The Washington State Governor's Scholarship for Foster Youth is a scholarship program that helps young men and women from foster care continue their education and earn a college degree from Washington state. Eligible students must meet specific criteria. The program has been supported by the current and former governors in Proceeds from the Governor's Cup, an annual golf tournament, provide funding for approximately 30-50 new scholars each year. Scholarship award amounts range from $2000 to $4000 depending on the college of attendance. The scholarship can be accessed for up to five years to complete an undergraduate study. Students much be enrolled full-time and maintain satisfactory academic progress in order to renew the scholarship each year.

Award Information

Award Amount
$2,000 - $4,000
Number of Awards
30 - 50
Application Deadline
March 9
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Washington
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Director, Scholarship Services
College Success Foundation
Address
Not reported
City, State, Zip
Not reported, ,
Telephone
(425) 416-2000
E-mail
info@collegesuccessfoundation.org
Website
Website

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