Scholarship Opportunities

Tillamook Bay Community College Foundation Scholarships

Tillamook Bay Community College Foundation offers a range of scholarships each year to assist students to attend college at TBCC. Scholarships application will be open March 15, 2018. Periodically throughout the year, other opportunities may become available and those opportunities will be posted here with application materials. Scholarships are an excellent way to help you pay for your college education. We also highly encourage you to also speak with a financial aid advisor who can help you learn all of the opportunities for funding support.

If you have questions about applying for scholarships, please contact Karen Grosulak at 503-842-8222 ext. 1060 or

General Scholarships

All-USA Community College Academic Team Scholarship

Are you a TBCC student planning to transfer to a university in the fall? Do you have a 3.5 GPA or higher? Are you looking for scholarships to help assist you? Tillamook Bay Community College would like to encourage you to apply for the All-USA Community College Academic Team sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa.

TBCC has the opportunity to nominate up to two students.  The two nominees selected from TBCC will represent our college on the Oregon All-State Academic Team. The All-State Team offers academic scholarships, newspaper coverage and medallions. The Oregon All-State Academic Team scholars will also be honored at an event in Salem this spring and receive a $1,000 scholarship.

The program looks to award to students with outstanding grade point averages; awards, honors, and recognition for academic achievement as well as service to the college and community. The focal point of the application is the essay. This essay should center around one endeavor undertaken to utilize your community college education to improve your community or college.

You do not need to be a Phi Theta Kappa member to apply. Applications must be submitted no later than Thursday, December 1, 2017, 5:00 pm CT.

After all applications have been received, applicants selected as nominees will be notified by TBCC. If you have any questions or would like some more information please contact:

Sheryl Vanselow
Business Office Specialist/ PTK Advisor
Tillamook Bay Community College
503-842-8222 x1220


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.