The International Education Programs Division offers the scholarships listed below to NEW international students. A new student is one who has applied for admission but who has not yet attended classes full time at Seattle Central.
Scholarships are only given to students who enroll at Seattle Central College. The scholarships are merit-based; consideration is not given to financial need as all scholarship applicants must submit proof of full financial support before being considered.
To apply for the Achievement scholarship as a new Seattle Central international student, use the link below to find the appropriate application forms and information. Print out any relevant documents and complete all required forms. Then fax or mail the completed forms to our office with your supporting documents.
Fall 2014: July 15
The Achievement Scholarship will not be offered after Fall Quarter, 2014. Applicants to future quarters may apply for other new student scholarships if they are eligible. They are also encouraged to consider scholarships available after enrolling at Seattle Central.
When will result letters be mailed to applicants?
Scholarship result notices will be emailed to applicants who have submitted complete applications after 15 business days from the application deadline date.
Frequently asked questions
To review our frequently asked questions for new student scholarships, please click here.
Global Diversity with Excellence: Tuition Waiver, Transfer Scholarship, and Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School Scholarship
Seattle Central College is pleased to announce three opportunities for students to receive tuition waivers and scholarships under the “Global Diversity with Excellence” program. Each of the three opportunities is offered under different circumstances. The Tuition Waiver is only offered to new applicants to Seattle Central for Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall 2014. The Transfer Scholarship and the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School Scholarship are both offered only to current students. Details on each of these opportunities are listed below.
Global Diversity with Excellence – Tuition Waiver
The International Education Programs Division at Seattle Central is offering a tuition waiver to encourage greater diversity among its student body. New F-1 or M-1 visa students applying to any of Seattle Central’s academic programs from Brazil, Czech Republic, Germany, Ghana, France, India, Kazakhstan, Iraq, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, Sweden, Tanzania, and Turkey will automatically receive a US$1,000 tuition waiver if they:
- apply to Seattle Central by August 15, 2014
- have transcripts showing a minimum 3.0 / B grade point average (or equivalent in the local grading scale) from the last 2 years of school
- enroll in Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall quarter 2014
The tuition waiver will be distributed throughout the first year / three quarters of attendance ($333 per quarter).
There is no application required. Just send your transcripts with your admission application and if you meet the criteria, you will automatically receive the waiver. Notification of your receipt of the waiver will be included in your acceptance packet.
Global Diversity with Excellence – Transfer Scholarship
The International Education Programs Division also offers The Global Diversity with Excellence Transfer Scholarship to current international students. The Transfer Scholarship covers tuition up to 15 credits for the last quarter of the two year Associate's Degree (for 2013-2014, this is approximately $3,200 in tuition waiver/scholarship if the recipient is enrolled full time).
- Current F-1 or M-1 visa students from Brazil, Czech Republic, Germany, Ghana, France, India, Kazakhstan, Iraq, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, Sweden, Tanzania, and Turkey
- Completion of 60 college-level credits
- Minimum overall GPA of 3.5 or higher
- Applicants must begin taking college-level courses by Fall quarter 2014 at the latest in order to be eligible for this scholarship
Please refer to the CURRENT student scholarship page for more information on the Global Diversity with Excellence – Transfer Scholarship.
Global Diversity with Excellence – Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School (JHCBS) Scholarship
Students who receive the Seattle Central Transfer Scholarship and then enroll at Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School (JHCBS) will be offered a $2,500 per year scholarship at JHCBS if they maintain eligibility (3.5 cumulative GPA). The scholarship is for a maximum of 2 years at JHCBS, or $5,000 total.
A student who receives the Transfer Scholarship from Seattle Central College and maintains the required GPA upon completion of the Associate of Arts degree will be guaranteed the scholarship during the first year JHCBS; maintaining the GPA during the first year at JHCBS ensures continuation of the scholarship for the last year.
At JHCBS, initial eligibility is contingent upon completion of 90 quarter hours (60 semester hours) with a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA prior to beginning classes at JHCBS. The scholarship will be disbursed every year that a student maintains eligibility (3.5 cumulative GPA), for a maximum of 2 years, or $5,000. Students will receive further information from the Admissions office at JHCBS regarding applying this scholarship to their JHCBS tuition. Students must begin studies at JHCBS at the latest by Fall 2016 to be eligible for this scholarship.
Please refer to the CURRENT student scholarship page for more information on the Global Diversity with Excellence – Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School (JHCBS) Scholarship.
The International Education Programs Division also offers other scholarships to its CURRENT international students.To apply for a scholarship as a current Seattle Central international student, please click here.