Student Scholarships

Foundation Scholarships

The Highline Foundation 2019-2020 school year scholarship application is now closed. The 2020-2021 school year scholarship application is scheduled to be open second week of April.

Scholarships are available to Highline College full-time and part-time students including incoming, current, transfer, international, and undocumented students.

Running Start students are only eligible for scholarships for credits taken summer quarter or credits taken in excess of 15 credits.

Questions? Please call the Foundation office at (206) 592-3774.

Other scholarship opportunities are available on the Financial Aid Website.

Next Step Scholarship

The University of Washington Tacoma Next Step Scholarship recognizes and rewards exceptional scholarly achievement at the community college level. The fund was specifically created to motivate top students at seven South Puget Sound community colleges to enroll at UW Tacoma. The scholarship value is $4,000 for one academic year. Two or three applicants will be nominated by Highline College.

Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.5, Washington State resident, one faculty/instructor reference, and official transcripts from all higher education institutions (including Highline College) obtained by applicant.

The application to be submitted to the Highline College Foundation office (Building 99) no later than March 27, 2020, 4:00 PM. Only paper packets will be accepted. Packets must be complete.

Next Step Scholarship Application


Student Emergency Support (SES)

HC Foundation provides Student Emergency Support (SES) to support student success, retention and completion. When funding is available, grants are provided to meet emergency needs up to $500 per academic year that would otherwise prevent students from continuing their education at Highline College. Please visit this website for process.

Student Emergency Support Policy