Scholarship Spreadsheet

Here is our list of local and national scholarships. Links to websites can be accessed by clicking on the scholarship title.

Jun 12 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship $1000 The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. Prompt: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
Aug 31 ABODO Scholarship High School student (18 years old+) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2017. Write a brief essay (maybe 500-1000 words) about what you’re bringing with you to college and explain the significance. Then submit your essay along with a few pictures for bonus points. We’ll be announcing the winner on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Don’t forget to follow us so we can send you a message when you win!
Dec 31 ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program Any high school senior or college student is eligible to apply. Write the essay in Microsoft Word file format (doc or docx) Entries with typos or grammatical errors will not be considered Submit the essay as an attachment in an email to The filename should include your first initial, last name, and your school name
Nov 8 Act Six – Portland Act Six brings together diverse, multicultural cadres of young people who want to use their college education to make a difference on campus and in their communities at home. For students applying to Warner Pacific University or George Fox University. Applicants must be high school seniors planning to graduate in 2017 or must have previously graduated from high school in 2016 or 2015.While ethnicity and family income are considered as factors in selecting an intentionally diverse group of scholars, there are no income restrictions, and students from all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Oct 6 AES Engineers Scholarship $500 Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. To be eligible the student…
TBA Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship $10,000 To qualify for the scholarship a student must meet the following criteria: You must be an Oregon high school senior and have been affected by addiction in your family or community. ‘Affected by addiction’ is defined as follows: You were raised by a parent or guardian who experienced addiction or you abused alcohol and or drugs and are now pursuing a life of recovery. You must complete a full 5 ½ page essay in the required format described below. You must have 1 letter of recommendation from a community or public service leader such as a church official, volunteer coordinator,…
March 1 American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon Scholarship $2500-$3500 In the OSAC Scholarship – Any Oregon four-year institution that offers programs accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (currently OIT, OSU, PSU, George Fox, and Univ. of Portland.) Description: Open to graduating high school seniors or students who have no previous college experience. Preference to applicants interested in becoming consulting engineers. Student with a 3.30 GPA or higher. 1800+ combined SAT scores or ACT of 28+. Selection based on application and additional 1 page (500-700 words) essay.
Dec 1 American Society of Safety Engineers: Columbia-Willamette Chapter Scholarship $1000 This scholarship is for full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. Undergraduate students must have a 3.0 GPA; graduate students must have a 3.5 GPA. Priority will be given to Columbia-Willamette chapter members, students attending school in Oregon or Washington state, and to residents of Oregon or Washington state attending school elsewhere. ASSE student membership is preferred, but not required.
Mar 1 ANDEO College Scholarship The ANDEO College Scholarship benefits Oregon and Washington students who have demonstrated commitment to promoting intercultural understanding and friendship. Graduating seniors who have recently hosted an exchange student through ANDEO, studied a world language for at least 3 years, and maintained a 3.5 GPA are eligible to compete for the $1000 and $500 awards. Applications are due by March 1st, and will be processed by the Oregon Student Access Commission.
November 30 Andrew Flushe Scholarship Contest requires students to raise awareness about the dangers of texting and driving. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which raises addresses the severity of the problem. High school seniors who have been acceptd into a college, university, or trade school. Student must be a US Citizen to apply.
Apr 1 AOL Scholarship $6,000 AOL offers scholarships for high school seniors and current college students seeking a degree from a four year college of forestry accredited by the Society of American Foresters. These scholarships are available to children and grandchildren of AOL members and to others who wish to pursue a career in a forestry-related field such as Forest Management, Forest Engineering or Wood Science. You do not have to be related to a member of AOL to apply for these scholarships. Successful candidates will receive $1,500 per year, renewable for up to four years for a total of $6,000, subject to student maintaining annual qualification requirements.
Jan 11 Art and Writing Portfolio Scholarships Graduating seniors may submit a portfolio of their art or writing for consideration in the Scholastic Awards. Through generous support of our sponsors, each Portfolio Award comes with a scholarship to encourage our students to continue their creative studies in college and beyond.
April 17 ASK ESP Scholarship $500 ASK ESP (Association of Salem Keizer Education Support Professionals) is offering three scholarships to students whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is a member of ASK ESP. Scholarship information is on the website. Or contact ASK ESP office at 503-364-8612.
June 1 Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program Our program offers a scholarship opportunity to high school seniors in the US. Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who:
Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
Has a demonstrable record of academic success.
Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.
June 1 Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship Program Scholarship may be used at any accredited post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on the students high school academic performance combined with the student’s application essay. Selection is determined by the Fashion-Schools.org staff. Scholarship is a one-year non-renewable scholarship. Application and essay are submitted online at www.Fashion-Schools.org. The scholarship is limited to high school seniors in the US pursuing a fashion related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Fashion related fields include, but are not limited to,…
May 15 Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) Scholarship – Oregon /SW Washington Chapter $2000 scholarship for graduating students who seek financial support for their pursuit of post secondary education. Candidate is a high school senior with a 3.5 GPA or higher. A person with leadership roles, involvemetn in community activities or individuals with creativity and vision demonstrated through participation in school and community will be considered. Students must write a personal essay on the evidence that design and condition of educational facilities impacts the quality of a student’s education and ability to learn. More information the College and Career Center.
December 1, 2016 Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) Currently be a senior at an Oregon or Washington K–12 public or private educational institution, have demonstrated high interest and innovative use of technology during your high school career, have demonstrated some community/school involvement, preferably with a technology focus, plan to pursue studies in a technology-related field to obtain the minimum of a two-year degree, have created a simple website describing their own technology project and including links to evidence for that project. The evidence should be accessible via a standard browser and should not require installation of any additional software, have completed the online Scholarship Application
July 1 Athlete Scholarship Essay Contest Any current of former student athlete. You do not need to be a college athlete to apply. Current or future college students *High School seniors who will be attending college are eligible.
TBA Avid Scholarship $500 Must be enrolled the Avid program. You must write an essay on future goals(400-500 words). Briefly discuss your future school, work, and life goals. Please submit the essay with your full name to the College and Career Center.
December 15, 2016 AXA Achievement Scholarship Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico.Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities – Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency prepared
TBA Ayn Rand Contests Multiple essay contests available March through September
May 22 B Davis Scholarship From the creators of Student Award Search Aid. The generosity of the site sponsors have allowed us to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site. (http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm) Available to all High School Juniors and Seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are….
December 1 Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers The AAPT Executive Board offers scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools. Undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs are eligible. Successful applicants receive a stipend of up to $2,000 and a complimentary AAPT Student Membership for one year. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years. Must be a US Citizen.
September 13 Beat the Odds scholarship 2015 Three $2,500 renewable scholarships. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or better, remains a full time student, and funding is available. Scholarships are contingent on acceptance into an accredited 2- or 4-year college program and will be paid directly to the college. Students must show they have succeeded despite hardships such as poverty, disability, homelessness or personal tragedy. also must have volunteered or participated in activiites that are helpful to others. Recipients agree to share their story at the Beat the Odds award events and participate in all related publicity, including the creation of a short inspirational video about their accomplishments.
March 30 Becas Univision Scholarship Program $500-$5,000 Scholarship award. Applicant must be of Hispanic Heritage. Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students. Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year). Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable). These scholarships are available for Latino students residing in the United States. Does not need to be a US Citizen to apply.
