Resources and tools for partners to promote the Baccalaureate Scholarship

Our partners are vital to our ability to reach eligible students in every corner of Washington state. Thank you for all you do to champion Washington students for Washington jobs.

We've designed the tools and resources below to support partner efforts in accurately and consistently promoting our scholarship in communities around Washington. Please use and adapt the materials and language as necessary, and reach out to us via email if you have any questions.

Our promotion toolkit provides sample messaging, social media posts and guidelines on graphic/logo usage for our scholarships and the WSOS brand. All graphics and logos are available for download on the page below.

Graphics and Logo usage

Please view this PDF of our Logo guidelines.

Applications for the Baccalaureate and Career & Technical Scholarships are now closed.

Applicants will be notified of selection by email in March 2021.

Countdown to Baccalaureate application deadline

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Scholarship Key Dates and Milestones

Application milestoneBaccalaureate 2022CTS Spring Quarter 2022
Application opensJanuary 2022January 5, 2022
Application deadlineTBDFebruary 6, 2022
Transcripts/GED scores (if applicable)TBDFebruary 6, 2022
FAFSA/WASFA submittedTBDFebruary 6, 2022
Selection notificationMarch 2022March 2022

Content for newsletters, website or social media:

Include the language below in newsletters or website announcements. We invite you to include a graphic or our logos available for download below. You can also visit our Facebook and Twitter pages to share, like and engage with our social media content or post the content below directly on your own channel.

Newsletter or website:

Apply now for the Baccalaureate Scholarship provided by the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship program! This scholarship provides Washington state residents with up to $22,500 towards an eligible degree in a STEM or health care field. This scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and other indirect costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. Funding can be used for any eligible STEM or health care degree at any eligible public or private college or university in Washington state. Visit waopportunityscholarship.org to learn more.

Social:

Want a high-demand, high-wage career in #STEM or health care? Washington residents can apply today for up to $22,500 towards eligible programs at WA colleges. Visit waopportunityscholarship.org to apply.

Resources to present and share more detailed Baccalaureate information:

Graphics:

Use these graphics on your website, social media or in newsletters. Please let us know if we can help customize content including adding your logo. Refer to the PDF linked above for guidelines on logos and graphics usage.

Download as PNG.

Posters:

WSOS can provide you with 11x13” posters for posting in education, workforce or other spaces where future applicants may see. You are also welcome to print 8.5x11” versions from your home or print offices. Note: We're happy to translate the posters into other languages as needed. Please reach out to info@waopportunityscholarship.org with the language requested and we can send you a file ready to be printed at your discretion.

Posters in English: Download as PDF or JPG

Photo of a person with shoulder-length hair and text overlay

Posters in Spanish: Download as PDF or JPG

Logos:

Download all formats of our logos for use in your communications and publications. Visit our PDF for guidelines on logo usage.

Are you looking for specific eligibility information to help an applicant apply, such as our list of eligible programs, income requirements or information on submitting a transcript? Visit our application toolkit to find everything you need.

Promoting the Baccalaureate Scholarship during the COVID-19 pandemic

WSOS is taking every effort to support applicants during the COVID-19 pandemic. With thousands in our state out of work, WSOS is an important tool to help Washington get back to work and into economic and financial recovery. Our funds are flexible, and we provide support beyond tuition to cover costs such as transportation, medical bills, food and housing.

If you have any concerns or questions, please read the FAQ below or reach out to awards@waopportunityscholarship.org.

Q: Is there a preferred way to send transcripts to ensure delivery during the pandemic?
A: For those required to submit a transcript or score report, WSOS recommends uploading it electronically as part of the application. While we can accept transcripts sent from any mail carrier, if transcripts need to be mailed in, we recommend sending them via USPS postal mail (from a post office). Please note: Many applicants, such as high school seniors, are not required to submit a transcript. See the Transcript Requirements Chart to see which applicants are required to submit a transcript.

Q: Will applicants be negatively impacted if their spring quarter grades are moved to a pass/fail model?
A: We recognize that many schools are moving to pass/fail models for spring coursework. This will not impact applicants’ likelihood of being accepted to WSOS.

Q: Should applicants still apply for funding even if they're unsure if their program will be offered due to campus closures related to COVID-19?
A: Absolutely. Applicants should feel comfortable applying for any eligible program. If their program is not available this fall, we will either hold their award until the campus reopens its programs or allow them to enroll in an available eligible program.

Q: How is WSOS supporting current Scholars during the pandemic and are there plans to provide additional resources?
A: We're in regular communication with Scholars and continue to provide uninterrupted access to scholarship dollars and support services. In addition, we’ve compiled this list of resources to help students maintain their financial, mental and physical health and well-being. We encourage any Scholars or applicants whose financial status has changed significantly to talk to the financial aid office at their school to see if there is a possibility to adjust their award level and access more support.