Scholarships

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Last updated 11/01/2018
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Due Date Scholarship Name Grade Description How to Apply
11/6/18 Prudential Spirit of Community 9-12 $1,000 for state awardees-$5,000 for national awardees. Recognizes exemplary community service by students. https://spirit.prudential.com
11/9/18 Future First Citizen Award 12 Awards of $1,000 and $2,500 to a local Eugene student from the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce. Requires 3.5+ GPA and considers leadership, contributions to school and community, and SAT/ACT score. Not based on financial need. Needs transcript, SAT/ACT scores, an activity list, and a one-paragraph discussion of future goals and objectives. Finalists will need to submit a more extensive application and must be available for an interview on 12/14/18 and an award banquet on 1/29/19. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Zm7tBnXvdaZWTc1p96AA336pQZweBk1j/view?usp=sharing
11/15/18 Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarships 12 Two $1,000 and two $500 scholarships to Eugene area students with financial need. Awarded on leadership, academic achievement and community service, local winners advance to district, state and national competitions for awards of up to $50,000. In recent years, local students have successfully competed at higher levels, including the national contest. Requires ACT/SAT, resume, essay. Affiliation with Elks organization is not required. https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
12/1/18 Everipedia Tech Titans Diversity Scholarship 10+ college One $1,000 award for the best Wikipedia-style biography page for a person of applicant’s choice. Award aims to bring awareness to underrepresented minorities in STEM. See website for more information and application. https://everipedia.org/wiki/everipedia-tech-titans-diversity-scholarship/
12/5/18 Sodexo Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship Any Up to five national scholarship recipients will be selected based on their ongoing work to end hunger. The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation will also recognize up to 20 Stop Hunger regional honorees with a $1,000 donation for their preferred hunger-relief charity.Students from kindergarten through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice. https://aim.applyISTS.net/StopHungerScholars
12/7/18 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Award 12 800 awards of $2,500 to $10,000 to students with financial need who demonstrate commitment to community service, and exhibit outstanding personal qualities including character, integrity and leadership. In addition, applicants must reside in a zipcode served by Comcast and have a minimum GPA 3.0. This is a national search. https://www.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/information.php
12/7/18 David E. Gordon Scholarship 11-12 One $1,000 first place and one second-place $500 scholarship for winning original essays of no more than 600 words or an original video of no longer than two minutes that addresses a specific topic. See website. https://www.davidgordonlaw.com/scholarship-program/
12/8/18 Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship 12 $2,000-$10,000 scholarships to at least one qualified student at each eligible high school in Kaiser NW service area. Minimum GPA 2.5, plans to pursue a career in approved health care field & enroll in fall 2019 at a U.S. accredited college or university as full-time student. Registration required 1 week prior to submission deadline. Teacher/counselor recommendation required. For a letter from your counselor, please submit a yellow Scholarship Recommendation Request form two weeks before due date. Forms available in Counseling Center and Career Center. https://kaiser-scholarship.fluidreview.com/

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.

 


SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH PLATFORMS

Reviews.com has created a guide to review the best scholarship search platforms and instruct students on how to use them effectively to find as many opportunities as possible.  Take a look here to learn more.

The best scholarship search platforms of 2018 according to reviews.com:

Scholar Snapp is a search platform that has partnered with the Common App to allow a student’s Common App information to transfer to their Scholar Snapp profile. The goal of these two organizations is to make the scholarship process even easier.

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:

http://automaticfulltuition.yolasite.com/

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

http://competitivefulltuition.yolasite.com/

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/