Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington

The State Association of the Daughters of Pioneers of Washington grants two (2) $1,500 scholarships annually. In order to qualify for this scholarship you must be all of the following: 1. A descendant of a person establishing residence in one of these states: a. Washington State during or prior to 1870 b. Oregon State during or prior to 1853 c. Idaho State during or prior to 1863 d. Montana State–west of the crest of the Rocky Mountains-during or prior to 18632. A resident of Washington State3. A full-time student in an accredited college or university in Washington State4. A college junior, senior or graduate student during the year of the scholarshipPreference will be given to students majoring in History, Education or English. The following must be submitted when applying for a scholarship:1. Proof of pioneer status and descent documentation showing that you are a descendant of a person qualifying as stated above.2. Genealogical chart filled out so that your line of descent from the qualifying ancestor is clear and uninterrupted.3. Two letters of recommendation from school administrators or teachers.4. A personal letter of application which describes the following: Education/professional goals Volunteer and community activities Organization memberships and offices held Honors or awards received or special accomplishments Your specific scholarship needs5. High school and college transcripts – copies acceptableFor further information and how to apply, please visit the provider's website.

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Award Amount: $1,500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes