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Scholarship Opportunity For Local High School Seniors

The City of Gig Harbor is nominating one local candidate to compete for the Associate of Washington Cities Center of Quality Community’s Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to six Washington state students who have been actively engaged with their community and/or city government.

Students interested in competing for the scholarship must be:

  • Involved (or have been involved) with city government or a community/school leadership activity;
  • Eligible to graduate from high school in 2017;
  • A Washington state resident; and
  • Plan to continue education in the 2017-18 academic year at an accredited college, community college, or trade school.

Individual application forms and supporting materials are due to Shawna Wise by March 1, 2017 if you wish to be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Shawna Wise at (253) 853-7638 or

Application packet checklist
• Completed application form
• One letter of recommendation from a non-relative
• Personal essay (instructions on application form)

Please mail your completed application package to:
City of Gig Harbor
Attention: Shawna Wise
3510 Grandview Street
Gig Harbor WA 98335

Deadline is March 1, 2017