Undergraduate Scholarships & Tuition Awards

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

2018–19 Awards for New & Currently Enrolled Students

  • Application Deadline for Scholarships and Tuition Awards: February 1, 2018
  • Priority Admissions deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Priority Financial Aid application (FAFSA or WASFA) deadline: February 1, 2018

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Titlesort ascending New or Current Student Class Standing Need-Based Other Criteria
Wayne Garrett Kostin Scholarship
Amount: $1,331
New, 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
Washington High School Merit Award
Amount: Multiple awards, $7,000 (split over 2 years)
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*
New FR Not need-based

Graduating from Washington High School/Home School/GED.

United Faculty of Evergreen Solidarity Scholarship
Amount: $1,000; 8 awarded
Current SO, JR, SR Required

Washington resident. Community Service. One or more required: Facing high levels of student loan indebtedness; African American; Latinx; Native American; Asian, Pacific Islander, Pan Asian; DREAMers and DACA; A first generation student, e.g., a student whose parents did not graduate from a 4 year college or university; LGBTQ; Parent

TRiO Tuition Waivers
Amount: varying amounts up to the value of resident tuition 18 credits
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*
New, Current SO, JR, SR Preferred

Participation in a TRiO program.

TRiO Scholarships
Amount: $7,000 (split over 3 years), multiple awards
New, Current SO, JR, SR Preferred

Participation in a TRiO program.

Tom Rainey History and Literature Scholarship
Amount: $2,128
Current 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
Thayer Raymond Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $5,717; 2 awarded
New, Current JR, SR Required

Community service.

Storytelling Scholarship
Amount: $1,344
New, Current 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
Steven Gibson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,393
Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Community service.

Soroptimist International of Olympia Endowment Scholarship
Amount: $1,065
New, Current SO, JR, SR Preferred

Female. Community service.

Skipping Stone Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $1,501
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Visual and preforming arts.

Shauna May Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $3,332
New, Current JR, SR Not need-based

Literature, history, philosophy, anthropology, psychology or religion.

Sawston Wealth Management Scholarship
Amount: $1,187
New, Current JR, SR Required

Finance, business or non-profit management.

Roberto Clemente Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,581
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Public service, academic achievement. Preference to first-generation Latin American or Puerto Rican.

Rainwater/Ross Endowment Fund
Amount: $2,917
New FR Preferred

Community service.

Rachel Corrie Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $3,000; nonrenewable
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Human rights, social change.

Political Ecology 1971–1972 Program Scholarship
Amount: $1,853
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Environmental studies

Phoenix Rising Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Female survivor of domestic abuse or sexual assault.

Pete Sinclair Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current JR, SR Required

English literature. Preference given to students interested in creative writing, the classics and/or poetry.

Persistence Scholarship
Amount: $1000; renewable up to 4 years
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Science or Business. Community service.

One Hardt Scholarship
Amount: $2,489
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Entrepreneurial spirit, community service.

Nonsequitur Scholarship
Amount: $3,884
Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Scholastic or personal achievement.

Niels Skov Scholarship
Amount: $2,892
New, 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
Nicandri Athletic Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

NAIA registered intercollegiate athlete.

Mueller Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,728
New, 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
Miriam & Gerald Erlick Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,518
New, 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
Microsoft Alumni Scholarship
Amount: $2,027; 2 awarded
New, Current SO, JR, SR Required

Applied technology/computing - any discipline.

Merv Cadwallader Scholarship
Amount: $2,025
New, 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
Merit Award
Amount: Equal to undergraduate resident tuition up to 18 credits; 5 awarded; nonrenewable
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*
New FR Not need-based

National Merit Semi-Finalist Scholar.

McConkey Trustee’s Scholarship
Amount: $4,591; 2 awarded
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Academic Achievement. Professional Promise.

Mathew Slobodkin Memorial Award
Amount: $2,600
Current SO Not need-based

GED or other high school equivalency. Contributes to political, artistic, or cultural life of Evergreen or Olympia.

Mary Ann Steele Scholarship
Amount: $2,044
New, 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
Mark Stephen Souder Scholarship for Information Dissemination
Amount: $3,068
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Interest in information dissemination. Preference given to non-Caucasian, non-resident, and/or non-heterosexual students

Mark Blakley Memorial Award
Amount: $1,590
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

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

Margery B. Brown Memorial Media Fund Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Media production.

Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $3,637; 4 awarded
New, 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
Litchman Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,827; 2 awarded
New, 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
Life on Earth Scholarship
Amount: $1,470
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Incorporate the outdoors into their academic work.

Lee Hoemann Scholarship
Amount: $1,654
New, 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
Learning Seed Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $3,020
New, Current SO, JR, SR Required

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


One or more Required:
  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Laura White Math Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current JR, SR Required

Science, technology, engineering or math.

Lamb Leg Up Scholarship
Amount: $1,733
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Preference will be given to students from Grays Harbor.

