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A Shared Mission of Helping Others

A Shared Mission of Helping Others

Maya Soetoro-Ng, Stanley Ann Dunham’s Daughter Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng, the daughter of Stanley Ann Dunham, shares her mother’s passion for education and peacebuilding, and her half-brother Barack Obama’s gift for words. Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, young Maya was...

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2014 Scholars Soar

2014 Scholars Soar

We are so proud of our two 2014 scholars, who recently graduated from college: Rachel Gallagher just received her bachelor’s degree in sociology/ anthropology from Carleton College and graduated magna cum laude. Ellena Jones graduated from UW with a bachelor’s degree...

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In their own words…

In their own words…

To the Classes of 2018 at Mercer Island and Rainier Beach High Schools, a hearty Congratulations--you made it! We recognized our 2018 scholars at Mercer Island High's senior breakfast, Arwa Mokdad and Sophie Poole, and are about to recognize those from Rainier Beach...

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In their own words…

Introducing the 2018 Scholars!

  We are so proud to introduce our 2018 scholars: two recipients from Mercer Island High School and two from Rainier Beach High School. They inspired us when they spoke at our annual Award Ceremony on April 22nd. Check out their accomplishments on our "Meet...

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Essay Advice—We’re Here To Help!

Essay Advice—We’re Here To Help!

A little less than a month remains until the scholarship deadline. By this time, you have likely reached out to those providing your letters of recommendation, or at least you have an idea whom you should ask. Maybe you’ve gone over your community service and...

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It’s That Time Again! Application Now OPEN

It’s That Time Again! Application Now OPEN

Senior year can feel like a whirlwind. Between tackling college applications and determining your first steps after high school, you often work tirelessly to maintain good academic standing amidst a marathon of academic, social, and extracurricular activities. As the...

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