Career Center

2016/2017 Scholarship Posting
Late or incomplete applications will not be judged!
Come back to this page frequently; new scholarships will be posted as they become available.

Please note: This posting includes only those scholarship applications sent directly to Cle Elum Roslyn High School from local and national organizations. There are many more scholarships available than listed here. Please investigate the following sources for additional scholarships.

Here are a few websites to check out for Scholarship Searches:

www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php

www.collegeboard.com

Along with many other types of college related information, there is a free scholarship search available under “Paying for College”, then “finding financial aid and scholarships”.

www.studentaid.ed.gov/scholarship

This site features general scholarship information, as well as links to free scholarship searches, unusual scholarships, and common scholarship scams.

www.wiredscholar.com

This Sallie Mae sponsored service gives students internet access to a comprehensive source of financial aid resources, including scholarships, fellowships, grants, work-study, loan programs, tuition waivers, internships, competitions, and work co-operative programs.

www.projectopportunity.net/scholarships

www.FederalStudentAid.ed.gov/funding

This site has information about financial aid.

www.finaid.com

www.collegeanswer.com

www.thewashboard.org

Create a profile; scholarships will be matched to your qualifications

www.nextstepmag.com/scholarshipsearch        

College matches, step by step plans for life after high school, careers for you

www.fastweb.com

Get matched with up to $3 billion in scholarships

www.scholarshipamerica.com

Free scholarship search and college search for students of all ages

FAFSA Information

Student instructions for completing the FAFSA Form at http://www.fafsa.gov

This form is due AFTER October 1st of your senior year and BEFORE March 15thRemember this is a first come first serve policy for colleges.

ROTC Scholarships:  ROTC Scholarships are available through each branch of the armed forces.  Please visit the respective branch website or officer recruiter for further information.  Please visit http://www.military.com/Education/Content?file=ROTC.htm for more information. Deadline: Varies

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE). This program is coordinated by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. Through WUE, students in the western states may enroll in 2 or 4 year colleges and receive a substantial reduction in non-resident tuition. All colleges have different criteria for qualification. Deadline: Varies by College

Sussle Scholarship: Awarded every month, no application or essay just contribute knowledge about stuff you already know. go to website sussle.org/scholarship


NO DUE DATES:

Alert Magazine $500 Scholarship: Write an essay about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse. More information can be found at www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php


OCTOBER DUE DATES

Wendy's Heisman Scholar Athlete Award: Awarded to students who have participated in athletics and have high academics, involved in community service, and has leadership qualities.  Need Faculty recommendation. Apply at www.act.org/wendys/index.html   Deadline 

The Susan G. Komen College Scholarship Award Program is designed to ease the financial burden of undergraduate higher education for those who have lost a parent to breast cancer or received a personal diagnosis under the age of 25. Komen offers scholarships of $10,000 a year for up to four years. Recipients are selected based on scholastic achievement, community service, financial need and demonstrated leadership potential. Honorees serve as representatives for Komen and the breast cancer movement within their communities and on their collegiate campuses. To date, more than 55 scholarships have been awarded. Deadline 

The Horatio Alger Scholarship: To qualify you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required) to go to college. To learn more and apply, visit scholars.horatioalger.org Deadline: October 25, 2016


NOVEMBER  DUE DATES

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: If you've made a difference through volunteering over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a fabulous trip to, Washington D.C., next May-by applying for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award! Visit http://www.spirit.prudential.com, click on the “Apply Now” link, and follow the on screen instructions. Deadline Nov 8, 2016


YAKIMA ELKS LODGE 2017 Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest: This year the Yakima lodge is providing six scholarships to local students worth $7,000. There are identical awards for males and females,competing separately. 

Application process-To obtain an Application: 

  1. Visit enf.elks.org/mvs
  2. Click on the 2017 MVS application link
  3. Deadline: November 30, 2016 All applications must be submitted online.

DECEMBER  DUE DATES

Doodle 4 Google: The Doodle 4 Google competition challenges children in grades K-12 to create their own play on Google's logo. Doodles are judged in four grade groups: K-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. There is one national finalist in each grade group. One national winner receives a $15,000 college scholarship, a trip to the Google New York office, a laptop computer, a digital tablet and a t-shirt with his or her doodle. Apple at Websitewww.google.com/doodle4google Due December 2, 2016


Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships:   Applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months. 

