Seattle Foundation offers a wide variety of scholarships for high school seniors and undergraduate/graduate college students. The Walter H. Meyer and Garry L. White Memorial Education Fund assists non-traditional students from the state of Washington.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to The Walter H. Meyer and Garry L. White Memorial Education Fund must meet all of the following criteria:
*Non-traditional student is defined as an individual who did not enroll in college the year after graduating high school.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to four (4) awards will be granted.
Awards are one-time only. Past recipients may not reapply.
Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.
All applicants will be notified in late March.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Seattle Foundation. Payment is made in early August. Payments are made payable to the school and mailed to the school.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of the Seattle Foundation play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than January 22, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.