YVC Foundation Scholarships & Awards

Since its inception in 1977, the YVC Foundation has provided student scholarships and supported the college. The Foundation board is made up of alumni, business, civic, and professional leaders.

The YVC Foundation administers and awards scholarship funds from several different donors. A complete list of Scholarships & Awards is available below.  Applications for the YVC Foundation scholarships are available each year beginning the first day of winter quarter and are due the last day of February. The application is below.

The Foundation staff will match recipients to the appropriate scholarship(s). Scholarships are presented at the annual awards ceremony held in June.

To learn more about the YVC Foundation or to become a donor, contact the Foundation Office at 509.574.4645.

Due to the Covid19 virus YVC Foundation scholarship awarding has been postponed until July. Notification whether you receive a scholarship or not will be sent by mail the first week July 2020.

Scholarship Application

The applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are available from December 1, 2019 through February 28, 2020.

Scholarship Criteria

YVC Foundation Scholarships and Awards

TERRY ABEYTA
Awarded to a Native American student who is enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC.

ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded by the Yakima Valley Community College administrators.

DOROTHY L. AIKEN
Awarded to a first-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at Grandview Campus who may transfer to the Yakima Campus in her second year, who is pursuing an AA degree, and who demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

ALLARD SISTERS
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student who is seeking an AA degree in arts and sciences, technical areas, or general studies and who shows academic achievement.

JAMES C. ALLARD
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student who is seeking an AA degree in arts and sciences, technical areas, or general studies and who shows academic achievement.

RUTH & CLAYTON ALLARD
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student who is seeking an AA degree in arts and sciences, technical areas, or general studies and who shows academic achievement.

ROBERT J. & HOPE ALLAN
Awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC during either their first or second year. The student must be seeking an AA degree. The student shall demonstrate financial need and be a graduate of Naches High School.

ALTRUSA CLUB – ROBERTSON
Awarded to a female student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC who is coping with difficult situations in such a way that she shows promise of fulfilling her educational goals. The student should show potential for success in school or training, show an ability for growth, possess ambition and initiative, and demonstrate financial need as well as potential for success. The scholarship is awarded by the Altrusa Club.

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC and working toward an AA in arts and sciences, technical areas, or general studies. The student must demonstrate achievement, either academic, professional, or through life experience, and financial need. Preference given to family members of YVC alumni.

PAUL M. & GENEVIEVE ANDERSON MEMORIAL
For outstanding YVC students transferring to a four-year university and majoring in political science or history. If no one qualifies, it may be awarded by Paul and Genevieve Anderson in memory of Paul’s parents.

I. ANTHON
Granted to a full-time (12 credits) student attending YVC after completing the first year. Award based on his academic work and demonstrated responsibility in all aspects of her life. The student must have demonstrated leadership, friendliness, and influence for good among his fellow students.

S. APPLEGATE
For students who demonstrate that they have the ability to maintain average or better grades and have a strong desire to become a school teacher. For students that plan to attend a four-year college or university majoring in education after completing two years at YVC.

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF YVC DISABLED STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to disabled students who have a financial need. Available for first or second year, full-time (12 credits) students who are seeking a degree in any major. The scholarship shall be awarded for one year based on maintaining satisfactory academic standing each quarter.

BERNAL C. BACA
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) Hispanic student at YVC who is seeking an AA degree, working toward a degree in counseling or political science. The student must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Financial need is considered.

ANNE BARKO MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student seeking an Associate of Applied Science or certificate in the chemical dependency program. Student must maintain and average GPA of 3.0 or higher. An adverse impact from addiction does not need to be a criterion, but can be used and considered if all other criteria are equal (through submission of a personal statement or included in the narrative required when applying for a scholarship). Student must demonstrate financial need, such that without financial assistance would not be able to attend college on a full-time basis.

ELIZABETH BANNISTER TRUST
Granted to a first-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits). Selection is made by the YVC Foundation.