Scholarship Criteria: 

  • Applications for Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships are accepted from October 5 through December 5, 2016. 
  • Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships are open to students ages 5-25 (Kindergarten through graduate school) enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States. Applicants must meet the age requirement by October 5, 2016.
  • Applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at least within the last 12 months. Added consideration is given to students working to fight childhood hunger.
  • Volunteer services must be helping non-family members.
  • Multiple applications of the same student will not be accepted; if more than one application for an individual is received, the first application received will be the application accepted and reviewed.
  • Applicants must obtain a Community Service Recommendation as part of the application process.
  • Recommenders must be at least 21 years of age, may NOT be your parent, guardian or family member, and must submit their recommendation by December 10, 2016.
  • All applicants and recommenders must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • For additional information regarding the scholarship program contacthttps://aim.applyists.net/Form      When emailing please indicate that you are inquiring about the Sodexo Foundation Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships.   Deadline Dec 5, 2016

AXA Achievement Scholarship: The AXA Achievement Scholarship is awarded to 52 students nationwide – one selected from each state, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Each state winner receives a scholarship award of $10,000. From that pool of 52 winners, ten are selected as national winners and receive an additional $15,000, bringing the national AXA Achievers’ total scholarship awards to $25,000 each. Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: 

  • Ambition and drive
  • Determination to set and reach goals
  • Respect for self, family and community
  • Ability to succeed in college
Applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:
  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2016-2017 academic year
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
  • Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness
Apply at   https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html
The application deadline is December 15, 2016, but only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted; we encourage you to apply
early.

Burger King Scholarship Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. Apply at https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/burger-king-   scholars-program/     Deadline: December 15, 2016


JANUARY DUE DATES

Pride Foundation-Pride Foundation’s scholarship program is committed to supporting LGBTQ and allied students that:

  • Show leadership potential either within the LGBTQ community and/or within their field of study;
  • Lack a broader LGBTQ community support system;
  • Face additional barriers to educational access, including students who are economically, racially, socially, geographically, or politically disenfranchised. For example: LGBTQ students of color, transgender students, LGBTQ immigrant students, LGBTQ youth aging out of foster care, and students who have experienced homelessness, poverty, or isolation due to geography;
  • Demonstrate significant financial need

 Applications can be completed online at www.pridefoundation.org or thegsbascholarship.org  Deadline: 5pm  January 13, 2017 


GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program: This national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace, and at home.

They are looking for students with:

  • Leadership
  • Drive
  • Integrity
  • Citizenship
For more information, eligibility requirements, and an online application, visit www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or follow us on Facebook at 
http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships Deadline: January 5, 2017

Washington NASA space Grant Consortium scholarships: for students who plan to study science, technology, engineering or math at the University of Washington. UW Space Grant scholarships range from $2,000 to $5,000. Scholarships are awarded for one year at a time. Scholarship recipients may apply for award renewal for up to three years, depending on availability of funding. Candidates for renewal must be enrolled in an eligible major, earn a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better, and maintain program requirements for their majors.  To apply online visit: https://wasp.ess.washington.edu/application_tool/UWfreshman_tool/
Application Deadline: January 17, 2017


National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship-Who is eligible? Individuals who have MS or have a parent with MS are eligible to apply as long as they meet all of the eligibility criteria at www.nationalMSsociety.org/scholarship. Application must be completed online with a personal statement on how MS has impacted the applicant’s life. Applications are available at www.nationalMSsociety.org/scholarship    Deadline January 18, 2017



FEBRUARY DUE DATES

National FFA Scholarship Program: The selection process takes into account the whole student-FFA involvement, work experience, supervised Agricultural experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. More than 1,500 scholarships are available with just one application to complete for eligibility. Apply at www.FFA.org Deadline: Feb 1, 2017

Elk's USA The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Legacy Scholarship:  Legacy awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of living Elks members. The Foundation will offer a total of 250 awards in the 2017 contest. The 2017 contest will open on September 1, 2016, and applications will be due online by February 3, 2017, at 11:59 a.m. Central time.  Apply at www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm

National CO-OP Scholarship Program-To be eligible must apply to one of these institutions: Clarkson University, State University of New York Oswego, Drexel University, University of Cincinnati, Johnson & Wales, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Kettering University, University of Toledo, Rochester Institute of Technology, or Wentworth Institute of Technology. To qualify students must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better. Apply at www.waceinc.org  or get a paper application in the Career Center.                           Deadline: February 15, 2017

