Scholarships

The North Thurston Education Foundation offers scholarships to graduating seniors to assist in financing their post-high school education.

Scholarships are awarded for those ‘who will be’ attending community colleges, vocational or technical schools or colleges or universities.
In addition to graduating from a North Thurston Public School, applicants must have demonstrated
(1) The skills necessary to succeed in their chosen post-secondary school.
(2) Good citizenship and leadership qualities.
(3) A need for financial assistance to meet their educational goals.
Foundation scholarships vary in amounts awarded but the total value of each scholarship is no less than $2,000. Most scholarships are one-year grants, but some are renewable for either two or four years based on the recipient’s academic progress.
* The Foundation awards the following scholarships, many in memory of important individuals who served our community.

General Information

The North Thurston Education Foundation (NTEF) established a scholarship program to provide funds for North Thurston Public Schools graduates who will attend post-secondary schools, including vocational or trade schools, colleges or universities.

NTEF awarded 38 new and 13 renewable scholarships in 2019 valued at $135,000! The scholarship program includes designated named endowed scholarships and Foundation funded scholarships. Each scholarship has a minimum value of $2,000 with a guarantee that at least one student at each NTPS high school will receive a scholarship. Some scholarships are renewable from year to year.

Due Date: Completed applications are to be submitted to the high school counseling or career centers or mailed to NTEF by April 17, 2020.

CLICK HERE for the Scholarship Application and Instructions.

If you are interested in establishing a named scholarship, call our Executive Director, Michael Jones at 360-790-6548 or e-mail [email protected]