Scholarship Resources

Online Scholarship Opportunities

CNA Free Training Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline April 2, 2021

Hire a Helper Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline April 16, 2021

Pointe Pest Control Scholarship
For this scholarship, do something good for someone else and include a note telling them to pass it on. Bonus points are awarded for including pictures. We want to hear what good deed you did to help your community.
Website Application
Deadline April 29, 2021

Honorsgradu Scholarship
Scholarship Information
Deadline May 28, 2021

PB&J Scholarship
For students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.
Website Application
Deadline May 31, 2021

Christopher Veale Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline June 1, 2021

Brian C Jensen
Website Application
Deadline June 1, 2021

City Property Management HOA Service
Scholarship

Website Application
Deadline July 31, 2021

Mark Elenowitz Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline August 1, 2021

CNA Classes Near Me Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline August 21, 2021

John Giorgi
Website Application
Deadline October 1, 2021

Michael E Weintraub Esq Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline October 1, 2021

John Spach Grant
Website Application
Deadline November 1, 2021

IIGERS Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 1, 2021

Darius Jasinski
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

David JC Cutler Grant
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Jason E Fisher Grant
Website
Deadline December 15, 2021

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

The following is a list of scholarships that are available to Dayton High School Students (and in some cases DHS Alumni). For more information or application materials please contact Jana Eaton, Scholarship Coordinator, in the administration office at 509-382-2543 or email janae@daytonsd.org.

***PLEASE FOLLOW DUE DATE GUIDELINES. TURN IN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS EARLY SO THEY CAN BE CHECKED FOR ERRORS AND TO MAKE SURE ALL OF THE INFORMATION IS COMPLETE. TURN THEM IN TO JANA EATON IN THE ADMIN OFFICE.

It is very important that you read each application carefully. Make sure that you read the criteria for each scholarship and make sure that you submit all application materials requested and follow directions for required application information. REMEMBER TO SIGN YOUR LETTER OF APPLICATION BEFORE SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION!!!

CHS PRIMELAND SCHOLARSHIP
Available to graduating seniors planning to pursue a career in agriculture.
Application Information
Deadline March 31, 2021


MERWIN & ALETHEA NEACE & FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior with a GPA of 3.0 and above.
Application
Due March 31, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

FLOYD & EUGENIA NORGAARD SCHOLARSHIP
Available to graduating seniors and alumni planning to attend or already attending an approved college, university or trade school.
Application
Due March 31, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

DAYTON HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
Available to any graduating senior or DHS alumni from past years providing the applicant can prove financial need.
Application Information
Due April 1, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

KENNETH & SHIRLEY GOLLIHER SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior who will be attending a community college or vocational/trade school.
Application
Due April 1, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


CLAPP 4-H SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior that is currently enrolled in a Columbia County 4-H project, have completed 3 years of 4-H project work, give evidence of earning/saving toward higher education and make a formal application by April 1st of senior year to the Columbia County Extension Office for awards to begin in the fall.
Application
Deadline April 1, 2021 - Can be turned in to the Extension Office or to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

2021 SMART CHOICES SCHOLARSHIP
The Smart Choices Scholarship Program recognizes graduating seniors from WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout their high school careers by awarding two (2) $5,000 scholarships and eight (8) $1,000 scholarships annually.
Website/Application
Deadline April 1, 2021

DON AND NANCY FIX SCHOLARSHIP
Available to graduating seniors planning to attend a four year college or university in the fall of 2021.
Scholarship Information/Application
Due April 14, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


CORINNE WHEALY MCCABE SCHOLARSHIP - SPOKANE SEED
Any legal child or grandchild of a Pacific Northwest area agricultural producer or landlord. Must be applying in order to fund tuition at a known university, community college, or approved trade school. Must be a current high school senior, post graduate or graduate equivalent.
Scholarship Information
Scholarship Application
Deadline April 15, 2021

AG LINK INCORPORATED SCHOLARSHIP
Available to high school seniors who either themselves or their families purchase products from Ag Link such as fuel, feed or agronomy inputs. See application for more information.
Application
Deadline April 26, 2020


ELK DRUG SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior planning to pursue a degree in business or a health care related field.
Application Information
Due April 26, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


WHETSTONE SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior or alumni who are pursuing a degree in agriculture.
Application
Due April 28, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

RURAL HEALTHCARE INTEREST SCHOLARSHIP
Available to high school seniors and individuals enrolled in advanced institutions seeking a degree in the health care field.
Application
Due April 30, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

COLUMBIA COUNTY LIVESTOCK ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Available to graduating seniors and alumni who is a dependent or relative of a livestock association member.
Application
Due April 30, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


