Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities 2017-06-25T10:42:53+00:00

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2/1/20182106-2017 Oregon State Music Scholarship AuditionsMusic scholarships at Oregon State are available for all students based on their performance ability, experience, scholarship and financial need. Music scholarships require an application and an audition, as well as a commitment to participate in music.
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3/1/2018 Ford Scholars ProgramThis is a need-based scholarship for students attending school in Oregon.Website
12/18/2017 NFIB Young Entrepreneur AwardAt least 100 scholarships ranging in value from $1,000 to $10,000 for a HS senior with an officially established business. Website
Dec. 15, 2017$10,000 scholarship for one student from each state who demonstrates ambition in school, community or work.Applicaants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:
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 preparedness

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4/30/2018$500 Speech & Debate Scholarship OpportunityThis scholarship is judged primarily on achievement in speech and debate, but does not exclude need considerations.
The scholarship application must be submitted in full by April 30th each award year. LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Applications for scholarships can be submitted by any graduating high school senior in the states of Washington, Idaho or Oregon.
All applicants must be a current member of the Debate Team at their respective high school.
A student aid report shown income status of your household must be attached to be considered for need.
You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
A transcript must be attached with a counselor or school representative signature for applications to be considered.
This scholarship is a one-time scholarship of $500.00 per recipient. Winners will also receive a certificate of award, suitable for framing.
Previous year’s applications will not be retained for future year’s award considerations.
Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
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3/1/2018$1000 Doug Lemley Memorial ScholarshipRequirements:
1. Applicants should be graduating seniors with a minimum 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent grade point average.
2. Applicants should demonstrate two or more of the following qualities: leadership, achievements, volunteering, school or civic club membership, work experience.
3. Applicants must be pursuing a degree or professional certificate in an accredited Institution of higher education (i.e. Junior College, Community College, Technical College, Trade school, College or University). Applicants must maintain a minimum of 9 credit hours per term/semester.
4. The applicant must be in the act of furthering their education in Facilities Mgt., Maintenance or Support Operations (Maintenance, Custodial, Grounds, or related fields), Engineering, or Technology. The chosen field must have a direct correlation in supporting school facilities operations.
5. Attach two letters of recommendation (could come from a teacher, pastor, civic Leader, community leader, etc)
6. OSFMA Employees, Board Members, Scholarship Committee Members and families are not eligible to participate in the Scholarship Program.
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11/07/2017Act SixPeople of color and those from low-income families are still underrepresented in higher education and there remain significant disparities in college retention rates for students from different cultural and economic backgrounds. The Act Six initiative was created as a way to address this issue by educating, inspiring and equipping a new generation of visionary, committed community leaders. Full ride scholarships available.
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10/6/2017AES Engineers Scholarship$500 Scholarship to a motivated student who wants to further their education. AES 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 they are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.Website
2/10/2018Al Forthan Memorial ScholarshipA $10,000 scholarship and several others of various amounts will be awarded to HS Senior from a family affected by drugs of alcohol or drug addiction.
2/25/2018Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant ScholarshipRecent history of movement for agricultural employment, scholastic achievement,and financial need. $3,000 scholarship awarded.
4/1/2018American College FoundationMultiple winners ranging from $1000-$5000 awarded. US citizens or eligible non-citizens are invited to apply. Freshman-Seniors are eligible. 500 word essay.Website
6/1/2018Aspiring Animation ProfessionalScholarships 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.
Selection Criteria

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.
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6/30/2018Aspiring Nurse ScholarshipThis award is a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics;
A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.

Competition eligibility:
This scholarship is open to all US high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.

Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the academic year. Only one application entry is accepted per student.
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6/1/2018Aspring Fashion Professional Schloarshipfor people who are interested in going to fashion school only and can only be used for fashion school, its a one year non renewable scholarship Website
12/15/17AXE Achievement Scholarship$1.4 Million Awarded in amounts of $2,500, $10,000, $25,000
First 10,000 applications accepted
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OpenAyn Rand ContestsMultiple essay contests available March through SeptemberWebsite
See WebsiteAyn Rand ContestsMultiple essay contests available March through SeptemberWebsite
5/27/2018B. Davis Scholarship$1,000 available to Juniors and Seniors currently enrolled in post-secondary school. Essay submission required.Website
02/13/2018Better Business Bureau Students of Integrity ScholarshipAwarded to a 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 award to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Washington, or Western Wyoming. High school juniors and seniors from across the Northwest are encourage to apply by creating a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers. We recommend getting as creative as possible, telling us the story of a person harmed by unethical business practices and how the BBB can help educate consumers in advance to prevent scams or to help consumers report scams or bad business keeping other consumers safe.Website
6/20/2018Big Sun Athletic Scholarship$500 available for student athletes; a short essay is required.Website
12/18/2017Boys and Girls Club of America-University of PhoenixThrough this scholarship program, thirty (30) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.Website
4/15/2018Brent Strohmeyer Memorial ScholarshipAny graduating senior in Marion,Linn, or Polk County or who had their senior portraits taken at Stro's Photography with a min. GPA of 2.5. Applicants must prove an interest in automotive hobby or enroll in an automotive class in a higher education institution. Three recipients will be chosen based on financial need and their automotive interest. Three $400.00 winners.
2/29/2018Buick Achievers Scholarship ProgramApplicants must:
Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students.
Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire 2016-17 academic year. Proprietary and online schools are not eligible.

Plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering, Technology, Design or other programs of study related to the automotive industry. See the list of eligible majors.

Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study.

Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico.

Excluded from consideration are employees and relatives of employees of Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America and their affiliates and subcontractors, and GM Foundation directors, officers and staff and their relatives. Although GM employees are not eligible, relatives of General Motors employees are eligible.

Award Criteria:

Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following factors:

Academic achievement and financial need

Participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience and interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries

Please note, special consideration will be given to the following applicants: first-generation college attendees, females, minorities, military veterans and dependents of military personnel

The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in STEM disciplines.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship Management Services. All scholarship recipients may be subject to a criminal background check. Recipients of a Buick Achievers Scholarship shall not commit any act that indicates dishonesty or moral turpitude or that otherwise could materially injure the GM Foundation, Buick or General Motors Company’s reputation. If such an act is committed by a Buick Achievers Scholarship Program recipient, the Buick Achievers Scholarship award shall immediately be revoked. In no instance will any director or officer of the GM Foundation or any employee of General Motors play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Award Amounts

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is offering:

Up to $25,000 per year to 50 first-time or existing college students, renewable for up to four years, and one additional year for those entering a qualified five-year engineering program

The actual award amount will not exceed the total cost of the student’s tuition, fees, books, supplies, required equipment, room and board and other allowable expenses, less other gift aid known at the time of application (scholarships, grants and other awards that do not have to be paid back). Awards are renewable for the given years noted above or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), full-time enrollment and continuing to major in an eligible field of study.

Awards are for students of any age, for undergraduate study only.
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OpenCAMPOSU college assistance migrant programWebsite
See WebsiteCAMPFor Migrant Students: OSU college assistance migrant program.Website
1/24/2018Cezar E. Chavez Leadership Conference ScholarshipMust be of Latino ancestry or from a seasonal farmworker family, a graduating HS Senior and must plan to enroll at a two year or four year public or private secondary institution. Please see attached application and information.
5/14/2018CHCI Scholarship for Latino studentsA local scholarship for Oregon and SW washington students. Must demonstrate financial need. Participates in community activites, has strong writing skills and must be a US citizen, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.

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4/20/2018Chemeketa ScholarsFree 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.Website
2/29/2018Chinese American Citizens Alliance National Essay ContestOpen to students attending high school in Oregon or Clark
County (State of Washington) or its related equivalent. This
essay contest is open to all students regardless of their ancestry.
Participants in the Contest are to compose an essay in English
not to exceed 500 words, at their Chinese American Citizens
Alliance Lodge or a location designated by the Lodge on a
subject regarding the Chinese in the United States. The exact
essay topic will be announced at the time of the contest.
Scholarship Awards:
First Prize: $1,000.00 and Certificate
Second Prize: $700.00 and Certificate
Third Prize: $500.00 and Certificate
10 Awards of Merit: $100.00 and Certificate
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See WebsiteChristopher Pettiet FundActing and performingWebsite
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10/31/2017Coca Cola Scholar Foundation ScholarshipLots of $$$ to be given away in different amounts!!! Please apply

Applicants must be:

Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools);
U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;
Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution;
Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.
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1/31/2018Colgate Hispanic Scholarship FundBe 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 in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the academic year Must be a first year student at a two year college or a freshman at a four year institution in the academic year Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
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See websiteCollege and Career PathwaysScholarship Data base for grades 9-11Website
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See WebsiteCollege of Idaho Heritage ScholarshipScholarships to the College of Idaho.Website
OpenCollege of Idaho Heritage ScholarshipFull tuition scholarships to students planning to attend The College of Idaho, GPA of 3.85 or above. Website
See WebsiteCollege ProwlerMonthly submission onlineWebsite
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See WebsiteCollege tool kitEssay 14 year old minimumWebsite
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See WebsiteCollegeWeekLive ScholarshipELIGIBILITY:
The CollegeWeekLive $5,000 Scholarship is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. students. Applicants must enroll no later than the fall of 2019 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school) that is a CollegeWeekLive member at the time of the awarding of the scholarship. Applicants are eligible to win only if they register online at www.CollegeWeekLive.com, login to CollegeWeekLive during the specified times, and visit 5 colleges (go to their page) during the same time period. Applicants can earn up to 11 entries.

