Ongoing Scholarships

May 2020
5/30 - DreamCatcher Curriculum
5/31 - American Indian College Fund
5/31 - Earnest Scholarship Fund*
5/31 - Society of American Foresters Coos*

June 2020
6/1 - Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship
6/1 - Oregon Promise (Spring Graduates)
6/1 - Patty J. Barton Scholarship
6/12 - Abbott & Fenner Business
6/15 - Bow Seat Ocean Awareness
6/15 - Consolidated Foodservice
6/15 - Global Lift Equipment
6/19- Big Sun Athletics
6/30 - Automotive Hall of Fame
6/30 - Bill Brainard Memorial*
6/30 - FON Scholastic Achievement--TRiO
6/30 - Johnston Law Firm Legal
6/30 - L. Ron Hubbard Scholarships
6/30 - Pearl M. Hill Memorial--Upward Bound

July 2020
Ongoing--NALS of Oregon*
7/15 - Salemy Scientific Scholarship
7/15 - Sure Oak Be Awesome
7/17 - Annual BankMobile

August 2020
8/20 - Mrs. Prindables Scholarship

October 2020
10/5 - AES Engineering
10/16 - US Senate Youth Program*

December 2020
12/31 - A Voice for Cats Essay Contest*
12/31 - NROTC Scholarship*


Ongoing/Annual Dates
Alert Scholarship

Deceased Public Safety Officer
Post 9/11 GI Bill
Do Something Campaign
VA Survivors and Dependents
Autolist Quarterly
Chafee Grant
American Indian College Fund
DreamSavers Program
Oregon Barber & Hairdresser Grant
Marine Officer NROTC Scholarship
Cosmetology/Beauty School
Students & Financial Literacy
College Board Opportunity Class of 2020
OregonGoestoCollege Scholarship Lists
Outside Scholarship Opportunities List
RaiseMe Micro Scholarships Program
STEM & Aviation Scholarships
Scholarships for Non-Citizens

Internship/Apprenticeship Info
ZipRecruiter Internship Listings
Human Interaction Project
ODFW Fisheries Internship

Visit Oregon Apprenticeship Website
Local 290 UA, Steamfitters, Plumbers & HVACR
Zonta Women in Science, Coos Watershed Summer Internship
Oregon Apprenticeship Contacts
Roseburg Forest Products Internships

Steamfitter Apprenticeships

Scholarships dates and deadlines


*Newly posted scholarships are indicated by 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.


Scholarships listed in Alphabetical Order

AAFO (Asian American Foundation of Oregon) Scholarship
HS Seniors, Undergraduate College Students, 2.5+ GPA
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, 2020 / State

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ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition
All High School Students, ages 13-19
Award: $1,500
Applicants do not have to be college-bound, the scholarship money can be used for any type of advanced education. Essay should be between 700-1200 words on given topic. For more information:
Due Date
: March 15, 2020 / National

ACS Scholars Program
High School Senior, African American, Hispanic or American Indian, 3.0+ GPA
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, 2020 / 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, 2019 / 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. 
Due Date
: Email by October 5, 2020 / 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 12, 2020 / 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, 2020 / 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, 2019 / 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
OR HS Seniors who come from families impacted by addiction
$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. Hard copy information on scholarship available in Room 6 at NBHS. You may also see:
Deadline: February 3rd, 2020 /

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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: January 17, 2020 /

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, 2020 / 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 1/1/20 - 5/31/20 / 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 15, 2020 / National

Anna Stacey Scholarship Fund
18-35 years old, devoted to classical/conservative art tradition
Award: $500-$5,000
Applicants must submit artwork that conforms to the committee's requirements. for more information and online application:
Deadline: Opens November 1, DUE February 1, 2020 / 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.
Award: $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: January 17, 2020 / National

Annual BankMobile Financial Literacy
Undergraduate or Graduate Student
Award: $1,500
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 17, 2020 / National

APIA Scholars
HS Senior who is of Asian/Pacific Island American heritage
Award: $2,500 - $20,000
Applicants must: live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status; be the first in their families to attend college; be representative of the APIA community’s diversity, (geographically and ethnically}, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and have placed a strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement. For more information, see:
Due Date: January 22, 2020 / 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 December 31, 2019 / National

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Army Soldiers Children--MG James Ursano Scholarship Program
High School Senior, other eligibility requirements
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. Student must be a dependent of a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or a deceased active or deceased retired Soldier. Children of National Guard/Reserve Soldiers are eligible if the Soldier is on Title 10 Orders for the entire academic year. Student must be registered as a dependent of the Soldier in DEERS (Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System). More more requirements and to apply, see:
Due Date
: April 1, 2020 / National

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
: Due online by November 5, 2019 / Regional and 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: Opens December 1, 2019, DUE February 28, 2020 / 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 information:
Due Date
: April 1st, 2020 / Oregon

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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, 2020 / Regional

Autolist Quarterly Scholarship
Award: $1,500, 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
Senior, 3.0+ GPA
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 between February 1st and June 30, 2020 / National

A Voice for Cats Essay Contest
High School Senior or Current College Student
Award: $1,000
This essay contest is sponsored by the website We're All About Cats. Applicants must have donated at least 20 hours of time volunteering at an animal shelter and entry must include a 300-500 word essay. For more information see:
Due Date
: December 31, 2020 / 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--DUE Dec 15, 2019 or until meet quota / National

