TRiO Student Support Services

Selected Scholarships

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. 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.
The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.

ASWA Seattle Chapter Scholarship

The mission of the American Society of Women Accountants is to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional, and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of the profession. Our chapter is pleased to provide access to two sources of scholarship funds - the ASWA Seattle Chapter Scholarship Fund and the ASWA Educational Foundation (ASWAEF). Each year, AWC/PS Chapter awards scholarships to eligible women enrolled in an Information Technology program in a Puget Sound area college. In addition, a one-year membership to AWC/PS is also included for recipients. The AWC/PS Board of Directors selects the scholarship recipient based on academic performance and merit.

BECU Foundation Scholarship

As part of our commitment to education, the BECU Foundation offers scholarships to members, recognizing outstanding students and supporting their learning goals. Established in 1995, BECU foundation scholarships recognize and award outstanding service by graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students in community service. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic achievements, leadership abilities, and passion for helping others. With the help of business partners, member donations, and through fundraising activities, BECU has awarded more than one million dollars in scholarships to more than 500 student members.

BigSun Athletics Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute.

Bob & Eleanor Grant Trust Scholarship

The Bob & Eleanor Grant Trust provides scholarships for first-generation college students studying natural or environmental sciences. The Trust can provide scholarships of up to $15,000 per year that are renewable based upon satisfactory student progress. The priority of selection criteria is: 1) need 2) passion 3) merit.

Forks Community Hospital Scholarship Program

The FCH Scholarship Program supports the development of individuals seeking careers in local healthcare. Upon graduation, licensure and/or certification, scholarship recipients fulfill their service commitment by working for the Hospital if a position is available at that time. To be eligible for scholarships, students must by enrolled or anticipating enrollment in the following professional program areas: Nursing, medical assistant, medical lab technologist, physical therapist, physical therapy assistant, social work and mental health practitioners.

Jeanette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund

Since 1978, Jeanette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $1.8 million in scholarships to more than 700 women.

Martin Achievement Scholarship

The Martin Family Foundation Established the Martin Achievement Scholarship program to fund students who have demonstrated signs of exceptional ability in art, humanities, music, science, and/or leadership at one of the fifteen community colleges located around the Puget Sound region. The program will select Martin Achievement Scholars early in their community college career and will fund, encourage and support their study and eventual transfer to the University of Washington-Seattle Campus.

Second Chances” Scholarship

Dorothy M. Yothers Memorial scholarship seeks to help deserving mature women, who seek a better life, finance their educational goals. Females over the age of 25 planning to pursue an eligible Vocational/Technical degree program/course in the state of Washington, above and supplemental to high school or preparatory school level are encouraged/may apply. This scholarship is not intended for individuals completing bachelor's Degrees or post graduate degrees.

Take Aim Scholarship

NELA administers the Take Aim® Scholarship programs for students enrolled in Oregon and Washington community and technical colleges. The scholarships also support community college graduates who are transferring to four-year colleges or universities within Washington and Oregon. Northwest Education Loan Association (NELA) is a not-for-profit organization that helps students and their parents understand financial aid and student loans through information, training and outreach activities. NELA administers the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and guarantees student loans against default.

Washington State Business & Professional Women’s Foundation Educational Scholarships

Business and Professional Women/USA, founded in 1919, promotes equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. They offer many scholarships to women enrolled in business and professional programs. Applicants must complete an application for each scholarship category in which they are applying.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

(Formerly the WA State Educational Opportunity Grant - EOG)

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low and middle- income students pursuing degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and health care, and encourages recipients to work in Washington State once they complete their degrees. WSOS is a public-private partnership funded through the state of Washington, Boeing and Microsoft companies. Applicants must currently live in Washington State and hold a WA state high school diploma or GED.

Women’s Independence Scholarship

The objective of the Women's Independence Scholarship Program is to help survivors of intimate partner abuse obtain an education that will in turn offer them the chance to secure employment, personal independence and self-sufficiency. Support is available for full or part-time students interested in attending accredited programs at: State supported community colleges, colleges and/or universities; technical/vocational schools; private colleges and/or universities and for-profit educational institutions. Requests for assistance are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Diversity Scholarships