Pierce College Foundation Scholarships

2012 Scholarship Luncheon

The Foundation awards approximately $140,000 in scholarship gifts every academic year, making a life-changing difference for the scores of students who are recipients.

Applying for a scholarship

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 District Scholarship Program Administrator by email or (253) 864-3261 for application information.

Scholarship applications for 2014-15 academic year are available here. Deadline is April 10.


Application for all scholarships is made through the WashBoard.org. Creating a profile on the WashBoard.org site will automatically match you with scholarships provided by other organizations for which you qualify.

Additional scholarships funded by community organizations

2014-2015 Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
$1,000 renewable for up to four years, provided that renewal criterion are met.

Deadline: 5 p.m. PST on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Criteria: Washington resident and currently enrolled in a WA state college or university.
Find out more information | View flyer | Apply online

American Indian Endowed Scholarship
$500 to $2,000 for Fall 2014

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2014

Criteria: Washington resident with close social & cultural ties to an in-state American Indian tribe or community. Download electronic application

Bill Stoner Scholarship
One $1,500 scholarship and one $1,000

Deadline: March 31, 2014

Criteria: Meet local residency requirements - see application 3.5+ GPA Demonstrated financial need. Download electronic application

Anderson Criminal Justice Scholarship
$5,000 payable over two years ($2,500 per year)

Deadline: March 31, 2014

Criteria: Washington resident
Attending accredited college offering Criminal Justice program Preference given to students pursuing a career in law enforcement. Download electronic application

Endowing a scholarship

Visit the giving page to make a gift or pledge today, or contact the Pierce College Foundation for more information on endowing a scholarship.

Scholarships at Pierce College, 2013-2014

  • Athyleen Nicholson Endowed Scholarship
  • Buster Brouillet Scholarship
  • Dale McGinnis Scholarship
  • Pierce College Foundation Scholarships
  • Fuchs Foundation Scholarship
  • Gonter Family Childcare Stipend
  • Grace Koopmans Endowed Scholarship
  • Horst Marshall Military Scholarship
  • Jennifer Jamison Textbook Scholarship
  • Joane Moceri Scholarship
  • Kyile Lee Schreiner Memorial Scholarship
  • Lakewood Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
  • Lora Kerns Scholarship
  • Nightingale Nursing Scholarship
  • Daniel Parker Memorial Scholarhsip
  • Pearl H. Baumgartner Scholarship
  • Peter Hartman Book Fund
  • Raider Athletic Scholarship
  • Richard A. Soileau Scholarship
  • Sharon Golightly Scholarship
  • Steilacoom Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
  • Steve & Sandy Wall Endowed Scholarship
  • Students for Students Book Fund
  • Carol Vanneson Memorial Scholarship
  • The Puyallup Fair Scholarship
  • Thompson Family Housing Scholarship
  • Wendy Mason Memorial Scholarship
  • Yates Scholarships