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Leadership 1000 Scholarship

posted Nov 14, 2016, 11:22 AM by Waterville School

The following is available to all eligible Seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university in Washington State.  The application will open up on January 3 and be due on February 28.  Please read the information below for more information and to see if you are eligible to apply. 

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

The Leadership 1000 Scholarship is a scholarship program funded by individuals, foundations or businesses to provide college scholarships to students who will be attending an eligible four-year college or university in Washington state. A Leadership 1000 Scholarship can be customized around a general set of requirements requested by the donor. Scholarships awarded will range from $1,500 to $5,000.

Application Eligibility

To be considered for the Leadership 1000 Scholarship students must:

  • Plan to attend, or currently be attending, an eligible four-year college or university in Washington state. (Students attending a community or technical college will be considered if they are transferring to an eligible four-year college/university for the fall of 2017, or if they are planning to complete a bachelor's degree program offered at the community college.)
  • Be a Washington state resident, (meeting in-state tuition requirements or eligibility for Washington state financial aid programs, as defined in RCW 28B.15.012).
  • Plan to enroll as a college freshman, sophomore or junior in fall 2017.
  • Plan to file or have already filed a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), if eligible. Students unable to file a FAFSA due to immigration status must complete the free Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA).
  • Have a family income for 2015 that does not exceed the amount listed by family size in this chart.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.75 cumulative high school GPA through fall quarter/semester, if applying as a high school senior.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.75 cumulative college GPA through fall quarter/semester, if applying as a college student.
  • Plan to enroll or actually be enrolled full-time as a college student, 12 credits per quarter or equivalent for semester.
  • Please note: International students, students on foreign exchange or visas and out-of-state residents are not eligible. 

Required Documents

In addition to submitting the online application, you must also mail your transcript and a letter of recommendation to College Success Foundation. They must be postmarked by Tuesday, February 28, 2017 for your application to be considered. 

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