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CCS and Other Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM(S) VALUE
Rita Foster Memorial Scholarship AA or AAS $1,000
Students pursuing an AA degree at SCC who are a single parent and committed to bettering themselves through education in order to better serve their families and those around them.
Jaye and Stephen Hopkins Scholarship AA or Allied Health $500
SCC students in financial need who are enrolled in AA or Allied Health programs and have at least a 2.5 GPA.  Preference is given to students who are working parents and/or first generation.
Dorothy Revling Scholarship Accounting Varies
Second year accounting students at SFCC.
Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) Scholarship Aerospace Varies
Students enrolled in the aerospace program who have financial need and a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Students must be U.S. citizens or legally able to work in the U.S. 
Northwest Farm Credit Services Veteran Scholarship Agricultural and Natural Resource Management Programs $2,000
Students who are military veterans in the agriculture and natural resources programs.
Dale Wilson Scholarship Agriculture, Business or Psychology Programs Varies
Students in agriculture, business, psychology, or related fields who have financial need. Priority to students from the eastern part of Lincoln County or who have a kinship to or have been employed by Dale Wilson.
Alumni Network Scholarship All Programs $1,000
Students with family members who are graduates of SCC or SFCC.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship- Spokane Branch All Programs $4,000
Female students, at least 25 years of age, with demonstrated financial need.
Chip Abrams Memorial Scholarship All Programs $750
Students in their second year at SCC who are struggling academically and financially and who have successfully completed remedial math at SCC.
Classified Staff Scholarship All Programs Varies
Full-time/permanent classified staff who are students attending a Washington State higher education institution and who have a financial and higher education plan.
Collin J. Smith Leadership Scholarship All Programs $1,000
Students with financial need who have demonstrated potential as a leader.
Daybreak-Spokane Scholarship All Programs Varies
Students who are current or former participants of Daybreak-Spokane and who are successfully involved in a recovery program.
Dennis Keen Memorial Scholarship All Programs Varies
SCC students.
Don Olson Scholarship All Programs Varies
Students in good academic standing who have worked hard to get where they are.  Students must work with a faculty member as both student and instructor will submit applications. 
Don Schmick Scholarship All Programs $600
Full-time students with at least a 2.5 GPA.  Preference is given to Whitman County students.
Dr. Walter S. Johnson Memorial Scholarship All Programs Varies
Students with financial need.  Preference is given to students involved in athletics.
Eikrem Scholarship All Programs $1,500
Students who are full-time, show financial need, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and are from Spokane County.
Embanet/John Thompson Scholarship All Programs $400
Part-time students with at least a 2.5 GPA and who are employed at least part time outside of CCS.  Preference to students with financial need from Spokane County who are enrolled in architecture or health sciences.
Erik Anderson Memorial Scholarship All Programs Varies
Second year SCC students meeting eligibility requirements for competing in cross country and/or track & field and who are transferring to a 4-year institution.
F. W. McMulkin Memorial Scholarship All Programs $400
Students with good moral character who have at least a 3.0 GPA.  Preference is given to students who are eastern Washington residents, attend SCC, and are in the industrial or vocational programs.
Family Learning Organization Scholarship All Programs $1,000
Full-time students who have been partially or fully homeschooled, show financial need, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Focus CTE Scholarship All Programs $2,000
Local high school CTE students with at least a 2.5 GPA.
Fostering Excellence Scholarship All Programs Varies
Students who are current or former foster children or are a current foster family member.
Gary Douvia Scholarship All Programs $1,000
Rural students who participate in extra activities like sports, music, community, etc. 
Gerri Shelton Softball Scholarship All Programs Varies
Second-year students who play softball for CCS.
Hall Family Scholarship All Programs $500
Students who attended West Valley High School.
Jacqueline Hanke Memorial International Student Scholarship All Programs Varies
Full-time student F-1 international students who have at least a 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one quarter (non-IELP). Students must provide evidence of funding circumstances.
Jane Sutter Memorial Scholarship All Programs $500
Students who are veterans or dependents of a veteran and who have a commitment to higher education, academic excellence, accomplishments, and honors.
Jennifer McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship All Programs Varies
Female CCS students who have been homeless and are endeavoring to improve their lives through education.
Johnston-Hanson Foundation Scholarship All Programs $4,000
All students.
Kendall Family Scholarship All Programs Varies
Students who are single parents.
L. M. Dickson Scholarship All Programs $1,000
Full-time students in good academic standing who have financial need and at least a 2.5 GPA.
Lee & Gertie Banks Scholarship All Programs $1,000
Students from Curlew High School.
