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The Martin Scholarships

The Martin Family Foundation offers financial awards to community college students interested in eventually obtaining bachelors’ degrees from the University of Washington - Seattle. If you are considering an application to UW, you may qualify for one of the following:

  • Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship – For students transferring summer, fall or winter 2016-17. The scholarship is open to students who are currently attending or are recent graduates of all 36 Washington State Community & Technical Colleges pursuing their first baccalaureate degree. The scholarship is $12,000 per year for up to three years for completion of an undergraduate baccalaureate degree. Application Deadline: Thursday, July 7, 2016
  • Martin Achievement Scholarship – Funding for students early on in their community college studies, and continuing at the community college for another academic year at the time they apply, planning for eventual transfer to the UW summer or fall of the year after application. The scholarship is $5,000 for the final academic year at the community college and up to $12,000 per year for up to three years of undergraduate support at the UW-Seattle. The scholarship is open to students attending the following Washington State Community Colleges: Bellevue, Cascadia, Edmonds, Everett, Grays Harbor, Green River, Highline, North Seattle, Olympic, Peninsula, Pierce, Seattle Central, Shoreline, South Seattle or Tacoma Community College pursuing their first baccalaureate degree. Next Application Deadline: mid-April 2017 for those planning to transfer to UW in 2018-19.

The application process for both of these scholarships include written application materials and an interview. Multiple Martin Scholarships are awarded each year. Please visit the Martin Family Foundation Scholarships website for more information, and feel free to contact the UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards,, 206-543-2603.