Beat the Odds Scholarship

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
3
Deadline
September 12, 2017
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Beat the Odds Scholarship Awards Program is designed to highlight the incredible potential of Oregon's young people as well as the challenges which prevent too many of them from succeeding. Stand for Children Leadership Center awards three $2,500 scholarships to college-bound Oregon public high school seniors who have "Beat the Odds" by succeeding in school despite daunting obstacles. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have succeeded in spite of hardships such as poverty, disability, homelessness, or personal tragedy and have participated in activities that are helpful to others. Financial need must be demonstrated as well. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1732 NW Quimby St #200
  • Portland, OR 97209
  • orinfo@stand.org
  • 800-663-4032

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