Pay for College

Pay for College

Outside or External Scholarship Opportunities


  • Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) Scholarship- BIAW is pleased to announce it will offer $15,000 in scholarship awards to Washington state students pursuing an education in the homebuilding industry or related fields.  Application information available at .   Deadline is May 8, 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


  • Donald D. Frizzell Scholarship  This scholarship is named in memory of Donaldson D. Frizzell, former First Command Educational Foundation (FCEF) President and former First Command Financial Services Director of Investments, whose dedication to serving others and contributions to the field force spanned three decades.  The scholarship is open to;  members of the U.S. uniformed services (active, guard, reserve, and retired) and their spouses and dependents, First Command Financial Services’ clients and their families, dependent family members of First Command Advisors and field office staff members, and non-contractual ROTC students.  Application information is available here and due on April 2, 2015 or until FCEF receives 500 applications, whichever comes first. 


  • Harstine Island Women's Club & Chase Memorial Scholarship.  The Harstine Island Women’s Club is accepting scholarship applications from Harstine Island residents of any age graduating from or having graduated from an accredited High School or who have obtained a diploma from an accredited High School program by August 2015. Applications are due on April 13, 2015. Additional Information here and application available here


  •  Next Step Scholarship-  This scholarship highlights our top students at SPSCC who plan to transfer to the University of Washington, Tacoma campus.  This is a two year scholarship valued at $12,000!  Additional information is available here and applications are due no later than April 7, 2015.


  • Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarship- For nearly 30 years, the Northwest Journalists of Color have coordinated scholarships for aspiring journalists of color. The NJC’s members belong to the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), Black Journalists Association of Seattle (BJAS), National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA). In 2006 NJC established an endowment to support scholarships. Since 1983, the NJC

    and AAJA have given more than $150,000 in scholarships.  Scholarship information is available here and due no later than May 3, 2015.


  •  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


  •  Scholarship for the Arts, the Horse and a Whole Lot More!  The Scholarship for the Arts, the Horse and a Whole Lot More! This scholarship is upto 2,500 per year and is available to Washington State resident(s) OR student(s) attending a Washington State school who wish to pursue a recognized art program at a college, university or art school. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage artists, not limited to equine artists, and to support the arts in general. The scholarship is sponsored by the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in conjunction with the Equine Art Committee.  Application due April 1, 2015 and information available at


  • Veterans Mesothelioma Cancer Awareness Scholarship will be offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who are either seniors in high school or freshmen or sophomores in college. The scholarship is intended to help defray the costs of attending college. Children of Veterans are encouraged to apply, but a relationship to a Veteran is not necessary to win this scholarship.  Scholarship information available at and applications are due on May 31,2015.


  • 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.


  • Washington State Home and Community Educators- Women in Transition Scholarship.  Four scholarships of $1,000 scholarships for woman, 25 years or older, who have a defined plan to continue their education to improve the possibilities for advancement or train for a new career. Special consideration will be given to women entering family-related fields.  Additional Information here.  Applications are due on May 1, 2015


  • Webucator Scholarships for Computer Science Students.  Webucator's Scholarships aim to support students who are studying Computer Science. Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students who show the greatest potential for leadership in the field of computer science.  A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in the 2015-2016 academic year  .  Applications must be received by March 31, 2015.



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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