Scholarships

Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship Deadline to apply February 5th $10,000
To apply https://alforthanscholarship.com/

Mary A. Pilgreen Memorial Scholarship Application Due Date March 12, 2018

Paper Applications are available in the Career Center.  This scholarship is awarded to students entering the field of education.

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Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship Application Site is Open

We are pleased to announce the tenth year of the Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship Program! This year, we will continue to offer a scholarship to at least one qualified student at each eligible high school. In addition, up to 25 percent of the scholarships awarded will be for $5,000 or $10,000. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 5 p.m. PST.
APPLICATION:
The application can be accessed by clicking here or pasting the below link into your browser: kp.org/kpnwscholarship
(Simply click the “Scholarship Application” link under the “For applicants” heading)
NOTE: Registration for the application will close on December 6, one week ahead of the submission deadline (Dec. 13) to ensure that applicants have time to successfully complete required tasks.
Learn more about what is on the application and how to start an application by clicking here.
TEACHER/COUNSELOR NOMINATION:
Applicants need only one recommendation in the form of a nomination from a teacher or counselor. As soon as the applicant has entered the teacher/counselor nominator’s email address into the application, the nominator will receive an email with instructions for confidentially submitting the nomination online. The applicant will not be able to submit his/her application until the nominator has submitted the nomination.  Click here for nomination instructions.
INTERVIEWS:
We will continue to interview only those applicants being considered for the full spectrum of award amounts ($2,000, $5,000, and $10,000). Students invited to interview are not guaranteed a scholarship in any amount. Students not invited to interview may still be under consideration for a $2,000 scholarship.
MORE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:
Community Health Care Careers Scholarship Program
503-813-3992

Guy Davis and Past Presidents’ Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Click here to download an application
The Guy Davis Scholarship for graduating seniors awards $1,250 to each recipient. The Past Presidents’ Scholarship is a statewide, $1,500 award. To be eligible, applicants must have a relative who is an OSEA member and have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Altec Design Web Scholarship. Our scholarship is open to any student at your institution regardless of major. Deadline 07/15/2018
http://www.altecdesign.com/#web-scholarship
We are proud to announce our annual Altec Design Web Scholarship. This opportunity is open to students pursuing any major at an accredited institution. The winner will be awarded $750 to pursue their education.
Apply by 07/15/2018       
Eligibility Requirements: Student must be enrolled in any accredited institution for Fall 2018 (any major)

  • Must complete essay of no more than 1,000 words
  • Must include recent photo
  • Authorize Altec Design to publish photo and essay on site if selected as winner
  • Winner will be chosen by internal committee. Points will be awarded based on original, creative ideas communicated in submitted essays.

Essay Topic: How do you foresee the internet changing your chosen career in the next 20 years . Award:  $750 (to be mailed to winner’s institution)

SENECA SCHOLARSHIP $10,000~ March 1st deadline
All information can be found at the website,  www.senecascholarship.org
Seneca knows how important our future generations are and we are trying
to reach them. We are offering a $10,000 scholarship to inspire our
Youth about our State’s Natural Resources and how much they
affect/effect our community, our lives.  Any and all Oregon high school
Seniors are welcome to apply. There are zero criteria to apply aside
from our essay, which is on the benefits of forest management, a hot
issue at the moment with half a million acres of our State burning.
Students must hold 3 in-person interviews and write a 5 page essay from
research and what they learned. This is non-exclusive. We want every
student; cheerleader, band kiddo, 4-H farmer, jock, bookworm, even
students flunking all their classes to know that they have this
opportunity and that it could be any one of them. We truly invite them
all.
Students apply through OSAC and the deadline is March 1, 2018. The best
essay will be awarded our $10k scholarship. This will be an annual
program. www.senecascholarship.org

 

Pointe Pest Control wants to encourage the students of Oregon to do good for the people around them. We know that doing good for other people makes communities better. We have founded a scholarship based on doing good for someone else. We are offering a $750 scholarship to a student pursing a higher education who shows us what they did for someone else. You can find more details on the scholarship and directions for applying by clicking the link listed below. Please post this information on your school website as well as your scholarship page to help get the word out to students in your school.
Deadline by April 29, 2018

The Oregon Department of Education is currently seeking nominations for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The mission of the program is to recognize and honor outstanding high school seniors and thereby encourage high attainment among all students.  Under the Executive Order establishing the Presidential Scholars Program, students are selected on the basis of outstanding scholarship. This year, the Oregon Department of Education may submit the names of up to 20 students, 10 male and 10 female, for the general component of the program, as well as five students for recognition specifically in the area of Career and Technical Education (CTE). All high school seniors graduating between January and June of 2018 who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, who attend public, parochial, or independent schools, as well as those who are home-schooled, are eligible.

