Wenatchee Valley College (WVC) awards scholarships to approximately 200 students annually. Amounts vary up to full tuition. New for the 2017-2018 year, scholarship applications may be completed online at AwardSpring. The online application will require to register for an account which will be used each year. Review application instructions before you start the application. Please Note: The application deadline for the 2017-2018 year was January 30, 2017. Watch for information on the 2018-2019 application coming Fall 2017.
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017-2018 year.Applicants for the 2017-2018 year will receive selection notifications by July 5, 2017. Notifications will be sent to student WVC email accounts. If awarded, you will be expected to submit a Thank You letter. For more information and a sample letter, see the "Acknowledgement Letters" section below on this page.
Scholarships are awarded for one academic year; therefore, students must re-apply each year. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA is required to apply for scholarships.
Recipients awarded scholarships must meet individual scholarship criteria to continue receiving the scholarship during the school year. The criteria will be outlined in the award packet sent to selected students.
The WVC scholarship application 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.
Students who were awarded a renewable scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year are NOT required to submit a 2017-2018 WVC Scholarship application but are required to submit a "renewable application."
Renewable application deadline is January 30, 2017
Applicants will receive selection notifications by July 2, 2017. Notifications will be sent to student WVC email accounts. If awarded, you will be expected to submit a Thank You letter. For more information and a sample letter, see the "Acknowledgement Letters" section below on this page.
To determine if you are eligible for a renewable scholarship, refer to your 2016-2017 scholarship award letter or contact the WVC financial aid office.
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.
It is appropriate, and in some cases a requirement, to submit a thank you letter to the scholarship donor if selected for a scholarship. Click on the link below to view an example thank you letter.
You can find some nationwide and Washington State scholarship information and tips at the following links:
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board GEARUp Scholarship
For information regarding GEARUP 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