Cakes for College Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Wednesday
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 attend Cashmere, Eastmont, River Academy, Wenatchee or Westside High Schools in north central Washington State.
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior.
  3. Must plan to attend Wenatchee Valley College.

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

Description: The Cakes for College Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors at Cashmere, Eastmont, River Academy, Wenatchee or Westside High Schools in north central Washington State. Applicants must plan to attend Wenatchee Valley College.

Application requirements for the Cakes for College Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommender emails
  • Student Aid Report
Additional Information: As a previous recipient of a Community Foundation of North Central Washington Scholarship, Ben Paine established this award as a way to say thank you and to give back to the community. Each year, The Keep it in the Valley Foundation sells funnel cakes at the Apple Blossom food fair, and the funds raised by the Foundation's volunteers is used to provide financial assistance for local area high school seniors who will attend school at Wenatchee Valley College. Award selection will be based on a combination of academic achievements, contribution to the community, and unmet financial need. Recipients will be notified in early summer, and will be required to provide additional proof of eligibility such as enrollment or acceptance to Wenatchee Valley College.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. All funds will be deposited directly to Wenatchee Valley College on the student's behalf.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Applications for the Cakes for College 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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