Scholarships

***FAFSA needs to be completed ASAP even if you think you make too much money. Each year the FAFSA opens on Oct. 1st.  (some scholarships and most colleges require it) If you need assistance, meet with your Counselor!***

Disclaimer: This information is updated yearly to the best of our ability. Scholarships, DEADLINES, qualifications, and other details are subject to change. Please verify details for the ones you are applying.

STATE Scholarships are highlighted in YELLOW. LOCAL scholarships are highlighted in BLUE.

 

SEPTEMBER

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

Generally Monthly from Sept. to May

Senior

Rotary Student of the Month

$1,000

  • One senior will be selected every month to represent Stayton High School at the local Rotary luncheon. From these 9 students 1 or 2 will be selected for the scholarship.
  • You must be nominated for this scholarship by one of your teachers. One of your teachers must send an email to Ms. Parra with a brief description of why they nominate you. Once you have been nominated you will receive an application.
  • From the completed applications the scholarship committee will select one person each month on the 1st wed. of each month (applications should be in by then).

9/1

Seniors

Aspiring Nurse Scholarships

$1,000

9/8

Seniors

Fast Water Heater Academic Scholarship

$500

  • Student who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering, mechanical systems, or energy efficiency related field are priority; however all students attending an accredited university or community college in the US are welcome to apply.
  • More information found online at: https://www.fastwaterheater.com/scholarship/ 

9/16

Seniors

Beat the odds

up to $16,000 ($4,000 per year, renewable up to 4 years)

Graduate in 2020, 3.0 +, succeeded based on hardship, poverty, disability, homelessness, or personal tragedy. Has volunteered or participated in activities helpful to others, has financial need.

Click here to apply and for more information.

Opens 7/15

Deadline 9/18

Gates Millennium Scholars

Full need

African American/Black, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic students with 3.3+ GPA who meet Pell Grant criteria and have demonstrated leadership abilities, high school senior planning to enroll full time in four year degree program

https://www.thegatesscholarship.org 

9/27

National College Match (opens summer prior)

Questbridge

Full ride

4 yr.

Primarily A's in the most challenging courses available (usually including Honors, AP, and/or IB level courses.)

Class rank: Top 5-10% of your graduating class.

Standardized test scores

SAT (CR+M) scores > 1250

ACT composite score > 27

We also recommend submitting any PSAT, PLAN, AP, IB, or SAT Subject Test scores.  

Additional Criteria:

We also look for evidence of strong writing ability, intellectual spark, and determination through essays and teacher/counselor recommendations.

households earning less than $65,000 annually for a family of four, and often less

https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/dates-deadlines

OCTOBER

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

10/1

Seniors

Careers That Work

5 @ $1,000

  • Must be planning on attending a technical or school in Oregon, Washington, or Idaho (i.e. Aveda Institute, ITT Tech, etc), see counseling for a full list of schools.
  • Let counseling know if you plan on applying to one of the listed schools.
  • http://www.nwcareercolleges.org/careers-that-work-participating-schools/

10/6

Seniors

AES Engineering Scholarship

500.00

$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.

http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

10/12

Grades 10-12

National

Young Arts Foundation Scholarship

Varies - Up to $10,000

10/15

Colgate Hispanic heritage fund

Varies

Be 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)

http://hhfyouthawards.com

10/15

Senior

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

$3,500- 180 awards

10/17

Senior

Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway

$100,000

20 awards

10/17

Seniors

Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship

State - $500

National - $500-
$5,000

Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must perform in at least one of the 43 school sponsored sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations.

https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/how-it-works/

10/25

Seniors

Horatio Alger and Career & Technical Scholarship

up to $10,000

Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation

Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)

Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)

Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and

Be a United States citizen

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/

Opens Aug. 1st

10/25

Seniors

Horatio Alger National Scholarship

$25,000

Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation

Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)

Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)

Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and

Be a United States citizen

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/

Opens 4/1 each year

Deadline

10/31

9-12 grades

VFW Voice of Democracy Award

$1,000-

$30,000

  • Available to anyone in 9-12 grade
  • Write an essay and record you reading it on the topic; My Responsibility to America
  •  Find more information here: https://www.vfw.org/VOD/
  • Submit to local VFW Post, contact information in counseling office

10/31

All Grades

SP Scholarship

10 @ $10,000

10/31

All Grades

ACT College Readiness Scholarship

4 @ $500

10/31

Seniors

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation

Up to

$20, 000

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/during current academic year.

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

Applicants may not be:

Children or grandchildren of employees, officers or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries.

DACA students

International students (with the exception of students at DoD schools)

High school graduates

Temporary residents

https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org

NOVEMBER

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

11/1

8pm EST

Seniors

Regeneron Science Talent Search

Varies

11/1

Seniors

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

$30,000, summer internships and employment upon graduation

  • Must attend college full-time and work during the summers at National Security Agency (NSA) for 12 weeks in areas related to your course of study. Must be going into computer science or computer/electrical engineering.
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA and a minimum SAT score of 1200 (600 Evidence-Based REading and Writing, 600 Math) or ACT score of 25. Have demonstrated leadership abilities and be eligible to be granted a security clearance for employment into the NSA.
  • More information at: https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents.html?Agency=NSA. Click “Any Opportunity” then choose “Scholarships”.

11/6

Seniors

ACT Six

Up tp Full Tuition! George Fox or Warner Pacific College

People 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. They are looking for talented students with strong scholastic potential who are passionate about learning and who will succeed and thrive in challenging academic environments. 

Full ride scholarships available for George Fox or Warner Pacific College.

http://actsix.org/nw/portland

Opened 8/15

Deadline

11/15

Seniors

ELKS Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Up to

$50, 000

Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.

Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.

College students are not eligible to apply.

Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Male and female students compete separately.

https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

11/30

Education Matters Scholarship

$5,000

Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application

Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia

Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:

"What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship

11/30

Seniors

Dress & Charm Scholarship

$1,000

Write an essay based on one of three given prompts.

https://www.dressandcharm.com/program/page/25-scholarship 

11/30

Comcast Leaders and achievers

$1,000

Full-time high school senior currently enrolled at a high school within a Comcast Community or otherwise approved by Comcast.

Student grade point average of 2.8 or higher.

Student demonstrates leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences.

Student shows a strong commitment to and involvement in community service.

Student plans to attend an accredited, non profit college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States.

Student will need to verify nomination by entering the Comcast School Code (CSC), provided by the principal or guidance counselor.

Student will need to complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form.  If the nominee is not over the age of eighteen, the parent/guardian must complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form

http://corporate.comcast.com/news-information/news-feed/recognizing-the-best-and-brightest-nationwide

DECEMBER

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

12/1

Seniors

Sullivan Leadership Award

Full Tuition!!

Seattle University Only

  • Must have submitted the application for Seattle University as well as this application by the deadline.
  • Must have a 3.7 GPA or higher and demonstrate: Leadership, Service, and Communication.
  • More information at: http://www.seattleu.edu/sullivan/ 

12/1

Seniors

Montana State Presidential Scholarship

Full Tuition!!

Montana State University Honors College

  • Minimum requirements: 3.75 GPA, 30 on ACT, 1410 on SAT.
  • Must demonstrate the following: Academic Distinction, Demonstrated Leadership and Commitment to Public Service, Research and/or Creative Endeavors.
  • More info at: http://www.montana.edu/honors/scholarships.html 

 Opens 10/1

Deadline 12/1

All grades

SODEXO Foundation STOP Hunger Scholarships

$5,000 plus $5,000 to hunger related charity of their choice

12/14

Seniors

Cesar Chavez Scholarship

$1,000

Applicant must be from a high school graduating class of 2019.

