R.I.S.E Conference



2014 Application Now Closed

Event Date

2014 Date: Monday, October 13th

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.



Application 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: hpe@uw.edu
ph: (206) 543-5715