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ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) Minuteman Scholarship Program - Opportunity to receive four years full tuition and fees at ROTC participating university. Requirements and Information  Army ROTC program

Lynden Noon Kiwanis Scholarships - 3/25/19  - Two scholarships available to graduating LCHS seniors who plan to attend a vocational, two-year or four-year college/university. 3.0 GPA required. Based on strong character, hard work, leadership in community service, and personal statement concerning your interests, significant experiences, activities and career goals. Return applications to Mrs. Van Loo. $1,000. Application

Sisu Children’s Fund Scholarship – 3/25/19 - Scholarship available to graduating senior with a medical problem or physical disability who plans to attend a 4-year, 2-year or vocational-technical college. Based on personal statement, career goals, and documentation of disability, $1,000. There is also a $2,500 award available for an eligible student who will attend Bellingham Technical College. Application

Whatcom County Dairy Women Judy Scholten Memorial Scholarship - 3/25/19 - Scholarship available to a student who will be a full-time freshman or sophomore at a 2-year, 4-year or vocational college in the fall of 2019. Applicant must meet one of the following criteria : a member or a son or daughter of an active member of the Whatcom County Dairy Women and/or Whatcom County Dairy Federation; current or past Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador or Alternate; lived on active dairy farm for 3 years; worked significantly on dairy farm for 1 year; participated in HS dairy project through FFA, 4-H or similar college organization.  Based on academics, school and community activities, references and essay. $1000.  Information and Application

Christian Leadership and Missions Scholarship – 3/29/19 - Award available to graduating LCHS senior who has participated in 2 international Christian mission experiences, demonstrated leadership throughout HS and been involved in extracurricular activities. Also based on recommendations and essays. Approximate GPA of 3.4 required. Initial scholarship of $3,000 which can be renewed for 3 additional years if 3.0 GPA maintained in college.  Application

Friends of Lynden Christian Scholarships – 3/29/19Four $1,000 scholarship available to graduating LCHS seniors who plan to attend a two or four-year college/university. Based on school and career goals, academics (3.0 GPA required), references, school and community activities, how Christian education has shaped your life, and how, in the future, you see yourself giving back to the Christian community.  Return completed application to Mrs. Van Loo.  Guidelines and Application

Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships – 3/31/19 – Scholarships available to students training to become automotive, heavy duty or collision repair technicians, and to students in business, marketing, engineering, or other major courses of study.    Information 

CHS Careers in Agriculture Scholarships - 3/31/19 - Scholarships available to Whatcom County HS graduating seniors who are pursuing training/degree for careers in agriculture. Based on academics, character, leadership, involvement in agriculture, and recommendations. Application      

Whatcom Women in Business Scholarships – 3/31/19 - Four $4,000.00 scholarships to Whatcom County women entering higher education including but not limited to technical or trade school, beauty school, community college or university. Applicants must be a HS graduate by Spring 2019. Based on application, goals, academics, community volunteer involvement, extra-curricular activities, work experience as well as financial need. Information and Application 

Matt Herzog Memorial Scholarship - 4/1/19- For a student who plans to attend an accredited Washington State college/university full-time in the 2019-2020 year and who plans to pursue a career in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field. Based on essay, recommendations, academics and participation in school and community activities. One $2,000 award. Application

Smart Choices Scholarships – 4/1/19 - Two $5,000 and eight $1,000 (5 male, 5 female) scholarships available to graduating seniors who plan to attend a state-accredited four-year college/university on a full-time basis. Based on excellence in athletics/activities, academics and community service throughout high school career. 3.2 GPA required. Sponsored by WIAA, Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires.  Information and application

IBEW Local 191 Scholarships for training in a construction-related field -  4/5/19  - Ten  $1,000 scholarships available to graduating seniors pursing training in a construction-related field at a vocational or community college. Based on essay (What role have Unions played in the history of America and what is its future?), reference letter, school and community activities, work experience and career plans.  Information and Application 

Lions Service Club Scholarships – 4/9/19 -Two $1,000 scholarships available to graduating seniors who have demonstrated a high degree of community involvement and plan to enter a field that serves others. Priority will be given to students who plan to serve those with sight or hearing problems in their chosen career. Based on academic and vocational achievements, service that was not required and where school credit was not earned. Based also on school involvement, career goals and academics. Return applications to Mrs. Van Loo.   Application

Hoksbergen Scholarship – 4/10/19  - Scholarship available to graduating LCHS senior who plans to attend an accredited/listed Christian college. Based on academics, school and community involvement, financial need, essay and recommendations.  One $6,000 award, consisting of an initial scholarship of $1,500, renewable for three additional years. Return completed application to Mrs. Van Loo.   Application