Applicant must be of Latino ancestry or from a seasonal farm worker family

Applicant must plan to enroll as a student at a two or four year public or private, accredited post-secondary institution in the United States in the fall of 2019.

http://www.wou.edu/ceclc/scholarships/

12/15

Seniors

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Over 6,000 winners with varying amounts from $2,500 to $25,000

  • Must plan on enrolling at an accredited two or four year college or university
  • Special consideration 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.
  • Apply at: us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

12/15

Seniors

North America Van Line Logistics Scholarship

$1,000-5 awards

12/15

Seniors

Burger King

Up to

$50,000

Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5,

Be passionate about serving the community, general track and employee tracks available, plan to enroll full time for 2019-20 academic year, and

Be a high school senior

https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/application-information/ OR https://www.schoparshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php

Opens 9/7

Deadline

12/15

Seniors

Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship

$2,000- $10,000

Seniors who have 2.5+ GPA and are planning to pursue a career in healthcare field.

https://kaiser-scholarship.fluidreview.com OR www.kp.org/kpnwscholarship

Application opens 9/25

12/16

Foot locker scholar athlete

Up to

$25,000

Be a current high school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or university in the Fall

Be currently a member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.)

have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade

Be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident

Foot Locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligible

http://footlockerscholarathletes.com/about#eligibility

12/15

NELLIE THOMPSON-

DOROTHY PATCH

​SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Varies

In awarding the scholarships the selection committee will consider extracurricular activities, future academic and career goals. While grade point average will also be considered, it is NOT necessarily a primary qualifying criteria for these scholarships. We hope to reach students who have potential, rather than just the highest Grade Point Average

Applicants must also submit a typed essay, not to exceed 2 pages, describing how you plan to further your educational goals, and what training you will need in order to make a contribution to your community.  Please describe in your essay why you wish to pursue further education and what you wish to do with that experience for yourself and your community. DACA Friendly. minority.. Selection committee will consider extracurricular activities, future academic and career goals. GPA will be considered but is NOT a primary criteria.

http://www.thompsonpatchscholarships.org/

12/20

Senior

Peanut Butter and Jelly Scholarship

$1,000

  • High School Seniors graduating from Oregon High School this school year
  • Plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college
  • GPA between 1.5-3.5
  • How to apply submit your application http://bit.ly/pbjoregon
  • For more information and questions travwatase@gmail.com

12/29

Seniors

Dolman Law Group Scholarship

$1,100-1 award

12/29

        

Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship For Young Hispanic Leaders

$500-
$1,000

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Recipients must also be available to attend the 35th National USHLI Conference in Chicago, IL,in February

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders

12/30

SR Education group community college scholarship

$5,000

To provide our judges with a true understanding of each applicant, he or she must answer two open-ended, personal, and thought-provoking questions. The students whose responses are the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written, as judged by our panel, will be considered finalists.

http://www.sreducationgroup.org/scholarships/community-college-scholarship

12/31

College Is Power Scholarship

$1,000

Students age 17 years or older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicants may be full- or part-time students and attend a campus-based or online program. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

http://www.collegeispower.com/scholarship.cfm

12/31

Seniors

Zip Recruiters Scholarship

$3,000

Complete a job interview, write an essay about the interview.

Apply at: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

Also review for more info:

 ZipRecruiter's free careerresource 

12/31

Seniors

SBO Essay Group Scholarship

10 @

$1,000

12/31

Make college happen

Up to $15,000

Anyone 14-18 at the time of entry. Answer “how do you plan on paying for college?” by poem, song, Or essay… be creative

https://makecollegehappenchallenge.com/

12/31

Seniors

Oregon Association Chiefs of Police Scholarship

$1,000

12/31

All Grades

Polk County Women for Agriculture Constitutional Essay Contest

1st- $300

2nd- $200

3rd- $100

  • Open to Polk, Marion, or Benton County students
  • Essay topic and rules available online at:
  • http://owaonline.org

JANUARY

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

1/2

Seniors

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

20 @ $1,000

1/5

Seniors

Reagan Foundation Scholarship

$10,000 renewable

Up to

$40, 000

demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;

demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);

be citizens of the United States of America;

be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and

plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

https://www.reaganfoundation.org

Early Deadline

11/1

Final Deadline

1/9

Seniors

Ron Brown Scholar Program

$40,000 ($10,000/year)

  • Scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans’.
  • Students must excel academically be Black/African American, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities, demonstrate financial need, and be a US citizen.
  • More information at: https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-description 

Opens 10/11

Deadline 1/11

LGBTQ Pride Foundation

Varies

LGBTQ students and allies who 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 economically, racially, socially, geographically, or politically disenfranchised; demonstrate significant financial need

We manage numerous scholarships and each one has its own specific criteria (there is only one application to complete). There is not a minimum GPA requirement. Students must have some demonstrated need, but the overall amount varies. We look for students who demonstrate a commitment to social justice and LGBTQ concerns, exemplify leadership in their communities, and demonstrate the ability to be academically and personally successful. All applicants must be from the Northwest

http://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply/ 

1/15

Senior

MLK Scholar Program

$25,000 up to full ride

Students who have completed Common App for Ithaca College by January 1 and the application for the scholar program by January 15. Recommendation on leadership, academic, and service experiences/abilities is required.

http://www.ithaca.edu/mlk/ 

1/15

Senior

UO Pathway

Oregon

Varies

Seniors with 3.0+ GPA, Oregon resident, apply to University of Oregon by Jan 15, be admitted to UO as a freshmen, file FAFSA by Feb 15,include UO as one of the school choices (Federal School Code 003223) and be eligible for the Pell Grant.

http://pathwayoregon.uoregon.edu/ 

Opens: 9/1

Deadline: 1/18

All Grades

Profile in Courage Essay Contest

1 @ $10,000

1 @ $1,000

5 @ $500

1/18

Senior

Ronald McDonald

Varies

Be a high school senior

Be younger than 21 years old

Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study

Min 2.7 GPA

Be a legal U.S. resident

Live in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area

Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline of the application

Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program

Provide verification of enrollment each year at respective accredited post-secondary institution

http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships

1/23

Female seniors

Georgia Pacific Scholarship, HP Scholarship, Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

$1,000- $1,250

1/24

Female Senior

Society of Women Engineers

$1,250

Female High school Senior 3.4 or higher, community involvement, and work experience, interested in pursuing a STEM career.

https://sites.google.com/site/wvsorswe/scholarships

1/30

Juniors

Hamilton Award Scholarship

$500

  • Must be college bound and show strong commitment to academic studies
  • Shows passion and commitment to their interests
  • Must be committed to participating in the Hamilton Leaders Academy
  • Apply at: https://www.hamiltonscholars.org/ 

