Parks Scholarships

2023 Parks Scholarship

The Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department offers a $200 per person annual scholarship to those who qualify and reside within Bellingham City limits. The scholarship money can be used to register for Parks and Recreation and Arne Hanna Aquatic Center programs. The $200 scholarship is good for the calendar year, January through December. Applications are below. To be eligible to receive this, your family must reside within Bellingham city limits (proof of address required) and provide proof of one of the criteria below:

  • Eligible by Income Level (150% of the Federal Poverty level)
  • Foster Child
  • TANF/Food Stamp Benefits
  • SSI Documentation
  • DSHS Respite Care

Apply for a scholarship (PDF)
Aplicacion de Beca (PDF)