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Scholarship Process

  • Green River College Foundation has two scholarship cycles per year. 

  • The main application period is from January – April. This round of funding is for the next school year, as well as transfer and summer completion scholarships. If awarded during this round, you are ineligible for the Fall round.

  • The second application period is open during fall quarter each year. If you receive a scholarship during this application cycle, funds will be available for use beginning in winter quarter. 

  • Each application is read and evaluated by at least three people.

  • All applicants are notified whether or not they are selected for a Green River College Foundation Scholarship. Notification will come via your Green River College email, so please check this often for updates!

  • Once you receive notification, you have 30 days to login in to your account going to and answering the supplemental questions, as well as attaching a copy of your scholarship thank you letter.

  • Scholarship thank you letters will be shared with the donor of your scholarship, so please prepare them in a letter format.

Additional Scholarship Information

  • Once you’ve accepted your award, a scholarship account will be set up for you through the Financial Aid Office.

  • Your scholarship will be divided over the quarters that you’ve indicated on your scholarship application that you’ll be attending.

  • As a scholarship recipient you are expected to:
    • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA, make satisfactory academic progress, and follow the Green River College Rules of Student Conduct. (Some scholarships may have higher GPA requirements.)
    • Attend the Welcome Reception in early Fall.
    • Attend Scolarship Banquet.
    • Write a letter of thanks to be share with your donor.
    • If requested, meet with the donor of your scholarship.


  • 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.