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Two SFCC Piano students earn scholarships to Whitworth

Two classical piano students at Spokane Falls Community College each earned a $40,000 scholarship to the Whitworth University classical piano music program, and will start as juniors in the fall. …


Free college in Washington not likely, but many plans would help with the cost

Free college for everyone may not be coming to Washington, but many students could see the cost of their post-secondary education reduced – although by just how much is still …


The state has scholarship for adults going back to college. Only 28 people use it

Only 28 Idahoans – five of whom are enrolled at the College of Southern Idaho – are using a new adult completer scholarship, but state officials say the program is …


E-cigarette sellers turn to scholarships to promote brands

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write …


UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 10:29 a.m.

$60,000 split among top students in Spokane County; Lewis and Clark represented in each category

Connor Cremers only remembers one lesson from his kindergarten class. It was a math lesson with snowmen. He was hooked. Recognized as the top science student in Spokane County, he …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

Schools, groups plan for ways to help young immigrants

Amid uncertainty over protections for young immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, a scholarship group that recently collected its biggest donation yet from Amazon chief Jeff Bezos said it is …


Mary Cullinan: Help a student attend college: Support a scholarship

Kassidy worried she would have to drop out of EWU because of family illness and dwindling financial resources. A scholarship offered her renewed opportunity. “I can’t express enough gratitude for …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 1:16 p.m.

Foundation provides vital scholarship help to Community Colleges of Spokane students

After winning full-time custody of her three daughters in a bitter divorce, Anne Abbott knew it was time to get back to work.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 2:09 p.m.

Families use strategies to land scholarships

Spokane-area school leaders encourage that students start early and think ahead, because scholarship dollars are out there – sometimes unclaimed – from local, state and national sources.


Tips for being college bound

Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest wants to support lifelong learning and provide tips to make sure you earn a good grade at financing your education through financial aid or …


Nonprofit to help make up for state’s unfunded scholarships

A Montana nonprofit is stepping in to help after the state’s STEM scholarship program said it didn’t have enough money to fund students’ spring 2017 scholarship awards.


UPDATED: Tue., March 3, 2015, 1:12 p.m.

Prosecutor: Former NIC administrator used federal funds to buy photographs

A judge in Kootenai County lowered the bond for former North Idaho College administrator Joseph M. Bekken today, even as a prosecutor said Bekken is suspected of having used federal …


NIC administrator accused of offering financial aid for sex

A North Idaho College administrator accused of offering scholarship money to students in exchange for sex told police he had made the solicitations on Craigslist for several semesters. In January, …


Scholarships awarded in Nethercutt citizenship contest

The first Nethercutt Foundation Citizenship Tournament took place at Spokane Falls Community College on Saturday. The tournament tests students’ knowledge of U.S. history and civic responsibilities.


Area students win trips through Ambassador Programs

It was two of the longest days in Autumn Bergman’s life. For 48 hours she had to keep a big secret from her 13-year-old daughter, Ayesha Bergman. Ayesha was one …


Blog matters: Dower’s heroics, Chiefs comeback, scholarship rules

A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog SportsLink at spokesman.com/ sportslink. Bulldogs


Pavillion Park scholarships awarded

Friends of Pavillion Park, a Liberty Lake nonprofit organization, has announced recipients of its 10th annual Friends of Pavillion Park Scholarship Awards. Matthew James Busch won the Elmer Schneidmiller Community …


Idaho House favors private school tax credits

The House voted 35-33 for a tax break for those who donate to private and religious school scholarships, saying it will promote school choice for parents who don’t think the …


EWU tea party supports child care scholarships

At Eastern Washington University, HOME stands for “helping ourselves means education.” The program helps student parents by, among other things, awarding child care scholarships. On March 7, HOME is hosting …


Education Notebook: High schoolers win scholarships

Eight students from Spokane Public Schools have received full-tuition, full-need scholarships to Northwest colleges and universities through the Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative. More than 700 students applied and …


Education Notes: Cheney, EWU team up for volleyball camps

Cheney High School and Eastern Washington University are teaming up to offer volleyball camps next week. EWU volleyball players will work with high school students from 9 a.m. to noon …


Education Notebook: Fair offers goods benefiting Ferris bands

The members of the Ferris High School bands and their families will have a community fair on Saturday in the parking lot of Educational Service District 101, 4202 S. Regal …


Scholarship fund seeks help

Students at Eastern Washington University will have an opportunity to help each other through Tuesday with the Round It Up for Scholarships program, created by the Associated Students of Eastern …


Group offers scholarship aid session

Pride Foundation, the largest funder of scholarships for gay, bisexual and transgender students and supporters in the nation, will offer a drop-in session to help students write or revise their …


School Notes: Pledge deadline near for College Bound Scholarship

Spokane Public Schools seventh- and eighth-graders living in low-income families may be eligible for a College Bound Scholarship, on the condition that the students sign a pledge to graduate from …


Scholarship ‘junkie’ has tips to share with nation’s teens

Sam Lim applied for every scholarship he thought he might qualify for. None was too small. Seventy-five applications later, he had won 18 – enough to pay for his college …


Landing scholarships can be as crucial as getting into the right school

Paul Yost has one daughter in community college and another headed for university, so he considers scholarships a financial blessing. But there are limits, the Spokane resident says. “The criterion …


College tuition is up sharply amid recession

With the economy struggling, parents and students dared to hope this year might offer a break from rising college costs. Instead, they got another sharp increase.


INCF names recipients of academic scholarships

The Inland Northwest Community Foundation, 618 W. Riverside Ave., announced scholarship winners for the 2009-2010 academic year. Students are listed by their schools. High Schools


EV superintendent thanks employees with barbecue

East Valley Superintendent John Glenewinkel, already gaining a reputation as a good cook, put his skills to use Thursday as a way to thank district employees who went above and …