Green River awards a number of scholarships each year to assist students in meeting their educational expenses. Check with your advisor or a financial aid counselor to get more details about applying for these scholarships and to find out about deadlines.
The following is a list of just a few of the many sites available to students searching for scholarships. This list consists of links our staff have found to be useful for students, but is not exhaustive by any means.
Scholarships Offered Through the Community
- Abbott & Fenner Scholarship (deadline: June 10, 2016 - award amount: $1,000) Available to all high school juniors and seniors, and all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. Essay on career/life goals and application details are available on website.
- Aging Matters Scholarship (deadline: May 15, 2016 - award amount: $1,500) Open to full-time students in good academic standing who care for an aging loved one, works with the senior community or is pursuing a career that will impact the elderly population. Application and essay information are available on the website.
- Bulk Office Supply Scholarship (deadline: Feb. 1, 2016 - award amount: $1,000) Open to high school seniors, college freshmen and sophomores who are interested in teaching, art or opening own businesses. Application and essay details are available on their website.
- CARiD Scholarship Program (deadline: Oct. 31 and April 30 - award amount: $1000) Current U.S. students may create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to scholarship@CARiD.com. See website for additional details and what to include in your submission.
- Carpenter Bus "Extra Mile" Scholarship (deadline Dec. 31, 2015 – two awards, $1000 each) Open to current students and high school seniors with minimum 3.0 GPA and community service involvement. Application and essay details are available on the website.
- College Student Scholarship, NursesLink.org (deadline: Oct. 31 and April 30 every Year - amount: $500) Non-nursing college students can complete an application and write a 500-800 word essay. See website for more details and application.
- CourseMinded scholarship (deadline: June 20, 2016 - award amount: $1,000) High school and college undergraduate students who are passionate about online learning. Students applying must list the online courses they've taught, have taken, or intend on taking, as well as why you're interested in online learning and what you think the future of online courses will look like. The website can be about any topic the student is passionate about. See the scholarship website for more details and the application.
- DISHPromotions.com Scholarship (deadline: Nov. 30 and June 30 every year - award amount: $1,000) College students and incoming freshman with 2.5 grade point average. See website for additional details and application.
- Financial Aid for Education, Assistance League Seattle (deadline: none, students should submit applications at least 3 weeks before the registration date to ensure time for processing - award amount: varies) Each year, Assistance League of Seattle provides qualifying students with scholarships for tuition and books to attend King County community colleges and vocational and technical colleges. The goal of these scholarships is to help students in need who are seeking an AA degree or transfer degree but may not qualify for traditional financial aid. Click on the link below for more information on eligibility and how to apply.
- Flosum Scholarship (deadline: Dec. 15, 2015 - award amount: $750) Open to students enrolled in 4-year college with GPA of 3.5 or above, pursuing BA in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline. Essay and application information are available on website.
- Get-Frontier.com Scholarship (deadline: Nov. 30 and June 30 every year - award amount: $1,000) College students and incoming freshman with 2.5 grade point average. See website for additional details and application.
- Good Call's Best Decision Scholarship (deadline: Dec. 31, 2015 - award amount: $2,500) Current high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students with a 3.0 or better GPA can complete an application and essay about a great decision you've made in your life. See website for more details.
- Good360 Sustainability Scholarship (deadline: November 30, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) High school seniors and college students interested in sustainability and the environment, and who have a 3.3 or better GPA are eligible to apply. Essay, photo and application information are available on the website.
- Mark A. Forester Scholarship (deadline: Dec. 21, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Write a 300-500-word essay explaining how they go about honoring America's military heroes. See website for more details and the application.
- Mind The Gap Scholarship Program (deadline December 18, 2015 – award amount: $1,000) Open to current full time students. Applicants must submit original music composition, 2-3 minutes. Additional information is available on website.
- Petkey Scholarship (deadline: July 22 - award amount: $500) Open to animal loving full-time students or those who plan on being full-time with over a 3.0 GPA. Submit a 500-1000 word essay or two-minute video. See website for more details.
