College Bound Scholars

  • College Bound Scholars (CBS)

    Logo for the College Bound Scholarship program of Washington State

    The College Bound Scholarship program is an early commitment of state financial aid to eligible students who sign up in middle school and fulfill the scholarship pledge.

    Find more information here


    ** Remember, the FAFSA is required in order for a College Bound Scholar to  receive free tuition to many Washington vocational schools/trade schools/community colleges/universities you are accepted to!


    See the following link for participating Trade Schools, Community Colleges & Public/Private Colleges: 

    State Financial Aid - Participating Institutions | WSAC (


    Income Eligibility Chart, click here.

    - To take advantage of the CBS, students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA.  Higher GPA's will be required for admission to many 4-year colleges.


    • Otterbot is a free texting service created to support high school seniors who have signed up for the College Bound Scholarship. Otter sends financial aid info and reminders to College Bound seniors. Get started by texting "Hi Otter" to 360-928-7281.