Kitsap Community Foundation announces scholarships

The Kitsap Community Foundation, in conjunction with three scholarship funds, announces the commencement of the 2012 scholarship application process.

The Charles and Dorothy Martell Family Music Scholarship goes to a graduating high school student from Kitsap County and may support payment of tuition or costs of educational supplies. Strong consideration goes toward participants of the Kitsap Youth Symphony, in addition to students wishing to continue in music and music education. A demonstrated strength in musical interest and ability, along with a strong personal character and citizenship are required.

The Fred and Marvel Hill Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from the North Kitsap School District and accepted by an accredited college, university, trade or vocational school.

The Marie A. Barker Teaching Scholarship is granted on a the basis of merit and needs to be a student who has been accepted into the Western Washington University Woodring School of Education program. Specific requirements are available on the Kitsap Community Foundation website ( the Western Washington University Woodring School of Education.

Kitsap Children’s Musical Theatre will award as many as four merit-based scholarships to qualified applicants. Their mission is to train the Kitsap Children’s Musical Theatre youth of today to become community based theatre leaders of tomorrow.

Applications must be returned no later than May 15. For specific information about the Martell and Hill scholarships, contact your high school guidance department of visit

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