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Winter Quarter Orca Student Success Fund - Emergency Scholarship is open now until March 23rd, 2020

Post Date:01/31/2020 1:00 pm

The purpose of the emergency scholarship is to provide a student with a resource to help alleviate or minimize an unforeseen situation that would cause the student to not complete the quarter successfully.

• Two lifetime awards, only one award for transportation
• Funding not available for community education courses
• 2.0 GPA or higher
• Clear statement of financial need
• Limited other resources
• Complete application with supporting documentation of expenses required
• Notification sent to students WCC email with amount awarded
• Disbursement of funds and notification through the Financial Aid Portal and Bank Mobile
• Committee decision is final and non-appealable

Click here for an application

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