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
- Broadcasting Your Aspirations Scholarship, GetDirectTv (deadline: April 1, 2014 - amount: $2500). Write a 500-1000 word blog post about some way television has influenced your post-graduate career aspirations. It can be about a show, a character, a news anchor, technology, etc. See website for details.
- College Student Scholarship, NursesLink.org (deadline: Oct. 31st & April 30th 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.
- 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/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.
- Find a Law Scholarship (deadline: May 15, 2014 – award amount: $500). Answer essay question about the craziest law you have heard of. See website for details.
- Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship (deadline: March 30, 2014 - award amount: $500). Respond to 2 essay questions. See website for 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.
- Shift Insurance Scholarships (deadline: March 1, 2014 - award amount: $1000). Write an essay on one of the topics listed and complete an application. Click on the link below for more information on eligibility and how to apply.
- Women’s Opportunity Awards Program, Soroptimist of Kent (deadline: Dec. 15, 2013 – award amount: $3000 or $5000). This is a scholarship just for women. See website for eligibility and application. If you have additional questions, you may contact Lorna Rufener at LKRufener@skynetbb.com. Applications should be mailed to “PO Box 456, Kent, WA 98035”.
- 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
- 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
- Nursing Program Scholarship, NursesLink.org (deadline: Oct. 31st & April 30th Every Year - amount: $1000). Nursing students may complete an application and write a 500-800 word essay. See website for more details and application.
- 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.
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.com
- 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