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Student Equity & Inclusion Services Scholarships

Skagit Valley College Scholarships

Calling All Colors Scholarship

Available to first generation college students who have been successful in school and are actively involved in the Calling All Colors Club.

Application deadline is:

  • Noon November 17, 2017 – Winter  Quarter 2018
  • Noon February 16, 2018 – Spring Quarter, 2018
  • Noon  June 8, 2018 – Fall Quarter 2018

Calling All Colors Scholarship Application (doc):

Skagit Valley College Foundation Scholarships

The Skagit Valley College Foundation offers a wide variety of scholarships each year to eligible students. To apply, all applicants must complete and submit the online SVC Foundation Scholarship Application. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted, and will not be considered for scholarship eligibility.

SVC Foundation Scholarships:

Regional/Federal Scholarships

¡Adelante! Fund Scholarships

Scholarships range from $1,000 – $3,000. Criteria vary by scholarship program. Deadline is May 28th. There is also a chance to win free airline tickets! The ¡Adelante! Fund is partnering with Continental Airlines for the “Destino: Latinoamérica” essay/video contest.

Visit http://www.adelantefund.org  for more information.

American Indian Endowed Scholarship

See the listing under Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board for further information, or call 360.753.7843. Specific application info available at http://www.readysetgrad.org/college/american-indian-endowed-scholarship. Application deadline is February 1, every year.

Asian American Journalists

Offers up to $2,500 and other scholarships to students studying journalism in  the fall. Three current opportunities are: Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarship – up to $2,500 in scholarship money to students who intend to pursue careers in journalism. Visit http://www.aaja.org for further information, or contact scholarship co-chair Venice Buhain at [email protected]. Deadline for all three scholarships is May 1, every year

College Success Foundation

Several scholarship awards of up to $5,000 per year for four years to eligible students. Minimum requirements include: Washington residency (of one-year or more), enrollment as a college freshman or sophomore or as a high school senior who has applied for and been accepted into a four year college/university, completion of FAFSA-Free Application for Federal Student Aid, income limitations (see link), minimum 2.75 GPA, plans to continue enrollment as a full-time (12 quarter credits) student. For further information, application instructions, and other resources for financing your education; visit the scholarship link on the College Success Foundation website, http://collegesuccessfoundation.org/wa/home

HACU Scholarships

HACU applauds your initiative in searching for a scholarship! We hope that we will be able to assist you in defraying some of your college expenditures. Each scholarship has specific criteria, so please review each one carefully. In addition, all scholarship applicants MUST meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrate financial need and be eligible for Federal Financial Aid (student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident).
  • Meet specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying.
  • Attend a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

Application Deadline:  Get more info at www.hacu.net/scholarships

Northwest Hawaii Ohana (NWHO) Scholarship

One annual award of $500 to an eligible student. Top priority given to a member, or dependent of NWHO. Second priority to the child of a Hawaii high school graduate. Information and application form available at http://nwhawaiiohana.webs.com/scholarships.htm. These scholarships are due in early May every year.

Pride Foundation / Greater Seattle Business Association

Over $350,000 (over 50 types of scholarships with awards up to $10,000) is available to People of Color, Potential Leaders in the LGBT community, Students raised by Lesbian/Gay parents, and students who are straight allies and are committed to civil rights for the LGBTQ community. Applications and information available at  www.PrideFoundation.org or www.thegsbascholarship.org.

SEAMAR Community Health Center Farm Worker Scholarship

Each year Sea Mar gives $1,000 Farm Worker College Scholarships to low-income college students from Washington seasonal or migrant farm worker families, who are currently enrolled in a college or university, and who are planning to continue their education in the next academic year. Students who have previously received Sea Mar scholarships are not eligible. The application with full instructions is available at www.seamar.org. For more information, please contact Colleen Lee at  [email protected] or at 206.763.5277.

January: Scholarship applications are available.
March: Applications are due.
April: Scholarship awards are announced.


Is a new, one-stop, free, student-centered, online clearing house for Washington students seeking college scholarships. Launched in January  2010 by the public/private Washington Scholarship Coalition, this site  is designed to make it easier for Washington students to efficiently find and apply for relevant scholarships. This user-friendly site allows students to search and apply for verified scholarships that are specific to their academic interests, college or university, or other criteria. Visit http://www.thewashboard.org for further information.

More Information

To find out more about our Student Equity & Inclusion Services scholarships or other scholarship options available at SVC, please contact our Financial Aid Office at 360.416.7666, or visit the Financial Aid webpage.

For information directly related to Student Equity & Inclusion Services, contact:

Alana Quigley, Director
Student Equity & Inclusion Services
Tel: 360.416.7938
[email protected]