May 22, 2024

Financial Aid/Fee Waiver Payment Plans Senior Community Service Scholarship Info

  • Program Financial Aid & Fee Waiver: Four Valleys Community School also offers confidential financial assistance for most of our classes for families with financial need. The Girdwood Forest Fair Committee has also donated funds to our financial aid program. We use the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines to offer first come, first considered financial assistance to families who need help paying for classes. Priority is given to families who can volunteer their time assisting FVCS with projects and events.  Return the Financial Aid & Fee Waiver Application  to the FVCS Office or return to the FVCS Director.
  • Payment Plans:  FVCS offers monthly autotmatic payment plans that are charged to your credit card. When you register for many different classes, for expample several of our higher priced summer program offerings for multiple children, we can set up a monthly payment for you. Please contact our office at 907-754-5317 or email Melissa Black at
  • Senior Community Service Scholarship: Due Thursday April 18, 2024 @ 7 PM. This scholarship for graduating high-school seniors is awarded each spring. Four Valleys Community School partners with Girdwood Turnagain Arm Lion’s Club to provide two $1000.00 scholarships for graduating seniors. All applications must be mailed to FVCS, emailed to Beks at or submitted to our office in person during office hours (M-Th, 3-7 PM). Applicants interview with a small committee via tele-conference, video conference, or in person (TBA). 

In 2021, Girdwood Turnagain Arm Lion’s Club and Four Valleys Community School Were able to roll over unused scholarship funds from 2020 and award four scholarships to these outstanding graduating seniors:

From Madelyn Cassesns, Gonzaga Universty: “Thank you again for the Community Service Scholarship Award. I enjoyed my first semester studying Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics. I had fun and still found time to volunteer at the Boys and Girls Club of Spokane and through school sponsored events.” We applaud Madelyn’s volunteerism and wish her much success in her studies. Go Zags!