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Bay Area Hospital Sons and Daughters of Employees Scholarship #795
Senior or prior graduates up to 26 years old, children and step-children of eligible Bay Area Hospital Employees
Awards: Range from $1,500 - $3,000
This scholarship is for graduating seniors or past high school graduates up to 26 years old by March 1st who are attending a 2-- or 4--year public or private postsecondary institution. Applicants must be children/step-children of eligible Bay Area Hospital employees (eligible employee=full-time employee of Bay Area Hospital who is employed a minimum of 24 months as of the March 1st scholarship application deadline). The flyer for this scholarship is found HERE. (New flyer not available yet.) The application for this scholarship is completed as part of the OSAC, found at
Due Date: OSAC Early Bird Deadline is 2/15, Final Deadline is 3/1, 2020 /

Bay Area Hospital Volunteer Services Health Career Scholarship
Senior active in Student Volunteer Program at Bay Area Hosptial and planning to go into medical/healthcare field
Awards: Range from $500 - $2,000
This scholarship is for graduating seniors who are active in the Student Volunteer Program at Bay Area Hospital. Applicants must be planning to pursue a medical or healthcare-related field of study. Applicants must also demonstrate the Bay Area Hospital values of kindness, excellence, teamwork, ownership, and innovation. More information and application can be found HERE
Due Date: (Program not active for 19/20)
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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, 2019 / National

BBB (Better Business Bureau) Scholarships
HS Junior or Senior, 3.0+ GPA, live in identified region (Oregon is included)
Awards: $2,000 (6) for Essay, $5,000 (1) for Video
There are two scholarships: a Video and an Essay. The video must be 3 minutes and has specific requirements--$5,000 will be awarded for one video. The essay must be 500 words on the given topic--6 $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. For more information, see:
Due Date: March 23, 2020 /

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Beat the Odds by Stand for Children
2020 graduates
Award: $4,000 a year, renewable up to four years
This scholarship is for Oregon students graduating June 2020 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 and must demonstrate financial need. Applications must be submitted online. 
For information and to access application, see:
Deadline: Online by September 16, 2019 /

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: Opens September 1st, Due by November 1, 2019 / 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 attend.
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, 2020 / 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. 
To receive an application for 2020, send a letter of interest to:
NOTE: the “other evidence” mentioned in the instructions can be a copy of your enrollment card in a Federally-recognized Indian tribe.
Due Date: Send letter of interest by June 30, 2020 / State 

Black United Fund of Oregon
African American high school seniors to undergraduate students
Award: ACCESS: $8,000 - $15,000 per year, depending on University
Multiple scholarships available to African American students who are planning to attend college/university in Oregon. For more information, see:
Due Date: Varies based on university / 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: April 10, 2020 / 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:
Bowling Scholarships also see:
Due Date: May 1, 2020 / State

Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Contest
JMiddle and High School Students, aged 11-18
Awards: $100 - $1,500
This is an international competition with divisions for art, poetry, prose, film and music. For more information, see:
Due Date: June 15, 2020 / Worldwide

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Bulldog Common
Senior at NBHS
Awards vary by individual scholarship
This in-house scholarship is an umbrella over several local scholarships. APPLICATION CLOSED for 19/20.
Due Date: Opens April 13th, 2020 and DUE on April 27th, 2020 / Local / In House

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: Opens October 15, Due December 15, 2019 / 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 1/31/20 or in March, 2020 / National

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Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest
Individuals 18 years or older before 12/1/18
Awards: $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000 awarded
Applicants submit an essay based on the given topic. For more information, see:
Due Date: January 17, 2020 / National

Chafee Education and Training Grant
Senior – current or former foster youth
Award: up to $2,500/year
This is a guaranteed award if you apply and qualify.  It’s not a competitive scholarship. For information see:
Read the instructions before clicking on the application link.
Due Date
: 2019/2020 application will OPEN Nov 1, 2019, will be DUE in March, 2020 / State

Charles Schwab Foundation Scholarship Program
HS Junior or Senior
Award: ten awards of $2,500 and one award of $5,000 will be given
Applicants must an active member in good standing with the Boys and Girls Club, have participated in Money Matters, and have a recommendation from a Club staff professional. For more requirements and application information, see:
Due Date
: February 17, 2020 / National

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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 October 30, 2019 / 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

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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:  
Due October 31, 2019 / National

College Board Opportunity Scholarships--Class of 2020
Current HS Juniors (class of 2020)
Multiple Awards: $500 - $40,000

This scholarship is for the class of 2020. There are multiple steps you complete within specific deadlines and each step qualifies you for different levels. As you complete the steps you are entered into drawings for varying amounts, up to $40,000. There will be a total of 3,975 scholarships awarded. For more information, see:
Due Date: First Step Due by June, 2019; Final Step Due in March, 2020 / 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, 2019 / National

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Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX)
High school students with 3.0+ GPA, U.S. citizen, between ages of 15 and 18 1/2 by Aug 1st, 2019
Awards: Pays most of costs for year as exchange student in Germany
This program is funded by the U.S. State Department and offers scholarships for 250 American students to immerse themselves in German culture by living with a host family and attending a local high school for one school year. Most of the costs for this experience are paid for through the program, but there are some costs that are not. For more information, see:

Due Date
: December 3, 2019 / National

Consolidated Foodservice
Senior, see other requirements below
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, 2020 / National

