OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

May 22, 2019

Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship application available to incoming transfer students

The Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship application
is now open and available at
Deadline for applications is July 8, 2019. Please share with your students who
are transferring to UW Seattle this summer 2019, fall 2019, winter 2020 or even
those who have already transferred to UW but have not yet earned more than 18
UW credits.

Please note that students from ANY Washington State
community college are potentially eligible to apply for this scholarship

(see complete details on the website and eligibility details below). And
Running Start students who meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to
apply, along with non-Running Start students.

The Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program
enables community college students of exceptional ability and outstanding
achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of
Washington Seattle. Martin Scholars are encouraged to join departmental honors
programs at UW, if available. Applicants are considered for superior strength
of character, intellectual ability, and sense of purpose. They are expected to
have well-formulated ideas about the direction of future studies and subsequent
careers. There should be evidence that a Martin Scholarship will encourage
pursuit of a program of education most likely to fulfill the applicant’s
potential. Financial need may be considered but is not a requirement.


  • Applicants must be Washington State residents who are in any one of the following three categories: (1) US citizens, or (2) US Permanent Residents, or (3) Eligible for in-state tuition through HB 1079 qualification.
  • Applicants must be currently attending or have attended a community college in the state of Washington.
  • Applicants must have earned a minimum of 36 credits at a Washington State community college by the time they matriculate at the University of Washington Seattle. Students who hold an associate’s degree are encouraged to apply.
  • Washington State community college transfer students who are currently enrolled at the University of Washington Seattle may not have earned more than 18 UW credits by the application deadline of July 8, 2019.
  • The award will depend on successful admission to the University of Washington Seattle as a matriculated student.
  • The selection committee gives no consideration to an applicant’s gender, race, color, creed, or national origin.