The WCC Foundation awarded more than $310,000 in scholarships to 219 students during the 2014-2015 academic year. Generous contributions to the WCC Foundation help ensure that all students can access quality higher education and build better lives.


Building futures together

"This scholarship is a huge encouragement for my family and an additional confirmation that I am on the right track." –Ethan, pursuing nursing degree 

"It really is inspiring to know that there is help out there for students like myself who wish to continue onto higher education but couldn't handle the price of college." –Madelyn, pursuing transfer degree in biology for premed​

"I have hope that I will one day be able to return this generosity though out our community. Thank you for this amazing opportunity." –Danielle, pursuing transfer degree in psychology

Give to a scholarship

Thank you to each of our donors and to the friends of the College for making scholarship opportunities possible. If you would like to establish or contribute to scholarships, please contact the WCC Foundation by phone 360.383.3320 or email


WCC Foundation Scholarships

The Aftermath Club

Milt Rawlings Memorial

Alissa Hagman Memorial

Nursing & Allied Health

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Northwest Berry Co-op

Anna Rosemary Harris Memorial Chuckanut Writer's Conference Scholarship

NW Chinese Cultural Association

Anna Rosemary Harris Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship

Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen

Audrene Sherwood

Pacific Academics Society Scholarship (PASS)

Bellingham Sunrise Rotary Club (prof-tech)

Patti Russell Memorial Merit

Bellingham Sunrise Rotary Club (transfer degree)

Peoples Bank

Booster Club Athletic Scholarships

Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery

Cascade Natural Gas

Phyllis and Charles Self

Catharine C. "Kitty" Stimpson

Pratt Karasik

Charles and Phyllis Self

Rick & Linda Luke

Chuckanut Health Foundation / Lois Jean Roberts Nursing


Chuckanut Writers

Rotary Club of Bellingham

Dawson Construction

Sam Girouard Memorial

Dawson Construction Health Professions

Samson Farms Agricultural

Delores L. Syre Memorial

Skipping Stone Foundation

Earl Settlemeyer

Sylvia S. Thomson, RN Memorial

Express Employment Professionals

T-Mobile Huddle Up

Floyd Sandell Memorial

Technology Alliance Group (TAG)


Thomas & Martina Horn Foundation (adult)

Fr. Scott Connolly

Thomas & Martina Horn Foundation (health)

Guru Gobind Singh

Tony & Diana Pechthalt

Heidingsfelder Memorial

Trillium Corporation

Heiner Family

WCC Employees

Impero Nursing

WCC Foundation General 

Iva Sue Grover Memorial

Whatcom Art Guild

Joe & Judy Coons

Whelan-Sharpe Family

Jon Leatherbarrow Memorial

Wilder Construction

Joyce and David Morse

Wilson Engineering

Kenneth L. Kellar Foundation

Women Helping Women

Laidlaw / Wallace Family

Workforce Education Incentive

Lillian (Sis) McManus


Lynne Masland Family