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Every effort is made to keep this list up to date. However, specific details and deadlines should be verified when application forms are picked up in the Financial Aid Department or at the web site listed. (Robert Smith Building (RSB), room 53, 206- 934-5317)

AAJA NW Students of Color Scholarships Encouraging all aspiring photographers, print, radio, TV, and online storytellers to apply


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Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants

The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. 
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay.

Email: Abbott and Fenner

AES Engineers

A scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Email: AES Engineers

Albertson & Davidson College Scholarship

The Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship is open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2015 semester. In order to participate in the essay contests, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the question posed at the top of this page as an attachment to In addition, applicants must provide the following information:

  • Their full name, address, and phone number
  • The name of the institution they plan to attend in the fall of 2015
  • Their major or other program of study
  • If the applicant is under 18, contact information for his or her parents or other legal guardian
Award Amount: $2,500
Phone: (909)466-1711

All-Washington/All-USA Academic Team

The scholarship will recognize community college students who have excelled academically, demonstrated community service involvement, and leadership qualities.  Two South students will be awarded by the Governor and receive potential Washington State university tuition discounts.  Basic criteria: 3.5 cumulative GPA and completed 45 credits by December 2016.

Phone: (206) 934-6750

Email: Monica Lundberg, PTK Advisor
American Culinary Federation Education Foundation The requirements to apply for the scholarship are:
  • Have or maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Be a high school senior eligible to graduate the same year as the scholarship application date
  • Be currently accepted to an accredited, post-secondary college, with a major in either culinary or pastry arts, or be an ACF registered apprentice
  • Have a career goal of becoming a chef or pastry chef
Phone: (800) 624-9458

Fax: (904) 825-4758

Email: American Culinary Federation
The American Institute of Wine & Food The Pacific NW Chapter will award four $2,000 scholarships annually.  The student must be a Washington State resident for at least two years and currently enrolled in an WA State accredited Culinary or Winemaking Arts Program with a GPA of at least 3.0.

Phone: (425) 427-8608

E-Mail: Brian Stenmetz, AIWF Pacific Northwest Chapter Chair

AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to liberal arts and non-business degree holders who are pursuing both graduate studies in accounting and the CPA licensure.


American Welding Society Established to provide a method to honor significant individuals for their contributions to welding and related industries, and to continue legacies of welding pioneers. Email: AICPA

AmeriCorps Scholarship and Grants

For students who are service oriented, committed and ready for a challenge. Must be at least 17 years old and in exchange for 11 months service, student will get a living allowance, health insurance, training and an educational award.

Phone: (202) 606-5000

Email: National and Community Service

Annuity Scholarship The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to think about their financial futures before they graduate from college.  Essay Topic: Being Responsible with your Money Today

Additional Information: Aubrey Hayes



Applicants must be Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, and currently enrolled as a student at South Seattle Community College.

Award Amounts: $2,500


ASIST Executive Women International Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship for Adult Students in a variety of transitional situations Phone: (206) 641-5640

Assistance League of Seattle

Scholarships are available to Washington residents living in King County seeking transfer degrees who may not qualify for other aid. 

Email: Assistance of League

Astanza Q-Switched Laser Annual Scholarship One-time Merit-based award of $2500 for students pursuing specific fields of study. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required. Phone: (800) 364-9010
Boren Scholarship Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Megan Sears (206) 934-5371
@ South Seattle College

Boston Immigration Law Scholarship A scholarship for a student with a strong personal connection to the immigrant community.

Phone: (617) 722-0005

CARiD Scholarship Program CARiD is giving away $1,000 to offset your educational expenses for college.  Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry. Email: CARiD
Cascade Restoration Scholarship $1000 scholarship for students pursuing a post-secondary education at a Washington State college or trade school. Phone: (425-949-2771
CIC Chicago Injury Center Annual Scholarship Fund for Disabled Veterans This CIC scholarship program will award scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 (1), $500 (1) and $250 (2) Phone: (312) 818-4450
Email: CIC

The Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholarship

Coca-Cola annually awards 200 stipends across four tiers of recipients in varying amounts. 

Phone: (601) 987-5741

Email: Coca-Cola Academic Team Program

College Success Foundation Leadership 1000

The Leadership 1000 Scholarship is a scholarship program funded by individuals, foundations or businesses to provide college scholarships to students who will be attending an eligible four-year college or university in Washington state.

A Leadership 1000 Scholarship can be customized around a general set of requirements requested by the donor.

Award Amounts: $2,500 to $5,000.

Phone: (425) 416-2000

Email: College Success Foundation

Consolidated Food Service

For students currently enrolled or looking to enter in Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management.

Award Amount: $500

E-Mail: Scholarship is offering an opportunity to be considered for this scholarship to students in the United States who write an essay about: What is your credit score, and why is it important for your future success. E-Mail: Credit Repair
Des Moines Dollars for SCHOLARS For two- year, four-year, or vocational and technical colleges. Students graduating from high school (or GED) and adults continuing their education who attend school in Des Moines, Washington, or who live in the cities of Des Moines or Normandy Park, Washington, may be eligible. Email:
Digicert Scholarship presents a $1,000 college scholarship for a video regarding Unsecure WiFi

Phone: (800) 896-7973

Discover Scholarship $2500 Scholarship.  Easy entry.

