Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Provided by College Success Foundation

Description:
The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship was created by the Washington State Legislature and funded by private industry and the state to help low- and middle- income state residents earn first bachelor's degrees in eligible high demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math, (STEM) or health care. The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship will provide awards of $2,500 per year for entering freshmen, sophomores and first term juniors fall 2015-2016. Scholarship amounts will be increased to $5,000 when a student has completed enough credits for junior class standing and has been admitted into an eligible high demand major in science, technology, engineering, math or health care. The scholarship will be increased again to $7,500 when students have achieved senior class standing. The scholarship will be renewable for up to four additional years depending on class standing and meeting renewal criteria. Up to 780 students will be selected for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Academic Year:
2015 - 2016
Scholarship Amount:
$7,500.00
Number of Awards:
780
Application Start Date:
1/5/2015
Application Due Date:
3/2/2015

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