Scholarships

Scholarships updated as of February 18, 2020

CITY OF FIRCREST AWC SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

For students involved (or have been involved) with a city government and/or significant school leadership activity. Plan to attend trade school, community college or four-year University.

DUE DATE:   February 21, 2020

(Must be emailed to LPetorak@CityofUP.com or delivered to Lisa Petorak at City of Fircrest)

AWARD:       $1,000 each (six awards)

WEBSITE:     http://cfqc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/CFQCApplication.pdf

ACPE SCHOLARSHIP (ASSOCIATION OF COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS) | Grade 12

For students in Washington and Oregon who have been actively involved in the use of technology during high school and plan to purse a technology-related field.

DUE DATE:   February 21, 2020

AWARD:       up to $2,000 each (up to $10,000 total)

WEBSITE:     https://forms.gle/MTfnwUfvxyGXsHEa8

AWS SCHOLARSHIP (AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY) | Grade 12

For students planning to enroll in a welding or welding-related program.

DUE DATE:   March 1, 2020

AWARD:       $500-$6,000 each (approximately 70 total)

WEBSITE:     https://scholarship.aws.org/applications/faq.asp

MICROSOFT DISABILITY SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

For high school seniors living with a disability (visual, hearing, cognitive, speech or other) and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical AND demonstrate a passions for technology.

DUE DATE:   March 1, 2020

AWARD:       $5,000 each, renewable up to $20,000 (multiple renewable awards)

WEBSITE:     https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx

ROBERT J HANDY & WSSR SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

For high school seniors planning a degree in one of these areas: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist or psychologist.

DUE DATE:   March 1, 2020

AWARD:       $900-$2,500 each (24 awards)

WEBSITE:     https://wssra.org/index.php/foundation/scholarships/scholarship-application-pg1

VOCATIONAL GRANT (WA State Elks Association) | Grade 12

For high school seniors planning to attend a vocational/technical program at a community college or technical school.

DUE DATE:   March 1, 2020

AWARD:       $1,000 each

WEBSITE:     Paper application available in the CCRC Room 103

MARINE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

Must be a child of an active duty, reserve, or veteran US Marine.

DUE DATE:   March 3, 2020

AWARD:       Multiple Awards

WEBSITE:     For students pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associates, or 12+ month certificate                             https://www.mcsf.org/scholarship/  OR non-degree https://www.mcsf.org/cte/

CANCER UNWRAPPED – WRITING CONTEST| Grades 9-12

Write about your personal experience with cancer (personal diagnosis or loved one’s diagnosis)

DUE DATE:   March 3, 2020

AWARD:       $1,000 cash

WEBSITE:     https://cancerpathways.org/cancer-unwrapped/

TRONSON VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP (Tacoma Elks Lodge #174) | Grade 12

For high school seniors planning to attend a vocational/technical program at a community college or technical school.

DUE DATE:   March 6, 2020

AWARD:       $1,000 each

WEBSITE:     Paper application available in the CCRC Room 103

TACOMA PROPELLER CLUB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

One CHS senior will be nominated for this scholarship, who is planning to attend technical, 2-year or 4-year after graduation. Priority given to students with financial need.

DUE DATE:   March 8, 2020

AWARD:       To Be Determined

WEBSITE:     Stop by the CCRC Room 103 for information

AIML (ALPHA IOTA MU LAMBDA) SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

Open to African American Males living in the Tacoma/Pierce County area.  Must have with a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA and intend to enroll in college Fall 2020.

DUE DATE:   March 10, 2020

AWARD:       $1,000 each

WEBSITE:     https://www.iotamulambda.org/scholarship

EWING C KELLY SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

Open to students planning to attend a technical, community or four year college. Award based on citizenship, academic achievement and financial need.

DUE DATE:   March 10, 2020

AWARD:       $2,500 each

WEBSITE:     http://kellyfoundationwashington.org/

BEN B CHENEY FOUNDATION – HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

For students who played a varsity sport for at least one year and plan to attend a vocational/technical, community or four-year college.  Once senior chosen from each pierce county high school.

DUE DATE:   March 15, 2020

AWARD:       $3,000 each

WEBSITE:     http://www.benbcheneyfoundation.org/scholarship/

ZETA PHI BETA SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

This is a textbook scholarship for students in Thurston and Pierce Counties, earning a minimum 2.7 GPA, and plan to attend a technical, 2-year or 4-year college.

DUE DATE:   March 16, 2020

AWARD:       $500 each

WEBSITE:     Paper applications in the CCRC Room 103

THE LOTUS SCHOLARSHIP / SYL FOUNDATION | Grade 12

For local immigrant and refugee students who have immigrated to the US after June 15, 2016.

DUE DATE:   March 23, 2020

AWARD:       $1,500-$3,000 annually

WEBSITE:     http://www.sylfoundation.org/english/what-we-do/lotus-scholarship-program/

CHS SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

Multiple scholarships available for CHS seniors, who plan to attend vocational/technical, community college or 4-year college next fall.  One application covers all scholarships.

DUE DATE:   March 31, 2020

AWARD:       Many Scholarships

WEBSITE:     Application opens March 1, 2020

STARS PROGRAM / UW SEATTLE ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE | Grade 12

For incoming UW Seattle freshmen, recipient of financial aid, and indicted computer science or engineering as first choice on UW application.

DUE DATE:   March 31, 2020

AWARD:       Guaranteed placement into Engineering or Computer Science at UW Seattle

WEBSITE:     https://www.engr.washington.edu/stars/apply

PCNA SCHOLARSHIP (PIERCE COUNTY NURSES ASSOCIATION | Grade 12

For local students pursuing a career in nursing.

DUE DATE:   March 31, 2020

AWARD:       $1,500-$3,000 annually

WEBSITE:     https://piercecountynurses.com/scholarships/

WE THE STUDENTS ESSAY CONTEST - BILL OF RIGHTS | Grades 8-12

Students submit an application and essay, answering, “What Does Civil Discourse Mean To You?”

DUE DATE:   April 15, 2020

AWARD:       $500-$7,500 each (14 awards)

WEBSITE:     https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/

WA STATE OPPORTUNITIES – CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP | Grade 12

For low- and middle-income students pursuing a career in a high demand trade, STEM or health care occupation. Must be enrolled in an approved program at a Washington State community college or technical school by Fall.

DUE DATE:   July 2020

AWARD:       Up to $1,500 each quarter (multiple awards)

WEBSITE:     https://www.waopportunityscholarship.org/students/applicants/cts/

THE WASH BOARD SCHOLARSHIPS | Grades 9-12

This is a scholarship search tool for students living in Washington State, whether planning to attend college in-state or out-of-state.

DUE DATES: Multiple Due dates (most scholarships are posted October through April)

AWARD:       Multiple Scholarships

WEBSITE:     https://www.thewashboard.org/login.aspx

COLLEGE BOARD BIG FUTURE SCHOLARSHIPS | Grades 9-12

This is a search tool for students to find scholarships, financial aid and internships from more than 2,200 programs, totaling nearly $6 billion.

DUE DATES: Multiple Due Dates

AWARD:       Multiple Awards

WEBSITE:     https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

 

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE UPDATED EVERY TWO WEEKS OR SOONER. CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR NEW SCHOLARSHIPS.