Congratulations To Our Scholarship Winners!

This year, we were able to award 13 amazing MESA students!  We look forward to reading new applications starting January 2017.


Aaron Balter*
Seattle School District
“With the help of this scholarship, I know I can make a difference through my studies. I have plans to join the student leadership team at North Seattle College so I can learn how to connect and interact with others on a higher level”.


Ana Martinez
Mukilteo School District
“My family is my number one support system to accomplish all that I have ever dreamed about. Not only do I want to better my life, but I want to better theirs as well. One of the biggest dreams that I have ever had is to become an anesthesiologist.”


Anel Jimenez
Mukilteo School District
“Winning the MESA Scholarship put an enormous smile on my parents’ face because they knew their hard work was paying off. By awarding me the Seattle MESA Scholarship, you have lightened my financial burden which allows me to focus more on the most important aspect of school: learning.”


Anthony London
Mukilteo School District
“Earning this scholarship means a lot to me and for my future education. This scholarship will help lessen the college tuition burden for my enrollment in Everett Community College. With it, this will help me continue to pursue my studies in nursing this summer.”


Belén Espinoza
Mukilteo School District
“As a first year MESA student, I am greatly over joyed that Seattle MESA took interest in me. MESA class at Mariner high school has encouraged me to pursue and fulfill my career dreams and attend college.”


Bishnu Subedi
Tukwila School District
“Bishnu’s goal is to be a computer engineer. He is a great leader at his high school’s Robotics/MESA Club. It is an honor for Seattle MESA to support such bright student. He will be the first person in his family to attend college. “


Kebron Gebru*
Seattle School District
“You guys invested in the right person because when I came America from Eritrea, I knew only a few English words, and my comprehension was limited. But my ambition to succeed in my new country and in my field of interest, electrical engineering, was great.”


Kelvin Por
Mukilteo School District
“I have chosen to go to college because I want to become the first person in my family to attend college. I hope to finish and receive a Bachelor’s Degree. I also hope to learn what it is like to live independent and apply this to myself.”


Kristal Diaz
Mukilteo School District

“I want to take the time to thank you for your efforts to not only give this amazing opportunity to me, but to other young students as well. It really means a lot to me when I see people who take an initiative to help others, more so in this case where low income families want their children to further their education, but are not able to afford it. “


Mamadou Kanyi
Mukilteo School District
“Being the first person in my family to go to college, education is a big part in my life. Receiving this scholarship will help me with my college education in many different aspects.”


Marisol Estrada
Mukilteo School District
“The scholarship got me closer in pursing my dream to attend a university. Once again, thank you so much for the opportunity you gave me and your help. Seattle MESA is a great program that only gets better and better every year.”


Morgan Tucker
Seattle School District
“Women are often underrepresented in the science fields, but my experiences with the professors that taught the classes and the volunteers that helped out has shown me that women have the smarts to be able to achieve what they want.”


Osvaldo Cardona*
Mukilteo School District
“I want to thank you for giving me the opportunity to receive this scholarship. Thanks to your help I will be able to attend Everett Community College after high school and obtain an Associate’s Degree in Engineering. “


*These students were also awarded Washington State MESA Scholarships, besides the Seattle MESA Scholarship.