WSECU: Washington State Employees Credit Union is pleased to offer financial assistance to students pursuing higher education. They will be awarding $65,000 in scholarships for the 2017 fall semester.  Any member in good standing can apply for a WSECU Scholarship.  Applicants must be WSECU members. (Go to wsecu.org and request membership).   Scholarships Applications: Scholarship applications are available online at  www.wsecu.org or at www.scholarshipamerica.org/wsecu    Deadline: February 13, 2017

The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Washington: Outstanding student award program. All awards are made on the basis of points awarded for scholastic achievement, community service, citizenship, financial need and evaluation of written responses. Application forms available in the Career Center. Turn completed apps into Mrs. Brooks Deadline: Feb 24, 2017

Leadership 1000 Scholarship: This scholarship program is funded by individuals,foundations or businesses to provide college scholarships to students who will be attending an eligible four-year college or university in Washington State.  A Leadership 1000 Scholarship can be customized around a general set of requirements requested by the donor. Scholarships awarded will range from $1,500 to $5,000. Applications at www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/wa/students/leadership1000  Click on Washington State to see application eligibility and start the application. The applications opens January 3, 2017. 

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Washington State Governors' Scholarship: For students who are placed in foster care, or are or will be aging our of foster care who meet additional eligibility criteria. Apply at collegesuccessfoundation.org                                                                                                       Deadline: February 28, 2017

STEM Washington State Opportunity Scholarship: The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) supports low- and middle- income students pursuing eligible high-demand majors in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) or Health Care and encourages recipients to work in Washington state once they complete their degrees.  Must have a cumulative grade point average through fall quarter or semester of at least 2.75. Appromimately 1,850 applicants will be selected this year (2017).                                The scholarship application opens January 3, 2017.   Apply at: waopportunityscholarship.org Deadline:  Monday, February 28, 2017

 

MARCH DUE DATES

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) Scholarships: WAEF donors make educational dreams come true for kids raised in tree fruit industry communities. Children of growers, farmworkers, warehouse employees and others connected to the state's apple, cherry and pear crops qualify for these valuable scholarships. for further information contact WAEF at 509-663-7713 

Apply at www.waef.org  Deadline: March 1, 2017

Women's Western Golf Foundation Scholarship: 15 awards of $2000, renewable for a high school female having strong academics and involvement with the sport of golf.  http://www.wwga.org/WWGA.org/Scholarship_Information.html   Due March 1, 2017

This year the Association for Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) has allocated $10,000 for scholarships of up to $2,500 each for students in Oregon and Washington.  These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who have been actively involved in the use of technology during their high school careers and are planning to pursue studies in a technology related field. Go to the ACPE website http://www.acpenw.org/scholarships for complete criteria and to complete the online application.     Applications due March 1, 2017 so don't delay.

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program rewards students who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom—and who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. It’s a reward for what you’ve made of yourself and the difference you are making for others.Applicants must plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering, Technology, Design or other programs of study related to the automotive industry.

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is offering:

• Up to $25,000 per year for 50 first-time freshmen or existing college students, renewable for up to four years and one additional year for those entering a qualified five-year engineering program

Funded by the GM Foundation—which has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to deserving charities, educational organizations and disaster relief efforts worldwide since 1976—the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program continues to be one of the nation’s most impactful scholarship programs.                                                                                                                                                                                     Apply at http://www.buickachievers.com/  Deadline: March 1, 2017 by 5 pm


WSSR (Washington State School Retirees’ Association) Scholarships: The WSSR is pleased to invite seniors to apply for the following scholarships:

Robert J Handy (PEMCO-Foundation, Inc.) -grants (16) scholarships in the amount of $900 per year, renewable for a total of 4 years

WSSR-Foundation- grants (8) scholarships in the amount of $1,500

Neil D. Prescott Scholarship- $1500

Outstanding high school seniors who are committed to entering the teaching profession (e.g., classroom teacher, school counselor, school nurse, communication disorder specialist, school physical therapists, school psychologist, reading specialist, librarian, etc.) are invited to apply for these scholarships. The scholarship applications and complete instructions for filling-out and submitting it can be accessed at www.wssra.org. Click on Forms & Files and then in the drop down menu click on Scholarship ApplicationDeadline: For an application to be eligible for consideration, the application must be in approved form, must follow all directions precisely, and be postmarked by March 1, 2017.


