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Review the SPS Scholarship Bulletin as well as Naviance. Additional posted Scholarships opportunities available are sorted by month due.

Due May & June


An important announcement for students incoming to the UW in 2024-2025! 

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The Kennedy Drayton Scholarship provides $2,500 a year in financial support (renewable for a second year for a total of $5,000) to undergraduate students with financial need, incoming to the University of Washington, who demonstrate commitment to the principles of justice, equality, and diversity. The deadline for the scholarship has been extended to Monday, June 3

More information, and link to the application form:

Southeast Chapter Blacks in Government May 31

The focus of this program is to assist African American students in their educational endeavors. Applicant must be a student who will graduate from a high school in washing state by June 30, 2024 or have received a GED. Additionally applicants must have a grade pint average (GPA) of at least 2.5. Pick up an application in the BHS Counselor office and learn more!

Skyline Retirement Community College Bound Students Needed

Skyline Retirement Community, a Continuing Care Retirement Community located on Seattle’s First Hill. We have exciting employment opportunities for college-bound students at Skyline. We take pride in offering a vibrant and supportive work environment that fosters trust, cooperation, safety, and accountability. We value diversity, work-life balance, and recognition of individual contributions.

One of the most attractive benefits of working at Skyline is our comprehensive Education Grant program. This program reimburses eligible employees for tuition costs after 90 days of employment as a regularly scheduled team member, full- or part-time. Eligible team members can apply for reimbursement up to four times a year, with potential awards ranging from $8,000 to $$14,000 annually!

We are confident that Skyline presents a valuable opportunity for students to earn income while furthering their education. Visit our website and learn more.

Port of Seattle Chapter of Blacks in Government Due June 3

The Port of Seattle Chapter of Blacks In Government is now accepting 2024 Scholarship Applications.

How to Apply: Complete the Scholarship Application and include all the information outlined in the application. All applications must be received by June 3, 2024.

Two scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded during a scholarship celebration ceremony on June 17, 2024. Academic Achievements (Evelyn Findley Outstanding Academic Achievement Award)
Community Service (Lilyian Casswell-Isley Outstanding Community Service Award)

Applicants for the Scholarship must: Reside in one of the following counties: King, Snohomish, Kitsap, Pierce, Whatcom, or Skagit, Be a graduating high school student in 2024, Have demonstrated involvement in community service, Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, Have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and superb academic achievement.

Pick up an application in the BHS Counselor office and learn more! Multiple Due Dates: Thru May 2024

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Below you will find a list of Scholarship Programs available to students. More than 495 Individual Scholarships will be distributed through these Programs.

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Angels Wings Foundation (AWF) June 14

Angels Wings Foundation (AWF). AWF has a rich history of funding schools and orphanages, supplying healthcare, and supporting various social services for children in Thailand, as well as supporting educational opportunities for Thai students in the United States. We believe our scholarship would be of great interest to the community of Thai students. This unique scholarship is one of the only of its kind for the Thai community and is AWF Founder and President Porntip Bui Simon’s way of honoring the unique heritage that we should all take pride in. Applicants must have at least one Thai parent to qualify for consideration. The application deadline is June 14, 2024. Please visit our website to learn more and apply.

BigSun Scholarship June 19

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in or what their capacity in that sport is. Please visit SunScholarship 2024 website to apply.

Scholarship Details
  • Who: All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.
  • How to Apply: Send a short essay (500 – 1,000 words) answering the following questions;
    • How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
  • Deadline: June 19, 2024 & Amount of Award: $500.00 Logo with blue and white boxes is a student scholarship platform. They have recently announced new scholarships for Black and African American students and would be interested in receiving applications from Ballard High School students. All students should have the opportunity to pursue higher education and the career of their dreams. It’s our mission to make college accessible for all students by eliminating student debt.

Army ROTC Program Scholarships

The University of Washington’s ROTC program is now accepting applications for seniors interested in 4-year full tuition scholarships. We would love to offer your students the opportunity to be a part of the University of Washington’s deep and rich history. The Army ROTC is a program that allows you to attend college and earn a degree while simultaneously completing requirements to commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Army. ROTC is not an alternative to getting a college degree nor is it something students do in lieu of college.

Students who are interested in applying for the ROTC scholarship or would like to learn more about the program or UW please contact us at . Visit our Army ROTC Scholarship page to apply.

Applications & Additional Information

All applications are available in the Counseling Center or can be downloaded. If you have any questions or need additional information please contact Carol Bristol at or stop by the Ballard HS Counseling Center.  

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District Updates

Scholarships for SPS Students

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Scholarships are a type of grant (monetary gift you do not have to pay back) for students to use in paying for after high school training and college programs. Scholarships are available for students as early as elementary school and continue through graduate school.

Federal and State programs provide over 46 billion dollars in student aid. Private companies, community organizations, civic groups, foundations, and religious organizations provide an additional 3 billion dollars in scholarships.

Finding a Scholarships

A scholarship database can be found in Naviance (all SPS 6th-12th grade students have 24/7 access to Naviance)as well as some of the following resources. You should never pay for access to scholarships you find online.

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Scholarship Examples

06/17/2024 – Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited community college or technical school in the United States. Five hundred scholarships of up to $2,500 each are available. Requirements are listed below:

  • Have completed a high school diploma (or equivalency) by July 1
  • Enroll in associate’s degree, certificate, or diploma program by September that will lead to employment (no transfer programs are eligible)
  • Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrate critical financial need through Pell eligibility or Family Income below $65,000
  • Be a United States Citizen

The deadline for applications is Monday, June 17, 2024 at 12:00PM.

07/31/2024 – The Flavor of the Month Scholarship

For National Ice Cream Month, students above the age of 14 can earn a scholarship for writing about their favorite ice cream flavor. Scholarships are $1500. Applicants must be residents of the United States or District of Columbia, Students can earn the scholarship by responding to the following question in 250 words or less:

Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. In fact, July is National Ice Cream Month, and that’s the inspiration behind this award. We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic, while some are very comforting. If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?

Find more local, national and college based scholarship in Naviance and search for scholarships through your internet search engine.