April Due Dates


  • Some of the scholarships listed will direct you to use the Cle Elum Roslyn High School (CERHS) General Scholarship Application.  CERHS General Scholarship Link

  • Scholarships that indicate to submit to the Career Center can be submitted starting February 1, 2023.

  •  Each scholarship needs to be submitted separately.

  • The application will be given to the donors for the selection process.

Yakima Valley Construction Federation (Yakima Plan Center)

  • Each year the Yakima Valley Construction Federation presents scholarships to eligible students in Central Washington.  

  • Each scholarship is awarded to a deserving graduate who is preparing for their career in the Construction Industry.

  • Scholarship Applications are available at www.yakimaplancenter.com under Yakima Valley Construction Federation Scholarship. Applications are also in the high school career center.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023

Shoemaker/ Rudy and Patti Hein Memorial Scholarship

  • The Rudy and Patti Hein Memorial Scholarship was created to encourage students to seek and achieve continuing education at any university, college or vocational/technical school.

  • This scholarship will be awarded on a competitive (merit) and need basis to eligible applicants. 

  • Eligibility Requirements:

    • Graduating in 2022 from an Upper Kittitas County high school.  Home-schooled students are also eligible.

    • Must meet admission requirements of college or vocational/technical school in order for scholarship funds to be disbursed.

    • Must plan to complete a program leading to a terminal degree, a certificate or a professionally recognized program in a field of study.

    • Must plan to enroll in a qualified program on a full-time basis.

    • Must demonstrate the following qualities: character, citizenship, academic ability, leadership and self-reliance.

  • Applications are available for pick up in the High School Career Center. 

  • Use the CERHS General Scholarship Application CERHS General Scholarship Link AND answer supplemental questions from the application.

  • Deadline: Wednesday, April 6, 2022

The Annual Howard Kelleher Memorial Scholarship

  • Each year, Merit Resource Services offers scholarships to Central Washington high school seniors that are planning to attend college or trade school after high school. This year, for 2022 they will be offering four $1,000 scholarships to students in, Yakima, Benton- Franklin, and  Kittitas Counties.

  • The scholarship will be awarded based on a competitive composition that answers the following questions. "How big of a problem are alcohol and drugs in your School. How does the problem of drugs and alcohol affect your community, and what can be done about it?" 

  • Applications are available in the Career Center. Or at http://www.meritresources.org/h_kelleher_scholarship/

  • Deadline: April 8, 2022

Kittitas County Field & Stream Club Scholarship

  • The scholarship is available to a graduating high school senior from Cle Elum-Roslyn, Easton, Ellensburg, Kittitas, or Thorp High School who plans to attend an accredited Vocational School, Community College, College, or University with the intent to pursue a career in fish, wildlife, or habitat management (including wildlife or habitat enforcement).

  • Applications are available in the Career Center

  • Application link

  • Deadline: April 15, 2022

Kittitas County Roping Club Scholarship

  • The Kittitas county roping Club (KCRC) is proud to award scholarship opportunities to enable our youth to further excel in their future career through continuing education.

  • All applicants must submit a completed KCRC Scholarship Application by April 15th, 2022

  • Essay Topic: What one experience through the Kittitas County Roping Club, or other equine-related activity, do you feel had the biggest impact on your life? Why?

  • Deadline: April 15, 2022 

Upper Kittitas County Dollars for Scholars

The 2022 Scholarship Application System opens on March 10, 2022

Upper Kittitas County high school students (including home-schooled students residing in UKC school districts) are now eligible to apply for scholarships to attend college or vocational schools.
Students who fill out one application profile on our ChapterNet Website:  www.UKC.dollarsforscholars.org  are eligible for local scholarships offered through UKC Dollars for Scholars® as well as thousands of other national scholarships available through our partnership with Scholarship America®.  Eligibility is based on the information you complete on your application profile.  If you are eligible for an available scholarship (both local and national), you will be notified and directed, via your ChapterNet Dashboard, to provide further information according to the criteria of each individual scholarship.  Directions are available through a link on our ChapterNet Website’s “Students & Parents” tab.


  • Upper Kittitas County Dollars for Scholars®:    One or more scholarships for $1,000 or more will be awarded for college, university, or other post-secondary institutions.

  • Cle Elum Kiwanis Scholarship:   One or more scholarships for $500 or more will be awarded depending on available resources each year. Merit-based scholarships awarded for college, university, or vocational training.

  • Vocational/Technical Scholarship: One or more scholarships with the amount based on applicant qualifications and funding available each year. Award based on applicant's overall evaluation, with an emphasis on clarity of career vision and demonstrated work ethic.

  • Deadline: April 15, 2022

The Pauline Kinghorn Memorial Scholarship established in 2021

  • This scholarship is available for Upper Kittitas County Students attending Cle Elum-Roslyn High School, Swiftwater, Easton, Thorp or qualified homeschooled students graduating in 2022.

