all high school and middle school
students should read this next sentence carefully.
Nearly 100% of the scholarship offers I read
and distribute to seniors ask for details of the
student’s community and volunteer service!
Encourage your child to be involved in giving
back to the community through volunteer service.
Academics, character and involvement in
school activities are important, but, foundations
want to give to students who give of themselves.
Students should start young and not wait until their
senior year to try and pad their resume’.
MONEY SAVING PRO
A great resource for college students.
Tips on scholarships, interviewing,
person financing. loans, and insurance.
Highly suggested web site for students
Financial Aid and Scholarship Information
Parent Answer - Resource for
NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL COACHES
Scholarships are available for all US
citizens and residents. They often offer
the most money, so don’t let the fact
that you’re competing with students from
all over the country stop you from
OREGON STATE SCHOLARSHIPS
This site contains
scholarships that are available on to State of
Oregon residents, including the OSAC scholarship and
other scholarships specific to Oregonians.
These scholarships are specifically for students
graduating from Adrian High School.
SPECIFIC COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
college, university or trade school
offers one or more scholarships for
students who attend their school through
a foundation on their campus. You’ll
find most major Oregon Colleges and
Universities are represented here, but
if the school you’re interested in is
not listed please contact the counseling
office and we’ll help you find their
foundation scholarship (if available).
Up to 180,000 in scholarships.
Must have taken the ACT and achieved a 21 in Math
and a 22 in English or have taken the SAT and scored
a 530 in Critical Reading and a 520 in Math.
Students are not committed to the Navy until they
have completed their first year of college.
for students from a variety of cultural backgrounds,
including Hispanic, Asian, African American and
HOW TO FILL OUT ONLINE (form-filled) SCHOLARSHIPS
Most of the scholarships on
our web site are form-filled, which means you can
type your information directly on to the application
and then print it out. Click on this link to explain
to you how you go about filling out such a
Power Company’s Academic Excellence
(10) $2,000 scholarships for graduating
high school seniors who reside in Idaho
Power Company’s service area. Students
must have a cumulative 3.75 GPA in order
to apply. Applications can be
www.idahopower.com and are due on
March 1, 2012.
This scholarship is a renewable family
foundation scholarship. Award
amounts vary depending on need and
achievement. Applicants must have
a 2.5 cumulative GPA and reside in the Treasure Valley
area for AT LEAST 1 year. There
are household gross income limitations.
Applications must be postmarked by
April 15, 2012. If you would like an
application visit their website at
Business Women’s Association
Scholarships: The Five
Rivers Charter Chapter of American
Business Women’s Association is offering
at least three (3) scholarships of $500
each. You may pick up an
application in the counselor’s office.
Applications must be mailed on or before
April 12, 2012.
TVCC Foundation awards over $200,000 in
scholarship funds each year.
Applications are available online at
scholarship application deadline is
March 15, 2012. Check with the
school counselor or call 541-881-5585 to
receive a scholarship application.
Agribusiness Association Scholarship
Program: Open to
graduating high school seniors and
current college students. Awards
range from $250 to $1,000 and are one
year scholarships. Applications
are available at
www.fwaa.org. Applications are due
in the FWAA office on February 29,
PTA Teacher Education Scholarship:
Available to Oregon residents studying for a teaching degree at an Oregon public university
or college. The scholarship is a
one time, $500 award. Scholarship
applications are available from the
Oregon PTA website at
. The deadline for applications is
March 30, 2012.
Oregon Logger, Inc Scholarship
Competition is a $1,500
scholarship awarded annually (renewable
for 3 years) to Oregon high school
seniors who intend to pursue a four-year
college or university education and a
career in a forest resource reproduction
field of study. If you would like
information on this scholarship stop by
the counselor’s office.
Application deadline is April 1, 2012.
Collectors Association Hasson/Newman
memorial Scholarship Fund:
Students are required to submit an a
brief essay on: Credit In The 21st
Century. Awards are as follows:
$3,000 First Award, $2,000 Second Award,
and $1,500 Third Award. For more
information you may visit their website
www.orcascholarshipfund.com . Entry
deadline is March 1, 2012.
Western Heritage Foundation Scholarships:
The Caldwell Night rodeo and The
Caldwell Western Heritage Foundation
provides scholarships for the youth of
and eastern Oregon. Each year
they award a minimum of five (5) $2,000
scholarships. The application is open to
high school seniors or full-time college
or vocational educational students who
have shown a farm, agriculture, or rodeo
interest. You may pick up an
application in the counselor’s office.
Application deadline is March 14,
Nyssa-Nampa Sugarbeet Growers
Two (2) $500 scholarships will be
awarded to dependants of Snake River
Sugar Company LLC Cooperative members –
growers who deliver sugarbeets to the
sugar factory. Applications can be
requested by e-mail at:
firstname.lastname@example.org . Application
deadline is April 12, 2012.
Best Buy Scholarships
For students in grades 9-12 - Scholarships are worth
$1,000 each. Applications accepted Dec. 27,
Feb. 16, 2011.
Apply online @
The Christian Connector, Inc.
The Christian Connector provides a FREE Christian
college information service as well as a $2,500
Christian college scholarship drawing.
Students can simply log onto
to request information and to be entered into the
Far West Agribusiness
The Far West Scholarship Program
has been designed to provide outstanding
high school and collegiate undergraduate
students with a chance to pursue their
educational goals. Applications due
Ford Family Scholarship
If there is more to you than your GPA…..Apply for a
Ford Family scholarship. Scholarship Application
November 1, 2010 – March 1, 2011.
Get more information at
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The National Commission for Cooperative Education is
proud to assist and promote the Hispanic Scholarship
Fund, the nation’s leading organization supporting
Hispanic Higher education. HFS’s vision is to
strengthen the country by advancing college
education among Hispanic Americans. HSF scholarship
opportunities are available to graduating high
school seniors who plan to enroll in college,
community college students who plan to transfer to a
four-year college or university, currently enrolled
college students, and graduate and professional
students. Students must be of Hispanic heritage, be U.S. citizens or
legal permanent residents, have a minimum cumulative
grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale (or the
equivalent) and apply for federal financial aid
using the FAFSA. For more details about HSF
scholarship programs and to apply online, please
visit the HSF web site at
The Association of Computer Professionals in
Education Scholarship Program
The Association of Computer Professionals in
Education (ACPE) has allocated $10,000 for
scholarships of up to $2,500 each for students in
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. The amount of the award will be
paid to the college/school of the awardees’ choice.
Applications are available online @ http://www.acpenw.org/home/awards.html.
Deadline is February 28,
Power Academic Excellence Scholarship
The scholarship program now provides ten $2,000
scholarships for graduating high school seniors in
our Idaho Power service area. These scholarship
grants are non-renewable. The scholarships are
conditioned upon the recipient’s enrollment at an
accredited Idaho or Oregon college,
university or vocational-technical
school. Applicants much as a minimum cumulative 3.75
unweighted GPA through the first term of their
senior year. Applications should be submitted in
some type of folder. Applications are available in
the counseling center or online @
is March 2, 2011.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Survivor
The scholarship program is designed to ease the
financial and emotional hardships associated with
fighting cancer and to assist young cancer survivors
in reaching their academic potential and fulfilling
career dreams. Please have the student follow the
application directions and checklist carefully to
ensure that they have enclosed all of the required
documents. Applications are available online @
Only complete applications received by
February 25, 2011
will be considered.
Miss Malheur County Scholarship
The Miss Malheur County Scholarship Program is
currently accepting applications for Misses: ages
17-24; Teens: ages 13-17; and Princesses: ages 5-10.
There is a commitment fee of $20. The
January 15, 2011.
The criteria for each age group is simple: 1.
Natural born female, 2. Never been pregnant or
married, 3. US citizen attending school, working or
living in Malheur County, and 4. High moral
standards. We encourage positive achievement
by helping to nurture and build confidence, creative
accomplishment, healthy living and community
involvement. Miss Malheur County 2010 earned $3,550
in scholarships through our program. I have
attached the Preliminary Application for the Misses
& for the Teens. Feel free to give students or
their parents my contact info if they have
DATE OF PAGEANT: Saturday, March 5, 2011
TIME: 7:00 P.M.
LOCATION: Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum
676 S.W. 5th Avenue
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to
continue to help young athletes succeed in their
academic pursuits. We are offering an annual
scholarship to a deserving student. All student
athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of
which sport they are participating in.
Deadline - June 23, 2011
Amount of Award - $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school
senior or be attending a post secondary institute
and currently involved in some sport at that
institution or in the community..
Please visit our website at
http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn
how to apply.
Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship
Oregon Collectors Association announces the Hasson/Newman
Memorial scholarship. Awards are 1st place -
$3,000; 2nd place - $2,000 and 3rd place - $1,000.
This scholarship is awarded to
Oregon high school seniors for their use
a full time students at any Oregon accredited college/university or trade
school. Essay subject is to be 1,000 to 1,500
words on "Credit in the 21st Century."
For additional information see their website @
Deadline is March 1, 2011.
National Multiple Sclerosis
HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to
assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a
college degree. Scholarships are available on a
competitive basis to:
Graduating High School Seniors
Community College Students
Community College Transfer Students
Award amounts generally range from $1,000 to $5,000.
