Announcing the 2015 STC PSC Scholarship!

The Puget Sound Chapter of the STC is sponsoring a scholarship of $1000 on behalf of the Souther and White Scholarship Fund.

The scholarship fund was 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 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 2 to June 1, 2015.

Applications must be postmarked no later than June 1.

Application Form (Microsoft Word document)
Employer Recommendation Form (Microsoft Word document)

Faculty Recommendation Form (Microsoft Word document)

2014 Scholarship Award

We awarded $1000 to Clara Wing Lam, a senior at the University of Washington. Congratulations, Clara!

Clara is completing her degrees in Visual Communication Design and Marketing. She says both are challenging, but very exciting and rewarding.

As a fulltime UX design intern at Microsoft, Clara’s work was focused on user experiences with mobile devices. After graduating, she hopes to pursue a career in UX design or corporate identity. You can see her profile at

2013 Scholarship Award

We awarded $1000 each to Kirk Turner from Western Washington University and Jonathan Anscher from the University of Washington. We awarded the MadCap Suite from MadCap Software to Rahul Mehan (a $1499 value). Congratulations to all the winners!

We also want to thank our sponsors, Adobe Corporation and MadCap Software, for their generous donations to the 2013 scholarship awards.