FFA Scholarship

posted Apr 11, 2017, 8:39 AM by Waterville School

FFA Scholarship Applications due April 28

There is a $500 scholarship opportunity available from the Town Toyota Center for an FFA student through the North Central Education Foundation. The scholarship will be announced and awarded at the GS Long Bull Riding event which is scheduled May 4 & 5 at the Town Toyota Center and is funded through this event.   

Please talk with Mrs. Moomaw or Mrs. Prey if you have any questions or need help.

Teachers Make a Difference Scholarship Deadline – April 15

posted Apr 11, 2017, 8:37 AM by Waterville School

Teachers Make a Difference Scholarship 

 Teachers Make a Difference, sponsored by the North Central Education Foundation, offers an exciting scholarship opportunity for high school seniors and college students in the North Central ESD area who are interested in pursuing a career in education.


We are inviting students who are interested in pursuing a career in education to apply for a $1,000 scholarship by writing a 1,000 word essay describing the following:

  1. “A teacher who has made a difference in my life.”
  2. “Why I want to become a teacher.”


The essay needs to be submitted, along with a completed application form (attached), to the Teachers Make a Difference committee by April 15.  Consideration will also be given to grades, activities and financial need.  A finalist and alternate will be selected from the applications.  The top essays will be included in the next edition of Teachers Make a Difference, which will be sold to fund a scholarship the following year.

If you need help or have any questions please contact Mrs. Moomaw or Mrs. Prey

Comparing your Financial Aid Award Letters

posted Mar 30, 2017, 1:55 PM by Waterville School

Your student should start receiving letters from the respective institutions they have applied to that explain their cost of attendance and total aid available.  As you and your consider which institution will be the best fit for your son or daughter.  You can use the following website to compare the financial aid awards to help in the decision making process.  If you have questions, feel free to contact me and I would be happy help walk you through the comparison process. 

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship

posted Mar 14, 2017, 1:28 PM by Waterville School

PCA awards scholarships of $1,000 - $2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor by PCA Founder Jim Thompson  

- Personal Mastery: Making oneself better
- Leadership: Making one's teammates better
- Honoring the Game: Making the game better

High school Juniors only (Class of 2018) 
GPA of 2.5 or higher
Resident of the U.S.
Participant must be involved in a high school sport or in club sports

Scholarship due May 31st

Apply online at

2017 Smart Choices Scholarship

posted Mar 14, 2017, 12:53 PM by Waterville School

The Smart Choices Scholarship program recognizes one female and one male high school senior for the achievement in athletics/activities, their community, and the classroom.  The selected recipients will each receive $5,000 college scholarship to the college or university of their choice.  Additionally, $8,000 will be awarded to four females and four male finalists.  Each of these individuals will be given $1,000 college scholarship to the college or university of their choice.

Students can apply online at

This scholarship is due April 1st.

F.H. Vinecore Memorial Scholarship

posted Mar 14, 2017, 12:45 PM by Waterville School   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 9:56 AM ]

The F.H. Vinecore Memorial Scholarship is available to both high school Seniors and student out of high school who currently attend or plan to attend Washington State University (WSU).  Applicants must be Douglas County residents and attend WSU.  Students who plan to major in Horticulture or Business Administration will be given preferential consideration for scholarship funds.  This scholarship is due April 15.

Both the high school and college applications are available in the Career Center or you can download the application attached.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Moomaw or Mrs. Prey

Orondo Community Scholarship

posted Feb 22, 2017, 10:31 AM by Waterville School   [ updated Feb 24, 2017, 9:19 AM ]

The Orondo Community Scholarship (formally Orondo Dollars for Scholars) is due March 1.  Scholarships can be filled out online at or the paper application is available in the Career Center.  Applicants for the Orondo Community Scholarships may attend any technical, community or four year college of their choice. They may reapply for the scholarship up to four years. They must have attended Orondo school for two years between the kindergarten and seventh grade years and have a 2.0 GPA.

Common App Scholarships due April 1st

posted Feb 17, 2017, 9:22 AM by Waterville School   [ updated Feb 22, 2017, 10:25 AM ]

The three common app scholarships:  Wheat Wives, P.E.O., and Philomathic Scholarships are due April 1st.  The finished scholarships can be dropped off in the Career Center with Mrs. Prey or given to Mrs. Moomaw. Please make sure they are in an envelope and have your return address on them as well as the scholarship name. If you need another copy, they are available in the Career Center.

These are local Waterville scholarships. If you need help please see Mrs. Moomaw or Mrs. Prey.


posted Feb 14, 2017, 11:17 AM by Waterville School   [ updated Feb 24, 2017, 10:07 AM ]

Don't forget the Community Foundation Scholarships are due MARCH 1st.  That is 5 days away.  Students can come see Mrs. Moomaw or Mrs. Prey anytime for help if its needed.  

VFW Scholarship

posted Feb 3, 2017, 1:30 PM by Waterville School   [ updated Feb 24, 2017, 10:06 AM ]

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) offers a $500 scholarship to one senior student attending Waterville High School.  There is no requirement for the student to have a family member in the US Armed forces, however extra weight will be given t a student who does.  Scholarship is due May 1, 2017.

Information and application can be picked up in the Career Center.

Please contact Mrs. Moomaw or Mrs. Prey if you need help or have any questions.

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