Semillas de Esperanza scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a highly motivated undocumented* student graduating or having graduated from Anacortes, Burlington, Concrete, Emerson, La Conner, Mount Vernon, or Sedro-Woolley High Schools seeking to earn a college degree.
Multi-year funding would be provided to complete a college degree. This scholarship provides supplemental funding and applicants must demonstrate that they have applied for a range of other sources such as Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA), college and/or community-based scholarships to qualify.
The student may benefit from job mentoring and networking from the funders of the scholarship. Correspondence with donors will be through the Skagit Community Foundation (SCF) initially.
*Undocumented: does not have lawful status in the U.S. Includes DACA recipients.
To qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must be an undocumented graduating senior or current college student from Anacortes, Burlington, Concrete, La Conner, Mount Vernon, or Sedro-Woolley High Schools who plans to earn a college degree. Student must maintain passing grades throughout college and will be contacted quarterly by the Skagit Community Foundation to ensure successful graduation. Preference will be given to those students demonstrating that they have applied for a wide range of other funding sources.
The scholarship amount is determined by need and ability.
June 1, 2022
Maddy MacKenzie, Executive Director
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