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Scholarship Guide

The Community Foundation of NCW has a wide range of scholarships available for students.

Review all of the scholarships below, or click on the Apply Now button to go to our online application site. There you can take a quick eligibility quiz to determine exactly which scholarships you can apply for.

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Scholarship NameScholarship DescriptionAverage Award Amount
Alex O. Santillanes ScholarshipAlex O. Santillanes saved the lives of many by working tirelessly through gang outreach, as a student guidance counselor, as a community organizer for Yakima County Substance Abuse Coalition, and as a student retention specialist at A.C. Davis High School. This scholarship is available to Hispanic high school seniors from Yakima Valley. $1,500
Altrusa Club of Wenatchee ScholarshipThe Altrusa Club of Wenatchee Alumni believe in the education of women and want to help women graduates of Wenatchee Valley College who are committed to continuing education in their chosen field. This scholarship is available to female students who will graduate or have graduated from Wenatchee Valley College and will continue on to a four-year college or university.

This scholarship is renewable.
$1,000
Andrew York Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship was established by Chelan County PUD employees to honor the memory of a co-worker, Andrew York, who was killed in a tragic accident. This scholarship is available to Washington State high school seniors who are active in advocating against impaired driving.$2,000
Arlene Birdsell Martin Teaching ScholarshipMrs. Martin taught high school in Pullman before moving to Wenatchee, where she was the head of the English Department at Wenatchee Valley College. This scholarship is available to students who will graduate from Wenatchee Valley College and continue on to a four-year college or university.

Renewal possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$2,500
AVHRA Human Resource ScholarshipThe Apple Valley Human Resource Association provides leadership, resources, training, education, and networking opportunities through local chapter activites and affiliations with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Northwest Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA). This scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students from Chelan, Douglas, or Okanogan Counties who are pursuing a career in human resources. $500
Bob & Nita Paine ScholarshipThis scholarship was established by the Paine Family in 2012, This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Wenatchee or Eastmont High Schools who plan to attend Washington State University. $1,500
Bob & Valerie Valaas Health Sciences ScholarshipBob and Valerie Valaas recognized the need for well-trained medical personnel in the Wenatchee Valley. Bob served on the Central Washington Hospital Board of Directors, and they had several children and grandchildren who served the medical community. This scholarship is available to high school seniors or previous graduates of Wenatchee or Westside High Schools who plan to enroll in the Allied Health program at Wenatchee Valley College.$1,000
Bolyard Family Nursing ScholarshipThis scholarship is available to second-year nursing students at Wenatchee Valley College.$1,000
Brewster High School Rawson ScholarshipIn October 1995, Julie Rawson, a Brewster High School teacher, received the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award of $25,000. The following year, she established the Brewster High School Rawson Scholarship and the Brewster Mike Marin Scholarship. This scholarship is available to Brewster High School seniors.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,000
Brewster Mike Marin Memorial ScholarshipIn October 1995, Julie Rawson, a Brewster High School teacher, received the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award of $25,000. The following year, she established the Brewster High School Rawson Scholarship and the Brewster Mike Marin Scholarship. This scholarship is available to Brewster High School seniors.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,000
Brock Lindberg Pi Kappa Phi Senior ScholarshipBrock Lindberg was a student at Washington State University and a proud Pi Kappa Phi member, serving as Scholarship Fund Chairman of his chapter. Brock's mother established this scholarship to honor Brock's educational goals and help Brock's current and future fraternity brothers. This scholarship is available to current junior class members at Washington State University who are members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.Min $500
Bud & Donna Corbin ScholarshipBud and Donna Corbin were long-time members of First Presbyterian Church of Wenatchee (now Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church) and desired to encourage and financially help students of the congregation. This scholarship is available to high school seniors who are affiliated with Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,000
