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Category: Scholarships


Apply now for Green River Community College scholarships

The Green River Community College Foundation is accepting applications for more than 230 college scholarships until April 30. The Foundation awards scholarships to current and prospective GRCC students on the basis of the student’s chosen program, merit and need.

Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, books and required supplies at the Auburn college in Fall Quarter 2013 through Spring Quarter 2014. Transfer scholarships for current Green River students who are graduating this June are also available.

Any student planning to attend in the fall may apply for a Green River Foundation scholarship. To apply, students need to submit an

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2013 Palmer Scholars named; you can help raise money for Class of 2014

Seventeen Pierce County students have been named as Palmer Scholars for 2013. Scholars not only receive a four-year scholarship worth a total of $20,000, but each is also paired with a mentor who provides guidance on college and career plans.

This year’s scholars are:

Ki-Renee Armstrong, Christopher Canche-Lopez, Joshua Eckwood, QueVeon Jenkins, Alejandra Ramirez-Rubio and My’Kaila Young, all from Lincoln High School; Andres Coca, Aaliya Lewis, Kimberly Miles, Abneris Rodriguz, all from Mount Tahoma High School; Ramsey Davis and Victor Gamboa, both from Washington High School; Sinai Gonzalez and Miguel Wallingford, from Clover Park High School; Devon Phillips from

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College students named to All-Washington Academic Team

Students from Pierce County colleges have been named to the All-Washington Academic Team, which recognizes top scholars from our state’s community and technical colleges with scholarships.

This year’s team includes:

Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
Theresa Carr
Eileen Papale

Pierce College-Puyallup
Hannah Lampert
Colin Williams

Tacoma Community College
Onias Kaunda
Chun Hei Tam

Bates Technical College
Tovah Singleton
Katie Wilkinson

Clover Park Technical College
Liliya Shkarina