Letters to the Editor

Your views in 200 words or less

Tag: WAVE Scholarship

June
30th

EDUCATION: Scholarship is in name only

Recently the WAVE Scholarship was awarded to three applicants per Washington state legislative district. The applicants were promised up to two years of educational benefits while attending state colleges.

My husband, James, is one of these winners from District 25, and we are honored. However, we are also very saddened that his scholarship will not be funded. This year’s “winners” win no monetary award whatsoever; they get the honor of putting this win on their résumé, a letter from their district representatives (received), and a certificate from our governor (not received).

He has applied to the University of Washington Tacoma

Read more »