If you know of an outstanding senior in your school or district who demonstrates outstanding scholarship, but who might not otherwise be nominated through the current SAT/ACT, Arts, or CTE recognition processes, we encourage you to submit his or her name to the Oregon Department of Education. The Presidential Scholars Program is also asking for nominations for students to be recognized for excellence in the area of Career and Technical Education. Please see attached document for additional details on this program.  Please identify when submitting the information outlined below if you are nominating a student for the CTE component.

All student nominations are due to the Department no later than Tuesday, October 31, 2017.  Stop by the Career Center for more information.

Please provide the following information on each senior:

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Email address
  • Home mailing address
  • High school name, mailing address, and CEEB code

Also, please submit a few sentences about the student describing:

  • What about the student makes him or her stand out as having outstanding scholarship?
  • What special challenges or hurdles has this student overcome while still achieving high academic success

Zippy Passive Income  Deadline July 31, 2017  $250.00

Criteria:
Applicants must be attending college by the Fall 2018 semester. The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account.
ELKS Most Valuable Scholarship

Most Valuable Student Scholarship $2.44 million college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student scholarship contest.

apply enf.elks.org/mvs

Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship.

It is with great pleasure that Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) announces our tenth annual Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship. Any 11th or 12th grade Oregon high school student may enter by submitting an original essay, poem, or narrative work (maximum 600 words) in response to the following question:“What would it take to eliminate nuclear weapons in your lifetime?

Submissions may be submitted by Google Form (preferred), email, or postal mail and are due by 5:00 PM on Monday, March 5th, 2018. A panel of judges comprised of local writers, activists and distinguished community members will select the winning entries. The first prize winner will receive a scholarship award of $1,000, the second $750 and the third $500. Oregon PSR will host an awards ceremony on the last weekend in April, 2018, at which the scholarship winners will be honored.

CLICK HERE for the page linking to the entry form, resources, and archives from past contests.

apply http://www.oregonpsr.org/greenfield_peace_writing_scholarshi

For more information or questions, visit our webpage for the scholarship, email peacecontest@oregonpsr.org or call us at 503-274-2720.

Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility

1020 SW Taylor Street, Suite #275

Portland, OR 97205

(503)-274-2720

 

 UEW Healthcare, a Home Healthcare agency with locations across the US.

Deadline  July 31st ~ Award Amount $1,000

Is pleased to announce the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any High School senior nationwide, and we would like to invite your students to apply.

Application:
https://www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application

NALS of Oregon Scholarship Fund ~  Deadline March 24, 2018

Do you have an interest in working for an attorney.  This would include fields such as legal secretary, court repoter, law office adminstrative staff, paralegal, court personnel, legal assistant and more.  I have scholarship applications avaliable in the Career Center

 

Craft Scholarships applications are due October 31.

The Human Resources Construction Council (HRCC) and BYF are now accepting applications for the 2017 HRCC Scholarship.

The scholarship is open to anyone planning to attend or currently attending a technical school or approved craft training program. High school seniors, military service members, veterans and post-secondary students are all encouraged to apply.


Scholarships are valued at $500 a year for each recipient and can be renewed annually. Deadline to apply is October 31, 2017 and awarded recipients will be notified in November.

apply here  https://form.jotform.com/51136098442959

 

Singer Foundation Scholarship is now available in the Career Center.  This scholarship can fund your tuition up to $20,000 over 4years.  Four letters of recommendation are required.

 

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship  June 1st deadline   $1,000

Available to: Undergraduates who were athletes at the high school level. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level.
Eligibility Requirements: Former high school athletes who are enrolled as a full-time student at a two or four-year college.
Application Instructions: See website (website here: http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm)
2018 Academic Scholarship Oregon Cheerleading Coaches Association Academic Scholarship 12/1/2017 $1,000
Scholarships 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
ACT Student Champion Award 12/31/2017 $500
Applications 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.
Cascadia Student Poetry Contest  12/31/17 Amount Varies
Each winner will receive a certificate and a copy of Cascadia: The Oregon Student Poetry Contest Anthology, in which all 40 winning poems will be published. Winners will be announced no later than February 1st, 2018; there will be an award ceremony in spring 2018, at which students will be invited to read their poems. All winners in Divisions III and IV will be entered into the nationwide 2018 Manningham Trust Student Contest sponsored by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. This contest also awards cash prizes and a publication furnished to Manningham Contest winners. Cascadia Student Contest Rules Submit one original poem (your own individual creative work) on any subject, in any style or form, with a maximum of 40 lines. The poem must be titled, except for haiku, senryu, or limerick. Type or word process your poem on a single sheet of standard 8 1/2 X 11 white paper, one side only, in a standard type face; no fancy fonts, graphics, or illustrations. Send two copies of your poem. http://oregonpoets.org/cascadia-2018-student-poetry-contest-opens-october-15th/
Willamette Valley Scholastic Art Award 1/9/18  Amount Varies
$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/
 
