Foster Scholarship for Latino High School Leaders
Foster High School in the Tukwila School District, one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse districts in Washington state, has partnered with Sea Mar to offer the Foster Scholarship for Latino High School Leaders, a scholarship to promote Latino academic achievement, to actively work against barriers that hinder academic opportunities, and to increase diversity in the professional work force.
Scholarship recipients receive a one-time award of $1,000 to use towards their educational expenses.
Who Can Apply?
- Foster High School seniors of Latino/a heritage, and
- Enrolling as a full-time student in a higher education institute the upcoming academic year, and
- Committed to their education, demonstrate leadership, and are in good academic standing.
Applications are available every year beginning in January and are due every April 15th at 6:00 pm Pacific Time.
To apply, applicants must answer essay questions and provide a copy of their transcript on an online application form*.
*At the moment the online application does not allow for applicants to save their work and return at a later time. We encourage applicants to review the essay questions and in a separate document, type your response. Once finalized, copy
and paste response into the online application.
For Scholarship Recipients
To request your scholarship funds, provide a PDF copy of your current class schedule and updated contact information. Class schedules must have your full name, the name of your institution, and the classes you are or will be taking.
Scholarship disbursement period begins July after announcement of scholarship, until May of the following year. If unable to collect your funds during this time period, please email the scholarship office to discuss your options.