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Scholarships dates and deadlines


*Newly posted scholarships are indicated by red asterisks.

Pay attention to dates and times for application deadlines.
Some information is based on EASTERN STANDARD TIME and may be considered late if posted after 9:00 p.m. PACIFIC time on the date due.


American Indian College Fund
DreamSavers Program

August 2018
8/15 - IDDBA Scholarship

September 2018
9/11 - Beat the Odds
TBA - QuestBridge
9/30 - Chick Evans Caddie*
9/30 - Don't Text and Drive

October 2018
10/17 - College JumpStart*


Alert Scholarship
Deceased Public Safety Officer
Post 9/11 GI Bill
Scholarship Points
$2000 No Essay
American Harlequin
Do Something Campaign
Common Knowledge
VA Survivors and Dependents
Autolist Quarterly
Varsity Tutors Monthly Essay
Coos County 4-H Scholarships
Chafee Grant
Oregon Barber & Hairdresser

Scholarships listed in Alphabetical Order

$2000 “No Essay”
Students 13 years and older
$2000 awarded each month
Just register and award is made by random drawing.  One entry/person but enter again each month. To create an account and enter:
Ongoing: register each month / National

10 Words or Less
Ages 14 to 25
Award: $500
In the comment section answer the following: In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.
For information:
Due Date: Online by June 30, 2018 /  National

AAFO (Asian American Foundation of Oregon) Scholarship
HS Seniors, Undergraduate College Students
2 Awards: $1,000 each
AAFO Scholarship grants are open to any graduating senior or undergraduate college student who is a US citizen and resident of Oregon, and who has demonstrated interest and effort in Asian American cultural activities. Examples of activities include: Volunteer work for AAFO/Asian Celebration, Performance activities (O Bon dance, Taiko, Lion Dance, etc), Student Organization Asian-American cultural activities, Other Asian-American Public Cultural Activities. AAFO Scholarships are open to high school students accepted for admission to colleges and college undergraduate students only. Applicants of any ethnicity or racial background may apply. For more information, see:
Due Date: April 15, 2018 / State

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ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition
All High School Students, ages 13-19
Award: $1,000
Applicants do not have to be college-bound, the scholarship money can be used for any type of advanced education. Essay should be written on the following topic: "Explain the relationship between lawn irrigation systems and backflow prevention. How can these irrigation systems be a threat to potable water supplies, and how can the water supplies be protected?"
For more information:
Due Date
: January 31, 2018 / National

ACS Scholars Program
High School Senior, African American, Hispanic or American Indian
Award: up to $5,000
Students who can apply: African American, Native American, and Hispanic/Latino students planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field with outstanding academic records and a desire to pursue a career in the chemical sciences can apply for an ACS Scholars Award. For more information, see:
Due Date
: March 1, 2018 / National

AED Superstore College Scholarship
High School Senior or College Student
Award: $1,000
Requires essay or video submission on given topic. For more information, see:
Due Date
: November 30, 2017/ National

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AES Engineering
Senior (engineering major not required)
Award: $500
This scholarship is awarded based on character as determined from your essay rather than GPA.  An engineering major is not required.
For information:
There is no application; just submit essay by email.  Have your nagger or someone in the Career enter edit your essay before submission.
Due Date
: Email by October 6, 2017 / National

A&F (Abbott and Fenner) Business Consultants
Juniors and Seniors
Award: $1000
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay (500-1,000 words) on the topic below. "Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals."
There is no application form but see for information.
DEADLINE: Email by June 14, 2018 / National

AFSA (American Fire Sprinkler Association) Scholarships
Award: $2,000 each, 10 awards given
Applicants complete an online application. Ten winners are drawn at random from the completed, eligible entries. Scholarships are paid directly to college/university winners attend, for tuition and/or books. See:
DEADLINE: April 1, 2018 / National

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AFSCME Family Scholarship
Seniors; parent/guardian must be full dues-paying AFSCME member
Award: $2,000 each year, renewed each year for 4 years maximum
At time scholarship is awarded, recipient must be enrolled in a full-time degree program either at an accredited four-year institution or at a two-year institution that will transfer credits to a four-year institution. Applicants also must have taken the ACT or SAT. For more information, go to:
DEADLINE: December 31, 2017 / National

Alert Scholarship
$500 award for article chosen for publication in magazine – twice yearly. 
Write a 650 - 800 word essay a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse (more details on website).
Based mostly on essay written by applicant; consideration is not given to academic program or financial need.  Minimum 2.5 GPA required
Use the link in FAQ to view past winner and learn what they are looking for.
For information:  
There is no application so just follow instructions.
Deadline: Ongoing /

Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship
$10,000 paid out over four years; several smaller awards also given 
This scholarship requires a letter of recommendation to be eligible for the top award. All applicants must complete six steps, which includes answering given questions and including a chart of volunteer and high school activities. See:
Deadline: February 5th, 2018 /

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Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
Senior who has documented learning disability and/or ADHD and will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall.
Applicants must be able to provide documentation of learning disability and/or ADHD and provide three letters of recommendation with application. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. For more information, see:
Deadline: November 6, 2017 /

American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Scholarships
HS Senior and Undergraduate Students
Various Awards
Applicants must be children of Foreign Service employees whose parents must also be members of the American Foreign Service Association. The employee may be active-duty, retired, separated or deceased. Various scholarships available. See:
Deadline: March 15, 2018 / National

American Harlequin
Dance students of any age
Four $250 awards made each month.
Register at the website and then submit your dance video to YouTube.
To access rules and info:
Deadline: Toward the end of each month / National

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American Indian College Fund
American Indian, US citizen, Enrolled in certificate, associates or bachelors program, 2.0 GPA or higher
Various Awards/Scholarships
Application open January 1-May 31. Eligibility requires: U.S. citizens or Canadians eligible to attend college in the U.S. under provisions of the Jay Treaty, enrolled in a certificate, associates, bachelors, or graduate program at an accredited tribal, public, or private (non-profit) college or university, full-time enrollment (Full Circle applicants only), registered as an enrolled member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member; Alaska Natives may use Native Corporation membership. You can use this website to trace Indian ancestry, to be considered for any American Indian College Fund scholarship, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA to apply. Once awarded, depending on donor criteria, your scholarship may have a higher GPA to maintain eligibility. More information:
Deadline: Scholarship open 1/1/18-5/31/18 / National

American Legion Legacy Scholarship
HS Senior, other requirements listed below
Award Varies
Applicants must: be a current a high school senior and/or accepted at or attending an institution of higher education that is a nonprofit and regionally-accredited and one of the following must apply:

A legal parent of mine died while serving on active duty, U.S. military service on or after September 11, 2001. (Does not have to be a death out-of-country or in combat.)


A legal parent of mine is a Post-9/11 veteran of the U.S. military, who has been given a disability rating of 50% or higher by the Veterans Administration.

Deadline: April 9, 2018 / National

Anna Stacey Scholarship Fund
18-35 years old, devoted to classical/conservative art tradition
Award: $500-$2,500
Applicants must submit artwork that conforms to the committee's requirements. for more information and online application:
Deadline: February 1, 2018 / National

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Anne Ford Scholarship
Senior who has documented learning disability and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a full-time Bachelor's degree program in the fall.
$2,500 each year over four years
Applicants must be able to provide documentation of learning disability and/or ADHD and provide three letters of recommendation with application. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. For more information, see:
Deadline: November 6, 2017 / National

Annual BankMobile Financial Literacy
Award: $1500
For any field of study.  GPA of at least 3.0 is required.  Write an essay about the importance of financial literacy in your life and career.
To access application:
Due Date
: Online by July 19, 2018 / National

ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program
Senior, Eligible Radio Amatuers Pursuing Higher Education
Various Awards of Various Amounts
More than 80 scholarships available. Applicants must complete online application and provide high school transcript. More information can be found at:
Due Date
: Online by January 31, 2018 / National

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Army Soldiers Children--MG James Ursano Scholarship Program
High School Senior, African American, Hispanic or American Indian
Awards: Vary
The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is a need-based scholarship program established to assist children of Army Soldiers in obtaining their first undergraduate degree. Applicants must reapply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years as long as they meet the eligibility criteria. See:
Due Date
: April 2, 2018 / National

Association of Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE) Scholarship
HS Senior in OR or WA, additional requirements listed below
Award: up to $2,000
Applicants must: have demonstrated high interest and innovative use of technology during your high school career, have demonstrated some community/school involvement--preferably with a technology focus, plan to pursue studies in a technology-related field to obtain the minimum of a two-year degree, have created a simple website describing your own technology project and including links to evidence for that project. The evidence should be accessible via a standard browser and should not require installation of any additional software. For more information and online application:
Due Date: March 1, 2018 / Regional

Associated Oregon Loggers, Inc. Non-Member Scholarship Competition
Senior or current college student
Award : $6,000 ($1,500 awarded annually)
Applicants must plan to pursue a four-year college or university education and a career in a forest resource reproduction field of study. (Field of study examples: Forest Management, Forest Engineering and Forest Products). Application will include an essay, high school transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, letter of acceptance to four year college (college must be accredited by the Society of American Foresters) and include a field of study or major. More informatio:
Due Date
: April 1st, 2018 / Oregon

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Aspirations in Computing, NCWIT
9th-12th Grade Female Students
Award: Various prizes, scholarship and internship opportunities
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award for AiC recipients are chosen for their demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, and plans for post‑secondary education.
For more information and to access application:
Due Date
: Online by November 6 , 2017 / Regional and National

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship
Students from Pacific Rim states (OR included), additional requirements below
Award: $5,000
In addition to living in a Pacific Rim state, applicants must also: have financial need, academic merit, and be of Japanese or other Asian ancestry, including multi-ethnic Asians. Students from middle income families are encouraged to apply. This scholarship will be renewable for up to four years (undergraduate studies only). More information can be found at:
you have to apply for this scholarship on the Washington Scholarship Coalition website,
Due Date
: March 1, 2018/ Regional

Autolist Quarterly Scholarship
Award: $1500, quarterly
Applicants must be at least 18 years old.  Mostly based on 2 short essays.
To access application:
Due Date
: Online Quarterly--3/1, 6/1, 9/1, 12/1 / National

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Automotive Hall of Fame
Several awards of varying amounts, one application
For students with a sincere interest in an automotive-related career.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  For use at a 2- or 4-year college or a 2-year trade school.
For instructions and application:
The application is fillable.  It will fill in with a large font but filling the line up with “spaces” will shrink the font to a reasonable size.
Due Date
: Postmarked by June 30, 2018 / National

AXA Achievement Scholarship
$2,500 to $25,000
Applicants must be current high school seniors planning to attend an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the U.S. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate "ambition and self-drive." High schools of winners also receive financial awards. See:
Due Date
: APPLY EARLY--taking applications until 10,000 applications received or December 15th, whichever comes first / National

