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“Invest in Your Future” College Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be pursuing a degree in a field which promotes financial literacy such as Business, Law, Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • Must be enrolled in a college or university located within the United States or its territories and accredited by the U.S. Department of Education (for a list of accredited institutions, see http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx) at the time of application and at the time the Scholarship is awarded.
  • Must be at least 17 years old at the time of application.
  • Must be a United States citizen and resident of the United States.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA

How to Apply:

  • Students must also complete a 500-word essay on the topic of financial planning. Referring to these following questions:
    • What are your short and long-term financial goals? How do you plan to achieve these goals? What financial strategies (such as budgeting, investing, saving, and debt management) will you use and why?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website

Whitman County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • The scholarship is limited to students whose home residence is in Whitman County and is a   graduating high school senior (or home-school equivalent).
  • The student ​must​ be continuing their course of study and/or training in an Agriculture related  field

How to Apply:

  • The applicant ​must​ supply the Whitman County Cattlemen’s Association with ​all​ ​of the   following information:
    • ​​A typed, completed and ​signed​ application form.
    • A one-page essay describing the applicant’s goals and plans in their chosen Ag related field ​AND​ include a personal experience that influenced this decision.
    • A copy of their current high school transcript with a cumulative grade point average.
    • A letter of recommendation from a ​Current Member​ of the Whitman County   Cattlemen’s Association. Members may only write one recommendation letter per   year. ​(Current member information may be obtained by calling Kim Weerts at   509-288-1042.) (Letters from professionals, university employees, club adviser, etc. will not be accepted.)

2020 WCCA Scholarship Application Form

Advancing Agricultural Science Opportunities for Native Americans (AASONA) Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligible Degrees:

  •  Must be majoring an an agriculture related STEM degrees.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each.  These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
    • Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
    • Essay Prompt 3:  What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character?  Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

M.S. Cannon and Susie Cannon Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must complete the WSU General Scholarship Application by January 31 prior to the start of the academic year. There is no additional application process.
  • Must be agricultural students of at least sophomore standing at WSU who meet the requirements for financial assistance and who have demonstrated growth and development in agriculturally oriented endeavors by working and achieving substantially to their capacities.
  • The term “agricultural students” shall be given broad interpretation so that any qualified students pursuing a course of study in any agriculturally-oriented or related field shall be eligible.

Bohrnsen Endowed Scholarship Fund

Eligibility

  • Must complete the WSU General Scholarship Application by January 31 prior to the start of the academic year. There is no additional application process.
  • Must be a graduate from Rosalia High School who are interested in agriculture studies at WSU.

Sheep Heritage Foundation 2018 Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Be a graduate student involved in sheep and/or wool research in such areas as animal science, agriculture economics, or veterinary medicine with proof of graduate school acceptance.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.
  • Submit 2 letters of reference.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

NSHSS STEM Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Open to students studying in a STEM field, including computer science
  • Underrepresented minority background
  • High School senior
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrates a desire in any area of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics are eligible

More Details

All applications must be submitted by April 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.