About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, a tax-exempt organization that helps individuals, families, businesses, and agencies support charitable causes throughout Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties. Through their Community Grants Program, nonprofit organizations can apply for financial support to continue to do the work that enhances our communities. The grant was established to award local area graduating seniors seeking further education in physics or mechanical, electrical, or software engineering. The selected candidates will be notified in early May.


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Interested applicants must first create an account on the Community Foundation of NCW online site and complete the eligibility quiz. Only then applicants will be able to access the individual applications for any eligible scholarships.

  • Along with the application, the applicants should submit their academic transcripts, EFC (expected family contribution) from their SAR (Student Aid Report), two reference contacts information, and FAFSA.


How much the scholarship award amounts to?

The award amounts to $2,500 yearly and is renewable for up to four years in undergraduate study.

One scholarship will be provided per year.


Deadline Information

The deadline date is set for March 1


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior of a Chelan or Douglas County High School OR a student pursuing a Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering at Wenatchee Valley College

  • Seeking further education in mechanical/electrical/software engineering or physics

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA


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