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Mayor announces new scholarships for Seattle Promise scholars
Mayor announces new scholarships for Seattle Promise scholars
11/18/202133:03

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announces a new partnership with the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) to strengthen pathways to college and career advancement for Seattle Promise scholars pursuing jobs in the trades, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), and health care. Seattle is the first city in Washington State to become a municipal partner for this competitive scholarship, ensuring Seattle Promise scholars have access to continued financial aid and support as they successfully complete the Seattle Promise program and transition to furthering their education at another institution.  

Speakers include:

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, City of Seattle

Albany Garcia, Seattle Promise Scholar

Dr. Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap, South Seattle College

Brad Smith, Microsoft

Kimber Connors, Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Rep. Frank Chopp, Speaker-Emeritus, D-43rd District

State Rep. Drew Hansen, D-23rd District

Dwane Chappelle, Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning

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