The Martin Family Foundation established the Martin Achievement Scholarship program to fund students who have demonstrated signs of exceptional ability in art, humanities, music, science, and/or leadership at one of the fifteen community colleges located around the Puget Sound region. The program will select Martin Achievement Scholars early in their community college career and will fund, encourage and support their study and eventual transfer to the University of Washington-Seattle Campus.
Amount: $5,000 each academic year for tuition, books and supplies. Funding begins during the second and/or final year at the community college and will continue when the student transfers to UW.
Applicants must be currently enrolled students at Bellevue, Cascadia, Edmonds, Everett, Grays Harbor, Green River, Highline, North Seattle, Olympic, Peninsula, Pierce, Seattle Central, Shoreline, South Seattle or Tacoma Community College pursuing their first baccalaureate degree.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 7, 2009
The Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program was established to enable community college students of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington, Seattle campus. Martin Scholars will join the Honors Program at the UW, and, depending on their choice of major, will become eligible to graduate with Departmental and/or University honors.
Amount: Up to $18,000, a maximum of $6,000 per year subject to continuing high scholarship at the UW, award may be renewable each year for up to a total of three years of undergraduate support.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 7, 2009