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BBCC Foundation Scholarships

BBCC Foundation scholarships
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. More information about the BBCC Foundation can be found here.

Outside Scholarships

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: March

American Legion
Scholarships for veterans and their dependents.

  • Deadline: 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: June

Baseball (Babe Ruth League):

  • Deadline: June

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

  • Deadline: Varies

Columbia Basin Foundation
For Columbia Basin high school graduates.

  • Deadline: March

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: Varies

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

  • Deadline: January

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

  • Deadline: September

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

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

  • Deadline: 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.

  • Deadline: Varies

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.

Undergraduate & Associate Degree Scholarship

  • Deadline: March

Career & Technical Education (non-degree)

  • Deadline: None

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: July

Moses Lake Alumni Association
(MLHS webpage for application or inquire with Financial Aid Office) Moses Lake Alumni Association was formed to Honor, Unite, and Celebrate those who have attended school in Moses Lake.

  • Deadline: February

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: March

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: 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.

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.

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: March

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: February

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: March

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. **This is separate from the National Guard Grant located here.

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

Career & Technical Scholarship (CTS)

  • Deadline: Varies

Baccalaureate Scholarship

  • Deadline: Varies 

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: April
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