Parkland-Spanaway Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship

Open toFor students at Franklin Pierce, For students at GATES, and For students at Washington

This scholarship was established by the Parkland-Spanaway Kiwanis Foundation.


To award scholarships to graduating seniors from Franklin Pierce High School, Washington High School, and GATES High School (one scholarship at each school) to pursue university, college, trade school, or work-related education and training.

Amount3 scholarship(s) of $1,500 each. (total annual contribution: $4,500)
Award notesOne time award.
Selection criteria
  • Recipient must be a graduating senior of any high school in Franklin Pierce School District.
  • Recipient must demonstrate financial need. Priority will be given to students not receiving multiple other scholarships.
  • Priority will be given to students who have actively participated in Key Club.
Selection process

Each school’s Scholarship Committee will select the recipient. An alternate shall also be selected and the scholarship shall be awarded to that individual if the primary award winner does not meet the requirements of the scholarship.


The Parkland-Spanaway Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship is given in honor of members of the Parkland Spanaway Kiwanis Club who have passed away, leaving a legacy of distinguished service to this club. These memorial scholarships are awarded in memory of:

Travers Dryer – Franklin Pierce High School

Hal Willard – Washington High School

Leonard Howe – GATES High School

These memorial scholarships are meant to provide financial assistance to students who are planning to continue their education beyond high school, reflecting an emphasis on community service.

Administration of the fundThe fund is administered by the Franklin Pierce Foundation, a nonprofit corporation registered in the State of Washington.
Method of payment
  • Receipt of a completed Scholarship Acceptance Form will hold this scholarship for the student. The scholarship can be held no longer than 16 months after June 30th of the year of graduation from high school.
  • Upon receipt of Proof of Enrollment Form including a student ID number, funds will be released to the institution in the name of the student.
Complete the Scholarship Acceptance Form and Proof of Enrollment Form online at:
Fund typeAnnual scholarship