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Scholarship Process
at Green River College Foundation

Scholarship Process

  • The main application period for the majority of our scholarships is January – April, which is funding for the upcoming fall quarter.

  • An application period is open September - October for anyone who has not applied in the previous application.

  • After the deadline each application is read and evaluated by at least three reviewers.

  • All applicants are notified whether or not they are selected for a Green River College Foundation Scholarship

  • Applications are reviewed after the April 30 deadline.  Notifications begin going out July 1 – August 30.

Successful Applicants

  • If you are a successful applicant, once you receive notification you have thirty days to login to your Award spring account to complete the follow up questions and officially accept your scholarship.  Be prepared to upload a thank you letter to your scholarship donor.

  • Once you’ve accepted your award, the financial Aid Office will be notified and will apply your scholarship funds to your account prior to the start of fall quarter.

As a Scholarship Recipient, You Are Expected to:

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA (Some scholarships may have higher GPA requirements.)

  • Make satisfactory academic progress

  • Follow the Green River College Rules of Student Conduct

  • Attend the Welcome Reception in early Fall

  • Attend Scholarship Banquet

  • Write a letter of thanks to be share with your donor

  • The Green River College Foundation may ask you to share your story in a publication or by speaking at a Foundation event. 

  • You may be invited to an individual lunch or meeting with your scholarship sponsor.

General Scholarship Information


There are more than 300 Green River College Foundation scholarships available to be used for tuition, fees, books, and required supplies at Green River College

By submitting one application, you're applying for all scholarships that we offer.

Foundation Scholarships are divided into five categories:

  • Program Based

  • Merit Based

  • Need Based 

  • General Scholarships

  • Transfer Scholarships 

Criteria and Application Instructions

Green River College Foundation awards more than 300 scholarships annually.  

General scholarships (open to all students) are offered as well as program-specific scholarships. Transfer and summer completion scholarships are available as well, see below for additional instructions.

Transfer Scholarships

The Sharp/Connelly Family Transfer Scholarship is awarded to a U.S.citizen, who has a minimum 3.0 GPA, and is planning on transferring to: University of Washington, Washington State University, Central Washington University, Western Washington University, or Eastern Washington University.

The Mark and DeLaine Emmert Transfer Scholarship is for any Green River student (including International Students) transferring to the University of Washington.


Summer Completion Scholarships

Summer completion scholarship are available for students who will complete their studies during the Summer of 2024. A Degree Audit is required to confirm that you will complete your studies in Summer 2024.

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