High School Scholarships List

This list of scholarships is evidence of the generosity of our community and their support of our local students.

This is a comprehensive list of our awards. Actual offerings vary each year.

 

Alan & Rusty Elliott Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: Must be attending the University of Washington. Must remain at UW and maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA to renew.
Preferences: Pursuing business, accounting science or teaching degree.
*Renewable for 3 additional years.

American Legion Auxiliary Frank Hancock Post 92

Eligibility Requirements: Child of active duty service member or veteran.

American Legion Frank Hancock Post 92

Eligibility Requirements: Family associated with American Legion or Sons of American Legion; or from a Veteran’s Family.

Sons of the American Legion Frank Hancock Post 92  

Eligibility Requirements: Students whose parent or grandparent is currently on active duty or is a veteran of the Armed Forces (Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard or Marine Corps).

American Legion Auxiliary Post 207 Camano Island   

Eligibility Requirements: Student living on Camano Island.

American Legion Post 207 Camano Island

Eligibility Requirements: Student living on Camano Island.

Andrew Pinkham Memorial    

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing post-high school education in a Mathematics or Science related field.

Antoinette Buse CTE    

Eligibility Requirements: Female student pursuing CTE program or training.

Austin Esary Foundation (CTE)

Eligibility Requirements: Shows talent and/or has interest in areas related to CTE programs.

Austin Esary Foundation (Employment)

Eligibility Requirements: Part-time employment while in high school.

Bertha Jones Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: None

Bonnie Susan Cole Memorial   

Preferences: Female student involved in dance or soccer and the community.

Camaloch Men’s Club Junior Golf Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: GPA of 3.5 or higher. Requires prior active participation in junior golf or high school golf program.
Preferences: Involvement in volunteer activities.

Camanio Lodge #19 / Ted Dolvin Memorial Scholarship           

Preferences: Family associated with Masons

Camano Arts Association          

Eligibility Requirements: Desire to pursue visual fine arts as a major or minor degree, or visual fine art as a career. Must provide images of your art.

Camano Island Chamber of Commerce

Eligibility Requirements: Camano Island Resident
Preferences: Active in helping the Chamber (include activity list and approximate dates)

Camano Island Fire & Rescue / Island County Fire Chiefs

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing degree or training in Fire Science, Fire Science Administration, Fire Command & Administration, or Emergency Management & EMS.
* Must be enrolled in described program to claim.

Camano Plaza IGA – Hometown Proud

Eligibility Requirements: 3.0 or higher GPA.
Preferences: Involvement in community service, youth/school sports, community outreach AND/OR grocery industry experience.

Carly J. Houser Memorial       

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing four year degree.
Preferences: Women, transgender or nonbinary student; passion for writing.
*Renewable for three additional years.

Cascade Valley Hospital Medical Staff

Eligibility Requirements: Must be an honor roll student for four consecutive years in high school who is pursuing a career in the medical field.

Charles & Donna Cole Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: None

Child Care/Early Childhood Education Scholarship      

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing certification or degree to be a Child Care Provider or Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) Teacher.

Children’s Memorial    

Eligibility Requirements: None

Cliff Myron Memorial 

Eligibility Requirements: Excels in academics, athletics and activities.

Close to My Heart Theater Arts

Eligibility Requirements: Participation in local musical theater productions (school and/or community). Areas of musical theater include acting, vocal or instrumental music, stage art, directing, lighting and sound, choreography direction.
Preference: GPA of 2.0 or higher, plans to participate in future theatrical programs or studies.

Cordona Family          

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing vocational or CTE studies including Theatre.
Preference: 2.5 or above GPA

Daniel E. Moss Memorial          

Eligibility Requirements: 3.0 or higher GPA, Pursuing major in Mathematics, Accounting or Finance.
Preference: Participant in High School sports, preferably at Varsity level.

Davis Carlson Memorial            

Eligibility Requirements: Dedication to community service.