Coolidge Scholarship
HS Junior
Award: Full-ride, 4-year scholarship to any accredited American college or university
Applicants must be in their junior year of high school. Finalists attend a finalist weekend in Vermont. Applicants can be pursuing any field of study at any accredited college or university in the US. For more information, see:
Due Date
: January 16, 2020 / National

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Coos 4-H Association
Seniors, various scholarships and requirements
Awards: $250 - $1,000
Multiple scholarships are available for students involved with 4-H/FFA in the Coos County area. Click on each scholarship to learn of individual awards/requirements:
Esch Memorial
McCarthy Memorial
Coos Youth Auction Committee
Coos Youth Auction Committee Renewable
Due Date
: Due by May 15, 2020 / Local

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, Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Studies, City Planning, Public Administration, Land Management, Alternative Energy, Biology, or Fish and Wildlife. Other majors or career objectives may be considered.. 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. Be sure to download and save the application on your computer to fill out.
Due Date
: DEADLINE EXTENDED to April 30, 2020 / 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, contact Debbie with the Posse 541-297-7857, or see HERE. (Application states May 10th as due date, but it is actually May 1st)
Due Date
: May 1, 2020 / Local

Coos Curry Farm Bureau
Senior at a Coos or Curry County high school or current college students, other criteria listed below
Award: two $1,500 scholarships
This is for seniors at a Coos or Curry County high school perparing to enter an agricultural-related field at a two or four-year college or university in Oregon. Current college students also eligible.Financial needs is not the primary basis for selection but it is a factor in the selection process. Academic performance, agricultural achievement in FFA or 4-H and/or participation in school and community activities are basic criteria evaluated. Application can be found HERE.
Due Date
: April 1, 2020 / Local

Coos Health And Wellness Commercial Contest
Students at Coos County schools
Award: $500 to each member of the winning team, plus a plaque and lunch party
Coos Health & Wellness is hosting a Coos County High School Commercial Contest. High schools may have as many teams as they want or need. Each team will select a topic from the list and write a script fro a thirty second commercial according to the instructions. Find more information HERE.
Due Date
: February 3, 2020 / 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 Jake Smith). For more information and to access the application:
Due Date
: March 1, 2020 / 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

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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: Can begin submitting November 1, 2019, DUE January 20, 2020 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 12, 2020  / 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

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Doodle for Google Contest 
Kindergarten through 12th Grade
Award: $30,000 college scholarship
Applicants to this contest need to create a doodle on given subject. For more information, see:
Due Date: Due by March 13, 2020 / National

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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.  To find a campaign:  use search options at top
Due Date: Multiple dates, ongoing / National 

DreamCatcher Curriculum Scholarship
HS senior, from first-generation background or other challenge
Ten awards of $1,000 each
Applications open May 1st and close May 30th. Application completed online. Short essay is required. For more information, see HERE
Due Date: May 30, 2020  / National 

Earnest Scholarship Fund
Students who will attend college in fall of2020; current undergraduates and graduate students
Award: 50 $5,000 awards will be given
Applicants must be attending undergraduate or graduate school in the fall of 2020. An essay is required. For more information, see:
Due Date: May 31, 2020  
/ 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 can be found HERE.
Due Date: March 1, 2020  /

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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: or
Due Date: January 31, 2020 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 5, 2019  /
Local, Regional & National  

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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 more 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 25, 2020 /  National

First Community Credit Union Founders Scholarship
HS Senior, 3.5 GPA, other requirements listed below
20 Awards: $3,000 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 1, 2020 /  Regional

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Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
Senior, 3.0 GPA, participate in sports
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 January 3rd, 2020, 5pm EST / National

Ford Scholars Program
HS Senior, other qualities desired
130 Awards: 90% of unmet need up to $40,000, renewable each year
Applicants must be Oregon or Siskiyou County, CA students. In addition to the scholarship money, recipients are also given academic guidance, leadership development, personal and professional support, and access to the Ford Family alumni network. The committee is looking for candidates who demonstrate these qualities: Work ethic, initiative, leadership and strong character; Academic potential: progress in school reflects motivation and commitment to education, however, there is no minimum GPA requirement for applicants; Participation in school, family and/or communitey activities: helps others; Positive attitude and mindest: resilient, self-reliant and problem-solving; Faces significant financial and social barriers to achieving a college education. Applications are done through the OSAC application at:
Due Date
: March 1, 2020 / Regional

Friends of NRA Scholarships (Oregon State)
17 Awards: $1,000 - $4,000 each
Application requires high school transcript, list of activities, clubs and hobbies, an essay, personal statement and letter of recommendation. Complete application is available in Room 6 at NBHS or HERE.

Due Date
: April 3, 2020 / State

Friends of NAEOP (FON) Scholastic Achievment Award--TRiO
HS Junior or Senior at time of application, current or former TRiO Participant, other requirements
Up to 10 Awards: $1,000 each (based on amount of funds raised)
Applicants must be a current or former TRiO participant for a minimum of one year from Region X (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington). ETS/UB candidates must be high school juniors or seniors at time of application. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0+. Application includes two letters of reference and an essay. For more information, see:
Due Date
: June 30, 2020 / Regional

Generation Google Scholarship
HS Seniors who are a part of an underrepresented group in technology
Award: $10,000
Applicants must be current high school seniors or current college students, be studying computer science, computer enginnering, or a closely related technical field, demonstrate a strong academic record, exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for improving representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology. For more information, see:!?detail-content-tabby_activeEl=overview
Due Date: December 5, 2019 / National

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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 6, 2020 / 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, 2020  / 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, 2020 / National