American Indian Endowed Scholarship Application:  Applicants must:

  • Have demonstrated financial need (as determined by the college financial aid office)
  • Be a Washington resident
  • Have a close social and cultural ties to an American Indian tribe or community in-state
  • Plan to enroll as a full-time student at an eligible Washington college or university by fall term of the award year
  • Intend to use his or her education to benefit the American Indian community in Washington
  • Have not received a total of five years of this scholarship

Complete the application, print and mail. http://www.readysetgrad.org/college/american-indian-endowed-scholarship                       Deadline March 1, 2017


YVBOA/CWBO Basketball Officials Scholarship: The YVBOA and the CWBO are offering an annual Student Athlete Sportsmanship Scholarship in the amount of $250 for a male student athlete and $250 for a female student athlete.  The eligibility criteria are:

·         A resident of Washington State

·         Have a minimum GPA of 3.0

·         Participated in HS Varsity basketball for a WIAA school whos home games are officiated by either the YVBOA or CWBO

·         Be nominated by her/his Coach or Athletic Director with a letter of recommendation covering Sportsmanship, Leadership, GPA Verification and identifying other relevant Co-Curricular and Leadership Activities. If you are interested, contact your coach they must complete the letter of recommendation/nomination for you. Deadline March 9


Kelly Foundation of Washington Ewing C. Kelly ScholarshipThis scholarship is designed to reward students who demonstrate good citizenship while striving to attain their academic goals.  Applicants will be judged on their academic merit, extra-curricular achievements—both scholastically and in their community—and financial need. Students must have received a 20 composite on the ACT or a composite score of 1030 on the new revised SAT if planning to attend a 4-year school.   Paper applications are in the career center. Please read the application carefully. It contains 3 information pages, 2 financial assessment pages, a checklist and a page including tips for letters of recommendation. It must be accompanied by transcript, SAT and/or ACT scores, personal statement and 3 letters of recommendation. Incomplete applications will be rejected. All materials must be submitted by applicant. Applications must be postmarked by March 10. Deadline: March 10, 2017  Must file a FAFSA by March 7, 2017



Miss East Cascades Scholarship Organization: The Miss East Cascades Scholarship Organization is an official preliminary to the Miss Washington scholarship pageant.  Young women, 17-24 years old, that reside in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas or Okanogan County are encouraged to apply.  We will develop leadership and interview skills, and provide extensive training in developing a choice talent, along with personal grooming, poise and wardrobe consultation. Download the application at www.misseastcascades.com                    Deadline March 11, 2017


YVCC Foundation Scholarship: The Yakima Valley Community College foundation awards over $200,000 in scholarships annually to students attending YVCC. Applications are available online at www.yvcc.edu/foundation  the foundation awards over $200,000 in scholarships annually. Deadline: March 15, 2017 

 Washington State Snowmobile Association Scholarship (WSSA): Applicant  needs to be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in college and self or family must be a member of the Washington State Snowmobile Association. For a copy of the application go to www.wssa.us Deadline: March 15, 2017


The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) Scholarships: Two Scholarships are available for High School Students to apply for. 

    2016 American justice video and Essay Scholarship Program: Applicants are asked to produce an essay or video with a short summary.

    2016 WSAJ President's Scholarship: Supports and encourages the efforts of high school students who have overcome obstacles to achieve academically and socially.

Get more information and apply at:  https://washingtonjustice.org/Scholarship Deadline: TBD


American Legion Post 8 Scholarship: Student must be a child, sibling, or grandchild of a veteran or active member of the United States Armed Forces. Student must be a high school graduate from Kittitas County and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.75. Paper applications are in the Career Center Deadline: 


Swauk Teanaway Grange Scholarship: To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a high school senior graduating in Kittitas County
  • Community and School involvement, including leadership experience.
  • An agricultural background or history of participation in agricultural activities or plans to pursue a career in an ag-related field. Examples are 4-H activities and future Farmers of America (FFA).
  • Preferences will be given to applicants with grange membership or whose family members have a history of Grange membership. 
  • Applications are in the Career Center and are also available on our website: www.SwaukTeanawayGrange.com                
  • Deadline: March 17, 2016