March 1 Ben Selling Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 Any field of study. At: Any accredited institution, public and non-profit only. Description: Open to residents of Oregon enrolling as sophomores or above at a college or university with a minimum 3.50 GPA. Selection based on academic achievement and financial need, FAFSA required. To apply applicants must enter the scholarship name and fund code 222 in item 12.
Better a Life Scholarship $1000-$2500 Any field of study. At: Any Oregon college, public and non-profit only. Description: Open to single parents 17 to 25 years as of the scholarship deadline. Must have a minimum 3.00 GPA (high school) or 2.50 GPA (college) or GED equivalent (2650+ GED score, or 265+ for pre-2002 score). Not for applicants with an existing bachelor’s degree. Selection based on application. Financial need is not a requirement but may be taken into consideration (FAFSA is required). To apply, applicants must enter name of high school in item 9 and fund code 566 in item 12.
February 10 Bezos Scholarship Program Junior status during the 2016-17 academic year. This is a leadership development program. Legal U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have received DACA status. Demonstration of leadership in one’s school and community. Have taken at least one of these tests: PSAT, SAT, ACT, or ACT. Be enrolled in, or have taken, one or more Advanced Placement (AP) classes, International Baccalaureate (IB) classes, or college-level courses. Availability to participate in all program dates, including June 24-30, 2017 in Aspen, Colorado.
December 31 Big Dig Scholarship Applicants must be current undergraduate freshmen or sophomores or must be graduating high school seniors who are planning to enroll in college during the year following the application due date year. They must write an essay on a sponsor-defined question that relates to antiques. Selection is based on the content, grammatical correctness and originality of the essay.
Big Fish Online Games Scholarship $2500 The scholarship is a way for Big Fish to help one promising student on his or her journey through higher education. This $2500 scholarship is awarded to one qualifying student with the most thought_x0003_provoking and well-reasoned essay as judged by a panel of Big Fish staff members.
June 19 Big Sun Scholarship Offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Amount of Award is $500. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community and must submit a short essay.
March 1 Bill Brainard Memorial Scholarship Fund $1000 Any field of study. At: Any accredited institution including certified technical or trade program. Description: Open to residents of Oregon who are American Indian/Alaska Natives. Selection based on academics, financial need, community activities, and motivation. Contact: Becky Minor North Bend HS 2323 Pacific Avenue North Bend, OR 97459-2699 Phone: 541.751.7105 E-mail: bminor@nbend.k12.or.us
April 15 Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship Any graduating student or college student who is a resident in Linn, Marion, or Polk counties or had their senior portraits taken at Stro’s Photography with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must prove an interest in the automotive hobby or enroll in automotive classes in an institution or higher education (includes community colleges and trade schools). Three recipients and an alternate will be chosen based on financial need and their automotive interest. Selection committee’s decision will be final. Amount: Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $400 to any accredited two or four…
February 29 Buick Achievers Scholarship High school seniors and current undergraduates Those who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2014-2015 Those who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.
December 15 Burger King Scholars Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000, and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service.
February 1 Burson-Landon Scholarship Fund High School graduates within Marion County, Oregon who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need. Students must demonstrate traits of high personal charachter and leadership and plan on being enrolled full-time at any accredited college, university, graduate school, trade school, community college business college or other trade school in the state of Oregon.
December 5 Buy Rite Beauty Scholarship $1,000 for those students interested in pursuing a degree in cosmetology. All participants must have applied to or be enrolled in as full-time beautician/cosmetology students. To apply, students will submit an essay detailing their most meaningful achievement and how it relates to their future as a hairstylist.
CAMP Scholars OSU college assistance migrant program provides tutoring, counseling, book allowances, and monthly stipends for Oregon residents that come from a migrant/seasonal farm worker background.
April 30 Castilla Orthodontics College Scholarship – $500 For a high school senior from Marion or Polk county, with academics in good standing. Must be planning to attend a college or university. This scholarship has been expanded to include students attending college/university not just in the dentistry field, but any field of their choosing. Please include any community service. Print PDF of scholarship application or see Mrs. Farris in the College and Career Center.
January 29 César E. Chávez Leadership Conference Scholarship $1000 Applicant must be of Latino ancestry or from a seasonal farmworker family. Graduating HS Senior Must be from a participating School District Applicant must plan to enroll as a student at a two or four year public or private, accredited post-secondary institution in the United States in the Fall.Questions about the application can be directed to: Ana Muñoz CECLCScholarship@gmail.com
March 6-10 Chemeketa Scholars Free tuition for two years at Chemeketa if student has a GPA of 3.5, a minimum reading score on the Chemeketa placement test, and is a high school graduate. Earn minimum COMPASS placement test scores of 80 in Reading, 75 in Writing and placement into Math 095 or higher – prior to application. See website.
March 31 Chemeketa Scholarships Foundation scholarships are for current and future students of Chemeketa Community College Some scholarships have minimum grade point average requirements One universal application to be considered for all scholarships Paper applications are not available, the application is completely online via My Chemeketa
March 1 Children of Insitu Scholarship $2,500-$3,500 Any field of study. At: Any accredited institution. Description: Open to high school graduates (including home-schooled graduates and GED recipients) who are dependents of eligible employees or former employees of Insitu, Inc. Oregon residency is not required. Must enroll at least half time. Selection based on application. Financial need is not a requirement but may be considered (FAFSA required). To apply, applicants must enter fund code 545 in item 12.
April 11 Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A.) Scholarships All high school students of are invited to participate in the upcoming essay contest. The goal is to build leadership skills for young community leaders of tomorrow by refining good English writing skills while demonstrating the ability to present clear, logical thinking on an issue of current national relevance. Applicants are expected to write a 500 word English theme within two hours, on a topic given at the beginning of the contest. Judging is conducted by a national board of Judges organized by the Grand Lodge of the C.A.C.A. Top essays are evaluated for originality, clarity of…
March 1 Clark-Phelps Scholarship Fund $2,500-$3,500 Nursing (4-year and graduate level), dentistry (graduate level), or medicine (graduate level). At: Oregon public institutions only, with preference for Oregon Health & Science University (including the OHSU 4-year nursing programs at EOU, SOU, and OIT) Description: Open to residents of Oregon and Alaska who are enrolled in a program leading to a degree in medicine, dentistry or nursing at Oregon Health & Science University. Preference will be given to graduates of Oregon or Alaska high schools. Selection based on financial need. To apply, applicants must enter fund code 213 in…
November 15 Coca Cola Scholar Coca-Cola Scholars are well-rounded, bright students who not only excel academically, but are also actively involved in their school. These leaders are passionate, service-oriented, and demonstrate a sustained commitment to bettering their community. High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA may apply on our website in August of their senior year until the October 31 deadline. (This year’s deadline has been extended to November 15!) 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
March 30 Colgate Hispanic Scholarship Fund Be of Hispanic American heritage Be a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident of the United States. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate degree Have plans to enroll full-time in a degree seeking program at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution.
December 31 College is Power $1000 Scholarship for students age 17 years or older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicants may be full- or part-time students and attend a campus-based or online program. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
April 15 Connie Judd Scholarship Open to any Marion/Polk County Senior who is currently, or in the past, been in foster care, has a 2.5 or better GPA and is planning to attend an Oregon Community College or State School. These Students are encouraged to apply for this $1000 scholarship.