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Grange Co-op Scholarship 
Senior with 3.5 GPA or higher (living in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Curry, Coos, Douglas, Siskiyou, Del Norte, Modoc, Humboldt, Yuba, Sutter, Colusa or Butte counties)
Award: $1,500 will be given to 8 students from Grange Co-op, $2,000 will be given to one student from Rogue Co-op
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: January 31, 2020
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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, poem, or narrative work (maximum 600 words) in response to the following question: "How can you work against systemic racism to help make our world more healthy and peaceful?" More information and entry forms can be found at:
Due Date: March 2, 2020
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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: January 15, 2020
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Harrington Family Foundation Oregon Community Leadership 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: March 6, 2020 
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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 15, 2019 / Regional & National

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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:  DUE October 25, 2019
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Human Interaction Project
18-30 year old American Citizens, 5 selected per year
Expense-Paid Travel/Service Opportunity for 10 days-2 weeks ($7,500 per scholarship)
Participants will be given a travel experience in partnership with the international volunteering and learning organization UBELONG. The Giving Back Program will cover airfare, housing, UBELONG program fees, medical insurance, and some incidentals. Most importantly, the scholarship is based on the principles of giving, receiving, and changing. When you give to others, you receive the gifts of connection and selflessness, which in turn change you and inspire you to continue giving and changing. Each student will be able to award a gift of up to $2,500 to an individual or organization that they encounter on their journey. Upon returning, students will be expected to share the stories and lessons learned from their journey with those in their community and beyond through blogging, videos, and speeches. For more information, see:
Deadline:  Ongoing / National

Hutton Junior Fisheries Paid Summer Mentoring Program
Current 10th through 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. Locally, you can contact Stephanie Messerle for more information: 541-751-4230, For application/more information, see: HERE and

Deadline:  February 15, 2020 / Regional/Local

ICES (International Cultural Exchange Services) Global Impact Scholarship
High School Junior or Senior
Award: Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded
This scholarship is for high school juniors or seniors who are US citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must complete an essay that is 750-1500 words long. For additional information, see:
Deadline:  May 1, 2020 /

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, 2020 /

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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, 2020 / Regional

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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 2019, 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:  DEADLINE EXTENDED TO November 20, 2019 /

Jackie Robinson Foundation
HS senior minority student
Award: up to $30,000 over four years plus mentoring program, approximately 60 awarded annually
Applicants should be 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, be 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, and not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship. Applicants must meet the U.S. Census Bureau definition of minority. Application requires letter of recommendation. For more information, see:
Deadline:  DUE February 1, 2020 / National

Jennifer Turman Memorial Scholarship, South Coast Running Club
Senior, Cross Country or Track distance runner
Award: $1,000
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. You can find the application on the Club's website at: and also here:
Jennifer Turman Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline:  April 1, 2020 /

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 may be found HERE.

Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship Foundation
HS seniors apply during final term of high school, current beauty school students
Award: $1,200
To be considered, applicant must be currently applying for entrance into Cosmetology/Barber School, OR actively enrolled in a Cosmetology/Barber program. (If you graduate from Cosmetology or Barber School between the dates of: January 1st through August 31st of the current award year, you are NOT eligible.) Esthetician or Nail training students are NOT eligible. For more information and to apply, see:
Deadline: Application OPENS January 1st, DUE June 1st, 2020 /

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Johnston Law Firm Legal Scholarship
Seniors in Oregon who plan to pursue a justice or legal related degre, 3.0+ GPA
Award: $750
To be eligible, you must have applied and been accepted as a first year student at a college or university in the state of Oregon, with intent to pursue a justice or legal related degree. For example, political science, corrections, forensic science, paralegal studies, legal studies, criminal justice, criminology would all be acceptable programs. Application requires a 450 word essay, resume, high school transcript, proof of college acceptance, letter of recommendation. For more information, see:
Deadline:  June 30, 2020 /

Lake Forest College Full Tuition Scholarship
High School Senior Planning to Attend Lake Forest College
Award: Full Tuition Scholarship
Applicants must apply to Lake Forest College by January 15th, 2020. Candidates will be invited to the Forester Scholars Weekend to compete. For more information, see:
Deadline:  January 15, 2020 /

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, 2019 /

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 3, 2020 /

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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, 2019 / National

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 18, 2019 / National

Lewis & Clark College Entrepreneurship Scholarship
HS and Transfer Students who will attend Lewis & Clark in Fall of 2020
Award: Not clear
Students who are entrepreneurs and Oregon residents planning to attend Lewis & Clark College in the Fall of 2020 are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Students must complete the Common Application for the College and the scholarship can be found at:
Due Date
: January 15, 2020 / State

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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, 2019  / Local

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarships
High School Senior with 3.5+ GPA or College Freshman/Sophomore with 3.0+ GPA, STEM Field
Award: 200 $10,000 renewable scholarships given, plus opportunity for paid internship
Application runs January 15 through March 12, 2019. Applicants must be planning to study in a STEM field and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must also be willing to consider a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following freshman, sophomore or junior year of college. Committee is looking for individuals who have demonstrated leadership. For more information and to apply, see:
Due Date
: March 12, 2020 / National

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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 June 30, 2020
/ National

