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.

"It remains true that when you are engaged in doing the right thing for the right reasons at the right time, the money will find you."

-Tom Ellison, Rainier Scholars Resource Council Member

The Rainier Scholars Resource Council

Emily Anthony
Emily Anthony Consulting

Susie Kang Algard

Patti Brooke
SCCA Proton Therapy Center, Former Trustee

Julia Calhoun
The Laurel Group

Gregory Davis
Casey Family Programs, Former Trustee

Craig Dawson
Retail Lockbox, Inc.

Tom Ellison
Savers, Inc., Former Trustee

Matt Griffin
Pine Street Group

Daniel Heu-Weller
Sonen Capital

Leslie Magid Higgins
Former Trustee

Judge Sean O'Donnell

King County Superior Court

Isabell Sheang

Craig Stewart
Apex Foundation, Former Trustee

Joyce Taylor
KING 5 Television, Former Trustee

Jeff Wright
Space Needle Corporation

Gary Young
Shelter Holdings, Former Trustee