1/31

Hispanic metropolitan chamber

Applicant must be of Hispanic ancestry, permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington Applicant must be a U.S. 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.Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA as evidenced by a high school or college transcript.Applicants will be evaluated on academics, extra-curricular activities, community service, written essays, and letters of recommendation Applicant must be enrolled by September in an accredited community college  , 4 year college or university, or accredited graduate degree program. (Information updates each December)

http://hmccoregon.com/scholarship/application/

1/31

Seniors

University of Dayton Scholarship

Varies

1/31

Seniors

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

11 @ $10,000

1/31

Senior

Juried Scholarship scholarship Pacific Northwest College of Arts

Varies

  • When you apply to PNCA’s undergraduate program before the priority deadline, you are automatically considered for Juried Scholarship.
  • You are eligible whether you are a U.S. citizen or an international student.
  • If you previously attended PNCA as an admitted undergraduate student, you are not eligible for these scholarships.
  • For more information go to Finacialaid@PNCA.EDU

 

1/31

Senior

Admission Scholarship Pacific Northwest College of Arts  

Varies

  • When you apply to PNCA’s undergraduate program, you are automatically considered for Admissions Scholarships.
  • Awards are based on portfolio and merit
  • You are eligible whether you are a U.S. citizen or an international student.
  • If you previously attended PNCA as an admitted undergraduate student, you are not eligible for these scholarships.
  • For more information go to Finacialaid@PNCA.EDU

1/31

Juniors and Seniors

PACE Video Contest

6 @ $5,000

Create a video to help prevent boundary invasion and sexual harassment of students. Include links to the SafeOregon tipline. (https://www.safeoregon.com/report-a-tip/)

Completely fill out this online form (http://bit.ly/PACEVideoContest) and upload your video.

http://pace.osba.org/NewsPACE/Announcements/2018-11-29-PACE-SchoolsTakingOnPredators-STOP.aspx?utm_source=PACE+Contacts&utm_campaign=a76f5c558f-+&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_92736701ee-a76f5c558f-160994545 

1/31

Seniors

Oregon Blueberry Commission Scholarship

Varies

  • Must be enrolled to an Oregon college
  • Must type a 500 words or less essay describing what the student would bring to the blueberry industry
  • Students enrolled in crop science, food science, or horticulture will be given preference

FEBRUARY

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

Opens 11/26

Deadline

2/1

Senior

Burson-Landon Scholarship Fund

varies

High School graduates within Marion County, Oregon who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need. Students must demonstrate traits of high personal character and leadership and plan on being enrolled full-time at any accredited college, university, graduate school, trade school, community college business college or other trade school in the state of Oregon.

https://csascholars.org/burlan/index.php

www.csascholarship 

Opens 10/1  

Deadline

2/1

Seniors

Success for Survivors Scholarship

$2,500

  • Candidates must have survived intimate partner abuse, be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the US, enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited public or private post-secondary or vocational institution, be recommended by a licensed or accredited domestic violence agency and/or counselor willing to provide information on behalf of the applicant.
  • More information available online at: http://www.gfwc.org/success-survivors/ 

2/1

American Legion Oratorical Contest

This is a "Constitutional Speech Contest" developed to create a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States among High School Students. Speech can be on any topic related to the Constitution. Contestants must deliver their prepared oration in no fewer than eight (8) minutes and no more than 10 minutes. There will also be an extemporaneous portion of the event that requires a student to speak for 3-5 minutes on a given topic chosen at the time of the event. For specifics http://www.orlegion.org/oratorical.html for more info.To participate...send completed Certification Form to: 352 Woodbridge Ct. SE 97302 The actual Oratorical Speech Contest will be in March. For more information call Oratorical Chairperson: Carole Bova-Rice 503-551-0596 or email at cbrafgal@gmail.com or call Jeannette Knapp at: 623 876-832

www.orlegion.org 

2/1

Seniors

Oregon Wheat Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

Children of Oregon Wheat Growers League (OWGL) members, children of employees of OWGL, and students who have worked for OWGL members. Winners based on school and community involvement, scholastic performance, and essay on the wheat industry.

http://www.owgl.org/foundation/scholarship-award-program/ 

2/1

Seniors

Air Force ROTC Scholarships

varies

2/1

Seniors

Advancing Science and Technology in Eastern Oregon Scholarship

$7,500

  • Applicants must major in one of the STEM fields biology, chemistry-biochemistry, computer science or mathematics ( students pursuing a career in health related fields are not eligible).
  • Apply for admission to EOU at
  • https://www.eou.edu/admissions/apply/
  • Demonstrate plans to pursue a career or enter graduate school in biology, chemistry-biochemistry, computer science or mathematics.
  • SAT math scores 550+ or an ACT math score of 25+
  • For more information https://www.eou.edu/fao/scholarships/   

2/1

Seniors

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Varies

Graduating senior, minority, planning to attend 4-year institution, leadership potential with commitment to community service, demonstrate financial need, math and reading SAT 1000, ACT composite 21

http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/ 

2/1

ESA Foundation

Varies

Variety of over 35 scholarships for Oregon

http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants/scholarships/results/?state=Oregon

2/4

Senior

Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship

$10,000

High school senior from a family who has been affected by alcohol or drug addiction (parents or student’s).

https://alforthanscholarship.com/

2/4

Grades 6-12

Drive 2 Life Contest Scholarship

1 @ $1,000

2 @ $500

2/5

Del Milne Memorial Music Education Scholarship

$1,000

The Salem Pops’ DEL MILNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP program recognizes outstanding commitment by young musicians to the study of instrumental and vocal music. The SALEM POPS ORCHESTRA will award an Education Scholarship and one or more Music Camp Scholarships this coming year. Both are intended to provide financial assistance to local high school students having a deep personal commitment to the further study of music.

http://www.salempopsorchestra.org/Scholarships/MusicEducation

2/8

Juniors

Bezos Scholars Program

$1,000

  • Students must complete an online application including  essay questions, a confirmation of support from their school principal, and an educator nomination to participate alongside them during their year as a Bezos Scholar.
  • Successful applicants demonstrate academic rigor,maturity,curiosity, and leadership.
  • The Bezos scholars program supports students to positively impact their communities by building connections with fellow scholars, providing access to and learning from inspiring global leaders, and fueling hands-on learning opportunities through the launch of a community changed project.
  • For information you can go to bezosscholars.org or youtube.com/user/BezosScholars. More information available online at www.BezosFamilyFoundation.org/Scholars.

2/13

Seniors

Better Business Bureau:

Students of Integrity

$10,000

3.5 GPA, submit applications as an individual or group of up to 3 people. Create and submit a 90 second video that demonstrates how the Better Business Bureau helps people become smart consumers. Better Business Bureau of the Northwest

https:www.bbb.org 

2/14

Grades 8-12

We the students Essay Contest

$5,000 plus runner up awards

Personalize an essay based on a given prompt.

