Oregon Scholarships

Scholarships for students Oregon. Some scholarships specifically open to Oregon students, and others give preference to students in Oregon.

Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship
Sponsor: Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors in Oregon. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to racism.

#BBB5K Video Scholarship
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau Northwest
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic achievements. Applicant must reside in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, or Western Wyoming. Applicant must create a 90-second video that on the topic “Why BBB and Trust are Important to Local Businesses and Communities.”

BBB Torch Talk Scholarship
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau Northwest
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 11, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an institution of higher education who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic achievements. Applicant must reside in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, or Western Wyoming. Applicant must submit an essay on “Why BBB and Trust are important to local businesses and communities.”

Education First Scholarships
Sponsor: Education First
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from select high schools in the following U.S. cities: Austin, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland (OR), San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are graduating high school seniors and live in a state serviced by BNSF (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington). Applicant must be planning to study Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Hearthstone Housing Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16-25 years of age who reside at a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property or in a county where a Hearthstone property is located (specific location details available on website) and who can demonstrate financial need, or come from a low-income household.

Steven R. Nelson Native Educator Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Education Northwest
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington and are a member or descendant of a federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated American Indian tribe. Applicant must be accepted to or enrolled in a master’s program in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington and studying education policy, leadership, technical assistance, research, or a related field.

Incight Scholarship
Sponsor: Incight
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must be a resident of Washington, Oregon, or California and have any documented disability as defined by the ADA, DSM-V, IDEA, or other governing body.

Oregon Association of Nurseries Scholarship
Sponsor: Oregon Association of Nurseries
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college students from Oregon and Southwest Washington who are preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture or a related field.

Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students who desire to study illumination as a career. Applicant must be a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited four-year college or university located in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon or Washington.

Celebrate the West High School Art Competition
Sponsor: Western Governors’ Association
Amount: Up to $1,200
Closing Date: April 28, 2019
Description: Competition is open to high school students (grades 9-12) in public, private, charter, and alternative schools. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Student must be in a school in a WGA member state: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Applicant must submit a two-dimensional art piece on what their state means to them.

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