Scholarship applications for West Seattle Hi-Yu open until Nov. 30

West Seattle Hi-Yu is still accepting scholarship applications till November 30. The application for scholarship is available at and can be downloaded at the link.

The scholarship program details from Hi-Yu follow:

Candidates benefit from our commitment to personal, professional, and academic development. The program offers individual mentoring by a successful businesswoman, cash scholarship awards, community service opportunities, and career preparation sessions in public speaking and presentation.
The Scholarship Program was revised in 2011, shortening the commitment from 2 summers to 1 summer. Judged events and Coronation take place in the Winter and in Spring with the newly crowned court moving right into the Summer festivities. A Miss West Seattle Hi-Yu Queen and two Princesses are crowned receiving scholarships of $2,000 and $1,000 respectively. Additional individual achievement scholarships, such as academic, performance, athletic, or entrepreneurship are typically awarded by community sponsors. The new queen has the option to represent West Seattle Hi-Yu in the Miss SEAFAIR Scholarship Program the following summer.

Applicants must be female, in their senior year of high school or not have reached their 23rd birthday by February 1st. Applicants can never have been married and must be single (not engaged) at the time of coronation. They must be attending high school or a high school graduate, attending school, working in, or a resident of West Seattle. The West Seattle area includes the Alki Peninsula to the Burien City limits. This is a varied border, within the following zip codes: 98106, 98116, 98126, 98136, 98146. They must be planning to or currently attending college, technical school or vocational school.

Hi-Yu float theme ideas and Christmas ornaments

On another note, Hi-Yu is looking for 2013 float themes and ideas, and are taking pre-orders for handblown Christmas Ornaments ($20). Money raised helps fund West Seattle Hi-Yu. All are welcome to attend the General Meeting on Monday, November 5th at St. John's Church, 6:30PM for questions and suggestions.

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