Cancer Pathways (formerly Gilda's Club Seattle): Cancer Unwrapped a High School Writing Contest. Invites students to submit essays about their experience with cancer for the opportunity to win one of sevral $1,000 cash prizes. Open to students from grades 9-12 to share their stories about cancer in personal essays of 500 to 2000 words. Their stories can be about their own experience of a personal diagnosis or about their experience with a diagnosis of a loved one, a schoolmate, or friend. You must be a Washington State resident. Submit your essay on the website:  http://www.cancerpathways.org  Deadline: March 12, 2017


Microsoft scholarship for Students with Disabilities: 

Microsoft has launched a new scholarship for high school seniors with disabilities who require financial assistance to attend a vocational or academic college program. Applicants must demonstrate a passion for technology and declare a major in engineering, computer science, law or business. Deadline is March 15. Get more details at this webpage:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx


Marjorie Heron ScholarshipThe Marjorie Heron Scholarship will be awarded to a Cle Elum Roslyn graduating high school senior who reflects the most representative graduating senior of the class based on scholarship, character, and extra-curricular activities. Applications in Career Center. Deadline: March 20, 2017 


ESA Youth Scholarship Program: The Electronic Security Association of Washington is pleased to announce scholarship awards to children of active duty fire and police personnel. Parent or guardian must be a full time public safety officer (police/fire). Applications in the Career Center. Deadline March 25, 2016


Upper Kittitas County Rotary ClubAll Upper Kittitas County students are eligible and encouraged to apply. Looking for students who will be attending a vocational, trade, 2-year, or 4-year program. Applicants must complete Application Form and include all of the required items with their submission; transcript, service activities, extracurricular activities, future plans, objective(s) and goals, and essay. All work submitted must be applicants own work. Applicants must attend a UKC Rotary Club meeting by April 27.  Applications and program information available at  http://www.ukcrotary.com/  Paper applications in the Career Center. Deadline: March 30, 2017


Upper Kittitas County Dollars for Scholars: The Cle Elum Kiwanis will be awarding several scholarships of $500.00 (or more) to deserving graduating seniors from Upper Kittitas County who will be continuing their education at a university, college or vocational school.  Apply on-line at www.UKC.dollarsforscholars.org  Click on Parents and Students to get started. Due: March 31, 2017

Students who fill out one application profile on the ChapterNet Website:  www.UKC.dollarsforscholars.org  are eligible for local scholarships offered through UKC Dollars for Scholars® as well as thousands of other national scholarships available through our partnership with Scholarship America®.  Eligibility is based on information you complete on your application profile.  If you are eligible for an available scholarship (both local and national), you will be notified and directed, via your ChapterNet Dashboard, to provide further information according to the criteria of each individual scholarship.  Directions are available through a link on our ChapterNet Website’s “Students & Parents” tab. 

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED: 

Upper Kittitas County Dollars for Scholars®:    One or more annual or four-year renewable* scholarships for $1,000 or more will be awarded depending on available resources each year.  Merit-based scholarships awarded for college, university or other post-secondary institutions. 

Cle Elum Kiwanis Scholarship:   One or more annual or renewable scholarships for $500 or more will be awarded depending on available resources each year.   Merit-based Scholarships awarded for college, university or vocational training. 

Cle Elum Kiwanis Ray Killian Memorial Scholarship:  Single annual scholarship of $500.  The applicant should display a strong interest in technology, ham radio operations, engineering and/or the military.

 

The Pepsi-Cola Merit Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Independent Colleges of Washington.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $1000 
Application Deadline: 31-Mar 
Requirements: Selection is based upon academic excellence, leadership potential, and school and community involvement. 
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Independent Colleges of Washington 
600 Tower Building, 1809 Seventh Avenue 
Seattle, WA 98101 
USA 
Phone Number: 206 623 4494 

You can find out more by contacting:

Your college financial aid office. Deadline: March 31, 2017

The George and Dorothy Marsden Scholarship Fund: The Marsden Scholarship helps academically promising students from eastern Washington attend top quality institutions that would otherwise be cost prohibitive. The scholarship is for $30,000 over four years with satisfactory progress toward a degree. For more information visit http://stjohns-cathedral.org/marsden-scholarship Deadline: March 31

