Pay for College

Pay for College

Outside or External Scholarship Opportunities


  • Barry Goldwater Scholarship.  This scholarship is targeting those students intending to transfer to a four-year institution in 2015-16 and  who intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.  The scholarship is a two year scholarship worth up to $7,500 per year.  Application information available here Applicatons are due on January 12, 2015

  • Cascade Restoration Services will give back to Washington state by awarding a $1000 scholarship to students pursuing their post-secondary education at a state of Washington college or trade school. We believe by encouraging students to advance their education beyond high school we can improve our state as these individuals enter the workforce, better educated and better prepared to give back to their own local communities. See more at:  Deadline is June 15, 2015

  • City University of Seattle Transfer Scholarship. Scholarship valued at $10,800. Application information and directions available here

  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship provides the largest private scholarship for 2-year community college transfer students in the country.  The scholarship is valued at $40,000 per year!  Application information is available at and are due due on December 2, 2014

  • A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship:  Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration.  Deadline April 15, 2015.  Essay topic and details found at

  • WashBoard - The Washington Scholarship Coalition, comprised of public and private organizations has launched, to make it easier for Washington students to efficiently find and apply for relevant scholarship opportunities.



These scholarships are being offered by local and national community organizations. South Puget Sound Community College is providing this list as a service to our students but does not endorse any given organization.


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