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Innovia Foundation has a wide range of scholarships available to students.

Unless described below, applications must be submitted on our online scholarship portal.

 

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Annie Maria Hitchings Scholarship

Awarded to two graduates of St. John-Endicott High School. 

Applicants are chosen through the St. John-Endicott Dollars for Scholars program. For application information, contact your school counselor at St. John-Endicott High School, or visit the St. John-Endicott Schools Foundation.


Bess Mikalson Scholarship

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates of high schools in Ferry or Stevens counties, or of Selkirk High School in Pend Oreille County, all in Washington.

Students must attend state-supported (two- or four-year) colleges or universities in Washington. Awards are granted primarily on the basis of financial need. Merit and community involvement are also considered. Previous recipients of this award may reapply. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1. Applications must be submitted to Scholarship America.

Scholarship America Application

Scholarship America Application Instructions


David L. and Frances G. Ray Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students who are either: 1) Graduating seniors or graduates from the following high schools: Lind-Ritzville, Washtucna and Lacrosse; or homeschooled seniors or graduates in these areas. or 2) Seniors or graduates from any other high school in Washington state who are members or descendants of members of either the Ralston or Rimrock granges, or homeschooled seniors or graduates in Washington state who are members or descendants of members of either the Ralston or Rimrock granges.

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who demonstrate academic excellence (minimum GPA 3.0). Applicants must also be good citizens for the community as demonstrated by participation in community activities, school activities or employment. Preference will be given to students who are pursuing education in medical or medical-related fields and those with limited financial assistance from other sources. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due April 1.


Denny and Thelma Yasuhara Scholarship

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates from the Inland Northwest region who demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of Japanese culture and must be good citizens.

The scholarship committee will consider the applicant’s experience participating in school or community activities and job or volunteer activities, as well as his or her commitment to academic excellence and financial need. Applicant must provide recommendations from teachers or community members who are not related to the applicant. The application for this scholarship typically opens the first week of December and is due March 1.

Doris L. Kenney Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be residents of Bonner County, Idaho, and high school seniors or graduates.

Academic achievement is the primary factor for selection. Students must have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average (4.0 scale) through the last two semesters of their education. Recipients may reapply in subsequent years. Consideration also given to candidates who have had their schooling interrupted for any of a variety of reasons, and applicants pursuing their academic preparation, making a career change or retraining in a different field of endeavor. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1. Applications must be submitted to Scholarship America.

Scholarship America Application 

Scholarship America Application Instructions


East Spokane Kiwanis Scholarship

Applicants must be graduating seniors of one of the following Spokane Valley schools: East Valley, University, Central Valley or West Valley.

Financial need, academic achievement and community involvement are considered. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1.

Eileen Hutchison Scholarship

Applicants must be female residents of Stevens County, Wash., who are studying medical, dental health or other related fields.

Primary factors for consideration are academic achievement, financial need and good personal character. Recipients may reapply in subsequent years. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1. Applications must be submitted to Scholarship America.

Scholarship America Application

Scholarship America Application Instructions


Gary L. Carrow Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be graduating seniors of University High School who have participated in the instrumental music program.

Applicants must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average or higher and be recommended by the University High School music/band teacher.

Scholarship will not be awarded for 2019/2020 school year.


Idaho Panhandle Dental Society Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be a resident in one of the five northern counties of Idaho (Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai, Shoshone and Benewah).

Applicants must be accepted or enrolled in post-secondary education in the field of dentistry or dental hygiene as a dental hygienist, dental assistant, dental business assistant or dentist. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1.


Joe and June Fulton - Liberty High School Scholarship

Applicants must be graduating seniors of Liberty High School.

Academic achievement, financial need and community service are factors for selection. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1.

John R. Rogers Ziegler Family Scholarship.

Applicants must be graduates of John R. Rogers High School with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must be good citizens of the community with high moral standards and have a strong desire for a post-secondary education.

Student must demonstrate financial need to pay the expenses of a higher education. Preference will be given to students with an interest in business, forestry and/or natural resources.  Types of “business” fields include finance, accounting, advertising/marketing (including social media marketing), information technology, computer science, human resources, entrepreneurship, business management, hospitality management, construction management. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1.


Joy-Hughes Scholarship

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates of John R. Rogers High School.

Applicants must be high school seniors at, or graduates of, John R. Rogers High School, who have demonstrated financial need and have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher through the seventh semester of high school. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1. 

Lenhart Scholarship

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates of Bonners Ferry High School in Bonners Ferry, Idaho.

Academic achievement and financial need are the primary factors for consideration. Recipients must have maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) through the seventh semester of high school. Preference is given to students who are high school seniors and who have demonstrated a strong interest in music during high school. Recipients may reapply in subsequent years. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1.

Lillian M. Bailey Scholarship

Applicants must be graduating seniors of the Selkirk School District who have demonstrated good citizenship, appreciation of American heritage and the American way of life, have displayed upstanding moral character, strong academic progress and responsibility toward others.

For application information, contact Debra Mathews, District Office Secretary, Selkirk Consolidated School District #70, dmathews@selkirk.k12.wa.us, (509) 446-2951. 