HOW TO ENTER: There are two requirements for entering this scholarship program:
Apply online by registering on the Sponsor's website (http://www.collegeweeklive.com). Limit one (1) Application per person. Application includes complete name, contact, and high school information as required on the CollegeWeekLive registration form.

Additionally, applicants must login and participate in a CollegeWeekLive virtual event on the following days in order to be eligible. You will gain one entry for each of the following participation dates (up to 11 entries):
Standard Dates:
One entry per month on any day of the month from 12:00am on the first day of the month to 11:59pm EST on the last day of the month. Valid January 2016 through June 2016. Up to 6 entries.
Additional Dates:
January 14, 2016 from 12:00am to 11:59pm EST
February 17, 2016 from 12:00am to 11:59pm EST
March 31, 2016 from 12:00am to 11:59pm EST
May 11, 2016 from 12:00am to 11:59pm EST
May 19, 2016 from 12:00am to 11:59pm EST

Participation requires visiting at least 5 college pages. All Applications become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, or unintelligible entries. By submitting an Application, you will be registered to attend CollegeWeekLive.com. By applying to this scholarship program, you fully and unconditionally accept and agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.
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Dec. 31, 2017Courage To Grow
$500
Junior or Senior 2.5 GPA
US Citizen
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OpenDenison UniversityNational Merit Semi-Finalists with application/full tuition available
See WebsiteDenison UniversityNational Merit Semi-Finalists with application/full tuition availableWebsite
3/4/2018Dreams can come true scholarshipApplicant must be a female high school student, in Grade 12, who is graduating in 2016. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better, and is intending to pursue post-secondary education (college, university, trade school, etc.) Applicant is planning on attending the Abby's Closet Prom Gown Giveaway to get a free gown to wear to prom.
Application, along with an unofficial transcript, should be submitted online, emailed, or faxed to dreams@abbyscloset.org or 503-536-6699 by March 4, 2016. Winner must be available to select a gown on Friday, April 1, at the Oregon Convention Center and on Sat. April 2, at 7:30 am for the opening of the Prom Gown Giveaway. Winner agrees to be interviewed, photographed and/or videotaped by Abby's Closet, as well as any other media outlet(s). If the winner is under 18 years old, a parent or guardian must grant permission. 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.
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12/19/2017Drive Smart Teen Digital Short contestEnter to win up to $10,000
13-18 years
US Resident
30-60 sec digital short to educate about the dangers of distracted driving
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See WebsiteEagle ScoutTuition to University of EvansvilleWebsite
OpenEagle ScoutTuition to University of EvansvilleWebsite
11/30/2016Education Matters 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). The scholarship prize recipient must submit proof of enrollment on or before Dec. 31, 2019. 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.
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3/31/2018Edwin C. GoodenoughThis Scholarship is for Salem-area high school seniors. Recipient will recieve $1,000-$2000 per academic year towards obtaining a four-year college education. Criteria for selection shall be both a financial need and academic excellence.
Scholarship is due March 31st of each year. See Mr. Brooks for an updated application if needed.
3/31/2018Edwin C. GoodenoughThis Scholarship is for Salem-area high school seniors. Recipient will recieve $1,000-$2000 per academic year towards obtaining a four-year college education. Criteria for selection shall be both a financial need and academic excellence.
February 1, 2018
Early Bird December 15, 2017
ESA Foundation ScholarshipReceive additional information from Mr. BrooksWebsite
openFAFSA
Federal Student Aid
Get help paying for college
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openFast WebScholarship Search EngineWebsite
11/5/2017FIRE's Freedom in Academia Essay ContestSeveral scholarships valued at up to $5000 for winning essay contest sponsored by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. Essays are to be 800-1000 words long.Website
3/31/2018First Tech Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program-Be a First tech member in good standing as of 03.31.16.
-Plan to enroll or already be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited institution for the fall 2016 quarter/semester.
-Have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average.
-Applications accepted February 1 - March 31, 2016
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12/19/2017Footlocker Scholar AthletesThe Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors athletes for demonstrating excellence in school, on their sports team, and in their communities. This is an award where we celebrate YOU--not necessarily because you scored the winning touchdown or goal--but because sports have helped you grow into a strong leader in your community. 20 $20,000 winners.Website
3/1/2017Ford Scholars ProgramThis is a need-based scholarship for students attending school in Oregon.Website
11/4/2017Fred G. Lee Memorial ScholarshipApplicants must:
Be a member of the graduating class of an Oregon or Clark County (State of Washington) high school or its related equivalent. Hold a 3.50 or better grade point average. Have at least one parent/guardian who is a member of the Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance(Portland Lodge).* An application for membership is enclosed with this scholarship application. Be active in school and community activities. Be a United States citizen, or hold permanent resident status.