Apply online: https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/?utm_source=NEWSLETTER&utm_medium=EMAIL&utm_campaign=GENERAL&utm_term=GENERIC 

2/15

WACE National  Co-op Scholarship Program

Varies

For students who have applied to one of the following Institutions: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, or Wentworth Institute of Technology. Must have 3.5 GPA or better. Requires 200 word essay as part of application

http://waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html 

2/15

Seniors

National Co-op Scholarship Program

Varies

  • For students who have applied to one of the following Institutions: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, or Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • You may be required to apply for a certain program to qualify for the scholarship depending upon the school you apply for.
  • For more information or to get the application:
  • https://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html
  • www.waceinc.org
  • Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher

2/15

Seniors

Norborne Berkeley Scholarship

$3,000 renewable up to four years

2/15

Senior

Bilingual teacher Scholars Program

Varies

Seeking outstanding bilingual/bicultural high school and community college students interested in education careers. Apply to WOU by 1/15 Apply to Scholars by 2/15, Submit Spanish & Math placement test by 3/15

http://www.wou.edu/teachered/bilingual-teacher-scholars/

2/15

Seniors

Kelsy Oldham Memorial Scholarship

2 @ $1,000

  • Mid-Willamette Valley High School Seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in academics, leadership, and running. these individuals should be a team player and have participated in either cross-country, track and field, or a running related activity.
  • Scholarships awarded to 1 male and 1 female graduating senior who plans to attend a 2 or 4-year school.
  • More information found at: http://www.wvroadrunners.org/ 

2/15

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

$500-

$5,000

*Must be of Hispanic Heritage*Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students*Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students*Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)*U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)*Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

2/15

Daughters of American Revolution

Varies

There are over 25 scholarships. Please see the website for specifics

https://www.dar.org/national-society/education/scholarships

3/9

Seniors

Dreams can come true - Abby’s Closet

$2,000

Female, senior, 2.5 GPA, intending to pursue post-secondary education. 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 $2,000 scholarship award and attend a private giveaway to select their perfect gown and accessories. If you have any issues with transmitting your application, please email dreams@abbyscloset.org. Winner must be available to select a prom gown on date event is happening. http://abbyscloset.org/scholarship-application-guidelines OR https://abbyscloset.org/dreams-scholarship-2019/ 

2/22

Seniors

OSFMA

Doug Lemley

Scholarship

5 at $1,000 each

  • The student must have a current OSFMA member as an employee of their school or district, which we do!
  • Student must be working towards a degree or certificate in a field of study compatible with school operations.
  • Applications must not be handwritten.
  • Student must be a graduating senior with a minimum 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent grade point average
  • https://www.osfma.org/Student-Scholarships 

2/28/18

Seniors

Thomas E. Pitzer Aviation Maintenance Scholarship

$1,000

  • Must be used to pursue a degree in aviation maintenance
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must type a one page essay describing interest in aviation or maintainance
  • https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/thomas-e-tom-pitzer-aviation-maintenance-scholarship-2/

2/28

PLAY

$1,000

Students from across the U.S. are invited to apply for P.L.A.Y.’s annual Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship rewards one student who can tell the best story, describing the impact he or she made in the life of a rescue animal or animal welfare cause in general.

https://www.petplay.com/scholarship/

2/28

Seniors

Parentinn - Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

$1,000

2/28

Seniors

Buick Achievers Scholarship

Up to $25,000 per year

High school senior planning to attend 4-year college or university to study Engineering, Technology, Design, or other programs related to the automotive industry. (unable to confirm website)

http://www.gm.com

MARCH

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

3/1

OREGON COLLECTORS ASSOCIATION HASSON-NEWMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

$5,000

Oregon High school seniors

Entries must be legible, able to be read in three to five minutes

http://www.orcascholarshipfund.com

3/1

Juniors Seniors

MULTIPLE

-Adore Me

-DevTeamSTEM

-Moseley

-Cosmetology

-Information Tech

Varies

3/1

School spirit awards

varies

See website: kids who are involves as athletes, school spirit, yearbook etc.

https://www.varsity.com or www.varsitybrands.com 

 

3/1

Seniors

Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship

4 @ $2,500 per year

3/1

Seniors

Oregon Tech Foundation Scholarship

Varies

3/1

Seniors

The Seneca Scholarship

$10,000

  • Must write a 5-7 page research essay answering the question: “What are the benefits of active forest management to the forest and to the community?”
  • Winner chosen solely based on quality of essay
  • Must Interview three people connected to the Natural resource Industry
  • Apply at: http://www.senecascholarship.org/

3/1

Seniors

Guy Davis & Past Presidents’ Scholarship

$1,250-

$1,500

3/1

Seniors

OSAC

Varies

Senior student, one application for up to 20 scholarships (can choose out of 400!), transcripts are required, four short essays, and must file the FAFSA by March 1 as well.

Early Bird Deadline (with chance to win additional $500 and receive notification if anything wrong with application) is February 15.

https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov/ OR http://www.oregonstudentaid.org/scholarships.aspx

Now in June

Oregon Promise

Check under June for new deadline information for Oregon Promise Grant

3/1

Seniors

COSA

$1,000

Senior with at least a 3.5 GPA, planning to attend and Oregon 2 or 4 year college/university, needs a one page essay about background, influences and goals

https://www.cosa.k12.or.us/members/scholarships

3/1

varies

American Legion- Department of Oregon

Multiple Scholarships

$1,000

Child of Veteran; granted based on ability, aptitude, character, determination, seriousness of purpose, and financial need. Samsung Scholarships, Legacy Scholarship, Baseball Scholarship, Oratorical Scholarship, and more.

https://www.legion.org/scholarships

3/1

American Legion- Junior Scholarship

$500

Junior member of the American Legion Auxiliary who is a child, step-child, grandchild, or great-grandchild of Veterans. Granted based on ability, aptitude, character, determination, seriousness of purpose, and financial need.

3/1

American Legion-Spirit of Youth

$5,000

Junior member of the American Legion Auxiliary who has a 3.0+ GPA.

3/1

American Legion- Children of Warriors

$3,500, $3,000,

$2,500

Child, grandchild, great-grandchild of Veterans, who have accumulated 50 hours of community service over high school years.

3/1

Seniors

Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship

$4,000

for 4 years

  • This is a need-based scholarship open to ALL students (not just football students). They want emerging leaders who plan to attend an oregon university or trade school.
  • Apply online at: http://harringtonfamilyfoundation.org/ 

3/1

Seniors

Ford foundation scholarship

Up to

$10, 000

OR resident, high school grad, GPA 3.0, or GED of 2650, or have counselor etc. do special rec. form, seek a bachelor’s degree, no felony, attend full time in state of Oregon.

www.oregonstudentaid.gov 

3/1

varies

CAMP (College Assistance Migrant Program)

varies

2.5 GPA, financial need, migrant worker or seasonal. www.migrantstudents.org/scholarships/campscholarship.html 

3/1

Senior

NALS Of Oregon Scholarship Fund

$1,000

3/1

Seniors

OASSA Youth Scholarship

2 @ $1,000

3/1

Senior

Oregon Seed Council Scholarship

One For $2,500

One for $1,000

Come from a farm background with participation in seed production, technology or science, employed by a farm which has as emphasis on seed production, employed by a business that has an active seed dealer license under ORS 633. Will be enrolled in at least the first year of college; having at least one year remaining towards a degree at the time of the scholarship is received. Legal residents of the United States, permanent residents of Oregon, and have or will have graduate from a Oregon high school or equivalent. Applications for scholarship must include responses to a questionnaire, an essay of less than 500 words describing why the student deserves the scholarship and three letters of references.More Information go to info tab for rules and scholarship application at www.oregonseedcouncil.org   

3/9

Seniors

OSFMA- Doug Lemley Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

Seniors with a minimum of 2.75 GPA, with 2 or more of the following qualities (leadership, achievements, volunteering, school or civic club membership, work experience), must intend to pursue degree or certificate at an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university/program in a field with direct correlation in supporting school facilities operations.

https://www.osfma.org/news/5707745 

3/4

Juniors

Seniors

Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship

$1,000

11th or 12th grade Oregon high school student, submit an original essay, poem, or narrative work (max. 600 words) in response to a specific essay prompt each year

https://www.oregonpsr.org/greenfield_peace_writing_scholarship 

3/5

Seniors

CACA: Chinese American Citizens Alliance

National Essay Contest

$100- $1,000

Must write a 500 word English theme within two hours, on a topic given at the beginning of the contest Top essays are evaluated for originality, clarity of thought and expression, and correctness of grammar and spelling.

