Scholarship Information page

Thanks to generous contributors, the Highline Schools Foundation is proud to offer many different types of scholarships with awards up to $30,000 – and only one application to complete!

Scholarships are open to graduating seniors* who are enrolled full-time in a Highline Public School (see below for more information).

The following documents may be attached to your application or sent separately:

  • High School Transcript. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable and must be uploaded directly into the application form.
  • Recommendation Form. One (1) Recommendation Form should be completed by an adult (not a relative) who has had a significant role in interacting with you in your academic, extracurricular, community service, or leadership activities. Teachers, school counselors, and coaches are great options.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must graduate from any high school within Highline Public Schools, by 6/30/22.
  • *Students should live within the boundaries of Highline Public Schools or those who live outside the district but attend a Highline School through the McKinney Vento program.
  • To receive a scholarship, a student must be enrolled as full-time student at a post-secondary, accredited  trade school, college or university., enrolled in college level classes and continue to attend school full-time to receive awarded scholarship money.

  • For scholarships paid out over multiple years, students agree to continue to be enrolled full-time, keep a GPA of 2.5, and submit transcripts annually to the Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship Committee.

General Scholarship Info

  • Preference will be given to those recipients who have not received a substantial scholarship or scholarships from other entities. It is the goal of the Foundation to support those students who would not be able to attend college without our scholarship support.
  • Scholarship money will be paid directly to the college and may be used for qualified higher education expenses including tuition, student fees, books, room and board, and supplies or equipment required for enrollment. Scholarship funds will never be sent directly to students.
  • The Highline Schools Foundation will not pay scholarship money to schools outside the United States.
  • Students may defer their scholarship for one year if they find that they are over-funded or if they have to delay the start of college. However, if scholarship funds are not used by the fall one year after high school graduation, the scholarship will be re-awarded to another student.

Scholarships to be Awarded in 2022

  • 13th Year Scholarship – This scholarship supports students who might otherwise be unable to continue their education beyond high school. Four (4) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded.
  • Alaska Airlines Scholarship – This scholarship, funded by Alaska Airlines, offers four (4) awards of $5,000 to two graduates of any Highline Public Schools’ high school and two graduates from Raisbeck Aviation High School.
  • Anne Gregory Memorial Scholarship –  This scholarship was created to support Evergreen High School graduates who have mitigating financial circumstances that limit their access to financial resources. This could include immigration or residency status. The scholarship was set up in memory of former Evergreen teacher Anne Gregory. This scholarship is $2,000 for the first year of college. 
  • Burien Arts Council Scholarship – This scholarship is for a Highline Public Schools graduate who will pursue a visual arts degree at an accredited arts organization or four-year college/university.
  • Carrell Family Scholarship – This scholarship was created to support an Evergreen High School graduates. The scholarship is $1,500 per year and is renewable for up to four years with a 2.5 GPA.
  • CM Garrity Scholarship – This scholarship provides $7,500 annually for four years (if the 2.5 GPA) to a student attending a 4-year university, for a total award of $30,000. Two scholarships will be awarded.
  • Nature Stewards Environmental Science Scholarship – This scholarship was created to support a graduate of any Highline high school who is looking at studying environmental science in their post-secondary studies. The scholarship is $1,000 for the first year of college.
  • Pay it Forward Scholarship – This scholarship recognizes graduates from Evergreen High School. Up to three (3) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. 
  • Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA) Scholarship – This is the Foundation’s longest running scholarship, funded through the STIA Golf Tournament held each July. Three scholarships will be awarded to students motivated to pursue a STEM education. Two scholarships are for $10,000 each; one is for $5,000; all are renewable for a second year if minimum GPA of 2.5 is achieved. 
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