Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment

Readiness for Islander Success in Education (RISE) Conference

Event Date

Friday, October 16, 2015


Registration Begins: 9:30am
Program Starts: 10:30am
Program Ends: 4:30pm

Target Group

Pacific Islander high school juniors and seniors.


Readiness for Islander Success in Education (RISE) is a one-day conference designed to engage Pacific Islander high school juniors and seniors interested in applying to the University of Washington – Seattle. RISE participants will be exposed to a variety of resources designed to assist them in the process of applying to a 4-year University like UW. Students will engage current UW Pacific Islander students, UW faculty, staff, key community members and will be privy to much information including the following: college admissions and comprehensive writing workshops, scholarship resources, cultural empowerment activities, and an extensive college network that will support and mentor them through the college application process.


The 2015 application has closed.

Application Deadline

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Transportation Deadline: October 11th. Space is limited so please apply by this deadline

Additional Information

–An updated copy of  your transcript (unofficial ok)  is required as part of your application.
–A completed copy of the RISE parent permission form must also accompany your application
–Be sure to look into this great scholarship opportunity! – Gates Millennium Scholarship


Helen Enguerra
Admissions Counselor – Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment
Pacific Islander Focus

ph: (206) 543-4528

1410 NE Campus Parkway
Box 355845 Seattle, WA 98195-5845