Cakes for College ScholarshipIn 1995, as a senior at Wenatchee High School, Ben Paine received a scholarship from the Community Foundation. As an adult, Ben and his family chose to give back to the community that gave to him by raising money for local students to attend college. The Keep it in the Valley Foundation's 150 volunteers sell funnel cakes at the Apple Blossom food fair each year and donate all the proceeds to this scholarship fund. This scholarships is available to high school seniors from Cashmere, Eastmont, River Academy, Wenatchee, or Westside High Schools (or home-schooled seniors from those districts) who will attend Wenatchee Valley College.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,500
Camp Fire NCW ScholarshipCamp Fire NCW Council has served youth since opening in 1912, making the organization one of the most successful and deeply rooted youth-development organizations in our community. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant, or Adams Counties who've been involved with Camp Fire NCW for a minimum of two years and are currently active with the Council in some capacity.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,500
Cancer Care / Betsy Tontini Nursing ScholarshipThis scholarship was established in 2000 to honor the memory of a Betsy Tontini, a Wenatchee nurse who touched numerous lives with her warm and special caring. Betsy was instrumental in organizing Cancer Care of North Central Washington as well as founding “Our House”, a home for out-of-the-area patients to stay while receiving treatment. This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors from Chelan or Douglas Counties or current Wenatchee Valley College students who will enroll or are enrolled in the nursing program at Wenatchee Valley College.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,000
Cascade and Chelan School Districts ELL ScholarshipThe Cascade and Chelan School Districts ELL Scholarship provides financial support for students from the Cascade and Chelan School Districts and for whom English is a second language. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Cascade or Chelan High Schools who have passed the Washington Language Proficiency Test.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,000
Cashmere Schools Foundation ScholarshipThe Cashmere Schools Foundation offers multiple scholarships to graduating seniors of Cashmere High School with a single application.

Renewal is possible; recipients will be invited to apply for a renewal scholarship.
Varies
Cathryn "Kate" George Frechen ScholarshipThe Cathryn “Kate” George Frechen Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 by Kay Sparks, niece of Cathryn “Kate” George Frechen, in her aunt’s memory. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Pewamo-Westphalia Community Schools in Pewamo, Michigan. $300
Chelan County Cattlemen's ScholarshipThe Chelan County Cattlemen’s Association raised funds and created this scholarship to help students pursuing an education in the field of agriculture. This scholarship is available to high school seniors or previous graduates from any Chelan County high school who plan to or are studying agriculture or related fields. $1,000
Chelan County Fire District #1 Volunteer Association ScholarshipThe Chelan County Fire District #1 Volunteer Association Scholarship was established in 1993. This scholarship was created thanks to the fundraising activities of the Chelan County Fire District #1 Volunteers who had a desire to provide scholarships in perpetuity for members or relatives of members of the Association. This scholarship is available to students who are members or related to members of the department or association.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,000
Clarence and Della Murray ScholarshipMrs. Della Murray started this scholarship in memory of her husband, Clarence, who died in 1997, and who was an accountant for 42 years at S&M Service for “Jeep” Miller. Mrs. Murray died in 2007 at age 94. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties. It is paid over two years, pending a student's successful academic progress.$5,000
Cone Family ScholarshipThe Cone Family Scholarship was established by Judge Charles E. Cone in honor of his father Charles E. Cone, a former Superintendent and teacher at Chelan High School, and his mother, Victoria J. Cone. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan High School.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$500
David M Bohr Memorial Baseball ScholarshipThis scholarship fund was established by memorial gifts in honor of David M. Bohr, a long-time Wenatchee attorney and judge pro-term in Chelan. David led many youth activities throughout the Wenatchee Valley but baseball was his true love.$500
deRubertis Family ScholarshipThe deRubertis family established a scholarship in 2016 to support graduating seniors of Cashmere High School in their pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. This scholarship is paid over multiple years, pending a student's successful academic progress.$4,000