Phone (800) STUDENT

Dream.US Scholarship

TheDream.US is a national scholarship fund for DREAMers. It provides college scholarships to highly motivated DREAMers who have DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status) approval and who, without financial aid, cannot afford a college education that will enable them to participate in the American workforce.

Phone: (507) 931-1682

Excel Builders Scholarship The scholarship is available to college students and high school students entering college.  Applicants are required to write an essay and personal statement.

Phone: (302) 841-5752

Email: Excel Builders
Florence Marie Bauer Scholarship The candidate must be a mature woman over 40 years old, with no dependent children.  She must be a resident of Seattle/King County and attending a Washington state accredited college.  Our awards go to women who for whatever reason must train to support themselves.  Our goal is to assist women who are striving to achieve financial independence through education and training.

Phone: (206) 789-1840

Email: Helen Winkler, Scholarship Chair

Foundation Scholarships of South Seattle Community College

A variety of scholarships are offered through SSCC Foundation & Development Office.

Phone: (206) 934-5809

Email: SSCC Foundation

Gates Millennium United College Fund

For minorities with a 3.3 GPA, or better, who have demonstrated leadership ability through participation in community service, extracurricular activities or other activities.

Phone: (877) 690-4677

Email: GMSP
Gilman International Scholarship Aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints.

Phone: (832) 369-3483

Global Lift Equipment Scholarships $500 Scholarship. Students submit a short story. Phone (888) 670-1195
Questions:  Global
Goedeker’s College Scholarships The grand prize is a $500 scholarship. Two $100 scholarships will also be awarded to honorable mention entries. Email:
Governor’s Scholarship Scholarship award amounts range from $2,000 to $4,000 depending on the college of attendance. Phone (425) 416-2000
Great Lakes National Scholarship Up to 750 awards of $2500 each to eligible STEM majors.

Phone (800) 236-4300

Greater Minds Scholarship

For students who have been personally affected or had a close relation affected by medical malpractice. Eligibility requirements:

  • Be enrolled or accepted into an accredited post high school education
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of a 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Have been affected by  medical malpractice either personally or through a close relation
Award Amount: $1,000
Phone: (617) 973-9950

Ida L. Mary and Ervin R. NePage Foundation Scholarships

The Ida L. Mary and Ervin R. NePage Foundation grants scholarships to worthy students attending Seattle Community Colleges who are enrolled in Nursing, Library Science, or Social Sciences (including Early Childhood Education).

Applicants must be enrolled full-time (except for Nursing & ECE) and must have completed at least one quarter in the above listed field of study at a Seattle Community College in order to apply for the scholarship. The amounts of the scholarship awards will vary. A student granted a scholarship may also apply the following year.

Phone: (206) 934-6707
Contact: (206) 934-6704

Email: Kristina Kelyn
Ignite AG Customer Advisory Board Scholarship A $1000 scholarship to a current undergraduate or graduate student seeking a marketing field focused around customer engagement or research.

Phone: (888) 667-7027

Internet of Things Scholarship A $1000 scholarship for answering the essay question:  How does the Internet Of Things affect your future?

Phone: (801) 701-9600

Internet Security Scholarship

A $1000 scholarship for answering the essay question:  Where do you see Internet Security in five years?

Phone: (801) 701-9600

Islamic Scholarship Foundation Various Scholarships

Phone: (650) 995-6782


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need. Scholarships provide financial assistance to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students

Phone (703) 723-8000

King County Dislocated Worker Program

For those who are collecting Unemployment Insurance or have exhausted Unemployment Insurance. This scholarship wants to help people re-enter the work force by providing training dollars for skill enhancement.

Phone: (206) 934-5304

Lexington Law Scholarship Program Lexington Law is offering this scholarship to students in the United States who write an essay about how they repaired or established their good credit.

Phone (888) 585-0780

Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship Two $500 scholarships for submitted essay. Phone (778) 484-2273
Email: Lifestyle Dentistry
Martin Achievement Scholarship Workshop For Future UW Huskies!  To fund students who have demonstrated signs of exceptional ability in art, humanities, music, science, and/or leadership at one of the fifteen community colleges located around the Puget Sound region.

Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, & Awards
Phone: (206) 221-6059

Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship For Future UW Huskies! Enables community college students of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington, Seattle Campus.

Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, & Awards
Phone: (206) 543-4282

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship Award of $4000 to one student each semester whose life has been impacted by cancer


MCO Mission Creek Orthodontics Scholarship One Award for $500 for a student enrolled in any field of study. Phone: (778) 477-5770
Email: MCO
Military College Scholarship presents a semiannual $1,250 college scholarship to a deserving military student.

Phone: (866) 569-8272

MKTG Co. $2000 Award. Essay Required. Available to any full-time student who is or will be attending a US college or university with an interest in marketing.

Phone: (313) 444-2996

NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Scholarship for STEM students looking for an authentic NASA experience

Phone: (281) 483-0493

Email: NCAS
National Council of Jewish Women Scholarship Scholarships to Jewish undergraduate students in need.

