"While incarcerated, I thought about what I would change and decided I would change everything. My purpose in life was to prevent youth from ending up in prison."
- Brandon Stogsdill
The Foundation awards approximately $160,000 in scholarship gifts every academic year, making a life-changing difference for the scores of students who are recipients.
The Biella Foundation has awarded each of the 34 community and technical colleges in Washington State $10,000 in scholarship funds to be used in the 2015-16 academic year.
This unexpected gift will allow the Pierce College Financial Aid offices help students with emergency needs in Winter and Spring 2016 quarters. Students in need of emergency assistance should contact either Financial Aid or the counseling office.
These scholarships are awarded based on need, academic ability, artistic talent, vocational goals, and/or other factors. Information on newly funded and currently available scholarships here. Contact the Scholarship Program Administrator by email or at 253-864-3212 for application information.
Apply for Pierce College Foundation scholarships online at www.thewashboard.org. 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.
Creating a profile on the WashBoard.org site will automatically match you with scholarships provided by other organizations for which you qualify.