Mukilteo, WA. The City of Mukilteo is seeking applications from students interested in a $1,250 scholarship sponsored by the Association of Washington Cities’ Center for Quality Communities Scholarship fund. This scholarship program is a state-wide competitive process and intended to support students who want to attend college or a trade program. Six $1,250 scholarships will be awarded to high school students who plan to pursue a post-secondary degree in fall 2015. Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the institution. Funds can be used for education expenses and will be deposited directly into the student account.
To be eligible, a student must be graduating from high school, home school or receiving a GED in Spring/Summer 2015 and live within Mukilteo city limits. In addition, the applicant must plan to continue their education at an accredited post-secondary instruction in the 2015-2016 academic year on at least a half-time basis and have been involved with City government or with a community/school leadership activity.
DEADLINE: Friday, February 27 at 4:00 PM Pacific Time. Submit your application to:
City of Mukilteo
Attn: Executive Department
11930 Cyrus Way
Mukilteo, WA 98275
We will accept a PDF of your application; email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications, which must include an essay and letter of reference, will be ranked on the following criteria:
- Leadership activities and recognition (15 points)
- Essay (20 points)
- Reference (5)
- Bonus points awarded for demonstration of outstanding leadership in a school-related activity
A committee will make its recommendation to the Mayor who will then forward the application with a recommendation letter to the AWC Center for Quality Communities. The six state-wide scholarship recipients are expected to be announced this Spring.