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Scholarships

Wenatchee Valley College (WVC) awards scholarships to approximately 200 students annually. Amounts vary up to full tuition. For the 2022-2023 year, scholarship applications may be completed online at WVC AwardSpring.  The online application will require students to register for an account which will be used each year. For tips on filling out the application and applying to other scholarships, view the TRIO SSS Scholarship Workshop.

 

Application Preview (English)  |  Application Preview (Spanish)

All WVC students are encouraged to apply

 2022-2023: The scholarship application will be open each quarter. The Winter quarter application will be open by December 1st, 2022. The deadline to apply is January 8th, 2023. Apply here!

Not sure if you're eligible? Want to learn more before applying? View frequently asked questions!

FAQ (English)   FAQ (Spanish)

View frequently asked questions!

FAQ (English)   FAQ (Spanish)

Applicants will receive notifications no later than six weeks after the quarterly deadline. Notifications will be sent to the email listed on your application. Scholarships are awarded for one academic year. Once you have received a scholarship during the current academic year, you do not need to apply again until the following academic year.

Part-time students are eligible for many scholarships and only a few scholarships have a minimum GPA requirement.

The WVC scholarship application (available in English and Spanish) covers all of the scholarships available. Students do not need to apply for specific scholarships, as the selection committee will match applicants using the application materials submitted.

View the full list of scholarships that the application qualifies you for.

Scholarship recipients are encouraged to submit a thank you letter. Letters are submitted online, through AwardSpring. Instructions will be sent to all recipients.

For tips on filling out the application and applying to other scholarships, view the TRIO SSS Scholarship Workshop.

Need help with your essay questions? Contact the Write Lab!

All current and incoming WVC students including adult learners, part-time students and DREAMers are eligible to apply. There are scholarships for every area of study, view the full list.

Many scholarships are renewable, meaning students can receive the same scholarship multiple years in a row. All students that received a scholarship last year are required to re-apply using the general scholarship application.

The athletic department gives athletic awards to students who are participants of WVC’s intercollegiate athletic teams. Inquiries regarding athletic scholarships should be directed to the athletic director or individual sport coach.

Service, business and professional organizations, as well as private citizens, donate money to fund student scholarships on the basis of different criteria such as academic achievement, financial need, commitment to training, involvement in the community, or military service. Scholarship applications are typically available for next year's awards as early as October. Most application deadlines occur during fall and winter quarters.

Eligibility criteria, application procedures and deadlines vary. Click on the "Outside Scholarship Resource List" below to assist with your scholarship search.

Need help with your essay questions? Contact the Write Lab!

 For tips on filling out the application and applying to other scholarships, view the TRIO SSS Scholarship Workshop.

You can find some nationwide and Washington State scholarship information and tips at the following links:

 Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board GEAR UP Scholarship

 For information regarding GEAR UP scholarships please see their website www.gearup.wa.gov.

Sending scholarship funds to WVC:  Make check payable to WVC.  Include WVC Student ID Number of the student.

Mail check to: Wenatchee Valley College, Financial Aid Office, 1300 Fifth Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801