Scholarship Resources

Online Scholarship Opportunities

Vic Di Criscio Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline March 15, 2022

Leoboost Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline March 15, 2022

Mark Elenowitz Grant
Website Application
Deadline March 15, 2022

Chip Unsworth Grant
Website Application
Deadline March 15, 2022

Vito Proietti Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline March 15, 2022

Martin Helda Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline March 15, 2022

Jeremy Schulman Scholarship for First Generation Americans
Website Application
Deadline April 15, 2022

Barry Epling Scholarship for Young Entrepreneurs
Website Application
Deadline April 15, 2022

Insta4likes Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline May 1, 2022

Marika Tolz Scholarship for Women in the Workplace
Website Application
Deadline May 15, 2022

Design a Better Future Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline May 28, 2022

William D King Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline June 30, 2022

Arash Hadipour Niktarash Fund
Website Application
Deadline July 1, 2022

Christopher Nohl Scholarship for Diverse Backgrounds
Website Application
Deadline July 15, 2022

Arash Hadipour Niktarash Give-Away Fund
Website Application
Deadline July 1, 2022

Eric Dalius Scholarship #1
Website Application
Deadline August 1, 2022

Eric Dalius Grant #1
Website Application
Deadline August 1, 2022

Tommie A. Harsley Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline November 15, 2022

Pastor Tommie Harsley Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline November 30, 2022

Aron Govil Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline November 30, 2022

Aron Govil Grant
Website Application
Deadline November 30, 2022

Greg Van Wyk Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 14, 2022

Greg Van Wyk Grant
Website Application
Deadline December 14, 2022

Rizwan Ahmed CPA Grant
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2022

Eric Dalius Scholarship #2
Website Application
Deadline April 1, 2023

Eric Dalius Grant #2
Website Application
Deadline April 1, 2023

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!!!

Gailord and Jean Nelson Scholarship
Available to a graduating senior of Dayton High School or alumni who will be attending (or already attending) a vocational school, junior college or 4 year college or university. Students must be in good standing with the community and have participated in some of the school's activities.
Application Information
Due May 25, 2022 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

Dayton Volunteer Firefighters Association Scholarship
Available to a graduating senior planning to enroll in Fire Science, Emergency Management or in field of nursing.
Application
Due May 27, 2022 by 3:00 p.m. to Jana Eaton in the District Office

Kay Preston Cochran Memorial Scholarship
Available to graduating seniors based on financial need, citizenship and student activities.
Application Information
Due May 27, 2022 by 3:00 p.m. to Jana Eaton in the District Office

Frances R. Spoonemore Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship is available to a graduating senior currently attending Dayton High School whose academic performance places him or her within the upper 25% of his or her class. 
Application Information
Due May 27, 2022 by 3:00 p.m. to Jana Eaton in the District 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 27, 2022 by 3:00 p.m. to Jana Eaton in the District Office

B.W. Casseday, Dayton Chemicals Inc. Scholarship
Available to a high school senior planning to study agronomy or a student planning a vocational career.
Application Information
Due May 27, 2022 by 3:00 p.m. to Jana Eaton in the District Office

Columbia Straw Supply Scholarship
Available to a graduating senior planning to attend any continuing education institution in the fall.
Application Information
Due May 27, 2022 by 3:00 p.m. to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

ACF 2023-2024 Visionary Scholarship
All high school students are eligible to apply. Financial need is not considered.
Application Website
Deadline November 1, 2022

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

Scholarships for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Students Attending Trade Programs