Outside Scholarships

The Outside scholarship Sheet is updated monthly and is accessible on the WWU campus. The scholarships are listed by order of deadline date. For more information on any of the scholarships listed, or to pick up an application, please stop by Student Financial Services located in CTC 307 or call (509) 527-2815

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Current scholarships are updated monthly and are ordered by date from those ending soonest.

Resume Companion-Schools and Universities Outreach Scholarship - $1000
Available each semester to one talented student who can write the best resume based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character. Details here
Application deadline:  Between Jan 1 and July 15, 2014 (for Fall 2014)

Frank & Lulu Saunders Scholarship
Are you a member of the Dakota Conference of Seventh-day Adventists?  This is for you!  Details here.

NAD Seventh-Day Adventist Hispanic Scholarship
The NAD SDA Hispanic Scholarship is designed to assist with financial aid for full-time Hispanic students. Details here.
Application deadline: February 28 and/or September 28

American Association of University Women-Walla Walla - $1800
Women!  Did you complete at least one year of college but have not completed college education?  Do you live in Walla Walla, Columbia, or Umatilla County?  This is for you!  Details here!
Application deadline: April 18, 2014

Legacy - Dr. Alma S Adams Scholarship $5000
Legacy is accepting applications for the "Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship fo Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations".  Details here.
Application deadline:  April 30, 2014

Back to School Nursing Scholarship $2500
Going into nursing?  Check this out!  Details here.
Application deadline:  April 30, 2014

Senior Care Innovation Scholarship - $1000
A Place for Mom announces five $1000 scholarships to students pursuing a degree at an accredited school in fields of gerontology, long-term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing, or sociology.  Details here.
Application deadline: April 30, 2014

MercurySat Digital Dreamer Scholarship  - $500
MercurySat.com is offering this scholarship to any undergraduate enrolled fulltime with a 3.00 or greater GPA.  More details here.
Application deadline:  April 30, 2014

Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation Scholarship - up to $5000
Must be from Puget Sound/Seattle area, submitted a FAFSA and demonstrate need, and achieve score of 1200 or higher on SAT.  More details here.
Application deadline:  April 30, 2014

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship - $1000
Did you play sports in high school or are you a current athlete in college? This is for you! More details here
Application deadlie:  May 1, 2014

VandelayWeb.com The Future of Technology Scholarship - $1000
Tell Vandelay Web what you think the Future of Technology will be like in 2040.  Details here.
Application deadline:  May 1, 2014

CollegeClasses.com 2014 "Breaking Down the Barrier" Scholarship - $500
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in any field (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Art & Design, Business, Culinary Arts, Education & Teaching, Engineering, Healthcare & Nursing, Human Services, Humanities & Sciences, Law & Justice, Psychology, Technology & IT, and Vocational & Trade.  Details here.
Application deadine: May 1, 2014

CollegeClasses.com Business Scholarship - $500
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in business (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Accounting, Administration, Ecommerce, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Non-Profit Management, Organizational Leadership, Project Management, Real Estate, Retail Management, Sports Management, and Supply Chain Management.  Details here.
Application deadline:  May 1, 2014

CollegeClasses.com Healthcare & Nursing Scholarship - $500
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in healthcare or nursing (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Dental Assisting, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Informatics, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, and Veterinary Technician.  Details here.
Application deadline:  May 1, 2014

CollegeClasses.com Law & Justice Scholarship - $500
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in law and justice (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Criminal Justice, Cyber Security, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Legal Studies, and Paralegal Studies.  Details here.
Application deadline:  May 1, 2014

CollegeClasses.com Technology & Computer Science Scholarship - $500
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in technology or computer science (Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). Areas of study may include: Computer Programming, Computer Science, Database Administration, Information Systems, Information Technology, Network Administration, Network Security, Software Engineering, and Web Development.  Details here.
Application deadline:  May 1, 2014

WyzAnt College Scholarships
Write and submit an essay on "If you could teach everyone in the world one thing, what would it be?" to win an opportunity for a $10K, $3K, or $2K scholarship!  Details here
Application d
eadline: May 1, 2014

MassMutual Scholarship - Up to $5000
Pursuing a career in insurance or financial services industries? This is for you!  Details here.
Application deadline: May 2, 2014.

TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship $5000
Charter One is offering TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship to 10 students who submit the best essay demonstrating leadership in your community.  Details here.
Application deadline:  May 6, 2014

Robert B McMillen Foundation Scholarship - up to $25K
Pursuing a degree in Visual Arts?  If you qualify, you may receive up to $25K in scholarship funds from the Robert B McMillen Foundation.  Details here.
Application dealine May 9, 2014.

Nurse Corp Scholarship Program - Amount Varies
Pursuing a nursing program degree? This is for you!  Details here.
Application deadline:  May 22, 2014

Hartford Technology Rentals Scholarship - $1000
Engaged in the study of Information Technology wth a focus on mobile technology application writing?  This is for you!  Details here.
Application deadline:  April 30, 2014

Blaze Wifi Rural Students Scholarship - $500
How has having Internet access helped you or someone you know develop as a young person and student growing up in a rural community?  Blog your response for a chance to win this scholarship!  Details here.
Application deadline: May 30, 2014

GreenPal Business Scholarship - $2000
Do you own or operate a small business while you attend college? This is for you!  Details here.
Application deadline:  May 31, 2014

Community Foundation of North Central Washington Scholarships
Community Foundation of NCW is offering a variety of scholarships in varying amounts.  Details here.
Application deadline:  June 1, 2014

Abbott & Fenner Scholarships
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants lists a variety of scholarships.  Details here.
Application deadline:  June 14, 2014

BigSun Scholarship - $500
BigSun Organization is offering a $500 scholarship to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. Details here
Application de
adline June 20, 2014

CenturyLinkqoute.com Students, Social Media and Education - $1000
Details here.
Application deadline:  June 22, 2014

USBundles.com Teachers, Social Media and Education - $1000
Details here.
Application deadline: June 22, 2014

Deals.ServiceBundles.com Infographic Scholarship - $1000
Create the best Infographic Image about your major to win $1000 scholarship from Deals.ServiceBundles.com!  Details here.
Application deadline:  June 22, 2014

Cliffside Malibu Student Scholarships
Cliffside Malibu is offering a range of scholarships for the 2014 school year. Check them out here!
Application deadline: June 15, 2014

eRubbermaid.com Scholarship - $1000
Are you innovative?  eRubbermaid.com wants to hear from you!  Details here.
Application deadline:  June 30, 2014

Spokeo Connections Scholarship - $1000
Write the best essay and you could win $1000 scholarship for Fall 2014. Details here.
Application deadline: July 1, 2014

Brian White Academic Scholarship - $1000
Attorney Brian White offers $1000 scholarship for the best essay on whether DUI/DWI offenders should be imprisoned on first offense. Details here
Application deadline: July 1, 2014

Northwest Grain Growers Scholarship
Three 4-year scholarships in the amount of $1000 per year will be awarded to a graduate or graduating senior from a high school in the Walla Walla Valley. The scholarship is open to members, children of members or children of employees of Northwest Grain Growers, Inc. Scholarships will be based on merit, not financial need. College students must maintain a 2.75 GPA and be enrolled full time as defined by the college or university, to continue to receive the scholarship. College students will receive the scholarship until they graduate or a maximum of four years.  Prior recipients of our $500 scholarship are eligible to apply. At Large candidates in high school or currently in college are limited to one scholarship per year unless there are no other applicants from a high school in the Walla Walla Valley.  Students currently enrolled in college who graduated from one a high school in the Walla Walla Valley will also be entitled to apply for this scholarship.
Requirements: A cover letter requesting the scholarship with the following attached:
1. Copy of high school or college transcript.
2. A brief biography including student activities, work history, community service and educational goals.
3. An essay of 500-1000 words on any subject.
4. Two written recommendations, one from a teacher an done from a non-family adult. Letters of recommendation shall be submitted in sealed envelopes and mailed directly to Northwest Grain Growers, Inc., Scholarship Committee, P O Box 310, Walla Walla, WA 99362 by the person writing the recommendation.
Please submit the above, postmarked no later than July 1st of each year, to the following address:
Northwest Grain Growers, Inc.
Scholarship Committe
P O Box 310
Walla Walla, WA 99362-0210

Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship - $1000
The law firm of Console & Hollawell are offering a $1000 scholarship to students pursuing a law degree.  Details here. 
Application deadline: July 15, 2014

Bizshark Startup Scholarship - $1000
Write a winning essay for this scholarship!  Details here.
Application deadline:  July 15, 2014

The Kaplan Group Scholarship - $1000
For the undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a business or law-oriented degree program.  Details here.
Application deadline:  July 27, 2014

Movers Corp Scholarship - $500
Share your moving storie for a chance to win $500 scholarship from Movers Corp!  Details here.
Application deadline:  July 15, 2014 for Fall term.

Parker Waichman Scholarship - $1000
The law firm Parker Waichman is offering a $1000 for the best essay on explaining an existing law.  Details here
Application d
eadline: July 31, 2014

Foxytote's Fashion Corner Scholarship $500
Write a creative, original essay for a chance to win this scholarship.  Details here.
Application deadline:  July 31, 2014

Mark A. Forester Scholarship - $1000
Rocky Mountain Mattresses contributes to The Mark Forester Foundation and wants to help you win $1000 scholarship!  Details here.
Application deadine:  July 31, 2014

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship - $5000 and $10,000
Majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related life science field?  This is for you!  Details here.
Application deadline:  August 1, 2014

ZipScanners College Scholarship $500
Submit an essay about police scanners.  Details here.
Application deadline:  August 20, 2014

MetalArtStudio.com Scholarship $1000
Studying art and dreaming of making it big in the art world?  Get started by checking out this opportunity to win a $1000 scholarship!  Details here.
Application deadline:  August 31, 2014

Financial Aid Scholarships for Disabled Students
Click here for a list of scholarships and information guide for students with disabilities.  Scholarship awards vary, depending on the particular program.

Grapevine Surveys Scholarship $1000
Grapeine Surveys awards merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in business studies. Details here.
Application deadline:  August 30, 2014

Lexington Law Scholarships - $10,000
Lexington Law is offering a $10,000 scholarship for the 2014-2015 school year.  Details here.
Application deadline:  August 31, 2014

AES Scholarship - $500
Grapevine The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. Details here.
Application deadline: October 6, 2014

Jan Ederton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
Win up to $5000 in scholarship for the best essay about mesothelioma.  Details here.
Application deadline:  between Sept 1, 2014 and Oct 7, 2014

HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship $1000
Got online marketing passion?  Check out details here.
Application deadline:  November 1, 2014.

Foreclosure.com Scholarships - $1000-$5000
Foreclosure.com is offering five scholarships, you could win one!  Details here.
Application deadline:  December 15, 2014

Hartford Technology Rental Scholarship - $1000
Engaged in the study of Information Technology wth a focus on mobile technology application writing? This is for you!  Details here.
Application deadline:  November 30, 2014

Job-Applications.com Working Parent College Scholarship - $1000
Are you a working parent currently in college?  This scholarship could be for you!  Details here.
Application deadline:  December 19, 2014

Best Price Nutrition & Health Scholarship $1000
Fill out a survey regarding your health and fitness goals in life.  Details here.
Application deadline:  December 31, 2014

Smith Monitoring Scholarship - $1000
Smith Monitoring is looking to offer WWU students a $1000 scholarship for the 2015-16 school year.  Details here.
Application deadline:  December 31, 2014

Movers Corp Scholarship - $500
Share your moving stories for a chance to win $500 scholarship from Movers Corp!  Details here.
Application deadline:  September 15, 214 - January 15, 2015 for Spring term 2015.

Express Metrix IT Asset Management Scholarship - $5000
Going into IT management? Check this out! Details here.
Application deadline:  January 15, 015

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Get Prepped LSAT Prep Scholarship
The Get Prepped LSAT scholarship is available to students taking LSAT who wish to take LSAT prep classes or LSAT tutoring courses.  One or more grants of $1000 are awarded twice yearly.  Details here

Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship - $1000
Varsity Tutors offers a monthly $1000 college scholarship to students who write the best essay in response to a monthly prompt.  Details here

DegreedUp.org Scholarship - $1250 
Every month for the next 12 months, you can apply for a $1250 scholarship as long as you have been accepted to or attending college. Monthly deadline is on the 27th of each month.  Details here.

