Scholarships are usually monetary awards given to students by an organization or donor to help pay for their education. Students must meet the criteria set by either the organization or donor to receive money, such as pursuing a certain program of study, having financial need, or being an exemplary student.

Scholarships Available for LWTech Students

Scholarship Resources

Below are some of the scholarship resources we've heard about. There are many additional sources for scholarship information, including community and professional organizations and employers, so spend some time doing research in your community and looking at scholarship websites.

Each scholarship donor has their own deadline and application cycle. If the website doesn't have current information, the scholarship application may not be available yet. Keep checking back. Many scholarship applications open up after the New Year.

Local and State Scholarships

AAJCJ - African American Jewish Coalition for Justice Minority Scholarship

The AAJCJ Minority Scholarship Fund wants to help provide access to higher education for minority students who wish to pursue a career that will enable them to work for social and economic justice.

Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (Bellevue Chapter)

Professional organization dedicated to the advancement of opportunities for women in all fields of accounting.

Alan Spence Employee Scholarship

The Alan Spence Employee Scholarship is available to classified, professional or confidential employees who are qualified and motivated to continue their education and through that education strengthen the Washington community and technical college system. The scholarships amount for employees is $1,200.

American Indian Endowed Scholarship

Helps financially needy students with close social and cultural ties to an in-state American Indian community pursue undergraduate and graduate studies.

Assistance League of Seattle

Available to those residing in King County pursuing eligible programs and not receiving other financial aid.


Members of BECU can apply for scholarships

Bellevue Life Spring

Need-based scholarships for college/university/vocational school following high school graduation from a Bellevue School District High School.

Bill Petter Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships for students pursuing Auto Repair Technician, Auto Collision Repair, and Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician. Apply through the Kirkland Kiwanis Foundation.

Building Our Future Student Scholarship

The scholarship of $1,200 is to provide assistance for tuition, books, and related educational expenses. The scholarship is intended to support community or technical college graduates who will continue their academic studies (e.g. junior year at a baccalaureate institution immediately after completing their Associates in Arts, Associate in Sciences or other transfer degree.

Child Care Aware of Washington

Comprehensive scholarship program that supports WA State teachers and child care providers who wish to enhance their education and professional skills in early childhood education.

Eastside Business and Professional Women

Women over the age of 30 majoring in Horticulture or Business Administration.

Emerald City Business and Professional Woman

Women who are residents of King, Kitsap, Pierce or Snohomish County.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha

Various scholarships for Washington State residents. Go to "Scholarships" and choose Washington as state.

Executive Women International of Seattle

EWI offers two scholarship programs: EWISP for high school seniors, and ASIST for single parents who have been displaced from work and/or is entering the workforce.

Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) Scholarship Fund

GSBA awards educational scholarships to LGBTQ and straight-ally students who are committed to making a difference in the world.

Goodwin Connections (formerly Seattle Milk Fund)

The Family Connections Program through Goodwin Connections makes quality childcare and preschool more affordable for parents who are attending college.

Kids’ Chance of Washington

Kids’ Chance of Washington is a need-based scholarship program for the dependent children and spouses of workers killed or seriously disabled in a workplace accident in.

Kirkland Kiwanis Foundation

Graduating senior who lives or works within the attendance boundaries of Lake Washington High School or Juanita High School.

Linda Howard Scholarship Fund

Graduate of the Seattle School District who is satisfactorily progressing towards a degree at a college or university within the state of Washington.

Making a Difference Foundation

Receive up to $1,500. Students must be a U.S. citizen, demonstrate a financial need, and enrolled in an accredited college, school, or university. 

Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties

Students enrolled in residential construction-related programs.

Military Scholarships

Mukilteo Garden Club Horticulture Scholarship

Students currently working in the horticulture and related fields. Classes must be in horticulture or horticulture-related fields. 

