Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school. We consistently champion the promise of postsecondary education to all Americans —and its value to our society. Federal Student Aid plays a central and essential role in supporting postsecondary education by providing money for college to eligible students and families. We partner with postsecondary schools, financial institutions and others to deliver services that help students and families who are paying for college. FAFSA website
Washington Scholarship Coalition — Making college possible, one person at a time.
The Washington Scholarship Coalition (WSC) is a public/private partnership that includes nine organizations committed to increasing access to scholarships and financial aid for Washington students. In January 2010, the WSC launched theWashBoard.org, a free, web-based scholarship matching clearinghouse for Washington students. website
The mission of the Kent Community Foundation is to generate and channel support for education and the cultural arts in the greater Kent and Covington communities. Scholarships – Invest. Connect. Lead. (kentcommunityfoundation.org)
The following resources are the most common and reliable sources:
The Kentridge, Kentwood and other PTSA Scholarships demonstrate community appreciation for scholastic achievement and encourage further education. Graduating seniors are recognized for their individual contributions and accomplishments. The scholarship is designed to pay a portion of the costs for the first academic year at a post secondary institution. The scholarship award will be determined by the PTSA Scholarship Committee based on the student application and the demonstrated commitment to a post high school education or training goal.
The Kent Area PTA Council Scholarship award will be determined by the Kent Area PTA Council Scholarship Committee based on the student application and the demonstrated commitment to a post high school education or training goal.
Here are a few ideas to check for local scholarships: