Scholarship Info

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Please check back frequently for updated information! Also, follow our counselor Susie Honaker-Wirzbicki on Twitter @SHWirzbicki for more scholarship opportunities! 

Scholarship brainstorming activity to do with family and friends:
START NOW!!!

Make a list of everywhere you do business; banks, credit unions, grocery stores, insurance companies, etc. List everywhere you or your family members work or from where they have retired. List all of your favorite activities (turkey hunting, fishing, photography, motocross, skateboarding, etc.). To what organizations do you or your family members belong (Elks, Rotary, NRA, Kiwanis, etc.)? What are your attributes (tall, left-handed, blue-eyed, Irish)? For every answer on that list do an internet search that says, "scholarship for _____________" and fill in the blank with each answer. Check the websites for all of the organizations and businesses. Almost everyone gives some type of scholarship, you just have to have the tenacity to look for them.


**click the scholarship name below for link

SCHOLARSHIP

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Olympic College Scholarship Foundation  Multiple scholarships provided by Olympic College Foundation for students planning to attend Olympic College.  (ONGOING)  
South Puget Sound CC- Community Foundation Scholarships
 The 2021 Scholarship Cycle is now open and accepting applications.  Make sure to read the eligibility and criteria forms before submitting an application. If for any reason you are unable to submit an application online please contact us ASAP to make other arrangements. Contact us if you have any questions: (360) 705-3340 OR FINANCE @THECOMMUNITYFOUNDATION .COM
(ONGOING)
 
 Grays Harbor CC Foundation Scholarships  The Grays Harbor College Foundation offers two General Scholarship cycles per year to students attending GHC. The Fall Cycle awards are to be utilized in the current academic year and the Spring Cycle awards are to be utilized in the following academic year.  Students who meet eligibility requirements can receive up to $5,000 in scholarship awards per academic year.  (ONGOING)  
 Sierra Pacific Industries  Sierra Pacific is proud to offer this scholarship opportunity to a senior who will be attending college or a trade school.   Must be a dependent of a Sierra Pacific employee.  2/26
 Doodle for Google  The national winner will receive a $30,000 scholarship and a $50,000 tech package for your school/non profit and your artwork will be displayed on Google's homepage 2/26
 National Youth Science Camp  A residential science education program for young STEM enthusiasts the summer after they graduate from high school.  2/28
 Washington State School Retirees Association  Multiple scholarships to choose from for those who are intending a career in Education.  3/1
 American Chemical Society Scholars Award  For students who are African American, Hispanic, or American Indian HS seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.  3/1
 Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships  Scholarships are for students under 21 years of age, about to attend their first year of higher education, and who meet the height requirements of TCI— 5' 10" (178 cm) for women, and 6' 2" (188 cm) for men.   3/1
 Washington State PTA Scholarship  $2,000 for 4-year postsecondary institutions.  $1,000 for community colleges, CTE schools or other accredited institutions.    3/1
 Microsoft Disability Scholarship To be eligible you must be a current high school senior, living with a disability (as defined by WHO) whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disability.  3/1
 The Robert J. Handy & WSSR-Foundation  The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) invites high school seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply for the Robert J. Handy and WSSR Foundation scholarships.  These awards are given to students who plan to have a career in the “field of education”.  3/1
 Neil D. Prescott Student Teaching / Internship Scholarship Have graduated from a Washington State high school and presently enrolled in a college of education, anywhere, pursuing a career in a field of education; or

If a Washington State resident who graduated from a Department of Defense high school and presently enrolled in a college of education, anywhere, pursuing a career in a field of education; or

Presently pursuing a Masters-In-Teaching Certificate (click link to the right for the guidelines); and Profess a plan to apply for employment with a school district(s) within Washington State.

 3/1
 Gene Forrester Memorial Scholarships Two (2) Gene Forrester Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to students who will major in Agricultural Education at Washington State University  3/1
 Create a Greeting Card Scholarship  ($10,000)- Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.  3/9
Opltimize Scholarship/ Application 2020-21.docx
 The SHS Class of 1992 Optimize Scholarship is for students who show that they are dedicated to their studies but also to extracurricular activities.   Essay Prompt: "Big or small, discuss a situation where you have overcome adversity.  How has that adversity affected your life?  How do you think that this adversity will actually serve to benefit you in the future?"  3/12
 Grapeview Community Association  High school seniors who attended Grapeview School for one or more years of their K-8 education and who are graduating from an accredited high school are eligible for the Grapeview Community Association scholarship  3/15
 Junior Duck Stamp Competition  For K-12 students.  Submit an original piece of artwork depicting a North American waterfowl species.    3/15
 H Parry Jones application word 2021.docx  The H. Parry Jones Scholarship is intended for a Shelton High School graduating senior who plans to attend a four year college/university and pursue a career in the STEM fields of engineering, math, or science. 
Three scholarships will be awarded for the 2021 graduating class.
 3/19
 Twin Star Credit Union  Applicant must be in good standing with TwinStar Credit Union  3/31
 Scholarship Poetry Contest- Summer Issue  Open to all US high school students.  Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less. 3/31
 Rotary Clubs of Shelton Scholarship(s)  You must be a Mason County resident to apply; Both baccalaureate and vocational scholarships available.  4/9
 Mason County Association of Realtors.pdf  Mason County Association of Realtors is accepting applications from Mason County residents who are graduating from a Mason County High School.  4/15
 Our Community Credit Union Scholarship  Must be an OCCU member in good standing and a 2021 graduating high school senior attending a college, university, community college, vocational or technical school in the Fall of 2021  4/31
Southside SD Educational Foundation.pdf
 The purpose of this scholarship is to provide funds for graduates of high school who have attended Southside School District and who are attending or will attend post-secondary schools, including vocational/trade schools, colleges, or universities.  5/1
 2021 Pioneer Kiwanis Scholarship Application.pdf  Applicants must either live in the Pioneer School District or have attended Pioneer School District.  5/1
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