Simon Youth Foundation Announces Scholarship Opportunity for Tacoma-Area Teens

Submitted by Simon Youth Foundation

This year, living near the Tacoma Mall could help a graduating senior pay for college. Simon Youth Foundation, a national non-profit that provides educational opportunities for at-risk high school students, has begun looking for a graduating senior who lives within fifty miles of the mall.

Each year, Simon Youth Community Scholarships are awarded in every community across the country that is home to Simon, Mills, or Premium Outlets malls. The application period has begun and ends on March 1, 2016.

Students can apply online by visiting

Simon Youth Foundation is a national non-profit that partners with public school districts to open dropout recovery academies inside Simon shopping malls. The organization now has 27 Simon Youth Academies in 12 states. In the organization’s 17-year history, more than 13,000 students have earned their diploma and more than $13 million in scholarships have been awarded.

Recipients will be notified in May.