Three scholarships will be awarded:
One (1) $4,000 Scholarship - The award is $1000 per year, renewable for four undergraduate years.
Two (2) $1,000 Scholarships - The award is $1000, issued at the freshman year level.
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see websiteFSA Webinar Schedule Learn about Federal Student Aid through FSA Webinar SeriesWebsite
1/11/2017Gates Millennium Scholarship1,000 need-based merit scholarships for minorities with a GPA of 3.3 with demonstrated leadership abilities.Website
1/8/2017Ge-Reagan Foundation Scholarship ProgramThis national program awards college scholarship to high school seniors who embody the characteristics pf president Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace, and at home.

Students with leadership,drive, integrity and citizenship.
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03/06/2018Greenfield Peace Writing ScholarshipAny 11th or 12th grader
Oregon student
Essay Contest:
How would you solve the public health crisis of gun violence?
$100 1st prize
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See WebsiteGuido Caldarazzo Memorial ScholarshipGraduate or GED from Salem-Keizer School District or Blanchet Catholic School. Planning to attend college or technical school. See website for application requirements and criteriaWebsite
4/15/2018Guido Caldarazzo Memorial ScholarshipGraduate or GED from Salem-Keizer School District or Blanchet Catholic School. Planning to attend college or technical school.
See website for application requirements and criteria
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4/15/2018Guido Caldarazzo Memorial ScholarshipGraduate or GED from Salem-Keizer School District or Blanchet Catholic School. Planning to attend college or technical school.
See website for application requirements and criteria
4/30/2018HENAACFor hispanics interested in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math related majors. Scholarships range $500 to $8,500.Website
10/30/2018Hispanic Heritage Youth AwardsThe Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards run annually from April and honor young Latino leaders with grants for their college education or to fund a community service effort. The online application is available until September for most categories and October for the Community Service Category ONLY, and will be open to current high school seniors only who maintain an un-weighted 3.0 GPA.Website
See websiteHispanic Metropolitan Chamber ScholarshipApplicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident
Applicant must be of Hispanic ancestry, permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington
Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA as evidenced by a certified high school or college transcript
Applicant must be enrolled by September of freshman year in an accredited community college, 4-year college or university or an accredited graduate degree program
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See websiteHispanic Metropolitan Chamber ScholarshipApplicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident
Applicant must be of Hispanic ancestry, permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington
Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA as evidenced by a certified high school or college transcript
Applicant must be enrolled by September of freshman year in an accredited community college, 4-year college or university or an accredited graduate degree program
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See websiteIthaca College Martin Luther King Scholar ProgramOpen to academically talented U.S. citizens and permanent residents from ethnic and racial backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in U.S. higher education, the program challenges students to think critically, act compassionately, and give back to the world through service learning and scholarly research.Website
2/14/2018Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship•Be a graduating, minority high school senior;
•Plan to attend an accredited and approved four–year institution within the United States;
•Show leadership potential;
•Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
•Present evidence of financial need;
•Be a United States citizen;
•A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
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1/14/2018Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career School$2000 will be awarded to a qualified high school senior at each high school in Kaiser's service area. The applicant must be entering a college health career program, have a 2.5 GPA, be a citizen, national or permanent legal resident. Special consideration given to applicants with financial need, are first generation to go to college, speak a second language and are a member of an ethnic or racial group underrepresented in the health professions.Website
12/1/2017Kelsey Oldham Memorial Scholarship/Willamette Valley Road RunnersScholarships 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. The applicant must meet the minimum academic requirements for college/university admission. Include the most current academic transcript. The applicant shall submit a typed and signed, essay, which includes the following: a) Description of extra-curricular community services activities; b) A narrative of desired educational institution, career aspirations, degree sought, and future plans; c) Brief personal assessment of weaknesses and strengths; d) Family information (including justification for financial assistance). Amount of $1000Website
12/01/2017Leaders and Achievers
One-time grand $1000
2.8 or higher
Senior
Plans to attend College, University or Technical School in US
Demonstrates Leadership abilities in community service
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Dec. 12, 2017LEDA Scholars ProgramHigh-achieving, low-income and underrepresented minority juniors can apply to be a part of the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America program. Students will be given college guidance and support including a summer program at Princeton UniversityWebsite
Varies per scholarshipMALDEF
The Latino Legal Voice for Civil Rights in America
MALDEF is pleased to provide you with this extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not
inquire about immigration status or require a valid social security number. The overview of scholarships
provided includes website links that you are advised to visit for more complete details as it is not practical to
list every requirement of each scholarship. Please read through, or download, the information here and select
scholarships that are applicable to you.
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November 30th Mark Ramsey Curiosity ScholarshipStudents must be US or Canadian citizen, a senior in high school or enrolled in a university or college in the United States or Canada. The student’s enrollment status must be in good standing.