MARCY BARNES MEMORIAL
A scholarship awarded to students enrolled in the Radiologic Science Program who have demonstrated academic and clinical achievement as well as leadership skills. The recipient will be selected with input from a committee of the radiologic science program.

CATHERINE MAY BEDELL
A scholarship awarded to a returning woman or displaced homemaker who is enrolled full-time (12 credits), working toward an associate of arts and science degree, and is able to demonstrate financial need.

HAROLD & MARJORY BERGEN MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student who is seeking a degree in nursing. Academic achievement (3.0 GPA) is a consideration.

WINFIELD BOYD
Granted to a full-time (12 credits) student attending YVC and majoring in accounting.

ROY BROWN
Awarded to a returning full-time (12 credits) student at YVC. Financial need, academic ability and athletic participation considered.

RUTH BROWN
Available to a returning full-time (12 credits) student at YVC who has shown a talent in the arts, including painting, music, or some phase of family and consumer sciences. Financial need and academic ability is also a consideration.

RUTH BUOY
Awarded to an older, returning, female student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC. The student must be seeking an AA in arts and science, technical areas, or general studies and must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

NORMAN & NELLIE BYRD
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student attending YVC and determined on the basis of academic achievement. The student must be seeking an AA in agriculture. The selection is made by the Agriculture Department.

ELIZABETH C. CAMPBELL MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student attending YVC seeking a business degree with special interest in sales and marketing. Financial need and academic achievement are also considered.

KELLY CASEY MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student attending YVC seeking a Chemistry degree.

CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE-KOCH AWARD
Awarded to the classified employee of the year.

COMBINED FUND
Awarded to a first or second-year student in general studies.

DONALD CONNOR MEMORIAL DALTON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC. The student must be a high school graduate, from Wapato or Toppenish High School, and seeking an AA degree. First generation college student.

THOMAS DOHN
Granted to a full-time (12 credits) student attending YVC. The student must be working toward an AA in arts and sciences, technical areas, or general studies and demonstrate academic achievement with a 3.0 GPA from high school.

JOHN E. DOWNING
Awarded to a returning student, enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC who has completed one year of the Radiologic Sciences Program at YVC. The student must have demonstrated academic and clinical achievement as well as leadership skills while attending the program.

MER EDMONDSON
Awarded to men or women enrolled full-time (12 credits) and athletic participation considered.

ELLIOTT FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC who is seeking an AA degree in math or science and who has achieved a 3.0 GPA. Student must demonstrate financial need.

MARY ESTEP
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and studying music, piano, or voice.

KINGSLEY & JEANNE FAIRCHILD
Awarded to a first or second-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and seeking an AA degree.

ERNEST & GENEVIEVE FALK
Awarded to a first or second-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and who demonstrates academic achievement.

ADA ANDERSON GALLUCCI
Granted to a returning student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC who is from the Yakima Valley and demonstrates good academic qualities and character.

COL. ALFRED (RET) AND GENEVIEVE GALLUCCI
Awarded to students enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and majoring in a program, which will prepare her to enter a technical career after graduating from YVC.

ANTONIO & CATHERINE GALLUCCI
Granted to a needy East Valley High School graduate to attend YVC full- time (12 credits). Selection made by East Valley High School.

MARY GALLUCCI
Granted to a student from the Yakima Valley who will be enrolled full-time (12 credits) and who demonstrates good academic abilities and character.

FRANK GAYMAN MEMORIAL
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and majoring in journalism. The scholarship is determined by the Yakima Herald- Republic and the YVC Foundation.

GILBERT ORCHARDS
Awarded to a first- or second-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and studying geology or agriculture. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher from high school or while attending YVC.

DELORES GOODMAN
Awarded to a high school senior of African American descent graduating from a Yakima Valley high school who will be attending YVC full-time (12 credits). The students should be preparing to go on to a four-year institution or majoring in a program which will prepare the student to enter a technical career after graduating from YVC.

JOHN W. GRIFFITH, AGRICULTURAL
Granted to a second-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and studying agriculture.

