Three scholars talking in an office
Tabetha, Joanna, & Aubrey, Opportunity Scholars

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Volunteer opportunities 

Do you want to have a significant impact on an Opportunity Scholar? Become a mentor with the Skills that Shine (StS) mentorship program. 

Do you want to help select the next generation of leaders? Fill out the form below to read applicant essays to help us select the next cohort of Opportunity Scholars.  

Corporate partnership 

Would you or your organization like to partner with us? We’re happy to work with you to create a volunteer essay reading event, present to your organization, host a site tour or panel for Opportunity Scholars. Inquire with your employer about potential matching of volunteer hours! If interested, please complete the form below.   

If you would like to learn more about creating a named scholarship or becoming a sponsor, please contact

Give a gift of support 

Do you want to give a gift to support the next generation of STEM, trade, and health care leaders in our state? Learn more about supporting WSOS. 

Pallavur Sivakumar, Scientist at Bristol Myers Squibb, clapping while attending OpportunityTalks 2023

“[Bristol Myers Squibb and I] are incredibly proud to support WSOS, an innovative organization that removes financial barriers for a diverse population of Washingtonians. This generation deserves the chance to both dream and fulfill those dreams, and we need their participation for a successful workforce. I view WSOS as a great partner in making our community better.”

Pallavur Sivakumar, Scientist at Bristol Myers Squibb

Events and news 

Do you want to attend an event? Visit our events page to stay up to date on upcoming events. 

Meet the 2024 OpportunityTalks Sponsors.

Do you want to be kept in the loop? Our blog and quarterly newsletter keep our partners up to date with the latest accomplishments and updates from WSOS, Opportunity Scholars, partners, and alums! Visit our news page and be the first to know about the exciting things happening at WSOS or subscribe to our quarterly newsletter

Government & college partnerships 

Do you want to help promote one of our scholarships to students? Visit our promotion partners’ webpage. 

Are you an employee of a city, tribe, or municipality that would like to partner with WSOS to offer scholarships to your constituents? Visit our government partnerships webpage. 

Alumni resources 

Want to network with your peers? Stay connected with fellow Opportunity Scholars and Alums in the Opportunity Scholar and Alum LinkedIn Group. 

For any other questions about how to get involved, please fill out the form below. 

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