Oregon Scholarships

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Abby's Closet Dreams Can Come True Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Tell us about your dreams and aspirations for the future. The applicant that best embodies the spirit and mission of Abby’s Closet will receive a $1,000 scholarship award and attend a private giveaway to select their perfect gown and accessories.Winner will be selected and applicants notified by March 15. Winner must be available to select a prom gown on Friday, April 1 at the Oregon Convention [...] More

Alyce Marcus Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/24/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • It is the mission of the NW EEO/Affirmative Action Association (NWEEO) to provide education, information and resources to individuals, groups and institutions in support of their efforts with regard to equal employment opportunity, diversity, and affirmative action planning. In concert with our mission, NW EEO offers the Alyce Marcus scholarship to eligible high school graduates in the Portland [...] More

Animal Health International Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • From their respective beginnings - Lextron in 1967 and Walco in 1953 - culminating in the merger of two pioneering animal health companies in 2011, Animal Health International, Inc. has created a premier animal health business with more than 100 years of combined knowledge, proven vision, unmatched commitment to the customer and industry expertise. As a
    marketer of animal health products from [...] More

AQHA Region One Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The AQHA Region One Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship is for students who reside in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon, or Washington, and have been a member of AQHA or AQHYA as well as one of the above AQHA state affiliates for at least one year. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at any accredited college or university. Recipient must maintain a [...] More

ARC of Washington Trust Fund Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: 8/15/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Since 1950 the Arc of Washington Trust Fund has promoted research on the causes, prevention, and treatment of intellectual disabilities and its personal, social, and legal consequences. The Trust provides grants to researchers in the states of Washington, Oregon, Alaska or Idaho and in British Columbia. Because the Arc Trust Fund is small compared to public funding sources, preference is given to [...] More

BBB Foundation Students of Integrity Scholarship - Northwest

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarship to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. A scholarship of $10,000 will be awarded to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Washington, [...] More

Beat the Odds Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/12/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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. [...] More

Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: $400
  • Eligibility: 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).

    The scholarship will be [...] More

Cancer for College Henry Streuli Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • This scholarship will be in honor of Henry Joseph Streuli, who heartbreakingly passed away from Burkitt's Lymphoma on July 3 2015 at the young age of 14. The honoree scholarship will be awarded to a student who will use their education to advance a world that is filled with Henry's love of life. Henry loved everyone, from babies to seniors. Henry was passionate about Jesus and his values of [...] More

Cancer for College Pacific Northwest Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Since 1993, Cancer for College has provided hope and inspiration to cancer survivors in the form of college scholarships. Applicants are not discriminated against based on sex, race or religious belief. Community college applicants are eligible for the minimum scholarship level. All remaining applicants will be eligible for other one-time awards. Awards range from $1,000-$5,000. Scholarship [...] More

Celebrate The West High School Art Competition

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2018
  • Amount: $1,200
  • The Western Governors' Association is proud to announce "Celebrate the West", a regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. The competition is open exclusively to high school students. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Students must be in a school in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, [...] More

Deceased or Disabled Public Safety Officer Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Applicants for awards must be dependents of a public safety officer in the state of Oregon, as defined by ORS 237.610, who was killed or disabled in the line of duty. Eligible dependents include the child or stepchild of eligible public safety officers.

    Eligible public safety officers include:
    -Firefighters (excludes volunteers)
    -State Fire Marshal and the chief deputy fire marshal and [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest challenges students to create prom outfits using Duck Tape and wear them to prom for a chance to win scholarship cash. Legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Maryland, Vermont, Colorado and the Province of Quebec, who are at least 14 years of age or older can apply. You must also attend a high [...] More

Education First Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Education First provides college scholarships to low-income high school seniors. Awards can be used for tuition and books at a college, university, community college, or trade school and must be used within seven years after graduating high school. Applicant must be a senior at one of our target high schools (see website for list). Preference is typically given to first generation college [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

    Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

    For more [...] More

Grieg Lodge Academic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Grieg Lodge Scholarship Fund gives out a minimum of three academic scholarships each year. Additional academic scholarships will be awarded as funds allow. Grieg Lodge Scholarship Fund ("GLSF") was founded, in part, to "develop the pursuit of the intellect and education in all areas of life by providing scholarship grants, to encourage studies of the cultures of Norway and the United States, [...] More

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Hearthstone Housing Foundation's Scholarship Fund was created to develop and empower new generations to achieve their educational endeavors. Awards range from $500-$5,000.

    Eligibility:
    -Demonstrate financial need, or come from a low-income household
    -Be 16-25 years of age
    -Reside at a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property or in a county where a Hearthstone property is located
    -Attend a [...] More

Henry & Joyce W. Sumid Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Henry and Joyce W. Sumid Scholarship is available to high school seniors and college students interested in studying theatre arts and whose legal residence is within these states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

    You must be able to demonstrate financial neediness to be eligible for a Sumid Scholarship.