Great Clips-The GREAT Scholarship Program In memory of Alice Madden Barton scholarships are available for high school students in North America who are interested in pursuing a cosmetology career. Fuldl details and terms and conditions are availale at GreatClipsCareers.com/Scholarships

Deadline: 

APRIL DUE DATES

WIAA/Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires Smart Choices Scholarship:  The Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires in conjunction with the WIAA proudly present the Smart Choices Scholarship Program.  This annual program recognizes one male and one female graduating senior from among the WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout his and her high school career. Smart Choices winners receive a $5,000 scholarship toward the institution of his and her choosing.  An additional four (4) male and four (4) female finalists receive $1,000 scholarships.  Apply at www.wiaa/smartchoices Deadline: April 1, 2017


Yakima Valley Construction Federation (Yakima Plan Center): Each year the Yakima Valley Construction Federation presents  scholarships to eligible students in Central Washington.  Each scholarship is awarded to a deserving graduate who is preparing for their career in the Construction Industry. Scholarship Applications are available in the Career Center. Deadline: April 1, 2016

Kittitas County Field & Stream Club ScholarshipThe scholarship is available to a graduating high school senior from Cle Elum Roslyn, Easton, Ellensburg, Kittitas, or Thorp High School who plans to attend an accredited Vocational School, Community College, College or University with the intent to pursue a career in wildlife or habitat research or management (the field of environmental studies).  Applications are available in the career center. Deadline: April 13, 2017

S.C.A.C. Principal's Association Scholarship for Graduating Seniors   Applications in the Career Center. Must submit a personal statement that includes your educational goals, and why you should be considered for the SCAC Principal's Scholarship (500 word limit). Deadline: April 14, 2017

The Class of 54 CERHS Scholarship: For a CERHS 2017 graduate involved in community service, extracurricular activities and have an accumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Applications in the Career Center. Deadline: April 14, 2017

Friends of the Kittitas County Fair:  Friends of the Fair Grounds Foundation annually awards three $1,500 scholarships to graduating Kittitas County high school and home-schooled seniors. Deadline for applications is April 15th. Scholarship awards are based on student's grade point average, community involvement, leadership skills and recipient's financial need. All applicant names are removed from scholarship paperwork during the selection process. Download the Application at www.kittitascountyfair.com/friends/ and submit by the deadline to apply. (paper applications available in the Career Center) Deadline April 15, 2017

Eastern Washington Quarter Horse Association: Qualifications include full time student status, character/moral values, community service, academic standing, initiative, leadership and financial need. Must be a resident of Kittitas County, grade point average of 2.5 or better. Applications in the Career Center. Deadline: 


2017 MERLE KIRKLEY MERIT SCHOLARSHIP: Overview The $3,000.00 Merle Kirkley Merit Scholarship Award is a competitive merit-based scholarship program designed to provide financial support for Washington State high school students planning to obtain a post-secondary education. Applicants must demonstrate that their intent is to major, or obtain a certificate in, a field relating to educational facility planning and design. Fields related to educational facility design include (but are not limited to): school planning, architecture, engineering, product services and construction management. Submission Requirements The Merle Kirkley Merit Scholarship Award information packets, with all required submission forms are available on-line at www.A4LE.org, under the Washington Chapter [awards] section. The entire scholarship submission requirements will be accepted by submitting via email by 5:00 p.m. on April 21, 2017. 

Harold Weis Memorial Scholarship: A graduating senior from Cle Elum Roslyn High School with a 2.75 Grade Point Average or above, to be chosen by the Inland Telephone Company board of directors. Award: $2,000 over 4 years of continuous schooling. Applications available in the Career Center.  Deadline: 

Joseph A. Aliseo Jr. Memorial Scholarship: For one graduating senior at Cle Elum-Roslyn High School who plans to attend a four-year college or university, two year college, or a vocational/technical/career college.. The student must demonstrate financial need and may be enrolled full-time, half-time, or less than half-time. The scholarship is in the amount of nine hundred dollars ($900) and is for one year. Applications in the Career Center. Due to the Career Center by 

P.E.O. Chapter DN Helen Michaelson Scholarship: The scholarship is limited to young women in Kittitas County who have exhibited excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service, and the potential for future success. Applications in the Career Center. Deadline: April 28, 2017 

