• Scholarships

    These resources are presented solely for information purposes for students. The Yakima School District does not sponsor the websites or scholarships listed.

    Please Note: Many scholarships require a counselor's and/or teacher's recommendation and signature. Please allow them at least one week, prior to the deadline, to complete your request. You may request an official transcript from your school Registrar's Office.

Scholarship Listings (updated 12/8/17)

  • WSU Tri-Cities Scholarships

    Scholarship amounts and deadlines varies by scholarship.

    View WSU Tri-Cities Scholarships Details

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  • Heritage University Advocate Scholarship

    Deadline: December 8, 2018

    This is a $1000 scholarship awarded to any student that plans to attend Heritage University next fall. See your school counselor for details.

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  • Discover Student Loans Scholarship

    Drawings: June 8, 2017; September 6, 2017; and January 8, 2018

    As part of our promise to encourage responsible borrowing and help students maximize free money to help pay for college, we are happy to announce our 2017 $2,500 Discover® Student Loans Scholarship Award that will give away a total of $100,000 in scholarships to 40 individuals. New this year, both students and parents of eligible students can register. Now through December 31, 2017, eligible students and parents can enter to win one of the $2,500 scholarships by signing up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college.

    View Discover Student Loans Scholarship Details

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  • Mary Monroe Davis Scholarship

    Deadline: February 22, 2018

    This program awards up to $7,500 a year and up to $30,000 overall toward a Bachelor’s Degree and $3,000 a year and up to $6,000 toward an Associate Degree.

    View Mary Monroe Davis Scholarship Details

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  • Washington State Fair Foundation Blue Ribbon Scholarships

    Deadline: February 19, 2018

    The Washington State Fair Foundation is pleased to present over $100,000 in scholarship opportunities to students residing in Washington State this year. Various scholarships available with differing award amounts.

    Donwload Blue Ribbon Scholarships Flyer

    View Blue Ribbon Scholarship Details


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  • Center for Quality Communities Scholarship

    Deadline: February 16, 2018

    The City of Yakima will nominate one local candidate for the Association of Washington Cities ("AWC") 2018 Center for Quality Communities Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded each year to six students who are residents of Washington State and who have been actively engaged with their communities and/or city government.

    Download AWC Scholarship Application Packet (PDF)

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  • Washington State School Retirees' Association Scholarships

    Deadline: March 2, 2018

    The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) invites senior students who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply for a scholarship through the association. Awards are given to students who wish to have a career in the "field of education". Their degree could be in one of these majors: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist.

    View WSSRA Scholarship Details


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  • UW STARS in Engineering Program

    Deadline: March 8, 2018

    The Washington STate Academic RedShirt (STARS) Program provides Washington residents eligible for financial aid with a specialized, rigorous curriculum designed to strengthen learning skills and academic preparation.  The goal of STARS is to increase the number of talented and hard-working students from educationally and economically underserved backgrounds who graduate from the UW College of Engineering. UW applicants to engineering or computer science from low-income backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

    View UW STARS Program Details

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  • Ewing C Kelly Scholarship

    Deadline: March 10, 2018

    Are you bound for college, community college or an accredited trade school this Fall? The $2,500 Ewing C Kelly Scholarship might be available to help you get started. We consider your grades, high school accomplishments, personal statement, financial need and letters of recommendation.

    View Ewing C Kelly scholarship details

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