Scholarships

Merit and Experience

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.

The scholarship application for 2018-19 is open…
Departmental Scholarships
Local Scholarships
ScholarshipCriteriaMajorAmountDeadline
Gesa ScholarshipsMember of Gesa Credit Union; full time student, 3.0 GPAAnyVaries28-Feb
WFAA Ethnic Awareness Scholarship Washington State resident, leadership ability, 3.0 GPA, financial need, half time studentAnyup to $150030-Sep
Washington Wine Industry FoundationVariesWine ScienceVaries31-March
Vista Hermosa Foundation- First Fruits Scholarship ProgramFull time, good standing with university, children of established seasonal and year-round employees of Broetje Orchards, Vista Hermosa, or Snake River Housing, graduate of Jubilee Leadership AcademyAnyup to $450010-Jun
Soroptimist Three Rivers -Live Your Dream AwardsFemale, financial need, undergraduate, provides primary support for yourself and othersAnyVaries15-Nov
Roberta Smith Nursing ScholarshipCharacter, leadership, service, financial need, and scholastic ability.
Must be a Washington resident.
Nursing50015-Feb
PEO Bettering Women ScholarshipUndergraduate 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 letterAnyVariesApril 1 and Oct 1 Every Year
Jim Thomas Scholarship‰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 Engineering,
o Computer Sciences and Information Technology,
o Physical Sciences,
o Biological and Medical Sciences,
o Mathematics,
o Technical Communications,
o Education,
o Management, and
o Law and Policy
100019-Feb
Lourdes ScholarshipLive 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/volunteerismNursing; health care related field150029-Apr
2015 TwinStar Credit Union Higher Education ScholarshipMember of TwinStar Credit Union, good standing, Provide proof of enrollment, Copy of applicant's high school or college transcriptAny8 at $100031-Jul
Pamela and Scott Woodward Conservation ScholarshipBenton or Franklin County Resident, full time student, 3.0 GPA, interest in conservationAnyVaries30 April
Tri-Cities Construction CouncilEnrolled 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)Any200031-Mar
Far West Agribusiness ScholarshipUndergraduate full time student from Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, or Nevada
Any$1000March 31
Edna Myers PEO Chapter FK ScholarshipFemale, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior, US Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen, Goals, Service, and Financial Need ConsideredAnyVariers1 April
Society of Women Engineers-Eastern Washington SectionSophomore, junior, or senior or pursuing a graduate degree.Engineering100028-Feb
Trios FoundationAcademic accomplishment, financial need, involvement in the community, and desire to work in the healthcare field.
3.0 GPA required
Healthcare related field300031-Dec
Washington State Fair Chance ScholarshipsAttending (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
Any300012-Feb
Soroptimist International of PKWomenAnyVariesNovember 15
PMI Columbia River Basin Scholarship‰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.
Interest in Project Management20001-May
MOU Tribal ScholarshipNew freshman or transfer student, be a member of one of the following tribes: Coeur d‰ÛªAlene 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 3.0Any2000February 15 (Call the Tri-Cities Financial Aid office to determine if you can submit an application after the deadline)
Scottish Right Foundation of WashingtonUS Citizen; Washington Resident; junior or senior; 3.0 GPA; full time studentAny250031-Mar
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