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 June 30, 2020 
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Marine Officer NROTC Scholarship
Students 17 years and older, other requirements apply
Award: Averages around $180,000 for four years
The Marine Corps is looking for young men and women with ambition, energy, drive and the desire to become Marine Corps Officers. Among the paths to a commission as an officer in the Marine Corps ins the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program which provides a full tuition scholarship (averaging around $180,000 for four years) as well as the trainign required to become a successful leader of Marines. To start the process, read more HERE and HERE. You may also visit:
Due Date: Ongoing, Applications reviewed in October and February /  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, 2020  / 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. Students must enroll in an approved trade program. For more information, see:
Due Date: March 31, 2020 /  National

Miss Coos County Scholarship Program
Coos County Resident, other Requirements for Teen or Miss Competition
Award: Varies
Teen applicants must be between 13 and 17 years old. Miss applicants must be 17 and graduating senior up to age 24. More information and online application can be found at:
Due Date: October 20, 2019 / Local

Mrs. Prindables Future Education Scholarship
Current senior or college student planning to become an educator
Award: $1,000
Applicants must be current high school seniors or college students who are planning to become educators. You do a short application and upload your college acceptance letter or transcripts. See:
Due Date: August 20, 2020 / 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:
Due Date: Applications accepted throughout the year, awarded in August  / State

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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, 2020  / 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) April 6, 2020 / National

National Honors Society Scholarship
12th Grade Students who are in good standing in National Honors Society
Awards: $3,200 - $25,000
Applicants must be senior members of an active NHS chapter who are in good standing. The NHS adviser must verify the student’s membership before the student can begin the application. All applications require two recommendations, and certification by the NHS adviser in order to be considered complete. For more information, see:
Due Date: December 6, 2019 / National

National Scholarship Award for Dreamers, TheDream.US
HS Seniors and community college graduates who are known under the "Dreamer" Status
Awards: Covers tuition and fees and some applicants also receive a stipend
This is sort of the "Pell Grant" for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial need. You are eligible to apply if you are a person who has lived in the US without official authorization since coming to the country as a minor and came into the US before November 1st, 2014. For more information, see:

Due Date: February 27, 2020 / National

National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholar
Seniors in High School (through Graduate school)
Award: $10,000, to be used towards tuition for the 2019/20 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: December 2, 2019  / National 

Naval Reserve Officer Training Corp (NROTC) Scholarship
HS Juniors and Seniors, must have 2.5+ GPA, other requirements
Award: Full Tuition Scholarship
Applicants must be 17 by September 1st of the year starting college and under 23 by December 31st of the year starting college. Applicants must also be US citizens and meet other requirements. More information HERE.
Due Date: December 31, 2020 / National 

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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 9, 2020
/ National 

North Bend Community Scholarship Fund, Inc. (NBCSF)
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.There have been changes made. 2. Submit two completed applications. An incomplete application is disqualified. 3. Submit all forms and material in the order of the pages listed (on website). Be sure to follow the NEW directions for how this will be put together and submitted.

Complete, up-to-date information and forms can be found at:

Be sure to follow ALL directions COMPLETELY. Failure to follow instructions exactly will result in DISQUALIFICATION.

Note: Your NBHS transcripts for current seniors should include term 2 grades, so wait to request transcripts after winter term has been posted on transcripts.
Due Date: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO April 10th, 2020
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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, 2020 / Regional

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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 October 30, 2019 / National

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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, 2019 / 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 2019 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.

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Oratorical Contest with the American Legion
HS Students under 20 years old
Award: up to $18,000
The local contest will be held in December, based on number of applicants. For more information on the program see:
For more information in PDF
To sign up to participate, contact Kevin Owens: 541-287-1899,
Due Date: Sign up ASAP, Fall 2019 / Local, then Regional, State, National

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: Due March 1, 2020 / 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, 2020 / 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, 2020 / State

Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund
Oregon resident with Hispanic heritage, must have 3.0+ GPA
Awards: $2,000 - $5,700
Applicants must be of Hispanic ancestry, permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington; applicants must be currently attending a high school in Oregon or Clark County, Washington or have attended a high school in Oregon OR Clark County, Washington and currently enrolled in an accredited college; applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA as evidenced by a high school or college transcript; applicants will be evaluated on academics, extra-curricular activities, community service, written essays and letters of recommendation. For more information, see:
Due Date: January 31, 2020 / State

Oregon Logging Conference Foundation Scholarship Program
Oregon HS Seniors, additional requirements given below
Award: Dollar amount not specified, scholarship to help with tuition & fees, books, and supplies
Applicants must be planning to go into one of the following fields: forest engineering, forestry, heavy equipment/diesel mechanics, welding or other forestry-related area of study. Application requires transcript and letters of recommendation. Application materials found HERE.
Due Date: Deadline EXTENDED to May 15, 2020 / State

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Oregon Pacific Bank Scholarship
Current HS seniors who live in one of six areas, including Coos County
Award: Six $1,000 scholarships will be given; one will be for a Coos County HS student
Six scholarships are awarded annually. (Applicant must be in the current year graduating class in the following schools or geographic areas: • Siuslaw High School (Florence, Oregon) • Mapleton High School (Mapleton, Oregon) • Douglas County • Coos County • Jackson County • Eugene/Springfield) For more information, see:
Due Date
: April 3, 2020 / Local

