Foundation Student Success Grants

Funds Available to Support Student Success

The following grants are available to currently enrolled SPSCC students who are eligible and apply. (Unfortunately, Running Start students are not eligible.)

There is only one general grant application online. Applications are reviewed and are subject to funds availability.

Awarded grant amounts are based on a student's demonstrated financial need as evaluated by the SPSCC Financial Aid office.

Financial Aid requires two weeks to review and determine eligibility after a completed application is submitted.


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

Completion Fund

Close to graduating but funding ran out?

The completion fund is for tuition for certificate and degree-seeking students in their last quarter at SPSCC before graduation.
Maximum award: $1,000

Testing Fund

Working toward improving math, reading or writing skills, completing the High School Equivalencey (GED) or High School Completion?

The testing fund is available to students taking or preparing to take GED tests for high school equivalency and to assess college readiness. Testing funds may be requested multiple times in an academic year.
Award amount varies.

Tuition, Books & Fees Fund

Finding it difficult to pay tuition this quarter?

The tuition, books and fees fund is for full or part-time certificate or degree-seeking students who are experiencing an unexpected financial hardship. Current students may apply once per academic year.
Maximum award: $1,000

Emergency Fund

Having difficulty making ends meet?

The emergency grant is available to all students experiencing an immediate financial hardship. Frequent applicant requests include: past due rent, power bill, car repair and groceries. Emergency grants may be applied for once per academic year.
Maximum award: $500

Tools & Supplies Fund

Struggling with the cost of tools, supplies, or uniforms required for your program of study?

The tools & supplies fund is for students in vocational/technical programs that require uniforms, equipment, and supplies as part of their course work.
Maximum award: $500

How to Apply

To apply for Foundation Emergency Grants, complete the Student Success Funds Application and check your @spscc.edu email for next steps. Emergency grant offers are contingent upon the Financial Aid Office's assessment of a student's current eligibility for additional aid. Students who have exceeded the allowable aid for the quarter, or overall academic year, will not be eligible for Foundation Emergency Grants. For questions on aid eligibility, please contact Financial Aid, 360-596-5232.