Achieve your dreams.

Thanks to  our generous donors and community partners, there are hundreds of scholarships available through the Olympic College Foundation each year. That means there are hundreds of ways to achieve your dreams. Take a look at the possibilities listed below, then click here to get started.

GEORGE ABBAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
George and his wife Lynne established this scholarship because they believe in the power of an education, and they wanted to help Olympic College students achieve their dreams. It provides funds to students that maintain high academic standards and have a demonstrable commitment to community service.
Donors: Lynne Abbay and Family

ANTHONY’S CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to a promising student enrolled in the Olympic College Culinary Arts program.
Donor: Anonymous

DAVID BEARDEN MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to an Olympic College student demonstrating musical talent who is planning to major in vocal or instrumental music.
Donors: Maureen and Allen Herrod; Family and Friends

FAYE W. BICHON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship was established to support full time students majoring in music, particularly those studying violin.
Donors: Gene W. Bichon; Family and Friends

JOSEPH & GEORGINA BOYLES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships are intended to reward and recognize Olympic College students who demonstrate a commitment to academic achievement.
Donors: Joseph and Georgina Boyles

BREMER TRUST SCHOLARSHIPS IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM & SOPHIA BREMER
William and Sophia Bremer scholarships are intended to reward and recognize Olympic College students who demonstrate commitment to academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.
Donor: The Bremer Trust

KEN BROWN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is intended for a first or second year student at Olympic College seeking a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math with an emphasis in Mathematics. Ken Brown was a Math professor who taught at Olympic College.
This scholarship was made possible by a memorial fund established in honor of Professor Brown.

OLYMPIC COLLEGE BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is intended for a first or second year student at Olympic College taking coursework consistent with that needed to successfully transfer to a four-year college or university leading to a Bachelor’s degree in Business.
Donor: Jim and Joy Page

GLEN H. BUTLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to support students focusing in environmentally related subjects, including forestry and biology.
Donors: The Butler Family and Friends

SCOTT JACOB CARLSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established in memory of Scott Jacob Carlson for students with a passion for dreaming about their future and what can be accomplished by achieving your dreams.
Donors: Suzanne Coleman and Ralph Carlson

CASCADE NATURAL GAS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to assist students majoring in business, economic, land management, environmental studies finance, engineering, computer science, computer technology, human resources, energy or related disciplines that align with MDU Resources Group’s core business focus.
Donor: MDU Resources Foundation

CROSWAITE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to support students studying science and demonstrating academic excellence.
Donors: Harold and Gwendolyn Croswaite

IKE & VAL CULBERTSON NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to nursing student enrolled full-time, twelve credits or more, at Olympic College.
Donors: Sons of Norway, Oslo 2-035 Bremerton

JOHN & MARILYN FINLAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships, established by a former Olympic College Foundation Board member, are awarded to a first year or returning full-time student who has a passion for learning.
Donor: John and Lynn Finlay

EDITH M. GIDEON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by a lifelong friend of former OC faculty Edith Gideon to provide support for students with financial need pursuing physics, mathematics, chemistry, nursing, biology, or engineering.
Donor: Anonymous

HERBERT H. GOODMAN ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships provide assistance to Olympic College students who demonstrate a commitment to academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.
Donor: Herbert H. Goodman

HERBERT H. GOODMAN ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships provide assistance to Olympic College students who have been accepted or are a member of an Olympic College athletic team.
Donor: Herbert H. Goodman

HERBERT H. GOODMAN PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships provide assistance to Olympic College students who demonstrate a commitment to academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and community involvement while in a Professional or Technical program at Olympic College.
Donor: Herbert H. Goodman

LAWRENCE I. GOSSER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to a Shelton High School graduating senior who will attend Olympic College full-time.
Donor: Susan Norris-Gosser

THOMAS GRAHAM ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships provide financial support to Olympic College 2nd-year (or continuing) students who are pursuing credits to transfer to a four-year institution, with preference given to a student intending to teach or work in an environmental field.
Donor: Louis Graham

RICHARD GRANT SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships are awarded to a first or returning full-time student with primary consideration to those planning to pursue a career in a professional or technical certificate program at Olympic College.
Donor: Robert & Sonia Blanchard

