Reminder: Deadline April 1 to apply for WIAA Smart Choices college scholarship program

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), the Dairy Farmers of Washington and Gesa Credit Union are sponsoring the 2020-2021 Smart Choices college scholarship program, and the deadline to apply is April 1.

It will award two $5,000 scholarships and eight $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout their high school careers.

Applicants are required to fill out an online application that includes an essay question. Judging is based on the following criteria:

Athletic/activity excellence (30%)
Academic achievement (30%)
Leadership (20%)
Citizenship/community service (10%)
Originality/creativity of the essay (5%)
Financial need (5%)

Learn more and apply here.

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