Scholarship Section

Burien Pride Scholarship Fund now accepting Applicants

Burien Pride Scholarship Fund now accepting Applicants

The Burien Pride Scholarship Committee is officially accepting applications for their first endowment. The 2018/2019 application is available online as well as in person at the Discover Burien office... [Read more]

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Discover Burien has extended the deadline for its 2018 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program, with a new deadline of June 1, 2018. The ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program... [Read more]

Applications now open for Linda Dougherty Memorial Arts Scholarship

Applications now open for Linda Dougherty Memorial Arts Scholarship

In honor of Linda Dougherty, Burien Arts established a scholarship for graduating high school seniors going on to study the arts. Sadly, Linda passed away on July 7, 2015. Linda was an active member of... [Read more]

Yazmine Chable-Felix is the 2017 ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship winner

Yazmine Chable-Felix is the 2017 ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship winner

Discover Burien this week announced Yazmine Chable-Felix as the winner of its 2017 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program. The scholarship fund was designed to help students in our community... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces ‘Making Burien Awesome’ Scholarship for 2016

Discover Burien announces ‘Making Burien Awesome’ Scholarship for 2016

This week, Discover Burien announced its “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship for 2016. The mission of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolled for undergraduate study... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation increases maximum scholarship for Excel Grants

Highline Schools Foundation increases maximum scholarship for Excel Grants

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Monday (Sept. 29) that they are increasing the maximum amount awarded for an Excel Grant to $2,500. “The goal of the Excel Grant program is to fund innovative... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

The first-ever ‘Tinship’ – a $6,000 scholarship funded by Burien’s Tin Room Bar & Theater – was recently awarded to Osmat Shamdeen, a senior at Mount Rainier High School: The... [Read more]

Discover Burien awards scholarship to Highline High senior Jose Niizuma

Discover Burien awards scholarship to Highline High senior Jose Niizuma

Discover Burien awarded the first recipient of its new “Making Burien Awesome” scholarship to Jose Niizuma, a senior at Highline High School. Jose maintains a 3.7 GPA, and also participates in athletics... [Read more]

Discover Burien is ‘Making Burien Awesome’ with new Student Scholarship

Discover Burien is ‘Making Burien Awesome’ with new Student Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of its members, and an organizational partnership with the Burien/White Center Rotary Club, Discover Burien announced that it has established a new scholarship to help students... [Read more]

Tin Room starts new ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship for Highline Schools grads

Tin Room starts new ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship for Highline Schools grads

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater announced this week that they’ll be starting an annual ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship program to a Highline Public Schools graduating senior. The... [Read more]

Are you a Senior high school student in Burien? Here’s a scholarship for you…

Are you a Senior high school student in Burien? Here’s a scholarship for you…

The City of Burien on Wednesday (Feb. 25) announced that applications are now open for a $1,250 scholarship, available to Senior high school students living within the city limits: The Association of... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’

Highline Schools Foundation announces new $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Monday morning (Aug. 26) that it will offer $10,000 to one school or program in Highline Public Schools this fall with its new “Impact Grant.” The... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new ‘Light and Love’ Scholarship

Highline Schools Foundation announces new ‘Light and Love’ Scholarship

Today – Wednesday, Aug. 14 – Dominick Curtis Pappas would have celebrated his birthday and would be happily looking forward to graduating next summer from Highline Public Schools. Sadly, though, young... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center presents $12,250 in Scholarships

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center presents $12,250 in Scholarships

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center presented scholarships totaling $12,250 to local high school seniors this month. Recipients attended a luncheon in their honor at a recent Rotary meeting.  Many... [Read more]

Losa Berhane wins first-ever Patti Stewart Burgess Scholarship

Losa Berhane wins first-ever Patti Stewart Burgess Scholarship

That’s Patti Stewart Burgess on the left, posing with Losa Berhane, the first-ever recipient of the Highline High School Alumni Foundation’s $1,000 scholarship named in honor of Patti. Losa is... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

The Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence on Monday (May 13) announced the winners of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) Scholarship for 2013. This scholarship is a needs-based scholarship... [Read more]

New Scholarship Set Up to Honor Seahurst Resident Patti Stewart Burgess

New Scholarship Set Up to Honor Seahurst Resident Patti Stewart Burgess

The family and friends of Patti Stewart Burgess – who is definitely still alive and kicking in Seahurst – announced that they are setting up a scholarship in her name through the auspices of the Highline... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic’s Rosemary Herold Named National Merit Semifinalist

Kennedy Catholic’s Rosemary Herold Named National Merit Semifinalist

Rosemary Herold, a senior at Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School, was recently named a National Merit Semifinalist in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program…

PHOTOS: Girls Win Andy MacDonald Benefit Soccer Match; Around $6K Raised

PHOTOS: Girls Win Andy MacDonald Benefit Soccer Match; Around $6K Raised

On Saturday, Nov. 27th, the third annual Andy MacDonald Scholarship Benefit “Boys vs Girls” Soccer Match was held, with the Girls winning for the first time with a score of 6-5. Over 200 people... [Read more]