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1st Sergeant (1SG) Samuel E. Avera Scholarship

Amount $1,615


Class Standing

Sophomore Junior Senior

Need-Based Preferred

Offered on behalf of the Evergreen State College Foundation, this scholarship is intended for a new or currently enrolled veteran with at least sophomore standing attending full time who has a service-connected disability from their service in the United States military. This scholarship is intended to support promising students who may be at risk of dropping out of college and who demonstrate financial need. In addition, the applicant should be one or more of the following:

  • Facing high levels of student loan indebtedness
  • A first generation student, e.g., a student whose parents did not graduate from a 4 year college or university
  • Native American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • African American
  • A parent
  • Age 24-26 and working to complete their degree