Applications open for AWC Scholarship

Published on January 22, 2024


The City of Lynnwood is now accepting applications for the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Center for Quality Communities (CQC) scholarship. The scholarship is available through a statewide competitive process for high school seniors who are active in leadership in their city government, community, or school and plan to pursue post-secondary education in fall 2024. 

The CQC is awarding three $3,000 scholarships in 2024. Scholarship recipients also receive a travel stipend to attend AWC’s Annual Conference in Vancouver, Washington, in June 2024. 

To be eligible as a first-time applicant, a student must be: 

  • A Washington resident; 

  • Lives within the Lynnwood city limits; 

  • Graduating from high school, completing homeschooling, or receiving a GED in spring/summer 2024; 

  • Planning to continue their education at an accredited college or trade school in the 2024-2025 academic year on a half-time or more basis; and 

  • Active in leadership in their city government, community, or school, either now or in the past. 


Below are the are fillable PDFs that you can complete and the information requires to apply:

Scholarship recipients will be notified in April 2024.

Completed applications, headshot, and letter of recommendation are due no later than February 2, 2024. 

Submit completed application and materials to




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