Scholarships

The North Thurston Education Foundation offers scholarships to graduating seniors to assist in financing their post-high school education in the 2019-20 school year.

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.

To be considered for a Foundation Scholarship an applicant must

Submit two letters of recommendation: One from a teacher or counselor that documents scholarship, leadership and citizenship qualities and potential for success in post-high school education; and one from a member of the community who is not an employee of the school district.
– Submit a short essay as described on the application.
Submit a transcript of grades
– Submit a completed application form.
– All documents need to be printed on ONLY one-sided and submitted as a unit. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Due Date: Completed applications are to be submitted to the high school counseling or career centers or mailed to NTEF by April 12, 2019.

If you are interested in establishing a named scholarship, call our Executive Director, Michael Jones at 360-790-6548.

Contact the NTEF Scholarship Chair:

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