Foundation Scholarships

2017-18 Scholarship Recipients


This year, the College Foundation awarded more scholarships than ever — 350 scholarships and grants totaling over $450,000 — awards range from $500 to $3,500. Endowed scholarships are awarded contingent upon availability of funds. For more information:

For Advantage Scholarships and other Emergency Grants, contact Financial Aid, 360-596-5232. For information on external scholarships, go to Scholarship Opportunities.

How to Apply

Students apply for all available scholarships through one online application. To be eligible for a Foundation scholarship, apply online during one of the application cycles, see dates and deadlines below. Applicants are matched with scholarship criteria and are reviewed and scored by a group of volunteers and staff. Applicants who are selected attend a scholarship orientation, sign up to receive the scholarship, and attend the Scholarship Reception held in the fall.

Spring 2018 Scholarship Application

Applications will be accepted February 14 – May 16, 2018. Scholarships awarded in the spring cycle will be available for tuition Fall Quarter 2018.


Steps to Apply during Application Cycle

  1. Become an SPSCC student:
  2. Complete your scholarship application by the deadline:
    To complete your scholarship application, you’ll need to upload:
    • Biographical Essay:  Prepare a one- or two-page essay on the topic of: yourself, your journey, and what your education at SPSCC means for you.
    • 2 Letters of Recommendation:  Start early gathering letters from teachers, employers or community members.
    • Transcripts:  Gather high school and/or college transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
  3. Submit your FAFSA application: This step is optional but will confirm your eligibility for additional Foundation scholarships.