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
- B. Davis Scholarship, Student Award Search Aid (deadline: May 27, 2013 – award amount: $1,000). In less than 1000 words, discuss “what would you consider to be the most important issue that society has to deal with in the next 10 or 20 years? Why do you think this issue is so important?”
- Centurylinkquote.com Scholarship (deadline: June 30, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). In 500 words or less, "Tell us about a time you helped a friend or family member with an Internet-related problem."
- Florence Marie Bauer Scholarship, Seattle/King County Older Women's League, OWL (deadline: June 15, 2013 - award amount: $2,000). Scholarship applications available in the financial aid office.
- Krill Oil - Educate Your Heart Scholarship (deadline: July 5, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). See the website for more information.
- Lift Parts Express Scholarships (deadline: June 30, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). See website for more details. Scholarship available to United States and Canada residents.
- LM Scholarship Program (deadline: May 31, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). See website for more details.
- P.E.O. Program Scholarship - (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.
- Picture the Internet Scholarship, FrontierBundles.com (deadline: June 28, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). Create an image that metaphorically represents what the Internet means to you. See website for details and rules.
- Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship (deadline: June 1, 2013 - award amount: $500). See website for more details. Scholarship available to United States and Canada residents.
- Rosalie Evans Memorial Scholarship, Soroptimist International of Renton (deadline: May 15, 2013 - award amount: $3,000). Applicant must a be a woman and have completed at least one year of college or vocational training, and be currently enrolled for the 2012-2013 academic year, and reside within the Renton School District. Scholarship applications available in the financial aid office.
- The Assistance League of Seattle’s Financial Aid for Education Scholarship (deadline: June 3, 2013 – award amount: varies). Students that are King County residents that plan to attend Summer Quarter should click on the application link below to review scholarship guidelines.
- Sedary & Associates Scholarship Program (deadline: June 15, 2013 - award amount: $500). See website for more details. Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Awards, Soroptimist of Auburn (deadline: May 1, 2013 - award amount: $500-$1,500). Applications available in the financial aid office. Eligible applicants must be women who provide the primary support for her dependents, demonstrate financial need, are in enrolled or accepted in an undergraduate degree program or vocational/skills training program, reside or attend school in Auburn, and have not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Award.cholarship available to United States and Canada residents.
- Undergraduate Scholarship (deadline: July 1, 2013 – award amount: $1,000). BestOnlineCollege.org is offering a $1,000 scholarship for undergraduate students seeking financial aid for tuition, books, and educational related costs.
- Usbundles.com Scholarship (deadline: July 14, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). Write a 250-300 word article about whether you think traditional or online/digital textbooks are better and why.
- Wrought Iron Art Scholarship, Art Metal Workshop Inc. (deadline: Dec. 1, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). Submit an essay written around one of the two following topics: "the use of wrought iron metals in residential construction" and "the evolution of wrought iron processing/use through 19th-20th century." See website for details and rules.
Diversity Scholarship Sites
- American Indian College Fund
- Black Excel Multiple links to African American, Hispanic and other minority scholarship searches, Historically Black colleges and other useful sites.
- Commission on Asian/Pacific Islander Affairs
- Gates Millenium Scholarships for African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific American or Hispanic students.
- Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Includes a listing of scholarships for Latino students.
- Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
- INROADS internships
- NCJW Scholarships, National Council of Jewish Women (deadline: May 31, 2013 - award amounts vary). Must be an undergraduate student in Washington state, be a Washington State resident, be a Jewish woman or man, and have high financial need. See website for more details.
- 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
- International Scholarship Resources
Scholarships for Academic Programs
- CEO.com (annual – deadline: July 1, 2013 – award amount: $2,500). Scholarship available for students interested in business leadership and/or entrepreneurship.
- Domo Scholarship for Business Management (deadline: August 31, 2013 - award amount: $2,500). See website for information.
- Medical Goods, Inc. Minority Nursing Student Scholarship (deadline: May 31, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). Any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in nursing and who is a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore is eligible to apply. See website for details.
- Mortgage Refinance Rates Construction & Engineering Scholarship (annual – deadline: July 2013 – award amount: $1,000). Students currently enrolled in an engineering, construction, or architecture related field and who are pursuing further education in these respectable areas are welcome to apply.
- Nursing Scholarship, Aspiring Nurse (deadline: July 1, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). See website for information.
- Nursing Scholarship Essay Contest, AspiringNurse.com (deadline: July 1, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). Write an essay regarding the question "what, do you feel, is the largest problem the field of nursing faces today (education or job related), and how would you fix it?" See website for details and rules.
- Pediatric Dentist of Tomorrow Scholarship (deadline: March 15, 2014 - award amount: $500). See website for information.
- Scholarships for Nursing
- Streamline Refinance Scholarship for Finance & Economics (deadline: December 15, 2013 - award amount: $1,000). Currently enrolled students in finance, economics, or investment related programs may submit a 500-1,000 word essay describing what they hope to accomplish during their career in the finance, economics, or investment fields. See website for details and rules.
- The Hayes Barnard Paramount Equity Young Entrepreneur (The Y.E.S.) Scholarship (annual – deadline: June 30, 2013 – award amount: $4,000). Future entrepreneurs looking for an opportunity to develop their ideas through higher education and help make a difference in the world are welcome to apply.
- Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program (deadline: July 31, 2013 - award amount: two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships). Student must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related life science field. See website for details, rules, and the application.
- Tylenol Future Care Scholarship (deadline: June 15, 2013 - award amount: $5,000 - $10,000). Students pursuing a degree in healthcare are encouraged to apply. Please see website for more information.
Washington Universities - Transfer Student Scholarships
- 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
- Careers and Colleges
- College Board Scholarship Search - Locate scholarships and other information that matches your educational level, talents and background.
- College Connection Scholarships
- College Resource Network
- College Scholarships
- CollegeNet - Mach 25: Breaking the Tuition Barrier - Over 600,000 awards totaling over $1.6 billion with a keyword search to narrow to particular scholarships.
- FastAid Scholarship Search -The largest and oldest private sector college scholarship database.
- 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