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|Due Date||Scholarship Name||Grade||Description||How to Apply|
|9/27/17||Questbridge College Match for Seniors||12||Admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation’s most selective colleges for outstanding low-income high school seniors. Covers tuition and room and board at a top-tier university. For students of families earning less than $65,000/year for a family of four.||https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match|
|9/30/17||Beat the Odds Scholarship – Stand for Children Leadership Center||12||Four $10,000 awards to students with financial need, graduating from Oregon public high schools in 2018, who have “beat the odds” by succeeding in school despite hardships like poverty, disability, homelessness or personal tragedy. Requires GPA 3.0+ and participation in activities that are helpful to others; personal essay, letters of recommendation||Apply on-line at http://stand.org/oregon/beat-the-odds/apply|
|9/30/17||Baby Monitor 101 Scholarship||12+||One $500 award. Requires 500+ word essay on “Child Safety and Protection.” Winning essay published on Baby Monitor 101 website.||http://www.babymonitor101.com/scholarship/|
|9/30/17||Chick Evans Scholarship for Caddies||12||Provides full 4 yr tuition and housing scholarships. Applicants must have strong golf caddie record, excellent grades, financial need, outstanding character, integrity and leadership.||http://www.wgaesf.org/site/c.dwJTKiO0JgI8G/b.7512567/k.47CB/Evans_Scholarship_Application.htm|
|10/2/17||Wendy’s High School Heisman||A range of awards give to local, state, and national finalists up to $10,000. Must have minimum 3.0 GPA, proven leadership skills, and participation in one of 43 school-sponsored sports recognized by the National Federation of State High School Association or the National Federation of State High School Association.||https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/|
|10/25/17||Horatio Alger Distinguished Americans||12||National awards of $7000-$25000 for those with demonstrated financial need. Looking for students who demonstrate integrity and perserverance in overcoming personal adversity. Critical financial need (Gross family income $55,000 or lower), GPA minimum 2.0. Counselor must complete Certification Form online||https://scholars.horatioalger.org/|
|10/30/17||National Security Agency: Stokes Educational Scholarship Program||12||Tuition, year around salary and books awarded to students planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering, preference is given to minority students. Minimum GPA 3.0, SAT 1200 or ACT 25. If selected, student agrees to summer job at NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, MD and NSA employment after graduation. Requires resume, essay, letter of recommendation and more.||https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents.html|
|10/31/17||Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships||12||$500-$20,000 awards to students for use at 4-yr colleges/universities. Requires 3.0 GPA. Rewards leadership, academic excellence and service to others.||http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/|
SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH PLATFORMS
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OTHER FINANCIAL AID OPPORTUNITIES:
WESTERN UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE (WUE)
WUE is a program that allows Oregon high-school students to request reduced tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of Oregon. Go to http://www.wiche.edu/wue to see a list of participating WUE schools, and learn how to apply for this tuition-reduction program. The reduced tuition rate is not automatically awarded, and many institutions limit the number of new WUE awards each academic year, so apply early!
AUTOMATIC FULL TUITION/RIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY U.S. COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES WITHOUT REGARD TO NEED:
COMPETITIVE FULL TUITION/RIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY U.S. COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES WITHOUT REGARD TO NEED:
FOR LCC-BOUND STUDENTS WITH LESS THAN 2.5 GPA:
The Lane Foundation Scholarships linked here welcome applicants with less than a 2.5 GPA. (There are many foundation scholarships available for students with GPAs above 2.5, as well. To apply: First apply online for an L#. Then apply for all Lane Foundation Scholarships with a single application. The scholarships’ application is due yearly on March 2nd. Come to the career center for additional help.)
FOR NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS:
http://www.itcnet.org/about_us/scholarships.html (for native Americans, native Alaskans, native Hawaiians, indigenous Pacific Islanders)
FOR BLACK STUDENTS:
BlackStudents.com: The Online Guide to Scholarships, Financial Aid, and More for African American Students
FOR LGBTQ AND STRAIGHT ALLY STUDENTS:
FOR HISPANIC AND LATINO STUDENTS:
DREAMers Scholarships (These scholarships are only available for attendance at a very limited number of colleges).
FOR NEW AMERICANS AND MINORITIES:
FOR SINGLE MOTHERS:
FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: