Regional Scholarships


    Adams County Farm Bureau

    Each year the Washington Farm Bureau offers up to five (5) $2,000 scholarships as part of the Ray DeVries Memorial Scholarship program to a member, or the son, daughter, or legal dependent of a Farm Bureau member family with a current membership. Due July 1, 2021.



    Adams County Sheriff Posse Scholarship

    Two $500 scholrships awarded to graduating seniors of an Adams County High School planning to enter the Law Enforcement field OR the AFNR (Ag.) field and who will be attending a 2 or 4 year college, university, or technical/trade school of your choice.


    Adams County Scholarship


    America's Farmers

    Sponsored by the Bayer Fund, over $500,000 are awarded each year to students pursuing an ag-related field of study. Students can apply for a $1500 scholarship by January 14, 2021.



    Building Industry Association of Washington

    Since its inception, BIAW has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships and grants to students who have demonstrated a passion and commitment to developing a career

    in the home building industry.The deadline to submit a scholarship or grant application is Friday, June 19, 2020.



    Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation Scholarships

    One application for numerous scholarships for students enrolled or planning on enrolling at Community Colleges of Spokane (SCC, SFCC) for the upcoming academic

    year and have a 2.0 GPA or higher. 100+ SCHOLARSHIPS WILL OPEN JANUARY 19, 2021!



    Consolidated Grange Supply Scholarship

    This award is offered to deserving graduates of Lind, Ritzville, and Washtucna High School who has a minimum high school GPA of 2.5

    This award is in the amount of $600.00

    The award of $600.00 will be issued to the scholarship award recipient at the beginning of the second quarter or semester to further his/her education at any

    Junior College, University, or Vocational/Technical School.

    The applicant must have earned a 2.00 GPA for at least 12 credit hours in the first semester of the quarter of college.

    The applicant shall submit a letter detailing why the applicant should be awarded this scholarship and a brief summary of school and community activities.

    A transcript of the last seven semesters of high school course work must be included with the application. The winner of the scholarship will be chosen by a committee consisting of the high

    school principal, counselor, superintendent, and a board member of Consolidated Grange Supply.

    Decisions will be based as follows: Need, Character, scholastic, and Leadership Qualities.

    Application is due to high school principal no later than May 1st

    The scholarship winner and alternate will be announced at graduation ceremonies for the respective ceremonies for the respective high schools.

    **Scholarship not available every school year. Please contact the Washtucna School Alumni Association to see if funds are available.


    Big Bend Scholarship Application

    Big Bend Electric Cooperative (BBEC) is committed to support the education of our youth. Each year, BBEC awards three separate continuing education scholarships on a competitive basis

    to eligible candidates.

    Candidates must either be members of BBEC at the time of application and selection, or must have parent(s) or legal guardian(s) that are members of BBEC at the time of application and

    selection. At the time of application, the candidate must be a graduating high school senior and must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in an accredited educational or training institution.

    Scholarship winners are awarded $500 each year for up to four years of continuing education.

    The application period is open annually from September 1 through February 1. During this time, application packets are available at BBEC’s Ritzville office and athigh schools in BBEC’s

    service area.

    Completed applications must be received in BBEC’s Ritzville office no later than January 31, 2021 at 5:30 pm.

    Judging is based upon Grade Point Average (which must be cumulative 2.5 or higher), an essay on a given topic, and the applicant’s school, community, and volunteer activities.



    Grange Insurance Association (GIA)

    The 2021 annual academic scholarship funds will be awarded for the fall semester of 2021. We will offer 22 academic and 3 vocational scholarships. The top winner in each category will receive $2,500, with remaining winners receiving between $1,000 and $2,000 each.Applicat must be a current GIA policyholder (or child of GIA policyholder) in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington or Wyoming, or child of a GIA employee.



    Marsden Scholarship

    The George and Dorothy Marsden scholarship fund is awarded to students from Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho who continut to push themselves in and out of the classroom. Financial need and especially academic potential are of great consideration. Students may qualify for up to $30,000 over four years as a Marsden Scholar.

    Applications open February 1 and the deadline is March 31st. 

    For more information visit



    McGregor Standing Tall Scholarship

    The McGregor Company scholarship program is designed to provide graduating high school students with a chance to pursue their ag-related educational goals as they begin college. We offer this opportunity to students who reside within a reasonable distance of the customers we serve from McGregor branches in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. Scholarships will be awarded in incremental amounts from $250 to $1,000 per student. Due March 1, 2021. 



    Northwest Farm Credit Services
    $2500 scholarship for son/daughter of employees and customers. Any career field or major is eligible. Scholarship winners will be selected based on school and community involvement, scholastic performance and educational goals. Due March 1.