  • A lifelong resident of Cle Elum, Pauline "Polly" Kinghorn is remembered as a dedicated 3rd and 4th grade teacher.  A graduate of Cle Elum High school,  Pauline attended Central Washington State College (now Central Washington University) where she earned a bachelor's degree in education and retired after 33 years of teaching. 

  • There are two $2,000.00 scholarships available.

  • Apply at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/158a34zjdSnKUR-0LONT0SnTBgDOlTLP-cdaG2SLn6rs/edit

  • Applications are also available in the high school Career Center

  • The deadline for the application is April 25, 2022.

ESA Youth Scholarship Program

  • The Electronic Security Association of Washington is pleased to announce scholarship awards to children of active duty fire and police personnel.

  • The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. We appreciate the contribution that police, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs offer to our communities. To show this appreciation, the program was developed to provide college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

  • Applications at https://esaweb.org/programs/youth-scholarship/

  • Deadline: April 29, 2022

Yakima Federal “Award for Academic Excellence”

Yakima Federal has established this award for the purpose of recognizing high academic achievers graduating from high school and a resident in Benton, Franklin, Kittitas or Yakima County. This year again we are granting a considerable number of $2,000 awards based on the following criteria:

  • Top ten percent of graduating class; (Check with counseling office to see if you qualify and pick up application information).

  • Community Service and Leadership activity within and outside the school environment;

  • One-page Letter of Motivation outlining future plans, school and life experiences, including any challenges faced and overcome, the impact of receiving an award plus any additional information to support their selection for an award;

  • Two letters of recommendation;

  • A statement signed by a school official indicating anticipated class rank.

  • The deadline for receipt of applications is April 25, 2022

Friends Of The Kittitas County Fair
Are offering scholarships to assist Kittitas County Students who are pursuing higher educational degrees

  • Applicants must be a 2023 Kittitas County high school or home school graduate

  • Applicants must be accepted by an accredited vocational/tech school, community college, college or university in fall 2023.

  • Three (3) awards of $2,000 each will be granted towards school tuition and expenses.

  • If chosen, proof of enrollment is required. Awards will be issued and administered to the school or college where the awardee is enrolled and will be credited to the student's school account.

  • Application Information

  • Print Application

  • Applications are also available in the High School Career Center

  • Deadline: April 15, 2023

Kittitas County Medical Society

  • Offering a $500 Scholarship to a Kittitas county student who is interested in going into the medical field.

  • Doesn't have to be a medical school.

  • The Society is interested in supporting students going into any part of the medical field

  • Application Link

  • Applications are also available in the Career Center

  • Deadline: 

WSADA ( Washington State Auto Dealers Association) Bright Future Scholarship

  • Washington’s franchised new car and truck dealers have worked hard to grow their businesses and are great employers who give back to their communities.  A career as a dealership employee and/or automotive technician offers a bright future with outstanding opportunities and benefits, and we encourage you to consider employment at a new car and truck dealership as you complete your training and educational programs.

  • The Washington State Auto Dealers Association (WSADA) will award two (2) $3,000 scholarships to individuals enrolling and four (4) $3,000 scholarships to individuals currently enrolled in a Washington State automotive technology program (full list of schools available at www.wsada.org).

  • In addition, three (3) $3,000 scholarships will also be awarded to Washington State high school seniors who are an employee of a WSADA-member dealership, an immediate family member of a WSADA-member dealership employee, or applying to Northwood University’s Automotive Marketing and Management Program.

  • The 2022 WSADA Bright Future scholarship is OPEN.  

    Click here for a pdf copy of the scholarship application.

  • Applications may be submitted online at theWashBoard.org or mailed to the College Planning Network. Search for "New Car and Truck Dealers".

  • Deadline: Submissions must be postmarked by April 15, 2022

  • Please mail your hard copy application to:

    • WSADA “Bright Future” Scholarship Program

    • c/o College Planning Network

    • 43 Bentley Place, Port Townsend, WA 98368

Community Foundation of Kittitas County

  • The Community Foundation of Kittitas County offers a total of 5 scholarships valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000 each) to selected high school graduates from within Kittitas County.

  • Be a graduating senior enrolled full-time in a Kittitas County High School with a minimum of a 3.00 GPA.

  • Must exhibit good character, morals and should be involved in community service activities outside the high school environment.

  • Application Link

  • Applications are also available in the Career Center. 

  • Deadline: April 28, 2023

PEO Chapter DN Scholarships

  • PEO is offering a Helen Michaelson Scholarship for $500 is in memory of Helen Michaelson, who developed the Home Economics program at Central Washington University. Available to a 2022 graduating senior woman.

  • Application Link

  • Applications are also available in the Career Center. 

  • Deadline: April 29, 2022

S.C.A.C. Principal's Association Scholarship for Graduating Seniors   

Please note: This posting includes only those scholarship applications sent directly to Cle Elum Roslyn High School from local and national organizations. There are many more scholarships available than listed here.