Student Affairs

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Scholarships

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

  • AllJobOpenings.com Working Student Scholarship (deadline: June 10, 2015 - award amount: $2000).  Any student enrolled in an accredited US college or university in the Fall of 2015 is welcome to apply.  Write an essay at least 800 words in length that covers the topic of working while in school.  See website for additional details and application.
  • American Bullion Scholarship (deadline: Jan. 1, 2015 - amount: $250-$500).  Ten Scholarships available annually.  Students currently enrolled in an accredited high school, college, or a university in the United States are welcome to apply.  See website for additional details and application. -        CenturyLinkquote Google Fiber Scholarship, Centurylinkquote.com (deadline: Dec. 15, 2014 - award amount: $1000).  In less than 400 words, write an essay explaining why you think we need a gigabit internet speed.  See website for additional details and application.
  • CashCourse (deadline: Nov. 15, 2014 - amount $250-$1,500).  Have you encountered a personal finance situation that you think others could learn from?  Submit an essay that describes the situation, problem, or decision, how you worked through the process and what lesson(s) you learned.
  • CenturyLinkquote Google Fiber Scholarship, Centurylinkquote.com (deadline: Dec. 15, 2014 - award amount: $1000).  In less than 400 words, write an essay explaining why you think we need a gigabit internet speed.  See website for additional details and application.
  • CleanItSupply.com Scholarship (deadline: Nov. 21, 2014 - award amount: $1000).  Students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are a freshman or sophomore in college are welcome to apply.  Submit a 500-1000 word essay.  See website for additional details and application.
  • 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.
  • Internet and Education Scholarship, AT&T (deadline: Dec. 15, 2014 - award amount: $1000).  Students enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university are welcome to create an infographic showing how students utilize social media in and out of the classroom.  See website for additional details and application and to see an example of an infographic.
  • Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship, Mesotheliomahelp.org (deadline: essays will be accepted from Sep. 1, 2014 until Oct. 7, 2014 - award amount: $100-$5000).  Ten scholarships available.  Students currently enrolled in a college or university are welcome to apply.  See website for additional details and application.
  • 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.
  • Rosenfeld Injury Lawyer's Single Mother Scholarship (deadline: Dec. 5, 2014 - award amount: $1000).  2 Scholarships will be awarded.  Single mothers who are attending an accredited college or university in the U.S. are welcome to apply.  See website for additional details and application.
  • SaveOnEnergy.com Scholarship (deadline: Oct. 31, 2014 - award amount: $1000).  Fill out the online form and submit a 600-800 word essay on "how energy deregulation works."  See website for additional details and application.
  • The COIT Clean Living Scholarship (deadline: Oct 31, 2014 - award amount: $2,000).  Create a quick video, what clean living means for you.  See website for additional details and application.
  • The Drive to Learn Scholarship, Shift Insurance (deadline: May 1, 2015 - award amount: $1000).  Full-time students at a college or university are welcome to apply.  Write a 750-1000 word essay on one of the prompts listed on the website.  See website for additional details and application.
  • The JRC Insurance Group Scholarship (deadline: April 1, 2015 - award amount: $1000).  Write a 1000 word essay which best explains why the family breadwinner's income should be protected by life insurance and describe the characteristics displayed by those who put their family first.  See website for additional details and application.
  • The Peter Leeds Stock Trading Scholarship (deadline: Oct. 1, 2014 - award amount: $1000).  Full-time students who are attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university within the United States in Fall 2014 are welcome to apply.  See website for additional details and application.
  • USbundles.com Scholarship (deadline: Dec. 15, 2014 - award amount: $1000).  In less than 400 words, write an essay explaining what you think Google will look like in ten years.  See website for additional details and application.
  • 2014 Car Accident Injury Survivor Scholarship, Michigan Auto Law (deadline: Dec. 31, 2014 - award amount: $500).  Students enrolled in an accredited college or university who have sustained injuries from a car or truck accident may apply.  See website for additional requirements and application.

Diversity Scholarship Sites

International Student Scholarship Information

Scholarships for Academic Programs

  • BestMedicalAssistantPrograms Scholarship (deadline: Jan. 1, 2015 - award amount: $500).  Students currently attending a college or university are welcome to write an essay on why they want to pursue a career in the medical field.  See website for additional details and application.
  • 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.
  • NursingProgramsHelp.com Scholarship (deadline: Jan. 10, 2015 - award amount: $1500).  Students currently enrolled in a healthcare related field are welcome to complete the 150-200 word essay on the topic, "my journey to becoming a nurse."  See website for additional details and application.
  • Nursing Scholarship, RN to BSN Online Program (deadline: July 31, 2015 - award amount: $500).  Students may write an essay about why they want to become a nurse.  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
  • Senior Care Innovation, A Place for Mom (deadline: April 15, 2015 - award amount: $1000).  Students enrolled in an associate's degree or bachelor's degree program in a medical, nursing, or social sciences related major are welcome to apply.  See website for application and additional details.
  • The William Gary Allen Scholarship (deadline: Oct. 31, 2014 - amount: $1500).  Full-time students currently enrolled in an accredited college of university in the United States who are majoring in or focusing on architecture, civil engineering, city planning, environmental services, or related fields are welcome to apply.  See website for additional details and application.

Washington Universities - Transfer Student Scholarships

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