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Scholarship Bulletin

Summer 2022

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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.

This bulletin highlights a small sample of scholarships available to students with an upcoming due date. A more comprehensive scholarship list can be found on Naviance (all SPS 6th-12th grade students have 24/7 access to Naviance) or on the following websites:

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

06/01/2022 – Colburn Law Annual Spinal Disability Scholarship

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: June 1
Seniors only: Yes

Currently enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S. Must be enrolled as either an undergraduate or in the final year of high school. Must be age 17 or older.

Colburn Law website

06/01/2022 – Big Sun Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: June 1
Seniors only: Yes

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part, we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate.

Big Sun Scholarship website

06/15/2022 – Ambient Edge Student Affected by Cancer Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Deadline: June 15
Seniors only: No

This scholarship of $1000 is open to students who have been diagnosed with cancer themselves, as well as those who have stood by a loved one. Survivors, current cancer patients, and the allies of patients and survivors are welcome to apply.

Eligibility: Current or incoming US undergraduate/graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA; either a current/former cancer patient or have stood by a loved one who was diagnosed with cancer.

Ambient Edge Scholarship website

06/26/2022 – ACT Student Champion Award Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: June 26
Seniors only: No

Eligible sophomores, juniors and seniors who register for the ACT® test between 9-3-2019 and 6-26-2020 are automatically entered for a chance to win. It’s that easy!

No purchase necessary or ACT test registration necessary.

07/01/2022 – Rita’s First Gen Scholarship

Amount: $31,656
Deadline: July 01
Seniors only: No

This scholarship is open to any high school senior who will be a first-generation college student. Refugees are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate is a student who has experienced obstacles or sacrifice in pursuit of their education. These obstacles or sacrifices can be in the form of time, money, being away from family, having to care for or support one’s family, completing school despite social, religious, familial, or cultural pressure not to, etc.

Rita’s First Gen Scholarship

07/17/2022 – Asian American Luminary Awards (AALA) Nomination Program

Deadline: July 17
Seniors only: No

AALA is a platform to honor and celebrate outstanding Asian American professionals and leaders with high achievements and contributions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) within Pacific Northwest. CIE/USA-SEA is very proud to provide such a platform to recognize their remarkable career achievements.

During the unprecedented pandemic year, we successfully concluded our 2021 AALA program with the selection of five outstanding recipients, followed by CIE AALA Seminar Series featuring these recipients. This year, we are committed to continue honoring and celebrating the success of outstanding Asian American professionals and leaders.

AALA website

07/17/2022 – Hire a Helper Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: July 17
Seniors only: Yes

Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades like the moving industry means it’s a great time to go back to school and enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help keep up with demand and assist the next generation of professionals, Hire-A-Helper will award a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students.

Hire A Helper website

07/31/2022 – ABC Law Centers Disability Advocacy Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 31
Seniors only: No

ABC Law Centers is proud to offer our Disability Advocacy Scholarship! Our firm will award one annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to an undergraduate, graduate, or law student planning to pursue a law or public policy career focused on disability advocacy.

Eligibility: An undergraduate, graduate, or law student planning to pursue a law or public policy career focused on disability advocacy.

ABC Law website