Current Opportunities - By Due Date
YVCC Foundation Scholarship - NEW Opportunity
The Yakima Valley Community College Foundation scholarship applications are now available for the 2016-2017 academic year. Applications can be picked up in person on the Yakima Campus in Prior Hall Annex room 113, at the student information desk in the HUB, or in the Financial Aid Office.
Applications are available online December 1, 2016 at www.yvcc.edu/foundation. Submission deadline is February 28, 2017.
Incorporated in July 1977 the Foundation's primary goal is to provide scholarships for students. They award over $200,000 in scholarships annually. In the past 37 years the Foundation has helped students accomplish their goals by awarding over 4,500 scholarships totaling more than $4 million.
The ability to provide opportunities to deserving students can only continue through generous donation. For information on becoming a donor, contact
YVCC Vineyard and Winery Technology Scholarship - NEW Opportunity
The YVCC Vineyard and Winery has over $10,000 in scholarship money that is available to part-time and full-time students for Spring quarter 2017, who are pursuing a degree in Vineyard Technology or Winery Technology.
The Scholarship money comes from our annual Grape to Glass Gala fundraiser, as well as from the Yakima Enological Society.
The YVCC Vineyard and Winery Program will
accept scholarship applications up until December 7, 2016. Scholarship awards will range from $250-$1,500 and will be announced on or before December15, 2016.
American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship
American Society for Enology and Viticulture annually awards numerous scholarships to students pursuing a degree in enology, viticulture, or in a curriculum emphasizing a science basic to the wine and grape industry. This scholarship is for all undergraduate and graduate students accepted into a full-time accredited four year college or university program. Great opportunity if you are transferring to WSU or other accredited college or universities. Application deadline is
March 1, 2016.
Scholarship Website and Application
CHS Foundation Scholarship
CHS is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, we’re committed to helping our customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through our domestic and global operations. CHS offers scholarships to high school seniors, first year community college students and 4 year college students. Application deadline is
April 1, 2016.
Scholarship Website and Application
Far West Agribusiness Association Scholarship
Far West Agribusiness Association represents approximately 130 Agribusiness members within Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Nevada, who collectively employ over 10,000 individuals. As a way of providing support to those who are interested in the Agricultural Industry, we are providing a competitive opportunity for both college entry and existing college students at two and four year colleges within the previously mentioned states. Information related to the application, criteria and deadlines are accessible through our website at:
www.fwaa.org. In addition, students nearing graduation may take advantage of our internship portal accessible through the same website.
Please contact the FWAA office at
(509) 465-5055 or at
should you have any questions or require additional information.
Scholarship Application Website
Mary Monroe Davis Scholarship (Yakima Rotary Trust)
Scholarship amount: up to $3000 PER YEAR for a two year college or up to $7,500 PER YEAR for a four-year college or university which is renewable for additional years in the college or university after graduation.
Information and Application are available beginning Jan. 5, 2016 at:
Application deadline: Scholarship applications must be submitted no later than February 11, 2016. If you have any questions or problems in completing the application for this scholarship, please contact the President's Office at
Oregon Wine Brotherhood Scholarship 2016
Scholarship Information Brochure
Washington State Fair Foundation 2016
Thanks to a generous community, our scholarship program has expanded to include 14 new FAIR CHANCE SCHOLARSHIPS.
- $3,000 award (payable over two years)
- Graduating high school senior, current college student, or adult learner returning to school
- Attending an accredited two or four year college, university or trade/technical school.
Additional information and applications can be found online at:
Please direct questions to Erin Smith, Scholarship Coordinator:
Washington State Grape Society Scholarship
The Washington State Grape Society is proud to offer a scholarship to a deserving person who is engaged in a field of study relating to the growing of grapes. This scholarship is open to students enrolled in any Washington State accredited institute of higher learning studying in viticulture/enology and is targeted towards graduate students. Undergraduates may also apply.
The deadline for receiving applications is April 15, 2016.
Link to Application
Washington state opportunity Scholarships
Apply Online by February 29, 2016
The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington State once they complete their degrees. Students must meet additional eligibility criteria.
• Annual award amount: $2,500 - $7,500 depending on class standing
• Renewable for up to five years based on credits completed and continued eligibility
The application for 2016-17 is now available on the WSOS website, with a deadline of February 29, 2016.
Eligible STEM majors include a majority of Agriculture disciplines, such as Horticultural Science, Plant Sciences, Animal Sciences, among many others.
Link to Scholarship Site
Washington Wine Industry Foundation Scholarships
Each year the Washington Wine Industry Foundation offers four scholarship to students in Viticulture and Enology Programs. The deadline for applying for these scholarships is March 15th, 2016.
Scholarship Application Form
The Rotary Club of Yakima Vocational Scholarship Application
The Rotary Club of Yakima will be awarding vocational scholarships for the 2015-16 school year. The scholarship is open to both traditional and non-traditional vocational students. Students must be enrolled in a post-high school vocational institute or 2-year terminal vocational program at a community college within one year of the scholarship being awarded. Completion of the vocational program must result in a degree or certification in that vocation. The criteria upon which the award will be based are quality of the vocational training plans, commitment to the plan, financial need and progress toward career goals. Students are eligible for subsequent awards but must reapply each year.
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is to be announced in early 2016. Based on a review of the application, some students will be invited to interview in April 2016 The students selected for scholarships will be guests of Rotary at a noon luncheon in April 2016.
Yakima Valley Dairy and Dairy Women Foundation Scholarships
Dairy Foundation Application and Requirements
Dairy Women Application and Requirements