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2018-2019 Scholarship Program

Washington Technology Center has awarded a total of $394,910 in state funding to four University of Washington researchers working with companies to develop commercially promising technologies. The Washington-based companies expect commercial adoption of the technologies to create 140 new jobs in the state during the next five years.

The company partners are: Applied Precision, Inc., of Issaquah; Enertechnix, of Maple Valley; inVision Technology LLC, of Bellevue; and Omeros Corporation, of Seattle. Winning proposals from the University of Washington describe innovation in computer systems and microelectronics, advanced materials and manufacturing, and biotechnology and biomedical devices.

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be a high school graduate at the time of the award, failure to complete a high school curriculum will result in the disqualification and revocation of the reward. If this happens, the scholarship will go to the next person in line.
  • Anyone who applies must be in high school, home schooled, or a college student who plans to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Anyone attending schools outside of the United States are ineligible to apply.
  • You must plan to attend a post-secondary institution or be in pursuit of a post-secondary degree. If you do not attend college, your degree will be revoked.

    How to get the scholarship:

    Research and write between 700 to 1000 words on the topic`s:

  • Technology trends in blockchain
  • Blockchain & cybersecurity
  • Blockchain in "Trade finance"
  • Blockchain in "Banking & Insurance"
  • Blockchain in "Capacity building and R&D"
  • Blockchain in "Supply chain & logistics"
  • Blockchain in "Ports & logistics"
  • Blockchain in "Governance & regulation"

    Scholarship Awards | How will the award be paid out?

    We will pay the winner via PayPal or check.

     1st Place: $2000
     2nd Place: $1100
     3rd Place: $1000

    Important Scholarship Deadline

     Scholarship Start Date: October 1, 2018

     Deadline for all applications is January 1st, 2019

     The winning candidate will be announcement by January 5, 2019.

    Note: By applying for this scholarship, you understand that we have the right to publish your content, your photo, along with your first and last name on the website (at We plan to continue the Scholarship every years.

    If you have any questions about the program, you can reach us at Please give us 3-4 days to get back to you regarding your question.

    Apply for the scholarship though our Google form here