Scholarships

Community Foundation Scholarships

The Recipients of our 2021 Scholarship Cycle have been selected and notified! Thank you to all students that submitted an application.

Please contact us if you have any questions. (360) 705-3340 or mrosscup@thecommunityfoundation.com

Scholarship
Amount
Deadline
Key Criteria

Up to $1,000

Graduating Olympia High School senior, GPA of 3.0 or above; preference may be given to students participating in Key Club.

Up to $1,000

April 2, 2021

Graduating senior from Capital High School

Up to $3,000

April 2, 2021

Graduating senior from Rochester High School or Tenino High School

up to $3,500

April 2, 2021

Former Griffin School student who attended for a minimum of two years, and currently be a graduating senior from a public or accredited private high school in Thurston or Mason County

Up to $1,000

April 2, 2021

Graduating senior residing in Thurston County and planning to pursue a professional law enforcement career

Up to $5,000

April 2, 2021

Must be currently enrolled, as Sophomore status or above, at one of the following institutions: University of Washington, Washington State University, Western Washington University, The Evergreen State College; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Up to $4,000

April 2, 2021

Graduating senior from a Lewis County High School and planning to pursue a four-year degree from an accredited college or university

up to $10,000/year

April 2, 2021

Graduating senior from either Olympia High School or North Thurston High School

Must be planning to attend a PUBLIC accredited institution in WASHINGTON STATE

Up to $1,000

April 2, 2021

Graduating senior from a high school in Thurston County, demonstration of significant financial need

$500 to $2,000

April 2, 2021

Graduating senior from a high school in Thurston County or Pierce County, demonstration of significant financial need

April 2, 2021

This scholarship is for current Learning Seed Scholarship recipients only!

up to $1,500

April 2, 2021

Graduating senior from a public High School in Thurston, Mason, or Lewis Counties, or Raymond (Pacific County); cumulative GPA between 1.75 and 2.75

Up to $1,000

April 2, 2021

Graduating senior from a high school in Mason County, planning to pursue a degree in engineering

up to $4,000

April 2, 2021

Junior or Senior from a public high school in Thurston County planning to attend a post-secondary institution full-time in the academic year following award application year - pursuing studies related to climate action.

Up to $2,500

April 2, 2021

Applicant must live in the Griffin School District boundaries OR attend Griffin School and be the equivalent of an 8th grade student in a public, home-schooled, or accredited private school; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8

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