2013 Scholarship Opportunities

Burien, WA – March 5, 2013 – With tuition costs rising, financial aid and scholarships are a very necessary piece of the higher education puzzle. The Highline Schools Foundation is pleased to announce the following scholarship opportunities:

The Bill Maynard Memorial Scholarship and The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) Scholarship are available to Highline School District seniors who live in the Highline School District service area and will graduate by June 30, 2013.

The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship and is awarded annually to three graduating seniors from Highline School District who will be pursuing a college education. Two $14,000 awards (paid over 2 years) are made to students who will be attending four-year colleges and one $8,000 award (paid over 2 years) is made to a student attending a two-year college or vocational school.

The Bill Maynard Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of the late Bill Maynard, a beloved figure in the Highline School District. Bill was the coordinator of the Steps to Success program, and he cared deeply for the students that he worked with. One (1) $500 scholarship will be awarded toward university/college, vocational or community college education.

Deadline to apply: Friday, March 22, 2013
http://www.highlineschoolsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Contact:
Highline Schools Foundation
(206) 248-5196
[email protected]

Since 1999, the Highline Schools Foundation has been supporting innovation and excellence in Highline Public Schools. Our funding priorities focus on programs to improve academic achievement, supporting college and career readiness, grants to teachers for engaging classroom projects, the arts, athletics, and programs that keep students in school and productive. Highline is a district full of need and opportunity. The Highline Schools Foundation is the only non-profit organization dedicated to all schools in our district—our goal is to help as many students as possible be successful!

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