Ayn Rand Essay Contests
11th & 12th Grade, 12th Grade & College Students (two contests)
$50 - $10,000
There are two essay contests. The Fountainhead response essay contest is for 11th & 12th grade students. The Atlas Shrugged response essay contest is for high school seniors through college graduate students. Both competitions have May 15th due date and are judged regionally first. For more information, see:
Due Date
: May 15th, 2018 / National

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Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers
Senior planning to become a high school Physics teacher
Stipend up to $2,000 that may be granted for each of four years of college
This scholarship is for college students engaged in a course of study leading to becoming a high school physics teacher, or high school seniors who are accepted for such enrollment. Application includes letters of recommendation, so this scholarship needs planning ahead.
See for more information.
Due Date:
All materials, including letters, due by December 1, 2017 / National

BBB10K Scholarship
High School Juniors and Seniors
Award: $10,000 Scholarship
BBB Foundation's Students of Integrity Scholarship is designed to "recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments." This scholarship requires an online application complete with a 90-second video that "demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers." For more information, see:
Due Date
: Online by February 13, 2018/ Northwest States (including OR)

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Beat the Odds by Stand for Children
2018 graduates
Three awards: $2,500/year for 4 years for a total of $10,000. 
This scholarship is for Oregon students graduating June 1018 who have succeeded academically despite hardships such as poverty, disability, homelessness or personal tragedy.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA showing marked effort, improvement, or success.  Volunteer activity is important.  For use at a 2- or 4-year college.
Applications must be submitted online. 
For information and to access application, go to:
Deadline: Online by September 11, 2018 /

Bennington Young Writer
10th, 11th and 12th grades
Awards: $500 and $250 in each category.
Submit your original work in poetry, fiction or non-fiction. For more information, see:
To apply, see:
Due Date: November 1, 2017 / National  

Big Sun Athletics Scholarship
Senior athlete
Number of awards varies: $500
For student athletes, regardless of the sport they are engaged in.
There is no application, just write an essay and submit by email.  Remember to include your name and the school you will atend.
For information:
NOTE: This scholarship may adversely affect your NCAA standing if you are accepting a university sport scholarship.
Due Date: Email by June 19, 2018 / National

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Bill Brainard Memorial Scholarship Fund
Senior - American Indian/Alaska Native student living in Oregon
Award: $1,000
This is for an American Indian/Alaska Native student who lives in Oregon and who will attend a college or university degree program or certified technical or trade program in the Fall. The committee is looking for a student with well-thought-out goals and plans. Applicant must include card or documentation proving they are member of a federally-recognized tribe. 
For a fillable version of the application, click HERE.
NOTE: the “other evidence” mentioned in the instructions can be a copy of your enrollment card in a Federally-recognized Indian tribe.
Due Date: Postmarked by June 30, 2018 / State 

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships
Senior of African descent
2 Awards, $5,000, renewable for up to four years
To be eligible, applicants must: be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian), plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation, plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing), demonstrate a passion for technology, demonstrate leadership at school or in the community, have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher, require financial assistance to attend college. For more information, see:
Due Date: Mailed by March 1, 2018 / National 

Bowling Scholarships--Mabel Marrs Star of the Future or Ray Wise Memorial Scholarship
Juniors and Seniors
Awards: $1,000 to one girl (Mabel Marrs) and $1,000 to one boy (Ray Wise)
This scholarship is open to juniors and seniors,  and you can win the scholarship two years in a row. One of the requirements is that the applicant be a part of the OS Jr USBC by joining a Jr bowling league and have an established average. The longer you have bowled as a Jr Bowler, the better it looks on the application.  There are two separate scholarships: Mabel Marrs is for the girls, and Ray Wise is for the boys. Here is the application in fillable format:
Bowling Scholarships Fillable
Due Date: May 1, 2018 / State

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Bulldog Common
Senior at NBHS
Award: Varies by individual awards
The Bulldog Common includes 8 individual scholarship awards. Applications are due on Monday, April 30th, by 3:15pm into the brown box in Student Services. Be sure to read directions thoroughly and include all documents requested for the scholarship(s) for which you are applying. See Ginny in Room 6 if you need assistance. Several documents you need are found below:
Directions and Award Descriptions
Application and Financial Statement--Fillable Forms
Coos County Cultural Trust--Fillable Form
North Bend Educational Association--Fillable Form
Tenmile Bass Club--Fillable Form
Due Date: Monday, April 30th, by 3:15pm / Local

Burger King Scholars
Awards: $1,000 to $50,000
Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. For more information, see:
Due Date: December 15, 2017 / National

Business Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship
Senior 17 or older, 3.0 GPA or higher, accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited finance, economics or real estate program
Award: $1,000
This scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to business or finance. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in a business or finance field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. For more information and to apply:
Due Date: January 29, 2018 / National

Cancer Scholarships
Varies by Scholarship
Award: Varies
There are multiple scholarships available for Cancer survivors and/or family members affected by the disease in a loved one. Many of these scholarships are listed at:
Due Date: Varies--Many Due by 1/31/18 or in March, 2018 / National

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Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest
Individuals 18 years or older before 12/1/17
Awards: $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000 awarded
Applicants submit an essay based on the given topic. For more information, see:
Due Date: December 1, 2017 / National

Chafee Education and Training Grant
Senior – current or former foster youth
Award: up to $3000/year
Applicants must currently be in foster care or have been in foster care for at least 6 months after age 14 and exited care after age 16.  FAFSA required.  No essay to write.
This is a guaranteed award if you apply and qualify.  It’s not a competitive scholarship.For information:
Read the instructions before clicking on the application link.
Due Date
: Rolling deadlines, but sooner is better / State

Charleston Family Trust
African American College Freshman through Senior
3 Awards: Up to $3,000 each
Applicants must be: African American US citizens, have cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, enrolled full-time at a 4-year college or university. For more info:
Due Date
: Rolling deadlines, but sooner is better / State

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Chick Evans Scholarship for Caddies
Graduating High School Seniors
Award: Full tuition and housing
Applications are accepted at the beginning of student's senior year of high school, between August 1 and September 30. Applicants must have: 1. Strong caddie record, applicants must have caddied, regularly and successfully, for a minimum of two years and are expected to caddie at their sponsoring club the year they apply for the Scholarship. 2. Excellent academics, applicants must have completed their junior year of high school with above a B average in college preparatory courses and are required to take the ACT and/or SAT. 3. Demonstrated financial need, applicants must clearly have a need for financial assistance. 4. Outstanding character: Applicants must be outstanding in character, integrity and leadership. Recipients must apply to and attend a Chick Evans Scholarship school (in Oregon, this is the University of Oregon, Eugene) and live in an Evans Scholarship House on campus. For more information, see:

Due Date : Opens August 1, DUE September 30/ National

Christian Connector Scholarship Drawing
The Christian Connector is a "one-stop-shop" for receiving free information from Christian colleges. We have over 100 Christian colleges and Bible colleges ready to send you information!  Completing the free information request form is like attending a huge Christian college fair without ever leaving home.  We also offer a $2,000.00 Christian college scholarship drawing.  The site has dozens of links to Christian colleges, as well as admissions and financial aid tips and more.  All of our information services are offered absolutely free! 
for general information go to
For scholarship entries, go to
The free request form that you complete will automatically enter you in the $2,000 Christian College Scholarship Drawing.
Ongoing / National

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship
Students who will be 18 by August 14, 2017
Award: Salary for summer work, federal benefits package, and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, fees, books and supplies. 
All majors (computers, foreign language, business, etc.) qualify.  Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.  Applicant should plan to enroll in a 4- or 5-year college program.  Recipient must agree to continue employment with the CIA after college graduation equal to 1.5 times the length of sponsorship.  See website for more requirements.
For information:
To apply, click on “Add to Cart.”  
July 31, 2018/ National

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Citrix Sharefile Innovation Scholarship
Award: $2,000, $3,000, and $5,000 will be given
Applicants write a 500-800 word essay on the following prompt: "Tell us about an inspiring innovator who made an impact on your life." Application completed online. See:
December 15 , 2017 / National

Coca-Cola Scholars Program
150 awards of $20,000 each.
Rewards leadership and excellence as exemplified through academic achievement and extra-curricular activities, including commitment to community service. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must login and do application online. This is a very basic application; semi-finalists will be asked to submit more information. For information and application, see:  
October 31, 2017 / National

College JumpStart
10th through 12th grade students
Award: $1,000

This is a merit-based competition--need is not considered. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. For use at a 2- or 4-year college or vocational/trade school. For information and to access application: Work with the Career Center to create a top-notch essay.
Due Date: Online by October 17, 2018 / National

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Common Knowledge Scholarships
High school students and their parents
Awards: $250 to $2500 (several competitions/month)
Competitions consist of one or more quizzes with topics ranging from general "common knowledge" to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies.  The student or parent with the highest score at the end of each competition wins; no application or essay-writing.  Register to receive notification of upcoming competitions. 
Register at to be eligible for all competitions. 
Choose Students & Parents on the top, then click on Register.

Due Date
: Multiple dates throughout the year / National

Consolidated Foodservice
Award: $500
For students studying the Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management fields.  This is a simple application; just enter your name and contact information and attach a career goal essay.
To access application:
Due Date
: Online by June 15, 2018 / National

Coos Bay Garden Club
Seniors from Coos Bay or North Bend Schools, need 3.0 or higher GPA
Award: $1,000
Preference will be given to students planning to major in one of the following: horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry and landscaping design, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning, land management, alternative energy, biology, fish and wildlife, or related subjects. Financial need may be a consideration. Applications require short written responses, an academic transcript and an activity chart (OSAC activity chart is okay, or you can use provided form). Application materials can be found HERE. Provided activity chart.
Due Date
: Must be postmarked by April 15, 2018 / Local

Coos County 4-H Awards and Scholarships
Award amounts vary
There are several awards and scholarships available for 4-H participants in Coos County. For information on specific awards and due dates, visit:
Due Date
: Varies / Local and State

Coos County Master Gardener Association Scholarship
HS Graduating Senior or Current College Student that is Coos County Resident
Award amounts vary, a total of $4,000 will be awarded
Applicants must be Coos County High School graduates/equivalent AND/OR current legal Coos County resident/s, planning to further their education by obtaining a degree in a plant-related field. (The field of study might include agriculture, biology, botany, entomology, horticulture, or landscape design) Applications require letters of recommendation, transcripts, and phone interviews with the committee. For more information and fillable application, see:
Due Date: April 16, 2018 / Local

