Local College Programs

Local universities want to help our students succeed! Below is a list of local four-year universities that offer unique scholarship opportunities for TPS graduates. 

Have questions? 

Reach out to your school's counseling team or the school you're interested in attending to learn more.

PLU offers a scholarship for students who are College Bound eligible, attend a high school in Washington state, and have a 3.30 or higher weighted cumulative GPA. Students who qualify will be awarded full tuition for their four years at PLU through a combination of federal, state, PLU grants and scholarships, and the College Bound Scholarship. 

University of Puget Sound is committed to providing a financial aid package that meets the full demonstrated financial need of Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) graduates.

UW Tacoma is dedicated to the creation of a strong college and career-ready culture in the South Sound. Pathways to Promise was established to help break down barriers and open dialog about post-secondary education options. Students who meet the criteria are assured admission to UW Tacoma.