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Scholarship options at TBCC

TBCC offers many scholarship opportunities to help you fund your education. Each scholarship is unique like you. Some may cover tuition while others may also cover: fees, books, living expenses, and childcare. There are options for most students. You do not have to have a perfect GPA to apply. There are many different scholarship opportunities. Some scholarships are based on financial need while others are awarded based on merit such as your experience giving a helping hand in your community. Selection for scholarships is based on the quality and completeness of the application and the required and additional essays. 

TBCC Career-to-Career Scholarships

The Career-to-Career Program is a tuition scholarship available to qualified Tillamook County individuals in a career who need support to transition to a new career or to improve job skills for their current career. As long as the student maintains his or her eligibility, TBCC will award a tuition scholarship for the 2019-20 and the 2020-2021 school years (or until the student earns his or her first degree, whichever comes first). Students must be on one of two Career-to-Career Education Pathways. Selection for the Career-to-Career Program will be based on the quality and completeness of this application packet and the required essay.

This is a paper application.

  • Fall Term Applications are now closed.
  • Winter Term Applications for students beginning classes in January of 2020 is posted below.

TBCC Foundation Scholarships

All students who are planning to attend TBCC for the 2019-20 academic year are eligible to apply for a TBCC Foundation Scholarship. There is $75,000 available to award annually with over 45 opportunities for students. To apply you will need to complete an online application.  Click the link below to go to the scholarship application. You will need to login using your TBCC email that was provided to you when you applied to attend TBCC. If you need support with your application the Foundation office is here to help. You can contact Brooke Bennett, for assistance. 

  • Spring Scholarship Cycle,  March 15 – April 30    Spring Cycle Closed
  • Fall Scholarship Cycle,  August 15 – September 15   Fall Cycle Closed

Each term a Book Scholarship is available to students who are taking a minimum of 6 credit hours and have unmet need to purchase books. 

  • Winter Term Book Scholarship is open December 1 – December 16 – Application is posted below or contact a TBCC Financial Aid Advisor

First Class Scholars Scholarship

TBCC offers qualifying high school students graduating from a Tillamook County high school the opportunity to apply for a full tuition scholarship. This is an excellent opportunity to get started locally on a degree, save on tuition costs, then transfer to a four-year college or university. You can also complete a degree right here and go right into the workforce. 

The First Class Scholar application is a paper application that is available from the counselor at your high school.


Additional Scholarship Resource Links are to the left in the General Scholarship Resources Box