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BBCC Foundation Scholarships

 

BBCC Foundation scholarships: (Currently closed for 2020-2021) Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
The application process allows current and future students to apply for any and all BBCC scholarships with a single application through our AwardSpring online system. Students can access the application from their computer, tablet, or smartphone.

The application for BBCC scholarships is generally September through early March with awards being announced between late April – early May. Scholarships provide funding for the upcoming academic year – Fall, Winter and Spring quarters. For more information about the BBCC Foundation can be found here.

BBCC Outside Scholarship Donors

Organizations and private citizens in the community donate money to fund student scholarships on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, commitment to training, or involvement in the community. Scholarship announcements come into the financial aid office throughout the school year. Eligibility criteria, application procedures and deadlines are posted on the websites provided or at the financial aid office. Listed below are some of our local donors.

Scholarship Search Resources

Fastweb
Fastweb.com connects students all around the US to scholarship donors just by setting up their portal

SallieMae
Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae is the fast, easy way to search for more than 3 million college scholarships, worth more than $16 billion, that can help you pay for your college education.

theWashBoard.org
The WashBoard connects Washington students with various Washington scholarship providers.

Dreamer Resources

Click HERE to view resources for Dreamer students.

Minority Scholarships

Click HERE to view scholarship resources for Minority Students.

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Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams
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Other Scholarship Donors

American Indian Endowed Scholarship (AIES)
Scholarships for students who have close social and cultural ties to an American Indian tribe or community in Washington and intend to use his or her education to benefit the American Indian community in state

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: December – February

American Legion
Scholarships for veterans and their dependents.

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Application Availability: Varies

Babe Ruth League (Multiple)
For graduating high school seniors who participated in the Babe Ruth League program

-Softball (Jaime Horn Memorial and Irby Luquette):

  • Deadline: Currently OPEN for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due in September

-Baseball (Babe Ruth League and Irby Luquette):

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due in June

College Success Foundation
For under-served, low-income students.

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Application Availability: Varies

Columbia Basin Foundation
For Columbia Basin high school graduates.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due March 15

Community Foundation (Multiple)
Over 100 scholarships designated to Washington students outside of the Big Bend service district (to use at Big Bend or other institutions).

  • Deadline: Currently OPEN for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due in March (Most)

Foundation of National Student Nurses Association
For currently enrolled students in state approved nursing program.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: September – January

The Gates Scholarship
For promising students who don’t have financial means to attend college.

  • Deadline: Currently OPEN for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: July – September

Grant & Adams Counties Extension Office
Multiple Scholarship opportunities for 4-H, Youth & Families.

  • Deadline: Varied
  • Application Availability: Varies

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
For a community college part or full time student with plans to transfer to a four year school.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: January – February

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship (Multiple)
The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, and strength of character; have financial need; and are committed to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree.

-State Scholarships

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: August – October

-Career & Technical Scholarships

  • Deadline: Currently OPEN for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due August 2020

-National Scholarships

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2019-2020
  • Application Availability: August – October

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Founded in 1962, The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, www.mcsf.org, is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. For 54 years, the Foundation has been providing access to affordable education for the children of Marine and Navy Corpsman attending post-high school, under-graduate and career technical education programs. In that time, they have provided more than 37,000 scholarships worth nearly $110 million.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: January – March

Undergraduate & Associate Degree Scholarship

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: January 1 – March 3

Career & Technical Education (non-degree)

  • Deadline: None
  • Application Availability: Open year-round

Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program
Scholarships for students transferring to University of Washington, Seattle Campus planning to complete a baccalaureate degree or higher.

  • Deadline: Currently OPEN for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due July 2020

Moses Lake Alumni Association
Moses Lake Alumni Association was formed to Honor, Unite, and Celebrate those who have attended school in Moses Lake.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due February 28

Rotary Club of Moses Lake
Awarded to BBCC students and graduates to help them complete their educational goals. Scholarships are available for high school graduates wishing to continue their education as well.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: November – February

Sam I. Kobata & Sons Foundation
Kay Kobata established the Sam I. Kobata & Sons Foundation to encourage students graduating from high schools to study the agricultural sciences in college. Kay is particularly interested in helping high school graduates and encouraging them to advance the agricultural sciences.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due April 15

Paul Lauzier Foundation
Scholarships are awarded annually to graduates of Grant County high schools attending college or vocational school within the State of Washington. Students pursuing graduate degrees are also eligible to apply.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due February 27

Soroptomist of Moses Lake
Our local Moses Lake chapter was chartered in 1955 and we currently have 42 members. We consist of professional, business, and retired women as well as career moms who all have the common goal of making a difference in the lives of women and children. We gave over $15,000 to our community last year through donations, grants and scholarships. We are supported through our fundraising efforts and donations from our community.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due February 28

TwinStar Credit Union Higher Education Scholarships
Each year TwinStar Credit Union awards eight higher education scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000, to student members.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due March 31

United Negro College Fund (Multiple)
The UNCF Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process. As many of the UNCF scholarships require that the scholarship recipient apply for Federal Student Aid, it is recommended that applicants complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Get in-depth information on federal student aid programs and applying for financial aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

  • Deadline: Currently OPEN for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Varies

Washington Apple Education Foundation
Scholarships for high school seniors and undergraduate students who have a connection to the tree fruit industry or are pursuing a career in agriculture.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due March 1

Washington Farm Bureau
These scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students currently enrolled in agriculture or a related field at an accredited college or university. Applicants must have completed at least one year of secondary education. A person may receive the scholarship only once, and must meet the following requirements.

  • Deadline: Currently OPEN for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Varies based on county

Washington National Guard Conditional Scholarship Program (WNGCSP)
Loan program for active WA Army National Guard members that converts into a scholarship when you meet the required conditions.

  • Deadline: Currently OPEN for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: No due date

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship 
Scholarships for students pursuing high-demand careers in Trade, STEM, and Health Care programs.

Career & Technical Scholarship (CTS)

  • Deadline: Currently OPEN for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability:
    • Fall 2020: April 6, 2020 – June 4, 2020
    • Winter 2021: September 2020 – October 2020
    • Spring 2021: January 2021 – February 2021

Baccalaureate Scholarships

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: January – February

Washington State Potato Foundation
Excellence in Ag Scholarships

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: Due in April

Washington Women in Need (WWIN)
WWIN makes grants to determined women who are looking to build a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities for generations to come.

  • Deadline: Currently CLOSED for 2020-2021
  • Application Availability: October – April
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