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Blue Mountain Community Foundation scholarship portal now open, offering 77 awards averaging $1,600 each

 

January 9, 2020



WALLA WALLA—Blue Mountain Community Foundation welcomes applications for scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. The online application is available starting January 1st at http://www.bluemountainfoundation.org Applications may be submitted anytime between January 1st and 11:59 pm on Monday March 2nd.

Students at Dayton High School should complete the online application and also check in with their school counselor as the school district manages several of the scholarships and selects the recipients, including a new one for 4-H members.

By completing the scholarship application, students may be considered by up to 77 scholarship funds at BMCF. In 2019 the Community Foundation awarded $748,452 in 374 scholarships to 332 students. The average award was $1600.

To be eligible for most scholarships one must be a resident of either Columbia, Walla Walla or Garfield county in SE Washington or Umatilla County in NE Oregon.

Scholarships are available for students entering higher education or other post-high school training and education. A few scholarship funds are open to graduate students. There are scholarships to help women whose education was interrupted at one point, or for women entering college for the first time.

 

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