Oregon Promise Scholarship
HS Seniors who will attend an Oregon community college within 6 months of graduation, GPA of 2.5 or higher
Award: $1,000 to approximately $3,540
Students should apply for this scholarship after November 1st and before June 1st (if graduating in the spring). This scholarship helps with tuition at Oregon community colleges. Applicants should have at least one Oregon community college listed on FAFSA. The sooner you apply for this scholarship, the better. Select to have your high school verify your GPA. You must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or higher. Application is completed within the OSAC portal. For more information and to apply, see:
Due Date
: June 1, 2020 (best to apply sooner) / State

Oregon PTA Teacher Education Scholarship
Oregon residents studying for a teaching degree at an OR public university or college
Award: $500.00, may award several
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
: March 30, 2020 / 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, 2020

OSAC (Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion) Scholarship
HS Seniors, college students
Award: $1,000 - $10,000+ (this is one umbrella application for over 600 individual scholarships)
OSAC application opens November 1st. This is where students can access Ford Scholars (pays 90% of unmet need for college), Ford Family (scholarships vary--for children of Roseburg Forest Products employees), as well as a few local scholarships (such as Al & Hilda Pierce, which pays a total of $6,000 over four years). All error-free Early Bird submissions will be entered in a drawing to win an extra $1,000 scholarship. It is best to apply early as sometimes the system can become overwhelmed on the final due date and late submissions are not accepted. This application requires four essays, an activity chart, and other information. Be sure to complete every additional step for individual scholarships. There are OSAC scholarships that can be used at schools outside of Oregon and there are scholarships that are for graduating high school seniors as well as current college students. Some of the scholarships (such as Ford Scholars) require you to attend an Oregon school. Others can be taken out of state. See:
Due Date
: Early Bird: February 18, 2020; Final Deadline: March 2, 2020 by 5:00pm PST / 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
: DUE March 1, 2020 / OSU 

Pacific Forest Foundation Scholarship
High school seniors in states including Oregon, planning to go into forestry
Award: Five to ten scholarships of $1,000 - $3,000 each will be awarded
Students must be planning to attend a university, community college or trade school in a subject related to the forest industry. Application requires at least two letters of recommendation. For more information and application, see:
Due Date: May 1, 2020 / State/Regional

Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC) Scholarships
High school seniors in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington or currently enrolled college students
Award: Ten students will be awarded one-time scholarships of $1,000
Students must have a 3.00+ unweighted, cumulative GPA, live in the indicated states, and plan to attend a regionally accredited college or university in the Fall. Part of the application is a video essay. For more information, visit:
Due Date: March 1, 2020 / Regional

Patty J. Barton Scholarship, The Coos Bay Area Zonta
HS female student enrolling in accredited college/university for the fall of 2020
Award: Up to $20,000 of ongoing support divided over number of qualifying terms
Students must be female, enrolling for at least 10 credit hours in fall of 2020, be in pursuit of a specific degree or certification, in pursuit of a career in a field that will provide full-time employment. Preference given to applicant demonstrating: significant life challenge from which they are rebuilding, the tenacity to focus on something and see it through to completion, financial need. Current GPA is not considered for initial award, proof of 3.0+ GPA needed for continuing qualifying. Information and application found HERE.
Due Date: June 1, 2020 / Local

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Pearl M. Hill Memorial Scholarship for Upward Bound Students
High school juniors and seniors, must be TRiO Upward Bound project participant for at least one year, other requirements
Award: $1,000 (number of students awarded is based on funds)
This scholarship is for current or former TRiO Upward Bound project participants from Region X (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington). Candidates must be high school juniors or seniors at time of application and mus exhibit those qualities which indicate outstanding leadership ability, civic involvement and commitment to higher education. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above from the most recent educational institution attended and must be nominated by their Upward Bound advisor. For more information, see:
Due Date: June 30, 2020  / Regional

Planet Fitness/Boys & Girls Club Judgement Free Generation Scholarship
High school seniors who are active members in Boys and Girls Club
Award: Thirty $5,000 awards will be given nationally
Planet Fitness is offering $5,000 scholarships to thirty deserving teens who model the judgement free, pro-kindness, and anti-bullying values for which Planet Fitness and Boys & Girls Clubs of America collectively stand. While many scholarships take into consideration only academics and/or athletics, this scholarship – part of Planet Fitness’ Judgement Free Generation initiative – will focus on acceptance and will be awarded to those students that are passionate about spreading kindness, and stopping bullying. Applications require staff member recommendation and a video. For more information, see:
Due Date: March 17, 2020  / National

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, 2020  / State

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Port of Coos Bay
Seniors at local high schools
Awards: 2 $500 awards will be given
This scholarship is for local graduating seniors who are pursuing educational advancement at an Oregon trade school, community college, or university. All eligible students are encouraged to apply, though special consideration will be given to those seeking educational advancement in trades or skills related to the maritime, rail, or trade and logistics industries. Application is a fillable form and requires a short essay. For more information, see:
Due Date: DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 1, 2020  / Local

Portland State University 4 years Free
Seniors with 3.2 GPA, first-time Freshman to atttend PSU, Pell Grant-eligible
Award: Covers tuition and fees, after other grants applied
This program helps cover tuition and fees after Pell and other grants are applied. FAFSA must be completed by February 1st, application to PSU completed before May 1st. For more information, visit:
Due Date: FAFSA completed before Feb 1st, PSU application completed before May 1st, 2020  / 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.”