Linda Harrison, M.D. Scholarship All Programs Varies
Eastern Washington students with limited financial means.
Lucinda Cox Higley Memorial Scholarship All Programs Varies
Students who attended Central Valley High School.
Max Snyder Scholarship All Programs $1,000
Second-year students with financial need.
Medical Lake Lions Club/Senior Meals Education Scholarship All Programs $1,250
Students who attended Medical Lake High School or who currently live in Medical Lake.
Modern Electric Water Company Scholarship All Programs $1,500
Students who reside in Modern Electric Water Company's service area, with preference to those enrolled in line construction.
Mountain Dew President's Scholarship All Programs Varies
SFCC students.
Naomi Murphy Scholarship All Programs $2,500
Students who are single parents or heads of household, male or female.
Numerica Heart of the Community Scholarship All Programs $4,200
Students who have demonstrated active participation, contribution or future interest in serving the community through volunteerism, advocacy, education or other community based efforts.
Opal & Pat Thompson Scholarship All Programs Varies
Students who are working part-time.
P.E.O. Chapter DD, Margaret Ross Thrailkill Scholarship All Programs $1,500
Female students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education.
P.E.O. Chapter E Scholarship All Programs Varies
Second year students who are single mothers with financial need.
Painted Hills Men's Club Scholarship All Programs $500
Incoming freshmen from Spokane County.
Pepsi-Cola President's Scholarship All Programs Varies
SCC students.
Richard & Susan Stannard Scholarship All Programs Varies
Full-time students with financial need and at least a 2.6 GPA.  Preference given to non-traditional-aged women and dislocated workers who have completed adult basic education classes. Recipients must maintain a 2.6 GPA. 
Ron Weston Memorial Fire Sciences Scholarship All Programs $500
Students who are Spokane County Fire District 3 part paid on call employees, or their dependents, who have at least a 2.0 GPA and are working towards any degree.
Rotaract Club of Spokane Scholarship All Programs Varies
Incoming freshmen students with financial need.
Roy & Leona Nelson Foundation Scholarship All Programs Varies
Students who are eastern Washington or northern Idaho high school graduates with financial need.
Selinger Career Transitions Scholarship All Programs $1,000
Students who are graduates of the career transitions program and have at least a 2.5 GPA.  Students must be full-time and have completed a financial aid application.
Spokane Central Lions Club Scholarship All Programs Varies
Employed students with dependent children.
Spokane Kiwanis Charities Scholarship All Programs $1,500
Students who are graduates of Spokane District 81 high schools.
Spokane Young Professionals Scholarship All Programs $500
Students with at least a 3.0 GPA who intend to either transfer to a 4-year school or start their own business after graduating from CCS.  Preference given to students who have chosen to stay in Spokane or plan to use their education to improve the city of Spokane.
Stevenson Family Scholarship All Programs $1,500
Students with financial need.
Tibetan Students Scholarship All Programs $3,200
Orphaned Tibetan students who graduated with highest honors from the Sengdruk Taktse School and require financial support for enrollment and study at CCS.
Touch the Future Scholarship All Programs $4,000
Full-time students with financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA. 
Trustees’ Scholarship All Programs Varies
Students with financial need who demonstrate leadership in the community or school.
Wally Scroggie Memorial Scholarship All Programs $2,500
Students who have graduated from Pateros High School.
Wizner Family Scholarship All Programs $500
Students with at least a 2.0 GPA who show enthusiasm for learning, are community volunteers when able, and show a need for financial assistance. These students are also carrying large responsibilities/burdens, such as, but not limited to, single parenting or being formerly incarcerated.  
Footsteps to Follow Scholarship Architecture or Health Sciences $1,000
Students who attend CCS full-time, have a GPA of at least 3.0, and are seeking a teaching and/or research career in biological sciences.  Preference is given to students entering their second year.
Dave Rapp Memorial Vocational Scholarship Automotive $600
High school graduate in the automotive-related field and with at least a 2.5 GPA.
H. F. Stevens Aviation Scholarship Aviation Maintenance Technology Varies
Second-year aviation maintenance students.
George Banat Cyrus O’Leary’s Pies Professional Baking Scholarship Baking $500
Third quarter students in the professional baking program. 
Mary Ann Sanger Academic Scholarship Business $1,000
Full-time students in the AAS or certificate program in the business management program with an overall GPA of at least 2.5.  Students must have completed at least 24 credit hours, including BUS 122 or BUS 123, with at least a 3.0 GPA and plan to attend SFCC the quarter after application.
