The Shoreline Community College Foundation has awarded thousands of academic and workforce scholarships to deserving Shoreline students. In addition to federal and state financial aid, scholarships are a great way to offset all or part of the cost of your education.

Creating a scholarship application in AwardSpring(Shoreline's online scholarship management tool) is a great way to be informed about scholarship opportunities and become eligible for scholarship funds.



Students can apply for scholarships (for tuition, books, & fees) via AwardSpring.

  • Fall 2024 application is open July 10, 2024 through August 19, 2024

Annual scholarships provide support to students for the upcoming school year. While all annual scholarships support tuition, many also cover the cost of textbooks and other program needs.

To view and apply to available annual scholarships, register for free with AwardSpring.

The application for these scholarships opens in winter quarter for the following academic year.

Quarterly scholarships assist students with expenses for the upcoming quarter in which they plan to be enrolled and vary in amount, from covering the cost of textbooks for a specific course to an entire quarter's tuition. Applications for quarterly scholarships are accepted each quarter for the following, and are awarded while funds are available.

There are quarterly scholarships available for the following groups of students:

  • Automotive students
  • Business technology students
  • Criminal justice majors
  • Nursing students
  • Career training students who were let go from their jobs
  • First Nations students (i.e. students affiliated with a Native American or indigenous American tribe)
  • Students with disabilities
  • Students with a history of volunteering or community involvement
  • and more!

To view and apply to available quarterly scholarships, register for free with AwardSpring:

AwardSpring Quarterly Scholarships

Federal COVID Pandemic Assistance no longer available

The Federal COVID Pandemic Assistance, also known as CARES and HEERF, allotted to Shoreline Community College has now been exhausted.

Students are encouraged to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA or WASFA to be considered for traditional financial aid. Please visit our Funding and Aid Sources page to find additional funding options.

United Way of King County has provided emergency funding for the 2022-2023 academic year. Information on how to apply can be found on the Emergency Funding page.

Students who were already awarded COVID aid for Fall will begin to see their funds disbursement starting on Thursday, September 29th, 2022.

1964 Society Faculty Professional Development Scholarship

The Shoreline Community College Foundation created the 1964 Society Faculty Professional Development Endowed Scholarship to provide funds in perpetuity for faculty to use toward their professional development. This scholarship will also benefit the College and students by strengthening the faculty in their various professional capacities. In certain years, this scholarship may be awarded to full-time faculty, associate faculty, or faculty in specific areas of study at the discretion of the Foundation Board of Directors. This will be noted on the annual application. Professional development includes: attending conferences, workshops, meetings, or delivering presentations as a means to further their expertise in teaching at Shoreline Community College.

There are a lot of scholarships available that are not run by the Foundation. Below are links to scholarship search engines that can help you find external scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship Guidance

CollegeBoard Scholarship Search

The WashBoard Scholarship Matches

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


Have questions or need more information?

Contact Us

Foundation Scholarship Office

Admin (1000) Building, Room 1005
(206) 533-6783
See the College's operating hours