Applications are now being accepted for the newly created Washington State Opportunity Scholarshop program. This public-private partnership was created by the Washington State Legislature in 2011 to provide assistance to students of families earning up to 125% of the median family income and who are pursuing a degree in certain high demand fields. These fields include science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and in health care. Funding for this program was initially seeded with $5 million from the state of Washington, with Boeing and Microsoft commiting to a combined $50 million. Click here for more information or to apply.