Scholarships

2017 Souther and White Scholarship

The Puget Sound Chapter of the STC sponsors one scholarship every year, usually in the amount of $1000. The 2017 scholarship is being offered to students to further their education in technical communication.

The scholarship fund was originally (1986) established to honor two Society Fellows who made significant contributions to STC (at both the chapter and society levels) and to the technical communication community as a whole. Among their many accomplishments, James W. Souther and Myron L. White were instrumental in establishing the Puget Sound Chapter.

Students who are enrolled in the following approved two-year, four-year, and graduate programs in colleges and universities in the Puget Sound area are eligible to apply for the scholarships: 

  • Edmonds Community College: A.T.A., Visual Communications
  • Shoreline Community College: A.A.A.S., Graphic Design
  • UW College of Engineering: B.S., M.S.T.C., PhD. in Human-Centered Design and Engineering
  • UW College of Education: M.Ed., Educational Communication & Technology
  • UW School of Art: B.F.A., M.F.A., Visual Communication Design
  • Western Washington University: B.S., Industrial Design

The application period is from February 3 to June 2, 2017.

Applications must be postmarked no later than June 2nd.


Here’s some history about the scholarships.

The scholarship fund was originally established in 1986 to honor two Society Fellows who made significant contributions to STC (at both the chapter and society levels) and to the technical communication community as a whole. Among their many accomplishments, James W. Souther and Myron L. White were instrumental in establishing the Puget Sound Chapter.

Students who are enrolled in the following approved two-year, four-year, and graduate programs in colleges and universities in the Puget Sound area are eligible to apply for the scholarships:

  • Edmonds Community College: A.T.A., Visual Communications
  • Shoreline Community College: A.A.A.S., Graphic Design
  • UW College of Engineering: B.S., M.S.T.C., PhD. in Human-Centered Design and Engineering
  • UW College of Education: M.Ed., Educational Communication & Technology
  • UW School of Art: B.F.A., M.F.A., Visual Communication Design
  • Western Washington University: B.S., Industrial Design

You can find the application forms here:
Scholarship Application
Employer Reference
Faculty Reference

For more information, please send email to us at scholarship@stc-psc.org.

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