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Coos County Mounted Sheriff's Posse Scholarship
Senior in good standing at Coos County high school, other criteria listed below
Award amounts vary
In addition to being a senior in good standing at any accredited Coos County high school, applicants must also: plan to attend a fully accredited post-secondary institution, be currently enrolled in an acknowledged 4-H Club, high school Equestrian Team, or high school Rodeo Club. For an application, see Ginny in Room 6 or contact B.J. with the Posse at 541-756-4797.
Due Date
: May 10, 2018 / Local

Coos County Republican Women--2018 Building Women Leaders Essay Contest and Scholarships
Female HS Senior or College Student in Coos or Western Douglas County, 3.0+ GPA
Two $500 scholarships will be given
Applicants from Western Douglas and Coos Counties are invited to apply.  The successful candidates should be attending college or vocational school in fall of 2018. Applicants must have a 3.0 or better GPA, and must be attending or have attended one of the Coos County and Reedsport area high schools or approved home school programs. Application requires essay, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, application form and college acceptance letter. Application materials are in Room 6 at NBHS and found HERE
Due Date: April 4, 2018 / Local

Coos/Curry Farm Bureau Scholarship
Senior who plans to major in Agriculture-related field at OR college or university
Award: Two $2,000 Scholarships will be Awarded
Financial need is not the primary basis for selection for this scholarship, but it is a factor. "Academic performance, agriculture achievement in FFA or 4-H and/or participation in school and community activities" are criteria evaluated by the committee. For application and more information:
Due Date
: April 1, 2018 / Local

COSA (Confederation of Oregon School Administrators) Scholarships
High School Senior, some awards have other criteria
Award: Twelve $1,000 scholarships given
Applicants should print out and complete application form. Entries should also be signed and endorsed by an active COSA member (see Bill Lucero or Jake Smith). For more information and to access the application:
Due Date
: March 1, 2018 / State

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Courage to Grow
Junior or Senior
$500 awarded each month
Explain in a short essay why you should receive the scholarship.  Can be used at any college or vocational school.
To enter:
Ongoing: Enter by the last day of each month / National

Students 14 years and older
Award: $10,000
Create an original artwork, photograph or computer graphics suitable for Prudent’s Gallery Collection greeting card line.  Be sure to read Rules, FAQ and browse the website to learn the style of art the company likes. Information:
Due Date: Online by March 1, 2018 / National

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C-Span Video Documentary Competition
6th - 12th Grade Students
Awards: Range from $250-$5,000
Applicants must create a short (5-7 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the new 2018 competition theme, "The Constitution & You: Choose a provision of the U.S. Constitution and create a video illustrating why it's important to you." For more information, see:
Due Date: January 18, 2018 by midnight PST/ National

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
18 Years or Younger, U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Awards: $10,000, $25,000, $50,000
Applicants must have "completed a significant piece of work in one of the submission categories" (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box) and be able to demonstrate that the work is his or her own creation. Winners must be able to attend, with at least one parent or guardian, the awards reception in Washington, D.C. (Note: Travel and lodging expenses will be paid by the Institute.) For more information:
Due Date: February 14, 2018  / National

Deceased or Disabled Public Safety Officer Grant
For dependents of Oregon public safety officers who were killed or disabled in the line of duty – includes firefighter, police, parole and corrections officers and investigators.  For a 2- or 4-year college in Oregon.  Must complete the FAFSA.
For information and link to fillable application:
NOTE: Application can’t be saved so be sure to print before closing the page.
Apply as soon as possible after submitting the FAFSA / State

Back to top Fall Scholarship Essay Contest 
Senior with GPA of 2.0 or Higher
Award: $500 - $1,500
To apply for this scholarship, a 750 word essay should be submitted on the following prompt: "Have you done something in the past year that has made a difference in your community? What was your experience like? Tell us all about your contribution and the inspiration behind reaching out to help with a local cause."
For more information, see:
Due Date: Online, November 8th , 2017 / National

Digital Privacy Scholarship 
9th through 12th grades
Award: $1000
This is a very simple application; enter your contact information and write a 140-character statement – that’s it!!  Useful articles are provided.
To access application:
Due Date: Online by June 30, 2018 / National

Doodle for Google Contest 
Kindergarten through 12th Grade
Award: $30,000 college scholarship
Applicants to this contest need to create an uplifting doodle that tells the world "What inspires me." The doodle should incorporate the letters G-O-O-G-L-E. Form more information, see:
Due Date: Online by March 2, 2018 / National

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Don’t Text and Drive 
9th through 12th grades
Award: $1000
This is a very simple application; enter your contact information and write a 140-character statement – that’s it!!
To access application:
Due Date: Online by September 30, 2018 / National

Do Something Campaign
9th – 12th grades
Multiple awards from $300 to $5,000
Join a campaign to have fun, improve the world and maybe earn a scholarship.  There are many campaigns to choose from – collect jeans for homeless youth, send a compliment to a friend or have a bake sale to support infants in Syria, among others. 
For information:
To find a campaign:  use search options at top
Due Date: Multiple dates, ongoing / National 

Elks Association Vocational Grant (Oregon State)
US Citizens who plan to pursue an eligible vocational/technical program
$1,500, may reapply after first year
Applicants must plan to pursue a two year or less vocational/technical program, culminating in an associate degree, diploma, or certificate, but less than a Bachelor's degree and must carry the minimum 12 credit hours each quarter or its semester equivalent. Applications can be turned in to Elks Lodge beginning December 1st. Additional information and applications are available in Room 6 at NBHS.
Due Date: March 1, 2018  /

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Elks National Foundation Legacy Award
Seniors who are US citizens and children/grandchildren of a living Elk member
Up to 7 awards given in Oregon: $4,000
Applicants must be a child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2015, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2015. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2018. Applicants must have taken the SAT or ACT and will provide service to Elks once a year while receiving the scholarship. See:
Due Date: February 2, 2018 by 11:59am Central (9:59am Pacific)  /

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Current Seniors who are Citizens of the United States
$1,000 will be awarded to 1 North Bend student from the local chapter
500 4-year scholarships, ranging from $4,000-$50,000 regionally & nationally
The 2018 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
To apply, see:
Due Date: November 27, 2017  /
Local, Regional & National  

Eugene Children's Film Festival
Open to all high school students
Various awards; $1,000 scholarship for Oregon's Forests Scholarship Category
The 2018 festival will be held on May 19th at Wildish Community Theatre in Eugene. Entries are due by May 9th. For more information, see:
Due Date: May 9th, 2018  /

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum Scholarships
Thomas E. "Tom Pitzer Aviation maintenance Scholarship
Oregon HS Senior or graduate with 3.0 GPA or higher
Award: $1,000
This scholarship is to help worthy candidate pursue an Associate of Applied Science Degree with FAA A&P Certification or an alternate degree filed related to aviation maintenance. Applicants must be HS senior or graduate with GPA of 3.0 or higher, US citizen, and plan to attend an accredited and FAA approved school within Oregon, such as Lane or Portland Community College, and start in the Fall term. Upon receipt of the degree, the recipient of the scholarship must commit to working three years within the aviation maintenance industry. Application includes resume, essay describing interest in obtaining a private pilot's license or an aviation maintenance degree, and a letter of recommendation.

Captain Kevin Kyle Mosley Private Pilot Scholarship Application
Oregon HS Junior or Senior (aged 16-18) outside of Yamhill County
Award: $2,500
This scholarship can be applied toward fees or expenses to help recipient obtain a private pilot license (e.g. ground school instruction, dual and solo flight instruction, pre and post flight instruction, the FAA written test and flight examiner's fee for the private pilot check ride). Actual expenses to complete the training may exceed the scholarship gift amount. Application should include a resume, essay describing applicant's interest in obtaining a private pilot's license, letter of recommondation.

For additional information on each scholarship, see:
Due Date: February 28, 2018  /

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Federal Employee Education & Assistance (FEEA)Fund Scholarships
Applicant requirements listed below
Award: Varies and based on current funding level
Applicants must be the children, step-children, or legal dependents of full- or par-time, permanent federal civilian or postal workers employed with the federal government for mor than three years. The employees, themeselves, and their spouses are also eligible. Application requires transcripts, a recommendation, an essay,
list of community service/awards/extracurricular activities, and copy of federal employee sponsor's current SF-50. For more information, see:
Due Date: March 21, 2018 /  National

First Community Credit Union Founders Scholarship
HS Senior, 3.5 GPA, other requirements listed below
8 Awards: $1,500 Each
Applicants must:
be First Community members, must be a graduating high school senior, or a returning undergraduate student enrolled in 12 credits or more, must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50. For more information:
Due Date: April 2, 2018 /  Regional

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Fit & Me Stay Fit and Healthy Scholarship
Senior, at least 18 years old
Award: $1,000
Applicants must wWrite an 800 – 1000 word essay that answers the question: “What would be your plan to promote a fitter and healthier lifestyle among students?" For more information, visit:

Due Date
: December 31, 2017 /  National

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
20 Awards: 4-year scholarships of $5,000/year for a total of $20,00 each
Applicants must be a member of a school or community sport team. Award is based on academics, sportsmanship and community involvement. GPA of 3.0 or more required. For use at a 4-year college.
For more information and application:

Due Date
: Online by December 15, 2017 / National

Friends of NRA Scholarships (Oregon State)
Senior, must have 3.0+ GPA
15 Awards: $1,000 - $4,000 each
Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, "unless there are extenuating circumstances." Application requires high school transcript, list of activities, clubs and hobbies, a 2 - 3 page essay, personal statemetn and letter of recommendation. Complete application is available in Room 6 at NBHS or HERE.

