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 in 2018 and supports college students who are enrolled in a qualified veterinary or pre-veterinary program. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to caring for and helping animals.

 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 $6,500 yearly and is renewable, but the renewal is not guaranteed.

  • One or more scholarships are provided per year.

Deadline Information

The deadline date is set for March 1

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a previous or current graduating senior from an Okanogan, Ferry, or Lincoln County high school

  • Enrolled in a qualified Veterinary or Pre-Veterinary program

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA

  • Must show a history of experience with and care of animals

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