Student Emergency Fund
Columbia Basin College Foundation’s Emergency Need Fund is funded in partnership with STCU in order to assist students who are experiencing an unforeseen financial crisis that is creating a barrier to their student success. The fund provides small grants to students who are experiencing a one-time financial hardship that is unlikely to occur again.
We try to review applications as quickly as possible and make funding decisions within one week. If you need immediate assistance or would like to talk to someone regarding your application, please contact%20us.
Most of our scholarships require students to be enrolled in at least 10 credits and have a 2.0 GPA or higher. If you’re unsure if you qualify, please email%20us%20and we will answer any questions that you have.
Yes, students who are not eligible for other types of aid, including FAFSA and WASFA, may still qualify for a scholarship.
Yes, students who have not been accepted to CBC can still apply. You can leave the student ID question blank if you do not have one. However, enrollment confirmation is necessary if you are awarded a scholarship.
Yes! Our scholarships are available to all students attending Columbia Basin College. If you are a non-traditional student, or you have been out of school for more than five years, unofficial transcripts are not required.
Notification timelines vary from cycle to cycle however it is our goal to notify students who receive scholarships in a timely fashion. Notifications are sent to the email applicants created an account with.
First cycle scholarship recipients will be notified by the end of May of the year they applied.
Second cycle scholarship recipients will be notified by the end of October of the year they applied.
Students that do not receive a scholarship each cycle will be notified by email after all awarding is complete.