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Scholarship Weekly #15

Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA)

Over 40 scholarships with varying amounts and with various criteria available to Oregon graduating seniors.  This is one of the few scholarship programs that request a processing fee that is legitimate.  If you plan on pursuing a career in education, look at the “Jerry & Judith Huntley award as that is a local family that sponsors the award.  For more information go to www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018

Al Forthan Recovery Scholarship

One $2,500 renewable scholarship and several awards of varying amounts to graduating Oregon high school seniors from addicted families.  Selection criteria based on essays on submitted on drug and alcohol addiction, community service, and income barriers to your education.  Go to: https://alforthanscholarship.com/how-to-apply/
for further details.

Application Deadline:  February 5, 2018

Civics Essay Contest

$1,000, and $500 awards available to high school students who submit an essay on the designated topic “What does equal protection mean to student?”.  This contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12.  For more information go to:  http://www.fedbar.org/civicsessay.aspx

Application Deadline:  February 28, 2018

RHS Class of 1971 Memorial Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Roseburg High School.  Award may be renewable.  Selection based on academic achievement, financial need, school and community involvement, and clear career goals.  Pick up an application in the Career Center.

Application Deadline March 21, 2018

Rogue Credit Union Douglas County Scholarship

$1,500 scholarships to a graduating Douglas County graduating senior.  Must be attending an accredited college or university in the United States.  Must have a 3.0 GPA to apply.  Selection based on academics, school activities, and community involvement.  For an application go to:  www.roguecu.org/scholarships-available-through-rogue

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2018

Associated Oregon Loggers

Award of $1,500 (renewable for 3 years) for a high school senior who plans to pursue a four-year college or university education and career in a forest reproduction field of study.  Examples of qualifying fields of study include Forest Management, Forest Engineering or Forest Products.  Get an application from the following website:  www.oregonloggers.org/scholarship.aspx

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2018

 

Active Scholarships

Pride Foundation

Pride Foundation has over 50 different types of scholarships available, but students only need to fill out one application. Most scholarships are available for straight ally or questioning students as well as student of LGBT parents. All promote leadership and diversity in the LGBT community. Interested individuals submit one application and the scholarship review committee will determine which scholarships the applicant is eligible for. Go to https://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply/ for more information.

Application Deadline:  January 12, 2018

Pathway Oregon

The University of Oregon’s need-based scholarship program that covers tuition and fees for four years as long as students remain academically and financially eligible.  Must have a high school GPA of 3.4 or higher, be admitted as a first-time freshmen, complete an application for admission by January 15th, and have FAFSA submitted by February 15th.  For more information go to: http://pathwayoregon.uoregon.edu/

Application Deadline:  January 15, 2018

National Honor Society

Roseburg High School seniors who have been active in National Honor Society will be nominated to compete in the national competition.  Must be very involved in both NHS activities and leadership roles.  See Mrs. Thompson for directions.

Application Deadline:  January 25, 2018

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship Program

$1,000 scholarships to Hispanic students residing in Oregon.  Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and enroll in an accredited Community College or University by September 2018.  Go to:  http://www.hmccoregon.com/scholarship.html for an application.

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2018

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Oregon

Awards ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 is for students in Oregon and Clark County, Washington. This valuable financial assistance program is available to families living with multiple sclerosis.  Criteria include Student must have multiple sclerosis (MS), or have a parent living with MS, plan to attend an accredited post secondary school for the first time, be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.  For more information go to http://www.nationalmssociety.org/living-with-multiple-sclerosis/society-programs-and-services/scholarship/scholarship-program-information/index.aspx

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2018

Portland State University Residential Opportunity Scholarship

 This is a tuition waiver award.  It is awarded based on both academic merit and financial need to incoming freshmen.  Must have 3.4 cumulative GPA.  Award is renewable for up to four years.  Full-time enrollment is required.  For more information visit: www.pdx.edu/4YFree