Doell Family ScholarshipThe children of Bill and Mildred Doell (pronounced “Dell”) wanted their parents to be remembered for their high ideals and service to North Central Washington. The Doells both grew up and worked in Wenatchee & Eastern Washington. Mrs. Doell was a teacher and Mr. Doell owned his own business for over 50 years. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties who will major in journalism, music, or a related field.$1,500
Dorothy Prewitt Pohlman / AAUW ScholarshipDorothy Prewitt Pohlman was one of the founders of Wenatchee Valley College. As part of her legacy, she created this scholarship, which is administered by the American Association of University Women. This scholarship is available to current or former female students from Wenatchee Valley College who have plans to pursue a Bachelor's degree at a four-year college.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,800
Douglas County Waste Management Environmental Studies College ScholarshipThis scholarship was established in 2005 to support Douglas County students seeking further education in environmental engineering or the area of environmental sciences. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Douglas County who will major in environmental sciences or environmental engineering. $1,500
Dr. N. K. Bhide Band ScholarshipEstablished by the Bhide family, this scholarship encourages students in their love of learning and applauds students who uphold the Golden Apple Marching Band principles of hard work and discipline. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Wenatchee High School who've participated in the Golden Apple Marching Band for at least one year.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$500
Dr. Patrick Molloy Migrant ScholarshipThis scholarship was established in 2017 by the will of Dr. Patrick Molloy. It is available to Chelan High School seniors and alumni who qualified for migrant programs.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,300
Dr. Steven G. Kerr Memorial Medical ScholarshipFrom an early age, Steve Kerr aspired to be a doctor; fortunately he was granted a scholarship to allow him the opportunity to complete medical school. He devoted his entire life to medicine, his number one passion. This scholarship is available to nontraditional students (those who are returning to studies after a break in education) who plan to or are enrolled in the Allied Health program at Wenatchee Valley College.$500
Entiat Scholarship Foundation ScholarshipThis scholarship is available to high school seniors from Entiat High School.$1,000
Eric DePersio Memorial ScholarshipEric DePersio was an outstanding student at Wenatchee High School, a golfer, and a downhill skier. Unfortunately, he died in a tragic boating accident in 1991. His parents, Dr. Edward and Pamela DePersio, established this fund in 1991. This scholarship is available to a high school student from Wenatchee or WestSide High School.$1,000
Everett & Roy Hill Music ScholarshipEverett Hill was often described as a free thinker who wanted to make his community a better place. He wasn’t afraid to think outside of the box and find creative ways to see his ideas come to life. Mr. Hill established this scholarship as a way to help students who shared the love he and his brother Roy had for music. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties who plan to pursue studies in music. It is paid over two years, pending a student's successful academic progress.$9,000
Ferguson Family ScholarshipThe Ferguson Family Scholarship was established to provide opportunities to students studying physics or electrical, mechanical, or software engineering. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan or Douglas Counties who are pursuing physics or engineering, or students attending Wenatchee Valley College's Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Engineering program. This scholarship is paid over multiple years, pending a student's successful academic progress.$10,000
Fern Cousineau Duncan Art ScholarshipMrs. Duncan was an art teacher at Wenatchee High School from 1929 to 1959. She also taught at Wenatchee Valley College until she retired. This scholarship was established by her will. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from North Central Washington who are pursuing a career in the field of art. $2,000
Ferne Daniel ScholarshipFerne Daniel, daughter of the late William H. and Fairrie Daniel, who farmed on the Sagebrush Flats near Ephrata, established this scholarship in 1991. Miss Daniel taught school first in Wenatchee in 1944 at the Whitman School, and then in Ephrata from 1946 through 1970. She passed away in 2007. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Ephrata High School who plan to study education, agriculture, or related fields.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,500