Lamb Leg Up II Scholarship
Amount: $2,091
New, 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
JUNO Scholarship
Amount: $5,045; 2 awarded
New, 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
Joseph Albert Dear Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,052; multiple awards
New, 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
John & Andrea Adams Scholarship
Amount: $1,417
Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Interest in working in the environmental field. Preference will be given to a single parent.

Jess and Hanna Spielholz Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
JR, SR Not need-based

Health Education.

Jeanne Hahn Scholarship
Amount: $3,664
New, 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
Jason Andrew Oak Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,593
Current 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
Jackie Robinson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,959; 3 awarded
New, Current SO, JR, SR Preferred

Academic achievement, community service, social justice, students of color. Preference given to students transferring from Seattle Central Community College.

Jacinta McKoy Community Based Learning and Action Scholarship
Amount: $1,428
Current 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
Isabelle Lamb Leg Up Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Single Mother.

Heck Family Scholarship
Amount: $3,179
New FR Required

Thurston County high school graduate who is the first in their family to attend college.

Haefeli Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,242
New, 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
Grant Nathanson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,200
Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Writing and/or journalism.

Girvin Family Scholarship
Amount: $1,490
New, Current 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
George Washington Hayduke III Scholarship for Environmental Education
Amount: $3,368
Current SO, JR, SR Required

Environmental protection, enhancement or mitigation.

Gail & Rudy Martin Scholarship
Amount: $1,843
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Demonstrates motivation, initiative, persistence and resourcefulness in pursuing educational and life goals.

Fred Goldberg Scholarship
Amount: $2,266
New, 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
Foundation, First Peoples’, and Sevcik Scholarships
Amount: Varying amounts; multiple awards, renewable
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Potential to distinguish themselves after graduation.

Forest Ecology Scholarship in honor of Mrs. Suzanne Houts Stilson
Amount: $1,971
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Forest ecology.

Evergreen Trustees’ Scholarship
Amount: $1,471
New, 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
Elizabeth Ker Gordon Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $701
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Hydrology or stream management.

Edmond William Lapine II Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Academic achievement, professional promise.

Edith K. Draham Scholarship
Amount: $1,086
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Demonstrated ability in fiction writing.

Ed Kelly Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,756
New, Current JR, SR Preferred

Social Justice.

Eckerman Family Scholarship for Women in Science and Technology
Amount: $1,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Science or Technology. Self-identifies as a woman.

DREAMership Scholarship
Amount: $5,700; 2 awards
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Undocumented Immigrant or a United States resident whose first language is not English.

Don Finkel Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $5,870
Current SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Humanities.

Dennis E. Jones Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,046
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Washington state employee or interested in working in Washington state government. Information management or computer science.

David Whitener Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

First generation.

David Matthew Jeter Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Environmental sciences.

David L. Hitchens Scholarship in Honor of Frances Marie Rasmussen
Amount: $3,402
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Arts, humanities, social sciences. Preference given to female applicants. First-generation required.

Dan & Sheryl Tishman Scholarship
Amount: $2,000; Multiple Awards (renewable)
New, 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
Cultural Diversity Award
Amount: Varying amounts up to the value of resident tuition for 18 credits
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Commitment to diversity.

Common Application Scholarships
Amount: Varying amounts; 16 scholarships some with multiple awards
New, Current SO, JR, SR Required

Academic achievement.


One or more Required:
  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Colin Reese Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $3,585
Current JR, SR Preferred

Political science, economics and/or political economy.

Chastain/Barnett Scholarship
Amount: $4,938
New, Current JR, SR Required

Computer science, digital media, and technology in any discipline.

Charles and Miriam Matthews Scholarship
Amount: $2,922
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

First-generation.

Charles and Barbara McCann Scholarship
Amount: $7,935
Current SR Preferred

Ability to carry out a plan of study.

Carleton Morris Cooley Scholarship
Amount: $500
Current SR Not need-based

Demonstrates excellence in writing in the English language. Preference will be given to students who participate in college governance.

Byron Youtz Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,650
Current JR, SR Not need-based

Cross-discipline interests: arts, computer studies, humanities, math, sciences.

Bonnie Phillips Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Environmental Studies . Preferred criteria: Forest protection and global warming.

Bennett Scholarship
Amount: $1,736; 1 for a new student, 1 for a currently enrolled student
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Science or Technology.

Barbara McCann Art Scholarship
Amount: $1,657
Current JR, SR Not need-based

Demonstrates artistic merit.

Art & Magda Costantino Scholarship
Amount: $1,532
Current SO, JR, SR Required

Social sciences or education.


One or more Required:
  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Ann Gavell Scholarship
Amount: $2,052; 2 awarded
New, 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
AmeriCorps Service Award
Amount: $1,800; 5 awarded
Tuition Award, restrictions apply.*
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Completed one year of service with AmeriCorps.

Alumni & Friends Scholarship
Amount: $500; 2 awarded
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Community service.

1st Sergeant (1SG) Samuel E. Avera Scholarship
Amount: $1,528
New, 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