We encourage all students to consider applying for scholarships and tuition awards as a way to assist with educational expenses.

2015–16 Awards for New & Currently Enrolled Students

Application Deadline for Scholarships and Tuition Awards: February 2, 2015
Priority Admissions deadline: February 2, 2015
Priority Financial Aid application (FAFSA or WASFA) deadline: March 1, 2015

Amounts listed are based on awards determined in August 2014.

Preliminary Listing of 2015-16 Scholarships (PDF)

See all scholarships on one page.

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Select one or more of the following criteria to narrow your search:

NameNew/CurrentClass StandingNeed- BasedFocus and Criteria
1SG Samuel E. Avera Scholarship
Amount: $1,451
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Preferred

Veteran with a service-connected disability

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Alumni Association Undergraduate Scholarship
Amount: $1,000, 3 awarded
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required
  • Community Service

Preferred criteria:

  • First-generation
Amando Barzola Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,000
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Spanish as a first language Social and/or Environmental Justice

AmeriCorps Service Award
Amount: $1,800; 5 awarded
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Completed one year of service with AmeriCorps

Ann Gavell Scholarship
Amount: $1,539; 2 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Economics or Political Economy

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Art & Magda Costantino Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

Required

Social services or education

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Barbara McCann Art Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

Current students only

JR, SR

No

Artistic merit

  • Demonstrated Talent
BECU Entrepreneurs Annual Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
New or current

FR, SO, JR, SR

No

Business and/or entrepreneurial studies

Bennett Scholarship
Amount: $1,731: 1 for a new student, 1 for a currently enrolled student
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Science or Technology

Byron Youtz Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,509

Current students only

JR, SR

No

Cross-discipline interests

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Science
Carleton Morris Cooley Scholarship
Amount: $500

Current students only

SR

No

Demonstrates excellence in writing in the English language.

Preference will be given to students who participate in college governance.

Charles and Barbara McCann Scholarship
Amount: $5,694

Current students only

SR

Preferred

Ability to carry out a plan of study

Charles and Miriam Matthews Scholarship
Amount: $1,888
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Required criteria:

  • First-generation
Chastain/Barnett Scholarship
Amount: $5,530
New or current

JR, SR

Required

Computer science, digital media, and technology in any discipline

  • Community Service
Colin Reese Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $3,474

Current students only

JR, SR

Preferred

Political science, economics and/or political economy

  • Community Service
Common Application Scholarships
Included scholarships: Tuttle Baldwin, Francisco Bautista, TQ Berg Family, Judy Cushing, Dan Evans, Evergreen Parents' Endowed, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Merrill & Rhea Gordon, Jane Jervis, K2, Linda Kahan, Daniel Ira Klein Memorial, Les Purce, Oscar Soule
Amount: Varying amounts; multiple awards
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Cultural Diversity Award
Amount: Varying amounts up to the value of resident tuition for 18 credits
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Commitment to diversity

Dan & Sheryl Tishman Scholarship
Amount: $2,000: 11 awarded (renewable)
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Sustainability or nature conservation and business

One or more required:

  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
David L. Hitchens Scholarship in Honor of Frances Marie Rasmussen
Amount: $2,639
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Preference given to female applicants

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Science

Required criteria:

  • First-generation
David Matthew Jeter Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

Current students only

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Environmental studies

David Whitener Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New or current

FR, SO, JR, SR

Required

First generation

Required criteria:

  • First-generation
Dennis E. Jones Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,972
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Washington state employee or interested in working in Washington state government

Information management or computer science

Don Finkel Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $3,239; nonrenewable

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

No
  • Humanities
Edith K. Draham Scholarship
Amount: $1,053
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Demonstrated ability in fiction writing

Ed Kelly Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,552
New or current

JR, SR

Preferred
  • Social Justice
Evergreen Faculty Union Solidarity Scholarship
Amount: $550; 12 awarded

Current students only

JR, SR

Required

Washington state resident

  • Community Service
Evergreen Merit Award, First Peoples’, Foundation and Sevcik Scholarships
Amount: Varying amounts; multiple awards
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Preferred

Potential to distinguish themselves after graduation

  • Academic Achievement
Evergreen Trustees’ Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Demonstrated leadership

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Forest Ecology Scholarship in honor of Mrs. Suzanne Houts Stilson
Amount: $1,766
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Forest ecology

Fred Goldberg Scholarship
Amount: $1,867
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required
  • Arts

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Girvin Family Scholarship
Amount: $1,416
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Preferred

Creative communications, and graphic design, visual art or creative writing

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Haefeli Family Scholarship
Amount: $1,420
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Interest in making a difference in the lives of others

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Heck Family Scholarship
Amount: $1,817

New students only

FR

Required

Attended a Thurston County (WA) high school

Jacinta McKoy Community Based Learning and Action Scholarship
Amount: $1,250

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

Required

Community-based service and social change

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Jackie Robinson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,798; 3 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Preferred

