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Latest News

Rainier Scholars Welcomes New Associate ED

Rainier Scholars Welcomes New Associate Executive Director

New! Our 2015-2016 Annual Report

Our Annual Report
Where Hope and Hard Work Meet Access and Opportunity

Goods for Grads! Starts Nov. 4!

#GoodsforGrads

Turn your gently used books, clothing or household items into support for our SCHOLARS!


Kicking Off Season Two with the Seahawks!

Kicking Off Season 2 with the Seahawks!

Join our Spirit of 12 Partner team!

Looking Back, Looking Forward and Gaining Momentum

Looking Back, Looking Forward and Gaining Momentum 

Gates Foundation and Rainier Scholars

15 years of history with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Read more, including a blog post featuring two Rainier Scholars!

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

We're proud of our college graduates completing their degrees this spring!

Strengthening Friendships, Exploring New Things

7th-9th grade ACSS scholars stay plugged into the program through Saturday Events.

Juniors Up to the SAT Challenge

Rigorous preparation ensures high school scholars are ready to take college entrance exams.

Scholars expand their horizons with Juma Ventures and Woza Soccer!

Rainier Scholars + Community Partners = A World of Opportunity

Scholars Learn Lessons from Pete Carroll and the Seahawks

The Seahawks and Rainier Scholars know, "If you want to succeed forever, keep trying, never give up!"

Scholars Chosen to Join Seahawks Legion of Youth

Rainier Scholars, the Seahawks and Boeing Make a Winning Team!

Expert Panel Shares Insights on Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion

Education Happy Hour featured an enagaging discussion on what it means to be an inclusive workplace.

New Rainier Scholars Brochure

Check out our new organizational overview brochure!

Success Stories

Achieving Excellence

Daniel's Story- a scholar's commitment to academic achievement helps him navigate to great heights.




 Pride and Perseverance


David's Story - Middle School scholar sets academic goals so he can stay strong on the pathway to college.



Dreams of a Grandmother, Travels of a Scholar

Kelabe's Story - A college scholar shares his story of giving back and inspiring a new generation of learners.




Going Back and Moving Forward

Viche in Ghana


Viche's Story - Read how a scholars' trip to Africa taught her valuable lessons about her history and her future.




A Dream of Something Better

Jonatan's Story - This scholar's story reflects those of many of our students and their families - of a journey which started with parents who had a dream of something better for their children.



Teachable Moments

Isolina's Story - A 2014 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Spelman College shares how being a Rainier Scholar motivated her to become a teacher.