MARILEE HANSEN & ROBERT WOUTAT SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship provides tuition support to a returning adult student entering college after a substantial break in formal education due to changed life circumstances – i.e. unemployment, displaced homemaker or other circumstances requiring re-training.
Donors: Marilee Hansen and Robert Woutat

WILLIAM D. HARVEY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by an Olympic College alumna to honor her favorite Olympic College Professor. It is awarded to students pursuing a course of study in the humanities, social sciences, or fine arts.
Donor: Anonymous

JAMES T. AND EMILY S. JOHNSON – MATH, SCIENCE, ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS
These merit based scholarships, established by a former Olympic College Foundation Board member, award support for students pursuing four-year degrees in Math, Science, or Engineering.
Donor: Jim and Sue Johnson

ELEMENTARY OR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF GRETA JOSE
The family of Greta Jose established this scholarship in order to assist a female student planning to study elementary or early childhood education at a four-year school.
Donors: Mary Ann Kelso and Family

J.S. & CLARA S. KENYON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to honor James and Clara Kenyon, to provide support to Olympic College students who are interested in teaching mathematics.
Donor: Jennie Kenyon Snypp

ALMARIE KING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Provide annual tuition scholarship to students enrolled full time at Olympic College with an interest in going into the field of education and teaching.
Donors: Nu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society

MARTIN LUTHER KING OF KITSAP COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to provide support to Olympic College students who are residents of Kitsap County and who have demonstrated a financial need to further their educational goals.
Donor: Martin Luther King Scholarship Fund of Kitsap County

KITSAP BANK SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded at the Annual Fall Community Luncheon, this scholarship was established by Kitsap Bank, this scholarship is for an Olympic College student demonstrating outstanding leadership, both in the classroom and through active community service and involvement. Students must have an interest in studying business at a four-year institution.
Donor: Kitsap Bank

KITSAP SUN/SCRIPPS HOWARD JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship provides support to an Olympic College journalism student who is planning to transfer to a four-year college or university.
Donor: Scripps Howard Foundation

CHARLOTTE THOMPSON MAGELSSEN AAUW SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to assist women who are pursuing a degree in education and planning to transfer to a four year institution.
Donor: Charlotte Thompson Magelssen and AAUW

WILLIAM & JANE MILES SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships are awarded to first and second year students enrolled full time at Olympic College and provide support to students in all disciplines.
Donor: William and Jane Miles

MISS POULSBO/MISS SILVERDALE/MISS KITSAP SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships provide support in empowering young women to achieve their personal and educational goals, while providing a forum in which to express their opinions, talent and intelligence.
Donor: Michele Nilsen-Wasson

BERNICE MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to honor Bernice Mitchell and to support promising students, particularly those who may be the first in their families to pursue post-secondary education or student transitioning from ABE/ESL.
Donors: Patti and David Mitchell & Shirley and Tim Pettersen

SLOAN MYERS SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a female student studying business with preference given to students who attended the North Kitsap School District.
Donor: Herb Myers

PATTERSON-DOMINY SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships provide support to second-year female students at Olympic College planning to go on to a four-year college for the purpose of obtaining a bachelor degree.
Donors: Jean Dominy and Family

PEO CHAPTER GI OF POULSBO SCHOLARSHIP
The PEO Sisterhood is a woman’s organization that provides scholarships and promotes educational opportunities for women.
Donors: PEO Program for Continuing Education Fund

PROGRESS GRANGE #304 SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship provides support to Olympic College students who are Mason County residents with a preference for Grange or 4-H affiliation.
Donor: Progress Grange

JOSEPH H. & MARY J. RAMAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to Olympic College students who intends to earn a baccalaureate degree.
Donors: Jolene Ramaker and Cynthia Morana

ROBERT & KATHLEEN PARKER RAMSAY SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF CHARLES & MARGARET PARKER
This scholarship is available to High School seniors in the Central Kitsap School District who have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and a demonstrated commitment to community service.
Donor: Robert and Kathleen Parker Ramsay

REID FAMILY SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships were created to support students who demonstrate commitment to completing their education and using their education to improve their lives and their communities.
Donor: Jerry and Nancy Reid

RETSIL VETERAN’S SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was created to financially assist former students of South Kitsap High School.
Donors: Veterans of Retsil Veterans Home