LOUISE GRIFFITH, BUSINESS
Awarded to a female first-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) and seeking an associate degree in business while demonstrating academic achievement and financial need.

FRANK & MELBA HAGEL FAMILY
Full-time (12 credits) student at YVC seeking AA degree in a technical area or general studies. Must demonstrate academic achievement.

JOE & ANN HALL EDUCATION FUND
Full-time (12 credits) student who is seeking a degree in agriculture, engineering, or medical related fields. Looking for students raised in families with ties to Washington’s tree fruit industry. Must maintain a GPA of 2.75 or higher.

WILBERT HANSEN FUND
Awarded to a first- or second-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and interested in a career in agriculture, with preference for those interested in the tree fruit business. Selection is based on academic achievement, the recommendation from former teachers, and involvement in activities.

JULIE HARRIS
Awarded to students in the Dental Hygiene Program. Must show academic achievement.

YOSHIO HATA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student at YVC. Recipient is determined by the YVC Foundation directors.

CHET & MARY HATFIELD
Granted to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC who demonstrates academic achievement with a GPA of at least 3.0 and also shows financial need.

ELLIE HEFFERNAN
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student who has completed one to two years at YVC and is seeking an AA degree in arts and sciences, technical areas, or general studies. She has made a positive contribution to the lives of students at YVC through extracurricular activities. Recipients are selected with consultation from the Student Life Coordinator.

HERMAN & JULIA HOPF
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC or transferring to a four-year college after having attended for two years and graduated from YVC. Academic achievement and desire to complete work for a bachelor’s degree are basic criteria.

JANE HUNTZICKER
Awarded to students enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC with a GPA of 3.0 or higher at the college and intending to major in family and consumer sciences education, early childhood education, or teaching of family and consumer sciences. This scholarship is transferable to a four-year university.

INLAND FRUIT
Granted to a second-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC majoring in agriculture, and transferring to Washington State University.

DON & HELEN JEWETT HELEN JEWETT WALT & HELEN JEWETT-SHIELDS
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC. The student must be pursuing an AA degree and demonstrate academic achievement from high school or college with a 3.0 or higher GPA. The student must also demonstrate financial need.

LYLE JOHNSON – APPLE VALLEY KIWANIS
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student seeking a degree in agriculture who demonstrates academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Financial need considered.

JERRY & LINDA KAMINSKI
Awarded to a music student.

PEGGY KELLER MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student seeking a degree at YVC. Student must demonstrate academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

DON KEITH MEMORIAL
Primary consideration for participation in athletics.

CATHERINE PRIOR KING
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student who is enrolled at YVC. The scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.

KOCH MEMORIAL
Awarded to a student in the Business Technology Program.

ROBERT M. LEADON AWARD
Awarded to a YVC faculty member based on nomination by peers, students, and community.

HAZEL M. LELAND
Awarded to a female returning student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC. The student must demonstrate academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and intend to major in physical education, health education, or biological science. Courses taken must be transferable to a four-year institution in the state of Washington. Financial need not a criterion.

JEROME LEWIS
Awarded to full-time (12 credits) students. Academic achievement and financial need considered.

MEL LEWIS
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC who is pursuing an AA degree and who has demonstrated academic achievement. Financial need is not a criterion.

DONNA (BROOKE) LINSE SCHOLARSHIP
Granted to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC who is seeking an AA in arts and sciences, technical areas, or general studies. She must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. The scholarship shall not be awarded to an acquaintance of the donor or to a member of the donor’s extended family.

EVERETT LOGAN JR MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student. The student must demonstrate academic achievement.

KATHRYN MANN MEMORIAL
Awarded to a nursing student. The student must demonstrate academic achievement.

MILTON L. MARTIN MEMORIAL
Awarded annually to a first-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC. The student must be a graduate of either Eisenhower or Davis high schools who has demonstrated outstanding scholastic abilities, participated in school activities, and shown evidence of leadership capabilities. Student must have a desire to attend a four-year college. Financial need not a criterion.

