2018 Scholarships Available

Scholarship Overview

It's the time of year when we extend an invitation to our members who are beginning or continuing their higher education. Last year we awarded nearly $65,000 to 29 deserving recipients. Would you like to be considered for a scholarship for fall 2018? We're currently accepting applications for 2018 scholarships - if you're interested, you can access the application through the "Apply" button above.

 Speaking of our 29 recipients from 2017 - scroll down a little further on the page to meet them. 

About the Scholarship Program
  • Applications are being accepted until Feb. 12, 2018
  • Recipients are selected and notified in the spring
  • WSECU members of all ages are welcome to apply
  • $1,500 awards for two-year college/vocational school
  • $2,500 awards for four-year undergraduate and graduate programs
Photo of Alexa Alberts
Four-Year Award
Alexa Alberts

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: University of Washington
Class Level: Graduate

Photo of Nathaniel Collins
Four-Year Award
Nathaniel Collins

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: Eastern Washington University
Class Level: Senior

Photo of Hope De Avila
Four-Year Award
Hope De Avila

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Colfax, WA
College: University of Idaho
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Evan Gibbons
Four-Year Award
Evan Gibbons

Award: $2,500
Hometown: Kennewick, WA
College: Brigham Young University
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Timothy Goodwin
Two-Year Award
Timothy Goodwin

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Toledo, WA 
College: California State University: Chico
Class Level: Senior

Photo of Elliot Grahn
Four-Year Award
Elliot Grahn

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Olympia, WA 
College: University of Puget Sound
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of James Gunther
Two-Year Award
James Gunther

Award: $1,500 
Hometown: Olympia, WA 
College: Olympic College
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Monica Haugen
Four-Year Award
Monica Haugen

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Colton, WA 
College: Texas Tech University 
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Rebecca Heelan
Two-Year Award
Rebecca Heelan

Award: $1,500 
Hometown: Elma, WA 
College: South Puget Sound Community College
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Berlyn Hunt
Four-Year Award
Berlyn Hunt

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Coulee City, WA 
College: Oregon State University
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Willa Jeffers
Four-Year Award
Willa Jeffers

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: University of Washington
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Wendaka Jordan
Four-Year Award
Wendaka Jordan

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Seattle, WA 
College: University of Northern Colorado
Class Level: Graduate

Photo of Nikolas Jorstad
Four-Year Award
Nikolas Jorstad

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Seattle, WA 
College: University of Washington
Class Level: Graduate

Photo of Jacob Kovacs
Four-Year Award
Jacob Kovacs

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Seattle, WA 
College: University of Washington
Class Level: Graduate

Photo of Juliauna Largent
Two-Year Award
Juliauna Largent

Award: $1,500 
Hometown: Wenatchee, WA 
College: Wenatchee Valley College
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Lyndsay Lawrence
Two-Year Award
Lyndsay Lawrence

Award: $1,500 
Hometown: Chehalis, WA 
College: Centralia College
Class Level: Senior

Photo of Morgan Leach
Four-Year Award
Morgan Leach

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Shelton, WA 
College: Grand Canyon University
Class Level: Junior

Photo of Madison Leidig
Four-Year Award
Madison Leidig

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Brier, WA 
College: Western Washington University
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Maxwell Mielke
Four-Year Award
Maxwell Mielke

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Davenport, WA 
College: Washington State University
Class Level: Senior

Photo of Lovely Nylund
Two-Year Award
Lovely Nylund

Award: $1,500 
Hometown: Palouse, WA 
College: Walla Walla Community College
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Amber Owens
Two-Year Award
Amber Owens

Award: $1,500 
Hometown: Chehalis, WA 
College: Clark College
Class Level: Junior

Photo of Elizabeth Purdy
Four-Year Award
Elizabeth Purdy

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Shoreline, WA 
College: University of Washington
Class Level: Senior

Photo of Adrian Ruiz
Four-Year Award
Adrian Ruiz

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Gilber, AZ 
College: Arizona State University
Class Level: Junior

Photo of Thea Schnase
Four-Year Award
Thea Schnase

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Olympia, WA 
College: Saint Martin's University
Class Level: Graduate

Photo of Tamzen Shissler
Four-Year Award
Tamzen Shissler

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Ellensburg, WA 
College: Whitman College
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Olivia Shulke
Two-Year Award
Olivia Shulke

Award: $1,500 
Hometown: Castle Rock, WA
College: Lower Columbia College
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Breanna Smith
Four-Year Award
Breanna Smith

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Olympia, WA
College: Central Washington University
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Emma Stucki
Four-Year Award
Emma Stucki

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Yakima, WA 
College: Brigham Young University
Class Level: Sophomore

Photo of Jaide Swanson
Two-Year Award
Jaide Swanson

Award: $1,500 
Hometown: Fife, WA 
College: North Idaho College
Class Level: Freshman

Photo of Annika Thach
Four-Year Award
Annika Thach

Award: $2,500 
Hometown: Tacoma, WA
College: Pacific Lutheran University
Class Level: Junior