The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship is excited to announce that the online application for the 2017-2018 Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) will be available on their website soon!1850 new students will be selected to receive funding and additional professional development support and industry exploration opportunities.
A Few Scholarship Details:
WSOS supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math(STEM) and health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees. Students must meet additional eligibility criteria.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
· Must be a Washington state resident (as defined in RCW 28B.15.012)
· Must have earned a high school diploma or GED from a Washington State high school or institution by June 2017.
Please note: If you graduated from high school outside of Washington State, you are not eligible.
· Must be pursuing an eligible high-demand major (by alphabet; by category) in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care.
· Must be working toward a first bachelor’s degree, (i.e. four-year degree).
Additional eligibility criteria are posted on the web site.
§ Annual award amount: $2,500 – $7,500 depending on class standing
§ Renewable for up to five years based on credits completed and continued eligibility
§ Recipients receive access to additional workshops, events and exclusive support programs
The application will be available on the WSOS website on January 3, 2017, with a deadline of February 28, 2017.