Rowland and Ethel Slusser Jones Scholarship

roland-and-ethel-slusser-jonesRowland and Ethel Mae Slusser Jones were born in 1912 to pioneer Waterville families. Both were from loving, caring, hard-working farming families. Rowland and Ethel did not have any children of their own, but they had many nieces and nephews who filled their lives with joy. Both Rowland and Ethel Mae felt they had been blessed in life by growing up in Waterville, which gave them a good start and a strong sense of community. They felt strongly about the power of education, and the importance of giving back in a way that might be helpful to graduates of their beloved hometown. As a result, they chose to gift their estate to worthwhile causes, including the establishment of this scholarship fund through the Community Foundation of North Central Washington.

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


  1. Graduating senior from Waterville High School
  2. Minimum 2.5 GPA
  3. Demonstrates financial need
  4. Enrolled full-time at an accredited college, university, craft, art or trade school the year immediately following graduation

Note: This scholarship is paid over two years and requires an update showing educational progress and a successful academic year to keep the scholarship in place the second year. 



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