Scholarships


ScholarshipHow muchHow to apply When to applyWho is it for?
1.OSAC

The Oregon Student Access Commission 

Average award is $3,100Online at the Oregon Student Access siteDeadline is late February or early March
  • U.S. citizen/eligible noncitizen & Oregon resident 
  • High school senior  or first time college student
  • Not owe refund on education grants or loans
  • See complete eligibility criteria
2.Ford Family Foundation

This scholarship provides up to 90% of your college costs!

Up to 90% of your unmet financial needOnline at the Oregon Student Access siteDeadline is late February or early March
  • Scholars program: for high school seniors and community college students 
  • Opportunity program: for single parents 
  • ReStart program: for students over 25 
  • See complete eligibility criteria
3.US Bank

Around 20 students win this scholarship each year. Almost all banks and credit unions have scholarship programs. 

$1,000 Online at USBank.comDeadline is mid to late May
4.Rotary Clubs

There are many Rotary Clubs in Portland, and each offers its own scholarship. 

$500 to $1,000Find your local rotatry club look for scholarship and contact informationDeadlines are in early spring
5.Oregon Community Foundation

The OCF awards offers many unique scholarship programs. 

$500 to $3,000Online at the Oregon Student Access siteDeadline is late February or early March
  • U.S. citizen/eligible noncitizen & Oregon resident
  • High school senior or first time college student
  • Not owe refund on education grants or loans
  • See complete eligibility criteria

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