Scholarship Opportunities

3 Rivers Community Foundation facilitates various scholarship programs, offering opportunities to students based on the donor’s interests. Each scholarship application has its own deadline, process, and requirements. If you or your organization are interested in starting a scholarship program please contact us to learn more.

Babcock Services Inc. Scholarship

FOR CHILDREN AND DEPENDENTS OF BSI EMPLOYEES

PURPOSE: The purpose of the Babcock Services Inc. (BSI) Scholarship is to honor and provide financial support to deserving children and dependents of BSI employees for continuing education.

APPLICATION PERIOD:
January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

Cocoa Morris Memorial Scholarship Fund

FOR STUDENTS WHO IDENTIFY AS LGBTQ+ FROM BENTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES

PURPOSE: The purpose of the Cocoa Morris Memorial Scholarship Fund is to make an annual award of $1,000 to support a student who identifies as LGBTQ+ in Benton and Franklin counties attending an accredited university or trade school or other skill-based program such as a technology bootcamp.

APPLICATION PERIOD:
January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

Gabe Morris Memorial Scholarship Fund

FOR STUDENTS WHO IDENTIFY AS BLACK, INDIGENOUS, OR PERSON OF COLOR (BIPOC) FROM BENTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES

PURPOSE: The purpose of the Gabe Morris Memorial Scholarship Fund is to make an annual award of $1,000 to support a student who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color (BIPOC) in Benton and Franklin counties attending an accredited university or trade school or other skill-based program such as a technology boot-camp.

APPLICATION PERIOD:
January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

Pamela and Scott Woodward Conservation Scholarship

FOR STUDENTS WITH DEMONSTRATED INTEREST IN CONSERVATION

PURPOSE: The Pamela and Scott Woodward Conservation Scholarship was created by Tapteal Greenway in 2016. Tapteal Greenway is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting conservation, education and recreation along the lower Yakima River. This merit-based scholarship was created to further its education mission while recognizing the significant contributions by the Woodwards to Tapteal Greenway and the Tri-Cities community.

APPLICATION PERIOD:
January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

Richard C. Emery Business and Finance Scholarship

PURPOSE: For residents of Benton or Franklin County entering their freshman year or returning college students with a demonstrated interest in business, finance, economics, or accounting. This fund was established by HFG Trust/Community First Bank in honor of Richard C. Emery.

 

To learn more about his legacy click here.

 

To donate to the fund click here

APPLICATION PERIOD:
January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

Richland Fire and Emergency Services

FOR RICHLAND FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES

PURPOSE: The Richland Fire & Emergency Services (RF&ES) Scholarship was established to help RF&ES firefighters achieve their academic and career goals. These men and women have a significant impact on our community and deserve recognition for their integrity and unwavering dedication to duty. Applicant must be a RF&ES firefighter in good standing. To learn about the history and purpose of this fund, click here

APPLICATION PERIOD:
October 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022

Serve Tri-Cities/AmeriCorps Scholarship

FOR SERVE TRI-CITIES GRADUATES IN BENTON OR FRANKLIN COUNTIES

PURPOSE: To provide educational awards for all qualified current and past AmeriCorps graduates from any years in which they served AmeriCorps.

APPLICATION PERIOD:
Deadline for applications is August 1, 2022

Virgie Robinson Scholarship

PURPOSE: For elementary school alumni from the Pasco School District and staff support for educators at the Virgie Robinson Elementary School.

APPLICATION PERIOD:
Not currently accepting applications.

Contact the Virgie Robinson Scholarship Committee to learn more about the application guidelines and deadline.