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

Awarded grant amounts are based on a student's demonstrated financial need as evaluated by the SPSCC Financial Aid office.  Additionally, all grant offers are subject to funds availability at the time the application is received.  

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

Completion Fund

Close to graduating but out of funding?

The completion fund is for tuition only 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 Fund

Finding it difficult to pay tuition this quarter?

The tuition and books fund is for full or part-time certificate or degree-seeking students who are experiencing an unexpected financial hardship and need help with textbooks or tuition. 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 and car repair. 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 and supplies fund is for students in 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 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.