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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

  • A Better Chicago Scholarship, Chicago Line Cruises (deadline: August 1, 2015 - award amount: $2,000) Applicant must be a current college student, have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Write an essay, a podcast, an animated video, or even a hand drawing - anything goes! See website for additional details and application.
  • ARC Immigrant Scholar Award (deadline: July 31, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Offering a high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Write an essay describing your greatest individual challenges upon arrival to this country and how you have coped with them; your greatest achievement or proudest moment here in the United States; your academic interests and possible career choices moving forward. See website for additional details and application.
  • Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship (deadline: July 30, 2015 - award amount: $2,000) Write an essay of no fewer than 800 words about your opinion on the importance and efficacy of the 7th Amendment and how it affects your life. Any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university by the time of the award, or full time student attending a four-year university in the United States who carries a 3.0 cumulative GPA may apply. See website for more details and the application.
  • CARiD Scholarship Program (deadline: Oct. 31st & April 30th - award amount: $1000) Current US students may create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to scholarship@CARiD.com. See website for additional details and what to include in your submission.
  • 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.
  • DISHPromotions.com Scholarship (deadline: November 30th & June 30th every year - award amount: $1,000) College students and incoming freshman with 2.5 grade point average.  See website for additional details and application.
  • Drug Lawsuit Source Single Parent Scholarship (deadline: November 1, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Offering one scholarship to a single mom and the other to a single dad with a GPA of 2.7 or higher. Write a 300-600 word essay explaining your career goals and the challenges of being a single parent in school. See website for more details and the application.
  • Drugnews Scholarships (deadline: July 31, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Students planning a career in drug research, or with family members affected by a permanent drug injury. Write a 400-600 words essay explaining why you wish to pursue a career in biology, medicine, biomedical engineering or drug research. For non-medical related degrees, explain how the injury of a family member from a drug side effect has affected your educational goals. See website for more details and the 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.
  • Get-Frontier.com Scholarship (deadline: November 30th & June 30th every year - award amount: $1,000) College students and incoming freshman with 2.5 grade point average. See website for additional details and application.
  • Halloween Express Summer 2015 Scholarship (deadline: July 10, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Write a 500-1,000 words essay with a theme "What Freedom Means to Me" examining America's history along with your own experiences. See website for more details and the application.
  • I am Applying Scholarship (deadline: July 31, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) High School Students, adults looking to head back to school, current college students and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school within 12 months. See website for more details and the application.
  • Icing on the Ring Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship (deadline: July 31, 2015 - award amount: $1000) Students with a 2.8 GPA or higher are welcome to write an essay between 500 and 1000 words on the topic "How has breast cancer challenged you to pursue your education goals?" See website for additional details and application.
  • iVein® Health & Wellness Scholarship (deadline: August 31, 2015 - award amount: $2,000/annual) Write an essay of 800 to 1000 words, promoting a practical approach to healthy lifestyle during college years and how these habits can be sustained over a lifetime. Any current full-time undergraduate/graduate student attending an accredited US university or college with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.4 is welcome to apply. See website for more details and the application.
  • Logomaker Scholarship Program (deadline: July 31, 2015 - award amount: $2,500/annual) Write an original essay of 500-700 words (roughly two pages) on the impact of art and design in commerce. Get creative. This scholarship is open to all undergraduate students in the United States regardless of major. However, preference will be given to students studying fine arts, commercial arts, or graphic design. You do not need to be seeking a degree in these fields to apply. See website for more details and the application.
  • Mark A. Forester Scholarship (deadline: December 21, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Write a 300-500-word essay explaining how they go about honoring America's military heroes. See website for more details and the 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.
  • The Bud Siegfried Scholarship (deadline: July 31, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) The Bud Siegfried Scholarship is intended to help students pursuing a professional degree cover the costs of tuition. It is meant to enable them more time to study, rather than work, so that they can achieve their degree in a more timely manner. See website for more details and the application.
  • TwinStar Credit Union Higher Education Scholarship (deadline: July 31, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Each year TwinStar Credit Union offers eight scholarships of $1000 each to members pursuing higher education. You must have been out of high school for at least one year to apply. See website for more details and the application.
  • VideoSurveillance.com Scholarship (deadline: August 1, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Write a 250-300 word essay what you'd do to increase safety on school grounds. See website for more details and the application.

Diversity Scholarship Sites

International Student Scholarship Information

Scholarships for Academic Programs

  • USAttorneys.com Scholarship (deadline: July 14, 2015 - award amount: $2,500) Students majoring in Pre-Law, Family Law, Law, Criminal Justice or Sociology. Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to submit a 1000 word legal essay outlining the step-by-step process of divorce proceedings. See website for more details and the application.  
  • Global Health Nursing Scholarship (deadline: July 15, 2015 - award amount: $3,000/annual) Students enrolled in nursing, public health or medicine. Write an essay between 800-1000 words. See website for more details and the application.
  • Ignite AG Customer Advisory Board Scholarship (deadline: October 1, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Send a 300-500 word piece of original content, explaining why the student would like to enter this field, or the student's perceived value of customer-focused marketing programs. Student seeking to enter a marketing field focused around customer engagement or research with cumulative GPA of: 3.0 or higher. See website for more details and the application.
  • Medical assisting certificate and degree 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.
  • 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.
  • Nursing School Scholarship (deadline: August 31st annually - award amount: $1000) Students who are enrolled or will be enrolling in an undergraduate or certificate level nursing education program are welcome to apply. 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
  • The Christopher W. Keyser Undergraduate Scholarship (deadline: July 31, 2015 - award amount: $1,500) Students pursuing a degree and career in the legal or criminal justice field. Applicants are required to submit a 1,000-1,500-word essay regarding our current legal system. See website for more details and the application. 
  • The ClickMinded Digital Marketing Scholarship (deadline: December 15, 2015 - award amount: $1,000) Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Communications or IT are recommended but not required. You must submit the URL of the website you are working on, as well as a 500 - 1,000 word essay on why you started your website and why you are interested in learning digital marketing. The website can be about any topic the student is passionate about. See website for more details and the application.
  • USAttorneys.com National Scholarship Essay Contest (deadline: July 14, 2015 - award amount: $2,500) US Citizens, currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college majoring in Pre-Law, Family Law, Law, Criminal Justice or Sociology. Write an 800 to 1000 word legal essay on the topics listed on the website. 

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