Blue Mountain Community Foundation scholarship applications are currently available for students seeking financial aid for the 2012-2013 school year.
One application form will qualify applicants for consideration for a variety of scholarships. While most awards are for need-based aid to graduates of Walla Walla County high schools or individuals who have resided in Walla Walla County for at least three years, there are additional scholarships available to students in Columbia and Garfield Counties and northern Umatilla County.
Plus, there is an array of scholarships for student who meets special requirements. For example, the Northwest Grain Growers Robert Abbey Memorial Scholarship is available to students whose families are members or employees of Northwest Grain Growers, Inc. The Betty Rae and Luetta Anderson Scholarship is for students who study foreign language in college, with a preference for German students. In all, there are fourteen scholarships that are unique to students from backgrounds that include 4-H participation to a parent in public safety, in addition to need-based scholarships.
For full details, download an application or call the Foundation office at (509) 529-4371. The deadline for consideration is March 1, 2012.
Since its inception in 1984, the Blue Mountain Community Foundation has enhanced and improved the quality of life in Southeastern Washington through the annual award of scholarships to individuals and grants to local nonprofit organizations