Fisk and Lila Gerhardt ScholarshipMrs. Lila Gerhardt's will established this fund. Mrs. Gerhardt was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Fisk Gerhardt, who was a Plant Physiologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Wenatchee. Dr. Gerhardt was also a lifetime member of the Wenatchee Lodge 1186, Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks. The Gerhardts had no children of their own but held a lifelong interest in all children of the community. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Wenatchee High School. This scholarship is paid over two years, pending a student's successful academic progress. $2,000
Gene "Sarge" Huber Band ScholarshipGene "Sarge" Huber, band director at Wenatchee High School for 29 years, was described by a school superintendent in this way: "A great definition of love is someone who helps people gain victories without them knowing you have helped them. A lot of kids are out there with victories because of Sarge.” This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Wenatchee High School who consistently participated in Golden Apple Band, Jazz Band, or Wind Ensemble.$1,000
Grace Ekman Whitley ScholarshipGrace Ekman Whitley taught school in Leavenworth, Manson, Tonasket, and Wenatchee High Schools. She had no children, but she loved the children in her classrooms as her own. This scholarship is available to high school students from Cascade, Manson, Tonasket, and Wenatchee High Schools.$3,500
Hal Newman Memorial Music ScholarshipThe Newman family established this scholarship in memory of their son, Hal, who passed away in a tragic accident in 1991. Hal attended Wenatchee High School, was a member of the National Honors Society, and was an outstanding music student. He sang tenor in the Chamber Singers group and had starring roles in several musical productions. This scholarship is available to high school students from Wenatchee High School who plan to study music.$3,000
Harry & Kathern Lovejoy ScholarshipImpacted by her father Harry's unfinished goal of graduating from college, Jane Lovejoy established this scholarship to assist students with the desire to complete their education. Harry was able to send Jane to Washington State University, where she completed a degree in education and became a premiere teacher and librarian. This scholarship is available to students with third-year status who plan to attend Washington State University and study agriculture.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$4,000
Henry Max Galbraith / East Wenatchee Grange No. 1012 ScholarshipHenry Max Galbraith was a fruit rancher in East Wenatchee and a longtime member of East Wenatchee Grange. He served as Master of the East Wenatchee Grange for several years and also served in many positions within the East Wenatchee Grange and the Douglas County Pomona Grange. This scholarship is available to high school seniors or recent graduates from Douglas County who plan to or are studying agriculture or Allied Health at Wenatchee Valley College.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$900
Howard and Beverly Murray Memorial ScholarshipHoward Murray spent his life teaching and motivating students in the field of chemistry. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan and Douglas Counties who plan to study math or science.$1,000
J.D. Riggs Memorial ScholarshipThe Riggs family established this scholarship in 2012 to honor the memory and life of their son, J.D. Riggs. J.D. was a 2009 graduate of Wenatchee High School and a gifted singer and actor. This scholarship is available to Wenatchee High School seniors who plan to study acting or singing.$1,500
Jack and Dede Hill WSU Exchange Club ScholarshipJack Hill had a 31-year career in the Wenatchee School District. He started Parent Teacher Conferences in the Wenatchee Schools and served as Superintendent for 11 years before retiring in 1983. Jack was a member of many professional and local organizations including the Wenatchee Exchange Club. He, his wife Dede, and the Wenatchee Exchange Club established this fund. This scholarship is available to Wenatchee High School seniors who plan to attend Washington State University.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$900
James Wharton First Choice Collision ScholarshipThe James Wharton First Choice Collision Scholarship was established at the Community Foundation of North Central Washington in 2017 to encourage and support students entering the collision repair industry and other trades. It is available to any student planning to study the trades.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,000
Jerry Van Winkle Memorial ScholarshipJerry Van Winkle always considered himself a lifelong learner. One of his finest qualities was the ability to find a way to achieve his goals. He pursued his desire to become a counselor, beginning his Masters’ Degree studies at age 55. Jerry’s greatest joy was in helping students see the possibilities that education could provide. This scholarship is available to Chelan, Eastmont, and Waterville High School seniors.$1,000
John and Elnora Smith ScholarshipJohn and Elnora Smith were long-time Orondo orchardists who were active in business and strong community contributors. The Smiths believed in the importance of education. The John and Elnora Smith Foundation established this scholarship in 2014. This scholarship is available to Waterville and Eastmont High School seniors. $900
