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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.