Dayna Fure Memorial 

Eligibility Requirements: SHS student attending 2-4 year college.
Preferences: Worked or volunteered in a nursing home/assisted living facility or pursuing career in health care.

Designs Northwest Architects

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing a degree in Architecture, Design, Art or Engineering.

DiAnne Shoup Educational Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: 3.5 GPA or higher. Pursuing teaching degree. Has done some volunteering with children.
Preference:  Has done some community service.

D.P.G. College Fund     

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing teaching degree, financial need.
*Renewable for 3 additional years.

Dr. Dennis and Sharon J. Couch Future Teacher          

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing teaching degree. Student attending higher education (community college or university) in Washington state. 2.5 GPA or higher
Preference:  Some experience teaching or assisting teachers/classes.
*Additional award granted after commencement of junior year of college and admission to Education Program at a Washington college granting a teaching certificate.

Edward & Katherine Jones Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: None

Eldon Allen Memorial 

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing teaching degree.

Emil C. Jensen Memorial           

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing Environmental Studies.
Preferences: Attending University of Washington or Western Washington University.

Erik Robertson Memorial        

Eligibility Requirements: Studying music or related course study as either a major or minor in college.

Floyd & Delores Jones Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: Student who has faced challenges while also demonstrating a willingness to work hard.
Preference: Financial need (complete “Other Considerations” essay in the Standard Application and describe financial need).
*Renewable for 3 additional years.

Friends of Camano Island Parks             

Eligibility Requirements: Recipients should have a minimum 2.50 GPA. Candidate should be interested in a field related to Ecology, Natural Studies, Resource Management, or Environmental Science.

Floyd Norgaard Memorial      

Eligibility Requirements: None

The Gilroy Law Firm     

Eligibility Requirements: 3.0 GPA or higher, Pursuing a career in law, legal service, political science, government service, or legal advocacy.
*Recipient will also be provided the opportunity for a paid summer internship with The Gilroy Law Firm.

The Gilroy-Matzke Fine Arts Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Student who has passed a welding class and seeks art education that could involve welding.
*Recipient will also be provided the opportunity for a paid summer internship with Matzke's Gallery

Glen & Margaret Johnson Memorial  

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing CTE program including Cosmetology.

Glenn & Sally Turk Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: CTE studies.

Gordy Andrews Memorial      

Eligibility Requirements: Strong work ethic; part-time paid work during last four years.

Grover Love Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: Camano Island Resident. Financial need (complete “Other Considerations” essay in the Standard Application and describe financial need).
Preferences: Pursuing business or teaching degree, involved in community service, history of employment in local business.

Hair by Kerrie  

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing CTE program

Harry Heintz / Stanwood Volunteer Firefighters          

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing Fire Science or Paramedic Training.

Henning Family Memorial      

Preferences: Pursuing studies in Agriculture or Education.

Hope Unlimited          

Eligibility Requirements: Students should be active in Christian church and serving the community. Pursuing a career in ministry, first responder, or serving others through the fields of medicine, teaching, law, or social work.

Husby Family Memorial            

Preferences: Active in activities beyond the classroom – clubs, FFA, sports, outdoors, etc. – Learning beyond the classroom.

James B. Lund Agricultural     

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing Career Technical Education/trades with an emphasis in agricultural related studies.

The Jenkins Alumnus  

Eligibility Requirements: Student planning to pursue a CTE or Trade School career path.
Preference: Financial Need

Joey Dettrich Baseball Foundation

Eligibility Requirements: GPA of 2.75 or higher; Baseball or Softball player who intends to play at the collegiate level.

John Strandjord Memorial     

Preferences: Norwegian heritage and/or students going into the construction trades.

Joseph & Cathlyn Holton Computer Science  

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing computer science degree.

JR Richeson Musical    

Eligibility Requirements: Recipient has a passion for music or musical theatre.

Kiwanis Club of Stanwood-Camano

Eligibility Requirements: Community Service
Preferences:  Various scholarships with different preferences, including: community service; leadership; student planning to study education; student pursuing CTE.

