SPSCC Foundation Awards Over $900,000 in Financial Aid This Year

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

In 2022, the South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) Foundation has awarded students $662,040 in scholarships in addition to $238,576 in grants, totaling an estimated $900,616. These funds are made available by generous donors who support the college through initiatives including the Foundation’s Student Success Campaign.

Of the scholarship recipients, 36% were first-generation college students and 15% were returning to college after ten or more years. Additionally, 30% of scholarship recipients identified as a person of color, 24% identified as part of the LGBTQ+ community, and 10% were international students.

Scholarship applications for current students will open again in April 2023. For more information, visit the college’s Scholarships & Grants webpage. 

Photo of SPSCC alumni Arne and Bella Wiseman dressed in blue graduation caps and gowns.