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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!!!


ELK DRUG SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is available to any graduating senior of Dayton High School. The student must be accepted into a post-secondary education or training program. Applicants must be planning to pursue a degree in business or a health care related field.
Application
Due April 23 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office 


ANDERSON PERRY & ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior. Must be planning to enroll in the fall of 2019 in an accredited two or four-year program of higher education. 
Application
Due April 24, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


KIWANIS CITIZENSHIP AWARD (SCHOLARSHIP)
The scholarship award is used to acknowledge a high standard of character and principles of good citizens at school, in home and community. The winning applicants are judged based upon evidence of character and citizenship, which they exhibit. 
Application
Due April 29, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


COLUMBIA COUNTY LIVESTOCK ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is available to children and relatives of current members. For qualification, you must be a graduating high school senior or a post graduate pursuing higher education. 
Application
Due April 30, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


WHETSTONE AG SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants must be students or alumni from Dayton High School, who are completing, or who have completed, their senior year of high school. These students must be in good scholastic standing and have a desire to reach their educational goals in the area of Agriculture. Preference will be given to individuals enrolling in the Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Agriculture Systems at Walla Walla Community College.
Application
Due April 30, 2019 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.
Application
Due April 30, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


BRANDON BARTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Available to Dayton High School Seniors and graduates. Must have a 2.0 GPA or higher and have had some involvement in community or school activities and plan to attend a two year 4 year or vocational institution of higher learning next fall.
Application
Due May 1, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


COLUMBIA COUNTY AG IMPROVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior looking to pursue a degree in a agriculture related field. Must be enrolled in post high school education related to agriculture at the time of graduation and have maintained a 2.5 or better GPA through JR/SR years of high school.
Application
Deadline May 1, 2019 
Can be given to Jana in the Admin office by April 28th at 3:00 p.m to be mailed.


BANK OF EASTERN OREGON AGRICULTURE/BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
Available to students planning to enroll in agriculture or business. 
Application
Deadline May 1, 2019

DAUGHTERS OF THE PIONEERS OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER NO. 12
In order to qualify for this scholarship the applicant must follow the requirements:

  1. Descendant of a person establishing residence in one of these states:
  2. Washington, Oregon, Idaho during or prior to 1885
  3. Montana – West of the crest of the Rocky Mountains during or prior to 1885
  4. Be a resident of Walla Walla County, City or Rural Routes of Dayton, Washington, or City or Rural Routes of Milton-Freewater, Oregon
  5. Attending an Institute of Higher Learning in the State of Washington or Oregon

Website Application
Deadline May 1, 2019

DAYTON LIONS CLUB ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is available to any graduating senior of Dayton High School. The applicant must be accepted at a college or university. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or better and taken college preparatory classes while in high school.
Application
Due May 3, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


DAYTON LIONS CLUB VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The grant is available to any graduating senior of Dayton High School. The applicant must be planning on attending or already accepted by a vocational/technical school; defined as a two year or less vocational/technical program. 
Application
Due May 3, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


DAYTON LIONS CLUB CONTINUED EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP (ALUMNI)
The scholarship is available to any graduate of Dayton High School (Alumni) who has subsequently completed at least one scholastic year (2 semesters or 3 quarters) in an accredited academic or vocational program.
Application
Due May 3, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
A Dayton High School graduating senior girl planning to attend or already attending a college or university. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.4.
Application
Due May 3, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


KAY PRESTON COCHRAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Open to graduating seniors based on the following criteria: 
     - Financial Need
     - Citizenship
     - Student Activities
Application
Due May 6, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


OWEN & JAN AGENBROAD CONTINUING EDUCATION ASSISTANTSHIPS
The following criteria will generate points for the selection of the recipient. To be eligible the individual must have points in all of the criteria listed below over the 3 years of matriculation:
   1. Citizenship
   2. Community Service
   3. Extra Curricular Activities, one of which much be in the school sports program
   4. Transcript of Classes and GPA 
   5. Grade Point - Minimum of 2.5
Application
Due May 7, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office.


GAILORD AND JEAN NELSON SCHOLARSHIP
Available to students that are in good standing with the community and have participated in some of the school's activities. These scholarships are for students that show financial need.
Application
Due May 7, 2019 by 3:00 pm. to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office

BW CASSEDAY, DAYTON CHEMICALS SCHOLARSHIP
Available to a graduating senior based on character, desire to study agriculture, financial need, scholarship and a record of achievement as shown by the person's activity in FFA, high school clubs and organizations, community activities, church etc.
Application
Due May 8, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin 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
Due May 10, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


COLUMBIA/BLUE MOUNTAIN COUNTIES FARM BUREAU
MONTY LEIGHTY/WALLY ROBINS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who has been accepted into an accredited college or university continuing their education.  The scholarship will be presented to a son, daughter or legal dependent of a family holding voting membership in CBMCFB which covers Asotin, Garfield and Columbia Counties.
Application
Due May 10, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office


BLUE MOUNTAIN AERIE #2618 FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES SCHOLARSHIP
Available to any graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in a vocational field such as diesel mechanic, electrical, nursing, cook etc.
Application
Due May 15, 2019 by 3:00 p.m. to Jana Eaton or can be dropped off at the Eagles (on or before May 15th)


STEVE EDWARDS MEMORIAL CREATIVE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
Available to graduating seniors based on the following criteria:
      - Financial need; motivation to continue one's education, specifically in creative/performing arts; planning on attending a post-secondary college or trade school; and creative arts experience.
Application
Due May 15, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin office


GRACE SCRIBNER SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship is available to any graduating senior of Dayton High School who plans to pursue a career in health care (doctor, nurse, physical therapist, etc.)
Application
Due May 16, 2019 to Jana Eaton in the Admin Office



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.
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