John and Mary Martin ScholarshipJohn Martin was a longtime German and Social Studies teacher in the Waterville School District. The Martin family was concerned that deserving students from Waterville High School receive as many resources as possible to further their educations. The fund was established from Mary Martin’s will in 1987. This scholarship is available to Waterville High School seniors.$500
Josh Putman Memorial ScholarshipJosh Putman was an incredible kindergarten teacher at Lee Elementary who inspired students, parents, and staff to dream big, set a plan, and follow through. This scholarship was established by the people whose lives Josh touched to continue his legacy of supporting students in achieving their dreams. This scholarship is available to Eastmont High School seniors.$800
Junior Service League of WenatcheeThe Junior Service League of Wenatchee established this scholarship in 2013 to assist students who help further the goals of League, which are to promote volunteerism, develop the potential of women, and improve the community through effective action and leadership. This scholarship is available to Wenatchee, WestSide, Eastmont, Cashmere, Cascade, and Quincy High School seniors.$1,000
Katie and Steven Rolfs Memorial ScholarshipThe Rolfs family established this scholarship in 2002. This scholarship is available to Chelan High School seniors. $500
Katie Moore Memorial Nursing ScholarshipIn memory of Katie Moore, the scholarship gives preference for students planning to specialize in pediatric nursing and those applicants with experience working with ill children and their families. This scholarship is available to Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, or Grant County high school graduates who have completed the first two years of college towards a Bachelor's degree in nursing or are enrolled in an RN-to-BSN program.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,000
Kellen Biggar Athletic ScholarshipKellen Biggar was a 2000 Waterville High School graduate who participated and excelled in every sport offered. He was a fierce competitor and participated in both basketball and track at the Community Colleges of Spokane. While Kellen was able to attend college on an athletic scholarship, he was very aware of many who didn’t have this opportunity. This scholarship is available to Waterville High School seniors who've participated in extracurricular sports.$1,500
Keyes Fibre Corporation / Don Evenhus ScholarshipThis fund is named for Don Evenhus, whose career with the Keyes Fibre company spanned five decades. Don spent his entire adult life employed in the business, working his way from an entry-level position to Senior Management. His positive attitude and strong work ethic was evident in every position he held and his example is worthy of emulation. This scholarship is available to students whose parents or guardians are employed by Keyes Fibre.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,200
Lauren Ludeman Memorial ScholarshipLauren Ludeman was a young lady who was never too busy to help someone in need, be it a friend or a stranger. Even when Lauren was struggling in her battle with cancer, she was more concerned about others than herself. This scholarship was created in her honor and memory. It is available to Waterville High School seniors.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,200
Lee Bofto Honorary ScholarshipLee Bofto was a coach and teacher at Wenatchee High School from 1965-1984. In 2004, former students of his established the Lee Bofto Honorary Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation to honor the tradition of excellence that he built during his tenure at WHS. This scholarship is available to Wenatchee High School seniors who have participated in WHS athletics or served the athletic department.$1,000
LeMaster / Auvil ScholarshipThis scholarship was originally established in the early 1960s to honor the memory of Merceda LeMaster, a teacher at the then one-room Orondo School. The entire community of Orondo has contributed to the growth of this scholarship fund, including Grady and Lillie Auvil, who, wanting to assure the scholarship continued in perpetuity, funded this scholarship in their wills. This scholarship is available to Chelan, Eastmont, and Waterville High School seniors who plan to attend college in Washington State. This scholarship may be paid over multiple years, pending a student's successful academic progress.$2,000
Linda M. Safar Memorial ScholarshipLinda M. Safar was a lawyer, teacher, and part-time judge, but most importantly, a loving mother and wife. She believed in, and practiced, providing social justice in her personal and professional lives. She treated all people with dignity and respect and made everything she touched better for others. This scholarship is available to Wenatchee High School seniors. $600
