Amber Galaz, Pierce College graduate and current junior at the University of Washington Tacoma campus was awarded the Admiral James J Carey Washington Scholar Grant for Masonic Youth.
The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and fees associated with participating in the Washington Scholars program for the summer 2015 term in Washington D.C. The Washington Scholars Fellowship Program is operated by Future Leaders for America Foundation and provides opportunities for the best and brightest future leaders to make an impact in Washington DC.
As a participant in the program, Galaz will earn credit toward her University of Washington law and policy degree while working for the nonprofit World War 1 centennial commemoration project in Washington, D.C. The nonprofit’s mission is to educate about, honor, and commemorate those Americans who served and gave their lives in the military during the First World War.