The Prairie High School Career Center publishes local and noteworthy scholarships. For a few scholarships, we identify those students who meet the criteria and encourage them to apply. We encourage students and their parents/guardians to make use of free scholarship searches and check the scholarship resources offered through the universities and community colleges.

There are many national scholarships available through various websites (please keep in mind that you will be asked to offer personal information on these sites)

www.fastweb.com / www.collegeboard.org / www.collegescholarships.com

www.thewashboard.org / www.schoolsoup.com / www.scholarships.com / www.gearup.wa.gov

ALSO!

Below you will find LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS (updated often)

Questions? Visit the Career Center.

Below is a posting of many scholarship opportunities, but it is not a publication of all available scholarships.
• Investigate others that relate to a career, bank or credit union, or a personal or family employer.
• Others include local, regional, and national non-profit organizations such as Rotary Club, Lions Club and churches.
• Also check college websites for scholarships open to students attending that college (including their Merit awards based on GPA and SAT/ACT test scores)
• From https://phs.battlegroundps.org, click on Counseling Center, then College and Career for scholarship links.
If you have questions, please drop in at the PHS Career Center or call us at 360-885-5006.

ScholarshipDue DateDetails
Student Scholarship Search
www.studentscholarshipsearch.com
variesThis site offers students access to information on a variety of grants scholarships and other information related to higher education costs.
Washington State Scholarship Clearinghouse www.thewashboard.orgvariesFree, web-based scholarship clearinghouse that matches Washington scholarship seekers with Washington scholarship providers. Click on For Seekers.
Clark College Foundation
www.clark.edu/scholarships
variesAwards up to one million dollars in scholarships each year funded by individuals, organizations, business, and clubs. Application process opens twice per year–January for fall awards; September for winter/spring awards.
College Success Foundation www.collegesuccessfoundation.orgvariesProvides a unique integrated system of supports and scholarships to inspire underserved, low-income students. Click on Washington then I AM A STUDENT then College Bound Scholarship.
Community Foundation Southwest Washington www.cfsww.org3/31/2020Click How We Grant then Scholarships then scroll to High School Seniors. Opens December 1.
Kiwanis International
www2.kiwanis.org
2/1/2020Click Children’s Fund then Impact & Programs then Scholarship Opportunities. Application available November 1 and is accepted online.
NCAA Athletic Scholarships
www.NCAA.org
variesBreaks down every NCAA scholarship available (D1, D2, NAIA and NJCAA schools)
Pride Foundation
https://pridefoundation.org
not disclosedSupports LGBTQ+ and allied students across the Northwest. 60 scholarships with 1 application, opens October 11. Click on Find Funding then Application.
Military Scholarship Programs
Air Force: afrotc.com/sholarships/
Army: goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html
Coast Guard: gocoastguard.com
Marines: mcsf.org
Navy: nrotc.navy.mil/scholarships.html
OR Air National Guard: https://oregonstudentaid.gov/state-tuition-assistance.aspx
variesEach branch has specific eligibility requirements as well as various scholarship configurations. See specific branch website for application instructions as well as open and close dates.
Kaiser Permanente Northwest-Health Care Career Scholarship
www.kp.org/kpnwscholarship
1/31/2020Students planning to pursue an education and career in an apporoved human health care field. Application opens December 16 and closes January 31.
Society of Automotive Engineers, International
www.sae.org
3/15/2020Students interested in Engineering; encourages academic excellence. Click Participate then Scholarships. Application opens January 7 and closes March 15.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation
www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants
1/31/2020Available for persons from any state with special requirements such as Epilepsy, learning disabilities, is a catastrophic disease survivor, a St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Cancer Survivor, a breast cancer survivor or a daughter of a breast cancer survivor.
www.Science Ambassador Scholarship
scienceambassadorscholarship.org
early DecemberAvailable to women who will be seeking an undergraudate STEM degree. Application opens in the fall, finalists notified in January if they move to the next round.
Washington State Fair Foundation
www.thefair.com
1/31/2020WA residents, the application system will automatically apply students for the scholarships they qualify for. Click Community then Scholarships then scroll down for link to application and to view all scholarships available.
Ewing C Kelly Scholarship
www.kellyfoundationswashington.org
3/10/2020Designed to reward students with financial need who demonstrate good citizenship while striving to attain their academic goals. Click on Download Application.
Brindle Ridge Farms
www.brindleridgefarms.com
1/30/2020Graduating senior living in OR or WA that shows horses at any level, in any disipline. Scroll down and click on the link to download the application.
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
www.jackierobinson.org
2/1/2020Available to minority high school seniors who will attend an accredited four-year college or university. JRF grants complement the financial aid the student received from their college/university. Click on JRF Scholars Program
Future Farmers of America Scholarship
www.ffa.org
1/23/2020Through the National FFA Foundation, businesses and individuals sponsor scholarships that are awarded to students with a wide variety of higher education plans and career goals. Application deadline is followed by supplemental documents deadline. Click on Explore FFA then Awards & Competitive Events then select Grants and Scholarships.
On Q Financial
www.onqfinancial.com
late NovemberScholarship opportunity for students of Spanish, Russian or Chinese heritage or descent. Click on About On Q then click Scholarship.
General Federation of Women’s Clubs
of Battle Ground www.gfwc.org
2/7/2020Opportunity for graduating women from Battle Ground Public Schools. Application opens October 1 and is due early February. Click on What We Do then Success for Survivors Scholarship.

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