Marjorie M. and William H. Griffin ScholarshipMarjorie and William Griffin established this fund in January 2017 to help those who would otherwise be unable to afford college or other higher education. This scholarship is available to high school seniors and non-traditional students returning to school after time in the workforce or raising children. This scholarship is occassionally paid over multiple years, pending a student's successful academic progress.$4,000
Marlene & Henry Bauer ScholarshipEducation was always important to Hank and Marlene Bauer and they recognized the tremendous difference it made in their careers. This scholarship is available to high school seniors or non-traditional students returning to school after time away from their studies from Chelan, Douglas, or Okanogan Counties.$4,000
Marvin and Frances Salisbury ScholarshipThe Wenatchee Sunrise Rotary Club’s Challenge Program is designed to encourage students to graduate high school, demonstrate service to the community, and continue their education beyond high school. Teachers, school counselors, and school administrators invite students to apply as sophomores in high school. If students meet all criteria set forth by the Wenatchee Sunrise Rotary Challenge Program, they are eligible to apply for the Marvin and Frances Salisbury Scholarship as graduating seniors.Varies
Melonye Shurtz Memorial ScholarshipMelonye Shurtz made a huge difference in the lives of her children and their friends. When she passed away from cancer in 2003, her family wanted to do something for the students of Eastmont High School to preserve her memory and to continue her positive influence on the students of this valley. This scholarship is available to Eastmont High School seniors.$400
Melvin P. 'Mel' & Lyndell Crowder NCW Memorial Horticulture ScholarshipAfter Mr. Crowder’s distinguished Naval service during World War II, he and his wife purchased a hillside orchard in Manson. Determined to become the best grower possible, Mr. Crowder sought to learn everything he could about horticulture. He was a leader in the apple industry and remained active even after his retirement in 1985. This scholarship is available to students from North Central Washington who are enrolled in the Tree Fruit Production Program at Wenatchee Valley College or Tree Fruit Management in the Horticulture Program at Washington State University.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$4,000
Mission ScholarshipThe Mission Scholarship was established in 2007 by donors who have led many mission trips and wanted to encourage young people to consider and experience a foreign mission. The group wanted to provide an opportunity for young people to serve, learn, and gain greater respect for the needs that exist in another culture. This scholarship is available to juniors and seniors from Chelan, Douglas, or Okanogan Counties who are planning mission trips to Latin America within the next two years.$1,000
National Welch's Fred Killian Memorial ScholarshipThe National Welch’s Fred Killian Memorial Scholarship was established in 2007 by the National Grape Cooperative and Welch’s to honor the memory of Fred Killian, a Washington State grower. This scholarship is available to students whose parents or guardians are current members of the National Grape Cooperative or current employees of Welch's.$2,000
Nic Tower Memorial ScholarshipThe Tower family established this scholarship fund in 2017 in honor of their son Nic. Nic had a lifelong love of learning, from teaching himself to read before kindergarten, to obtaining his chemical engineering degree at the University of Washington, to finally becoming a shift test nuclear engineer near the end of his life. This scholarship is available to Cascade High School seniors and alumni.

Renewals is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
Varies
Nick Schoffen Music ScholarshipIn 2000, the Howard Schoffen family established this scholarship to honor the memory of Nicholas Lee Schoffen. Nick was a lover of all styles of music. This scholarship is available to Eastmont High School seniors pursing music education.$1,500
Okanogan Masonic Lodge #169 - Herbert & Elizabeth Davis ScholarshipSince 1998, the dedicated Masons of Okanogan Masonic Lodge have faithfully executed the wishes of Herbert and Elizabeth Davis by providing scholarships to deserving students in Okanogan County. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Okanogan County. $1,000
Pateros ScholarshipEstablished in the early 1990s as a memorial fund, the Pateros Scholarship has been administered by a committee of community members and alumni who identify with donors that education is an important catalyst for increased individual and community development. This scholarship is available to Pateros High School seniors or alumni or home- or alternatively schooled high school seniors who live in the Pateros School District and have been active with Pateros High School.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$2,000
Paul Reasor Memorial ScholarshipCoach Reasor received the opportunity for a college education only because he was awarded a college athletic scholarship. He recognized that athletics and the hard work required to excel at a sport helped build a student’s character. He also saw that athletics helped ‘level the playing field’ and afforded equal access. This scholarship is available to Eastmont High School seniors who have participated in varsity-level sports. $600
