There are thousands of scholarships available to students and criteria varies from community service, academics, athletics, and even if you write with your left hand. Many scholarships ask for verification of community service hours, may have short essays on what your career goals are, or why you feel you are deserving of a particular scholarship. The following are links to just a few scholarship websites that you may want to consider in your search for possible scholarships. Good luck!
Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation – Application is due annually mid-January. These scholarships are for students applying to Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College – Apply at CCS Foundation Scholarship
TheWashBoard is a scholarship site created specifically for Washington students. Check each scholarship provider to verify if scholarship money can be used for college outside of Washington.
Innovia Foundation hosts several scholarships available to help students in our region achieve their higher education goals by attending colleges, universities or vocational schools. These funds provide nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Most scholarships are due March 1 and applications open the first week of December.
Going Merry has thousands of national, regional, and local scholarships. To sign up, go to: https://app.goingmerry.com/sign-up#students - It's free. There are also opportunities for every grade level, from freshmen to seniors. You can also download the Going Merry mobile app (and sign up that way) on iOS or Android.
Simple Dollar’s College Scholarship Guide. There are many scholarships available to students of all kinds and this guide not only provides actionable tips on applying for those scholarships, but it also helps students realize how accessible and truly valuable getting a scholarship can be. – http://www.thesimpledollar.com/college-scholarship-guide/.