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Last updated: 3/22/2018                  QUESTIONS? VISIT THE CAREER CENTER (CC)
Due Date Scholarship Name Grade Description How to Apply
3/23/18 Colleges that Change Lives Scholarship 12 $1,000 per year, renewable for up to four years with a maximum award of $4,000 per student. New first-year students, including international students and undocumented students, are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Awards will be given only to those students who choose to attend a CTCL-member college or university. Copy of admission letter required by April 7, 2018.
3/23/18 SAIL Scholarship 12 Scholarships for students who have participated in two or more Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL) camps and pursuring higher education at the University of Oregon. Must be Pell grant eligible, 1st generation to attend college, or come from diverse background. Rquires 250 word essay describing academic goals. Application online and in the Career Center.
3/24/18 Bob and Marilyn Ridgley Classroom Law Project Scholarship 12 Four-year scholarship of $10,000 total awarded to Oregon high school senior. Requires strong academic student who has participated in a Classroom Law Project program such as mock trial, We the People, or Project Citizen. Based on financial need. Requires 600-word essay.
3/24/18 NALS of Oregon Scholarship Fund 12 Up to $1000 to students interested in pursuing a career as a non-attorney legal support professional (legal secretary, legal assistant, paralegals,etc). Based on financial need (40%), merit (35%), ability (25%). Requires application, transcript, two letters of recommendation, one from the student’s major teacher or school counselor. If you choose to get a letter from a counselor, please submit yellow Scholarship Recommendation Request form two weeks before due date. Forms available in Counseling Center and Career Center.
3/29/18 KFC Reach Educational Grant Program 12 Up to $3000 per year for employees of KFC restaurants. Minimum 2.5 GPA required. Essay, income and citizenship information not required. See application online.
3/30/18 Ehrman V. Guistina Scholarship – U of O Lundquist College of Business 12 One $2,000 award to a SEHS student majoring in business at the University of Oregon. Renewable for up to 4 years, this scholarship does not require, but may consider, financial need along with scholastic ability in the award process. Requires resume, transcript, and a two-page statement addressing academic and career goals and resume.
3/30/18 Teacher Education Scholarship sponsored by Oregon PTA 12+ Multiple $500 nonrenewable awards to Oregon students pursuing a teaching degree at an Oregon public university or college with intent to teach primary or secondary students in Oregon.   Oregon community colleges that transfer credits in education to an Oregon 4-year public institution also qualify. Requires school transcript, two letters of recommendation, resume, and essay. under the Resources tab
3/30/18 Slocum Research & Education Foundation Scholarship 12 Multiple $1,500 scholarships to Lane County students with significant financial need, pursuing careers in healthcare, health-related research and community/public health. Selection criteria include: academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership activities, and dedication to community service. Requires: 3.0+ GPA, transcript, resume, essay, letters of recommendation. As a courtesy, please give staff at least two weeks for letters of recommendation.
3/31/18 Creative Patriotic Art Awards, VFW Auxiliary 9-12 The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $21,000. Awards for student artwork based on originality of concept, presentation and patriotism expressed; clarity of ideas and how it relates to patriotism; design technique; impact of work; and uniqueness. Requires teacher signature. Digital art not accepted. Apply through the Oregon VFW Auxiliary. and see local website:
3/31/18 Young American Patriotic Art Scholarship 9-12 The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $21,000. Art must be on paper or canvas-no disks, and completed during the present school year. Entries must be turned in to Eugene VFW branch. Must include entry form and typed maximum 150 word explanation of patriotism expressed in artwork. See website for application and submission details.
3/31/18 SELCO Community Credit Union 12 Multiple $1,500 awards to students in Selco’s Oregon service area, including Eugene, with a 3.5+ GPA. Applicant (or immediate family) mustl be a member of Selco Credit Union. New members are welcome, $5 fee to join. Application requires an essay, transcript, photo and letter of recommendation. Selco awarded 20 scholarships in 2017.
3/31/18 AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program 12 $8000 awarded to seniors with a parent in an ATF member. Based on academic achievement, community services, school activities, leadership, work experience, special talents and skills, and a commitment to advancing the interests of working people and building unions. Requires letters of recommendations and an essay.
3/31/18 Robert J. Erickson Kaiser Permanente Scholarship 12 Renewable award of $5,400 for a student entering the UofO as freshman with demonstrated financial need. Award criteria includes academic strength and interest in improving community as demonstrated by community service and career goals. Special consideration given to students who are Black/African-American, Hispanic, or Native American. Requires letter of recommendation from teacher or counselor. If you choose to get a letter from a counselor, please submit yellow Scholarship Recommendation Request form two weeks before due date. Forms available in Counseling Center and Career Center.
4/1/18 Linda C. Eby Scholarship, Oregon School Counselor Association 12 One $3,000 and two $1,000 scholarships awarded to an Oregon student for essay work in recognition of a School Counselor; 500-word essay will describe how a School Counselor made a difference in the student’s academic, career, social, and/or emotional development.
4/1/18 Eugene Area Radio Stations Broadcast 12+ $1,000 to $3,000 awards to Oregon students interested in broadcast journalism, production, management and other broadcast-related fields. Requires GPA 2.5+ and two recommendations. Financial need is not a factor.
4/1/18 Associated Oregon Loggers Scholarship 12 $1,500 awards to Oregon students pursuing a career in forestry related fields at accredited college of forestry. OSU meets this standard. Scholarship is renewable for 4 years.   Requires essay, transcripts, SAT/ACT scores. Complete application must be received at P.O. Box address on/before deadline. More information, application form online or in the Career Center.