Due Date
: March 30, 2018 / State

Gen and Kelly Tanabe
9th – 12th grade
Award: $1,000
Scholarship is awarded based on a 250-word essay.  Financial need and GPA aren’t considered.  Can be used for any major and any college in the U.S. For information and application: 
Due Date
: December 31 , 2017 / National

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George S & Stella M Knight Essay Contest
9th – 12th grade
Award: $1,000-$5,000
This scholarship is presented through the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). To participate, students must submit an original 800- to 1,200-word essay based on an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. Each student’s essay will be judged based upon its historical accuracy, clarity, organization, grammar and spelling, and documentation. More information can be found at:
Due Date
: December 31 , 2017 / Regional and National

GFOA--Government Finance Officers Association Scholarships
Varies--mostly graduate or upper level undergraduate, one for incoming college
Award: Varies
There are five different scholarships available:
1. Goldberg-Miller Public Finance Scholarship for full-time, graduate level student, one $15,000 award
2. Frank L Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship for full-time, graduate or upper level undergraduate students, two $10,000 awards
3. Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship for full- or part-time graduate or upper level undergraduate student, one $10,000 award
4. Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship for part-time gradute level students, four $10,000 awards
5. Jeffrey L. Esser Career Development Scholarship for part-time student pursuing Associate's or Bachelor's degree, must have been employed for three or more years by state or local governments, $5,000-%15,000 award
For more information, see:
Due Date: January 26, 2018 / National

Glenn Jackson Scholarship--OPRD & ODOT
Senior, dependent of current, regular status OPRD & ODOT employees or retirees
Award: Varies
This scholarship is for graduating senior who is a dependent of current, regular status Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) or Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) employees or retirees. (Employees must have been permanent, full-time employees at their departments for at least 3 years). Applicant must be enrolling in accredited, two- or four-year non-profit college. Applications are submitted through the OSAC portal. More information found at:
Due Date: Within OSAC Portal by March 1, 2018  / State

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Global Lift Equipment
Award: $500
Write a story from the viewpoint of a piece of used equipment in Global Lift Equipment’s inventory.  GPA of 2.5 or more required
To access application: Due Date: Online by June 15, 2018 / National

GOBankingRates Scholarship 
Current HS Senior or College Student
Award: $2500
This scholarship application requires an essay on the following prompt: "Education expenses are one of the largest sources of debt for Americans. In 500 words or fewer, take a position on tuition costs in the U.S., explaining whether or not they are worth it based on their effect on students, educational institutions and the U.S. economy as a whole." For more information and to apply online, see:
Due Date
: Online by June 15, 2018 / National

Goldberg & Osborne Don’t Text and Drive 
9th through 12th grades
Award: $1000 will be awarded every other month
It doesn’t get any easier than this.  Just submit your name and contact information and pledge not to text and drive to be entered into a drawing.
Parents and other relatives can enter on a student’s behalf. To access application: Apply every other month.
Next Due Date
: Online by June 30, 2018 / National

Good 360 Sustainability Scholarship 
Senior with 3.3 GPA or higher
Award: $1000
Applicants must be applying to or attending college and have an interest in Environmentalism or Sustainability. To apply, you post a photo on Instagram and include a short essay about it on the given topic. For more information, see:
Due Date: October 31, 2017
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GRADitude Oregon Video Contest 
Oregon HS Senior who will start college by October 1, 2018
Award: $1000
Applicants create a short, 2-minute video in which they express gratitude to someone who helped keep them on-track for high school graduation. For more information, see:
Due Date: May 27, 2018
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Grange Co-op Scholarship 
Senior with 3.5 GPA or higher (living in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Curry, Douglas, Coos, Siskiyou, Del Norte, Modoc, Humboldt, Yuba or Sutter counties)
12 Awards: $1000 each will be given
Applicants must have participated in one of the following in HS: FFA, 4-H, Horticulture, DECA, FBLA, Student Body Leadership, School Sports, or Non-School Related Activities such as Work Experience. Application requires: 500-1,500 word essay, letter of recommendation, high school transcript, video of self reading essay (posted on YouTube). For more information, see:
Due Date: February 15, 2018
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Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship 
Current College Student or Incoming Freshman (Current HS Senior)
Award: $5,000
Applicants write an essay on the following topic: "The ‘gig economy’ has had an impact on entrepreneurship in both the US and globally over the last 3-5 years, describe what impact you believe it will have in the next 3-5 years?" For more information, see:
Due Date: April 30, 2018
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Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship 
Juniors and Seniors
Awards: $500, $750, $1,000
This scholarship is from Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility. Submissions should be in the form of an original essay, poen, or narrative work (maximum 600 words) in response to the following question: "What would it take to elminate nuclear weapons in your lifetime?" More information and entry forms can be found at:
Due Date: March 5, 2018
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Guerin Memorial Conservation Essay Contest
7th through 12th grades
Award: $150 1st Place, $125 2nd Place, $100 3rd Place
500 word essay should be completed on ONE of the following topics:
1. Explain how conservation practices used by landowners (farmers, ranchers, timber holders) can benefit water quailty in Coos County.
2. What conservation practices used by landowners and/or the public in Coos County are utilized to protect soil and decrease erosion?
3. How have farming, ranching, or timber land management practices changed over the last 100 years to protect the environment and water quality in Coos County?
4. What are some ways that people in agricultural production in Coos County can protect the fertility of their soil?
5. How might water scarcity or quality affect agriculture in Coos County?
Mail 4 copies of your essay to: Coos Soil & Water Conservation District, 379 North Adams Street, Coquille, OR 97423, or email to with "Guerin Essay Entry" in the subject line. Include your Name, School, Grade Level, and Phone Number, as well as which Topic you wrote about. All entries must be typed or written in ink. Prizes awarded at Coos SWCD's annual meeting in November. Contact Coos SWCD with questions: 541-396-6879.
Due Date: November 12th, 2017, by 4 p.m. / North Bend

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Guy Davis & Past Presidents' Scholarships 
Seniors, other requirements listed below
Award: $1,250
Applicants must have a relative who is an OSEA member and have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0. Application also requires an essay, official transcript, resume and recommendation letter. For more info, see:
Due Date: March 1, 2018
/ State Volunteerism & Entrepreneurship Scholarship
Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for students who will be attending college/university for Fall 2018 term. Applicants must have a "dedicated interest in volunteerism and entrepreneurship." Completed applications include a high school or college transcript and video on given topic. For more information, see:
Deadline: July 15, 2018 
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Harrington Family Foundation Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship
Award: $2,500 per year for four years
This scholarship is for current Oregon high school seniors who are emerging leaders, and plan to attend an Oregon trade school, college or university. The program is intended to facilitate the growth of promising leaders in the state of Oregon by developing the skills needed to flourish their local communities. For more information, see:
Deadline: April 2, 2018 
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Hasson/Newman Memorial Scholarship, ORCA Scholarship Fund
Award: $3,500 - $4,000
Scholarship recipients must start attendance at Oregon accredited public or private college, university or trade school within 12 months of the award and show proof of enrollment for a minimum of 12 credit hours. Applicants must submit a 1,000 - 1,500 word essay (typed, double-spaced, able to be read in three to five minutes) on the subject "Credit in the 21st Century." Finalists must attend the Oregon Collectors Association Spring Convention, usually held the last part of April on the Oregon Coast, and read their essays to those attending the convention in order to win their awards.

Entries must include: applicant's full name, address, telephone numbers, full name of parents, name and phone number of high school attending. Entries can be mailed to: Marisa Hasson, ORCA SCHOLARSHIP FUND, 19810 SW 49th Ave, Tualatin, OR 97062, or emailed to: Flyers about the scholarship available at NBHS in Room 6.
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
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Healthy Lifestyle Essay Scholarship
Award: $1,000 scholarship
Applicants are to write and submit an 800-1200 word essay on the benefits of healthy lifestyle decisions. Must also have a 3.0 GPA or higher and be accepted into a college program. Visit the following web address for more information:
Deadline:  December 1, 2017
/ National

Hispanic Heritage Youth Award
2018 graduates
Three awards in each of 6 categories/region: last year up to $3000 each
Applicants must demonstrate leadership in the classroom and community in addition to an interest in one of the six categories, including math, community service and business.  Must be of Hispanic/Latino decent including Latin America, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, the Spanish-speaking Caribbean or the Philippines. 
GPA of at least 3.0 required (one page says 3.5 GPA).  For use at a 4-year school.
For info and link to create an account:
There are 10 Award Regions; apply to the closest.
Due Date
: October 2, 2017 / Regional & National

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship
HS Senior, Hispanic Ancestry, Permanent OR Resident, 3.0 GPA
Award: Varies
Applicants will be evaluated on academics, extra-curricular activities, community service, written essays, and letters of recommendation. See:
Due Date: January 31, 2018 / State

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Hollister Co Anti-Bullying Scholarship Program
Award: $2,500, renewable for up to 3 years following freshman year of college
Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. This scholarship is for "outstanding students who have academically persevered while experiencing bullying and for those who have led anti-bullying efforts in their schools and communities." Application includes a personal response, transcripts, and an educator recommendation. See:
Deadline: February 1, 2018 
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Horatio Alger Scholarships
Awards: 106 national awards of $25,000 each and 5 Oregon awards of $10,000 each
For students who have overcome a great obstacle in their life.
-- 2.0 minimum GPA
-- strong commitment to pursue a bachelor’s degree
-- strong co-curricular and community involvement
-- financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross income)
Apply online:
Caution: There are pages that need to be completed by the school so don’t wait too long to start this application.  Follow directions carefully.
Deadline:  October 25, 2017
/ State & National

Home Service Club Scholarship
One Scholarship will be given for $2,000
Applicants must be legal US residents who will attend college in the United States, starting no later than Winter 2018 term. Applicants are required to upload a 30-90 second video on YouTube answering the question"What are you passionate about and why do you want to go to college?" as well as "like" the Home Service Club's Facebook page. An application is also submitted to the organization. See complete details at:
Due Date
: December 1 , 2017 / National

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Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program
Graduating Senior, United States Citizen
1020 Scholarships: up to $2500 each
For students who plan to pursue career or vocational training, including community college.
Must show perseverance in overcoming adversity.
-- strong commitment to pursue a career or technical program
-- financial need (must be Pell-grant eligible)
-- high school graduate atteding career/covational training in the Fall
Apply online:
Deadline:  June 15, 2018 /

Hutton Junior Fisheries Paid Summer Mentoring Program
Current 11th and 12th Grade Students
Summer Internship pays $4,000
This is an eight-week long, 40 hour per week internship and mentoring program held during the summer. This program is sponsored by the American Fisheries Society and selected students are known as "Hutton Scholars." Selected students are matched and mentored by a fisheries professional to enjoy a hands-on fisheries science experience in a marine and/or freshwater setting. Hutton Scholars who successfully complete the program receive a $4,000 scholarship as well as valuable experience in an exciting and rewarding field. An application, essay, responses to open-ended questions, and two recommendations are required. For more information, see:
Deadline:  February 28, 2018/ Regional Selections Made

ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund
High School Senior, other requirements listed below
Award: Varies
The fund "provides financial assistance to the surviving spouses and children of employees who have died in the line of duty and are planning to attend an accredited two-year community college, four-year accredited university, or vocational school full-time." For application, see:
Deadline:  March 15, 2018/

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IDDBA (International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association) Scholarship
HS Senior, Apply in August of year starting college, must have 2.5+ GPA
Award: Up to $2,000 for tuition
This scholarship is for students who work for an IDDBA-member company and work at least 13 hours/week during the school year (not just during breaks). High school seniors apply in August only of the year starting college, undergraduate students and graduate students can apply in August and January of each year in college. See:
Deadline:  August 15, 2018/ National

Intertribal Timber council, Truman D. Picard Scholarship
High School Senior, College and Graduate Students
Award: $2,000 for graduating HS students, $2,500 for college/graduate students
This scholarship is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing higher education in Natural Resources. Application requires: letter of applicaiton, resume, three letters of reference, evidence of validated enrollment in federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation, transcripts. See:
Deadline:  February 7, 2018/