May 30 Corcentric Accounting Software Scholarship This scholarship is for college-bound high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors currently enrolled full-time. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to saving money for college.
February 20 COSA – LG Wells Scholarship The Confedeartion of School Administrators has 3 scholarships. Must be needs Based or Students entering the fields of engineering or education, to four-year Oregon private/public institutions of higher education or to Oregon Community Colleges. All are $1,000 one-year awards to graduating seniors. Selection Criteria: Must be enrolled in Oregon Public High School and identify an Oregon college or University he/she plans to attend and field of study. Be active in community and school activities, have a 3.5 GPA accumulative or higher as of the last posted grading period. Submit a one-page essay…
May 31 Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship $1000 The scholarship is geared at young entrepreneurs and business majors but is open to students in any field at both the undergraduate or high school level. To enter, students must submit an original business proposal plan.
March 1 Darfur Humanitarian Essay Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 Any field of study. At: Any accredited institution. Description: Open to students 21 years of age or younger as of the March deadline. Selection based on essay of 350-500 words exploring the meaning and global significance of the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. Winning essays will be published. To apply, applicants must enter the scholarship name and fund code 474 in item 12.
February Davidson Fellows Scholarships The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.
January 15 Dell Scholars Program — ATTN: AVID Students! To be eligible to apply for the Dell Scholars Program scholarship, you must meet the below listed criteria: Participating in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program (McNary’s AVID Program Qualifies) for a minimum of two of the last three years Graduating from an accredited high school this academic year Earning a minimum of a 2.4 GPA Demonstrated need for financial assistance Planning to enter a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school U.S….
December 1 Department of Defense SMART Scholarship Open to undergraduate and graduate student pursuing a degree in schience, technology, engineering and mathmatics disciplines. Recipient is guaranateed internship and job placement.
April 15 Diabetes Scholars Foundation The Diabetes Scholars Foundation’s college scholarship program is available to incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who have high academic performance, are actively involved in the diabetes community, participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that they are successfully managing the challenges of living with diabetes. Diabetes Scholars Foundation scholarships are not based on financial need. U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
March 1 Dr. Franz and Kathryn Stenzel Scholarship $3,500-$7,500 Nursing (at the undergraduate or graduate level), medicine (or pre-medicine), or physician assistant. At: Any accredited institution. Description: Open to college students that graduated from any Oregon high school. This includes GED recipients and home-schooled graduates. High school seniors Must have a minimum 2.75+ GPA and college students 2.50+. Must enroll at least half time. Selection based on financial need, FAFSA required. To apply, applicants must enter the scholarship name and fund code 304 in item 12.
April 1 Dream Hope Believe Foundation Support grants are available for children or young people up to 17 years of age living in the United States of America. Your application must be received before your 17th birthday in order to be considered.
Dream Hope Believe Foundation offers financial assistance to children and young people under 17 who have lost a parent to cancer through a variety of grants and scholarships.
March 1 Eagle Scout of the Year – American Legion $10,000 first place award and $2500 runner up awards. Applicant should be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of The American Legion squadron. OR • Be a registered, active member of a chartered Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew, and the son or grandson of a Legionnaire, Sons of The American Legion or Auxiliary member. AND • Received the Eagle Scout Award. • Be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem. • Have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting, and community. • Have reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection. • Reside in the department (state) to which he applies Note: Eagle Scouts still in high school who reached their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible
February 1 Eastern Oregon University – Advancing Science and Technology in Eastern Oregon (ASTEO) Receive up to $7,500 annually for tuition and fees (four-years for freshmen, two-years for transfers), Major in a STEM field: biology, chemistry-biochemistry, computer science or mathematics (excludes Healthcare & Education majors), Have a SAT math score of 550+, or an ACT math score of 25+, Student must be a US Citizen, permanent resident, national or refugee, must apply to EOU and submit FAFSA by February 1
EXTENDED DEADLINE to March 1 Eastern Oregon University – Mathmatics Education Scholarship Awards (MESA) Scholarship will range from $2000-$4000 per year and may be renewed annually until gradution. Each year 10 scholarships are awarded to students who have a GPA of 3.23 or above from theri high school (or previous college). Eligibility will be determined based on an essay describing why student is pursuing a teaching career, math teacher recommendation, math coursework, membership in underrepresented populatoin in mathematics teaching (gender, social economic status, ethnicity, rural background)
November 30 Education Matters $5K Scholarship $5,000 annually, non-renewable. The scholarship will be in the form of a check made payable to the accredited postsecondary institution of higher education attended by the recipient (once he/she has enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education and submitted proof of enrollment to the sponsor). Requirements: This award is for U.S. students. Must be 13 years of age or older. Must be a legal U.S. resident. Must reside in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
March 31 Edwin C. Goodenough Scholarship 4-Year Scholarship amounting to $1000-$2000 each academic year. Open to any senior or graduating student from any public or private high school located in the 24J School District. Criteria for award is based on student’s Financial Need and Academic Excellence. Scholarship application is available in the College and Career Center
February 3 Elks Legacy Awards Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. For the 2017 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2014, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2014, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2017. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.
November 30 Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. College students are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify. Male and female students compete separately.
March 1 Ford Family Foundation Scholarship Program for Sons and Daughters of Employees of Roseburg Forest Products Co. Must be a dependent child or stepchild of an employee of Roseburg Forest Products Co. Employee must be full-time and have been employed for a ;minimum of 18 months as of March 1 of application year. Must be 21 or younger by March 1.
March 1 Ford Opportunity Scholarship Program Need-base; must file a FAFSA. Resident of Oregon and meet all residency requirements for college of attendance. Must be a single parent with custody of dependent children (age 18 or under) and be head of household (IRS regulations). High school diploma or GED. Minimum GPA of 3.00. No felony convictions, or have satisfied the terms of any felony conviction by 8/1 of application year.
Oct 15 FormSwift $1,000 Scholarship Contest You must be a graduating senior in high school or either a freshmen, sophomore or junior in college. You may not be related to any of FormSwift’s staff or our extended family. You must be graduating high school or in college between the ages of 16 and 25. We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.You can either write a one-page business plan, make a brief PowerPoint, or make a two-minute video about one of the suggested topic Send your entry to jamie[at]formswift.com by January 15, 2015 with the email subject line “FormSwift Scholarship…
April 11 Fred G. Lee Memorial Scholarship One (1) $4,000 Scholarship; the award is $1000 per year, renewable for four undergraduate years. Two (2) $1000 Scholarships; the award is $1000, issued at the freshman year level. At least one of the three scholarships will be awarded to a student who attends a college in Oregon or Washington State. The eligible scholarship territory is Clark County (State of Washington) and Oregon high school graduating seniors. Chinese Ancestry is not a requirement for this scholarship and all applicants must have at least one parent/guardian who is a member of the C.A.C.A. (Chinese American Citizens Alliance) in Portland, OR
May 19 Friend of the Arts Scholarship One year, or potentially renewable scholarship (award to be determined by committee) for a student who will graduate from a Salem Keizer Public High School in good standing pursuing an education in a visual arts education career. Applications available in the College and Career Center.