EZsmart Tools, LLC employees and their family members are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Submission of more than one application per year by the same individual will result in disqualification.
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See WebsiteNAACPGo online to sign up dates to be announcedWebsite
OpenNAACPGo online to sign up dates to be announcedWebsite
See websiteNaval Reserve Officers Training Corps
$180,000
Must be a US Citizen
17 years of age and not older than 23 by June 30th
Complete high school or GED
Acquired no more than 30-45 hours of college credit
ACT:
Math 21
English 22
OR
SAT:
Math- 520
Reading- 530
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3/1/2018Navarrette Engineering ScholarshipScholarship for first year women.
Eligibility Requirements

Be a resident of Oregon, who attended high school in state for at least three years.

Be enrolling full-time in an undergraduate course of study in engineering at Oregon State University

Have a minimum high school or college transfer cumulative GPA of 3.5.

Submission of a Student Aid Report. For more information about FAFSA contact www.fafsa.ed.gov.
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1/31/2017NAVY NROTC ScholarshipThis full-ride college scholarship will awarded to a student who will be completing a ROTC program at 4-yr college. Must give service after graduation as a commissioned officer.
OpenNAVY NROTC ScholarshipThis full-ride college scholarship will awarded to a student who will be completing a ROTC program at 4-yr college. Must give service after graduation as a commissioned officer.
12/19/2018Nellie Thompson-Dorthy Patch ScholarshipThis scholarship is for students of color. Applicants must submit a one page typed or printed essay describing how they plan to further their educational goals and training in order to make a contribution in their community. Also transcripts and two letters of reference. This is only for students in Salem/Keizer area.
12/15/2017NFIB Young Entrepreneur AwardAt least 100 scholarships ranging in value from $1,000 to $10,000 for a HS senior with an officially established business. Website
see websiteNURSE Corps ScholarshipTHE NEXT NURSE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP IS EXPECTED TO OPEN IN MARCH OR APRIL 2016.

In exchange for a minimum 2-year service commitment at a critical shortage facility located in a HPSA, the NURSE Corps Scholarship Program pays:

•tuition
•eligible fees
•other reasonable costs, such as books, clinical supplies/instruments and uniforms.
•monthly stipend of ($1,302) for the school year
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5/22/2018NURSE Corps ScholarshipIn exchange for a minimum 2-year service commitment at a critical shortage facility located in a HPSA, the NURSE Corps Scholarship Program pays:

•tuition
•eligible fees
•other reasonable costs, such as books, clinical supplies/instruments and uniforms.
•monthly stipend of ($1,302) for the school year
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see websiteNURSE Corps ScholarshipTHE NEXT NURSE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP IS EXPECTED TO OPEN IN MARCH OR APRIL

In exchange for a minimum 2-year service commitment at a critical shortage facility located in a HPSA, the NURSE Corps Scholarship Program pays:

•tuition
•eligible fees
•other reasonable costs, such as books, clinical supplies/instruments and uniforms.
•monthly stipend of ($1,302) for the school year
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9/30/2018Odenza Marketing Group ScholarshipTo be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Scholarship you must:

A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on September

B) Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the September deadline.

C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. (Current High School Students are also eligible.)