Lucille I. Hudon Scholarship

Applicants must be entering their first year of post-secondary education, have maintained a 3.0 GPA (or its equivalent) in the last two years of secondary education and have resided for two years in one of the following counties: Spokane, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens or Whitman counties in Washington, or Kootenai, Shoshone, Bonner or Boundary counties in Idaho.

The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1. Applications must be submitted to Scholarship America. Scholarship America Application Scholarship America Application Instructions Hudon applicants are strongly encouraged to include up to two (2) teacher recommendations. Please send all recommendations in a sealed envelope directly to Innovia Foundation: Attn Scholarship Dept. 421 W. Riverside, Ste. 606, Spokane, WA 99201. 

Margaret F. Galbraith Scholarship

Applicants must be graduating seniors in Benewah County or Latah County, Idaho, and attending either North Idaho College, the University of Idaho or the University of Washington.

Academic achievement, financial need and community service are factors for selection. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1.

Mark and Kay Burkett Scholarship

Students in all counties served by the Foundation eligible to apply.

Applicants must be American citizens demonstrating financial need and academic achievement. Preference shall be given to students with community service experience. Students must reside in or have attended high school within the geographic region served by Innovia Foundation. The application for this scholarship is available the first week of December and due March 1. Previous recipients are eligible to re-apply.


Mattawa Area Scholarship

Applicants must be graduating seniors of Wahluke High School in Grant County who are pursuing a degree in a medical-related field

Good character and financial need are factors for consideration. 

For more information, contact Janet Phillips, phillipj@wsd73.wednet.edu, or at Wahluke High School, 509-932-4477. 


Newport Priest River Rotary Education Fund Scholarships and Individual Awards

Applicants must be residents in South Pend Oreille County in Washington or West Bonner County School District in Idaho who demonstrate a financial need.

Scholarships and individual awards to achieve a specific objective will be made in the form of grants to students, apprentices or interns participating in a training program, internship or apprenticeship to prepare them for gainful employment in a recognized occupation that is not prohibited under federal or state law. Such grants will be awarded to individuals to improve or enhance a vocational skill, develop specialized skills or knowledge or literary, artistic, musical, scientific, teaching or other similar skill or talent. There is no age restriction for applicants. Application requires verification of eligibility, financial need, two letters of recommendation and an essay of unusual circumstances. Applications open January 13 and close April 15.

For application information, contact Brad Mingay, Club Treasurer, Newport/Priest River Rotary Club, P.O. Box 2305, Priest River, ID 83856, bmingay@conceptcable.com, 208-448-2875


Ren H. Rice Scholarship

Spokane County residents

The scholarship supports students with one of the following circumstances: Students in foster care, guardianship or group homes or emancipated minors not in the care, custody or control of their birth parents. Students in foster care for the majority of his/her life and not in contact with biological parents for a significant period of time. Applicants must submit proof of their status as described above.  or,  Applicants can be students with physical disabilities. Applicants must provide a doctor’s report describing the disability and the limitation to their ability to work.  Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates age 21 or younger and must attend accredited post-secondary schools in Washington state on a full- or part-time basis. Applicants must also have a residence of Spokane County. Recipients may re-apply in subsequent years, regardless of age.   The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1. Applications must be submitted to Scholarship America.

Scholarship America Application

Scholarship America Application Instructions


Rick Robinson Hotstart Scholarship

Applicants must be children or grandchildren of full-time Hotstart employees.

Applicants must be age 24 or younger and their parent or grandparent must have a minimum of two years employment with Hotstart as of the application deadline date. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1. For additional information, or to request an application, contact Christine Smith at Hotstart at (509) 340-0667.


Rika Ream Environmental Scholarship

Applicants must be residents of Spokane County currently enrolled, or enrolling, as a full-time college student to pursue a degree in environmental sciences or land management.

Applicant must have a financial need and a minimum 2.5 GPA. The application for this scholarship is available the first week of December and due March 1. Previous recipients are eligible to re-apply


Travis Companies Scholarship

Applicants must be children or grandchildren of employees at Travis Pattern and related companies.

Parent or grandparent must have been employed by Travis Pattern and related companies for at least three years, and the child or grandchild must be under age 23. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1. For additional information, or to request an application, contact Brittany Fleming at Travis Pattern & Foundry at (509) 466-3545.

William and Flossie Sanborn Scholarship

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates of Sprague High School in Sprague, Wash.

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates of Sprague High School in Sprague, Wash. who intend to pursue a college major in the humanities or social sciences. Recipients may reapply in subsequent years. Note that the applicant appraisal section of the application must be completed by the high school principal for applicants who are high school seniors. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1.

Wilson Farm/Mondovi Grange Scholarship

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates of Lincoln County, Wash., schools, or from that part of Spokane County in the Reardan-Edwall School District or a direct descendant of someone previously employed by Dale D. Wilson regardless of their current residence location.

Preference will be given to descendants of Dale D. Wilson’s employees and to those in the Mondovi Grange area (Reardan-Edwall and Davenport school districts). Recipients may reapply in subsequent years. The application for this scholarship is available beginning the first week of December and due March 1.