Pete & Mary Houck ScholarshipPete and Mary Houck lived in and loved the Wenatchee Valley as their home for many years. After Pete’s passing in 2013, Mary moved to Highgate Senior Living Center. Since that time, the Houck family has appreciated the wonderful care provided to Mary by the staff at Highgate and have come to know and respect many of the staff members along the way. This scholarship is available to current or past Highgate Senior Living Center (Wenatchee location) employees who are pursuing further education. $1,000
Peters Family ScholarshipPeters family members received modest scholarships that enabled them to enroll in and complete college, leading to successful and rewarding professional careers. Over the decades they have repaid their scholarships many times over and are doing so forever through this scholarship. This scholarship is available to Manson High School seniors or alumni.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
Ralph and Clara Betcher ScholarshipRalph (Jake) and Clara Betcher lived and farmed in the Withrow area. The Betchers didn't have a chance for education themselves but they were always supportive of education for their children. This scholarship is available to Waterville and Mansfield High School seniors and alumni who will be attending college in Washington, Oregon, or Idaho.$4,500
Ronald Dean Estes ScholarshipRonald Dean Estes, a lifetime resident of Wenatchee, had his own law practice for 30 years and passed away doing what he loved most in life: hunting. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan and Douglas County and Ritzville High School seniors.$1,000
Rowland and Ethel Slusser Jones ScholarshipRowland and Ethel Mae Slusser Jones were born in 1912 to pioneer Waterville families. Though they didn't have any children of their own, they had many nieces and nephews who filled their lives with joy and felt strongly about the importance of giving back in a way that might be helpful to graduates of their beloved hometown. This scholarship is available to Waterville High School seniors$3,000
Roy W. Hill Music ScholarshipRoy W. Hill was a very quiet, reserved man who loved his community and wanted to leave his mark on North Central Washington forever. Mr. Hill, chemist, husband, friend, and lover of music, died of cancer in 1998. In his passing, the love he had for music--especially classical music--never faltered. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan and Douglas County who plan to study music. This scholarship may be paid over four years, pending a student's successful academic progress and forty hours of community service annually.$20,000
Rudolph & Carolyn Christianson ScholarshipAlthough Rudolph and Carolyn Christianson had no children of their own, they felt the importance of supporting the education of other young people in North Central Washington. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties.$16,500
Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church ScholarshipThis scholarship was established in 2002 to encourage and financially help students who are affiliated with Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church (formerly First Presbyterian Church of Wenatchee). This scholarship is available to high school seniors who are affiliated with Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Wenatchee.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$700
Silver Star Chapter #93 Order of the Eastern Star ScholarshipThe Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both women and men may belong. The organization’s membership is comprised of women and men who sincerely reflect the spirit of fraternal love and the desire to work together for good. Silver Star Chapter #93 established this scholarship as a means of fulfilling the mission of the organization to support the local community and benefit fellow mankind. This scholarship is available to Chelan and Manson High School seniors. $1,200
Sons of Italy ScholarshipThe North Central Washington Sons of Italy, Lodge 2797, is a fraternal organization that strives to support and encourage an appreciation of Italian culture and heritage and support those of Italian ancestry or descent to further their education. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from Chelan, Douglas, or Okanogan counties or current Wenatchee Valley College students who have more than one-eighth Italian ancestry.$600
Stella Knoebel & Mary Jean Carter ScholarshipStella Knoebel, a piano teacher in Wenatchee, encouraged and mentored Mary Jean Carter in developing her own piano teaching studio in Wenatchee. Mary Jean loved to share her knowledge with developing piano and organ students and hoped that this scholarship would enable future students to become music teachers. This scholarship is available to high school seniors and non-traditional students returning to school later in life from Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties who plan to study music.
