Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarship and Tuition Award Opportunities

Over 100 Scholarships

Evergreen has over 100 scholarships for students of all kinds.

We also list external opportunities and resources as we become aware of them, so check frequently to explore new ways to pursue financial support.

The 2024-25 Undergraduate Scholarship Application

These scholarships are available to students studying during academic year 2024-25.

Opens: Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Deadline: Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 11:59 pm

2024 Spring and Summer Scholarship Application
Deadline: February 26, 2024 at 11:59 pm

The 2024 Spring and Summer Scholarship Application is combined with the 2024-25 Undergraduate Scholarship Application.

Scholarship Application Portal Access

Evergreen Login Required

To access the scholarship portal and apply for scholarships, you must be admitted to Evergreen. You can expect your Evergreen admissions application to be processed an estimated 10 business days after you submit it.

If you are admitted, you will receive an email within 24 hours with instructions for activating your Student Account. Instructions are also available on the Help Wiki

You will be able to access the scholarship portal 24 hours after you have activated your Student Account. Contact the Undergraduate Scholarship Office if you need assistance.

Scholarship Applications

FAFSA/WASFA Application

2024-25 Priority Deadline: April 1, 2024 (Submit by March 14)

Evergreen’s School Code is 008155

Evergreen’s financial need-based scholarship opportunities require applicants to complete their FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

OR, for Washington resident students who are not eligible to file a FAFSA, their WASFA: Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA)

Both applications for 2024-25 opened December 2023. Complete and submit your FAFSA or WASFA no later than March 14, 2024, so our Financial Aid staff will receive the results by April 1, 2024, the Priority FAFSA/WASFA Application deadline. If you apply by the deadline, our staff will receive your information automatically.

Applications for your 2023-24 FAFSA or WASFA can still be submitted.

Please do not submit a copy of the financial aid application along with your scholarship application.

2024-25 Undergraduate Scholarship Application

Open January 10 - May 1, 2024

How to Apply

Applying for all 2024-25 Evergreen undergraduate scholarships and tuition awards is a single process. Each student submits one application in late winter/spring of 2024 that is used to determine their eligibility for the entire list of 2024-25 scholarships. There are many scholarships available, and each student will be matched with the opportunities that fit their need, interests, and circumstances, using the information they provide in their application. 

If you would like to review the full list of opportunities, they can be found in the Scholarship Portal (student account login required). The letter of recommendation requirement has been removed for the 2024-25 application. For more information on crafting a compelling essay and using the application portal, attend one of our Scholarship Workshops.

Students who apply for admissions fall quarter will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships. These scholarships are awarded against the cost of tuition and will be part of the student's financial aid award package. Learn more about our Merit Award Policies.

Your Scholarship Application Will Include:

An application essay no longer than 1000 words addressing the following questions, as they apply to you:

  • What are you studying and why? This could include why Evergreen is the best place to fulfill your academic goals, what career you plan to pursue, and/or why you are interested in particular programs and courses if you aren’t quite sure what your long term goals are.
  • (Optional) What is your experience with community involvement and giving back? Think creatively – this could be volunteer service, clubs, paid work, personal projects, or even future planned work.
  • (Optional) What accomplishments are you most proud of in your personal, professional, and/or academic life? What other information makes up who you are?
  • Essays will be evaluated using the criteria described in the 2024-25 Evergreen Scholarship Application Essay Evaluation (PDF) document.

Optional: Unofficial Transcripts (screenshots accepted)

  • New students with fewer than 40 transferable credits should submit high school transcripts, as well as college transcripts if applicable.
  • New students with 40 or more transferable credits should submit unofficial transcripts from all previous colleges.
  • Continuing Evergreen students should submit copies of Evergreen evaluations, which can be found in the Academic Progress tab of your my.evergreen account. Include both the overview page that lists your coursework to date and choose two narrative evaluations your faculty have written of you that best represent your work. If you have not yet attended Evergreen for two quarters, you can submit a combination of Evergreen and previous transcripts.

Optional: Portfolio

Portfolios and additional criteria may be required for specific scholarships, such as photography, writing samples, or audio recordings. There will be space on your application to upload and submit these materials.

Want Feedback on Your Application Before You Submit?

Make an appointment with the Writing Center to work one on one with a tutor at any stage during your writing process. 

For questions on the scholarship process, contact the Undergraduate Scholarship Office

2024 Spring & Summer Scholarship Application

Open January 10 - February 26, 2024

How to Apply

Applying for all 2024 Spring and Summer scholarships and tuition awards is a single process. The 2024 Spring and Summer Scholarship Application is combined with the 2024-25 Undergraduate Scholarship Application. Each student submits one application in late winter/spring of 2024 that is used to determine their eligibility for the entire list of 2024 spring and summer scholarships. Each student will be matched with the opportunities that fit their need, interests, and circumstances, using the information they provide in their application. 

