Seattle Post Scholarships

Seattle Post Scholarships

If so, as a member of the Seattle Post, you can sponsor a student’s application for up to a $2,500 scholarship.  Completed scholarship applications will be accepted during the scholarship application acceptance period (February 09, 2024 through April 12, 2024).

This year the Puget Sound Engineering and Science Scholarship Fund (PSE&SSF) will award scholarships on behalf of the SAME Seattle Post in the following categories:

  1. Puget Sound Fund Scholarships (for graduating High School Seniors)
  2. High School Senior Scholarships (for graduating High School Seniors)
  3. SAME Seattle Post Member Scholarships (for full-time college students working towards their undergraduate degree OR graduating High School Seniors; sponsored by SAME Seattle Post Member)
  1. Puget Sound Fund Scholarships (for High School Seniors graduating in spring of 2024)*:  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, $2,500 in Puget Sound Fund Scholarships will be awarded to graduating High School Seniors that will be attending an accredited college or university in the Fall of 2024.  The PSE&SSF College Scholarship breakout and allocation is as follows:
    • One (1) scholarship award valued at $1,500, and
    • One (1) scholarship award valued at $1,000.
  2. High School Senior Scholarships (for High School Seniors graduating in spring of 2024)*:  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, $20,000 in college scholarships will be awarded to graduating High School Seniors that will be attending an accredited college or university in the Fall of 2024.  The High School Senior Scholarship breakout and allocation is as follows:
    • Five (5) scholarship awards valued at $2,000 each, and
    • Ten (10) scholarship awards valued at $1,000 each.
  3. SAME Seattle Post Member 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 2024.  Currently, $20,000 in scholarships will be awarded to Seattle 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:
    • Eight (8) scholarship awards valued at $2,500 each.

In addition, sponsored candidates who are graduating High School Seniors will automatically be considered for High School Senior Scholarships and Puget Sound Fund Scholarships.

* 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.

** Applicant must be sponsored by a current SAME Seattle Post Member and must be a graduating High School Senior OR a currently enrolled college student.  Applicants who are dependents of Seattle Post Members (i.e., family members within the third degree of kindred***) will be given preference.  In addition, sponsored candidates who are graduating High School Seniors will automatically be considered for High School Senior Scholarships and Puget Sound Fund Scholarships.  Furthermore, sponsored candidates who are full-time college students in pursuit of their undergraduate degree will automatically be considered for Puget Sound Fund Scholarships.

Specific details on each of these scholarships is provided through this link: Scholarship Details

Completed scholarship applications will only be accepted during the scholarship application acceptance period (February 9, 2024 through April 12, 2024).

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

Applications for scholarships are located at links below –

https://psessf.wufoo.com/forms/psessf-same-seattle-post-scholarships-a-2024/

In addition, PSE&SSF has initiated their Sponsored Scholarship program for 2024.  There are fourteen (14) scholarship opportunities open to current, full-time undergraduate college/university students.  These scholarship opportunities are open to dependents and friends of Seattle Post Members.  Qualifications for each of the scholarship opportunities are unique, so scholarship applicants need to be cognizant of the requirements and whether they meet them.  Specific details regarding each of these scholarships are provided at https://www.psessf.org/ScholarshipNamed.html.

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

Mr. John M. Souza, P.E.
SAME Seattle Post Scholarship Chair
PSE&SSF Board Member
Email:  jsouza@ktainc.net
Mobile: 425.301.8920

Thanks again, John

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