The City of Tukwila awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process.
Areas that are reviewed by the committee include, but are not limited to the following:
Academic Accomplishments, Community Service, References, Financial Need and Personal Essay. The City of Tukwilapays scholarship funds directly to the recipient’s school. Scholarships are awarded annually. City of TukwilaScholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. Scholarships awarded are based upon the availability of funds and additional qualifying criteria.
•Must be a resident of the City of Tukwila. Proof of residency is required at the time of application: most recent utility bill.
•Must be equivalent to a senior in high school
•Must demonstrate a substantial financial need as indicated on the FAFSA Student Aid Report
•Must have applied to an undergraduate program at a community college, trade school or university.
•Must demonstrate leadership qualities as evidenced by involvement in extra-curricular activities
•Must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA)of 2.75 or higher
•Must have completed a minimum of 15 hours of community service