To apply for the 2024 Spring and Summer Scholarship Application, submit your 2024-25 Undergraduate Scholarship Application by February 26, 2024. In the Qualification Questions & Additional Requirements section of the application, you must respond that you will be attending Evergreen for Spring and Summer 2024 and that you would like to apply for the 2024 Spring and Summer Scholarships. No additional materials are needed to apply. 

Students who apply for admissions spring quarter will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships. These scholarships are awarded against the cost of tuition and will be part of the student's financial aid award package. Learn more about ourMerit Award Policies.

Your Scholarship Application Will Include:

An application essay no longer than 1000 words addressing the following questions, as they apply to you:

  • What are you studying and why? This could include why Evergreen is the best place to fulfill your academic goals, what career you plan to pursue, and/or why you are interested in particular programs and courses if you aren’t quite sure what your long term goals are.
  • (Optional) What is your experience with community involvement and giving back? Think creatively – this could be volunteer service, clubs, paid work, personal projects, or even future planned work.
  • (Optional) What accomplishments are you most proud of in your personal, professional, and/or academic life? What other information makes up who you are?
  • Essays will be evaluated using the criteria described in the 2024-25 Evergreen Scholarship Application Essay Evaluation (PDF) document.

Optional: Unofficial Transcripts (screenshots accepted)

  • New students with fewer than 40 transferable credits should submit high school transcripts, as well as college transcripts if applicable.
  • New students with 40 or more transferable credits should submit unofficial transcripts from all previous colleges.
  • Continuing Evergreen students should submit copies of Evergreen evaluations, which can be found in the Academic Progress tab of your my.evergreen account. Include both the overview page that lists your coursework to date and choose two narrative evaluations your faculty have written of you that best represent your work. If you have not yet attended Evergreen for two quarters, you can submit a combination of Evergreen and previous transcripts.

Optional: Portfolio

Portfolios and additional criteria may be required for specific scholarships, such as photography, writing samples, or audio recordings. There will be space on your application to upload and submit these materials.

Want Feedback on Your Application Before You Submit?

Make an appointment with the Writing Center to work one-on-one with a tutor at any stage during your writing process. 

For questions on the scholarship process, contact the Undergraduate Scholarship Office

Travel Abroad Scholarships

Closed November 17, 2023

Evergreen has four types of Travel Abroad Scholarships (PDF) available to support undergraduate students during the 2023-24 academic year. The application typically opens in Fall Quarter Week 3 and closes in Fall Quarter Week 8. See the Important Deadlines drop down for specific dates each year.

These scholarship funds can be used to support undergraduate students traveling abroad in winter, spring, and/or summer of the 2023-24 academic year. Funds must be applied to the quarter(s) of travel. Travel can be part of an Evergreen course or program, internship, consortium agreement, exchange program, or individual learning contract (ILC). Funds cannot be used to support Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURFs).

How to Apply

Applying for all undergraduate travel abroad scholarships is a single process. Each student submits one application that is used to determine their eligibility for the entire list of travel abroad scholarships. Each student is matched with the opportunities that fit their need, interests, and circumstances, using the information they provide in their application.

Your Travel Abroad Scholarship Application Will Include:

A Completed 2023-24 Travel Abroad Scholarship Application

Optional: An application essay no longer than two pages double-spaced, describing: 

  • What you are studying at Evergreen and why. 
  • How you plan to use your degree after graduation.
  • How studying or interning abroad will help you achieve your future academic or professional goals. 
  • Why you selected your specific program and host country. 

Note: If you wish to be considered for all travel abroad scholarship opportunities, we recommend you submit the application essay. Three scholarships require the essay, our fourth type of scholarship opportunity does not. You may submit the essay in PDF or Microsoft Word format.

Want Feedback on Your Application Before You Submit?

Make an appointment with the Writing Center to work one on one with a tutor at any stage during your writing process.

For questions on the travel abroad scholarship application process, contact the Undergraduate Scholarship Office

Scholarship Workshops

Our workshops are drop-in opportunities for students to ask questions about the scholarship process and hear about best practices and tools for applying for scholarships – through Evergreen or external opportunities.

Workshop Sign-Up & Materials

Attend Online or In-Person

2024-25 Scholarship Workshop Materials

Family Education Rights and Privacy Statement

Pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, students submitting applications for scholarships are consenting to disclosure of their application materials to committee members on and off campus. This could include information related to scholarship eligibility, admissions status, registration status, class standing and financial need.