• SCHOLARSHIPS ARE EVERYWHERE (AT YOUR SCHOOL, COLLEGE, NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATIONS, NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS, PARENTS' WORKPLACE COMPANIES, BANKS & CREDIT UNIONS, ETC......). BELOW ARE LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIP DATABASES, AND A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO FIND AND APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.

    FOR ASSISTANCE & QUESTIONS, CONTACT MR. DAHLKE, CAREER SPECIALIST, IN THE CAREER CENTER (EMAIL: DDAHLKE@EVERETTSD.EDU) IF YOU NEED AN UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT, HELP WITH ESSAYS, AND PRINT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS. OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS: CONTACT JHS REGISTRAR AT EMAIL: JHStranscripts@everettsd.org.

    UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIPS (Printed copies in Career Center)

    • JHS PTSA Class of 2024 Senior Scholarship ($1000) - Due March 27, 2024....APPLICATION
      • Eligibility and Instructions
        • Graduating senior at JHS
        • Official transcript from JHS Registrar, request at JHStranscripts@everettsd.org
        • Applicants must use scholarship to further education beyond high school at any college/university/trade school/technical school/community college
        • Applicant must have proven involvement in at least two school-based activities during attendance at JHS. Involvement can be in either elected or non-elected roles or positions in any area of the school (i.e, ASB, athletics, clubs/organizations/activities, honors program, among others)
        • 500-word maximum essay that addresses the following prompt:
          • "Explain how you have grown personally and contributed to the growth of others at JHS or in the community at large during your time at JHS. Examples coud include how you were supportive of others, provided opportunities, inspired chane, initiated constructive programs, and/or showed effective leader and compassion."

     

    • Providence General Children's Association Scholarship ($2000) - Due March 29, 2024.....APPLICATION & INSTRUCTIONS
      • Eligibility and Instructions:
        • Graduating seniors who participated in volunteer activities March 29, 2023 to March 29, 2024.
        • Volunteer activities must involve health or the welfare of children.
        • Special consideration will be given to a graduate entering the health care field.
        • Financial need will be considered.
          • Requires:
            • 2 recommendation letters from a non-relative (Request letters at least 2 weeks before deadline.)
            • One evaluation letter from applicant's volunteer/community service advisor
            • Official academic transcripts (email JHS Registrar (email: JHStranscripts@everettsd.org)
            • Personal resume

     

    • Soroptimist International of Everett Scholarship 2024 (Three $2000 Awards) - Due March 31, 2024....APPLICATION & INFORMATION
      • Give application to JHS Career Center by deadline.
      • Eligibility:
        • Female applicants graduating at the end of the 2023-2024 school year in the Everett school district AND will enroll in a college, university, vocational school, or advanced training as a full-time student.
        • Applicants will write about their goals, overcoming obstacles, and financial need.
        • One letter of recommendation

     

    • Rotary Club of Mill Creek, Annual Student Scholarship (One $1000 Award for 4 Years) - Due April 10, 2024....APPLICATION & INFORMATION
      • Give application to JHS Career Center by deadline.
      • Requires:
        • Resume of school activities, community service, honors/awards, and/or work experience
        • One page essay about how you live the Rotary 4-Way Test (see application & information)
        • Recommendation letter from teacher or school administrator
        • Recommendation letter from a community member or friend

     

    • Shawn McEwen Memorial Scholarship ($500) - Due April 26 (extended date), 2024...APPLICATION & INFORMATION
      • Requirements of Applicant:
        • Must be a graduating Henry M. Jackson High School Senior
        • Must show financial need via FAFSA confirmation that you have submitted the 2024/2025 FAFSA and received your Student Aid Report (SAR). Please attach a copy of the SAR report to this application.
        • Must be majoring in an area of Health Care or Emergency Services including EMT, Law Enforcement, etc.
        • Must be attending an accredited community college, university or vocational/technical institute or school.

     

    • Sno-Isle (Unit 22) School Retirees Association (Renewable) Scholarship (Two $2500 Awards) - Due April 15, 2024....APPLICATION & INFORMATION
      •  Eligibility:
        • Applicants are committed to a career in the field of education and are from Snohomish County, Camano Island, and South Whidbey Island.
        • Must attend a publicly funded (not private) 2-year or 4-year school in Washington State.
        • Scholarship is renewable with a 3.0 GPA and continued commitment to the field of education.

     

    • Mill Creek Chamber of Commerce Scholarships for Seniors ($2000 x 6) - Due April 30...Applications 
      • Applicants must plan to pursue a career in business, be a graduating senior at Cascade/Jackson/Cedar Park Christian/Archbishop Murphy/Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center schools, and be accepted to attend full-time at a college, university, or Fine Arts School
      • Required:
        • Complete application
        • Two letters of reference or recommendation from teachers, advisors, and/or local business people (cannot be a relative)
        • Copy of the "Letter of Acceptance" from the institution student plans to attend
        • Essay about their academic and career plans (200 words or less, typed)
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    HELPFUL INFORMATION:

    • Answer all questions on applications, type / write answers clearly. Double-check your writing (grammar, spelling, word choice, etc). Ask friends and adults to read your essays.

     

    • Never pay any money to get a scholarship or join a scholarship organization or attend a financial aid presentation. You should never have to pay money to get money.

     

    • Turn in scholarship applications BEFORE their due dates, which means you need to request EARLY recommendation letters, transcripts, and so on. Keep track of your progress in a notebook or Excel spreadsheet.

     

    • Complete the FAFSA (Go to https://www.everettsd.org/Page/9402 to learn more about Financial Aid). The FAFSA opens October 1 every year and should be completed as possible. Some colleges / universities require FAFSA to be completed by certain dates. The earlier you complete the FAFSA the more financial aid money you can receive!