Counseling Office

Scholarship Bulletin

Scholarships for Nathan Hale Students

The Nathan Hale counseling team will update this page as new scholarships become available. Please be sure to check this page often for updates.

Scholarship Resources

Naviance. Students can access through their school account using Clever. Use the Scholarship Tab.

Green Notebook in the Counseling Office.

Commonly used scholarship search engines and resources

Note: Nathan Hale is not affiliated with these organizations and does not endorse any specific sites. This is for information only.

There are many scholarship websites and search engines.  You can use College Board, FastWeb, or any others that you find helpful.  Always be aware how/if your data is being used. Here is a list of commonly used sites:

Scholarship Junkies – Developed by a UW student.  Provides free support for finding and applying to scholarships as well as college application essay help.

Seattle Foundation – Local organization that prioritizes supporting youth to reach their highest potential and increase access to higher education for students pursuing a variety of education paths, whether it be universities, community colleges or technical schools. Access scholarships (beginning November 16, 2020) through, search for Seattle Foundation.  Application deadlines for Seattle Foundation deadlines May 31, 2021.

Weird Scholarships – This site features thousands of small and unique scholarship opportunities.  The goal is to help students find less competitive awards tailored to their personality, interests and career goals.

WashBoard – Scholarship search engine specifically for Washington State students.

Western Undergraduate Exchange program – site provides information about the reduced tuition opportunities at participating state schools in the Western region – can reduce the cost of out-of-state tuition at participating public universities.

College Board has partnered with scholarship providers, National Recognition Programs.

SPS Scholarship Bulletin

SPS Scholarship Bulletin

College and Career Readiness logo

Scholarships are a type of grant (monetary gift you do not have to pay back) for students to use in paying for after high school training and college programs. Scholarships are available for students as early as elementary schools and continue through graduate school. Federal and State programs provide over 46 billion dollars in student aid and private companies, community organizations, civic groups, foundations and religious organizations provide an additional 3 billion dollars in scholarships.

Find Scholarships

A scholarship list can be found on Naviance (all SPS 6th-12th grade students have 24/7 access to Naviance) and the following websites.

Share a Scholarship

Are you aware of or sponsoring scholarships that are not on this list? Fill out our Scholarship Form to be added to Naviance.

02/28/2023 – Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Amount: $22,500
Deadline: February 28
Seniors only: Yes

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees.


Washington residents with a high school diploma or equivalent by June 2017, pursuing a STEM major, enrolling full time in a Washington state college or university are eligible

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship website

03/01/2023 – Maverick Label Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Amount: up to $750
Seniors only: Yes

Write a 750-1,000-word essay (no more, no less) sharing your scholastic goals along with your future plans when you graduate.  Please include an example showcasing your entrepreneurial spirit in any aspect of your life and what you learned from that experience.

Maverick Label Scholarship website

03/03/2023 – WSSRA Foundation Scholarships

Amount: $3,600
Seniors only: Yes

Scholarships for high school seniors interested in education careers.

WSSRA Foundation Scholarship website

03/24/2023 – Lotus Scholarship

Amount: $11,000
Seniors only: No

SYL Foundation is committed to creating opportunity and access to higher education.  Guided by the belief that immigrant students deserve respect and support, the Foundation’s Lotus Scholarship Program provides assistance to recently immigrated students in Washington’s King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. The purpose of the scholarship program is to give financial support to immigrant and refugee students who are pursuing post-secondary education, regardless of the students’ immigration status.

Lotus Scholarship website

03/31/2023 – Cirkled In Scholarship

Amount: $2,500
Seniors only: No

“No Sweat” Scholarship you can use for any educational purpose.

Cirkled In Scholarship website

04/01/2023 – Medic One Foundation Scholarship

Amount: up to $2,000
Seniors only: Yes

The Medic One Foundation, in partnership with North Seattle College, has developed an EMT Scholarship Program to help remove financial barriers for individuals interested in pursuing a career in emergency medicine in Washington state.  Each quarter, a limited number of spaces will be reserved for scholarship recipients to attend the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course at North Seattle College—the most prolific EMT training program in the region—at no cost. To learn more about North Seattle College’s EMT training program and the program’s requirements please visit their website.

Medic One Foundation Scholarship website

04/01/2023 – HSLDA Scholarship Contests

Amount: Varies
Seniors only: No

Every year, HSLDA offers creative contests in poetry, videography, short story writing, photography, art, and essay writing. HSLDA’s contests provide homeschooled students the opportunity to hone their skills in a fun and creative setting that invites them to think outside the box and be rewarded for excellence. Contests are open to all homeschooled students (ages 7-19).

HSLDA website

04/14/2023 – SAEOP Scholarship

Amount: $500 or $1,000
Deadline: April 14
Seniors only: Yes

The annual Seattle Association of Educational Office Professionals (SAEOP) Scholarship. This year we are proud to continue the tradition of awarding one (1) one thousand-dollar ($1000) scholarship and (2) five hundred-dollar ($500) scholarships.

We are seeking all interested and qualified Seattle Public High School graduating senior students (class of 2023) who wish to continue their education at a 2-year college, 4-year college, or vocational school. Please keep in mind this is not a need-based scholarship.

SAEOP Scholarship website