Jan 5 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program A student needs to demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); demonstrate financial need; be citizens of the United States of America; be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
April 1 GFWC Violet Lang Instrumental Music Scholarship $500 Any Graduating Senior is eligible to enter the Contest. Applicants must be an Oregon resident. Applicants for the scholarship will perform live at the
state contest. Each performance will be no more than 10 minutes in length and include no more than three selections. Each contestant must submit a completed and signed official entry form.
Vary Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, linked below, to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education. Multiple scholarships are listed on this website for students. Deadlines vary
April 1 GFWC Violet Lang Vocal Music Award $500 Any Graduating Senior is eligible to enter the Contest. Applicants must be an Oregon resident. Applicants for the scholarship will perform live at the
state contest. Each performance will be no more than 10 minutes in length and include no more than three selections. Each contestant must submit a completed and signed official entry form.
April 1 GFWC Violet Penny Art Scholarship $400 Any Graduating Senior is eligible to enter the Contest. Applicants must be an Oregon resident. All media are acceptable: oil, watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, pen & ink, pastel, photography, pottery etc. Maximum dimensions are 28” x 36” unframed. There is no minimum size. Pastels and charcoals must be sprayed with fixative. No glass on any entry. Plexiglas is allowed. Each contestant must submit a completed and signed official entry form.
March 6 Geenfield Peace writng Scholarship $500-$1000 Any 11th or 12th grade Oregon high school student may enter by submitting an original essay, poem, or narrative work (maximum 600 words) in response to the following question:

“How would you solve the public health crisis of gun violence?”

March 31 Great Clips Scholarship This $250-$1500 Scholarship provides tuition assistance to cosmetology school or assistance in purchasing cosmetology tools to get started.
December 15 Green Home Improvement Scholarship HomeAdvisor’s green home improvement scholarship challenges students to come up with innovative ideas and thoughts towards green homes and energy-efficient improvements. Our goal is to hopefully help future students make changes and innovations in the green home improvement industry. This scholarship intends to serves as the first step towards those changes. High school seniors accepted to a college or trade school or any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited college, university or trade school in the United States are qualified to apply by submitting a 1,000 to 2,000 word essay.
May 31 Griswold Home Care Griswold Home Care offers a $1,000 bi-annual scholarship to a qualified student pursuing a bachelor’s, associate’s, graduate, or professional degree at an accredited college or university. Griswold Home Care is a mission-driven home care services company headquartered just outside of Philadelphia that celebrates, educates, and advocates the choice to remain independent at home. Griswold Home Care was founded by Jean Griswold, wife of a Presbyterian Minister, in 1982 after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and seeing the need for quality care in her community.
April 7 Guido Caldarazzo Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is available to students who are receiving a diploma, alternate diploma or GED from a Salem-Keizer School District high school or diploma from Blanchet Catholic School. 2 brief essays are required answering the questions: “What adversity have you overcome and how has that experience shaped your vision for your future?” and “Who or whom, has been the most influential in helping you over come that adversity and shape your future?” Open to an individual who contributes to the positive culture of their school and community. This is a one year, potentially renewable scholarship, based on the discretion of the scholarship committee.
March 31 Harrington Family Foundation Scholarship 4- Year scholarship that is a need-based scholarship with criteria focusing on an individual’s involvement in his or her community, rather than academic or athletic performance.
March 1 Hasson-Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund Essay $1000-$3000 This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who are residents of Oregon. Must intend to enroll on a full time basis at any accredited Oregon public/private college, university or trade school. Must submit a legible essay (1000-1500 words) that can be read in 3 to 5 minutes. Must submit full name, address, telephone number(s), full name of applicant’s parents, and name/phone number of applicant’s high school.Essay (1000 to 1500 Words) Credit in the 21st Century
January 29 Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship $2,000-$5,000 Applicant must be of Hispanic ancestry, have at least a 3.0 GPA and will be enrolled September 2017 in an accredited 2-year community college, , 4-year college or university. Applicants will be evaluated based on their academic achievements, community service, extracurricular activities and/or work experience, written essays and a letter of recommendation.
March 30 Hispanic Scholarship Fund $1000-$5000 Hispanic student, Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students, Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university or graduate school during Fall of a scholarship cycle (year), U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA), Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable), All majors and graduate fields accepted, Emphasis on STEM majors, Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000
April 30 Hollywood Lights One HS senior in Oregon will receive a $5000 scholarships. Looking for students who have a passion for theater, are currently enrolled in a theater class and plans on continuing to study theater and performing arts in college. Essay: “Why does theater improve people’s lives?”
March 1 Honors GradU Multimedia Scholarship $1000 Award – High school seniors can apply in any or all of the 4 high school categories (art, creative writing, music, or photography), but there will only be one scholarship awarded per person. Pick a MEDIUM & read about its requirements and create your project. We are providing the same 2017 prompt across all medium options:
Represent your views about the concepts of education vs. learning. Must be a US Citizen. $1000
Opens: March 2017 Rolling Deadline Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program Have completed high school (or earned a GED), Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States, Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA), Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity, Be a United States citizen
March 1 Incight Scholarships For students with documented disabilities, who demonstrate outstanding service to their community and overcome personal obstacles.
May 31 Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship Inheritance of Hope Legacy Scholarship
$1,000 scholarship awarded to a college-bound high school senior who is living with a parent who has a life-threatening illness.
July 1 International Air and Hospitality Academy Scholarship International Air and Hospitality Academy offers each high school in the United States three $500 scholarships to be awarded to graduating high school seniors interested in the airline industry. Your counselor awards this scholarship.
July 1 International Women in Media Scholarship This $1000 scholarship aims to bring awareness and recognition to women working tirelessly across the globe in search of the truth. This scholarship is open to a high school senior or student currently enrolled in college who is passionate about journalism. Must be fluent in English and submissions with poor grammar will not be considered.
January 11 Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship Graduating high school seniors who: have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (weighted), are planning to pursue and education and career in an approved human health care field, attend an eligible high school (McNary is eligible), and plan to enroll in the fall at a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree or certificate-seeking first-year student. Additional consideration is given to applicatnts who are first-generation college-bound students, demonstrate financial need, speak Engilsh plus a second language fluently, are members of underrepresented and/or diverse populations. Student swho identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander, LGBTQ, or those with a disabililty are encouraged to apply. Those engaged in organized health;wellness activities at school or in school-based health center activities and volunteer in a public health setting.
April 30 KATU Thomas Dargan Minority Scholarship $4,000 Broadcast journalism or communications. At: Any accredited 4-year college, university, or community college in Oregon or Washington. OR as a permanent resident of Oregon or Washington attending an out-of-state institution. Description: Open to residents of Oregon that are at least a sophmore. Applicants must also be minority citizens of the US (Native Americans, Blacks, Hispanics, or Asians.) Community college students must be enrolled in a broadcast program that is transferrable to a 4-year bachelor’s program. Must have minimum 3.00 GPA. Selection based on financial need, academic…
First Friday in April 5:00 PM Keizer Heritage Scholarship $1000 Applicant must be a graduating senior at the High School level and a resident of Keizer the past five years or more. Must be enrolled in a four-year college, two year or vocational school within one calender yearof award selection.
April 13 Keizer Rotary – Pat Valentino Memorial Scholarship Two $1,000 scholarships given to one male and one female senior at McNary. The applicants must be an outstanding student, planning on attending a four-year college with a minimum of 3.25 GPA. Applicants will be selected based on their financial need, an interview, leadership and community involvment, and SAT/GPA. Applications are attached or available in the College and Career Center.
