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Scholarship Name:
College Success Foundation Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
Scholarship Description:
Scholarship offered through the College Success Foundation to minority Washington State students.
Award Amount:
Up to $16,000.00
Number of Scholarships:
Multiple awards
Application Required:
Official Transcript(s)  Required:
References and Letter of Recommendations Required:
One (1) letter of recommendation
Interview Required:
Original Essay Required:
Additional Requirements and Information:
1)  Min. 2.5 GPA; resident of or attending school in one of the following zip codes and be on track to graduate by June 2023: 98104, 98108, 98118, 98122, 98134, 98144; (Franklin, Garfield, NOVA, inter-agency sites, Rainier Beach, South Lake, Cleveland and independent schools in these zip codes are all eligible); 2) Must be a member of one of the following underrepresented groups:
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • Cambodian, Filipino, Laotian, Vietnamese
  • African or Black
  • Hispanic
  • Pacific Islander
  • Multi-racial
3) Must plan to attend an accredited U.S. not-for-profit college or university upon graduation; 4) Demonstrated financial need; 5) FAFSA/WAFSA required; 6) Must have a familial income not exceeding the amounts specified in the following chart; 7) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 8) Transcript(s) required;  9) Unofficial transcript(s) accepted; 10) Scholarship award payable in the following installments:  Students attending four (4) year colleges will receive $4,000.00 per academic year for four (4)  years. Students attending two (2) year colleges will receive $2,000.00 per academic year for two (2)  years. If they transfer or transition to a four (2) year college, they will receive $4,000.00 per year for their final two (2) years.
  • Unofficial transcript(s) and letter of recommendation must be submitted NLT February 7, 2023.
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Washington State
Eligibility Requirements:
 Online application, Must be enrolled as a full-time student
Additional Applicant Requirements:
Must be a graduating high school senior
Category (ies):
GPA, Race, Ethnicity, Race, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, School/College
Web Site:
Point of Contact:
College Success Foundation
15500 SE 30th Place, Suite 200
Bellevue, Washington  98007
Telephone:  (877) 655-4097 (option #4)

Deadline: January 31, 2023 (NLT 11:59 p.m. PST) (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).

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