- P.E.O. Program Scholarship: Philanthropic Education Organization (deadline varies, average award $3,000) Available to women only. Applicants must have had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student, be within 24 consecutive months of completing their educational goal, and be enrolled in an educational program leading to employment or job advancement. Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office. The application must be submitted to the Director of the Financial Aid Office.
- Sterling Law Scholarship (deadline: June 30 for the next school year - award amount: $1,000) Open to high school seniors and college students enrolled full-time to help curb the cost of education. See website for more details and the application.
Diversity Scholarship Sites
- American Indian College Fund
- Black Excel Multiple links to African American, Hispanic and other minority scholarship searches as well as historically Black colleges and other useful sites.
- Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs
- Financial Aid for Minority Students
- Gates Millenium Scholarships for African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian Pacific American or Hispanic students.
- Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide
- Hispanic Students Online Guide, Making College Affordable Includes a listing of scholarships for Latino students.
- Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
- INROADS internships
- ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
- The Latin American Educational Foundation
- Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
- United Negro College Fund Scholarships are sorted by general, alphabetical, geographical and discipline.
International Student Scholarship Information
- EduPass Smart Guide to Studying in the USA - Provides up-to-date information for international students.
- International Education Financial Aid - Promotes international education through the development of the most comprehensive database of international education financial aid information on the Internet.
- International Scholarships Online - At this site you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.
- International Scholarship Search
Scholarships for Academic Programs
- Funding Your Nursing School Education offers information on multiple scholarships and grants for students in Nursing or CNA programs.
- Medical assisting certificate and degree programs
- Nursing Program Scholarship, NursesLink.org (deadline: Oct. 31 and April 30 Every Year - amount: $1000) Nursing students may complete an application and write a 500-800 word essay. See website for more details and application.
- Nursing School Scholarship (deadline: Aug. 31, annually - award amount: $1000) Students who are enrolled or will be enrolling in an undergraduate or certificate level nursing education program are welcome to apply. See website for additional details and application.
- OMAP Scholarship, Online Medical Assistant Programs (deadline: varies - amount: $500) Four scholarships awarded annually. Students enrolled in a health care related field are welcome to apply. See website for additional details and application.
- Scholarships for Nursing
- Science, Design and Engineering Scholarship (deadline is Dec. 31, 2105 - one award of $2,000, two awards of $1,000) Open to graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in engineering, science or design program, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Application and essay details are available on the website.
- The ClickMinded Digital Marketing Scholarship (deadline: Dec. 15, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Studying in the fields of business, marketing, communications or IT are recommended but not required. You must submit the URL of the website you are working on, as well as a 500 - 1,000 word essay on why you started your website and why you are interested in learning digital marketing. The website can be about any topic the student is passionate about. See website for more details and the application.
- 2015Shelving.com Business Schlarship (deadline Nov. 30, 2015 - one award of $1,000, two awards of $500) Open to currently enrolled students in business, industrial design or related studies, with minimum 2.8 GPA. Application and essay details are available on the website.
Washington Universities - Transfer Student Scholarships
- Central Washington University
- City University of Seattle
- Eastern Washington University
- Evergreen State College
- PLU Transfer Scholarships
- Seattle Pacific University Transfer Scholarships
- University of Washington-Seattle transfer Scholarships
- University of Washington-Seattle Husky Promise
- University of Washington-Tacoma Scholarships
- Washington State University Transfer Scholarships
- Western Washington University Transfer Scholarships
- Whitworth University
Scholarship Search Engines
- Accredited Schools Online - Scholarships for minority students.
- Careers and Colleges
- College Board Scholarship Search - Locate scholarships and other information that match your educational level, talents and background.
- College Connection Scholarships
- College Resource Network
- College Scholarships.com
- FastWeb! Search - Begins with a password protected customized profile for searches among thousands of scholarships.
- Find Money for College
- Free College Scholarships
- Scholarship America
- Scholarship Experts - Locates scholarships by a profile of program, regional area, school and other information.
- Scholarship Hunter - Free and Easy Scholarship Source.
- Scholarship Quest Helper
- School Soup
- Student Scholarship Search
- The National Data Base Scholarships
- The SmartStudent Guide - Undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships are forms of aid that help students pay for their education.
- The Washboard.org