April 13 Keizer Rotary – Vision Clinic Scholarship A $500 scholarship given to any McNary senior with a minimum 3.25 GPA and who is planning on entering the medical field at a two or four year college. Applicants will be selected based on financial need, an interview, leadership and community involvement, and SAT/GPA. Applications attached or available in the College and Career Center.
April 13 Keizer Rotary Loren’s Santitation Scholarship One $1,000 scholarships given to one senior at McNary. The applicants must be an outstanding student, planning on attending a four-year college with a minimum of 3.25 GPA. Applicants will be selected based on their financial need, an interview, leadership and community involvment, and SAT/GPA. Applications are attached or available in the College and Career Center.
April 13 Keizer Rotary Scenic Farms Business – Agriculture Scholarship one $1000 scholarship givent o one senior at McNary. Any McNary High School senior who plans to further his or her education by attending a two or four year college, with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Applicants will be selected based on finanical need, an interview, current involvement in community activities, and GPA/SAT. Applications are attached or available in the College and Career Center.
April 13 Keizer Rotary Wheat, LLC Scholarship One $1,000 scholarships given to one senior at McNary. The applicants must be an outstanding student, planning on attending a four-year college with a minimum of 3.25 GPA. Applicants will be selected based on their financial need, an interview, leadership and community involvment, and SAT/GPA. Applications are attached or available in the College and Career Center.
April 13 Keizer Rotary- Krista Kabacy Scholarship One $1,000 scholarships given to one senior at McNary. The applicants must be an outstanding student, planning on attending a four-year college with a minimum of 3.25 GPA. Applicants will be selected based on their financial need, an interview, leadership and community involvment, and SAT/GPA. Applications are attached or available in the College and Career Center.
December 8 Kelsey Oldham Memorial Scholarship/Willamette Valley Road Runners Scholarships will be awarded to both a male and female worthy graduating senior who plans to attend a two or four-year school of Higher Education. Those eligible are mid Willamette Valley High School Seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in academics, leadership, and running. These individuals should be a team player who has participated in either cross-country, track and field, or in a running related activity. They should demonstrate a positive attitude, perseverance, be a motivator, and have good attendance at their running activities and school. The applicant must meet the minimum academic requirements for college/university admission.
March 1 Kerdragon Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 Fine arts, graphic arts, or photography. At: Any accredited institution. Description: Open to graduates (including GED recipients) of Oregon high schools who have not yet attended college. Must plan to enroll at least half time. Preference for high school GPA of 3.00+ Selection based on application. Financial need may be taken into consideration, FAFSA is required. Semi-finalists will be asked to submit non-returnable slides of photos of art samples or film/video of other artistic endeavors. To apply, enter scholarship name and fund code “231” in item 12.
February 8 KFC Scholarship Applicants must be high school seniors who are enrolling in a public college or university within their state of residence and pursuing a bachelor’s degree. They must also have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and demonstrate financial need. The award is up to $5,000 per year and renewable for up to four years. To renew the scholarship, recipients must maintain a 2.75 minimum GPA, take a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester and during the second year of funding work an average of 10 hours per week.
April 15 Kohls – Know and Grow Scholarship The dependent of a qualified Kohl’s associate must be a high-school senior and planning to attend a
degree-seeking program at an accredited institution in order to be eligible. Eligible dependents must
also maintain above a 2.8 GPA (on a 4-point scale) at all times.If selected, students planning to
attend an accredited college or university full time will be awarded $5,000. Those planning to attend
part time will be awarded $2,500.
LaVelle Mullennex Memorial Scholarship Award NALS of Oregon Scholarship Fund, Inc., will be accepting applications from persons interested in pursuing a career as a legal secretary, paralegal, legal assistant, law office administrative staff, court personnel, or other positions traditionally associated with providing services and office support to attorneys.
March 1 Linda C Eby Scholarship Participants should be high school seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education. Please submit an essay of no more than 500 words (double spaced) on a School Counselor who has made a difference in your academic, career, social, and/or emotional development. The School Counselor you are writing about must be a certified School Counselor, employed as such in Oregon. ALL essays must be submitted with an OSCA Essay Entry Form.
April 28 Lois J. Erickson Scholarship Fund Any graduating McNary Senior whose parent is employed in the fiedl of police, fire, or EMT, including support staff. OR whose parent or legal guardian is a Salem/Keizerteacher who has taugh at McNary or a McNary feeder school for a minimum of five years. This senior must have plans to further his/her educationa by attending any accredited institution of higher education, including trade or business schools, tow year community colleges, four year colleges leading to a bachelors’s degree and graduate or professional schools.
April 15 Lucille Middleton Scholarship $500 one time non-renewable award. It is open to any McNary High School graduating senior who might choose a career in teaching. Former Gubser students will have priority. Students must be involved in community service and working to their potential academically. Financial need is not a requirement. Info in the College and Career Center.
April 1 Making Keizer Better Foundaion- The Jan Cline Scholarship This scholarship is offered to any junior or senior female student at Mcnary HS, who is planning on attending a vocational school. Info in the College and Career Center.
April 1 Making Keizer Better Foundation- The Jerry Bigler Scholarship Any keizer Student seeking an education in the automotive field. Info in the College and Career Center.
April 1 Making Keizer Better Vocational Scholarship This scholarship is offered to any junior or senior male McNary HS student, planning on attending a vocational school. Info in the College and Career Center.
April 1 MAPS – Dan Penn Scholarship(s) Two $1,000 scholarships will be reserved for any senior graduating from any Marion or Polk County High School who intends to pursue a course of study in business, finance or related studies. Funds will be distributed as determined by the selection committee.
April 1 MAPS – Earl Littrell Scholarship(s) $3,500 will be reserved for any student who intends to pursue a course of study in Accounting, Economics, Business or related studies at an accredited college or university in Oregon. Priority will be given to Maps employees, family members of Maps employees, and members of Maps Credit Union in that order. Student must be a resident of Marion or Polk Counties. Funds will be distributed as determined by the selection committee and may be awarded in amounts as small as $500.
April 1 MAPS Credit Union Scholarship Two, $1,000 scholarships will be reserved for any senior graduating from any Marion or Polk High School and who intends to pursue a course of study at an accredited college or university. Funds will be distributed to two seniors as determined by the selection committee.
May 1 Marion-Clackamas County Oregon Women for Agriculture $500 Agriculture related field at the undergraduate and graduate level. At: Any community college, university, or four-year college. Preference given to Oregon schools. Description: Open to any resident of Marion or Clackamas County applying to or attending a community college, or four-year college or university who wish to major in agriculture. Preference given to those in Oregon Schools. Selection based on leadership skills, determination, career goals, academics, and community involvement.
April 5 Marion-Polk County Medical Society scholarship $1500 Nursing or $4000 Pre-Med Scholarship. Applicant must be a graduating from a high school in Marion or Polk County. Must have a 3.0 GPA or better and planning on being a full-time student at an accredited College or University. Applications are available in the College and Career Center
March 1 Mary Duby Honderich Nursing. At: Oregon public and nonprofit only. Description: Open to residents of Marion County. Minimum 3.80 GPA. Must enroll at least half time. FAFSA: Required – financial need may or may not be considered.
