WSU Tri-Cities awards more than $275,000 scholarships funded by local donors who provide critical support for students who have the ability and aptitude who need resources to help them reach their goals and aspirations. These generous gifts make make a difference for our student, their families, and this community.
WSU Tri-Cities students should fill out the WSU General Application to be considered for any Tri-Cities scholarships.
The application opens in August and deadline is January 31 each year.
Undergraduate or graduate, Scholarship may awarded based on any of the following criteria: Women who are returning to school to support self and/or family; those who may have had a break in their education; community and/or school service; financial need; GPA; leadership; and or strength of personal statement or recommendation letter
Û¢ Students enrolled or accepted for enrollment for the next Academic Year at Washington State University at Tri-Cities (WSU-TC)
Û¢ Membership in IEEE as a Student or Graduate Student member
Û¢ Neither receipt of other scholarships or aid nor previous receipt of the IEEE Richland Section Scholarship shall preclude consideration for the award
Û¢ Interest in an IEEE field of interest
o Computer Sciences and Information Technology,
o Physical Sciences,
o Biological and Medical Sciences,
o Technical Communications,
o Management, and
o Law and Policy
Live in Benton or Franklin Counties or live in Burbank; special consideration given to those who express financial need, demonstrate academic rigor, and or possess a strong background in community service/volunteerism
Enrolled or planning to attend college; family member must be an owner or employee of a company that is a full dues paying member; winner will be based on academic achievement, community and school involvement, financial need, leadership potential, and relationship of the student's field of study to the construction industry (but not required)
Attending (Fall 2016) an accredited two or four year college, university or trade/technical school, Currently working, volunteering or involved in a school Û sponsored activity at least 8 hours per month, on average, Prior involvement with
the Fair (4H, FFA, etc.) and financial need may be considered, though neither is a requirement
Û¢ Any individual who is a member of the PMI Columbia River Basin Chapter or a family member of a current member of the PMI Columbia River Basin Chapter. For family members, the closest familial relationship would be awarded first (i.e., child, grandchild, niece/nephew)
Û¢ Any individual whose primary residence is within the geographical area of the PMI Columbia River Basin Chapter. The geographic boundary of the Chapter is defined by the following zip code ranges: 988xx ÛÒ 989xx and 993xx.
Û¢ Any individual residing in the state of Washington, USA.
New freshman or transfer student, be a member of one of the following tribes: Coeur dÛªAlene Tribe, Colville Confederated Tribes, Confederated Tribes of the Salish and Kootenai, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, Cowlitz Tribe, Kalispel Tribe, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Nez Perce Tribe, and Yakama Nation; freshman must have a 3.3 GPA; transfer students must have a 3.0
February 15 (Call the Tri-Cities Financial Aid office to determine if you can submit an application after the deadline)