Applicant Information
Personal Essay
Please describe in 1,000-2,000 words the following:
  • How does the mission of Heritage University inspire you to want to earn a college degree?
  • Heritage students are known for working hard in order to achieve their dreams - tell us about a time in your life where you worked hard for something important and how that shaped who you are now.
  • Describe one idea you have that could improve the Yakima Valley that you would be able to accomplish after graduating from Heritage.
Please upload document as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The system is unable to open a google doc.
To-Do Checklist
Selection Process
Finalists will be determined based on the applicant's essay, grades and application materials.

Finalists will then complete an in-person interview which shall determine the scholarship recipients.

Applications must be received by February 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm.


Any questions? Please contact
the Office of Admissions.

Call 509-865-8508 or email


*This scholarship may not be combined with any other Heritage University full ride scholarships.