"LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS" ARE NOW AVAILABLE!


Oregon PTA Scholarship - $500

The Oregon PTA Teacher Education Scholarship is for Oregon residents who are studying for a teaching degree at an Oregon public college or university. The scholarship is a one-time award of $500 and is not renewable.

Scholarship recipients may, however, re-apply in subsequent years.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE EMAILED, FAXED, OR "SNAIL" MAIL.

For information & the application, please visit: www.oregonpta.org/resources

Deadline: MARCH 30, 2016 (received by this date)

 

Harrington Family Foundation ----------- March 31, 2016 Due Date

 

The Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship is a renewable four-year collegiate scholarship program for Oregon high school seniors who are emerging leaders who plan to attend an Oregon university or trade school. The program is intended to facilitate the growth of promising leaders in the state of Oregon by developing the skills needed to flourish within their local communities.This is a need-based scholarship with criteria focusing on an individual’s involvement in his or her community, rather than academic or athletic performance. 

Four scholarships will be issued for the 2016/17 academic year. Each scholarship is worth $2,500 renewable for a four-year total of $10,000 per student. 

The Scholarship Advisory Committee will select scholarship recipients based on: 45% Leadership - 45% Financial Need - 10% ‘Something Special’

Application forms found on our website: http://harringtonfamilyfoundation.org/ - Applications must be printed and mailed - Applications cannot be submitted online - All supporting documents from the checklist must be included in the application as a package. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Associated Oregon Loggers Scholarship - $6,000 ($1,500 Awarded Annually)

Are you interested in studying Forest Management, Forest Engineering or Forest Products?

The AOL offers scholarships for high school seniors seeking a degree from a four year college of forestry accredited by the Society of American Foresters. These scholarships are available to children and grandchildren of AOL members and to others who wish to pursue a career in a forestry-related field such as Forest Management, Forest Engineering or Wood Science. You do not have to be related to a member of AOL to apply for these scholarships.

Deadline: April 1, 2016

 


 

The Southern Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund

Provides opportunities for Latino/Hispanic students living in the Southern Oregon region to complete their post high school career/degree goals. This scholarship's primary aim is to build leadership in our region's communities. To be eligible for this Southern Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund Scholarship, a complete application and required documents must be postmarked by
April 15, 2016. Entering freshmen and continuing college students seeking their first academic degree, and students in an
accredited technical training program that leads to licensure may apply.

Information available here

DEADLINE: April 15, 2016

 

RACINE OLSON INJURY SCHOLARSHIP

$500

Racine Olson is pleased to offer the Racine Olson Injury Scholarship. This scholarship is available to high school seniors in Idaho, Oregon and Washington who plan on attending a 4-year college or 2-year community college and was either a victim of a personal injury accident or has a parent(s) and/ or guardian(s) that was a victim of a personal injury accident.

- Funds will be sent to the college you plan on attending
- Scholarship is a one-time award of $500
- DEADLINE: May 31, 2016 - A winner will be announced on July 8th, 2016 - Information available here

 

 

"ATTENTION JUNIORS"

 

2016 HAMILTON AWARD - $500

The Hamilton Award recognizes high school juniors for their academic, personal, and service achievements. Every year, 35 to 40 students are selected nationally to enter the leadership program. The Hamilton Leaders Academy help their Scholars get into college, transition to university life, and then the workforce.

Information available here:

 

JACKSON CO. REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S 2016 ANNUAL ESSAY COMPETITION - 1st Place: $1,000 2nd Place: $500 3rd Place: $300

Eligible participants: Eleventh grade young women who reside in Jackson County, Oregon, and are currently enrolled in a Jackson County public school, private school, alternative school or homeschool.

Essay must be original to the entrant, typed and contain between 750 and 1000 words.

Essay must be submitted with a completed application.

This year's essay topic: Our pledge states "…and to the republic for which it (the flag) stands…" Why do you believe the creators of our constitution chose a republic as our form of government instead of a monarchy, a parliamentary form, or a central form?

All winners must submit their winning essay in PDF Format to jcrw@charter.net

DEADLINE: April 1, 2016

 

National Scholarship Sites:

CollegeBoard.com: The College Board was founded in 1900 and currently helps 7 million students annually prepare for higher education. The College Board began publishing their book of scholarships in 1997 and since then has made the information available online. Their scholarship database contains more than 2,300 scholarship opportunities, totaling nearly $3 billion.

 

CollegeNet.com: CollegeNET is a technology company that builds web-based tools for event and academic scheduling, prospect and admissions management, tuition processing, and alumni development for colleges and universities. CollegeNET also operates a scholarship search engine and social network where students create topics, participate in discussions, and vote on scholarship winners

 

Fastweb: Fastweb, which has helped 50 million students find money since the site was founded 15 years ago, was the first online scholarship matching service and the first free national scholarship matching service. Fastweb's site indicates they currently have roughly 1.5 million scholarships worth $3.4 billion in their database.

 

Scholarships.com: Founded in 1999, Scholarships.com now claims to be the largest free and independent scholarship search and financial aid information resource on the Internet, with more than 2.7 million scholarships worth a total of $19 billion in their database.

 

ScholarshipMonkey.com: ScholarshipMonkey.com claims their database provides students access to more than 1 million undergraduate, graduate, and professional scholarship awards worth in excess of $3 billion from greater than 4,000 sources. Like the other search engines in this article, they are committed to providing their service free of charge.

 

Cappex.com:  Pros: Covers a range of topics from applying to financial aid,  Provides college statistic, s Lists student reviews regarding colleges Con: Requires extensive profile information to perform matches

 

Collegeniche.com: Easy to use User-friendly Very informative - Con: Can't filter scholarships Somewhat promotional for partners or third parties