The 2019-2020 Annual Scholarship Applications are now closed. Please see information on quarterly scholarships.

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Annual Scholarships offered through the Shoreline CC Foundation

The annual Shoreline CC Foundation scholarships are now closed for the 2018-2019 school year. Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Scholarship recipients.

Summer 2019 - Spring 2020 Scholarship Process
Applications Open - February 1, 2019
Applications Close - April 11, 2019
Students Notified - May 10, 2019

Annual Scholarships Offered by the Foundation
Below are the annual scholarships offered by the Shoreline CC Foundation. Learn more about the qualifications of the different annual scholarships offered through the Foundation. You must apply online for the annual scholarships. If you have questions or need help, contact the scholarship manager, Alysen Laakso, at 206-533-6783 or

*Beta Sigma Phi Visual Arts Scholarship
*Biella Foundation Scholarship
Blavat Family Scholarship for Nursing Students
*Dorothy Ball Gough Scholarship for Women (priority is for business administration students)
Elizabeth R. Thomas Alumni Scholarship for Nursing Students
Eric Niemitalo Memorial Scholarship for Science Students (priority is for earth & environmental science majors)
Friends of Mary Automotive Scholarship for Women
*Full-Time Continuing Student Scholarship
Glassbaby Kindness Nursing Scholarship
*Hannah Heltsley Memorial Scholarship
*High School Academic Scholarship
*Hugh S. Cannon Foundation Scholarship
*Ina Knutsen Scholarship
*In Honor of the Board of Trustees and Executive Team Scholarship
J.D. Humphreys Memorial Clean Energy Scholarship
Joan Heeter Scholarship for Nursing Students
Joseph Wood Rogers Memorial Mathematics Scholarship
Joseph W. Sullivan Scholarship for Nursing Students
Linda Breiwick Medical Lab Technology Scholarship
*Linda Lee Hale Scholarship
Margaret Mallett Scholarship for Nursing Students
*Margaret Svec Scholarship for Women
*Mark F. and Tiffany T. McVeety Scholarship
Mark Galloway Automotive Scholarship for GM-ASEP Students
*Martin Olsen Memorial Scholarship (priority given to veterans)
*Part-Time Continuing Student Scholarship
Peggy O'Coyne Memorial Music Scholarship (this scholarship application requires an audition)
Pinckney and Edith Rohrback Family Scholarship for STEM Students
Professor Emeritus Dr. Bill Johnson Scholarship for Math or Science Students
Sonia O. Kemp Scholarship for Nursing Students
Sparrow Scholarship in Memory of Ted Luttrell for Music Technology Students
*Study Abroad Scholarship
Swisher/Matesky Piano Scholarship
SYMETRIX Digital Audio Engineering Scholarship
Tammi O'Brien Shanks Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students
*Tessie and Robert Adams and Le Roy and Ann Roberts, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
*Theater Arts and Digital Film Scholarship
Troy Wolff Memorial Humanities Scholarship
*Veteran Merit Scholarship
Vivian Wellman Batty Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students

*means this scholarship is open to a student in any major or program

Announcing the #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship for New International Students

YAWH Scholarship logoWe are excited to announce the new #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship for new international students in F-1 (student visa) status who have attended high school overseas.

Learn more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply.


Quarterly Scholarships and assistance available through the Shoreline CC Foundation: 

Quarterly scholarships are scholarships offered by the Foundation for Shoreline CC students whenever school is in session and funds are available. You can apply either using an online application or contact for a paper application.

Below are the names of the different quarterly scholarships offered by the Foundation. Learn more about these scholarships and their qualifications.

Carli Edwards Memorial Scholarship for Criminal Justice Majors
Corvette Marque Club of Seattle Automotive Technician Scholarship for GM-ASEP Students
Dislocated Worker Scholarship for Professional-Technical Students
Eva Hagemeyer Memorial Scholarship for Philosophy Textbooks
Harley and Michele O'Neil Scholarship for Students with a "Spirit of Giving Back"
Joseph Schultz Memorial Automotive Scholarship
Ken LaFountaine First Nations Scholarship
Ken and Pearl Noreen and Friends Scholarship for Community Involvement
Linda Barnes Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Michael Mitchell Voice Scholarship for Classic Vocal Music Students
Michael Thompson Fund for Students with Disabilities
Nell F. Brown Emergency Scholarship for Nursing Students
Norton Family Automotive Scholarship
Toreson Business Technology Emergency Assistance Fund
Veterans' Emergency Assistance Fund

General Application for Short-Term Emergency Assistance
The Foundation offers one-time emergency support to help continuing students who are in a financial crisis that will impact their ability to stay at school. Qualifications include: you must have a 2.0 Shoreline CC GPA, have completed at least one quarter at Shoreline, and be currently taking classes at Shoreline CC. There are additional qualifications. You can only receive this grant or loan one time while you are a student at Shoreline Community College. You can apply online or request a paper application. We highly recommend you contact Alysen Laakso, scholarship manager, before you apply for this support. Contact her at 206-533-6783 or Part of this application does require that you discuss your situation with the scholarship manager either in person, over the phone, or by email.

Ongoing Scholarships offered through the College:

New International Student Scholarship
This scholarships is for new F-1 full time students during fall, winter, spring quarters who have been admitted to the Shoreline Community College. Applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, personal success, and contribution to the community.

Shoreline CC Piano Scholarship
Quarterly renewable scholarships for fall, winter and spring; awarded to deserving students for private study of classical piano. Please check with the piano faculty for application, criteria and procedures.

External Scholarships

There are lots of outside scholarship opportunities available to students. These are not managed by the Foundation. To learn more, please contact Alysen Laakso at

Scholarship Search Databases
There are several databases that help students find scholarships. We have not reviewed the accuracy of the information in these databases. Please use your best judgment when deciding whether or not to apply.

Scholarship Guidance

CollegeBoard Scholarship Search

The WashBoard Scholarship Matches

GoodCall Scholarship Search


Scholarship Scams
You may find scholarship opportunities that look too good to be true. These opportunities may be scams. Please visit Federal Trade Commission page on scholarship and financial scams to learn more.