D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada

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VariesOptimist InternationalUnder 19, separate essay and oratorical contestsWebsite
See WebsiteOptimist InternationalUnder 19, separate essay and oratorical contests.Website
1/31/2018Oregon Blueberry Commission ScholarshipScholarship applicants must be involved in some aspect of agriculture and must declare agriculture or horticulture as their major, field of interest or intended future vocation.Two or more separate awards, from $1,000 to $5,000, may be available, though each applicant will be eligible to receive only one award per year.
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3/1/2018Oregon Collectors Association Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund AnnouncesAwarded to Oregon High School seniors for their use as full time 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 mininmum of 12 credits hours. Website
see websiteOregon Collectors Association Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund AnnouncesAwarded to Oregon High School seniors for their use as full time 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 mininmum of 12 credits hours. Website
1/3/2017Oregon Collectors Association Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund AnnouncesAwarded to Oregon High School seniors for their use as full time 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 mininmum of 12 credits hours. Website
see websiteOregon Collectors Association Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund AnnouncesAwarded to Oregon High School seniors for their use as full time 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 mininmum of 12 credits hours. Website
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July 1, 2018: Final
OREGON PROMISEFunding for students attending an OR Community College Subject to legislative approvalWebsite
1/15/2018Oregon School Facilities Management Association 5 scholarships worth $750 for students studying in Facilities Management, Maintenance, Support Operations, Engineering or Technology at a junior college, community college, technical college, college, university or trade school. GPA of 2.75 or higher. Website
3/1/2018Oregon Seed Council Scholarship$2,500 and $1,000 scholarships to college bound students who come from a farm involved in seed production, have worked on a seed farm or have worked for a seed company.Website
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February 15* earlyOSAC Oregon Student Assistance Commission Comprehensive ScholarshipThis comprehensive database of scholarships available to Oregonian students and opens at the end of November. Scholarship applications are due by March 1st of every year. Please see the website and search for scholarships by filtering your eligibility information.Students can apply for up to 20 scholarships.Website
See WebsiteOSAC Oregon Student Assistance Commission Comprehensive ScholarshipThis comprehensive database of scholarships available to Oregonian students and opens at the end of November. Scholarship applications are due by March 1st of every year. Please see the website and search for scholarships by filtering your eligibility information.Students can apply for up to 20 scholarships.Website
12/3/2017Pet Play Scholarship $1000The contest is open to U.S. residents. All participants must be enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors. Entries are limited to one submission per person. Immediate family members of P.L.A.Y. employees are excluded from this contest. 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. The essay should be between 500-1000 words.Website
see websitePet Play Scholarship $1000The contest is open to U.S. residents. No purchase necessary. All participants must be enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors. Entries are limited to one submission per person. Immediate family members of P.L.A.Y. employees are excluded from this contest. All essay submissions must be received by 11:59pm EST on Monday, February 15, 2016.

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.

The essay should be between 500-1000 words.

Send a Word doc attachment to scholarship@petplay.com with your essay submission.

The file name should be your full name, state, and date of birth. For example,
Chipper-Jones-GA-4-24-1972
2-3 photos of your volunteer efforts to help animals in need

In the body of your email, include student’s full name, date of birth, email address, postal address, high school they are currently enrolled in, and a phone number to contact.

Failure to provide any of these terms listed above will result in automatic disqualification.
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1/13/2018Pride Foundation$400,000 in scholarships awarded to support education and leadership development for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students of any age; students who have an LGBT parent;and students who are straight allies and are committed to civil rights for the LGBTQ community.Website
05/31/2018Racine Olson Injury ScholarshipThis scholarship is open to high school seniors in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington who plan on either attending a 4-year college or 2-year community college. These applicants have either been a victim of a personal injury accident or has a parent(s) or guardian(s) who has been a victim of a personal injury accident.
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1/9/2018Regan Foundation Scholarship3.0 and above. Demonstrate leadership, drive and need for financial support. Must have citizenship. $10,000 renewable scholarship up to $40,000.Website
1/15/2017 RIT Digital Arts, Film and Animation Competion Scholarships for 9th-12th grade deaf or hard-of-hearing students with artistic skills. There are awards in web design, graphic media, film, 3-D animation, interactive media and photo illustration.Website
see website RIT Digital Arts, Film and Animation Competion Scholarships for 9th-12th grade deaf or hard-of-hearing students with artistic skills. There are awards in web design, graphic media, film, 3-D animation, interactive media and photo illustration.Website
May 31, 2018Robinson & Henry, P.C.• Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
• Must be attending an accredited 4-year college/university or 2-year community college for Fall 2017.
• A current transcript MUST be submitted for consideration.
• Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States.
• A 500-word minimum essay explaining your parents divorce and how it changed your everyday outlook, or why you are pursuing a career in family law.
• Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application for consideration.
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1/21/2018Ronald McDonald House Charities ScholarshipMust be a current high school senior who is eligible to attend a two or four year college, university or vocational/technical school. Must be a legal U.S. resident. Must be less than 21 years of age. Must have a minimum 2.7 GPA.Website
12/2/2017Salem ElksMost Valuable Student Scholarship awarded based on scholarship, leadership, financial need. Website
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OpenScholarships for for students ages 13-18 years oldSee website for a comprehensive list of scholarships available to freshmen-seniors in high school. Each scholarship will have different criteria for eligibility.Website
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See WebsiteScholarships for Oregon Scientists (SOS)High School Applicants
US Citizen or Permanent Resident*
Financial need, as determined by applicant's FAFSA application
Minimum 3.5 overall GPA*
If student has taken AP, IB, or College Now calculus, physics, or chemistry, minimum 3.4 GPA in those courses
*Alternate criteria for high schoolers not meeting GPA criteria: Math SAT score of at least 650 and a combined Math/Reading score of at least 1250

