2020 Washington Scholarships

Washington is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Washington universities is a whopping $12,784.00 and the total cost of attendance is $30,133.00. 48% of student graduates in Washington graduate with an average debt load of $23,524.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Washington turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These WA scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Washington, and any Washington resident regardless of their interests or background. Washington scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of WA students or WA residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Washington residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for WA residents?

There are 362 scholarships totaling $1,065,098.00 available to Washington residents. You can easily browse through all 362 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Washington?

Moms in Washington are eligible for all the same scholarships as WA residents. Therefore, the 362 scholarships worth $1,065,098.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Washington?

362 scholarships worth $1,065,098.00 are available for college students in WA. In addition, we encourage current college students in Washington to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Washington for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Washington:

Alaska Pacific University
Northern Arizona University
Humboldt State University
Adams State University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Delaware State University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Hawaii Pacific University
Boise State University
Idaho State University
Lewis-Clark State College
Northwest Nazarene University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Indiana State University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Washington?

362 scholarships totaling $1,065,098.00 are available for high school seniors in WA. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of WA to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Washington residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to WA students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Halton Foundation/Caterpillar Matching Grant

Sponsor by Halton Foundation Location P.O. Box 3377, Portland, OR

Applicant must be employed by the Halton Company.

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$4,500.00 May 1 Apply Now

Neal O. Thorpe Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Alaska Community Foundation Location 400 L St, Anchorage, AK

Applicant must be a graduating senior or past graduate of Alaska who is the first in their immediate family to pursue post-secondary education and will attend an eligible university.

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$7,500.00 May 31 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

George T. Welch Scholarship

Sponsor by George T. Welch Trust

Applicant must be a graduate of a Walla Walla County, WA, high school and demonstrate financial need.

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$4,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

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- February 1 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.

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- February 1 Apply Now

State Need Grant

Sponsor by Washington Student Achievement Council Location 917 Lakeridge Way, SW, Olympia, WA

Applicant must be a Washington state resident who has a family income of equal or less than 70% of the state median (see Family Income Chart on sponsor's site). Applicant must be pursuing a first bachelor's degree, certificate, or associate's degree, enrolled with a minimum of three credits. FAFSA is required....

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$10,868.00 None Apply Now