PNACAC Student Scholarship

The Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC) is pleased to announce that the PNACAC student scholarship submission form is now live! Five students who attend school in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington will be selected for a one-time, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship. Students from diverse backgrounds and all family income backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2018. 

Download Scholarship Flyer (PDF)

Eligibility Criteria

  • 3.00 cumulative unweighted GPA or higher.
  • Currently enrolled student who is in their senior year of high school in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in Fall 2018 -OR- Currently enrolled student who attends a two-year college in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in Fall 2018.
  • Submitted the video essay submission form by March 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  1. Record a video (no more than one minute in length) responding to one of the following prompts:
    1. “What would you like to be doing in 10 years, and how does college help you get there?” -OR-
    2. “How has your college / career counselor, school counselor or advisor helped you (and/or others) in finding the right college fit and what would you like to say to them?”
  2. Upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo.
  3. Fill out the submission form online, including the link to your video in the field provided, by March 1, 2018.

A Few Rules About Videos:

  • Must be created by an individual student. No joint entries (video created by two or more students) will be considered.
  • Must be no more than one minute in length.
  • Must be submitted by March 1, 2018 at midnight.
  • Must be hosted on either YouTube or Vimeo.

Videos will be judged on message, originality, and focus. Students do not need to be experienced videographers or editors and no fancy camera or special equipment is required. Just simply use your phone or borrow your friend’s!

SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO NOW