Newcomer Funeral Service Group

Financially needy Jewish students (women or men) for undergraduate academic study and technical training

Northwest Perennial Alliance

Applicants must be enrolled as matriculated students pursuing education in horticulture, botany, landscape design/architecture or environmental

Point Community College Scholarship

The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of attending a four-year college or university. Students accepted into the program will receive up to a $3,700 tuition scholarship, admissions counseling, coaching and financial education at the Point Community College Transfer Symposium in Los Angeles, and access to the Point Foundation network of LGBTQ scholars, more than 300 alumni, and many others dedicated to seeing LGBTQ students succeed.

Pride Foundation

Pride Foundation provides post-secondary educational scholarships to current and future leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and straight ally community from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Rick Pankow Memorial Trust

Students pursuing a career in the landscape industry

Rotary Club of Kirkland

Each scholarship type recognizes local students for a different area of achievement but all are designed to support students with financial need and academic promise.

Sea Mar

Various scholarships available to students of Latino heritage or children of farm working families.

Seattle American Society of Civil Engineers

Various scholarship opportunities for students pursuing a career in the engineering field.

Seattle Foundation

Scholarships available for students ranging from $500 to full tuition costs

Soroptimist International of Bellevue Metropolitan

Offers scholarships for women pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational skills training

TwinStar Credit Union

Applicant must be a member of TwinStar Credit Union, in good standing.

Washington Auto Dealers Association

Students who are enrolling or currently enrolled in an Automotive Technology Program in Washington State.

Washington Association of Landscape Professionals

Students who are pursuing a career in the landscape industry

Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts

Individuals interested in pursuing a career in the industry represented by the membership.

Washington Scholarships for Child Care Professionals

Scholarships for early learning professionals who wish to expand and enrich their expertise in early childhood education.

Washington State Business and Professional Women's Foundation

Multiple scholarships available, see website for specific eligibility requirements

Washington State Elks Association

Various scholarships available, see website for more info.

Washington State Emergency Management Association (Joel Aggergaard Memorial Scholarship)

Student pursuing a program in emergency management or a closely related field.

Washington Women in Need

Undergraduate female students attending full time who meet income criteria and minimum GPA.

Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants

Accounting student attending a Washington college or university.

Washington State Employees Credit Union

WSECU member who is enrolled full-time pursuing their first degree, g. first bachelor’s or first master’s.

Windermere Foundation

The Windermere Foundation is offering $1,500 scholarships to students based on financial need and community service. Click here to download the application.

Woodinville Garden Club

Students who are Washington residents pursuing further education in horticulture, botany, landscape design, floral design, or environment studies.

Women's Retail Network

Female students who are enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or non-traditional education program in automotive retail area or currently employed in an automotive dealership and enrolled in an educational program that will advance their automotive career.

Women’s Transportation Seminar

Female students who are pursuing a career in transportation may be eligible for mentoring and/or scholarship opportunities through the Puget Sound Chapter.

Veteran Service Organization Scholarships

Tip: Find the local chapter and view their scholarship opportunities first.

American Legion


Disabled American Veterans

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Vietnam Veterans of America

Student Veterans of America

Scholarships for Veterans, Active Duty, Reservists, and Their Families

Imagine America Foundation VT, AD, RS

General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant VT, AD, RS

Council of College and Military Educators VT, AD, RS, SP (multiple scholarships)

Help a Hero Scholarship VT, AD, RS

Coast Guard Foundation VT, AD, RS, SP, CH (multiple scholarships)

Military Service Award VT, AD, RS (must be a member)

U.S. Women’s Foundation Legacy Society VT, AD

Military Order of the Purple Heart VT, AD, RS

Veterans United Foundation SP, CH

1st Marine Division Association VT, AD

Air Force Sergeants Association VT, AD, RS, SP (multiple scholarships)

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation  VT, AD, RS, SP, CH (multiple scholarships)

Army Emergency Relief VT, AD, RS, SP, CH (multiple scholarships)

Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association VT, AD, RS, SP, CH (multiple scholarships) 

Wells Fargo Veteran Scholarship Program VT, AD, RS

Military Officers Association of America VT, AD, RS, SP, CH (must be a member)

Military Scholar CH

Thanks USA SP, CH

Folds of Honor VT, SP, CH

Pat Tillman Scholarship VT, AD, SP

Scholarship Resources