Aki Kurose Middle School

Aki Kurose
Middle School


Aki Kurose Counseling Department

Our delivery system includes school counseling curriculum, individual student planning, responsive services and system support. Please feel free to call or email regarding any questions about our department.

Counseling Referral Form: Please use this referral form for students enrolled at Aki Kurose School experiencing sudden or concerning changes, such as personal or family challenges. Please note, the Aki Kurose Counseling form is intended to provide access to non-emergent school counseling support services. The Counseling team at Aki monitor the referral form regularly and will respond to your request within 48-72 hours or sooner while school is in session except holiday breaks and summer vacation.  If this is an emergency, please call 911.

Thanks and best wishes,
Aki Kurose Counseling Department

Scholarships for SPS Students

A group of eight students hold large checks while confetti falls on them

Scholarships are a type of grant (monetary gift you do not have to pay back) for students to use in paying for after high school training and college programs. Scholarships are available for students as early as elementary school and continue through graduate school.

Federal and State programs provide over 46 billion dollars in student aid. Private companies, community organizations, civic groups, foundations, and religious organizations provide an additional 3 billion dollars in scholarships.

Finding a Scholarship

A scholarship list can be found on Naviance (all SPS 6th-12th grade students have 24/7 access to Naviance) and the following websites.

Share a Scholarship

Are you aware of and/or sponsoring scholarships that are not on the list?
Fill out the form below to add your scholarship to Naviance for all SPS students to access.

Scholarship Bulletin

05/10/2024 – The Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation

The Maxwell Foundation provide financial resources to student leaders from Washington state. To recognize high academic achievement, The Foundation offers financial aid of up to $5000 per year for freshmen starting a four-year program at a private university or college. The award is based on students academic records, the submission of a personal essay, and a summary of extracurricular activities. The scholarship is renewable each year for a total of up to $20,000 over a four year period. Between 10 and 30 scholarships will be awarded.

03/01/2024 – Robert J. Handy & WSSR Foundation

Amount: $900-3,000

The Washington State School Retirees’ Association (WSSRA) invites high school seniors to apply for the Robert J. Handy and WSSR Foundation scholarships. These awards are given to students who plan to pursue a career in education. Statewide, 16 WSSR foundation scholarship and 16 PEMCO/Robert J. Handy Scholarships will be awarded to students. For the WSSR, one $3000 award and one $1000 award will be granted in each of the eight WSSRA regions. For handy, two $900 scholarship (redeemable for four years) will be awarded in each of the eight WSSRA regions by PEMCO.

04/19/2024 – Seattle Association of Educational Office Professionals (SAEOP) Scholarship

Seattle Association of Educational Office Professionals (SAEOP) Scholarship. This year we are proud to continue the tradition of awarding one (1) One thousand-dollar ($1000) scholarship and (2) Five hundred-dollar scholarships. We are seeking all interested and qualified Seattle Public High School graduating senior students (class of 2024) who wish to continue their education at a 2-year, 4-year college or vocational school. Please keep in mind throughout the application process that this is not a need-based scholarship.
The deadline for returning applications is Friday, April 19, 2024.

SAEOP Scholarship Information and Application