    Requirements:
    -Please submit a [...] More

Hispanic Scholarship Giveaway

  • Application Deadline: 2/6/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Dr Pepper and SABEResPODER, an organization devoted to developing innovative and educational programs for the Spanish-speaking community in the US, have teamed up to offer a Hispanic Scholarship Giveaway. The Hispanic Scholarship is awarding up to $50,000 dollars in scholarships to Latinx students. SABEResPODER and Dr Pepper will award 20 scholarships. Each scholarship will be in the amount of [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Western Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • To qualify for the Korean American Scholarship - Western Regional Chapter, students must be of Korean heritage studying in the United States, regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). Full-time enrollment at a school in one of the designated Southwestern region states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, [...] More

Matsuo Bridge Company Ltd. of Japan Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior or senior, or a graduate student pursuing a degree in civil engineering, welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or related discipline. Must be enrolled at least part-time at an accredited college/university in the U.S. and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Priority is given to residents of California, [...] More

MGMA Western Section Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • To be eligible for the MGMA Western Section Scholarships, applicants must be residing in MGMA Western section states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming) who are current MGMA members and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management. For more information or to [...] More

Mike Hopper Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Established in memory of Mike Hopper. Mike embodied the best of FFA, from serving as a chapter officer and attaining his American Farmer degree, to carrying the values and leadership skills he learned as a student into his adult life.

    Eligibility:
    -Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any major related to agriculture
    -Must be a resident of Umatilla County, Oregon
    -Must have a minimum 2.0 [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

    -Region I: [...] More

Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Investing in the future of osteopathic medicine in the Pacific Northwest begins by supporting today's osteopathic medical students. The Foundation's Scholarship Program helps defray some of the cost of osteopathic medical school. Scholarships are awarded primarily to students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington who are committed to practicing osteopathic medicine in the Pacific [...] More

NSHSS Andeavor Youth Leadership Awards

  • Application Deadline: 2/26/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Andeavor Industries is providing college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities. The scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Andeavor does business: Alaska, [...] More

OAN Bob Fessler Family Foundation/Woodburn Nursery Award I & II

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The OAN has established the Oregon Nurseries Foundation to manage funds contributed by OAN members for the purpose of awarding scholarships to deserving students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields.

    Two separate $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to four-year or community college students majoring in horticulture or related fields who also graduated from an [...] More

OAN Emerald Empire Chapter Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • The OAN has established the Oregon Nurseries Foundation to manage funds contributed by OAN members for the purpose of awarding scholarships to deserving students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields.

    The $500 scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior college student majoring in horticulture, landscape architecture or landscape construction who also [...] More

OAN Mt. Hood Chapter Award I & II

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The OAN has established the Oregon Nurseries Foundation to manage funds contributed by OAN members for the purpose of awarding scholarships to deserving students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields.

    Two separate $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to a college student majoring in ornamental horticulture. Preference will be given to applicants from nursery [...] More

OAN Sid and Cindy Miles Nursery Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The OAN has established the Oregon Nurseries Foundation to manage funds contributed by OAN members for the purpose of awarding scholarships to deserving students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields.

    A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a four-year or community college student majoring in horticulture, floriculture or turf-related studies who graduated from [...] More

OAN Willamette Chapter Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The OAN has established the Oregon Nurseries Foundation to manage funds contributed by OAN members for the purpose of awarding scholarships to deserving students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields.

    A $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a college student majoring in ornamental horticulture. Preference will be given to a Willamette Chapter member, member's [...] More

Oregon Barbers and Hairdressers Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • To qualify for the Oregon Barber and Hairdresser Grant Program, you must be a resident of Oregon who is attending or will attend a licensed school of barbering, hair design, cosmetology or manicure in Oregon that participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. You must enroll full-time in a program which is at least nine months long or 900 clock hours. You must have a significant need [...] More

Oregon Chafee Education and Training Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Department of Human Services (DHS) Independent Living Program (ILP) has received Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) funding to help current or former foster care youth with post-secondary education and training.

    Eligibility:
    -Are currently in foster care
    -Have been in foster care for at least 180 days (6 months) after your 14th birthday and left substitute care at age 16 or [...] More

Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship is a renewable four-year collegiate scholarship program for Oregon high school seniors who are emerging leaders, and plan to attend an Oregon university, college or trade school. This need-based scholarship focuses on an individual's involvement in his or her community, rather than academic or athletic performance. Each scholarship is worth $2,500 per [...] More

Oregon Ford ReStart Program Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Ford ReStart Program is need-based and was created to encourage adults, age 25 or older, to begin or return to full-time post-secondary education to earn a degree at an eligible college.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be at least 25 years of age by March 1 of the application year
    -Be residents of Oregon or Siskiyou County, California
    -Have a high school diploma or GED certificate
    -Must be [...] More

Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • OMHOF awards yearly scholarships to selected graduating Oregon high school seniors who have exhibited serious pursuit and accomplishment in their personal musicianship - and who are college-bound music majors.

