Thurston High Scholarships 2017-18
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Horatio Alger Scholarship10/25/2017$22,000U.S. citizen pursuing a 4-year degree, financial need, activities, service, 2.0+ GPA. Awards between $2,500 and $22.000. Six $7,000 Oregon awards available. ELIGIBILITY: Demonstrate critical financial need (family income must be $55,000 or less) Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/
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VFW "Voice of Democracy" 10/31/2017
$1,000-$3,0000
VFW and one of its major supporters, Sport Clips Haircuts, have again partnered to help our veterans and their families. The VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" will provide service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It's just another way to say "thank you" to those who deserve if the most. Cash awards at the local, regional, and national levels. For grades 9-12.. http://www.vfw.org/Scholarship/
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DAR Good Citizen Award11/17/2017$500Based on activities, service, future plans, citizenship, include transcript, two recommendations, written essay. See Mrs. Wytcherley at the College & Career Center for more instructions and the application.
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Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship11/22/2017$1,000One-time $1,000 award, leadership in school activities, community service, work experience, application. More info in College & Career Center. Need to fill out the letter of recommendation form you received at the senior meeting or bring in your resume. Need your resume by Nov. 22th.
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Most Valuable Student11/27/2017
$4,000-$50,000
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship: You must be a high school senior. Current college students are not eligible. You must be a citizen of the United States on the date your application is submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify. You must take either the ACT or SAT before November 4, 2017. Note: You do not have to be a member (or the dependent of a member) of the Elks to qualify. The top 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000.
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2018 Academic Scholarship Oregon Cheerleading Coaches Association Academic Scholarship 12/1/2017$1,000Scholarships will be awarded to a Oregon High School and/or All-Star Gym Cheerleaders who will be graduating in the class of 2018, scholarships awarded will be non-renewable and will total a minimum of $1000. Scholarships will be awarded to cheerleaders from 1-4A and 5/6A divisions. There is no limit to the number of applicants from one school. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA by the end of their junior year. Candidates must complete the enclosed application, essay, required recommendations, and information, and submit ALL MATERIALS IN ONE PACKAGE, POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 1​st​, 2017
http://www.occa.net/uploads/2/3/1/9/23192146/2018_occa_academic_scholarship.pdf
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Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship 12/13/2017
$2,000-$10,000
student pursuing a career in a human medical or dental health care field, preference to diverse and/or economically or socially disadvantaged students. Minimum GPA 2.5; Requires teacher nomination, Letter of recommendation
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ACT Student Champion Award12/31/2017$500Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply: A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students. Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018.
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Willamette Valley Scholastic Art Award 1/9/18Varies$5 fee per submission of original artwork. - Fee waivers available. Digital Image Requirements
Artwork must be submitted as a digital file in JPG, GIF, or PNG format (PSD, BMP, PDF, RAW, or TIF files are not accepted).
Print dimensions must be at least 5” x 7” or approximately 13 x 18 centimeters, and image resolution must be 300 dpi.
3-D submissions may include up to 4 images. Please include a ruler or object for reference to indicate scale in at least one of the images.
Submissions allowing for video uploads must be .mp4, .mov, .wmv, .avi, .mpg, or .mpeg files.
Video Game submissions must be .exe, .zip, .rar, or .swf files, must also include a 250-500 word gameplay summary in the provided text editor, and a gameplay video. http://www.artandwriting.org/affiliate/OR001A/
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LGBTQ Scholarships1/12/2018VariesOne application, 50 scholarships, $400,000 awarded annually to lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and straight ally student leaders in the Northwest. Pride Foundation scholarships support LGBTQ students and recognizes students to do not identify as LGBTQ, including children of LGBTQ parents and friends of the community who have provided leadership in advancing LGBTQ equallity. Scholarships are open to students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. https://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
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Oregon Wheat Foundation2/1/2018$1,000A $1000 scholarship for graduating seniors is offered to recognize graduates from each of the Oregon Wheat Growers League county associations. To be eligible to apply for this award, the student’s family must be a member of the OWGL or an employee of a grower member. The scholarship is also offered to high school seniors who have worked part time for a grower member. A scholarship may be awarded in one of the following wheat producing counties: Central Oregon, Gilliam, Klamath, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union/Baker, Wallowa, Wasco, North Willamette Valley and South Willamette Valley. All applicants must be planning to enroll in a University or two-year Community College with the intent of completing a bachelor’s degree. Note* Application must be postmarked by February 1st of the current school year. http://www.owgl.org/foundation/scholarship-award-program/
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Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship2/5/2018$10,000For Oregon students from families impacted by addiction, financial need, and answer 5 questions. Application must be emailed to arice@voaor.org by deadline. https://alforthanscholarship.com/how-to-apply/
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OSEA Guy Davis & Past Presidents Awards3/1/2018$1,250Must be a child, grandchild, or close relative of an OSEA member. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Include transcript, essay, and application. Seven awards of $1,250 each (Guy Davis Awards). One award of $1,500 (Past Presidents) https://actionnetwork.org/user_files/user_files/000/007/932/original/Guy_Davis_App.pdf
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Seneca Scholarship3/1/2018$10,000Seneca is providing students the opportunity to write an essay about the viability of natural resources and in turn, the student with the most outstanding essay will be awarded a $10,000 scholarship to a state college of their choice, in Oregon.Your essay should be themed, but not limited to, this question: “What are the benefits of forest management for the forest and for the community?” We encourage you to get creative with this essay. Do some research and write your opinion, write a story you learned in the process, write about the O&C lands, or write about the history and how it has affected Oregon. Learn, write, and be creative. What we will be looking for: How well the essay is written. The essay shows relevant and adequate facts and research. A creative spin on our broad question. You must hold interviews, either in person or over the phone, with three people who are connected to or involved in natural resources. Examples are: A surveyor A log truck driver A wildlife biologist A forester A sawmill worker A logger A wild lands fire fighter Someone involved in renewable resources An environmental lawyer or lobbyist (with relevance to forestry) Someone who has been personally affected by Oregon’s minimal timber harvest on government land Someone with relevance to the Canadian tax tariff Any person in one of these fields who is retired would be a great choice* Please do not feel overwhelmed if these terms are all new to you. We are advocating education all around. Our greatest hope is that in this process, you will learn. ***Your essay should be 5-10 pages, double spaced. Please do not exceed 10 pages.*** Essay must be submitted electronically by midnight Pacific Time on March 1, 2018. http://www.senecascholarship.org/
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OASSA Youth Scholarship3/22/2018$1,000For dependents of an OASSA member. Needs a completed application, school/community service, recommendations, transcript.
www.cosa.k12.or.us
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Pointe Pest Control4/28/2018$750For this scholarship, do something good for someone else and include a note telling them to pass it on. Bonus points are awarded for including pictures. We want to hear what good deed you did to help your community. After you have finished your good dead, pass along this scholarship to as many friends as you can. For every submission we get that says you referred/told them about this scholarship, you get bonus points. (Feel free to post the scholarship on your Facebook page to spread the word.) Once your good deed is finished and you have told all of your friends about this scholarship, play the Pointe Pest Control game and take a screenshot of your highest score. Bonus points are added to your application for playing the game. The scholarship must be submitted, in full, by April 29, 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Applications for the scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or college freshman from the state of Idaho. This scholarship is a one-time scholarship worth $750. It will be awarded May 30, 2018 All applicants must be submitted electronically using this form. https://pointepest.com/oregon-scholarship-application/
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