    Ritzville Classic Car Club-Paul Simonson Memorial Scholarship

    Paul Simonson Memorial Scholarship 


    Ritzville Warehouse Company

    $1000 scholarships given to 6 recipients living in the Ritzville Warehouse Co. operations areas. Due April, 2020.

    Ritzville Warehouse Application


    Ray, David L. and Frances G. Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who are either: 1) Graduating seniors or graduates from the following high schools: Lind-Ritzville, Washtucna and Lacrosse; or homeschooled seniors or graduates in these areas. or 2) Seniors or graduates from any other high school in Washington state who are members or descendants of members of either the Ralston or Rimrock granges, or homeschooled seniors or graduates in Washington state who are members or descendants of members of either the Ralston or Rimrock granges. Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who demonstrate academic excellence (minimum GPA 3.0). Applicants must also be good citizens for the community as demonstrated by participation in community activities, school activities or employment. Preference will be given to students who are pursuing education in medical or medical-related fields and those with limited financial assistance from other sources. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due April 1, 2021.





    Sterling Lawyers, LLC Annual College Scholarship-$1000



    Washington Farm Bureau

    Each year the Washington Farm Bureau offers (4) $500 scholarships to Adams County graduating high school seniors who are members of a Farm Bureau family.
    Ray DeVries Memorial Scholarship program-(5) $2,000 scholarships
    Applicant must be:
    • Attending an accredited college/university, or technical school
    • Enrolled in a field of agriculture, e.g. food science, horticulture, ag technical course, animal science, etc. or in a course as it relates to agriculture
    • Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education.



    Washington Opportunity Scholarship
    This is a scholarship for low and middle income students pursuing high-demand STEM and health care majors. This scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and other indirect costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. Funding can be used for any eligible STEM or health care degree at any eligible public or private college or university in Washington state. Due February 11, 2021.



    Washington State Education Credit Union (WSECU)

    Washington State Education Credit Union (WSECU)
    • The application period runs December to February each year.
    • Recipients are selected and notified in the spring.
    • WSECU members of all ages are welcome to apply.
    • $2,000 is awarded for two-year colleges and vocational schools.
    • $3,000 is awarded for four-year undergraduate and graduate programs.
    • New this year, a FAFSA form will be required to apply.



    Washington State School Retirees Association
    Robert J. Handy & WSSR Foundation-WSSRA invites High School Seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply for The WSSRA Foundation (one time $2500) and Robert J Handy ($900 per year, renewable up to four years) Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to students who plan pursue a career in the “field of education”, with majors in one of teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist. Due March 1, 2021.
    Two (2) Gene Forrester Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to students who will major in Agricultural Education at Washington State University. Due March 1, 2021.



    Washington State Fair Foundation

    Since 2008 the Washington State Fair Foundation has awarded over 1 million in scholarships to students throughout the state. Multiple scholarships will open in November and close on January 31, 2021. 



    Washington State Grange

    Multiple scholarships available. Due date April 1, 2021.



    Washtucna High School Alumni Scholarship
    1. Must be eligible for graduation from Washtucna High School.
    2. Applicant must submit transcript.
    3. Applicant must have attended Washtucna High School for final two semesters.
    4. Applicant shall submit 200 words or less discussing:
       *Career ambition
       *Extra-curricular activities
       *Community service
       *Attempt to earn money for further education
    5. Scholarship will be paid at the beginning of the second semester of the school year following the award upon the following conditions:
       *Applicant must have a 2.25 GPA;
       *Applicant must have earned 12 credit hours for first quarter/semester of community
         college/university or passing (if un-graded);
       *Applicant must be enrolled full-time;
       *Applicant must provide transcript showing such and is responsible for follow-up.
    6. E-mail completed application to washtucnaalumni@gmail.com or mail to:

    Washtucna Alumni Association
    ℅ Brett Blankenship
    801 S. Benge-Washtucna Rd.
    Washtucna, WA 99371

    Application deadline is May 1 .


    WIAA, Washington Interscholastic Activities Association
    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. Due April 1, 2021.



    WUE, Western Undergraduate Exchange
    WUE enables students from one of 16 states and territories in the Western U.S. to enroll as nonresidents in 160+ participating public colleges and universities and pay 150 percent (or less) of the enrolling institution’s resident tuition—which annually saves students an average of $9,610 each on the cost of nonresident tuition. Many institutions limit the number of new WUE awards each academic year, so apply early and be sure to request WUE when applying for admission. There is no common WUE application. Some WUE schools have a special WUE application, or a box you must check to request consideration for the WUE tuition rate.








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Last Modified on May 20, 2021