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Searching and Applying for Scholarships. Watch this short video overview by WA State GEAR UP. Learn where to find scholarships and how to apply!

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Deadline Scholarships Link/URL Description

($1,500) - In 250 words of less submit an online written response to the question: "If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?" 

($100-$500) - Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.


($1,000) - Complete the application form including a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full-length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.


To help those with high financial need, Optimal is awarding a $2,000 community college scholarship.

To provide our judges with a true understanding of each applicant, he or she must answer two open-ended, personal, and thought-provoking questions. The students whose responses are the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written, as judged by our panel, will be considered finalists.

Applicants for this scholarship should be enrolled at a public community college, junior college, technical college, or city college, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree at the associate’s level or a first-time bachelor’s level.

The LEAP Rise Above Scholarship provides financial support for students who demonstrate advocacy, accountability, and perseverance and have shown a commitment to improving their community. It is open to any student regardless of citizenship status.  Amount: $2,500

For students who work or have worked OR whose parent/legal guardian is or has worked as a farm worker.

(Full Tuition) - Scholarship recipients will receive funding to cover up to full tuition, room and board for a four-year degree at Golden Door partner schools. Students who have applied to or are interested in other colleges should also apply.  We will support students at other schools on a case-by-case basis. Students must be eligible for DACA.

($2,500-$100,000) - Tell us how you'll change the world in 350 characters or less. Rally your friends to vote. Once you reach 50 votes, submit a video to inspire more fans. Dr. Pepper selects finalists to compete during throw-offs at college football conference championship games.

($500) - Create a short video, under 3 minutes long, on one of the topics/prompts available on the scholarship website.

  • Provides scholarships to youth who have experienced homelessness to ensure their completion of a post-secondary education program.
  • Assists youth with financial aid processes, mental health advocacy and referrals, professional legal advocacy and referrals, and assistance in locating and establishing local contacts for general support and services.
  • $2,000 scholarship award ($1,000 for the 1st year, $1,000 for the 2nd year of college).
  • Undocumented students who meet these criteria are eligible.

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.

($25,000) - The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.

($25,000) - The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.

Applicants must submit two small essays, one related to travel, & the other on why they deserve a scholarship. Must be 16-25, w/ 2.5 GPA or greater. US citizenship required. $500.

Complete a series of Financial Genius for Life online learning modules for a chance to win.