Recreation Scholarships

 Recreation scholarship advertisement

Kirkland Parks and Community Services Department offers Kirkland residents of all ages and abilities the opportunity to participate in diverse, challenging, and high-quality recreation programs that are accessible and affordable.  We try to make every opportunity available, regardless of income.  Scholarship opportunities are available to those who might not be able to participate because of income. 

Scholarship Amount and Usage

50%, 75% and 95% scholarships are available to residents of the City of Kirkland (depending on income verification). Kirkland residents may apply for scholarships for themselves or any member of their household of which they have guardianship and verification. Scholarship allocation is limited to one class/program/camp registration per each household member per recreation programming quarter (Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall).

Income/Household Eligibility Guideline

If your family size is (number of people) 1 2 3 4 5
You are eligible for a 50% scholarship If your annual income is  $66,700 or less $76,200 or less $85,750 or less $95,250 or less  $102,900 or less
You are eligible for a 75% scholarship If your annual income is  $41,800 or less $47,800 or less $53,750 or less $59,700 or less $64,500 or less
You are eligible for a 95% scholarship If your annual income is  $25,100 or less $28,650 or less $32,250 or less $35,800 or less $38,700 or less

 

Scholarship eligibility levels are determined by Seattle-Bellevue, WA HUD FMR Area Income Limit Summary.

Residents who wish to register for programs and services provided by Kirkland Parks & Community Services through the scholarship program must submit an application and provide income verification. Examples of Income Verification are contained within the application form.

How can I apply for a Recreation Scholarship?

How can I donate to the Scholarship Fund?

Donate online to our Recreation Scholarship Fund

The Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department scholarship donation program provides the opportunity for community members to donate funding, which will be used by Kirkland Residents to participate in department scheduled programming. Your donation to the program is greatly appreciated!