Scholarships for SPS Students
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 Scholarship
A scholarship list can be found on Naviance (all SPS 6th-12th grade students have 24/7 access to Naviance) and the following websites.
- The WashBoard
- Scholarships for students with disabilities
- More scholarships on the Scholarship Guidance website
- Seattle Foundation Scholarships
Share a Scholarship
Are you aware of and/or sponsoring scholarships that are not on the list?
Fill out the form below to add your scholarship to Naviance for all SPS students to access.
11/16/2023 – Jack Kent College Scholarship Program
Amount: up to $5,000
Seniors only: Yes
The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation’s top four-year colleges and universities.
02/08/2024 – Jack Kent Young Scholars Scholarship Program
Amount: up to $5,000
7th and 8th Grade Students
The Cooke Young Scholars Program is a selective five-year, pre-college scholarship for high-performing 7th grade students with financial need. Educational Advisers help Cooke Young Scholars maximize the high school experience and prepare to thrive at the nation’s top-performing colleges.
02/08/2024 – Nora Stone Smith Scholarship
The Nora Stone Smith Scholarship honors and gives financial support to deserving immigrant high school seniors and students who have graduated in the past year and have participated in an ESL/ELL program at some point in their lives. This scholarship is available for all ESL/ELL students, regardless of their citizenship status. Undocumented students are encouraged to apply. This scholarship is $2,000 and renewable for 2 or 4 years. The scholarship opens on November 18, 2023 and closes on March 15, 2024.