Lars Holum Memorial 

Eligibility Requirements: GPA of 2.5 or above, pursuing education in World Languages or related field/major.
Preferences: Interest in Fine Arts (i.e. music, creative writing, drawing); students of German heritage or have studied German.

Lyle & Eleonora Foster Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: Cumulative GPA between 2.0 and 3.5.

Mabana Flames          

Eligibility Requirements: Camano Island Resident. Considering schooling in fire directed education.

Melenia Hill Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: 3.0 GPA, Active in tech programs, horticulture & flowers, electrical or motors
Preferences: Financial need, single parent.

Michael Lee      

Eligibility Requirements: SHS student on an IEP, or any LHHS student.

Mike Buse Memorial    

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing additional training/education in mechanical, technical, agricultural or automotive fields.

Michael & Shirley Rancich Memorial  

Preferences: Participation in music program and/or planning to pursue music in college.

Michael D. Upton Memorial     

Eligibility Requirements: GPA of 2.4 – 3.4, graduating from Stanwood High School.
Preferences: Community service, participation in school activities /sports.

Norman Buse CTE Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Male student pursuing CTE program or training.

North 48 Real Estate    

Eligibility Requirements: Financial need, wants to pursue Business/Sales.
Preferences: Community service, job/work experience.

North County Fire Fighters Association 9/11 Memorial          

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing degree or training in Fire Science, Fire Science Administration, Fire Command & Administration, or Emergency Management & EMS.
Preferences: Preference given to students who are currently taking or have completed some type of Fire/EMS program & live within the service area for North County Fire & EMS.

Northend Family        

Eligibility Requirements: Stanwood-Camano School District graduate with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Pursuing additional training/education in a trade or CTE curriculum (for example but not limited to: welding, mechanics, construction, electrician, machinist, skilled labor).
Preferences: Financial Need.

NorthSound Physical Therapy

Preferences: Interested in pursuing a career in the health care field.

Northwest Veterinary Clinic – Andrew Stang Memorial          

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing post-secondary education in veterinary medicine, veterinary technician, or veterinary assistant.
Preferences: Volunteer in activities that involve the care and nurturing of animals.

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church

Eligibility Requirements: The applicant must regularly attend OSLC, and participate in other activities of the church.
Preferences: Membership is considered, but not a requirement. Participation in church activities is the most important.

PALS / Patty Besancon Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum 3.5 GPA
Preferences: AP classes and extracurricular academic clubs, teams and competitions; Math and Science, visual art and music.

Penny Buse Scholarship            

Eligibility Requirements: Graduating from Lincoln Hill High School.

RE/MAX Elevate            

Preferences: Student involved in community service and gives back to those in need.

Robert & Marion Nicholas Memorial  

Eligibility Requirements: Active in SHS CTE Program

Ruth Gavin Memorial  

Eligibility Requirements: None

Samuel & Gertrude Pusey Memorial    

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing a Business Degree.

Sandra Ochoa-Buenrostro Memorial  

Preferences: Student has overcome any type of hardship; a student who seeks opportunities to improve themselves and demonstrates a true love of learning.

Sara Jordan Memorial 

Eligibility Requirements: Student pursuing music at the college level.

SCAF Christian Education        

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing a career in Christian ministry, Christian youth work or Christian counseling.

Schlagel Insurance Agency     

Eligibility Requirements: None

Schlosser Family Scholarship Fund

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA; Students majoring in Education.
Preferences: First generation college student.

Seth Nelson Memorial                       

Eligibility Requirements: Must have taken at least two years of woodshop, metal shop or related CTE class and is pursuing a vocational related trade through an apprenticeship, community college or institute of higher education.
Preferences: Financial need; participation in FFA for at least a year; have demonstrated an ability AND desire to pursue a career in a trade.

Shelly Greer Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: None

Shields-Life Long Learning–SCP Alumni                                              

Eligibility Requirements: Student must have attended the Stanwood Cooperative Preschool for at least one full year.
Preferences: Plans to study Education (especially Early Education) as a field of study.

