Application


2018 Scholarships Available

The Puget Sound Engineering & Science Scholarship Fund (PSE&SSF) has initiated their college scholarship program for 2018. Completed scholarship applications will be accepted during the scholarship application acceptance period (February 02, 2018 through April 06, 2018).

1) Here’s an overview of the scholarships being awarded in 2018.

  • PSE&SSF College Scholarships (for graduating High School Seniors)
  • SAME Seattle Post College Scholarship (for graduating High School Seniors)
  • SAME Seattle Post Member-sponsored Scholarship (for full-time college students working towards their undergraduate degree OR graduating High School Seniors; sponsored by SAME Seattle Post Member)
  • Shannon & Wilson Civil Engineering Scholarship (for current full-time undergraduate University of Washington students)
  1. PSE&SSF College Scholarship (for High School Seniors graduating in spring of 2018)*: The applicant must be a US citizen accepted into a full-time program of study towards a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in engineering, science, technology, or a related field at an accredited college or university. Currently, seven $1,000 PSE&SSF College Scholarships will be awarded to graduating High School Seniors that will be attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2018.

  2. SAME Seattle Post College Scholarship (for High School Seniors graduating in spring of 2018)*: The applicant must be a US citizen accepted into a full-time program of study towards a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in engineering, science, technology, or a related field at an accredited college or university. Currently, $13,500 in college scholarships (1 High School scholarship at valued at $1,500 and 12 High School scholarships valued at $1,000 each) will be awarded to graduating High School Seniors that will be attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2018.

  3. SAME Seattle Post Member-sponsored Scholarship**: The applicant must be a US citizen sponsored by a SAME Seattle Post Member. The applicant may be either currently enrolled as a full-time college student in pursuit of their undergraduate degree OR be a graduating High School Senior. The applicant must be enrolled in or be accepted into a full-time program of study towards a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in engineering, science, technology, or a related field at an accredited college or university. If a graduating senior, the applicant must have graduated from or be scheduled to graduate from an accredited High School, public or private, in 2018. Six scholarships will be awarded to Post Member-sponsored applicants (3 Post Member-sponsored scholarships valued at $2,500 each and 3 Post Member-sponsored scholarships valued at $2,000 each). Applicants who are dependents of Seattle Post Members (i.e., family members within the third degree of kindred***) will be given preference.

In addition, sponsored candidates who are graduating High School Seniors will automatically be considered for SAME Seattle Post College Scholarships and PSE&SSF College Scholarships. Furthermore, sponsored candidates who are full-time college students will automatically be considered for PSE&SSF College Scholarships.

  1. Shannon & Wilson Civil Engineering Scholarship**** (for current full-time undergraduate University of Washington students): The applicant must be a full-time University of Washington student who is either accepted or currently enrolled in the Civil Engineering undergraduate program (i.e., seeking a Bachelor of Science [BS] Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Washington). Currently, one $1,000 scholarship award is available for 2018 and will be awarded to a University of Washington student who continues the pursuit of their Civil Engineering undergraduate degree into the fall of 2018.

* Applicant must be a High School Senior that is graduating from a private or public high school located within one of the State of Washington counties bordering the Puget Sound, which include Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Thurston, Mason, Jefferson, Clallam, Island, and San Juan. Home-schooled applicants must also reside within one of the listed State of Washington counties.

** Applicant must be sponsored by a SAME Seattle Post Member and must be a graduating High School Senior OR a currently enrolled college student. Applicants who are dependents of Seattle Post Members (i.e., family members within the third degree of kindred***) will be given preference. In addition, sponsored candidates who are graduating High School Seniors will automatically be considered for SAME Seattle Post College Scholarships and PSE&SSF College Scholarships. Furthermore, sponsored candidates who are full-time college students will automatically be considered for PSE&SSF College Scholarships.

*** Explanation of degrees of kindred: http://www.lawdiary.com/docs/subscribers/Degrees_of_Kindred.pdf

**** Applicant must be a current full-time University of Washington student that is either accepted or currently enrolled in the Civil Engineering undergraduate program (i.e., seeking a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Washington).

The final number and amount of scholarships may be adjusted based on the number and quality of the applications as well as additional funds which may become available.

Any of the scholarships identified above may be applied for by using the scholarship application completion and submittal steps stated below:

2) Follow the cited link provided to obtain and complete an online scholarship application. The deadline for receipt of completed scholarship applications is midnight on Friday, April 06, 2018.

  • A completed application must be submitted utilizing wufoo.com. Click on the following link to make your way to the online application form:

https://psessf.wufoo.com/forms/psessf-scholarships-a-2018/.

You will have the ability to upload an electronic copy of your academic transcript for submittal within the online application form. If possible, please attach a transcript that includes grades from your Fall 2017 semester.

  • If an applicant wishes to submit an updated academic transcript after submitting the completed online application form (with initially attached electronic transcript) as designated in the step above, it can be as long as it is submitted electronically by Friday, April 06, 2018. Please email the updated transcript to member@psessf.org. Please provide your full name, home address, phone number, and school in the body of the email to ensure that your data file is accurately selected and your transcript is replaced with the newly updated transcript.

  • No hard copy applications will be accepted. Only completed applications and transcripts utilizing the wufoo.com link above will be accepted.

3) Follow these online application form guidelines to ensure accurate completion as well as a maximum possible score.

  1. Please review the entire Application Form before completing it. This will allow you (the scholarship applicant) to be fully knowledgeable of all data elements required to complete the Form.
  2. A scholarship applicant may want to complete Application Form field entries first within a Microsoft Word document, as one WILL NOT have the ability to save any information within this Form before submitting it. This will also allow the scholarship applicant to perform spelling and grammar checks.
  3. All field entries marked with a red asterisk are mandatory data elements within the Application Form.
  4. When entering data into some form fields, highlighted guidance in light gray will show to the right of the form field. Please use this guidance when completing that form field.
  5. Because there is NO save feature, the scholarship applicant must complete the entire Application Form at one time.
  6. Please review your application for clarity and completeness before pressing the "SUBMIT" button at the bottom of the Application Form.

Completed scholarship applications will only be accepted during the scholarship application acceptance period (February 02, 2018 through April 06, 2018).

If anyone has any questions concerning the application or scholarship process, please feel free to contact either John Souza or Geoffrey Compeau by email or phone.

Mr. John M. Souza, P.E.
SAME Seattle Post
member@psessf.org
425.301.8920 (Mobile)

Mr. Geoffrey Compeau, Ph.D.
President
president@psessf.org
206.915.4144 (Mobile)

Thank you for submitting your application to the Puget Sound Engineering & Science Scholarship Fund Scholarship Program. Your time and effort are appreciated.