P.E.O. Chapter DN Vocational Scholarship: Available to a 2015 Graduating Female Senior that will be attending a vocational/technical school after high school graduation. Applications in the Career Center. Deadline: April 28, 2017

Community Foundation of Kittitas County: The community Foundation of Kittitas County offers a total of ten scholarships to selected high school graduates from within Kittitas County. Applicants need to exhibit good character, morals, and should be involved in community service activities outside the high school environment. Have a responsible driving record and must manifest positive character,loyalty, leadership and self-reliance. Applications available in the Career Center.                                                                           Deadline: April 28, 2017   

P.E.O. Chapter DN Vocational Scholarship: Available to a 2015 Graduating Female Senior that will be attending a vocational/technical school after high school graduation. Applications in the Career Center. Deadline: April 28, 2017            

Nancy & Bill Smith Family Scholarship: The Nancy and Bill Smith Family Scholarship is for students attending a two-year community college or technical college. The scholarship is renewable for one year. The scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, living expenses, and other items that ensure the success of the student's educational pursuits. The ideal candidate will be hard-working, dedicated to completing a two-year higher educational program, and demonstrate financial need. Available to 2014,2015,and 2016 graduates of Cle Elum Roslyn High school. Applications in the Career Center. Deadline: To Be Announced   

The Annual Howard Kelleher Memorial Scholarship: A $1000.00 scholarship to students in Kittitas County. The scholarship will be awarded based on a competitive composition entitled "How big of a problem are alcohol and drugs in your school, how does it affect your community, and what can be done about it?" Applications available in the Career Center. Deadline: April 28, 2017  



MAY DUE DATES

The Kenny Rhodes Memorial Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship for a 2016 graduate of Cle Elum-Roslyn High School who will be attending Lineman School. Applications available in the Career Center. Deadline: To Be Determined

HIGH COUNTRY LOG SHOW Scholarship: A $1000 scholarship is available to a 2017 graduating senior from Cle Elum Roslyn High School. Essay: in 250 words or less describe how the Timber Industry has impacted the Upper Kittitas County area in a positive respect. Applications available in the Career Center. Deadline: May 4, 2017

Roslyn Farmers Market 2015 Scholarship: The Roslyn Farmers Market will be awarding two $1000 scholarships to graduating Seniors from Cle Elum Roslyn School District. Essay on local food required. To receive the award you must be present at the first day of the Roslyn Farmers Market Season (June 12th, 2016) at 10 am. Applicants will be notified of their application status on June 9th, 2016.    Applications available in the Career Center. Deadline: To Be Determined  

Kittitas County Farm Bureau Sandy Mohan Memorial Scholarship: To apply for the County Scholarship, the applicant's family has to be a member of Farm Bureau. Application in the Career Center. Deadline: May 1, 2017 

Windermere-Cle Elum Scholarship:  Judging criteria will be based on financial need, on extracurricular activities, and on scholastic achievement. Applications in the Career Center. Due: To Be Determined

Roslyn, Ronald, Cle Elum Heritage Club Scholarship: For $1000 Minimum qualifications for application:

·       Student's parents or grandparents must be native to the Upper Kittitas County.
·       Student must show involvement in school and/or community activities
·      Student must  have attended Cle Elum Roslyn School District for 12 years
·       Student must have a 2.5 grade point average or better

Applications are available in the Career Center. Deadline: May 2,2017 

Cascade Field & Stream Club Scholarship: This scholarship is available to a graduating high school senior from Cle Elum-Roslyn, Easton or Swiftwater who plans to attend an accredited Vocational School, Community College, or University. Applications in Career Center. Deadline: To Be Determined  

Ellensburg Rodeo Scholarship: The Ellensburg Rodeo Association offers a scholarship for an accredited community college, university, trade school, technical college, job training or vocational education for one selected high school graduate from within Kittitas County. Applications in Career Center.   Deadline: To Be Determined 


The Philean Club Scholarship:  Available to a graduating senior from Cle Elum/Roslyn High School pursuing a career in the fields of education and/or medicine.  The field of medicine may include pre-med, nursing, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, emergency medical technician, sports medicine, nutrition, physical therapy, and other health related areas. Applications are available in the Career Center. Due: To Be Determined