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INCIGHT Scholarship
Attending College in Oregon or Southwest WA, other requirements listed below
This scholarship is for students with a documented disability. This can be any type of disability as it is defined by the ADA, DSM-V, IDEA, or other governing body. (Specific examples of disabilities can be found in the scholarship description on the INCIGHT website). Applicants must also be attending higher education during the funding cycle following application (2018-2019 School Year.) This includes college, university, community college, or vocational school. Students may be pursuing any type of degree within these institutions (Associates Degree, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, etc.) and must maintain full-time enrollment throughout the academic year. More information found at:
Deadline:  April 1, 2018/ Regional

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
30-40 awards: up to $40,000 a year to attend 4-year college
Applicants should:
Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college or university beginning in fall 2018, earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above, have an SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above, demonstrate significant unmet financial need. A rigorous application review includes analysis of grades, standardized test scores, participation in available advanced courses, student essays, letters of recommendation, and family finances. See:
Deadline:  November 14, 2017 at Noon ET (9am Pacific)/

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award
Graduating High School Senior Minority Student
Up to $30,000 over four years
This scholarship is for minority students who meet the following criteria: a graduating high school senior, plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States, show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, present evidence of financial need, are a United States citizen, have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21, not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship. Online application, headshot, letter of recommendation and ACT or SAT scores required. For more information, see:
Deadline:  February 1, 2018/

Jennifer Turman Memorial Scholarship, South Coast Running Club
Senior, Cross Country or Track distance runner
Award: $750.00
This award is presented by the South Coast Running Club in memory of Jennifer Turman, a Cross Country and Track student-athlete/graduate from Marshfield High School, Clackamas Community College student-athlete, and South Coast Running Club member, who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in March 1995. This scholarship is awarded to a graduating SCRC-area high school senior, Cross Country or Track distance runner to help him/her continue both his/her education and running career. Recipient needs to show a real love of running. Application must include a 500 word essay explaining why running is important to the applicant.
Jennifer Turman Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline:  April 2, 2018 /

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Joan Metcalf Memorial Community Scholarship
Seniors from Coos & Curry Counties and Reedsport School District, Golf Players
Award: $1,000, multiple awards may be given
Applicants must be high school seniors entering the freshman year of college, must reside in Coos County, Curry County, or the Reedsport School District and must participate in Coquille Tribe youth golf program, or must excel in golf in some way. Applications require a transcript and two personal statements on given topic. More information and application found Here
Deadline:  June 4, 2018 /

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Kindergarten-12th grade
Multiple prizes at state and national level
This contest is hosted by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Office and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Submissions should include artistic renderings of eligible waterfowl species (non-native species not eligible for state-level submission). For more information, see:
Deadline:  March 15, 2018 to the state level /
State and National

Lamber-Goodnow Education Scholarship
High School or College Students
2 Awards yearly of $1,000 each
Applicants must have minimum GPA of 2.8 and must write a short essay (500-750 words) on the provided topic. See:
Deadline:  December 1, 2017 /

Lane Community College Foundation Scholarships
Seniors planning to attend Lane Community College
Various Awards
Applicants must be planning to attend Lane Community College and have a Lane ID # to do the online application, found at:
Deadline:  March 2, 2018/

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Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship
High School and College Students
Award: $1,000
Students applying must submit the URL of a video they've uploaded to YouTube where they explain, present, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell their reason why they deserve to win this scholarship. For application, see:
Due Date
: December 15, 2017 / National

League of Women Voters of Coos County Civil Discourse Essay Contest
High School Students from Coos County and Reedsport
Award: $50 - $100
Students are invited to write a 250-300 word essay on the topic "How can we promote civil discourse?” and then tweet with the hashtag #civildiscourse. Visit for some ideas about civil discourse to get you started. More information about this essay contest can be foud here
Due Date
: April 16, 2018 / Local

LendEDU Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Must be U.S. citizen, earning 2.5 GPA or higher. Write short essay on given topic and apply online. See:
Due Date
: October 15 , 2017 / National

Let Grow High School Student Essay Contest
9th-12th Grade
Awards: $1,000 - $2,500
Applicants must respond to one of nine essay prompts. Completed, well-written essays must be between 500-800 words. For more information, see:
Due Date
: January 15, 2018  / National

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Life Lessons Scholarship
Senior who has lost a parent or legal guardian
Award: $5,000-$15,000
Applicants must be legal residents of US and have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian. Applicants must also be accepted to or enrolled in college, university or trade school. Entry requires essay or video on provided topic. See:
Due Date
: Online March 1, 2018, by 4pm Eastern (1pm Pacific) / National

Lift Parts Express
16 years and older
Award: $500
Based on a career-goal essay.  A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.To access application:
Due Date
: Online by June 30, 2018 / National

Lillian Haynes Scholarship Award--Greenacres Grange #834
17 or older, 2-year resident of Oregon
Award: $400
Application requires a 500-550 word essay on "Your Future," a written summary of "what you have done in your life," and requires applicants to have been Oregon residents for at least two years. Grange membership is desirable, but not required. Application/instructions found HERE or hard copy in Room 6 at NBHS.

Due Date
: March 31, 2018  / Local

Local 290, Steamfitters, Plumbers and HVACR Apprenticeships
High School Graduate or GED Recipient
Award: This is application for apprenticeship
Application opens on June 18th and closes July 2nd. There are various requirements for each apprenticeship type, including specific math abilities. For more information, see:
Due Date
: June 18 - July 2 , 2018  / Local

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L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future
Any age
Awards: 3 winners each receive $500 plus a chance to compete for a $5000 grand prize
Open to new and amateur science fiction and fantasy artists.  All themes of science fiction and fantasy illustrations are welcome and every entry is judged on its own merits.  Judging is done by professional artists.  An entry consists of 3 illustrations and only one set of illustrations can be submitted per quarter.
For contest rules:
Current competition ends December 31, 2017
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L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future
Any age
Awards range from $500 to $5,000
Open to new and amateur writers of new short stories or novelettes of science fiction or fantasy.  Entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length.  Judging is done by professional authors.  Only one entry per quarter allowed. For contest rules:
Current competition ends December 31, 2017 
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MaryKnoll Student Essay Contest
Students in 6th - 12th Grade
Award: $150 - $1,000
Submission should be 500-700 word essay written on the topic of violence and what actions you are taking or could take to promote peace. For more information and to enter:
Due Date: Online or by Mail, November 10, 2017  / National 

MENSA Foundation Scholarship
Seniors Planning to Attend Accredited College/University in the Fall
Award: Varies (more than $130,000 awarded yearly)
Applicants need not be members of MENSA, must be US citizens intending to attend US accredited college/university in the Fall of 2018. Applicants must complete online application and essay of up to 550 words. See:
Due Date: Online by 11:59pm Central (9:59pm Pacific) Jan 15, 2018  / National 

Mike Rowe Works--Work Ethic Scholarship Program
Seniors Planning to Enter Skilled Trades that are in High Demand
Award: Varies
Applications require two references, essay and short answer questions, and a video. Students also have to sign a S.W.E.A.T. pledge. For more information:
Due Date: Opens April 2nd, Deadline is June 4th /  National

Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship
Seniors who have MS or a parent with MS
300-400 scholarships of varying amounts awarded
Graduating seniors who have Multiple Sclerosis or a parent with MS are eligible to apply if they are planning to attend freshman year of college in the Fall. More information can be found at:
Due Date: Online Application Available 11/1/17-1/31/18  / National

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NALS of Oregon Scholarship Fund, Inc. (The LaVelle Mullennex Memorial Scholarship Award)
HS Senior or Current College Student
Award: Up to $1,000
Applicants must be preparing for a career as non-attorney legal support staff (to be defined as someone who works under the supervision of an attorney). Applicants must also be a high school senior or enrolled in a school of advanced education and be in need of financial assistance. Application, transcript and two letters of recommendation required. You can find more information about the organization and scholarship at: The current, correct application is found HERE
Due Date: March 24, 2018 / State

NALS of Southern Oregon Coast Scholarship
HS Senior, have financial need, at least 3.0 GPA
Award: $1,000
Applicants must be: preparing for a professional career, with preference given to an applicant who chooses to work in the legal field, be a high school senior, be in need of financial assistance, have at least a 3.0 GPA. Application requires several steps and can be found HERE.
Due Date: Received by June 6, 2018 / Local

National Career Development Association Poetry and Poster Contest
All grade levels
Regional and National winners, gift certificates awarded
Poetry and poster design contest on topic of celebrating and inspiring career development. See website for more information:
Due Date: November 13, 2017  / Regional & National

National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
HS Senior, must have been cancer survivor/current patient or lost parent or guardian to cancer
Award: Two scholarships, $1,000 each
There are two different scholarships. Each is for $1,000. The Survivor Scholarship is for cancer survivors/current patients between 18-35 years old and entering college in the Fall. The Legacy Scholarship is for 18-35-year-olds who are entering college and who have lost a parent or guardian to cancer. Application for each scholarship is separate and requires 3 essays, recommendation letters, transcripts, copy of death certificate, signed statements. For more information, see:
Due Date: May 15, 2018  / National

National Co-op Scholarship (WACE)
HS Senior
Awards vary by institution
Applicants must have a cumulative HS GPA of 3.5 or better and apply for the 2018-2019 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions (Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, or Wentworth Institute of Technology). For more information, see:
Due Date: February 15, 2018  / National

National High School Essay Contest, American Foreign Service Association
9th-12th Grade Students
Awards: $1,250-$2,500, plus other prizes
Applicants must submit a 1,000-1,250-word essay on the given topic. For more information, see:
Due Date: 11:59pm Eastern (8:59 Pacific) March 15, 2018 / National

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National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholar
Seniors in High School (through Graduate school)
Award: $10,000, to be used towards tuition for the 2018/19 academic year
The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an acredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space-related interests. Application, video and Skype interview required. See: for more information.
Due Date: Application and video due by December 1, 2017  / National

NBHS Recycling Club Scholarship
NBHS Senior
Award: $500
Applicants must complete scholarship and return by June 1st. Application instructions are available in Room 6. Applicants respond to four questions and complete a cover sheet.
Due Date: June 1st, 2018

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards
HS Senior, MUST be running own small business
Awards: Range from $2,000-$15,000
Applicants must be graduating seniors entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award. More information:
Due Date: January 2, 2018
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NFWL-NRA Bill of Rights Essay Contest
Female Junior or Senior
6 awards: $3,000 scholarships and all-expense-paid trips to NFWL’s Annual Conference
Awards are for females from the class of 2018 or 2019.  Write about one of the three topics.  Financial need and GPA are not considered.  Must ask an elected female official (such as Caddy McKeown) for a recommendation letter.Information:
Due Date: online by July 20, 2018
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NIADA Foundation Scholarship
Regional award $3,500, National award $10,000
This scholarships splits the states into 4 regions (we are in Region IV) and there is one winner in each region. Of those four winners, one also wins the national award. Application requires an essay, letters of recommendation, excellent high school GPA and SAT/ACT score. Official high school transcripts must also be submitted. See:
Due Date: Postmarked by March 16, 2018
/ National 

North Bend Community Scholarship Fund, Inc.
Senior at NBHS, or NBHS Graduate (any year)
Award amounts determined individually by Selection Committee, based on one or more of the following: Financial Need, Academic Excellence, Special Merit
General eligibility, applicants must meet the following requirements: 1. Be a graduate (any year) of North Bend High School or be a senior at NBHS at time of application. 2. Have attended NBHS a minimum of two years (four semesters / six terms). 3. Complete and submit 2 copies of the application by deadline. 4. Enroll in accredited United States college/university or technical/vocational school eligible to accept federal financial aid money.