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018

Oregon State University

$1,500, $3,000 and $6,000 renewable Academic Achievement renewable scholarships for incoming freshmen.  Students GPA that range between 3.6 and 4.0 and whose SAT scores are 1300 or above or ACT of 26 or above automatically qualify for these awards with application for admissions.   For more information on these and other OSU scholarships go to: http://scholarships.oregonstate.edu/incoming-freshman-resident-scholarships

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018

Eastern Oregon University Mathematics in Education Scholarship Award

$2,000 to $4,000 renewable scholarship for students attending EOU who plan to pursue a degree in mathematics and pursue a teaching career.  Must have a 3.25 GPA and be applying to EOU for admissions.  For more information and an application go to  https://www.eou.edu/fao/scholarships/opportunities/mesa-information/

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

Oregon State University Music Scholarships

Music scholarships at Oregon State are available for all students based on their performance ability, experience, scholarship and financial need. Music scholarships require an application and an audition, as well as a commitment to participate in music.  For more information and audition dates go to:  http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/school-arts-and-communication/music/current-and-future-students/music-scholarships

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018

Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA)

Over 40 scholarships with varying amounts and with various criteria available to Oregon graduating seniors.  This is one of the few scholarship programs that request a processing fee that is legitimate.  For more information go to www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2018

Al Forthan Recovery Scholarship

One $10,000 renewable scholarship and several awards of varying amounts to graduating Oregon high school seniors from addicted families.  Selection criteria based on essays on submitted on drug and alcohol addiction, community service, and income barriers to your education.  Go to https://alforthanscholarship.com/ for further details.

Application Deadline:  February 5, 2018

Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award

The Young Women in Public Affairs Award Program offers cash awards of $500 at the local level, $1,000 at the District level and $4,000 at the International level. Applicants may be between the ages of 16 and 19.  The purpose of the award is to encourage more women to pursue careers and leadership positions in public affairs, public policy and community organizations. Pick up application or save a fill able application on a zip drive in the Career Center or go to:  www.zonta.org

Application deadline: February 7, 2018

Better Business Bureau Students of Integrity

$10,000 scholarship(s) for the student(s) who create a 90 second video explaining how Better Business Bureau helps people become smart consumers.  Graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply.  GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Apply online at: https://www.bbb.org/northwest/charities-donors/bbb-foundation/current-scholarship-campaign/2018-scholarship/

Application Deadline:  February 13, 2018

Oregon State – Powell Business Scholarship

A $5,000 scholarship for a graduating senior from Douglas County who intends to major in business at Oregon State University.  Must have a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and make application to OSU by February 1st.  For more information go to:  http://business.oregonstate.edu/advising/my-resources/undergraduate-scholarships/incoming-freshmen-scholarship

Application Deadline:  February 15, 2018

National Commission on Cooperative Education (NCCE)

Apply for 175 merit scholarships of $6,000 to attend one of the ten NCCE’s partner colleges and universities.  Must have a 3.5 GPA and be accepted into one of the NCCE’s colleges.  A Co-op education is one that combines classroom studies with professional work experience.  Students interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology are highly encouraged to apply.   Early applications are highly encouraged.  For more information visit: http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html

Application Deadline:  February 15, 2018

Grange Co-op’s Rogue Scholarship

One $1,500 scholarship and twelve $1,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors who have a 3.0 GPA or higher that have participated in FFA, 4-H, Horticulture, DECA, FBLA or Student Body Leadership. Selection based on a submitted essay, letter of recommendation, and transcript.  For more information go to:  http://www.grangecoop.com/scholarship-opportunities

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

Pacific Lutheran University Music Scholarship Auditions

Scholarships available to all students regardless of major who have skills in the following areas:  voice, winds, strings, percussion, keyboards, composition, guitar/harp.  Apply online at:  http://www.plu.edu/music/future-students/scholarships/

