Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation recently announced the recipients of their 2016-2017 scholarship awards. 304 students received major scholarship awards totaling over $440,000. This is an increase of more than $77,000 in major awards from the previous school year. These major awards range from $500 to covering the students’ full tuition. The foundation will also provide approximately $50,000 in emergency scholarships this year for students with an immediate need. These awards cover everything from books and testing fees to childcare costs or new glasses so a student can read assignments.