Thrailkill Academic Scholarship Business $3,000
Business students at SFCC.
J. Nau Memorial Scholarship Business and Accounting Varies
Full-time business students.  Preference is given to accounting students.
J. Paul Shields Scholarship Cardiovascular Varies
Students taking cardiovascular curriculum at SCC with financial need.
C.V. Payne Memorial Scholarship CET Varies
CET students with interest in a surveying career.
Garco Construction Scholarship Civil Engineering and Building Trade Programs Varies
Students in civil engineering or building trades programs.
Paul & Janet Lydig Scholarship Civil Engineering, Pre-Engineering, Carpentry or Cabinetry $1,200
Students enrolled full-time in civic engineering and pre-engineering programs and with at least a 2.5 GPA.
Boiardi Culinary Arts Scholarship Culinary $2,700
SCC culinary arts students.
Chef Raymond Delfino Memorial Scholarship Culinary Varies
Fifth and sixth quarter culinary students currently working in the industry.
Kowitz Scholarship for Sustainability in Food and Farming Culinary $500
Full-time second year culinary students committed to the principles and practices of sustainable cooking.
The John and Kathleen Schneider Scholarship for Excellence and Service in the Culinary Arts Culinary $1,000
Students currently enrolled in culinary arts.
Washington Hospitality Association Scholarship Culinary $500
Student enrolled in culinary arts, hotel restaurant management or professional baking at SCC who have completed at least their second quarter in the program.
Paul Zambryski Memorial Scholarship Dental, Medical, Pharmacy, Welding and Fabrication  $4,000
Students who are Rogers High School Alumni.
Quiet Man Scholarship Dental, Medical, Pharmacy, Welding and Fabrication  $4,000
Students who are a former or current Crosswalk client.  Preference is given to students who are in recovery.
Drama Scholarship Drama Varies
Drama students; based on contribution and commitment to the drama program.
Electronics Scholarship Electronics Engineering $1,000
Electronics students.
Virtual Possibilities Network Scholarship Engineering or Science Programs Varies
Incoming high school students with at least a 3.5 GPA or a returning college student with at least a 3.0 GPA.  Students must be full-time and enrolled in and demonstrating commitment to engineering or science related fields.
Fine Arts Scholarship Fine Arts Varies
Students who demonstrate exceptional promise as an artist.
Fluid Power (Hydraulics/ Pneumatics) Scholarship Fluid Power Varies
Fluid power technology students.
Family Farm Forestry Scholarship Forestry and Natural Resource Programs $500
Students enrolled in natural resources programs and who demonstrate financial need.
Gerard H. Phan Scholarship French Varies
SFCC French students with a minimum 3.8 GPA.
Glenn E. Emmons Graphic Arts Scholarship Graphic Design $800
Students enrolled in SFCC's graphic design program.
Graphic Design Scholarship (in memory of Richard England) Graphic Design $500
Graphic design students with financial need.
Helveticahaus Scholarship Graphic Design $1,000
Students in the graphic design program at SFCC.
Jesse Acosta Graphic Design Scholarship Graphic Design $500
Students studying graphic design.  Priority is given to students of Mexican or American descent.
Dr. Lawrence Pence Health Science Scholarship Health Science Programs $2,000
Full-time health science students demonstrating financial need and having at least a 2.8 GPA.
Helen Owen Scholarship Health Science Programs Varies
Full-time students in health science and with at least a 2.5 GPA.
Richard H. Stevenson Scholarship Health Science Programs Varies
Students in health science programs.
Associated Industries Bright Promise Scholarship Health Science, Business, Technology or Manufacturing Technology $2,000
Students working toward a degree or certificate in a core industry.
Ed Kiemle Memorial Scholarship Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration $500
Students in the HVAC program with at least a 2.5 GPA.
Gardeners of Cheney Scholarship Horticulture and Agriculture Programs $500
Students from the West Plains (Cheney, Airway Heights, etc.) in their second year who show financial need and have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Horticulture Scholarship Horticulture Program $500
SCC horticulture students.
Red Lion Hotels Corporation Scholarship Hospitality Programs Varies
Students enrolled in SCC hospitality department courses.
Hospitality Management Scholarship Hotel and Restaurant Management $500
Second year hospitality/restaurant management students.
Melanie Johnson Scholarship Human Services and Social Services $1,500
Students who are single parents working toward an AA/AAS degree and who have plans to attend a 4-year college/university.
Integrated Business Entrepreneurship (IBE) Scholarship IBE Program Varies
Students enrolled in the IBE program and intending to start a business.
