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

2019 – 20 awards for new & currently enrolled students

  • Due to the weather and campus closures, the scholarship deadline has been extended to Friday, February 22. All submissions must be received by 5pm on the 22nd.
  • Priority Admissions deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Priority Financial Aid application (FAFSA or WASFA) deadline: February 1, 2019

Review How to Apply before turning in your scholarship applications.

The full text of all scholarships is available as a single webpage.

New Scholarship as of January 16, 2019 : Terry A. Setter Scholarship

Titlesort ascending New or Current Student Class Standing Need-Based Other Criteria
William and Teresea Crabtree Scholarship
Amount: $1,185; 4 awarded
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Be an undocumented student or student of color

Demonstrate financial need and/or be unable to attend without this scholarship


One or more Required:
  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Wayne Garrett Kostin Scholarship
Amount: $1,420
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.

Verizon Foundation Native American Scholarship
Amount: $3,340; 1 awarded
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must be an enrolled member of a tribe.


One or more Required:
  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Upward Bound Still We Rise
Amount: $1,000; multiple awards
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Upward Bound Alumni who graduated from Lincoln, Mt. Tahoma, Foss or Clover Park high schools.

United Faculty of Evergreen Solidarity Scholarship
Amount: $1,000; 12 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: $2,225
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: $5,833; 6 awarded
New, Current JR, SR Required

Community service.

Terry A. Setter Scholarship
Amount: $2,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Music, Audio Production or Music Technology 

Storytelling Scholarship
Amount: $1,370
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: $2,430
Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Community service.

Soroptimist International of Olympia Endowment Scholarship
Amount: $1,090
New, Current SO, JR, SR Preferred

Female. Community service.

Skipping Stone Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $1,500
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Visual and preforming arts.

Shauna May Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $3,620
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: $1,700
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

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

Robert J Meyer Organic Farming Scholarship
Amount: $3000, 1 awarded
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Be a resident of the south sound region of Washington (defined as the Washington counties of Thurston, Lewis or Mason and the southeastern portion of Grays Harbor county including the cities and surrounding areas of Montesano, Elma, McCleary and Oakville)

Demonstrate a desire to focus their studies in organic farming or ranching, agricultural sustainability, or sustainable ecosystems within the south sound region of Western Washington.

Demonstrate an intention to stay in and contribute back to the south sound region after graduation

Raquel Salinas Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Engagement in First Peoples’ Advising programs, events, and/or services.

Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the broad field of education.

Demonstrated financial need.

Preference will be given to students of color (African American, Asian, Latinx, Native American, Pacific Islander, Alaskan Native or students who self-identify as multi-racial).

Rainwater/Ross Endowment Fund
Amount: $2,970
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: $1,900
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: $1,615
New, Current JR, SR Required

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

Persistence Scholarship
Amount: $1000; 2 awarded, renewable up to 4 years
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Science or Business. Community service.

One Hardt Scholarship
Amount: $2,700; 2 awarded
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Preferred

Entrepreneurial spirit, community service.

Nonsequitur Scholarship
Amount: $3,975
Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Scholastic or personal achievement.

Niels Skov Scholarship
Amount: $3,060
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: $2,805
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: $1,615
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
Mike Beug Scholarship
Amount: $2,375
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Passion for mycology.

Microsoft Alumni Scholarship
Amount: $1,343; 2 awarded
New, Current SO, JR, SR Required

Applied technology/computing - any discipline.

Merv Cadwallader Scholarship
Amount: $2,130
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
McConkey Trustee’s Scholarship
Amount: $4,650; 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: $1,138; 2 awarded
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: $3,165
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: $1,615
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: $2,286; 8 awarded
New, Current SO, JR, SR Required

Technology.


One or more Preferred:
  • High level of loan indebtedness
  • African American
  • Age 24-26
  • First-generation
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native American
  • Parent
Litchman Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,903; 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: $1,540
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Incorporate the outdoors into their academic work.

Lee Hoemann Scholarship
Amount: $1,805
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: $3,130
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: $1,790
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Preference will be given to students from Grays Harbor.

Lamb Leg Up II Scholarship
Amount: $2,150
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: $4,670; 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: $1,455
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: $3,795
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: $1,640
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: $3,050; 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: $1,500
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: $1,500
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Single Mother.

Heck Family Scholarship
Amount: $3,780
New FR Required

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

Haefeli Family Scholarship
Amount: $2,580
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: $1,530
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: $1,818; 2 awards
Current SO, JR, SR Required

Environmental protection, enhancement or mitigation.

Gail & Rudy Martin Scholarship
Amount: $1,910
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

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

Fred Tabbutt Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Chemistry and the environment.

Fred Goldberg Scholarship
Amount: $2,465
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: $2,100
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Forest ecology.

Evergreen Trustees’ Scholarship
Amount: $1,500
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: $500
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Hydrology or stream management.

Edmond William Lapine II Scholarship
Amount: $1,310
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Academic achievement, professional promise.

Edith K. Draham Scholarship
Amount: $1,110
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Demonstrated ability in fiction writing.

Ed Kelly Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,865
New, Current JR, SR Preferred

Social Justice.

Eckerman Family Scholarship for Women in Science and Technology
Amount: $1,500
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Science or Technology. Self-identifies as a woman.

DREAMership Scholarship
Amount: $5,415; 3 awarded
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: $6,625
Current SO, JR, SR Not need-based

Humanities.

Dennis E. Jones Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2,090
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: $3,820
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

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

Dan & Sheryl Tishman Scholarship
Amount: $2,678; 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
Curley Bear Merit Award
Amount: $1,230; 1 awarded
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

This scholarship is available for a student with financial need who is participating in the Native Pathways Program.

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.

Craig Carlson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $2495; 1 awarded
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Demonstrated interest in studying poetry or literature

Demonstrated financial need

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: $3,680
Current JR, SR Preferred

Political science, economics and/or political economy.

Chastain/Barnett Scholarship
Amount: $5,235
New, Current JR, SR Required

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

Charles and Miriam Matthews Scholarship
Amount: $3,435
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

First-generation.

Charles and Barbara McCann Scholarship
Amount: $4,610; 2 awarded
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: $2,730
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: $1,760; 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: $1,695
Current JR, SR Not need-based

Demonstrates artistic merit.

Art & Magda Costantino Scholarship
Amount: $1,585
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: $2,243; 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: $1,000; 2 awarded
New, Current FR, SO, JR, SR Required

Community service.

1st Sergeant (1SG) Samuel E. Avera Scholarship
Amount: $1,565
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