Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship – $2,500 – Deadline: June 1st, 2016

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program (510 awards up to $2,500 each)

Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree

  • Have completed high school or plan to complete high school by Spring 2016 with plans to enroll at a community college for the first time by fall 2016
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit community college in the United States (eligible schools must be affiliated with AACC – a list can be found here – http://www.aacc.nche.edu/pages/ccfinder.aspx)
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be involved in community service activities
  • Be younger than 30 years old
  • Be a United States citizen

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

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Altrusa Latina Scholarship – $1,000 – Deadline: April 1st, 2016

The Altrusa Latina Scholarship is a non-renewable $1,000 award sponsored by the Altrusa International Club of Corvallis.

Qualifications:

  • Be a graduating Benton County High School Latina (female)
  • Answer the questions on the application
  • Submit an unofficial transcript
  • Provide one letter of reference (not from a member of Altrusa)

Mail or e-mail the application, unofficial transcript, and one letter of reference to: Tammy Skubinna, 1868 NW Lance Way, Corvallis, OR 97330; skuby1@comcast.net

Application: Altrusa Latina Scholarship 2016

 

 

 

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FWAA Scholarship Program – $1,000 – Deadline: March 31st, 2016

The Far West Agribusiness Association scholarship program has been designed to provide outstanding high school and collegiate undergraduate students with a chance to pursue their educational goals in college. There are two separate selection pools, one for graduating high school seniors and one for current college students. Scholarships are one year in length and will be awarded in various amounts up to (and not to exceed) $1,000 per student.

Eligibility Requirements: Any full-time student from Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, or Nevada, and is pursuing an undergraduate degree from a college or university in the United States.

Application Instructions: An application is available for download below and must be received by March 31, 2016. Each application must include the following:

• Completed Application
• Three Letters of Recommendation from Non-Relatives
(1 academic, 1 supervisor, 1 character reference)
• Copy of Transcripts (official transcripts are required if selected for award)
• Professional Resume (no more than 2 pages)
• One (1) 500-Word Essay: Pick two (2) from the five topics listed below and tell us how Agriculture should advocate for its industry. The 500-Word essay is to incorporate both selections into one essay.

“Agriculture faces many issues. Some examples are:
1. Water Quality Related Issues
2. Sustainability
3. Soil Health
4. Climate Changes
5. Social Acceptance of a Genetically Modified Organism (GMO)

Please mail the completed application packet to the below address

Far West Agribusiness Association
College Scholarship Program
5805 W Thorpe Rd
Spokane, WA 99224-5188

Inquiries may be made by calling FWAA office at (509) 465-5055 or by emailing scholarships@fwaa.org.

Application: FWAA Scholarship 2016

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Good Samaritan Virginia Welch Scholarship – Deadline: April 21st, 2016

Each year the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center Auxiliary awards the Virginia Welch Scholarship to men and women planning to pursue a career in a medically-related field. The scholarship is named in honor of Virginia Welch, a head nurse who became Good Samaritan’s administrator in 1951 and served until 1967. To date, more than $155,000 has been awarded to students pursuing a career in health care.

Eligibility

High school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in, or accepted to, a program to pursue a career in a health or medically related field in a hospital setting are eligible to apply.

Application process

Application deadline: April 21, 2016

To apply for the Virginia Welch Scholarship, please print and complete in full the application packet below. Applications must be received or postmarked by April 21, 2016. It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit a complete application on time. Late applications will not be considered.

Send completed applications to:
Volunteer Services
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
3600 NW Samaritan Drive
Corvallis, OR 97330

Virginia Welch Scholarship Application Packet

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International Air and Hospitality Academy Scholarships- Multiple Scholarships – Deadline: July 1st, 2016

Available scholarships:

Airline/Travel Specialist Scholarship: $500, www.aha.edu

Hotel, Restaurant, and Event Management Scholarhip: $1,000, www.aha.edu

Culinary Scholarship: $2,000, www.nwculinary.com

Wind Turbine and Telecom Scholarship: $1,000, www.nw-rei.com

Rail Operations Scholarship: $1,000, www.nw-ri.com

Careers That Work Scholarship: $1,000, www.nwcareercolleges.org

International Air and Hospitality Academy Scholarship Information

 

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OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop Scholarship – $2,700 – Deadline: March 14th, 2016

The High School Scholarships ($2,700) are awarded to seniors who are residents of Benton County or who are graduating from a Benton County high school and will attend OSU full-time (12 credits/term) or full-time dual enrollment at LBCC and OSU with at least 6 credits per term at OSU in the academic year 2016-2017. These scholarships are made possible by the work of the OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop in Corvallis.  The principal criterion for this award is academic merit.

Applications must be filled out using a computer or written in black or blue ink.  Applications are available on this website (see link below) or at Benton County High Schools and the OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop, 144 NW 2nd St., Corvallis.

The following items MUST be submitted together in one complete application packet.  Staple the first page of the application (cover sheet with instructions) to the appllcation.   Failure to include all items will disqualify the applicant.

  • Resume, following the format given.
  • A one-page, typed essay in which you reflect on your attitudes, values, and experiences as you share something that has been particularly meaningful in your life.
  • Two references, at least one from a teacher; the second one from another teacher, employer, counselor, or community member of your choice.  Each reference should include the attached Scholarship Reference form and no more than one extra page.
  • A copy of your most recent high school transcript.  This must include your Fall Semester grades and show your SAT/ACT scores.

SUBMIT COMPLETED PACKET TO:

OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop Scholarship Committee

Attention: Glenda Plant, Chair

333 Benton View Drive,

Philomath, OR 97370

Do not send or deliver applications to the OSU Thrift Shop.

DEADLINE:

Applications must have been received no later than 5 pm Monday, March 14, 2016.

For questions, you may contact the Scholarship Chair at 541-929-6614, or by email at tandgplant@peak.org

APPLICATION: OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop Scholarship Application

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The Balanced Man Scholarship – $500-$1,000 – Deadline: June 10th, 2016

 

Are you a high school senior or a current OSU student who believes in developing both your mind and body as a way to live a complete life? Are you looking for a scholarship that recognizes your achievements inside and outside of the classroom?

Nationally, Sigma Phi Epsilon is awarding over $125,000 during the 2015-2016 academic year with its Balanced Man Scholarships. The Balanced Man Scholarship awards incoming freshmen who exhibit academic excellence, demonstrate leadership skills, and commit to health and well-being.
The Ancient Greeks believed in developing a Sound Mind and a Sound Body as the way to live a fulfilling life. SigEp adopted this philosophy with the Balanced Man Ideal and since 1990 has awarded the Balanced Man Scholarship to some of the best students coming to campus. Membership in the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is not a requirement.This application is due June 10, 2016.

Application: http://osuspe.chapterspot.com/page.php?pageid=6

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