RICHARD MARVIN MEMORIAL
Awarded to a returning second-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC. Academic excellence in college courses is required. The scholarship is for majors in biology, botany, zoology, nursing, or dental hygiene.

MICHAEL S. MATTHEWS MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC. The student must show academic achievement with a GPA of 2.8 or higher from high school or college.

MILDRED MCBRIDE
Awarded to a second-year student pursuing an AA degree in technical or general studies. The student must demonstrate academic achievement.

GEORGE MCCULLOCH MEMORIAL
Awarded to a second-year dental hygiene student. The student must demonstrate academic achievement.

ELPHA MCDONALD
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC. The student must show academic achievement.

EUGENE MCPHERSON
Primary consideration for participation in athletics.

GEORGE MESHKE
Awarded to a student enrolled in drama.

ANN & DALE MILLER
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student who has completed all prerequisites and will be a first or second year student seeking an Associates Degree in the Dental Hygiene program at YVC. Student has demonstrated academic achievement with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Financial need is not a criterion.

Ray E. Munson/SUNDOWN M RANCH
Awarded to a full-time (12 Credit) student seeking an AA degree or certification in the Chemical Dependency Program. Students must be alumni of Sundown M Ranch, having successfully completed one of its treatment programs. The student must demonstrate academic achievement.

JAMES G. NEWBILL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student at YVC with a high school GPA of 3.0 or a college GPA of at least 2.5. The student must have completed two quarters with one or more 100-level or above courses.

JAMES & ESTHER NOLAN, JR
Awarded to full-time student (12 credits). A female returning to school after being home or seeking further training to advance career. Seeking a degree in arts & sciences, technical areas or general studies.

NORTH YAKIMA CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Awarded to a second-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC whose course of study is natural resources and who has a GPA of 3.0 or higher during their first year at YVC.

BOYD OLOFSON COMPANY
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC. The student must be majoring in business with an emphasis on accounting.

DARYL & SHERRIE PARKER
Sixty percent of available income awarded to a student who demonstrates academic achievement (3.0 GPA or higher) and forty percent to students participating in athletics.

BEVERLY PARNELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a YVC student who has completed 30 credits and may continue at YVC or transfer to a four-year university. The student must be seeking a degree with a math or math education emphasis and must demonstrate academic achievement (3.0 or higher GPA).

DELMAR PEARSON
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC. The student must be seeking an AA in agriculture or business-related fields. The student must have demonstrated academic achievement with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher from high school or college. Financial need not a criterion.

ERWINA B. PETERSON
Granted to a student enrolled at YVC who is a family and consumer sciences major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher of a related field such as education, health, sciences etc.

ANNA & ELIZABETH PETTIGREW
Awarded to first and second-year students enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and based on financial need, scholarship, and leadership potential.

TOM PIER MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC pursuing an AA degree in arts and sciences, medical, dental, or general studies. The student must also show academic achievement.

FRED & DOROTHY PLATH
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC. Recipient is determined by the YVC Foundation director.

CLEMENTINE J. PRIOR
Granted to a student at the end of their second year at YVC to assist the student in attending a four-year institution. This is a science scholarship to be given to a student majoring in chemistry or bacteriology. The award is based on academic excellence.

ELIZABETH PRIOR MEMORIAL
Awarded to a woman over 26 years of age who graduated from high school, is entirely or largely self-supporting, is preparing to go on to a four-year college, and is majoring in a program which will prepare her to enter a technical career after graduating from YVC. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Elizabeth Prior by Dorothy Prior. Elizabeth Prior was the first president of Yakima Valley Community College.

MARTHA & ARCHIE PRIOR
Awarded to a YVC student who is transferring to a four-year institution.

CHARLES RABUNG MEMORIAL
A tuition grant awarded to an incoming first-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and who is participating in basketball and/or baseball. The scholarship is renewable for the second year at YVC. The student must demonstrate academic achievement and reasonable financial need and show qualities of sportsmanship, citizenship, and good character.

