The Seneca Scholarship – $10,000 – Deadline: March 1st, 2018

Seneca is providing students with the opportunity to write an essay about the viability of natural resources and in turn, the student with the most outstanding essay will be awarded a $10,000 college scholarship.

Seneca’s mission in this is for students to learn about Oregon’s greatest natural resource in the process of this application. While most scholarships aim to narrow their pool of applicants, Seneca views this as a unique opportunity to give all students, no matter their demographic, athletic talent or academic standing, the chance to earn a college scholarship with their excellence in research and creativity.

http://www.senecascholarship.org/

Apply for the Seneca Scholarship via the OSAC application.

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Guthrie-Jenks Music Scholarship – $2,000 – Deadline: March 28th, 2018

For students who will graduate from Linn, Benton, or Lincoln County high schools
in the spring of 2018 or graduates of those high schools currently studying
music at an institution of higher learning. Applicants for scholarships will be
judged on their all-around abilities and interest in teaching and/or performing,
as well as their participation in high school or college musical activities.

Guthrie-Jenks Music Scholarship Announcement

Guthrie-Jenks Scholarship Application

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BBB Students of Integrity Scholarship (juniors & seniors) – $10,000 – Deadline: February 13th, 2018

BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarship to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. A scholarship of $10,000 will be awarded to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Washington, or Western Wyoming. High school juniors and seniors from across the Northwest are encouraged to apply by creating a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers. We recommend getting as creative as possible, telling us the story of a person harmed by unethical business practices and how BBB can help educate consumers in advance to prevent scams or to help consumers report scams or bad businesses.

To apply: https://www.bbb.org/northwest/charities-donors/bbb-foundation/current-scholarship-campaign/2018-scholarship/

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2018 Alexander Hamilton Scholars – For High School Juniors – Deadline: January 16th, 2018

ELIGIBLITY

The Hamilton Award recognizes young people for their academic, personal, service and entrepreneurial accomplishments, and 35-40 students are selected annually to participate in the Alexander Hamilton Scholars (AHS) leadership program. Our winners are high-achieving, service-focused high school juniors with grit, perseverance, and demonstrated need. All applicants should be college-bound, and committed to participating in our rigorous leadership program, designed to provide a comprehensive network of support and practical guidance to Alexander Hamilton Scholars as they transition from high school to college and beyond. AHS is named for Alexander Hamilton, the only founding father born into poverty. As a result of mentorship, guidance, and a scholarship to attend college, Hamilton was able to leave a lasting legacy that forever changed the United States. With AHS’ support, our Scholars strive to do the same.

PROGRAM MAP

YR 1 | High School Senior | College Readiness | New York Leader Week

YR 2 | College Freshman | College Transition | Seattle Leader Week

YR 3 | College Sophomore | Leadership & Service | International Leader Week

YR 4 | College Junior | Career Readiness | Texas Leader Weekend*

YR 5 | College Senior | Career Transition

*Scholars have the opportunity to attend Texas Leader Weekend during Years 4 OR 5

PROGRAM

Provided at no cost to the student the program consists of individual support through phone calls and emails with AHS staff members and an assigned peer Scholar mentor. Group support and learning is offered through conference calls, and each year of the program also includes a leadership conference hosted in various cities, including an international service project during Year 3. All curriculum is designed around our 5 Curriculum Pillars:

  • TRANSITION: Focus on key periods that research has identified as being particularly challenging for underserved youth: high school to college; college to career
  • HERITAGE: Instill the idea that understanding the history of the United States is vital to claiming personal, political, and social power
  • EMPOWERMENT: Convey the knowledge and confidence to excel and thrive as they pursue their ambitious goals
  • FINANCIAL LITERACY: Provide understanding of the financial aid process, budgeting tools and awareness, debt-management skills, and informed investing
  • LEADERSHIP: Impart Alexander Hamilton’s legacy of principled character and commitment to public service in the face of adversity as the basis of true leadership

Winners will also receive: a $500 cash scholarship to pay for college application and testing fees, an autographed copy of Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton, an autographed copy of William Chrystal’s Hamilton by the Slice, and a proclamation signed by Arthur Hollingsworth, the fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton. Bio-sketches of winners appear on the Hamilton Scholars’ website, and news releases are sent to city, state, and federal elected officials, as well as local media outlets. In addition, all winners will have access to AHS internship programs and will join a distinguished cohort of peers from across the US. This unique Scholar community extends back through 10 years of cohorts, and supports one another as they take steps together towards achieving a college education and a meaningful career, eventually becoming leaders who change their own communities, our nation, and our world through their service, innovation, and excellence.

To apply: http://hamiltonscholars.org/1/

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Ace Your App – College Essay Mentoring Day – Dec. 2nd, 2017

Need help with your college application essay? Get FREE 1-on-1 mentoring from expert writers at Wordcrafters in Eugene. See flyer for more details.

AceYourApp_Flyer

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Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship – $3,000 – Deadline: Feb. 23rd, 2018

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor a migrant farmworker student
who has overcome barriers presented by mobility, has performed well
academically, and who has provided service to his/her community.

To be eligible you must:

  1. Be a migrant student!
    • You and your family move for agricultural or fishing employment .
  2. Be a dedicated student!
    • Show us you care and you’re willing to work hard! We’re looking for academic achievement or improvement in your official transcript.
  3. Be a graduating high school senior.
    • This scholarship is intended for students who will be entering college for the first time.
  4. Demonstrate financial need .
    • We want to make sure this scholarship goes to someone who could really use the help, so you need to estimate how much you think your education will cost and how much you have saved so far.

Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship

 

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Outreach Leadership Institute at Oregon State University – Grades 8-12 – November 10th-12th

For detailed information scroll to the bottom of the page after clicking on the link:

http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/outreach/oli1-en

Oregon 4-H Outreach Leadership Institute

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