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Scholarships of county 'King' within Washington

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Seattle Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

Eligibility:Open to: Sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate members who are residents of the greater Seattle, WA area

Washington CPA Foundation

The Washington CPA Foundation of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants statewide scholarship program is now accepting applications for non-renewable tuition scholarships. These scholarships will be awarded to accounting students entering at least their junior year at any four-year accredited institution or having completed at least two terms of accounting at any two-year accredited college in Washington State, with the intent to transfer to a four-year Washington institution. Eligibility: Accounting students who will have completed their sophomore year at an accredited four-year institution in Washington State or those who have completed two terms of accounting at a two-year institution in Washington. All applicants must be U.S. citizens, or have applied for citizenship. Preference will be given to residents of Washington state. Deadline: Completed applications and other required documents should be mailed to: Scholarship Committee Washington Society of CPAs 902 140th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98005-3480 Unofficial college transcripts are acceptable. Scholarships may be used for tuition only. * If applying for a need-based scholarship, please submit the attached Financial Aid Worksheet to your financial aid counselor for completion and submission to the WSCPA. Selection Criteria: The Scholarship Committee will screen all applications received and select the finalists based upon criteria that includes but is not limited to: Academic achievement (minimum 3.0 GPA) Campus and/or community activities Work history Responses to short essay questions Two letters of recommendation Probability of success/obtaining a CPA license Financial need (considered for need-based scholarships only)

Northwest Chapter

The Northwest Chapter of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants is now accepting applications for scholarships. Traditionally, the chapter has awarded multiple scholarships totaling $5,000 or more. The exact number and dollar amount of each scholarship granted will be based on the size of the qualified applicant pool. Eligibility: Accounting students who have completed at least two quarters of accounting classes at the time of application and who plan to complete an accounting degree program in Washington state with the intention of becoming a CPA are encouraged to apply. Please note that eligibility is restricted to students who either live in or attend school within the Northwest chapter area (Skagit, Island, and Whatcom counties). To apply: Mail application, college transcript to: WSCPA Northwest Chapter Scholarships 902 140th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98005-3480 Unofficial college transcripts are acceptable. Qualifications: The board members of the Northwest Chapter will screen all applications received and select the finalists based on: Academic achievement Campus or other activities Preparation for an accounting career as a CPA Work history Professional potential

Jennie Rogers Cole & Marcella Cole Burton Scholarship Trust

Scholarship awards to students of the University of Washington, who are members of Alpha Chi Omegas RHO Chapter. Initial approach: Letter Application address: 3769 140th Ave. S.E. Bellevue, WA 98006 tel.: (425) 747-8419 Giving primarily in Washington.

Northshore Rotary S.A.S. Scholarship

One scholarship of $2,000 will be awarded. It is sponsored by Northshore Rotary Club. Use the standard Northshore Scholarship Foundation application form. Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior currently residing in the Northshore School District or attending one of four secondary schools within the District. Seniors who reside within the boundaries of the school district, but who are attending secondary schools outside the district, are also eligible to apply for scholarships that are not school-specific. Scholarship Use: The scholarship must be used at a two-year or a four-year institution of higher learning that meets the Foundation’s eligibility requirements. The scholarship may be used only for tuition and fees and must be used within the academic year following graduation. A written request to use the scholarship at a later starting time may be submitted for Foundation consideration.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

How to Apply 1. General Regulations Each appointment for a Carman Scholarship is for one academic or school year in any university or college in the State of Washington. The total amount awarded to any one full-time scholar during any single year will be fixed on an individual basis by the Carman Scholarship Committee, but shall not exceed $2,000. Although each appointment is for one academic year, it may be renewed from year to year until completion of a four-year course of study, on maintenance of a 3.0 average, or equivalent. A Carman Scholarship is tenable only for a course of study having, as its major subject, courses other than music, sculpture, painting, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science. 2. Conditions of Eligibility A Carman Scholarship applicant must: (a) be a graduate of a public high school in King, Snohomish or Pierce County in the year of the appointment; and (b) be an American citizen. (c) be enrolled in a college or university in the state of Washington on a full-time basis. 3. Method of Selection Each public high school in King, Snohomish and Pierce County may nominate one candidate from the senior class. (If senior class enrollment exceeds 400, two candidates may be nominated.) Application blanks are sent to the high schools in January of each year. 4. Procedure for Submitting the Application The application must include: a. Pages 1-6 of the application. (Obtainable through your high school scholarship counselor.) b. One letter of recommendation. c. Small photograph. d. Completion of the essay. e. Copy of applicant’s FAFSA form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and SAR (Student Aid Report), when available, or a copy of most recent IRS Income Tax Return 1040 from the person claiming applicant as a dependent. f. Official grade transcript.

Woodinville Rotary Make a Difference Scholarships (SAS and WHS ONLY)

The scholarship amount will be $7,500 if attending a four-year school, or $3,500 if attending a two-year program. The scholarship is sponsored by Woodinville Rotary Club. Criteria will include academic achievement, service to others, and evidence of acceptance to a qualifying college. Selection will be based on the applicant demonstrating that he or she would not be able to attend college without a scholarship that covers a substantial portion of tuition, books and fees. The recipient will attend a Washington state-operated, two- or four-year institution of higher learning. Use the standard Northshore Scholarship Foundation application form. No letters of recommendation are to be attached. Finalist interviews will be conducted. Finalists will be notified of the time and place of interviews. Winners will be notified by May 1. Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior currently residing in the Northshore School District or attending one of four secondary schools within the District. Seniors who reside within the boundaries of the school district, but who are attending secondary schools outside the district, are also eligible to apply for scholarships that are not school-specific.

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