Application Deadline:  February 16, 2018

Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship

$4,000, $3,500 scholarships awarded to graduating Oregon high school seniors who plan to enroll in a public, private college or university or trade school.  Entrants must submit a 1,000 to 1,500 word essay on “Credit in the 21st Century.”  More information and application details at:  www.orcascholarshipfund.com

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

Association for Computer Professionals in Education

This year the Association for Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) has allocated $10,000 for scholarships of up to $2,000 each for students in Oregon and Washington.  These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who have been actively involved in the use of technology during their high school careers and are planning to pursue studies in a technology related field.  Go to http://www.acpenw.org/scholarships for an application and more information.

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

Oregon Institute of Technology Scholarships

  • Winston Purvine - $2,000 – 3.76 GPA, 1360 SAT,
  • Jesse Crabtree - $1500 -  3.51 to 3.75 GPA, 1270 SAT,
  • Fred Foulon - $1,000– 3.26 – 3.50 GPA, 1170 SAT
  • Jim Owens – $500 – 3.0 – 3.25 GPA, 1130 SAT
  • Engineering Honors - $1,000/yr. -  3.0 GPA, 1050 SAT
  • Leadership & Diversity – awards between $500 to $3500.  Criteria include bringing a diverse perspective to OIT, leadership, first generation college student, GPA, financial need.
  • Go to: http://www.oit.edu/college-costs/scholarships for more information
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

The Oregon Student Access Commission (OSAC)

One application for over 400 scholarships. You can apply for up to 20 awards.
These include:

  • The Ford Scholar Program
  • The Ford Sons & Daughters of RFP Employees
  • Ford Opportunity
  • Douglas County Community
  • Jack Dannenhoffer Memorial
  • Joseph and Helen Morgan Memorial
  • RHS Class of ’49
  • RHS Class of ’55
  • RHS Class of ‘57
  • Luther Ellison Scholarship
  • Casey Diemert Memorial
  • Helen Hall and John Seely Memorial
  • Many, many more
  • Be eligible for a $500 “Early Bird” scholarship if you apply by Feb. 15
  • Go to: www.oregonstudentaid.gov
Application deadline: March 1, 2018

The Seneca Scholarship

A $10,000 scholarship available to students regardless of their GPA, SAT score, or intended major.  Students will need to write a 5-7 page essay on the history, future, and education about forest management.  For more information go to:  http://www.senecascholarship.org/

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

Association of Computer Professionals in Education Scholarship

$10,000 in scholarships of up to $2,500 each for graduating high school seniors.  These scholarships are for students who have been actively involved in the use of technology during their high school years and planning on pursuing their studies in a technology related field.  For more information visit:  http://www.acpenw.org/scholarships

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility

Three scholarships in the amount of $1,000, $750, and $500.  Open to 11th and 12th grade Oregon high school students.  Students will enter by submitting an original essay, poem, or narrative work (maximum of 600 words) in response to the following question:  “How would you solve the public health crisis of gun violence?.  For more information visit:  http://www.oregonpsr.org/greenfield_peace_writing_scholarship

Application Deadline:  March 5, 2018

Elissa Marie Bogardus Memorial Scholarship

A $500 scholarship for a Roseburg High School graduating female senior who will be attending Oregon State University.  Selection criteria include responses to short essay prompts, academic achievement, and letters of recommendation.  Pick-up an application in the Career Center

Application Deadline:  March 21, 2018

Raymond E Dicks Memorial Scholarship

A $1,500 scholarship for a graduating Roseburg High School senior.  Student must have a minimum of a 2.75 GPA and plan on attending an accredited community college or 4-year college or university.  Successful applicants will have a demonstrated interest in math and potential for future success.

Application Deadline:  March 21, 2018

Ralph “Dunk” Ohman Memorial Band Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to a graduating senior at Roseburg High School who is currently enrolled in the RHS band program.  The award may be used for tuition and fees at the college of the recipient’s choice.  Selection will be based on academic achievement, financial need, overall contribution to school and community and future goals.  Pick up an application in the Career Center.

