scholarship nightFoundation Scholarships

Centralia College Foundation scholarships have been established by the generosity of alumni, parents, and friends of the college. Scholarships typically range from one quarter of funding to full tuition and may be available for a second year if recipients reapply.

Foundation scholarships are available to assist you in achieving your goals. There are five categories of Foundation scholarships:

  • Merit-based
  • Need-based
  • Program-based
  • Displaced homemaker
  • Veteran/dependent

 

Featured Scholarships

Full tuition scholarships (up to 18 credits) are available for valedictorians and salutatorians who apply through the college's online process by the March 1 deadline.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) applicants follow the regular online application process and must also complete the STEM section of the application. Criteria to meet STEM eligibility is listed on the application.
Students seeking a bachelor's degree must follow the regular online scholarship application process and complete the bachelor's degree section of the online application.

 

How to Apply for Centralia College Scholarships

Submitting the online scholarship application will include you for consideration in Centralia College Foundation Scholarships. If you are eligible, you will be considered for all scholarships in which you meet the specific selection criteria established by the donor. Selection criteria may include academic achievement, intended major, leadership ability, and financial need. Your application will be matched to an appropriate scholarship. Notification of awards will come in the spring for the following fall quarter.

Centralia College Scholarship Application

  1. Applications open Dec. 1. In order to submit a scholarship application, you must first apply for admission. You will need your Student Identification (SID) number, and a Centralia College student email address and password. Contact IT-Web Services for help.
  2. Complete the Centralia College Scholarship Application and submit to the college by March 1.

 

Scholarship Eligibility

Students receiving Centralia College Scholarships must comply with the following policies:

  • Scholarships are awarded for the entire academic year and will be credited to your student account, one third each for the fall, winter, and spring quarters. Scholarships cannot be used for summer quarter enrollment.
  • Scholarships require that you are enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits (full time) each quarter and maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Scholarships can only be applied towards the cost of tuition unless otherwise indicated. 
  • Students who receive scholarships are required to write a thank you letter to the donor(s) and attend the fall Scholarship Award Night.
  • Full eligibility criteria is available in the online scholarship application packet.