Klaus Scherler Journalism Achievement Scholarship Journalism Varies
SFCC students who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to journalism and/or the Communicator newspaper.
Avista’s Bob Smith Memorial Scholarship Line Construction Varies
Students in line construction.
Jerid Peterson Memorial Scholarship Line Construction $3,000
Students in line construction. Preference is given to those who love the outdoors.
Swanson Family Scholarship Machine Shop Technology $500
Students enrolled in the machine shop technology program.
Gene Haas Foundation Machinist Scholarship Machinist/CNC Technology Varies
Students in machining programs at SCC.
Machining Consortium Scholarship Machinist/CNC Technology $4,500
Students transferring directly from high school into the machinist/CNC technology with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Kaiser Manufacturing & Technology Scholarship Manufacturing Technology or Skilled Crafts Programs Varies
Students in manufacturing technology or skilled crafts.
Music Student Scholarship Music Varies
SFCC students enrolled in a music program.
Cheney Environmental Association Scholarship Natural Resources Management or Water Resources Management Varies
Second year students.
Jeanne Abrams Wood Scholarship Nursing $1,200
Nursing students who have served or intend to serve in the military.
St. Luke's Hospital Nursing Alumni Scholarship Nursing $500
Second year nursing students with financial need.
WHCA/WCAL - Chapter 10 Nursing Scholarship Nursing Varies
Nursing students with at least a 2.5 GPA, with preference to those either currently working for the care of the aged or in nursing home care or who have expressed a desire to work for the care of the aged or in nursing home care.
Judy Moody Morris OTA/PTA Scholarship Occupational Therapy Assistant or Physical Therapist Assistant $3,000
Students in occupational therapy assistant or physical therapy assistant programs.
Walter Caleson Memorial Scholarship Orthotics and Prosthetics Varies
Orthotics/Prosthetics students with financial need and enthusiasm for the profession.
Witherspoon Kelley Scholarship Paralegal Varies
Students in the paralegal program.
Spokane Young Lawyers Paralegal Scholarship Paralegal Program or working towards a License Legal Technician designation $500
Non-traditional students or students who are parents who have financial need, at least a 2.5 GPA, and the intention of working in Spokane after graduation. 
Blood Center Foundation of the Inland Northwest Phlebotomy Scholarship Phlebotomy Varies
Phlebotomy students.
Spencer Haugh Memorial Scholarship Photography Varies
Photography students at SFCC.
The Matt James Scholarship in Photography Photography $1,000
Students in at least their second year who are pursuing photography as a career.  
Physical Therapy Assistant Scholarship Physical Therapist Assistant Varies
Physical therapy assistant students.
Robert V. Baker Scholarship Professional/Technical Programs $2,000
Students who are working at least part-time. Preference to students who are single parents.
Dee Arkell Respiratory Care Scholarship Respiratory Care Varies
Respiratory care students in their junior or senior year.
Diane J. Keller Celebration of Life Scholarship Respiratory Care Varies
Students in respiratory care entering their 5th quarter or equivalent who have a 3.0 GPA, some financial need, and are motivated and hard-working.
Judy Moody Morris Respiratory Care Scholarship Respiratory Care Varies
Respiratory care students with at least a 2.5 GPA.
Mary Crouse Memorial Scholarship Science Programs $1,400
SFCC students majoring in science and with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship Skilled Trades Varies
Second year students in skilled trades  who have a GPA of at least 3.0.
Social Services/Gerontology Scholarship Social Service or Gerontology AAS Programs $1,000
Full-time students enrolled or planning to enroll in social service and/or gerontology programs and who are pursuing an AAS degree.
Sara Kolbet STEM Scholarship STEM Programs Varies
Female students studying STEM with a GPA of at least 3.0.
Study Abroad Scholarship Study Abroad Varies
Students with demonstrated financial need who want to participate in SFCC's study abroad programs.
George Sly Memorial/Spokane Valley Fire Dept. Employees’ Scholarship Technical or Vocational Programs Varies
Non-traditional students pursuing a technical or vocational degree or certification and who are a resident within Spokane Valley Fire District geographic boundaries.
Raymond and Lois Hanson Scholarship Technical Programs $1,500
Students in technical programs.
Greater Spokane Valley Career Technical Education Scholarship Trades Varies
Students who are graduates of Valley high schools (EV, WV, CV, U-High, Valley Tech, Freeman) and are pursuing a degree or certificate in the trades.
Water Resources Scholarship Water Resources Management $1,000
Students enrolled in the water resources technician program.