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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION: OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop Scholarship Application