Cle Elum-Roslyn High School Alumni ScholarshipOne or more scholarships may be awarded to members of the graduating CLASS of 2015 from Cle Elum Roslyn High School.  Academic Achievement is only one factor considered.  Other important considerations are the needs of the student, recognition of advanced training in various trades and crafts and the motivation and good citizenship of the applicant.  Applications are available in the High School Career Center.  Deadline:  prior to To Be Determined 

Cle Elum Eagles #649 Scholarship: The Eagles Aerie & Auxiliary Aerie #649 are offering a scholarship to graduating seniors who are planning to continue education in post-high school vocational or academic curriculum. Candidates will be evaluated and the winner selected based upon financial need, citizenship, answers given to questions in the application, and GPA of 2.0 or higher. This scholarship application must be accompanied by recommendations from TWO (2) of your high school faculty.  Applications are in the Career Center.   Deadline: To Be Determined 


Shoemaker/ Rudy and Patti Hein Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded on a competitive and need basis to eligible applicants.  Eligibility Requirements:

  1. 2017 high school graduate
  2. Must meet admission requirements of college or vocational school in order to receive scholarship funds.
  3. Must plan to complete a program leading to a terminal degree, a certificate or professionally recognized program in a field of study.
  4. Must plan to enroll in a qualified program on a full-time basis.
  5. Must demonstrate the following qualities: character, citizenship, academic ability, leadership and self-reliance.

Applications are available for pick up in the High School Career Center.  Applications are to be turned in to Shoemaker Manufacturing no later than  May 12, 2017    

Cle Elum-Roslyn Education Association (CEREA)Scholarships will be awarded to Cle Elum Roslyn graduating seniors who plan to attend college with the intent of pursuing a career in education. Applications are available in the career Center. Deadline: To Be Determined 

The Margaret and Alfred Choyce Memorial Scholarship: for $1,000 is being offered to a Cle Elum Roslyn graduate who will be attending a trade school. Applications in the Career Center. Deadline: To Be Determined 

The Ellensburg Rodeo Mounted Posse: The Ellensburg Rodeo Mounted Posse annually awards scholarships for post secondary education or technical training to high school graduates from Kittitas County high schools. it is not necessary that a candidate be involved with Rodeo or horses to be eligible for a scholarship. A strong community service record is encouraged of all applicants. Applications in Career Center. Due: May 13, 2017

Kittitas County Fire District 7 Memorial Scholarship: The $1000 scholarship is available for any Cle Elum Roslyn or Easton High School Senior whom will be attending a vocational or technical school in the fall of 2016. Applications in the Career Center.                       Deadline: Must be postmarked no later than To Be Determined   

Cle Elum Police Department-BILL ROLICK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  This scholarship will be given to a graduating senior planning to further their education by attending a 4-year college, community college, or trade school. Consideration will be given to GPA 2.3 or better, financial need, participation in community and school activities, and application questions.   Applications in Career Center Deadline: To Be Determined

Sons of Italy ScholarshipThe Cle Elum chapter of the Sons of Italy is pleased to offer a scholarship to a graduating Cle Elum High School senior. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be of Italian ancestry. Applications in the Career Center.            Deadline:  To Be Determined 

Cle Elum Roslyn High School Warrior Booster Student Athlete Scholarship: Available to CERHS seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above who have participated in at least two (2) years in at least one (1) sport at Cle Elum-Roslyn high School. Deadline: To Be Determined 

The Dr. Kris Nielsen-Life Support STEM ScholarshipFor a graduating senior from Cle Elum Roslyn High School or Easton pursuing  their STEM (science, technology, engineering, and/or math) education  and will be attending college in the fall. Deadline: postmarked no later than To Be Determined 


ROSLYN RIDGE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIPA $1200 non-continuing scholarship for a graduate of Cle Elum-Roslyn High School who intends to continue education at an institution of higher learning. This scholarship is sponsored by an extended Roslyn family. Applications in Career Center. Due Date: 
To Be Determined 

Cle Elum Volunteer Firefighter's Association Brett Bland Memorial Scholarship: For the year 2013 the Cle Elum Volunteer Firefighter's Association will award FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) to the student whose efforts best demonstrate a commitment to being a positive influence in our community. Applications available in the Career Center. Due: To Be Determined

June Due Dates

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship program: For students seeking to pursue career or technical education in a post-secondary environment. This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Apply online at application.horatioalger.org Deadlilne June 1, 2017