March 1 Mike and Betty Pongracz Scholarship $2,500-$3,500 Education, or other majors if student plans to become an educator. At: Any Oregon public college, Lewis and Clark College, Linfield College, Pacific University, or Willamette University. Description: Open to residents of Marion or Polk county. Must have a minimum 2.50 GPA. Must enroll at least half time. Selection based on financial need, FAFSA required. To apply applicants must enter the scholarship name and fund code 467 in item 12.
April 15 Mike and Sue Doherty Scholarship $1000 Male graduating senior from McNary High School. Participant in a school team sport. Minimum 3.0 GPA and a typed written essay. For more information or to pick up an application. Stop by the College and Career Center.
December 30 Miss Marion-Polk County Scholarship Program We are looking for dynamic young women that would be willing to learn what we are all about, and have a shot at the thousands of dollars we will be awarding this year. Winning Miss Marion-Polk County means competing in Miss Oregon in June, and Miss Oregon goes on to compete in Miss America in September. Our program has a Teen program that is geared towards a mentor relationship with the Miss contestants for ages 13-17. Our Miss program, which does not have an entry fee, is for 17 (but must be a graduating senior) through age 24. We crown a titleholder in each division. For any additional…
March 24 NAACP (Salem/Keizer) One Year College or University Scholarship Student of color, attending a Salem/Keizer School with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Student must submit application, 3 letters of recommendation and write a 2-4 page essay and attend a scholarship interview (if selected). Students must be planning on attending a Community College, College or University beginning Fall 2017. Pick up a copy of this application in the College and Career Center.
March 24 NAACP (Salem/Keizer) One Year Career or Technical School Scholarship Student of color, attending a Salem/Keizer School with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Student must submit application, 3 letters of recommendation and write a 2-4 page essay and attend a scholarship interview (if selected). Students must be planning on attending a Career/Technical school beginning Fall of 2017. Pick up a copy of this application in the College and Career Center.
March 24 NAACP (Salem/Keizer) 4 Year Educator Scholarship Student of color, attending a Salem/Keizer School with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Student must submit application, 3 letters of recommendation and write a 2-4 page essay and attend a scholarship interview (if selected). This scholarship is for students wanting to become educators and plan to attend Western Oregon University for all four years. Pick up a copy of this application in the College and Career Center.
March 24 NAACP (Salem/Keizer) 4 Year Science/Pre-Med Scholarship Student of color, attending a Salem/Keizer School with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Student must submit application, 3 letters of recommendation and write a 2-4 page essay and attend a scholarship interview (if selected). This scholarship is for students interested in the field of science or the medical field. Students must be planning to attend Western Oregon University for all four years. Pick up a copy of this application in the College and Career Center.
March 17 NALS of Oregon Scholarship Fund, Inc. $1000 A legal support field such as a paralegal or legal secretary. At: Any accredited institution. Description: Open to high school seniors or students enrolled in a school of advanced education, preparing for a career as a legal secretary or as legal support staff. Selection based on financial need and academics.
November 30 National CPR Association Scholarship $2,000 scholarship to the author of the winning essay. 500-1000 word essay with a focus on your personal thoughts and feelings. Tell us what you think about the possibility that you may be required to perform CPR on someone to save their life – how will you handle the situation, and what kind of preparation will you undertake to ensure you are ready for and up to the task? If you have been involved already in a lifesaving scenario, we would like to read about that as well – include as many specifics as possible and relate your feelings and thoughts about the incident.Anyone enrolled in a college program (under graduate or graduate track) can enter; we are specifically hoping to see entries from students enrolled in programs or courseware in the following fields: Dental School, Emergency Medical Technician Program, Medical College, Nursing School, Paramedic Program, Pharmacy College, Respiratory Therapy Program
December 18 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are open to any graduating high school senior entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award.
February 22 NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship In accordance with National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s (NIAAA) purpose to promote, facilitate and increase the knowledge and understanding of the vital role of interscholastic athletics in the educational system, this scholarship program will foster and recognize the partnership between the NIAAA and secondary education. The scholarships will recognize the distinguished scholastic, leadership and sportsmanship attributes of high school student-athletes, and the importance of high school athletics in each student’s life.
February 22 NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship The scholarships will recognize the distinguished scholastic, leadership and sportsmanship attributes of high school student-athletes, and the importance of high school athletics in each student’s life. Applicant must have achieved at least two (2) of the following: (a) minimum of B+ average; (b)ranked in the top 25% of class; (c) ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1500 (Verbal, Math and Writing) Applicant must have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport
Applicant must have earned at least one varsity letter in each of two sports Applicant must complete attached scholar/essay application Applicant must have a letter of recommendation from the high school athletic administrator/director.
July 1 NW Culinary Institute Scholarship Various scholarships to the Northwest Culinary Institute for high school seniors. Northwest Culinary Institute offers all high schools in the United States two $2,000 scholarships to be awarded to high school seniors. Scholarships are awarded by your high school counselor or teachers. If you would like to be nominated for this scholarship, please contact your career counselor. Scholarship valid only for the Culinary Arts program.
May 13 OASBO Promising Futures Scholarship Oregon high school senior planning to attend college. Declared major that is compatible with school business management. Student must be an Oregon resident for at least a year and have a 3.0 GPA or above.Involvement in school/community activities.
May 29 Oregon Association of Broadcasters Foundation The OAB awards scholarships that are offered to graduating high school students and to students enrolled in two or four year college broadcast programs.
Extended Deadline April 1 Oregon Collectors Associaton $4,000 or $3,500 Award to an Oregon High School seniors for their use as fulltime students at any Oregon accredited public, private college, university or trade school. Scholarship recipients must start attendance within 12 months of the award and show proof of enrollment for a minimum of 12 credit hours. Essay subject is to be 1,000 to 1,500 words: Subject “Credit In The 21st Century”.
January 15 Oregon Community Credit Union Scholarship $4,000 Any field of study. At: University of Oregon. Description: Open to graduating seniors who have have minimum 3.50 GPA, current college students must maintain a minimum of 3.00 GPA. Selection based on financial need,essay, academics, and recommendation. For more information, contact: Elizabeth Bickford Associate Director of Financial Aid University of Oregon 1278 University of Oregon 260 Oregon Hall Eugene, OR 97403 United States University of Oregon Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships 1278 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403-1278 Phone: 541.346.3221 Toll-…
March 31 Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship A renewable four-year collegiate scholarship program for Oregon high school seniors who are emerging leaders, and plan to attend an Oregon university or trade school. The program is intended to facilitate the growth of promising leaders in the state of Oregon by developing the skills needed to flourish their local communities. This is a need-based scholarship with criteria focusing on an individual’s involvement in his or her community, rather than academic or athletic performance.
April 25 Oregon Jaycee Foundation Scholarship $500 Up to $2000 will be awarded to a graduating Oregon high school senior. The amount of the scholarship is a one-time grant and must be used in the year awarded. Applicant must have a 3.7 unweighted GPA The final selection of a recipient will be based on the following criteria: academic excellence, personal accomplishments, leadership qualities, and community service.
February 14 Oregon Music Hall of Fame Please write a brief essay regarding what music means to you and what you plan to do with your music training in the future.