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See WebsiteScholarships for Undocumented StudentsLink takes you to a large list of scholarships that do not require US residency compiled by MALDEF.Website
See WebsiteScholarships for Undocumented StudentsLink takes you to a large list of scholarships that do not require US residency compiled by MALDEF.Website
1/6/2018Scholastic Art & Writing AwardMore than $250,000 is given annually through the Scholastic Awards program in awards and scholarships to top winners. Any public, private, parochial or home-school student in grades 7 – 12 in the U.S., Canada or an American school abroad may participate in the Awards.

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May 31, 2018SCW DREAMers Scholarship
$2500 one time award
High School Senior
in US
3.0 or better
Based on merit and need
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5/1/2018Sertoma Scholarships$1,000 scholarship for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.Website
5/1/2018Sertoma Scholarships$1,000 scholarship for students who are deaf or hard of hearingWebsite
4/15/2018Sister Adele Memorial Scholarship ApplicationIndividual awards will range from $1,000 to $2,500 per scholarship winner. A total award amount of $30,000 will be awarded in 2016. The Sister Adele Memorial Scholarships are made possible by CASA of Oregon a private non-profit, through its commitment to improve the quality of life of farmworkers and their families.
Successful candidates must enroll during 2016-2017 academic year in an accredited community college, 4-year college/university or trade school.
Applicants must be from a farmworker household.
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.
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12/15/2017Society of Women EngineersFemale high school senior interested in pursuing an engineering career beginning fall. Minimum GPA of 3.75. See attached documents and application. Three $1,000 scholarships awarded.Website
11/15/2017Stokes Educational ScholarshipHigh 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. Website
3/15/2018The Future Falcon Social Venture Plan Competition (FFSVPC)This national competition is for current sophomores and juniors interested in building a business plan. The winners will receive a one-year $2,500 scholarship, should they choose SPU as their school. Our goal is to encourage high school students to begin thinking about how they can engage the culture and change the world by building their own business plan.
• You must be enrolled in a high school (public of private) and seniors are highly
encouraged to participate! • Participants under the age of 18 must have parent or guardian approval. • All semi-finalists must agree to attend the final round at Seattle Pacific University on April 7-8. Housing and meals are free, but transportation is not included.
• Social Venture Proposal and Video Pitch are submitted by the deadline: March 15th.
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11/4/2017The Paul Duong Memorial Scholarship Application InformationWrite a 500-word essay describing your understanding of the theme "Have a Voice”
and how it relates to leadership. Explain why it is important for Asian American
youth to “Have a Voice” and lead, what defines leadership, and give personal
examples from your own life to illustrate opportunities and challenges you’ve had as
a leader and how it applies to the theme.
Submit a personal résumé and list of extracurricular activities including community
service. Include number of hours for each activity and position(s) held (if any).
The Paul Duong Memorial Scholarship (formerly known as the Asian American Youth Leadership
Scholarship) is for this year’s senior students who previously attended the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference or will attend the 2016 Leadership Conference on Friday, May 13, 2016. The scholarship is a one-time award of $1,500 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place.

