Oregon Scholarships

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ARC of Washington Trust Fund Research Grants

  • Application Deadline: 8/3/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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 Video Scholarship - Northwest

  • Application Deadline: 3/23/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • 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 will be awarded to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Washington, or Western [...] More

Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • 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

Celebrate The West High School Art Competition

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • 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

Ford ReStart Program Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Ford ReStart Program is need-based and is for adults with considerable years of employment ahead. The award covers 90% of unmet college costs and is calculated on the college’s Cost of Attendance (tuition, fees, room and board, personal costs, etc.), minus other grants and scholarships. Applicants must be residents of Oregon or Siskiyou County, California, be an adult 25 years or older, no [...] More

Grieg Lodge Educational Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To be eligible for the Grieg Lodge Educational Scholarship, applicants must reside in Multnomah, Clackamas, Columbia,
    Washington, and Yamhill Counties in Oregon, or Clark County, Washington. Preference will be given to applicants with a connection to Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) heritage, culture and/or activities. Preference may be given to new applicants and [...] More

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Hearthstone Housing Foundation's Scholarship Fund was created to develop and empower new generations to achieve their educational endeavors. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, or come from a low-income household; be 15-25 years of age, and reside at a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property or in a county where a Hearthstone property is located. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required for high [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Western Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • 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, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington) is required. A [...] More

Matsuo Bridge Company Ltd. of Japan Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior, 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

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation promotes the academic growth of youth throughout the United States and awards scholarships annually at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Convention. The Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. Applicants must be high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic [...] More

Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Northwest Osteophatic Medical 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 Northwest. Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be student [...] More

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

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • 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: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The OAN Emerald Empire Chapter Award is offered to a junior or senior college student majoring in horticulture, landscape architecture or landscape construction who also graduated from an Oregon high school. Preference will be given to a student from the Emerald Empire (Eugene) area. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

OAN Mt. Hood Chapter Award I & II

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • 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 areas [...] More

OAN Sid and Cindy Miles Nursery Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • 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 an [...] More

OAN Willamette Chapter Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The OAN Willamette Chapter Award is offered to a college student majoring in ornamental horticulture. Preference will be given to a Willamette Chapter member, member's child or an employee of a Willamette Chapter member. Recipient will be required to attend a Willamette Chapter meeting to discuss their career goals. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Oregon Barbers and Hairdressers Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • 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 fill out the Free [...] More

Oregon Chafee Education and Training Grant

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • 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. Each applicant must be currently in foster care, must have been in foster care for at least 180 days (6 months) after their 14th birthday and left substitute care at age 16 [...] More

Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/21/2021
  • 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 or minors. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Pride Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/13/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Pride Foundation offers scholarships to support LGBTQ+ and allied students living in the Northwest. Students must either be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington (but may study anywhere) or be attending school in one of those five states. Applicants must also be pursuing a post-secondary education of any kind. Current college students and those individuals planning to [...] More

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/21/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field. Eligible applicants must: have a 3.0 GPA; either graduated from an Oregon or southwest Washington high school or currently enrolled in a college in Oregon or southwest Washington; enrolled in or accepted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program; [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Tall Clubs International 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. To enter, applicants must be under 21, entering college in the upcoming fall and meet the TCI height requirement minimums: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men, barefoot. You must also find a local Tall [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 2/26/2021
  • Amount: $15,000
  • You have the power to prevent distracted driving among teens. Make a 30-60 second video that inspires your peers to drive safely, and you'll be entered for a chance to win one of 15 great prizes. Approach your video submission as your chance to find a message that would resonate with you and your peers. If your friends - and teens throughout the United States - were going to watch ONE video that [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2021
  • 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

WTS Leadership Legacy Scholarship for Graduates

  • Application Deadline: 10/21/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Leadership Legacy Fund has been established to honor the past, present, and future leaders of WTS by awarding an annual scholarship to female graduate students pursuing a career in transportation. Eligible candidates are pursuing graduate degrees in transportation or a related field (such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, communications, or logistics) and demonstrate [...] More

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Last Reviewed: October 2020