Washington Policy Center's Charter School Graduate Scholarship

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Washington Policy Center Young Professionals would like to acknowledge the hard working students at Summit Sierra with two $2500 Scholarships to graduating seniors. WPC Young Professionals exists to educate, engage, and empower the next generation of policy, business and community leaders! We believe access to quality education is key to empowering students and providing equal opportunity. To honor the work of Summit Sierra’s success as a public charter school and their first graduating class, we would like to extend our first-ever high school scholarship!  Recipients can use the scholarship to pay for tuition at their college/university/trade school.


Applicants must be graduating seniors and attending a college, university, or trade school in fall 2019. Applicants should display positive student and leadership qualities

To Apply
Please submit the following items: resume, two brief letters of recommendation, and one-page essay to answer the following questions:

  • How would you benefit from receiving this scholarship? 
  • How do you display positive qualities as a student and leader? 
  • What is an example of one public policy issue that interests you and why?

Email application materials to mhawkins@washingtonpolicy.org, WPC Young Professionals Director, Miranda Hawkins. Finalists may be contacted for an in-person interview with the WPC YP selection committee by end of May and then announced at a school event - WPC Young Professionals Life & Leadership - during lunch hour at Summit on June 5th

Application Deadline: May 22, 2019