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2019 Scholarships Available

Scholarship Chair
John Souza
KTA Associates, Inc.
(425) 301-8920

jsouza@ktainc.net
 

Do you have a dependent or know of someone who is or will be pursuing a degree in Engineering, Science, Technology, or a related field and needs a scholarship?

If so, as a member of the Seattle Post, you can sponsor a student’s application for up to a $3,000 scholarship.  Completed scholarship applications will be accepted during the scholarship application acceptance period (February 08, 2019 through April 12, 2019).  Download the Scholarship Flyer HERE.

This year the Puget Sound Engineering and Science Scholarship Fund (PSE&SSF) will award scholarships totaling $30,500 on behalf of the SAME Seattle Post.

1.     SAME Seattle Post College Scholarships (for High School Seniors graduating in spring of 2019)*:  The applicant must be a US citizen accepted into a full-time program of study towards a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in engineering, science, technology, or a related field at an accredited college or university.  The applicant must be a High School Senior that is graduating from a private or public high school located within one of the State of Washington counties bordering the Puget Sound, which include Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Thurston, Mason, Jefferson, Clallam, Island, and San Juan.  Home-schooled applicants must also reside within one of the listed State of Washington counties.  Currently, $15,250 in college scholarships will be awarded to graduating High School Seniors that will be attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2019.  The SAME Seattle Post College Scholarship breakout and allocation is as follows:

·         One (1) scholarship award valued at $1,750,

·         One (1) scholarship award valued at $1,500,

·         Twelve (12) scholarship awards valued at $1,000 each.

2.     SAME Seattle Post Member-sponsored Scholarships**:  The applicant must be a US citizen sponsored by a SAME Seattle Post Member.  The applicant may be either currently enrolled as a full-time college student in pursuit of their undergraduate degree OR be a graduating High School Senior.  The applicant must be enrolled in or be accepted into a full-time program of study towards a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in engineering, science, technology, or a related field at an accredited college or university.  If a graduating senior, the applicant must have graduated from or be scheduled to graduate from an accredited High School, public or private, in 2019.  Currently, $15,250 in scholarships will be awarded to Post Member-sponsored applicants.  Applicants who are dependents of Seattle Post Members (i.e., family members within the third degree of kindred) will be given preference.   The SAME Seattle Post Member-sponsored Scholarship breakout and allocation is as follows:

·         One (1) scholarship award valued at $3,000.

·         One (1) scholarship award valued at $2,750,

·         Two (2) scholarship awards valued at $2,500 each,

·         Two (2) scholarship awards valued at $2,250 each.

The Seattle Post Member-sponsored scholarships are open to all student applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be a dependent of or sponsored by a current member of the Seattle Post.  Each Seattle Post Member may sponsor multiple dependents OR one applicant who is not a dependent.

o    Applicants who are dependents of Seattle Post Members (i.e., family members within the third degree of kindred) will be given preference.  An explanation of the degrees of kindred is provided within the following link:  http://www.lawdiary.com/docs/subscribers/Degrees_of_Kindred.pdf.

  • Applicant may be either currently enrolled as a full-time college student OR be a graduating High School Senior.  The applicant must be enrolled in or be accepted into a full-time program of study towards a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in the fields of engineering, science, technology, or a related field at an accredited college or university.
  • If a graduating High School Senior, the applicant must have graduated from or be scheduled to graduate from an accredited high school, public or private, in the spring of 2019.

In addition, sponsored candidates who are graduating High School Seniors will automatically be considered for SAME Seattle Post College Scholarships and PSE&SSF College Scholarships.  Furthermore, sponsored candidates who are full-time college students will automatically be considered for PSE&SSF College Scholarships as well as PSE&SSF Named Scholarships.

Furthermore, there are two additional 2019 scholarship programs offered by PSE&SSF that are open to dependents and friends of Seattle Post Members, they are:

3.     PSE&SSF College Scholarships (for High School Seniors graduating in spring of 2019).  The applicant must be a US citizen accepted into a full-time program of study towards a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in engineering, science, technology, or a related field at an accredited college or university.  Currently, $6,000 in PSE&SSF College Scholarships will be awarded to graduating High School Seniors that will be attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2019.  The PSE&SSF College Scholarship breakout and allocation is as follows:

·         Six (6) scholarship awards valued at $1,000 each.

4.     PSE&SSF Named Scholarships: A summary table is provided below to identify all PSE&SSF Named Scholarship award offerings.  Details regarding each of these scholarships are provided below the summary table.

PSE & SSF Named Scholarship
 
Current, Full-time Undergraduate Students
Majoring In a/an 
College/University Preference 

 Shannon & Wilson Scholarship     Civil & Environmental Engineering Discipline  University of Washington 
 Wood, PLC Scholarship    Civil & Environmental Engineering Discipline OR
 a School of Environmental and Forestry Discipline
 University of Washington 
 Innovex Scholarship     Engineering Discipline  Any College/University
 Scholarship in Memory of
 Stephen  Manthey
   STEM discipline (preference will be given to an Architecture major and/or a woman student).  Any College/University
 WSP Scholarship    Engineering Discipline (preference will be given to diversity).  Any College/University in Washington State
 Terracon Scholarship    Civil Engineering Discipline  Any College/University
 Landau Associates Scholarship
   STEM Discipline  Any College/University
 Reid Middleton Scholarship    STEM Discipline  Any College/University

a.     Shannon & Wilson Scholarship:  For current full-time undergraduate University of Washington students majoring in a discipline within the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department.

