Bob and Valerie Valaas Health Sciences Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Community Foundation of North Central Washington

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One scholarship will be provided each year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must currently attend Wenatchee or Westside High School.
  2. Must plan to attend Wenatchee Valley College.
  3. Must be a graduating high school senior.
  4. Must enroll in the Allied Health Program at Wenatchee Valley College.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Bob and Valerie Valaas Health Sciences Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors at Wenatchee or Westside High Schools who are planning to enroll in the Allied Health Program at Wenatchee Valley College.

Application requirements for the Bob and Valerie Valaas Health Sciences Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommender emails
  • Student Aid Report
Additional Information: The Community Foundation of North Central Washington administers more than one hundred scholarships for students residing throughout Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties. The Bob and Valerie Valaas Health Sciences Scholarship was established in 2007 to help increase the number of qualified medical workers in the Wenatchee Valley area. The selection of scholarship recipients is based primarily on a combination of academic achievements, strength of recommendations, and unmet fianncial need as calculated by the applicant's expected financial contribution. Successful applicants will show interest and aptitude in medicine, as well as a strong desire to help others. In May, recipients will be notified and asked to provide additional proof of eligibility such as verification of enrollment in the Allied Health Program at Wenatchee Valley College.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. All funds will be deposited directly with the school of the recipient's choice.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

The Bob and Valerie Valaas Health Sciences Scholarship has closed for 2019 but is expected to be offered again in 2020. Please check back in January of 2020 when applications will become available. Applications for the Bob and Valerie Valaas Health Sciences Scholarship must be completed online at the Community Foundation of North Central Washington website. To apply, students must first create an online account with the community foundation's application portal and complete the eligibility quiz. Students will then be able to access the individual applications for any scholarships they are eligible through the foundation. Applicants are encouraged to gather the following materials prior to beginning the application: their expected family contribution (EFC) from their Student Aid Report (SAR); transcripts from their current educational institution; email addresses for two individuals who will provide a recommendation for the applicant; and a list of activities, awards, and honors the student has received. The Student Aid Report is obtained by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the student's current-year FAFSA must be completed at the time of application. Students may apply to multiple scholarships they are eligible through the foundation application portal by clicking on "copy answers." Students are also advised to pay close attention to any specific short answers, essays, or other supplemental materials required for each specific scholarship's application. All submissions must be completed online by the deadline date. Any late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Contact: Julie Mott
Address: 9 S Wenatchee Ave. Wenatchee, Washington 98801

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