4/2/18 Eugene Southtowne Rotary Club 12 Three or four $4,000 awards to Eugene area students with significant financial need (and/or other challenges), planning to attend an Oregon public college, university or trade school. Other considerations include academic success (and promise) and participation in community service, extra curricular activities and/or work experience. Two academic references required if selected as a finalist. Applicants agree to serve two days of volunteer work on a Southtowne Rotary community service project.
4/2/18 Eugene Masonic Lodge #11 12 One $2,000 award to a SEHS student planning to attend a Oregon public institution; 2 or 4 year program. The defining element of this award is community involvement (in-school or outside), though work is a reasonable substitute. Financial need is a lesser consideration. Successful candidates will generally be in the 3.0-3.5 GPA range; requires a brief autobiography and transcripts. Self nominate for consideration.
4/2/18 Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship Harrington Family Foundation 12 Four 4-year renewable $4,000 awards ($16,000 total) to emerging student leaders with financial need, from Oregon high schools, planning to attend an Oregon university, college or trade school. Online application requires one-page personal essay, transcript, and 2 letters of recommendation.
4/2/18 Northwest Community Credit Union (NWCU) 12 Twenty (20) $1000 awards to Oregon students demonstrating service to their community AND planning to attend either a 2 or 4 year college in Oregon. Applicants must be a member of NWCU (it’s free to join); application, transcripts, essays.
4/4/18 The Asian Reporter 12 Two $2,500 scholarships and two $1,000 scholarships for Oregon students attending an Oregon or Washington college or university in the fall; Asian descent; 3.25+ GPA; involved in school or community activities; financial need. Requires an essay, photo, ID, two letters recommendation, transcripts, FAFSA “Information Acknowledgement 2018-19 Sudent Aid Report (SAR).”
4/5/18 VOLTA 12+ Pre-Apprenticeship Lineworker Scholarship; $5,500 toward tuition at Vocational Outside Line Training Academy (VOLTA). Parents/guardians must be members of Lane Electric. Requires transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, and a 250-500 word essay.
4/5/18 Lane Electric Scholarships 12 $1500-$5,500 awards to students whose parents or guardians are Lane Electric members. Awards available for students interested in any 2 or 4 yr college; or for students interested in attending Lane Community College; or for students interested in line construction trade. Requires letter of introduction, essay & two letters of recommendation. Application due by 1 pm on 4/5/18
4/6/18 Oregon Pacific Bank Scholarship 12 One $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student in the Eugene/Springfield area. Requires intent to pursue academic or vocational career at college, university of vocational institution, financial need info, transcript, SAT and/or ACT scores.
4/9/18 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.
4/11/18 David Lee Quan Memorial Scholarship 12 $1,000 awarded to an OR or WA student who will major in a medical or science field. Based on scholarship, leadership, community activities, and financial need. One parent/guardian must be member of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance ($20 annual fee). Open to all ethnicities.–essay-contest.html
4/11/18 Fred G. Lee Memorial Scholarship, Chinese American Citizens Alliance 12 One $1,000 award (renewable for up to four years) and two $1,000 awards (first year only) to students in Oregon and SW Washington based on scholarship, leadership in school, community activities, financial need and personal essay responses regarding Chinese heritage or knowledge of Chinese culture. One parent/guardian must be a member of the Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance ($20 annual fee). GPA 3.5+. Open to all ethnicities.–essay-contest.html
4/11/18 Tiffany Wang Arts Scholarship – Portland Lodge of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance 9-11 Two awards of $500 to Chinese-American students in Oregon and SW Washington for a summer art program of the student’s choice. Requires GPA 3.0+, work sample, personal statement and a parent/guardian member of CACA. New members welcome, $20 per year. Must be at least 1/4 Chinese.–essay-contest.html
4/13/18 Oregon Association of School Business Officials 12+ Three $1,000 awards to Oregon students declaring majors compatible with school buiness management, AND planing to attend an Oregon community college, college, or university. Minimum GPA requirement is 3.0. Application requires essay and two letters of recommendation (one from a principal or teacher).
4/13/18 Sister Adele Scholarship 12+ college Multiple $1,000 to $2,500 scholarships for community college or 4-year college. Must be from farmworker household. No GPA requirement. Required: transcript, resume, personal statement and service project proposal.
4/15/18 Oregon Nurseries Foundation 12 Multiple scholarships of $500 – $1500 to students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields.
4/15/18 Asian American Foundation of Oregon 12 Two $1000 scholarships to students who have participated in Asian community and cultural events, anywhere in Oregon. Essay and letters of recommendation. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
4/17/18 EPUD Utility Industry Scholarship 12 Five $3,000 scholarships awarded to Emerald People’s Utility District customer-owners and family members interested in pursuing a career in the utility industry and attending Oregon college, university or trade school. Requires 2.0 GPA, transcripts, resume, photo and letter explaining what utility career you intend to pursue.
4/18/18 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.
4/20/18 Douglas Timber Operators 12 Three $1,500 scholarships to student residents of Lane, Douglas and Coos counties majoring in a natural resource field. Evaluation is based on academic achievement, school and community service activities, and financial need. Application required three letters of recommendation.

Scholarship Letters of Recommendation: Please give at least two weeks’ notice when requesting any letters of recommendation, and if you specifically want a counselor recommendation, submit the yellow Scholarship Recommendation Request form, which is available in the counseling center and in the career center.

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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 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!




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.)

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