Scholarship Info




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

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)

 Western Undergraduate Exchange

The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is an agreement among WICHE’s 16 members, through which 160+ participating public colleges and universities provide steep nonresident tuition savings for Western students. Click here for the full list of participating WUE schools!

Through WUE, eligible students can choose from hundreds of undergraduate programs outside their home state, and pay no more than 150 percent of that institution’s resident tuition rate.

Since full nonresident college-tuition rates may exceed 300 percent of resident rates, WUE increases affordable higher-education choices for students, and minimizes the adverse impacts of student loan debt.


Washington State Opportunity Scholarship-Vocational Technical


The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) supports Washington students on their path to high-demand trade, STEM, and health care occupations. To be eligible, Scholars must enroll in an approved program, such as welding, manufacturing, or IT, at one of Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges or with an approved apprenticeship program sponsor. Scholars are eligible to receive up to $1,500 each quarter for the duration of their associate degree, certificate, or apprenticeship program. These scholarship funds are flexible and can be used to cover tuition, fees, and other costs of attendance, such as housing, transportation, food, and more.


  Scholarship For Journalism Diversity

  • be a high school senior planning to attend college this year

  • have a 3.0 grade-point average or higher

  • plan to pursue a career in journalism


 Education- Robert J. Handy/WSSR Foundation/Gene Forrester Memorial Scholarships

 The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) invites high school seniors to apply for the Robert J. Handy and WSSR Foundation scholarships.  These awards are given to students who plan to pursue a career in education.


 Abby's Closet Dreams Scholarship

 Abby's Closet invites you to apply for this award if you are a female high school student graduating from a school in Oregon or Washington this Spring with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and are planning to enter a trade school, college or university in the Fall. Four scholarships will be awarded this year totaling $9,500. One scholarship for $1,500 to a student entering a trade school, one scholarship for $2,000 to a student entering a community college and one scholarship for $3,000 to a student entering a 4-year college/university. An additional $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student entering a healthcare field. The applicant in each category who best embodies the spirit and mission of Abby’s Closet will receive the scholarship award. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.



2023 Green Diamond Info Sheet English

2023 Green Diamond App English.

2023 Green Diamond Info Sheet Spanish

2023 Green Diamond App Spanish

Shelton High School students who intend to enroll in a community college or university are eligible to apply.

Please see the info sheet for more information.

 Washington State Opportunity Scholarship- 4 Year University

 The Baccalaureate Scholarship provides up to $22,500 in financial aid support and access to career-launching support services for students pursuing high-demand STEM and health care majors. This scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and other indirect costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. Funding can be used for any eligible STEM or health care degree at any eligible public or private college or university in Washington state.

 NEW  The Elks Vocational Grant  The grant may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies at a Community College or Technical School. It may be used only for usual and required costs of applicant’s planned course of study and must be paid directly to the school they will be attending. WHO MAY APPLY: Any graduating Senior High School student and/or General Education student, who is a U.S. Citizen is eligible, receiving a diploma or certificate during the current program year and planning to pursue an eligible Vocational/Technical Course, above and supplemental to High School or Preparatory School, may apply  3/1

 NEW H Parry Jones STEM Scholarship


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.  


 NEW  Kristmas Town Kiwanis Scholarship  To support exemplary youth in Mason County who will be attending an institution of higher learning after graduation from high school; 4-year college, 2-year college or a trade school.   3/15

 Grapeview Community Association Scholarship

Did you attend Grapeview School?   

To be eligible the applicant must have attended the Grapeview School for a minimum of one school year and must be graduating from an accredited high school. Scholarships will be paid directly to the post secondary institution in which the student enrolls. Scholarships are available for students attending public and private universities, colleges, and vocational, technical or trade schools in the United States that are accredited through state educational systems or by industry.


 SHS Class of 1992 Optimize Scholarship 2023.docx

·    Essay with prompt:  “Big or small, discuss a situation where you have overcome adversity.  How has that adversity impacted your life?  How do you think this adversity will actually serve to benefit you in the future?”

·    Personal Statement with your high school and beyond plan, please include any sports or activities that you have participated in.


Vocational Scholarship

 Vocational Scholarship winners will receive up to $3,000 for specialized training in such fields as culinary arts, medical or dental assistant, electrician, real estate, auto mechanic, certified IT/computer education, cosmetology, or massage therapy, etc. Eligible programs can be of a nine-month to three-year duration


 Ewing C Kelly Scholarship

 Available to University, Community College or Trade School bound seniors.  The Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship is designed to reward students who demonstrate good citizenship while striving to attain their academic goals. Applicants will be judged on their academic merit, extracurricular achievements--both scholastically and in their community--and financial need. 


 NEW Green Diamond Natural Resource Scholarship

 The Green Diamond Natural Resource Scholarship is intended to recognize and support individuals who plan to enter fields of study that will lead to the continued enrichment of the Natural Resources and related industries. This scholarship is for vocational, undergraduate, or graduate programs, and can be awarded to high school seniors or return students attending a higher education program.


 NEW  TwinStar CU Foundation Scholarships

 Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a member of the Credit Union and in good standing.

  • Application must be accompanied by a current high school transcript.

  • All application questions must be completed for consideration.


 NEW Shelton Rotary Scholarship Description

Rotary Scholarship Application

 Shelton Rotary is offering many different scholarship opportunities.   If you are going to Community College, University OR into a Trade, apply! 

You could be eligible if your goal includes:
*Performing Arts
*Human Services
*Educational Profession
*Trades Profession
*Environmental Studies or Tourism
*Academic Scholarship
*Someone who has overcome overwhelming odds or has volunteered in community


 NEW Our Community Credit Union

 Must be an OCCU member in good standing and a 2023 graduating high school senior attending a college, university, community college, vocational or technical school in the Fall of 2023.