SCHOLARSHIPS

Bonney Lake High School

Community Scholarships

Managed by the Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation (SBLEF)

NOTE: All completed scholarship applications require a letter of recommendation.

Turn in letter of recommendation to Guidance Office. 

The Corliss Scholarship has additional essays questions that are required to be answered by the applicant.

EILEEN LEIGHTON BEAULIEU SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: Must be planning to pursue a career involving children. 

Award: $500

Selection: Beaulieu family through the Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation

 

Eileen served the US Army as a civilian though their Childcare Centers at several bases

around the country. While she was at Fort Lewis working as a supervisor, she encouraged

promising at-home childcare providers to return to school for an Early Childhood degree.

After they finished school, Eileen would hire them as providers. She encouraged and

supported many women to return to school and earn their degree, many who are now in

leadership positions at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Eileen was working in Washington, D.C.

as second in command for Army Child Care Centers worldwide, offering technical support

around the world, when she died.  After her passing, JBLM named a new child care center

after her. Eileen was passionate about providing world-class child care for young children

ensuring their early learning was high quality. Her passion for young children and

encouraging advanced education for adults lives on in this scholarship.  

BONNEY LAKE CHAMBER COLLECTIVE SCHOLARSHIP 

Requirements: Must be pursuing a two/four year education with emphasis in business.

Award: $500

Selection: Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation
 

BLHS BAND ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: Honors a Bonney Lake High School senior band student.

Award: $500

Selection: BLHS Band Parent Association

 

DR. JOE EBEN CORLISS ENTREPRENEURIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Requirements: Must be planning to pursue a career in business entrepreneurship. This scholarship will require finalist interviews & an additional essay.

Award: $2,500 each year for 4 years

Selection: Corliss family through the Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation
*This scholarship has additional application requirements – Corliss Scholarship Supplemental Application (additional essay questions are required to be answered) form. Turn in completed form and letters of recommendation to Guidance Office.

 

BOB DALTON SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: Must be planning to pursue a career in communications.

Award: $500

Selection: Dalton family through the Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation
 

KATHRYN DALTON TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP 

Requirements: Must be planning to pursue a career in education.

Award: $500

Selection: Dalton family through the Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation
 

JOHN DOAN ARTS AND MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: To a student studying art, music or journalism.

Award: $500

Selection: Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation
 

JERRY DOWNING MEMORIAL GOLF SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: To a graduating senior who will attend college the year after graduation. Must be member of their high school golf team and have letter of recommendation from golf coach.

Award: $500

Selection: Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation
*This scholarship has additional application requirements: A letter of recommendation from golf coach required. Turn in letter to Guidance Office.

EISMANN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

Requirements: Must be pursuing a four year college education in either liberal arts or social sciences.

Award: $1,500 each year for 4 years

Selection: Donald and Paula Eismann

 

ELHI HILL PHOENIX SCHOLARSHIP 

Requirements: To a graduating senior who has attended Elhi Hill School for at least one semester, has EHP character, and who desires to continue their education at college or post-secondary training.

Award: $500

Selection: Elhi Hill School faculty

MADISON MURPHY VOLLEYBALL SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: Must be in varsity program senior year and finish in good standing with a minimum 2.5 GPA; must have played all consecutive years in high school. Award: $500

Selection: Panther Parent Pride (PPP)
 

NEWLAND COMMUNITIES AT TEHALEH SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: To a student who wishes to pursue a career with a sustainability conscious focus. Minimum GPA of 3.5 and must demonstrate current sustainability conscious practices in their daily life.

Award: $500 

Selection: Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation
  

SUMNER/BONNEY LAKE EDUCATION FOUNDATION (SBLEF) ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: High academic achievement based on GPA and strength of courses taken.

Award: $500 (award minimum) – multiple students are selected from BLHS

Selection: Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation

 

SUMNER/BONNEY LAKE EDUCATION FOUNDATION (SBLEF) VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: Must be planning to pursue a technical or vocational career.

Award: $500 – multiple students are selected from BLHS

Selection: Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation
 

SUMNER ROTARY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP** 

Requirements: Must be planning to enroll in a two/four year college or university with the long-term goal of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree or beyond as qualification for future career. Additional essay is required. Preferences are given to those who exemplify Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self.”

Award: Several scholarships of $3,500 are awarded each year

Selection: Sumner Rotary Scholarship Committee
*This scholarship has additional application requirements – Rotary Scholarship Supplemental Application form additional essay questions that are required to be answered by the applicant. Turn in completed form and letters of recommendation to Guidance Office.

SUMNER ROTARY VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP** 

Requirements: Must be planning to use Vocational/Technical certification or Associate’s degree for a future career. Additional essay required. Preference is given to those who exemplify Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self.”

Award: Several scholarships of $2,500 are awarded each year

Selection: Sumner Rotary Scholarship Committee
*This scholarship has additional application requirements – Rotary Scholarship Supplemental Application form additional essay questions that are required to be answered. Turn in completed form and letters of recommendation to Guidance Office.

 

SUMNER ROTARY TIM MCCOY FIREFIGHTER SCHOLARSHIP** 

Award: $5,000

SUNSET AUTO FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Requirements: Must be pursing education in salesmanship, auto mechanics, accounting or finance, customer service or any other related field approved by the SAA. Award: One award at $5,000

Selection: Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation

SUNSET CHEVROLET SCHOLARSHIP 

Requirements: Must be planning to pursue a career in automotive service.

Award: $3,600

Selection: Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation

 

BOB SWANSON MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 

Requirements: Must be a choral or band student who will pursue a college education.

Award: $500

Selection: Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation
 

ROBERT THURMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 
Requirements: To a graduating senior who is currently enrolled at Elhi Hill Alternative School and who intends to attend a school of higher education the year following graduation.

Award: $500

Selection: Thurman family

 

**SUMNER ROTARY SCHOLARSHIPS

Most Sumner Rotary scholarships are NOT managed by the Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation. However, some require an additional essay linked to this site. If you have questions regarding any of the Sumner Rotary scholarships, please contact the Sumner Rotary.  

Email:

SBLEF2000@gmail.com

Phone: 253-891-6000

SBLEF.org

Mailing Address: 

1202 Wood Ave Sumner WA 98390

SBLEF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and complies with all federal laws. Tax number 30-0128156