March 1 Oregon Promise The Oregon Promise provides tuition grants for students working toward completion of a community college certificate or degree. In instances where their tuition is covered by other state and federal grants, students may receive a $1,000 Oregon Promise grant for use toward room and board, transportation, or books. Students must graduate from an Oregon high school or complete a GED, Have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher, have been an Oregon resident for at least 12 months prior to enrolling in community college, enroll in an Oregon community college within 6 months of graduating high school/completing GED and be enrolled in an eligible program at least half time (6 or more credit-hours) each term.
March 30 Oregon PTA Teacher Education Scholarship $500 This scholarships is for high school seniors or college students who are Oregon residents who want to teach in Oregon at an elementary or secondary school. The scholarship may be used at any Oregon public college or university that trains teachers or that transfers credits in education. This scholarship is a non-renewable $500 merit award, however, winners may re-apply the next year.
February 1 Oregon Wheat Foundation Scholarship Sons and daughters of Oregon Wheat Growers League (OWGL) grower member and children of employees of OWGL grower members are eligible. This scholarship is also open to students who have worked during the summer for OWGL growers members. Scholarship will be selected on school and community involvement, scholastic performance and an essay on the wheat industry.
March 1 OSAC You don’t need to be a merit scholar or a student with financial need to apply for OSAC scholarships. All types of scholarships are available. Many are based on criteria such as high school attended, school and community activities, academic interests, or career goals. Some require a minimum GPA and others require no GPA whatsoever. There are 500+ scholarship programs and you may qualify, but you won’t know unless you apply.
June 1 Oregon State University – Acacia Fraternity Men’s Leadership Scholarship 10 – $1500 scholarships available for entering freshman. Scholarships will be awarded to worthy applicants and are not contingent on joining our organization. Academics, extracurricular activities, community service, leadership, honors, awards and work experience are all considered when awarding scholarships.
May 10 Oregon State University – Phi Gamma Delta Doc Gilfillan Memorial Scholarship This is a character based scholarship. While GPA is considered, this scholarship weighs extra-curricular activities equally. there is no requirement to join Phi Gamma Delta. This scholarship honors students who desire to live out values of the fraternity, maintain a substance free lifestyle. expectations of a 3.0 GPA each term, involvement in community and part of a positive and constructive environment. Once you apply you will be invited to a weekend on the OSU Campus in May to participate in an interview and show why you are deserving of this scholarship.
March 1 Oregon State University Future Business Leader The College of Business at Oregon State University is offering several scholarships to high-achieving high school juniors who are interested in pursuing an undergraduate business degree. Scholarship Eligibility: Currently a high school junior attending high school in the state of Oregon. Will graduate high school before September 2018. Current cumulative high school GPA of 3.75 or above. Domestic student. Applications will be evaluated by candidates’ demonstrated entrepreneurial/innovative mindset, work ethic and commitment to social responsibility. We seek candidates who will bring diversity to the College of Business student population in terms of students’ career interests, hometown, racial/ethnic background, and/or experiences.
March 6 Greenfield Peace Writing Contest Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility announces their Greenfield Peace Writing Contest. Any JUNIOR OR SENIOR Oregon High School Student may enter by submitting an original essay, poem, or narrative work (max 600 words) in response to the following question: “How would you solve the public health crisis of gun violence?” $1000, $750 and $500 prizes will be awarded.
March 31 Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon (PACCO) Scholarship Program High school seniors or current college students of Filipino descent, legal resident of Oregon and SW Washington are eligible to apply. Applicants must enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at any accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school in Oregon or SW Washington no later than the fall term of 2014-2015.
February 1 Playing With Purpose Scholarship Athletes must must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and be current high school sophomores, juniors or seniors. They must exert a positive influence upon their schools and communities and be a “committed follower” of Christ.
May 1 Portland State University – 4 Years Free Current resident of Oregon who graduates from an Oregon high school. Admissable to PSU as a first-year freshman for the fall 2017 term and has a 3.4 cumulative unweighted high school GPA. Eligible to receive a federal Pell grant as determined by the FAFSA. Enrolled full-time at PSU, 15 credits per term. FAFSA must be submitted by February 1 – include PSU FAFSA school code: 003216
May 1 Portland State University – Four Years Free Portland State University scholarship given to an Oregon resident who will graduate from an Oregon High school.This student will enter PSU as a first-year frehsman, fall 2017; graduate with at least a 3.4 high school GPA; receives the federal Pell Grant and continues to be enrolled at PSU (15 credits per term)
December 1 Portland State University Diversity Scholarship This scholarship attracts outstanding students from diverse backgrounds, including racial and ethnic backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in higher education and pursuing their first bachelors degree. The Diversity Scholarship gives preferences to those who are/have: Oregon residents, have financial need and are first generation college students.
January 13 Pride Foundation Our scholarships are for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) students; students who have LGBT parent(s); and/or students who are straight allies and are committed to working for social justice in the LGBTQ community in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington. Students can be of any age and pursuing any post-secondary education, including community college, public or private colleges and universities, trade schools/apprenticeships, or certificate programs. There are fifty different scholarships with awards up to $20,000—but only one web-based application to complete!
March 1 Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Student must be pursuing a career in printing technology, printing management, or graphic communication. A student who is enrolled in a printing or graphic program at a technical school, college or university within the United States. You must have a 3.0 GPA or better. Scholarship awards vary in amount from $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year, in most cases, for up to four years.
January 17 Ronald McDonald House Chapters Must live in areas where there are participating RMHC chapters. Students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.
January 31 Salem POPS Music Education Scholarship $1000 Applicants must reside or attend high school in Marion or Polk County, Oregon. Must document a strong personal commitment to music. Applicants for the Educational Scholarships must be a high school senior and document acceptance into an accredited college or university and demonstrate commitment to music oriented educational goals. Educational Scholarship applicants must be willing to interview and audition for the Selection Committee.Educational Scholarship winners should be willing to perform in a concert with the Pops.
February 15 Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship The contest is open to U.S. residents. No purchase necessary. All participants must be enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors. To apply, students will submit an essay with 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perceptions on the importance of animal welfare. $1000 Award
Variety of Deadline dates Scholarship Essay Contest A variety of essay contests open to high school students (FR,SO,JR,SR). Scholarships with essays often have interesting topics which allow you to express your opinion through the written word.
March 8 The Dream US National Scholarship Western Oregon University: The Dream US National Scholarship is for students who have DACA or TPS status and qualify for in-state tuition at a partner college (WOU). The scholarship is for up to $25,000 for a bachelor’s degree.
April 1 SELCO Community Credit Union Scholarships $1500 Open to graduating seniors of an accredited four-year high school with a minimum GPA of 3.50, are members (or immediate family member is a member) of SELCO Community Credit Union, and are planning to attend a two-year or four-year college or university in the academic year following graduation. Students must be from Lane, Deschutes, Marion, Polk, Benton, Baker, Clackamas, Coos, Crook, Curry, Douglass, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lincoln, Malhuer, Multnoma, Lasco, Washington, Yamhill or Linn County. Selection based on academic achievement,…
March 29 Seneca Scholarship Juniors and Seniors: Seneca is providing students the opportunity to write an essay about the viability of natural resources and in turn, the student with the most outstanding essay will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship to a state college of their choice, in Oregon. Essay: “What are the benefits of forest management for the forest and for the community?”
May 1 Sertoma Scholarships $1,000 scholarship for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss, graduating from high school, or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for the scholarship.
