The following scholarships require an application for consideration. Please review each one carefully and be sure to submit all required application materials by the deadline to Student Financial Services.
Scholarship applications can be submitted via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (253-879-8508), in person (Jones Hall 019), or via mail (Student Financial Services 1500 N. Warner Street #1039 Tacoma, WA 98416).
Note: In addition to the application-based scholarships listed below, there are also a limited number of scholarships established by Puget Sound alumni and friends that do not require a separate application for consideration and are awarded in late spring on an annual basis. Priority is given to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA.
Asian/Pacific Islander Scholarship
The Asian/Pacific Islander Scholarship was created in 2017 by members of the Asian/Pacific Islander Collective and the Asian Student Community in order to alleviate financial barriers to higher education for A/PI students.
Black Student Union One More Scholarship
Established by the Black Student Union of Puget Sound, eligible recipients will be currently enrolled Puget Sound students who demonstrate financial need with an emphasis on applicants who identify as Black and/or African American (including biracial and multiracial black students).
Harry Cain Memorial Scholarship
Students who plan to enter the field of public administration or public service.
Collier Interdisciplinary Scholarship
Students pursuing interdisciplinary studies drawing on both the sciences and non-science disciplines.
Collier Pleneurethic Scholarship
Students pursuing studies in the fields of philosophy, literature, history, mathematics, or natural sciences.
Hurley Community Service Scholarship
Students engaging in planned and focused community service projects.
Latinxs Unidos Leadership Scholarship
Established by the Puget Sound Community for Hispanic Awareness (CHispA), this scholarship aims to support members of Puget Sound’s Latinx-identifying student population.
LGBT Leadership Scholarship
Students who demonstrate leadership and involvement in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community at Puget Sound.
Kathy Phibbs Memorial Scholarship
Female students who have a strong interest in history.
Spiritual & Religious Life Scholarships & Mentorships
Students interested in both on-campus and lifelong spiritual and religious leadership. This application applies to the following awards: Religious Leadership Award, Spiritual Life Leaders Mentorship, Cyrus Ames Wright Scholarship, and K. James Davis Chaplain's Award for Spirituality & Justice.
Women's League Scholarships
Established by the University of Puget Sound Women's League, these scholarships aim to support students who demonstrate academic merit, financial need, and participation in extracurricular activities. This application is open to all current undergraduate students, including men.
To help build strong relationships with our donors, scholarship recipients will be asked to write a brief thank you letter acknowledging the generosity of the donors responsible for their scholarship.