Useful Links for Students
The Northwest Education Loan Association (NELA) Centers for Student Success provide information and assistance through college admissions, financial aid and scholarship search resources. Students can visit their Center in Seattle and use the free tools, resources and counseling services that help them explore college and career opportunities.
Big dreams and good grades aren’t enough to get into college. KnowHow2Go is a national public service campaign designed to inform young people about the actual steps they need to take to make their college dreams a reality.
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS), established in 1999, was initially funded by a $1 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential.
is a unique program that demonstrates the value of a college education. Imagine: Your Child's Future will also show you how to search for—and pay for—an education for your child that furthers his or her chance for success in the future.
Whether you are looking for a scholarship, or looking to provide one, theWashboard.org makes it simple. We connect students with relevant scholarships in one stop-saving everyone time and making sure scholarships don’t go unused. Read more...
Promotes perceptions of young people as valued resources, not problems, and to advocate for learning that engages students as knowledge creators and not simply test takers. Just as urgent, they believed, was the need to bring youth voices to policy debates about school, society, and world affairs.