About The Scholarship

  • DEADLINE for scholarship applications is 5 p.m., Friday, May 1, 2020.
  • Refer to criteria below for eligibility requirements.
  • Refer to application process below for a list of the supporting documents needed (i.e., Application form, Consent and Release form, Statement of Accuracy form, Personal Essay). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Type or print legibly. Illegible applications will not be considered. A copy of the application package is available here.
  • Scholarship award winners will be notified by May 11, 2020.

NOTE: Disbursement of scholarship funds will be awarded to the student upon evidence of registration in an accredited post-secondary institution.

Purpose: To provide a scholarship to one (1) Eastern Washington high school graduating senior interested in or intending to pursue post-high school course of study at either college/university or other post-secondary educational institution.

Award Components: One (1) $500 scholarship and individual certificate awarded to one (1) student selected by the Mel Lindauer “Eyes to the Future” Scholarship Program Committee.


  • Applicant must attend a Washington State high school located in Ferry, Okanogan, Stevens, Pend Oreille or Spokane County.
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the year of the award.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a strong motivation to achieve positive-impact personal/community goals as described in a concise, persuasive argument in his/her original essay.

Application Process:

Applicant must submit the following items:

  1. Completed Application Form (if handwritten, please print legibly).
  2. Personal Essay.
  3. Signed Consent and Release Form.
  4. Signed Statement of Accuracy Form.