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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 http://www.watechcenter.org). We plan to continue the Scholarship every years.

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

    Apply for the scholarship though our Google form here


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