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Andreas Heiberg Scholarship

Born in Norway, Andreas Heiberg came to the United States in the 1960s as a bright, young mechanical engineering graduate. He became involved in logistics planning and quickly became a respected name in polar research and exploration; after he passed away in 2021, his family established the Andreas Heiberg Scholarship to celebrate his life and enthusiasm for learning. 

In honor of Andreas’s adopted home and passion for practical knowledge, the Andreas Heiberg Scholarship provides $3,000 awards for up to 15 students in Washington pursuing degrees in non-medical STEM fields. 

Applicants must be high school seniors, graduates or current college undergraduates who reside in Washington and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). Applicants must also plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study in an eligible field at an accredited four-year college or university in the state of Washington for the entire upcoming academic year.