PROGRAM INFORMATION The North Bend Community Scholarship Fund, Inc. currently administers 41 individual programs which are described on the NBCSF website. If you have questions, contact the NBCSF Selection Committee at the address given above. The Selection Committee matches applicants to eligibility criteria, so an applicant needs to submit only two sets of forms to be considered for all programs for which he/she might be eligible.

1. Read and follow all instructions carefully. Many changes have been made since last year. 2. Submit two completed applications. An incomplete application is disqualified. 3. Submit all forms and material in a 3-hole paper folder. A clear plastic cover is preferred so page 1 is visible without opening the folder. 4. Submit all forms and material in the order of the pages listed (on website).

Complete information and forms can be found at:

Be sure to follow ALL directions COMPLETELY. Failure to follow instructions exactly will result in DISQUALIFICATION.
Due Date: Everything turned in by 4:30pm on April 6, 2018
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Northwest Community Credit Union
HS Senior, other requirements listed below
Awards: $1,000
Applicants must: be a Northwest Community Credit Union member in good standing by April 2, 2018, be a high school graduate or have a GED, attend an accredited college in Fall 2018, attend 9 or more credit hours beginning the Fall 2018 semester or quarter, demonstrate service to the community. For more information, see:
Due Date: April 2, 2018 / Regional

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NPG (Negative Population Growth) Essay Contest
HS Senior or Current Undergraduate Student
Awards: $750 - $2,000
Applicants write an essay, 500-750 words, on ONE environmental issue from list (Air Pollution, Availability of Clean Water, Climate Change, Destruction of Wildlife Habitat, Detrimental Effects of Coal, Oil and Natural Gas Extractions, Loss of American Farmland, Protection of Wetlands, Shrinking of Parks and Green Spaces, or Urban Sprawl), explain "how it is made worse by population growth, and describe what measures you would recommend our nation’s leaders take to ensure we protect our fragile environment for generations to come.  Submitted essays will be judged on research of the issues, explanation of the problems, and originality in recommended protective measures." For more information:
Due Date: April 20, 2018 / National

9th through 12th
Awards: over 500 full scholarships to study abroad
The National Security Language Initiative for Youth is a program of the U.S. Department of State.  The program offers merit-based scholarships to learn a foreign language through immersion and language courses.  Summer and year programs are available for Arabic, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Persian, Russian and Turkish.  Previous language study is not required.  GPA of at least 2.5 required. Local contact: Becky Minor, 541-756-3537,
To access information and application: .
Due Date
: Online November 2, 2017 / National

OAN (Oregon Association of Nurseries) Scholarships
Varies by award
Various Awards
Applicants must be "deserving students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields." For more information and application, see:
Due Date
: March 1, 2018/ Regional

OASBO Promising Futures Scholarship
Senior planning to attend Oregon college or university, 3.0+ GPA, other requirements listed below
Various Awards
Applicants must be: Oregon high school seniors planning to attend or college freshman currently registered as a full time student at an accredited Oregon community college, college or university, Student with a declared major compatible with school business management, Student who has been an Oregon resident for at least one year, Accepted for admission as a full time student (as defined by the recipient's attending school), Involvement in school/community activities, A minimum 3.0 overall GPA. For more information, see:
Due Date: April 13 , 2018/ State

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Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award
Between 16 and 22 years old, 2.5 GPA
Award: $500
Applicants must have contributed at least 50 hours of verifiable volunteer service over the last 12 months. For more information and to apply, see:
Due Date
: December 30, 2017 / National

OECSC (Oregon Employer Council of the South Coast) Scholarship
HS Senior graduating form Southern OR Coast high school, 3.0+ GPA, attending Oregon College/University
Award: $1,000
The Oregon Employer Council South Coast is proud to offer a scholarship up to $1,000.00 to a student graduating in 2018 from a high school in the Southern Oregon Coast area. This scholarship may be applied to any legitimate expense at an accredited vocational/technical institution or college, located in the State of Oregon.  Strong consideration will be given to those showing a commitment to community service. Preference will be given to those who have family members affiliated with the Oregon Employer Council South Coast. To determine if you and your family are eligible to participate in the scholarship program, you may contact Amanda at 1-800-342-4742 extension 2124 or References and Application required.
Due Date: April 13, 2018 / Regional

Oregon Barber & Hairdresser Grant Program
Award: varies by need and funds avialability
Applicants must be Oregon residents, attend a licensed school of barbering, hair design, cosmetology, or manicure in Oregon that participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs and participates in the Barbers and Hairdressers Grant Program, enroll full-time in a program which is at least nine months long or 900 clock hours, and have significant need for financial help. Apply through FAFSA: must have qualified school listed on the FAFSA. For more information, see:
Due Date
: Part of FAFSA application, ASAP after October 1st / State

Oregon Farm Bureau Scholarships
Senior or college student
Award: $1,00-$1,500
Two scholarships available:
2018 Oregon Farm Bureau Foundation for Education Memorial Scholarship for students who are: 
o Attending a school with an Agricultural related program and be enrolled in that program
o Majoring in a field of Agriculture and/or Forestry and preparing to continue his/her education through a community college, or a four-year college or university.
o OR are a child or grandchild of a current voting member of Oregon Farm Bureau (regardless of major) and demonstrate how their chosen field of study will impact Oregon Agriculture.
2018 Oregon Farm Bureau Foundation for Education Associate Member Scholarship Funded by COUNTRY Financial for students who are:
o Preparing to continue his/her education through a community college, or a four-year college or university with intent to seek a bachelor’s degree.
o Associate Farm Bureau members with current membership at least 6 months old. Student or students’ parents must insured by COUNTRY Financial.

For more information, see:
Due Date: March 15, 2018 / State

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Oregon Fraternal Order of Eagles Scholarship Foundation
Senior at accredited Oregon high school, other requirements listed below.
Award: $1,000
Applicants must attend an Oregon high school, hold a 3.0 or higher GPA, and demonstrate financial need (displayed by answering information about parent's income, etc., in the application). Along with application, the following are required to apply: four letters of recommendation, a brief resume of community and civic involvement and activities, a transcript of high school academics and attendance record (NBHS students can ask the high school front office for a copy of their attendance to put with their transcripts). Application
Due Date
: March 1, 2018 / State

Oregon Jewish Community Foundation Scholarship
Jewish Oregonians
Awards vary, one application puts you in for several scholarships
Applicants must have been residents of Oregon for at least one year, be Jewish and demonstrate financial need. Application also requires letters of recommendation. For more information and for application, see:
Due Date
: March 1, 2018 / State

Oregon PTA Teacher Education Scholarship
Oregon residents studying for a teaching degree at an OR public university or college
Award: $500.00
Last year, six scholarships were awarded. This scholarship is for Oregon residents studying for a teaching degree at an Oregon public univeristy or college. Oregon community colleges which transfer credit in education to an Oregon four-year public institutation also qualify. the scholarship is a one-time, $500 award. For more information and to obtain an application:
Due Date
: Part of FAFSA application, ASAP after October 1st / State

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Oregon Tech Foundation
Students who will be attending Oregon Tech
Awards: Vary
There are a number of different scholarships available for students who will be attending OIT. The Foundation scholarship application is due March 1st. For more information, see:
Due Date
: March 1, 2018

OSAC "Early Bird" Deadline
Award: $1,000 - $10,000+
OSAC application opened in early October. Early Bird Deadline is February 15th, final deadline is March 1st. All error-free Early Bird submissions will be entered in a drawing to win an extra $1,000 scholarship. See:
Due Date
: February 15, 2018 / State 

OSAC Final Deadline
Award: $1,000 - $10,000+
OSAC application opened in early October. Ffinal deadline is March 1st by 5:00pm PST. See:
Due Date
: March 1 , 2018 / State 

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OSU (Oregon State University) Norborne Berkeley Scholarship
Oregon resident and incoming History major, first-generation student
Award: $3,000, renewable
This scholarship is a $3,000 annual award, renewable up to a maximum of four years. The scholarship will be awarded to an Oregon resident and incoming history major on the Corvallis campus who has demonstrated high financial need and who is in the first generation of their family to attend a four year college or university. Incoming freshmen and transfer students are both eligible. The School of History, Philosophy, and Religion anticipates that students who receive this scholarship will continue to receive it for four years (or less if the student is a transfer student), though the award is subject to annual departmental review of each students' performance. For more information, see:
Due Date
: February 16, 2018 / OSU 

Pointe Pest Control Scholarship--Oregon Award
Seniors in the state of Oregon
Award: $750
For this scholarship, you do an online application where you share about a good deed you did for someone else. You get points for your submission and bonus points from adding a picture of your good deed and doing the online Pointe Pest Control game and adding a screenshot of your score. For more information, see:
Due Date: April 29, 2018  / State

Post 9/11 GI Bill: Marine Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship
Children of an active duty member of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty on or after Sept 11, 2001, are eligible for this benefit
Eligible children attending school may receive full tuition and fees up to $17,500, plus a monthly living stipend and book allowance.
For application: Go to VA’s website, and click on “Apply for Benefits.”

