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This LibGuide provides information for finding scholarships and funding for WWCC students.

WWCC Scholarships

Local/Private Scholarships


Web Address

Application Deadline


Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Trust Fund


March 31, 2019



American Association of University Women (AAUW)  Walla Walla Branch


March 31, 2019


American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC)


February 17, 2019



American Indian Endowed Scholarship


March 1, 2019




College Success Foundation’s Leadership 1000 Scholarship


February 28, 2019



FAR WEST Agribusiness Association

March 31, 2019


Friends of NAEOP (FON) Scholastic Achievement Award (TRiO only)


May 31, 2019

George F. Walker Memorial Scholarship


January 31, 2019



Idaho Opportunity Grant and Scholarships



Junior Club of Walla Walla


April 15, 2019



NAEOP TRiO Achiever’s Award (TRiO Alumni)


May 31, 2019

Oregon Community Foundation


March 1, 2019



Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC)



Pride Foundation Scholarship



March 13, 2019



Silme Domingo & Gene Viernes Scholarship In Labor Studies (University of WA)

May 21, 2019

Student Access Scholarship (TRiO only)



Spring (March 9) and Fall (TBD)

Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants


February 14, 2019



WA State Employees Credit Union Scholarship


February 10, 2019



WA State Foster Youth


February 28, 2019



WA State Opportunity Scholarship


February 28, 2019



WA State Potato Foundation


March 25, 2019



Washington Women in Need –
Education and Health Care grants

Opens September 2019

More Scholarships!

Nursing Scholarships

The Washington State Nurses Foundation (WSNF) awards scholarships annually to qualified students who meet the eligibility requirements as outlined below. The minimum amount of each scholarship is $1,000.

Materials must be postmarked by Feb. 7, 2020 and scholarship award announcements will be made by April 17, 2020.

Scholarship funds will be available after June 1, 2020 for the 2020–2021 academic year.

The Washington Center for Nursing provides links to multiple scholarships

$1,000 scholarship from – In order to apply for the scholarship students must meet the following criteria:
– must be a high school graduate pursuing a full-time college or university placement or already enrolled in college full time
– must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.0 or higher
– Students have to write a 1000 word essay. Your essay should detail about how public records are useful in your chosen career.
– Winners would be chosen on October 31, 2019.

Health Professional Scholarship Program – Nurse Faculty/Educator Only 2016-17 – Provides scholarships to students training to be primary care health professionals. Currently, consideration for awards is given to registered nurses who are enrolled in, or have been accepted into, an eligible nursing education program. Participants commit to teaching as a Nurse Faculty/Educator.

AfterCollege/AACN Nursing Scholarship – available to nursing students enrolled in a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree program in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program.

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association Promise of Nursing Regional Faculty Fellowships – For RNs who are preparing for the nurse educator role

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association Promise of Nursing Undergraduate Scholarships – For students enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master’s programs

HRSA Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program – Pays off 60 percent of unpaid nursing student loans in just 2 years – plus an additional 25 percent of the original balance for an optional third year. In return, NURSE Corps members fulfilling a service obligation at one of the thousands of eligible nonprofit hospitals, clinics, nursing schools and other facilities located in designated mental health or primary medical care Health Professional Shortage Areas across the U.S.

IHS Scholarship Program – Provides qualified American Indian and Alaska Native health professions students an opportunity to establish an educational foundation for each stage of their pre-professional careers.

NurseJournal Global Health Nursing Scholarship – merit-based annual award valued at $3,000.

National Nursing Scholarships and Grants

  • Nursing Workforce Diversity Grants– Available through HRSA. These are government grants that are of a competitive nature. Grants are awarded to applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds to help in their nursing education. Up to $300,000 is available for each applicant. Applications can be found at
  • HRSA Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students– Nursing students can apply for this scholarship through the financial aid office of the school they are attending or intend to attend. Must be a full-time student and prove to be financially needy. Can cover full costs of educational, tuition, and living expenses.
  • AAUW Fellowship and Grants– Provided by the American Association of University Women. Provides $2000 to $6000 in financial assistance for career advancement, career change, or re-entry into the workforce in a professional or technical field. For more information visit
  • FNSNA(Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association) Annual Scholarship Program– Provides support for nursing and pre-nursing students. Awards are based on financial need and academic achievement as well as involvement in community activities related to health care and nursing student organizations. Must be enrolled in a U.S. state approved school of nursing or pre-nursing. Application can be found at
  • Health Careers Foundation(HCF) Scholarship– Available for nursing students who need financial help with their education. Student loans are also available. More information can be found at
  • NAANA(National American Arab Nurses Association) Scholarship- Scholarships are available for students interested in pursuing a career in nursing as well as practicing nurses and current nursing students. Awards are from $500 to $1000 per year. More information available at
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship– Provides financial assistance for nursing education to Hispanic students. Visit for more information.
  • Tafford Uniforms Nursing Scholarship Program– For students who are enrolled in a BSN or MSN of Nursing Program. Two $1000 scholarships are available twice a year. Students must have a 2.5 GPA or better and submit a 250 word essay describing why they want to pursue a career in nation. More information available at
  • AAMN(American Assembly for Men in Nursing) Scholarships– Support male students who are seeking a Pre-RN licensure or Graduate degree in Nursing. This is a $1000 scholarship. Visit for more information.

International Student Scholarships