Eco & Environmental Scholarships, Internships, & Activities
There are six $4,000 Carl M. Hansen Foundation Engineering Scholarships for Spokane area students who are entering any ABET accredited engineering college in the fall of 2020. To apply, please email Mrs. Hatcher or Mrs. McIntyre in the counseling center and/or click on the link above.
Breakthrough Junior Challenge $250,000 Scholarship
Students ages 13 through 18 are invited to create a short— under three minutes— video explaining a challenging concept in physics, mathematics, or the life sciences in an engaging, illuminating, and creative way.
This year, there is an additional COVID-19 category, and students are encouraged to help educate the world about this global health crisis by sharing the science or math behind the causes, impacts and potential solutions.
In addition to awarding a $250,000 college scholarship to the winner, the Breakthrough Junior Challenge will give the winner’s teacher a $50,000 prize and the winner’s school a new $100,000 science lab.
The deadline for submission is June 25, 2020, so encourage your students to register today at
$1,000 scholarships open to all college-bound seniors who are attending an accredited 2-year or 4 year college in the Fall of 2020.
Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship
Many students struggle to obtain a college degree due to the rising costs of education in this country. To address this need, the Hearthstone Scholarship Fund was established in 2009. Since its inception, the Hearthstone Scholarship Committee has awarded more than $950,000 in scholarships to students from California, Georgia, New Jersey, Oregon, and Washington. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000.
Students of Integrity Scholarship
Presented by Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific, the Students of Integrity Scholarship aims to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments.
*$5000 Video Scholarship - #BBB5K Video Scholarship applicants must produce a 90-second video using the topic Why BBB and Trust are Important to Local Businesses and Communities.
Ten finalists will be selected from the application pool. Only one recipient will win the $5,000 scholarship.
*$1000 Essay Scholarships - Applicants must write a 500-word essay for BBB’s online magazine Torch Talk. The topic of the essay is, Why BBB and Trust are Important to Local Businesses and Communities.
Five finalists from each region will be selected from the application pool. Seven recipients will win a $1,000 scholarship.
Write a 200-900 word essay based on the website’s prompt for a chance to win a $1,000 college scholarship. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors website vote for the best essays monthly via social media. For eligibility and other details, visit the website.
The Spokane Community College Science Scholars program, with support from the National Science Foundation, is now accepting scholarship applications for fall quarter 2020. Students accepted to the program receive a scholarship to cover all tuition at Spokane Community College as they complete their two-year transfer degree. You must be planning to attend SCC full-time to pursue a two year transfer degree and be majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Environmental Science.
Montana State University will be offering millions of dollars in merit scholarships and awards to non-resident freshmen who apply for admission for the fall of 2020. Please click the link above for more information.
St. Francis University Roundstone Scholarship for Catholic High School Graduates
If you are interested in attending St. Francis University, please email your counselor about being nominated for the Roundstone Scholarship. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years for a total award of $76,000.
St. Louis University Scholarship
A Jesuit High School Award now has a value of $5,000 per year and is stackable with any other merit scholarship a student may receive.
In addition, below you will see a list of SLU's merit scholarships and their updated value per academic year.
$8,000 per academic year.
$12,000 per academic year.
$19,000 per academic year.
$21,000 per academic year.
Vice Presidents' Scholarship
$23,000 per academic year.
If you have additional questions about scholarships, please feel free to contact your admission counselor at St. Louis University. You can find your admission counselor using the FIND YOUR SLU ADMISSION COUNSELOR page.
University of Redlands - The Richard and Virginia Hunsaker Scholarship Prize
This Prize is the most prestigious scholarship available for incoming freshmen students at the University of Redlands. Qualities emphasized in the selection process include a student’s ability to effectively communicate how he/she has: made a difference in the community; taken initiative and shown commitment to an issue or organization(s); successfully collaborated with others; reflected upon and grown from past experiences; and applied experiences in one arena to another context.
Seton Hall University
Incoming freshmen currently enrolled in a Catholic high school who have a minimum of an unweighted 3.0 GPA and a 1350 SAT or 29 on the ACT, as well as a strong record of involvement in high school, community or church are eligible for an $8,000 award(distributed annually in $2,000 increments over four years). In addition, students can qualify for need-based aid and apply for other scholarships.
University of Dayton
The Leader in Service Scholarship is offered to students who meet the admission standards as well as have an innate desire to learn and grow in service to others. This scholarship is worth $10,000($2,500 per year for four years), and recipients will also be considered for a merit scholarship, worth up to $98,000 over four years.
Notre Dame: Merit Scholarships
A full list of merit scholarships that Notre Dame offers is available at www.meritscholarships.nd.edu
Montana State University: Nonresident Freshman Scholarships
Montana State University will offer millions of dollars in scholarships and awards to non-resident freshmen who apply for admission. To be eligible, you must complete the following as soon as possible:
▪Apply for admission to Montana State University
▪Have your official ACT and/or SAT test scores sent to Montana State University directly from the testing company.
Apply early! MSU's school code for the ACT is 2420 and MSU's schol code for the SAT is 4488. These scholarships and awards may only be available for a limited time. If you have any specific questions, you can email Ronda Russell, director of admissions, directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brescia University:Catholic Connection Grant
50% tuition discount for new students who graduate from a private Catholic high school. Find out more at www.brescia.edu
Santa Clara University: Johnson Scholars Program
The Johnson Scholars Program provides outstanding students with comprehensive merit awards that include full coverage of tuition, room, and board; invitations to enroll in the University Honors Program; and support and guidance to develop further as leaders and scholars. Award is renewable annually for up to four years.
Gettysburg College:STEM Scholars Program
Through a generous grant from the National Science Foundation, Gettysburg is pleased to offer monetary awards to qualified First-Year students who intend to earn a bachelor’s degree in one of the following STEM disciplines: Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, and Physics. In selecting members of this cohort, the college will take heightened interest in academically-promising, underrepresented minority, and first-generation students with demonstrated financial need. More information at visit our website