BECU scholarships open

High school seniors and college students can apply for a $2,500 scholarship.

Local students can now apply to the Boeing Employee Credit Union for a $2,500 scholarship.

In order to apply, students must be a full-time high school senior or an undergraduate enrolled in a two-year, four-year, or technical college or university.

The scholarships are renewable for two years for a total of $5,000; a minimum of 25 scholarships will be awarded this year.

The deadline for applying is Feb. 26. For more information or to access the online application form, head to

Additionally, students who are pursuing a degree in healthcare, STEM, or trade fields may also be eligible for the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship.

For more information about the WSOS, head to