Education-Portal Monthly Scholarship - $1000
Education-Portal is now offering a monthly $1000 scholarship for the 2013-14 school year. Details here

Sussle.org Scholarship - $1000
Contribute your knowledge to help others and you might win a $1000 scholarship. Details here.
Application deadline last day of each month.

Campus Explorer Monthly Giveaway Scholarship - $1000
Check out the link to Campus Explorer for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship each month. Details here

Sallie Mae Monthly Scholarship - $1000
Register to win a $1000 scholarship from Sallie Mae! Details here

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DegreeDirectory.org Bachelor Degree and Master Degree Scholarship Programs
DegreeDirectory.org offers a number of scholarships.  Check out their website for their latest scholarship offerings at www.degreedirectory.org

FastWeb
FastWeb is recommended by 15,500 high schools and 3,500 colleges, FastWeb is the nation's largest, most accurate, and most frequently updated scholarship database online. You can do customized searches of over $3 billion in scholarships. Visit their website at www.fastweb.com

College Resource Network
Check out scholarship opportunities at the easy to use free scholarship search engine. Visit their website at www.collegeresourcenetwork.com.

GoCollege.com
GoCollege.com offers free content to helpyou understand, find, and apply for more scholarship opportunities.  "Finding College Scholarships" can be found at www.gocollege.com/goscholarshipsearch/
A new scholarship offered right now at GoCollege.com is the Abacus Scholarship: Every Student Counts.  Check it out at www.gocollege.com/abacus

Northwest Dollars for Scholars
Dollars for Scholars is a volunteer driven national network of more than 1,200 community based scholarship foundations serving nearly 4,000 communities across the United State in support of local students. View their website at www.scholarshipamerica.org

Campus Discovery Scholarships
CampusDiscovery.com has been helping parents and students find scholarships and free college money since 2001. We constantly update our database of college scholarships and grad school scholarships to provide accurate and timely scholarship information. View their website at www.campusdiscovery.com/

ScholarshipExperts.com Scholarship Resource
Check out ScholarshipExperts.com for various scholarships offered.  View their website at www.scholarshipexperts.com.

An Outstanding Free Publication.
Take the time now to call the following toll free number to have a free publication called "Paying for College" mailed to your home. This publication, produced by the Northwest Education Loan Association (NELA), provides a comprehensive guide on applying for financial aid. It also provides occupational information, sample college costs and provides a financial need worksheet.  Call them at 1-800-979-4441.

Scholarships.com 
Scholarship.com website offers a wealth of information and guidance to college students who are looking for available scholarships and loans. For more information, go to www.scholarships.com

Visit theWashBoard.org!
Search and apply for verified scholarships that are specific to your academic interests, college or university, or other criteria. Check it out at www.thewashboard.org.

NursesLink Nursing Student Scholarship
NursesLink.org is offering a variety of scholarships for those pursuing nursing degrees as well as non-nursing degrees.  Check these out at nurseslink.org

CounselingDegree.org Scholarship Search
Pursuing, or interested in, a counseling degree and need financial resources.  Check out scholarship opportunities at www.counselingdegree.org/Scholarships

Free Scholarship Search
Search through hundreds of scholarships online. View the website at www.college-scholarships.com

StudentScholarships.org
StudentsScholarships.org lists a variety of scholarships for the 2013-14 school year. For more information, visit www.studentscholarships.org

ScholarshipGuidance.com 
Scholarship Guidance lists a variety of scholarships for the 2013-14 school year. For more information, visit scholarshipguidane.com

Scholarship FundScholarship Fund
Scholarship program awards $2,000 three times annually.

Hispanic ScholarshipsHispanic Scholarships
Scholarships for Hispanic students, $2,000 awarded 3 times per year.

Minority ScholarshipsMinority Scholarships
Scholarships for diversity grads and undergrads with 3 annual prizes.

 

 

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Last update on April 21, 2014