YVC Foundation awards over $750,000 in scholarships for 2024-2025 academic year

The Yakima Valley College Foundation announces more than $750,000 in scholarship awards presented to over 185 YVC students for the 2024-2025 academic year. The average scholarship award per student is $4,000. Students will be presented with their scholarships during a reception on June 4 in the YVC Conference Center.

Since its establishment in 1977, the YVC Foundation has provided over $8 million in scholarships to Yakima Valley College students.

“The Foundation’s rich history of supporting students in the Yakima Valley has not only helped individual students, but also helped promote the growth of our entire community,” said Executive Director Stacey Kautz. “From athletics to healthcare our endowment covers over 150 separate scholarships with a wide range of criteria, ensuring that a variety of students meet their educational goals. Since our beginning we’ve been honored to help Yakima Valley College students accomplish their higher education aspirations.”

The YVC Foundation awards funds from more than 150 donors. All current and incoming YVC students, including undocumented students, are eligible to apply for scholarship awards. Awards from the YVC Foundation do not impact a student’s eligibility for other financial assistance.

Included is a list of 2024-25 Awardees.

Yakima Valley College and the YVC Foundation thrive through donations. For more information about the YVC Foundation or to become a donor please call 509.574.4645.

Press Release Contacts:
Dustin Wunderlich / 509.574.6870 / dwunderlich@yvcc.edu
Stefanie Menard / 509.574.4646 / smenard@yvcc.edu