Tukwila City of Opportunity of Scholarship

Provided by City of Tukwila

Description:
The City of Tukwila Scholarship Program was established in 2014. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to high school seniors enrolled for undergraduate study at a community college, college, trade school or university. The City of Tukwila Scholarship Program principally targets two and four year academic programs; however, certificate/licensing programs are also eligible. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a comprehensive review process. Areas that are reviewed by the committee include, but are not limited to the following: Academic Accomplishments, Community Service, References, Financial Need and Personal Essay. The City of Tukwila pays scholarship funds directly to the recipient’s school. Scholarships are awarded annually. City of Tukwila Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. Scholarships awarded are based upon the availability of funds and additional qualifying criteria. Criteria: - Must be a resident of the City of Tukwila. Proof of residency is required. - Must be equivalent to a senior in high school - Must demonstrate a substantial financial need as indicated on the FAFSA Student Aid Report - Must have applied to an undergraduate program at a community college, trade school or university. - Must demonstrate leadership qualities as evidenced by involvement in extra-curricular activities - Must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or higher - Must have completed a minimum of 15 hours of community service
Donor:
City of Tukwila
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Scholarship Amount:
$5,000.00
Number of Awards:
5
Application Start Date:
1/2/2019
Application Due Date:
3/31/2019

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