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Roosevelt Scholarship Bulletin

Updated 12/01/22

Scholarships for Roosevelt Students Only

Deadline is March 15, 2022 by 4 p.m.

The Sandra Lynn Cohen Family – offers the Sandra Lynn Cohen Academic Scholarship Memorial Fund.

The purpose of the SLCASMF is to provide a scholarship to a graduating student at Roosevelt High School. The scholarship is a one-time $2,000 award and may only be used for tuition and fees at the college of your choice.

Awards are based on academic excellence, outdoor leadership, charitable activity, and financial need. Students may apply if they intend to at least earn their BA or BS degree, plan to immediately enroll in a 4-year college offering BA and/or BS degrees and enroll at a college within the United States of America.

Application online or email Ms. Richard at clrichard@seattleschools.org.

Deadline April 1, 2022

Coach Don Harney Memorial Scholarship – Offers two $2500 scholarships to be awarded to senior athletes at Roosevelt in memory of a revered coach from Roosevelt’s history.

Criteria for selection will include financial need as well as athletic achievements, students having maintained academic performance as a scholar-athlete, and any leadership roles students were able to take on as an athlete.

Application is posted on the School Counseling Schoology pages, in the Scholarships folder.


General Scholarships

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $500-$5,000
Grades: 12th

Application for the 2023-24 school year opens December 1, 2022. Must have a 3.0 GPA, come from a low-income household, demonstrate financial need, and reside in a county (including King County) where a Hearthstone property is located.

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 12th

Must have a 3.0 GPA

Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.

Cascade Warbirds Aviation Scholarship

Amount: $1,350

Must be a US citizen, include 500-word personal statement addressing your career aspirations, educational plans, and why you want to receive this scholarship.

Note that our partnerships make this scholarship practical only to central Puget Sound area students.

2023 Scholarship Application are due by March 17, 2023

Lotus Scholarship- Shen-Yen Lu Foundation

Amount: $9,000 across four years
Grades: 12th

Applicants must have immigrated to the U.S. on or after January 1, 2018, plan to attend a community college, university, or technical school, and be available for a virtual interview.

LA Tutors

Amount: $500

Grades: 9th – 12th

LA Tutors awards students who showcase their creativity and make positive impacts with a $500 Innovation in Education scholarship. On an ongoing monthly basis, this scholarship is open to all currently enrolled high school and college students who showcase their creativity while helping those around them (whether that be in a creative fundraiser, inventive new app, series of blog posts on a particular theme, or another idea). The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.

National CCAA Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Grades: 12th

Brief application for students to be drawn randomly to receive one of 16 scholarships to one of the member institutions for the National Catholic Colleges Admissions for Fall 2022.sauw n

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Amount: $500
Grades: 12th

Deadline: April 15, 2023

2.5 GPA, submit a short story and plan on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US in the fall of 2023.

BigFuture

Amount: $500 $40,000
Grades: 10th and 11th

Earn entries in monthly drawings for $500 and $40,000 scholarships by completing steps to plan for life after high school. Every month, BigFuture will award hundreds of $500 scholarships and two $40,000 scholarships until February of your senior year. The scholarships awarded by BigFuture can be used at two and four year institutions. 

UW Nikkei Alumni Association

Amount: $3200-4000
Grades: 12th

Offered to students of Japanese ancestry who are planning to attend the University of Washington.

Submit application by April 15

We the Students Scholarship Essay Contest

Amount: Up to $7,500
Grades: 8th-12th

500–800-word essay answering the question, “How does an understanding of natural rights and respect build a free society?” A good essay will demonstrate how these principles are not just abstract ideas but are part of people’s everyday actions and choices.

WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarship

Amount: $500
Grades: 12th

For female students planning to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math. Must be U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident.

WiseGeek Disability Scholarship

Amount: $500
Grades: 12th

For students with mental or physical disabilities. Applicants must also be US Citizens or permanent residents.

WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship

Amount: $500
Grades: 12th

For students who have immigrated to the U. S. on or after January 1, 2010. Must be U. S. citizen or permanent legal resident.

Student-View Scholarship

Amount: $500-$5,000
Grades: 12th

Offers scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college, or career school. No minimum SAT/ACT or GPA. Simply complete a 15–25-minute survey about local colleges. The scholarships are awarded by a drawing of all completed applications.

PSE&SSF College Scholarship

Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Grades: 12th

Must be a US citizen accepted into a full-time program towards a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in engineering, science, technology, or a related field at an accredited college or university.

Pointe Pest Control Pay It Forward Scholarship

Amount: $750
Grades: 12th

Do something good for someone else and include a note telling them to pass it on. We want to hear about the good deed(s) you’ve done for your community! Winner announced 5/30/22

PNACAC Student Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12th

Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Record a one- minute video responding to one of the following prompts: “What would you like to be doing in 10 years and how does college help you get there?” OR – “How has your college/career counselor, school counselor, or advisor helped you (and/or others) in finding the right college fit and what would you like to say to them?

American College Foundation, Visionary Scholarship Program

Amount: Range from $1000-$5000
Grades: 9th-12th

Submit a 500-word essay on “Why College is Important to me”. Citizenship required. All income levels may apply.

B. Davis Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11th-12th

Write an essay on the three characteristics of leadership that you value most.

HonorsU Grad Scholarship: Design a Better Future

Amount: $10,000 awards
Grades: 12th

Submit a design thinking project to solve a problem in your community. Steps and guidelines can be found on a website.

AED Superstore $1000 College Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12th

Video or short essay responding to facts about Sudden Cardiac Arrest (see application details). Must be legal resident of the U. S.

