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CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Last updated: 5/18/2017 QUESTIONS? VISIT THE CAREER CENTER (CC)
Due Date Scholarship Name Grade Description How to Apply
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. http://www.laneco.org/
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/
5/29/17 SEHS Axespresso Scholarship 12 Two to three $500 scholarships to seniors who have worked in Axespresso. Award can be used for tuition, books, or living expenses at the college or training program student will attend. Transcript and 500-word essay or 3- to 5-minute video required. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B2HVhUa1qgg_RDgtLXAtX1hQU0E
6/1/17 Aspiring Animation Professional 12 One $1,000 award to a student pursing an animation related field, including digital art, game design, virtual modeling, web design and many more. Selection is based on academic performance and application essay. This is a national search. http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program
6/1/17 Aspiring Fashion Professional 12 One $1,000 award to a student pursuing a fashion related field, including design, merchandising, marketing, management and retailing. Selection is based on academic performance and application essay. This is a national search. http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program
6/1/17 Acacia Fraternity at OSU, Leadership Scholarships 12 Up to ten awards of $1,500 to men attending OSU in the fall. Scholarship considerations include academic achievement, leadership, and community service and are not contingent on joining the organization. Application requires transcript, picture and one letter of recommendation. http://oregonstateacacia.acaciaconnect.org/page.php?pageid=11
6/1/17 Bestreviews (June Deadline) Any $2,000 for tuition & supplies awarded to best 500 word essay about how product design can have positive impact on the world. Must submit copy of student ID. Two rounds of applications. See website for terms & conditions and submission info. http://bestreviews.com/scholarship
6/1/17 CGTrader Scholarship 12 $2,000 award to best submission and two $500 awards to runners-up for best original essay on topic related to 3D design. https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships
6/15/17 Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship 12 Up to $2500 awards to students with plans to enroll at a community college to pursue and complete a career or technical program. Must demonstrate critical financial need (Pell grant eligible) and be involved in community service. Minimum 2.0 GPA. https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/
6/20/17 Bill Brainard Memorial Scholarship 12 One $1000 award will be made to American Indian/Alaska Native student who lives in Oregon and will be attending a college degree program or certified technical or trade program. Must be registered in a federally recognized tribe. Click here or go to the Career Center for an application.
6/23/17 Northwest Career Colleges Federation Scholarship – Careers That Work! 12 Five $1,000 scholarships to SEHS students interested in attending a participating career college. Broad program offerings range from medical, dental and office assistant to HVAC, web-design and electrician/plumbing apprentice. See Lori if interested in applying http://www.nwcareercolleges.org/scholarships/careers-that-work/ Note that application must be submitted by SEHS Career Center – See Lori Sauter.
6/30/17 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship 12 One $1,000 award to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates a track record of academic excellence and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. This is a national search, supporting LPN/LVN, AND and BSN programs. http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship
6/30/17 Sterling Law Offices 12 $1000 award for a student with minimum 3.0 GPA.   Open to all majors. Please note: the online application asks for school of enrollment and college student ID#. Enter “college pending” for school, and use high school ID#. Essay and cover letter required. http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/scholarship/

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.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/