Open to 9th-12th grade 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.

http://www.cananational.org or https://www.cacaportland.com/scholarships--essay-contest.html

Apply

3/4-3/8

2019

Seniors

CHEMEKETA SCHOLARS

Full tuition

Free tuition for two years at Chemeketa if student has a GPA of 3.5 by end of senior first semester, a minimum reading score on the Chemeketa placement test, and is a high school graduate, and enrolls full time at CCC.

http://www.chemeketa.edu/earncertdegree/payingforcollege/aidtypes/scholars/

3/10

Seniors

Oregon PTA Teacher Education Scholarship

Up to 6 @ $500

3/12

Alianza Diversity Scholarship

$250

 Hispanic/Latino student planning on attending a two or four year university after graduation. Student must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and has demonstrated a commitment to "promote Latino culture and empower the Latino community in an effort to succeed in higher education. Check each year for updated application.

www.willamette.edu 

3/15

Seniors

Truman D Picard Scholarship

$2,000

  • Open to Native American/Alaska National students. Must have evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation.
  • Application and more scholarship resources available online at: http://www.itcnet.org/about_us/scholarships.html 

3/15

Beyond the Boroughs

up to $20,000

Acceptance to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent

Low income household

G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher

Involvement in an extracurricular activity or work

Completion of full application including a completed Student Aid Report from the FAFSA or the CSS Profile

http://www.beyondtheboroughs.org/the-scholarship/scholarship-requirements/

3/15

Seniors

Oregon Farm Bureau Scholarships

$1,000

  • Student must plan to enroll full-time (12 hours or more) in a college or university, and be majoring in a field of Agriculture and/or forestry.
  • Application available online: http://www.oregonfb.org/scholarships/ 

3/18

Seniors

The Generation Google Scholarship

$10,000

  • Student must intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the 2016-2017 school year.
  • Intend to pursue a computer science or computer engineering degree or a degree in a closely related technical field.
  • Be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Female, or a Person with a Disability).
  • Mor information online at: https://www.google.com/edu/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/ 

3/15/19

Seniors

Youth Benefit Golf Tournament Scholarship

Varies

  • Current GPA information
  • At least one letter of recommendation
  • At least three reference names and phone numbers
  • Any additional information you wish to submit
  • Scholarship application materials should be sent to the Youth Benefit Scholarship Committee ℅ Mike Long P.O. Box 107, Mill City, OR 97360.
  • For more information visit www.ybgolf.com   

3/17 (varies)

Que Llueva Café Scholarship

$500

Undocumented student of Chicano/Latino descent enrolling for the first time in the college.

www.ca-core.org

3/20

Seniors

OASSA Youth Scholarship

2 @ $1,000

3/21

Seniors

Pop loser

one for $7,000, one for $5,000 and one for $3,000.

To apply for these scholarships you must be a resident of Washington or Oregon, and a graduating senior on your way to full-time enrollment at an accredited university or college. We are looking for applicants who are involved and/or interested in music and/or the creative arts in some way. However, you do not need to be pursuing an education in the arts.

https://www.subpop.com/scholarship

3/22

Seniors

Linda C. Eby Scholarship

$1,000

Opens 3/1

Deadline

3/25

Salem Health Foundation or Salem Health Projects Committee Scholarship (employee, spouse, or child)

Varying

Applicants must have a permanent residence in Marion or Polk County, be a current employee or immediate family member of a current employee at Salem Health. Current high school seniors may apply but should be aware that priority

will be given to applicants already accepted into a formal training program in a healthcare field. Application, transcript, essay and letter of recommendation required.

http://salemhealth.org/about/community/hospital-scholarships-/salem-hospital-foundation-scholarship 

3/23

Honors Graduation Multimedia Scholarship

$10,000

Senior who can use art, photography, videography, music, or creative writing to answer one of the following prompts: Describe a meaningful experience of ownership over your learning and why it was meaningful OR What is your opinion on how education affects the quality of life?

http://honorsgradu.com/scholarship/

3/30

Seniors

Oregon PTA

$500

Studying teaching from an Oregon university or community college transfer.

http://oregonpta.org/resources

3/30

Becas Univision

$500-

$5,000

High school senior of Hispanic heritage with a cumulative GPA of 3.0+ who plans to enroll full time in an accredited university in the 2018-19 school year. Does not need to be a US Citizen to apply

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/minority-scholarships/hispanic-scholarships/becas-univision-scholarships/

3/30

Seniors

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Varies

High school senior of Hispanic heritage with a cumulative GPA of 3.0+ who plans to enroll full time in an accredited university in the 2018-2019 school year, needs to complete FAFSA to be considered.

https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

3/30

Legacy health scholarships

Varies

Multiple Scholarships Available

http://www.legacyhealth.org/en/our-legacy/legacy-values/in-the-community/scholarships.aspx

3/31

Seniors

CLEAR Alliance Scholarship

$500

Must be graduating from an Oregon school, no referrals or citations for drugs or alcohol, write an essay about why substance abuse and impaired driving education is important. Letter of recommendation is also required.

Click here for the application

Varies: Feb.- May

First Tech Federal Credit Union Scholarship and Grant Program

$5,000

-Be a First tech member in good standing as of

-Plan to enroll or already be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited institution for the fall 2019 quarter/semester.

-Have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average.

Education - Research - Innovation

https://www.firsttechfed.com/discover_first_tech/our_community_commitment

3/31

Seniors

Maps Credit Union Scholarship

2 @ $1,000

3/31

Seniors

Earl Littrell Scholarship(s)

Vaires up to $3500

3/31

Seniors

Dan Penn Scholarship(s)

2 @ 1,000

Opens: Feb 1st

Deadline

March 31

Seniors

Chemeketa Foundation

Scholarships

varies

•Foundation scholarships are for current and future students of Chemeketa Community College

•Some scholarships have minimum grade point average requirements

•One universal application to be considered for all scholarships

•Paper applications are not available, the application is entirely online via the student's My Chemeketa account

OVER 140 scholarships and assistance funds available

http://www.chemeketa.edu/about/chemeketa/foundation/scholarships

3/31

Seniors

MAPS Credit Union Scholarships

Varies

 3/31

Seniors

Lighthouse Guild Scholarship

20 @ $10,000

3/31

Seniors

Visually Impaired College Bound Scholarship

Up to $10,000

APRIL

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualification

4/1

Seniors

Associated Oregon Loggers Scholarship

$6,000

Senior accepted into a 4 year college seeking a degree related to forest resource reproduction, must write an original essay on “What challenges do you see in the field of logging and what are your views on

meeting the challenges” (essay topic subject to change)

www.oregonloggers.org/scholarship.aspx

4/1

Seniors

Charles Hecht Memorial Scholarship

$500

  • Sponsored by the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Santiam Lodge No. 25.
  • Open to a student wishing to pursue a field in agriculture, veterinary medicine, horticulture, mechanics, or related engineering field.
  • Open to Regis, Stayton, or Santiam high school students only. Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Application available in counseling!

4/1

Seniors

Oregon Nurseries Foundation Scholarship

19 @ Varied Amounts from $500- $1,500

4/1

Seniors

I’m First Scholarship

8 @ $1,000

4/1

NFPA Youth Scholarship

5 @ $500

The National Foster Parent Association offers scholarships to NFPA members whose birth, foster and US adopted youth wish to further their education beyond high school, including college or university studies, vocational/technical school or junior college.Five scholarships will be awarded to high school-level students who are graduating or getting their GED in 2019.  The foster/adopt/birth parents must be or join as a member of NFPA. http://nfpaonline.org or https://nfpaonline.org/YouthScholarship19 

4/4

Seniors

Marion-Polk County Medical Society Pre-Med Scholarship

$4,000

Graduating senior from Marion or Polk county with a 3.0+ GPA who is planning on attending a college or university full time in the Fall with pre-med as an intended major. Interview and job shadow required for finalists.

www.mpmedsociety.org

4/4

Seniors

Marion-Polk County Medical Society Nursing Scholarship

$1,500

Graduating senior from Marion or Polk county with a 3.0+ GPA who is planning on attending a college or university full time in the Fall with nursing as an intended major.

www.mpmedsociety.org

4/5

Seniors

SCTC Scholarship

Varies

  • Awards determined by random drawing. Winners will be notified by mail. Parent/Guardian MUST have phone or internet/broadband with SCTC/PTC/SCS and be a member in good standing.
  • Application available online: http://www.sctcweb.com/our-community/scholarships/ 

4/4

Seniors

Santiam Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

Varies

  • Must live in the Santiam Hospital service area (Stayton, Lyons, Mill City, Scio, Jefferson, Aumsville, Gates, Idanha, Marion, Turner, West Stayton, and Sublimity).
  • Must plan on pursuing a career in a medical/hospital field.
  • Please send you application and all requested information in one packet, mailed directly to the scholarship fund committee, santiam hospital auxiliary, 1401 North Tenth Street, Stayton, Oregon 97383. Email applications will not be accepted.
  • You must be willing to attend an interview, in person, at the hospital or make arrangements if unable to attend in person. At the hospital or make arrangements if unable to attend in person.
  • The tentative date is April 19,2019 for the interviews.
  • For more information go to Scholarship@santiamhospital.org        
  • Application available online at: http://www.santiamhospital.org/about_auxiliary.php 
  • http://santiamhospital.org/_pdf/scholarship_application_2020.pdf 

4/11

Seniors

David Lee Quan Memorial Scholarship and Fred G. Lee Memorial Scholarship

$1,000-

$4,000

The recipients will be selected using the

following criteria: scholarship, leadership in school, community activities, and

financial need. 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 Citizens 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

https://www.cacaportland.com/

Opens 1/15

Deadline 4/15

Seniors

Brent Strohmeyer memorial scholarship

3 @

$400

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). Three recipients and an alternate will be chosen based on financial need and their automotive interest. Selection committee’s decision will be final. Applications are available in the counseling center or at:

www.stros.biz/brent_memorial.asp

4/13

Sister Adele Scholarship

$1,000-

$2,500

Successful candidates must enroll during the following 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

http://www.casaoforegon.org/content/sister-adele-scholarship-application

4/15

Seniors

The Ronald & Sara Burr Scholarship Fund

$5,000

 per year for 4 years

4/15

Seniors

Elizabeth A. Hoke Scholarship

8 @ $1,000

4/17

Seniors

Jeff Huddleston Memorial Scholarship

$2,000

  • Open to SHS students only!
  • Finalists for the scholarship will be required to go on a float trip with the scholarship committee on April 28-29, 2019.
  • No GPA requirements. Open to all students who best live the leadership formula of Helping, Health, and Knowledge. Students who have doubts about their future and college are encouraged to apply.
  • Application available in counseling!

4/18

Seniors

Oregon Jaycee 

up to $2,000

Up to $2000 will be awarded to a graduating Oregon high school senior. The amount of the scholarship is a one-time grant and must be used in the year awarded. Applicant must have a 3.7 unweighted GPA The final selection of a recipient will be based on the following criteria: academic excellence, personal accomplishments, leadership qualities, and community service. Oregon Jaycee Foundation Scholarship Program, Corvallis, OR. Applications will be available in the counseling center.

4/20

NAACP

Varies

four year science pre med

WOU 2.5 plus GPA Student of color

https://NAACP.org/naacp-scholarships/

4/20

NAACP

Varies

2.5 GPA Student of color going to WOU

https://NAACP.org/naacp-scholarships/

4/20

NAACP

Varies

GPA of 2.5 or higher attending career or technical program

https://NAACP.org/naacp-scholarships/

4/20

NAACP: Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship or Hubertus W.D. Williems Scholarship

Varies

http://poisefoundation.org/naacp-scholarships

4/20

Seniors

Oregon Logging Conference Foundation

Varies

  • Applicants must plan on studying in the following areas: Forest Engineering, Forest Management, Forest Operations Management, Heavy Equipment Maintenance and Welding, Resource Management, Diesel Mechanics, other forest/timber industry related areas of study.
  • Call to verify scholarship is offered each year.
  • https://www.umpqua.edu/images/alumni-foundation/downloads/OLCF_Scholarship_App.pdf

4/20

SODEXO

$1,000

Any Graduating student. Preference will be given to those applicants who show interest in Culinary, the hospitality field or have been enrolled in culinary/hospitality classes during their high school education. Scholarship is $1000

https://www.sodexousa.com

4/22

Student view scholarship

$500-

$4,000

15-20-minute application survey and colleges in your area No GPA requirement!

www.studentinsights.com OR https://www.student-view.com

4/25/19

Senior

NEW SCHOLARSHIP

Mari-Linn PTA Scholarship

$500

Open to 2018-19 high school (or home school) seniors who attended Mari-Linn School in Lyons, Oregon, for four or more years.

The application consists of four parts:

  • Scholarship Application
  • School reference
  • Personal reference
  • Essay (250 words or less)
  • APPLICATIONS IN THE COUNSELING CENTER!

4/29

AYN Rand Essay

Up to

$20, 000

Grades 8th-10th and 11th-12th Anthem Essay Contest

https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests

4/29

Seniors

Oregon Pointe Pest Control Scholarship

$750

4/30

Castillla  Orthodontist

$500

Seniors entering dental field

https://castillaortho.com/scholarship

4/30

HENAAC

Varies

Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities

Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree

Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community

Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.

http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/college/henaac-scholarship-application-guidelines

4/31

Seniors

10 words or less Scholarship

$100

MAY

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

5/1

American Legion-Nurses Scholarship

$1,500

Child of Veteran; granted based on ability, aptitude, character, determination, seriousness of purpose, and financial need.

https://www.legion.org/schoparships/nurse

5/1

Seniors

Rotary Scholarships

2 @ $1,000

  • Students who have been successful in their academic and extra-curricular pursuits but also demonstrate that this scholarship will have an impact towards the achievement of a college education.
  • This is a different scholarship then Rotary Student of the Month.
  • Applications available in counseling! 

5/1

Seniors

SHS Booster Club Scholarship

2 @ $1,750

2 @ $1,500

2 @ $1,000

2 @ $750

  • Must write a 200-250 word essay on “How my high school athletic experience has prepared me for the future”
  • Must attend an interview conducted by a panel
  • Winners based off points earned from each category of the application
  • APPLICATIONS IN COUNSELING

5/1

Seniors

Pacific Forest Foundation Scholarship

5-10 that vary between $1,000 to $3,000

Students must be planning on studying the following areas; forest and wood-related areas, welding, diesel mechanics, and similar fields.

Consideration for scholarship as follows:

The potential contribution of the student in a forest resource, production, or related field. Merit – scholastic performance in all classes (GPA).  Potential of applicant’s future in the industry. Letters of recommendation. Transcripts provided. Financial support of the student is NOT a criterion for selection. Completion of application: grammar, ability to express self, neatness and accuracy of information submitted. Proof of acceptance to vocational school, community college or university.

https://www.pacificforestfoundation.org/scholarship-program

5/1

American Indian Graduate Center

Varies

Seniors who demonstrate financial need and personal enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group (or possess ¼ degree verifiable federally recognized American Indian blood).

http://www.aigcs.org/scholarships-fellowships

5/1

Seniors

James Beard Foundation

Varies

5/1

Grades 9-12

American College Foundation

$1,000-

$5,000

The ACF Annual Visionary Scholarship Program offers multiple awards, with a top prize of $5,000.  High school Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who are US citizens or eligible non-citizens are invited to apply.  Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels may apply.

http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx

5/10

Seniors

Stayton Rotary Scholarship Application

2 @ $1,000

  • Must write a short essay on how you plan to finance your education, limit response to two sheets of paper
  • Winners based off academic and extracurricular success
  • APPLICATIONS IN COUNSELING

5/15

Seniors

Kiwanis Club Scholarships

Varies

  • Open to Stayton High School Seniors only!
  • Applications available in counseling!

5/10

Seniors

Ty Hart Memorial Sports Scholarship

2 at $1,000 each

  • Open to SHS athletes that feel have made a difference and will carry that difference with them into their future endeavors.
  • Write a letter to the Hart family explaining how you want to make a difference like Ty, and how sports has made an impact in your life in any way.
  • Flyer with more information available in counseling!

5/13

Seniors

Stayton Lions Club Scholarship

varies

  • Open to Stayton High and Regis seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Award will be based upon scholarship, character and service to school and community.
  • Applications available in counseling!

5/15

Seniors

The Helen Allen Performing Arts

$250

  • This scholarship is to celebrate and recognize students in the performing arts at Stayton High School. Helen Allen is the mother of long-time SHS choir teacher Diane Allen-Jackson and taught her the love for music.
  • Minimum GPA 2.5 as mid year of senior year.
  • Participant in the performing arts classes of band,choir and dram, and or performance events.
  • attend post high school education, including college, university or trade school.  
  • Complete application must be returned to the counseling office by May 15, 2019

5/15

ACA International Education Foundation - Loomer- Mortenson Scholarship

www.acainternation.org 

5/16
by noon at the latest

Seniors

Emily Reedy Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

  • Open to SHS seniors only
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Students will write an essay about their goals and what sort of legacy they want to leave.
  • Essays will be anonymous for the review committee.
  • Flyer with more information available in the counseling office.

5/20

Seniors

Damon Gehlen Performing Arts Scholarship

$3,000

Damon Gehlen Performing Arts Scholarship is made possible by Keeping The Arts classmates of Damon Gehlen, SHS Class of 1983.

Eligibility: Seniors accepted into college for a degree program in: performing arts major, education major with the intention of taking additional coursework in performing arts and the intent to teach performing arts part time, or performing arts minor. 3.0+ GPA required.

To apply, submit your name, the college or university you plan to attend, and your degree of study/major/minor. Include a short essay regarding the following: “How do I demonstrate the character traits of treating others with respect, supporting fellow students and faculty, and having a positive attitude at school and school functions?” Lastly, include how this scholarship will help you reach your goals. Submit the application essay to the counseling center no later than Monday, May 20th.

5/20

Seniors

SHS COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Varies

The Stayton community provides students with various scholarships. Recipients selected by the scholarship committee made up of Stayton High Administrators, Counselors, Teachers, and Staff members. Many of these scholarships come from local businesses and SHS alumni families. Scholarships range from $250-$1250.

Application available in counseling!

5/21

Seniors

City Of Lyons Scholarship

Up to $1,000

Graduating seniors who have lived within the city limits of Lyons for 5+ years. Complete a 500 word essay

5/24

Seniors

NSEA Vocational and/or Performing Arts Scholarship

$500

  • Open to SHS students only!
  • Must be planning to attend community college or vocational school full time after graduation.
  • Minimum GPA 2.0.
  • Application available in counseling!

5/24

Seniors

NSEA Teacher Education Scholarship

$500

  • Open to SHS students only!
  • Open to any students planning on attending a 4-year university in Oregon.
  • Minimum GPA 2.75.
  • Application available in counseling!

5/24

Juniors and Seniors

B. Davis Scholarship

$1,000

  • Write an essay of less than 1000 words.
  • Topic and application cover sheet online: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

5/31

Seniors

Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship

$1,000

Dr. Salemy is offering a scholarship for a senior who is focusing on science/medical science. Requirements: Written application available online, personal statement, 3 references (teachers or employers), interview process. Transcripts are not required. Link to scholarship: https://www.drsalemy.com/scholarship

5/31

Seniors

Saidie Orr Dunbar Nursing Scholarship 

$1,000-

$3,000

JUNE

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

NEW DEAD-

LINE

6/1

Seniors

Oregon Promise

Up to $4,000

Students attending Community College within 6 months of graduation (can be combined with the Chemeketa Scholars Program). Student must apply for FAFSA and must list a community college. 2.5 GPA or higher, GED qualifies.

http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/oregon-promise.aspx

Monthly starting Feb.

All Grades

Discover Student Loans Scholarship

40 @ $2,500

Opens 3/15

Deadline 6/15

Seniors

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

$2,500

Have completed high school or plan to complete high school by Spring with plans to enroll at a community college for the first time by fall

Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit community college in the United States

Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)

Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity

Be involved in community service activities

Be younger than 30 years old

Be a United States citizen

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/

6/1

Seniors

International Air and Hospitality Academy Scholarships

Varies

  • Ask counseling to be nominated if you plan on attending the International Air and Hospitality Academy in Vancouver, WA.

6/1

Seniors

Pentacle Theatre Scholarship

3 @ varying amounts

  • The scholarships include a performing arts, technical arts, and theater service scholarships.
  • Open to any student interested in performing arts.
  • More information online at:
  • https://pentacletheatre.org/scholarships/

6/1

Seniors

Aspiring Fashion Professional

$1,000

High school seniors who intend to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited university/college, have a record of academic success, and have a passion and drive for a fashion related career.

http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program

6/1

Seniors

Aspiring Animation Professional

$1,000

High school seniors who intend to pursue an animation related field at an accredited university/college, have a record of academic success, and have a passion and drive for an animation related career.

http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animation-career-reviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-application 

6/1

Senior

Acacia fraternity: Men’s Leadership Scholarship

$1,500

Male attending OSU that has excelled in the area of academics, leadership, and community service

Check OSU Website or check with your counselor

6/10

Senior

Sigma Phi Epsilon $1,000 Balanced Man Scholarship

$500-

$1,000

Incoming OSU Males invited to apply.

The Ancient Greeks believed in developing a Sound Mind and a Sound Body as the way to live a

fulfilling life. SigEp adopted this philosophy with the Balanced Man Ideal and since 1990 has awarded

the Balanced Man Scholarship to some of the best students coming to campus. You must be an incoming male freshman

attending Oregon State University this fall in order to win this scholarship.

https://www.sigep.org OR http://osupe.chapterspot.com

6/14

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

$1,000

Juniors and Seniors; write a 500 to 1000 word essay on topic: “Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.”

www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm (more information)

scholarships@abbottandfenner.com (email essay to apply)

6/15

Senior

AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship Program

$2,000-4 awards

6/15

Students 17-22 yrs of age

Marie Innes Scholarship Fund

at least $1000

Open to Marion County students ages ages 17-22 planning to, or attending college, technical school, or other certified educational pursuits.

Winner based on a 1500-2000-word essay. This year’s topic (2019) is “What Makes America Great?”

Scholarship essays are due by June 15, 2019.

Click here for application and guidelines.

6/19

BigSun Scholarship

$500

  • All student athletes are eligible for this award
  • Apply at www.bigsunathletics.com 
  • You must submit short essay answers to specific questions that change each year.

6/19

Seniors

BigSun Scholarship

$500

Senior athlete (sport does not matter), 500-1000 word essay answering the following questions “How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?

Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?”

http://www.bigsunathletics.com/  (more information)

athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com (email essay to apply)

6/30

Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Student Scholarship

$1,000

High school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA who plans to attend a post-secondary (2 or 4 year accredited institution) school full time that Fall after their senior year. All majors are encouraged to apply.

http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/scholarship/

6/30

Seniors

The Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

$1,000

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.

 To apply: http://nursingshcoolsalmanac.com 

For information:

http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2019-aspiring-nurse-scholarship

NO DEADLINE/SUMMER/VARYING DUE DATES

Due Date

Who can apply?

Scholarship Title

Amount

Application Qualifications

7/1

Seniors

SeniorHomes.com Caregiver Scholarship

$1,000

The SeniorHomes.com Caregiver Scholarship is intended for students who are passionate about helping seniors live healthy lives and are pursuing careers in senior care. The award can be used towards tuition and/or books.

Applicants must be actively enrolled in or accepted to attend a U.S. college or university and pursuing a career in senior care. Applicants must submit either a 500-word essay or 2-3 minute video addressing a topic related to elder care.  

7/1

The Abbreviation Finder Scholarship

Up to $7,500

The Abbreviation Finder Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship of USD $7,500 awarded to a high school senior who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. College students are also eligible to apply.

https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/the-scholarships/

7/31

Seniors

 UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship

$1,000

8/1

Seniors

Christensen & Hymas  Scholarship

$1,000

  • Must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Must write a 300-700 word essay explaining your life balance including educational, familial, and personal goals
  • Apply online at: christensenhymas.com/about-us/general-scholarship/

    8/31

Seniors

Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

3 @ $2,000

8/31/19

Grades 8-12

Make Me Laugh Scholarship

1,500

Applicants must:

•Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application

•Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia

•Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:

 "OMG... finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it's time to lighten things up a little. We don't want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!"

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/make-me-laugh-scholarship

Ongoing

Varies

Oregon Gear Up EXTENSIVE SCHOLARSHIP LIST

Varies

Oregon State University scholarship calendar

Some scholarships may not apply to high school students.

https://oregongearup.org/calendar/scholarship 

Ongoing from Feb. to May

List of 74 Scholarships in Oregon

provided by

ScholarsApp

Varies

Check out this list of 74 different scholarships with a variety of deadlines created by ScholarsApp.

https://scholarsapp-dot-yamm-track.appspot.com/Redirect?ukey=1Z5YP9YBMYTNwggVENpX8YU2XggN-mEtca60329AhLps-821119278&key=YAMMID-06822043&link=https%3A%2F%2Fdrive.google.com%2Ffile%2Fd%2F1dyYD6AW5MH_S6U05rla80tD6gJlKUrWr%2Fview%3Fusp%3Dsharing 

Ongoing

Discover Business Scholarships

Varies

Under the resources tab, find a Database of 400+ scholarship options, Explore business schools by state or subject, SAT and ACT study guides,GMAT and GRE resources for graduate applicants.

https://www.discoverbusiness.us/ 

Ongoing

Seniors

Quest Whole Person Scholarship

up to $20,000 per year

  • For students who are interested in attending Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK.
  • For more information contact counseling.

Varies

Seniors

Going Merry Scholarship Search

Varies

Sign up at: https://www.goingmerry.com/sign-up Get matched to possible scholarships that are a great fit for you.

Varies

Do something

Varies

No essays. No required GPA. Sign up and complete a campaign scholarships. Do something good for the community

https://www.dosomething.org/us/ab Noo. No esut/easy-scholarships

Monthly

Varsity tutors

$200 per month

Anyone 16+ may submit an essay every month

http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

Varies

Seniors

StudentScholarships.org

Varies

Multiple scholarships with different criteria. See website for more information: http://www.studentscholarships.org/ 

Monthly

Niche scholarship

2,000

The $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced in Niche's e-newsletter and on the Scholarship Winners page. One entry per person, but you can come back each month to try again.

https://colleges.niche.com/scholarship/apply.aspx?utm_source=PubSearch&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=PubSearchnes&source=publicsearch

None

Alert Scholarship

$500

Senior with 2.5+ GPA with plans of going to college. 650-800 word, double spaced essay about a personal encounter with drug and/or alcohol abuse: how was it dealt with, what was learned, and what was right/wrong about it?

More information can be found at www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php 

Varies

college scholarships

Varies

WOU

http://www.wou.edu/finaid/scholarships/incoming-students/

Varies

college scholarships

Varies

U of O

https://financialaid.uoregon.edu/scholarships_freshmen

Varies

college scholarships

Varies

OSU

https://scholarship.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu/prod/app_login.php

Varies

2/15/18

for some

College Scholarships

Varies

PSU

https://portlandstate.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/CMXAdmin/Cmx_Content.aspx?cpId=199

Varies

College Scholarships

Varies

SOU

https://sou.academicworks.com/

Varies

College Scholarships

Varies

Uof P

https://www.up.edu/finaid/scholarships-and-grants/institutional-scholarships.html

Varies

College Scholarships

Varies

Linfield

https://www.linfield.edu/financial-aid/scholarship.html

Varies

College Scholarships

Varies

George Fox

https://www.georgefox.edu/college-admissions/scholarships/index.html

Varies

College Scholarships

Varies

Corban

https://wwww.corban.edu/admissions-aid/tuition-aid/

Varies

Varies

Scholastic Arts and Writing Award

$1,000- four students

  • Public, private, or home schooled students in the U.S., Canada, or American schools in the rest of the world enrolled in grades 7-12( ages 13 and up) are eligible to participate in the Scholastic award.
  • https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/ 

Varies

Scholarship websites

Varies

www.collegeboard.org

www.collegecrunch.org

www.collegeprepready.com

www.fastweb.com

www.finaid.org

www.fafsa.ed.gov

www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship

www.savingforcollege.com

www.UNCF.org

www.fc2success.org

www.jimcaseyyouth.org

www.getcollegefunds.org

www.discoverfinancial.com/community/scholarship

www.collegenet.com

www.waedfoundation.org/gs/

www.ed.gov/programs/gearup/index.html

www.collegescholarships.com/

www.onwardandupwards.org

www.sociallearning.com

First Chance Scholarship (University of Phoenix)

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

School Soup Scholarship Resource

Cappex Scholarships

https://www.moneygeek.com/education/scholarship-search/

https://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-black-students/

https://universityhq.org/resources/college-planning-guide/sat-prep/

College Scholarships for Minority Students

If you would like to recommend updates/changes, please email Tamra Rochetto at tamra.rochetto@nsantiam.k12.or.us