Scholarship opportunity for civic-minded young leaders

MILL CREEK, Wash., December 11, 2022—The City of Mill Creek is accepting nominations for the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Center for Quality Communities (CQC) scholarship. In its lifetime, the CQC has awarded 70 scholarships totaling more than $100,000 in student funding to date! 

AWC’s CQC scholarships are now available for civic-minded young leaders in Washington’s cities and towns. Up to six $2,500 scholarships may be awarded in March 2023 to graduating high school students and previous recipients who are continuing their studies in the fall of 2023. More details: wacities.org/cqc-home/scholarships

Eligibility

Students interested in consideration for the Center for Quality Communities scholarship must be:

  • Active in community leadership and civic service through city government, community groups, or school, either now or in the past;
  • Eligible to earn a high school diploma, homeschool diploma, or GED in spring/summer 2023;
  • Planning to continue education in the 2023-24 academic year at an accredited college or trade school at least half-time; and
  • A Washington state resident.

Note: Previous scholarship recipients are eligible to apply for a continuing student scholarship if they are in good academic standing and plan to continue their education in the 2023-24 academic year at an accredited college or trade school at least half

Nominate a student today:


Content Source: City of Mill Creek

Editor’s Note: At 12:49 p.m. on December 12, 2022, the Association of Washington Cities informed the Lynnwood Times that the scholarship amount increased from $1,500 to $2,500.

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