    Each applicant should be a student studying music with the talent of instrument or voice graduating in the upcoming spring from an Oregon high school and continuing their collegiate [...] More

Oregon Opportunity Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,100
  • The Oregon Opportunity Grant (OOG) is Oregon's largest state-funded need-based grant program for students planning to go to college. Opportunity Grants are funded primarily by Oregon taxpayers.

    Eligibility:
    -Be an undergraduate student enrolled at least half-time (i.e., at least 6 credit hours) at a participating Oregon institution
    -Must demonstrate financial need (based on household size [...] More

Oregon Space Grant Consortium Scholarship and Fellowship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/20/2018
  • Amount: $8,000
  • The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to provide students attending our member colleges and universities opportunities to apply for scholarship and fellowship awards that support their academic goals and recognize their achievements. Opportunities are open to new and continuing students in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and STEM [...] More

OSWILG/Harry S. Chandler Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/22/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Harry S. Chandler Memorial Scholarship is to be used by a high school graduate from Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Clark, Marion, Columbia, Umatilla, or Coos counties in Oregon. Applicants are asked to submit a 2-page essay addressing the meaning of diversity, how diversity has influenced your life so far, the role that diversity will play in achieving your educational goals and/or the [...] More

Pepsi-Cola Bottling of Eastern Oregon Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any major except agricultural education, hospitality or other
    non-ag related majors. Must be a resident of Baker, Malhuer, Union, or Wallowa counties in Oregon. The student must
    have participated in community service and have a minimum 3.5 GPA.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Prefontaine Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • In 2005, the Prefontaine Memorial Run Committee established a scholarship program to benefit Coos County high school students who have participated in cross-country and/or track and field programs at their respective schools.

    To qualify for scholarship consideration, the student must be a high school senior, have earned at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, have been a resident of [...] More

Pride Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/13/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Pride Foundation offers more than 50 different scholarships though there is only one application to complete. Scholarships are available to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight-ally (straight and supportive of LGBT issues) students as well as students from LGBT families. Students must either be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington (but may study [...] More

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/21/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • This scholarship in the amount of $3,500 is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field and honors Sharon D. Banks, chief executive officer of AC Transit in Alameda-Contra Costa County, California during most of the 1990's. She led the agency in a pioneering effort to introduce cultural and organizational changes aimed at motivating the public transit [...] More

Sub Pop Loser Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2018
  • Amount: $7,000
  • Sub Pop Records in Seattle, WA is offering a grand total of $15,000 worth of college scholarship money to three eligible high school seniors. There are three scholarships - one for $7,000, one for $5,000 and one for $3,000. As longtime and proud losers ourselves, we're exceedingly happy to be able, in some small way, to help further the education of art-enthused misfits from the NW.

    Applicants [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.

    Eligibility:
    -You must be under 21
    -You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
    -You must also meet the TCI [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2018
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving. Your video's message should [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Wozumi Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/11/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Pride Foundation's scholarship program is committed to supporting LGBTQ and allied students that:

    -Show leadership potential either within the LGBTQ community and/or within their field of study
    -Lack a broader LGBTQ community support system
    -Face additional barriers to educational access, including students who are financially, racially, socially, geographically, or politically [...] More

WTS Leadership Legacy Scholarship for Graduates

  • Application Deadline: 10/21/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Leadership Legacy Scholarship provides a $3,500 award to a young woman pursuing a career in transportation. Eligible candidates are pursuing graduate degrees in transportation or a related field and demonstrate leadership skills and an active commitment to community service. For this year's award, the focus is on women who demonstrate leadership in bringing ideas, innovation and new [...] More

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by Susan Dutca

Colleges nationwide have stepped-up and implemented indefinite bans on fraternity and sorority activities in hopes of "battling a culture of alcohol abuse." Some student's parents, however, stated that such restrictions "ruined my so-and-so's cultural life." [...]

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"OK to Be White" Signs a "Sign of the Times"?

November 7, 2017

by Susan Dutca

"It's okay to be white" signs were scattered on college campuses across the country, as well as in Canada over the past week. Reportedly, the signs were first suggested on an online chat forum called 4chan, calling on people to place posters in their area on Halloween night. At Harvard Law School, at least 20 handmade stickers with the message "It's ok to be white" were posted on light poles and electrical boxes. Harvard Law's Dean of Students Marcia Sells condemned the posters, stating the posters and stickers are "intended to divide us from one another" and that "HLS will not let that happen here." The Department of Public Works removed the stickers shortly thereafter. Even after they had been removed, the message continued to circulate via social media through hashtags and videos, gaining both condemnation and support. [...]

Last Reviewed: November 2017

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