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The purpose of our scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to deserving and needy students. Because we live in a school district which serves many low-income students, the need is great. Our scholarships benefit not only deserving students, but their families and the community as well.  Our goal this year is to raise at least $20,000 to help our students.

Your generous donation helps Chimacum High School graduates continue their post-high school education through college and technical school programs. It’s how dreams are realized!  Help us achieve our goal by donating today!

While COVID-19 has distanced FOCS members, it sure hasn't stopped us! Pictured below is the FOCS scholarship committee hard at work doing interviews for scholarships during COVID-19. 

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Last year FOCS awarded over $61,700.00 in local scholarships to students going on to either college or vocational school. This year YOU could be a deserving recipient. Please see your counselor for help in putting together your portfolio and then submit it in the spring to be eligible for a variety of scholarships. It’s not as hard as you might think, and it can really pay off for you!


This represents the most current list of scholarships available to students through the Friends of Chimacum Schools Foundation. Some scholarships are renewable, depending on the donor’s discretion and on the student’s academic performance while in college. To be eligible for FOCS scholarships, students must be enrolled in college or vocational courses by fall of 2021, and must remain enrolled for the year of the award or until the course of study has been completed.

Scholarship
Amount
Who Should Apply
Greg Bolling Memorial
$1,000
College-bound or Vo-Tech students
Chimacum Staff Payroll
$1,500
College-bound students
Franson Trucking
$1,000
Vocational-Technical students
Discovery Bay Women’s Golf Club
$1,000
Female athletes, either College-bound or Vo-Tech (need based; strong leadership; academics; citizenship; community service)
Jeannine & Duke Shold
5 X $2,000 (renewable)
College-bound or Vo-Tech students, especially those with strong financial need
Tina Johnson Memorial
$500
College-bound or Vo-Tech (library preferred)
Susan Phillips AP Scholarship
$2,000
College-bound (AP students)
Ross & Claudine Roesler Memorial
$10,000 (renewable for 4 years)
College-bound students
Port Ludlow Village Players
$1,000
Students majoring in performing arts
Trista Colton Veith Memorial
$1,000
Special Needs Student (dyslexia)
Norm Christie
$1,200 (renewable)
Students majoring in STEM subjects
Karen Jensen Memorial/Backpack Program
2 X $1,000
Positive, committed students
First Federal Bank
$500
Students majoring in business
Olympic Equipment Rentals
$500
Vo-Tech students
Truvedson Estate
2 X $2,000
College-bound students
Quilcene Lions
$200
Vo-Tech or College-bound students
Steve Ramsey/Ann Jones
2 X $1,000
College-bound students
Mitch Black Memorial
2 X $1,000 (renewable)
College-bound students priority; Vo-Tech secondary
Christie Johnson Memorial
$1,028
Vo-Tech/Community College students
Danita Everly Ellis Memorial
$1,500
College-bound or Vo-Tech
Jeff & Marcia Harris
$500
College-bound or Vo-Tech