GLENN & CHERRY RASMUSSEN
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC who is seeking an AA degree and who has demonstrated academic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or higher from high school and college. The student should be a first or second-year student who has participated in varsity basketball in high school and is planning on trying to make or return to the varsity basketball team at YVC. Financial need is not a criterion.

FRED REDMON
Awarded to a male student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC who is seeking an AA degree and who has demonstrated academic achievement by maintaining a GPA of 2.0 or greater. The student should also demonstrate qualities of leadership, friendliness, and influence for the common good among fellow students. Primary consideration for participation in athletics.

JOHN REDMOND FAMILY
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC who is working toward an academic degree with a strong interest in poetry or literature. The student shall demonstrate scholarship, good citizenship, responsibility in academic work, and a positive attitude toward succeeding in their academic career. Financial need is not a criterion.

ALBERT RING MEMORIAL
Granted at the end of the first year to a YVC student enrolled full-time (12 credits) who is returning for his second year. The student should be an English major and have an excellent academic record. The scholarship award is made to a physically handicapped student having academic promise and demonstrating financial need.

MRS W. W. (GRACE) ROBERTSON
Awarded to a returning student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC who is seeking an AA degree and who has demonstrated responsibility in their academic work with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The student can be either a man or woman and shall have outstanding English records in the first-year class. The student must be returning to YVC. Financial need is not a criterion.

CHARLES ROOS
Awarded annually to students enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC or any four-year institution after the student has transferred or graduated from YVC. The student must have exhibited academic excellence by achieving a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be working toward a degree in business or economics or a related course of study. Financial need is not a criterion.

WILLIAM RUSSELL
Awarded to a first- or second-year student attending YVC. The student must show academic achievement.

DAVID & ALMA SCHOESSLER
Awarded to returning students enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC with a need to meet the cost of tuition in their second year at YVC. Two scholarships are awarded, one to a business administration major with excellence in accounting courses and one to a student with a strong interest in history or literature. Both students must be in the upper 10 percent of their class.

DALE F. SCHMIDT – SOUTH WEST ROTARY
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student who has completed one full academic year at YVC. The student must be seeking an AA degree in business, be recommended by the Business Department and show academic achievement.

LUCILLE WEBER SCHREINER
Granted to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC who is majoring in a health occupation field (nursing, dental hygiene, radiologic technology, etc.). The award is determined by the health occupation departments. Financial need is a criterion.

STANLEY SERAFIN
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC who is seeking an AA degree and who is deaf or hard of hearing.

BURT G. SHELBY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC who is a graduate of Grandview High School. The student must show academic achievement with a 2.5 to 3.5 GPA.

GLEN SHERAR
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC and with an interest in athletic participation.

EUGENE & GWEN SHIELDS
Awarded to a first or second year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) who is working toward an AA degree. The student must be an employee or a sibling of an employee of the Shields companies. The students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Financial need is a criterion.

WILLIAM R. SHIELDS
Awarded to an employee or immediate family member of Shields companies. Must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) and maintain a 2.5 GPA while attending YVC.

HARLOW & REPRESENTATIVE MARY SKINNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student at YVC seeking a degree. The student must demonstrate academic achievement. Financial need is a consideration.

MARY HUNTZICKER SNYDER
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC. The student must be in the upper 20% of the graduating class, maintaining a 3.0 GPA after two quarters at YVC, and planning to major in education.

SOROPTOMIST
To an enrolled full-time (12 credits) female student enrolled at YVC who is in either her first or second year, has been employed, and is seeking to further her education and develop additional learning and skills for future employment. She shall demonstrate a financial need. The award is determined by Soroptomist International of Yakima.

MARGARET SPLAWN
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and majoring in history or political science.

JESSIE P. STALEY
Awarded to a student transferring after her second year at YVC to WSU. The student must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and be majoring in business administration. Financial need and academic achievement are a consideration.

