The Legacy program:
This program mentors youth of color through the last years of high school into the first years of college to provide academic and financial support.
Pathways Pre-Apprenticeship program:
Palmer scholars is calling on young adults between the ages of 18 and 26 to sign up for the Pathways program, a pre-apprenticeship training program. This program provides young adults the training to prepare for and enter one of 15 trade apprenticeship programs. Scholars participate in a 14-week training program that awards them six certifications in the construction field and then assists them with job placement. The program also offers mentoring, navigation, and financial support at no cost to the participant.
The National Scholarship is the "Pell Grant" for highly motivated undocumented students with significant, unmet financial need. While they consider the students GPA and test scores, they place great emphasis on the students demonstrated commitment to community service and the students' ability to overcome the barriers and challenges that undocumented students face each and every day. Click here to learn more.
This is a good time to be on the lookout for the Student Aid Report (SAR). Students should receive the SAR within three days for online submissions and three weeks for a mailed-in signature page.
Students who submit a WASFA application may be asked for additional information (verification). Please encourage students to check their email regularly and to complete all verification requests. Doing so will ensure the status of the application is complete.
The team at Study.com recently developed a complete guide to scholarships for college. The following scholarships are $500 awards that will be accepting applications now through July 1st:
Information for Students & Families
Search and Apply for Scholarships at theWashBoard.org
Private scholarships are one tool to help make college or training after high school more affordable. Businesses, organizations, and colleges award scholarships to students for community service, good grades, athletic ability, or a variety of other qualities or activities.
Students in Washington can create a profile on theWashBoard.org to be matched with potential scholarship opportunities. The site is spam-free and will never sell your information. https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx
Follow these tips when searching and applying for scholarships:
Applying for scholarships and financial aid can help make your dreams a reality. Learn more and plan your future on the Washington Student Achievement Council website.
Washington Student Achievement Council Post-Graduation Action Plan
Helps students stay on track with college and career planning, financial aid applications, and more.
Equitable Foundation has established the Equitable Excellence℠ Scholarship Program to assist high school seniors who are planning to continue their education at a two- or four-year college in the United States by Fall 2022.
This 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. In compliance with Federal law, this program will not discriminate in the terms, conditions or privileges of participation on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation.
The program closes on December 17, 2021 3:00 pm or when 10,000 applications are submitted, whichever occurs first. Click here to learn more.