Scholarships are a great way to pay for your education or technical training. New scholarships are announced throughout the year, so it's good to check back to this page frequently for information on the latest opportunities, as well as links to application information and other details. Click here for additional scholarship resources.
Applications for the Winter and Spring 2016 awards have closed. Please return to this page for more information about applying for the Pierce College Foundation Scholarships in March 2016.
Click here to learn more about the Pierce College Foundation scholarships. In order to apply for a foundation scholarship please visit TheWashBoard.org. Paper applications can be submitted to the President's Office on your campus (FS/PY). JBLM and eLearning students please return your applications to the Fort Steilacoom office.
Open to: Pierce College Students (Puyallup and Fort Steilacoom) transferring to UW-T Fall 2015 – having completed an AA no earlier than September 1, 2014.
Award: Up to $6,000 per year for two years.
Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.5; Permanent Washington State Resident.
Three applicants will be nominated by each college president and forwarded to the UW-T Scholarship Selection Committee. One recipient from each college will be announced.
Application deadline: Spring, 2016
We are searching for students with strong commitment to a career in research in mathematics, the natural sciences, medicine, or engineering.
We are searching for College sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment.
The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington State once they complete their degrees.
The amount of funding that selected students will be eligible to receive each year will vary based on the number of credits they have completed.
Application Deadline: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
The Leadership 1000 Scholarship is designated for students who will be attending an eligible four year college or university in Washington State.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at 5 PM
Applications can be found at the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship Website.
The Washington State Governors' Scholarship for Foster Youth helps young men and women from foster care continue their education and earn a college degree. The program has been supported by the current and former governors in Washington state.
Up to $20,000 for 2015-2016 Academic year.
Applications available: Jan. 4, 2016
Deadline: February 29, 2016
Four Bill Stoner Endowment Scholarships will be awarded to assist recipients in reaching their educational and career goals. The $1,250 awards are paid directly to the recipient's college or university to be used toward tuition or books.
The scholarship provides assistance to a Pierce College student who is applying for a seat on the Seoul- Tokyo Study Tour during the 2016 summer quarter. The exact program dates are TBD. Applications must be submitted to Breanna Baker, Cascade 510, Pierce College Fort Steilacoom no later than Friday, March 11, 2016. All applicants will be notified in writing of the results of their applications by March 18, 2016.
Deadline: March 11, 2016
The Brenda Godfrey / Jack Elms Scholarship for Non-traditional Students from the Red Canoe Credit Union.
When Horst Marschall (long-time Executive Director of the Pierce College Military Program) retired, faculty and staff at Pierce College funded a scholarship in recognition of his leadership, vision and support for staff, faculty and students at JBLM. The scholarship is for Pierce College students enrolled at JBLM and currently serving in any of the US Armed Forces (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and active duty Reserves).
The Jennifer Jamison Textbook Scholarship provides $204 for textbooks for military-affiliated students at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Application is open to veterans, active duty military personnel and their family members, with preference going to those who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan. Qualified applicants must be enrolled in at least 10 credits at Pierce College and have a minimum 3.3 GPA at the time of application. Funds will be made available to winners for winter quarter and spring quarter 2016.
The AmVets Auxiliary Scholarship can pay for tuition, fees, materials, books, tools, or any other program fee.
At least eight $250 scholarships will be awarded to military-affiliated students.
Open to active duty military personnel, veterans, and family members of veterans and active duty military enrolled at Pierce College. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be taking 10 or more credits.
Deadline: August 5
For additional information contact Marion Sharp at (253) 864-3212 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pierce College Foundation acquires private funding for the college, provides enhancements to college programs, improves access for students, and promotes the college to the community. For more information about the Pierce College Foundation, visit the Foundation Web site.