Be of Hispanic heritage
Be a U.S.
legal permanent resident with a
permanent resident card or passport stamped
I-551 (not expired)
Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA)
on a 4.0 scale
Have plans to enroll
FULL-TIMEU.S. accredited institution in the
U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam
during the 2011-2012 academic year in a
degree seeking program at a two or four year
apply for federal financial aid by completing
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate
Each year COSA sponsors or assists in processing
twelve $1000 college scholarships. These
scholarships are given to
high school seniors attending 2- or 4-year Oregon colleges. The following is a list of
each of the twelve scholarships:
George Martin (1 scholarship)
Joe Benninghoff (1)
L.G. Wells (3) (One for
Oregon Association of Student Councils
(2) (Given for outstanding
Applications are available online @
http://www.cosa.k12.or.us/. Go to
member services and click on scholarship.
Each scholarship application must be signed and
endorsed by an active COSA member. (See Mr. Mills,
Mr. Purnell, or Mr. Ellsworth).
The due date for applications is
February 25, 2011.
Al Forthan Memorial Recovery Scholarship
One $4,000 scholarship distributed over 4 years will
be awarded in 2011 to graduating high school seniors
from addicted families all over Oregon. The scholarship will be awarded
based on essay responses to the following questions:
Describe how alcohol/drug addiction impacted
your family. How did you cope? (1.5 pages)
Describe how alcohol and drug addiction has
impacted your school community and some of the
possible solutions to this problem. (1.5 pages)
Reflect on class and race differences in
relationship to alcohol and drug addiction. (1
Describe your involvement in community service
and the impact of your service. (1 page)
If applicable, please describe any income
barriers you face to your higher education. (0.5
Essays are due
April 4, 2011.
Please include your address, phone number, e-mail
and what school you attend so they can contact you.
Please create your essay in a version of Microsoft
Word. Type out each question, double-spaced
followed by your response. For their intent
and purposes, an addicted family means that your
birth parent, guardian, caretaker - or you yourself
- have experienced addiction. Email essays
PTA Teacher Education Scholarship
This scholarship is for Oregon
residents studying for a teaching degree at an
public university or college.
community colleges that transfer credit in education
to an Oregon four-year public institution also
qualify. The scholarship is a one time, $500
award. An applicants academics, character and
knowledge of PTA will all be considered in awarding
Applications and supporting documents may be
submitted using email:
email@example.com, fax (503-234-6024), or
March 22, 2011.
Nyssa-Nampa Beet Growers Association
The Nyssa-Nampa Beet Growers Association and the
Agricultural Departments of the Amalgamated Sugar
Company, LLC -
and Nyssa districts are sponsoring two $500
scholarships to graduating high school seniors who
plan to attend college this fall. The
scholarship will be awarded to members or dependants
(children/grandchildren) of Snake River Company
LLC Cooperative members - growers who deliver
suarbeets to the Nampa sugar factory.
Applications can be requested by email:
April 18, 2011.
Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
At least one $250-$500 scholarship will be awarded
to a graduating Oregon high school senior in the class of
2011. The amount of the scholarship is a
one-time grant. The final selection of a
recipient will be based on the following criteria:
personal accomplishments, leadership qualities, and
community service. Applications are available
in the counseling center.
March 31, 2011.
Lodge of the Chinese American Citizens
(C.A.C.A.) is pleased to announce the Fred G. Lee
Please note -
Three scholarships will be awarded. One (1)
$4,000 Scholarship; the award is $1000 per year,
renewable for four undergraduate years. Two
(2) $1000 Scholarships; the award is $1000, issued
at the freshman year level. At least one of
the three scholarships will be awarded to a student
who attends a college in Oregon
or Washington State. The eligible scholarship
territory is Clark County (State of Washington)
high school graduating seniors. Chinese Ancestry is
not a requirement for this scholarship and all
applicants must have at least one parent/guardian
who is a member of the C.A.C.A. Portland Lodge.
Membership applications are enclosed with this press
release and are available at
Other scholarship opportunities have been posted on
our web site.
The deadline date for the
April 1, 2011.
Art Major Scholarship
This scholarship is open to high school seniors and
transfer students from other universities to compete
for art scholarships to
Students can earn up to $4,000 to attend WOU as an
art major. Submit art portfolios to WOU on
March 5, 2011
from 9 a.m. to 3 pm.
Loggers Scholarship Competition
The AOL Scholarship Competition is a $1,500
scholarship awarded annually (renewable for 3 years)
to Oregon high school seniors who intend to pursue a
four-year college or university education and a
career in a forest resource reproduction field of
study. Field of study examples: Forest
Management, Forest Engineering and Forest Products.
The potential contribution of the student in a
forest resource production related field is the
important issue. Financial need of the student
is not a criterion for selection. Applications
are available in the counseling center or online @
April 1, 2011.
Five Rivers Charter Chapter of the American
Business Women's Association Scholarship
No member of the Five Rivers Charter Chapter, or any
relation of a member, is eligible for a local
scholarship. All other female scholars or any
age religion or race are eligible, if they meet all
of ther eligibility requirements. Must have a
minimum 3.0 gpa and you must be planning on
attending an accredited college or university,
including career colleges full time.
Applications are available in the counseling center.
April 11, 2011.