Sheila Goodman Memorial Scholarship The Keizer Police Association is offering a scholarship for any graduating senior of McNary High School’s class of 2013. GPA 3.25 or higher. Essay Required. The scholarship is a onetime scholarship for the recipient in the amount of $750.
March 31 SKEF/Oregon College Savings Plan “Why College is Awesome Essay Contest” Two $529 scholarships per grade (K-12) will be awarded at the annual AWESOME 3000. Paint us a mental picture, be creative and tell “Why College is Awesome.” Essays are required to be 12 point font and double spaced. Essays will be judged in grade categories. Parent/guardian and student applying must be a US Citizen with a valid social security number. See Mrs. Farris for more information.
April 14 Sister Adele Scholarship Application ($1000-$2000) Successful candidates must enroll during 2017-2018 academic year in an accredited community college, 4-year college/university or trade school. Applicants must be from a farmworker household. For clarification, this includes dairy and nursery jobs, as well as working in the processing and/or transporting of agricultural products. Applicants must have a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED) or be pursuing/enrolled in a qualified academic program. No specific GPA is required
November 30 Sixt Scholars Must be a high school senior graduating in the academic year of 2016/17. Have a miniumum 3.7 GPA. Enrolling in a 2-4 year college/university. Requires a high school transcript.
Society of Women Engineer Scholarships SWE Scholarships $100 – $5000) support women pursuing ABET-accredited bachelor or graduate student programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States. Scholarships are available for Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors.
April 25 Sodexo Any Graduating student. Preference will be given to those applicants who show interest in Culinary, the hospitality field or have been enrolled in culinary/hospitality classes during their high school education. Scholarship is $1000.
March 1 Southern Oregon University Art Scholarships SOU Art and Art History offers scholarships ranging from $200 to $5,000 per year that are available to new and continuing students who major in visual Art or Art History and are outstanding studio artists or scholars. Applications are accepted in early winter for the following academic year. Students must reapply each year to be considered for a scholarship.
November 11 SP Scholarship Must be a legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico, 13 yrs old and erolled or will enroll in a college or university.
March 2 State Farm Good Neighbors Scholarship Must be a high school senior who will graduate at the end of the 2016-17 school year. Plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2017-2018 academic year. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 to 3.20 on a 4.00 scale (or its equivalent). Be a U.S. citizen. Demonstrate financial need.
December 5 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships recognize and reward students who have made a significant impact in the fight against hunger in the United States. Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship plus a $5,000 grant for their charity of choice.
June 30 Sterling Law Offices College Scholarship $1000 paid scholarship towards a student’s academic goals. “We believe in educationand want ot curb the cost of education for students.” This scholarship is open to high school seniors preparing for their first year of college as well as students already enrolled full-time. Must be a resident of the United States, have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Application inlcudes and essay “What makes society a productive society?” Scholarship also requests information about college you have been admitted to…financial aid office address and your college student ID number.
November 16 Stokes Educational Scholarship Program High School Students planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering. SAT score of 1600, 3.0 or higher gpa. Pays for full tuition (up to $30,000) and provides a summer internship program for which you get paid. Upon completion of degree, you are gauranteed a position working for the National Security Association.
October 3 StokesEducational Scholarship – National Security Agency Open to high school seniors, particularly minority students, planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering. Must be a US Citizen, eligible to be granted a security clearance, must achieve a minimum SAT score of 1200 or ACT score of 25.
November 30 Super College Scholarship Any student planning to go to college, one application per student, per contest period. Imcomplete entries are automatically disqualified.
June 1 The AnimationCareerReview.com “Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship Program $1000 Scholarships may be used at any accredited post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on the students high school academic performance combined with the student’s application essay. Selection is determined by the AnimationCareerReview.com staff. Scholarship is a one-year non-renewable scholarship. Application and essay are submitted online at www.AnimationCareerReview.com. A single $1000 scholarship will be awarded.$1000
January 31 The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship Program The NROTC Scholarship Program is available to qualified students who graduate from high school before August 1 of the year they intend to start college. The purpose of the NROTC Program is to educate and train qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy’s unrestricted line, the Navy Nurse Corps and the Marine Corps. As the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers, the NROTC Scholarship Program plays an important role in preparing mature young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.
April 16 Tiffany Wang Arts Scholarhsip Two students will be selected to each receive $500 towards a summer arts program. These arts scholarships are offered for (1) pre-college student (grades 9-11) who are interested in attending a summer arts program, (2) demonstrated financial need, and (3) talent in the fine or performing arts.
November 15 Trucker to Trucker Scholarship Will be enrolled in an accredited driving school by the end of 2017.
January 15 University of Oregon – Pathway Oregon Tuitinon and Fees paid when awarded. PathwayOregon serves Oregon residents who qualify for the Federal Pell Grant,who have recently graduated from an Oregon high schools, has completed an UofO Admission application by January 15th, has a minimum 3.40 cumulative high school grade point average on a 4.00 scale and is a first time college student.
March 30 University of Oregon – Robert J. Erickson Kaiser Permanente Scholarship Will be a first-time Freshman entering the University of Oregon in the fall. Special consideration shall be given to students who are African-American, Hispanic, or Native American Are able to demonstrate financial need, as determined by the University Are interested in contributing significantly to the improvement of his/her community, as demonstrated by community service and personal career goals Are academically strong enough to graduate in four years, and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.3
University of Oregon – Scholarships for Oregon Scientists The Scholarships for Oregon Scientists II program is a needs and merit based scholarship funded by the National Science Foundation.  Students must qualify for financial need, this is determined by completing the FAFSA, and academically qualify by meeting program requirements.  Qualified students in the program are eligible to apply for a second (renewal) year as well.
February 20 Vegetarian Resource Group Graduating U.S. high school students, graduating spring 2017 who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.
Veterans of Foreign War Auxillary’s (VFW) Young American Patriot Art Contest The annual contest began in 1979 and recognizes up-and-coming artists and encourages patriotism in youth. Any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States. Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national. Maximum student age of 18 at time of local entry. Applicant does not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate, but the student must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.
January 28 Willamette University Music Scholarship In-Person Auditions involve three areas: Performance, interview and sight-reading. Please note that your music audition is conducted separately from your application for admission to the College of Liberal Arts at Willamette. The Admission Committee will select students based upon their academic match with Willamette, and from those students the Music faculty will recommend scholarship recipients. Students should check on their application status prior to scheduling an audition on campus.
April 14 William and Terri Frohnmayer Scholarship applications will be accepted from high schools within the Salem-Keizer School District, the Medford School District, Blanchet Catholic School and Salem Academy. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university. Active participation in extracurricular activities or sports, with priority given to those qualified to play college level golf. Grade point average of B or better. Is a U.S. Citizen. Financial need will be taken into consideration but is not a requirement to receive the award. The amount and number of scholarship awards is at the discretion of the Scholarship Review Committee, and likely will fall within a range of $1,000.00 to $10,000.00.
October 28 WTS HS Scholarship $1,000 -$5,400 Awards. WTS fosters the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. One way it does this is by awarding scholarships to women pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies in transportation or a related field. Open to women GPA of 3.0 or higher Currently enrolled in an Oregon or southwest Washington high Currently enrolled in or accepted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a transportation-related field such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, communications, or logistics…
November 29 Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award $500 Award. Over the past two years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work. Must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater for the past two years and be under the age of 21 years old.