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     "KPMG Future Leaders Scholarship for HS Female"
    Deadline:02/1/21
    Females Only Scholarship
    The KPMG Future Leaders Program is a charitable initiative focused on developing future generations of women leaders. Funded by proceeds from the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, the KPMG Future Leaders Program annually awards twenty-two top female high school seniors the opportunity to enhance their personal growth through college scholarships, a leadership development retreat, mentorship, and an introduction to golf. The program’s main purpose is to help these young women continue to build a strong foundation and instill the confidence and leadership ability they need to succeed in college and ultimately in their long-term careers. 
     
    Selected KPMG Future Leader Recipients receive:
    An annual scholarship of $10,000 per year for 4 years of college
    A KPMG Future Leaders Retreat that will focus on leadership training, career development, and the college transition. *Please note, we are hoping to plan for an in-person retreat in Summer 2021, however the health and safety of our participants is top priority. We will continue to assess the situation and will consider a virtual model if necessary.
    A pairing with a mentor for one year; the mentor being a female executive that attended the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit.  
     
    Applicant criteria includes:
    High school female senior planning to enroll in a 4-year undergraduate program for the upcoming 2021 fall semester
    Proven track record of academic excellence and leadership potential
    Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
    Interest in a business or STEM academic track
    Demonstrates a significant financial need
    Letter of recommendation from a nonprofit/community organization
    *Contact Mr. Brown in Student Services for more information on this and many scholarships.

    "Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship"
    Deadline:02/1/21
    The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Once chosen from a national, selective application process, Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF’s celebrated “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum”.  This four-year program guides JRF Scholars to effectively navigate their college environments, explore career options, develop leadership skills, and embrace a commitment to service. The program also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of the Foundation’s namesake, encouraging Scholars to positively impact the lives of others. The JRF scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, four-year college or university. Additional fellowships are given to JRF Scholars to pursue opportunities to work and study abroad

     "Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarship"
    The ESA Foundation is dedicated to the promotion of continuing education and to altruistic activities that make a positive difference in the world community. Voluntary contributions of time and money from ESA members, ESA Foundation members, and friends of the Foundation are the ESA Foundation’s sole sources of support. As a nonprofit, tax exempt corporation, the ESA Foundation supports the service and leadership programs and the philanthropic projects of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International.  
    Important! Be sure you selected the state of your residence, not where you go to school. Also, there is no fee to create an account and begin searching for scholarships. There is a $5.00 processing fee for each scholarship for which you apply, although one current transcript may be submitted to cover all of your applications.

     "Nikhil Desai "Perspective" Scholarship"
    Deadline:02/01/21
     Persevering through life has its peaks and valleys, but one thing is constant: time never stops.
    As someone who has struggled with mental health issues, I personally know that certain situations can seem impossible to overcome. However, these experiences can also change your perspective on life!
    This scholarship $1,000 is for anyone who has had one moment in their life shift their perspective and perception on what it means to live.
    This moment can be joyous, sorrowful, or comedic; everyone's experience is unique and equally pertinent!
    While not required, applicants who are first-generation Americans or first-generation college students will be preferred, but ultimately the winner will be chosen based on the quality of their essay.
    ESSAY TOPIC:
    Describe a moment that changed your perspective on life. What did you learn and how will your newfound perception benefit you in the future?
    500–1000 words

    "Fair Chance Scholarship"
    Deadline:02/05/21
    The Fair Chance Scholarship is awarded to fourteen students from across the state of Washington pursuing higher education at an accredited two or four year college, university or trade/technical school. Students must be either a graduating high school senior or an adult learner/returning student. All applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7. Applicants must also be currently working, volunteering, or involved in a school-sponsored activity at least 8 hours per month, on average. Prior involvement with the Fair (4H, FFA, etc.) and financial need may be considered, though neither is a requirement.
    The $3,000 awards are payable over one years. All funds are paid directly to the recipient’s college or university to be used toward tuition or books.  
    Qualifications:
    (1) Applicant must be attending an accredited two or four year college, university or trade/technical school.
    (2) Applicant must be be employed, volunteering or participating in school-sponsored activity at least 8 hours a month.
    (3) Applicant must have a minimum 2.7 GPA.
    (4) Applicant must be a Washington resident. 
    *Contact Mr. Brown in Student Services for more information on this and many scholarships. 

     "Anderson Law Enforcement/Police Scholarship"
    Deadline:02/05/21
    The Anderson Law Enforcement / Police Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a career in the field of criminal justice. The $5,000 award is payable in full the first year following the award. All funds are paid directly to the recipient’s college or university to be used toward tuition or books.
    Criteria:
    Washington resident: graduating seniors OR returning students/adult learners
    Attending an accredited college or university (two or four year) in Washington; school must offer a Criminal Justice program
    Preference will be given to students pursuing a career in law enforcement
    Recipient must be a full-time student, continuing in the field of criminal justice
    Cover letter
    Unofficial transcripts (high school or most recent two years of schooling
    Two letters of recommendation: one from a scholastic contact and one from an employer, volunteer contact, or advisor of school-sponsored activity. Letters written by relatives of the applicant are not allowed

      "Elks Legacy Scholar Award"
    Deadline:02/05/21
    Elk Scholars Apply Today!!! 

    Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members.

    Eligibility requirements are outlined below.

    (1) For the 2021 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2017, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2017, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2021. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.  (2)The applicant must be a high school senior.  (3)The applicant must apply online only. The 2020 Legacy Awards application deadline is January 31, 2021 at 11:59 a.m. Central Time. (4)If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge. (5) Applicants must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) in time to received their scores before the application deadline by December 31, 2020. (6) Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student qualifies for more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level. The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2020 contest.  

     

     "Washington Opportunity Scholarship-Stem(Baccalaureate)"
    (WSOS)
    Deadline:02/11/21
    The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low-and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees.
    The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) is available for Washington students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, math, and health care. We provide students with up to $22,500 in scholarship funding towards a 4-year college degree and connect them with peer and professional mentors to help them achieve success from the first day on campus to their first day on the job.
    If you have questions please see Mr. Brown in student services for more details.  

       "Washington Opportunity Scholarship-Stem (Career and Technical)"
    (WSOS)
    Deadline:02/11/21
     The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) is for Scholars pursuing a certificate, apprenticeship or associate degree in a high-demand trade, STEM or health care field such as welding, manufacturing or information technology. Our scholarship funds are flexible and can be used to cover tuition, fees and other costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. The CTS application opens three times a year in January, April and September. 
    The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) supports Washington students on their path to high-demand trade, STEM and health care occupations. To be eligible, Scholars must enroll in an approved program, such as welding, manufacturing or IT, at one of Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges. Scholars are eligible to receive up to $1,500 each quarter for the duration of their associate degree, certificate or apprenticeship program. These scholarship funds are flexible and can be used to cover tuition, fees and other costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more.

    "Hispanic Scholarship Fund"
    Deadline: 02/15/21
    The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to: High school seniors, Undergraduate students (all years), Community college students transferring to four year universities, Graduate Students
    Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected. 
    Eligibilty Requiements:
      Must be of Hispanic heritage
    Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students
    Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate students
    Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, during the fall of a scholarship cycle (year)
    US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
    Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)
    All majors and graduate fields accepted, Emphasis on STEM majors
    *Contact Mr. Brown in Student Services for more information on this and many scholarships.  

      "Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarhsip"
    Deadline:02/16/21
    The Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation (“GAR”) was created to honor the memory of Gordon Rich. Gordon was an individual of extraordinary talent, energy and persistence with a passion for life. He was extremely bright, hard working, a superb athlete, an accomplished pianist, a master chef and wine connoisseur, an advisor to corporations and their leaders and a loving father and husband. His effusive personality combined with a genuine interest in the well being of others yielded him a plethora of friends from all walks of life.
    Eligibility:
    (1) Applicants must be dependent* children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (commercial banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses as determined by the Foundation). Employees must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in this field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to the program closing date
    *Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or step-children living in the employee’s household and who are primarily supported by the employee
    (2) Be currently enrolled as high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four year college or university in the U.S.
    (3) Have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale), and rank in the top 20% of class
    (4) Must demonstrate financial need
    (5) Students must be a US citizen or legal resident
     
    GAR's mission is to award grants to support the higher education goals of its recipients. The recipients of GAR scholarships are exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial services industry. You can view the Master List of companies which meet this definition; however, this list is not exhaustive. If you feel that a company which is not on the list meets this definition, please send an email to info@gordonrich.org with the name, location, phone number, and description of the organization.

    The GAR Foundation awards a maximum of seven scholarships a year, the amount of each awards is up to $12,500.00 renewable for four years.

     "(Fisher Hosue Inc) "Scholarship for Military Children"
    Deadline:02/17/21
    The Scholarships for Military Children Program is primarily funded through the generosity of manufacturers and suppliers whose products are sold at military commissaries, worldwide. We encourage military families to take advantage of their commissary benefits that not only provide a savings of more than 30 percent on the products purchased, but also support the military community through programs such as this scholarship. The purchase of products from these companies funds the Scholarships for Military Children program. A total of 700 scholarship grants, each for $2,000, will be awarded for school year 2021-22. There will be at least one recipient selected at every commissary location where qualified applications are received, and additional recipients will be selected based on a prorate basis, so more applicants will be selected from those commissaries with larger numbers of applicants.
    Applicants must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a full-time undergraduate program of study leading to a bachelor's degree at an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall term of 2021. High school applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis). College applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50. College freshmen must submit a first semester college transcript.
    Applicants who receive an appointment to one of the U.S. Military Academies (or affiliated preparatory schools) or are awarded a full scholarship at any accredited U.S. post-secondary institution of higher education are not eligible to receive funds from this program. A full scholarship is usually defined as one that provides for payment of tuition, books, lab fees, and other related expenses.
     *Contact Mr. Brown in Student Services for more information on this and many other scholarships. 

