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    Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship

    Offered by Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 2, 2024
    Multiple awards worth


    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you graduating from a public high school in King, Pierce, or Snohomish County, Washington, and will be majoring in a subject other than music or art at a university in Washington state? If so, consider applying for the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,000 to multiple high school seniors who are graduating from public high schools in King, Pierce, or Snohomish County, Washington who will be pursuing a non-music or art major at an in-state university. The scholarship is in honor of Nellie Martin Carman, a former Seattle resident with a long-time devotion to Washington state.

    If you fit the above criteria and would like some help paying tuition, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

    The Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to supporting and empowering students from King, Snohomish, and Pierce Counties by providing financial assistance.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior


    U.S. Citizens

    Minimum GPA





    King County, Pierce County, Snohomish County


    Applicants must (1) be graduating from a public high school in one of the above counties, (2) be planning to attend a college or university in the state of Washington on a full-time basis, and (3) major in a subject other than music or art.

    Application information

    After being nominated, applicants must submit an online application, a recent picture, proof of their U.S. citizenship, and the below application materials.


    Letter of Recommendation


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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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