Phone (206) 232-2591

National Garden Clubs Applicants must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture.

Phone: (314) 776-7574

Email: National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Office of Diversity and Retention

The Textbook Lending Program (TLP) began in 2003 by the Office of Diversity & Retention. It is a FREE resource available at South Seattle Community College for currently enrolled students where they can check out one textbook per academic quarter. The TLP only uses an online application that must be fill it out at the Cultural Center on the day the book is being borrowed.

Phone: (206) 934-7969

Email: SSCC Cultural Center

Full details and application available in the Cultural Center, Jerry Brockey (JMB), Room 146

Opportunity Grant Scholarship

This state-funded scholarship assists students in Accounting, Auto Collision and Repair, Auto Technology, Aviation, Business Information Technology, Commercial Driver Training, Computer Aided Drafting and Design, Computing Technology, Diesel and Heavy Equipment, Nursing, and Welding programs.  

Depending on need, Opportunity Grant Scholarship funds assist up to 45 credits in tuition and fees with $1000 towards texts, tools or supplies.
Phone: (206) 934-5200
Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance Eligible students enrolled in participating aerospace programs are granted scholarships of a minimum of $1,000. Students must be pursuing a career in aerospace, and typically study such programs as Aviation Maintenance Technician, Aerospace Composite Technician, Aviation (Air Traffic Control, Aircraft Dispatch, Pilot), Electronics Technician and Computer Aided Drafting and Design.  Email: PNNA

Pride Foundation Scholarship

Post-secondary educational scholarships to current and future lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight-ally leaders and role models from AK, OR, ID, MT and WA. Scholarship workshops available.

Phone: (800) 735-7287

Email: Gunner Scott or Craig Williams
Renton Community Foundation Renton Community Foundation will award over $50,000 in scholarships in 2015.  Please visit the Renton Foundation website for eligibility criteria and universal application.  Applications are accepted through general mail delivery to Renton Foundation’s PO Box ONLY.

Additional information
Phone: (425) 282-5199, or

Rosenfield Injury Lawyers Single Mothers’ Scholarship Essay required.  Two $1000 awards. One for a single mother pursuing an undergraduate or community college program and one for a single mother enrolled in accredited law school.

Phone: (888) 424-5757

Email: Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers
Scholarship Points Easy Entry. No GPA, No Essay! Email:
Twitter: @Winscholarships
Seafair Foundation Scholarship Minimum $750 scholarship for women between the ages of 18-23.

Phone: (206) 728-0123

Seattle Milk Fund Seattle Milk Fund provides Child Care Grants and accompanying education grants to families with one or more parent in school full time.

Phone: (206) 526-7944

Email: Seattle Milk Fund
Single Parent Student Scholarships Two $1000 scholarships to help single parents reach their educational goals.

Phone: (866) 280-4722

Email: “Review My Case” Option
The Expert Institute The Expert Institute is offering a $1000 scholarship to students in medicine and the life sciences.

Additional Information: Joseph O’Neill

Phone: (888) 858-9511 x825

Washington Academic Team- Academic Excellence & Community Service Scholarship

Recognizes the academic achievements and community service contributions of student leaders.

Two South Seattle CC students will be awarded a scholarship, and potential tuition discounts at selected four year universities.

Criteria: Minimum GPA and credits hours described in application packet. Letters of recommendation and essay also required.

Email: Monica Lundberg

Washington State Home and Community Educators Four $1000 scholarships for women 25 years and older.

Phone: (253) 588-4541

Washington State Nurses Association Undergraduate student applicants must be enrolled in an approved program leading to an associate or baccalaureate nursing degree, and must have completed at least 12 nursing credits (Credits from LPN programs do not apply towards the 12 completed credits). Phone: (206) 575-7979

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship helps low- and middle-income Washington State residents earn bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and health care.

Phone: (877) 899-5002

Washington Wine Industry Foundation

Three different scholarships awarded between $500-$2000 for students interested in wine technology

Phone: (509) 782-1108

Wifi Security Scholarship A $1000 scholarship for creating a video on the topic: Unsecure Wifi: Know the Risks 

Phone: (801) 701-9600

Washington Financial Aid Ethnic Association The scholarship is designed to make higher education more accessible to promising students of color. This is a one-year scholarship for a student of color attending a WFAA-member college or university. The scholarship amount is variable up to $1,500.

Marcela Pattinson
Phone : (509) 335-7326


Wholesale Halloween Costumes $500 Scholarship Award

A $500 award offered to FT and PT students,  Topic:  Show your Imagination!

E-Mail: Wholesale Halloween Costumes

YMCA Transitions Scholarship (for YMCA program participants in King County only)

To apply for the YMCA Transitions Scholarship you must be enrolled in the YMCA Transition Program. YMCA Transitions provides housing, independent living skills development, career development and educational supports to young adults who have been in foster care.

Participants are eligible to receive up to $4000 per year based on the participant’s financial need.

Give your YMCA Transitions Scholarship application to your Independent Living Specialist or the YMCA Education Coordinator.

Phone: (206) 749-7450

Email: Education and Training Voucher (ETV)