    "Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship"
    The Amazon Future Engineer  scholarship program assists high school seniors who have completed an advanced placement computer science course, or who have taken an advanced placement computer science test and plan to continue their education at an accredited four-year college or university majoring in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer related field of study.  Winners of the award receive $10,000 per year at an accredited four-year college or university as well as a paid summer internship at Amazon after their freshman year of college. The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
    Eligibilty:
    Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
    Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). 
    Be high school seniors who are currently enrolled in or who have completed an advanced placement computer science course or
    who have taken an advanced placement computer science test.
    Be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year majoring in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer related field of study
    Required Docs:
    As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:
    1. Current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken.
    2. Copy of the first two pages of the most recently filed IRS Form 1040 used for the Financial Information Page
     If you have questions please see Mr. Brown in student services for more details. 
     

     "Vegetarian Recource Group Scholarship"
    Deadline:02/20/21
    THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP OFFERS TWO $5,000 SCHOLARSHIPS PLUS ONE $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP
    Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs.

    One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2021. 
    Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S. based only). Winners of the scholarships give permission to release their names to the media. Applications and essays become property of The Vegetarian Resource Group. We may ask finalists for more information. Scholarship winners are contacted by e-mail or telephone. Please look at your e-mail.
    Please send application and attachments to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203. For more information call (410) 366-8343 or email vrg@vrg.org.

     "Women's Cyber Security Scholarships" Up to ten scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 – $6,000

    Scholarships to inspire women to join the ever-growing field of Information Security ELIGIBILITY
    Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.”
    You may be a senior in high school, an undergraduate student, graduate or post graduate student to be eligible.”
    GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
    You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required).
    May be attending on campus or online.
    May be attending full time or part time
    May be attending in the US or Internationally
    You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.
    If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books.

    "CBC Foundation Scholarship"
    Deadline:02/28/21
    Columbia Basin College Foundation’s scholarship program provides financial assistance to help meet the expenses of an education for qualified students. This is an application for Foundation scholarships ONLY. It does not take the place of a regular financial aid application. To apply for financial aid, you should obtain information and an application from your school counselor or the Financial Aid office at CBC.

    Who can apply: Any currently enrolled or potential student is eligible to apply. Most scholarships are for full-time students (12 or more credits) maintaining a minimum grade point average of 2.5, but a few may be awarded to part-time students. Be sure to complete the CBC admissions application obtainable in the CBC Admissions/Registration office.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to see that all supplemental documents required with this application are submitted to the CBC Foundation office.If at the time you submit this application you have completed only one quarter at CBC, please supply your high school.

    Contact Mr. Brown in Student Services for more information on this and many scholarships  


     
      "Doodle4 Google Contest"
    Deadline: 02/26/21

    This year’s Doodle for Google theme is:

    “I AM STRONG BECAUSE...”

    Friendship, smiles, thank yous, and hugs.
    But kindness is so much more than just being nice. This year’s theme invites you to tell us how you show kindness. Is it by helping around your home? Volunteering in your community’s green space? Maybe it’s comforting someone who’s down, or picking up trash in the park.
    However you define it, let us know how you bring a little bit more kindness into the world. Take your ideas and bring them to life in your doodle!

     Doodle: Artists create their doodles using any materials they want.
    Write: Artists write their 50-word statements
    Combine: If the doodle wasn’t created directly on the entry form, take a digital photo or scan of the doodle and combine it with the entry form. If you’re submitting a digital entry, save the completed entry form as a .jpg, .png, or .pdf.
    Enter the Contest! Good Luck 
     *Contact Mr. Brown in Student Services for more information on this and many other scholarships.  

    "Gesa Credit Union Scholarship" 
    Deadline: 02/28/21

    Gesa is proud to have offered scholarships to college students for more than two decades. Our scholarships provide educational assistance to both entering freshmen, and current college students continuing their education. Since 1987, Gesa has awarded $430,000 in scholarships to deserving local students.

    Entering College Freshmen: Gesa Credit Union offers ten $2,000 and one $5,000 scholarship to local high school seniors who have plans to pursue a higher degree of education. To be eligible, you must be a member in good standing of Gesa Credit Union and be entering your freshman year of college as a full-time student with a 3.0 or greater cumulative high school GPA.

    Current College Students: Gesa also offers Continued Education Scholarships for current college students who have plans to continue their higher education. Gesa will award five $2,000 and one $5,000 scholarships to eligible students. To be eligible, you must be a member in good standing of Gesa Credit Union with plans of returning as a full-time student in the fall of 2021.

    Melissa Kanabrocki Memorial Scholarship: Our late colleague and dear friend, Melissa Kanabrocki, embodied the credit union philosophy of people helping people, and had passion for improving the lives of those in the communities we serve. Gesa created the Melissa Kanabrocki Memorial Scholarship Fund to honor her legacy by helping students who work in our high school campus branches achieve their educational goals.

    Note: Applications can be emailed to scholarships@gesa.com, dropped off at any Member Service Center, or mailed to Scholarship Committee at P.O. Box 500 Richland, WA 99352 
    If you have questions please see Mr. Brown in student services for more details