Kent Community Foundation accepting college scholarship applications

March 22 deadline for high school seniors; 14 scholarships available

Courtesy Image, Kent Community Foundation

Courtesy Image, Kent Community Foundation

The Kent Community Foundation is accepting college scholarship applications for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Applications can be submitted online on the Kent Community Foundation website. The deadline for applications is March 22, 2024. The foundation has been offering scholarships since 1988, growing their donor and scholarship base ever since.

Continuing the tradition, the Kent Community Foundation offers scholarships to greater Kent area high school seniors. After a spring application process, the Foundation’s Scholarship Committees select scholarships recipients based on specific criteria.

Students receive the awards at a special May scholarship awards celebration, done in partnership with other local organizations including Rotary Club of Kent, Kent Sunrise Rotary, Kent Area PTSA Council, Valley Girls & Guys and Kent Schools Foundation.

The foundation facilitates 14 scholarships, each with its own set of qualifications for eligibility and criteria for selection:

• Audrey Rose Sells Scholarship

• Diego Moreno Scholarship

• Gail Gese Memorial Fund Scholarship

• Gary Carpenter Scholarship

• Jan Louise Quitoriano Memorial Scholarship

• Jim McGinnis Scholarship for KM Grads

• Johnson-Stoddard-Osness Family Scholarship

• Kent Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

• Mike Simmons Memorial Scholarship

• Linda Ruby Scholarship

• Pat Butler Scholarship

• Rob Osborne Scholarship

• Richard and Ina Balash Scholarship

• Thunderbird Community Sports Foundation Scholarship

For more information about scholarships administered by the Kent Community Foundation, visit:

Contact the Kent Community Foundation at with questions or for more information.

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