PB&J Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Grades: 12th

This scholarship fund is focused on helping students whose test scores or GPAs might not be the best or the highest, but they have the drive to succeed. Fund was started by a college student who decided to eat PB&J sandwiches for a year to save money to fund a scholarship for a student like him. They are looking for students who have experienced challenges in their lives and are driven to succeed.

American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship

Amount: varies
Grades: 12th

For any Native American US citizen that is a member of a state or federally recognized tribe with at least a 2.0 GPA and enrolled as a full-time student. Include a digital photo, transcript, and tribal affiliation.

Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

Amount: $500
Grades: 9-12th

Any GPA considered. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident. Must have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges.

Abbot and Fenner Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 11th-12th

500–1000-word essay describing your educational, career, and life goals.

BigSun Athletic Scholarship

Amount: $500
Grades: 12th

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they play. Essay submission required.

Bachus and Schanker Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Grades: 12th

3.0 GPA, write 800-word essay about your opinion on the importance and efficacy of the 7th amendment and how it affects your life.

DAR National Society Scholarships

*Application opened on 11/01/2022, Deadline 1/31/2023

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12th

Application opens 11/1/2022. Multiple scholarships with varying criteria. All applicants must be US citizens and plan to attend an accredited US college or university

On-going Chegg Scholarships

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12th

Scholarship search tools and tips. Multiple scholarships and personalized matches available.

On-going Varsity Tutors College Scholarship

Amount: $200
Grades: 10th-12th

Monthly and on-going chance to win a $200 scholarship. Students must be 16 years or older and write an essay from the monthly prompt. Winners chosen every month.

On-going Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Grades: 12th

Submit a brief essay explaining your relationship with Final Fantasy games and how it has made you a better student. In five paragraphs or less, you should share what will help them understand your appreciation for Final Fantasy.

Varies Cappex.com

Amount: $1000-$2500
Grades: 9th-12th

Multiple Scholarships. Fast, easy, & free. Must be Us citizen or permanent resident.

Varies International Scholarships

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12th

Resources for students wishing to study abroad.

Varies Seattle Foundation

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12th

Multiple scholarships with varying criteria.

https://www.seattlefoundation.org/scholarships

Varies United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12th

Numerous scholarships posted with varying eligibility criteria.


Financial Aid and SPS Scholarship Bulletin

Besides applying for FAFSA or WASFA, you can use other tools to learn more about paying for college:

Free college planning tools, videos, and valuable information to help students and families plan for college.

FAFSA: If you have not yet submitted the FAFSA and are hoping for financial aid for college next year, submit it as soon as possible! Information on federal student aid programs and applying for financial aid. The FAFSA application needed to have been submitted by April 30, 2023 for the Seattle Promise.

SPS Scholarship Bulletin

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Scholarships are a type or grant (monetary gift) for students use in paying for after high school training and college programs. Scholarships are available for students as early as Elementary and continue through Grad School. Federal and State programs provide over 46 billion dollars in student aid and private companies, community organizations, civic groups, foundations and religious organizations provide an additional 3 billion dollars in scholarships.

Find Scholarships

A comprehensive scholarship list can be found on Naviance (all SPS 6th-12th grade students have 24/7 access to Naviance) and the following websites.

Share a Scholarship

Are you aware of or sponsoring scholarships that are not on this list? Fill out our Scholarship Form to be added to Naviance.

11/30/2022 – Marion Huber Learning Through Listening Awards

Amount: $2000
Deadline: November 30
Seniors only: No

Learning Ally awards the top winners $6,000 each and special honors winners $2,000 each. All scholarship awardees must be capable and willing to publicly share their personal story and represent Learning Ally as a spokesperson and advocate at various local, virtual, and national events. Costs associated with these events will be covered by Learning Ally.

Eligibility:

Learning Ally members who are high school seniors with learning disabilities.

Marion Huber Learning Through Listening Awards

12/02/2022 – National Space Club Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: December 2
Seniors only: Yes

Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation’s annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry’s most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel in public speaking.

In addition to speaking at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, the individual selected will also receive a scholarship, in the amount of $15,000. This scholarship is awarded to a U.S. citizen and is open to seniors in High School through graduate students studying at an accredited educational institution in the United States, who has definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM fields.

National Space Club Scholarship

12/31/2022 – Mary P. Oenslager Scholastic Achievement Award

Amount:  up to $6000
Deadline: December 31
Seniors only: Yes

Awards ranging from $1,000 to $6,000 will be given to qualifying students who are blind or visually impaired.

Mary P. Oenslager Scholastic Achievement

12/31/2022 – Vocational Training HQ’s Scholarship

Amount:  $3000 annually
Deadline: December 31
Seniors only: Yes

Each year Vocational Training HQ’s Scholarship offers three scholarships to students attending universities, colleges, and other academic and non-academic institutions in the U.S.

We are proud to award $3,000 annually to qualifying applicants.

Every year we select three applicants based on their essay and award them first, second, and third place grants.

Vocational Training Scholarship

01/01/2023 – Engineers of the Future Scholarship

Amount: up to $40,000
Deadline: January 1, 2023
Seniors only: Yes

With the rise of technology in our modern world, the study of engineering has become more demanding. Those who are smart and passionate enough to enter the field may come to find that attending the best engineering institutions isn’t cheap.

That’s why we want to award one lucky student up to $40,000 to further their education in engineering. We believe that money shouldn’t stop someone from pursuing their dream and making the world a better place. Those who have the knowledge and skills to build a career in engineering should have an equal opportunity to do so, despite their current financial situation.