Application Deadline:  March 22, 2018

Cosa Youth Scholarship

The Confederation of Oregon School Administrators offers 12 awards at $1,000 each for students who plan to enroll in any 2-year or 4-year public or private college in Oregon.  Applicants should be active in school and community activities and have a 3.5 cumulative GPA.   Applications can be downloaded at:  https://www.cosa.k12.or.us/members/scholarships

Application Deadline:  March 22, 2018

Oregon PTA

A $500 scholarship for Oregon residents who are studying for a teaching degree at an Oregon public college or university.  This is a one-time award.  Selection based on response to questions on application, personal and school reference, and high school transcript.  For an application go to:  http://oregonpta.org//programs/teacher-education-scholarship

Application Deadline:  March 30, 2018

The American Sewing Guild

A $250 scholarship for a graduating senior interested in pursuing a textile related major at a community college or university.  Pick up an application from Mr. Early in the Career Center.

Application Deadline:  April 20, 2018

Pointe Pest Control Scholarship

A $750 scholarship for a graduating senior in the state of Oregon.  Minimum GPA of 3.0  required, selection based on need and activity involvement.  For more information and an application go to:  https://pointepest.com/oregon-scholarship-application/

Application Deadline:  April 29,2018

MyFlyFit Essay Writing Scholarship

Myflyfit is very pleased to announce its  first scholarship program for students. Any current, full-time,part time student of an accredited institute, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 to become eligible. There is no requirement of minimum age. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write an essay/article (in at least 1000 words) about “How to remain fit while studying”. For more information go to http://www.myflyfit.com/scholarship/

Application Deadline: August 31, 2018

The Christian Connector

The Christian Connector offers a $2,500 scholarship drawing for students who log onto their website to request information from one of the 100 Christian Colleges they represent.  Go to:  www.christianconnector.com

Application Deadline:  May 31, 2018

Montana State University Non-Resident Scholarships

Renewable scholarships that range from $1,000 to $15,000 based on GPA and SAT or ACT scores for incoming freshmen.  Complete FAFSA by December 1, 2016.   Apply for admissions and have SAT/ACT scores sent as soon as possible.  For more information go to:  http://www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships/nonres.html

Application Deadline:  December 1, 2018

University of Oregon Scholarships

Presidential Scholars - $9,000, renewable, 3.85 GPA 1300 SAT, 28 ACT; Significant leadership, and volunteer activities
Apex - $3,000 renewable; 3.60 GPA; 1220 SAT or 25 ACT
Stamps Program – Tuition, room and board for four years for five incoming freshmen.  3.85 cumulative GPA; 1300 combined math and critical reading on SAT.  Applicants must exemplify leadership, scholarship, service and innovation.
Diversity Excellence – Up to $6,500 awards available to students who enhance the educational experience of all students by sharing diverse cultural experiences.
Summit - $6,000 renewable scholarship; 3.8 GPA; 1260 critical reading and math SAT.
General University Scholarship – $2,000 to $3,000.  Must have a 3.5 GPA
These are some of the scholarships available to University of Oregon Students.  In order to apply for these scholarships, a student must submit an application for admissions, taken the SAT or ACT, and complete the U of O Scholarship application. For the Stamps, Presidential and Diversity awards, a separate application is required.   Go to:    http://financialaid.uoregon.edu/scholarships_freshmen for more information.

Application deadline:  Vary by Award

Alert Magazine Scholarship

A $500 scholarship for a graduating senior with a GPA of 2.5 or better to the college of the recipient’s choice.  To apply the applicant must write a 650-800 word essay about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug/alcohol abuse.  For more information visit the Alert Magazine website at: http://www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php

Application Deadline:  Open

 

Last Updated: Friday, 12 January, 2018 12:53 PM