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4/11/2018Tiffany Wang Arts Scholarships-Be a student of an Oregon or Clark County (State of Washington) high school or its
related equivalent.
-Non-senior student (grades 9th, 10th, and 11th) who are interested in attending a
summer arts program.
- Have at least one parent/guardian who is
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4/15/2018U.S Post Mail ScholarshipOpen to all students enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation. Students of all majors and intended majors are welcome to participate. Applicants must be residents of the United states. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the institution of the finalist’s enrollment.Website
November 30th Unigo Education Matters ScholarshipComplete an essay on why education matters to you in order to compete for a $5,000 scholarship. Must be 13 years of age or older.Website
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1/14/2018University of Oregon-Diversity Excelence ScholarshipBe a United States citizen or permanent resident. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the federal processor no later than February 1. List the UO as one of your first six choices. The school code is 003223. GPA of 3.00
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30th of each monthVarsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship1. Write an essay on monthly topic found on the website.

2. Promote your entry on social media.

3. Win if your essay is selected and step 2 is complete.
Check website monthly for new topics and chances to win $1000 scholarship.


No purchase necessary to enter or win. Eligibility is limited to individuals who are at least 16 years of age in their state of legal residence on or before their entry into the Promotion. Such individuals must be a legal resident of one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia as of November. Void where prohibited by law. Directors, officers, and employees of Sponsor (defined below) or its agents, affiliates, subsidiary and parent companies, distributors, contractors, advertising and promotion agencies, and members of immediate families or households of any of the foregoing persons are not eligible.

Prizes have limited promotional entry, ending, and selection periods. Please see Official Rules for details. The winning participants will be determined in accordance with the Official Rules from among all eligible entries submitted. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Promotion subject to additional restrictions contained in Official Rules found at http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship-rules. See Official Rules for details. Sponsor: Varsity Tutors LLC.
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2/20/2018Vegetarian Resource Group ScholarshipTHE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP OFFERS TWO $5,000 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $10,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Two awards of $5,000 each will be given.
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11/1/2017VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition!Vetran of Foreign Wars Scholarship. All students in grades 9-12 can apply. The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. Other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each (State) VFW Department wins an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

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12/1/2017Violet Richardson AwardSee link for details.Website
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Dec. 15 for 2017-2018Washington State University Honor's CollegeSee websiteWebsite
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3/20/2018Westminister Finine Arts Scholarship$500 scholarship to Senior who has been a strong particiipant in the Fine Arts (music,drama,art) during their high school career. This is a local scholarship to Salem/Keizer students.
4/10/2018Why College is AwesomeGrades 6-12 submit a creative and strong essay on "Why College is Awesome." Details are on the attached document as well as where to turn in essay.
11/11/2017Willamette University Music ScholarshipSeniors interested in music & attending Willamette University. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 ::
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 :: Monday, Feb. 17, 2014
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See WebsiteWillamette University Music ScholarshipSeniors interested in music & attending Willamette University.Website
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12/09/2017Willamette Valley Road Runner's
Kelsey Oldham Memorial Scholarship
These individuals should have participated in cross country or track and field, and be a team player. They will be judged on academics, running ability/commitment, leadership and attitude (a positive attitude, has demonstrated perseverance, and is a good motivator).Website
10/28/2017Women's Transportation Scholarship Current High School Senior in Oregon or Southwest Washington
Open to all women in a transportation-related filed such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, communications, operations
GPA of 3.0 or higher
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11/1/2017Young Writers AwardWriting competition open to students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Website
11/1/2017Young Writers AwardWriting competition open to students in grades 10, 11 and 12. Website
11/29/2017Youth Volunteer ScholarshipOver the past two years must have completed 50 hours of volunteer work, maintained 3.5 GPA or higher, and submit an essay.Website
4/05/2018Pre-Med Scholarship 3.0 GPA or better
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03/24/18NAACP Salem-Keizer ScholarshipStudents of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The scholarship
deadline is Friday, March 24, 2017 and it must be postmark by Friday,
March 24, 2017. The NAACP is looking for seniors who have an
outstanding academic record or have significantly improved in their
academics and behavior.
Application Form
03/31/18Harrington Family Foundation4-year scholarship.
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04/25/18Oregon Jaycee FoundationAcademic, Personal Accomplishment, Leadership, and community service.
3.7 GPA
Application Form
4/1/18$500 Vocational Vocal Music ScholarshipSenior
OR Resident
Application Form
4/1/182017 Fine Art Scholarship ContestOregon Resident
Graduating Senior
Going College
Vocal, Instrumental, Art, Essay Scholarships
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4/14/182017 Sister Adele Scholarship ApplicationIndividual awards will range from $1,000 to $2,000 per scholarship winner. The Sister Adele Scholarship is funded by CASA of Oregon, a private non-profit commited to improving the quality of life of farmworkers and their families.Website