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American Indian Endowed Scholarships – 2/1/19 - Scholarships ($500-2,000) available to Washington state residents who plan to enroll full-time at an in-state public or private college/university by the fall of 2019. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and close social and cultural ties to an in-state American Indian tribe. Also based on recommendations, academics, personal statement and intent to return service to the American Indian community in the state of Washington. Application
FFA Scholarships - 2/6/19 - More than 1800 scholarships available to graduating seniors who plan to attend a post-secondary school, and also available to current college students. Awards are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. Awards based on FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Note : There are some scholarships that do not require FFA membership. Information and Application Supplemental documents due by Feb. 13, 2019.
Deming Logging Show Auxiliary Scholarships – 3/8/19 - Scholarship available to Whatcom County graduating senior who plans to attend a vocational, two-year or 4-year college/university, and who has a family member/relative who is a Whatcom county logger or who is a member of, or volunteer with the Deming Logging Show. Based on academics, high school activities, achievements, recommendation, participation in community activities, and statement about timber industry issues. $500. Print applications available from Mrs. Van Loo.
Ewing C. Kelly Foundation Scholarships - 3/10/19 Awards available to graduating U.S. seniors or students with a green card who plan to attend a four-year or two-year college. Based on citizenship, academic achievement, extra-curricular and community involvement, financial need and recommendations. Minimum test scores required : ACT, 20 or SAT, 1030. Approximately fifty scholarships of $2,500 available. Information and Application
Lynden Noon Kiwanis Scholarships - 3/25/19 - Two scholarships available to graduating LCHS seniors who plan to attend a vocational, two-year or four-year college/university. 3.0 GPA required. Based on strong character, hard work, leadership in community service, and personal statement concerning your interests, significant experiences, activities and career goals. Return applications to Mrs. Van Loo. $1,000. Application
Smart Choices Scholarships – 4/1/19 - Two $5,000 and eight $1,000 (5 male, 5 female) scholarships available to graduating seniors who plan to attend a state-accredited four-year college/university on a full-time basis. Based on excellence in athletics/activities, academics and community service throughout high school career. 3.2 GPA required. Sponsored by WIAA, Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires. Information and application
IBEW Local 191 Scholarships for training in a construction-related field - 4/5/19 - Ten $1,000 scholarships available to graduating seniors pursing training in a construction-related field at a vocational or community college. Based on essay (What role have Unions played in the history of America and what is its future?), reference letter, school and community activities, work experience and career plans. Information and Application
Hoksbergen Scholarship – 4/10/19 - Scholarship available to graduating LCHS senior who plans to attend an accredited/listed Christian college. Based on academics, school and community involvement, financial need, essay and recommendations. One $6,000 award, consisting of an initial scholarship of $1,500, renewable for three additional years. Return completed application to Mrs. Van Loo. Application
Mt. Baker Rotary Scholarships - 4/15/19 - Scholarships available to graduating seniors who will be attending a four-year, two-year or vocational technical college. Based on academics, leadership, financial need, extra-curricular activities and community involvement. Information Application
Larson Gross Accountants of Tomorrow Scholarship - 4/29/19 - One $1,000 scholarship available to a graduating Whatcom County high school senior who plans to attend a two or four-year college in the fall of 2019 and pursue a bachelor's degree in accounting. Based on academics, leadership, career goals, recommendation and involvement in community and extracurricular activities. Application
Imagine America Foundation Scholarships - 12/31/19 - Scholarships of $1,000 available to graduating seniors who will enter a program at specific career colleges. Based on academics (2.5 GPA required), financial need and demonstrated voluntary community service in senior year. Information and application