Scholarship Resources

Online Scholarship Opportunities

IIGERS Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 1, 2021

Jack Howley Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Darius Jasinski Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Darius Jasinski Grant
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

David JC Cutler Grant
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

David JC Cutler Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Jason E Fisher Grant
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Jason E Fisher Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Josh Gibson MD Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Josh Gibson MD Grant
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Jinhee Wilde Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Sun Tec Auto Glass Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Jean-Pierre Ayala Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 15, 2021

Dr. Phillip Sobash Scholarship for Future Medical Doctors
Website Application
Deadline December 16, 2021

Benjamin Gordon Grant
Website Application
Deadline December 31, 2021

Benjamin Gordon Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline December 31, 2021

Pride Foundation Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline January 7, 2022

Dennis Begos Giving Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline February 1, 2022

Walter Morales Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline February 15, 2022

Dike Ajiri Scholarship for Racial Equity
Website Application
Deadline February 15, 2022

Edgar Radjabli Scholarship for Future Healthcare Professionals
Website Application
Deadline February 15, 2022

Dr. Eugene Kramer Scholarship for Future Doctors of America
Website Application
Deadline February 15, 2022

The Brookings Industries Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline March 1, 2022

Dennis Begos Award
Website Application
Deadline March 1, 2022

Alex Gierbolini Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline March 1, 2022

Alex Gierbolini Grant
Website Application
Deadline March 1, 2022

Fred Auzenne Grant
Website Application
Deadline March 1, 2022

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

Insta4likes Scholarship
Website Application
Deadline May 1, 2022

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

Arash Hadipour Niktarash Fund
Website Application
Deadline July 1, 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

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!!!

Ben and Sue Dickinson Memorial Scholarship
Available to a graduating senior or alumni based on financial need, motivation to continue one's education, planning to attend a trade school, two year college or four year college or university.
Application
Due January 12, 2022 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

Washington State Fair Foundation's Blue Ribbon Scholarships
Students only need to submit one application for all our scholarships offered online. The application system will automatically apply students for the scholarships they qualify for.
Website Application
Scholarship Flyer/Information
Deadline January 31, 2022

Elks Legacy Scholarship
Any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2019, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2019, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2022. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.
Website Application
Deadline February 7, 2022

Elks Vocational Grant
Available to a graduating senior planning to attend a vocational or trade school. No Elks affiliation is required.
Application
Due to the Walla Walla Elks Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Washington Apple Education Foundation Scholarship
Students raised in families with direct ties to Washington’s tree fruit industry are eligible to apply. Ties to the industry are created through immediate family member or personal employment in an apple, cherry or pear orchard or warehouse in Washington, immediate family ownership of an apple, cherry or pear orchard or warehouse in Washington or immediate family employment in a company directly serving the apple, cherry or pear industry in Washington. Employment must be current and to have been ongoing for a minimum of 12 consecutive months. Additionally, students with a desire to work for Washington’s tree fruit industry may also qualify.
Website Application
Deadline March 1, 2022

Washington Apple Education Foundation Vocational Scholarship
The Technical/Vocational scholarship application is for students pursing a technical/vocational certificate or a two-year technical/vocational degree and have a direct tie to the tree fruit industry, including parent or personal employment in the industry or ownership of a tree fruit orchard or warehouse. Tree fruit industry employment includes employment in an apple, cherry, pear or stone fruit company (orchard, warehouse etc.) or a company directly serving the apple, cherry, pear, or stone fruit producers.
Website Application
Deadline March 1, 2022

Robert J. Handy & WSSR Foundation Scholarships
Available to students planning to pursue a degree in the field of education.
Website Application
Deadline March 1, 2021

Elks Dave Nicholas Memorial Scholarship
Available to graduating seniors who have a GPA of 2.2 to 3.2.
Application
Due to the Walla Walla Elks Lodge by Friday, March 18, 2022

Smart Choices Scholarship
Smart Choices College Scholarship Program which will award three (3) $5,000 scholarships and 12 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout their high school careers.
Website Application
Deadline April 1, 2022

Washington 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.
After you have finished your good deed, pass along this scholarship to as many friends as you can. For every submission we get that says you referred/told them about this scholarship, you get bonus points. (Feel free to post the scholarship on your Facebook page to spread the word.)
Once your good deed is finished and you have told all of your friends about this scholarship, play the Pointe Pest Control game and take a screenshot of your highest score. Bonus points are added to your application for playing the game.
Website Application
Deadline April 29, 2022

AFC VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP
All applications for the American College Foundation (“ACF”) Visionary Scholarship Program will consist of: 1) a completed ACF Visionary Scholarship Application, 2) a copy of the student’s most recent unofficial high school transcript, 3) a 500 word, typed, double-spaced essay. All components of the application must be received for a student to be eligible for an award. Applications are judged on the ability to follow guidelines (25%), grammar and punctuation (25%), and the merit of the written essay (50%). Applicants must be United States Citizens or Eligible Non-Citizens and may be asked to participate in a qualification interview as part of the application process to assist the ACF in ultimately determining the winners. Awards range from $1,000 - $5,000 each; with multiple winners to be selected. Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and is to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student’s first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the student’s choosing within the United States. Relatives of the American College Foundation Staff are NOT eligible to apply.
Application Website
Deadline May 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