RaiseMe Micro-Scholarships

Raise.me is  a place for you to enter all of your achievements in high school to earn micro-scholarships from participating colleges and universities along the way. Examples include: Getting good grades, participating in a sport or volunteer activity, visiting a college campus, taking the PSAT/SAT/ACT, etc.

Watch this video for more information: https://vimeo.com/188042522

Sign-up here: https://www.raise.me/join/monroe-high-school

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Oregon Wheat Foundation Scholarship – $1,000 (12) – Deadline: Feb. 1st, 2018

A $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors is offered to recognize graduates from each of the Oregon Wheat Growers League counties or regions. To be eligible to apply for this award, the student’s family must be a grower member of the OWGL or an employee of a grower member.  The scholarship is also offered to high school seniors who work part time for a grower member.

A scholarship may be awarded in one of the following wheat producing counties or regions: Central Oregon, Gilliam, Klamath, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union/Baker, Wallowa, Wasco, North Willamette Valley and South Willamette Valley.

All applicants must be planning to enroll in a University or two-year Community College with the intent of completing a bachelor’s degree.

Scholarship winners will be selected on school and  community involvement, scholastic performance, and an essay on the wheat industry.

Application: http://www.owgl.org/foundation/scholarship-award-program/

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OASSA Scholarships – $1,000 (2) – Deadline: March 22nd, 2018

The Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators (OASSA) awards two $1000 scholarships each year to graduating seniors from Oregon public high schools. The scholarships may be used for a 2- or 4-year college or university, trade or professional/technical school. These two scholarships are for a son, daughter or dependent child of an OASSA member. Applications must be postmarked by March 22.

For the 2018 OASSA Scholarship Information and Application click here.

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COSA Scholarships – $1,000 (10) – Deadline: March 1st, 2018

Each year the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) sponsors or assists in processing ten $1,000 college scholarships.  These scholarships are given to Oregon seniors attending 2- or 4-year Oregon colleges. Applications must be postmarked by March 1.  Results are announced in April.  The following is a list of each of the ten scholarships:

For the 2018 COSA Scholarship Information and Application click here.

  • George Martin (1 scholarship)
  • Joe Benninghoff (1)
  • L.G. Wells (3) (One for Baker County)
  • Wilma Wells (1)
  • David Putnam (1)
  • Oregon Association of Latino Administrators (1) Given to deserving Latino student
  • NWEA (Northwest Women in Educational Admnistration) (2)

Each scholarship application must be signed and endorsed by an active COSA member (Mr. Sisneros or Mr. Crowson).

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Horatio Alger Scholarships – $6,000-$25,000 – Deadline: Oct. 25th, 2017

The Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs provide financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.

Eligibility criteria include:

  • High school graduation in spring/summer
  • demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
  • and United States citizenship

Targeted scholarships, Career & Technical scholarships, State scholarships, and National scholarships are available.

To Apply: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

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Senior Project & Financial Aid Night – MHS Commons – Sept. 20th, 6:00pm-8:00pm

*The Senior Project will be discussed in detail and students will receive their Senior Project notebooks at this meeting.

* A financial aid representative from LBCC is coming to Monroe High School to answer all of your financial aid questions! She will give a presentation about how to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and talk about changes to the FAFSA for this year.

Please call Mrs. DeVicq at the high school if you have any questions. (541) 847-5161

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Resources about applying for college, types of financial aid, and applying for financial aid.


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