Preference given to students transferring from Seattle Central Community College

  • Academic Achievement
  • Community Service
  • Social Justice

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Asian
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
Jeanne Hahn Scholarship
Amount: $3,399
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Political economy or history

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Jess and Hanna Spielholz Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

Current students only

JR, SR

No

Health education

Jessica Kelso Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,561
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Study abroad in lesser-developed areas of the world

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
John & Andrea Adams Scholarship
Amount: $1,200

Current students only

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Interest in working in the environmental field

Single parent

Joseph Albert Dear Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000; 2 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Public policy/career in public service

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
JUNO Scholarship
Amount: $4,013; 2 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Painting, drawing or mixed media based on drawing or painting

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
KEY, TRiO, and WaTEP Scholarships
Amount: Varying amounts, multiple awards

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

Required

Participation in Evergreen's K.E.Y., TRiO, or WaTEP programs

Lamb Leg Up II Scholarship
Amount: $1,963
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Preference will be given to students from Grays Harbor

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Lamb Leg Up Scholarship
Amount: $1,604
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Preference will be given to students from Grays Harbor

Learning Seed Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $2,792
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Preference will be given to students of color and students who are the first in their family to attend college.

  • Community Service

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Lee Hoemann Scholarship
Amount: $1,384
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Environmental Science or Environmental Policy

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Litchman Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,687
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Healthcare

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
lynda.com Scholarship
Amount: $2,462, 4 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Technology

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Margery B. Brown Memorial Media Fund Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Preferred

Media production

Mark Blakley Memorial Award
Amount: $1,575
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Fine arts: writing, painting, sculpture, photography, etc.

Mark Stephen Souder Scholarship for Information Dissemination
Amount: $2,938
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Preferred

Preference given to non-Caucasian, non-resident, and/or non-heterosexual students

Interest in information dissemination

Mary Ann Steele Scholarship
Amount: $1,573
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer)

One or more required:

  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Mathew Slobodkin Memorial Award
Amount: $1,786

Current students only

SO

No

GED or other high school equivalency

Contributes to political, artistic, or cultural life of Evergreen or Olympia

McConkey Trustee’s Scholarship
Amount: $4,608; 2 awarded
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required
  • Academic Achievement
  • Professional Promise
Merit Award
Amount: Equal to undergraduate resident tuition up to 18 credits; 5 awarded; nonrenewable
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*

New students only

FR

No

National Merit Semi-Finalist Scholar

Merv Cadwallader Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,736
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Commitment to the betterment of society through good citizenship and community involvement

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Microsoft Alumni Scholarship
Amount: $2,008, 2 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Applied technology/computing - any discipline

Miriam & Gerald Erlick Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Orphaned or raised in foster homes or in another alternative living arrangement without parenting by biological parent(s)

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Mueller Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,561
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Environmental Studies

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
National Science Foundation: Laboratory-based Biology and/or Chemistry
Amount: multiple awards in varying amounts up to $10,000
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required
  • Science

lab-based biology or chemistry

Niels Skov Scholarship
Amount: $2,687
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Entrepreneurship

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Nonsequitur Scholarship
Amount: $3,835

Current students only

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Scholastic or personal achievement

Phoenix Rising Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Preferred

Female survivor of domestic abuse or sexual assault

Political Ecology 1971–1972 Program Scholarship
Amount: $1,807
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Preferred

Environmental studies

Rachel Corrie Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,000; nonrenewable

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

No

Middle East studies

Rainwater/Ross Endowment Fund
Amount: $2,882

New students only

FR

Preferred
  • Community Service
Roberto Clemente Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,392
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Preferred

Preference to first-generation Latin American or Puerto Rican.

Puerto Rican or Central American studies

Shauna May Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,998
New or current

JR, SR

No

Literature, history, philosophy, anthropology, psychology or religion

Skipping Stone Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $1,502
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Visual or performing arts

Soroptimist International of Olympia Endowment Scholarship
Amount: $1,027
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Preferred

Female

  • Community Service
Steven Gibson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,367

Current students only

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required
  • Community Service
Thayer Raymond Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $5,500; multiple awards
New or current

JR, SR

Required
  • Community Service
Tom Rainey History and Literature Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

Required

Humanities, history, literature

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
Washington High School Merit Award
Amount: Multiple awards, $7,000 (split over 2 years)
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*

New students only

FR

No

Graduating from Washington High School/Home School/GED

  • Academic Achievement
  • Community Service
  • Demonstrated Talent
Wayne Garrett Kostin Scholarship
Amount: $1,106
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

LGBTQ (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer)

One or more required:

  • African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Parent
  • High level of loan indebtedness
NameNew/CurrentClass StandingNeed- BasedFocus and Criteria

* Tuition Awards, Important Information: Tuition Awards are a waiver of a student’s tuition. A recipient of a tuition award cannot receive funding in excess of the cost of full-time undergraduate tuition. In addition, a recipient of a tuition award cannot use the funding for any of the study abroad consortium agreements.