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The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) was created in 2011 to address unfilled seats in the high-demand sectors that drive our economy like aerospace, engineering, technology and health care as well as rising tuition costs at Washington colleges and universities.
Businesses and the Washington State Legislature joined forces to fulfill the promise of better education and career opportunities for Washington students. Together they have created a unique public-private partnership, with significant support from founding partners Boeing and Microsoft and matching dollars from the State.
This first-of-its-kind program supports Washington students from low- and middle-income households to attain bachelor’s degrees in high-demand fields including science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and health care through scholarships of up to $22,500 as well as professional development, skills-building workshops and genuine industry exposure to help increase the rate at which students enter our state's workforce.Scholarship recipients receive $1,000 toward tuition at approved colleges and technical schools or $1,000 for industry approved tools.Applications due by 3:00 PM on April 30, 2019.Here is the application in MS Word format if you prefer. WST Foundation Scholarship Application 2019 (word)Scholarship Search SitesThis site allows you to create a customized scholarship search.This site provides up to date college information.