Ongoing / National

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Prefontaine Foundation Scholarship
HS 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, 2019, 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.  The application can be found HERE. Hard copies may be found in room 6 at NBHS.
Due Date: April 8, 2020  / Local

Pride Foundation Scholarships
For LGBTQ and allied senior students
Multiple scholarships are available and specific requirements apply. For more information, see:
Due Date: January 10, 2020  / National

Prochnow Scholarship Program
Seniors with diagnosed mental illness
Award: $10,000
Must be a senior graduating 2020, have a 3.5+ cumulative GPA, and diagnosed mental illness. Essay required. For more information see:
Due Date: April 30, 2020  / 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 17, 2020
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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:
Due date: DUE September 26, 2019 /

Religious Liberty Essay Contest
HS 11th and 12th Grade Students
Award: $2,000 and trip to Washington, DC
Applicants write an 800 - 1,200 word essay on the given prompt. For more information, see:
Due date: March 6, 2020 / 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, 2019 (Early Bird Deadline), January 9, 2020 (Final Deadline) /

Rotary "4-Way Test" Speech Contest
Eligibility: Coos Bay/North Bend High School Students, 9-12th Grade
Award: Cash Prizes at District Level are $3,500, $2,000 and $1,500
Applicants present a prepared speech on Tuesday, March 17th at 12pm at The Mill Casino during the weekly Rotary luncheon. Winners move on to the district level. Speeches should be 5-7 minutes in length and "must show clearly the practical application of the Rotary Four-Way Test to the subject of the speech and the lives of the age-group of the contestant when applicable." For more information and an entry form, see HERE.
Due date: Application must be received by committee by March 9th, 2020 /

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Salemy Scientific Scholarship
HS Seniors who are interested in Science
Award: $1,000
This scholarship requires an application, essay, three references and an interview. For more information and to apply, see:
Due Date
: July 15, 2020 / 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 8, 2020 / National

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 3, 2019 / 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 10th, 2019 / 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 9, 2019 / 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. Need to complete early action application to the University by November 15th. See:
Due Date
: November 30th, 2019 / National

Seneca Scholarship
High School Senior
Award: $10,000
This scholarship requires a 5 - 7 page research essay on forest management. Applying to this scholarship is done through the OSAC website. This scholarship is not based on SAT, GPA or financial need. It is based soley on the essay. This scholarship may be used for any area of study at any college or trade school accepting federal funds within the U.S. Additional information can be found HERE
Due Date
: Opens Nov 1, 2019, DUE March 1, 2020 / Oregon

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Shipboard Research Experience aboard the R/V Oceanus
High School Students from Oregon coastal communities and undergraduate students who will be enrolled in OR schools
Award: 4-day research vessel cruise working with OSU researchers
Oregon Sea Grant was awarded foru day sof state-funded ship time on the Oregon State University Research Vessel the Oceanus for a project titled "Diversifying the STEM Pipeline through Oceangoing Research and Near-Peer Mentoring." This project seeks to provide transformational shipboard educational experiences for high school students, undergraduate and graduate students, and early career faculty. Participants will ahve the opportunity to work with reseachers from OSU's Marine Mammal Institue and Hatfield marine Science Center during a four-day research cruise off the Oregon Coast, September 12 - 15, 2019. For more information, see HERE. If you have additional questions, contact Tracy Crews, 541-867-0329,
Deadline: CANCELLED FOR 2020 /

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: New scholarship available August, 2020 /

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Society of American Foresters (SAF), Coos Chapter, Natural Resource Scholarship
HS Senior or SWOCC Student who is planning a career in a natural resource profession
Award: To be determined
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 SWOCC 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 Cole, 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. More information found here:
Society of American Foresters 2020 Scholarship Announcement
SAF 2020 Scholarship Application
Deadline: May 31, 2020 /

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, 2020 /

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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 7, 2020 /

Steamfitter Apprenticeship
Must be 17 to apply and age 18 at time of registration
The Oregon/SW Washington/NW California Plumbers and Steamfitters JATC will be accepting applications from November 5, 2018 through November 18, 2018. For more information see:
Due Date: Applications open periodically for different regions / Regional                 

Student-View Scholarship Program
High School Seniors
Award: One $5,000 scholarship, two $1,000 scholarships, ten $500 scholarships
This scholarship is in the form of a random drawing. You complete a 15-20 minute survey about colleges in your area. The scholarships will be awarded via random drawing of all completed applications. Winners will be announced in May, 2020. For more information and to do the survey, see:
Due Date: April 22, 2020 / National     

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Sub Pop Loser Scholarship
High School Senior living in OR or WA, planning to attend college full-time
Award: $3,000-$7,000
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 19, 2020 / Oregon/Washington

Sure Oak Be Awesome Scholarship
High School Senior or Current College Student
Award: $1,000
Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university. Application requires a 600 - 1,000 word essay. For more information, see:
Due Date: Due by July 15, 2020 / National

Surfrider Foundation, Coos Bay Chapter, Environmental/Natural Sciences Scholarship
HS Senior or current SWOCC student, additional requirements listed below
Award: at least $1,000
This scholarship is for: senior enrolled in a Coos County high school, Pacific High School in Curry County, or attending SWOCC. Preference will be given to an individual who is 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, 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 from Ginny in Room 6 at NBHS. The scholarship announcement and application form are also found here:
Surfrider 2020 Scholarship Announcement
Surfrider 2020 Scholarship Application
Due Date: April 26, 2020 / Local

SWOCC Foundation Scholarships
Students attending SWOCC for Fall term, 2019
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: Opens January 1st, Early Bird--February 1st, Final Due--March 1st, 2020 / Local

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SWOCC Student Ambassadors Program
Students who will attend SWOCC, need 2.5+ GPA
Award: Tuition assistance and stipend
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). More information found HERE. Application can be found HERE.
Due Date: March 20, 2020 / Local

SWOCF-Southwest Oregon Children Foundation-Toby Tuttle Renewable Scholarship
NBHS Seniors
Award: $1,000 renewable scholarship
This scholarship is in remembrance of Toby Tuttle. The application requires the following: acceptance letter to your preferred school, three letters of reference, resume, SAT/ACT scores and an essay. For more information, see HERE. Applications should be turned into the brown box in Student Services, NOT emailed as the directions state on the PDF.

Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship
US Citizen, 16 - 24 years old
Award: $5,000 - $25,000, multiple awards will be given
Applicants must be between 16 and 24 years old, planning to attend/attending an accredited college or university. A video submission is required. There is no GPA or need-based element. For more information, see:
Due Date: January 23, 2020 / National

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Teddy Villers Natural Resources Scholarship
HS Senior at Coos County school or SWOCC Student, pursuing degree in natural sciences
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: By NOON on February 19, 2020--email or drop-off (don't snail mail) / 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 26, 2020 / National

Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Graduating HS seniors and current college students, for Native American/Alaskan Natural Resource Students
$2,000 - $2,500
Applicants must be Native American/Alaskan and be studying/planning to study Natural Resources. Application requires a letter of application, resume, three letters of reference, evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation, high school and college transcripts. Directions can be found HERE. You may also see here:
Due Date: March 13, 2020 / Regional

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UA Local 290, Steamfitters, Plumbers Scholarship
Graduating HS Senior or Current College Student
Award: Varies
pplicant must be a CHILD or GRANDCHILD of a current LU 290 member. Applicant must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university with a degree program. Applicant must attach a copy of their most current UNOFFICIAL transcripts. Also, if available, please attach a copy of PSAT and/or SAT scores. For more info, see:
Due Date: March 31, 2020  / Local

Unigo Shout it Out
13 or Older, Enrolled in College by Fall, 2024
Award: $1,500
Applicants will write a short response to the prompt: "If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?" (250 words or less) See:
Due Date: September 30, 2019 / 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 29, 2020 / 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, 2020 / National

University of Dayton Arts Scholarship
Incoming first-year, full-time students who enroll in a four-year program in Art and Design or Theatre, Dance and Performance Technology
Award: Up to $10,000 over four years
For more information: Learn more about the scholarship application process for Art and Design. or Learn more about the scholarship application process for Theatre, Dance and Performance Technology.
Due Date: November 1, 2019 / National

University of Oregon Pathway Oregon
Seniors planning to attend U of O in Fall as first-time freshmen, 3.4 GPA, Pell Grant-eligible
Award: Tuition covered 4 years
oThis is for students who graduate from an Oregon high school and plan to attend U of O. Students with a GPA under 3.4 may be considered based on space and funding. For more information, visit:
Due Date: Application due by January 15, 2020 / State

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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 25, 2019 / National

US Senate Youth Program
HS Juniors and Seniors
Awards:$10,000 scholarship and trip
For the 2020-21 school year, two Oregon delegates will receive a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate studies and attend a one-week, all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. on March 6-13, 2021. Two Oregon alternates and up to two additional finalists will also receive a $200 cash award. All high school juniors and seniors must be nominated by their high school principal or designated school official to apply for the program. The state application will be available on Oregon’s U.S. Senate Youth Program webpage by late summer 2020 and will be due to the Oregon Department of Education by Friday, October 16, 2020. Please review Oregon’s process requirements for additional details or contact Jenni Knaus at 503-947-5860.
Due Date: October 16, 2020 / National/State

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: March 16, 2020 / 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

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, 2020
/ National

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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, 2020 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: October 31, 2019
/ Regional and National

Violet Richardson Award, Soroptomist International
Young Women between the ages of 14 - 17 (graduating seniors who are 18 may also apply)
Award: Varies
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: April 15, 2020, emailed in by 5pm
/ Regional

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Walmart Dependent Scholarship (Application Period runs January 3rd-April 2nd)
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 2, 2020 / 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, 2020 / 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: Opens October 1st, 2019, Due January 10, 2020 / Regional

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 YES Abroad scholarship covers costs related to: round-trip airfare and room and board for the Pre-Departure Orientation; round-trip airfare between the participant’s home region and community abroad; in-country support; cultural activities; school tuition (where applicable); room and board with a host family; secondary medical benefits; visa fees; and a modest stipend.
Local contact: Becky Minor, 541-756-3537,
To access information:
Due Date
: December 3, 2019 / 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 11, 2019 / National

Youth Foundation Grant
HS Seniors
Awards: $2,500 - $4,000, renewable four years
Applicants should b high school seniors, who are United States citizens, seeking higher education at accredited four-year United States colleges or universities. Applicants must show a 3.5+ or better grade average and should document financial need. In addition, the Foundation strongly encourages extra-curricular and community activities on the part of its applicants demonstrating a strong desire to help others. Application may close early. See:
Due Date: Opens January 28, 2020, DUE February 28, 2020 / 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, 2019 / National

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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, 2020 / Local

Zonta Club--Various Scholarships
Various Scholarships with Varied Requirements
Awards: $1,500 - $3,000
The Zonta Club of Coos Bay Area is sponsoring several different scholarship opportunities. For more information and application materials, see:
Due Date: DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 1, 2020 / Local

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