The Warrior Pledge is designed to help you successfully obtain a two-year degree or certificate. The program covers any remaining tuition and other education-related expenses through graduation. Read more to find out if you qualify and how to apply.
Who is eligible for Warrior Pledge:
Students who are:
New to WWCC or returning to complete your WWCC degree following an extended absence
Live in one of the following counties: Walla Walla, Columbia, Garfield, Asotin, Umatilla County, Oregon, or Nez Perce County, Idaho.
Do not already have an associate’s degree or higher.
*Undocumented students can receive Warrior Pledge dollars, if they meet the criteria above.
Even if you are not eligible for the Warrior Pledge, Walla Walla Community College supports your college ambitions. Find out more by calling WWCC’s Student Success Center: 509. 527.4262
DEADLINE July 1!
Apply now for Fall 2023 School Year:
Questions? Please call Tessa Kimball: 509.529.5454
“I’m doing something really important to me and for my family,” said Atenas, a WWCC student and first-year Warrior Pledge recipient.
You are eligible to participate if you live in Walla Walla, Columbia, Garfield or Asotin counties in Washington; Umatilla County, Oregon; or Nez Perce County, Idaho. The Warrior Pledge is available to all WWCC students in all areas of study. You are also eligible if you are an adult learner or an undocumented student.
- Warrior Pledge fills the gap, covering tuition and other educational costs not covered by state and other financial aid programs.
- A designated navigator will help assess and address your needs – from start to graduation.
- Scholarships do not need to be repaid.
Eres eligible para participar si vives en los siguientes condados del estado de Washington: Walla Walla, Columbia, Garfield o Asotin; el condado Umatilla en Oregon; o el condado Nez Perce en Idaho. Warrior Pledge está disponiblepara todos los estudiantes del WWCC en todas las áreas de estudio. También si eres un estudiante adulto o indocumentado.
- Warrior Pledge provee fondos para el costo de la colegiatura y otros gastos educativos que no cubre la ayuda del gobierno estatal y otros programas de ayuda financiera.
- Un asesor de WWCC trabajará directamente contigo para evaluar tus necesidades.
- No es necesario pagar las becas que recibas.
Take the Warrior Pledge Today!
Interested? Complete the inquiry form and someone will contact you when participation information is available.
¿Interesado? Complete el formulario de consulta y alguien se comunicará con usted cuando la información de participación esté disponible.
¿No puedes pagar la colegiatura?
El Colegio Comunitario de Walla Walla anuncia el nuevo Warrior Pledge (Compromiso del Guerrero) que cubre el costo de colegiatura, libros, materiales escolares y herramientas requeridas.
Nuestro Compromiso: Cuenta con nosotros. A cambio, te comprometes a obtener la educación que necesitas para construir un futuro sólido para ti y tu familia.
Warrior Pledge: Most common questions answered
Warrior Pledge FAQ
How does the Warrior Pledge work?
Warrior Pledge is designed to fill the gap. The program covers tuition and other educational expenses not covered by state or other financial aid programs.
Does the money have to be paid back?
No. Warrior Pledge is a scholarship program that receives funds provided to the WWCC Foundation from generous donors.
Do I have to be a full-time student?
No. To be eligible for Warrior Pledge support, you must enroll in a minimum of 10 credit hours per quarter in fall, winter and spring. Support is also available to Warrior Pledge students who enroll in a minimum of 5 credit hours during the summer.
Are current students eligible for the Warrior Pledge?
Students who are new (never attended) to WWCC will have first priority. So will individuals who have previously attended the college, but have been away for at least one year. Current students may also be considered, depending upon special circumstances.
What’s the deadline to complete my application materials?
To qualify for Warrior Pledge dollars for the Fall 2023 semester, you must submit all of your application materials by July 1, 2023.
Do I have to apply for FAFSA or WAFSA?
Those who are eligible to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) and Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) should do so to participate in the Warrior Pledge program. Those who are not eligible to complete the FAFSA and WAFSA should contact the college to learn how they can still participate in the Warrior Pledge program.
How many credits, degrees will the Warrior Pledge cover?
Eligible students will receive Pledge support for up to 110 credit hours towards a credential or any two-year degree offered at WWCC.
Once I am accepted into the Warrior Pledge program, how long do I have to complete my degree?
You have 10 years to complete your degree from the time you received the Warrior Pledge.