DO-IT Scholars is a competitive program that accepts a cohort of 15-20 students per year. A qualified applicant fits all of the following criteria:

  • is a high school sophomore or junior
  • has a disability
  • lives or attends school in Washington State
  • has aptitude and interest in studying at a college


Applications are accepted throughout the school year for the upcoming summers. However, priority is given to applications received by January 30th. Applications received after January 30th are considered on a space-available basis.

How to Apply

Submitting the Student Application early allows us to know you are interested and keep in contact throughout the rest of the application process. A complete DO-IT Scholars application includes all of the following items. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Note that some forms are available online. If you prefer to complete all forms by hand, you can print the entire application packet and submit to DO-IT by postal mail, fax, or email.

Submit all printed material to:

University of Washington 
Box 354842 
Seattle, WA 98195-4842

206-685-DOIT (3648) (voice/TTY)
888-972-DOIT (3648) (voice/TTY)
206-221-4171 (fax)
509-328-9331 (voice/TTY) Spokane

Alternate Ways to Apply

If you prefer to complete all forms by hand, print and submit the DO-IT Scholars Program Application Packet

Application materials may be submitted in your native language and in audio or video format.

If you would like assistance in completing any portion of your application, please contact DO-IT at: 888-972-DOIT (3648) (toll free voice/TTY) or


Notification is usually given between April and June.