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Eastlake High School PTSA Scholarships

The applications process for 2019-2020 is closed. Please check back in February, 2021 for dates for submission for 2020-2021 scholarships and via our Wolf Tracks newsletter 

The Eastlake High School PTSA offers 3 types of scholarships through their Scholarships Program - Katherine Siddoway, Community Service, and Stan Chapin (Perseverance) Scholarships. Six $1,000 scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors from Eastlake High School who will be starting college (either two-year or four-year) in the fall. Any questions or all completed applications are to be submitted to scholarships@ehsptsa.org

  • Katherine Siddoway Scholarship – established in honor of the founding principal of Eastlake High School and two $1000 scholarships are awarded. This scholarship is based on the following criteria: 
    • Evidence of academic motivation (applicants must have a current and verified GPA of at least 3.4 (on a scale of 4.0) 
    • Impact on the Eastlake High School community and/or community at large 
    • Indication of meaningful education and professional/vocational goals 
  • Community Service Award - This award is open to all grade level students (two financial scholarships to seniors and all other grade winners -Certificates of Community Service). Our PTSA strongly advocates volunteerism which is a testament to character of the students at any grade level. The community service award is in recognition of outstanding contributions made to the Eastlake and/or Sammamish community. A financial award of $1000 is comprised of a $900 academic scholarship and $100 donated to the recipient’s charity of choice. This scholarship is assessed based on: 
    • ability to demonstrate a history of commitment to their school and/or community through community services and leadership activities 
    • maintain a minimum of 2.5 GPA in the current school year 
  • Stan Chapin (Perseverance) Scholarship – This $1000 scholarship honors Stan Chapin, a longtime Resource officer at our school, whose significant dedication supported students and helped them find the strength to overcome their challenges. The Perseverance Scholarship is awarded to a recipient who has demonstrated a turnaround in their life and/or overcome adversity with a positive attitude, integrity and concern for others, along with movement toward meeting educational and personal goals. It is assessed on: 
    • ability to overcome adversities in life, document their struggles and how they have and/or are overcoming it anytime during their high school years
    • maintain a minimum of 2.5 GPA in the current school year 
Inglewood Middle School Alumni Scholarships 

Students graduating high school this year that also attended Inglewood Middle School are eligible to apply for the Inglewood Alumni Scholarship. The available scholarships for 2020-2021 school year is $1500. More information and deadlines can be found here

Lake Washington PTSA Council Scholarships 

Each year, the Lake Washington PTSA Council awards a variety of scholarships to graduating seniors and to LWSD certificated staff. Funding for these scholarships is provided by the generosity of all PTSAs in the district, the continued support and success of Council’s Annual Scholarship Basket Auction, and donations from the greater community. Student scholarships – recognizing achievement and community service – assist recipients in their post-secondary education. Please check here for more information.  

Washington State PTA 

Washington State PTA also offers three $3,000 scholarships and one $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors from Washington state public high schools with an active PTA, who will be starting college (either two-year or four-year) in the fall. The requirements are: 

  • Current and verified GPA of at least 3.4 (on a scale of 4.0)
  • The name and number of the PTA/PTSA at your school 
  • Answer the essay question 

Please check here for more information 

The College Bound Scholarship 

The College Bound Scholarship is a state-funded program offered by the Washington Student Achievement Council. The program is an early commitment of state financial aid that students typically commit to during middle school. Deadline has been extended to November 30, 2020. Students are eligible for the College Bound Scholarship if they meet one of the following requirements:  

  1. The students family meets the income requirements
  2. The student is in foster care or a dependent of the state, OR 
  3. The student’s family receives basic food or TANF benefits 
  4. Click to submit an online application College Bound Form 
  5. When you submit an online application, a Missing Information Letter (MIL) will be sent to the home for student and family signatures. This MIL needs to be returned to the school or mailed back to the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC). 

Please email Brett MuskavageCollege and Career Readiness Specialist.