Financial Aid & Scholarships

Information regarding financial aid:

  • CollegeCovered.com - a free resource on planning and paying for college
  • Fast Web - Videos on how to maximize financial aid
  • Who Gets Aid? - Most people are eligible for financial aid for college or career school. Different types of aid have different rules, called eligibility criteria, to determine who gets the aid.  Find out more on this website.
  • WashBoard - Looking for scholarships?  theWashBoard.org makes it simple.  They connect Washington students of all types with Washington scholarship providers….for FREE. 
  • College Cost Comparison Tool - Quickly compare current Tuition & College costs  
  • FinAid! - Resources for scholarships, loans, and military aid
  • Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) - Identifies participating colleges whereby students can enroll in selected programs for reduced out-of-state tuition.
  • Discover FAFSA Assistant -  This interactive tool will help get you ready to complete the FAFSA application with tips and guidance based on your personal situation. 

Highlighted Scholarship Opportunities

(this is not extensive list - please use "no fee" searches for many more opportunities)

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CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarship (Six parts with varying deadlines & amounts)
University Tutor Monthly Scholarship Contest (Monthly deadlines) Amount: $100

January Deadlines:
Faith, Hope, and Love Foundation (Deadline: January 18, 2020) Amount: $1,000
JUNIORS - Coolidge Scholarship (Deadline: January 16, 2020) Amount: Full Tuition
Bank of America Student Leadership (Deadline: January 31, 2020)
Union Plus Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2020) Amount: $500-$4,000
Constitutional Speech Contest (Deadline: January 31, 2020) Amount: $2,000
Discover Student Loans Sweepstakes (Deadline: January 31, 2020) Amount: $5,000
Epsilon Sigma Alpha (Deadline: January 31, 2020) Amount: varies
Elks Legacy Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2020) Amount: $4,000
Fair Chance Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2020) Amount: $3,000
Anderson Criminal Justice Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2020) Amount: $5,000
College Success Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2020) Amount: $5,000

February Deadlines: 
Jackie Robinson Foundation (Deadline: February 1, 2020) Amount: Up to $30,000 over 4 years
Drive2Life Scholarship (Deadline: February 4, 2020) Amount: $1,000
HACER National Scholarship (Deadline: February 5, 2020) Amount: Varies
Washington State Opportunity Baccalaureate Scholarship (Deadline: February 6, 2020) Amount: Up to $22,500
Career & Technical Scholarship (Deadline: February 6, 2020) Amount: $1,500/quarter
WSECU Scholarship (Deadline: February 10, 2020) Amount: $2,500
Davidson Fellows Scholarship (Deadline: February 12, 2020) Amount: up to $50,000
SPIE Student Scholarship (Deadline: February 14, 2020) Amount: $3,000-$11,000
Daughters of the American Revolution (Deadline: February 15, 2020) Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Lakeview Light & Power (Deadline: February 17, 2020) Amount: $2,000
Gordon A Rich Memorial Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: February 20, 2020) Amount: $50,000
Rotary8 Scholarship (Deadline: Application to Ms. Kitselman by February 20, 2020) Amount: varies
BECU Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: February 28, 2020) Amount: $2,500
PEO Star Scholarship (Deadline: February) Amount: $2,500

March Deadlines: 
Tall Clubs International Scholarship (Deadline: March 1, 2020) Amount: $1,000
The Robert J. Handy & WSSR-Foundation Scholarships (Deadline: March 1, 2020) Amount: up to $2,500
James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: March 2, 2020) Amount: $1,000-$10,000
Sound Credit Union Scholarship (Deadline: March 6, 2020) Amount: $500-$3,000
Ewing C Kelly Scholarship (Deadline: March 10, 2020) Amount: $2,500
Doodle for Google (Deadline: March 12, 2020) Amount: $30,000-$50,000
Ben B. Cheney Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: March 15, 2020; Opens January 31) Amount: $3,000
Shell Scholarship (Deadline: March 15, 2020) Amount: $2,500
JBLM Family Members Scholarship (Deadline: March 16, 2020) Amount: TBD
Students of Integrity Scholarship (Deadline: March 16, 2020) Amount: $5,000
Mattress Advisor Sleep Scholarship (Deadline: March 20, 2020) Amount: $1,000
TwinStar Community Foundation (Deadline: March 31, 2020) Amount: $2,000

April Deadlines: 
Frame My Future Scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2020) Amount: $5,000
We The Students Scholarship Essay (Deadline: April 15, 2020) Amount: $500-$7,500

May Deadlines:
Washington Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: May 1, 2020) Amount: $5,000/year
Great Communicator Debate Series (Competition: May 2, 2020) Amount: Varies
Hollywood Lights Theatre Scholarship (Deadline: May 4, 2020) Amount: $5,000