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

2016–17 Awards for New & Currently Enrolled Students

Application Deadline for Scholarships and Tuition Awards: February 1, 2016
Priority Admissions deadline: February 1, 2016
Priority Financial Aid application (FAFSA or WASFA) deadline: March 1, 2016

Amounts listed are based on awards determined in August 2015.

Preliminary Listing of 2016-17 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: $1,496
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Preferred

Veteran with a service-connected disability

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Alumni & Friends Scholarship
Amount: $1,000, 2 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: $1,683; 2 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Economics or Political Economy

One or more Required

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

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

Required

Social services or education

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Barbara McCann Art Scholarship
Amount: $1,637

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: $1,750: 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: $2,587

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: $6,203

Current students only

SR

Preferred

Ability to carry out a plan of study

Charles and Miriam Matthews Scholarship
Amount: $2,199
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Required criteria:

  • First-generation
Chastain/Barnett Scholarship
Amount: $4,611
New or current

JR, SR

Required

Computer science, digital media, and technology in any discipline

  • Community Service
Colin Reese Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $3,553

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, Girvin Family 2, Sarah & Stanley Rumbaugh
Amount: Varying amounts; multiple awards
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
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: $1,940: Multiple Awards (renewable)
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Sustainability or nature conservation and business

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
David L. Hitchens Scholarship in Honor of Frances Marie Rasmussen
Amount: $2,873
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: $950

Current students only

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Environmental studies

Dennis E. Jones Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,021
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: $4,309

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

No
  • Humanities
Eckerman Family Scholarship for Women in Science and Technology
Amount: $1,000
New or current

FR, SO, JR, SR

No

Science or Technology

Self-identifies as a woman

Edith K. Draham Scholarship
Amount: $1,068
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Demonstrated ability in fiction writing

Ed Kelly Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,629
New or current

JR, SR

Preferred
  • Social Justice
Elizabeth C. Moore Scholarship
Amount: $1,250
New or current

FR, SO, JR, SR

Required

Veteran with Honorable Discharge

Elizabeth Ker Gordon Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New or current

FR, SO, JR, SR

Required

Hydrology or stream management

Evergreen Faculty Union Solidarity Scholarship
Amount: $550; 12 awarded

Current students only

JR, SR

Required

Washington state resident

  • Community Service
Evergreen Trustees’ Scholarship
Amount: $1,454
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Demonstrated leadership

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Fighter for Change Scholarship
Amount: $1,140
New or current

FR, SO, JR, SR

Required

Initiates positive change in Evergreen's community

Forest Ecology Scholarship in honor of Mrs. Suzanne Houts Stilson
Amount: $1,839
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Forest ecology

Foundation, First Peoples’, and Sevcik Scholarships
Amount: Varying amounts; multiple awards, renewable
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Preferred

Potential to distinguish themselves after graduation

  • Academic Achievement
Fred Goldberg Scholarship
Amount: $1,960
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required
  • Arts

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
George Washington Hayduke III Scholarship for Environmental Education
Amount: $2,000

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

Required

Environmental protection, enhancement or mitigation

Girvin Family Scholarship
Amount: $1,460
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Preferred

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

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Haefeli Family Scholarship
Amount: $1,598
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Interest in making a difference in the lives of others

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Jacinta McKoy Community Based Learning and Action Scholarship
Amount: $1,500

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

Required

Community-based service and social change

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Jackie Robinson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,880; 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
Jason Andrew Oak Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

Required

Performing arts

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Jeanne Hahn Scholarship
Amount: $3,539
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Political economy or history

One or more Required

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

Current students only

JR, SR

No

Health education

Jessica Kelso Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,772
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Study abroad in lesser-developed areas of the world

One or more Required

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

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: $7,734; 2 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Public policy/career in public service

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
JUNO Scholarship
Amount: $4,449; 2 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Painting, drawing or mixed media based on drawing or painting

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Lamb Leg Up II Scholarship
Amount: $2,034
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Preference will be given to students from Grays Harbor

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Lamb Leg Up Scholarship
Amount: $1,671
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Preference will be given to students from Grays Harbor

Learning Seed Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $2,910
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

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Lee Hoemann Scholarship
Amount: $1,432
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Environmental Science or Environmental Policy

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Litchman Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,769, 2 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Healthcare

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $2,565, 4 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Technology

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
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: $1,597
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: $2,986
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: $1,637
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

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

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Mathew Slobodkin Memorial Award
Amount: $1,902

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: $4,647; 2 awarded
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Academic Achievement

Professional Promise

Media Scholarship
Amount: $2,725
New or current

FR, SO, JR, SR

Required

Media Studies

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 Scholarship
Amount: $1,864
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

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

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Microsoft Alumni Scholarship
Amount: $2,039, 2 awarded
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Applied technology/computing - any discipline

Miriam & Gerald Erlick Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,486
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

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Mueller Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,652
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Environmental Studies

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Niels Skov Scholarship
Amount: $2,770
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

Entrepreneurship

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Nonsequitur Scholarship
Amount: $3,893

Current students only

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

No

Scholastic or personal achievement

Persistence Scholarship
Amount: $1000; renewable up to 4 years
New or current

FR, SO, JR, SR

Required

Science or Business

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: $1,843
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Preferred

Environmental studies

Rachel Corrie Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 nonrenewable

Current students only

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required
Rainwater/Ross Endowment Fund
Amount: $2,917

New students only

FR

Preferred
  • Community Service
Roberto Clemente Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,436
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: $3,101
New or current

JR, SR

No

Literature, history, philosophy, anthropology, psychology or religion

Skipping Stone Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $1,580
New or current

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required

Visual or performing arts

Soroptimist International of Olympia Endowment Scholarship
Amount: $1,052
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Preferred

Female

  • Community Service
Steven Gibson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,401

Current students only

Any standing
(FR, SO, JR, SR)

Required
  • Community Service
Storytelling Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

Current students only

SO, JR, SR

Required

Storytelling (creative or academic writing, media, music, visual arts or performance)

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Thayer Raymond Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $5,698; 2 awarded
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

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
TRiO Scholarships
Amount: $7,000 (split over 3 years), multiple awards
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Preferred

Participation in a TRiO program

TRiO Tuition Waivers
Amount: varying amounts up to the value of resident tuition 18 credits
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Preferred

Participation in a TRiO program

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: $1,206
New or current

SO, JR, SR

Required

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

One or more Required

  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
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.