LGBTQ Scholarships  1/12/2018  Amount Varies
One 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/
National Honors Society  1/30/2018  $2,850
To be eligible to apply, a student must be a current high school senior and a member in good standing of an active NHS chapter. Eligible members must request application procedures from their NHS adviser. October 6—Applications available January 30—Deadline for student applications and three recommendations (adviser, principal, another faculty member). https://www.nhs.us/principals/the-nhs-scholarship?SSO=true
Black United Fund of Oregon  2/4/18  $2,000
Steps to Apply: 1. Go to http://bit.ly/2017BUFScholarships 2. Create individual account 3. Complete scholarship application and upload necessary documents Ron Herndon Scholarship (Up to six, one-time $1,500 awards) • Current senior high school student who will attend a four-year university or college for the 2017-2018 academic year. • High school GPA of 2.0- 3.5 • Reside in Oregon or SW Washington • African/African American/Black/Afro Descent • Demonstrate financial need
Ron Herndon Scholarship  2/4/18 $1,500
This scholarship was named after Ron Herndon, community organizer, educator, and co-founder to numerous community-based organizations. In honor of Ron Herndon, the Black United Fund of Oregon selects multiple students to receive a one-time, non-renewable, $1,500 scholarship for higher education to the college or university of their choice. Qualifications: Student MUST identify as African-American, African Diaspora, Black, or Afro Decent. Student MUST be a graduating high school senior, entering their first full-time year at the college or university of their choice. College students are eligible to apply by invitation only. Student should have a GPA of 2.0 to 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). This is the same for both College and High School students. Note: Students with higher or lower GPAs are welcomed and encouraged to apply, but priority will be given to students with GPAs in the 2.0 to 3.0 range. http://bufor.org/index.php/site/programs-and-services/access-scholarships-2
BBB Foundation’s Students of Integrity Scholarships  2/13/2018  $10,000
BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarship to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. A scholarship of $10,000 will be awarded to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Washington, or Western Wyoming. High school juniors and seniors from across the Northwest are encouraged to apply by creating a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers. We recommend getting as creative as possible, telling us the story of a person harmed by unethical business practices and how BBB can help educate consumers in advance to prevent scams or to help consumers report scams or bad businesses. https://www.bbb.org/northwest/charities-donors/bbb-foundation/current-scholarship-campaign/2018-scholarship/

 

Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship 2/15/2018 $3,000
The purpose of this scholarship is to honor a migrant farmworker student who has overcome barriers presented by mobility, has performed well academically, and who has provided service to his/her community. To be eligible for this scholarship you must:  Be a migrant student!  You and your family move for agricultural or fishing employment  Be a dedicated student!  Show us you care and you’re willing to work hard! We’re looking for academic achievement or improvement in your official transcript  Be a graduating high school senior  This scholarship is intended for students who will be entering college for the first time  Demonstrate financial need  We want to make sure this scholarship goes to someone who could really use the help, so you need to estimate how much you think your education will cost and how much you have saved so far. Submit completed application packet to: Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship ATTN: Megan White NASDME 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Suite 915 Washington, DC 20036 A completed application form must be received at the address specified above by Friday, February 23, 2018. For specific guidelines, please see the rest of the application. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/3bb024_ad384814080b4005a89b2c50308c0ea2.pdf

star1What: Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange to Germany (CBYX)
Eligible Applicants: Graduating High School Seniors

The Congress-Bundestag Vocational Scholarship provides an opportunity for U.S. high school graduates who have undertaken vocational training to spend their 13th year abroad pursuing their vocational interests. It is important to emphasize at the outset that this is a “Young Adult” program, which seeks to enroll students who have demonstrated maturity and responsibility and who can be entrusted to fulfill their roles as exchange students without day-to-day supervision. IMPORTANT: Prior knowledge of German is not necessary in order to apply!

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program provides a unique intercultural educational opportunity for American and German youth. Each year over 300 American high school students receive full scholarships to become exchange students to Germany, where they will live with Host Families for a year and attend German schools.This program is supported, as well as funded, by the United States Congress and the German Bundestag.

For the upcoming school year, a special Congress-Bundestag scholarship opportunity is being offered to 25 graduating high school seniors with a vocational background. This program is being administered by Nacel Open Door

http://www.nacelopendoor.org/exchange-programs/americans-abroad.html

 Josten’s  $5,000.00

Submit Entries: 10/25/17 – 12/31/17

Click here for official contest rules and details.

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