Financial Aid Resources & Scholarships

APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID with the FAFSA:

Student Aid on the Web
Estimates financial aid eligibility for high school students/parents

FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid — Complete the FAFSA asap after October 1st of senior year.  You need the FAFSA for Oregon Promise and Financial Aid for 4 year college.  You must complete the FAFSA even if you think you won’t qualify for need based aid.  Student loans are only given to students who complete the FAFSA.

OREGON PROMISE  If you qualify, you can get a free education at an Oregon Community College.  You must submit the FAFSA asap and also submit the Oregon Promise Application.  

Oregon Opportunity Grants  Submit the FAFSA and you can be awarded up to $3300 per year. Submit your FAFSA as soon as possible before funds run out!!

Tutorials

7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA
A Student’s Guide to the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid Tutorial is a great reference that will talk you through the sections of the 2016-2017 FAFSA in clear and easy to understand steps.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

Arthur C. Parker Scholarship for Native American Students to study Archeology and other scholarship opportunities.  APPLY HERE

Catching the Dream scholarship program for .25 or more degree Native American person who will be attending college.  APPLY HERE

Arthur S. Bensell Scholarship for a member of Siletz Tribe.  APPLY

American Indian Science and Engineering Society scholarship.  Apply here

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program.  you can apply for freshman scholarship and then also apply after you are in college.  Info here.

Stamps Foundation Scholarship:  Full tuition scholarship to member schools.  Check out STAMPS SCHOLARSHIP for information and link to apply.  APPLY TODAY! Deadlines are early for this prestigious scholarship program.

Oregon State University Scholarships:  Finley Academic Excellence Scholarships for specific GPA/SAT/Act scores.  Apply early for best consideration of scholarship monies.  go to OSU SCHOLAR DOLLARS to apply.  Apply early for the most money!

The Ronald Reagan Scholarship for student leaders is now open!  Deadline is January 3, 2020.

The Horatio Alger Scholarships are here.  Check them out!  Several scholarship opportunities.

The Coca-Cola Scholarship is open.  Deadline to apply is October 31, 2019.  PAST THE DEADLINE

LendEdu Scholarship.  Deadline is October 18, 2019.— PAST THE DEADLINE

Ron Brown Scholarship Application.  November 1 preferred deadline.  January 9 final deadline.

OSAC Scholarship Catalog  Oregon specific scholarship applications.

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship  Past the Deadline for 2020

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship  Open now until February 15.

Prudential Spirit of Community Scholarship  

AXA Achievement Scholarships   Application opened September 1 will close after receiving 10,000 apps or December 15.

The STAMPS Scholarship Program – An amazing full financial aid program offered at several colleges, including U of Oregon.  Check out the criteria!

Burger King Scholarship Program opened October 15th.  Apply today! — Past deadline

Foot Locker Scholar Athlete application.

OSAC Van Peursem Memorial Scholarship

Intertribal Timber Council Scholarships

Point Scholaraship for LGBTQ

Al Forthan Scholarship for Oregon students with someone in the family affected by addiction

OSAC Early Bird Scholarship application for over 500 scholarships

Abby’s Closet Dreams Can Come True Scholarship

Ford Family Scholarships for Oregon students

Oregon Elks Vocational School Scholarships

Oregon Fraternal Order of Eagles Scholarship

Oregon Coast Community College Scholarships 

Pioneer Telephone Cooperative Scholarship

APIASF Scholarship – Asian & Pacific Islander with gpa 2.7

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber – for student of hispanic ancestry, 3.0 gpa

Women in Mathematics Scholarship – Essay contest- interview women in math careers

Tomorrow’s Leaders Today – Have an Oregon State Credit Union account

Several scholarship opportunities from Oregon State Credit Union  — ck them all out here!

Oregon PTA Teacher Education Scholarship for student major in teacher education at Oregon college

Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Hispanic heritage 3.0 gpa

Visionary Scholarship Program Freshman – Seniors.  Essay contest. APPLY HERE 

Siletz Scholarships   Various tribal Indian scholarships on this site

The Jackie Robinson Scholarship for students with >21 ACT  Apply HERE

The Gates Millenium Scholarship is a highly selective full tuition scholarship.  Eligibility:  A high school senior, From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American, min 3.3 gpa.  Scholarship opens July 2020 and deadline is September 15, 2020.  APPLY HERE