ARNOLD FREDRICKSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Scholarship is open to graduating seniors and alumni planning to pursue a higher degree of education in the field of music. Graduating seniors will be given preference over alumni. In the event that a current year graduating student does not qualify based on the criteria, the scholarship may be open to Dayton Alumni students who are pursuing a music degree or course of study (i.e. possibly even students who have previously received the scholarship and are continuing their course of study).
Scholarship Application
Due April 30, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


BRANDON BARTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior or alumni planning to attend a 2 year, 4 year college/university or vocational institution in the fall.
Application
Due April 30, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


BANK OF EASTERN WASHINGTON AGRIGULTURE/BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
Available to high school students planning to enroll in agriculture or business.
Application Information
Application
Deadline May 1, 2021


OWEN & JAN AGENBROAD CONTINUING EDUCATION ASSISTANTSHIPS
Available to graduating seniors and is based on citizenship, community service, extra-curricular activities and a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Application Information
Due May 6, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


COLUMBIA COUNTY FARM BUREAU MONTIE LEIGHTY/WALLY ROBINS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior who has been accepted into an accredited college or university or a college student continuing their education. This scholarship will be awarded in the amount of eight hundred dollars ($800). The scholarship will be presented to a son, daughter or legal dependent of a family holding membership in the Columbia County Farm Bureau.
Application Information
Application Instructions
Due May 7, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


KAY PRESTON COCHRAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior. This scholarship is based on financial need, citizenship and student activities.
Application
Due May 10, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


MARV EVERS SCHOLARSHIP
The purpose of this scholarship is to reward those students who exhibit outstanding achievement while in high school and to promote future academic endeavors at an approved college, university, or trade school.  The scholarship will be for one year but may be renewed, funds permitting.
Application Information
Due May 11, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office.


FRANCES R. SPOONEMORE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior whose academic performance is within the upper 25% of their class.
Application Information
Due May 12, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


DAYTON VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
The purpose of this scholarship is to reward those students who exhibit outstanding achievement while in high school and to promote future academic endeavors at an approved college, university, or trade school.  This scholarship is offered to those who will be enrolled in Fire Science and/or Emergency Management Services or the Field of Nursing.
Application Information
Due May 13, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


GRACE SCRIBNER SCHOLARSHIP
Available to graduating seniors planning to pursue a career in a health care field.
Application Information
Due May 14, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON
BIAW recognizes continuing education as a core principle in the support and sustainability of the home building industry by offering scholarships and grants. Students throughout Washington state and education or workforce development programs that encourage the youth of today to get involved in building the homes of tomorrow are encouraged to apply.
Application Information
Deadline May 14, 2021


GAILORD AND JEAN NELSON SCHOLARSHIP
Available to graduating seniors who will be attending a vocational school, junior college, college or university in the fall.
Application Information
Due May 20, 2021 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

The following are links to college & university scholarship information pages.


Washington State University Scholarships

For students interested in attending WSU in the fall the following link will provide information on applying for scholarship opportunities through WSU, private donors and foundations.
Website/Applications

Gonzaga University Scholarship Opportunities
For students interested in attending Gonzaga University in the fall the following link will provide information and scholarship applications for first year students.
Website/Applications


University of Washington Scholarships
For students interested in attending the U of W the following link will provide information on scholarship opportunities for the Seattle, Bothell & Tacoma campus'. 
Website/Applications


Montana State University Scholarships
For students interested in attending MSU the following link provides information on a variety of scholarship opportunities. 
Website/Application

Idaho State University
For students interested in attending Idaho State University the following link provides information on a variety of scholarship opportunities. 
Website/Application


Pacific Lutheran University Scholarships
For students interested in attending PLU the following link provides information on a variety of scholarship opportunities.
Website/Application

Eastern Washington University
For students interested in attending EWU the following link provides information on their scholarship opportunities.
Website/Application

Walla Walla University
For students interested in attending Walla Walla University the following link provides information on their scholarship opportunities. 
Website/Application

Whitman College
For students interested in attending Whitman College the following link provides information on their scholarships.
Website Application

Columbia Basin Community College
For students interested in attending Columbia Basin Community College. Deadline for all applications is February, 21, 2020.
Website Application


TheWashBoard.org is a free, student-centered, online clearinghouse for Washington students seeking college scholarships. This user-friendly site allows students to search and apply for scholarship opportunities that are specific to their academic interests, college, university, or other criteria. Students can easily see what criteria are required and apply for only those scholarships that are a good fit. Scholarships are available year-round, so students should keep their profile up to date and log-in periodically to see if there are new matches.


Washboard Website

SallieMae Scholarship Website

College Board Scholarship Website

Seattle Foundation Scholarship Website