With tuition costs rising, financial aid and scholarships are a very necessary piece of the higher education puzzle.

With tuition costs rising, financial aid and scholarships are a very necessary piece of the higher education puzzle. Students are encouraged to apply for scholarships in their senior year of high school to help reduce the cost of college. Thanks to generous funders, Highline Schools Foundation is proud to offer many different types of scholarships with awards up to $20,000—and only one application to complete! Scholarships are open to all graduating seniors who are enrolled full-time in a Highline Public School. Deadline: February 28, 2018

2018 Scholarship Application | 2018 Scholarship Application FAQ

Apply OnlineOVERVIEW: Applications are accepted online and processed by the Highline Schools Foundation. The information contained in your scholarship application will not be used for any purpose other than to process your application. Scholarship selection is made without regard to applicant’s race, color, national origin, religious belief, sex, marital status, age, or physical handicap.

2018 Highline Schools Foundation Scholarships

Please review the 2018 Scholarship Application FAQ for a complete list of questions you will be asked on the scholarship application, including the essays you will be asked to write and submit. Most of the questions on the scholarship form are required and essays must be submitted with your application. The other documents requested to complete your application may be submitted with your application through the online application form or submitted later. Please read through the FAQ so you know what to expect.

The following documents may be uploaded with your application or sent separately:

  • High School Transcript: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Transcripts attached to emails from your school or counselor are acceptable. Attach and submit with your application, or ask your school to send.
  • Letter of Recommendation(s): Remember to ask for your letters early enough so the people you ask will have enough time to write a letter and submit them by the deadline.
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores: As more and more colleges go test optional, so have we. A SAT/ACT score is not required to apply for a HSF Scholarship.

Where/how to submit additional documents/paperwork:

  • District mail: Highline Schools Foundation, ATTN: Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship Committee
  • Mail: Highline Schools Foundation, ATTN: Scholarship Committee,15675 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien WA 98166
  • Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must be enrolled in Highline Public Schools and graduate by 6/30 of their senior year
  • Families must live in the Highline Public Schools service area
  • Students must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student, enrolled in college level classes and continue to attend college 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 (or 3.0 for the Evelyne Rozner and Matt Griffin Scholarship) and submit transcripts annually to the Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship Committee

General Scholarship Info

  • Precedence will be given to those recipients who have not received a substantial scholarship or scholarships from other entities
  • 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
  • The Highline Schools Foundation will not pay scholarship money to schools outside the United States

Please review the 2018 Scholarship Application FAQ page for detailed information about the application, including a complete list of all questions you will be asked. After you submit your application, a copy will be emailed to you and you may click on the “download .pdf” link provided to save a copy for your records. Do you have questions that aren’t covered in this document? Please call Highline Schools Foundation (206) 631-3120 (weekdays) or email [email protected]

2018 Scholarship Application | 2018 Scholarship Application FAQ

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