New Applicant Checklist 2017-18

To be considered for the Governors' Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year, you must complete each step below. Click here for a printable version of this checklist. 

  • Submit the Governors' Application by Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 5 p.m., PST. Be sure to leave yourself enough time to complete the short answer questions. 

  • Submit your transcript. High school students must submit an official transcript, showing all of your classes through fall quarter/semester 2016 and it must include your cumulative GPA. Transcripts must be postmarked by Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Make sure you request a transcript in advance so that it can be postmarked by the deadline. 
  • Submit Recommender form and letter of recommendation. Please provide this Recommender form to your recommender to complete and submit with their letter of recommendation. BOTH the form and the letter must be submitted for your application to be considered. 

  • Copy of your Dependency Court Order. You must submit a copy of the official court document reflecting your current placement. If you don't have a copy, your social worker may be able to provide it. 

If you are currently in foster care, please submit the court document from your most recent review hearing.*

If you are currently placed in a guardianship or a dependency guardianship, please submit the original placement court order.*

If you are placed in Federal or Tribal care, please submit the court order for your current placement.

If you are over 18, please submit the court order showing your emancipation.

*Please note only official court documents will be accepted. "Dependent/Ward of the Court" Verification Letter from DSHS will not be sufficient.  

  • Complete and submit the FAFSA no later than Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

All application materials should be mailed to:
College Sccess Foundation
Attn: Governors' Scholarship
1605 NW Sammamish Road, Suite 200
Issaquah, WA 98027-5388

You will be notified of your scholarship status in May. We will notify you via the email address you entered on the application.  If your email address changes, notify CSF at scholarshipservices@collegesuccessfoundation.org.