TOPPENISH, W ash . — Heritage University has announced seven new, full-tuition scholarships for both high school students and current Heritage students as part of a broader push to promote the school.
Monday, the university announced the scholarships along with the rollout of a new website aimed at prospective students considering the Toppenish campus. The new site — HU Soar — tells visitors what programs Heritage offers, what the application process involves and contact information.
The merit-based scholarships will be available to those students wanting to earn undergraduate degrees in one of five areas: nursing, business, humanities, education, science, technology and mathematics.
According to Heritage, five scholarships will be awarded to new Heritage University students and two will be made available to existing students.
Students are to apply through the HU Soar website. The deadline for the applications is 5 p.m. March 3.
The applications will be evaluated based on students’ high school grades, standardized test scores, recommendation letters and personal statements.