Washington Student Achievement Council
$500 to $2,000 annually, non-renewable. Please note: Individual recipients may receive up to a cumulative maximum of five academic years of scholarship assistance through the program and must submit a renewal application for award consideration each year. Any renewal is for one academic year, decided on a competitive basis, and at the discretion of the committee after a thorough review of an applicant's renewal application, academic merit, and continued commitment to return service to the in-state American Indian community.
Approximately 15 awards offered annually.
The American Indian Endowed Scholarship is a state program, administered by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, established to encourage outstanding, financially needy students with close social and cultural ties to a Native American community to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies. The award is based on the financial need of the student. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic merit and a commitment to serve the American Indian community in Washington. Scholarships are awarded from the interest earnings of an endowment established from funds appropriated by the Washington State Legislature with matching contributions from tribes, individuals, and organizations. Recipients must agree to use his/her education to benefit other American Indians and must not be pursuing a degree in theology. Priority is given to upper-division and graduate students.
Applications are available online from the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) 'Ready, Set, Grad' website. In addition to the completed application, the student must also submit the follow ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.