The Highline Foundation scholarship application is now open. Scholarship application deadline is May 13, 2016.
Scholarships are available to all full-time students including international, undocumented and Running Start students.
Only one online application is needed to apply for any and all scholarships. Awards range from $500 to $2,500. Last year the Foundation awarded over $100,000 in scholarships.
After clicking the link below, you can view all available scholarships by clicking "Scholarships" in the left column. In order to apply for scholarships, you must first register by providing your name, email address and a password.
Please have the following available when you apply: unofficial transcripts, student identification number, social security number, and financial aid information (for need-based scholarships). You should also be prepared to write an essay, which will vary in length depending upon the scholarship.
Other scholarship opportunities are available on the Financial Aid Website.
Questions? Please call the Foundation Office at 206.870.3774.
The Shirley B. Gordon Award for Academic Excellence honors an outstanding Highline student graduating with an AA, AS or AAS degree. The intent of this award is to recognize a graduating student who has benefited from the community college experience and has achieved high academic excellence.
The deadline for applications to be submitted to the Highline College Foundation office is no later than May 13, 2016.
The University of Washington Tacoma Next Step Scholarship recognizes and rewards exceptional scholarly achievement at the community college level. The fund was specifically created to motivate top students at seven South Puget Sound community colleges to enroll at UW Tacoma.
The Scholarship value is $12,000 ($8,000 for Bachelor of Science in Nursing students). The deadline for applications to be submitted to the Highline College Foundation office is no later than April 8, 2016, 4:00 PM.
HC Foundation provides Student Emergency Support (SES) to support student success, retention and completion. When funding is available, grants are provided to meet emergency needs up to $500 per academic year that would otherwise prevent students from continuing their education at Highline College.
The Foundation at Highline College has established two opportunities for full and part-time faculty at Highline to apply for grants.
These are grants from the "Exceptional Faculty Award" Endowment, which is made up in part from matching funds from the State of Washington and a separate grants fund which the Foundation's Board of Directors has established.
Opening the pdf documents below can access the application and instructions.