Oregon Ford Scholars Program

The Ford Scholars Program was established to assist students from Oregon and Siskiyou County, California, as they earn a bachelor’s degree. Each year 100 new Ford Scholars are selected in Oregon, with additional Scholars selected from Siskiyou County, California


Applicants must be residents of Oregon or Siskiyou County, California and must not previously have earned a bachelor’s degree.

Applicants must also:
- Be either: (1) a high school graduate (or the equivalent) and never have enrolled full time in a two- or four-year college, or (2) a community college student ready to transfer as a junior to a four-year college in the fall; students are not eligible if they have already started full time at a four-year college
- Enroll full-time, on campus, in the fall of the application year at an accredited, public or private, nonprofit college or university in their home state
- Have a GPA of 3.0 or better (or a Special Recommendation Form)

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