Welcome to Oregon, the Beaver State. This lovely chunk of the Pacific Northwest became a state in 1859. Leading industries in the state include agriculture, technology, forestry and fisheries and tourism. Portland, the most populated city of the state, has more breweries than any other city in the nation.
There are over 60 colleges, universities and trade schools in Oregon. The state university system includes large institutions such as the University of Oregon and Oregon State University. Other educational options include several well-regarded liberal arts schools which feature smaller class sizes and a more intimate learning environment. Reed College in Portland is just one example of this type of school.
Degree candidates searching for college scholarships in Oregon will find a host of options. The state administers a need-based financial aid system for those demonstrating acute financial need. There are many private scholarships. These can be found for those studying college majors such as law, medicine, information technology, computer science and many more.
Listed below you will find specific information on Oregon college scholarships. Click on the links to learn more.
One scholarship for a professional level student who is a resident of Oregon and is attending Pacific University in Oregon. Scholarship amount TBD.
A Korean student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply. Applicants are judged on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service. .Applicants from the Western Region must attend a school in either: Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, or New Mexico.
Undergraduate, graduate, and high school students enrolled full time during the scholarship application year.
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals).
If extra funds are available, other students (non-Korean) may qualify for some scholarships.
LA Tutors awards a monthly $500 Innovation Scholarship to high school and college students who showcase their creativity and make a positive impact.
MusicAuthority recognizes the positive impact that music can have on a student’s learning experience. Studies have shown how music can enhance learning- from improving memory performance to relieving anxiety, music can be a great component to aid a student’s college experience.
We are proud to offer our $1,000 scholarship to one current or prospective student. We will be offering this scholarship on a continual basis and we are excited to promote a passion for music and higher education.
Pursuing a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal/dairy science, agricultural business management, international agriculture or agricultural sales and marketing. Must live on family farm, have strong leadership skills and have participated in
community service. Must plan to attend school at Oregon State, Chico State, Colorado State, University of Idaho, Fresno State or California Polytechnic.
AWARD: Five scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in agronomy, crop or plant science, horticulture, business/landscape/nursery or turfgrass management, agricultural communications, public relations, sales or marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Must reside in Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington (state).AWARD: Five scholarships at $1,275 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural business/farm/livestock or ranch management or agricultural sales and marketing. Seventeen $1,000 scholarships to a member from Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina; Arkansas, Louisiana or Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; Pennsylvania or New York; Washington, Oregon or Idaho; Ohio; Oklahoma; Alabama, Georgia or Florida; Tennessee; Texas; Wisconsin. In addition, seven scholarships are available to FFA members pursuing a two-year degree in agricultural business/farm/livestock or ranch management or agricultural sales and marketing to the states of Kansas; Kentucky; Nebraska; Ohio; Oklahoma; Texas; Alabama, Georgia or Florida. Applicants must live on a family farm, exhibit strong leadership skills, financial need and demonstrate interest in managing a farm.AWARD: 24 scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any area of agriculture excluding agricultural education, hospitality or other non-ag related majors. Resident of Baker, Malhuer, Union or Wallowa counties in Oregon required. Student must have participated in community service and have a minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.AWARD: One scholarship at $1,000, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Selection will be based on involvement in local community and FFA chapter activities, leadership potential, written recommendation from FFA advisor, academic achievement and financial need. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. FFA chapter must be located in Modoc or Siskiyou counties in California, or in Crook, Deschutes, Jackson, Jefferson, Klamath or Lake counties in Oregon.AWARD: Three scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
Eligible students will:
Write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged!
Email their essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
YouTube submissions are optional, although not required. Video should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.)
Any collegian or alumna of Theta attending any college, university or graduate school in Oregon and/or who is a permanent resident of Oregon.
$2,000 scholarship award to Yamhill County high school graduates moving on to a trade school program
Scholarships only applicable for specific counties within this state
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