If you need help paying for college, check out this guide for applying to scholarships
Current External Scholarships
Albertson & Davidson, LLP Offering $2,500 College Scholarship
Due: April 26, 2017
At the law firm of Albertson & Davidson, LLP we understand that obtaining an education is the pathway to success for many young Americans. As attorneys, we all have earned both undergraduate degrees as well as successfully completed a rigorous three-year Juris Doctorate before being even eligible to sit for the California Bar Exam. Through these experiences, we have come to understand the often significant financial burdens associated with obtaining an education beyond high school, which is why we are pleased to announce that we will be awarding $2,500 college scholarship to the winner of our newly created essay contest. By creating this award, we hope to help the next generation of students realize their educational and professional goals.
Their full name, address, and phone number
The name of the institution they plan to attend in the fall of 2017
Their major or other programs of study
If the applicant is under 18, contact information for his or her parents or other legal guardians
Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Due: December 6, 2017
At Google, we believe information should be universally accessible. Our education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields. As part of our commitment, we’ve partnered with Lime Connect, a nonprofit organization that supports students with disabilities while they pursue education and promising careers, to help university students with disabilities work toward their academic goals in the field of computer science. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat.
♦ Must have a visible or invisible disability
♦ Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the upcoming school year
♦ Plan to enroll as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the upcoming school year
♦ Maintain a strong academic performance
♦ Be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field
♦ Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology
James W. McLamore WHOPPER® Scholarship
Due: December 15, 2017
Recipients will be chosen from the BURGER KING℠ Scholars pool including both BURGER KING® General Track and BURGER KING®Employee-Based Track applicants. Recipients must be:
Citizens of the United States or Canada
Students who have graduated from high school within the last three years or full-time students who are seniors at a high school or home school in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
Students who are applying as a full time freshman to a four-year accredited, college or university that is located in the United States or Canada and is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
Students who have a cumulative unweighted grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3
Students who have a minimum ACT Composite score of 25 or a minimum combined SAT score of 1220
Students who demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity (such as student government, team sports, fraternal life, etc); and
Students who demonstrate substantial work experience
Officers, directors and spouses/domestic partners and children of officers and directors of the BURGER KING McLAMORE℠ Foundation are ineligible to apply for a scholarship.
BURGER KING® General Track – Available to all high school seniors who meet the criteria below.
Note: Employees, spouses or domestic partners of employees, and children of employees who meet eligibility requirements for the General and Employee-Based Track will be considered for an award in both tracks, but if selected, will receive only one award.
♦ Be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
♦ Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada
♦ Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
♦ Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2017-18 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico
Women in technology scholarship
Due: October 31 2017
To further our commitment to helping students develop the skills necessary to pursue their dreams, we’re offering a $2000 scholarship to women in computer science. The scholarship will be awarded to a female student who demonstrates a passion for computer science and is looking to make an impact on the industry.
As a company driven to help students succeed, we know that college is an important step along many career paths, but it can be expensive. Students can upload notes to StudySoup to lighten their financial burden. However, we still felt like we could do more to give back to the future leaders of the world. We also believe that it is our responsibility to foster innovation in the field of technology and help underrepresented students break down barriers. Therefore, we are offering a $2000 Women in Technology Scholarship to an outstanding female student who is planning a career in the field of computer science and/or computer programming.
Any female individual at least sixteen (16) years old who meets one of the following criteria:
Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year.
Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)
Costco Scholarship Fund
“The Costco Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to highly qualified underrepresented minority students who plan to attend Seattle University or the University of Washington.”
To see additional information on Seattle University’s website, click here.
Contact: Call (206) 296-2000
To see additional information on University of Washington’s website, click here.
Contact: Call (206) 685-3504