Mt. Baker Rotary Scholarships - 4/15/19 - Scholarships available to graduating seniors who will be attending a four-year, two-year or vocational technical college. Based on academics, leadership, financial need, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.     Information     Application 

Lyle Rader Memorial Agricultural Scholarship – 4/18/19 - One $2,000 award (renewable for one year if 2.75 GPA maintained) available to a graduating LCHS senior who wishes to focus his/her education in the Agriculture industry.  The award may be used at an accredited/listed four-year, two-year or vocational-technical college.  Based on academics, FFA involvements, school, community and work involvements, and educational and career goals. Return completed application to Mrs. Van Loo.   Application

Randall De Boer Memorial Scholarship – 4/19/19-  Scholarship available to a graduating LCHS senior who plans to attend a four-year college and pursue a career in education as a classroom teacher. Preference will be given to a student attending a Christian college. Evaluation will be based on the contents of the essay, Christian character, and student's determination to become a teacher. $2,500.  Return applications to Mrs. Van Loo.   Application

John Fassett Memorial Scholarship – 4/19/19 -Scholarship available to graduating Whatcom County HS seniors who will be entering a vocational-technical, community college, or 4-year college in the fall of 2019.  $500.Based significantly on community service activities, volunteering and character.  Other considerations include recommendations, academics, and career plans.  Sponsored by American Legion Riders, Post 7.  Application

Northwest Washington Fair Foundation Scholarships– 4/19/19 - Scholarships ($500-$1,000) available to graduating Whatcom County HS seniors or currently enrolled college students who will study full-time in an agriculture or related field at a four-year, two-year or vocational/technical college for the 2019-2020 school year. Based on academics, references, essay and interview.  Application

Harold Sterk Memorial Science Scholarship - 4/23/19-  Scholarship available to a graduating LCHS senior who plans to pursue a career in the sciences. Based on academics, school and community involvement, employment experiences, finances, academic and life goals, and recommendations. $6,000. Return application to Mrs. Van Loo.  Application

Ludden Memorial Scholarships – 4/26/19   Six one-time $1,000 awards available to LCHS seniors (may be divided into $500 awards). Two scholarship types : 1) Vo-Tech or two-year non-transfer community college program; 2) Four-year or two-year transfer degree. One award requirement is a connection to agriculture through school activities, work in an agricultural setting or other personal involvement in agriculture. Other criteria dependent upon scholarship. Return application to Mrs. Van Loo.

Republican Women of Whatcom County (RWWC) Scholarship – 4/27/19 - One $500 scholarship available to a graduating HS senior who plans to attend a 4-year-2-year or vocational college. 3.0 GPA required. Based on academics, recommendation, essay on community service or political involvement, and essay on the topic, “What Conservative Female in U.S. History or Present Day Do You Admire and Why?”  Application

Larson Gross Accountants of Tomorrow Scholarship - 4/29/19One $1,000 scholarship available to a graduating Whatcom County high school senior who plans to attend a two or four-year college in the fall of 2019 and pursue a bachelor's degree in accounting. Based on academics, leadership, career goals, recommendation and involvement in community and extracurricular activities.   Application

Whatcom County Farm Bureau Scholarships – 4/29/19 – Scholarships available to graduating HS seniors or current full-time college/technical college students. Applicants must be a Whatcom County Farm Bureau member or the son, daughter, legal dependent or spouse of WC Farm Bureau member.  Information and Application 

Nick Spoelstra Memorial Scholarship – 4/30/19 -  Scholarship available to a graduating LCHS senior who plans to continue his/her education at a technical, two-year or four-year college. Based on career goals, essay, and school, community and agricultural involvements. $1,200. Return application to Mrs. Van Loo.   Application

BAI Environmental Services LC Industry and Trades Scholarship – 5/2/19 - Scholarship available to a graduating LCHS senior who plans to attend a 4-year, 2-year, or vocational college and pursue a career in the trades. Based on recommendation, essay on why you desire to pursue a career in the trades, vo-tech classes taken, school and community activities, employment experience, and academics. $500 Return completed application to Mrs. Van Loo.   Application

R.B. LeCocq Foundation Memorial Scholarships – 5/2/19 - Four-year renewable and one-year scholarships available to both LCHS and LHS graduating seniors who plan to attend a four-year college. Based on academics, involvement in and contribution to your school, church and community. Consideration will also be given to your work experiences, the awards and honors you have received, and your future school and career plans.   Application

Imagine America Foundation Scholarships  - 12/31/19 -  Scholarships of $1,000 available to graduating seniors who will enter a program at specific career colleges. Based on academics (2.5 GPA required), financial need and demonstrated voluntary community service in senior year. Information and application