Snowden Family Memorial     

Preferences: Active in activities beyond the classroom – clubs, FFA, sports, outdoors, etc. – Learning beyond the classroom.  

Sobotta Family

Eligibility Requirements: Students pursuing Engineering or Sciences.
Preferences: Financial need (complete “Other Considerations” essay in the Standard Application and describe financial need).
*Renewable for additional 3 years. Must be pursuing STEM degree to renew.

Stanwood AAAA Booster Club – Academic      

Eligibility Requirements: Participation in one or more SHS Four A's: Academics, Activities, Athletics, the Arts
Preferences: Minimum GPA 3.2

Stanwood AAAA Booster Club – Vocational     

Eligibility Requirements: Participation in vocational activities and/or programs at SHS
Preferences: Pursuing a Vocational career

Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild

Eligibility Requirements: Student who plans on studying art after high school. Must provide 5-8 images of your art.

Stanwood Camano PSE-SEIU Chapter Student    

Eligibility Requirements: Parent must be a classified employee of the Stanwood-Camano School District and a member in good standing with PSE.

Stanwood-Camano Rotary Foundation              

Preferences: Community involvement, financial need (complete “Other Considerations” essay in the Standard Application and describe financial need.)

Stanwood Foursquare Church 

Eligibility Requirements: Students involved in Stanwood Foursquare Church.

Stanwood Foursquare Church (Community)  

Preferences: Financial need or special circumstances (complete “Other Considerations” essay in the Standard Application and describe financial need or special circumstances).

Stanwood Lions Club         

Eligibility Requirements: None
Preferences: Family association with the Lions; financial need, work history and community service

Steelhead Swim Team 

Eligibility Requirements: Will award one male and one female student. Recipients must have participated on boys or girls high school swim team for 3 years*. 3.0 GPA or higher.
Preferences: Financial need and active in community service. (complete “Other Considerations” essay in the Standard Application and describe financial need.)
*Students will qualify if they have participated for 2 years and are registered for year 3.

Stillaguamish Grange #1058   

Eligibility Requirements: Student studying agriculture, human or natural resources, or horticulture.
Preferences: SHS student.

Stilly River Mechanical

Eligibility Requirements: CTE student.

Sven & Hildur Skoglund Memorial

Eligibility Requirements: None

Taylor Family Memorial            

Eligibility Requirements: Shows talent and/or has interest in areas related to CTE programs.

Theresa E. Nicholas Memorial 

Eligibility Requirements: Student who has overcome adversity including physical disabilities.

Triplett Scholarship     

Eligibility Requirements: GPA of 2.0 – 3.4; Financial need (complete “Other Considerations” essay in the Standard Application and describe financial need.)

Twin City High Class of 52      

Eligibility Requirements: Enrolled full time & seeking post-secondary degree in Education, Business, Engineering or Medicine at an accredited institution.

Twin City Idlers             

Eligibility Requirements: Students pursuing additional education in the field of auto or diesel mechanics.

Twin City Sportsman’s Club   

Eligibility Requirements: Active participant in an organized shooting activity; GPA of 2.5 or above; possess a Hunter Education Certificate from any state.
Preferences: Financial need (complete “Other Considerations” essay in the Standard Application and describe financial need).

Utsalady Ladies Aid     

Eligibility Requirements: Female student from Stanwood/Camano Island
Preferences: Affiliation with Utsalady Ladies Aid

Veaya & Michael Holzknecht Environmental Scholarship       

Eligibility Requirements: Pursuing a degree in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Wildlife Biology, or another similar degree.

Village Chiropractic Clinic      

Eligibility Requirements: GPA of 3.0 or above. Pursuing career in a health care field.
Preferences: Interested in pursuing alternative health care.

Wana Duma Children’s Project

Eligibility Requirements: None

Windermere Real Estate         

Eligibility Requirements: None

SCAF GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND        

Used to supplement invested funds that may not have a large enough distribution to award in a given year. Also used when additional funds are needed to make sure all students receive the funding amount they are qualified for.