Seattle Central offers a variety of scholarships based on different criteria. We thank individuals, corporations, and foundations for their scholarship donations to Seattle Central.

Seattle Colleges Foundation Scholarships

  • 2021-22 Seattle Colleges Foundation Annual Scholarships opens February 15 and will close April 21, 2021.
  • Emergency Funding supports students with funding to overcome a financial emergency. Applications are reviewed weekly. More info and apply here.
  • The Commitment Scholarship assists with full tuition and fees for current students who enroll in 12+ credits, have completed a minimum of 10 credits, maintain a 3.0 GPA, completed the Financial Aid process, are first-time degree seekers and demonstrate financial need. Awards are automatically applied to student accounts who meet all qualifications.
  • The Seattle Promise is open to all Seattle public high school graduates regardless of grade point average (GPA), income or country of birth. Apply Now.

For support on the Annual Scholarships or Commitment Scholarships, email

General Scholarships

The Career Exploration Center can provide basic navigation assistance with the Foundation Scholarship and discuss general search tips. They also manage the General Scholarship List. If you would like to add an entry, please fill out the Scholarship Submission Survey

We also recommend the following websites which contain their own databases.

Multicultural Scholarships

The Seattle Central Multicultural Services Office offers scholarship information for students of different backgrounds who need help financing college, including: