|Scholarship Name||Award||Description (green shading= newer, red shading= expiring soon)||Type||Web Link|
|Elks National Foundation (ENF) Most Valuable Student Scholarship||$500- $50,000||The Elks National foundation awards 4-year college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide. Open to all high school seniors who are US Citizens. Elks Most Valuable Students Award levels start at the district and region level, and some candidates may advance to the state and national competition level.||National||http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm||11/27/2017||Apply online||Yes||9/11/2017 LC|
|Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize||Scholarship to Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop||This contest is open to sophomores and juniors. Between Nov 1 and Nov 30 and upload one original, unpublished poem. Details available at website. Winner receives full scholarship to the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop for summer of 2018. This is a two week writers workshop at Kenyon College in Ohio. The poems of the top three entrants will be published in the Kenyon Review.||National||http://www.kenyonreview.org/contests/patricia-grodd/||11/30/2017||Submissions open 11/1/17||Yes||10/5/2017 LC|
|Oregon Community Bank Week Scholarship||$1,000||Seniors have an opportunity to win a $1000 scholarship by participating in a bank hosted visit at Citizens Bank during the week of October 16‐20, 2017 and then composing an essay describing the most interesting aspects of community banking and/or something they learned about a career in banking.||State/Region||http://www.oregonbankers.com/community-bank-week.html||11/30/2017||Community bank week is Oct 16‐20, 2017; Application deadline is 11/30/2017. Paper copies of Citizen's Bank Scholarship Application available in BCHS.||Yes||9/11/2017 LC|
|Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship||$2000, $5000, $10000||$2000, $5000, and $10000 scholarships for for high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in health care. Applicants will need one letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor.||National||https://share.kaiserpermanente.org/article/northwest-health-care-career-scholarship-program/||12/6/2017||Apply online. Brochures available in Beyond CHS. Application registration will close on 12/6/17 at 5pm PST. Final application deadline is 12/13/2017, 5pm PST||Yes||09/28/17 LC|
|Science Ambassador Scholarship (Cards Against Humanity)||full tuition||A full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math, funded by Cards Against Humanity.||National||http://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/||12/11/2017||Application available online. Senior females only||Yes||10/5/2017 LC|
|Burger King Scholars Program||$1,000 to $50,000||Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000, and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service.||National||https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/application-information/||12/15/2017||Apply online- the application window is open from October 15 to December 15 each year. Seniors only||Yes||9/11/2017 LC|
|Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award||$2,500||Now through December 31, 2017, eligible students and parents can enter to win one of the $2,500 scholarships by signing up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college||National||https://www.collegecovered.com/?acmpgn=O_CCD_BSDV_BM_X_ASST||12/31/17||Apply online||Yes||?|
|American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Family Scholarship Program||$2000 (renewable for up to 4 years)||(10) $2,000 scholarships, renewable for up to 4 years, to children and financially dependent grandchildren of AFSCME members and retirees. Open to HS seniors, must have taken SAT or ACT.||State/Region||http://www.afscme.org/members/scholarships/afscme-family-scholarship||12/31/2017||Application available online. Must be postmarked by 12/31/17||Yes||10/18/2017 LC|
|GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program||$40,000||$10,000 scholarship renewable for up to 4 years. Open to current high school seniors. Each year, the program selects roughly 20 college-bound students who excel in leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship to receive $10,000 renewable scholarships - up to $40,000 total per recipient. Prioirty given to students with financial need. ||National||https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/||1/4/2018||Apply online||Yes||10/19/2017 LC|
|Profile in Courage Essay Contest||$20,000||First place prize is $20000. Also $1000, $500, and $100 awards. Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official that occurred during or after 1917, the year of John F. Kennedy's birth.||National||https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx||1/4/2018||Must be postmarked or received by 1/4/18||Yes||10/5/2017 LC|
|Ron Brown Scholar Program||40,000||This scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth. Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline. Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship MUST be graduating high school seniors at the time of their application.||National||https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-application||01/09/2018||Apply Online- Early Deadline: 11/1/2017, regular deadline: 01/09/2018||Yes|
APIASF General Scholarship
|Range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards||Applicants must: -Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census|
-Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
-Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2018. Please read the scholarships by supporter details below for specific eligibility requirements regarding the academic standing required for each scholarship.
-Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED
-Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
-Submit one letter of recommendation online. Focus is on students who: - Live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status;
-Are the first in their families to attend college;
-Are representative of the AAPI community's diversity, geographically and ethnically, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and
-Have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement.
|National||http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html||01/11/2018||Apply online- application deadline is 2:00 PM PST||Yes||10/10/17 LC|
|Pride Foundation Scholarships||The Pride Foundation awards scholarships to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and straight ally student leaders in the Northwest. Scholarships can be used for any post-secondary education.||State/Region||https://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/||1/12/2018||Apply online. Deadline is at 5pm PST||Yes||10/19/2017 LC|
|University of Oregon Presidential Scholarship||$36,000||Presidential Scholarships are awarded competitively to outstanding incoming freshmen from Oregon. Approximately 50 freshmen receive this scholarship each year, and the awarding process is highly selective. Presidential Scholarships are made possible by the generous contributions of donors to the University of Oregon scholarship fund. Presidential Scholars receive up to $36,000 over four years of undergraduate study—$9,000 per year.|
Oregon residents who graduate from an Oregon high school
Incoming domestic freshmen
A minimum 3.85 cumulative high school grade point average on a 4.00 scale
A minimum 1300 SAT or 28 ACT
A significant, demonstrated history of leadership and volunteer service activities
|College specific||https://financialaid.uoregon.edu/uo_presidential_scholarship||1/15/18||Apply online. Apply for admission to the University of Oregon by January 15, 2018.|
Complete the online Presidential Scholarship Application by January 19, 2018.
Submit your high school transcripts and standardized test scores to the Admissions Office by February 15, 2018.
|Society of Women Engineers||1000-$1250||The Willamette Valley section of SWE will award 3 $1250 scholarships administered by our section:
HP, Inc. Corvallis Scholarship
Willamette Valley Section of the Society of Women Engineers Endowment Scholarship
Applicants only need to fill out one application to be considered for all three scholarships. Open female senior students from the Willamette Valley planning to study engineering at an ABET accredited school. Primary qualifications include scholastic achievement, community involvement and work experience. Letters of recommendation are required.
|Local||https://sites.google.com/site/wvsorswe/scholarships||1/24/2018||Applciation online. Requires letters of recommendation||Yes||11/9/17 LC|
|National Honor Society||$1,000 - $13,000||Nominees must be member of National Honor Society, senior, well-rounded. NHS members may begin the online application process on October 6, 2017. If you are eligible to apply, please speak with your adviser to obtain the application instructions. All applications must be accompanied by three recommendations—one from the NHS adviser, one from the school principal, and a third from a faculty member of the student's choice. Applications are not considered complete unless all components (the student application and three recommendations) have been completed and submitted by the published deadlines.||National||https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship/scholarship-faq||1/30/2018||Application online||Yes||10/23/17 LC|
|Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation||The ESA Foundation offers more than 180 scholarships each year for students who meet the criteria of the individual endowments||National||http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants/scholarships||2/1/2018|
|Oregon Wheat Foundation||12-$1000||For high school seniors whose families are members of the Oregon Wheat Growers League, or who work for members of the Wheat Growers League. Also available to students who work part time for grower members. Requires essay.||State/Region||http://www.owgl.org/foundation/scholarship-award-program/||2/1/2018||Applcation online||Yes||10/18/2017 LC|
|Elks National Foundation (ENF) Legacy Awards||$4,000||Legacy Awards are for $4000. The Elks National Foundation offers a total of 250 awards. Scholarships are for students whose parents or grandparents are Elks members||National||http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/legacy.cfm||2/2/2018||Must begin application online. 2/2 deadline is at 9:59AM Pacific time.||Yes||10/10/17 LC|
|Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship||$10,000||Awarded to an Oregon high school senior from a family affected by alcohol or drug addiction. Application involves a series of essays on a specified list of topics.||State/Region||http://www.voaor.org/al-forthan-memorial-scholarship||2/5/2018||Application avaliable online||Yes||10/19/17 LC|
|Better Business Bureau||$10,000||BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarship to recognize high school seniors who personify high ethics, as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic accomplishments. A scholarship of $10,000 will be awarded to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon or Western Washington. High school seniors from across the Northwest are encouraged to apply by creating a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers.||State/Region||http://www.bbb.org/alaskaoregonwesternwashington/charities-donors/about-us/bbb-foundation/bbb-students-of-integrity-scholarship/||2/13/2018|
|Oregon State Credit Union - Tomorrow's Leaders Today (TLT) Scholarship||$2,000||Ten $2000 college scholarships available to seniors who have a savings and checking account Oregon State Credit Union by 10/31/15. Recipient must enroll in a two-or-four-year college or university in the state of Oregon.||State/Region||https://www.oregonstatecu.com/about-us#/tab/our-communities/scholarships-and-grants||2/28/2018||Apply online||Yes||2/12/2017|
|Oregon Student Access Commission (OSAC)||various||Access to over $186 million in Oregon scholarships-see full list online. Open to all high school seniors. Final application deadline 03/01/18- 5PM PST. |
Early bird deadline is 2/15/18- 5PM PST and complete early applcations will be eligible to win an extra $1000 scholarship.
|State/Region||http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx||3/1/2018||Apply online. February 15 - 5:00 pm PST each year: Early Bird deadline. Complete applications (including transcripts) submitted by this date and time receive an early review, and error-free apps will be entered into a drawing for one of several $1,000 Early Bird scholarship awards.|
March 1 - 5:00 pm PST each year: Final deadline for all materials to be submitted to OSAC.
|American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon (ACEC)||Scholarship for students planning to major in engineering at an Oregon four year college/university. GPA 3.30.||State/Region||http://www.acecoregon.org/content.asp?contentid=121||3/1/2018||February 15 - 5:00 pm PST each year: Early Bird deadline. Complete applications (including transcripts) submitted by this date and time receive an early review, and error-free apps will be entered into a drawing for one of several $1,000 Early Bird scholarship awards. *
March 1 - 5:00 pm PST each year: Final deadline for all materials to be submitted to OSAC.
|The Ford Family Foundation- Scholars Program||$1000-$25,000||The Ford Scholars Program is need-based and open to 1) graduating high school seniors and, 2) community college students ready to transfer to a four-year college, who are seeking a bachelor’s degree. This program is available to residents of Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif. Each year, up to 120 students from Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif., are selected. The scholarship award is not a set amount, but is calculated to cover up to 90% ($1,000 minimum/$25,000 maximum per academic year) of each student’s college costs that are not covered by other resources (such as grants and scholarships), and his or her Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The scholarship can be renewed annually for up to four years of undergraduate study.||State/Region||http://www.tfff.org/what-we-do/successful-citizens/postsecondary-success/scholarship-programs||03/01/18||Apply online through the Office of Student Access and|
Completion (OSAC) at: https://oregonstudentaid.gov/
|The Ford Family Foundation- Ford Opportunity Program||$1000-$25,000||The Ford Opportunity Program is need-based and open to graduating high school seniors who are single parents who are interested in attending college at either a public or private (not-for-profit) school in Oregon. This program is available to residents of Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif. The scholarship award is not a set amount, but is calculated to cover up to 90% ($1,000 minimum/$25,000 maximum per academic year) of each student’s college costs that are not covered by other resources (such as grants and scholarships), and his or her Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The scholarship can be renewed annually for up to four years of undergraduate study. 3.0 Min Cumulative GPA required.||State/Region||http://www.tfff.org/sites/default/files/InfoSheetFOPPOct162017_0.pdf||03/01/18||Apply online through the Office of Student Access and|
Completion (OSAC) at: https://oregonstudentaid.gov/
|Associated Oregon Loggers||$6,000||The AOL Scholarship Competition is a $6000 scholarship, $1500 awarded annually, to Oregon high school seniors or current college students who intend to pursue a four-year college or university education and a career in forest resource reproduction field of study.||State/Region||http://www.oregonloggers.org/docs/Member_scholar.pdf||4/1/2018||Apply Online||Yes||10/19/2017|
|Asian-American Foundation of Oregon||$1,000||The Foundation offers, two $1,000 scholarships, annually, for qualified applicants who have participated in Asian community and cultural events, anywhere in Oregon.||State/Region||http://aaforegon.org/||4/15/18||Yes||10/10/17 LC|
|First Robotics Scholarships||various||FIRST has 150 scholarship providers, offering 900 individual scholarship opportunities. Many are institution specific, but some can be used anywhere. 35% are not specific to engineering.||National||http://www.usfirst.org/scholarshipsearch.aspx||various||Check online for details of specific scholarships and deadlines.||Yes|