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Welcome to our Scholarship Page!

Below are the available scholarships for the KHS Class of 2018!  Please read all directions carefully as failure to complete applications correctly, and by the deadline, may result in your application not being considered for the scholarship.  

You will need to complete the FAFSA starting October 1, 2017 in order to be eligible for ANY Financial Aid, regardless of household income.

Kelso Public Schools Foundation

The Kelso Public Schools Foundation offers multiple scholarships to Kelso High School graduating seniors.  We do not yet have applications available for the class of 2018, but will post information here as they become available. 

Kelso Community 2017-18 Scholarships

Kelso High School facilitates the scholarship process for our generous community donors.  These scholarship applications will be available here as we receive the information.  For more information, see Ms. Albin in the counseling center.

Scholarship Name
*Updated as received
Altrusa International- for LCC Technical Education
 Students enrolling at LCC during the 2018-19 school year in a 2 year technical program for a specific trade, manufacturing, or industry field are eligible to apply for this $1000 scholarship.  The application is here.
 Altrusa International
 $1400 for students attending LCC for the 2018-19 school year.  Award may be renewable upt to three years.  The application is here.
Recipients of the Kelso Public Schools Foundation and the Kelso Community Scholarships will be recognized at our Scholarship Night on Wednesday, June 6 @ 6:30pm in the KHS South Gym.

2017-18 Miscellaneous Scholarship Links

Below are links to other scholarship opportunities that are local, statewide, and nationwide.  Kelso High School is not responsible for these scholarship applications- any questions should be directed to the organization listed below.

Scholarship Name
 Deadline *updated as received
Quest Bridge
  The Quest Bridge National College Match connect outstanding low income high school seniors with full four-year scholarship.  Need to be in the top 5-10%, score 1240 (SAT) and 28 (ACT).  Apply online at
 AES Engineering
 AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.  Visit to learn more.
 Elks National Most Valuable Student Scholarship
 The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships.  This scholarship contest is open to any high shcool senior who is a US Citizen.  Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.  Apply online at
 Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship
 Scholarships are awarded in the amounts of $2000, $5000, or $10000 to an area high school senior.  Students must register and select a nominator at the links listed on
 Register by 12/6/17
Submit by 12/13/17
 Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation
 The Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarship will be available Oct. 1st.  Students can register to be notified when they open.  More informaiton and application can be found at
 Horatio Alger Association
 The Horatio Alger Association offers National, State, Career & Technical, and miscellaneous targeted scholarships.  See for more information.
 Washington State School Retirees' Association Scholarship
 Scholarships available for a 3.0GPA senior interested in a career in education: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologis.  The applicaiton is available at Forms must be mailed directly to the representative listed on the website.
 Ready Set Grad!
 Provides multiple links to scholarships and Washington State Financial Aid Programs at
 Careers that Work!
  The Careers That Work! scholarship program provides tuition assistance for high school graduates pursuing education at participating private career colleges. The scholarship program makes available five $1000 tuition scholarships to all public and private high schools in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington. For more information go to
 Fastweb is an online search engine that accesses national scholarships.  Visit for more information.
 FREE scholarship matching site for Washington State high school students.  You must create an account here.
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 Animation Career Review
 $1000 for a student pursuing an animation related degree in college.  More information can be found here.
 Fashion Schools
 $1000 for a student pursuing a fashion degree in college.  More information here.
 Online MBA Report
 $1000 for a student pursuing a business degree.  More information at
 Better Business Bureau- Students of Integrity Scholarship
 $10,000 to a student with a 3.0 GPA planning to attend trade school, community college, or 4-year college.  To apply, fill out the application and create a 90 second YouTube video that meets criteria.  All information is at
 10 Scholarship programs for class of 2018 students.  Links to the applications can be found at