·         One (1) $1,500 scholarship award is available for 2019 and will be awarded to a University of Washington student who continues the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in a discipline within the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department into the fall of 2019.

b.     Wood, PLC Scholarship:  For current full-time undergraduate University of Washington students majoring in a discipline within the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department OR a discipline within the School of Environmental and Forest.

·         One (1) $1,500 scholarship award is available for 2019 and will be awarded to a University of Washington student who continues the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in a discipline within the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department OR a discipline within the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences into the fall of 2019.

c.     Innovex Scholarship:  For current full-time undergraduate college students majoring in an Engineering discipline.

·         One (1) $1,500 scholarship award is available for 2019 and will be awarded to an Engineering student who continues the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in a discipline within an Engineering School at an accredited college/university into the fall of 2019.

d.     Scholarship In Memory of Stephen Manthey:  For current full-time college undergraduate students majoring in a STEM discipline (preference will be given to an Architecture major and/or a woman student).

·         One (1) $1,000 scholarship award is available for 2019 and will be awarded to a student who continues the pursuit of an undergraduate STEM degree in a discipline within an accredited college/university into the fall of 2019.  Preference will be given to an Architecture major and/or a woman student.

e.     WSP Scholarship:  For current full-time undergraduate college students majoring in an Engineering discipline (preference will be given to diversity) within a Washington State accredited college/university.

·         One (1) $1,500 scholarship award is available for 2019 and will be awarded to a student who continues the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in an Engineering discipline within a Washington State accredited college/university into the fall of 2019.  Preference will be given to student diversity.

f.      Terracon Scholarship:  For current full-time undergraduate college students majoring in a Civil Engineering discipline.

·         One (1) $4,000 scholarship award is available for 2019 and will be awarded to an Engineering student who continues the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in a discipline within Civil Engineering Department at an accredited college/university into the fall of 2019.

g.     Landau Associates Scholarship:  For current full-time college undergraduate students majoring in a STEM discipline.

·         One (1) $1,500 scholarship award is available for 2019 and will be awarded to a student who continues the pursuit of an undergraduate STEM degree in a discipline within an accredited college/university into the fall of 2019.

h.     Reid Middleton Scholarship:  For current full-time college undergraduate students majoring in a STEM discipline.

·         One (1) $1,500 scholarship award is available for 2019 and will be awarded to a student who continues the pursuit of an undergraduate STEM degree in a discipline within an accredited college/university into the fall of 2019

Important Submittal Instructions:

Any of the scholarships identified above (all 4 categories) may be applied for by using the scholarship application completion and submittal steps stated below:

1)    Follow the cited links provided to obtain and complete an online scholarship application.  The deadline for receipt of completed scholarship applications is midnight on Friday, April 12, 2019.

a)    A completed application must be submitted utilizing wufoo.com.

b)    Click on this wufoo.com link to make your way to the online scholarship application for Scholarship Categories 1-3 (SAME Seattle Post College Scholarships, SAME Seattle Post Member-sponsored Scholarships, and PSE&SSF College Scholarships):

https://psessf.wufoo.com/forms/psessf-scholarships-a-2019/
(or https://psessf.wufoo.com/forms/w1xrtxvk0tj6sdn/)

c)     Click on this wufoo.com link to make your way to the online scholarship application for Scholarship Category 4  (PSE&SSF Named Scholarships):

https://psessf.wufoo.com/forms/psessf-named-scholarships-a-2019/
(or https://psessf.wufoo.com/forms/p1s8qv651rqq035/)

d)    You will have the ability to upload an electronic copy of your academic transcript for submittal within the online application form.  If possible, please attach a transcript that includes grades from your Fall 2018 semester.

e)    If an applicant wishes to submit an updated academic transcript after submitting the completed online application form (with initially attached electronic transcript) as designated in Step a) above, it can be as long as it is submitted electronically by Friday, April 12, 2019.  Please email the updated transcript to member@psessf.org.  Please provide your full name, home address, phone number, and school in the body of the email to ensure that your data file is accurately selected and your transcript is replaced with the newly updated transcript.

f)      No hard copy applications will be accepted.  Only completed applications and transcripts utilizing the wufoo.com link above will be accepted.

2)    Follow these online application form guidelines to ensure accurate completion as well as a maximum possible score.

a)    Please review the entire Application Form before completing it.  This will allow you (the scholarship applicant) to be fully knowledgeable of all data elements required to complete the Form.

b)    A scholarship applicant may want to complete Application Form field entries first within a Microsoft Word document, as one WILL NOT have the ability to save any information within this Form before submitting it.  This will also allow the scholarship applicant to perform spelling and grammar checks.

c)     All field entries marked with a red asterisk are mandatory data elements within the Application Form.

d)    When entering data into some form fields, highlighted guidance in light gray will show to the right of the form field.  Please use this guidance when completing that form field.

e)    Because there is NO save feature, the scholarship applicant must complete the entire Application Form at one time.

f)      Please review your application for clarity and completeness before pressing the "SUBMIT" button at the bottom of the Application Form.

Completed scholarship applications will only be accepted during the scholarship application acceptance period (February 08, 2019 through April 12, 2019).

Additional information concerning the scholarship application process is located at http://psessf.org/ScholarshipApplication.html.

Thank you for submitting your application to the SAME Seattle Post/PSE&SSF Scholarship Program.  Your time and effort are appreciated.

If anyone has any questions concerning the application or Seattle Post scholarship process, please feel free to contact me by email or phone.

Mr. John M. Souza, PE

SAME Seattle Post Scholarship Chair &
PSE&SSF Board Member
jsouza@ktainc.net
(425) 301-8920

Thanks again, John

 

Thank you Letters from Past Scholarship Awardees