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CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Last updated: 4/20/2017 QUESTIONS? VISIT THE CAREER CENTER (CC)
Due Date Scholarship Name Grade Description How to Apply
4/25/17 Oregon Jaycee Foundation 12 Up to $2,000 awarded to several Oregon students for academic excellence, personal accomplishments, leadership qualities and community service. Requires GPA 3.7, transcripts, essay and summary of extra curricular activities. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5X4ltyhnoiMZ3Fza1plY2ZBeHM/view
4/28/17 Robert Stothers Memorial Scholarship 12 $1000 award to a SEHS senior pursuing a degree in education; 2.75+ GPA, one letter of recommendation from a teacher and essay on “Why I want to be a Teacher”. Click here or go to the Career Center for an application.
4/28/17 EHS/SEHS Alumni Scholarship 12 One $500 award to a SEHS student attending a two year college or vocational school. Requires a transcript and recommendation. Financial need is considered. Click here or go to the Career Center for an application.
4/28/17 EHS/SEHS Alumni Scholarship 12 $1000 award to SEHS students attending an accredited 4 year college or university. Requires a 300 word statement of life focus and transcripts.   Financial need is considered. Click here or go to the Career Center for an application.
4/28/17 SEHS Staff Scholarship 12 $1000 award to a SEHS student attending a two year college or vocational school.   Along with financial need, activities, community service, honors and work experiences are considered. Requires application, transcript, letter of recommendation. Click here or go to the Career Center for an application.
4/28/17 lst Generation Scholarship, 4j Managers, Administrators, Professionals Supervisors Association 12 Two $1000 awards to 4j students who are the first of any generation in their family to attend college. Criteria includes evidence of academic achievement, two teacher references, involvement in school and community activities and a one page essay. Click here or go to the Career Center for an application.
4/30/17 National Art Contest 9-12 Mulitple awards of $100 to $500 for original, freehand drawings. Size and medium requirements on website. Must submit a description of work. http://www.cacanational.org/htmlPages/education_art.html
5/1/17 Ann C. Thornton Memorial Fund 12 4 – $1000 awards will be granted to American Indian/Alaskan Native students who live in Oregon and who are or will be enrolled in a college or university in the Fall. Criteria for selection includes GPA, financial need, involvement in school and community activities, motivation. https://www.pdffiller.com/89678745–Ann-C-Thornton-Memorial-Fund-Scholarship-Coos-County-Indian-
5/11/17 Shannon M. McMillen Memorial Scholarship 12 $1000 award to a SEHS senior who has shown excellence in varsity soccer, wrestling, music, government or debate. Requires 3.0+ GPA, letter of recommendation, resume, transcript and essay. Click here or go to the Career Center for an application.
5/15/17 Mattie Reynolds Scholarship, Eugene/Springfield NAACP 12 One $1,000 award to a Lane County NAACP member. Participation with the organization is evaluated highly in the selection process. Requirements include: 2.75+ GPA, essay and letters of recommendation. http://naacplanecounty.org/programs/mattiescholarship/
5/15/17 Oregon Scottish Rite Scholarships 12+ Two $5,000 awards and 10-15 $1000 awards to Oregon students with financial need for undergraduate study at an accredited college, university or trade school. Consideration given for exceptional leadership. Masonic relationship is not required. Requires transcripts, essay, interview, and one letter of recommendation. Visit the Career Center for an application; http://portlandscottishrite.org/education
5/19/17 LaneCo Federal Credit Union 12 One $500 award to a student member of Laneco Credit Union (or has a parent/grandparent member of Laneco). Requires 3.0+ GPA, transcript and essay. School and community activities are considered. Visit www.laneco.org or the Career Center for an application.
5/26/17 Cameron Impact Scholarship 11-12 Ten $20,000 to $50,000 scholarships awarded annually for 4 years. Covers the full “educational expenses” at recipient’s chosen college. Minimum GPA 3.7. Merit-based. http://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/

SCHOLARSHIP DATABASES

Here, you will find links to more than 70 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards worth billions of dollars. Just visit the sites which seem most appropriate for you and find the scholarships for which you are a good match.

5 MORE WELL-KNOWN SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES:

bigfuture by The College Board

Fastweb

FinAid!

Scholarships.com

scholarship monkey

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:

http://automaticfulltuition.yolasite.com/

COMPETITIVE FULL TUITION/RIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY U.S. COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES WITHOUT REGARD TO NEED:

http://competitivefulltuition.yolasite.com/

FOR LCC-BOUND STUDENTS WITH LESS THAN 2.5 GPA:

LCC Foundation for <=2.5 GPA (Due yearly on March 2nd.  Apply online for an L#. Then apply for Lane Foundation Scholarships [with a single application].  The Lane Foundation Scholarships linked above welcome applicants with less than a 2.5 GPA.  Come to the career center for additional help.)

FOR NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS:

http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/scholarships

http://onacc.org/resources/scholarships/

http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/scholarships

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:

Pride Foundation Scholarships

FOR HISPANIC AND LATINO STUDENTS:

Fastweb Hispanic/Latino Scholarships

MALDEF: The Latino Legal Voice for Civil Rights in America

DREAMers Scholarships (These scholarships are only available for attendance at a very limited number of colleges).

Scholarships open to undocumented students

FOR NEW AMERICANS AND MINORITIES:

Guide to Scholarships for New Americans and Minorities

FOR SINGLE MOTHERS:

http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/scholarships-for-single-mothers/

http://oedb.org/single-mother-grant/

FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES:

https://scholarsapply.org/pwdscholarship/

FOR WOMEN:

http://oedb.org/scholarships/women/