Program Updates

Earlier Start

Learn about our Earlier Start Initiative!

A Rewarding Career Path

A scholar with a passion for photography finds a rewarding career!

College Support for Scholar Success

College visits freshmen year provide scholars essential, in-person support from their counselors.

Colleges and Universities with 2015 Rainier Scholars Graduates

Rainier Scholars is proud to celebrate the upcoming graduation of scholars from 25 colleges across the nation!

High School Scholars Tackle Tough Issues at Leadership Retreat

Rainier Scholars students analyze and present findings on obstacles to educational equity.

Colleges and universities attended by Cohorts I - VI 2014 - 2015

We currently serve 176 scholars at 73 different colleges and universities in 22 states.

Cohort VI transitioning to college

Summer retreat to prepare rising college freshmen.

High School Senior Scholars headed to college this fall

Congratulations to Cohort VI on their college decisions!

Cohort I and II scholars are college graduates and career professionals

Rainier Scholars first graduates emerged, spring of 2013.

Education Happy Hour 
"Recruiting and Engaging Millennials
in the Workplace" 

January 28, 2016

Our dynamic panel discussion featured both millennials and HR professionals sharing successful strategies to attract and leverage millennial talent. Guests representing more than 48 companies walked away with insights about what millennials find most challenging and meaningful in their careers.

We'd like to thank moderator David Niu, Founder and CEO of TINYpulse, and our panelists Marisa Fang of The Boeing Company, Myles Jones from Amazon, Yvette Herrera-Greer at PATH and Angel Franklin from Skanska. Special thanks to Whitepages for hosting this event.


Event Recap: 

Rainier Scholars is a nonprofit that serves over 600 hard-working, low-income students of color, increasing college graduate rates and developing a pipeline of talent and leadership for our community.

Interested in hiring a millennial for an internship or full-time employment? 
Please contact Bethany Furubayashi, Development Officer, Corporate Giving.