Foundation Scholarships

2019-20 Scholarships

Last year, the SPSCC Foundation awarded more scholarships and grants than ever, totaling over $525,000! Awards range from $100 to $4,000. The 2019-20 academic year is shaping up to be as good or better! All scholarships and grants are awarded contingent upon availability of funds.

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Steps to Accept Foundation Scholarships

You have until September 3, 2019 to complete the acceptance process.

  1. Accept the scholarship by logging in at SPSCC AcademicWorks.
  2. Write a thank you letter in the area provided in your AcademicWorks account.
  3. Review the online Scholarship Orientation and complete the Scholarship Orientation Survey.
  4. Attend the Scholarship Reception in the Fall. 
  5. Acknowledge any special requiements for the scholarship, such as:
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA)
  • Academic and leadership achievement
  • Registration in a minimum number of credits
  • Educational purpose - program or degree
  • Attend service group meeting or special event related to the donor of the scholarship

For a full list of SPSCC Foundation grants and scholarships, see All Opportunities.

Scholarship Application Dates & Deadlines

Summer Application Cycle
July 8 - August 2, 2019

The Summer application cycle is open to all applicants. Update: Offer emails will begin August 28, 2019. Scholarships awarded from the Summer application cycle will be made available by the first day of Fall Quarter 2019, provided the student completes the acceptance process by September 3, 2019 which is outlined in the award offer.

Fall Application Cycle
October 28, 2019 - January 10, 2020

The Fall application cycle is open to all applicants.  Offer emails will begin January 31, 2020. Scholarships awarded from the Fall application cycle will be made available for Spring Quarter 2020, provided the student completes the acceptance process by the deadlines outlined in the award offer.

Spring Application Cycle
March 2 - May 1, 2020

The Fall application cycle is open to all applicants.  Offer emails will begin June 1, 2020. Scholarships awarded from the Fall application cycle will be made available for Fall Quarter 2020, provided the student completes the acceptance process by the deadlines outlined in the award offer.

Award offers will be communicated to applicants through campus email accounts only.

Application Process

Students apply for all available scholarships through one general application online. To be eligible for a Foundation scholarship, apply online during one of the application cycles, see Scholarship Application Dates & Deadlines above.

Applicants are matched with scholarship criteria and are reviewed and scored by a group of volunteers, faculty and staff. Applicants who are selected are required to attend a scholarship orientation, complete a thank you letter to the scholarship donor, and attend the Scholarship Reception in the Fall. Please note: Running Start students are not eligible for Foundation scholarships.

For questions on aid eligibility, please contact Financial Aid, 360-596-5232. For information on external scholarships, go to Scholarship Opportunities.