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Cascadia Scholars

Our Mission

Cascadia Scholars program is targeted to serve and assist historically underrepresented groups at Cascadia College to help students connect to the college and to their educational and career goals.

Upcoming Events

Cascadia Scholars Workshop: An Introduction to the Cascadia Scholars Program

  • Thursday, October 28th
  • 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Zoom

Cascadia Scholars Drop-In Information Session

Drop in to ask questions about the program, the application process, scholarships available, and more.

  • Friday, October 29th
  • 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Zoom

Cascadia Scholars Workshop: An Introduction to the Cascadia Scholars Program

  • Thursday, November 4th
  • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Zoom

Cascadia Scholars Drop-In Information Session

  • Friday, November 5th
  • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Zoom

What Do We Offer?

The Cascadia Scholars Program provides mentoring, resources, and support for BIPOC students. Scholarships are also available for those who qualify as well. The program works with these historically underrepresented groups to help connect educational goals to their academic and career journeys.

  • Mentorship
  • Scholarships
  • Celebrations and More

Who We Are

  • Mentors (Erica Almeda; Nureni Adeyemo; Jesus Perez; Debra Waddell)
  • Staff (Hao and Julie)

How Do I Apply?

Application Deadline is November 30th, 2021

  • Submit an Application:
  • Eligibility
    • All Cascadia BIPOC students seeking a degree or certificate are welcome to apply
    • Registered/will be registered for at least 10 credits in the coming or current quarter at Cascadia College
    • GPA 2.0 and above

Maintain Eligibility

Once you are admitted to the program, we would like our scholars to:

  • Meet with your Cascadia Scholars Program mentor at least twice per quarter.
  • Meet with the Cascadia Scholars Program Lead every quarter.
  • Be consistently enrolled (10 credits/quarter).
  • GPA 2.0 and above.

Cascadia Scholars Scholarship

  • Overview: Established in 2021 thanks in part to Ms. Eva Gordon, the Cascadia Scholars award supports underserved and underrepresented students at Cascadia College.
  • Preference is given to BIPOC students enrolled in the Cascadia Scholars program at Cascadia College.
  • Qualifications:
    • Must plan to enroll in 10 or more credits in any quarter you plan to use your scholarship
    • Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
    • Students enrolled in the Running Start program for the 2021-22 academic year are not eligible.
  • Application Deadline is October 15th, 2021

Contact & Hours Section

  • Email:
  • Phone: (425)-352-8230
  • Location: CC1-004
  • Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (M-W)
  • Contact us for more information about the scholarship.