Bob & Valerie Valaas Health Sciences Scholarship

Bob & Valerie Valaas recognized the need for well-trained medical personnel in the Wenatchee Valley. Bob served on the Central Washington Hospital board of directors for many years, as had his father before him. They also had several children and grandchildren who served the medical community in a variety of roles including physicians, nurses, and radiology technicians. In 2007, Valerie established a scholarship fund at the Community Foundation of North Central Washington to benefit students entering the Allied Health program at Wenatchee Valley College.

Application Opens: January 1st
Application Due Date: March 1st


  1. Be a graduating senior or previous graduate from Wenatchee or Westside High School
  2. Plan to enter the Allied Health Program at Wenatchee Valley College
  3. Minimum 2.5 GPA
  4. Demonstrate financial need
  5. Demonstrate interest and potential aptitude in the health field and concern for others



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