Scholarships

Community Partners & Schools

We know that you, too, are invested in the future of our young people, and we want to make sure that we give you the assistance that you need to help local students access an affordable education.

Scholarships Open February 5, 2024

Important Dates for 2024

  • February 5: Scholarship Applications Open
  • March 13: Scholarship Applications Close at 11:59 pm
  • Mid-May: Scholarship Decisions Will Be Communicated With All Student Applicants

Special Note For 2024 Scholarship Applications

Earlier this year, the Department of Education shortened the application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and changed the SAI (formerly EFC) tables to reflect needs more accurately, especially for low-income student households. We have recently become aware that the new application has significant issues that are preventing families from applying successfully, and others are experiencing substantial delays. To ensure that we continue to serve student scholarship applicants, we are also allowing students to apply for open scholarship opportunities using a Federal Student Aid Estimator for those affected by these recent changes. Students who choose to submit a scholarship application using the FAFSA Estimator will need to email their FAFSA Student Summary or WASFA Financial Aid Offer to Community Foundation staff once received.

Additional information and resources are available to student applicants in the Students tab.

Scholarship Flyers

We are incredibly grateful for your support in getting the word out to local students about our scholarship opportunities. Below are Letter sized PDF files, that you are welcome to download and distribute as you see best.

Social Media Outreach

Help us spread the word about our current scholarship opportunities through your social media accounts!

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From February 5 - March 13 @tcfsps invites local students to explore and apply for available scholarship opportunities! Students of all backgrounds and educational interests are invited to apply. To learn more and submit your application visit https://bit.ly/4aS2usZ. We can't wait to celebrate this year's students alongside the Community Foundation!

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Let's Connect!

Our Program Team partners with schools and community partners across Lewis, Mason, and Thurston counties to help get the word out to local students about available scholarship opportunities. If you would like to receive more information about how to best support students, set up a time for our team to visit, drop by with scholarship flyers, or anything else related to assisting students during scholarship season, please contact Tami Mason Lathrop (she/her) at tami@thecommunityfoundation.com.

Questions?

Want to learn more about grants and scholarships from the Community Foundation? Get in touch with our friendly staff today

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