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Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions

Applications are not being accepted at this time.


When can I apply for a Kitsap Community Foundation (KCF) scholarship?

The application window closes in April each year for the following academic year.

How complicated is it to apply?

The scholarship application itself can be found at www.theWashBoard.org; it requires student contact information, educational history, career goals and usually information about the student's/parent's finances.

Required attachments to the application include school transcripts and two letters of recommendation.

How do I know if I am eligible for a scholarship?
Please review synopses of the scholarships on the Available Scholarships page; each synopsis links to a full description to help you determine your eligibility. All KCF scholarships except the Marie A. Barker Teaching Scholarship can be found at www.theWashBoard.org, a web site that connects students with available scholarships in Washington State.
Am I eligible for a scholarship if I am going to attend a vocational school?
Yes, please read the scholarship descriptions to find out more.
What is the average amount awarded?
The average award is approximately $1,000.
When will I know if I have been selected?
Students are informed in late May.
How are awards paid?
Scholarship awards are paid directly to the educational institution once full-time enrollment has been verified.
What if I attend only one semester?
Your scholarship award is meant to cover the costs associated with a full academic year's attendance.
Can I apply for a scholarship next year?

No, scholarships are made available to a recipient only one time.

Whether you're looking for a scholarship or looking to provide one, TheWashBoard.org connects students with relevant scholarships in one stop — saving everyone time and making sure scholarships don't go unused. Click on the TheWashBoard logo to link to their website.

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