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.

Nominating Students for Rainier Scholars

Do you know of a student who you believe would be a good fit for our program? Who will rise to meet the academic challenges presented?

Rainier Scholars is an 11-year rigorous college preparation program designed to provide hard-working, low-income students of color the opportunity to develop the skills to succeed in the most competitive academic programs starting in the 5th and 6th grades.

Students who qualify participate in a 14-month Academic Enrichment phase beginning in June 2017. Upon completion of this first phase, Rainier Scholars provides ongoing partnership and support with the students and their families through college graduation.

If you have a student you would like to nominate, please complete our online student nomination form OR download this student nomination form and fax or mail it to our office. Fax # (206) 407-2112. 

Mailing Address:
Rainier Scholars
c/o JT Williams
2100 24th Ave S, Suite 360
Seattle, WA 98144