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.

"Rainier Scholars seeks to ensure a "generational transfer of opportunity" which ripples with an impact well beyond the individual scholars with whom we work."

                                                                     -Sarah Smith, Executive Director                                                                                                                          

Rainier Scholars is built on a foundation of loyal supporters who understand they are investing in the future, providing opportunities to scholars who lack educational options and creating pathways to college for generations to come.

Deepen your understanding of Rainier Scholars by interacting with our students and participating in meaningful ways to support their efforts. See the links at the left for specific engagement opportunities.