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Oscar Edwin Olson Science Scholarship

The Oscar Edwin Olson Scholarship shall be awarded to students who are declared majors in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, or Physics/Astronomy. Eligible students must be children of single, divorced or widowed parents. They must also be eligible for Financial Aid.


Paul Woodring Scholarship

The Arts & Sciences Woodring Scholarship was established in 1996 for students of exceptional talent enrolled in the College of Sciences and Technology and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Scholarship is awarded "without regard to race, sex or religion, but to those students who, in the judgment of faculty members who know them, seem most likely to make substantial contributions to mankind as a result of their liberal education."

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The Dean's office of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences will call for nominations during Winter Quarter for the scholarship award for the next academic year.


Ron and Rita Spellhaug Aviation Scholarship

The Ron and Rita Spellhaug Aviation Scholarship was established in 2002. It is administered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This scholarship is for a student preparing for a career in aviation or a related field. Preference shall be given to a student preparing to be a pilot. One full Washington resident tuition scholarship is available.


Women as Leaders Scholarship

The “Women as Leaders Scholarship” will be awarded to women majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, or Physics who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in leadership as it relates to their department or chosen profession.

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There is no application process for students; the nominee is selected from faculty recommendations. Candidates will be selected by the College of Sciences and Technology.


Women In Science Scholarship

Women in Science Scholarships are awarded to female students who are currently enrolled as majors in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, or Physics/Astronomy. Each department may nominate one student to receive this award, although only two scholarships will be awarded annually. Financial need is a secondary consideration.

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There is no application process for students; the nominee is selected from faculty recommendations. Faculty nominations to the department chair are due in March; the departmental nominations from each of the departments is due to the College of Sciences and Technology in early April.


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