Shoreline Scholars 

Dedicated support and scholarship funding for high school graduates in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park

Shoreline Scholars

Scholarship overview

The Shoreline Scholars program provides dedicated support and scholarship funding for selected residents of Shoreline or Lake Forest Park and those who attend public, private or home schools in Shoreline. Students accepted into Shoreline Scholars may receive full or partial tuition scholarships, attend special events together, enjoy club activities, and access dedicated academic support to help them excel in college. College Bound and Running Start students are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Full or partial scholarship for up to two years in any field of study at Shoreline Community College
  • Special receptions and recognition ceremony
  • Dedicated academic advisor and success coach
  • Educational workshops and student retreats
  • Take part in social and community activities with the Shoreline Scholars Club


Apply now for free or reduced tuition for Fall 2018

Action Date
Applications for Fall 2018
will begin being accepted
in person during normal
business hours
March 1, 2018
Priority application deadline June 15, 2018
Closing deadline; applications
will be accepted until all
scholarships are awarded
or until this closing deadline
September 7, 2018
Fall quarter begins September 26, 2018



  • Complete Shoreline Scholars paper application form
  • Submit an application to Shoreline Community College with the intent to enroll for the fall quarter immediately following high school graduation; full-time preferred (12+ credits), part-time considered (6+ credits)
  • Reside in Shoreline or Lake Forest Park OR reside outside this area and attend a public or private high school in Shoreline
  • Qualify for in-state tuition as a resident of Washington state or be HB1079 eligible
  • Be on track for expected graduating class of 2018
  • Provide unofficial high school transcript showing a cumulative GPA of 3.0+ as of first semester grades of final year in high school; GPA of 2.75+ considered with letter of recommendation
  • Placement into English 101 and Math 098 or better based on one of the minimum required scores
  • Complete FAFSA (or WASFA if HB 1079 eligible) and include the Shoreline Community College school code of 003791
    • Eligible students with an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of $7,000 or less on the FAFSA are likely to qualify for a full Shoreline Scholars scholarship. Partial scholarships are possible with a slightly higher EFC.
  • If you attend home school, submit proof of registration status such as the “Declaration of Intent to Home School” form


This scholarship is available through the college for up to 50 students. The scholarship does not cover costs beyond tuition (such as books, fees and other miscellaneous expenses), but students may qualify for other financial aid programs. Recipients must attend 3 or more quarterly program events, take at least 6 credits quarterly, complete 8 hours of community service annually, and maintain a 2.75 GPA by the end of their first year.

Scholarship Information