Student Scholarship Opportunities
Career Center 360.874-5684
Want to go to college, but need some help with expenses? College scholarships and grants can help you attain your education dreams!
A variety of college scholarships and grants are available to South Kitsap School District students throughout the year. Scholarships are posted in the Career Center at SKHS and online. There will be approximately 150 scholarships posted throughout the school year. Students are advised to check at least once a week for new postings. Postings are also advertised on our school's daily news show, WTV.
** SENIORS: PLEASE CHECK BELOW--WHEN LINKS ARE AVAILABLE THEY WILL BE POSTED ON THE SCHOLARSHIP LIST AS WELL AS ADDRESSES FOR MAIL IN OF HARD COPIES. CHECK THE WEBSITES AS WELL. THANKS ~ HOPE YOU ARE ALL STAYING SAFE!!
Patriots of the American Revolution Essay Contest~ Daughters of the American Revolution
Open to all students 9th- 12th grade. Answer this year's topic prompt in an essay that is 800-1200 words. The Elizabeth Ellington Chapter (Bremerton, WA) winner will receive $50 and automatically be entered into the State competition. State winners are forwarded to division and then to the national level. Completed essays are due December 5th, 2022. Come to the Career Center for full details.
Legacy Awards~ Elks National Foundation
For children and grandchildren of dues-paying Elk members. The ENF offers a total of 350 national scholarships of $4,000 each. Application deadline is February 6th, 2023. Full scholarship details and application are available below: http://enf.elks.org/Leg
WUCF~ Women's University Club of Seattle Foundation
Open to 12th grade female students. Five applicants from King, Kitsap, Pierce, or Snohomish County high schools will receive an award of $2500 that is renewable every year for four years! Winning candidates reflect the Foundation's values of innovative leadership, civic involvement, and personal growth and are focused on humanities and social sciences as well as STEM subjects. See the link below for more details. Entry is due by NOON February 14th, 2023.
Olympic College:If you are attending Olympic College there are several scholarships available. Deadlines and requirements vary by offering. Please check out: https://olympiccollegefoundation.org/scholarships/list-of-scholarships/
Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC):
Let the Army help you pay for college! ROTC is not basic training and does not include boot camp. The number one focus is academic success. ROTC scholarships can cover either tuition and fees OR room and board. Both choices come with money for living and books and can be applied to more than 1,000 participating schools. Scholarship determination is based on achievements and grades, not financial need.
Naval Reserve Officer Training Corp (NROTC):
NROTC provides similar benefits as Army ROTC with the opportunity to become an officer in the Navy or Marine Corp, or earn a BSN in nursing. See the link and PDF below for details.
Harvard announces free tuition:
Harvard University announced recently that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families will pay no tuition. If you know of a family earning less than $40,000 a year with an honor student graduating from high school soon, Harvard University wants to pay the tuition. To find out more about Harvard offering free tuition for families making less than $40,000 a year visit Harvard's financial aid website or call the school's financial aid office at (617) 495-1581.
College Bound Scholarships for Middle School Students
Financial aid is available for students who are eligible to participate in the free and reduced-price lunch program.
Scholarship Related Links
- Collegesuccessfoundation.org (over 100 pages of scholarships!!)
- The Washboard
*These links are provided for informational purposes only. It does not imply endorsement of any particular site. Parents/students should be aware that their personal information might be shared by some websites for commercial purposes.