Outside Scholarship Opportunities 


While the Foundation has many major scholarship opportunities, we also hear about scholarships offered through private organizations outside of the Community Colleges of Spokane and we wanted to share them with you.  We do our best to verify these opportunities, but we do ask that you look into them on your own, as well.


Autolist used car to dream car scholarship

Offering a quarterly scholarship opportunity to students who are U.S. residents and either 1.) in high school and will be attending an accredited college or university in the next school year or 2.) are currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.

To find the application link and learn about the requirements of this opportunity, please visit the Autolist scholarship page.

Deadline:  Fall – September 1, 2019

Innovia Foundation SCHOLARSHIPS

Innovia Foundation has a number of scholarship opportunities listed on their website.

For details about each scholarship and to learn about the application, visit Innovia’s “Apply for a Scholarship” page.

Deadline: variable

OppU Achievers Scholarship

This $2,500 scholarship opportunity only requires a short essay response to apply!  Applicants must have a cumulative GPS of at least 3.0/4/0 and be enrolled full-time in high school or at least part-time in one of the following: college, graduate school, professional school, or trade school.

For full eligibility information and examples of the short essays, visit the OppU Achievers Scholarship page.

Deadlines: September 30, 2019; December 31, 2019; March 31, 2020

Minc Law Scholarship

“The Minc Law Scholarship was created with the belief that everyone who wants to continue learning in college should get the chance to do so. Minc Law has created a scholarship to give college students the chance to further their education by awarding one person a $1,500 scholarship to be applied to their college tuition bill.”

For eligibility information and details on the application, please visit the Minc Law Scholarship page.

Deadline: July 31, 2019

Career and Technical Scholarship

From Washington State Opportunity Scholarship: “The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) supports Washington students on their path to high-demand trade, health care and STEM occupations. To be eligible, scholars must enroll in an approved program, such as welding, nursing or IT, at one of Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges. Scholars are eligible to receive up to $1,500 each quarter for the duration of their program, as well as support services.”  To see if your program is one of the 80 SCC programs supported, take a look at this program list!

For full eligibility information and details on the application, please visit the Career and Technical Scholarship page.

Future deadlines: Winter: November 2019; Spring: February 2020

Careers in Gear Trucking Scholarship

One scholarship recipient will be awarded a $3,500 trucking scholarship thanks to Careers in Gear!  Careers in Gear has been helping truck drivers get jobs for over 12 years now.

For information on the application process and full eligibility information, visit the Careers in Gear Trucking Scholarship page.