Scholarship Opportunities

Tillamook Bay Community College Foundation Scholarships



TBCC Foundation scholarships are officially open to applicants.

To start the process, click the link below, use your TBCC email address, and click “set your password.”

If you have not yet applied to TBCC, now is a great time to speak with a Career Education Advisor! They are located in the Student Services department on campus, or can be reached by calling 503-842-8222 ext. 1100.

Answers to questions or general support with your scholarship application can be found by contacting Karen Grosulak, in person in the Administration department, at 503-842-8222 ext. 1060, or by email at

Start your application now!

First Class Scholars Program

The TBCC First Class Scholars Program is a tuition scholarship available to qualified Tillamook County high school or home school graduates.  As long as the student maintains his or her eligibility, Tillamook Bay Community College will award a tuition scholarship for fall, winter, and spring terms for two consecutive years or until the student earns his or her first degree, whichever comes first. Selection for the program will be based on the quality and completeness of the application and essay.

Typically we have been able to award this scholarship to between 15-20 students annually!

2018 First Class Scholars Program Application

General Scholarships

Tillamook High School Alumni Scholarship Fund

The Tillamook High School Alumni Scholarship Fund (THS-ASF), is awarding a $3,000 scholarship to non-traditional students or students returning to college after an absence. Applications will be accepted beginning February 1st until April 1st.

Completed applications may be submitted to:

Tillamook High School Scholarship Fund (THS ASF)
PO Box 195
Tillamook, OR 97141

Friends of Cape Meares Lighthouse & Wildlife Refuge, Inc. – Bus and Delena Engsberg Scholarship

The Friends of Cape Meares Lighthouse & Wildlife Refuge, Inc. Scholarship is available to new and continuing full-time students (12 or more hours per quarter, or the semester equivalent), to attend a community college or a four-year college or university.

Completed applications may be submitted to:

Friends of Cape Meares Lighthouse & Wildlife Refuge, Inc.
PO Box 262
Netarts, OR 97143-0262

Tillamook County Creamery Association Excellence in Leadership Scholarship

Tillamook County Creamery Association seeks to recognize outstanding students who demonstrate leadership through service to their school and community, participation in extracurricular activities and scholarship achievement. As directed by the TCCA board of directors, nine scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000 per scholarship to high school and continuing college students with permanent residency in Tillamook and Morrow counties. One scholarship will be awarded to the child of a current TCCA farmer-owner. One scholarship will be awarded to a TCCA employee or child of a current TCCA employee. One scholarship will be awarded to a continuing college student. The remainder of the scholarships will be awarded to high school or continuing college students in Tillamook and Morrow counties.

Questions, email or call 503-842-4481. Applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2018. Hand-delivered applications to TCCA’s corporate office must be received before 5 p.m. on March 15, 2018. Mail completed applications to:

Tillamook County Creamery Association
Attn: Scholarship Committee
4185 Hwy 101 North
Tillamook, OR 97141



Oregon Student Access Commission

Whether you are a graduating high school senior or returning to get your education, there are resources available to help you finance your education without taking on student loan debt. An important first step is to submit a Free Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Many scholarship applications will require you to provide the Estimated Family Contribution amount from your FAFSA report.

If you are struggling to afford your education, we encourage you to talk with a financial aid advisor and to take the time to see if you are eligible for a scholarship. In addition to the resources you find here, please visit the Oregon Student Access Commission where you can see over 450 scholarship opportunities available to students in Oregon.