$2,500
Stella Knoebel / Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church Music ScholarshipStella Knoebel was a significant part of the music department at First Presbyterian Church of Wenatchee (now called Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church). The church established this scholarship to honor her legacy. This scholarship is available to high school seniors and college students who are affiliated Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church who plan to study music.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$700
Susan Yaw Memorial ScholarshipThe North Central Washington Educational Association Uniserv established this fund in 2017 to support education professionals working in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. This scholarship is available to those currently working in a school who are seeking professional development in the field of education.Varies
Sybil H. Shearer Nursing ScholarshipSybil H. Shearer passed away on January 3, 2009. Her Last Will and Testament contained a bequest to the Community Foundation for the establishment of a nursing scholarship in her name. This scholarship is available to high school seniors or previous graduates from Chelan County who plan to study nursing. This scholarship may be paid over multiple years, pending a student's successful academic progress$6,000
Tanner J. Perry Memorial ScholarshipJohn and Cathy Perry established this scholarship to honor the memory of their son Tanner, who lost a battle with cancer in 2008 at the age of 17. A courageous fighter with a gentle spirit, during his yearlong fight with cancer Tanner became a leader-in-training for Camp Goodtimes, a summer camp for young people diagnosed with the disease. He was an enthusiastic member of Cashmere High School's cross country and knowledge bowl teams; involved in the school's Alpine and Leadership Clubs; loved hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding; and planned on attending college to become a forensic scientist. This scholarship is available to Cashmere High School seniors. $1,000
Vets Serving Vets ScholarshipThis scholarship was established in 2017 by the North Central Washington Vets Serving Vets group. This scholarship is available to residents of Chelan and Douglas Counties who were honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces and plan on attending college in 2018. $500
Virgil V. and Pearl E. Gustin ScholarshipThough limited in formal education, Virgil and Pearl Gustin were keen observers of life and loved to read. They felt very strongly that everyone should have the opportunity to gain an education and that young people who had a desire to improve, but had little money, deserved as much help as possible. This scholarship is available to Mansfield and Waterville High School seniors. This scholarship is paid over multiple years, pending a student's successful academic progress.$3,500
Waterville Shocker ScholarshipThis scholarship was established to allow Waterville students with demonstrated passion and commitment to pursue further education in the United States. This scholarship is available to Waterville High School seniors and alumni. $700
Wenatchee Bowling Association ScholarshipThe Wenatchee Men’s Bowling Association established this scholarship in 2006 to recognize and reward the youth bowlers in the Wenatchee Valley. This scholarship is available to high school seniors in the Wenatchee Valley who have participated in bowling.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$2,000
Wenatchee Exchange Club ScholarshipThe Wenatchee Exchange Club is a local service organization that was founded in 1959. For years the club has awarded “Student of The Month” scholarships to seniors who have demonstrated excellence at Wenatchee or Eastmont High Schools; this scholarship expands on those awards. This scholarship is available to Wenatchee and Eastmont High School seniors. $1,000
Wenatchee High School Alumni Foundation ScholarshipThe Wenatchee High School Class of 1942 conceived of the idea for their first scholarship fund during their 45th class reunion. This scholarship is available to Wenatchee High School seniors.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$1,800
WHS Class of 1952 - Jane Lovejoy Leadership ScholarshipThis scholarship, originally started by the Wenatchee High School Class of 1952, honors Jane Lovejoy, who was was a class advisor and kept in touch with many of the class members through the years until her death in September 2009. This scholarship is available to Wenatchee High School seniors. $3,000
Wenatchee Kiwanis Foundation ScholarshipThe mission of Wenatchee Kiwanis is to serve the children of the world. This scholarship is available to Chelan and Douglas County high school seniors who have demonstrated a high degree of service to others. $1,500
Wenatchee Rotary Foundation ScholarshipThe mission of the Wenatchee Rotary Foundation is to improve educational opportunities for citizens living in the Greater Wenatchee area. This scholarship is available to high school seniors and alumni from the greater Wenatchee area.$2,000
Wenatchee Valley Street Rods ScholarshipThe Wenatchee Valley Street Rods established this scholarship to provide educational assistance to students seeking further education in either the automotive field or health sciences at Wenatchee Valley College. This scholarship is available to Chelan County or Eastmont or Quincy School District high school seniors who plan to pursue automotive studies, or a student entering or currently enrolled in a health-related field at Wenatchee Valley College.

$1,500
Wenatchee Women's Bowling Association - Opal Wickland ScholarshipThe Wenatchee Women’s Bowling Association established this scholarship by a donation from Cheryl Pope in her mother’s name. Opal Wickland was a top bowler in the Wenatchee WBA during 1960s and 1970s. The association has been adding to the fund each year. This scholarship is available to high school seniors in the Wenatchee Valley who have participated in bowling or have family members in the WVUSBC.

Renewal is possible; recipients must reapply and compete with new applicants.
$2,000
William and Elizabeth Robinson ScholarshipThis scholarship honors William and Elizabeth Robinson, residents of Pierce County, Washington. The Robinsons valued education, hard work, integrity, community service, and philanthropy. They began their life with very few financial resources and would value helping others who need assistance to get into college. This scholarship is available to Chelan and Douglas County high school seniors.$1,300

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