RICE FERGUS MILLER/JT BLACKWOOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to an Olympic College student who intends to use their education to improve the lives of children, or who has overcome a disability to pursue his or her education.
Donors: Rice Fergus Miller Architecture; and Family and Friends of J.T. Blackwood

RYAN FAMILY NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS
The Ryan Family Nursing Scholarship rewards and recognizes students who demonstrate a commitment to academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.
Donors: Tim and Bev Ryan

RAYMOND V. SCHWIETERING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a first or second-year student attending Olympic College Shelton.
Donor: Raymond Schwietering

HELEN LANGER SMITH & DR. MEREDITH P. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship for an Olympic College student demonstrating outstanding leadership, studying business and who is planning to attend a four-year college or university.
Donors: Helen Langer Smith and Dr. Meredith P. Smith

JOHN F. & JENNIE E. (KENYON) SNYPP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to provide support to Olympic College students who are interested in teaching mathematics and science.
Donor: John and Jennie (Kenyon) Snypp

SONS OF NORWAY OSLO LODGE 2-305 BREMERTON SCHOLARSHIP
This award will provide annual tuition support to students enrolled full time at Olympic College from Kitsap or Mason County and will provide support to students in all disciplines.
Donor: Members of Sons of Norway Oslo Lodge 2-305

SHARON AND RAYMOND SOULE / TRIFAM FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships are available to students pursuing any course of study who demonstrate they are “in transition” in their lives.
Donor: Sharon and Raymond Soule

ROBERT B. STEWART MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Based on academic merit and ability to clearly articulate personal and professional goals, this scholarship provides tuition to students attending Olympic College intending to transfer to a four-year university majoring in one of the following fields – Science, Engineering, or Math.
Donor: Robert B. Stewart

ROBERT B. STEWART OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships are intended to provide opportunities to the most promising students studying in the professional technical fields who demonstrate the potential to successfully learn and then productively apply their chosen subject matter in their lives for the benefit of themselves, their family and their community.
Donor: Robert B. Stewart

WARREN & JOANN VAN ZEE PRE-ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship, established by a former OC Foundation Board member, is awarded to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering.
Donor: Warren & Joann Van Zee

WILLIAM J. AND SANDRA J. WALGREN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by William and Sandra Walgren to support students intending to transfer to a four-year college or university and planning to major in a Chemistry-related discipline such as Pharmacy, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering.
Donor: William and Sandra Walgren

WESTSOUND ENTERTAINMENT PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
Provide annual tuition scholarships to students enrolled full time at Olympic College with an interest in the field of performing arts.
Donor: Westsound Entertainment Foundation

GORDON AND MURIEL WILLIAMS SCHOLARSHIPS
(1st year & 2nd year)
These scholarships are awarded to a Kitsap County high school graduate who plans on pursuing an academic program at Olympic College with the intent of earning a bachelor’s degree.
Donor: Gordon and Muriel Williams

CHAROLETTE YORK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to a female student who is actively involved in extra-curricular activities that encourage physical fitness.
Donors: Patrick York, Linnea Hess and Friends

ROBERT & SONIA BLANCHARD SCHOLARSHIPS
Donor: Robert & Sonia Blanchard

MARGARET BORQUIST NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Robert Borquist

PAULINE DAHL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Anonymous

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Members of Daughters of the American Revolution

HERBERT H. GOODMAN NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Herbert H. Goodman

SUE GULDJORD NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Family of Sue Guldjord

LESTER AND BETTY KRUGER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Lester and Betty Kruger

EDWIN AND IDA LEGGETT NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Ida Leggett and Family

MARTI LEWIS “HAVE A CARE” SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Lester Lewis

MAURY NURSING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS
Donor: Jerry and Esther Maury

OPKF – WANDA MOSBARGER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Olympic Peninsula Kidney Center

CAPTAIN DONALD ROSS NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Captain and Mrs. Donald Ross

MAURA MARLER PILET SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Mr. and Mrs. William Marler

COLONEL HARRY T. SHARKEY NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Arlene Sharkey and Family

FRANCES C. SUTTON NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Frances C. Sutton

HOWARD TRUANT NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Donor: Howard Truant

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