LORENE STAMEY
Awarded to a student pursuing an AA degree in natural science. Academic achievement is a consideration.

STANLIE & VERA “ST. CLAIR” STANESCU
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC. The scholarship is based on need and academic achievement and awarded to a working student.

MILLIE HEGRENES STENEHJEM STENEHJEM FAMILY
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student who has completed one full academic year at YVC and is seeking an AA degree in arts and sciences, technical areas, general studies, biology, or drama. The student must demonstrate academic achievement.

ELAINE F. SUNDQUIST NURSING
Scholarship awarded to a YVC first-year student for use in the second year to pursue studies preparatory to becoming a licensed registered nurse. The student must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC, maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, and demonstrate financial need. Selection of the recipient shall be made by a committee of the Nursing Department. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Elaine F. Sundquist, who served actively in establishing the School of Nursing at Yakima Valley Community College.

PATRICIA & MARVIN SUNDQUIST
A scholarship awarded to a returning student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC for use in their second year to pursue an AA in the health occupation courses. The student must demonstrate academic achievement by maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher. Financial need is a criterion.

RALPH SUNDQUIST
Awarded to an entering first-year student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and who is a graduate of a Yakima or Selah high school; also for renewals for returning sophomores who will attend YVC. Qualifying students must rank in the upper 10 percent of their class. Students must possess qualities of leadership, friendliness, and influence for good among fellow students.

TAYER MEMORIAL
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC and who is a Selah High School graduate. Special preference for students majoring in English or the arts. Financial need is not a criterion but the student must have a recommendation from teachers and demonstrate academic responsibility.

NICHOLE VALENZUELA MEMORIAL
Details can be arranged by Scholarship Organization of Youth.

ETHEL VOSBURGH
Granted to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC, a U. S. citizen, preferably female, who can demonstrate financial need.

ABBY & RALPH WALSH, CHAPTER BD, PEO
Awarded to a returning female student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC to be used in her second year. The student must demonstrate reasonable responsibility in her academic work and show qualities of leadership, friendliness, and influence for the common good among her fellow students. The academic field of study must be in accounting or business.

ART WEBER MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student seeking a degree in engineering & sciences. Who demonstrates academic achievement.

WEST VALLEY KIWANIS
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC who is seeking an AA degree. The student must demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

HAZEL WETZEL FOUNDATION FUND
Granted to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC who demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.

WILLIE & MAMIE (TILFORD) WOOD
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC who is a graduate of a Yakima High School. The student must maintain an excellent GPA, and a strong background of student activities should be outlined showing leadership potential. Financial need may be considered.

YAKIMA BPW FUND
Awarded to a student enrolled full-time (12 credits) at YVC. The student must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. Recommended by Yakima Business and Professional Women.

YAKIMA COUNTY DEACONS AND STEWARDS
Awarded to a freshman full-time student (12 credits) seeking an AA Degree in Arts & Sciences, technical areas, or general studies. He or she has a 3.0 GPA or above. Financial need is considered.

YAKIMA COUNTY DUI SURVIVORS PANEL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student enrolled at YVC.

YAKIMA KIWANIS / WILLIAM F. CLARK MEMORIAL
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) second-year student seeking a degree in agriculture or a related field who demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.

YAKIMA LIONS – EYLER ELLIOTT
Awarded to a full-time (12 credits) student seeking an associate in arts degree who demonstrates financial need. Priority is given to students or parents of students with legal blindness.

SCHOLARSHIPS NOT ENDOWED:
Ike & Joe Anderson – Agriculture
Victoria Braden/PEO FR
Cascade Natural Gas
Sheila Davidson – Chemical Dependency
Marie & Will Hackett-Nursing and Agriculture
Henkle Estate
Robert & Maxine McAuley
Johanna Rodman Foundation
John Sherman Trust – Engineering

 Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Recipient List 2020-2021
Scholarship Recipient List 2018-2019
Scholarship Recipient List 2017-2018