Applicant

In order to be considered for an NMC scholarship, students must show financial need and be nominated by their school counselor. Upon nomination, eligible students will be emailed a link by their counselor which will grant them access to the application page.

  1. Copy of Student Aid Report (summary of your FAFSA application).
  2. Letter of recommendation from a person other than your school counselor who can give an evaluation of your character, ability, and capacity for continuing development.
  3. Proof of U.S. citizenship* (current U.S. Passport, Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization Certificate). * A driver’s license, social security card, or hospital certificate is not acceptable as proof of citizenship.
  4. Recent picture (solo; no group pictures).

Process

(a) Maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point, or equivalent.
(b) Attend a college or university in the state of Washington on a full-time basis.
(c) Major in a subject other than music or art.
(d) Maintain a high standard of conduct and still require financial assistance; and
(e) In the opinion of the Committee, merit a renewal of his or her scholarship.

Renewal application should be completed in accordance with instructions and received by the Executive Director no later than April 1. Click below to submit your renewal application.

To be eligible, first-time applicants must be:

(a) A graduate of a public high school in King, Pierce or Snohomish County in the year of the appointment.
(b) An American citizen.
(c) Enrolled in a college or university in the state of Washington on a full-time basis.

Carman Scholars who are renewing scholarships must:

(a) Maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point, or equivalent.
(b) Attend a college or university in the state of Washington on a full-time basis.
(c) Maintain a high standard of conduct and still require financial assistance; and
(d) In the opinion of the Committee, merit a renewal of his or her scholarship.

Applicants must attend a college or university in the state of Washington. A Carman Scholarship for both new and current Carman Scholars is tenable only for a course of study having, as its major subject, courses other than music, sculpture, painting, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science.

Carman Scholars who are renewing scholarships must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point, or equivalent. Scholars are also required to be enrolled on a full-time basis.

The application process begins in January of each year. Applicants must be nominated by school counselors in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Only one nominee is allowed per school (unless the graduation class exceeds 400, in which case a second candidate may be nominated). A link will be emailed to nominated students which will grant them access to the application page.

Scholarship checks are awarded at the banquet. They are written directly to you and may be used towards tuition and/or other fees associated with your education. If you are unable to attend the banquet, your scholarship check may also be sent to you by mail.