College Opportunities are now open to students by the Walla Walla Community College with free tuition fees.

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Scholarship grants for the New Students of Selected Counties

Based on the news released by East Oregon, at the press conference on June 15, the Walla Walla College Community will be expanding its Warrior Pledge pilot program. Warrior Pledge is a scholarship program of the Walla Walla Community College the funds are gathered from generous donors. The Program will grant 40 slots to new students from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho who are less fortunate for college opportunities.

The Warrior Pledge program encourages other financial aid and scholarship grants to aid in the other fees that the students may encounter along their college journey. Aid for free tuition is not enough, cash assistance for allowances and other miscellaneous fees are one of the needs of the students. The Warrior Pledge program is seeking additional support to strengthen and grow its supported students.

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WWCC Pres in Its Mission for Quality Education

According to WWCC President Chad Hickox, the mission of the college is to provide adequate education for students who are considering money as a barrier to education. The Warrior Pledge program will aid in the financial needs of the students aiding them in attaining academic excellence.

The Warrior Pledge program is now open in the Counties of Oregon (Morrow, Union, Wallowa, Umatilla), Washington (Walla Walla, Garfield, Franklin, Columbia, Benton, Asotin), and Idaho (Nez Perce, Latah, Lewis, Clearwater, and Idaho).

For the students who are interested to enroll, they can visit the Warrior Pledge website. They can submit their FAFSA or WAFSA to complete their application for admission. Students are encouraged to submit their application before July 1. They will be screened for eligibility and will receive a notification on August 1. For more inquiries and information, they may call 509-524-5208 and look for Melissa Holecek.

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