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Prefontaine Memorial Run Scholarship
FHS Senior in Coos County, 3.0 GPA, other requirements described below
Award: $2,000
Applicants must be a high school senior, have at least a 3.00 cumulative high school GPA, be a resident of Coos County since no later than September 1, 2017, have participated in either cross country and/or track and field in high school, plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college full time throughout the next school year, and have demonstrated exceptional dedication to the sport.  Students awarded the scholarship will be required to provide the Committee an electronic photo that can be placed on the website. The application can be found here
Due Date: April 5, 2018  / Local

Pride Foundation Scholarships
For LGBTQ and allied senior students
Various scholarships are available and specific requirements apply. For more information, including signing up for a free scholarship workshop, see:
Due Date: January 12, 2018  / National

Profiles in Courage Essay Contest
9th-12th Grade Students
Applicants must write an essay with betwee 700 and 1,000 words, describing an "act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level." For more information, see:
Due Date: January 4, 2018
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QuestBridge - College Match Scholarship
Award: Full 4-year scholarships
For students who have achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges (less than $65,000/year for a family of 4).
Recipient must attend one of the 39 top-ranked partner colleges.  Apply for up to 8 schools with one free application.
For information and access to application:
NOTE: application will be available during summer 2018
Due date: Late September, 2018 /

Redfin Scholarship
Senior 18 years or older with 3.5 GPA or higher
Award: $2,500
This application is open from November 1st, 2017 through January 31, 2018. The following question should be answered in 300-500 words: "Technology and big data are disrupting nearly every facet of our lives. Amazon disrupted the retail industry, Uber disrupted the taxi industry, and Redfin has disrupted real estate. What industry do you think will be disrupted next, and why?" For more information and to apply, see:
Due date: January 31, 2018 / National

Religious Liberty Essay Contest
HS 11th and 12th Grade Students
Award: $500 - $2,000
Applicants write an 800 - 1,200 word essay on the prompt "In most public high schools, certain days are marked as religious holidays on the school calendar, and the schools are closed on those days.  As public schools become more diverse, some students’ religious holy day(s) are not days that the schools are closed, resulting in absences for those students. In an essay, discuss whether public school calendars should accommodate religious holidays. Consider how school administrators should determine if, or which, religious holy days are included in the school calendar, or if any school policies should be changed to better accommodate students’ religious exercise. Be sure your essay identifies how the First Amendment supports your position." For more information, see:
Due date: March 9, 2018 / National

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Ron Brown Scholar Program
African American Senior
20 or more awards: $10,000 annually for 4 years
Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities and have a demonstrated financial need. Finalists participate in weekend selection process in Washington, DC, expenses paid. See:
Due date: November 1, 2017 (Early Bird Deadline), January 9, 2018 (Final Deadline) /

Science Talent Search
Award: Various Awards Given
Applicants provide information on Science research projects. See website for more information:
Due date: November 15, 2017 8pm ET (5pm Pacific) / National

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Scholarship Points
Students 13 years and older
Three or more awards each month for $1000, Quarterly awards of $10,000
Earn points by completing activities such as solving a puzzle, reading an article about college or answering a survey.  Use the points to enter drawings for scholarships.
For information:
Use the “Join Today” button to sign up and the links at the bottom for more information
Ongoing: No Deadline / National

Scholarship Zone
At least 18 years old
Award: $10,000
This one is easy; complete the simple form and be entered for the drawing. 
Note: by entering this drawing you agree to receive college and career information.  You can always unsubscribe.
To access application:
Due Date
: Online by June 30, 2018 / National

Scholastic Art Award--West Region
7th-12th Grade
Award: Various awards available
To apply, you must create an account and submit online. There are fees for submissions; fee waivers are available. For more information see:
Due Date
: January 9, 2018 / National

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Scholastic Writing Award--West Region
7th-12th Grade
Award: Various awards available
To apply, you must create an account and submit online. There are fees for submissions; fee waivers are available. For more information see: and
Due Date
: December 7 , 2017 / National

SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship Program
Award: $2,000 (10 are given)
This scholarship is for students who are under 20, entering college for the first time during the 2018/2019 school year, and who have experienced homelessness. The award includes a $2,000 scholarship, trip to a national awards ceremony, second gathering in Washington, DC 2 years after the initial award (travel expenses included).
For more information and to apply, see:
Due Date
: Online by November 8th, 2017 / National

Science Ambassador Scholarship
Senior woman who will pursue STEM field education/career
Award: Full-tuition
Applications for this scholarship include a 3-minute video of applicant explaining a STEM topic. For more information, go to:
Due Date
: December 11, 2017 / National

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Seattle University Sullivan Leadership Award
9 Awards given: each covers tuition, room and board for each of 4 undergraduate years at Seatttle University
Requires at least a 3.7 GPA, students who demonstrate leadership, service, and excellent communication skills. Application requires an essay, resume, and two letters of recommendation--all submitted online. Also requires ACT/SAT scores and official transcripts. See:
Due Date
: November 15th, 2017 / National

Seneca Scholarship
High School Senior
Award: $10,000
This scholarship requires a 5-7 page essay themed around, but not limited to, this question: "What are the benefits of active forest management to the forest and to the community?" Essay requires 3 in-person interviews with people who are connected to the Natural Resource Industry. Applying to this scholarship is done through the OSAC website. Additional information can be found at:
Due Date
: February 1, 2018 (early bird), March 1 (regular)/ Oregon Senior Caregiver Scholarship
HS Senior or College Student, attending college in Fall, 2018
Award: $2,000
This scholarship is for an eligible student who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2018, will receive $2,000 for tuition and/or books. An application, copies of transcripts, and short video are required submissions. For more information, see:
Due Date
: July 15, 2018 / National

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Sharps Compliance
Awards: $750 - $1500
For students studying a healthcare-related field.  Write about our opioid epidemic and how DEA rules and medication-disposal methods can help prevent prescription drug abuse.
To access application:
Submit via postal mail or email.
Due Date
: Received by June 11, 2018 / National

ShirtSpace Bi-Annual Scholarship Contest
Award: $2,500
You will need to design your own T-shirt for this scholarship which targets majors in Art, Graphic Design and Fashion.  GPA of at least 3.0 required. To access application:
Due Date
: Online December 31, 2017 / National

SigEp (Sigma Phi Epsilon) Balanced Man Scholarship
Male Senior who will be attending OSU as a Freshman in the Fall
Award: multiple scholarships for a total of $4,000
Applicants must me men who will attend Oregon State University in the Fall as Frehmen students. The Balanced Man Scholarship "rewards men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe they are two ideals essential to leading a balanced life." There is no requirement for applicants to join the fraternity in order to apply or win the scholarships. To apply, see:
Due Date
: June 23, 2018 / State

Six Star Pro Nutrition Scholarship
Current HS Senior who is 18 years old or current College Student up to age 22
Award: $15,000 each for one male and one female
This scholarship is for student athletes. The application requires an essay and short video. Applicants must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, be at least 18 years old at time of entry, demonstrate a strong work ethic. For more information:
Deadline: April 30, 2018/

Sixt Scholars Program
Senior, Planning to attend 2 or 4 year University, minimum 3.7 GPA on 4.0 scale
Awards: $5,000 scholarship (5 will be given)
This scholarship program only accepts the first 500 applicants meeting the minimum requirements, so should be applied to early. Application required as well as copy of high school transcripts.
For more information and to apply:
Due Date
: November 30, 2017 / National (closed early--500 applicants reached)

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Society of American Foresters, Coos Chapter, Natural Resource Scholarship
HS Senior or SOCC Student who is planning to pursue a Bachelor's degree in a natural resource field
This scholarship is offered for students who: have lived in Coos, Curry or Western Douglas County for the past 12 months, are a current high school senior or SOCC student, and who are planning a career in a natural resource profession (such as forestry, forest engineering, fisheries, wildlife, natural resource management, or range management). Scholarship applications may be obtained from Gloria Clary, Coos SAF Scholarship Chair, cell (301) 266-6065 or from Ginny in Room 6 at NBHS. Scholarship application requires a short essay and letter of recommendation. Fillable application found here, open with DocHub: Society of American Foresters, Coos Chapter, Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 15, 2018 /

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships
College Freshmen for upcoming Fall semester
Awards: Vary
There are several scholarships available through this one application. These scholarships are for "women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science." See:
Deadline: May 1, 2018 /

Soliant's Sunrise Scholarship
HS Senior with 3.0+ GPA and have taken the SAT or ACT
Award: $1,000
Applications require a 400-450 word essay on the following prompt: "How have you used technology as a tool to improve someone’s life, and what did you learn from this experience?" For more information, see:
Deadline: April 30, 2018 /

South Coast Cruisers Scholarship
HS Senior
Award: $500.00
Applicants fill out a short application form and attach a 500-word essay on the following prompt: "What is the difference between a 'Hot Rod' and a 'Classic Car'?" Application forms are found in Room 6 at NBHS.
Deadline EXTENDED to morning of May 11, 2018 /

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Speak Up. Work Safe. Video Contest
High School Students
First Prize: $500, Second Prize: $400, Third Prize: $300
Submit a video, 90 seconds or less, which inspires young workers to do at least one thing differently to stay safe on the job. Your video must include the them: "Speak up. Work Safe." and educate young workers about the importance of speaking up in the workplace. For more information and specific requirements:
Deadline: February 1, 2018 /

Start Standing Scholarship
$1,000 given bi-annually
Essay required, written on one of three topics provided. Finalists required to provide transcripts and proof of enrollment. For more information, see:
Deadline: Next due date is March 31, 2018

Sterling Law Offices
Award: $1000
Open to any student attending a 2- or 4-year school in the Fall.  Minimum 3.0 GPA. 
To access application:
Due Date: Online by June 30, 2018 / National

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Stokes Educational Scholarship
Award: $30,000/year plus salary (20 awards were made last year)
Offered by the national Security Agency to seniors planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering. Award includes summer employment in your area of study and a commitment to work for NSA after gradutaion. Applicants must have SAT score of 1200 or ACT of 25 and show leadership ability.
For more information and application instructions:
Submit your resume online and then submit the rest of your application by mail.
Due Date: Postmarked by October 31, 2017 / National

StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship
Any Grade Level
Award: $1800 scholarship
Scholarships offered by StyleMann seeks to reward "vivid, versatile and talented writers." Submissions should include a 1000-1500 word article on the following topic: "How Fashion Industry Changed E-Commerce and its Affect on Us." You can write about positive, negative or neutral changes.
For more information see:
Due Date: November 30, 2017 / National

Sub Pop Loser Scholarships
High School Senior living in OR or WA, planning to attend college full-time
Applicants must be "involved and/or interested in music and/or the creative arts in some way. However, you do not need to be pursuing an education in the arts." Application requires an essay and submission of some "extras"--artwork, video links, etc. For more information, see: Due Date: March 21, 2018/ Oregon/Washington

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Surfrider Foundation, Coos Bay Chapter, Environmental/Natural Sciences Scholarship
HS Senior or current SOCC student, must be planning to pursue a Bachelor's degree in an environmental/natural science field
This scholarship is for: senior enrolled in a Coos County high school, Pacific High School in Curry County, or attending SOCC. Preference will be given to an individual who is pursuing a career in an environmental science or natural science profession (such as Enviornmental Science, Natural Resources, Rangeland Management, Environmental Policy, Fish or Wildlife Management, Biology, Botany, Zoology, or related field). Applicants should also have demonstrated interest or activities related to environmental or natural sciences (documented participation in Oregon Beach Cleanups and STEP Hatchery Programs, etc.). It's a plus to have interest in surfing, kayaking, and the enjoyment of the ocean. Along with a scholarship, a 1-year membership to the Surfrider Foundation will be given. Applications may be obtained from Gloria Clary, Coos Bay Chapter Scholarship Chair, cell (301) 266-6065 or from Ginny in Room 6 at NBHS. There is also a fillable form here, open with DocHub:
Fillable Surfrider Foundation, Coos Bay Chapter, Scholarship Application
Due Date: May 6, 2018 / Local

Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest
All Ages
Awards: $200 - $500
Applicants submit a 2 minute video on "the role that young people have in abolishing nuclear weapons. It can be what you or other young people are doing now, or an idea of what you think can be done." For more information, see:
Due Date: April 1, 2018 by 5pm PST / National

SWOCC Foundation Scholarships
Students attending SWOCC for Fall term, 2018
Awards Vary
These scholarships are for students headed to Southwestern Oregon Community College. There are multiple scholarships applicants are considered for with this one application. For more information on how to apply, see:
Due Date: Early Bird--February 1st, Final Due--March 1st, 2018 / Local

SWOCC Student Ambassadors Program
Students who will attend SOCC, need 2.5+ GPA
This program is with the Office of Admissions at Southwestern. Student Ambassadors complete a variety of tasks, including: conduct campus tours, represent SOCC during recruiting events and high school visits, participate in college calling campaigns and work in the admissions office. Application requires cover letter, completed application form, resume, two reference forms and a minimum GPA (upon applying and during the program). Application can be found HERE.
Due Date: May 9, 2018 / Local

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Teddy Villers Natural Resources Scholarship
HS Senior at Coos County school or SWOCC Student
Award: $1,000
Applicants must be a current senior at Marshfield High School, North Bend High School, Destinations Academy, or Southwestern Oregon Community College, or enrolled as a home-school student in the Coos watershed. Applicants must also be pursuing a career in an environmental science or natural science profession such as Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Rangeland Management, Environmental Policy, Fish or Wildlife Management, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Forestry, or other related fields. The Coos Watershed Association and Villers Family will award this scholarship to one candidate of their choosing who demonstrates a passion for and commitment to studying natural sciences.
Fillable application: Teddy Villers Scholarship Application
Due Date: March 1, 2018 / Local

Toyota TeenDrive 365 Video Contest
9th - 12th Grade
$1,000 - $15,000
Must create online account, receive parental/guardian permission, and then submit 30-60 second video on importance of safe teen driving. For more information, visit:
Due Date: February 28, 2018 / National

TS Poetry Press Contest
Submissions include four original poems, one short reflection on how you became involved with poetry, and one short piece about your "poetry writing process." Entries also need application and should be mailed. See:
Due Date: By Mail, November 30, 2017 / National

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UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship
HS Senior or Current College Student, need 3.0+ GPA
Award: $1,000
The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college Fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be give to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered. This Award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester of 2018 are also welcome to apply. The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account. See:
Due Date: July 31, 2018 / National

UNCF STEM Scholars
HS Senior, African American, Pursuing STEM Field
Award: $2,500- $5,000 per year
Applicants must be African American HS Senior students who "show evidence of readiness for and commitment to pursue STEM majors, including biological/life sciences, physics, chemistry, computer science/engineering, information sciences, engineering (industrial, mechanical, electrical or chemical), mathematics." Essays and letter of recommendation required. For more information, see:
Due Date: January 16, 2018 / National

Unigo Sweet and Simple Scholarship
13 or Older, Enrolled in College for Fall, 2018
Award: $1,500
Applicants will write a short response to the prompt: "Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it's the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you." (250 words or less)
For more info: Unigo Site Link
Due Date: February 28, 2018 / National

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Union Plus Scholarship
Current/Retired Members of Participating Unions, their Spouses and Dependents
Award: $500-$4,000
Applicants must be current or retired members of participating unions, their spouses or their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2018. "This is a competitive scholarship. Applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. The required essays can account for up to half your total score. Scholarship applicants are judged by a committee of impartial post-secondary educators." See:
Due Date: 12pm Eastern (9am Pacific) January 31, 2018 / National

US Bank Scholarship
13 years and older
Awards range from $5,000-$20,000
Apply online. Additional entries can be earned by completing financial education modules. See:
Due Date: October 27, 2017 / National

USTA Foundation Scholarship
HS Senior, other requirements listed below
Awards vary
Applicants must be high school seniors who: demonstrate academic achievement (3.0 minimum GPA), perform community/volunteer service, participate in organized youth tennis program such as National Junior Tennis and Learning, and demonstrate significant financial need. For more information, see:
Due Date: February 26, 2018 / National

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VA Survivors and Dependents Assistance
Provides education and training benefits to eligible dependents of certain veterans.  Benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training.  See
for more information and eligibility requirements.
Ongoing / National

Varsity Tutors Monthly College Scholarship Essay Contest
16 years or older
Award: $200

Monthly essay contest with changing topics. See site for more information:
Ongoing / National

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships
Seniors who promoted vegetarianism in school or community
Awards: $5,000 - $10,000
Applicants will be judged on "having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle." An essay is required with the application. For more information, see:
Deadline: February 20, 2018
/ National

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Vegetarian Video
3 awards: $200 and $100
Create a video telling others about vegetarianism and/or veganism.  The website has a list of possible topics.
For application instructions:
Deadline: July 15, 2018
/ National

VFW Scout of the Year Program
Over 15 Years Old, other requirements listed below
Awards: $1,000-$5,000
Applicants must: be Scouts who are registered, active members of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award. Scouts must be 15 years of age and have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the community. Scouts must be enrolled in high school at the time of selection. For more information, see:
Deadline: March 1, 2018 to VFW Post
/ Regional and National

VFW Youth Scholarship--Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Program
Grades 9-12
Various awards at regional and national level
Write essay on given topic and record reading of your essay draft. Application with essay and audio recording should be turned in to local participating VFW post. For more information:
Deadline: November 1, 2017
/ Regional and National

Violet Richardson Award, Soroptomist International
Young Women between the ages of 14 - 18* (extended to 18 yr olds on 5/15)
Award: Two $500 awards will be given
This award is the Violet Richardson Award Honoring Young Women for Volunteer Action, presented by Soroptomist. Eligible applicants are young women who: are currently between the ages of 14 and 17, have demonstrated initiative in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it, and have had significant and noteworthy accomplishments as volunteers. Application requires an essay. Additional information and the application form can be found HERE.
Deadline: May 15, 2018, emailed in by 5pm
/ Regional

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Walmart Dependent Scholarship (Application Period runs January 5th-April 1st)
HS Senior, at least 2.0 GPA
Various Awards
Applicant must be the dependent of a Walmart associate (employee) who has been actively employed within any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of April 1, 2018. Must also enroll at accredited college or university full-time in Fall of 2018 and be able to provide written documentation of financial need. For more information and to access application:
Deadline: April 1, 2018 / National

We the Students Essay Contest
8th-12th grade
$500-$5,000 will be awarded
Create account on the scholarship website and upload essay written on topic " To what extent in the U.S. does the government—federal, state, or local—have the duty to monitor Internet content?" For more information and complete rules see:
Deadline: February 15, 2018 / National

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Women in Mathematics Association Essay Contest
6th - 12th Grade and Undergraduate Students
Award:  Varies
Awards are given in each category: 6th-8th grade, 9th-12th grade, and undergraduate. Applicants are to write an essay, 500 - 1,000 words in length. Essay should be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical career. The submission must be in essay form, not just a transcript of the interview. For more information, see:
Due date: January 31, 2018 / National

Women's Western Golf Foundation Scholarship
Female Senior
15 Awards :  $10,000 each, payable over 4 years of college
This scholarship is available to female seniors who are active participants in the sport of golf, have a 3.5 gpa on a 4.0 scale, be outstanding in character, integrity and leadership, and require financial assistance to attend a 4-year college.
For more information, see:
Due date: January 30, 2018 / National

YES Abroad
15 to 18.5 years old
Awards: 65 full scholarships to study abroad
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.  The program offers full scholarships for a cultural exchange to one of 13 countries with significant Muslim populations.  You will live with a host family and attend a local high school.  Previous language experience not required except 2 countries that require some knowledge of French.
Local contact: Becky Minor, 541-756-3537,
To access information:    
Use link on the right to sign up to be notified when the application is available.
Due Date
: About end of November, 2017 / National

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Young Arts
15-18 years old OR grades 10-12
About 700 awards: up to $10,000 each
To recognize and honor emerging talent in the disciplines of Cinematic Arts, Dance, Design, Jazz, Music, Photography, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice and Writing. 
Submission requirements vary depending on the discipline for which you are applying.
In addition to cash awards, winners attend a one-week program where they take Master classes with world-renowned artists.
Complete the application form and then upload your submission whenever ready before the deadline.
There is a $35 application fee but fee waivers are available.
For information and link to application:
Use the Competition button at the top to access each discipline.
Due Date: October 13, 2017 / National

Youth Wildlife Art
1st-12th grade
Three awards/age group: $250 to $1,000
Create an original work of art that protrays North American game birds or animals that may be legally hunted or trapped. Any 2D medium can be used. Judging will be done in four age groups.
To access application:
Due Date: Postmarked by October 31, 2017 / National

ZipRecruiter Winter/Spring Scholarship
18 years old, US legal resident, enrolled HS senior or current college student
One award each semester: $3,000
Applicants must write a 500-800 word essay on the given prompt. For more information, see:
Due Date: Online by June 30, 2018 / National

Zombie Apocalypse Essay Contest
13 years old or older
One award: $2,000
How will you avoid the Zombies when they take over North Bend High School? Submit a short response detailing your plans. For more information and to access application:
Due Date: Online by October 31, 2017 / National

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Zonta Club Scholarships
Several scholarships available--eligibility varies by scholarship
Award: $1,000 to $2,000, varies by scholarship
Criteria for all scholarships:
1. Applicants will demontrate an interest in working to support Zonta's mission: to improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health or professional status of women.
2. Preference for all scholarships is given to applicants who exhibit financial need and have graduated from a Coos County high school or have lived in Coos County for 5 years.
3. Applicants are eligible to apply for one or more scholarships.
4. Recommendation letters must exclude family members.
For more information, see :
Due Date: April 1, 2018 / Local

Zonta Club--Young Women in Public Affairs Cash Award
Women aged 16-19 by April 1st, living in Zonta district (Coos County is one)
Award: $1,000, plus the winning recipient's application will be forwarded on for an opportunity for another scholarship
To be eligible, applicants must also demonstrate evidence of
1. Active commitment to volunteerism.
2. Experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid).
3. Volunteer leadership achievements.
4. Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs.
5. Support for Zonta International’s mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy
For more information:
Application: Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Application NOTE: This application is specific to this award and is different from the application used for the other Zonta scholarships.
Due Date: March 1, 2018 / Local

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