.apcf.org/2019-cathay-bank-scholarship-program |  Application Deadlines for ALL scholarships: 11:59PM - Wed, March 27, 2019 Grants students 20 - $1,000 in scholarship awards for high school seniors planning to attend Fall of 2019.

    2019 Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund - www.tascholarshipfund.org/2019-tasf-scholarship-overview/ | Application Deadlines for ALL scholarships: 11:59PM - Wed, March 27, 2019 Grants 10 - $5,000 scholarship awards to students of Taiwanese descent planning to attend a university/college in the U.S. in Fall of 2019.


    THE ROBERT J. HANDY, WSSR-FOUNDATION, and NEIL D. PRESCOTT SCHOLARSHIPS |The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) invites senior students who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply. These awards are given to students who wish to have a career in the "field of education". Their degree could be in one of these majors: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist. Application available on this link: https://wssra.org/forms/scholarship-application/ Applications must be postmarked by March 2, 2019. Note: The application forms must be filled-out online, printed and mailed to the WSSRA District Representative for your area. Their names will appear when you type in your address. 


    Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship: The Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship is designed to reward students who demonstrate good citizenship while striving to attain their academic goals. Applicants judged on their academic merit and extra-curricular achievements – both scholastically and in their community. Awarded to students applying to either 4- year and 2- year schools.Visit the Kelly Foundation of WA website to download an application.  DEADLINE: March 10, 2019 

    Cascade Warbirds has teamed with Galvin Flight Training at Boeing Field, Seattle, WA, to provide the scholarship recipient with tuition, books and supplies, and two introductory instructional flights. The ground school portion comprises classroom lectures, visual presentations, group discussions, practical exercises, and field trips over a period of approximately 55 hours. Classes generally meet two weeknights per week for two and one-half hours and one Saturday per week for four hours over a period of six weeks. Successful completion of this Private Pilot Ground School will qualify the student to take the FAA’s Private Pilot Written Exam.  This award also includes two instructional flights in a light aircraft, the make and model of which will be matched to the student. The first flight will occur part way through the ground school, based on the instructor’s recommendation, and the second flight will occur after the successful completion of the ground school course. Each flight will include a pre-flight briefing, actual taxi and runway procedures, introduction to radio communications, the take-off, a series of in-flight maneuvers, the return and landing, and post-flight procedures. These two flights will be logged in the student’s personal logbook and count toward the minimum flight time required to earn a Private Pilot license. This scholarship is available for students between the ages of 16 and 21 at the time of award. This scholarship is valued at $1,125 and a minimum of ten awards will be made.  APPLICATION AVAILABLE HERE   Please fill out, print, sign and mail to the address provided. Applications must be e-mailed or postmarked by February 28, 2019.  


    Women’s University Club of Seattle Foundation for 2018-2019 is offering five, $10,000 scholarships. Selection is based on a young woman’s character, scholarship, and achievements related to her school and community that are above and beyond her school’s requirement for community service to graduate Applications will be accepted until Feb 25, 2019. Applications are available online at http://www.washboard.org under the search name Women’s University Club of Seattle Foundation.
    Seniors who are applying to U of W and are interested in engineering may want to consider the STARS program. Why? U of W’s engineering program is now "Direct to College." Students who have identified engineering and are accepted, are admitted “freshman direct” to that program, as well. However, sometimes a student’s transcript may not show their aptitude for STEM coursework coming in as a freshman. They may be accepted to UW, but not accepted “freshman direct” to the College of Engineering.  What? The STARS program offers an alternative route to receiving a degree in engineering. This program puts them into a cohort of classes that would allow them to get into their engineering program of choice after they finish the 2 year program. Note – student must be eligible for financial aid (preference for Husky Promise, Pell Grant, and State Need Grant recipients). The deadline is March 31, 2019, which is right after our decision letters will be going out (March 1st-15th).  Here is a link for more info on the program: https://www.engr.washington.edu/stars



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